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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.
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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 Latest Stories
Every healthy ecosystem is diverse. This is especially true in cloud ecosystems, where portability and interoperability are more important than old enterprise models of proprietary ownership. In his session at 15th Cloud Expo, Mark Baker, Server Product Manager at Canonical/Ubuntu, will discuss how single vendors used to take the lead in creating and delivering technology, but in a cloud economy, where users want tools of their preference, when and where they need them, it makes no sense.
The emergence of cloud computing and Big Data warrants a greater role for the PMO to successfully manage enterprise transformation driven by these powerful trends. As the adoption of cloud-based services continues to grow, a governance model is needed to orchestrate enterprise cloud implementations and harness the power of Big Data analytics. In his session at 15th Cloud Expo, Mahesh Singh, President of BigData, Inc., to discuss how the Enterprise PMO takes center stage not only in developing the appropriate governance model but also in collaborating with key stakeholders to ensure a successful transformation.
SYS-CON Events announced today that Cloudian, Inc., the leading provider of hybrid cloud storage solutions, has been named “Bronze Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 15th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on November 4–6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Cloudian is a Foster City, Calif.-based software company specializing in cloud storage. Cloudian HyperStore® is an S3-compatible cloud object storage platform that enables service providers and enterprises to build reliable, affordable and scalable hybrid cloud storage solutions. Cloudian actively partners with leading cloud computing environments including Amazon Web Services, Citrix Cloud Platform, Apache CloudStack, OpenStack and the vast ecosystem of S3 compatible tools and applications. Cloudian's customers include Vodafone, Nextel, NTT, Nifty, and LunaCloud. The company has additional offices in China and Japan.
SYS-CON Events announced today that TechXtend (formerly Programmer’s Paradise), a leading value-added provider of server and storage virtualization, and r-evolution will exhibit at SYS-CON's 15th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on November 4–6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. TechXtend (formerly Programmer’s Paradise) is a leading value-added provider of software, systems and solutions for corporations, government organizations, and academic institutions across the United States and Canada. TechXtend is the Exclusive Reseller in the United States for r-evolution
The consumption economy is here and so are cloud applications and solutions that offer more than subscription and flat fee models and at the same time are available on a pure consumption model, which not only reduces IT spend but also lowers infrastructure costs, and offers ease of use and availability. In their session at 15th Cloud Expo, Ermanno Bonifazi, CEO & Founder of Solgenia, and Ian Khan, Global Strategic Positioning & Brand Manager at Solgenia, will discuss this shifting dynamic with an example of a top European Telco provider. Find out how they are leveraging the power of acloud-based consumption model services to offer more value to the mass market and enable a new revenue model that embraces the true meaning of the Third Industrial Revolution.
In today's application economy, enterprise organizations realize that it's their applications that are the heart and soul of their business. If their application users have a bad experience, their revenue and reputation are at stake. In his session at 15th Cloud Expo, Anand Akela, Senior Director of Product Marketing for Application Performance Management at CA Technologies, will discuss how a user-centric Application Performance Management solution can help inspire your users with every application transaction.
Come learn about what you need to consider when moving your data to the cloud. In her session at 15th Cloud Expo, Skyla Loomis, a Program Director of Cloudant Development at Cloudant, will discuss the security, performance, and operational implications of keeping your data on premise, moving it to the cloud, or taking a hybrid approach. She will use real customer examples to illustrate the tradeoffs, key decision points, and how to be successful with a cloud or hybrid cloud solution.
Cloud computing started a technology revolution; now DevOps is driving that revolution forward. By enabling new approaches to service delivery, cloud and DevOps together are delivering even greater speed, agility, and efficiency. No wonder leading innovators are adopting DevOps and cloud together! In his session at DevOps Summit, Andi Mann, Vice President of Strategic Solutions at CA Technologies, will explore the synergies in these two approaches, with practical tips, techniques, research data, war stories, case studies, and recommendations.
