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ActiveState - Booth #536

ActiveState empowers innovation from code to cloud smarter, safer, and faster. ActiveState's cutting-edge solutions give developers and enterprises the power and flexibility to develop in Java, Ruby, Python, Perl, Node.js, PHP, Tcl, and more. Stackato is ActiveState's groundbreaking cloud platform for creating a private platform as a service (PaaS), and is the cost-effective, secure, and portable way to develop and deploy apps to the cloud. ActiveState is proven for the enterprise: More than two million developers and 97% of Fortune-1000 companies use ActiveState's end-to-end solutions to develop, distribute, and manage their software applications. Global customers like Cisco, CA, HP, Bank of America, Siemens, and Lockheed Martin look to ActiveState to save time, save money, minimize risk, ensure compliance, and reduce time to market.
Akamai® - Booth #438

Akamai® is the leading cloud platform for helping enterprises provide secure, high- performing user experiences on any device, anywhere. at the core of the Company's solutions is the akamai intelligent PlatformTM providing extensive reach, coupled with unmatched reliability, security, visibility and expertise. akamai removes the complexities of connecting the increasingly mobile world, supporting 24/7 consumer demand, and enabling enterprises to securely leverage the cloud. To learn more about how akamai is accelerating the pace of innovation in a hyperconnected world, please visit www.akamai.com and follow @akamai on Twitter.
Appcore® - Booth #518

Appcore® manufactures the business of Cloud Computing. Appcore delivers Infrastructure-as-a-Service technology to telcos, data centers, fiber rings, and enterprises to enable Public (service provider) and Private (enterprise) Cloud environments. Our flagship product, Appcore Onsite™, is a certified, integrated stack of hardware and software systems designed to be data center roll in ready, accelerating the deployment of Cloud environments.
Citrix Systems, Inc. - Booth #111

Citrix Systems, Inc. is a leading provider of virtual computing solutions that help people work and play from anywhere on any device. More than 230,000 enterprises rely on Citrix to create better ways for people, IT and business to work through virtual meetings, desktops and datacenters. Citrix virtualization, networking and cloud solutions deliver over 100 million corporate desktops and touch 75 percent of Internet users each day. Citrix partners with over 10,000 companies in 100 countries. Annual revenue in 2010 was $1.87 billion.
CloudPassage - Booth #336

CloudPassage is a security SaaS company offering the industry's first and only server security and compliance solutions purpose-built for elastic cloud environments.
Compuware Corporation - Booth #346

Compuware Corporation, the technology performance company, provides software, experts and best practices to ensure technology works well and delivers value. Compuware solutions make the world's most important technologies perform at their best for leading organizations worldwide, including 46 of the top 50 Fortune 500 companies and 12 of the top 20 most visited U.S. web sites. Learn more at: Compuware.com.
Coraid - Booth #419

Ethernet SAN Delivers Faster Performance than Fiber Channel at a 1/5th the price

Coraid® EtherDrive® solutions provide enterprises of all sizes with a flexible tier of high performance Ethernet SAN storage. Coraid uniquely delivers the fundamental building blocks for scaling out storage projects for virtualization, disaster recovery, high-performance computing, and cloud storage. Coraid solutions are trusted by more than 1,500 customers in sectors including manufacturing, life sciences, software, healthcare, education, financial services, military, and hosting.

For more information, contact Coraid at 1.877.548.7200, visit us on the web at www.coraid.com or follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/Coraid. Coraid – Redefining Storage Economics

Dell - Booth #300

Dell listens to customers and delivers innovative technology and services they trust and value. We offer a broad range of product categories including desktop computer systems, servers, networking products, mobility products, software and peripherals and enhanced services. Visit www.dell.com to learn more about Dell's robust portfolio for customers of all types.
EnterpriseDB - Booth #537

EnterpriseDB provides enterprise-class PostgreSQL products and services to help IT organizations be successful with the world's most advanced open source database. The company's Postgres Plus products are ideally suited for transaction-intensive applications requiring superior performance, massive scalability and compatibility with proprietary database products to reduce overall database costs. Postgres Plus Cloud Database automatically provisions PostgreSQL or Postgres Plus Advanced Server databases in single instances, high-availability clusters, or application development sandboxes across public and private clouds or traditional data center hardware deployments. In addition, Cloud Database provides automatic scaling of storage resources and cluster replicas when a database cluster reaches user-defined thresholds for disk space and connections, providing around-the-clock responsiveness to unpredictable load demands on your database infrastructure. EnterpriseDB employs more of the PostgreSQL open source community's core team than any other company, providing customers unparalleled expertise, 24x7 support, consulting, and training services. EnterpriseDB is headquartered in Bedford, MA, and has offices in North America, Europe and Asia.
EffectiveUI - Booth #131

EffectiveUI is a full-service user experience agency that architects and delivers custom software and applications that translate into exceptional digital experiences.

Our technology services team – the largest dedicated to user experience in the industry – has a passion for innovation and simplifying complex systems. We dive deep into technical challenges, bringing perspective to the big picture and quality to the details of every product.

EffectiveUI works with some of today's top companies – including Adobe, Boeing, eBay, Microsoft, National Geographic, Navy Federal Credit Union, Oracle and United Airlines – to provide strategic vision and increase revenue, customer loyalty and user adoption.

www.effectiveui.com

Eucalyptus Systems - Booth #437

Eucalyptus Systems provides IT organizations in enterprises, government agencies, Web and mobile businesses, and industry partners the most widely deployed cloud software platform for on-premise Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS).

To date, over 25,000 Eucalyptus clouds have been started all over the world, including more than 20 percent of Fortune 100 companies. Eucalyptus is specifically designed for enterprise cloud use, and the software platform is uniquely suited for private cloud or hybrid cloud computing. Built as an open source cloud product, Eucalyptus supports the industry-standard cloud API, Amazon Web Services (AWS), as well as all major virtualization platforms including Citrix Xen, Red Hat KVM and VMware vSphere, ESX and ESXi.

The company has an active and growing ecosystem of customers, partners, developers and researchers that benefit from Eucalyptus' open, fast and standards-compliant path to cloud computing. For more information about Eucalyptus, please visit http://www.eucalyptus.com.

Forecast 2012 - ODCA - Booth #411

Forecast 2012 is a one-day event June 12 at The Javits Center, hosted by the Open Data Center Alliance℠ Open to Alliance members, partner organizations and any companies and organizations interested in addressing the most pressing challenges associated with transitioning to cloud computing.

The Open Data Center Alliance is an independent IT consortium comprised of global IT leaders who have come together to provide a unified customer vision for long-term data center requirements. It is led by a twelve member steering committee comprised of global IT leaders. Intel serves as technical advisor to the Alliance.

Find out more at www.opendatacenteralliance.org.


FortressITX - Booth #330

Since 1997, the FortressITX name has been recognized for delivering comprehensive IT solutions to the NY Metro area. With more than 2,000 satisfied IT clients and 10,000 managed hosting clients in our circle, we're continuously perfecting the technological means by which the world does business.

Leveraging our infrastructure and experience, FortressITX maintains your entire IT stack. From IT integration to hosted email, telephony services, cloud hosting, connectivity and colocation, we provide customized service to suit your business needs AND save your enterprise money.

Make just One Call to our local support team. No more dealing with multiple vendors or offshore call centers when you need help. We're easy to reach and always there when you need us.

GoGrid- Booth #323

GoGrid is the most customizable Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) provider specializing in public cloud and private cloud solutions. Currently powering thousands of customers worldwide, GoGrid makes infrastructure easy by helping businesses revolutionize their unique IT environments with the cloud. In just minutes, GoGrid customers can deploy and begin managing applications and workloads on our proven, secure hosted public cloud platform. GoGrid's Hosted Private Cloud delivers the benefits of cloud computing within a single-tenant environment—with zero capital cost. GoGrid gives users the control and capabilities of a data center combined with the power of the cloud. For more information, please visit http://www.GoGrid.com.


