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Find Your Way Through the Clouds
Sign Up Today for
Cloud Computing Bootcamp
at Cloud Expo 2011 New York

  Want to make sense of the hottest new concept in Enterprise IT?
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Cloud computing is a technology that has rapidly evolving peppered with a lot of hype along the way. Customers find it hard to navigate through this and make sense of what aspects of this technology will give them real business benefit..

Cloud Expo's ever-popular Cloud Computing Bootcamp is a great way to get a practical understanding of this technology. We offer multiple days of actionable insight into what vendor offerings are currently available and help you comprehend their strategy.

Allow the experts who keep a tab on the hype to help you differentiate between "cloudwashed" and real cloud solutions.

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The ever-popular Bootcamp, which is now held regularly around the world, is being held this time round in conjunction the 8th Cloud Expo in New York, NY (June 6-9, 2011). It is led by our 2011 Bootcamp Instructor Larry Carvalho.

BOOTCAMP SUMMARY: A compelling deep-dive into just what it takes to take full advantage of cloud computing. Get a fuller understanding of the capabilities of different vendors and how they address rapidly changing market demands.


Boot Camp Agenda: Cloud Computing Bootcamp

Cloud Computing Expo 2011
New York, NY Day 1 - Monday, June 6th

10:30 – 12:00 pm

What is cloud computing Presentations and discussion moderated by Larry Carvalho featuring several well known cloud computing experts.

The Case for Cloud Computing: A CIO's Perspective
As the world considers how to leverage cloud computing a confusing stream of successes and failures greet at every corner. For the risk adverse, cloud appears too immature to seriously consider. On the other hand, cloud is an opportunity that cannot be avoided. From a CIO's perspective, how does one mitigate the risks and reap the rewards?

In this presentation, we will discuss economics, risk management, governance and vendor management. Emphasis is placed on business value and differentiation.

Tim Crawford is VP of Information Technology & CIO of All Covered, a division of Konica Minolta Business Solutions USA

1:00 - 1:45 pm Opening Keynote | Steve Schuckenbrock, Dell
1:50 - 2:20 pm General Session | Bill Zack, Microsoft
2:40 - 3:25 pm

Larry Carvalho

Mapping the Cloud Ecosystem: Who are the entities that make up the cloud computing ecosystem? This session will covering start-ups, enterprise vendors, service and hosting providers that are mapped to solutions provided.

3:30 - 4:00 pm General Session | Terry Woloszyn, PerspecSys
4:05 - 4:50 pm

Larry Carvalho

Identifying your own position in the ecosystem: The application of cloud computing to practical uses depends on various factors. It depends on whether you are a customer (large or mid-market), systems integrator/service provider or independent software vendor? In this session, get an awareness of the capabilities of different entities and how they are addressing rapidly changing market demands.

4:55 - 5:40 pm

Cloud Trends - BigData and DevOps - Enterprises across the globe are including Cloud in their Big Data strategy for faster, smarter and better solutions to their Big Data problems. The session will address important questions and present strategies for key objectives such as:

  • Which Big Data problems qualify for Cloud
  • Leveraging Cloud as the Big Data platform
  • Strategies for moving your Big Data solutions to the Cloud
  • Addressing security, scalability, maintenance, performance challenges
Vineet Tyagi is Head of Impetus Labs at Impetus Technologies.

DevOps is an emerging set of principles and practices that are focused on removing the bottlenecks, conflicts, and inefficiencies that traditionally plague IT organizations. In this session, you will learn about DevOps practices that have enabled leading IT organizations to move at levels of speed, flexibility, and reliability that defy conventional wisdom.

Damon Edwards is the co-founder the DTO Solutions consulting group, editor of dev2ops.org, and co-host of The DevOps Cafe podcast.
5:45 - 6:30 pm Larry Carvalho

Open standards and open source in the cloud: Do you take the toll or the toll-free road? Does it make a difference if solutions are measured by Service Level Agreements between consumers and providers of cloud solutions? The role of open standards is important preventing vendor lock-in while picking a solution. In this session, you will be able to discern between various options before you embark on your journey.
6:35 - 7:05 pm

General Session | Bill Lowry, Terremark

7:10 - 7:55 pm

Larry Carvalho

Economic and budgeting dynamics: Information technology (IT) use in the new era will require change in how initiatives are funded and charged back to business units. Cloud delivery of services will require IT financing to review executive considerations while measuring subscription, usage or ad supported business models. Service providers need to consider to sales commissions, renewals and billing models. In this session, get an insight into how this business model will play into your initiatives.

7:40 - 9:00 pm Welcome Reception: Expo Floor Open

Cloud Computing Expo 2011
New York, NY Day 2 - Tuesday, June 7th

7:00 am

Registration Opens

7:40 - 8:10 am

General Session

8:15 - 9:00 am Day 2 Keynote | Chris Leone, Anthony Lye & Marc Schwarz, Oracle
9:05 - 9:50 am

General Session | Pete Malcolm, Abiquo

9:55 - 10:40 am

Larry Carvalho

Assessing Applications for Cloud Applicability

10:30 - 12:30 pm Morning Coffee Break: Expo Floor Open
11:45 - 12:15 pm

General Session | Rex Wang, Oracle

12:30 - 1:30 pm

Lunch Break

12:45 - 1:30 pm CTO Power Panel
Rich Wolski & Vineet Tyagi & Bill Zack & Scott Chasin & Mark R. Hinkle & Logan Mcleod
1:35 - 2:05 pm General Session | Jelle Frank van der Zwet, Interxion
2:10 - 2:55 pm

Larry Carvalho

Connecting the dots: Cloud computing is not always the best approach to a business problem. You need to connect your requirements to solutions that are available in the market. How do you determine a road map to take advantage of this very nascent technology? This session will help you develop a strategy to gauge the relevance of cloud computing to your business needs.

