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TwinStrata, Inc., the leading innovator of cloud-based data storage, backup and disaster recovery solutions, on Tuesday announced that company CEO Nicos Vekiarides is a featured speaker at Cloud Expo. Specifically, he'll discuss how Cloud SANs are rapidly becoming the new approach to b...
DNAnexus, a DNA data management and analysis platform, today announced agreements with leading institutions – Geisinger Health System (GHS) and the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) – to develop clinically relevant workflows to provide new insights into the use of DNA sequ...
Spending on public IT cloud services will grow at more than five times the rate of the IT industry in 2011, up 30% from 2010, as organizations move a wider range of business applications into the cloud. Small and medium-sized business cloud use will surge in 2011, with adoption of some...
Citrix and Microsoft have circled the globe and are nearing the end of the 160+ city Desktop Virtualization Roadshow. Thousands worldwide have already experienced this event. Secure your seat today to get the answers you need on desktop virtualization. Learn what other companies are do...
Addressing the demands of customers for more choice in managing cloud and virtualized infrastructures, SAP AG on Tuesday announced short and mid-term product and partner-related plans around cloud computing and virtualization management. As part of its product strategy, the company det...
Proofpoint, Inc., the leading provider of SaaS email security, email archiving and data loss prevention solutions, today announced a partnership with Switzerland's leading telecoms provider, Swisscom, to offer Proofpoint's SaaS email archiving solution, Proofpoint ARCHIVE™ as part of S...
SYS-CON Events announced today that the Call for Papers for the iPad Summit is now open. The iPad Summit will take place November 1, 2010, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, California, and is co-located with the 7th International Cloud Expo and the 9th International ...
The last decade saw the growth of Virtualization from its humble beginnings as a developer tool to its increasing adoption in data centers worldwide. It dramatically improved resilience, scalability, portability and utilization, and became one of the key foundations of the Cloud. But t...
blinkx, the world's largest and most advanced video search engine, today launched a public beta version of its world-class product that is specifically designed for mobile access at http://m.blinkx.com/. Starting Wednesday, consumers can access the blinkx Mobile Video Search beta s...
Server application virtualization pioneer, AppZero, on Thursday announced that it has been selected by AlwaysOn as an OnDemand Top 100 winner. The OnDemand Top 100 list highlights companies that are introducing game-changing approaches and technologies that are likely to disrupt existi...
Don't rule out Linux for the Cloud. For example, it's been reported that Canonical COO Matt Asay recently said, "We're now tracking 12,000 active deployments of UEC and we're adding 200 every single day. These are active installations. These aren't people who downloaded it once and kic...
Sybase has announced the availability of Sybase PowerBuilder 12. This latest generation of Sybase's award-winning rapid application development tool empowers developers with the easiest, fastest and most cost-effective path to create or migrate their business applications on the Micros...
At the 5th Cloud Expo, Surgient announced a preview of its new Enterprise Cloud Dashboard, which for the first time gives cloud administrators immediate, comprehensive insight into the infrastructure, services, and users active in the private cloud. “With our new Enterprise Cloud Das...
Enterprise storage service provider Zetta announced the opening of a new data service facility on the East Coast. The new service facility is located in the greater New York City area. This will be the first East Coast data center for Zetta, which also operates two facilities on the We...
Data integrity, security, recovery, privacy and regulatory compliance are the most important attributes for enterprise cloud implementation. Enterprise customers ask for transparency in how the vendors will provide security programs. Many questions need to be asked for any cloud implem...
SpringSource, a division of VMware and the leader in Java application infrastructure and management, today announced the acquisition by VMware of Rabbit Technologies, Ltd., an open source software company based in the United Kingdom. SpringSource will add the RabbitMQ open messaging s...
IceWEB, Inc.™ (OTCBB: IWEB), www.IceWEB.com, a leading provider of Unified Data Storage and building blocks for cloud storage networks, announced today that the IceWEB Storage System’s platform is now shipping with version 3.0. All upgraded functionality...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Ping Identity, the leader in Internet Identity Security, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 5th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on April 19-21, 2010, at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York City. Cloud Expo is the world's leading Clo...
Adaptivity, a leader in IT design for cloud computing and data center transformation, on Friday announced that it has been chosen by AlwaysOn as one of the OnDemand Top 100 winners. Inclusion in the OnDemand 100 signifies leadership amongst its peers and game-changing approaches and t...
