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5th Cloud Expo in New York: Themes & Topics

A round-up of what Cloud & Virtualization issues are to be discussed April 19-21 at the Jacob Javits Convention Center

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Cloud Computing is making modern, world-class IT infrastructure available to companies of all sizes regardless of economic cycles.

The Cloud has captured the imagination of IT because it promises compute capacity as a liquid currency that can be shared and made available on demand.

Throughout business history those companies that best adapted and leveraged changes in the technology landscape have survived and thrived.

Delegates who travel to New York this coming April 19-21 to 5th Cloud Expo in New York City, co-located at The Jacob Javits Center with the 8th Virtualization Conference & Expo, want to be among the survivors and the thrivers. Here is a round-up of some of the Cloud & Virtualization themes and topics due to be discussed in the Keynotes, General Sessions,Breakout Technical Sessions, and Power Panels...

INDEX TO TOPICS:

Cloud Management
Cloud Security
Cloud Services
Cloud Storage
Cloud Value
Compliance
Desktop-as-a-Service (DaaS)
Enterprise Cloud Computing
Federal Government IT
Future Trends
Hosting
Hot Topics
How-To
Hybrid Computing
Identity Management
Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS)
Interoperability
Keynotes
Monetizing the Cloud
New Media
Open Source
Outsourcing
Performance
Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS)
Power Panels
Private Clouds vs Public Clouds
Real-World Cloud Computing
The Resource Cloud
Virtualization
Virtual Machines

Cloud Management

Making Sense of Cloud Service Management
Mark Rivington - Vice President of Technology, Nimsoft
Cloud Computing Everywhere: How Are We Going to Manage All of This?
Barry X Lynn, Chairman & CEO, 3Tera
Defining Enterprise-Class Cloud Computing: Managed Cloud Services
Claudine Bianchi - Chief Marketing Officer, NaviSite
The Heavy Lifting in Cloud Management
Sushil Kumar - VP of Product Strategy & Business, Oracle

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Cloud Security

Essential IaaS Security
Glenn Brunette - Distinguished Engineer and Chief Security Architect, Oracle
A More Secure, Trustworthy Cloud
Charlton Barreto - Principal Architect, Intel
Addressing Data Privacy, Residency, and Security in the Cloud
Terry Woloszyn - Founder/CTO, PerspecSys
Ten Security Questions to Ask Before Moving to the Cloud
Timothy Brown - VP & Chief Architect for Security Management, CA, Inc.
How Cloud Computing *Improves* Security
Scott Sanchez - Chief Architect, Unisys
Into the Cloud with Digital Trust
Ron Knode - Director of Global Security Solutions, CSC
What You Should Ask Your Provider About Cloud Security
Tom Cecere - Product Strategy, Novell
What Organizations Need to Know About Cloud Security
Dipto Chakravarty - Sr. Vice President of Engineering, Novell
Securing the Cloud Infrastructure at Microsoft
Mark Estberg - Sr. Director, Information Security Risk & Compliance Management, Microsoft
The Tip of the Iceberg: Access Control Security for the Cloud
Eric Olden - Founder & CEO, Symplified
Customer-side Encryption of Sensitive SaaS Application Data
Dan Gross - Co-Founder, Navajo Systems
Advanced Digital Forensics: Finding Malevolence in the Cloud Before it Bursts
Aaron Walters - Vice President of Advanced Security R&D, Terremark Worldwide, Inc.
Predicting the Future: Security and Compliance in the Cloud Age
Misha Govshteyn - Co-Founder, Alert Logic

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Cloud Services

General Session: Microsoft's Cloud Services Approach
Yousef A. Khalidi - Distinguished Engineer, Microsoft

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Cloud Storage

Cloud Storage Use Cases – What is Working, What Isn’t?
Chris Schin - Vice President, Products, Zetta

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Cloud Value

General Session: Continuous Business Transformation: The Cloud Value Chain
Mark de Simone - Chief Business Development Officer, Cordys

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Compliance

Cloud Computing? There’s an Audit for That!
Douglas Barbin - Director, SAS 70 Solutions, Inc
Compliance and Customer Ownership in the Cloud
Brett Thomas, CTO, Vindicia
Predicting the Future: Security and Compliance in the Cloud Age
Misha Govshteyn - Co-Founder, Alert Logic