HP - Booth #136

HP creates new possibilities for technology to have a meaningful impact on people, businesses, governments and society. The world's largest technology company, HP brings together a portfolio that spans printing, personal computing, software, services and IT infrastructure to solve customer problems.


Hostway - Booth #318

Hostway delivers industry-leading IaaS and PaaS solutions to 600,000 global clients through public cloud, private cloud, hybrid cloud and secure managed hosting options. Hostway manages the largest public cloud server solution built on Hyper-V - FlexCloud™ Server (featured in CNNMoney,CRN and ZDNet). Hostway's API, the industry's only Hyper-V public cloud API, provides unprecedented control and flexibility to access or resell FlexCloud™ Servers. Clients take advantage of Hostway's HA cloud environments and global datacenter footprint to build secure, redundant cloud infrastructures that provide automatic recovery/failover. In addition, Hostway's award-winning partner program helps businesses capitalize on the fast-evolving cloud computing marketplace.
Intel

For nearly 40 years Intel has been leading and bringing new technology to the marketplace. Now we are building on our historical strength in silicon innovation and global manufacturing capacity to create new products and technologies that help people live happier, more productive lives. Whether it's a mobile lifestyle or a new way to enjoy entertainment at home, Intel is helping people all over the world accomplish things they never before dreamed possible. In the end, it's not just about making technology faster, smarter and cheaper — it's about using that technology to make life better, richer, and more convenient for everyone it touches.
Interxion - Booth #418

Interxion is a leading provider of carrier-neutral colocation data centre services in Europe, serving over 1,200 customers through 29 data centres in 11 European countries. Interxion's uniformly designed, energy-efficient data centres offer customers extensive security and uptime for their mission-critical applications. With connectivity provided by more than 400 carriers and ISPs and 18 European Internet exchanges across its footprint, Interxion has created cloud, content and connectivity hubs that foster growing customer communities of interest.
McAfee - Booth #247

McAfee, a wholly owned subsidiary of Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC), is the world's largest dedicated security technology company. Backed by global threat intelligence, our solutions empower home users and organizations by enabling them to safely connect to and use the Internet, prove compliance, protect data, prevent disruptions, identify vulnerabilities, and monitor and improve their security. McAfee is relentlessly focused on constantly finding new ways to keep our customers safe.
NextAxiom - Booth #319

NextAxiom powers intelligent information flow across the entire information technology stack. Organizations worldwide are using NextAxiom patented technology to address their most challenging integration, enterprise mobility, and application development requirements. The NextAxiom hyperService information flow platform, simplifies the expression of business and integration logic as it seamlessly flows information across all information technology assets in real time.
OpSource - Booth #236

OpSource provides cloud and managed hosting solutions that enable businesses of all sizes to accelerate growth and scale operations while controlling costs and reducing IT infrastructure support risks. More than four hundred Software-as-a-Service ISVs, cloud platform providers, carriers and enterprises rely on OpSource's expertise, experience and agility to operate high-availability, business-critical hosting environments. For more information, please visit www.opsource.net.
Oracle - Booth #511

With more than 380,000 customers—including 100 of the Fortune 100—and with deployments across a wide variety of industries in more than 145 countries around the globe, Oracle offers an optimized and fully integrated stack of business hardware and software systems that helps organizations overcome complexity and unleash innovation.

To do this, Oracle engineers hardware and software to work together in the cloud and in your data center–from servers and storage, to database and middleware, through applications. Oracle systems:
  • Provide better performance, reliability, security, and flexibility
  • Lower the cost and complexity of IT implementation and management
  • Deliver greater productivity, agility, and better business intelligence
For customers needing modular solutions, Oracle's open architecture and multiple operating-system options also give customers unmatched benefits from best-of-breed products in every layer of the stack, allowing them to build the best infrastructure for their enterprise.

Oracle is simplifying IT—helping customers unleash innovation and overcome complexity.

OutSystems - Booth #430

OutSystems provides the Agile Platform, a complete solution for the development and management of custom enterprise web applications -- on-premise or in the cloud. IT teams around the world use the Agile Platform to develop, deploy, manage and change web applications that are robust, ready to scale and based on standard technology, ensuring no vendor lock-in.

For more information or to download our free community edition, please visit www.outsystems.com.


Pacific Controls Inc. - Booth #503

Pacific Controls Inc. provides ICT-enabled managed energy services and converged engineering solutions pioneering the concept of city centric management of buildings and infrastructure, establishing the world's first Global Command Control Center (GCCC) for the monitoring and management of global assets, carrying out: continuous commissioning, measurement & verification of carbon footprint and converting them into carbon financial instruments in real-time using its proprietary M2M hardware. Pacific Controls offers its managed services using "GALAXY", its enterprise platform hosted on the Pacific Controls Cloud. Pacific Controls has delivered some of the world's largest ICT-enabled integration projects.


Parasoft - Booth #242

For 25 years, Parasoft has researched and developed software solutions that help organizations deliver defect-free software efficiently. By integrating end-to-end testing, dev/test environment management, and software development management, we reduce the time, effort, and cost of delivering secure, reliable, and compliant software. www.parasoft.com


PerspecSys - Booth #423

The PerspecSys Cloud Data Protection Gateway allows organizations to protect their sensitive business data when using popular cloud applications. Any information that leaves an enterprise's environment and enters the cloud can be tokenized or encrypted (using strong FIPS 140-2 encryption modules), ensuring that data remains undecipherable when it is being processed or stored in the cloud. Companies use PerspecSys to ensure compliance with Data Residency regulations or to satisfy requirements associated with sector specific regulations such as PCI DSS, HIPAA, SARBOX, and GLBA. A key benefit of the solution is its ability to preserve end-user functionality, such as the ability to Search or Sort, on data-fields that have been tokenized or encrypted (even when using FIPS 140-2 encryption).


QLogic - Booth #337

 

QLogic is a global leader and technology innovator in high performance networking solutions that are optimized for today's demanding data centers. The company's leadership in product design and maturity of software stack make it the top choice to address I/O requirements where virtualization-dominated IT landscapes and enterprise I/O performance is crucial.


Racemi - Booth #436

 

Racemi provides automated private, public, and hybrid cloud provisioning and migration solutions that support a wide range of physical, virtual, and cloud platforms. Racemi solutions can be used for automated cloud migrations (P2C, V2C, and C2C), data center consolidations (P2P, P2V, V2V), and hypervisor migrations (VxV), as well as traditional data center provisioning use cases such as hardware refresh (P2P, P2V, V2V) and server consolidation (P2V, V2V).


Rackspace Hosting - Booth #311

Rackspace® Hosting (NYSE: RAX) is the world's leader in the hosting and cloud computing industry. Based in San Antonio, Texas, the company delivers enterprise-level hosting services to businesses of all sizes and kinds. Rackspace integrates the industry's best technologies for each customer's specific need and delivers it as a service via the company's commitment to Fanatical Support®. Rackspace hosts customers in nine data centers across the globe through their portfolio of hosted IT services, including Managed Hosting and Cloud Computing. Currently, 40% of FORTUNE® 100 companies trust Rackspace for their hosting needs.

The Rackspace Cloud provides on-demand and scalable website, application and storage hosting. Through an integrated suite of cloud solutions – Cloud Sites™, Cloud Files™ and Cloud Servers™ – The Rackspace Cloud enables astute developers and IT managers to trade the hassles, upfront investments and high costs for a hosting environment that scales easily when traffic fluctuates.

For more information about Rackspace, please visit www.rackspace.com.

