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Abiquo - Booth #203

Abiquo is the enterprise Cloud management software company. Designed to meet strategic objectives, rather than as a temporary tactical fix, Abiquo is built on open standards, allowing organizations of all sizes to dramatically improve business agility, mitigate risk, and reduce costs. With Abiquo, organizations can use business policy to manage an entire, globally deployed computing infrastructure, comprising unlimited physical and Cloud resources including private, public and hybrid Clouds through a "single pane of glass". As a result, Abiquo customers are able to significantly decrease the cost and complexity of managing their virtual IT environments, while maintaining control of the physical infrastructure and increasing agility to change hypervisors as needed. For more information, visit www.abiquo.com.
ActiveState - Booth #415

ActiveState is the world leader in development, management, distribution, and cloud solutions for dynamic language applications. The company's products and services for Perl, Python, Tcl and other web languages are used by over 2 million developers and 97% of the Fortune 1000 to build and run applications from mission-critical to open source projects. ActiveState's end-to-end solutions include development tools, language distributions, a cloud platform, indemnification, OEM solutions, support and other services. With these, customers such as Cisco, CA, HP, Bank of America, Siemens, and Lockheed Martin are able to accelerate productivity, minimize risk, and ensure compliance. Find out more at www.ActiveState.com.
Akamai - Booth #820

Akamai® is the leading cloud-based platform for helping enterprises provide secure, high-performing user experiences to any device, anywhere. At the core of the Company's solutions is the Akamai Intelligent Platform™ providing extensive reach, coupled with unmatched reliability, security, visibility and expertise. With solutions for connecting an increasingly mobile world, supporting 24/7 consumer demand for commerce and entertainment, and enabling enterprises to securely leverage the cloud, Akamai empowers its customers to transform and reinvent their online businesses. To learn more about how Akamai is accelerating the pace of innovation in a hyperconnected world, please visit www.akamai.com and follow @Akamai on Twitter.
AppRiver - Booth #803

AppRiver offers secure, cloud-based email and Web security services to businesses of all sizes. The company also provides Microsoft Office 365 subscription services that let you collaborate in the cloud with Office, Exchange, SharePoint and Lync video conferencing with complimentary migration services and 24/7 US-based Phenomenal Care™.
Arista Networks- Booth #417

Arista Networks was founded to deliver Cloud Networking Solutions for large data center and computing environments. Arista’s award-winning best-of-breed 10 Gigabit Ethernet switches redefine scalability, robustness, and price–performance. At the core of Arista's platform is EOS a ground-breaking new software architecture. Arista Networks markets its products worldwide through distribution partners, systems integrators and resellers.
Aryaka

Aryaka is the world’s first cloud-based WAN optimization company solving application and network performance issues faced by the distributed enterprise.
CloudStack - Booth #514

CloudStack is an open source cloud computing platform sponsored by, Citrix Systems, written in java that is designed to deploy and manage large networks of virtual machines, as a highly available, scalable cloud computing platform. CloudStack has been deployed world wide to deliver highly scalable cloud computing infrastructure for Edmunds.com, GoDaddy, Tata Communications, Zynga and many more.

For more information visit - www.cloudstack.org.

Dell Boomi - Booth #400

Dell Boomi is the market-leading provider of on-demand integration technology and the creator of AtomSphere®, the industry's #1 Integration Cloud™. AtomSphere connects providers and customers of SaaS, cloud and on-premise applications via a pure SaaS integration platform that does not require software or appliances. ISVs and businesses alike benefit by connecting to the industry's largest network of SaaS, PaaS, on-premise and cloud computing environments in a seamless and fully self-service model. Dell Boomi became part of Dell (NASDAQ: DELL) on November 2, 2010. For more information about Boomi, visit www.boomi.com.
dynaTrace, a division of Compuware - Booth #715

dynaTrace is the new leader in application performance management (APM). With its patented PurePath Technology, the company offers the only continuous APM system on the market, transforming how applications are monitored, managed and optimized. Hundreds of companies rely on dynaTrace to drive better business results by optimizing performance, accelerating release cycles, reducing application management costs, and bringing business and IT closer together.
Equinix, Inc. - Booth #610

Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX) operates International Business Exchange™(IBX®) data centers offering businesses a place to reliably run their operations and securely exchange critical information in the Americas, EMEA and Asia-Pacific. Every day, without compromise, the people who control the world's most valued information assets place their trust in us, leveraging our insight, expertise and world-class service to protect and connect what matters to them most—their information.

For more information, please visit www.equinix.com.

Eucalyptus Systems - Booth #615

Eucalyptus Systems provides IT organizations in enterprises, government agencies, Web and mobile businesses, and industry partners the most widely deployed cloud software platform for on-premise Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS).

To date, over 25,000 Eucalyptus clouds have been started all over the world, including more than 20 percent of Fortune 100 companies. Eucalyptus is specifically designed for enterprise cloud use, and the software platform is uniquely suited for private cloud or hybrid cloud computing. Built as an open source cloud product, Eucalyptus supports the industry-standard cloud API, Amazon Web Services (AWS), as well as all major virtualization platforms including Citrix Xen, Red Hat KVM and VMware vSphere, ESX and ESXi.

The company has an active and growing ecosystem of customers, partners, developers and researchers that benefit from Eucalyptus' open, fast and standards-compliant path to cloud computing. For more information about Eucalyptus, please visit http://www.eucalyptus.com.


Gale Technologies - Booth #609

Gale Technologies provides turnkey cloud solutions for enterprises. Using automation software that builds cloud environments out of existing infrastructure within labs and enterprises via orchestration and provisioning of bare-metal physical as well as virtualized IT resources, Gale allows organizations to accelerate and streamline the delivery of infrastructure as a service (IaaS) and cloud computing environments. GaleForce, the company's flagship product, allows thousands of users to schedule, reserve, and execute workloads on shared, heterogeneous environments with fully automated provisioning and decommissioning of complete end-to-end environments containing compute, network, and storage resources.

Gale enables organizations to dramatically reduce capital, operational, and energy expenses by delivering advanced software solutions that convert legacy static environments into fully automated and shared dynamic environments that can be securely accessed 24/7 from anywhere in the world. With more than 100 live deployments of its products, Gale Technologies is a trusted provider of real-world, turnkey cloud solutions.

GoGrid - Booth #709

GoGrid is the world's largest pure-play Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) provider specializing in Public Cloud and Private Cloud Infrastructure solutions. Currently powering thousands of customers globally, GoGrid makes complex infrastructure easy by enabling businesses to revolutionize their IT environments with the Cloud. In just minutes, GoGrid customers can deploy and begin managing existing or new applications and workloads on our proven, secure and reliable hosted public cloud platform. With GoGrid's Public Cloud, sysadmins, developers, and IT professionals create, deploy, and control cloud environments and complex virtual and physical server networks with full administrative control. GoGrid's Hosted Private Cloud delivers the scalable and flexible benefits of cloud computing within a private, hosted and managed, single-tenant environment with zero capital expenditure. GoGrid provides users the control and advanced capabilities of a data center environment with the flexibility and immediate scalability of the cloud. For more information, please visit: http://www.GoGrid.com.
IBM - Booth #508

International Business Machines (IBM), the world's top provider of industry-leading IT solutions, celebrates 100 years of technical innovation with smarter computing solutions. IBM leads the way in cloud computing, next generation virtualization, storage and networking solutions, and powerful, highly efficient systems optimized to run workloads critical to the success of your organization.

Visit us at http://www.ibm.com/cloud-computing/us/en/.

Intel

Intel (NASDAQ: INTC) is a world leader in computing innovation. The company designs and builds the essential technologies that serve as the foundation for the world's computing devices. Intel has delivered a 2015 cloud vision for federated, automated & client aware cloud capabilities based on open, interoperable solutions that embrace industry standards. To this end, Intel created Intel® Cloud Builders—a cross-industry initiative aimed at making it easier to build, enhance, and operate cloud infrastructure. For more information, visit www.intel.com/go/cloud.
McAfee - Booth #511

As the world's largest dedicated security technology company, McAfee delivers proven solutions that secure computers, networks, and mobile devices around the world. Backed by unrivaled Global Threat Intelligence, McAfee helps businesses and governments comply with regulations, protect data, prevent disruptions, identify vulnerabilities, and continuously monitor and improve their security.
Microsoft - Booth #803

Founded in 1975, Microsoft (Nasdaq "MSFT") is the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential.

Office 365 is a subscription service that lets you collaborate in the cloud with Office, Exchange, SharePoint and Lync video conferencing and is provided by our partner, AppRiver.