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Desktop-as-a-Service (DaaS)

Desktop as a Cloud Service: Dynamic End User Computing Environments
Scott Burgess - Director for EMC Global Services, EMC Corporation
Designing a Virtual Desktop Infrastructure for Performance & Reliability
Dave Stark - Virtualization Competency Lead, EMC Consulting

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Enterprise Cloud Computing

OPENING KEYNOTE: The Coming of Age of Enterprise IT and Cloud Computing
Richard Sarwal - VP of Development for Oracle Enterprise Manager, Oracle
& Hasan Rizvi - Sr. Vice President, Orcale Fusion Middleware, Oracle
Parting the Clouds - Evaluating Clouds and Cloud Providers for the Enterprise
Chris Drumgoole, Senior Vice President of Client Services, Terremark Worldwide, Inc.
Enterprise Application Security on the Cloud – Watertight
Emma Pudney - EVP, Product Strategy & Development, Virtual Ark
The Enterprise Cloud: More Than a Myth?
Treb Ryan - Co-Founder & CEO, OpSource
Day Two Keynote: The Science of Doing Business in the Clouds
Tony Bishop - Founder & CEO, Adaptivity
Transforming Financial Service Firms with the Cloud
Catherine Minter - President, Cordys Americas
Platform as a Service for the Enterprise
Jason Lochhead - CTO of Hosting Services, Terremark Worldwide, Inc.
& Tom Mornini - Co-Founder, Engine Yard
General Session: Deploy an Enterprise Private Cloud in Less Than 30 Days with Surgient
Brian Wilson - Vice President, Services & Support, Surgient
CTO Power Panel - Has Enterprise IT Changed Forever and for Always?
Mark Rivington & David Movshovitz & Jason Lochhead & Ken Owens
Defining Enterprise-Class Cloud Computing: Managed Cloud Services
Claudine Bianchi - Chief Marketing Officer, NaviSite
General Session: Continuous Business Transformation: The Cloud Value Chain
Mark de Simone - Chief Business Developement Office, Cordys
Introducing the Virtual Private Data Center - Enterprise Cloud Delivered
Ken Owens - VP of Security & Virtualization Technologies, Savvis
Integrating Cloud Technologies into the Enterprise Data Center
Charles T. Watt - Founder & CTO, Racemi
SaaS Enablement of an Enterprise Application on the Cloud - Case Study
Emma Pudney - EVP, Product Strategy & Development, Virtual Ark

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Federal Government IT

DoD Cloud Computing Advances Cloud
Kevin L. Jackson - Engineering Fellow, NJVC

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Future Trends

General Session: Building the Blueprint for IT
Tony Bishop - Founder & CEO, Adaptivity
Cloud Computing Everywhere: How Are We Going to Manage All of This?
David Yen - EVP & GM, Fabric & Switching Technologies Group, Juniper Networks
BI's Cloudy Future
Brian Gentile - President & CEO, Jaspersoft
General Session: Third-Generation Outsourcing Is Here!
Marty Gauvin - Founder, President & CEO, Virtual Ark

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Hosting

Hosting your Applications in a Cloud
Michael A. Salsburg - Lead Architect for Unisys Cloud Engineering, Unisys

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Hot Topics

Making Apps Mobile – Destination Private, Public or Hybrid Clouds
Greg O'Connor - President & CEO, AppZero
Investing in Cloud Computing
Joel Fishbein - Managing Director, Lazard Capital Markets
Cloud Computing Rules of Thumb and Best Practices
Al Perez - Chief Software Architect, Total Computer
Cloud Computing? There’s an Audit for That!
Douglas Barbin - Director, SAS 70 Solutions, Inc
A Transparent Extension To Your IT Organization
Denis Martin - EVP & Chief Technology Officer, NaviSite
Applying IT Blueprinting Science and Tools
Kurtis Tatum - Chief Infrastructure Architect, Adaptivity
Science of IT Design
James Houghton - Co-Founder & Chief Technology Officer, Adaptivity
MiniClouds: How ISVs Can Deploy in Any Environment
Diego Parrilla - VP of Product Management, Abiquo
SMB Cloud Computing Adoption Trends: What's Hot and What's Not?
Jay Hallberg - Co-Founder, Spiceworks
Cloud Mashups: Creating Integrated Cross-Cloud and On-Premise Systems
Michael Heydt - Sr. Manager, Advanced Technologies, SunGard Consulting Services
Scale Without Sacrifice - Application Delivery with Multi-Tenant Architecture
Tom Fisher - Vice President of Cloud Computing, Success Factors

