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Enterprise IT is under increasing pressure to deliver better services to the business faster, at lower cost, and with higher quality of service. Now, there’s a new page in the CIO playbook – delivering enterprise Database as a Service. In his session at 14th Cloud Expo, David Swanger...
In his session at 5th Big Data Expo, Tony Shan, a Chief Architect and Big Data consultant, will discuss the drivers, concept, means, and buildout of Big Data competency. He will start with why – the current resource deficit and the imperatives for new skillsets in the Big Data space. T...
The benefits of using a Cloud Platform-as-a-Service are clear – higher elasticity, lower cost and risk, and support for new business models. But what are some of the pitfalls? What type of workloads should you start with? And what will make your deployment successful? Based on data fro...
Water’s path from sea level to a cloud is quite a journey and often misunderstood, similar to that of an organizations path as they traverse from a traditional on premise compute model, to public and private cloud adoption. Infrastructure changes have a ripple effect, and impact functi...
Learn why network virtualization is the final frontier to conquer for high-utilization and high-performance clouds (since server and storage virtualization are already mature). 2013 was the year of SDN’s debut, but in his session at 14th Cloud Expo, Robert Drost, Co-Founder and COO o...
“All software vendors now or in the near future will need to have “born of the cloud” capabilities in addition to on-premise,” observed Shashi "Sash" Purohit, Founder, President & CTO of Ambernet, in this exclusive Q&A with Cloud Expo conference chairs Larry Carvalho and Vanessa Alvare...
“A strategy that will work for the new cloud providers is to focus on a vertical industry / application and provide a deeper and more complete solution than the big guys currently provide,” noted Jeff Tabor, Senior Director of Product Management at Avere Systems, in this exclusive Q&A ...
Healthcare executives like you are challenged with implementing changes from healthcare reform, adapting to value-based reimbursement, and bending the cost curve. At the same time, you are expected to maintain a high level of patient satisfaction and deliver quality outcomes. Your oper...
Delivering modern application experiences requires a cloud based architecture that unlocks the silos of process and information within the organization. These capabilities must be resident in the cloud, and easily consumed by mobile applications. In his session at 14th Cloud Expo, Da...
The reach and demand of cloud storage services are rapidly expanding as many organizations are expressing interest in storage-as-a service (STaaS) for public, private and hybrid cloud implementations. The next generation of applications and workloads are driving a big change in storage...
Human Capital Management (HCM) solutions in the cloud are spawning a wide spectrum of services that are revolutionizing the workplace for employers and employees. Instead of HR being just a cost center, cloud computing is affording HR the opportunity to add significant value to the bot...
“Most on-premise vendors recognize the need for a SaaS model with a self-service sales model,” observed Dustin Whittle, Developer Evangelist at AppDynamics, in this exclusive Q&A with Cloud Expo conference chairs Larry Carvalho and Vanessa Alvarez. “Companies are often having trouble m...
SYS-CON Events announced today that PEER 1 Hosting, the global web infrastructure and cloud hosting provider, 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. PEER 1 Hosting, a wholly-...
Why bother promoting data into HDFS to run Hadoop analytics? Can't I just run Hadoop on the data in place? - after all, HDFS and object storage have the same underpinnings. In his session at 14th Cloud Expo, Paul Turner, chief marketing officer at Cloudian, will present a unique case...
When we think about what’s next, our frame of reference is almost universally anchored to what we are doing now. We look at how things are, and then we aim our sights forward. In some cases, we might make incremental moves ahead; in other cases, maybe we look for improvement by orders ...
As infrastructure needs grow so does the need to be able to deal with it in a quick and cost-efficient manner. With Azure, you can spin up new Windows Server and Linux virtual machines in minutes and adjust your usage as your needs change. In his session at 14th Cloud Expo, Drew McDa...
The time has come for humanity's first interstellar trek to Terranuvem, the cloud planet, and Chief Engineer Cyrus Agarwal has been chosen to ready a ship for the voyage. He must make the right architectural choices to transform the ship for the long journey and be prepared for the unk...
In a world of ever-accelerating business cycles and fast-changing client expectations, the cloud increasingly serves as a growth engine and a path to new business models. Dynamic clouds enable businesses to continuously reinvent themselves, adapting their business processes, their serv...
Normally in a document database such as CouchDB or BigCouch, data is queried using b-tree indexes built with map-reduce functions. In his session at 14th Cloud Expo, Brad Bonn, Systems Engineer at Cloudant, will discuss how Cloudant has extended the platform to natively take advantag...
Reduce networking costs! Increase cyber security! Deploy applications faster! Add connectivity to our new office now! We’re under attack now – drop everything and jump on it now! How does IT management keep up with these demands? On top of that challenge, the promises of the Internet o...