NextIO - Booth #209

NextIO provides rack-level IO consolidation and virtualization solutions that maximize performance, productivity and efficiencies of complex server I/O. Our innovative architecture is based upon industry standard PCIe switching technology. By separating the compute from the IO we create pools of server IO resources at the rack level that can be shared, virtualized or dynamically allocated across servers within the rack. Data center managers benefit from lower TCO and increased time to revenue. NextIO solutions address data center requirements across multiple industry segments including: Enterprise, Oil & Gas, High Performance Computing, Financial Services, and Government. For more information, visit www.nextio.com.
New Relic - Booth #704

New Relic is the all-in-one performance management provider for Ruby, PHP, Java, .NET and now Python web apps. Our SaaS tool combines real user monitoring, application monitoring, and availability monitoring in a single solution built from the ground up, and changes the way developers and operations teams manage web application performance in the cloud, in real-time. More than 12,000 organizations use New Relic to optimize over 6 billion web transactions in production each day. New Relic also partners with leading cloud management, platform and hosting vendors to provide their customers with instant visibility into the performance of deployed applications including AppFog, Acquia, Blue Box Group, CloudBees, Engine Yard, Heroku, Joyent, Network Redux, Rackspace, RightScale and more.
OpSource - Booth #315

OpSource provides cloud and managed hosting solutions that enable businesses of all sizes to accelerate growth and scale operations while controlling costs and reducing IT infrastructure support risks. More than four hundred Software-as-a-Service ISVs, cloud platform providers, carriers and enterprises rely on OpSource's expertise, experience and agility to operate high-availability, business-critical hosting environments. For more information, please visit www.opsource.net.
Oracle - Booth #303

Oracle provides the world's most complete, open, and integrated business software and hardware systems, with more than 370,000 customers—including 100 of the Fortune 100—representing a variety of sizes and industries in more than 145 countries around the globe. Oracle's product strategy provides flexibility and choice to our customers across their IT infrastructure. Now, with Sun server, storage, operating-system, and virtualization technology, Oracle is the only vendor able to offer a complete technology stack in which every layer is integrated to work together as a single system. In addition, Oracle's open architecture and multiple operating-system options gives our customers unmatched benefits from industry-leading products, including excellent system availability, scalability, energy efficiency, powerful performance, and low total cost of ownership.
OutSystems - Booth #917

OutSystems provides the Agile Platform, a complete solution for the development and management of custom enterprise web applications -- on-premise or in the cloud. IT teams around the world use the Agile Platform to develop, deploy, manage and change web applications that are robust, ready to scale and based on standard technology, ensuring no vendor lock-in.

For more information or to download our free community edition, please visit www.outsystems.com.
PerspecSys - Booth #308

PerspecSys is the market leader as the first to bring Data Privacy, Residency and Security (PRS), to the Cloud.  

With its revolutionary technology, PerspecSys PRS provides the best of both worlds - preserving all of the value of a cloud application like salesforce.com, while preserving the sensitive data management of an on-premise application. Cloud functionality is preserved, allowing users to manage their data as if it was in the cloud - searching, reporting, emailing, and integrating - while compliance is maintained.

To find out how PerspecSys can help with your cloud adoption,  go to www.perspecsys.com


Phoenix NAP - Booth #602

Phoenix NAP, premier infrastructure-as-a-service provider and leader in technology systems, offers a wide range of flexible IT solutions. Whether it's high-density colocation or our newest product offering, Secured Cloud, a state-of-the-art approach to cloud computing that integrates enterprise technologies with user-friendly systems, Phoenix NAP ensures all your needs are met.
Platform Computing - Booth #416

Platform Computing is the leader in cluster, grid and cloud management software ― serving more than 2,000 of the world's most demanding organizations. Since 1992, our workload and resource management solutions have delivered IT responsiveness and lower costs for enterprise and HPC applications. Visit www.platform.com for more information.
Racemi - Booth #208

Racemi provides OEM partners with best in class server imaging and migration technology. With built-in support for any-to-any migration, P2V, V2P, P2P, and V2V, including migration to and from all major public clouds, image capture and deployment across dissimilar hardware, in every major platform; Racemi means Simply More.
Rackspace Hosting - Booth #403

Rackspace® Hosting (NYSE: RAX) is the world's leader in the hosting and cloud computing industry. Based in San Antonio, Texas, the company delivers enterprise-level hosting services to businesses of all sizes and kinds. Rackspace integrates the industry's best technologies for each customer's specific need and delivers it as a service via the company's commitment to Fanatical Support®. Rackspace hosts customers in nine data centers across the globe through their portfolio of hosted IT services, including Managed Hosting and Cloud Computing. Currently, 40% of FORTUNE® 100 companies trust Rackspace for their hosting needs.

The Rackspace Cloud provides on-demand and scalable website, application and storage hosting. Through an integrated suite of cloud solutions – Cloud Sites™, Cloud Files™ and Cloud Servers™ – The Rackspace Cloud enables astute developers and IT managers to trade the hassles, upfront investments and high costs for a hosting environment that scales easily when traffic fluctuates.

For more information about Rackspace, please visit www.rackspace.com.

Red Hat - Booth #408

Red Hat, the world's leading provider of open source solutions and an S&P 500 company, is headquartered in Raleigh, NC with more than 65 offices spanning the globe. CIOs ranked Red Hat as one of the top vendors delivering value in Enterprise Software for seven consecutive years in the CIO Insight Magazine Vendor Value survey. Red Hat provides high-quality, affordable technology with its operating system platform, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, together with virtualization applications, management and Services Oriented Architecture (SOA) solutions, including Red Hat Enterprise Virtualiztion, JBoss Enterprise Middleware and cloud solutions, deliver industry-leading value. Red Hat also offers support, training and consulting services to its customers worldwide. Learn more: http://www.redhat.com.
RightScale - Booth #516

RightScale offers a fully automated cloud management platform that enables organizations to easily deploy and manage applications across multiple clouds with complete control and portability.
ServiceMesh - Booth #515

ServiceMesh delivers enterprise-grade solutions that enable Agile IT operating models for Global 2000 clients. ServiceMesh solutions consist of advisory services, market-ready IT optimization strategies, and the ServiceMesh Agility Platform™ to manage and govern the lifecycle of cloud-based, "everything-as-a-service" environments.

Enterprise customers select ServiceMesh to design and implement IT strategies that offer game changing competitive advantages through a federation of internal and external IaaS, PaaS, SaaS, and cloud service providers. Customers use ServiceMesh's Agility Platform to automate their plan, build, share, and run lifecycle with the security, governance, transparency, identity management, and policy control required by large enterprises.

SHI - Booth #908

Founded in 1989, SHI International Corp. is a $3 billion+ global provider of technology products and services. Driven by the industry's most experienced and stable sales force and backed by software volume licensing experts, hardware procurement specialists, and certified IT services professionals, SHI delivers custom IT solutions to Corporate, Enterprise, Public Sector, and Academic customers. With over 1,700 employees worldwide, SHI is the largest Minority and Woman Owned Business Enterprise (MWBE) in the U.S. and is ranked 19th among Everything Channel's VAR 500 list of North American IT solution providers.
SOA Software - Booth #614

SOA Software is a leading provider of unified SOA governance, cloud and API Management products that enable organizations to plan, build, and run enterprise services and open APIs. The world's largest companies including Bank of America, Pfizer, and Verizon use SOA Software solutions to transform their business. For more information, please visit http://www.soa.com.
SoftLayer® Technologies, Inc. - Booth #309

Headquartered in Dallas, SoftLayer is the innovation leader in Cloud, Dedicated, and Managed hosting, and the largest private hosting company in the world. SoftLayer provides cloud, dedicated, and seamlessly integrated computing environments, leveraging world-class data centers in Dallas, Houston, San Jose, Seattle, and Washington D.C., and network Points of Presence nationwide. The company automates all elements of its platform, empowering customers with complete control, security, scalability, and ease-of-management via a leading Customer Portal and Open API. The company's proprietary offerings include the industry's first Network-Within-a-Networktopology for true out-of-band access, providing remote access to all management options.
Spoon - Booth #708

Named by Virtualization Review as one of the top two companies to follow in 2011, Spoon is a pioneer in application virtualization and cloud computing technologies. Spoon enables enterprises to centrally manage, update, and deploy applications for install-free execution, with no conflicts. Visit us at Spoon.net to learn more.
Stoneware - Booth #314

Founded in 2000, Stoneware is in the business of developing cloud computing solutions that deliver the data center through web technologies and presented those resources through a desktop built inside a browser.

Stoneware is a privately held corporation headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana. Stoneware serves clients in public, commercial, manufacturing, and health care.

