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Cloud Computing Bootcamp at Cloud Expo New York: Full Agenda

Carefully created and devised to help you keep up with evolving trends like Big Data, PaaS, APIs, Mobile, Social and Analytics

New, "Super-Sized" 4-Day Cloud Computing Bootcamp is a brief introduction to cloud computing carefully created and devised to help you keep up with evolving trends like Big Data, PaaS, APIs, Mobile, Social and Data Analytics.

Solutions built around these topics require a sound cloud computing infrastructure to be successful while assisting customers harvest real benefits from this transformational change that is happening in the IT ecosystem.

Cloud Computing Bootcamp instructor Larry Carvalho will be assisted by Dave Nielsen

Cloud Expo 2013
New York, NY
Day 1 - Monday, June 10th

9:00 – 9:10 am


9:10 – 10:00 am

Cloud for Business
Aditya Vatal

This session is for CEOs, CFO, CIO, CTO and senior management in large enterprises and Fortune 1000 firms. Join Professor Watal of the New York University as he takes you through the roller coaster ride in the backyards of your clients and competitors and be prepared to unlearn and relearn if you want to make your mind less cloudy. Learn the secrets of other CXOs in your peer firms, how they are thinking about the cloud as a new competitive advantage, new financial level and a new technology choice. Learn also about the two biggest trends in the last 100 years of computing and what they mean to the future of our planet.

10:00 – 10:45 am

Spending More on Cloud for Fun and Profit
Scott Sanchez, Director of Strategy, Rackspace
15 years ago, you spent $50 a month on a cell phone, only a few of your employees had them, and calls cost 20 cents a minute. You worked hard to restrict or even shrink your cell phone bills each month, because it was a luxury that didn't have a meaningful impact on your business back then. Today, everyone carries a smartphone that does 1000x more than the cell phones of the past, and instead of $50 it costs you $150 despite "units" (minutes) costing next to nothing now. You're happy to spend that money because it makes your business move faster, do more, and be more profitable as a result.

Businesses need to think about cloud in the same way. The past 15 years of IT have all been about how to spend less, consolidate and reduce budgets. Cloud can bring the cost per "unit" down drastically from what virtualization or dedicated machines cost just a few years ago, but the self service and automation that it brings allows your business to move faster and achieve the innovation levels you always dream about. Imagine going from idea to production in 30 minutes ten years ago? Today that's possible with cloud computing, and it means happier product and development teams, and bigger profits for the business as a result.

In this talk, Scott Sanchez, Director of Strategy at Rackspace will explore how you should be thinking about cloud spending, organizing your teams for success, and what you can accomplish when you take the IT budget reduction hat off and focus on moving faster instead of spending less

10:45 – 11:00 am

State of Cloud & BigData/Analytics

11:00 – 11:30 am

Cloud-enabled Social and Mobile Channels - Larry Carvalho

11:30 – 12:00 pm

Panel Discussion with Speakers

12:30 - 1:15 pm Opening Keynote | Dr. Daniel Sabbah, IBM
1:20 - 2:05 pm General Session | Verizon Terremark
2:10 - 2:55 pm

CAPEX VS OPEX and how that drives innovation
Michael Gendron, Professor MIS, Central Connecticut State University
Businesses regularly look at measurements to make decisions. These include significant financial concepts and measures to help organizations understand how infrastructure can deliver economic benefit. Financial measures provide a "rear view mirror" of what has already happened in your organization. When taken over time and correlated with actions by your organization these measurements can be used to assess the impact of these actions. Financial measurements can also be used as "looking forward" to aid in the comparison of options estimating some of the inputs to the measurements. These include things like total cost of ownership (operation), and CAPEX Vs. OPEX, which will be covered in this presentation.