RightScale - Booth #137

RightScale cloud management enables organizations to easily deploy and manage business-critical applications across public, private, and hybrid clouds. RightScale provides efficient configuration, monitoring, automation, and governance of cloud computing infrastructure and applications. Since 2006, millions of servers have been launched with the RightScale solution by leading enterprises including the Associated Press, CBS Interactive, Intercontinental Hotels Group, PBS, and Zynga.
Savvis - Booth #339

Savvis, a CenturyLink company, is a global leader in cloud infrastructure and hosted IT solutions for enterprises. Nearly 2,500 unique clients, including more than 30 of the top 100 companies in the Fortune 500, use Savvis to reduce capital expense, improve service levels and harness the latest advances in cloud computing.
ServiceMesh - Booth #218

ServiceMesh provides an enterprise cloud platform that's the bridge between cloud computing technology and real enterprise business value. ServiceMesh's Agility Platform enables Global 2000 customers to govern and manage the lifecycle of cloud-based "everything-as-a-service" IT delivery models that encompass IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS across internal and external cloud providers. The results include empowering business units to more quickly respond to changing needs, and dramatically lowering the costs to deliver IT services to the business.

ServiceMesh offerings include advisory services, pre-built solution accelerators, and the ServiceMesh Agility Platform™. Customers use the Agility Platform to automate the plan, build, share, and run lifecycle of cloud-based services with the security, governance, transparency, identity management, and policy control required by large enterprises. Some of the world's largest and most sophisticated companies in financial services, health care, and other IT-intensive industries rely on ServiceMesh to realize quantum improvements

SHI International Corp - Booth #406

Founded in 1989, SHI International Corp. is a global provider of technology products and services. Driven by the industry's most experienced and stable sales force and backed by software volume licensing experts, hardware procurement specialists, and certified IT service professionals, SHI delivers custom IT solutions to Corporate, Enterprise, Public Sector, and Academic customers. With over 1,800 + employees worldwide, SHI is the largest Minority/Woman Owned Business Enterprise (MWBE) in the U.S. and is ranked 19th among Everything Channel's VAR 500 list of North American IT solution providers.

In August, 2011, SHI launched its Cloud Services offering. SHI offers high performance, high availability Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) via its multi-tenant Cloud Centers and SHI managed customer premise Cloud appliances. The SHI Cloud allows for provisioning of virtual machines onto a customer's network segment through a self-service portal, time-boxed burst computing, or disaster recovery service.

For more information, visit http://www.shicloud.com.

SOA Software - Booth #338

SOA Software is a leading provider of unified SOA governance, Cloud and API Management products that enable organizations to plan, build, and run enterprise services and Open APIs. SOA Software's latest solution is Atmosphere, which provides a secure, robust platform that companies can use to share their APIs with the growing developer community of their choice.


SoftLayer Technologies - Booth #211

Headquartered in Dallas, SoftLayer is the innovation leader in Cloud, Dedicated, and Managed hosting, and the largest private hosting company in the world. SoftLayer provides cloud, dedicated, and seamlessly integrated computing environments, leveraging world-­‐class data centers in Dallas, Houston, San Jose, Seattle, and Washington D.C., Singapore, Amsterdam, and network Points of Presence around the globe. The company automates all elements of its platform, empowering customers with complete control, security, scalability, and ease-­‐of-­‐management via a leading Customer Portal and Open API. The company's proprietary offerings include the industry's first Network-­‐Within-­‐a-­‐Network topology for true out-­‐of-­‐band access, providing remote access to all management options.


StorageCraft Technology Corporation - Booth #119

StorageCraft Technology Corporation is a premier software company that delivers best-in-class backup, disaster recovery, system migration and data protection solutions for servers, desktops and laptops. StorageCraft® develops software technology that reduces downtime while improving security and stability while lowering the total cost of ownership for computer systems.
SUSE

SUSE is a leading provider of enterprise Linux solutions that increase agility, reduce cost and manage complexity. With a portfolio centered around SUSE Linux Enterprise, the most interoperable platform for mission-critical computing, SUSE enables the delivery of computing services across physical, virtual and cloud environments. For more information, visit www.suse.com.
TelecityGroup - Booth #237

TelecityGroup is Europe's industry-leading provider of premium carrier-neutral data centres. Headquartered in London, it specialises in the design, build and management of highly connected, resilient and secure environments in which customers can house their telecoms, internet and IT infrastructure. Our data centres are thriving, connected, digital ecosystems providing direct access to a wide choice of telecoms and content distribution networks, key internet exchange points and cloud hubs.
Telx - Booth #322

Telx is a leading provider of global interconnectivity, cloud computing enablement services and data center solutions in strategic, high demand North American markets. With 17 premier facilities, Telx increases speed to market and reduces connectivity costs by providing direct connections to the industry's highest performance networks and access to 1000+ leading telecommunications carriers, ISPs, content providers and enterprises.
Terremark - Booth #422

Terremark, a Verizon Company, is a leader in transforming and securing enterprise-class IT on a global scale. A subsidiary of Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE,NASDAQ:VZ), Terremark sets the standard for IT deployments with advanced infrastructure and managed service offerings that deliver the scale, security, and reliability necessary to meet the demanding requirements of enterprises and governments around the world. With a global network of data centers and a comprehensive portfolio of secure solutions, Terremark is helping enterprise and government executives realize the power and promise of the cloud today.
VMware - Booth #219

VMware, the global leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure, delivers customer-proven solutions that accelerate IT by reducing complexity and enabling more flexible, agile service delivery. Leveraging VMware vSphere™, the most widely deployed foundation for cloud computing, VMware enables enterprises to adopt a cloud model that addresses their unique business challenges. VMware's approach speeds the transition to cloud computing while preserving existing investments and improving security and control. With more than 250,000 customers and 25,000 partners, VMware solutions help organizations of all sizes to lower costs, increase business agility and ensure freedom of choice.
WhipTail - Booth #523

WhipTail commercialized the first NAND Flash Silicon Storage Array which dramatically improves application performance while consuming less energy than legacy storage arrays. Installed worldwide, WhipTail's arrays enable databases, virtualized and online environments to process more data in significantly less time. WhipTail's customers experience substantial operational improvements because data processing time shrinks from days to hours or hours to minutes. Move your data at the speed of life at www.whiptail.com.
Xsigo Systems - Booth #347

Xsigo Systems provides hardware and software that enables IT organizations to build an open, scalable data center fabric delivering throughput up to 80Gbps. Xsigo solutions virtualize and control the connectivity between any server, storage, and networking resource in the data center, while significantly reducing infrastructure costs and management complexity. www.xsigo.com.




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Abiquo - Booth #203

Abiquo is the enterprise Cloud management software company. Designed to meet strategic objectives, rather than as a temporary tactical fix, Abiquo is built on open standards, allowing organizations of all sizes to dramatically improve business agility, mitigate risk, and reduce costs. With Abiquo, organizations can use business policy to manage an entire, globally deployed computing infrastructure, comprising unlimited physical and Cloud resources including private, public and hybrid Clouds through a "single pane of glass". As a result, Abiquo customers are able to significantly decrease the cost and complexity of managing their virtual IT environments, while maintaining control of the physical infrastructure and increasing agility to change hypervisors as needed. For more information, visit www.abiquo.com.
ActiveState - Booth #415

ActiveState is the world leader in development, management, distribution, and cloud solutions for dynamic language applications. The company's products and services for Perl, Python, Tcl and other web languages are used by over 2 million developers and 97% of the Fortune 1000 to build and run applications from mission-critical to open source projects. ActiveState's end-to-end solutions include development tools, language distributions, a cloud platform, indemnification, OEM solutions, support and other services. With these, customers such as Cisco, CA, HP, Bank of America, Siemens, and Lockheed Martin are able to accelerate productivity, minimize risk, and ensure compliance. Find out more at www.ActiveState.com.
Akamai - Booth #820