StorageCraft Technology Corporation - Booth #714

StorageCraft Technology Corporation is a premier backup and disaster recovery software company, delivering innovative backup, disaster recovery, system migration and data protection solutions for servers, desktops and laptops. StorageCraft® delivers software technology that reduces downtime while improving security and stability while lowering the total cost of ownership for computer systems.
TelecityGroup - Booth #414

TelecityGroup is Europe's industry-leading provider of premium carrier-neutral data centres. Headquartered in London, it specialises in the design, build and management of highly connected, resilient and secure environments in which customers can house their telecoms, internet and IT infrastructure. Our data centres are thriving, connected, digital ecosystems providing direct access to a wide choice of telecoms and content distribution networks, key internet exchange points and cloud hubs.
Telx - Booth #725

Telx is a leading provider of interconnection, colocation cloud solutions and business exchange services in strategic, high demand North American markets. With 15 premier facilities, Telx increases speed to market and reduces connectivity costs by providing direct connections to the industry's highest performance networks and access to more than 880 leading telecommunications carriers, ISPs, content providers and enterprises.
Terremark - Booth #808

Terremark, a Verizon Company, is a leader in transforming and securing enterprise-class IT on a global scale.  A subsidiary of Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE,NASDAQ:VZ), Terremark sets the standard for IT deployments with advanced infrastructure and managed service offerings that deliver the scale, security, and reliability necessary to meet the demanding requirements of enterprises and governments around the world. With a global network of data centers and a comprehensive portfolio of secure solutions, Terremark is helping enterprise and government executives realize the power and promise of the cloud today.


Virtustream - Booth #210

Virtustream (www.virtustream.com) is a leading enterprise cloud software and services provider. The company's secure high-performance cloud platform, xStream, enables hybrid cloud deployments, supports multiple hypervisors, and is the industry's first to offer a sub-virtual machine pricing model that is truly consumption-based. Virtustream’s team comprises of architects, engineers and developers with deep expertise in cloud migration strategies, cloud platform deployment, enterprise application management and advanced data center technologies. The company has offices in Washington, D.C., New York, San Francisco, Atlanta, and London, and owns and operates data centers in the U.S. and U.K.
VMware - Booth #603

VMware, the global leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure, delivers customer-proven solutions that accelerate IT by reducing complexity and enabling more flexible, agile service delivery. Leveraging VMware vSphere™, the most widely deployed foundation for cloud computing, VMware enables enterprises to adopt a cloud model that addresses their unique business challenges. VMware's approach accelerates the transition to cloud computing while preserving existing investments and improving security and control.

VMware provides a complete portfolio of solutions for deploying and managing cloud infrastructure, developing cloud-ready applications and securely enabling end-user access to applications and data from any device, anywhere, anytime. These solutions are based on open standards and extend to a large ecosystem of partners, including over 3,500 service provider partners, allowing organizations to securely move their applications and data between private and public clouds to create enterprise hybrid cloud. With more than 250,000 customers and 25,000 partners, VMware solutions help organizations of all sizes lower costs, increase business agility and ensure freedom of choice.



Abiquo

Abiquo is the enterprise Cloud management software company. Designed to meet strategic objectives, rather than as a temporary tactical fix, Abiquo is built on open standards, allowing organizations of all sizes to dramatically improve business agility, mitigate risk, and reduce costs. With Abiquo, organizations can use business policy to manage an entire, globally deployed computing infrastructure, comprising unlimited physical and Cloud resources including private, public and hybrid Clouds through a "single pane of glass". As a result, Abiquo customers are able to significantly decrease the cost and complexity of managing their virtual IT environments, while maintaining control of the physical infrastructure and increasing agility to change hypervisors as needed. For more information, visit www.abiquo.com.
AT&T Inc

AT&T Inc. is a global leader in communications, with operating subsidiaries providing services under the AT&T brand. AT&T is a recognized leader in Business-related voice and data services, including global IP services, hosting, applications, and managed services. In the United States, AT&T is a leader in Mobile voice and data, as well as IP, Yellow Pages and advertising services, and provides Wi-Fi service in over 20,000 hotspots. In 22 states covering many of the largest US population centers, AT&T is also the local telephone company providing businesses and consumers with traditional voice, data and internet services, as well as IP-based television. Businesses of all sizes, all over the world, deploy these AT&T services to improve productivity, manage overall costs, and position themselves to take advantage of future technology enhancements.
CA Technologies

CA Technologies (NASDAQ: CA) is an IT management software and solutions company with expertise across all IT environments—from mainframe and distributed, to virtual and cloud. Our products enable customers to manage and secure IT environments and deliver more flexible IT services. Our innovative products and services provide the insight and control essential for IT organizations to power business agility. The majority of the Global Fortune 500 relies on CA Technologies to manage evolving IT ecosystems. For additional information, visit CA Technologies at www.ca.com. Follow CA Technologies on Twitter at www.twitter.com/cainc.
Cloud.com

Recognizing that organizations currently face a daunting task when trying to build their own infrastructure as a service (IaaS) cloud environments, Cloud.com provides the latest and the most advanced open source cloud computing software platform to build highly scalable, highly reliable cloud computing environments. Cloud.com's CloudStack software is being used to provide infrastructure-as-a-service in production environments at leading enterprises and service providers, providing them with exceptional stability and is unrivaled in both feature breadth and scalability. Cloud.com currently counts over 50 large scale production clouds in deployment that have been built on it's market leading open source cloud computing solution, including leading social gaming companies, global telecommunications companies, managed hosting providers and Fortune 1000 enterprises. Cloud.com technologies can be deployed on-premise or as hosted cloud services.
Cloudprovider

Cloud Provider offers an easy-to-use and advanced cloud platform for setting up (cloud) servers, geared to the needs of webmasters and developers. Server capacity is billed per hour. Features include high availability, auto-scaling, backups, and an API for integration. Our in-house developed cloud management software is white-label. http://www.cloudprovider.nl/
Dell Inc.

Dell Inc. (NASDAQ: DELL) listens to customers and delivers worldwide innovative technology and business solutions they trust and value. Dell Services develops and delivers a comprehensive suite of services and solutions in applications, business process, consulting, infrastructure and support to help customers succeed. For additional information, please visit www.dell.com.
Dell Boomi

Dell Boomi is the market-leading provider of on-demand integration technology and the creator of AtomSphere®, the industry's #1 Integration Cloud™. AtomSphere connects providers and customers of SaaS, cloud and on-premise applications via a pure SaaS integration platform that does not require software or appliances. ISVs and businesses alike benefit by connecting to the industry's largest network of SaaS, PaaS, on-premise and cloud computing environments in a seamless and fully self-service model. Dell Boomi became part of Dell (NASDAQ: DELL) on November 2, 2010. For more information about Boomi, visit www.boomi.com.
Eucalyptus Systems

Eucalyptus Systems develops the leading independent cloud computing platform. Today, Eucalyptus is the only cloud infrastructure as a service platform that can deliver all the benefits of de-facto-standard public clouds such as Amazon EC2 on private IT infrastructure. Eucalyptus software has been deployed over 25,000 times across government organizations, academic institutions and private enterprises.

For more information, please visit http://www.eucalyptus.com.

Eurocloud

Do you consider to enter the European or the Dutch market? EuroCloud Netherlands will be your gateway. EuroCloud NL is the independent, not-for-profit knowledge network of organizations and professionals with an interest in cloud computing. EuroCloud NL bridges demand and supply. http://www.eurocloudnl.eu/
Fusion-io

Fusion-io, the leading provider of enterprise class solid state storage solutions for performance-starved applications, is revolutionizing the way database application and system administrators architect their data centers. Fusion-io is closing the gap between processing power and storage needs delivering breakthrough performance at a fraction of the cost of disk-based systems.
Holland Pavilion

Find out more about The Dutch Cloud at The Holland Pavilion, you'll find us at booth 221, presenting many Dutch cloud pioneers. The Holland Pavilion is commissioned by NL EVD International and executed by handelsroute.nl. www.TheDutchCloud.com
Intel

Intel (NASDAQ: INTC) is a world leader in computing innovation. The company designs and builds the essential technologies that serve as the foundation for the world's computing devices. Intel has delivered a 2015 cloud vision for federated, automated & client aware cloud capabilities based on open, interoperable solutions that embrace industry standards. To this end, Intel created Intel® Cloud Builders—a cross-industry initiative aimed at making it easier to build, enhance, and operate cloud infrastructure. For more information, visit www.intel.com/go/cloud.
Interxion

