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A-Server, a specialist in datacenter virtualization, will launch a new version of its Datacenter-as-a-Service platform at SYS-CON's 5th International Cloud Computing Expo, which will take place on April 19-21, 2010, at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York City. A-Server, a si...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Objectivity, a leading provider of scalable database management solutions for mission-critical, real-time and distributed applications, has been named “Bronze Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 5th International Cloud Expo (www.CloudComputingExpo.com), which will...
"Through Virtustream's three pillars of service excellence - Professional Services, Cloud Services and Managed Services - xStream is bookended by deeply experienced transformation services and the operating skills to sustain it," said Kevin Reid, CEO at Virtustream, as his company toda...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Navajo Systems, a provider of Virtual Private SaaS, has been named “Bronze Sponsor” of SYS-CON’s 5th International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo (www.CloudComputingExpo.com), which will take place on April 19-21, 2010, at the Jacob Javits Convent...
We are constantly bombarded with articles and presentations about the security risks in cloud computing and why organizations need to be concerned about them as they consider a move. The truth is that organizations do need to be concerned about security – but they needn’t be paralyzed ...
There are unique technical challenges and advantages associated with performing digital forensics and incident response in virtualization and cloud environments. What are the advanced threats specific to these environments and why are traditional security/forensic solutions and practic...
Platform as a Service (PaaS) provides developers with a complete environment that is fully configured and ready to use for deploying applications. But, can enterprise IT really set up a single general purpose platform that satisfies the requirements of all its departments and developer...
SYS-CON Events announced today that OpSource, the leader in enterprise-class hosting and services, 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. C...
Deploying backup and replication operations over a WAN can have a negative impact on data recovery times and network bandwidth utilization. Storage virtualization technologies, such as virtualized iSCSI SANs and virtual appliances for WAN optimization, can eliminate WAN performance iss...
The same-origin security model that governs how code running in-browser interacts with sensitive data is breaking down. In his session at the 5th International Cloud Expo, Mike Samuel, Software Engineer at Google, will show how various alternative security models virtualize the DOM a...
Organizations embracing Cloud Computing are quickly realizing how Data Grid technology can solve many of the challenges associated with running applications on distributed shared infrastructure across the globe. From hosting data as a service, sharing application state across applicati...
Learn how to leverage a core asset of business – the application. By making applications mobile they can run in any cloud, move at the speed of the network and be provisioned from a single “gold” image to multiple destinations. In his session at the 5th International Cloud Expo, Greg...
Third Generation outsourcing is here! First Generation was "your mess for less"; Second Generation is strategic or selective sourcing, including hosting. Third Generation Outsourcing, as a result of the emergence of Cloud Computing, stands to materially revolutionize and challenge trad...
The foundation for this new trusted computing infrastructure is a hardware root of trust derived from Intel® Trusted Execution Technology (TXT), which authenticates each and every step of the boot sequence, from verifying hardware configurations and initializing the BIOS to launching t...
Rackspace Hosting company for cloud computing industry, announced the company has expanded its leadership team, naming Steve Mills as Chief Information Officer and Pat Cathey as Vice President of Enterprise Sales. Both positions are newly created to support Rackspace market growth. ...
Fear the cloud! That is the conventional thinking of the security industry. Their issue is the uncertainty surrounding virtualization because it is “in the cloud,” and, therefore, beyond control. But is that really true? In his session at the 5th International Cloud Expo, Doug Barbin...
SYS-CON Events announced today that The Planet, the leading provider of on demand IT Infrastructure solutions, hosting more than 20,000 small- and medium-size businesses and 18.5 million Web sites worldwide, has been named "Gold Sponsor" of Cloud Expo 2010. The Planet customers have th...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Hatsize, a SaaS provider of automated web-based demonstration and training environments for complex technology products, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 5th International Cloud Expo (www.CloudComputingExpo.com), which will take place on April 19-21, 2010, ...
What prevents an enterprise scale explosion in cloud processing that matches the individual and SMB growth patterns that have already been recorded? What stops important government and commercial mission-essential applications and services from being confidently migrated to the cloud i...
In a move that further solidifies the city’s position as a leader in technological business and industry, Farmers Branch Mayor Tim O’Hare has announced that SoftLayer Technologies is bringing its headquarters and world-class, on-demand virtual data center services to Farmers Branch. T...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Unisys, an innovator in bringing business solutions to global enterprises, has been named “Gold Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 5th International Cloud Expo (www.CloudComputingExpo.com), which will take place on April 19-21, 2010, at the Jacob Javits Conventio...
