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SYS-CON's Cloud Computing Expo - Top Cloud Technology Providers to Compete for "Best of Show Awards"

Delegates will have the opportunity to cast their vote for their favorite Cloud Computing technology providers

What is the Best Cloud Application or Best Cloud Software? How about Best Cloud Hardware? What's the Best Cloud Infrastructure, the Best Cloud Platform and what are the Best Cloud Services? How about Best Cloud Storage Solution, Best Cloud Management Solution, and of course - above all- what is the Best Cloud Product Overall?

The industry is certainly in broad agreement that the future of computing will include significant innovation and value in web/cloud platforms. On November 19-21, in the San Jose Fairmont Hotel, California, Cloud Computing Expo 2008 West Sponsors and Exhibitors will be viewed as the leading companies driving the future of Enterprise IT and this year at Cloud Computing Expo 2008 West for the first time delegates will have the opportunity to cast their vote for their favorite Cloud Computing technology provider.

Don’t let your competition be the only one showcasing their latest Cloud Computing technology! Exhibit at this year’s event and deliver your message in a way that is striking and unforgettable by taking advantage of SYS-CON’s unmatched high-impact, result-driven sponsorship programs. This is your opportunity to meet face-to-face with today’s top industry buyers with large financial commitments. For three days, the San Jose Fairmont Hotel will be filled with movers & shakers from Fortune 500/1000 companies who are exploring and deciding who their favorite Cloud Computing Technology provider will be at this year’s Cloud Computing Conference & Expo 2008 West.

For more information on participating in SYS-CON’s Cloud Computing Conference & Expo 2008 West contact Carmen Gonzalez at [email protected] or 1-201-802-3021.

Delegates will be voting on the following highly competitive categories:

  • Best Cloud Product Overall
  • Best Cloud Application
  • Best Cloud Hardware
  • Best Cloud Infrastructure
  • Best Cloud Platform
  • Best Cloud Services
  • Best Cloud Storage Solution
  • Best Cloud Management Solution



Cloud Computing Expo 2008 West
is being keynoted by Dr Werner Vogels, VP & CTO of Amazon.com, who will be speaking about "The Power of Infrastructure as a Service" in a much-awaited presentation on November 20.

The International Cloud Computing Expo 2008 Speaker Faculty Includes:

Jonathan Bryce - Founder at Mosso (Rackspace)
When Is The Right Time For Standards?
Omer Trajman - Director of Field Engineering, Vertica Systems
Cloud Computing Meets Data Warehousing
Mike Feinberg - SVP, Cloud Infrastructure Group, EMC
Trusting the Cloud: Timing and Adoption of Cloud Technologies
Patrick Harr - CEO, Nirvanix
Cloud Storage: A Paradigm Shift in IT
Mike Eaton - CEO Cloudworks
Marketing A Paradigm Shift
John Janakiraman - CTO, Skytap
Cloud Adoption: Deploying Your Existing Applications to the Cloud
Billy Marshall - Founder & CEO, rPath
On the Path to Cloud Nirvana
Nati Shalom - CTO, GigaSpaces
Getting Ready for the Cloud
Stuart Charlton - Chief Software Architect, Elastra
Infrastructure-as-a-Service Model of Early Cloud Computing
Javier Soltero - Co-Founder & CEO, Hyperic
Clouds Are No Substitute for Competence
Reuven Cohen - Founder & Chief Technologist, Enomaly
The World Wide Cloud: Bridging the Data Center and The Cloud
David Young - Co-Founder & CTO, Joyent
The Open Cloud: Building a Customer-Centric Cloud Computer
Thorsten von Eicken - CTO & Founder, RightScale
Deploying into the Clouds: Concepts, Benefits, and Experiences
Alan Williamson - Founder, Blog-city.com
Walking Freely Among the Clouds
Dr. Rich Wolski - Professor, U.C. Santa Barbara
An Open Source Cloud Computing Infrastructure Designed for Research and Development: Eucalyptus
Songnian Zhou - Co-Founder & CEO, Platform Computing
Cloud Computing: Beyond the Buzz
Dave Durkee - Founder, CEO & Technical Director, ENKI
Achieving 4 or 5 Nines in the Cloud
Kevin Haar - CEO, Appistry
Simplifying Cloud Computing for the Enterprise
Peter Nickolov - President & CTO, 3Tera
Solutions for Instant Disaster Recovery in the Cloud
Gordon Jackson - Technical Director, Univa UD
Improving the Clouds - Raising the Bar For IT-as-a-Service
Kevin Gardner - Executive Chairman, SOASTA
Load Testing: Cloud Computing's 'Killer App'?
John Keagy - Co-Founder CEO, ServePath
SaaS in the Cloud
Gerrit Huizenga - Cloud Architect, IBM
Private Clouds: Pay Attention to What is Behind the Curtain!
Rachel Chalmers - Research Director, The 451 Group
The Storm Cloud of Innovation

Cloud Computing Technology Providers and Contributors in 2008-2009

The following companies are among the providers and contributors of Cloud Computing technology: 10Gen, 3Leaf, 3Tera, Absolute Performance, Accenture, Akamai, Amazon.com, Appirio, Appistry, Areti Internet, Boomi, Box.net, Canaan Partners, Cloud9 Analytics, CloudWorks, CNI Systems, CohesiveFT, CSRware, DataDirect, Dell, DNAmail, eBay, Elastra, EMC, EngineYard, Enki Consulting, Enomaly, Excelian, Flexiscale, Fortress ITX, Forum, GigaSpaces, GoGrid, Google, HP, IBM, IBRIX, Joyent, JumpBox, Layered Technologies, Level 3 Communications, Linxter, LongJump, MDV, Microsoft, Moka5 (MokaFive), Mosso, NewServers, Nirvanix, Ocarina Networks, OpSource, Panorama Software, Peer1 Networks, Pervasive Software, Platform Computing, PLX Technology, Qlayer, Rackspace, RampRate, Red Hat, RightScale, rPath, Salesforce.com, Saugatuck Technology, ServePath, Skills Matter, Skytap, SnapLogic, SOASTA, Sun Microsystems, Symphoniq, Symphony Services, Tap In Systems, Teneros, Terremark, Transitive Corporation, Univa UD, Verizon Business, Vertica, VMware, XCalibre, Zabovo.com, ZOHO and Zuora.

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