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Appzero to Present at SYS-CON's Virtualization Conference

Greg O’Connor to present Virtualizing Server Side Applications

Greg O'Connor, CEO of Appzero, will be presenting at SYS-CON's 5th International Virtualization Conference & Expo in New York City this coming March 30-April 1, 2009.

Just as application servers evolved to address customer demands for choice without proprietary vendor lock-in, Cloud Computing will eventually move toward interoperability as well. But in the near-term, which applications - WebSphere? SAP? Lotus Notes? - are best for testing Cloud viability, and how can enterprises do so in the most risk-free way? What tools and technologies help provision these server-based applications with minimum vendor lock-in, and will they be as agile and efficient as hypervisors are for provisioning hardware? This session covers emerging technologies, such as Virtual Application Appliances, aimed at bundling pre-existing applications so they can be moved to different Cloud providers. Who should attend: enterprises moving applications to the Cloud, Cloud providers interested in ways to instantly provision applications, such as those supporting operations, and ISVs looking to reduce the time and costs associated with release engineering.

Speaker Bio:
Greg O'Connor is CEO of appzero (formerly Trigence) which develops software tools to help organizations move applications to Cloud computing environments. With more than 25 years of management and technical experience in the computer industry, he was founder and president of Sonic Software, acquired in 2005 by Progress. At Sonic, O'Connor invented the Enterprise Service Bus, a messaging-based solution that simplifies the re-use of business applications and is generally accepted today as the foundation for Service Oriented Architecture.

Learn How to Leverage Cloud Computing and Virtualization in NYC This March
Virtualization and Cloud Computing both take center stage this March in New York City, as SYS-CON Events brings two of its most popular industry-leading Enterprise IT events to the Big Apple: 5th International Virtualization Conference & Expo and 2nd International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo.

Co-located at the historic Roosevelt Hotel in midtown Manhattan, these events have the highest-energy Expo Floor of any comparable event, with more exhibitors, more attendees, and more Special Events like our industry Power Panels, our delegate prize drawings, and our attendee-generated Show Awards.

Register today for a Golden Pass and access to both events.

5th International Virtualization Conference & Expo - New York City - March 30-April 1, 2009
Virtualization is reorganizing the IT industry. It underpins cloud computing by making it possible to separate the software from the hardware.Overall, the virtualization market has grown from approximately $560 million in 2005 to a forecasted $2.7 billion in 2009, according to IDC. According to Gartner, virtualization will be the highest-impact IT trend changing infrastructure and operations through 2012.

While data center virtualization is still the #1 market segment, it's starting to get competition from application virtualization, storage virtualization, I/O virtualization and virtualization for end users - so called endpoint virtualization. In fact, in almost any credible survey of Top Technology Trends for 2009, Virtualization and Cloud Computing top the list. In Gartner's Top 10 Strategic Technologies for 2009, it ranked #1, up from #5 last year.

Top Keynotes, Top Technical & Business Sessions, Top Delegates
5th International Virtualization Conference & Expo will feature 100+ technical sessions from the leading industry players from the main layers of the Cloud ecosystem - the infrastructure players, the platform providers, and those offering applications and services. Our two-day Expo is your chance to get in front of senior technologists including CIOs, CTOs, directors of infrastructure, VPs of technology, IT directors and managers, network and storage managers, network engineers, enterprise architects, and communications and networking specialists.

SYS-CON's 5th International Virtualization Conference & Expo will be looking at every flavor of virtualization. Delegates will be attending from all over the world - each with the specific goal of making certain their company is leveraging the performance, reliability and cost benefits of enterprise-class virtualization as it is available today.

Virtualization Topics to Be Discussed in New York City, March 30-April 1, 2009

  • Server Virtualization
  • File Virtualization
  • Hosted Virtualization
  • Virtualization Hardware Support
  • Storage Virtualization
  • Windows Virtualization
  • State of the Virtualization Services Market
  • Desktop Virtualization
  • The Future of the Virtual Enterprise
  • Para-virtualization
  • Hardware-level Virtualization
  • Virtualization for Server Consolidation and Containment
  • Utility Computing

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