The demand for storage has increased exponentially, placing significant
stress on current "in house" storage architectures and costly overcapacity
build-outs, says Patrick Harr, CEO of Nirvanix. Harr will be giving a session
at SYS-CON's 'Cloud Computing Expo' (November 19-21, 2008) - a groundbreaking
adjunct to the 4th International Virtualization Conference & Expo being held
at The Fairmont Hotel in San Jose, CA.
"Factoring in pressures of power, space, large capital expenditures, global
performance, and availability issues, companies are faced with an exploding
challenges and costs to go with the exploding storage demand," notes Harr.
"Bottom line," he continues, "companies must take a new approach to storage.
They need to move from the old and out-dated storage 1.0 model of 'do
everything yourself' to a new Storage 2.0 cloud model."
Harr's session will show how Cl... (more)
Cloud Computing is the new buzz word in the technology industry; but even
industry insiders don’t agree on exactly what the term means,
says Mike Eaton, Founder and CEO of Cloudworks and Atticus Information
Systems. Eaton will be giving a breakout session at SYS-CON's 'Cloud
Computing Expo' (November 20-21, 2008) - an adjunct to the 4th International
Virtualization Conference & Expo being held at The Fairmont Hotel in San
"We shouldn’t be surprised that mainstream business is
approaching Cloud Computing with caution," notes Eaton. "Businesses have
many con... (more)
Scott Sanchez, Chief Architect at Unisys, will be presenting at SYS-CON's 2nd
International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo in New York City this coming
March 30-April 1, 2009. Sanchez, who has managed the security and Enterprise
Architecture programs at large firms including Goldman Sachs and
Bristol-Myers Squibb, will give a breakout session on The State of Open
Source Cloud Computing in the Enterprise.
In the session he will provide a solid overview and reference architecture of
the Open Source Cloud Computing landscape, focusing on Enterprise-scale
What, aside from a professional passion for the Enterprise IT possibilities
of cloud computing, do IBM's Cloud CTO Dr Kristof Kloeckner, Amazon's VP &
CTO Dr Werner Vogels and Sun's Cloud SVP David Douglas have in common?
The answer is that all three are giving a major keynote address at SYS-CON'
2nd International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo being held next month in
New York City (March 30-April).
IBM, Sun and Amazon headline a technical program of the very highest
excellence, with top industry speakers from the industry's leading companies
such as HP, Yahoo!, Salesforce, In... (more)
Cloud technologies offer many benefits over traditional IT systems,
especially when managing the size and vastness of unstructured data and
unpredictable growth in IT environments. But when does it make sense to adopt
cloud technologies and migrate a set of your IT services to the cloud? The
movement of information and services out of the data center and into the
cloud can unleash fear in many of us. Trusting that your information is
secure, accessible and protected is important, and deciding what information
remains inside and outside of the cloud can be critical to the success ... (more)