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Cloud Expo Silicon Valley: Lunchtime Focus Keynote - Day 2

Citrix VP Shannon Williams to provide tips Nov 6 for designing an open, scalable and highly efficient cloud

Cloud Expo Silicon Valley $500 Savings here!

Citrix CloudPlatform, powered by Apache CloudStack, has been the platform of choice for more than 100 public and private production clouds.

In his Lunchtime Focus Keynote at the 11th International Cloud Expo, Shannon Williams, VP Cloud Market Development at Citrix, will provide an insider view as one of the co-founders of and will talk about his deployment experiences and provide tips for designing an open, scalable and highly efficient cloud that can support both traditional and purpose-built cloud workloads from a single solution.

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Speaker Bio:
Shannon Williams is VP Cloud Market Development at Citrix, where he oversees the team responsible for working with enterprise and service provider customers to understand the capabilities of Citrix cloud infrastructure solutions, as well as architect and deploy them. Williams joined Citrix in 2011 when the company acquired, where he served as vice president of worldwide sales. He has more than 10 years of experience in sales and marketing and has held management positions at technology companies such as Solidcore Systems, SeeCommerce and Teros.

A Rock Star Faculty, Top Keynotes, Sessions, and Top Delegates!
Cloud Expo 2012 Silicon Valley, November 5-8, 2012, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading Cloud industry players in the world.

The growth and success of Cloud Computing will be on display at the upcoming Cloud Expo conference and exhibition in Santa Clara, CA, November 5-8, 2012.

The recent Cloud Expo at the Javits Center in New York City, NY, was the largest Cloud Computing conference ever produced with more sponsors, exhibitors and delegates than all other Cloud events of the year combined!

Cloud Expo Silicon Valley will attract more than 8,000 delegates from 48 countries and over 150 sponsors and exhibitors!

All main layers of the Cloud ecosystem will be represented at the 11th 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.

"Cloud Expo was announced on February 24, 2007, the day the term ‘cloud computing' was coined," said Fuat Kircaali, founder and chairman of SYS-CON Events, Inc. "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 be attending Cloud Expo."

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Cloud Expo 2012 Silicon Valley "show prospectus" has shipped. Sponsorship, exhibit, and keynote opportunities can be obtained from Carmen Gonzalez by email at events (at), or by phone 201 802-3021.

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Cloud Expo delegates can pre-register for Cloud Expo Silicon Valley with $500+ savings here.

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