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How-To

The Top Seven Pitfalls To Avoid During a Cloud Migration
Vishal Sharma - Sr. Director of Business Development, NaviSite
You have a Virtualized Environment, Now What Do you Do?
Daniel Weiss - Director, IT Management Advisory Support, Unisys
How to Roll Your Own Cloud in 30 Days or Less
Sheng Liang - CEO, VMOps
Five Steps to Sanity: Methodologies for Finding Your Best Cloud Source
Carl Meadows - Senior Product Manager, Cloud Services, The Planet

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Hybrid Computing

Partly Cloudy Infrastructure Ahead
Larry Beck - Sr. Director, Cloud Strategy, Avanade

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Identity Management

Identity and Access Management: Abandoning the Burden by Embracing the Cloud
Eric Z. Maass - Enterprise Security Solutions Director, Lighthouse Security Group
Identity in the Cloud - Finding Calm in the Storm
Patrick Harding - CTO, Ping Identity
Cloud Computing and Identity 2.0
Fran Rosch - Sr. VP, Authentication Product Management, VeriSign

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Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS)

Directions in Physical Infrastructure for the Cloud
Hal Stern - Distinguished Engineer & VP, Global Systems Engineering, Sun Microsystems
Cloud Computing Platforms - Which “aaS” is Right for You?
Max Coburn - Chief Architect, HubSpan

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Interoperability

Cloud Standards: Enabling Interoperability and Package Delivery
Diego Parrilla - VP of Product Management, Abiquo

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Keynotes

OPENING KEYNOTE: The Coming of Age of Enterprise IT and Cloud Computing
Richard Sarwal - VP of Development for Oracle Enterprise Manager, Oracle
& Hasan Rizvi - Sr. Vice President Oracle Fusion Middleware, Oracle
Day Two Keynote: The Science of Doing Business in the Clouds
Tony Bishop, Founder & CEO, Adaptivity
Day Three Keynote: An Open Cloud Ecosystem: the Gathering Storm
Pete Malcolm - CEO, Abiquo

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Monetizing the Cloud

Monetizing the Cloud - A Case Study
Arturo Pereyra - Business Development Director, Oracle
Getting from SaaS to $aa$ -- Show Me the Money!
Tien Tzuo - CEO, Zuora
Cloud Computing as a Service
Darryl S. Brown - Director of Product Marketing, Switch and Data
Cloud Computing and Identity 2.0
Fran Rosch - Sr. VP, Authentication Product Management, VeriSign

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New Media

Impact of Social Media on Performance in the Cloud
Dan Bartow - Vice President and Cloud Evangelist, SOASTA, Inc.
CMO’s Toolkit: Harnessing Facebook using Cloud Computing
Jeff Barnes - Architect Evangelist, Microsoft
& Jim Zimmerman - Developer, ASP.NET MVP, Thuzi

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Open Source

Innovation in Cloud Computing Architectures with OpenNebula
Ignacio M. Llorente - Professor DSA Research Group, UCM
Day Three Keynote: An Open Cloud Ecosystem: the Gathering Storm
Pete Malcolm - CEO, Abiquo
Riding with Large Data on Hadoop in Cloud
Vineet Tyagi - Sr. Director of Engineering and R&D, Impetus

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Outsourcing

General Session: Third-Generation Outsourcing Is Here!
Marty Gauvin - Founder, President & CEO, Virtual Ark

