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Ulitzer Names The World's 30 Most Influential Virtualization Bloggers

Ulitzer's annual "most influential Virtualization bloggers" list was announced at Cloud Expo 2009 West

Ulitzer.com announced today "the World's 30 most influential Virtualization bloggers," who collectively generated more than 24 million Ulitzer page views: Udayan Banerjee, Jason Bloomberg, Dave Chappell, Jeremy Chone, Robert Eve, Chris Fleck, Stephen Foskett, Dana Gardner, Jeremy Geelan, Christopher Keene, Irfan Khan, Theresa Lanowitz, Treff LaPlante, Steve Lesem, David Linthicum, Don MacVittie, Miko Matsumura, JP Morgetnthal, Chris Muir, Greg Ness, Maureen O'Gara, Brace Rennels, Greg Schulz, Peter Silva, Roman Stanek, David Strom, Roger Strukhoff, Ian Thain, Kirby Wadsworth,  and Brandon Watson.

Detailed information on how to become a Ulitzer blogger can be obtained  here.


Ulitzer New Media Power Panel at the Santa Clara Convention Center, CA, during Cloud Expo 2009 West.

Ulitzer's annual "most influential Virtualization bloggers" list was announced at Cloud Expo 2009 West, which took place at the Santa Clara Convention Center, California.

Cloud Expo 2009 West drew more delegates than all other Cloud-related events put together worldwide.

"The world's 50 most influential Cloud bloggers 2010" list will be announced at the Cloud Expo 2010 East, which will take place April 19-21, 2010, at the Jacob Javitz Convention Center, in New York City, with more than 5,000 expected to attend.

"Ulitzer New Media Power Panel" was streamed live to more than 60,000 viewers via SYS-CON.TV. The panel was moderated by Jeremy Geelan (http://jeremygeelan.ulitzer.com). Geelan's guests in the first power panel were Ian Thain (http://ianthain.ulitzer.com) and Tim Crawford (http://timcrawford.ulitzer.com).

The World's 30 Most Influential Virtualization Bloggers 2009

  1. Udayan                Banerjee              http://udayanbanerjee.ulitzer.com
  2. Jason                   Bloomberg          http://jasonbloomberg.ulitzer.com
  3. Dave                     Chappell              http://davechappell.ulitzer.com
  4. Jeremy                 Chone                   http://jeremychone.ulitzer.com
  5. Robert                  Eve                         http://roberteve.ulitzer.com
  6. Chris                    Fleck                      http://chrisfleck.ulitzer.com
  7. Stephen               Foskett                 http://ess.ulitzer.com
  8. Dana                    Gardner               http://danagardner.ulitzer.com
  9. Jeremy                 Geelan                 http://jeremygeelan.ulitzer.com
  10. Christopher        Keene                   http://christopherkeene.ulitzer.com
  11. Irfan                      Khan                      http://irfankhan.ulitzer.com
  12. Theresa               Lanowitz              http://theresalanowitz.ulitzer.com
  13. Treff                      LaPlante               http://trefflaplante.ulitzer.com
  14. Steve                    Lesem                   http://stevelesem.ulitzer.com
  15. David                    Linthicum            http://davidlinthicum.ulitzer.com
  16. Don                       MacVittie            http://donmacvittie.ulitzer.com
  17. Miko                      Matsumura        http://mikomatsumura.ulitzer.com
  18. JP                          Morgetnthal      http://jpmorgenthal.ulitzer.com
  19. Chris                     Muir                      http://chrismuir.ulitzer.com
  20. Greg                      Ness                      http://gregness.ulitzer.com
  21. Maureen              O'Gara                  http://maureenogara.ulitzer.com
  22. Brace                    Rennels                http://bracerennels.ulitzer.com
  23. Greg                      Schulz                   http://gregschulz.ulitzer.com
  24. Peter                     Silva                       http://psilvas.ulitzer.com
  25. Roman                  Stanek                  http://romanstanek.ulitzer.com
  26. David                     Strom                    http://davidstrom.ulitzer.com
  27. Roger                    Strukhoff             http://rogerstrukhoff.ulitzer.com
  28. Ian                          Thain                     http://ianthain.ulitzer.com
  29. Kirby                      Wadsworth        http://acesager.ulitzer.com
  30. Brandon               Watson                http://brandonwatson.ulitzer.com

"Ulitzer Live! - New Media Conference & Expo " will debut on June 14, 2010 in New York City and will present a world-class faculty who will analyze new media, content marketing strategies, social CRM, enterprise social media, personal branding tools, and many other subjects.

Ulitzer Live! West will take place on December 6, 2010, in San Jose, California. The Call for Papers for both events are now open.

Ulitzer is a "new media" social journalism platform that revolutionizes how we create, deliver, and consume content on the Web.

Ulitzer authors can get started with their first article in a few minutes and may start a new "Topic" on any subject or write a story and post it both to their Ulitzer author page and to any existing Ulitzer topic.

The network effect of people using Ulitzer to communicate and collaboratively produce and categorize content is disruptive, bypassing traditional media and middlemen. Topics published on Ulitzer range from Greek Isles in the Summer to New Media via Personal Branding and Marketing & Sales.

Ulitzer, Inc., owns 185 content websites including www.sys-con.com.

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Carmen Gonzalez is the co-founder, president, and CEO of SYS-CON Media, Cloud Expo, Inc. and Ulitzer, Inc.

Carmen has been in charge of SYS-CON's sales and marketing functions since 1994. Under her leadership, the company was named by Inc 500, among the fastest growing 500 privately held companies in North America three years in a row.

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