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IT Baselining: The Foundation of Effective IT Compliance

Walker White to demonstrate how government agencies have addressed IT compliance in effective ways at GovIT Expo

Tighter budgets and increased oversight are driving significant reporting requirements for IT compliance. From security and operations to software audits and virtualization, agencies are under increasing pressure to improve transparency into their IT environments across all technologies and processes. Walker White, VP of technology at BDNA, will discuss strategies and practices for successful IT baselining and show how government agencies have addressed IT compliance in effective ways in his breakout session to be given at SYS-CON's 1st Annual Government IT Conference & Expo (GovITExpo).

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 White's session and the entire event FREE by use of the guest code VIPguest here [case sensitive]

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About the Speaker
Walker White is VP of technology at BDNA. He is responsible for providing guidance to customers on utilizing BDNA's solutions to improve efficiency in their IT environment and for ensuring that customer feedback is incorporated into our products. Prior to his arrival at BDNA, White was a 12-year veteran of Oracle Corporation. During his tenure at Oracle, he held positions as Vice President of Applications Technology, Chief Technologist of Oracle Service Industries, Product Line Manager for Hewlett-Packard and other technical management positions. White was a regular speaker at many commercial, government and educational information technology forums. White is a graduate of University of California, San Diego, with a B.S. in Computer Engineering.

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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