3:00 - 3:45 pm General Session | Dell & VMware
3:50 - 6:00 pm Afternoon Snack Break: Expo Floor Open
5:00 - 5:30 pm General Session | Stephen Sicola, Xiotech
5:35 - 9:00 pm CLOUD CAMP

Cloud Computing Expo 2010
New York, NY Day 3 - Wednesday, June 8th

Portfolio and Strategy day Moderated by Larry Carvalho
These sessions will give attendees knowledge of vendor portfolio and their strategy/plans to enhance offerings in the future to meet customer demands. Each vendor will get about 20 minutes. If attendees need further clarification, they could reach out to speakers after the session or visit vendors exhibit.

7:00 am

Registration Opens

7:40 - 8:10 am

"Early-Bird" Power Panel

8:15 - 9:00 am Oracle
Rex Wang, Vice President of Product Marketing
Roadmap to Enterprise Private PaaS

CA Technologies
Andi Mann

This short session will present a concise, clear, and actionable roadmap for enterprises and service providers to deliver cost-saving, value-adding, and revenue-generating public, private, and hybrid cloud offerings that leverage existing investments and drive competitive advantage.
9:05 - 9:35 am

General Session | Andi Mann, CA Technologies

9:45 - 10:30 am

Day 3 Keynote | Pete Malcolm, Abiquo

10:30 - 12:30 pm Morning Coffee Break: Expo Floor Open
11:45 - 12:30 pm

General Session | John Engates, Rackspace

12:30 - 1:30 pm

Lunch Break

12:45 - 1:30 pm CEO Power Panel
Treb Ryan & Cory Isaacson & Praveen Kankariya & Brad Hokamp & Lawrence Guillory & Andy Burton & Paulo Rosado
1:35 - 2:20 pm General Session
2:25 -3:10 pm Dell - Finding Your Path on the Journey to Cloud
Egan Christensen & Mitchell McGovern, Cloud Principal Executive Office of the CTO 

At Dell, we, see cloud as a journey with many possible paths, important questions to ask and critical decisions to be made. The path you take will depend on the needs and goals of your business, the expectations of your customers and the demands of your industry. Enabling an end-to-end cloud ecosystem begins with understanding your organizational pain points and opportunities, assessing your current infrastructure, and implementing the right technologies at the right time.


Cloud.com - Accelerating the Enterprise Journey to the Cloud
Peder Ulander, CMO, Cloud.com
Cloud computing and virtualization are the hottest buzz words in the industry today as data centers undergo a massive transformation of their servers, storage and network systems. The focus most recently has been on applications but it is data center architecture and platform choices that play a critical role to deliver highly reliable and secure applications in the cloud. In this session, learn about some of the key enterprise trends and how they are driving changes in how IT services are delivered and consumed. Get an overview architecting a cloud platform designed to deliver to enable ultimate performance of applications in a virtualized environment.
3:15 - 4:00 pm Red Hat - Real Clouds, Real Products to Make it Happen. Public and Private Cloud Solutions from Red Hat
Jimmy Guerrero is Red Hat's "PaaS Dude". He resides in Nome, Alaska with his greyhound Lizzy.

In this talk we'll look at how to take your existing Red Hat assets like RHEL, JBoss and RHEV plus emerging technologies like CloudForms to create private clouds in the datacenter. Also, covered are Red Hat's latest public cloud PaaS offerings OpenShift Flex and Express. Put away the slides, we are talking about looking a real products to build and deploy applications onto real clouds.


IBM Enterprise Cloud Computing - What is IBM doing and where is IBM going?
Mac Devine, IBM Distinguished Engineer and CTO For Cloud Partnerships and Client Innovation

On April 7th, IBM announced it's new focus on Enterprise Cloud Computing but what does this really mean and how does IBM plan to differentiate itself from other Cloud providers? Mac Devine will provide the answers to these questions as well as provide a view into IBM's path forward
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4:00 - 6:00 pm Afternoon Snack Break: Expo Floor Open
5:00 - 5:30 pm General Session
5:35 - 6:20 pm Eucalyptus
David Butler

Eucalyptus is the most widely deployed software platform for IaaS clouds with over 25000 cloud starts to date. This presentation will provide a look inside the cloud platform and discuss most popular use cases such as dev/test/deploy and scalable web services.


EMC
Scott Burgess, Director Office of the CTO EMC Consulting

EMC is a market maker and innovator in cloud technologies who's mission is to "lead customers on their journey to cloud computing and transforming IT". This session will provide insight into EMC's view of the current and soon to come cloud landscape with a direct tie to the portfolio of cloud focused products and services needed to position the enterprise IT organization for success.
6:25 - 7:10 pm Telx
Darryl Brown, Director, Cloud, SaaS & Media

What's a Hybrid anyway - From Gas to all electric. On-premise, off-site, collocated or in the cloud. One size doesn't fit all. Understand different ways of meeting Hybrid cloud needs from connectivity, redundancy, privacy whilst continuing to meet performance. See how Telx strategy maps with customer expectations.


