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Virtualization Journal Editor to Present at Cloud Computing Expo

David Linthicum will discuss the hottest Enterprise IT topic of all: Winning with Cloud Computing

David Linthicum, newly appointed Editor-in-Chief of SYS-CON's Virtualization Journal, will be presenting at the 2nd International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo in New York City this coming March 30-April 1, 2009. Linthicum, an internationally known technology expert and a sought-after consultant, speaker and writer, will be giving a not-to-be-missed session on "Winning with Cloud Computing" - a candid and hype-less look what it takes to be successful with cloud computing within the traditional enterprise. "Those that think that cloud computing is quick and easy to implement have not yet begun a migration to the cloud," says Linthicum, adding:

"There is much to think about, including the business case for migrating core business processes and information to cloud computing providers, and the process to get there without disrupting the business. Indeed, there's much to get done, and many battles to win before you win the war."

Instead of high level concepts and notions, Linthicum's session will look at actual case studies from those who have been winning with cloud computing, and a few that have not. Moreover, he'll provide delegates with a step-by-step approach to insure their success with cloud computing. If you’re moving to cloud computing platforms, this session is not to be missed.

Speaker Bio:
David S. Linthicum, Editor-in-Chief of SYS-CON's Virtualization Journal, is an internationally known cloud computing and service-oriented architecture (SOA) expert. He is a sought-after consultant, speaker, and writer, and formed  Blue Mountain Labs, a leading cloud computing advisory, validation, and consulting organization. In his career, Linthicum has formed or enhanced many of the ideas behind modern distributed computing including EAI, B2B Application Integration, and SOA, approaches and technologies in wide use today. For the last 10 years, he has focused on the technology and strategies around cloud computing, including working with several cloud computing startups. His industry experience includes tenure as CTO and CEO of several successful software and cloud computing companies, and upper-level management positions in Fortune 500 companies. In addition, he was an associate professor of computer science for eight years, and continues to lecture at major technical colleges and universities, including University of Virginia and Arizona State University.

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Cloud Computing and Virtualization both take center stage this March in New York City, as SYS-CON Events brings two of its most popular industry-leading Enterprise IT events to the Big Apple: 2nd International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo and 5th International Virtualization Conference & Expo.

Co-located at the historic Roosevelt Hotel in midtown Manhattan, these events have the highest-energy Expo Floor of any comparable event, with more exhibitors, more attendees, and more Special Events like our industry Power Panels, our delegate prize drawings, and our attendee-generated Show Awards.

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Cloud Computing Is Swelling Into an Estimated $36BN Market
The Cloud Computing conference theme this March is “The Delivery of IT Resources as Services” - with 100+ breakout sessions by leading industry CEOs and CTOs whose companies already recognize that what today's companies need above all is to be able to build infrastructures that can scale up or down at a moment's notice.

Over the next five years, IDC expects spending on IT cloud services to grow almost threefold, reaching $42 billion by 2012 and accounting for some 9% of total software sales. More importantly, spending on cloud computing will accelerate throughout the forecast period, capturing 25% of IT spending growth in 2012 and nearly a third of growth the following year.

Cloud computing helps IT cut infrastructure costs while adding new features and services to grow core businesses. Clouds can help grow margins as costs are cut back but service offerings are expanded.

Top Keynotes, Top Technical & Business Sessions, Top Delegates
2nd International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo will feature 100+ technical sessions from the leading industry players from the main layers of the Cloud ecosystem - the infrastructure players, the platform providers, and those offering applications and services. Our two-day Expo is your chance to get in front of senior technologists including CIOs, CTOs, directors of infrastructure, VPs of technology, IT directors and managers, network and storage managers, network engineers, enterprise architects, and communications and networking specialists.

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