SYS-CON Events announced today that the 8th International Cloud Expo will
take place June 6-9, 2011, in New York City.
The International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo series is the world's
leading Cloud-focused event and is held three times a year, in New York,
Silicon Valley and in Europe. Over 600 corporate sponsors and 10,000 industry
professionals have participated in Cloud Computing Expo since its inception,
more than all other Cloud-related events put together.
Cloud Computing Expo 2011 East
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The four-day event will offer a rich array of sessions led by exceptional
speakers about the business and technical value of cloud computing with more
than 150 sponsors and exhibitors and over 5,000 estimated delegates from well
over 48 different countries.
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Cloud Expo, Inc. announced on Thursday that Cloud Expo 2011 New York, the 8th
International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo, will take place June 6-9,
2011, at the Javits Center in New York City.
Cloud Expo - International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo series is the
world’s leading Cloud-focused event and is held in New York, Silicon
Valley, Prague, Tokyo, and Hong-Kong.
Over 900 corporate sponsors and more than 65,000 industry professionals have
participated in Cloud Expo since its inception, tenfold more than all other
Cloud-related events put together.
Click Here to Save $800 at Cloud Expo New York !
"Cloud Expo was announced on February 24, 2007, the day the term ‘cloud
computing' was coined," said Fuat Kircaali, Chairman and Founder of Cloud
Expo, Inc. "Cloud has become synonymous with ‘computing' and ‘soft... (more)
I am always being told off by i-technologists for quoting Picasso as having
said that computers are useless. But I still love his reasoning? "Because
they can only give you answers."
Picasso, like AJAXWorld Magazine, liked questions. So we thought we would
share with you what some of the world's leading rich Internet application
pioneers are thinking may be the next questions that we need to see answered.
From that readers can themselves infer where AJAX is headed.
What are the top questions to ask next about AJAX?
Eric Miraglia of Yahoo!
1. (From March'08) How do I calculate the ROI of building my RIA on the
iPhone SDK vs using AJAX?
2. How do I assess the performance of my app and decide what to do next to
make it faster?
3. When it comes to accessibility, how do I know what's required of me for
my rich web apps? Beyond what's required, what makes good business se... (more)
Microsoft Session at Cloud Expo
SYS-CON Events announced today that Microsoft has been named "Gold Sponsor"
of SYS-CON's 5th International (www.CloudComputingExpo.com), which will take
place on April 19-21, 2010, at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York
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Cloud Expo is the world's leading Cloud-focused event since 2007, and is held
five times a year, in New York City, Silicon Valley, Prague, Tokyo and Hong
Microsoft cloud services mean freedom for businesses. The freedom to access
the technology you want, where and when you want it. The freedom to take
advantage of the latest technology as a capital expense, or an operational
one. The freedom to focus on running your business - not running IT systems.
Microsoft cloud services are Microsoft by extension: Giving you the ability
to m... (more)
“Is it possible to run the AppDynamics controller within my own Microsoft
I hear this question fairly regularly and would like to walk you through how
to host the controller in your own Azure cloud. First off, the pros of having
AppDynamics with Azure:
Have full control and ownership of the data collected by AppDynamics Provide
additional security to access the data (for example, lock it down to a
corporate VPN only). Enable easy integration between AppDynamics and your
services, such as Active Directory for authentication or internal bug
tracking system for alert notifications. These would typically require
opening custom ports when you leverage the AppDynamics SaaS environment.
AppDynamics works by placing an agent running on your servers which reports
to the controller. It’s common to have several agents monitoring your
applications. To further the ea... (more)
Kevin Hoffman's Blog
I've been poking around at some of the documentation for Google's Android
project. I've seen a couple of the code samples, read through a lot of the
SDK documentation and I've even checked out a couple of YouTube videos,
including this one:
I also highly recommend that you check out the 3 architecture videos that you
can find on YouTube. One of the engineers on the Android project takes us on
a detailed walkthrough of the architecture of the platform, how applications
work, and even shows us how memory, processes, activities, and state are
So here's what I've been able to take away as highlights from what I've read
Notifications. Application code can be woken up when certain important events
take place. This is something that I really liked about PalmOS in that it
could wake your code up and do things necessary and then shu... (more)
My Wish List From Microsoft Azure DevOps Solutions in 2015
As the DevOps movement is growing every day, naturally we find quite of lot
of vendors offering DevOps solutions.