Eucalyptus
Paul Weiss

Eucalyptus is the world's most widely deployed software platform for on-premise Infrastructure-as-as-Service Clouds. Come join us demonstrate the most complete AWS compatible Enterprise ready IaaS Cloud. See how Eucalyptus customers are taking advantage of AWS compatibility in both private and hybrid deployments.

Cloud Computing Expo 2011
New York, NY Day 4 - Thursday, June 9th

DEMO Day Moderated by Larry Carvalho
Attendees will get an understanding of various vendor products by seeing them in action. The products will demonstrate basic aspects of cloud computing i.e managed, on-demand, metered and automated. Each vendor will have 15 minutes to present solution. If attendees need further clarification, they could reach out to vendors after the session or visit vendors exhibit.

7:00 am

Registration Opens

7:40 - 8:10 am

"Early-Bird" Power Panel

8:15 - 9:00 am Day 4 Keynote
9:05 - 9:35 am

General Session

9:45 - 10:30 am

Dell - HPC Cloud Bursting, Real-time User Application
Ram Joginpalli, Sr Manager, Global HPC Lead, Dell Services

Demo showing how HPC Cloud is used in today's real life situation to improve efficiency and productivity.


Oracle - Enterprise Cloud Management
Dan Koloski, Director of Product Management and Business Development for Oracle

10:30 - 12:30 pm Morning Coffee Break: Expo Floor Open
11:45 - 12:15 pm

General Session

12:30 - 1:30 pm

Lunch Break

12:45 - 1:30 pm CMO Power Panel
1:35 - 2:05 pm General Session
2:10 - 2:55 pm

CA Technologies
Brad Loomis

Come experience the revolutionary CA AppLogic cloud platform, and see how easy it can be to draw (yes, draw - like in visio!) and deploy your applications in the cloud.


Abiquo - The Virtual Enterprise: Secure Cloud Computing
Pete Malcolm

Enterprises' concerns around security continue to be the biggest barrier to cloud adoption. While multi-tenancy is one of the primary features of cloud computing, it requires that the tenants be separated and controlled. The Virtual Enterprise solves both the security and multi-tenancy issues and empowers an enterprise cloud model.

3:00 - 3:45 pm Red Hat - Got Code? We got Cloud.
Davis Blado is Red Hat's "PaaS Evangelist"

Join us for an action packed hour of taking real PHP, Java, Ruby and Python applications and getting them deployed to the cloud. We'll leverage Red Hat's latest public cloud PaaS, OpenShift to make it happen. Bring your laptop but don't bother checking email. You'll be busy using real products to deploy real applications in the cloud.


IBM - Get Smart - with an analytic example from the IBM

Andrea Greggo, Senior Solution Analyst at IBM for Business Analytics and Cloud Computing

Take a look at a sample Cognos 10 business analytics service in the IBM SmartCloud. In this session, you will see demonstration of the deployment of an analytic project into the IBM SmartCloud as well as the lifecycle of an analytics project in the cloud from creation to consumption across various user roles.
3:30 - 5:30 pm Afternoon Snack Break: Expo Floor Open
4:00 - 5:45 pm Google - Google App Engine Workshop
Chris Schalk

This workshop introduces attendees to Google App Engine development by leading them through the core essentials using Java and/or Python. In addition to helping users complete setting up their environments, this lab will quickly move on to covering practical programming examples. The initial examples will cover the basics found in the existing getting started guides. We will then progress into other features not currently covered in the online tutorials.

Prerequisites:
Java or Python language development experience.
Please install the Google App Engine SDK as specified at: http://code.google.com/appengine/docs/

Seats are limited to the first 250 attendees.

Click Here to Register Now for Cloud Computing Bootcamp 2011 East and Save!



7th Cloud Expo in Silicon Valley- the Expo Floor attracted more than 4,500 delegates in four days!
A Rock Star Faculty, Top Keynotes, High-Energy Sessions, and Cloud-savvy Delegates!


Cloud Expo New York will feature 150+ technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading Cloud industry players in the world.
 
All the main layers of the Cloud ecosystem will be represented in the 8th International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo - the infrastructure players, the platform providers, and those offering applications. And they'll all be back to speak, sponsor, exhibit and network this November, too, in Santa Clara!
 
The high-energy New York event is a must-attend for senior technologists including CIOs, CTOs, directors of infrastructure, VPs of technology, IT directors and managers, network and storage managers, network engineers, enterprise architects, and communications and networking specialists.



