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Cloud Computing Bootcamp Returns to Cloud Expo in New York April 20, 2010

No one can properly understand enterprise-level Cloud Computing without having first gained a deep understanding of the players

Cloud Computing Bootcamp 2010 East

No one can properly understand anything related to enterprise-level Cloud Computing without having first gained a deep understanding of the capabilities of different Cloud players.

Cloud Expo's pioneering Cloud Computing Bootcamp is designed with that in mind. It is a one-day, fully immersive deep-dive into the Cloud, in which the sessions during the day seek to give delegates a deep understanding of the capabilities of different Cloud players and how they address rapidly changing market demands.

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The ever-popular Bootcamp, which is now held regularly around the world, is being held next in conjunction the 5th Cloud Expo in New York, NY (April 20, 2010). It is led by our 2010 Bootcamp Instructor Larry Carvalho (pictured below).



Cloud Expo's pioneering Cloud Computing Bootcamp is led in 2010 by Larry Carvalho

The day is divided into six sections:

1. 9:10 - 9:55AM  Mapping the Cloud ecosystem: Who are the players? Covering start-ups, existing enterprise vendors, service and hosting providers mapped to solutions provided.

2. 11:00 - 11:45AM Identifying your own position in the ecosystem: How you address the market challenges depends on whether you are a customer (large or mid-market), systems integrator/service provider or independent software vendor?  Get a deep understanding to the capabilities of different players and how they address rapidly changing market demands. 

3. 11:50AM - 12:20PM  Open standards and open source: Do you take the toll or the toll-free road?  Does it make a difference if solutions are measured by Service Level Agreements between consumers and providers of cloud solutions? The role of open standards is important preventing vendor lock-in while picking a solution.

4. 2:35 - 3:20PM  Economic and budgeting dynamics brought about by cloud computing: Information technology use in the new era will require change in how initiatives are funded and charged back to business units. Cloud delivery of services will require IT financing to review executive considerations while measuring subscription, usage or ad supported business models.  Service providers need to consider to sales commissions, renewals and billing models.

5. 5:40 - 6:25PM Connecting the dots: Connecting the dots in developing your cloud computing strategy: How do you connect your requirements to solution providers?  How do you determine a road map to take advantage of this very nascent technology?

6. 6:30 - 7:15PM  Conclusion: Next steps for your organization.

Seats are limited to the first 250 attendees.

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Jeremy Geelan is Chairman & CEO of the 21st Century Internet Group, Inc. and an Executive Academy Member of the International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences. Formerly he was President & COO at Cloud Expo, Inc. and Conference Chair of the worldwide Cloud Expo series. He appears regularly at conferences and trade shows, speaking to technology audiences across six continents. You can follow him on twitter: @jg21.

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