The main reason for multiple different offerings from multiple vendors is the
lack of clear definition and understanding among the consumers of DevOps.
Most of the offerings back track from benefits of DevOps, as DevOps is all
about fast turn around of new business capability features from a software
product towards its end customers. This means that wide array of products
that aim at, faster provisioning (Cloud), error free infrastructure
configuration (automation) and faster build/test/deploy (continuous
integration) products can fit into the realm of DevOps.
This is one of the reasons lots of 'traditional' Infrastructure and
Application Performance Management (APM) vendors have joined the Dev... (more)
I’ve been doing a lot of work with Windows Azure Mobile Services (WAMS).
It’s a brilliant technology that allows you to stand up powerful OData
compliant services to support your Windows 8 Store Apps, Windows Phone 8
Apps, and even iOS apps in just a few minutes. It’s hard to oversell the
sheer awesomeness of this stuff.
I’m currently working on a bunch of code that will shortly become a sample
project highlighting both WAMS and Windows 8 Apps (look for a project called
“FamilyPig” coming soon). In the process of building that, I ran into a
couple of questions – one of which I’ll cover here, and give some
guidance to people who might be running into a similar question.
One of the cool features that makes WAMS super easy to work with is the
concept of “dynamic schema”. In a nutshell, that means that if you have
an existing table, and you throw a Plain Old CLR Obj... (more)
Azure Cloud on Ulitzer
Cloud Storage Studio is a standalone WPF application to manage your Windows
Azure storage. You will need to have .Net 3.5 installed on your computer to
run this application.
Here is the feature list of Cloud Storage Studio (at a high level):
Storage account management:
Connect to one or more storage accounts simultaneously. Development storage
is also supported. Ability to persist storage account information so that you
don't have to type in your account name/key to connect. Ability to auto
connect to your storage accounts.
Create/delete tables. Create/edit/delete entities [ability to edit/delete
multiple entities is also supported]. Ability to filter by PartitionKey.
Query your table storage. Download your table data to your computer in XML
format. Manually insert entities [To upload entities in bulk, we recommend
There’s been lots of buzz on the virtualization front over the past month
… In August, Microsoft announced the RTM version of Windows Server 2012
R2 and System Center 2012 R2, the latest major releases of the Windows Server
and System Center families. In addition, at VMworld this year, VMware
announced the latest edition of their vSphere hypervisor platform: VMware
IT Pros have been very interested in learning about the pros and
cons presented by each offering – particularly because the total cost of
Windows Server 2012 R2 + System Center 2012 R2 can be quite attractive in
comparison to VMware’s offerings.
More information: See Shopping for Private Clouds for a sample cost
comparison between Microsoft and VMware virtualization solutions based on
With so many features called by differing names in each virtualization
Information overload has infiltrated our lives. From the amount of news
available and at our fingertips 24/7, to the endless choices we have when
making a simple purchase, to the quantity of emails we receive on a given
day, it's increasingly difficult to sift out the details that really matter.
When you envision your cloud monitoring system, the same thinking applies. We
receive a lot of useless data that gets fed into the system, and the reality
is no one in IT or DevOps has the time to manually determine the actionable
data points (that's a whole job itself), meaning monitoring what really
matters is a tall order.
Even a basic cloud application can produce hundreds or thousands of data
points per second. From resource metrics to activity logs, a handful of
servers produces more "monitor-able" data than any human can reasonably
consume. Factor in the rest of the c... (more)
SYS-CON Events announced today that CA Technologies has been named “Platinum Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 20th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY, and the 21st International Cloud Expo®, which will take place October 31-November 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. CA Technologies helps customers succeed in a future where every business – from apparel to energy – is being rewritten by software. From ...
