Welcome!

Cloud Expo Authors: Xenia von Wedel, Elizabeth White, Liz McMillan, Ali Hussain, Pat Romanski

News Feed Item

FEARnet.com, the Web's Destination for Free Movies, Turns up the Heat This Summer With Sizzling Sweepstakes and Giveways

FEARnet's "Get Your Con On" Sweepstakes Will Send One Fan and Their Guest to the Most Talked About Sold-Out Fan Event of the Summer -- Comic-Con San Diego 2009

LOS ANGELES, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 06/01/09 -- You know that FEARnet.com is the destination on the web for 25 FREE movies each week that you can't see anywhere else -- those fan-favorite horror, suspense and thriller flicks that keep you riveted to your screen. Now, FEARnet is giving fans even more reasons to stop by the site every single day... with great new sweepstakes and weekly giveaways that put the best trips, one-of-a-kind movie memorabilia, red-hot FEARnet swag, gift cards and great merchandise within your reach. Starting June 1, FEARnet is launching its first-ever "Get Your Con On" sweepstakes and "Monday Bloody Monday," a great new ongoing weekly giveaway that puts more cool stuff into the hands of more fans... every week.

"Get Your Con On" Sweepstakes

Grand Prize Is Trip For Two to Comic-Con 2009 in San Diego, Including Air Fare, Two 4-Day Passes to Comic-Con, Hotel Accommodations, San Diego Ground Transportation and $100 AMEX Gift Card

Each year, thousands of the loyal and fanatical descend on the San Diego Convention Center for what has become the biggest and most talked about fan convention in the world. With hundreds of stars from the worlds of film, comics, television, fan fiction and more scheduled to make appearances and more than 120,000 fans expected in attendance, Comic-Con 2009 (July 23-26) promises to be one of the best gatherings to date. FEARnet, the only multi-platformed movie network dedicated to horror, thriller and suspense, will send one lucky fan (and a guest) to the convention, which is already SOLD OUT. The prize includes everything needed for the ultimate con experience -- air transportation for two, hotel accommodations in San Diego, two 4-day passes to Comic-Con, airport transfers, and even a $100 gift card from American Express!

FEARnet will actively be there on site featuring programming highlights for 2009, and giving away unique items that are sure to help fans get their con on.

GET YOUR CON ON is a way for FEARnet to give back to its loyal community of fans in an exciting way.

To enter, simply visit www.FEARnet.com, the only online destination that features more than 25 exciting new movie titles for FREE viewing each week. No purchase is necessary to participate in the sweepstakes. Dates for entry will be June 1st-June 30th. One entry per day per email address is allowed, so fans can enter every single day for more chances to win!

"Monday Bloody Monday" Weekly Giveaways

Great Free Stuff -- Every Week

After the weekend is over, Mondays are a little less scary with MONDAY BLOODY MONDAY at FEARnet.com, with chances to win great prizes you can't get anywhere else in cyberspace. Beginning each Monday, FEARnet is giving away all the stuff fans want most -- from AMEX and iTunes Gift Cards, to Digital Cameras, one-of-a-kind movie memorabilia, FEARnet Swag, DVD Box Sets, Video Games and even Video Game Consoles, the list of great prizes is as endless as the scary fun you have watching the best horror, suspense and thriller movies and original series the web has to offer.

MONDAY BLOODY MONDAY kicks off with a nod to FEARnet's upcoming debut of "Infectious Films" -- six classics that make the Bubonic Plague looks like the sniffles. We're giving to one lucky fan a Playstation 3, plus four killer PS3 virus-themed games, plus the "Resident Evil" trilogy DVD set! Where else on the web can you find all this, plus 25 new FREE movies each and every week?

Here's how MONDAY BLOODY MONDAY works ... Beginning Monday, June 1, just go to FEARnet.com and register, absolutely FREE. Each day of each week you can come back and enter again and again (one entry per email address per day). Then, at the end of each week, we give away the free stuff you are craving. It's that simple.

To recap:

         1.  Go to FEARnet.com each Monday and enter our weekly MONDAY
             BLOODY MONDAY giveaway
         2.  Visit daily to increase your chances of winning
         3.  Win FREE stuff
         4.  Repeat

To enter, simply visit www.FEARnet.com, the only online destination that features more than 25 exciting new movie titles for FREE viewing each week, plus great original series from some of the biggest names in horror and suspense. No purchase is necessary to participate in the sweepstakes.

About FEARnet

FEARnet, the world's premiere destination for horror, thriller and suspense, is a cutting-edge, multi-platform movie network available on demand, online and on mobile 24/7. Its unrivaled modern horror library unites Comcast (NASDAQ: CMCSA) (NASDAQ: CMCSK), the nation's leading provider of cable, entertainment and communications products and services with Sony Pictures Television (SPT: US) and Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF), the two top studios producing and distributing the genre.

