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11th Cloud Expo: A–Z of Big Data & Cloud Computing Topics

Browse the Topics to be covered at 11th Cloud Expo | 2nd International BigDataExpo [Nov 5-8, 2012]

What's "Cloud 2.0"? Who's behind "SHadoop"? Why is the Cloud so important to the Big Data boom? Are you turning your data into dollars? Which cloud model is right for your company?

Register to attend 11th Cloud Expo | Cloud Expo Silicon Valley and get your questions answered November 5–8.

Here's what you can look forward to, expressed numerically:

  • 1 Convenient Venue – Santa Clara Convention Center, Santa Clara, CA
  • 2 Interlocking Themes – Cloud Computing & Big Data
  • 4 Content-Packed Days – November 5–8, 2012
  • 6 Industry Keynotes
  • 8 Distinct Parallel Tracks
  • 174 Breakout Technical & Strategy Sessions
  • 203 Expert Speakers & Panelists
  • 90,000 Square Feet of Expo Floor
  • and 1 Not-To-Be-Missed Opening Night Welcome Reception on Nov 5 !

The event is co-located with 2nd International BigDataExpo. Registration includes both events.

Whether you are a large enterprise, a growing business, a government organization, or a service provider, Cloud Expo Silicon Valley is THE place you need to be November 5–8. Click on the topic of your choice and you'll be taken immediately to the most relevant session/s . Then register today, and save yourself $500!

Cloud Expo Silicon Valley $500 Savings here!

See you in just over five weeks' time at the Santa Clara Convention Center...

Jeremy Geelan
Conference Chair
11th Cloud Expo / 2nd International Big Data Expo



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Best Practices of API Management
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How Does My Enterprise API Platform Differ From Facebook, Twitter and Netflix?
Ian Goldsmith | Vice President - SOA Software


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From Infrastructure to Applications
Murthy Mathiprakasam | Sr. Product Marketing Manager - VMware
Performance Management in Big Data Applications
Michael Kopp | Technology Strategist - Compuware
Taking Your App Delivery Strategy to the Cloud
Todd Paoletti | Sr. Director - Akamai Technologies


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Big Data

Address Your Big Data Needs with the Cloud
Robert Miggins | Sr. VP of Business Development - PEER 1 Hosting
Big Data is at the Heart of Cloud Computing
Tom Leyden | Director of Alliances and Marketing - Amplidata
Big Data Storage & Management
Ari Zilka | Chief Products Officer - Hortonworks
Big Data Storage Panel: Object Storage for Big Data
Robin Harris (Moderator) | Founder & President - TechnoQWAN LLC
Internet of Things + Smart Grid = Big Data (and a Solution to the Energy Crisis)
Chris Black | Sr. Vice President, Engineering -Tendril
Performance Management in Big Data Applications
Michael Kopp | Technology Strategist - Compuware
Scaling Big Data in the Cloud
Cory Isaacson | CEO - CodeFutures Corporation
Transforming Cloud Infrastructure to Support Big Data
Michelle Munson | President, CEO & Co-Founder - Aspera


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Cloud (General)

Cloud Computing Adoption: Where Are We Really?
Sean Hackett | Managing Director, Cloud Computing - The InfoPro
From Infrastructure to Applications
Richa Dhanda | Sr. Product Marketing Manager - VMware
Managing the Explosive Growth and Consolidation of Data in the Cloud
Raejeanne Skillern | Director, Cloud Computing Marketing, Intel Corporation
Private vs. Public Cloud
Josh Butikofer | Chief Solutions Architect - Adaptive Computing
Reducing the Cost and Complexity of Cloud Migrations
Adiascar Cisneros | Director of Operations - Racemi
Scaling Big Data in the Cloud
Cory Isaacson | CEO - CodeFutures Corporation
Scaling Cloud Network Infrastructures with Maximum ROI
Sujal Das | Director of Product Marketing - Broadcom
Scaling in the Cloud
Brian Jawalka | Principal Solutions Architect, Cloud Strategy - Rackspace
The Five Steps to Deploying a Private Cloud
Rich Wolski | Co-Founder & CTO - Eucalyptus Systems
Zero Touch Compliance for Cloud Platforms
George Gerchow | Director, Center for Policy & Compliance - VMware


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Cloud Education

Investing in a Sound Cloud Education Strategy
Marc Halcrow | North America Regional Manager - ITpreneurs


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Cloud Management

Next-Generation Cloud Management: The Cloud Service Broker
Iain James Marshall | CTO - Groupe Prologue S.A.