Feb. 26, 2017 03:45 PM EST Reads: 2,638
With 10 simultaneous tracks, keynotes, general sessions and targeted breakout classes, Cloud Expo and @ThingsExpo are two of the most important technology events of the year. Since its launch over eight years ago, Cloud Expo and @ThingsExpo have presented a rock star faculty as well as showcased hundreds of sponsors and exhibitors! In this blog post, I provide 7 tips on how, as part of our world-class faculty, you can deliver one of the most popular sessions at our events. But before reading the...
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"Storage is growing. All of IDC's estimates say that unstructured data is now 80% of the world's data. We provide storage systems that can actually deal with that scale of data - software-defined storage systems," stated Paul Turner, Chief Product and Marketing Officer at Cloudian, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 17th Cloud Expo, held November 3-5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
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The best way to leverage your Cloud Expo presence as a sponsor and exhibitor is to plan your news announcements around our events. The press covering Cloud Expo and @ThingsExpo will have access to these releases and will amplify your news announcements. More than two dozen Cloud companies either set deals at our shows or have announced their mergers and acquisitions at Cloud Expo. Product announcements during our show provide your company with the most reach through our targeted audiences.
Feb. 26, 2017 02:30 PM EST Reads: 2,428
20th Cloud Expo, taking place June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY, will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry players in the world. Cloud computing is now being embraced by a majority of enterprises of all sizes. Yesterday's debate about public vs. private has transformed into the reality of hybrid cloud: a recent survey shows that 74% of enterprises have a hybrid cloud strategy.
Feb. 26, 2017 01:30 PM EST Reads: 2,339
Bert Loomis was a visionary. This general session will highlight how Bert Loomis and people like him inspire us to build great things with small inventions. In their general session at 19th Cloud Expo, Harold Hannon, Architect at IBM Bluemix, and Michael O'Neill, Strategic Business Development at Nvidia, discussed the accelerating pace of AI development and how IBM Cloud and NVIDIA are partnering to bring AI capabilities to "every day," on-demand. They also reviewed two "free infrastructure" pr...
Feb. 26, 2017 01:15 PM EST Reads: 1,822
Have you ever noticed how some IT people seem to lead successful, rewarding, and satisfying lives and careers, while others struggle? IT author and speaker Don Crawley uncovered the five principles that successful IT people use to build satisfying lives and careers and he shares them in this fast-paced, thought-provoking webinar. You'll learn the importance of striking a balance with technical skills and people skills, challenge your pre-existing ideas about IT customer service, and gain new in...
Feb. 26, 2017 01:00 PM EST Reads: 3,012
SYS-CON Events announced today that Hitrons Solutions will exhibit at the 19th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Hitrons Solutions Inc. is distributor in the North American market for unique products and services of small and medium-size businesses, including cloud services and solutions, SEO marketing platforms, and mobile applications.
Feb. 26, 2017 12:45 PM EST Reads: 578
The Internet of Things will challenge the status quo of how IT and development organizations operate. Or will it? Certainly the fog layer of IoT requires special insights about data ontology, security and transactional integrity. But the developmental challenges are the same: People, Process and Platform. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Craig Sproule, CEO of Metavine, demonstrated how to move beyond today's coding paradigm and shared the must-have mindsets for removing complexity from the develop...
Feb. 26, 2017 12:45 PM EST Reads: 6,407
For basic one-to-one voice or video calling solutions, WebRTC has proven to be a very powerful technology. Although WebRTC’s core functionality is to provide secure, real-time p2p media streaming, leveraging native platform features and server-side components brings up new communication capabilities for web and native mobile applications, allowing for advanced multi-user use cases such as video broadcasting, conferencing, and media recording.
