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IoT: Creating the Next Generation of Communities In his session at @ThingsExpo, Chris Klein, CEO and Co-founder of Rachio, will discuss next generation communities that are using IoT to create more sustainable, intelligent communities. One example is Sterling Ranch, a 10,000 home development that - with the help of Siemens - will integrate IoT technology into the community to provide residents with energy and water savings as well as intelligent security. Everything from stop lights to sprinkler systems to building infrastructures will run efficiently and sustainably. Speaker Bio Chris Klein is the CEO of Rachio, the smart sprinkler controller that uses cloud-based software to reduce water consumption and create a more sophisticated landscape. He has experience leading a number of product development initiatives. Products include commercial construction buildings, ... (more)

[session] Have You Upgraded Your Body to Version 2.0? By @LCalkins | @ThingsExpo #IoT

Have You Upgraded Your Body to Version 2.0? The increasing popularity of the Internet of Things necessitates that our physical and cognitive relationship with wearable technology will change rapidly in the near future. This advent means logging has become a thing of the past. Before, it was on us to track our own data, but now that data is automatically available. What does this mean for mHealth and the "connected" body? In her session at @ThingsExpo, Lisa Calkins, CEO and co-founder of Amadeus Consulting, will discuss the impact of wearables, IoT and predictive analytics on h... (more)

Announcing @EnzuInc to Exhibit at @CloudExpo New York | #Cloud

SYS-CON Events announced today that Enzu, a leading provider of cloud hosting solutions, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 18th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Enzu's mission is to be the leading provider of enterprise cloud solutions worldwide. Enzu enables online businesses to use its IT infrastructure to their competitive advantage. By offering a suite of proven hosting and management services, Enzu wants companies to focus on the core of their online business and let Enzu manage their IT hosting infrastruct... (more)

CAMS Critical to DevOps | @DevOpsSummit #DevOps #IoT #Microservices

A Tale of Two Protocols: Why the "C" in CAMS Is Critical to DevOps Download Slide Deck: ▸ Here DevOps has often been described in terms of CAMS: Culture, Automation, Measuring, Sharing. While we've seen a lot of focus on the "A" and even on the "M", there are very few examples of why the "C" is equally important in the DevOps equation. In her session at @DevOps Summit, Lori MacVittie, of F5 Networks, explored HTTP/1 and HTTP/2 along with Microservices to illustrate why a collaborative culture between Dev, Ops, and the Network is critical to ensuring success. Download Slide Deck... (more)

DevOps Patterns and Anti-Patterns ‘Power Panel’ at @DevOpsSummit | #DevOps

DevOps Patterns and Anti-Patterns: How to Do the Right Things in the Real World In the world of DevOps there are ‘known good practices' - aka ‘patterns' - and ‘known bad practices' - aka ‘anti-patterns.' Many of these patterns and anti-patterns have been developed from real world experience, especially by the early adopters of DevOps theory; but many are more feasible in theory than in practice, especially for more recent entrants to the DevOps scene. In this Power Panel at @DevOpsSummit at 18th Cloud Expo, moderated by DevOps Conference Chair Andi Mann, panelists will discuss t... (more)