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Cloud Expo, Big Data Expo, @ThingsExpo, DevOps Summit to be held Nov 4-6 in Santa Clara

Cloud Computing, Big Data / Analytics, IoT, DevOps and More!

If you could attend a big technology event in Silicon Valley that features the best of Cloud Computing, Big Data & Analytics, and the Internet of Things, would you be interested?

What if there were a DevOps Summit to go along with it?

And maybe some WebRTC thrown in for good measure?

That's what we're putting together for @CloudExpo & @ThingsExpo November 4-6 at the Santa Clara Convention Center, Santa Clara, CA. I have the honor of serving as Conference Chair, with Chris Matthieu (pictured) serving as our Technical Chair.

Andi Mann of CA Technologies and Alan Shimel of DevOps.com are serving as our @DevOpsSummit chairs, and Peter Dunkley of Acision is our @WebRTCSummit chair.

We'll also have a Multi-Cloud Bootcamp (see note below) and a Cloud Computing Power Panel to be led by Ashar Baig of Gigaom.

Let's start with the IoT. We launched the first @ThingsExpo as a co-located event with @CloudExpo this year, in New York in June, with a single full track. We had, no kidding, standing-room only at all IoT sessions for three days, until 7pm the last day.

In Santa Clara, we've increased the IoT tracks to three: Consumer IoT, Enterprise IoT, and IoT Developer. The third track also includes our WebRTC Summit sessions.

Featured speakers on the IoT tracks include: Scott Jenson (pictured) and his magic IoT beacons from Google (with a BOF session as well), Mac Devine and James Kobielus of IBM, Andrew Bolwell of HP, Chris Gray of Red Hat, Peter Vanderminden of Microsoft, Chris Matthieu of Octoblu, Davi Ottenheimer of EMC, Brendan O'Brien of Aria Systems, Chris McFarlane of LiveOps, WebRTC guru Peter Dunkley of Acision, and Cloudonomics founder Joe Weinman.

We're also devoting a full track to Big Data & Analytics at the show. Among the speakers on this track are Cory Isaacson of CodeFutures, Harold Hannon of IBM/SoftLayer, Aaron Beach of SendGrid, and Greg Bruno of StackIQ.

Then there's the Cloud. The roots of this show have grown stronger than ever, with four separate tracks on issues relating specifically to Enterprise Cloud Adoption, APM & Cloud Computing, Cloud APIs, and Cloud Security & Mobility.

A sampling of speakers on these tracks includes Mark Hinkle of Citrix, Marten Mickos (pictured) of Eucalyptus, Rishi Bhargava of Intel, Animesh Singh of IBM, Amar Kapadia of Seagate, Simone Brunozzi of VMware, and Ralf Jacob of Verizon.

The Third @DevOpsSummit will feature presentations by chairs Andi Mann and Alan Shimel, as well as presentations from Jerome Petazzoni of Docker,  Sanjeev Sharma of IBM, Rajat Bhargava of JumpCloud, Krishnan Subramanian and Gordon Haff of Red Hat, and Anne Hungate of DirectTV.

The @DevOpsSummit keynote will be presented by Victoria Livschitz of Qubell.

Multi-Cloud Bootcamp note: We are also holding the Multi-Cloud Bootcamp, with a separate admission, on November 4-5.

Led by world-class, cross-certified instructor Janakiram MSV from Hyderabad, India, the Bootcamp will take participants through a rigorous tutorial on AWS, GCE, and Microsoft Azure. Janakiram reports to us that he'll also be including content about how to integrate Docker and Linux Containers into these major cloud platforms.

More to come. We'll be posting the full schedule soon. We will be announcing our final speakers, special guests, and a few surprises in these final weeks before the event.

We'll also have the world's largest Cloud/BigData/IoT exhibition floor for all three days.

Please visit our site for information, or contact me via Twitter.

We hope to see all of you in Santa Clara.

The largest 'Internet of Things' event in the world has announced "sponsorship opportunities" and "call for papers."

The 1st International Internet of @ThingsExpo was launched this June at the Javits Center in New York City with over 6,000 delegates in attendance. The 2nd International Internet of @ThingsExpo will take place November 4-6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, California, with an estimated 7,000 plus delegates attending over three days.

@ThingsExpo is co-located with 15th International Cloud Expo and will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading IoT industry players in the world. In 2014, more than 200 companies will be present on the @ThingsExpo show floor, including global players and the hottest new technology pioneers.

