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Cloud Expo Silicon Valley: Is There a Silver Lining to Cloud?

Dell’s Michael Coté to show how to create a simple path to cloud that’s based on your strategy and goals

Cloud Expo Silicon Valley $500 Savings here!

Massive data growth. An aging and inefficient data center infrastructure. A proliferation of new software and a host of costly legacy applications. These are the challenges that business and IT organizations face every day - and cloud computing is often touted as the "magic bullet" that can help businesses cuts costs, generate revenue and create new value. But if cloud is the path to business utopia, what's stopping more organizations from making the move?

At Dell, we see the tremendous potential of the cloud - but we also know that it doesn't mean anything if you can't get there easily and with the least disruption to your organization. We start from one simple question: What is the business problem you're trying to solve? From there, we help you create simple path to cloud that's based on your strategy and goals - and that leverages your existing technology investments.

In his General Session at the 11th International Cloud Expo, Michael Coté, Cloud Strategist at Dell, will discuss how Dell's open, scalable design focus and end-to-end portfolio of secure cloud solutions can get you on the path to real results.

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Speaker Bio:
Michael Coté works on cloud strategy for Dell. Previously he worked in corporate strategy at Dell, focused on software and cloud. Previous to Dell, he was an industry analyst with RedMonk, and before that he was a programmer from startups to large ISVs for 10 years. Coté is known for his podcasts, videos, and blogs, typically on technology related topics. And, there's the Twitters: @cote.

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 10,000 delegates from 48 countries and over 200 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."

Sponsorship Opportunities
for Cloud Expo Silicon Valley
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.

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

About SYS-CON Media & Events
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