Not all clouds are created equal. A successful private cloud starts with a good design, its form following the key requirements set by business users and IT leadership: for example, sizing available compute infrastructure, defining expected peak and off-peak workloads, and creating use...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Horizon Data Center Solutions, a leading data center and IT flexsourcing firm, has been named “Lunch Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 5th International Cloud Expo (www.CloudComputingExpo.com), which will take place on April 19-21, 2010, at the Jacob Javits Conv...
What are the essential concerns, best practices and techniques to help better maximize the security posture of Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) deployments? In his session at the 5th International Cloud Expo, Glenn Brunette, Distinguished Engineer and Chief Security Architect at Sun ...
There’s PaaS (Platform as a Service), IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service), SaaS (Software as a Service) and a growing number of “aaS” solutions on the market. But which one is right for you and will address your company’s needs? In his session at the 5th International Cloud Expo, Max Co...
SYS-CON Events announced today that SAS 70 Solutions, a leading provider of assurance, compliance and advisory services, 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 Cente...
To meet customers' increasing expectations for prompt, reliable service, communications service providers must fill the critical gap that has long existed between offer creation and order delivery. By recognizing the central role that order management plays in this process, providers c...
Pervasive Software of embeddable data management and data integration software and in enabling revolutionary next-generation analytics, on Monday announced that it has selected the Microsoft Windows Azure platform as the future platform for Pervasive BusinessXchange WebDI, its hosted b...
NetSuite Inc. a leading vendor of cloud computing business management software suites, on Thursday announced that RedBuilt LLC, a leading innovator and supplier of engineered wood products for the commercial and multi-family construction industry, has switched from SAP to NetSuite for ...
SYS-CON Events announced today that eSalesTrack, a provider of on-demand CRM, 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. Cloud Expo is the world...
Elastra Corporation announced that Everything Channel's CRN has named its Enterprise Cloud Server (ECS) as one of the "100 Coolest Cloud Computing Products" of the year, and part of the top "20 Coolest Cloud Infrastructure Vendors." The Top 100 Cloud Computing products include 20 stora...
IceWEB, a provider of building blocks for cloud storage networks and purpose built appliances, on Wednesday announced that the Company has launched its new website located at www.IceWEB.com. IceWEB’s CEO, John R. Signorello, said of the new website, “The redesigned www.iceweb.com site ...
3PAR announced on Wednesday the Get Thin Guarantee, a new 3PAR program that guarantees capacity savings of at least 50% to customers converting from existing "fat" volumes on traditional storage to new thin volumes on any 3PAR InServ Storage Server with Thin Built In. Under the term...
PBDJ News: CIO Insight Editor in Chief Brian P. Watson posted on Tuesday an exclusive interview with Sybase CIO Jim Swartz. "Sybase has made a major transition to become a mobility software provider. But beyond boosting the company's core offerings, CIO Jim Swartz is looking heavily...
Citrix Online’s strategy addresses the strong growth potential for high definition and affordable audio conferencing services. According to Wainhouse Research, an independent firm that provides insight on the global markets for this sector, Citrix Online is well-positioned to meet the ...
Wyse Technology on Wednesday announced the availability of the Wyse X90cw, a breakthrough ultra-mobile virtual client, new from the ground up, second generation device designed for "anywhere" access to cloud and client virtualization environments. With an Intel Atom processor, Wyse X90...
Keynote addresses from the leaders of Nokia, Qualcomm and Hisense, a candid discussion with Federal Communications Chairman (FCC) Julius Genachowski and thoughts on the future of retail from the leaders of Best Buy, Systemex, Wal-Mart and X-cite were recent highlights at the 2010 Inter...
TomTom, the world’s leading provider of navigation solutions and digital maps, announced at CES 2010 that it has been named an International CES Innovations 2010 Design and Engineering Awards Honoree for its TomTom app for iPhone. Products entered in this prestigious program are judged...
When the blizzard of December 2009 froze out auto, rail and air travel in many areas of the East Coast and Midwest, commuters and businesses were literally stopped in their tracks. The Wall Street Journal is even hinting that continued weather disruption throughout the rest of the wint...
FlyCast today announced its new mobile application development ecosystem, called "appMobi", which will allow web developers to create rich native iPhone and Android applications simply by using familiar tools like Adobe DreamWeaver™ and Microsoft Visual Studio™. Primarily known for its...