The 16th International Cloud Expo announces that its Call for Papers is now open. 16th International Cloud Expo, to be held June 9–11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City brings together Cloud Computing, APM, APIs, Security, Big Data, Internet of Things, DevOps and WebRTC to one location. With cloud computing driving a higher percentage of enterprise IT budgets every year, it becomes increasingly important to plant your flag in this fast-expanding business opportunity. Submit your speaking proposal today!
14th International Cloud Expo, held on June 10–12, 2014 at the Javits Center in New York City, featured three content-packed days with a rich array of sessions about the business and technical value of cloud computing, Internet of Things, Big Data, and DevOps led by exceptional speakers from every sector of the IT 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.
Hardware will never be more valuable than on the day it hits your loading dock. Each day new servers are not deployed to production the business is losing money. While Moore’s Law is typically cited to explain the exponential density growth of chips, a critical consequence of this is rapid depreciation of servers. The hardware for clustered systems (e.g., Hadoop, OpenStack) tends to be significant capital expenses. In his session at 15th Cloud Expo, Mason Katz, CTO and co-founder of StackIQ, to discuss how infrastructure teams should be aware of the capitalization and depreciation model of these expenses to fully understand when and where automation is critical.
Over the last few years the healthcare ecosystem has revolved around innovations in Electronic Health Record (HER) based systems. This evolution has helped us achieve much desired interoperability. Now the focus is shifting to other equally important aspects – scalability and performance. While applying cloud computing environments to the EHR systems, a special consideration needs to be given to the cloud enablement of Veterans Health Information Systems and Technology Architecture (VistA), i.e., the largest single medical system in the United States.
In his session at 15th Cloud Expo, Mark Hinkle, Senior Director, Open Source Solutions at Citrix Systems Inc., will provide overview of the open source software that can be used to deploy and manage a cloud computing environment. He will include information on storage, networking(e.g., OpenDaylight) and compute virtualization (Xen, KVM, LXC) and the orchestration(Apache CloudStack, OpenStack) of the three to build their own cloud services. Speaker Bio: Mark Hinkle is the Senior Director, Open Source Solutions, at Citrix Systems Inc. He joined Citrix as a result of their July 2011 acquisition of Cloud.com where he was their Vice President of Community. He is currently responsible for Citrix open source efforts around the open source cloud computing platform, Apache CloudStack and the Xen Hypervisor. Previously he was the VP of Community at Zenoss Inc., a producer of the open source application, server, and network management software, where he grew the Zenoss Core project to over 10...
Most of today’s hardware manufacturers are building servers with at least one SATA Port, but not every systems engineer utilizes them. This is considered a loss in the game of maximizing potential storage space in a fixed unit. The SATADOM Series was created by Innodisk as a high-performance, small form factor boot drive with low power consumption to be plugged into the unused SATA port on your server board as an alternative to hard drive or USB boot-up. Built for 1U systems, this powerful device is smaller than a one dollar coin, and frees up otherwise dead space on your motherboard. To meet the requirements of tomorrow’s cloud hardware, Innodisk invested internal R&D resources to develop our SATA III series of products. The SATA III SATADOM boasts 500/180MBs R/W Speeds respectively, or double R/W Speed of SATA II products.
As more applications and services move "to the cloud" (public or on-premise) cloud environments are increasingly adopting and building out traditional enterprise features. This in turn is enabling and encouraging cloud adoption from enterprise users. In many ways the definition is blurring as features like continuous operation, geo-distribution or on-demand capacity become the norm. NuoDB is involved in both building enterprise software and using enterprise cloud capabilities. In his session at 15th Cloud Expo, Seth Proctor, CTO at NuoDB, Inc., will discuss the experiences from building, deploying and using enterprise services and suggest some ways to approach moving enterprise applications into a cloud model.
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As we enter a new year, it is time to look back over the past year and resolve to improve upon it. In 2014, we will see more service providers resolve to add more personalization in enterprise technology. Below are seven predictions about what will drive this trend toward personalization.
