Cloud Expo New York: Investing in a Sound Cloud Education Strategy
ITpreneurs’ Marc Halcrow to discuss how to optimize cloud-related investments
By: Pat Romanski
Apr. 30, 2012 07:45 AM
As organizations are investing hundreds of millions of dollars on cloud-related technologies and services, many within the organization have no clue what cloud is and the derived value and benefit of embracing a sound cloud strategy. With new cloud solutions, such as iCloud, Facebook, etc., that impact non-IT folks, more and more people are wondering and asking the question: What is cloud computing and what is my organization doing to leverage the latest cloud technologies? When the organization is not transparent about such initiatives, people will start to leverage other cloud solutions as they are much easier to access in the market than in the past and are available at a lower cost; however, they are much more vulnerable than the IT services delivered by the IT organization. As the implications of cloud computing touch so many within the organization even outside of IT, it is imperative to have a sound cloud education strategy in place to ensure alignment within the organization to optimize cloud-related investments.
In his session at the 10th International Cloud Expo, Marc Halcrow, the North America Regional Manager at ITpreneurs, will delve into the value of investing in a sound cloud education strategy to ensure alignment and optimize cloud-related investments. He will also share a case study from a large multinational organization as they embarked on a cloud strategy, with a key component being around educating staff to optimize cloud investments.
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The growth and success of Cloud Computing will be on display at the upcoming Cloud Expo conference and exhibition in New York City, June 11-14, 2012, and in Santa Clara, CA, November 5-8, 2012.
The recent Cloud Expo at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, was the largest Cloud Computing conference ever produced with more sponsors, exhibitors and delegates than all other Cloud events of the year combined!
Cloud Expo New York will attract more than 8,000 delegates from 48 countries and over 200 sponsors and exhibitors!
All main layers of the Cloud ecosystem will be represented at the 10th International Cloud Expo - the infrastructure players, the platform providers, and those offering applications, and they'll all be here to speak, sponsor, exhibit and network.
"Cloud Expo was announced on February 24, 2007, the day the term ‘cloud computing' was coined," said Fuat Kircaali, founder and chairman of SYS-CON Events, Inc. "Cloud has become synonymous with ‘computing' and ‘software' in two short years, and this event has become the new PC Expo, Comdex, and InternetWorld of our decade. By 2012, more than 50,000 delegates per year will be attending Cloud Expo."
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