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SYS-CON's Virtualization Conference & Expo Call For Papers Open

West Coast Conference Dates: November 20-21, 2008 - in San Jose, CA

Virtualization is quickly becoming a staple technology for enterprise IT. The theme of this November's 4th International Virtualization Conference & Expo is 'The Next Generation of Virtualization.' The Call for Papers, which is now open, welcomes submissions from exceptional speakers with high-quality use cases not only of how virtualization maximizes the use of resources and thus saves companies money, but also of how it is fundamentally altering the way that businesses run IT.

Topics covered will range from Server Virtualization, Application Virtualization, Desktop Virtualization, Network Virtualization, I/O Virtualization and Storage Virtualization, to Virtual Machine Automation, Physical to Virtual (P2V) Migration, Management Applications, Tools and Utilities, and Virtualization Scripts and Procedures.

The Call for Papers is as always a 100% online process, found here. Submissions need to be in by June 30, 2008.

IDC has stated that the virtualization services market alone is going to reach $11.7 billion by 2011 and in general this technology, which has been around for a good number of years, seems suddenly to be on everyone's mind.

In short, Virtualization is fast becoming a key requirement for every server in the data center, enabling increased workloads in server consolidation projects, efficient software development and testing, resource management for dynamic data centers, application re-hosting and compatibility, and high-availability partitions.

Help with that transformation: submit your speaking proposal today.

We welcome submissions on any of the topics below, and on any other/s that you feel are central to next-generation virtualization.

  • Server Virtualization
  • Desktop Virtualization
  • Application Virtualization
  • Cloud Computing
  • SaaS
  • Platform-as-a-Service 
  • File Virtualization
  • The Future of the Virtual Enterprise
  • Hosted Virtualization
  • Para-virtualization
  • SOA & Virtualization 
  • Virtualization Hardware Support
  • Hardware-level Virtualization
  • Storage Virtualization
  • I/O Virtualization 
  • Service-Oriented Virtualization 
  • Virtualization for Server Consolidation and Containment
  • Windows Virtualization
  • Utility Computing
  • Services 2.0
  • State of the Virtualization Services Market
  • Virtualization-based Malware
  • Real-Time Virtualization 
  • Middleware Virtualization
  • Virtual Security 
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Jeremy Geelan is Chairman & CEO of the 21st Century Internet Group, Inc. and an Executive Academy Member of the International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences. Formerly he was President & COO at Cloud Expo, Inc. and Conference Chair of the worldwide Cloud Expo series. He appears regularly at conferences and trade shows, speaking to technology audiences across six continents. You can follow him on twitter: @jg21.

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