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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Regardless if you’ve migrated multiple applications or this is your first migration to a public Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) you will want to run a small proof-of-concept to make sure that the basic elements of data flow operate as expected and your components will run in the IaaS environment. This week I spent some time experimenting with the three top IaaS offerings: Amazon AWS, Google Compute Cloud and Microsoft Azure. The architecture was relatively simple: 3 docker containers, one hosting a LAMP—Linux, Apache, MySQL & PHP—stack running WordPress, one hosting Postfix mail server forwarding all mail, and one hosting CVS. The results of the testing were informative.
On August 28th, Samsung and LG announced their latest generation of smartwatches in separate press releases. The Samsung report flaunts its Gear S, a smartwatch with a curved screen that measures a full two-inches long. Capabilities of the watch include providing notifications from social networking websites, GPS, improved S Health features, turn-by-turn directions, a touch keyboard, and 3G connectivity. Samsung estimates battery life at two days for normal usage. Details regarding pricing and when the product goes to market were not released.
In today’s software-defined business era, uptime and availability are key to the business survival. The application is the business. However, ensuring proper application performance remains a daunting task for their production environments, where do you start? Enter Business Transactions. By starting to focus on the end-user experience and measuring application performance based on their interactions, we can correctly gauge how the entire environment is performing. We follow each individual user request as it flows through the application architecture, comparing the response time to its optimal performance. This inside-out strategy allows AppDynamics to instantly identify performance bottlenecks and allows application owners to get to the root-cause of issues that much faster.
Last week I was both learning and speaking at the The Internet of @ThingsExpo in New York City. I taught a session on the subject of IoT, Code Halos and Digital Transformation Strategies. Then I had the privilege of interviewing Microsoft's mobile and IoT guru Nick Landry (Twitter @ActiveNick). In this interview he shares Microsoft's solutions and strategies around the Internet of Things. Enjoy!
In June I was presenting at the ThingsExpo conference  at the Javits Center in New York City. During my talk I was demonstrating how to integrate consumer devices into a business workflow. In particular, I was doing live measuring of my own blood pressure to show how to integrate consumer devices into a business workflow. Internet […]
I came across a very interesting story posted at the Reviewed.com. Website in the section covering home oven reviews. The headline read “The Smart Home Dominates the Internet of Things.” The story, based on a recent report published by Appinions, a market research firm, stated that while home automation “is used interchangeably” with the Internet of Things, the fact is that the IoT is far bigger than that. “It promises to unify a vast array of industrial and commercial devices and activities, not just your phone and dishwasher.” To be sure, home automation is leading the way right now, what with Apple, Google, Microsoft and other companies jumping on the bandwagon. What is missing in the piece is the real challenge (and opportunity) of the IoT: monetization.
The evolution of JavaScript and HTML 5 to support a genuine component based framework (Web Components) with the necessary tools to deliver something close to a native experience including genuine realtime networking (UDP using WebRTC). HTML5 is evolving to offer built in templating support, the ability to watch objects (which will speed up Angular) and Web Components (which offer Angular Directives). The native level support will offer a massive performance boost to frameworks having to fake all these features like Polymer and Angular. It will also encourage people who are not familiar with these next generational frameworks to get in on the action. As I am from a gaming background then I always complain that TCP (Web Sockets) is not genuinely real-time, so I look forward to seeing UDP (WebRTC) solutions being delivered like Desktop Sharing in Chrome 34.
So exactly how do you kick start a DevOps strategy? For example, say your organization is tied down to a very sequential, but cumbersome Waterfall approach to software development that is wasting precious dollars and hindering productivity? In the following we’ve outlined some strategy tips that every business leader will need to consider as they start down the path of DevOps adoption. Whatever steps your organization takes on the DevOps path of rolling out software faster and more effectively and deployment will require the support of your senior level management team. Explain the advantages of DevOps to the executive team in terms that they can easily understand. Provide an outline of how DevOps and cloud computing can save on ROI and get your new mobile application into the hands of the customer faster and more effectively with higher quality.