Interxion is a leading provider of carrier-neutral colocation data centre services in Europe, serving over 1,100 customers through 28 data centres in 11 European countries. Interxion's uniformly designed, energy-efficient data centres offer customers extensive security and uptime for their mission-critical applications. With connectivity provided by 350 carriers and ISPs and 19 European Internet exchanges across its footprint, Interxion has created cloud, content and connectivity hubs that foster growing customer communities of interest.
IS

With over 18.000 customers and 135 FTE IS Group is the largest independent hosting- and network provider in The BeNeLux. Besides managed hosting solutions, IS Group offers the SMB and Enterprise market and public sector a wide range of hosted IT and network solutions and managed services. http://www.is.nl/
IASO Backup

IASO Backup Technology BV is an innovative software company, focusing on cloud Backup & Recovery solutions for Enterprises, IT Resellers and Service Providers worldwide. IASO is market leader in its home country, the Netherlands, with a market share of more than 60%, and is succesfully expanding its business opportunities worldwide. http://www.iasobackup.com
Layered Technologies

Layered Technologies is a leading global provider of managed dedicated hosting and on-demand virtualization/cloud computing services. By providing high-quality technology, infrastructure and support, Layered Tech enables clients to eliminate capital expenses and save on operating costs while focusing on core business issues. Layered Tech's scalable infrastructure powers millions of sites and Internet-enabled applications including e-commerce and software as a service (SaaS). Their clients range from leading-edge Web 2.0 startups, to large enterprises with advanced data security and compliance requirements and whose applications must remain available and secure at all times.

For more information, visit www.layeredtech.com

LogLogic

LogLogic provides 360 degrees of insight by centralizing and structuring IT data, enabling customers to operate a secure, efficient IT infrastructure within a compliance or best-practice framework with enhanced visibility and control.

We do this for the most sophisticated companies on the planet and are recognized by most analysts as the leading SIEM vendor.

McAfee

As the world's largest dedicated security technology company, McAfee delivers proven solutions that secure computers, networks, and mobile devices around the world. Backed by unrivaled Global Threat Intelligence, McAfee helps businesses and governments comply with regulations, protect data, prevent disruptions, identify vulnerabilities, and continuously monitor and improve their security.
Microsoft

Windows Azure serves as Microsoft's cloud services development, hosting and management environment. Windows Azure provides developers on-demand compute, storage, networking and content delivery capabilities to host, scale and manage web applications through Microsoft data centers. Windows Azure enables you to focus on delivering value to customers – and not on managing technology infrastructure. Whether creating new applications or enhancing existing applications, Windows Azure lets you take your ideas to market faster. You now have a cloud computing platform that enables you to scale your solution up and down quickly in response to changes in business and customer needs.
NEC

NEC Corporation is a leader in the integration of IT and network technologies that benefit businesses and people around the world. By providing a combination of products and solutions that cross utilize the company's experience and global resources, NEC's advanced technologies meet the complex and ever-changing needs of its customers. NEC brings more than 100 years of expertise in technological innovation to empower people, businesses and society. For more information, visit NEC at http://www.nec.com.
Netdialog

'NetDialog develops and delivers a SaaS solution NetX that enables enterprises to manage and optimize application performance. NetX is easy to deploy and uses network and application performance information in a way that truly bridges the gap between IT and the business. http://www.netdialog.eu
NetYce

NetYce enables organizations to get the most from their network. The YCE provisioning platform allows for a quick time to market of new services while improving staff productivity. Uniquely, YCE uses a top down approach, enabling modeling of network designs together with an integrated IP address management and central network repository. http://www.netyce.com
Open Data Center Alliance

The Open Data Center Alliance is an independent IT consortium led by global IT organizations – BMW; Capgemini; China Life; China Unicom Group; Deutsche Bank; JPMorgan Chase; Lockheed Martin; Marriott International, Inc.; National Australia Bank; Shell Global Solutions, Inc.; Terremark; UBS; and The Walt Disney Company – who have come together to provide a unified vision for long term data center and cloud infrastructure requirements through the development of a vendor-agnostic Usage Model Roadmap. Intel Corporation serves as Technical Advisor to the Alliance at the direction of the Board of Directors. •Open Data Center Alliance members have committed to the Open Data Center Alliance Usage Model Roadmap to help guide their data center planning and purchasing decisions.

Any company building cloud or data center infrastructure is encouraged to apply for membership. For more information or to join, visit the Open Data Center Alliance website.

Press Contact: Press at opendatacenteralliance.org
OpSource

OpSource provides cloud and managed hosting solutions that enable businesses of all sizes to accelerate growth and scale operations while controlling costs and reducing IT infrastructure support risks. More than four hundred Software-as-a-Service ISVs, cloud platform providers, carriers and enterprises rely on OpSource's expertise, experience and agility to operate high-availability, business-critical hosting environments. For more information, please visit www.opsource.net.
Omnext

Omnext & Source2VALUE™, provide continuous transparency in outsourced software development & maintenance through the Cloud. Our Source2VALUE™ Software MRI Centre in the Cloud gives the capability to analyze the quality, productivity and operation of your software from any location in the world, at any time and as often as required. http://www.omnext.nl
Oracle

Oracle provides the world's most complete, open, and integrated business software and hardware systems, with more than 370,000 customers—including 100 of the Fortune 100—representing a variety of sizes and industries in more than 145 countries around the globe. Oracle's product strategy provides flexibility and choice to our customers across their IT infrastructure. Now, with Sun server, storage, operating-system, and virtualization technology, Oracle is the only vendor able to offer a complete technology stack in which every layer is integrated to work together as a single system. In addition, Oracle's open architecture and multiple operating-system options gives our customers unmatched benefits from industry-leading products, including excellent system availability, scalability, energy efficiency, powerful performance, and low total cost of ownership.
OutSystems

OutSystems provides the Agile Platform, a complete solution for the development and management of custom enterprise web applications -- on-premise or in the cloud. IT teams around the world use the Agile Platform to develop, deploy, manage and change web applications that are robust, ready to scale and based on standard technology, ensuring no vendor lock-in.

For more information or to download our free community edition, please visit www.outsystems.com.
OxygenCloud

Oxygen simplifies public and private cloud storage adoption for companies by eliminating file access and management barriers. Oxygen is a Cloud File System that unifies all users, content, and devices within a company to a single view of all files. With Oxygen, users can easily access and share files with one another, while IT gains full control over corporate data to enforce storage and security policies.

For more information, please visit http://www.oxygencloud.com.

PerspecSys

PerspecSys is the market leader in Cloud Data Privacy, Residency and Security (PRS).

With its revolutionary technology, PerspecSys PRS™ enables enterprise adoption of cloud solutions by providing the best of both worlds - preserving all of the value of a cloud application like salesforce.com, while providing the sensitive data management of an on-premise application. PRS allows cloud application users to manage their data as if it was in the cloud - searching, reporting, emailing, and integrating - while the sensitive data remains within the enterprise, and therefore compliant.

PerspecSys has been recognized as a Gartner Cool Vendor in Cloud Security, a PlugNPlay Innovation Winner, a Global Security Finalist, and is listed in the salesforce.com AppExchange.

For more information about the revolutionary PRS solution that gives you full protection and control over your data go to www.perspecsys.com, follow us on twitter at http://twitter.com/#!/Perspecsys or visit us on facebook at www.facebook.com/pages/PerspecSys-Inc/341719828772.

Quest Software

Quest Software (Nasdaq: QSFT) simplifies and reduces the cost of managing IT for more than 100,000 customers worldwide. Our innovative solutions make solving the toughest IT management problems easier, enabling customers to save time and money across physical, virtual and cloud environments. For more information about Quest solutions for application management, database management, Windows management, virtualization management, and IT management, go to www.quest.com.
Racemi

Racemi's server imaging and cloud migration technology allows companies to quickly move their existing server images to, from and between cloud providers and across data centers. Supporting a wide range of operating systems and hypervisor platforms, Racemi's innovative provisioning technology captures a server's OS, configurations and applications enabling cross-platform physical moves, bi-directional hypervisor conversion, and high-speed cloud to cloud migrations.

For more information, visit http://www.racemi.com.
Rackspace Hosting

Rackspace® Hosting (NYSE: RAX) is the world's leader in the hosting and cloud computing industry. Based in San Antonio, Texas, the company delivers enterprise-level hosting services to businesses of all sizes and kinds. Rackspace integrates the industry's best technologies for each customer's specific need and delivers it as a service via the company's commitment to Fanatical Support®. Rackspace hosts customers in nine data centers across the globe through their portfolio of hosted IT services, including Managed Hosting and Cloud Computing. Currently, 40% of FORTUNE® 100 companies trust Rackspace for their hosting needs.