Akamai® is the leading cloud-based platform for helping enterprises provide secure, high-performing user experiences to any device, anywhere. At the core of the Company's solutions is the Akamai Intelligent Platform™ providing extensive reach, coupled with unmatched reliability, security, visibility and expertise. With solutions for connecting an increasingly mobile world, supporting 24/7 consumer demand for commerce and entertainment, and enabling enterprises to securely leverage the cloud, Akamai empowers its customers to transform and reinvent their online businesses. To learn more about how Akamai is accelerating the pace of innovation in a hyperconnected world, please visit www.akamai.com and follow @Akamai on Twitter.
AppRiver - Booth #803

AppRiver offers secure, cloud-based email and Web security services to businesses of all sizes. The company also provides Microsoft Office 365 subscription services that let you collaborate in the cloud with Office, Exchange, SharePoint and Lync video conferencing with complimentary migration services and 24/7 US-based Phenomenal Care™.
Arista Networks- Booth #417

Arista Networks was founded to deliver Cloud Networking Solutions for large data center and computing environments. Arista's award-winning best-of-breed 10 Gigabit Ethernet switches redefine scalability, robustness, and price–performance. At the core of Arista's platform is EOS a ground-breaking new software architecture. Arista Networks markets its products worldwide through distribution partners, systems integrators and resellers.
Aryaka

Aryaka is the world's first cloud-based WAN optimization company solving application and network performance issues faced by the distributed enterprise.
CloudStack - Booth #514

CloudStack is an open source cloud computing platform sponsored by, Citrix Systems, written in java that is designed to deploy and manage large networks of virtual machines, as a highly available, scalable cloud computing platform. CloudStack has been deployed world wide to deliver highly scalable cloud computing infrastructure for Edmunds.com, GoDaddy, Tata Communications, Zynga and many more.

For more information visit - www.cloudstack.org.

Dell Boomi - Booth #400

Dell Boomi is the market-leading provider of on-demand integration technology and the creator of AtomSphere®, the industry's #1 Integration Cloud™. AtomSphere connects providers and customers of SaaS, cloud and on-premise applications via a pure SaaS integration platform that does not require software or appliances. ISVs and businesses alike benefit by connecting to the industry's largest network of SaaS, PaaS, on-premise and cloud computing environments in a seamless and fully self-service model. Dell Boomi became part of Dell (NASDAQ: DELL) on November 2, 2010. For more information about Boomi, visit www.boomi.com.
dynaTrace, a division of Compuware - Booth #715

dynaTrace is the new leader in application performance management (APM). With its patented PurePath Technology, the company offers the only continuous APM system on the market, transforming how applications are monitored, managed and optimized. Hundreds of companies rely on dynaTrace to drive better business results by optimizing performance, accelerating release cycles, reducing application management costs, and bringing business and IT closer together.
Equinix, Inc. - Booth #610

Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX) operates International Business Exchange™(IBX®) data centers offering businesses a place to reliably run their operations and securely exchange critical information in the Americas, EMEA and Asia-Pacific. Every day, without compromise, the people who control the world's most valued information assets place their trust in us, leveraging our insight, expertise and world-class service to protect and connect what matters to them most—their information.

For more information, please visit www.equinix.com.

Eucalyptus Systems - Booth #615

Eucalyptus Systems provides IT organizations in enterprises, government agencies, Web and mobile businesses, and industry partners the most widely deployed cloud software platform for on-premise Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS).

To date, over 25,000 Eucalyptus clouds have been started all over the world, including more than 20 percent of Fortune 100 companies. Eucalyptus is specifically designed for enterprise cloud use, and the software platform is uniquely suited for private cloud or hybrid cloud computing. Built as an open source cloud product, Eucalyptus supports the industry-standard cloud API, Amazon Web Services (AWS), as well as all major virtualization platforms including Citrix Xen, Red Hat KVM and VMware vSphere, ESX and ESXi.

The company has an active and growing ecosystem of customers, partners, developers and researchers that benefit from Eucalyptus' open, fast and standards-compliant path to cloud computing. For more information about Eucalyptus, please visit http://www.eucalyptus.com.


Gale Technologies - Booth #609

Gale Technologies provides turnkey cloud solutions for enterprises. Using automation software that builds cloud environments out of existing infrastructure within labs and enterprises via orchestration and provisioning of bare-metal physical as well as virtualized IT resources, Gale allows organizations to accelerate and streamline the delivery of infrastructure as a service (IaaS) and cloud computing environments. GaleForce, the company's flagship product, allows thousands of users to schedule, reserve, and execute workloads on shared, heterogeneous environments with fully automated provisioning and decommissioning of complete end-to-end environments containing compute, network, and storage resources.

Gale enables organizations to dramatically reduce capital, operational, and energy expenses by delivering advanced software solutions that convert legacy static environments into fully automated and shared dynamic environments that can be securely accessed 24/7 from anywhere in the world. With more than 100 live deployments of its products, Gale Technologies is a trusted provider of real-world, turnkey cloud solutions.

GoGrid - Booth #709

GoGrid is the world's largest pure-play Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) provider specializing in Public Cloud and Private Cloud Infrastructure solutions. Currently powering thousands of customers globally, GoGrid makes complex infrastructure easy by enabling businesses to revolutionize their IT environments with the Cloud. In just minutes, GoGrid customers can deploy and begin managing existing or new applications and workloads on our proven, secure and reliable hosted public cloud platform. With GoGrid's Public Cloud, sysadmins, developers, and IT professionals create, deploy, and control cloud environments and complex virtual and physical server networks with full administrative control. GoGrid's Hosted Private Cloud delivers the scalable and flexible benefits of cloud computing within a private, hosted and managed, single-tenant environment with zero capital expenditure. GoGrid provides users the control and advanced capabilities of a data center environment with the flexibility and immediate scalability of the cloud. For more information, please visit: http://www.GoGrid.com.
IBM - Booth #508

International Business Machines (IBM), the world's top provider of industry-leading IT solutions, celebrates 100 years of technical innovation with smarter computing solutions. IBM leads the way in cloud computing, next generation virtualization, storage and networking solutions, and powerful, highly efficient systems optimized to run workloads critical to the success of your organization.

Visit us at http://www.ibm.com/cloud-computing/us/en/.

Intel

Intel (NASDAQ: INTC) is a world leader in computing innovation. The company designs and builds the essential technologies that serve as the foundation for the world's computing devices. Intel has delivered a 2015 cloud vision for federated, automated & client aware cloud capabilities based on open, interoperable solutions that embrace industry standards. To this end, Intel created Intel® Cloud Builders—a cross-industry initiative aimed at making it easier to build, enhance, and operate cloud infrastructure. For more information, visit www.intel.com/go/cloud.
McAfee - Booth #511

As the world's largest dedicated security technology company, McAfee delivers proven solutions that secure computers, networks, and mobile devices around the world. Backed by unrivaled Global Threat Intelligence, McAfee helps businesses and governments comply with regulations, protect data, prevent disruptions, identify vulnerabilities, and continuously monitor and improve their security.
Microsoft - Booth #803

Founded in 1975, Microsoft (Nasdaq "MSFT") is the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential.

Office 365 is a subscription service that lets you collaborate in the cloud with Office, Exchange, SharePoint and Lync video conferencing and is provided by our partner, AppRiver.

