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Security remains a high consideration for adoption of Cloud. Protection of data is at the center of a Cloud security strategy. Where the data is stored, how the data is secured, and who has access to the data? Encryption is one of the key technologies to address these concerns, securin...
Cisco, like everybody else in IT, believes that cloud computing is central to the Internet of Things (the belief that everything with an on/off switch will eventually be wired or wirelessly connected and controlled by someone – or some thing – somewhere in the world). This isn't a diff...
According to IDC Research, cloud-based applications (apps) consumed via software-as-a-service (SaaS) will grow nearly five times faster than traditional on-premise application development. SaaS-based apps address a company’s desire to increase business capabilities without the need for...
With the explosion of SaaS and reduced costs of changing applications, organizations have more freedom to choose between products and are no longer bound by the platform stickiness of traditional enterprise software. A new analogy – "platform gravity" – better describes today’s enterpr...
The Open Group today announced the new Open FAIR Certification Program aimed at risk analysts, bringing a much-needed professional certification to the market that is focused on the practice of risk analysis. Both the Risk Taxonomy and Risk Analysis standards, standards of The Open Gro...
SoftLayer, an IBM Company, has announced that SilverSky, a provider of cloud-based information security and messaging solutions, has chosen SoftLayer to help power its cloud-based email and Email Protection Suite offerings. SilverSky’s comprehensive security services, running on SoftLa...
Enterprises are eager to implement virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) to address BYOD, disaster recovery, mobility, security, EOL for Windows XP and more. But the high cost and complexity of building their own on-premises solution have been huge barriers to VDI adoption. In his ses...
Your IT organization needs to support creativity and enable disruption through developing new products more quickly, and cutting free of old rules and rethinking business models. Cloud should be the answer... but in many cases it’s only the answer for certain types of workloads and app...
The world of cloud services moves fast and is the foundation that enables a diverse set of devices and applications from many vendors. This environment is both an opportunity and a challenge for developers and IT organizations. In his Day 4 Keynote at the 13th International Cloud Exp...
Calling all heroes! Join us at this highly educational and entertaining session to learn about the efforts of everyday heroes such as you who are driving their IT organizations journeys to a more efficient and agile IT. In his session at the 13th International Cloud Expo®, Anand Akela...
In his general session at the 13th International Cloud Expo®, Richard Taggart, CTO of SHI, shares a collection of best IT Practices and Innovation Programs that have been proven to work in real life situations. These practices are some of the best ideas taken from SHI’s database of c...
Perhaps one of the perplexing things about cloud computing is the choice around renting time in someone else’s cloud (Amazon, Google, Rackspace or a myriad of others) or building your own. It’s not unlike the age-old car buyer’s dilemma, take the lower payments and lower total miles le...
As 13th Cloud Expo / Cloud Expo Silicon Valley draws near, two of its major sponsors are working together in a high-profile way. Hitachi GST (HGST), a Western Digital company, and Verizon Enterprise Solutions today announced that HGST is providing solid-state storage solutions for Veri...
Read why customers choose EMC and VMware to dramatically increase performance and improve Oracle licensing ROI. Read how DBAs are getting up to 3X more performance and 80% faster tuning, deploying new Oracle servers and storage in minutes, and more.
IT leaders are turning to the cloud to increase agility and reduce costs. During this session, learn how Oracle offers a complete Database as a Service (DBaaS) solution that delivers on a broad range of requirements including simplified database consolidation, mission-critical deployme...
There are many potential applications for WebRTC and for many interoperability is not a requirement. However, this does not mean that there is not a need for interoperability, particularly at the signaling level, for other applications. Many people have dismissed interoperability as a...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Inocybe Technologies Inc., the company that aims to keep IT simple, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 13th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on November 4–7, 2013, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Inocybe Technologies ...
SYS-CON Events announced today that LiveOps, Inc., the global leader in cloud contact center and customer service solutions, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 1st WebRTC Summit, which will take place on November 6–7, 2013, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. LiveOps is th...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Oracle has been named “Platinum Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 13th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 4–7, 2013, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Oracle is shifting the complexity from IT, moving it out of th...
SYS-CON Events announced today that ThousandEyes will exhibit at SYS-CON's 13th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on November 4–7, 2013, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. ThousandEyes provides detailed visibility into the performance of cloud apps...
