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Cloud Expo New York: Rethink IT and Reinvent Business with IBM SmartCloud

IBM VP Craig Sowell to discuss how the IBM SmartCloud family helps enterprises optimize their traditional IT environments

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On today's Smarter Planet, enterprises are turning to the cloud to revamp existing business models and manage an unprecedented rate of change. In fact, the number of enterprises moving to cloud computing will double within the next few years as they seek to transition IT from a cost center to a strategic center of business innovation.

In his General Session at the 12th International Cloud Expo, Craig Sowell, Vice President for IBM SmartCloud Marketing, will discuss how the IBM SmartCloud family, including PureSystems, helps enterprises optimize their traditional IT environments while driving rapid business innovation through new engagement models. In addition, he will illustrate through specific client examples the value of open standards initiatives like OpenStack and TOSCA, and how they are crucial to an interoperable and agile cloud computing infrastructure.

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Speaker Bio:
Craig Sowell the Vice President for IBM SmartCloud Marketing. In this capacity he oversees the overall IBM Market and Brand Management for IBM's Cloud Computing business. Previously, he was the Director of Field Enablement for IBM's North America's Unit, focused on driving seller expertise and effectiveness in support of IBM's strategic growth initiatives, including the roll out of IBM's Smarter Planet initiative. Prior to that he was the Director of CIO Marketing Campaign Programs for North America. His area of specialty lies in designing and executing strategic growth initiatives - favoring undefined spaces that can yield new customer value. He is a graduate of the Rockefeller College at the State University of Albany with a Masters in Public Administration with a concentration in Systems Dynamics. He earned my BA in Government from Skidmore College and graduated Phi Beta Kappa.

A Rock Star Faculty, Top Keynotes, Sessions, and Top Delegates!
Cloud Expo 2013 New York, June 10-13, at the Javits Center in New York City, New York, 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 New York City, New York, June 10-13, 2013.

The recent Cloud Expo at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, 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 New York 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 12th 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 2013, more than 50,000 delegates per year will be attending Cloud Expo."

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