Themes & Topics to Be Discussed in 200+ Technical Sessions

• Cloud Enablement
• Bringing Chargeback to
x the Cloud
• Consumption-Based
xBilling
• Java in the Cloud
• Cloud-Based
xCompliance
• Cloud Federation and
xIntercloud
• Virtual Private SaaS
x (VPS)
• Hardware as a Service
• SaaS, PaaS, and IaaS
• Green IT
• Application Portability
• Virtual Private
xInter-Cloud
• Automation

• High-Performance
xComputing
• Cloudsourcing
• Grid Software
• Cloud-Delivered Testing
• Cloud Lock-in vs.
x Cloud Interoperability
• Web-scale Computing
• In-Cloud Data
x Encryption
• Cloud Delivered Security
• Cloud Reliability
• Cloud Serviceability
x & Architecture
• Elastic Computing
• Secure Cloud
x Computing
• Cloud Management

• Cloud Databases
• Private vs. Public Clouds
• Cloud Computing & SOA
• Enterprise Cloud
• Scalability g
• Internal Clouds
• Cloud Analytics
• Cloud Computing &
xSMBs
• Cloud Applications
• Enterprise Cloud
x Orchestration
• Multi-Cloud World
• Fabric Computing
• Cloud Internetworking
• Eclipse & Cloud
xComputing
• HPC in the Cloud



Benefits of Attending the Three-Day Technical Program
  LEARN exactly why cloud computing is relevant today from an economic, business and technology standpoint.
  HEAR first-hand from industry experts what issues and questions you should consider when evaluating cloud-based systems.
  SEE what the potential benefits - and pitfalls - are of moving to the cloud.
  DISCOVER what to look for in a cloud computing provider to ensure the security of your data and applications.
  FIND OUT how to transform a traditional data center that is less flexible and costly to a cloud computing environment that is secure, virtualized and automated.
  ATTEND our one-day Cloud Computing Bootcamp entirely FREE of charge with your “Golden Pass” delegate registration.
  MASTER how to improve business agility while lowering operating and capital costs within the enterprise.
  LEARN what works, what doesn't, and what's next.
SYS-CON Events Expo Floor at New York City’s Jacob Javits Convention Center
Benefits of Visiting the Cloud Expo Floor
  VISIT our 100+ booths, demo theaters and exhibits and ask questions face-to-face with vendors that might save your company millions of dollars.
  ENJOY special events & giveaways, happening throughout the largest Cloud conference in the world.
  WIN software and services offered by sponsors & exhibitors in various drawings
  VIEW industry movers and shakers being interviewed live at our on-site SYS-CON.TV studio.
  RELAX in our Beanbag Lounge and take advantage of our free wireless broadband.


SOA in the Cloud


The convergence of SOA and Cloud Computing is now so clear as an industry-wide trend, SOA in the Cloud track will cover rich content focus at the Cloud Expo In New York.


RIAs in the Cloud


The rise of RIAs and cloud computing are spawning the need for contextual apps that take advantage of specific functionality offered by operating systems and devices. RIAs in the Cloud track is designed to examine all aspects of RIAs and the cloud.
Articles & Feature Stories
As many know, the first generation of Cloud Management Platform (CMP) solutions were designed for managing virtual infrastructure (IaaS) and traditional applications. But that's no longer enough to satisfy evolving and complex business requirements. In his session at 21st Cloud Expo, Scott Davis, Embotics CTO, explored how next-generation CMPs ensure organizations can manage cloud-native and microservice-based application architectures, while also facilitating agile DevOps methodology. He explained how automation, orchestration and governance are fundamental to managing today's hybrid cloud environments and are critical for digital businesses to deliver services faster, with better user experience and higher quality, all while saving money.
In a recent survey, Sumo Logic surveyed 1,500 customers who employ cloud services such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud Platform (GCP). According to the survey, a quarter of the respondents have already deployed Docker containers and nearly as many (23 percent) are employing the AWS Lambda serverless computing framework. It’s clear: serverless is here to stay. The adoption does come with some needed changes, within both application development and operations. That means serverless is also changing the way we leverage public clouds. Truth-be-told, many enterprise IT shops were so happy to get out of the management of physical servers within a data center that many limitations of the existing public IaaS clouds were forgiven. However, now that we’ve lived a few years with public IaaS clouds, developers and CloudOps pros are giving a huge thumbs down to the ...
Sanjeev Sharma Joins June 5-7, 2018 @DevOpsSummit at @Cloud Expo New York Faculty. Sanjeev Sharma is an internationally known DevOps and Cloud Transformation thought leader, technology executive, and author. Sanjeev's industry experience includes tenures as CTO, Technical Sales leader, and Cloud Architect leader. As an IBM Distinguished Engineer, Sanjeev is recognized at the highest levels of IBM's core of technical leaders.
Nordstrom is transforming the way that they do business and the cloud is the key to enabling speed and hyper personalized customer experiences. In his session at 21st Cloud Expo, Ken Schow, VP of Engineering at Nordstrom, discussed some of the key learnings and common pitfalls of large enterprises moving to the cloud. This includes strategies around choosing a cloud provider(s), architecture, and lessons learned. In addition, he covered some of the best practices for structured team migration and discussed ways to control cloud costs.
Digital transformation is about embracing digital technologies into a company's culture to better connect with its customers, automate processes, create better tools, enter new markets, etc. Such a transformation requires continuous orchestration across teams and an environment based on open collaboration and daily experiments. In his session at 21st Cloud Expo, Alex Casalboni, Technical (Cloud) Evangelist at Cloud Academy, explored and discussed the most urgent unsolved challenges to achieve full cloud literacy in the enterprise world.
Recently, WebRTC has a lot of eyes from market. The use cases of WebRTC are expanding - video chat, online education, online health care etc. Not only for human-to-human communication, but also IoT use cases such as machine to human use cases can be seen recently. One of the typical use-case is remote camera monitoring. With WebRTC, people can have interoperability and flexibility for deploying monitoring service. However, the benefit of WebRTC for IoT is not only its convenience and interoperability. It has lots of potential to address current issues around IoT - security, connectivity and so on - based on P2P technology. It will become a key-component especially in edge computing use cases, in his view.
SYS-CON Events announced today that Synametrics Technologies will exhibit at SYS-CON's 22nd International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 5-7, 2018, at the Javits Center in New York, NY. Synametrics Technologies is a privately held company based in Plainsboro, New Jersey that has been providing solutions for the developer community since 1997. Based on the success of its initial product offerings such as WinSQL, Xeams, SynaMan and Syncrify, Synametrics continues to create and hone innovative products that help customers get more from their computer applications, databases and infrastructure. To date, over one million users around the world have chosen Synametrics solutions to help power their accelerated business and personal computing needs.
"WineSOFT is a software company making proxy server software, which is widely used in the telecommunication industry or the content delivery networks or e-commerce," explained Jonathan Ahn, COO of WineSOFT, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 21st Cloud Expo, held Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
The past few years have brought a sea change in the way applications are architected, developed, and consumed—increasing both the complexity of testing and the business impact of software failures. How can software testing professionals keep pace with modern application delivery, given the trends that impact both architectures (cloud, microservices, and APIs) and processes (DevOps, agile, and continuous delivery)? This is where continuous testing comes in. D
The dynamic nature of the cloud means that change is a constant when it comes to modern cloud-based infrastructure. Delivering modern applications to end users, therefore, is a constantly shifting challenge. Delivery automation helps IT Ops teams ensure that apps are providing an optimal end user experience over hybrid-cloud and multi-cloud environments, no matter what the current state of the infrastructure is. To employ a delivery automation strategy that reflects your business rules, making real-time decisions based on a combination of real user monitoring, synthetic testing, APM, NGINX / local load balancers, and other data sources, is critical.
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Cloud Expo - Cloud Looms Large on SYS-CON.TV


