From tomorrow Cloud Computing and Virtualization are going to be center
stage, 18-19 May, at the Prague Hilton as the Czech Republic plays host to
Cloud Computing Expo Europe 2009, co-located with Virtualization Conference
Europe 2009 - the first conference outside the USA in SYS-CON's world-beating
series of events devoted to the two hottest interlinked topics in Enterprise
Speakers and attendees alike are converging on Prague from all over Europe,
and indeed many are even flying in from the USA and other continents in order
to familiarize themselves with where exactly Europe is located on the
Cloud/Virtualization spectrum right now. Here is a round-up of speakers,
arranged by country of origin.
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From the Czech Republic:
Roman Stanek - Founder & CEO, Good Data
Session Title [click for full details]:
Cloud Computing, in its current incarnation, falls short on its promise to
make computing as a whole as simple as plugging an application into a utility
service, says Kirill Sheynkman, Founder & CEO of Elastra Corporation.
Sheynkman will be giving a session on Elastic Computing vs. Cloud Computing
at SYS-CON's 'Cloud Computing Expo' (November 20-21, 2008) - a brand new
adjunct to the 4th International Virtualization Conference & Expo being held
at The Fairmont Hotel in San Jose, CA.
"The 'cloud' model initially has focused on making the hardware layer
consumable as on-demand com... (more)
With Sun's Open Cloud Platform announced today, the industry took one step
closer toward virtual private data centers being a reality. But one key
aspect that enterprises must quickly get up to speed on is not only how to
protect clusters of servers to the cloud with a security perimeter. Anyone
serious about deploying Enterprise IT to the cloud must understand the unique
characteristics of cloud security and the challenges specific to compliance
This is widely understood in the industry. Patrick Kerpan, for example, CTO
of CohesiveFT, comments:
"According to lea... (more)
SYS-CON Events announced today that Yahoo!, a leading global Internet brand
and one of the most trafficked Internet destinations worldwide, was named
"Platinum Sponsor" of SYS-CON's 4th International Cloud Computing Conference
& Expo (www.CloudComputingExpo.com), which will take place on November 2 - 4,
2009, Santa Clara Convention Center, in Santa Clara, California.
The event is expected to attract over 1,500 developers, engineers,
architects, IT managers, and hardware and software professionals of every
Founded in 1995, Yahoo! has evolved into leading global brand that ... (more)
Cloud Computing Expo on Ulitzer
This session will discuss a critical question that arises when considering
hosting applications in the cloud. It will address concerns such as moving
legacy applications to the cloud. Do they have to be re-written as Web 2.0
apps? Can applications be moved, unchanged, to the cloud? How will
applications straddle the cloud and the internal datacenter? Michael A.
Salsburg suggests that if you are considering migrating your applications to
the cloud, you will be interested in these and other issues, so bring your
questions with you!
The 4th Interna... (more)