The Rackspace Cloud provides on-demand and scalable website, application and storage hosting. Through an integrated suite of cloud solutions – Cloud Sites™, Cloud Files™ and Cloud Servers™ – The Rackspace Cloud enables astute developers and IT managers to trade the hassles, upfront investments and high costs for a hosting environment that scales easily when traffic fluctuates.

For more information about Rackspace, please visit www.rackspace.com.

Reeleezee

Reeleezee is a marketleader in the Dutch marketplace offering 100% SAAS services to the SME and Accountancy community. We provide ERP-SAAS services to appr. 20.000 SME's as well as accounting and portal XBRL reporting services to app. 450 accountancy firms and appr. 50.000 of their customers. http://www.reeleezee.nl
RightScale

RightScale is the leader in cloud computing management. Founded in 2006, the company offers a fully automated management platform that delivers the scalable, cost-effective, on-demand power of cloud computing, while providing complete IT control and transparency. To date, thousands of deployments and over 2,000,000 servers have been launched on RightScale for leading companies such as Animoto, Playfish, Sling Media and TC3.
Rise

Rise delivers cloud solutions directly to channel partners, enabling them to provide services to their customers. Using our DataCenter on Demand™ platform and services, channel partners are able to grow their business and revenue stream by offering cloud solutions alongside their existing services, while maintaining their direct relationship with the end customer. Rise does not sell direct to end customers. Get your customers into the cloud today!

Rise is the channel sales division of Fasthosts Internet Group. For more than a decade, we've led the market for hosted IT and web services across the US and UK. Today, more than 500,000 customers rely on our web-hosting services and our DataCenter on Demand™ platform. Visit us at booth #333 to learn more.
ServiceMesh

ServiceMesh delivers enterprise-grade solutions that enable Agile IT operating models for Global 2000 clients. ServiceMesh solutions consist of advisory services, market-ready IT optimization strategies, and the ServiceMesh Agility Platform™ to manage and govern the lifecycle of cloud-based, "everything-as-a-service" environments.

Enterprise customers select ServiceMesh to design and implement IT strategies that offer game changing competitive advantages through a federation of internal and external IaaS, PaaS, SaaS, and cloud service providers. Customers use ServiceMesh's Agility Platform to automate their plan, build, share, and run lifecycle with the security, governance, transparency, identity management, and policy control required by large enterprises.

Spoon

Named by Virtualization Review as one of the top two companies to follow in 2011, Spoon is a pioneer in application virtualization and cloud computing technologies. Spoon enables enterprises to centrally manage, update, and deploy applications for install-free execution, with no conflicts. Visit us at Spoon.net to learn more.
Stoneware

Headquartered in Indianapolis and founded in 2000, Stoneware is a privately held corporation providing innovative software that enables the web-based delivery of the data center through a "desktop built in the browser". Organizations use Stoneware's webNetwork to build their own "private" cloud for simplified access to all of their applications and services. The company services various sectors including education, manufacturing, health care, legal, and financial industries. For more information about Stoneware and the Stoneware product line, visit www.stone-ware.com, or call 888-473-9485.
Telx

Telx is a leading provider of interconnection, colocation cloud solutions and business exchange services in strategic, high demand North American markets. With 15 premier facilities, Telx increases speed to market and reduces connectivity costs by providing direct connections to the industry's highest performance networks and access to more than 880 leading telecommunications carriers, ISPs, content providers and enterprises.
Terremark

Terremark Worldwide (NASDAQ:TMRK) is a leading global provider of IT infrastructure services delivered on the industry's most robust and advanced technology platform. Leveraging data centers in the United States, Europe and Latin America with access to massive and diverse network connectivity, Terremark delivers government and enterprise customers a comprehensive suite of managed solutions including cloud computing, managed hosting, colocation, disaster recovery, security and data storage.

Terremark's Enterprise Cloud allows customers the ability to provision, configure, deploy and manage computing resources for mission-critical applications in minutes, giving control over a flexible pool of computing resources with a web-based console for deploying server capacity on demand. The platform provides proven superior scalability and flexibility, as well as a suite of managed security services that includes comprehensive vulnerability assessments, log aggregation and event correlation, network session flow analysis, attack replay, and application firewall management.

Virtela

Virtela is the world's largest independent managed network, security and cloud services company. Virtela offers an award-winning suite of services - including managed networks, security, application acceleration and proactive infrastructure management - to mid-market and Fortune 500 customers around the world. Virtela offers unparalleled geographic reach to more than 190 countries through its partnerships with more than 500 carriers. Virtela is headquartered in Denver, Colorado, with globally distributed Network Operations Centers in the U.S., India and the Philippines. For more information, please call +1 (720) 475-4000 or visit www.virtela.net.
Voxel

Founded in 1999; first to commercially support load balancing for Linux (RAILs) in 2000. We own and operate an International network connecting nearly 20 Voxel Network POPs (AS29791). Over 1,000 clients rely on Voxel: Fortune 5000, Web 2.0 startups, Carriers, Media & Entertainment, Advertising Networks, etc. Our core competency is providing a 100% uptime SLA on your entire stack: ProManaged Hosting Infrastructure, Voxel IP Network, VoxCLOUD Hybrid Cloud and VoxCAST Content Delivery.
VMware

VMware(NYSE: VMW), the global leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure, delivers customer-proven solutions that accelerate IT by reducing complexity and enabling more flexible, agile service delivery. VMware enables enterprises to adopt a cloud model that addresses their unique business challenges. VMware's approach accelerates the transition to cloud computing while preserving existing investments and improving security and control. With more than 250,000 customers and 25,000 partners, VMware solutions help organizations of all sizes lower costs, increase business agility and ensure freedom of choice.
Xiotech

