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Cloud computing continues to gain momentum as enterprises of all sizes and across all industries seek to harness the business agility promised by this computing model. Despite its long-accepted benefits, the cloud has also fallen victim to performance and reliability challenges, combin...
“We basically simplify infrastructures. We use the latest devops and SDN technologies to make it simple for people to operate virtual infrastructures,” stated Mathieu Lemay, President and CEO of Inocybe Technologies, in this SYS-CON.tv interview with Cloud Expo Conference Chair Jeremy ...
“There is a real shift that’s going on in the data center and it’s accelerating, moving away from these big iron, legacy architectures toward something that looks much more like Amazon, Google and Facebook,” stated Kevin Brown, CEO of Coraid, in this SYS-CON.tv interview with Cloud Exp...
“Quantum is transitioning its business from being a predominantly hardware-based, on-premise data protection provider into a cloud-based managed service provider,” explained Henrik Rosendahl, Senior Vice President of Cloud Solutions at Quantum, stated, in this SYS-CON.tv interview with...
"The challenges associated with keeping on top of the constant stream of network and infrastructure management events are well known. Entuity has addressed this directly with its new advanced/embedded event management features," said Jim Frey, VP of network management research at Enter...
“Our technology is all around in-memory storage and then we have built-in analytics on top of that, so you can actually analyze data in our in-memory grid while it’s changing,” stated David Brinker, COO of ScaleOut Software, in this SYS-CON.tv interview with Cloud Expo Conference Chair...
IT has more opportunities than ever before with the growth in users, devices, data and secure cloud services. This creates not only a more enriching experience for users, but more opportunities for businesses. The key to capitalizing on these opportunities is to have the right tools in...
“We’re analytic software. We’re designed to analyze all the supply and demand in an IT environment – virtual environments, clouds,” explained Andrew Hillier, Co-founder & CTO of CiRBA, in this SYS-CON.tv interview with Cloud Expo Conference Chair Jeremy Geelan at the 12th International...
“Trust is an ongoing journey and sits at the foundation of any vendor relationship – the companies that don’t consistently earn trust won’t be around long,” noted Henrik Rosendahl, Senior VP of Cloud Solutions at Quantum, in this exclusive Q&A with Cloud Expo Conference Chair Jeremy Ge...
Hostway, a provider of cloud, managed and hybrid hosting services, on Thursday announced the results of a survey the company conducted at Cloud Expo 2013 New York, held June 10-13, and widely attended by IT infrastructure professionals and others focused on Big Data and cloud computing...
“Data center providers like CoreSite need better tools and automation to support their customers,” said Bill Wosilius, Senior Vice President, Corporate Operations, CoreSite, as the company announced its selection of FieldView Solutions as a component in a technology transformation proj...
Infrastructure software distributor Dupaco from the Netherlands has recently signed a distribution agreement with the California-based cloud application management company Appcara. With this agreement, Dupaco adds a vital component to its ecosystem of cloud solutions. Appcara’s flagsh...
Telerik, an end-to-end provider of development tools and solutions for building cross-platform and mobile applications, has announced the latest evolution of Telerik DevCraft, the ultimate toolset for professional .NET developers. With this release, Telerik sets the standard for .NET m...
“I’m careful when using terms like Big Data, because it can mean so many things to different people,” explained Eric Hanselman, Chief Analyst at 451 Research, in this exclusive Q&A with Cloud Expo Conference Chair Jeremy Geelan. “There is huge value in analytics that companies can use ...
Cloud Expo New York is the place where the cloud and Big Data industries converge. The Expo will feature 175+ sessions from a top-notch conference faculty who represent leading industry players in the cloud computing and Big Data industries. Presentation: Fast and Scalable Real-Time ...
In this fast-moving discussion at the 12th International Cloud Expo, moderated by Cloud Expo Conference Chair Jeremy Geelan, topics discussed will be at a deliberately high level and will include: What specific Cloud implementations can we be most proud of, to date? What are the re...
Cloud Technology Partners, a provider of transforming businesses with cloud solutions, has announced that it will provide the first public demonstrations of PaaSLane at next week's 12 International Cloud Expo, June 10-13, at the Javits Center in New York City. Additionally, David Lint...
Nicos Vekiarides, CEO and co-founder of TwinStrata, Inc., an innovator in cloud-integrated storage solutions, will present on the roles of traditional and cloud storage in the era of Big Data to attendees of Cloud Expo New York, June 10-13 at the Javits Center in New York City. TwinStr...
Appcara, an innovator in cloud application management solutions, is using next week's Cloud Expo New York to spotlight technology advances for simplified launching and managing of large, distributed Hadoop workloads into both private and service provider clouds through the use of new c...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Panzura, a leading provider of global cloud storage solutions, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 12th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on June 10–13, 2013, at the Javits Center in New York City, New York. Panzura optimizes enterprise data sto...
