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Cloud Expo Silicon Valley: Secure Cloud and Network Unification

Cbeyond VP Chris Ortbals outline how businesses can successfully connect cloud services to a secure network

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While the cloud provides businesses with a more secure IT investment, many don't realize the data-protection risks of public networks until it's too late. As a result, CIOs and business owners are kept up at night worrying about the security of their mission-critical data, not realizing that a private, secure intersection of network and cloud services can provide a cost-efficient elixir to help them sleep easier.

In his session at the 11th International Cloud Expo, Christopher K. Ortbals, Cbeyond's Vice President, Cloud Services, will outline how businesses can successfully connect cloud services to a secure network and realize a "better night's sleep" thanks to unparalleled performance, cost improvement, and, most importantly, data protection and reliability.

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Speaker Bio:
Christopher K. Ortbals is Cbeyond's Vice President, Cloud Services. He leads the product management and development of cloud and managed hosting offerings and is responsible for the vision, strategy and execution for the cloud product line.

Ortbals has extensive experience in product management, product development and IT services. Prior to Cbeyond, he held several leadership positions across a decade of work with Savvis, where he built their Symphony Virtual Private Data Center (VPDC) solution from the ground up. In this role, he was responsible for the product management and development of Savvis' flagship cloud services platform.

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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 8,000 delegates from 48 countries and over 150 sponsors and exhibitors!

All main layers of the Cloud ecosystem will be represented at the 11th 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."

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