Moving to the cloud should not mean you have to do things differently. Find out how you can leverage your internal identity and access infrastructure to enforce your internal roles, policies and workflows in the cloud. In her session at the 5th International Cloud Expo, Anita Moorth...
The “root cause” of IT delivery limitations is directly linked to how systems are designed, built and implemented. Transforming IT Design from an Art to a Science is a critical success factor to enabling the Enterprise Cloud. In his session at the 5th International Cloud Expo, Mike...
The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux, today announced that CUBRID is its newest member. CUBRID provides an open source database system that is optimized for web services to support mission-critical Internet applications. T...
The “root cause” of IT delivery limitations is directly linked to how systems are designed, built and implemented. Designing and implementing Cloud in an Enterprise requires a multi-dimensional design approach. In his general session at the 5th International Cloud Expo, Tony Bishop, ...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Switch and Data, a leading provider of network-neutral data center and Internet exchange services, has been named “Bronze Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 5th International Cloud Expo (www.CloudComputingExpo.com), which will take place on April 19-21, 2010, at ...
Upheavals in the financial service and insurance industry this past year point to the critical need for institutions to evolve their processes to match consumer and market conditions. Without this modernization, firms that continue to operate in the past will continue to be at risk for...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Layer 7 Technologies, the leader in SOA and Cloud governance, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 5th International Cloud Expo (www.CloudComputingExpo.com), which will take place on April 19-21, 2010, at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York City. Cl...
SYS-CON Events announced today that 3Tera, a leading innovator of cloud computing technology and utility computing services, has been named “Silver Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 5th International Cloud Expo (www.CloudComputingExpo.com), which will take place on April 19-21, 2010, at the Jacob ...
A combination of interoperability and portability is the Holy Grail of cloud computing, but is nearly impossible to achieve without standards. Hypervisor vendors give lip service to standardization, but have yet to deliver. Standards enable open source applications, foster competition ...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Azati Corporation, creator of the Azati Cloud Control (ACC) system, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 5th International Cloud Expo (www.CloudComputingExpo.com), which will take place on April 19-21, 2010, at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York Cit...
Veeam Software, disaster recovery and systems management solutions for VMware virtual datacenter environments, has launched a customized partner program for service providers and cloud computing providers that specifically aligns to the way they do business. Veeam’s ProPartner Servi...
Interest in cloud computing has been growing rapidly over the past year, with the advent of both new technologies and innovative business models. With many enterprises looking to deploy cloud solutions, there is a growing need for a comprehensive ecosystem of both service and technolog...
Discussing the core challenges that face every organization, such as SSO, Access Controls, Identity Provisioning, and Federation, we’ll take a deeper look into the components of a comprehensive IAM system. Specifically addressing the extension of IAM to the Cloud and identity integrati...
This session will examine cloud computing approaches for organizations to run business analytics on hundreds of terabytes of data from multiple sources (operational data, finance data, sales data, as well as external data on markets and customers), and enable business analysts to do ra...
TechnoDyne, a leading software services company, will be an exhibiter at SYS-CON’s 5th International Cloud Expo on April 19-21, 2010 at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York City. TechnoDyne is an IT services consulting company that advises on and implements IT solutions for t...
Virtual Ark can manage dedicated instances of the application for specific customer needs as if they were "one" application instance. In our view, the security, integration and performance requirements of our target market, large enterprise customers, are ill-suited to multi-tenant sol...
Microsoft delivers enterprise and consumer cloud services from a global infrastructure that must keep customer data secure and maintain privacy and availability. Learn how Microsoft has built on the same security principles used to manage risks to Microsoft software development and ope...
Companies are becoming increasingly proficient at cross-platform marketing, in particular, using social media sites, such as Twitter, Facebook and MySpace, in conjunction with traditional media, to drive traffic to websites. If done well, when the users from all of these sources conver...
Easy SaaS enablement on the cloud. Too good to be true? In her session at the 5th International Cloud Expo, Emma Pudney, EVP of Product Strategy and Development at Virtual Ark, will take you through a real-world example of technically enabling an ISV application and the challenges Vi...
Security on the cloud isn't bad, it's just different. In her session at the 5th International Cloud Expo, Emma Pudney, EVP of Product Strategy and Development at Virtual Ark, explains Virtual Ark’s “watertight” approach to security on the cloud and how it protects your application a...
You are interested in cloud computing, but where do you start? How are vendors defining Cloud Computing? What do you need to know to figure out which applications make sense in the cloud? And is any of this real today? In his session at the 5th International Cloud Expo, Bill Zack, an...