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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.

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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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