“A substantial amount of the ‘Big Data’ discussion is relevant and interesting to organizations (as a practical matter) because of the advent of the “cloud,” said Alon Israely, Co-Founder & Manager, Strategic Partnerships, Business Intelligence Associates, in this exclusive Q&A with Cl...
Cloud computing is the #1 topic for most CIOs this year. In her Lunch Keynote at the 12th International Cloud Expo, Krishna Subramanian, VP Marketing & Business Development at Citrix Systems, will walk you through how customers have transformed the way they do business using Citrix C...
The hybrid cloud provides compelling benefits to the enterprise – the security of the private cloud combined with a public cloud’s scale and scope. However, hybrid clouds also experience similar challenges. Increasing traffic demands combined with their dynamic nature can result in cos...
In his session at the 12th International Cloud Expo, Steve O'Donnell, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of GreenBytes, will discuss the emerging technologies that are enabling a scalable desktop virtualization platform that will support tens and even hundreds of thousands of users w...
It’s a standard refrain heard in enterprise IT departments around the world – “I want to move to the cloud, but what about data security, uptime and user response time across a nearly infinite number of devices to support?” Because of this, fear gets in the way and enterprises reap onl...
"Enterprises are seeking 'on-ramps' to a platform like Cloud Foundry that make their overall application delivery pipeline and development more agile and productive," said James Watters, Head of Product, Pivotal Cloud Foundry, as Cloud Technology Partners today announced the private be...
Learn about the complex regulations surrounding HIPAA compliance and other considerations for running sensitive data in the Cloud. In their session at the 12th International Cloud Expo, Frank Nydam, Director of Healthcare Solutions at VMware, and Ken Ziegler, CEO of Logicworks, will ...
“I think SMAC will continue to grow and mature and the demand for more sophisticated data like streaming videos and online television will be a real game changer,” stated Barbara P. Aichinger, co-founder of FuturePlus Systems and VP of New Business Development, in this exclusive Q&A wi...
SYS-CON Events announced today that ITprenuers, the leading content and instructor provider for IT best practices training and workshops, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 12th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on June 10–13, 2013, at the Javits Center in New York City, New York....
Organizations of all sizes are challenged because of an industry-wide deficit of information security professionals. Compounding this problem is the steady adoption of cloud-based services, including software and infrastructure as a service, where information security is not always a c...
Many have heard of OAuth but are unsure of how it might apply to their business. In his session at the 12th International Cloud Expo, Alistair Farquharson, CTO of SOA Software, will describe how OAuth can be used to facilitate certain business models and simplify the sharing of priva...
SYS-CON Events announced today that OpenStack will exhibit at SYS-CON's 12th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on June 10–13, 2013, at the Javits Center in New York City, New York. OpenStack software controls large pools of compute, storage, and networking resources thro...
Organizations across the world are increasingly starting to see the benefits of moving more and more services to the cloud. The focus on the cost-saving potential of cloud is rapidly shifting to completely transforming the business with cloud. As organizations are investing enormous su...
OpenStack Cells is one of the most anticipated features in Grizzly, the seventh release of the open source software that offers more block storage options and scalability. It has been running in production at Rackspace for more than a year. In his session at the 12th International Cl...
Enterprise cloud adoption revolves around pushing the BYOD movement and focusing on data security. In his session at the 12th International Cloud Expo, Ross Brouse, COO and President of Solar VPS, will cover how cloud adoption is driven by consumerism, humanity’s need to socialize, o...
Cloud computing is more than a buzz-phrase it’s a transformative IT paradigm shift. The emphasis in the cloud is on elasticity, scalability, agility and open. Not just open standards but open APIs and open source. The delivery of software is also going through a paradigm shift. Open so...
With the right tools, file storage today can be in the cloud or on-premise, with seamless and secure access and publishing regardless of location. Novel, high-speed transport technologies that alleviate the bottlenecks and limitations of traditional data movement protocols are now intr...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Intrinsic-ID, a provider of top-level security solutions, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 12th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on June 10–13, 2013, at the Javits Center in New York City, New York. Intrinsic-ID’s software application Saturn...
IT has more opportunities than ever before with the growth in users, devices, data and secure cloud services. This creates not only a more enriching experience for users, but more opportunities for businesses. The key to capitalizing on these opportunities is to have the right tools in...
The massive computing and storage resources that are needed to support Big Data applications make cloud environments an ideal fit. In his session at the 12th International Cloud Expo, Nati Shalom, CTO and Founder of GigaSpaces, will show how to build your Big Data "database on-demand...