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SYS-CON announced today that "Cloud Expo, Inc." has spun out of SYS-CON Events, Inc. as a startup events management company which produces and presents Cloud Expo (TM) events worldwide. Cloud Expo, Inc. launched Cloud Expo (TM) events in 2007, and currently producing Cloud Expo East, Cloud Expo West, Cloud Expo Europe, Cloud Expo Tokyo, Cloud Expo Prague, Cloud Expo Hong Kong, and Cloud Expo Sao Paolo. All Cloud Expo marks and trademarks are registered trademarks of Cloud Expo, Inc. worldwide. Carmen Gonzalez was named CEO of Cloud Expo, Inc. Carmen served as the co-founder, president, and chief operating officer of SYS-CON Media since 1994. In this capacity, Carmen was in charge of SYS-CON's sales and marketing functions. Under her leadership, the company was named by Inc 500 among the fastest-growing 500 privately held companies in North America three years in a... (more)

Cloud Computing From "Agile Cloud Integration" to "Zero Latency"

Delegates, speakers, sponsors and exhibitors will be traveling from all over the world to New York this coming June 6-9 to attend 8th International Cloud Expo in New York City, co-located at the Jacob Javits Convention Center with 11th Virtualization Conference & Expo. Listen to Cloud Expo being promoted yesterday in New York City on CBS Radio/1010Wins [WikiUpload - MP3 file] Here is an early sneak-peek at some of the many and varied themes and topics due to be discussed in the breakout technical sessions scheduled in the course of the jam-packed four days. (Editorial Note: this is a small initial selection only – the Call for Papers for 8th Cloud Expo only closed February 4th, and new sessions are being selected and posted on a daily basis.) Agile Cloud Integration – see The Transactional Cloud Application Development in the Cloud – see Java in the Cloud Automation in... (more)

Microsoft Rips Secret ‘Cloudnapping’ Manifesto

Microsoft has emitted a squeal of protest much like a stuck pig over a secret "Open Cloud Manifesto" that it says is quietly being handed around the industry seeking signoffs. It doesn't identify the author or authors of this manifesto but figures its supporters - one would guess organized by IBM given some recent whispers coming from its direction - are going to reveal themselves soon enough and is warning against them. See, apparently Microsoft wasn't asked to contribute to drafting the manifesto, which evidently lays down "principles and guidelines for interoperability in cloud computing." It says in a blog, "We were admittedly disappointed by the lack of openness in the development of the Cloud Manifesto." And apparently the manifesto is a take-it-or-leave-it proposition with no room for Microsoft to maneuver. It says "what we heard was that there was no desire to d... (more)

Cloud Expo New York Call for Papers to Expire January 15, 2010

Cloud Expo New York In response to massive demand, the world's largest Cloud event - the International Cloud Expo series - is expanding its number of tracks and sessions for its upcoming New York event: 5th International Cloud Expo. The deadline for the very popular Call for Papers, which resulted in a greater deluge of submissions than ever seen before, is being extended to the other side of the holiday period - to January 15, 2010. Additionally, SYS-CON Events announces the addition of additional tracks, additional session slots, and a general all-round expansion of the program in line with the expectations and needs of the 5,000 delegates who are expected to register for the event. Submit Your Speaking Proposal Today to the Largest Cloud Computing Event in the World! Topics to be covered at the 5th International Cloud Expo will include: SaaS, PaaS, and IaaS Stora... (more)

ASD Expands Nationwide; Broadens Its Business Intelligence Focus

Advanced System Designs of Morton, Ill., recently expanded to locations across the United States and added several new members to its Business Intelligence (BI) team to support the growth of its offerings across the insurance, financial services and manufacturing specific industries. ASD is a full-service provider of business and technical solutions with four areas of focus: Business Intelligence, Network & Security, IBM and Microsoft. The company is an IBM Premier iSeries Partner and a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner that focuses on the integration of these two leading technology providers. With new locations in California, North Carolina and the greater New York metropolitan area — as well as an added location in Illinois — ASD is better positioned to serve clients in all its focus areas. “We have great expertise in Business Intelligence — and a one-of-a-kind te... (more)

