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Peter Coffee, Director of Platform Research for Salesforce.com, will be presenting at SYS-CON's 2nd International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo in New York City this coming March 30-April 1, 2009. Coffee, who works with enterprise and entrepreneurial developers and IT managers to build a community based on the company's Force.com Platform as a Service, will be speaking about how Cloud computing should not be wrongly perceived as an either-or option, compared to other models of on-premise data centers or outsourced IT services. Coffee's session is titled "The Complementary Cloud" and he will discuss how non-proprietary protocols and fully disclosed interfaces let service consumers assemble solutions from multiple service providers, using each in the areas where its distinctive technologies and high-leverage APIs offer maximum advantage in creating new value - or... (more)

Cloud Computing vs. Elastic Cloud: What's the Difference?

Cloud Computing, in its current incarnation, falls short on its promise to make computing as a whole as simple as plugging an application into a utility service, says Kirill Sheynkman, Founder & CEO of Elastra Corporation. Sheynkman will be giving a session on Elastic Computing vs. Cloud Computing at SYS-CON's 'Cloud Computing Expo' (November 20-21, 2008) - a brand new adjunct to the 4th International Virtualization Conference & Expo being held at The Fairmont Hotel in San Jose, CA. "The 'cloud' model initially has focused on making the hardware layer consumable as on-demand com... (more)

Chief Software Architect for Elastra to Present at SYS-CON's Cloud Computing Expo

The Infrastructure-as-a-Service model of early Cloud Computing providers has focused on making the hardware layer consumable as on-demand compute and storage capacity. Stuart Charlton, Chief Software Architect for Elastra, will be giving a session on 'Cloud Computing and the Next-Generation of Enterprise Architecture' at SYS-CON's Cloud Computing Expo (November 19-21, 2008) - a pathbreaking adjunct to the 4th International Virtualization Conference & Expo being held at The Fairmont Hotel in San Jose, CA. "This is an important first step," Charlton notes, "but for companies to har... (more)

GigaSpaces and GoGrid Launch Cloud Computing Solution

GigaSpaces Technologies and GoGrid have announced the availability of the GigaSpaces eXtreme Application Platform (XAP) on GoGrid's enterprise-grade cloud computing service for Windows and Linux. The two companies' joint offering enables enterprises to migrate existing and new Java, J2EE, .NET and C++ applications to a cloud computing infrastructure with an hourly pay-per-use pricing model. Increasingly, enterprises are looking to reduce costs and shorten time-to-market by running their applications on public cloud computing services, such as GoGrid. However, traditional applica... (more)

Check Regulations Before Hopping on Microsoft Azure

Global Secure Systems (GSS) is urging companies - of all sizes - to check their regulatory requirements on data storage before starting to prepare for the official launch of Windows Server 2008. "Microsoft's launch into the world of Cloud Computing, announced this week, is quite revolutionary since it is based on Windows Server 2008 running on Microsoft data centres and accessible only as a service," said David Hobson, GSS' managing director. "Running on top of this Internet-based service, which Microsoft calls Azure, runs Live Services, .NET Services, SQL Services, Microsoft Sha... (more)