3:00 - 3:45 pm General Session | Oracle
3:50 - 4:20 pm

General Session | Richard Place, SHI

4:25 - 5:05 pm

JPMorgan Chase Adopts Private Cloud with Apprenda
Rakesh Malhotra, VP of Products at Apprenda
JPMorgan Chase saw an opportunity to migrate their .NET and Java application portfolio and future strategy into cloud by leveraging private PaaS. This would provide a competitive advantage in both time and money and reshape JPMorgan's software development and IT maturity. The bank chose Apprenda's private PaaS, which now hosts over 2,000 applications and has saved the firm significant costs, provided application time to market improvement of 59 days and a 45 percent drop in infrastructure costs amongst other benefits. Hear the case study on the benefits of leveraging private cloud for custom enterprise apps.

5:10 - 5:55pm American Greeting's transformation from Vision to Value (and More Value)
Manish Aggarwal, Cloud Strategy Manager at IBM
Learn how IBM has helped American Greetings in their journey to build an optimized service management infrastructure and enable a cloud transformation. This session will provide a brief lookback at AG's past three years of implementation efforts, architectures, and business value as well as highlighting benefits and lessons learned from the work efforts and business value that the solution components have provided individually and collectively.
6:00 - 6:30 pm

General Session | Alistair Farqharson, SOA Software

6:30 - 8:00 pm Welcome Reception: Expo Floor Open


Cloud Expo 2013
New York, NY
Day 2 - Tuesday, June 11th

7:00 am

Registration Opens

8:15 - 9:00 am

Actionable Cloud Standards
Michael Behrens, CTO R2AD
Standards have an important role to play to enable enterprise cloud federation. This briefing provides both developers and non-developers insights into how to take advantage of standards today. You will get an overview standardization activities in key areas including IaaS, PaaS, Big Data, and Cloud Brokerage. There are a number of cloud plug-fest events which you can be involved in to help bring about capabilities such as application and data migration between clouds. A short demo of an standards based mobile cloud client will be shown

9:05 - 9:50 am

Day 2 Keynote | Rackspace Hosting

9:55 - 10:40 am

General Session | Intel

10:00 - 12:30 pm

Expo Floor Open | Morning Coffee Break

11:45 - 12:30 pm

General Session | Paul Rogers, GE Software

12:30 - 1:30 pm

Lunch Break

12:45 - 1:30 pm

Lunchtime Keynote | Neil Cohen, Akamai

1:35 - 2:05 pm

General Session | Duke Skarda, SoftLayer

2:10 - 2:55 pm

Building a Big Data Analytics Cloud - A Healthcare Analytics Example
Jim Fisher, Director, Sales Consulting, Oracle
Cloud and Big Data make a great combination when combined with analytics. In nearly every industry, the amount of data available to drive decisions is rapidly growing. (Car Telemetry, trade data, medical device,mobile devices, loyalty cards, social media) Governments alone publish over a million datasets per year. New insight and opportunities are uncovered if you can combine this data and drive analysis and discovery. Using a healthcare example, such a combination and its benefits will be explored

3:00 - 6:00 pm Expo Floor Open | Afternoon Snack Break
4:30 - 5:15 pm General Session | Craig Sowell, IBM
5:05 - 9:00 pm CLOUD CAMP

Cloud Expo 2013
New York, NY
Day 3 - Wednesday, June 12th


7:00 am

Registration Opens

8:15 - 9:00 am

Mohammad Zaman

Hear Mohammad Zaman an instructor at NJIT teaching the CloudMaster program. This program was added to New Jersey Institute of Technology's continuing professional education curriculum and part of the State of New Jersey's federal grant recipient for emerging technology training.

Learn more about a comprehensive Cloud Training with coverage of the current technologies, building an enterprise architecture for hybrid cloud and operations with automation has been a great success so far. The gap of cloud skills in the marketplace (as per IDC, in year 2012 alone 2.6 million, and with the demand of 7 million by 2015 requires all around knowledge with specific specialization. The clarity of perceptional values, specially security, and the architectural nomenclatures of different cloud provider is a true key to have a successful deployment of the cloud for any size organization. The session will cover those, and the detail of the CloudMaster class by National Cloud Technologist Association.

