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IBM Named "Platinum Sponsor" of SYS-CON's Cloud Computing Expo

Event will feature 100+ technical sessions from the leading industry players

SYS-CON Events announced today that the leading global cloud computing provider IBM was named "Platinum Sponsor" of SYS-CON's 2nd International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo (http://cloudcomputingexpo.com/), which will take place on March 30-April 1, 2009, in New York City. The event is expected to attract over 1,200 developers, engineers, architects, IT managers, and hardware and software professionals of every stripe.

With the advent of Cloud Computing, the cost of computation, application hosting and content storage and delivery is plunging fast by several orders of magnitude.

This is why many analysts and industry-watchers believe that Cloud Computing is changing not just the technology landscape but also the entire nature of the business models that underpin successful software and hardware companies.

Leading financial analysts estimate that by 2011 the volume of Cloud Computing market opportunity will amount to $160BN, including $95N in business and productivity apps (e-mail, office, CRM, etc.) and $65BN in online advertising.

Help plant your flag in the fast-expanding business opportunity that is The Cloud: submit your speaking proposal today

Topics will include:

  • SaaS, PaaS, and IaaS
  • Automation
  • Grid Software
  • Elastic Computing
  • Cloud Databases
  • Scalability
  • Fabric Computing
  • Cloudstorming
  • Green IT
  • High-Performance Computing
  • Service Management
  • Web-scale Computing
  • Cloud Standards
  • Cloud Reliability & Security
  • Private Cloud Computing
  • Internal Clouds

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