FEARnet On Demand has generated over 300MM views, is a Top 5 Comcast VOD network, and is available on Comcast, Cox Communications, Verizon FiOS, AT&T, Insight Communications, Bresnan and Guadalupe Valley systems.

www.FEARnet.com is the #1 horror website, and PC Magazine recently named FEARnet.com among "The 15 Best Websites for Movie Fans." Users can explore the world of the macabre on a visually arresting video-rich environment packed with movies, interactive community features and fresh original content. The site features free full length movies, social networks features including "victim" profiles and chat capabilities, news and reviews and more.

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
Paul Gendreau
PGPR for FEARnet
818-985-0245
Email Contact

More Stories By Marketwired .

Copyright © 2009 Marketwired. All rights reserved. All the news releases provided by Marketwired are copyrighted. Any forms of copying other than an individual user's personal reference without express written permission is prohibited. Further distribution of these materials is strictly forbidden, including but not limited to, posting, emailing, faxing, archiving in a public database, redistributing via a computer network or in a printed form.

Cloud Expo Breaking News
Next-Gen Cloud. Whatever you call it, there’s a higher calling for cloud computing that requires providers to change their spots and move from a commodity mindset to a premium one. Businesses can no longer maintain the status quo that today’s service providers offer. Yes, the continuity, speed, mobility, data access and connectivity are staples of the cloud and always will be. But cloud providers that plan to not only exist tomorrow – but to lead – know that security must be the top priority for the cloud and are delivering it now. In his session at 14th Cloud Expo, Kurt Hagerman, Chief Information Security Officer at FireHost, will detail why and how you can have both infrastructure performance and enterprise-grade security – and what tomorrow's cloud provider will look like.
The social media expansion has shown just how people are eager to share their experiences with the rest of the world. Cloud technology is the perfect platform to satisfy this need given its great flexibility and readiness. At Cynny, we aim to revolutionize how people share and organize their digital life through a brand new cloud service, starting from infrastructure to the users’ interface. A revolution that began from inventing and designing our very own infrastructure: we have created the first server network powered solely by ARM CPU. The microservers have “organism-like” features, differentiating them from any of the current technologies. Benefits include low consumption of energy, making Cynny the ecologically friendly alternative for storage as well as cheaper infrastructure, lower running costs, etc.
Cloud backup and recovery services are critical to safeguarding an organization’s data and ensuring business continuity when technical failures and outages occur. With so many choices, how do you find the right provider for your specific needs? In his session at 14th Cloud Expo, Daniel Jacobson, Technology Manager at BUMI, will outline the key factors including backup configurations, proactive monitoring, data restoration, disaster recovery drills, security, compliance and data center resources. Aside from the technical considerations, the secret sauce in identifying the best vendor is the level of focus, expertise and specialization of their engineering team and support group, and how they monitor your day-to-day backups, provide recommendations, and guide you through restores when necessary.
Web conferencing in a public cloud has the same risks as any other cloud service. If you have ever had concerns over the types of data being shared in your employees’ web conferences, such as IP, financials or customer data, then it’s time to look at web conferencing in a private cloud. In her session at 14th Cloud Expo, Courtney Behrens, Senior Marketing Manager at Brother International, will discuss how issues that had previously been out of your control, like performance, advanced administration and compliance, can now be put back behind your firewall.
Cloud scalability and performance should be at the heart of every successful Internet venture. The infrastructure needs to be resilient, flexible, and fast – it’s best not to get caught thinking about architecture until the middle of an emergency, when it's too late. In his interactive, no-holds-barred session at 14th Cloud Expo, Phil Jackson, Development Community Advocate for SoftLayer, will dive into how to design and build-out the right cloud infrastructure.
The revolution that happened in the server universe over the past 15 years has resulted in an eco-system that is more open, more democratically innovative and produced better results in technically challenging dimensions like scale. The underpinnings of the revolution were common hardware, standards based APIs (ex. POSIX) and a strict adherence to layering and isolation between applications, daemons and kernel drivers/modules which allowed multiple types of development happen in parallel without hindering others. Put simply, today's server model is built on a consistent x86 platform with few surprises in its core components. A kernel abstracts away the platform, so that applications and daemons are decoupled from the hardware. In contrast, networking equipment is still stuck in the mainframe era. Today, networking equipment is a single appliance, including hardware, OS, applications and user interface come as a monolithic entity from a single vendor. Switching between different vendor'...
More and more enterprises today are doing business by opening up their data and applications through APIs. Though forward-thinking and strategic, exposing APIs also increases the surface area for potential attack by hackers. To benefit from APIs while staying secure, enterprises and security architects need to continue to develop a deep understanding about API security and how it differs from traditional web application security or mobile application security. In his session at 14th Cloud Expo, Sachin Agarwal, VP of Product Marketing and Strategy at SOA Software, will walk you through the various aspects of how an API could be potentially exploited. He will discuss the necessary best practices to secure your data and enterprise applications while continue continuing to support your business’s digital initiatives.