Cloud Expo 2013 East Opening Keynote by IBM
In this Cloud Expo Keynote, Danny Sabbah, CTO & General Manager, Next Generation Platform, will detail the critical architectural considerations and success factors organizations must internalize to successfully implement, optimize and innovate using next generation architectures.
Lisa Larson, Vice President of Enterprise Cloud Solutions of Rackspace Hosting Live From New York City
In the old world of IT, if you didn't have hardware capacity or the budget to buy more, your project was dead in the water. Budget constraints can leave some of the best, most creative and most ingenious innovations on the cutting room floor. It's a true dilemma for developers and innovators – why spend the time creating, when a project could be abandoned in a blink? That was the old world. In the new world of IT, developers rule. They have access to resources they can spin up instantly. A hybrid cloud ignites innovation and empowers developers to focus on what they need. A hybrid cloud blends the best of all worlds, public cloud, private cloud and dedicated servers to fit the needs of developers and offer the ideal environment for each app and workload without the constraints of a one-size-fits-all cloud.

Keynote: Driving Cloud Innovation: SSDs Change Cloud Storage Paradigm
Cloud is a transformational shift in computing that can have a powerful effect on enterprise IT when designed correctly and used to its full potential. Join Citrix in a discussion that centers on building, connecting and empowering users with cloud services and hear examples of how enterprises are solving real-world business challenges with an architecture and solution purpose-built for the cloud.

Go Beyond IaaS to Deliver "Anything As a Service"
Many organizations want to expand upon the IaaS foundation to deliver cloud services in all forms—software, mobility, infrastructure and IT. Understanding the strategy, planning process and tools for this transformation will help catalyze changes in the way the business operates and deliver real value. Join us to learn about the new ITaaS model and how to begin the transformation.


