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Tim Crawford to Present Cloud Computing as a Strategy at Cloud Expo

Crawford will deconstruct cloud computing into the cloud’s true value proposition

Tim Crawford Session at Cloud Expo

Traditional IT operations are buckling under the increased demand from business organizations. A significant change is needed. What are the game-changing strategies that IT organizations can leverage to address this increase in demand?

In his session at the 5th International Cloud Expo, Tim Crawford deconstructs cloud computing into the cloud's true value proposition. He will cover the details of a "cloud" framework as well as specific customer value opportunities and provider market opportunities. He will also provide examples that enable the IT organization to enhance flexibility and ultimately align with the business.

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Cloud Expo is the world's leading Cloud-focused event since 2007, and is held five times a year, in New York City, Silicon Valley, Prague, Tokyo and Hong Kong.

The 5th International Cloud Expo is co-located with the 8th International Virtualization Conference & Expo and will be taking place on April 19-21, 2010, at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York City with more than 5,000 delegates and over 100 sponsors and exhibitors participating in the conference.

About the Speaker
Tim Crawford is an internationally renowned thought leader in the areas of Cloud Computing and IT Optimization Strategies. He has over 20 years of Information Technology experience in Operations, Infrastructure, Information Security and Core Applications. Areas of focus include Cloud Computing, Infrastructure Optimization and key game-changing strategies for IT organizations.He has held senior IT leadership roles with global organizations such as Stanford University, Knight-Ridder, Philips Electronics, and National Semiconductor.

Crawford speaks at industry conferences and has written for leading publications including InfoWorld, PC Magazine and VAR Business. He also serves on a number of boards including the Society for Information Management (SIM) San Francisco Bay Area Chapter, the Golden Gate University Alumni Association and Data Center Pulse.

He received an MBA in International Business with Honors and a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Information Systems both from Golden Gate University.

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Cloud Expo New York will feature 200+ technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading Cloud industry players in the world.

All main layers of the Cloud ecosystem will be represented in the 5th International Cloud Expo - the infrastructure players, the platform providers, and those offering applications, and they'll all be here to speak, sponsor, exhibit and network this April in New York.

Over 200 corporate sponsors and 10,000 industry professionals became part of Cloud Expo since its inception, more than all other Cloud-related events put together worldwide.

"Cloud Expo was announced on February 24, 2007, the day the term ‘cloud computing' was coined," said Fuat Kircaali, founder and CEO of SYS-CON Events. "Cloud has become synonymous with ‘computing' and ‘software' in two short years, and this event has become the new PC Expo, Comdex, and InternetWorld of our decade. By 2012, more than 50,000 delegates per year will participate in the Cloud Expo."

Sponsorship Opportunities
Cloud Expo 2010 East New York City "show prospectus" has shipped. Sponsorship, exhibit, and keynote opportunities can be obtained from Carmen Gonzalez by email at events (at) sys-con.com, or by phone 201 802 3021.

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