Xiotech, the ISE Company, is the world's leading provider of high-performance storage blades, purpose built for today's cloud and virtual desktop-to-data center initiatives. With more than 1,200 customers across all major industries, including 28 of the Fortune 50, ISE (Intelligent Storage Element) delivers storage that scales from the mid-market to the largest enterprise and government organization. The company's patented storage blades provide the industry's best combination of performance, capacity and scale, filling the ever-widening gap between performance-limited traditional storage arrays and capacity-limited emerging memory solutions. The company is headquartered in Colorado Springs, Colorado with an engineering and development center in Hyderabad, India. Field sales and system support teams are located in many other cities across the United States and United Kingdom. Visit Xiotech at www.xiotech.com, or follow us on Twitter @xiotech.
Articles & Feature Stories
Multiple data types are pouring into IoT deployments. Data is coming in small packages as well as enormous files and data streams of many sizes. Widespread use of mobile devices adds to the total. In this power panel at @ThingsExpo, moderated by Conference Chair Roger Strukhoff, panelists looked at the tools and environments that are being put to use in IoT deployments, as well as the team skills a modern enterprise IT shop needs to keep things running, get a handle on all this data, and deliver the analytics that add value.
Amazon started as an online bookseller 20 years ago. Since then, it has evolved into a technology juggernaut that has disrupted multiple markets and industries and touches many aspects of our lives. It is a relentless technology and business model innovator driving disruption throughout numerous ecosystems. Amazon’s AWS revenues alone are approaching $16B a year making it one of the largest IT companies in the world. With dominant offerings in Cloud, IoT, eCommerce, Big Data, AI, Digital Assistants, Robotics, shipping logistics and other emerging technologies, developers and competitors ignore Amazon at their peril.
In his session at @ThingsExpo, Eric Lachapelle, CEO of the Professional Evaluation and Certification Board (PECB), provided an overview of various initiatives to certify the security of connected devices and future trends in ensuring public trust of IoT. Eric Lachapelle is the Chief Executive Officer of the Professional Evaluation and Certification Board (PECB), an international certification body. His role is to help companies and individuals to achieve professional, accredited and worldwide recognized certification against various international standards. He also has extensive experience as a trainer and an educator in the fields of Information Security, Risk Management and IT. Throughout his career, he has worked in North America, Latin America and Asia with individuals and various companies of all sizes.
New competitors, disruptive technologies, and growing expectations are pushing every business to both adopt and deliver new digital services. This ‘Digital Transformation’ demands rapid delivery and continuous iteration of new competitive services via multiple channels, which in turn demands new service delivery techniques – including DevOps. In this power panel at @DevOpsSummit 20th Cloud Expo, moderated by DevOps Conference Co-Chair Andi Mann, panelists examined how DevOps helps to meet the demands of Digital Transformation – including accelerating application delivery, closing feedback loops, enabling multi-channel delivery, empowering collaborative decisions, improving user experience, and ultimately meeting (and exceeding) business goals.
Both SaaS vendors and SaaS buyers are going “all-in” to hyperscale IaaS platforms such as AWS, which is disrupting the SaaS value proposition. Why should the enterprise SaaS consumer pay for the SaaS service if their data is resident in adjacent AWS S3 buckets? If both SaaS sellers and buyers are using the same cloud tools, automation and pay-per-transaction model offered by IaaS platforms, then why not host the “shrink-wrapped” software in the customers’ cloud? Further, serverless computing, cloud marketplaces and DevOps are changing the economics of hosting and delivering software.
You know you need the cloud, but you’re hesitant to simply dump everything at Amazon since you know that not all workloads are suitable for cloud. You know that you want the kind of ease of use and scalability that you get with public cloud, but your applications are architected in a way that makes the public cloud a non-starter. You’re looking at private cloud solutions based on hyperconverged infrastructure, but you’re concerned with the limits inherent in those technologies.
The taxi industry never saw Uber coming. Startups are a threat to incumbents like never before, and a major enabler for startups is that they are instantly “cloud ready.” If innovation moves at the pace of IT, then your company is in trouble. Why? Because your data center will not keep up with frenetic pace AWS, Microsoft and Google are rolling out new capabilities. In his session at 20th Cloud Expo, Don Browning, VP of Cloud Architecture at Turner, posited that disruption is inevitable for companies that refuse to embrace the cloud and the culture shift that comes along with it.
"When we talk about cloud without compromise what we're talking about is that when people think about 'I need the flexibility of the cloud' - it's the ability to create applications and run them in a cloud environment that's far more flexible,” explained Matthew Finnie, CTO of Interoute, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 20th Cloud Expo, held June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.
No hype cycles or predictions of zillions of things here. IoT is big. You get it. You know your business and have great ideas for a business transformation strategy. What comes next? Time to make it happen. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Jay Mason, Associate Partner at M&S Consulting, presented a step-by-step plan to develop your technology implementation strategy. He discussed the evaluation of communication standards and IoT messaging protocols, data analytics considerations, edge-to-cloud technical architecture, IoT platform selection, end-to-end security, enterprise systems integration and monetization techniques.
Wooed by the promise of faster innovation, lower TCO, and greater agility, businesses of every shape and size have embraced the cloud at every layer of the IT stack – from apps to file sharing to infrastructure. The typical organization currently uses more than a dozen sanctioned cloud apps and will shift more than half of all workloads to the cloud by 2018. Such cloud investments have delivered measurable benefits. But they’ve also resulted in some unintended side-effects: complexity and risk. End users now struggle to navigate multiple environments with varying degrees of performance. Companies are unclear on the security of their data and network access. And IT squads are overwhelmed trying to monitor and manage it all.
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In the old world of IT, if you didn't have hardware capacity or the budget to buy more, your project was dead in the water. Budget constraints can leave some of the best, most creative and most ingenious innovations on the cutting room floor. It's a true dilemma for developers and innovators – why spend the time creating, when a project could be abandoned in a blink? That was the old world. In the new world of IT, developers rule. They have access to resources they can spin up instantly. A hybrid cloud ignites innovation and empowers developers to focus on what they need. A hybrid cloud blends the best of all worlds, public cloud, private cloud and dedicated servers to fit the needs of developers and offer the ideal environment for each app and workload without the constraints of a one-size-fits-all cloud.

Keynote: Driving Cloud Innovation: SSDs Change Cloud Storage Paradigm
Cloud is a transformational shift in computing that can have a powerful effect on enterprise IT when designed correctly and used to its full potential. Join Citrix in a discussion that centers on building, connecting and empowering users with cloud services and hear examples of how enterprises are solving real-world business challenges with an architecture and solution purpose-built for the cloud.

Go Beyond IaaS to Deliver "Anything As a Service"
Many organizations want to expand upon the IaaS foundation to deliver cloud services in all forms—software, mobility, infrastructure and IT. Understanding the strategy, planning process and tools for this transformation will help catalyze changes in the way the business operates and deliver real value. Join us to learn about the new ITaaS model and how to begin the transformation.