The IoT has the potential to transform the world, bringing new functions and efficiency to big problems such as disease, poverty, traffic, and government transparence. It also makes for a nice Christmas gift for “kids in science fair projects.” This latter point was made by Broadcom and Brian Bedrosian, the company's senior director for wireless connectivity. Specifically, the company has introduced its Wiced Sense Kit at a price of US$20. The kit—suitable for adult use, of course, as well--allows IoT developers and the millions of “makers” in the thriving Maker Movement to build sensors that communicate with iPhones, home communication hubs, and other devices. Suggested uses include baby monitors, door locks, and personal healthcare monitors. Broadcom's kit presumably competes with a US$25 kit from Texas Instruments, which also has Android and Bluetooth functionality.
The Internet of Things (IoT) is getting personal. Wearables, ingestables, even implantables – devices that not only help us with our fitness, but can monitor and manage disease and its treatment – are right around the corner. And where the IoT goes, money follows. In this case, Big Pharma smells opportunity. But while these new consumer doodads get all the press, health-related IoT technologies are only the tip of the iceberg for the Digital Transformation hitting the pharmaceutical industry, as it struggles with a turbulent business landscape. “There are very few blockbuster drugs,” explains Eric Pilkington, EVP Digital Strategy at McCann Health North America. “The pharma companies are trying to figure out what to do. The competitors are the generics: identical and cheaper. The pharmas have to provide value beyond the drug itself.”
Such devices and connected technologies exist today, and the sector is driving the leading edge of the Internet of Things under the label of the “Connected Home” or “Smart Home”. Fact is, some pretty traditional low-tech concepts are becoming technology-enabled, such as/including locking doors, turning on the lights, heating the home, etc. What this means is that technology companies are broadening into areas that have historically been outside of their business plans. Apple is in the fitness business. Google is in the heating business. Samsung is in the appliance business. Others include cable TV and Internet provider Comcast, and the Schlage-brand lock maker Ingersoll Rand.
When we talk about the impact of BYOD and BYOA and the Internet of Things, we often focus on the impact on data center architectures. That's because there will be an increasing need for authentication, for access control, for security, for application delivery as the number of potential endpoints (clients, devices, things) increases. That means scale in the data center. What we gloss over, what we skip, is that before any of these "things" ever makes a request to access an application it had to execute a DNS query. Every. Single. Thing.
Elasticity is hailed as one of the biggest benefits of cloud and software-defined architectures. It's more efficient than traditional scalability models that only went one direction: up. It's based on the premise that wasting money and resources all the time just to ensure capacity on a seasonal or periodic basis is not only unappealing, but unnecessary in the age of software-defined everything. The problem is that scaling down is much, much harder than scaling up. Oh, not from the perspective of automation and orchestration. That is, as the kids say these days, easy peasy lemon squeezy. APIs have made the ability to add and remove resources simplicity itself. There isn't a load balancing service available today without this capability - at least not one that's worth having.
As enterprises work to rapidly embrace the mobile revolution, both for their workforce and to engage more deeply with their customers, the pressure is on for IT to support the tools needed by their application developers. Mobile application developers are working with a massive variety of technologies and platforms, but one trend that stands out is the rapid adoption of NoSQL database engines and the use of Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS) platforms and services to run them. Gartner has predicted that by 2017, 20% of enterprises will have their own internal mobile app store, meaning that enterprises are deploying both commercial and custom applications to their workforce at increasing speeds. There’s no denying the massive growth in mobile applications within the enterprise.
The Internet of Things is only going to make that even more challenging as businesses turn to new business models and services fueled by a converging digital-physical world. Applications, whether focused on licensing, provisioning, managing or storing data for these "things" will increase the already significant burden on IT as a whole. The inability to scale from an operational perspective is really what software-defined architectures are attempting to solve by operationalizing the network to shift the burden of provisioning and management from people to technology.
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