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Loni Stark, group manager for Government Solutions at Adobe Systems Incorporated, recently interviewed with Focus Washington TechView to discuss the emergence of social media in government and how agencies are leveraging newer technologies, such as Twitter and Facebook, with positive returns. Social media has illustrated government agencies can interact with citizens in a more engaging manner versus the traditional perception of "cold," impersonal processes, Stark explained.   A significant opportunity for agencies, she continued, is learning how to take lessons from social media technologies, such as their ease-of-use and intuitive nature, and apply them to core services like benefits enrollment and delivery. The interview also included conversation on related challenges, such as ensuring proper policies and governance are in place, as well as appropriate securit... (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)

Ulitzer.com to Launch OpSource Cloud Journal

"This funding round will help us achieve our operational goals while introducing innovative solutions in the Cloud computing space," said Treb Ryan, CEO of OpSource. "The market has truly embraced the great scalability and efficiency that SaaS solutions bring, and we are proud to be the company that both emerging companies and enterprises rely on for billions of transactions every day," he added. He was speaking as the company today announced that it has received $10 million in series "E" investment capital from Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation, with whom OpSource ente... (more)

ScaleMP to Present at Cloud Expo April 19-21 in New York City

ScaleMP Session at Cloud Expo Traditional server virtualization has mainly focused on consolidation, which occurs when a physical server is partitioned to run multiple virtual or logical servers. However, using server virtualization for aggregation can result in as many or even more efficiencies, especially for compute or memory-intensive applications common in the high performance computing market. Server virtualization for aggregation is when multiple physical servers are combined so that they appear and function as a single virtual system. In his session at the 5th Internati... (more)

Amazon's CTO to Keynote at Cloud Computing Expo

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 ... (more)