Sponsorship and Exhibit Opportunities for @ThingsExpo Silicon Valley and New York Are Now Available
Sponsors and exhibitors of Internet of @ThingsExpo will benefit from unmatched branding, profile building and lead generation opportunities through:

  • Featured on-site presentation and ongoing on-demand webcast exposure to a captive audience of industry decision-makers.
  • Showcase exhibition during our new extended dedicated expo hours
  • Breakout Session Priority scheduling for sponsors that have been guaranteed a 35-minute technical session
  • Online advertising in SYS-CON's i-Technology publications
  • Capitalize on our comprehensive marketing efforts leading up to the show with print mailings, e-newsletters and extensive online media coverage.
  • Unprecedented PR Coverage: Editorial coverage on IoT.sys-con.com, Tweets to our 75,000 plus followers, press releases sent on major wire services to over 500 combined analysts and press members who attended Internet of @ThingsExpo - making it the best-covered "Internet of Things" conference in the world

For more information on sponsorship, exhibit, and keynote opportunities contact Carmen Gonzalez by email at events (at) sys-con.com, or by phone 201 802-3021. Book both events for additional savings!

@ThingsExpo Silicon Valley (November 4-6, 2014, Santa Clara, CA)
@ThingsExpo New York (June 9-11, 2015, New York, NY)

Secure Your VIP Pass to Attend @ThingsExpo Silicon Valley
Internet of @ThingsExpo announced today a limited time free "Expo Plus" registration option. The onsite registration price of $600 will be set to 'free' for delegates who register during September.

To take advantage of this opportunity, attendees can use the coupon code "IoTSeptember" and secure their "@ThingsExpo Plus" registration to attend all keynotes and general sessions, as well as a limited number of technical sessions each day of the show, in addition to full access to the expo floor and the @ThingsExpo hackathon.

The registration page is located at the @ThingsExpo site here.


@ThingsExpo New York 2015 'Call for Papers' Now Open
The 3rd International Internet of @ThingsExpo, to be held June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, New York announces that its 'Call for Papers' is now open. The event will feature a world class, all-star faculty with the hottest IoT topics covered in three distinct tracks.

Track 1 - Consumer IoT and Wearables: Smart Appliances, Wearables, Smart Cars, Smartphones 2.0, Smart Travel, Personal Fitness, Health Care, Personalized Marketing, Customized Shopping, Personal Finance, The Digital Divide, Mobile Cash & Markets, Games & the IoT, The Future of Education, Virtual Reality

Track 2 - Enterprise IoT: The Business Case for IoT, Smart Grids, Smart Cities, Smart Transportation, The Smart Home, M2M, Authentication/Security, Wiring the IoT, The Internet of Everything, Digital Transformation of Enterprise IT, Agriculture, Transportation, Manufacturing, Local & State Government, Federal Government

Track 3 -  Developer IoT: WebRTC, Eclipse Foundation, Cloud Foundry, Docker & Linux Containers, Node-Red, Open Source Hardware, Leveraging SOA, Multi-Cloud IoT, Evolving Standards, WebSockets, Security & Privacy Protocols, GPS & Proximity Services, Bluetooth/RFID/etc., XMPP, Nest Labs


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Chris Matthieu Named @ThingsExpo Tech Chair

Internet of @ThingsExpo named Chris Matthieu tech chair of Internet of @ThingsExpo 2014 Silicon Valley.

Chris Matthieu has two decades of telecom and web experience. He launched his Teleku cloud communications-as-a-service platform at eComm in 2010, which was acquired by Voxeo. Next he built an open source Node.JS PaaS called Nodester, which was acquired by AppFog. His latest startups include Twelephone. Leveraging HTML5 and WebRTC, Twelephone's BHAG (Big Hairy Audacious Goal) is to become the next generation telecom company running in the Web browser. Chris is currently co-founder and CTO of Octoblu.

Website: http://www.ThingsExpo.com

Twitter: http://www.Twitter.com/ThingsExpo

About SYS-CON Media & Events
SYS-CON Media (www.sys-con.com) has since 1994 been connecting technology companies and customers through a comprehensive content stream - featuring over forty focused subject areas, from Cloud Computing to Web Security - interwoven with market-leading full-scale conferences produced by SYS-CON Events. The company's internationally recognized brands include among others Cloud Expo® (CloudComputingExpo.com / @CloudExpo), Big Data Expo (BigDataExpo.net / @BigDataExpo), DevOps Summit (DevOpsSummit.sys-con.com / @DevOpsSummit),  Internet of @ThingsExpo (ThingsExpo.com / @ThingsExpo) and Cloud Computing Bootcamp (CloudComputingBootcamp.com).

Cloud Expo® and Big Data Expo® are registered trademarks of Cloud Expo, Inc., a SYS-CON Events company.

More Stories By Roger Strukhoff

Roger Strukhoff (@IoT2040) is Executive Director of the Tau Institute for Global ICT Research, with offices in Illinois and Manila. He is Conference Chair of @CloudExpo & @ThingsExpo, and Editor of SYS-CON Media's CloudComputing BigData & IoT Journals. He holds a BA from Knox College & conducted MBA studies at CSU-East Bay.

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