NextIO - Booth #209

NextIO provides rack-level IO consolidation and virtualization solutions that maximize performance, productivity and efficiencies of complex server I/O. Our innovative architecture is based upon industry standard PCIe switching technology. By separating the compute from the IO we create pools of server IO resources at the rack level that can be shared, virtualized or dynamically allocated across servers within the rack. Data center managers benefit from lower TCO and increased time to revenue. NextIO solutions address data center requirements across multiple industry segments including: Enterprise, Oil & Gas, High Performance Computing, Financial Services, and Government. For more information, visit www.nextio.com.
New Relic - Booth #704

New Relic is the all-in-one performance management provider for Ruby, PHP, Java, .NET and now Python web apps. Our SaaS tool combines real user monitoring, application monitoring, and availability monitoring in a single solution built from the ground up, and changes the way developers and operations teams manage web application performance in the cloud, in real-time. More than 12,000 organizations use New Relic to optimize over 6 billion web transactions in production each day. New Relic also partners with leading cloud management, platform and hosting vendors to provide their customers with instant visibility into the performance of deployed applications including AppFog, Acquia, Blue Box Group, CloudBees, Engine Yard, Heroku, Joyent, Network Redux, Rackspace, RightScale and more.
OpSource - Booth #315

OpSource provides cloud and managed hosting solutions that enable businesses of all sizes to accelerate growth and scale operations while controlling costs and reducing IT infrastructure support risks. More than four hundred Software-as-a-Service ISVs, cloud platform providers, carriers and enterprises rely on OpSource's expertise, experience and agility to operate high-availability, business-critical hosting environments. For more information, please visit www.opsource.net.
Oracle - Booth #303

Oracle provides the world's most complete, open, and integrated business software and hardware systems, with more than 370,000 customers—including 100 of the Fortune 100—representing a variety of sizes and industries in more than 145 countries around the globe. Oracle's product strategy provides flexibility and choice to our customers across their IT infrastructure. Now, with Sun server, storage, operating-system, and virtualization technology, Oracle is the only vendor able to offer a complete technology stack in which every layer is integrated to work together as a single system. In addition, Oracle's open architecture and multiple operating-system options gives our customers unmatched benefits from industry-leading products, including excellent system availability, scalability, energy efficiency, powerful performance, and low total cost of ownership.
OutSystems - Booth #917

OutSystems provides the Agile Platform, a complete solution for the development and management of custom enterprise web applications -- on-premise or in the cloud. IT teams around the world use the Agile Platform to develop, deploy, manage and change web applications that are robust, ready to scale and based on standard technology, ensuring no vendor lock-in.

For more information or to download our free community edition, please visit www.outsystems.com.
PerspecSys - Booth #308

PerspecSys is the market leader as the first to bring Data Privacy, Residency and Security (PRS), to the Cloud.

With its revolutionary technology, PerspecSys PRS provides the best of both worlds - preserving all of the value of a cloud application like salesforce.com, while preserving the sensitive data management of an on-premise application. Cloud functionality is preserved, allowing users to manage their data as if it was in the cloud - searching, reporting, emailing, and integrating - while compliance is maintained.

To find out how PerspecSys can help with your cloud adoption, go to www.perspecsys.com


Phoenix NAP - Booth #602

Phoenix NAP, premier infrastructure-as-a-service provider and leader in technology systems, offers a wide range of flexible IT solutions. Whether it's high-density colocation or our newest product offering, Secured Cloud, a state-of-the-art approach to cloud computing that integrates enterprise technologies with user-friendly systems, Phoenix NAP ensures all your needs are met.
Platform Computing - Booth #416

Platform Computing is the leader in cluster, grid and cloud management software ― serving more than 2,000 of the world's most demanding organizations. Since 1992, our workload and resource management solutions have delivered IT responsiveness and lower costs for enterprise and HPC applications. Visit www.platform.com for more information.
Racemi - Booth #208

Racemi provides OEM partners with best in class server imaging and migration technology. With built-in support for any-to-any migration, P2V, V2P, P2P, and V2V, including migration to and from all major public clouds, image capture and deployment across dissimilar hardware, in every major platform; Racemi means Simply More.
Rackspace Hosting - Booth #403

Rackspace® Hosting (NYSE: RAX) is the world's leader in the hosting and cloud computing industry. Based in San Antonio, Texas, the company delivers enterprise-level hosting services to businesses of all sizes and kinds. Rackspace integrates the industry's best technologies for each customer's specific need and delivers it as a service via the company's commitment to Fanatical Support®. Rackspace hosts customers in nine data centers across the globe through their portfolio of hosted IT services, including Managed Hosting and Cloud Computing. Currently, 40% of FORTUNE® 100 companies trust Rackspace for their hosting needs.

The Rackspace Cloud provides on-demand and scalable website, application and storage hosting. Through an integrated suite of cloud solutions – Cloud Sites™, Cloud Files™ and Cloud Servers™ – The Rackspace Cloud enables astute developers and IT managers to trade the hassles, upfront investments and high costs for a hosting environment that scales easily when traffic fluctuates.

For more information about Rackspace, please visit www.rackspace.com.

Red Hat - Booth #408

Red Hat, the world's leading provider of open source solutions and an S&P 500 company, is headquartered in Raleigh, NC with more than 65 offices spanning the globe. CIOs ranked Red Hat as one of the top vendors delivering value in Enterprise Software for seven consecutive years in the CIO Insight Magazine Vendor Value survey. Red Hat provides high-quality, affordable technology with its operating system platform, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, together with virtualization applications, management and Services Oriented Architecture (SOA) solutions, including Red Hat Enterprise Virtualiztion, JBoss Enterprise Middleware and cloud solutions, deliver industry-leading value. Red Hat also offers support, training and consulting services to its customers worldwide. Learn more: http://www.redhat.com.
RightScale - Booth #516

RightScale offers a fully automated cloud management platform that enables organizations to easily deploy and manage applications across multiple clouds with complete control and portability.
ServiceMesh - Booth #515

ServiceMesh delivers enterprise-grade solutions that enable Agile IT operating models for Global 2000 clients. ServiceMesh solutions consist of advisory services, market-ready IT optimization strategies, and the ServiceMesh Agility Platform™ to manage and govern the lifecycle of cloud-based, "everything-as-a-service" environments.

Enterprise customers select ServiceMesh to design and implement IT strategies that offer game changing competitive advantages through a federation of internal and external IaaS, PaaS, SaaS, and cloud service providers. Customers use ServiceMesh's Agility Platform to automate their plan, build, share, and run lifecycle with the security, governance, transparency, identity management, and policy control required by large enterprises.

SHI - Booth #908

Founded in 1989, SHI International Corp. is a $3 billion+ global provider of technology products and services. Driven by the industry's most experienced and stable sales force and backed by software volume licensing experts, hardware procurement specialists, and certified IT services professionals, SHI delivers custom IT solutions to Corporate, Enterprise, Public Sector, and Academic customers. With over 1,700 employees worldwide, SHI is the largest Minority and Woman Owned Business Enterprise (MWBE) in the U.S. and is ranked 19th among Everything Channel's VAR 500 list of North American IT solution providers.
SOA Software - Booth #614

SOA Software is a leading provider of unified SOA governance, cloud and API Management products that enable organizations to plan, build, and run enterprise services and open APIs. The world's largest companies including Bank of America, Pfizer, and Verizon use SOA Software solutions to transform their business. For more information, please visit http://www.soa.com.
SoftLayer® Technologies, Inc. - Booth #309

Headquartered in Dallas, SoftLayer is the innovation leader in Cloud, Dedicated, and Managed hosting, and the largest private hosting company in the world. SoftLayer provides cloud, dedicated, and seamlessly integrated computing environments, leveraging world-class data centers in Dallas, Houston, San Jose, Seattle, and Washington D.C., and network Points of Presence nationwide. The company automates all elements of its platform, empowering customers with complete control, security, scalability, and ease-of-management via a leading Customer Portal and Open API. The company's proprietary offerings include the industry's first Network-Within-a-Networktopology for true out-of-band access, providing remote access to all management options.
Spoon - Booth #708

Named by Virtualization Review as one of the top two companies to follow in 2011, Spoon is a pioneer in application virtualization and cloud computing technologies. Spoon enables enterprises to centrally manage, update, and deploy applications for install-free execution, with no conflicts. Visit us at Spoon.net to learn more.
Stoneware - Booth #314

Founded in 2000, Stoneware is in the business of developing cloud computing solutions that deliver the data center through web technologies and presented those resources through a desktop built inside a browser.

