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“SharePoint in the cloud – that is what we do in a nutshell. SharePoint is a complex platform and we try and simplify that by saying we’ll take care of it, we’ll put it out there in the cloud and we’ll manage it for you,”explainde Rob LaMear, CEO & Founder of Fpweb.net, in this SYS-CON...
SYS-CON Events announced today that CloudCow has been named “Media Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 13th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 4–7, 2013, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. CloudCow is a comprehensive resource for cloud computing news, ...
“We are a three and a half year-old company now, we’re in the third-generation of our product, and it was really a solution for people to deploy and manage more complex applications in clouds. We are now making a transition to more of an enterprise customer,” stated Paul Speciale, CMO ...
“This cloud wave started for us in the hosting industry, which has been around for quite some time, and we really got into high availability hosting and cloud solutions,” stated Kenneth Ziegler, CEO of Logicworks, in this SYS-CON.tv interview with Cloud Expo Conference Chair Jeremy Gee...
“We are a tier-1 carrier for the US. For the last year and a half we have been launching Infrastructure as a Service platforms and today we are announcing our enterprise cloud platform – it’s a network-centric cloud offering,” stated Tripp O'Hara, Managing Director, Cloud Solutions at ...
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...
"The development of Aria’s Unified Channel Billing capability has been driven by real world customers’ needs," said Aria Systems CEO Tom Dibble. Aria has announced Unified Channel Billing, which provides channel businesses with the capability to easily set up and manage billing and rep...
“Appcore delivers a product called Appcore AMP and it’s the industry’s only complete automated cloud management platform. Most of our customers are service providers – we had designed a product specifically for service providers,” explained Jeff Tegethoff, President of Appcore, in this...
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...