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CTO Power Panel at Cloud Expo New York: Has Cloud Changed Enterprise IT?

Panelists to discuss if cloud computing has changed enterprise IT forever and for always

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What are the technical advantages - and disadvantages - of moving to the Cloud? Is there an optimal mix of traditional IT and cloud computing?

This fast-moving CTO Power Panel at the 8th International Cloud Expo, moderated by Cloud Expo Conference Chair Jeremy Geelan, will liven up your lunch-hour by answering these questions and more:

  • What tools are still necessary to deliver on the promise of cloud computing in the enterprise?
  • How close are we to achieving Secure Cloud Computing?
  • What are the pluses and minuses of public clouds, private clouds and hybrid cloud solutions?
  • Should developers care about Cloud Computing?
  • Is there a simple way to compare the performance, security and quality of various cloud computing providers?
  • How important is Open Source to the future of the Cloud?
  • How about standards, how far along are we there? Are clouds interoperable yet? If not, should they be?
  • What's really involved when moving an application from your enterprise data center to the cloud?
  • How does latency change when applications are moved to the cloud?
  • What services or capabilities can real-world enterprises expect to see in the Software-as-a-Service, Platform-as-a-Service and Infrastructure-as-a-Service layers?
  • What other new cloud technologies are coming over the horizon?

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Panelist Bios:
Dr. Rich Wolski is the Chief Technology Officer and Co-founder of Eucalyptus Systems Inc., and a Professor of Computer Science at the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB). Having received his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of California at Davis (while a researcher at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory) he has also held positions at the University of California, San Diego, and the University of Tennessee.

Vineet Tyagi is Head of Impetus Labs at Impetus Technologies, an award-winning software product engineering company, serving customers ranging from aggressive startups to large technology companies, to develop innovative software products.

Bill Zack is an Architect Evangelist with Microsoft. He comes to this role after serving as a Solutions Architect in the Financial Services Unit of Microsoft Consulting Services. His experience includes developing, supporting and evangelizing .NET/SOA based frameworks used to jump-start development projects for financial services companies. Prior to joining Microsoft he acted as a Consultant, Architect, Administrator, Developer, and System Integrator. He has also authored several computer books and white papers.

Scott Chasin is CTO McAfee Content & Cloud. He is widely recognized as a pioneer and leading visionary in the cloud security industry, having pioneered the development and marketing of several SaaS-based messaging, collaboration and security-focused technologies. He is credited with the launch of the first Web-based email consumer service, and delivered the first IP-based commercially hosted messaging service supporting thousands of businesses and millions of end users worldwide.

Mark Hinkle is the Vice President of Community at Cloud.com. the maker of the open source cloud computing management software, CloudStack. He also is along-time open source expert and advocate. He is a co-founder of both the Open Source Management Consortium and the Desktop Linux Consortium. Hinkle is also the author of the book, "Windows to Linux Business Desktop Migration" (Thomson, 2006).

Logan McLeod is Director of Cloud Strategy at Dell.

Cloud Expo up next at the Javits in Manhattan

A Rock Star Faculty, Top Keynotes, Sessions, and Top Delegates!
Cloud Expo 2011 New York, June 6-9, 2011, at the Javits Center, New York City, New York, will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading Cloud industry players in the world.

The growth and success of Cloud Computing will be on display at the upcoming Cloud Expo conferences and exhibitions in New York, June 6-9, and in Santa Clara, November 7-10, 2011.

The recent Cloud Expo at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, was the largest Cloud Computing conference ever produced, more sponsors, exhibitors and delegates than all other Cloud events of the year combined!

The four-day New York event will attract more than 10,000 delegates from 48 countries and over 200 sponsors and exhibitors on a 120,000 sq ft show floor!

Empire State Building - walking distance from Cloud Expo New York at the Javits Center!

All main layers of the Cloud ecosystem will be represented in the 7th and 8th International Cloud Expo - the infrastructure players, the platform providers, and those offering applications, and they'll all be here to speak, sponsor, exhibit and network.

"Cloud Expo was announced on February 24, 2007, the day the term ‘cloud computing' was coined," said Fuat Kircaali, founder and chairman of SYS-CON Events, Inc. "Cloud has become synonymous with ‘computing' and ‘software' in two short years, and this event has become the new PC Expo, Comdex, and InternetWorld of our decade. By 2012, more than 50,000 delegates per year will be attending Cloud Expo."

Sponsorship Opportunities
for Cloud Expo 2011 New York
Cloud Expo 2011 New York "show prospectus" has shipped. Sponsorship, exhibit, and keynote opportunities can be obtained from Carmen Gonzalez by email at events (at) sys-con.com, or by phone 201 802 3021.

Early Bird Registration Options
for Cloud Expo 2011 New York
Cloud Expo delegates can pre-register for Cloud Expo 2011 New York with $500+ savings here.

About SYS-CON Media & Events
SYS-CON Media (www.sys-con.com) has since 1994 been connecting technology companies and customers through a comprehensive content stream at www.sys-con.com - featuring over forty focused subject areas, from Cloud Computing to Web Security - interwoven with market-leading full-scale conferences produced by SYS-CON Events. The company's internationally recognized brands include among others Cloud Computing Expo (www.CloudComputingExpo.com), Virtualization Conference & Expo (www.VirtualizationConference.com), Government IT Conference & Expo (www.GovITExpo.com), Cloud Computing Bootcamp (www.CloudComputingBootcamp.com), and UlitzerLive! New Media Conference & Expo (http://events.sys-con.com).

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