@CloudExpo Stories
As many know, the first generation of Cloud Management Platform (CMP) solutions were designed for managing virtual infrastructure (IaaS) and traditional applications. But that's no longer enough to satisfy evolving and complex business requirements. In his session at 21st Cloud Expo, Scott Davis, Embotics CTO, explored how next-generation CMPs ensure organizations can manage cloud-native and microservice-based application architectures, while also facilitating agile DevOps methodology. He expla...
In a recent survey, Sumo Logic surveyed 1,500 customers who employ cloud services such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud Platform (GCP). According to the survey, a quarter of the respondents have already deployed Docker containers and nearly as many (23 percent) are employing the AWS Lambda serverless computing framework. It’s clear: serverless is here to stay. The adoption does come with some needed changes, within both application development and operations. Tha...
Sanjeev Sharma Joins June 5-7, 2018 @DevOpsSummit at @Cloud Expo New York Faculty. Sanjeev Sharma is an internationally known DevOps and Cloud Transformation thought leader, technology executive, and author. Sanjeev's industry experience includes tenures as CTO, Technical Sales leader, and Cloud Architect leader. As an IBM Distinguished Engineer, Sanjeev is recognized at the highest levels of IBM's core of technical leaders.
Nordstrom is transforming the way that they do business and the cloud is the key to enabling speed and hyper personalized customer experiences. In his session at 21st Cloud Expo, Ken Schow, VP of Engineering at Nordstrom, discussed some of the key learnings and common pitfalls of large enterprises moving to the cloud. This includes strategies around choosing a cloud provider(s), architecture, and lessons learned. In addition, he covered some of the best practices for structured team migration an...
Digital transformation is about embracing digital technologies into a company's culture to better connect with its customers, automate processes, create better tools, enter new markets, etc. Such a transformation requires continuous orchestration across teams and an environment based on open collaboration and daily experiments. In his session at 21st Cloud Expo, Alex Casalboni, Technical (Cloud) Evangelist at Cloud Academy, explored and discussed the most urgent unsolved challenges to achieve f...
Recently, WebRTC has a lot of eyes from market. The use cases of WebRTC are expanding - video chat, online education, online health care etc. Not only for human-to-human communication, but also IoT use cases such as machine to human use cases can be seen recently. One of the typical use-case is remote camera monitoring. With WebRTC, people can have interoperability and flexibility for deploying monitoring service. However, the benefit of WebRTC for IoT is not only its convenience and interopera...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Synametrics Technologies will exhibit at SYS-CON's 22nd International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 5-7, 2018, at the Javits Center in New York, NY. Synametrics Technologies is a privately held company based in Plainsboro, New Jersey that has been providing solutions for the developer community since 1997. Based on the success of its initial product offerings such as WinSQL, Xeams, SynaMan and Syncrify, Synametrics continues to create and hone inn...
"WineSOFT is a software company making proxy server software, which is widely used in the telecommunication industry or the content delivery networks or e-commerce," explained Jonathan Ahn, COO of WineSOFT, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 21st Cloud Expo, held Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
There is a huge demand for responsive, real-time mobile and web experiences, but current architectural patterns do not easily accommodate applications that respond to events in real time. Common solutions using message queues or HTTP long-polling quickly lead to resiliency, scalability and development velocity challenges. In his session at 21st Cloud Expo, Ryland Degnan, a Senior Software Engineer on the Netflix Edge Platform team, will discuss how by leveraging a reactive stream-based protocol,...
Modern software design has fundamentally changed how we manage applications, causing many to turn to containers as the new virtual machine for resource management. As container adoption grows beyond stateless applications to stateful workloads, the need for persistent storage is foundational - something customers routinely cite as a top pain point. In his session at @DevOpsSummit at 21st Cloud Expo, Bill Borsari, Head of Systems Engineering at Datera, explored how organizations can reap the bene...
The past few years have brought a sea change in the way applications are architected, developed, and consumed—increasing both the complexity of testing and the business impact of software failures. How can software testing professionals keep pace with modern application delivery, given the trends that impact both architectures (cloud, microservices, and APIs) and processes (DevOps, agile, and continuous delivery)? This is where continuous testing comes in. D
The dynamic nature of the cloud means that change is a constant when it comes to modern cloud-based infrastructure. Delivering modern applications to end users, therefore, is a constantly shifting challenge. Delivery automation helps IT Ops teams ensure that apps are providing an optimal end user experience over hybrid-cloud and multi-cloud environments, no matter what the current state of the infrastructure is. To employ a delivery automation strategy that reflects your business rules, making r...
Most technology leaders, contemporary and from the hardware era, are reshaping their businesses to do software. They hope to capture value from emerging technologies such as IoT, SDN, and AI. Ultimately, irrespective of the vertical, it is about deriving value from independent software applications participating in an ecosystem as one comprehensive solution. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Kausik Sridhar, founder and CTO of Pulzze Systems, discussed how given the magnitude of today's application ...
Digital Transformation (DX) is not a "one-size-fits all" strategy. Each organization needs to develop its own unique, long-term DX plan. It must do so by realizing that we now live in a data-driven age, and that technologies such as Cloud Computing, Big Data, the IoT, Cognitive Computing, and Blockchain are only tools. In her general session at 21st Cloud Expo, Rebecca Wanta explained how the strategy must focus on DX and include a commitment from top management to create great IT jobs, monitor ...
The 22nd International Cloud Expo | 1st DXWorld Expo has announced that its Call for Papers is open. Cloud Expo | DXWorld Expo, to be held June 5-7, 2018, at the Javits Center in New York, NY, brings together Cloud Computing, Digital Transformation, Big Data, Internet of Things, DevOps, Machine Learning and WebRTC to one location. With cloud computing driving a higher percentage of enterprise IT budgets every year, it becomes increasingly important to plant your flag in this fast-expanding busin...