Stoneware is a privately held corporation headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana. Stoneware serves clients in public, commercial, manufacturing, and health care.

StorageCraft Technology Corporation - Booth #714

StorageCraft Technology Corporation is a premier backup and disaster recovery software company, delivering innovative backup, disaster recovery, system migration and data protection solutions for servers, desktops and laptops. StorageCraft® delivers software technology that reduces downtime while improving security and stability while lowering the total cost of ownership for computer systems.
TelecityGroup - Booth #414

TelecityGroup is Europe's industry-leading provider of premium carrier-neutral data centres. Headquartered in London, it specialises in the design, build and management of highly connected, resilient and secure environments in which customers can house their telecoms, internet and IT infrastructure. Our data centres are thriving, connected, digital ecosystems providing direct access to a wide choice of telecoms and content distribution networks, key internet exchange points and cloud hubs.
Telx - Booth #725

Telx is a leading provider of interconnection, colocation cloud solutions and business exchange services in strategic, high demand North American markets. With 15 premier facilities, Telx increases speed to market and reduces connectivity costs by providing direct connections to the industry's highest performance networks and access to more than 880 leading telecommunications carriers, ISPs, content providers and enterprises.
Terremark - Booth #808

Terremark, a Verizon Company, is a leader in transforming and securing enterprise-class IT on a global scale. A subsidiary of Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE,NASDAQ:VZ), Terremark sets the standard for IT deployments with advanced infrastructure and managed service offerings that deliver the scale, security, and reliability necessary to meet the demanding requirements of enterprises and governments around the world. With a global network of data centers and a comprehensive portfolio of secure solutions, Terremark is helping enterprise and government executives realize the power and promise of the cloud today.


Virtustream - Booth #210

Virtustream (www.virtustream.com) is a leading enterprise cloud software and services provider. The company's secure high-performance cloud platform, xStream, enables hybrid cloud deployments, supports multiple hypervisors, and is the industry's first to offer a sub-virtual machine pricing model that is truly consumption-based. Virtustream's team comprises of architects, engineers and developers with deep expertise in cloud migration strategies, cloud platform deployment, enterprise application management and advanced data center technologies. The company has offices in Washington, D.C., New York, San Francisco, Atlanta, and London, and owns and operates data centers in the U.S. and U.K.
VMware - Booth #603

VMware, the global leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure, delivers customer-proven solutions that accelerate IT by reducing complexity and enabling more flexible, agile service delivery. Leveraging VMware vSphere™, the most widely deployed foundation for cloud computing, VMware enables enterprises to adopt a cloud model that addresses their unique business challenges. VMware's approach accelerates the transition to cloud computing while preserving existing investments and improving security and control.

VMware provides a complete portfolio of solutions for deploying and managing cloud infrastructure, developing cloud-ready applications and securely enabling end-user access to applications and data from any device, anywhere, anytime. These solutions are based on open standards and extend to a large ecosystem of partners, including over 3,500 service provider partners, allowing organizations to securely move their applications and data between private and public clouds to create enterprise hybrid cloud. With more than 250,000 customers and 25,000 partners, VMware solutions help organizations of all sizes lower costs, increase business agility and ensure freedom of choice.

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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.


