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Accessing Public Data via the Cloud

Omer Trajman to show how readily accessible public data is becoming a key economic driver at GovIT Expo

How can government organizations offer public data sets cost effectively? In his breakout session to be given at SYS-CON's 1st Annual Government IT Conference & Expo (GovITExpo), Omer Trajman, Director, Cloud & Virtualization at Vertica, will answer this question and more and show how the proliferation of readily accessible public data is becoming a key economic driver.

1st Annual Government IT Conference & Expo is taking place on October 6, 2009, at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC., and you can attend both Trajman's session and the entire event FREE by use of the guest code VIPguest here [case sensitive]

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Private clouds such as Amazon's Web Services (AWS) are now used to host public data sets free of charge and available on demand. In this session Omer Trajman will demonstrate how AWS users can create private copies to combine with their own data for analysis. From census data used to identify target areas for private investment to mortgage data being analyzed to help manage bad debt, the proliferation of readily accessible public data is becoming a key economic driver.

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About the Speaker
Omer Trajman is Director, Cloud & Virtualization at Vertica, responsible for the company's cloud computing and virtualization initiatives. He is an authority on cloud-based databases through his pioneering work launching Vertica's cloud database on Amazon EC2.

About 1st Annual Government IT Conference & Expo
Government IT Conference & Expo (GovITExpo.com), which is being held October 6, 2009 in Washington, DC, builds on the success of SYS-CON's Cloud Computing Expo, the fastest-growing conference anywhere in the world devoted to the delivery of massively scalable IT as a service using Internet technologies. Agency CIOs and CTOs need the flexibility to choose the best tools to accomplish their mission regardless of platform. Cloud computing, virtualization, SOA, security and compliance are among the major themes of the technical program.

October 6 Keynote from the Deputy CIO of the CIA
The Opening Keynote at the 1st GovIT Expo is being given by Jill Tummler Singer, Deputy Chief Information Officer at the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). It is titled "Enterprise Cloud Computing - The Infrastructure's Ultimate Revenge."

With GovITExpo we widen and broaden our reach to embrace those who are bringing technology into the Federal domain. This high-energy event is a must-attend for senior technologists involved in Government IT at every level 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.

There are breakout sessions on the security issues that are unique to the Cloud, such as the crucial distinction between Private and Public clouds. Expert speakers from government and the software industry alike will be looking at issues such as the requirements for how companies can handle government information and how information can be most successfully shared by multiple clouds.

Doing more with less is the new reality for most IT departments, and the Government is no exception. So the cost-effectiveness of technologies such as Virtualization are also foremost on the agenda, which you can view by clicking on the middle link below:

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GovIT Sponsors & Exhibitors
Sponsors and exhibitors for the 1st Annual Government IT Conference & Expo include PerspecSys Inc. (www.perspecsys.com), 3Tera (www.3tera.com), Dataline (www.dataline.com), Fig Leaf Software (www.figleaf.com), JackBe (www.jackbe.com), and Web Age Solutions (www.webagesolutions.com).

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