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Yahoo! SVP Shelton Shugar to Discuss Innovation at Cloud Computing Expo

4th International Cloud Computing Expo Opens in Santa Clara

"Accelerating Innovation with Cloud Computing" will be the topic at hand when Shelton Shugar, SVP of Cloud Computing at Yahoo!, delivers his keynote at the 4th International Cloud Computing Expo in Santa Clara, CA. Shugar will deliver his speech on Tuesday, November 3 at at the Santa Clara Convention Center, before 2,000 preregistered delegates.

Shelton Shugar, SVP of Cloud Computing at Yahoo! with Jeremy Geelan, Conference Chair of 4th International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo

Yahoo aims to be one of the 800-pound gorillas--along with Google, Amazon, and several major technology companies--in the upcoming battles for hosting dominance in the Cloud Computing space. As Shugar noted in the days before his presentation, the company "is developing and utilizing Internet-scale cloud computing services to improve the consumer experience, speed innovation, simplify operating environments, and reduce costs. Yahoo! Cloud Services are in production today supporting web-serving properties and data processing environments."

Shugar received his MS in Computer Science from John Hopkins University. He served as VP of Engineering at Verisign, and later as a CIO and CTO in the industry. He was at eBay before his present position with Yahoo!

Yahoo! Booth #103 at the Cloud Computing Expo 2009 West, November 2-4, 2009 at the Santa Clara Convention Center, offers more information Yahoo's Cloud Computing initiatives and open source projects

Cloud Computing Conference & Expo 2010 East Venue Announced!
SYS-CON Events announced today that the 5th International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo will take place April 19-20-21, 2010, at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York City.

The International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo series is the world's leading Cloud-focused event and is held three times a year, in New York, Silicon Valley and in Europe. Over 200 corporate sponsors and 10,000 industry professionals have participated in Cloud Computing Expo since its inception, more than all other Cloud-related events put together.

The three-day event will offer a rich array of sessions led by exceptional speakers about the business and technical value of cloud computing with more than 80 sponsors and exhibitors on the 70,000 sq. ft. show floor and over 5,000 estimated delegates from well over 48 different countries.

4th International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo
At the 4th International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo, November 2-4, 2009, being held in the Santa Clara Convention Center, Santa Clara, CA, more than 2,000 delegates will find out how cloud computing is transforming the way that enterprises everywhere build and deploy applications.

Now held three times a year -- in New York, Prague, and Santa Clara -- the Cloud Computing Conference & Expo series is the fastest-growing Enterprise IT event in the past 10 years, devoted to every aspect of delivering massively scalable enterprise IT as a service. The event is co-located with our 7th International Virtualization Conference & Expo.

4th International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo Keynotes

Cloud Computing Expo 2009 West keynotes, November 2-3, 2009, in the Santa Clara Convention Center, Santa Clara, CA, will be delivered by Richard Marcello, Unisys President of Systems & Technology; Shelton Shugar, Yahoo! SVP Cloud Computing; and Richard Sarwal, Oracle VP of Development for Enterprise Manager.

Delegate Registration Options
Cloud Computing Expo ( delegates can pre-register for the conference online with $800 savings here:

Sponsors and Exhibitors of the 4th Cloud Computing Expo
Sponsors and exhibitors of the upcoming 4th International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo (November 2-4, 2009, Santa Clara Convention Center, Santa Clara, CA) represent the leading technology providers of the Cloud Computing revolution, including:

Keynote Hall of 4th International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo opened on Monday, November 2, 2009 at the Santa Clara Convention Center, CA

Oracle ( / platinum sponsor)
Unisys ( / platinum sponsor)
Yahoo! ( / platinum sponsor)
Adaptivity ( / gold sponsor)
Bycast ( / gold sponsor)
EMC ( / gold sponsor)
Intel ( / gold sponsor)
3Tera ( / silver sponsor)
Akamai ( / silver sponsor)
AppZero ( / silver sponsor)
Rackspace Cloud ( / silver sponsor)
CloudTest SOASTA ( / silver sponsor)
Objectivity ( / silver sponsor)
Rhomobile ( / silver sponsor)
Stoneware ( / silver sponsor)
Sybase ( / silver sponsor)
CSS Corp ( / bronze sponsor)
ExactTarget ( / bronze sponsor)
New Relic ( / bronze sponsor)
ParaScale ( / bronze sponsor)
PerspecSys ( / bronze sponsor)
The Planet ( / bronze sponsor)
RightScale ( / bronze sponsor)
Switch and Data ( / bronze sponsor)
Vizioncore ( / bronze sponsor)
CloudSwitch ( / bronze sponsor)
Tranxition ( / bronze sponsor)
Altor Networks ( / exhibitor)
Dasher Technologies ( / exhibitor)
GoGrid ( / exhibitor)
HP ( / exhibitor)
Hubspan ( / exhibitor)
IBM ( / exhibitor)
LSI ( / exhibitor)
M/Gateway ( / exhibitor)
NeoAccel ( / exhibitor)
Neustar ( / exhibitor)
OpSource ( / exhibitor)
Ulitzer ( / new media sponsor)
Cloud Computing Journal (
SYS-CON.TV ( / media sponsor)
Zetta ( / exhibitor)

Sponsorship Opportunities
Sponsorship and Exhibit opportunities can be obtained from Carmen Gonzalez by email at events (at), by phone 201 802 3021.

SYS-CON's International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo, held each year in California, New York and Prague is the leading event covering the fast-emerging Cloud Computing market for Enterprise IT professionals. Co-located with the International Virtualization Conference & Expo, the combined event delivers the #1 i-technology educational and networking opportunity of the year for those seeking to establish a market lead anywhere in the multiple layers of the Cloud Computing ecosystem.

About SYS-CON Media & Events
SYS-CON Media ( has since 1994 been connecting technology companies and customers 24x7x365 through a comprehensive content stream at -- focused on 35 main subject areas, from Cloud Computing to Web Security -- interwoven with market leading full-scale conferences produced by SYS-CON Events. The company's internationally recognized brands include among others Cloud Computing Expo (, Virtualization Conference & Expo (, Government IT Conference & Expo (, Cloud Computing Bootcamp (, Cloud Expo Europe ( and now UlitzerLive! New Media Conference & Expo (

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Delegate & Attendee Inquiries
Corinna Melcon
Corinna (at)
201 802 3019

Conference Faculty Inquiries
Jeremy Geelan
Jeremy (at)
201 802 3026

Sponsorship and Exhibit Opportunities
Carmen Gonzalez
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201 802 3020

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