Cloud Expo Breaking News
MapDB is an Apache-licensed open source database specifically designed for Java developers. The library uses the standard Java Collections API, making it totally natural for Java developers to use and adopt, while scaling database size from GBs to TBs. MapDB is very fast and supports an agile approach to data, allowing developers to construct flexible schemas to exactly match application needs and tune performance, durability and caching for specific requirements.
Web conferencing in a public cloud has the same risks as any other cloud service. If you have ever had concerns over the types of data being shared in your employees’ web conferences, such as IP, financials or customer data, then it’s time to look at web conferencing in a private cloud. In her session at 14th Cloud Expo, Courtney Behrens, Senior Marketing Manager at Brother International, will discuss how issues that had previously been out of your control, like performance, advanced administration and compliance, can now be put back behind your firewall.
Next-Gen Cloud. Whatever you call it, there’s a higher calling for cloud computing that requires providers to change their spots and move from a commodity mindset to a premium one. Businesses can no longer maintain the status quo that today’s service providers offer. Yes, the continuity, speed, mobility, data access and connectivity are staples of the cloud and always will be. But cloud providers that plan to not only exist tomorrow – but to lead – know that security must be the top priority for the cloud and are delivering it now. In his session at 14th Cloud Expo, Kurt Hagerman, Chief Information Security Officer at FireHost, will detail why and how you can have both infrastructure performance and enterprise-grade security – and what tomorrow's cloud provider will look like.
The social media expansion has shown just how people are eager to share their experiences with the rest of the world. Cloud technology is the perfect platform to satisfy this need given its great flexibility and readiness. At Cynny, we aim to revolutionize how people share and organize their digital life through a brand new cloud service, starting from infrastructure to the users’ interface. A revolution that began from inventing and designing our very own infrastructure: we have created the first server network powered solely by ARM CPU. The microservers have “organism-like” features, differentiating them from any of the current technologies. Benefits include low consumption of energy, making Cynny the ecologically friendly alternative for storage as well as cheaper infrastructure, lower running costs, etc.
More and more enterprises today are doing business by opening up their data and applications through APIs. Though forward-thinking and strategic, exposing APIs also increases the surface area for potential attack by hackers. To benefit from APIs while staying secure, enterprises and security architects need to continue to develop a deep understanding about API security and how it differs from traditional web application security or mobile application security. In his session at 14th Cloud Expo, Sachin Agarwal, VP of Product Marketing and Strategy at SOA Software, will walk you through the various aspects of how an API could be potentially exploited. He will discuss the necessary best practices to secure your data and enterprise applications while continue continuing to support your business’s digital initiatives.
The revolution that happened in the server universe over the past 15 years has resulted in an eco-system that is more open, more democratically innovative and produced better results in technically challenging dimensions like scale. The underpinnings of the revolution were common hardware, standards based APIs (ex. POSIX) and a strict adherence to layering and isolation between applications, daemons and kernel drivers/modules which allowed multiple types of development happen in parallel without hindering others. Put simply, today's server model is built on a consistent x86 platform with few surprises in its core components. A kernel abstracts away the platform, so that applications and daemons are decoupled from the hardware. In contrast, networking equipment is still stuck in the mainframe era. Today, networking equipment is a single appliance, including hardware, OS, applications and user interface come as a monolithic entity from a single vendor. Switching between different vendor'...
Cloud backup and recovery services are critical to safeguarding an organization’s data and ensuring business continuity when technical failures and outages occur. With so many choices, how do you find the right provider for your specific needs? In his session at 14th Cloud Expo, Daniel Jacobson, Technology Manager at BUMI, will outline the key factors including backup configurations, proactive monitoring, data restoration, disaster recovery drills, security, compliance and data center resources. Aside from the technical considerations, the secret sauce in identifying the best vendor is the level of focus, expertise and specialization of their engineering team and support group, and how they monitor your day-to-day backups, provide recommendations, and guide you through restores when necessary.
Cloud scalability and performance should be at the heart of every successful Internet venture. The infrastructure needs to be resilient, flexible, and fast – it’s best not to get caught thinking about architecture until the middle of an emergency, when it's too late. In his interactive, no-holds-barred session at 14th Cloud Expo, Phil Jackson, Development Community Advocate for SoftLayer, will dive into how to design and build-out the right cloud infrastructure.
You use an agile process; your goal is to make your organization more agile. What about your data infrastructure? The truth is, today’s databases are anything but agile – they are effectively static repositories that are cumbersome to work with, difficult to change, and cannot keep pace with application demands. Performance suffers as a result, and it takes far longer than it should to deliver on new features and capabilities needed to make your organization competitive. As your application and business needs change, data repositories and structures get outmoded rapidly, resulting in increased work for application developers and slow performance for end users. Further, as data sizes grow into the Big Data realm, this problem is exacerbated and becomes even more difficult to address. A seemingly simple schema change can take hours (or more) to perform, and as requirements evolve the disconnect between existing data structures and actual needs diverge.
SYS-CON Events announced today that SherWeb, a long-time leading provider of cloud services and Microsoft's 2013 World Hosting Partner of the Year, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 14th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 10–12, 2014, at the Javits Center in New York City, New York. A worldwide hosted services leader ranking in the prestigious North American Deloitte Technology Fast 500TM, and Microsoft's 2013 World Hosting Partner of the Year, SherWeb provides competitive cloud solutions to businesses and partners around the world. Founded in 1998, SherWeb is a privately owned company headquartered in Quebec, Canada. Its service portfolio includes Microsoft Exchange, SharePoint, Lync, Dynamics CRM and more.
The world of cloud and application development is not just for the hardened developer these days. In their session at 14th Cloud Expo, Phil Jackson, Development Community Advocate for SoftLayer, and Harold Hannon, Sr. Software Architect at SoftLayer, will pull back the curtain of the architecture of a fun demo application purpose-built for the cloud. They will focus on demonstrating how they leveraged compute, storage, messaging, and other cloud elements hosted at SoftLayer to lower the effort and difficulty of putting together a useful application. This will be an active demonstration and review of simple command-line tools and resources, so don’t be afraid if you are not a seasoned developer.
SYS-CON Events announced today that BUMI, a premium managed service provider specializing in data backup and recovery, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 14th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 10–12, 2014, at the Javits Center in New York City, New York. Manhattan-based BUMI (Backup My Info!) is a premium managed service provider specializing in data backup and recovery. Founded in 2002, the company’s Here, There and Everywhere data backup and recovery solutions are utilized by more than 500 businesses. BUMI clients include professional service organizations such as banking, financial, insurance, accounting, hedge funds and law firms. The company is known for its relentless passion for customer service and support, and has won numerous awards, including Customer Service Provider of the Year and 10 Best Companies to Work For.
Chief Security Officers (CSO), CIOs and IT Directors are all concerned with providing a secure environment from which their business can innovate and customers can safely consume without the fear of Distributed Denial of Service attacks. To be successful in today's hyper-connected world, the enterprise needs to leverage the capabilities of the web and be ready to innovate without fear of DDoS attacks, concerns about application security and other threats. Organizations face great risk from increasingly frequent and sophisticated attempts to render web properties unavailable, and steal intellectual property or personally identifiable information. Layered security best practices extend security beyond the data center, delivering DDoS protection and maintaining site performance in the face of fast-changing threats.
From data center to cloud to the network. In his session at 3rd SDDC Expo, Raul Martynek, CEO of Net Access, will identify the challenges facing both data center providers and enterprise IT as they relate to cross-platform automation. He will then provide insight into designing, building, securing and managing the technology as an integrated service offering. Topics covered include: High-density data center design Network (and SDN) integration and automation Cloud (and hosting) infrastructure considerations Monitoring and security Management approaches Self-service and automation
In his session at 14th Cloud Expo, David Holmes, Vice President at OutSystems, will demonstrate the immense power that lives at the intersection of mobile apps and cloud application platforms. Attendees will participate in a live demonstration – an enterprise mobile app will be built and changed before their eyes – on their own devices. David Holmes brings over 20 years of high-tech marketing leadership to OutSystems. Prior to joining OutSystems, he was VP of Global Marketing for Damballa, a leading provider of network security solutions. Previously, he was SVP of Global Marketing for Jacada where his branding and positioning expertise helped drive the company from start-up days to a $55 million initial public offering on Nasdaq.
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IT organizations face a growing demand for faster innovation and new applications to support emerging opportunities in social, mobile, growth markets, Big Data analytics, mergers and acquisitions, strategic partnerships, and more. This is great news because it shows that IT continues to be a key stakeholder in delivering business service innovation. However, it also means that IT must deliver new innovation despite flat budgets, while maintaining existing services that grow more complex every day.
Cloud computing is transforming the way businesses think about and leverage technology. As a result, the general understanding of cloud computing has come a long way in a short time. However, there are still many misconceptions about what cloud computing is and what it can do for businesses that adopt this game-changing computing model. In this exclusive Q&A with Cloud Expo Conference Chair Jeremy Geelan, Rex Wang, Vice President of Product Marketing at Oracle, discusses and dispels some of the common myths about cloud computing that still exist today.
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.
While unprecedented technological advances have been made in healthcare in areas such as genomics, digital imaging and Health Information Systems, access to this information has been not been easy for both the healthcare provider and the patient themselves. Regulatory compliance and controls, information lock-in in proprietary Electronic Health Record systems and security concerns have made it difficult to share data across health care providers.
Cloud Expo, Inc. has announced today that Vanessa Alvarez has been named conference chair of Cloud Expo® 2014. 14th International Cloud Expo will take place on June 10-12, 2014, at the Javits Center in New York City, New York, and 15th International Cloud Expo® will take place on November 4-6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
