Early Bird Savings Cloud Expo
Cloud computing is a game changer. The cloud is disrupting traditional
software and hardware business models by disrupting how IT service gets
delivered. Entrepreneurial opportunities abound as this classic disruptive
technology begins to proliferate, so it is no surprise that SYS-CON's
industry-leading International Cloud Expo is going from strength to strength.
The 5th International Cloud Expo, to be held April 19-21, 2010, at the Jacob
Javits Convention Center in New York, NY, announces that its Call for Papers
is fast approaching.
Topics on which submission are welcome include all aspects of providing or
using massively scalable IT-related capabilities as a service using Internet
technologies (see suggested examples below).
Help plant your flag in the fast-expanding business opportunity that is The
Cloud: submit your speaking propos... (more)
In a recent post to the CCIF mailing list, Bob Marcus outlined the coming
opportunties and challenges facing what he described as "Government Cloud
Storefronts". In the post he described Vivek Kundra's (US Federal CIO) vision
for the creation of a government Cloud Storefront. This Storefront (run by
GSA) which will be launched Sept 9th and will make Cloud Computing resources
(IaaS, PaaS, SaaS) available to agencies with in the US federal Government.
(an $80+ Billion a year IT organization).
What's also interesting is the US isn't alone in the vision of centralized
access points f... (more)
With this post I’d like to tell you a bit more about the coalition Open
Source for America and why I believe it is so important for our collective
future. I would also like to encourage you to join this coalition
yourself. Whether you represent industry, academia, non-profit
organizations or are an individual technologist this coalition needs your
help and support.
The coalition is designed to serve as a centralized resource for information
on open source technologies, thereby helping serve the U.S. Federal
Government’s mission. Just as community is at the heart of open sour... (more)
Cloud Computing on Ulitzer
Adobe Systems has announced Adobe LiveCycle Enterprise Suite 2 (ES2), a
software release enabling businesses and governments to build applications
that improve interactions with customers and constituents across devices and
channels. Delivering significant productivity improvements to IT and
line-of-business managers, LiveCycle ES2 provides a rich Internet application
(RIA) framework for building customizable RIA workspaces, mobile and desktop
access to critical applications and deployment in the cloud. Enterprises can
now deliver personalized experien... (more)
I'm happy to announce my appointment by SYS-CON to be the Technical Chair of
the 1st Annual Government IT Conference & Expo. This event is a 1-day deep
dive into how cloud computing is changing the way that Federal agencies
leverage, procure and utilize IT. GovITExpo, which is being held October 6,
2009 in Washington, DC, builds on the success of SYS-CON's Cloud Computing
Expo. Data storage, security and software services are among the major themes
of the technical program.
During one of the event sessions, I will also do a presentation on recent
developments in Tactical Cloud C... (more)
I am happy to announce my involvement as both instigator and moderator in an
upcoming roundtable discussion on Global Governmental Cloud Computing
coordinated by Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada (DFAIT) and
GTEC 2009 on October 6th in Ottawa, Canada.
The purpose of this by invitation meeting is to provide an international
forum for leading government CIOs and CTOs to discuss the opportunities and
challenges of implementing cloud computing solutions in the public sector. We
expect a total of 20 to 25 leading international government representatives
to participate in... (more)