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WOODCLIFF LAKE, NJ -- (Marketwire) -- 10/30/09 -- SYS-CON Events announced today that the 5th International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo  will take place April 19-20-21, 2010, at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York City. The International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo series is the world's leading Cloud-focused event and is held three times a year, in New York, Silicon Valley and in Europe. Over 200 corporate sponsors and 10,000 industry professionals have participated in Cloud Computing Expo since its inception, more than all other Cloud-related events put together. The three-day event will offer a rich array of sessions led by exceptional speakers about the business and technical value of cloud computing with more than 80 sponsors and exhibitors on the 70,000 sq. ft. show floor and over 5,000 estimated delegates from well over 48 different cou... (more)

OpSource Named “Bronze Sponsor” of Cloud Expo 2011 Silicon Valley

Cloud Expo Silicon Valley $500 Savings here! SYS-CON Events announced today that OpSource, a leader in enterprise cloud and managed hosting, has been named "Bronze Sponsor" of SYS-CON's 9th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 7-10, 2011, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Explore Cloud Expo Sponsorship & Exhibit Opportunities ! OpSource, a Dimension Data company, 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. OpSource's industry-leading Application Operat... (more)

Research and Markets: Cloud Computing Services - Global Strategic Business Report

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/48jl53/cloud_computing#summary) has announced the addition of the "Cloud Computing Services - Global Strategic Business Report" report to their offering. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2009 through 2018. This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Cloud Computing Services in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: - Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) - Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) - Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) - Business Process-as-a-Service (BPaaS) - Management & Security Services. The report profiles 269 companies including many key and niche players such as : - Akamai Technologies Inc. - Amazon Web Services Inc. - CA Technol... (more)

Zadara Storage’s VPSA Enterprise Suite Makes Data Center-Grade Cloud Storage a Reality

Zadara™ Storage, Inc., provider of enterprise-class private cloud storage by the hour, today unveiled a major release of its Virtual Private Storage Array™ (VPSA™) service that makes enterprise-grade unified SAN and NAS cloud storage a reality. The VPSA Enterprise Suite is a significant platform upgrade that adds data center-grade SAN and NAS features that were previously unavailable in the cloud and that are already deployed by Zadara users today. Backed by the new features, Zadara, through its innovative colocation arrangement in partnership with the world’s leading service providers such as AWS, Equinix and Dimension Data, now becomes the first storage company to support Tier 1 primary storage for low latency, high IOPS applications such as databases and CRM in the cloud on dedicated drives, using virtual controllers and separated networking. These features are a... (more)

Deploying High-Availability Apps in the Cloud at Cloud Expo 2011 New York

Cloud Expo 2011 New York $500 Savings here! The public cloud is about more than testing and development. More and more companies are migrating production applications into the cloud. Traditional ISVs, large enterprise, manufacturers and pure web-based properties are moving to the cloud. In their session at the 8th International Cloud Expo, Treb Ryan, CEO of OpSource, Steve Woo, Sr. Director Product Management of Aerohive Networks, and Eric Hanselman, Research Director of The 451 Group's Networks practice, will discuss the drivers, challenges and impact of migrating real applications to the cloud. You'll hear from industry leaders and end users responsible for deployment and management about how the cloud is opening new markets and improving profitability. Explore Cloud Expo Sponsorship & Exhibit Opportunities ! Javits Center is getting ready for Cloud Expo in Manha... (more)

Ubuntu 9.10 Will Feature Cloud Computing

Mark Shuttleworth, the founder and leader of Canonical Ltd., the authors and distributors of the Ubuntu distro of Linux, announced the code name of the new version Friday and noted that the Ubuntu team had several priorities, including the design of the system’s “look”, according to a CNET article. The most interesting of the priorities, perhaps, was the inclusion of cloud computing features as a basic part of the package, especially on the server side of the release. The statement released by Shuttleworth was very detailed, although somewhat metaphorical, in the area of cloud computing. The cloud computing section of the release reads as follows, in its entirety: "A good Koala knows how to see the wood for the trees, even when her head is in the clouds. Ubuntu aims to keep free software at the forefront of cloud computing by embracing the API’s of Amazon EC2, and m... (more)

