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Cloud Expo Silicon Valley: Re-Think IT. Re-Inventing Business

IBM VP Rich Lechner to discuss how businesses are adopting cloud computing to help drive transformation

Cloud Expo Silicon Valley $500 Savings here!

We are seeing dramatic shifts as our planet becomes smarter. These shifts are changing the way business and society work. At the center of this change is Information Technology - the way it is accessed, applied, and architected. At the same time, IT leaders are faced with the challenge to do more and support aggressive business growth, while reducing costs. We are entering the next era of computing - Smarter Computing. An era of insight for discovery powered by efficient and innovative IT, and made possible through the integration of big data in optimized systems and innovative IT delivery models such as cloud computing. Enterprises are adopting cloud computing to not only change the economics of IT, but help drive transformation and new business outcomes.

In his general session at the 9th International Cloud Expo, Rich Lechner, vice president, IBM cloud and services marketing, will discuss how successful companies are exploiting these new compute models to drive real business innovation.

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Speaker Bio:
Rich Lechner is vice president, IBM cloud and services marketing. He has broad experience across the software, systems and services business including key leadership roles in virtualization, Internet technology, Green innovation, and enterprise systems.

He is responsible for defining IBM's cloud strategies and portfolio of services leveraging IBM's deep process expertise, global delivery, industry leading software capabilities, and research innovations in areas like security and analytics-based optimization. In this role, his organization works closely with clients to apply the transformative power of cloud to reinvent the way they do business.

A Rock Star Faculty, Top Keynotes, Sessions, and Top Delegates!
Cloud Expo 2011 Silicon Valley, November 7-10, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading Cloud industry players in the world.

The growth and success of Cloud Computing will be on display at the upcoming Cloud Expo conference and exhibition in Santa Clara, November 7-10, 2011.

The recent Cloud Expo at the Javits Center in New York City, New York, was the largest Cloud Computing conference ever produced with more sponsors, exhibitors and delegates than all other Cloud events of the year combined!

Cloud Expo Silicon Valley will attract more than 10,000 delegates from 48 countries and over 200 sponsors and exhibitors!

All main layers of the Cloud ecosystem will be represented at the 9th International Cloud Expo - the infrastructure players, the platform providers, and those offering applications, and they'll all be here to speak, sponsor, exhibit and network.

"Cloud Expo was announced on February 24, 2007, the day the term ‘cloud computing' was coined," said Fuat Kircaali, founder and chairman of SYS-CON Events, Inc. "Cloud has become synonymous with ‘computing' and ‘software' in two short years, and this event has become the new PC Expo, Comdex, and InternetWorld of our decade. By 2012, more than 50,000 delegates per year will be attending Cloud Expo."

Sponsorship Opportunities
for Cloud Expo Silicon Valley
Cloud Expo 2011 Silicon Valley "show prospectus" has shipped. 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.

Early Bird Registration Options
for Cloud Expo Silicon Valley
Cloud Expo delegates can pre-register for Cloud Expo Silicon Valley with $500+ savings here.

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 - featuring over forty 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 (http://events.sys-con.com).

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