@CloudExpo Stories
Multiple data types are pouring into IoT deployments. Data is coming in small packages as well as enormous files and data streams of many sizes. Widespread use of mobile devices adds to the total. In this power panel at @ThingsExpo, moderated by Conference Chair Roger Strukhoff, panelists looked at the tools and environments that are being put to use in IoT deployments, as well as the team skills a modern enterprise IT shop needs to keep things running, get a handle on all this data, and deliver...
In his session at @ThingsExpo, Eric Lachapelle, CEO of the Professional Evaluation and Certification Board (PECB), provided an overview of various initiatives to certify the security of connected devices and future trends in ensuring public trust of IoT. Eric Lachapelle is the Chief Executive Officer of the Professional Evaluation and Certification Board (PECB), an international certification body. His role is to help companies and individuals to achieve professional, accredited and worldwide re...
Amazon started as an online bookseller 20 years ago. Since then, it has evolved into a technology juggernaut that has disrupted multiple markets and industries and touches many aspects of our lives. It is a relentless technology and business model innovator driving disruption throughout numerous ecosystems. Amazon’s AWS revenues alone are approaching $16B a year making it one of the largest IT companies in the world. With dominant offerings in Cloud, IoT, eCommerce, Big Data, AI, Digital Assista...
New competitors, disruptive technologies, and growing expectations are pushing every business to both adopt and deliver new digital services. This ‘Digital Transformation’ demands rapid delivery and continuous iteration of new competitive services via multiple channels, which in turn demands new service delivery techniques – including DevOps. In this power panel at @DevOpsSummit 20th Cloud Expo, moderated by DevOps Conference Co-Chair Andi Mann, panelists examined how DevOps helps to meet the de...
Both SaaS vendors and SaaS buyers are going “all-in” to hyperscale IaaS platforms such as AWS, which is disrupting the SaaS value proposition. Why should the enterprise SaaS consumer pay for the SaaS service if their data is resident in adjacent AWS S3 buckets? If both SaaS sellers and buyers are using the same cloud tools, automation and pay-per-transaction model offered by IaaS platforms, then why not host the “shrink-wrapped” software in the customers’ cloud? Further, serverless computing, cl...
You know you need the cloud, but you’re hesitant to simply dump everything at Amazon since you know that not all workloads are suitable for cloud. You know that you want the kind of ease of use and scalability that you get with public cloud, but your applications are architected in a way that makes the public cloud a non-starter. You’re looking at private cloud solutions based on hyperconverged infrastructure, but you’re concerned with the limits inherent in those technologies.
The taxi industry never saw Uber coming. Startups are a threat to incumbents like never before, and a major enabler for startups is that they are instantly “cloud ready.” If innovation moves at the pace of IT, then your company is in trouble. Why? Because your data center will not keep up with frenetic pace AWS, Microsoft and Google are rolling out new capabilities. In his session at 20th Cloud Expo, Don Browning, VP of Cloud Architecture at Turner, posited that disruption is inevitable for comp...
No hype cycles or predictions of zillions of things here. IoT is big. You get it. You know your business and have great ideas for a business transformation strategy. What comes next? Time to make it happen. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Jay Mason, Associate Partner at M&S Consulting, presented a step-by-step plan to develop your technology implementation strategy. He discussed the evaluation of communication standards and IoT messaging protocols, data analytics considerations, edge-to-cloud tec...
"When we talk about cloud without compromise what we're talking about is that when people think about 'I need the flexibility of the cloud' - it's the ability to create applications and run them in a cloud environment that's far more flexible,” explained Matthew Finnie, CTO of Interoute, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 20th Cloud Expo, held June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.
Wooed by the promise of faster innovation, lower TCO, and greater agility, businesses of every shape and size have embraced the cloud at every layer of the IT stack – from apps to file sharing to infrastructure. The typical organization currently uses more than a dozen sanctioned cloud apps and will shift more than half of all workloads to the cloud by 2018. Such cloud investments have delivered measurable benefits. But they’ve also resulted in some unintended side-effects: complexity and risk. ...
It is ironic, but perhaps not unexpected, that many organizations who want the benefits of using an Agile approach to deliver software use a waterfall approach to adopting Agile practices: they form plans, they set milestones, and they measure progress by how many teams they have engaged. Old habits die hard, but like most waterfall software projects, most waterfall-style Agile adoption efforts fail to produce the results desired. The problem is that to get the results they want, they have to ch...
In 2014, Amazon announced a new form of compute called Lambda. We didn't know it at the time, but this represented a fundamental shift in what we expect from cloud computing. Now, all of the major cloud computing vendors want to take part in this disruptive technology. In his session at 20th Cloud Expo, Doug Vanderweide, an instructor at Linux Academy, discussed why major players like AWS, Microsoft Azure, IBM Bluemix, and Google Cloud Platform are all trying to sidestep VMs and containers wit...
The Internet giants are fully embracing AI. All the services they offer to their customers are aimed at drawing a map of the world with the data they get. The AIs from these companies are used to build disruptive approaches that cannot be used by established enterprises, which are threatened by these disruptions. However, most leaders underestimate the effect this will have on their businesses. In his session at 21st Cloud Expo, Rene Buest, Director Market Research & Technology Evangelism at Ara...
When growing capacity and power in the data center, the architectural trade-offs between server scale-up vs. scale-out continue to be debated. Both approaches are valid: scale-out adds multiple, smaller servers running in a distributed computing model, while scale-up adds fewer, more powerful servers that are capable of running larger workloads. It’s worth noting that there are additional, unique advantages that scale-up architectures offer. One big advantage is large memory and compute capacity...
"We are a monitoring company. We work with Salesforce, BBC, and quite a few other big logos. We basically provide monitoring for them, structure for their cloud services and we fit into the DevOps world" explained David Gildeh, Co-founder and CEO of Outlyer, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at DevOps Summit at 20th Cloud Expo, held June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.
SYS-CON Events announced today that IBM has been named “Diamond Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 21st Cloud Expo, which will take place on October 31 through November 2nd 2017 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, California.
A look across the tech landscape at the disruptive technologies that are increasing in prominence and speculate as to which will be most impactful for communications – namely, AI and Cloud Computing. In his session at 20th Cloud Expo, Curtis Peterson, VP of Operations at RingCentral, highlighted the current challenges of these transformative technologies and shared strategies for preparing your organization for these changes. This “view from the top” outlined the latest trends and developments i...
"Loom is applying artificial intelligence and machine learning into the entire log analysis process, from start to finish and at the end you will get a human touch,” explained Sabo Taylor Diab, Vice President, Marketing at Loom Systems, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 20th Cloud Expo, held June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.
With major technology companies and startups seriously embracing Cloud strategies, now is the perfect time to attend 21st Cloud Expo October 31 - November 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center, CA, and June 12-14, 2018, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY, and learn what is going on, contribute to the discussions, and ensure that your enterprise is on the right path to Digital Transformation.
@DevOpsSummit at Cloud Expo taking place Oct 31 - Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center, Santa Clara, CA, is co-located with the 21st International Cloud Expo and will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry players in the world. The widespread success of cloud computing is driving the DevOps revolution in enterprise IT. Now as never before, development teams must communicate and collaborate in a dynamic, 24/7/365 environment. There is ...
Best Recent Articles on Cloud Computing & Big Data Topics
As we enter a new year, it is time to look back over the past year and resolve to improve upon it. In 2014, we will see more service providers resolve to add more personalization in enterprise technology. Below are seven predictions about what will drive this trend toward personalization.
IT organizations face a growing demand for faster innovation and new applications to support emerging opportunities in social, mobile, growth markets, Big Data analytics, mergers and acquisitions, strategic partnerships, and more. This is great news because it shows that IT continues to be a key stakeholder in delivering business service innovation. However, it also means that IT must deliver new innovation despite flat budgets, while maintaining existing services that grow more complex every day.
Cloud computing is transforming the way businesses think about and leverage technology. As a result, the general understanding of cloud computing has come a long way in a short time. However, there are still many misconceptions about what cloud computing is and what it can do for businesses that adopt this game-changing computing model. In this exclusive Q&A with Cloud Expo Conference Chair Jeremy Geelan, Rex Wang, Vice President of Product Marketing at Oracle, discusses and dispels some of the common myths about cloud computing that still exist today.
Despite the economy, cloud computing is doing well. Gartner estimates the cloud market will double by 2016 to $206 billion. The time for dabbling in the cloud is over! The 14th International Cloud Expo, co-located with 5th International Big Data Expo and 3rd International SDN Expo, to be held June 10-12, 2014, at the Javits Center in New York City, N.Y. announces that its Call for Papers is now open. Topics include all aspects of providing or using massively scalable IT-related capabilities as a service using Internet technologies (see suggested topics below). 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. Help plant your flag in the fast-expanding business opportunity that is The Cloud, Big Data and Software-Defined Networking: submit your speaking proposal today!
What do you get when you combine Big Data technologies….like Pig and Hive? A flying pig? No, you get a “Logical Data Warehouse.” In 2012, Infochimps (now CSC) leveraged its early use of stream processing, NoSQLs, and Hadoop to create a design pattern which combined real-time, ad-hoc, and batch analytics. This concept of combining the best-in-breed Big Data technologies will continue to advance across the industry until the entire legacy (and proprietary) data infrastructure stack will be replaced with a new (and open) one.
While unprecedented technological advances have been made in healthcare in areas such as genomics, digital imaging and Health Information Systems, access to this information has been not been easy for both the healthcare provider and the patient themselves. Regulatory compliance and controls, information lock-in in proprietary Electronic Health Record systems and security concerns have made it difficult to share data across health care providers.
Cloud Expo, Inc. has announced today that Vanessa Alvarez has been named conference chair of Cloud Expo® 2014. 14th International Cloud Expo will take place on June 10-12, 2014, at the Javits Center in New York City, New York, and 15th International Cloud Expo® will take place on November 4-6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
12th International Cloud Expo, held on June 10–13, 2013 at the Javits Center in New York City, featured four content-packed days with a rich array of sessions about the business and technical value of cloud computing led by exceptional speakers from every sector of the cloud computing ecosystem. The Cloud Expo series is the fastest-growing Enterprise IT event in the past 10 years, devoted to every aspect of delivering massively scalable enterprise IT as a service.
Ulitzer.com announced "the World's 30 most influential Cloud bloggers," who collectively generated more than 24 million Ulitzer page views. Ulitzer's annual "most influential Cloud bloggers" list was announced at Cloud Expo, which drew more delegates than all other Cloud-related events put together worldwide. "The world's 50 most influential Cloud bloggers 2010" list will be announced at the Cloud Expo 2010 East, which will take place April 19-21, 2010, at the Jacob Javitz Convention Center, in New York City, with more than 5,000 expected to attend.
It's a simple fact that the better sales reps understand their prospects' intentions, preferences and pain points during calls, the more business they'll close. Each day, as your prospects interact with websites and social media platforms, their behavioral data profile is expanding. It's now possible to gain unprecedented insight into prospects' content preferences, product needs and budget. We hear a lot about how valuable Big Data is to sales and marketing teams. But data itself is only valuable when it's part of a bigger story, made visible in the right context.
Cloud Expo, Inc. has announced today that Larry Carvalho has been named Tech Chair of Cloud Expo® 2014. 14th International Cloud Expo will take place on June 10-12, 2014, at the Javits Center in New York City, New York, and 15th International Cloud Expo® will take place on November 4-6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
Everyone talks about a cloud-first or mobile-first strategy. It's the trend du jour, and for good reason as these innovative technologies have revolutionized an industry and made savvy companies a lot of money. But consider for a minute what's emerging with the Age of Context and the Internet of Things. Devices, interfaces, everyday objects are becoming endowed with computing smarts. This is creating an unprecedented focus on the Application Programming Interface (API) as developers seek to connect these devices and interfaces to create new supporting services and hybrids. I call this trend the move toward an API-first business model and strategy.
We live in a world that requires us to compete on our differential use of time and information, yet only a fraction of information workers today have access to the analytical capabilities they need to make better decisions. Now, with the advent of a new generation of embedded business intelligence (BI) platforms, cloud developers are disrupting the world of analytics. They are using these new BI platforms to inject more intelligence into the applications business people use every day. As a result, data-driven decision-making is finally on track to become the rule, not the exception.
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AHMAR ABBAS
SVP, Global Infrastructure Management, CSS Corp.
 