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Cloud Security

Building a Safe and Available Cloud
Daniel Graves | Cloud CTO - Symantec
Cyber Security in the Cloud
Steve Orrin | Sr. Security Architect & Principal Engineer - Intel
How Clouds Will Become Safer Than Your Datacenter
Sean Doherty | VP & Security Group CTO - Symantec
How Identity and Information Protection will Dictate Future Cloud Success...or Failure
Nico Popp | VP of Product Management & Development - Symantec
Safe Cloud Applications: Why is Nirvana So Hard?
Jon Matsuo | VP Emerging Products & Technologies - Symantec
Top Ten Cloud Security Threats for SMBs
Terry Woloszyn | Founder - Leeward Security


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Cloud Storage

Storage Performance in the Cloud
Nelson Nahum | CEO & CTO - Zadara Storage


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Cloud Testing

Testing Cloud Applications
Wayne Ariola | Vice President of Strategy - Parasoft


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Cloud 2.0

Address Your Big Data Needs with the Cloud
Robert Miggins | Sr. VP of Business Development - PEER 1 Hosting


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Creating a Secure Hadoop Initiative
Brian Christian | Co-Founder & CTO - Zettaset
Unlocking the Power of Hadoop
Ari Zilka | Chief Products Officer - Hortonworks


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Hot Topics

Why Capacity Management As You Know It is Dead
Andy Walton | Director -CiRBA
Cloud-Based Application Delivery Strategy
Gary Ballabio | Product Line Director - Akamai Technologies
Empowering Your Software Ecosystem with an Application Marketplace
James Weir | CTO and Co-Founder - UShareSoft
Expanding into Europe – A Checklist for Cloud Service Providers
James Tyler | Director of Marketing & Communications - TelecityGroup
From Infrastructure to Applications
Murthy Mathiprakasam | Sr. Product Marketing Manager - VMware
Leveraging Cloud Solutions in a Cloud Service Broker Model
Chad M. Lawler | Director of Consulting, Cloud Computing - Hitachi Consulting
Maximizing Business Value in a Cloud-Enabled Ecosystem
Mark Skilton | Global Director, Infrastructure Services - Capgemini
Preparing Your Enterprise IT Talent for the Cloud
Lisa Larson | VP of Enterprise - Rackspace
Reaching China with Your Website & Cloud Application: The Hard Truth
Jerry Miller | Vice President of Technology - CDNetworks
The Cloud and the Network – A Match Made in Heaven
Jay Upchurch | Executive Director, Product Marketing Management - AT&T
The Democratization of IT: IT as Service Provider
Bernard Golden | VP of Enterprise Solutions - enStratus
The Software Defined Data Center: Will It Disrupt Your Application Delivery Strategy?
Apurva Dave | VP of Products & GM, Stingray - Riverbed Technology


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Cloud Based Super Computing
Dan Rosanova | Sr. Architect - West Monroe Partners
High Performance Computing in the Cloud For Everyone
Scott Houston | Founder & CEO - GreenButton

Stephen Spector | Dell Cloud Evangelist - Dell


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Lessons from Managing 500+ AWS MySQL Instances
Ronald Bradford | Founder & CEO - Effective MySQL


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Open Clouds

An Open Cloud Discussion
John Engates | CTO - Rackspace
Intel IT's Approach to the Open Private Cloud
Das Kamhout | Principal Engineer - Intel IT


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Cloud Application Black Magic
Wayne Walls | OpenStack Developer Advocate - Rackspace Hosting
This is Your Career. This is Your Career on OpenStack.
Niki Acosta | Private Cloud Evangelist - Rackspace Hosting

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Are Enterprises Ready for Private SaaS and PaaS?
John Yung | CEO - Appcara


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Cloud Acceleration Techniques for Mission-Critical Applications
Brian Goleno | Product Manager - Akamai Technologies
Flow-based Network Elasticity in Cloud
Pascale Vicat-Blanc | Co-Founder - Lyatiss
Performance Management in Big Data Applications
Michael Kopp | Technology Strategist - Compuware
Storage Performance in the Cloud
Nelson Nahum | CEO & CTO - Zadara Storage


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Are Enterprises Ready for Private SaaS and PaaS?
John Yung | CEO - Appcara


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Network Virtualization – Amplifying the Power of Cloud Computing
James Meredith | Product Mgr, Rackspace Open Cloud - Rackspace


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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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