Picking the ideal platform for your private cloud strategy is a critical decision – when do you pick commercial VMware and Microsoft-based solutions? When is an OpenStack solution a good option? In their session at 14th Cloud Expo, Brent Doncaster, a Sr. Strategist for Product Market...
"It is early days for PaaS, but a significant issue here is to define what a common platform really is," explained John Michelsen, CTO of CA Technologies, in this exclusive Q&A with Cloud Expo conference chairs Larry Carvalho and Vanessa Alvarez. "Even to say that every organization ha...
In his session at 5th Big Data Expo, Dan Rosanova, Sr. Architect at West Monroe Partners, will examine how Big Data and cloud computing technologies will shape the emerging Internet of Things that promises to connect a trillion devices in the next decade. The sheer numbers and volume o...
Cloud technology brings one of the most fundamental changes to the global business model in decades. Originally seen as a desirable efficiency, today cloud delivery models have become operational necessities that drive improvements in business performance and innovation. In his sessi...
“Most on-premise vendors assume that creating a virtual deployment instance of their software and hosting it through AWS makes them a cloud provider,” noted Jeff Morris, VP of Product Marketing at GoodData, in this exclusive Q&A with Cloud Expo conference chairs Larry Carvalho and Vane...
Microsoft Azure now provides the right services for enterprises. But what scenarios are most interesting to enterprise leaders, and why? Which of these do most enterprises want to start with, why do they want them, and what are the common objections? In his General Session at 14th Cl...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Avere Systems, a leading provider of enterprise storage for cloud-enabled data centers, 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. Avere deliv...
Is crime cyclic in nature? Can we predict when it will occur in cities? How does this impact your IT operation and how can you leverage analytics? In his session at 5th Big Data Expo, Steve Surfaro, Axis Communications Industry Liaison and Chairman of the ASIS Physical Security Counc...
Microsoft Azure is open and flexible, enables rapid development and is enterprise proven. Come find out why more than 57% of Fortune 500 companies are using Microsoft Azure to accelerate their time-to-market, open up new business opportunities and save them money. In his session at 1...
Hosted PaaS providers have given independent developers and startups huge advantages in efficiency and reduced time-to-market over their more process-bound counterparts in enterprises. Software frameworks are now available that allow enterprise IT departments to provide these same adva...
Most enterprises are concerned with security and privacy when putting data into the cloud, but what about latency? In putting data in the cloud, you need to make sure you have a sense for latency or the time it takes for messages to traverse the network (and back). If your message suff...
SYS-CON Events announced today that BigDataVendors.com has been named “Media Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 5th International Big Data Expo, which will take place on June 10–12, 2014, at the Javits Center in New York City, New York, and the 6th International Big Data Expo, which will take place...
For many SDN and DevOps enthusiasts, the natural outcome of this wave of technological change is a highly-automated network that is well-orchestrated with surrounding systems and applications. One of the prevailing thoughts is that this level of automation is a well-formed abstraction ...
Enterprise Cloud Analytics and Business Intelligence enables organizations to leverage the Cloud and provide end to end data aggregation and analysis capabilities. The objective is to develop Analytics on the Cloud to support Business Intelligence and Analysis capabilities. Effective s...
“I see almost no one running hybrid clouds,” noted Seth Proctor, CTO of NuoDB, in this exclusive Q&A with Cloud Expo conference chairs Larry Carvalho and Vanessa Alvarez. “The few examples are usually public cloud deployments with backup and/or DR options in a private setup.” Cloud Co...
“Hybrids need to coexist with private and public clouds as that’s what cloud consumers will request,” noted Chris Tella, CMO and EVP of Sales at Basic6, in this exclusive Q&A with Cloud Expo conference chairs Larry Carvalho and Vanessa Alvarez. “The best advice I’ve heard so far was fr...
How are hybrid clouds evolving to allow the coexistence of private and public clouds? What are the challenges to meeting a true hybrid cloud scenario? Businesses large and small have been at times both seduced and confused by the grand promise of the cloud. But when they talk about “h...
SYS-CON Events announced today that ScaleMP™, a leading provider of virtualization solutions for high-end computing, 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. ScaleMP is the lea...
The sharing of resources and capacity within virtualized infrastructure is the single biggest cause of operational and performance issues, and even inefficiencies in these environments. Traditionally IT operations teams have seen this challenge as a “capacity management problem,” somet...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Infor, a leading provider of business application software serving more than 70,000 customers, has been named “Platinum Plus Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 14th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 10-12, 2014, at the Javits Center in New ...