"Digital transformation - what we knew about it in the past has been redefined. Automation is going to play such a huge role in that because the culture, the technology, and the business operations are being shifted now," stated Brian Boeggeman, VP of Alliances & Partnerships at Ayehu, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 21st Cloud Expo, held Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
Continuous Delivery makes it possible to exploit findings of cognitive psychology and neuroscience to increase the productivity and happiness of our teams. In his session at 22nd Cloud Expo | DXWorld Expo, Daniel Jones, CTO of EngineerBetter, will answer: How can we improve willpower and decrease technical debt? Is the present bias real? How can we turn it to our advantage? Can you increase a team’s effective IQ? How do DevOps & Product Teams increase empathy, and what impact does empath...
You know you need the cloud, but you're hesitant to simply dump everything at Amazon since you know that not all workloads are suitable for cloud. You know that you want the kind of ease of use and scalability that you get with public cloud, but your applications are architected in a way that makes the public cloud a non-starter. You're looking at private cloud solutions based on hyperconverged infrastructure, but you're concerned with the limits inherent in those technologies. What do you do?
In his session at 21st Cloud Expo, Raju Shreewastava, founder of Big Data Trunk, provided a fun and simple way to introduce Machine Leaning to anyone and everyone. He solved a machine learning problem and demonstrated an easy way to be able to do machine learning without even coding. Raju Shreewastava is the founder of Big Data Trunk (www.BigDataTrunk.com), a Big Data Training and consulting firm with offices in the United States. He previously led the data warehouse/business intelligence and B...
Cloud Expo | DXWorld Expo have announced the conference tracks for Cloud Expo 2018. Cloud Expo will be held June 5-7, 2018, at the Javits Center in New York City, and November 6-8, 2018, at the Santa Clara Convention Center, Santa Clara, CA. Digital Transformation (DX) is a major focus with the introduction of DX Expo within the program. Successful transformation requires a laser focus on being data-driven and on using all the tools available that enable transformation if they plan to survive ov...
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Despite the economy, cloud computing is doing well. Gartner estimates the cloud market will double by 2016 to $206 billion. The time for dabbling in the cloud is over! The 14th International Cloud Expo, co-located with 5th International Big Data Expo and 3rd International SDN Expo, to be held June 10-12, 2014, at the Javits Center in New York City, N.Y. announces that its Call for Papers is now open. Topics include all aspects of providing or using massively scalable IT-related capabilities as a service using Internet technologies (see suggested topics below). Cloud computing helps IT cut infrastructure costs while adding new features and services to grow core businesses. Clouds can help grow margins as costs are cut back but service offerings are expanded. Help plant your flag in the fast-expanding business opportunity that is The Cloud, Big Data and Software-Defined Networking: submit your speaking proposal today!
What do you get when you combine Big Data technologies….like Pig and Hive? A flying pig? No, you get a “Logical Data Warehouse.” In 2012, Infochimps (now CSC) leveraged its early use of stream processing, NoSQLs, and Hadoop to create a design pattern which combined real-time, ad-hoc, and batch analytics. This concept of combining the best-in-breed Big Data technologies will continue to advance across the industry until the entire legacy (and proprietary) data infrastructure stack will be replaced with a new (and open) one.
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The notion of improving operational efficiency is conspicuously absent from the healthcare debate - neither Obamacare nor the newly proposed GOP plan discusses the impact that a step-function improvement in efficiency could have on access to healthcare (through more capacity), quality of healthcare services (through reduced wait times for patients) or cost (through better utilization of scarce, expensive assets).
The high barrier to entry prevents many companies from tapping into the full potential of machine learning. But what if you could make it more accessible? We’re in the midst of a data explosion, with today’s enterprises amassing goldmines of information (25 quintillion bytes of data every day, according to some reports). But what exactly are they doing with this data? Considering the volume of data being collected is quickly becoming unmanageable, now is a good time to shift from manual machine learning to a cognitive approach. This enables businesses to better capitalize on their data and fa...
In an attempt to put the patient first in healthcare, Congress and President Obama in 2015 approved a bipartisan bill for United States healthcare reform. The bill is known as “Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015,” or MACRA. Among the major provisions of MACRA is the Quality Payment Program. Under the Quality Payment Program, physicians and nurses receive positive, neutral or negative Medicare payment adjustments based upon a “Patient Satisfaction Score,” that is, patient satisfaction scores have a direct impact on how physicians, physician assistants, nurses, and hospital’s g...
While Artificial Intelligence (AI) may not be a new concept, its contribution to automation may just change the face of business. AI's conception dates as far back as 1950, when Alan Turing proposed the Turing test in order to evaluate a machine's ability to exhibit intelligent behavior. Fast-forward a couple of decades and research led to the creation of well-known theoretical tools such as Fuzzy Logic, Bayesian Networks, Markov Models and Neural Networks. Concurrently, new types of programming languages such as Prolog, LISP and Smalltalk set the scene for most of the modern interpreted langu...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Synametrics Technologies will exhibit at SYS-CON's 22nd International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 5-7, 2018, at the Javits Center in New York, NY. Synametrics Technologies is a privately held company based in Plainsboro, New Jersey that has been providing solutions for the developer community since 1997. Based on the success of its initial product offerings such as WinSQL, Xeams, SynaMan and Syncrify, Synametrics continues to create and hone innovative products that help customers get more from their computer applications, databases and infras...
In a recent post, titled “10 Surprising Facts About Cloud Computing and What It Really Is”, Zac Johnson highlighted some interesting facts about cloud computing in the SMB marketplace: Cloud Computing is up to 40 times more cost-effective for an SMB, compared to running its own IT system. 94% of SMBs have experienced security benefits in the cloud that they didn’t have with their on-premises service
The 22nd International Cloud Expo | 1st DXWorld Expo has announced that its Call for Papers is open. Cloud Expo | DXWorld Expo, to be held June 5-7, 2018, at the Javits Center in New York, NY, brings together Cloud Computing, Digital Transformation, Big Data, Internet of Things, DevOps, Machine Learning and WebRTC to one location. With cloud computing driving a higher percentage of enterprise IT budgets every year, it becomes increasingly important to plant your flag in this fast-expanding business opportunity. Submit your speaking proposal today!
