Welcome!

@CloudExpo Authors: Elizabeth White, Zakia Bouachraoui, Liz McMillan, Pat Romanski, Roger Strukhoff

Related Topics: @CloudExpo

@CloudExpo: SYS-CON Event

Has Cloud Computing Changed Enterprise IT Forever?

CTO Panel at Cloud Expo on Tuesday, June 7 Addresses This Question

There's now less than two weeks' time before the 8th International Cloud Expo opens at the Javits Center in New York. The four-day event opens on Monday, June 6, and features seven tracks, plus numerous keynotes and special sessions.

There is any number of topics that caught my eye.

Here's one of the big ones: "Has Cloud Computing Changed Enterprise IT Forever and for Always?"

This is a CTO Power Panel, to be held at 12:45pm on Tuesday, June 7.

It features Dr. Rich Wolski, CTO and Co-Founder of Eucalyptus Systems; Vineet Tyagi, Head of Impetus Labs at Impetus Technology; Bill Zack, Architect Evangelist with Microsoft; Scott Chasin, CTO of McAfee Content & Cloud; Mark Hinkle, VP of Community at Cloud.com; Logan McCleod, Director of Cloud Strategy at Dell; and Raj Dutt, Founder and CEO of Voxel.

Jeremy Geelan -- President & COO of Cloud Expo, Inc. and Cloud Conference Chair -- has a number of questions ready to fire at this CTO assembly, including:

  • What are the technical advantages - and disadvantages - of moving to the Cloud?

  • Is there an optimal mix of traditional IT and cloud computing?

  • What tools are still necessary to deliver on the promise of cloud computing in the enterprise?

  • How close are we to achieving Secure Cloud Computing?

  • What are the pluses and minuses of public clouds, private clouds and hybrid cloud solutions?

  • Should developers care about Cloud Computing?

  • Is there a simple way to compare the performance, security and quality of various cloud computing providers?

  • How important is Open Source to the future of the Cloud?

  • How about standards, how far along are we there? Are clouds interoperable yet? If not, should they be?

  • What's really involved when moving an application from your enterprise data center to the cloud?

  • How does latency change when applications are moved to the cloud?

  • What services or capabilities can real-world enterprises expect to see in the Software-as-a-Service, Platform-as-a-Service and Infrastructure-as-a-Service layers?

  • What other new cloud technologies are coming over the horizon?

This session should offer a complete tour of this major, overarching issue, with the panel coming from quite a diverse set of viewpoints.

More Stories By Roger Strukhoff

Roger Strukhoff (@IoT2040) is Executive Director of the Tau Institute for Global ICT Research, with offices in Illinois and Manila. He is Conference Chair of @CloudExpo & @ThingsExpo, and Editor of SYS-CON Media's CloudComputing BigData & IoT Journals. He holds a BA from Knox College & conducted MBA studies at CSU-East Bay.

Comments (0)

Share your thoughts on this story.

Add your comment
You must be signed in to add a comment. Sign-in | Register

In accordance with our Comment Policy, we encourage comments that are on topic, relevant and to-the-point. We will remove comments that include profanity, personal attacks, racial slurs, threats of violence, or other inappropriate material that violates our Terms and Conditions, and will block users who make repeated violations. We ask all readers to expect diversity of opinion and to treat one another with dignity and respect.


CloudEXPO Stories
The platform combines the strengths of Singtel's extensive, intelligent network capabilities with Microsoft's cloud expertise to create a unique solution that sets new standards for IoT applications," said Mr Diomedes Kastanis, Head of IoT at Singtel. "Our solution provides speed, transparency and flexibility, paving the way for a more pervasive use of IoT to accelerate enterprises' digitalisation efforts. AI-powered intelligent connectivity over Microsoft Azure will be the fastest connected path for IoT innovators to scale globally, and the smartest path to cross-device synergy in an instrumented, connected world.
There are many examples of disruption in consumer space – Uber disrupting the cab industry, Airbnb disrupting the hospitality industry and so on; but have you wondered who is disrupting support and operations? AISERA helps make businesses and customers successful by offering consumer-like user experience for support and operations. We have built the world’s first AI-driven IT / HR / Cloud / Customer Support and Operations solution.
ScaleMP is presenting at CloudEXPO 2019, held June 24-26 in Santa Clara, and we’d love to see you there. At the conference, we’ll demonstrate how ScaleMP is solving one of the most vexing challenges for cloud — memory cost and limit of scale — and how our innovative vSMP MemoryONE solution provides affordable larger server memory for the private and public cloud. Please visit us at Booth No. 519 to connect with our experts and learn more about vSMP MemoryONE and how it is already serving some of the world’s largest data centers. Click here to schedule a meeting with our experts and executives.
Darktrace is the world's leading AI company for cyber security. Created by mathematicians from the University of Cambridge, Darktrace's Enterprise Immune System is the first non-consumer application of machine learning to work at scale, across all network types, from physical, virtualized, and cloud, through to IoT and industrial control systems. Installed as a self-configuring cyber defense platform, Darktrace continuously learns what is ‘normal' for all devices and users, updating its understanding as the environment changes.
Codete accelerates their clients growth through technological expertise and experience. Codite team works with organizations to meet the challenges that digitalization presents. Their clients include digital start-ups as well as established enterprises in the IT industry. To stay competitive in a highly innovative IT industry, strong R&D departments and bold spin-off initiatives is a must. Codete Data Science and Software Architects teams help corporate clients to stay up to date with the modern business digitalization solutions. Achieve up to 50% early-stage technological process development cost cutdown with science and R&D-driven investment strategy with Codete's support.