SYS-CON Events announced today that the 10th International Cloud Expo and the
1st Big Data Expo will take place June 11-14, 2012, at the Javits Center in
New York City.
As at every Cloud Expo, we are offering in New York a vast selection of
technical and strategic breakout sessions, General Sessions, Industry
Keynotes, our signature discussion "Power Panels" and a bustling Expo floor
complete with two busy Demo Theaters so that as a delegate you can kick the
tires of solutions and offerings, and discuss one-on-one with all the leading
Cloud and Big Data players what they are offering and how to make use of it
in your particular situation.
Just as Cloud and Big Data solutions will be side by side on the Expo floor,
so they are in the conference program. We're including below a tiny sampler
of the breakouts you can look forward to...and if you look at the welter of ... (more)
The ‘platform’ tier in the middle of cloud computing’s architecture is
being squeezed, folded and reshaped beyond recognition. Even with continued
investment, can it survive the transformative pressures forcing down upon it
from the software/application layer above, or the apparently inexorable
upward movement from the infrastructure layer upon which it rests?
To look at recent investments and enthusiastic headlines, it would be easy to
assume that Platform as a Service (or PaaS) is on the up. RedHat recently
trumpeted the launch of OpenShift Enterprise — a ‘private PaaS,’
BYOD may be the word of the day on the street but underlying the "come as you
are" approach to computing is a variety of technology that enables
organizations to confidently take up the gauntlet thrown down by users to
support their demand to use the computing platform of their choice.
Organizations aren't as averse to BYOD when its coupled with a sound desktop
virtualization strategy. Such strategies enable organizations to support
"work from anywhere" initiatives while simultaneously increasing
manageability, lowering costs, and increasing overall network and data
Extended support for HostBill/WHMCS and Flexiant's plugin technology drives
innovation to arm service providers to compete
WHD.global, Germany and London, UK - 1 April 2014 - Flexiant today announced
significant adoption of Flexiant Cloud Orchestrator by service providers
globally. With new customers in North America, South America, Africa, across
Europe and Asia, Flexiant has more than tripled order intake over the last
Flexiant today also announced new integration modules offering complete
server creation and management within the HostBill and WHMCS control panels.
In this Webcast recorded live at SYS-CON's 1st International Cloud Computing
Expo in San Jose, CA, VMware's VP of Emerging Business, Dan Chu, shares
details of VMware's plan to leverage its technology leadership in
virtualization to deliver reliable, mobile technology to its customers and
service providers worldwide. He explores cloud pitfalls and uncovers new
methods for delivering applications on or off premise.
As the saying goes, "a picture tells a thousand words," so let us encourage
you to view this session in its entirety right away.
View the VMware Webcast Live on SYS-CON.... (more)
The NY Times broke IBM’s embargo this morning by publishing their story on
IBM’s new cloud computing initiatives. I’ve posted the full release
here on CloudBzz.
The diagram below gives a bit of insight into where IBM is today and where
they are heading.
IBM is also updating their collateral with a bit more detail. Here is a
fact sheet for their Smart Business initiative:
Fact sheet: IBM Smart Business
Smart Business is IBM’s commonly branded set of cloud computing offerings
for business. This set of offerings gives clients three choices to deliver
and consume cloud services t... (more)