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Early Bird Savings Cloud Expo Cloud computing is a game changer. The cloud is disrupting traditional software and hardware business models by disrupting how IT service gets delivered. Entrepreneurial opportunities abound as this classic disruptive technology begins to proliferate, so it is no surprise that SYS-CON's industry-leading International Cloud Expo is going from strength to strength. The 5th International Cloud Expo, to be held April 19-21, 2010, at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York, NY, announces that its Call for Papers is fast approaching. Topics on which submission are welcome include all aspects of providing or using massively scalable IT-related capabilities as a service using Internet technologies (see suggested examples below). Help plant your flag in the fast-expanding business opportunity that is The Cloud: submit your speaking propos... (more)

Oracle Named Exclusive Diamond Sponsor of Cloud Expo 2010

Oracle Keynote at Cloud Expo SYS-CON Events announced today that Oracle was named exclusive "Diamond Sponsor" of Cloud Expo 2010. Cloud Expo was announced on February 24, 2007, the day the term "cloud computing" was coined. That same year, the first Cloud Expo took place in New York City with 450 delegates. Next April, Cloud Expo is returning to New York City with more than 5,000 delegates and over 100 sponsors and exhibitors. An Exclusive Interview with Oracle's Richard Sarwal "Cloud" has become synonymous with "computing" and "software" in two short years. Cloud Expo is the new PC Expo, Comdex, and InternetWorld of our decade. By 2012, more than 50,000 delegates per year will participate in Cloud Expo worldwide. Oracle Maps Its Cloud Computing Strategy The cloud is certainly a compelling alternative to running all applications within a traditional corporate data... (more)

ABCs of Service #Virtualization | @CloudExpo @Parasoft #SDS #DataCenter

What is Service Virtualization? To achieve "quality @ speed", it's essential to have unrestrained access to a trustworthy and realistic test environment. It is important to recognize that a complete test environment includes the application under test (AUT) and all of its dependent components (e.g., APIs, 3rd-party services, databases, applications, and other endpoints). Service virtualization is an emerging technology that provides DevTest teams access to a complete test environment by simulating the dependent components that are beyond your control, still evolving, or too complex to configure in a test lab. Service virtualization is commonly used when dependent components connected to the AUT are: Not yet completed or still evolving Controlled by a 3rd party or partner Available for testing only in limited capacity or at inconvenient times Difficult to provision o... (more)

Twenty-One Experts Define Cloud Computing

It is the infrastructural paradigm shift that is sweeping across the Enterprise IT world, but how is it best defined? I refer of course to 'Cloud Computing' - the phenomenon that currently has as many definitions as there are squares on a chess-board. To try and narrow it down we bring here a round-up of some recent attempts to bring welcome precision where there risks being unnecessary vagueness. Enjoy! "What is cloud computing all about? Amazon has coined the word “elasticity” which gives a good idea about the key features: you can scale your infrastructure on demand within minutes or even seconds, instead of days or weeks, thereby avoiding under-utilization (idle servers) and over-utilization (blue screen) of in-house resources. With monitoring and increasing automation of resource provisioning we might one day wake up in a world where we don’t have to care about... (more)

Learn How to Leverage Cloud Computing and Virtualization

Cloud Computing and Virtualization both take center stage this March in New York City, as SYS-CON Events brings two of its most popular industry-leading Enterprise IT events to the Big Apple: 2nd International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo and 5th International Virtualization Conference & Expo. Co-located at the historic Roosevelt Hotel in midtown Manhattan, these events have the highest-energy Expo Floor of any comparable event, with more exhibitors, more attendees, and more Special Events like our industry Power Panels, our delegate prize drawings, and our attendee-generated Show Awards. Register today for a Golden Pass and access to both events. 1st International Cloud Computing Conference Expo Floor attracted more than 1,200 delegates in three days! Cloud Computing Is Swelling Into an Estimated $36BN Market The Cloud Computing conference theme this March is “The... (more)

IBM to Present at Cloud Computing Conference & Expo

Doug Tidwell, Senior Software Engineer at IBM, will be presenting at SYS-CON's 2nd International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo in New York City this coming March 30-April 1, 2009. Tidwell, who works in IBM’s Software Strategy group focusing on Cloud Computing and SOA, will look at how to deploy, use and manage services in the cloud. "REST and WS-* services have made the software behind our applications more flexible," notes Tidwell, adding: "Cloud computing promises to do the same for the hardware." In his session he'll start by using REST (JSR-311) to work with code and data in the cloud, and go on to look at some of the more advanced features of the WS-* stack, including encryption and authentication. "Delegates who come to my session will leave with an understanding of how these two major trends complement each other," Tidwell says. Speaker Bio: Doug Tidwell is ... (more)