You use an agile process; your goal is to make your organization more agile. What about your data infrastructure? The truth is, today’s databases are anything but agile – they are effectively static repositories that are cumbersome to work with, difficult to change, and cannot keep pace with application demands. Performance suffers as a result, and it takes far longer than it should to deliver on new features and capabilities needed to make your organization competitive. As your application and business needs change, data repositories and structures get outmoded rapidly, resulting in increased work for application developers and slow performance for end users. Further, as data sizes grow into the Big Data realm, this problem is exacerbated and becomes even more difficult to address. A seemingly simple schema change can take hours (or more) to perform, and as requirements evolve the disconnect between existing data structures and actual needs diverge.
SYS-CON Events announced today that SherWeb, a long-time leading provider of cloud services and Microsoft's 2013 World Hosting Partner of the Year, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 14th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 10–12, 2014, at the Javits Center in New York City, New York. A worldwide hosted services leader ranking in the prestigious North American Deloitte Technology Fast 500TM, and Microsoft's 2013 World Hosting Partner of the Year, SherWeb provides competitive cloud solutions to businesses and partners around the world. Founded in 1998, SherWeb is a privately owned company headquartered in Quebec, Canada. Its service portfolio includes Microsoft Exchange, SharePoint, Lync, Dynamics CRM and more.
The world of cloud and application development is not just for the hardened developer these days. In their session at 14th Cloud Expo, Phil Jackson, Development Community Advocate for SoftLayer, and Harold Hannon, Sr. Software Architect at SoftLayer, will pull back the curtain of the architecture of a fun demo application purpose-built for the cloud. They will focus on demonstrating how they leveraged compute, storage, messaging, and other cloud elements hosted at SoftLayer to lower the effort and difficulty of putting together a useful application. This will be an active demonstration and review of simple command-line tools and resources, so don’t be afraid if you are not a seasoned developer.
SYS-CON Events announced today that BUMI, a premium managed service provider specializing in data backup and recovery, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 14th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 10–12, 2014, at the Javits Center in New York City, New York. Manhattan-based BUMI (Backup My Info!) is a premium managed service provider specializing in data backup and recovery. Founded in 2002, the company’s Here, There and Everywhere data backup and recovery solutions are utilized by more than 500 businesses. BUMI clients include professional service organizations such as banking, financial, insurance, accounting, hedge funds and law firms. The company is known for its relentless passion for customer service and support, and has won numerous awards, including Customer Service Provider of the Year and 10 Best Companies to Work For.
Chief Security Officers (CSO), CIOs and IT Directors are all concerned with providing a secure environment from which their business can innovate and customers can safely consume without the fear of Distributed Denial of Service attacks. To be successful in today's hyper-connected world, the enterprise needs to leverage the capabilities of the web and be ready to innovate without fear of DDoS attacks, concerns about application security and other threats. Organizations face great risk from increasingly frequent and sophisticated attempts to render web properties unavailable, and steal intellectual property or personally identifiable information. Layered security best practices extend security beyond the data center, delivering DDoS protection and maintaining site performance in the face of fast-changing threats.
From data center to cloud to the network. In his session at 3rd SDDC Expo, Raul Martynek, CEO of Net Access, will identify the challenges facing both data center providers and enterprise IT as they relate to cross-platform automation. He will then provide insight into designing, building, securing and managing the technology as an integrated service offering. Topics covered include: High-density data center design Network (and SDN) integration and automation Cloud (and hosting) infrastructure considerations Monitoring and security Management approaches Self-service and automation
In his session at 14th Cloud Expo, David Holmes, Vice President at OutSystems, will demonstrate the immense power that lives at the intersection of mobile apps and cloud application platforms. Attendees will participate in a live demonstration – an enterprise mobile app will be built and changed before their eyes – on their own devices. David Holmes brings over 20 years of high-tech marketing leadership to OutSystems. Prior to joining OutSystems, he was VP of Global Marketing for Damballa, a leading provider of network security solutions. Previously, he was SVP of Global Marketing for Jacada where his branding and positioning expertise helped drive the company from start-up days to a $55 million initial public offering on Nasdaq.
Performance is the intersection of power, agility, control, and choice. If you value performance, and more specifically consistent performance, you need to look beyond simple virtualized compute. Many factors need to be considered to create a truly performant environment. In his General Session at 14th Cloud Expo, Marc Jones, Vice President of Product Innovation for SoftLayer, will explain how to take advantage of a multitude of compute options and platform features to make cloud the cornerstone of your online presence.