Feb. 26, 2017 11:30 AM EST Reads: 6,675
In his session at @ThingsExpo, Steve Wilkes, CTO and founder of Striim, will delve into four enterprise-scale, business-critical case studies where streaming analytics serves as the key to enabling real-time data integration and right-time insights in hybrid cloud, IoT, and fog computing environments. As part of this discussion, he will also present a demo based on its partnership with Fujitsu, highlighting their technologies in a healthcare IoT use-case. The demo showcases the tracking of patie...
Feb. 26, 2017 11:00 AM EST Reads: 1,323
Almost two-thirds of companies either have or soon will have IoT as the backbone of their business. Though, IoT is far more complex than most firms expected with a majority of IoT projects having failed. How can you not get trapped in the pitfalls? In his session at @ThingsExpo, Tony Shan, Chief IoTologist at Wipro, will introduce a holistic method of IoTification, which is the process of IoTifying the existing technology portfolios and business models to adopt and leverage IoT. He will delve in...
Feb. 26, 2017 11:00 AM EST Reads: 2,764
SYS-CON Events announced today that Outlyer, a monitoring service for DevOps and operations teams, has been named “Bronze Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 20th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.
Outlyer is a monitoring service for DevOps and Operations teams running Cloud, SaaS, Microservices and IoT deployments. Designed for today's dynamic environments that need beyond cloud-scale monitoring, we make monitoring effortless so you...
Feb. 26, 2017 10:30 AM EST Reads: 2,411
The buzz continues for cloud, data analytics and the Internet of Things (IoT) and their collective impact across all industries. But a new conversation is emerging - how do companies use industry disruption and technology enablers to lead in markets undergoing change, uncertainty and ambiguity? Organizations of all sizes need to evolve and transform, often under massive pressure, as industry lines blur and merge and traditional business models are assaulted and turned upside down. In this new da...
Feb. 26, 2017 09:15 AM EST Reads: 1,611
Unsecured IoT devices were used to launch crippling DDOS attacks in October 2016, targeting services such as Twitter, Spotify, and GitHub. Subsequent testimony to Congress about potential attacks on office buildings, schools, and hospitals raised the possibility for the IoT to harm and even kill people. What should be done? Does the government need to intervene? This panel at @ThingExpo New York brings together leading IoT and security experts to discuss this very serious topic.
Feb. 26, 2017 09:15 AM EST Reads: 3,105
It is one thing to build single industrial IoT applications, but what will it take to build the Smart Cities and truly society changing applications of the future? The technology won’t be the problem, it will be the number of parties that need to work together and be aligned in their motivation to succeed. In his Day 2 Keynote at @ThingsExpo, Henrik Kenani Dahlgren, Portfolio Marketing Manager at Ericsson, discussed how to plan to cooperate, partner, and form lasting all-star teams to change the...
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“We're a global managed hosting provider. Our core customer set is a U.S.-based customer that is looking to go global,” explained Adam Rogers, Managing Director at ANEXIA, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 18th Cloud Expo, held June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.
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WebRTC services have already permeated corporate communications in the form of videoconferencing solutions. However, WebRTC has the potential of going beyond and catalyzing a new class of services providing more than calls with capabilities such as mass-scale real-time media broadcasting, enriched and augmented video, person-to-machine and machine-to-machine communications. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Luis Lopez, CEO of Kurento, introduced the technologies required for implementing these idea...
Feb. 26, 2017 08:00 AM EST Reads: 6,985
In an era of historic innovation fueled by unprecedented access to data and technology, the low cost and risk of entering new markets has leveled the playing field for business. Today, any ambitious innovator can easily introduce a new application or product that can reinvent business models and transform the client experience. In their Day 2 Keynote at 19th Cloud Expo, Mercer Rowe, IBM Vice President of Strategic Alliances, and Raejeanne Skillern, Intel Vice President of Data Center Group and G...
Feb. 26, 2017 06:00 AM EST Reads: 4,477
Financial Technology has become a topic of intense interest throughout the cloud developer and enterprise IT communities.
Accordingly, attendees at the upcoming 20th Cloud Expo at the Javits Center in New York, June 6-8, 2017, will find fresh new content in a new track called FinTech.
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