Cloud Expo | DXWorld Expo have announced the conference tracks for Cloud Expo 2018. Cloud Expo will be held June 5-7, 2018, at the Javits Center in New York City, and November 6-8, 2018, at the Santa Clara Convention Center, Santa Clara, CA. Digital Transformation (DX) is a major focus with the introduction of DX Expo within the program. Successful transformation requires a laser focus on being data-driven and on using all the tools available that enable transformation if they plan to survive over the long term. A total of 88% of Fortune 500 companies from a generation ago are now out of busin...
A strange thing is happening along the way to the Internet of Things, namely far too many devices to work with and manage. It has become clear that we'll need much higher efficiency user experiences that can allow us to more easily and scalably work with the thousands of devices that will soon be in each of our lives. Enter the conversational interface revolution, combining bots we can literally talk with, gesture to, and even direct with our thoughts, with embedded artificial intelligence, which can process our conversational commands and orchestrate the outcomes we request across our persona...
Our work, both with clients and with tools, has lead us to wonder how it is that organizations are handling compliance issues in the cloud. The big cloud vendors offer compliance for their infrastructure, but the shared responsibility model requires that you take certain steps to meet compliance requirements. Which lead us to start poking around a little more. We wanted to get a picture of what was available, and how it was being used. There is a lot of fluidity in this space, as in all things cloud. The fact that DevOps Security plays into the cloud compliance model – particularly in dynamic ...
The “Internet of Things” is an exciting area of tech, one in which industry experts estimate there will be more than 30 billion connected IoT devices by 2020. IoT is the inter-networking and instrumentation of physical devices – everything from streets, cars, factories, power grids, ice caps, satellites, and clothing to phones, microwaves, milk containers, planets, human bodies, etc. IoT creates an opportunity to measure, collect and analyze an ever-increasing variety of behavioral statistics. That being said, data, and more importantly insight into the data, is key for enhanced business val...
The goal of Microservices is to improve software delivery speed and increase system safety as scale increases. Microservices being modular these are faster to change and enables an evolutionary architecture where systems can change, as the business needs change. Microservices can scale elastically and by being service oriented can enable APIs natively. Microservices also reduce implementation and release cycle time and enables continuous delivery. This paper provides a logical overview of the Microservices Reference Architecture that highlights various sub systems needed to support Microservic...
Gaining visibility in today’s sprawling cloud infrastructure is complex and laborious, involving drilling down into tools offered by various cloud services providers. Enterprise IT organizations need smarter and effective tools at their disposal in order to address this pertinent problem. Gaining a 360 - degree view of the cloud costs requires collection and analysis of the cost data across all cloud infrastructures used inside an enterprise.
To get the most out of their data, successful companies are not focusing on queries and data lakes, they are actively integrating analytics into their operations with a data-first application development approach. Real-time adjustments to improve revenues, reduce costs, or mitigate risk rely on applications that minimize latency on a variety of data sources. In his session at @BigDataExpo, Jack Norris, Senior Vice President, Data and Applications at MapR Technologies, reviewed best practices to show how companies develop, deploy, and dynamically update these applications and how this data-firs...
"Evatronix provides design services to companies that need to integrate the IoT technology in their products but they don't necessarily have the expertise, knowledge and design team to do so," explained Adam Morawiec, VP of Business Development at Evatronix, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at @ThingsExpo, held Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
Blockchain offers impeccable security with its cryptography-based decentralized system as well as the plethora of possible uses retailers could exploit in the near future. In a world of increasing cyberattacks, internet fraud and online hacking, blockchain comes as a breath of fresh air. With its encrypted data and decentralized network system, it's a thorn in every hacker's side. Generally being associated with the finance sector, blockchain is now taking retail by storm. It's on a course that will change the retail industry as we know it. But how exactly is it going to achieve such a feat?
Most of us understand that artificial intelligence (AI) offers opportunities for productivity improvements in the form of speed, automation, standardized actions and responses, plus the opportunity for continuous improvements via machine learning. These opportunities are enabled by data inputs that are analyzed and processed through AI algorithms that execute a desired decision and action. For all of the great capabilities and benefits that AI can provide, there is also a potential dark side. AI solutions can easily codify our prejudices, bias, gender stereotypes and promote injustices intenti...
Gone are the days when application development was the daunting task of the highly skilled developers backed with strong IT skills, low code application development has democratized app development and empowered a new generation of citizen developers. There was a time when app development was in the domain of people with complex coding and technical skills. We called these people by various names like programmers, coders, techies, and they usually worked in a world oblivious of the everyday priorities of the business world. However, with the passage of time, this scenario is much more democr...
It’s conference season and, as you might expect, Jason and I have been on the road covering a bunch of them. It’s always great to see what the disruptive players in the market are doing — and this year did not disappoint. But there is one thing that repeatedly happens that just gets under my skin: transformation-washing. As Jason explained in a Forbes article over a year ago, ‘washing’ is when a vendor (or pundit) applies a buzzword loosely in an overt attempt to attach themselves to its buzz. And transformation-washing is rampant.
Networks have become large, complex entities that are increasingly difficult to manage and control. Security, audit, risk and compliance professionals know that their organizations rely on them for effective risk management, control and governance processes that are essential to the safety of their network environment. Yet compliance and security are more challenging than ever before as additional layers are added to this environment. One of the challenges lies in the fact that there is an ongoing, huge access gap in network security and compliance – and it has been residing within the enviro...
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