9:05 - 9:50 am Day 3 Keynote | Robert B. Crooke, Intel
9:55 - 10:40 am

General Session | Akamai

10:00 - 12:30 pm Expo Floor Open | Morning Coffee Break
11:45 - 12:30 pm

General Session | Rackspace

12:30 - 1:30 pm

Lunch Break

12:45 - 1:30 pm Focus Lunch Keynote | Intel
1:35 - 2:05 pm General Session | Rishi Bhargava, McAfee
2:10 -2:55 pm

The Continuous Delivery Journey
Brian Kirchner, Director of Enterprise Architecture at GE Capital Americas
Leveraging the cloud solves many of our infrastructure challenges, now scale your agile practices with Continuous Delivery. This presentation will show a working automated tool chain that automates component, UI, performance, resiliency and security testing as well as integration with cloud automation to get quality, usable software into your users hands quickly.

3:00 - 6:00 pm Expo Floor Open | Afternoon Snack Break
4:30 - 5:15 pm General Session | Kedar Podur & Cary Dym, Citrix
5:20 - 6:05 pm

Hands on Session: Big Data Analytics with MongoDB
Sandeep Patni, Co-Founder & VP of Systems, Cumulogic

One of the most popular NoSQL databases, MongoDB is one of the building blocks for big data analysis. MongoDB can store unstructured data and makes it easy to analyze files by commonly available tools. This session will go over how big data analytics can improve sales outcomes in identifying users with a propensity to buy by processing information from social networks. All attendees will have a MongoDB instance on a public cloud, plus sample code to run Big Data Analytics.

6:10 - 6:55 pm


Cloud Expo 2013
New York, NY
Day 4 - Thursday, June 13th

Hands on Clouds - Moderated by Larry Carvalho
7:00 am

Registration Opens

8:15 - 9:00 am


9:05 - 9:50 am

Day 4 Keynote | Sheng Liang, Citrix

9:55 - 10:40 am

General Session

10:00 - 12:00 pm Expo Floor Open | Morning Coffee Break
11:45 - 12:15 am

General Session

12:30 - 1:30 pm

Lunch Break

12:50 - 1:30 pm Lunchtime Focus Keynote | Krishna Subramanian, Citrix
1:40 - 2:25 pm

Cloud Security Integration - Lessons Learned
David J. Kelly, Enterprise Architect, GE Capital

This session will discuss GE Capital's efforts to protect highly sensitive customer data on, and the things they learned along the way. They'll discuss their implementation of PerspecSys' PRS Server to tokenize data at rest in Salesforce, how internal security policy evolved over the course of the project, the challenges of a highly customized Salesforce instance, and where they'd like to see the cloud data security space move in the future.

2:30 - 5:00 pm Expo Floor Open | Afternoon Snack Break
3:30 - 4:00 pm

General Session

4:05 - 5:40 pm

Continuous Delivery in the Cloud: Automation, Automation, Automation
Dave Nielsen

Continuous Delivery is one of the most valuable services an IT organization can offer to its customers. But there are many moving parts which can be difficult to understand and complicated to implement. This 90 minute workshop will explain and demonstrate how Continuous Delivery works, how it increases the pace at which you get feedback on new features and reduces your overall time to market. To make the workshop tangible, we will demonstrate multiple steps of the Continuous Delivery process such as build, test, continuous integration, continuous deployment using Github, Chef, CloudMunch and Amazon Web Services.

More Stories By Jeremy Geelan

Jeremy Geelan is Chairman & CEO of the 21st Century Internet Group, Inc. and an Executive Academy Member of the International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences. Formerly he was President & COO at Cloud Expo, Inc. and Conference Chair of the worldwide Cloud Expo series. He appears regularly at conferences and trade shows, speaking to technology audiences across six continents. You can follow him on twitter: @jg21.

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