Cloud Networking: Turning Security Upside Down at Cloud Expo 2011 New York

Cloud Expo 2011 New York $800 Savings here! One of the biggest concerns for enterprises considering public cloud services is the notion that they are inherently unsecure. Many cloud implementations treat security as an afterthought - layering it on top of the virtualization server. A more secure solution is a "multi-layer approach," a series of security layers that begin at the base of the network and protect an organization's assets to the service layer. In their session at the 8th International Cloud Expo, Eric Chiu, president and co-founder of HyTrust, John Rowell, CTO and SVP, Operations at OpSource, and Jim French, Distinguished System Engineer at Cisco, will discuss the best practices for securing the cloud, comparing and contrasting various approaches for providing edge-to-edge security. Explore Cloud Expo Sponsorship & Exhibit Opportunities ! Speaker Bios: ... (more)

OpSource Delivers Web 2.0 Application to Support Litigation Involving Electronic Evidence

OpSource announced that LitSoft has chosen OpSource On-Demand to deliver LitScope, the electronic discovery industry's first Web 2.0 electronically stored information (ESI) review platform. LitScope will enable LitSoft's law firm and corporate clients to use any main-stream Web browser, running on any main-stream operating system, to access its documents from anywhere in the world where an Internet connection is available. LitScope includes many advanced features such as full Unicode support, search-based batching, a review management dashboard, and many others, all packaged in an extremely intuitive Web 2.0 interface and backed by 24/7 end user support via dedicated toll free phone. "We chose OpSource after an intensive review process," said Steve Jreige, CEO, LitSoft. "Several companies met our most basic requirements, including a data center that was local to ou... (more)

Understanding Cloud Taxonomies and Security

XML Security at Cloud Expo OWASP AppSec DC 2009 had a compelling session that defined cloud taxonomies and the security implications associated with the cloud computing. The three taxonomies that have become part of our vernacular are: Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS): Set of virtualized components that can be assembled to build a application.  Amazon EC2, Rackspace, Opsource, and GoGrid are examples of IaaS where you can rent "virtual" hardware and software as a "pay-as-you-go" services.  If you need 5 Linux servers running MySQL Database for 3 months, you'd subscribe to an IaaS provider and using their REST or Web service-based API (or command line if you're too cool) to provision, de-provision and monitor your instance. Platform as a Service (PaaS): A runtime environment for application developer to deploy their applications in their desired programming environm... (more)

Boomi AtomSphere to Power Integration Services for OpSource Cloud

Boomi, the market and technology leader for on-demand integration, and OpSource, the leader in Cloud operations, today announced that they have expanded their OEM partnership to include integration services for the recently launched OpSource Cloud(TM), the first Cloud to bring together the availability, flexibility and community of the public Cloud with the security, performance and control the enterprise requires. Boomi AtomSphere will power back office integration for OpSource Cloud, including finance, billing and Salesforce CRM, enhancing OpSource's relationship with their customers by providing the agility needed to quickly follow-up and support customer requests. The agreement also positions OpSource to offer integration services for hundreds of SaaS and on-premises applications to its Cloud customer base at a future date. "Integration is becoming an increasi... (more)

Crosscheck Networks Drives Business-Critical SOA

Crosscheck Networks, Inc. on Tuesday introduced the next generation of its flagship product, Forum Sentry v8.0, helping organizations seamlessly migrate their enterprise SOA deployments to the cloud while capitalizing on the cloud computing model for business and competitive advantage. The company unveiled the latest version of Forum Sentry at the International SOA & Cloud Symposium (http://soasymposium.com), the world's largest international SOA and cloud computing conference. Notably, at the show today, Crosscheck Networks (Booth # 13) CEO Mamoon Yunus will explore enterprise-to-cloud migration in the session, "Requirements for Extending Enterprise SOA to Public Clouds (http://soasymposium.com/agenda2010.php)." Additionally, company CTO Jason Macy will share best practices in SOA threat defense in "SOA Threat Modelling: Attacking and Defending REST, XML and SOAP ... (more)