With our launch at Cloud Expo, we successfully transformed the company from a relatively unknown European player into the dominant player in the market. Our competitors were taken by surprise and just blown away. We got a huge number of really high quality leads..."
PETE MALCOLM
CEO, Abiquo
 
We were extremely pleased with Cloud Expo this year - I’d say it exceeded expectations all around. This is the same info we got from partners who attended as well. Nice job!"
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Director of Marketing, UnivaUD
 
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President & CEO, Appzero


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In the decade following his article, cloud computing further cemented Carr’s perspective. Compute, storage, and network resources have become simple utilities, available at the proverbial turn of the faucet. The value they provide is immense, but the cloud playing field is amazingly level. Carr’s quote above presaged the cloud to a T. Today, however, we’re in the digital era. Mark Andreesen’s ‘software is eating the world’ prognostication is coming to pass, as enterprises realize they must become software companies to remain competitive. The value IT brings to such companies is unquestiona...
New competitors, disruptive technologies, and growing expectations are pushing every business to both adopt and deliver new digital services. This ‘Digital Transformation’ demands rapid delivery and continuous iteration of new competitive services via multiple channels, which in turn demands new service delivery techniques – including DevOps. In this power panel at @DevOpsSummit 20th Cloud Expo, moderated by DevOps Conference Co-Chair Andi Mann, panelists examined how DevOps helps to meet the demands of Digital Transformation – including accelerating application delivery, closing feedback loop...
As more technologies become software-defined, their adoption demands a significant shift in thinking about how a business organizes its value stream. This shift may be difficult, but it enables you to anticipate changes and position your business to react when software-defined technologies emerge. Recently a new set of tools and practices has emerged to create and manage environments. Known as Infrastructure as Code (IaC), it enables infrastructure management through a software-defined layer.
A common misconception about the cloud is that one size fits all. Companies expecting to run all of their operations using one cloud solution or service must realize that doing so is akin to forcing the totality of their business functionality into a straightjacket. Unlocking the full potential of the cloud means embracing the multi-cloud future where businesses use their own cloud, and/or clouds from different vendors, to support separate functions or product groups. There is no single cloud solution ideal for all applications, and some applications might not fit the cloud at all. For example...
Both SaaS vendors and SaaS buyers are going “all-in” to hyperscale IaaS platforms such as AWS, which is disrupting the SaaS value proposition. Why should the enterprise SaaS consumer pay for the SaaS service if their data is resident in adjacent AWS S3 buckets? If both SaaS sellers and buyers are using the same cloud tools, automation and pay-per-transaction model offered by IaaS platforms, then why not host the “shrink-wrapped” software in the customers’ cloud? Further, serverless computing, cloud marketplaces and DevOps are changing the economics of hosting and delivering software. ...
Hybrid IT is today’s reality, and while its implementation may seem daunting at times, more and more organizations are migrating to the cloud. In fact, according to SolarWinds 2017 IT Trends Index: Portrait of a Hybrid IT Organization 95 percent of organizations have migrated crucial applications to the cloud in the past year. As such, it’s in every IT professional’s best interest to know what to expect.
"When we talk about cloud without compromise what we're talking about is that when people think about 'I need the flexibility of the cloud' - it's the ability to create applications and run them in a cloud environment that's far more flexible,” explained Matthew Finnie, CTO of Interoute, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 20th Cloud Expo, held June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.
Mark Burgess (@markburgess_osl) is a theoretical physicist, but in his keynote at the 2016 All Day DevOps conference, he talked more about economics and human interactives than physics. What does either have to do as the keynote for a conference on DevOps? Well, for a little more background, Mark Burgess is also the founder and former CTO of CFEngine, a configuration management and automation framework, and is the author of Promise Theory. While at CFEngine, Mark worked to apply a theory of how the autonomous agents in software interact with each other. Promise Theory was born.
For most organizations, the move to hybrid cloud is now a question of when, not if. Fully 82% of enterprises plan to have a hybrid cloud strategy this year, according to Infoholic Research. The worldwide hybrid cloud computing market is expected to grow about 34% annually over the next five years, reaching $241.13 billion by 2022. Companies are embracing hybrid cloud because of the many advantages it offers compared to relying on a single provider for all of their cloud needs. Hybrid offers balance and flexibility. It helps companies achieve a wide array of business goals, including availabili...
Companies have always been concerned that traditional enterprise software is slow and complex to install, often disrupting critical and time-sensitive operations during roll-out. With the growing need to integrate new digital technologies into the enterprise to transform business processes, this concern has become even more pressing. A 2016 Panorama Consulting Solutions study revealed that enterprise resource planning (ERP) projects took an average of 21 months to install, with 57 percent of these projects experiencing timeline overruns. A span of almost two years can be a long time when disr...
The Internet giants are fully embracing AI. All the services they offer to their customers are aimed at drawing a map of the world with the data they get. The AIs from these companies are used to build disruptive approaches that cannot be used by established enterprises, which are threatened by these disruptions. However, most leaders underestimate the effect this will have on their businesses. In his session at 21st Cloud Expo, Rene Buest, Director Market Research & Technology Evangelism at Arago, will discuss the digital enterprise evolution in the context of artificial intelligence.
When growing capacity and power in the data center, the architectural trade-offs between server scale-up vs. scale-out continue to be debated. Both approaches are valid: scale-out adds multiple, smaller servers running in a distributed computing model, while scale-up adds fewer, more powerful servers that are capable of running larger workloads. It’s worth noting that there are additional, unique advantages that scale-up architectures offer. One big advantage is large memory and compute capacity that makes In-Memory Computing possible. This means that large databases can now reside entirely in...
The cloud’s massive success and the growing desire for Big Data analytics are just two of the factors that are making traditional storage architectures obsolete. Organizations cannot afford to scale bygone storage appliances. Even if they could, the time it would take is unacceptable in the digital world. Adding multiple servers could not accommodate storage demands, either. Vertical storage architecture contains bottlenecks that slow performance to a crawl.
A look across the tech landscape at the disruptive technologies that are increasing in prominence and speculate as to which will be most impactful for communications – namely, AI and Cloud Computing. In his session at 20th Cloud Expo, Curtis Peterson, VP of Operations at RingCentral, highlighted the current challenges of these transformative technologies and shared strategies for preparing your organization for these changes. This “view from the top” outlined the latest trends and developments in AI and Cloud Computing technology innovation for enterprise communications to help you shape your ...
"Loom is applying artificial intelligence and machine learning into the entire log analysis process, from start to finish and at the end you will get a human touch,” explained Sabo Taylor Diab, Vice President, Marketing at Loom Systems, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 20th Cloud Expo, held June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.
For a phrase that’s being thrown around a lot recently, what does “Digital Transformation” really mean? When someone says that they want to digitally transform their business, what does one really mean, why do they want to do it, and should they approach this “digital transformation” process? First off, let’s start with a definition. If we don’t know what we are trying to achieve, then how do we know how to get there? Or to quote the famous Greek philosopher Yogi Berra: “If you don’t know where you are going, you’ll end up someplace else.”
There's a lot to gain from cloud computing, but success requires a thoughtful and enterprise focused approach. Cloud computing decouples data and information from the infrastructure on which it lies. A process that is a LOT more involved than dragging some folders from your desktop to a shared drive. Cloud computing as a mission transformation activity, not a technological one. As an organization moves from local information hosting to the cloud, one of the most important challenges is addressing cloud computing as a mission transformation activity, not a technological one. Cloud computing is...
The Internet of Things (IoT) has evolved quite rapidly, especially if you consider how long it took for little packet-switching networks like ARPANET to morph into today’s nearly ubiquitous internet. Our nascent IoT ecosystem is already populated by billions of sensors and connected devices, hundreds of millions of servers, and thousands of hybrid clouds serving billions of people… all of them perpetually producing and/or consuming data in an explosion of information.
Containers, microservices and DevOps are all the rage lately. You can read about how great they are and how they’ll change your life and the industry everywhere. So naturally when we started a new company and were deciding how to architect our app, we went with microservices, containers and DevOps. About now you’re expecting a story of how everything went so smoothly, we’re now pushing out code ten times a day, but the reality is quite different.
Let’s rewind the clock a bit. A few years ago, object storage was the new technology that promised to replace file system in the secondary storage market. It would scale beyond the limits of file systems and deliver better costs. The trade-off would be lower ease-of-use with new protocols that required rewriting of the applications. File systems would keep its place as the tier-one storage solution, because of its superior performance. The world order was clear with object storage elbowing file system out of secondary storage and gradually squeezing it out of tier one as its performance improv...
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What The Enterprise IT World Says About Cloud Expo
 
"We had extremely positive feedback from both customers and prospects that attended the show and saw live demos of NaviSite's enterprise cloud based services."
  –William Toll
Sr. Director, Marketing & Strategic Alliances
Navisite
 


 
"More and better leads than ever expected! I have 4-6 follow ups personally."
  –Richard Wellner
Chief Scientist
Univa UD
 


 
"Good crowd, good questions. The event looked very successful."
  –Simon Crosby
CTO
Citrix Systems
 


 
"It's the largest cloud computing conference I've ever seen."
  –David Linthicum
CTO
Brick Group