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Building the right infrastructure that can scale up or down at a moment's notice - the very essence of Cloud Computing - has become ever more crucial in today's challenging business landscape. But it can be a complicated and expensive task, which is why we're pleased to have the Chief Technology Officer of Amazon.com, Dr. Werner Vogels, give the Opening Keynote at the 2nd International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo, being held March 30-April 1, 2009. Join us in New York City to hear first-hand about Infrastructure as a Service and the lessons Amazon.com learned from building one of the world's largest distributed systems. Dr Vogels will explore the many challenges of building a reliable, flexible architecture that can manage unpredictable behaviors of today's internet business. The main focus of his keynote session will be state management - one of the dominatin... (more)

Oracle Goes "All In" at Cloud Expo in New York - I

Oracle Keynote at Cloud Expo Oracle CEO Larry Ellison's humorous remarks about Cloud Computing a couple of years ago have been widely misunderstood. A facile reading of them might give the impression that he was dismissive of the entire topic. But clearly, he was saying companies were slapping the term "Cloud Computing" onto their products to such a degree as to render the term meaningless. Register Today and Save $550 ! Explore Sponsorship Opportunities ! Oracle is clearly working to bring meaningful discussion to Cloud Computing at this juncture. In addition to being the sole D... (more)

Cloud Interoperability Magazine Launched at Ulitzer.com

A brand new online magazine, Cloud Interoperability Magazine, has been launched by the Cloud Computing Interoperability Forum using the all-new Ulitzer publishing platform. The Forum, a group of industry stakeholders that are active in cloud computing, now has its online home at cloudinterop.ulitzer.com - and the magazine, edited by Cloud thought leader and activist Reuven Cohen, demonstrates very well indeed the power and ease-of-use of Ulitzer. The new magazine joins other brand new online magazines recently launched at Ulitzer.com including MultiTouch Tech Journal, iPhone Dev... (more)

3Tera to Join Cloud Computing Expo Power Panel Live on SYS-CON.TV

SYS-CON Media announced today that Peter Nickolov, President and CTO will join moderator Jeremy Geelan, Sr. Vice-President of SYS-CON Media & Events, in a Power Panel at the 2nd International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo 2009 East, March 30 - April 1 in New York City. Alongside four of his industry peers, Nickolov will address the topic "Cloud Computing & Enterprise IT: Cost & Operational Benefits." 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 ma... (more)

IBM and Canonical Launch Cloud Computing Software in Africa

IBM and Canonical are introducing a new, flexible personal computing software package for netbooks and other thin client devices to help businesses in Africa bridge the digital divide by leapfrogging traditional PCs and proprietary software. This is the first cloud- and premise-based Linux netbook software package offered by IBM and Canonical. Part of IBM's Smart Work Initiative, the new package targets the rising popularity of low-cost netbooks to make IBM's industrial-strength software affordable to new, mass audiences in Africa. Businesses that could not afford traditional PC... (more)