12th International Cloud Expo, held on June 10–13, 2013 at the Javits Center in New York City, featured four content-packed days with a rich array of sessions about the business and technical value of cloud computing led by exceptional speakers from every sector of the cloud computing ecosystem. The Cloud Expo series is the fastest-growing Enterprise IT event in the past 10 years, devoted to every aspect of delivering massively scalable enterprise IT as a service.
Ulitzer.com announced "the World's 30 most influential Cloud bloggers," who collectively generated more than 24 million Ulitzer page views. Ulitzer's annual "most influential Cloud bloggers" list was announced at Cloud Expo, which drew more delegates than all other Cloud-related events put together worldwide. "The world's 50 most influential Cloud bloggers 2010" list will be announced at the Cloud Expo 2010 East, which will take place April 19-21, 2010, at the Jacob Javitz Convention Center, in New York City, with more than 5,000 expected to attend.
It's a simple fact that the better sales reps understand their prospects' intentions, preferences and pain points during calls, the more business they'll close. Each day, as your prospects interact with websites and social media platforms, their behavioral data profile is expanding. It's now possible to gain unprecedented insight into prospects' content preferences, product needs and budget. We hear a lot about how valuable Big Data is to sales and marketing teams. But data itself is only valuable when it's part of a bigger story, made visible in the right context.
Cloud Expo, Inc. has announced today that Larry Carvalho has been named Tech Chair of Cloud Expo® 2014. 14th International Cloud Expo will take place on June 10-12, 2014, at the Javits Center in New York City, New York, and 15th International Cloud Expo® will take place on November 4-6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
Everyone talks about a cloud-first or mobile-first strategy. It's the trend du jour, and for good reason as these innovative technologies have revolutionized an industry and made savvy companies a lot of money. But consider for a minute what's emerging with the Age of Context and the Internet of Things. Devices, interfaces, everyday objects are becoming endowed with computing smarts. This is creating an unprecedented focus on the Application Programming Interface (API) as developers seek to connect these devices and interfaces to create new supporting services and hybrids. I call this trend the move toward an API-first business model and strategy.
We live in a world that requires us to compete on our differential use of time and information, yet only a fraction of information workers today have access to the analytical capabilities they need to make better decisions. Now, with the advent of a new generation of embedded business intelligence (BI) platforms, cloud developers are disrupting the world of analytics. They are using these new BI platforms to inject more intelligence into the applications business people use every day. As a result, data-driven decision-making is finally on track to become the rule, not the exception.
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Like moving to IPv6, simply picking up your existing network architecture and moving it to a completely new one is not going to happen overnight. There will undoubtedly still be "traditional" networks hanging around even when SDN adoption is considered mainstream and fully mature. That's the nature of evolution; it doesn't happen in the blink of eye, it takes time. Right now organizations are faced with a variety of options in networking. From VXLAN to NVGRE, from traditional to software-defined, choices abound today. And chances are that most largish networks will actually take advantage of several of those choices, depending on what phase of adoption they're in.
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Like every one I am updating my terminology to reflect the shift that occurred – Business and technical executives immediately get that when combined with a world of smart, connected devices then Cloud computing only makes more sense. We have entered an age where IoT Cloud Computing will become the dominant form of enterprise IT architecture. Smart devices aren’t much use if they aren’t sharing their feeds with some kind of enterprise system, and so new forms of middleware as well as entirely new forms of ERP will emerge too. In short how will that RFID device on the tin of beans ordered by your smart fridge, actually place the order into the supermarket logistics systems?
This past weekend, like many of you, I started getting the blood curdling password resets from a bunch of OpenSSL affected sites. I also got a few emails from sites indicating that I had nothing to worry about. Bad news, good news. Probably the biggest security story thus far for 2014 is Heartbleed, the OpenSSL vulnerability which potentially allows attackers to extract 64 kilobyte batches of memory at random without being noticed and leaving no trace. Sounds like the perfect crime.
When I visit clients to talk about DevOps, I usually ask them what their monitoring strategy is. Too often, the answer I hear is "We use Nagios". I think Nagios is a great tool, but it sure is not a strategy. Nagios does a good job of monitoring infrastructure. It will alert you when you are running out of disk, CPU, or memory. I call this reactive monitoring. In other words, Nagios is telling you that your resources are getting maxed out and you are about to have issues. Proactive monitoring focuses more on the behavior of the applications and attempts to detect when metrics are starting to stray away from their normal baseline numbers. Proactive monitoring alerts you that the system is starting to experience symptoms that can lead to a degradation of performance or capacity issues which is more preferable than Nagios telling you are about to be screwed. With reactive monitoring, it is not uncommon that customers start complaining about the same time that the Nagios alerts start going off. The goal of proactive monitoring is to head off issues so that customers don't even notice.
One of the most powerful aspects of the Internet of Things is the process of synthesis it achieves; it provides a mental model for people to associate and relate a number of different technologies under one umbrella concept and trend. Therefore one early quick win is a simple taxonomy for listing what these different technology camps are, so here is a first draft approach for this that is now included as the guiding framework in our IoT Technology Roadmap.
OpenStack. OpenDaylight. SDN. Cloud. It's all about abstraction, about APIs and "software-defined" (which really means software-controlled, but this is neither the time or place to get into that debate). It's about jailbreaking the network. Enabling access to features and functionality in a way that results in new services, increased responsiveness and overall, the operationalization of the network.
The Information Technology Acquisition Advisory Council (ITAAC) and the Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) are announcing a slate of innovative leaders to serve as facilitators for the upcoming "Agile Sourcing Environment for Commercial Cloud" brainstorming session being held in Alexandria, VA on April 23, 2014. Enjoying a great response thus far, industry participants include Boeing, Oracle, Google,SAP, Leidos and Capgemini. Government participants include the US Navy, US Army, US House of Representatives and GSA.
Not too long ago, it took even the most successful entrepreneurs several centuries or at least decades to reach a valuation of a billion and thus become a member of the exclusive Billionaire Boys Club*. Families like the Rothschilds, the Waltons or the Brenninkmeijers have indeed built up impressive capital wealth, but because it took them several generations, it often became quite diluted among brothers, sons, daughters, nieces, and even third-degree-nephews. With the advent of first: IT; then the Internet and now the cloud, that time frame has rapidly shrunk. Today companies with as little as 50 or even 13 employees reached valuations where reputable companies and world-renowned artists can only dream of. This acceleration is even more poignant when we look at applications in the heart the nexus of Social, Mobile, Cloud and Analytics (SMAC), such as Instagram , Tumbler and recently WhatsApp. And just like in the music industry there is a lot of interest in the tip parade: the list of runner ups; ideas and products getting ready to become the next mega hit.
Despite claims that there exists (or will, look out!) a mythical "god box" for the enterprise data center, capable of performing every data center function imaginable, it remains, well, mythical. Efforts to effectively secure the data center and the applications it delivers therefore requires a collaborative approach between best-of-breed technologies. But if collaboration across functional IT groups - development, operations, network and security - remains as elusive as nirvana, then collaboration across products has traditionally been seen as likely as sighting the Loch Ness Monster. The arrival of cloud and more recently SDN has changed that, not only encouraging but requiring changes in collaboration capabilities in order to remain considered best-of-breed.
We love analogies. No matter what the topic, analogies are a great way to explain something in a different context to make a specific point with a frame of reference that may be more familiar to those we are making a point to. There is one that seems to come back over and over again in our industry, the one that compares the network to the power grid, network connections to power plugs. I had not heard it for a while but at Interop last week, I heard it used twice in booth demonstrations as part of plug and play pitches. And I really do not like that analogy.
There is probably never going to be a perfect balance in the industry between Do-it-yourself (DIY) and Do-it-for-you (DIFY) networking. It seems exceedingly unlikely that there is a one-size-fits-all type of solution out there. And so we will invariably end up with a bifurcated market that requires multiple solutions for its constituents. But if there is not a perfect balance, which one of these is likely to see the most action? If you were to base your guess on industry chatter, you would have to conclude that DIY has the upper hand. There is a ton of momentum right now with both SDN and bare metal switching. On the SDN front, it is all about orchestration and automation. The ability to streamline customized workflows is attractive, especially for the large IT shops that sink tens of millions of dollars into managing their monstrosities. Once you get into anything that is customized, there is a degree of DIY-ness that is required. No product is designed expressly for your particular environment, so you need to the ability to customize what you buy to do what you want. Beyond that, there is an awful lot of talk about APIs and programmability.
There’s a new craze occurring in homes, highways, workplaces and everywhere imaginable – the Internet of Things or as I like to call it, The Internet of Nouns. Sensors, thermostats, kitchen appliances, toilets and almost every person, place or thing will have a chip capable of connecting to the internet. And if you want to identify and find those things with recognizable words instead of a 128-bit IP address, you’re going to need DNS. DNS translates the names we type into browser or mobile app into an IP address so the services can be found on the internet. It is one of the most important components of the internet, especially for human interaction. With the explosion of mobile devices and the millions of apps deployed to support those devices, DNS growth has doubled in recent years. It is also a vulnerable target.
The industry often talks about how the data center perimeter is expanding,necessarily, due to technological shifts such as cloud and mobility and BYOD. But that isn't really the case. If you look closely, you'll see that the perimeter is actually shrinking, getting tighter and tighter around the data center. With just about everything web-enabled these days, the need for access to network to enable access to applications is, well, nearly gone. I can as easily share a file via a web-enabled application today as I could by copying it onto a network share using a VPN last year. With mobile devices inside the corporate walls as well as out, it's no longer effective to just implicitly trust what's on the local network.
Nick Lippis, who writes the eponymously named Lippis Report, had a fascinating report on the differences between enterprise and service provider environments with respect to network virtualization. He observes, through a survey of the ONUG (Open Networking User Group) membership, that what the enterprise needs is Network Service Virtualization (NSV), which he and ONUG define as the virtualization of "enterprise appliances, such as firewalls, load balancers, application accelerators, application delivery controllers, Intrusion Protection Systems, WAN optimizers, call managers, etc., instantiated for each application." (Lippis Report 217: It’s Network Service Virtualization in the Enterprise rather than Network Function Virtualization )
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