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Cloud Expo Silicon Valley | Cloud Computing Adoption: Where Are We Really?

TheInfoPro’s Sean Hackett to discuss internal & external cloud intentions, server & storage virtualization, SaaS & security

Cloud Expo Silicon Valley $500 Savings here!

Hear about findings from hundreds of one-on-one interviews with IT decision makers from Global 2000 companies and how the IT Infrastructure is evolving toward the use of internal and external cloud architectures. The findings will span TheInfoPro's research of the storage, servers, networking, information security and cloud computing markets and will highlight internal and external cloud intentions, server and storage virtualization, software as a service (SaaS) and security, among others.

In his session at the 11th International Cloud Expo, Sean Hackett, Managing Director, Cloud Computing at TheInfoPro, will expose the core developments responsible for modern architectures that have allowed enterprises to better serve the business units they support through speed, and flexibility, as well as lower the costs associated with IT infrastructure.

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Speaker Bio:
Sean Hackett is Managing Director, Cloud Computing at The InfoPro - A 451 Group Company. He has over a decade of experience as an IT industry analyst and consultant and during his career he has closely tracked the evolution of the IT services industry. Prior to joining The InfoPro, Hackett worked as the Research Director for The 451 Group's flagship Cloudscape practice. Before joining The 451 Group he worked at CA Inc, where he worked in the company's Corporate Planning and Strategy organization as a Senior Principal. In this role, he supported the company's executive leadership team and board of directors in identifying and investigating new strategic opportunities.

Before CA, Hackett directed IDC's IT Outsourcing and Utility Computing research program, where he was at the vanguard in identifying the disruptive potential of the cloud service-delivery model. While at IDC, he was a frequent industry speaker on the changing dynamics of IT service delivery. Prior to IDC, he worked at Deloitte Consulting as a Senior Consultant in the firm's Outsourcing Advisory practice. He was also one of seven selected from several thousand applicants to participate in Fidelity Investments prestigious Associates Management Development Program.

A Rock Star Faculty, Top Keynotes, Sessions, and Top Delegates!
Cloud Expo 2012 Silicon Valley, November 5-8, 2012, 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, CA, November 5-8, 2012.

The recent Cloud Expo at the Javits Center in New York City, NY, 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 10th 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 2012 Silicon Valley "show prospectus" has shipped. Sponsorship, exhibit, and keynote opportunities can be obtained from Carmen Gonzalez by email at events (at), 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.

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