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Cloud Computing Is Coming of Age

A round-up of who's being published by the world's foremost journal devoted to explaining IT's fastest-growing trend

SYS-CON's Cloud Computing Journal seeks to boost your understanding of Cloud Computing concepts and to bring you the latest news, views, and developments - but we couldn't do so without our amazing high-energy pool of contributors, including many of the hard-working executives driving some of today's most successful Cloud strategies, technologies and techniques.

To date the distinguished author roster includes, among others:


David Abramowski - CEO of MorphLabs


Ilya Baimetov - Director of Technology, Saas at Parallel

Craig Balding - Security Practitioner at a Fortune 500 company


Steve Brodie - Chief product and marketing officer, Skytap


Sam Charrington
- VP of Product Management & Marketing at Appistry


Reuven Cohen
- Founder & Chief Technologist, Enomaly


Trevor Doerksen
- CEO & Founder of MoboVivo


Daniel Feller - Sr. Architect at Citrix


Jeff Fisher
- Senior Director of Strategic Development at Desktone

Jeremy Geelan - Publisher of Cloud Computing Journal; Conference Chair, Cloud Computing Expo


lka Gupta - Solutions Architect at Sun


David Jevans - Chief Executive Officer of IronKey


Sam Johnston - WC3 Invited Expert, Entrepreneur & Strategist


Christopher Keene, Christopher - Chairman & CEO of WaveMaker


Markus Klems
- Research assistant, FZI Research Center for Information Technology


Barry X. Lynn - Chairman & CEO, 3tera

Don MacAskill - CEO and Chief Geek of SmugMug


Billy M
arshall - Founder of rPath


Mike Maxey - Director of product management, ParaScale


Nati Shalom
- CTO, GigaSpaces


Michael Sheehan -
Technology Evangelist, GoGrid/ServePath


Omar Sultan - Cisco


Thorsten von Eicken - Founder & CTO of RightScale

Alan Williamson - Editor-in-Chief, Cloud Computing Journal & Founder of Blog-City.com


Paul Wallis
- CTO at Stroma Software


Hon Wong
- CEO of Symphoniq Corporation

David Young - CEO of Joyent


Jian Zhen Senior Director of Product Management at LogLogic

 

According to IDC, a global provider of market intelligence, cloud computing is poised to capture 25% of IT growth spend by 2012. The economic downturn is increasing Cloud Computing interest - rather than writing that $2M check for a data center hardware refresh, who wouldn't rather manage their infrastructure as a service, moving infrastructure to the cloud can turn capital expenditures (or fixed costs) into operational expenditures (or variable costs)...it's a recession-beating no brainer!

If you want to submit a speaking proposal to the biggest Cloud Computing event anywhere on the east coast next Spring, don't delay. The Call for Papers closes January 31st, 2009.

Click here to submit a Speaking Proposal

 

More Stories By Jeremy Geelan

Jeremy Geelan is Chairman & CEO of the 21st Century Internet Group, Inc. and an Executive Academy Member of the International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences. Formerly he was President & COO at Cloud Expo, Inc. and Conference Chair of the worldwide Cloud Expo series. He appears regularly at conferences and trade shows, speaking to technology audiences across six continents. You can follow him on twitter: @jg21.

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