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Virtualization Expo New York Call for Papers to Expire January 15, 2010

Virtualization Expo Expands into The Javits Center: April 19-21 in New York City

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Virtualization cuts across just about all that you might find in the today's data center: to one degree or another, clients, servers, applications, storage systems, data networks, and security can all now be virtualized. .

By compressing multiple workloads onto a single physical server, Virtualization enables data centers to save tremendous amounts of money on hardware, power, cooling and floor space.

For small and midsized enterprises, Virtualization can also help data centers tap into levels of fault tolerance previously enjoyed only by huge organizations.

And chief executives are discovering that Virtualization has the potential not only to improve the balance sheet, but also to strengthen competitive advantage and put a shine on the corporate brand.

Designing and managing IT environments independently from physical limitations is what Virtualization is all about, and it is a fast-changing technology, which is why the 8th International Virtualization Expo on April 19–21, 2010 – the most regularly held and longest-running 100% Virtualization focused event in the world – is dedicated to bringing clarity about its role and importance to all attending delegates.

Delegates will leave Virtualization Expo with a full understanding of the interaction between virtual servers and the rest of the data center infrastructure. Indeed our overall aim is to ensure – through an intensive three-day schedule of keynotes, general and breakout sessions, and not least our bustling Expo Floor – that all attendees leave the Jacob Javits Convention Center with abundant resources, ideas and examples they can apply immediately to leveraging Virtualization in their own corporate datacenter, on the desktop, and elsewhere.

If you wish to submit a speaking proposal for the 8th Virtualization Expo, April 19–21, 2010, then you can do so right here. (See list of suggested topics below...)

Whether you're an enterprise or small to medium business, take this opportunity to show thought leadership and demonstrate in words and slides how those attending the event from all over the world can soon be benefiting from Virtualization.

IMPORTANT NOTE: We do not encourage or accept breakout sessions promoting a particular product - though good case studies with transferable lessons are always welcome.

Click Here to Submit Your Speaking Submission Today (Deadline: 15th January, 2010)

Topics to be covered at the 8th International Virtualization Expo will include:

  • Server Virtualization
  • Desktop Virtualization(VDI
  • File Virtualization
  • Storage Virtualization
  • I/O Virtualization
  • Endpoint Virtualization
  • Memory Virtualization
  • Device Virtualization
  • The Future of the Virtual Enterprise
  • Utility Computing
  • Business Change Through Virtualization
  • Hosted Virtualization
  • Para-virtualization
  • Client-Hosted Virtualization
  • Virtualization Hardware Support
  • Hardware-level Virtualization
  • Virtualization for Server Consolidation and Containment
  • Windows Virtualization
  • Utility Computing
  • Self-Virtualizing Devices
  • Service Level Agreements
  • State of the Virtualization Services Market
  • Legal Pitfalls of Virtualization
  • Performance & Capacity Management
  • Server-Based Security
  • VM Densities
  • Best Practices
  • Green IT
  • Application Portability
  • Automation
  • High-Performance Computing
  • Grid Software
  • Performance Monitoring for Virtualized Applications
  • Proprietary vs. Open Source Virtualization
  • Virtualization & SOA
  • Hadoop as a Service
  • Internet Datacenters
  • Open Virtualization Format
  • Distruibuted System Economics

Speaker Candidates
Ideal candidates are infrastructure experts who have first-hand experience in the development or implementation of virtualization in the data center and elsewhere within Enterprise IT.

If you have something substantive, challenging, and original to offer, you are encouraged to submit a proposal. In the proposal, please highlight previous speaking engagements. Please provide at least three references with respect to speaking ability, as well as contact information that will allow us to reach you to evaluate presentation skills. Past speakers do not need to provide references.

Click Here to Submit Your Speaking Submission Today (Deadline: 15th January, 2010)

Benefits of Being a Member of the Virtualization Expo Faculty
Speakers will receive unprecedented visibility in pre-conference promotion in print and online. They will also receive exposure via the accompanying Virtualization Expo 2010 East conference portal for many months prior to and following the conference. Sessions may be recorded and made available via the Internet to a wider audience (at the discretion of SYS-CON Events).

Guidelines for Submitting a Proposal

  • All submissions become the property of SYS-CON Events.
  • All conference breakout sessions must be vendor-neutral. Proprietary or confidential material should not be included.

  • Speakers at the 7th International Virtualization Expo included AppZero CEO Greg O'Connor (pictured right)..


    With over 2,000 registered delegates, General Sessions at 7th Virtualization Expo in Silicon Valley were packed to capacity. At 8th Virtualization Expo in New York City, co-located with 5th Cloud Expo, 5,000 delegates are expected to register.

    Sponsorship Opportunities
    Cloud Expo 2010 East New York City "show prospectus" is shipping today. Sponsorship, exhibit, and keynote opportunities can be obtained from Carmen Gonzalez by email at events (at) sys-con.com, or by phone 201 802 3021.

    Delegate Registration Options
    Cloud Computing Expo (www.CloudComputingExpo.com) delegates can pre-register for the conference online with $800 savings here.

    Call for Papers
    Call for papers for Cloud Expo New York is open through January 15, 2010.

    About SYS-CON Media & Events
    SYS-CON Media (www.sys-con.com) has since 1994 been connecting technology companies and customers through a comprehensive content stream at www.SYS-CON.com - focused subject areas, from Cloud Computing to Web Security - interwoven with market-leading full-scale conferences produced by SYS-CON Events. The company's internationally recognized brands include among others Cloud Computing Expo (www.CloudComputingExpo.com), Virtualization Conference & Expo (www.VirtualizationConference.com), Government IT Conference & Expo (www.GovITExpo.com), Cloud Computing Bootcamp (www.CloudComputingBootcamp.com), and UlitzerLive! New Media Conference & Expo (www.UlitzerLive.com).

    Contacts:

    Delegate & Attendee Inquiries
    Corinna Melcon
    Corinna (at) sys-con.com
    http://corinnamelcon.ulitzer.com
    201 802 3019

    Conference Faculty Inquiries
    Jeremy Geelan
    Jeremy (at) sys-con.com
    http://jeremygeelan.ulitzer.com
    201 802 3026

    Sponsorship and Exhibit Opportunities
    Carmen Gonzalez
    Carmen (at) sys-con.com

    http://carmengonzalez.ulitzer.com
    201 802 2021

    Website and General Inquiries
    Krisandra Russo
    Krisandra (at) sys-con.com
    http://krisandrarusso.ulitzer.com
    201 802 3020

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