Apago’s PDF Enhancer 3.5 Now Shipping

Apago Inc., a software technology company that provides innovative solutions to transform digital documents, today announces the release of PDF Enhancer 3.5. Adopted by a wide variety of companies, this automated production tool is used for the creation, standardization, and optimization of PDF documents. A major update to this powerful PDF workflow software, version 3.5 boasts faster processing speeds, improved reliability, advanced scanned document clean-up, AES security, and improved font and color handling. PDF Enhancer 3.5 is available from authorized resellers or from Apago’s online store at http://www.apagostore.com. “Doing more with less is vital in today’s tough economy. That’s why so many companies are choosing PDF Enhancer to automate PDF workflow processes,” comments Dwight Kelly, president of Apago Inc. “The flexibility of PDF Enhancer allows users fro... (more)

Prominent Figures From Harvard Law School and U.S. SEC to Join 70 Other Luminaries At Dow Jones Global Compliance Symposium

NEW YORK, Feb. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Additional distinguished experts have joined the lineup at the Dow Jones Global Compliance Symposium (http://gcs.dowjones.com), including: Ben Heineman, senior fellow from Harvard Law School; George Canellos, regional director of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission; Suzanne Rich Folsom, chief regulatory & compliance officer and deputy general counsel of ACADEMI; and Jon Shapiro, assistant vice president program management at Aon Corporation. The conference will take place March 27-28 at the Park Hyatt in Washington, D.C. Mr. Heineman will share his views on creating an ethical business culture and how his team is dealing with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), insider trading and more. Mr. Canellos, during his featured interview, will discuss new rules set forth by the SEC, how those rules will be applied and e... (more)

Going Back to School Online: How to Make Sure Your Degree Counts

Nonprofit online university offers guidelines for finding an online degree program SALT LAKE CITY, Aug. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For many working adults, finishing a bachelor's or master's degree can mean new opportunities—a better job, greater earning potential, or even a new career. And increasingly, adults who must balance work and family responsibilities are choosing online options because they need the flexibility that bricks-and-mortar universities seldom provide. With many Americans thinking of going back to school this time of year, it is important to be sure they're earning degrees that will be respected by employers and other academic institutions. Nonprofit and online Western Governors University, www.wgu.edu, offers this checklist for selecting the right college: Choose the right degree. You want to make sure that the degree you earn will h... (more)

Quirky Fuels Invention Machine

Quirky, the company that helps creative people bring their ideas to market, today announced $68 million in Series C funding led by Andreessen Horowitz, with significant participation from new investor Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB). The funding round also included existing investors Norwest Venture Partners and RRE Ventures. Quirky has raised $97 million to date. Quirky is redefining the way people think about product development. The company has built a platform that facilitates invention and is home to a growing, talented online community of creative people that are paired with an expert in-house team of product designers, engineers, and manufacturing and retail specialists. Today this active and fluid process allows Quirky to develop two new and innovative products each week. Since its launch in 2009, Quirky has collaboratively developed hundreds of new p... (more)

Belardi/Ostroy launched its redesigned website today at www.belardiostroy.com

NEW YORK, Oct. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --  Belardi/Ostroy, a leading full-service direct marketing and non-profit agency, launched its redesigned website today at www.belardiostroy.com. The redesign is part of an overall repositioning of the agency, its services and value proposition.  According to the new site, Belard/Ostroy's mission is to help its clients "navigate today's ever-evolving multi-channel marketing and sales environment, empowering you with our highly industrious, fiercely passionate team of marketing and brand pro's. We're ready to wow you with exceptional data management, customer and donor acquisition and retention, strategic, ecommerce, social and creative services." (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121002/NY84752) Founded in 1997 as a traditional list services company, Belardi/Ostroy has evolved into a true marketing partner for its clients... (more)

HP and DreamWorks Animation Cast Innovation as a Lead in "Rise of the Guardians"

PALO ALTO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 11/19/12 -- HP (NYSE: HPQ) and DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. (NASDAQ: DWA) today marked the latest chapter in their ongoing collaboration by working together to create an epic adventure for worldwide audiences with the breakthrough animation of the studio's upcoming 3-D movie, "Rise of the Guardians." Like each DreamWorks Animation film before it, "Rise of the Guardians," which hits theaters on Nov. 21, pushes the boundaries of digital animation as the studio's most technically advanced film to date. To create a new level of visual richness in an animated film, DreamWorks Animation uses HP Converged Infrastructure technologies that included HP Cloud Services, HP Z Workstations, HP DreamColor displays, HP Networking and HP Proliant server solutions, HP Managed Print Services and digital rendering resources. "Our goal is to push the ... (more)

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