Citrix Virtualizes NetScaler

Citrix' NetScaler MPX hardware appliance - the application accelerator that Citrix claims is used by the biggest consumer web sites, touching 75% of all Internet users everyday - is going to get a low-end standards-based virtual counterpart. The software-based virtual appliance is called NetScaler VPX and is meant to push NetScaler functionality down the food chain as well as into the cloud. Citrix says it will be downloadable and will run on any standard server, enhancing the delivery of virtualized server and application resources. It will also be usable as a virtualized service in and of itself. VPX is supposed to be a fundamentally different approach to the convergence of virtualization and networking than the usual proprietary hardware. NetScaler functionality includes caching, security and compression that VPX can make deployable on a per-application basis. Multiple... (more)

More on Light Peak: Very high data rate from the grid to your computer

Intel Corporation’s Light Peak technology is an new optical communication capability that will be a universal connector for almost all commodity IT.  It is designed in about the same form factor as a USB cable, and it will be replacing everything that USB cables are used for today.  But its incredibly high data rates means it will also link monitors, TVs and entire networks together. The marketplace gets to decide if this is really going to take off, but all indications are that it will.  Look for it to replace USB, FireWire, DVI, HDMI, DisplayPort, Ethernet and any other cable you can think of, to any device. Demos have been given of Light Peak, and some companies are already building components, so we are going to see offerings with Light Peak this year. Here are two aspects to consider about Light Peak: 1) With chip and PC architectures continuing to improve, the... (more)

Transforming the Enterprise into a Cloud at Cloud Expo 2011 New York

Cloud Expo 2011 New York $800 Savings here! Virtualization has fundamentally changed our use of datacenter resources. But, why stop there? Modern enterprise servers, desktops and even laptops also have the capacity to support VM provisioning and therefore represent an abundant, yet untapped, source of cloud infrastructure. In his session at the 8th International Cloud Expo, Steve Armentrout, Founder & CEO of Parabon Computation, will explain how organizations can leverage existing enterprise resources to create powerful and secure private clouds. From case studies at NASA and the Intelligence Community, attendees will learn about the dramatic improvements in ROI that can be realized by transforming the enterprise into a cloud. Explore Cloud Expo Sponsorship & Exhibit Opportunities ! Speaker Bio: Steve Armentrout is Founder & CEO, Parabon Computation. He has architec... (more)

Canada – Leaders in Trusted Cloud Architecture

One of our core business development groups is the ‘Canada Cloud business plan (CanadaCloud.biz)’ – Helping develop the Canadian Cloud computing industry. With the neighbouring USA gearing up for their largest transformation in history there is an unprecedented level of expansion opportunity for Canadian IT firms. This is also our business plan to help develop Cloud start-ups specializing in ‘Trusted Cloud’ architecture, designing it as the platform required for secure Open Government. E-Government and Innovation Policy Furthermore it’s needed from a stick as well as a carrot point of view. Currently Canada is scoring a ‘D for Innovation‘, and falling behind the global IT industry. Since 2001 the country has slipped from third to 13th on the Global Competitiveness Index, from second to 10th in the OECD’s broadband ranking, and from fourth to 13th in the Economist ... (more)

Epicor Launches On-Demand Advanced Collection Solution to Complement Its Next-Generation ERP Suite

Epicor Cash Collect, Available in the Cloud or On-Premise, Extends Accounts Receivable Module in Epicor ERP Enhancing the Collections Process Epicor Software Corporation, a global leader in business software solutions for manufacturing, distribution, retail and services organizations, today announced the release of Epicor Cash Collect, an extension of the accounts receivable module in the next-generation Epicor enterprise resource planning (ERP) software solution which helps streamline and automate accounts receivable, credit and collections activities. "Epicor Cash Collect is an important addition to Epicor ERP," said Chris Purcell, product marketing manager at Epicor. "The collection of accounts receivable is often an overlooked asset in business and this new application will help ensure that the process is easy and efficient for Epicor customers." Epicor Cash Co... (more)

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Intel is an American multinational corporation and technology company headquartered in Santa Clara, California, in the Silicon Valley. It is the world's second largest and second highest valued semiconductor chip maker based on revenue after being overtaken by Samsung, and is the inventor of the x86 series of microprocessors, the processors found in most personal computers (PCs). Intel supplies processors for computer system manufacturers such as Apple, Lenovo, HP, and Dell. Intel also manufactures motherboard chipsets, network interface controllers and integrated circuits, flash memory, graphics chips, embedded processors and other devices related to communications and computing.
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