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Performance

Impact of Social Media on Performance in the Cloud
Dan Bartow - Vice President and Cloud Evangelist, SOASTA, Inc.
Move Over BI, Here Comes PI - Performance Intelligence
Tom Lounibos, President & CEO, SOASTA
Hardware vs. Amazon EC2 Cloud - Performance in the Cloud
Ron Warshawsky - CTO, Enteros
Designing a Virtual Desktop Infrastructure for Performance & Reliability
Dave Stark - Virtualization Competency Lead, EMC
Case Study: Accelerating Backup and Replication Through Storage Virtualization
Charlie Kraus - Senior Director of Business Development, Certeon
& Dwayne McCoy - IT Manager, Boots & Coots
Performance Management for Composite Applications
Doug Willoughby, Director of Cloud Computing, Compuware

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Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS)

General Session: PaaS is the Remedy for the VM Hangover
Mohamad Afshar - VP of Product Management, Oracle
Platform as a Service for the Enterprise
Jason Lochhead - CTO of Hosting Services, Terremark Worldwide, Inc.
& Tom Mornini - Co-Founder, Engine Yard
Using Software Appliances to Enable Customized PaaS
Adam Messinger - Vice President of Development, Oracle

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Power Panels

CTO Power Panel - Has Enterprise IT Changed Forever and for Always?
Mark Rivington & David Movshovitz & Jason Lochhead & Ken Owens
CEO Power Panel - What's the Main Business Value of the Cloud?
Tom Lounibos & Dipto Chakravarty & Mark de Simone & Bill Karpovich
Lunchtime Power Panel - Who's Doing What (and Where) with Cloud Computing?
Rex Wang & Vineet Tyagi & Eric Z. Maass
Closing Power Panel: So, What's Working, What Isn't...And What's Next?
Terry Woloszyn & Darryl S. Brown

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Private Clouds vs Public Clouds

Top Ten Private Cloud Best Practices and Pitfalls
Brian Wilson - Vice President, Services & Support, Surgient
Unlock the Cloud: Building a Vendor-Independent Private Cloud
Diego Parrilla, VP of Product Management, Abiquo
General Session: Deploy an Enterprise Private Cloud in Less Than 30 Days with Surgient
Brian Wilson - Vice President, Services & Support, Surgient
Private Clouds for Developers: Make Your infrastructure Agile
Diego Parrilla, VP of Product Management, Abiquo

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Real-World Cloud Computing

Transforming Financial Service Firms with the Cloud
Catherine Minter - President, Cordys American
Cloud Storage Use Cases – What is Working, What Isn’t?
Chris Schin - Vice President, Products, Zetta
Beyond Theory: Applications in the Cloud Today
Lew Moorman - President,Cloud & Chief Strategy Officer, Rackspace
& Michael Crandell - CEO & Co-Founder, RightScale
SaaS Enablement of an Enterprise Application on the Cloud - Case Study
Emma Pudney - EVP, Product Strategy & Development, Virtual Ark

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The Resource Cloud

Day Three Keynote: An Open Cloud Ecosystem: the Gathering Storm
Pete Malcolm - CEO, Abiquo

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Virtualization

Virtualized Infrastructure: The Server Is Not Enough
Chris Barclay - Director of Product Management, Oracle
The Dynamic Datacenter ­- Where Static Virtualization Tools Don't Work
Dave McCrory - CTO, Hyper9
DOM Virtualization
Mike Samuel - Software Engineer, Google
You have a Virtualized Environment, Now What Do you Do?
Daniel Weiss - Director, IT Management Advisory Support, Unisys
Case Study: Accelerating Backup and Replication Through Storage Virtualization
Charlie Kraus - Senior Director of Business Development, Certeon
& Dwayne McCoy - IT Manager, Boots & Coots
Let's Get Unphysical!
Robert Grapes - Chief Technologist, Cloakware
Virtualizing Production Database Systems
Kutay Kilic - Sr. Director/Architect, CTO Group, Sybase
Server Virtualization: Aggregation vs. Consolidation
Shai Fultheim - Founder & CTO, ScaleMP
Optimize While You Virtualize to Get to the Cloud
Rich Corley - Founder, CTO & VP Engineering, Akorri

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Virtual Machines

General Session: PaaS is the Remedy for the VM Hangover
Mohamad Afshar - VP of Product Management, Oracle

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