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
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 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.
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Oracle is clearly working to bring meaningful discussion to Cloud Computing
at this juncture. In addition to being the sole D... (more)
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)
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 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)