Continuous Deployment is helping companies become more responsive to changing business needs without major disruptions or downtime. In his session at the 13th International Cloud Expo®, Ed Leafe, Developer Advocate at Rackspace, will cover some of the issues when moving to a Continuo...
Speed – our integrated PBBAs deliver 3x faster performance for SAP backup than the nearest competitor. We’re Direct – our backup software sends SAP data directly to any backup storage target. This is just two of the many reasons why customers choose EMC Backup for SAP– read all seven! ...
Consumers have higher expectations of their telephony experience than they do of a web browsing experience. They expect the phone to connect instantly with minimal disruptions. The phone is already secure and phone numbers are used to make connections. Subscribers expect their phone se...
Verizon is calling on the expertise of one of its recent acquisitions to offer a cloud computing service to its customers. Verizon has announced details about a new cloud computing service for business, Verizon Cloud, an IaaS offering the company claims will offer better end-user con...
In their session at the 13th International Cloud Expo®, Luke Malpass, Software Architect & Co-founder of Fasetto, and Coy Christmas, CTO & Co-Founder of Fasetto, will discuss their PDQ Offline application, which is an application that allows sharing of files, pictures, videos and any o...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Verizon has been named “Gold Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 13th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 4–7, 2013, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Verizon Enterprise Solutions creates global connections that gene...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Domo, a software-as-a-service (SaaS) venture that is redefining the business intelligence (BI) market and transforming the way business is managed, has been named “Bronze Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 13th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on N...
The software industry is in the midst of a revolution, driven by incredible advances in Big Data, analytics, mobile devices, developer tools, and infrastructure. Platform as a Service is at the center of this revolution, providing a comprehensive foundation that spans all clouds, priva...
If you've had an OpenStack deployment for any length of time the chances are very good that you are still using nova-network. With the planned deprecation of nova-network right around the corner with Icehouse it’s time to start planning your transition from nova-network to Neutron. N...
The journey to the cloud has created demanding new challenges for IT departments who are tasked to support global users accessing applications from a multitude of devices. As the pace of application development and deployment increases, organizations need ways to provide global scale a...
Cloud Expo® announced today the "WebRTC Fundamentals Summit" 2014 Calendar, with events in New York, London, and Silicon Valley. The inaugural "WebRTC Fundamentals Summit" is being held November 6-7 at the upcoming 13th International Cloud Expo® [Nov 4-7] at the Santa Clara Convention...
It seems that everyone is a cloud provider these days. Much like the early Internet period of the ’90s or the early PC period of the ’80s, there is a lot of promise but also some peril. Standards are still being solidified, implementations vary even at the same service provider, and cl...
In his session at the 13th International Cloud Expo®, Tony Shan will present a methodical approach to effectively transforming a complex heterogeneous IT environment to a Big Data-enabled technology ecosystem. First he introduce a pragmatic methodology that provides a step-by-step proc...
What should you pack in your suitcase to be prepared for the Journey? According to a recent marketing survey - 91% of IT decision makers have a positive opinion of cloud computing. So how do they get the corporations they manage to leverage the cloud for growth and keep the same stan...
SYS-CON Events announced today that SOA Software, an API Management and SOA Governance leader that powers the API economy by helping businesses to fast-track API deployment, drive developer adoption, and reach more customers, has been named “Gold Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 13th Internationa...
Cloud computing continues to gain momentum as enterprises of all sizes and across all industries seek to harness the business agility promised by this computing model. Despite its long-accepted benefits, the cloud has also fallen victim to performance and reliability challenges, combin...
SOASTA’s five-year journey began at the very first Cloud Expo back in 2008 when they launched an enterprise cloud service called CloudTest. CloudTest quickly became one of Cloud Computing's "Killer Apps" by helping the world’s largest consumer brands to test and deliver quality online ...
Overlay networks (virtual networks built on top of existing networks) introduce exciting new potential for a highly inclusive Hybrid Cloud. In his session at the 13th International Cloud Expo®, Matt Shover, Manager of RackConnect Operations at Rackspace, will talk about the practical...
As the storage landscape continues to change, the industry must differentiate and mature its business beyond a standardized market by designing new platforms, features and products for specific customers and application workloads. New products and services in the cloud are fueling the ...
How can one effectively Sync and Move large volumes of content from existing on-site storage platforms like SharePoint, Network File-Shares and ECM systems with Business Cloud services? In his session at the 13th International Cloud Expo®, Jonas Sostakas, a Senior Systems Engineer at...