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Upcoming in June: A Packed Few Days of Cloudy Information

Exciting start of the month of June – varying events related to cloud computing

Just 20 days more for a Cloud Workshop in Boston, but I am already looking forward to the days after this workshop!

Cloud Computing has been maturing rapidly and the next obvious step is for customers to leverage this technology. As a result, Dave Nielsen and myself have put together a series of workshops to help customers bring in their application for evaluation for cloud applicability. If you are interested in using cloud technology at your organization or for your customers, the workshop in Boston on June 2 will help you understand various characteristics of an application that has to be considered.

Cloud Expo always gives an opportunity for a subset of attendees to understand relevant topics on cloud computing. The 4-day Cloud Computing Bootcamp at Cloud Expo New York, from June 6 - 9, is broken up into 4 sections:

  • Two days of in-depth presentations
  • CloudCamp @ Cloud Expo New York to help attendees discuss their most pressing issues with peers
  • Vendors' strategy and portfolios
  • Demonstration of vendor solutions

I am excited to have Abiquo, CA, Cloud.com, Dell, Eucalyptus, Google, IBM, Oracle and Red Hat participate in the Bootcamp at Cloud Expo.  Watch out for updates!

In an interesting coincidence, Amazon is having its “Navigate the Cloud” summit on June 10 in NYC. For those interested in making full use of the week, I suggest you quickly register for this all day conference right after Cloud Expo!

An exciting start of June this year indeed!

More Stories By Larry Carvalho

Larry Carvalho runs Robust Cloud LLC, an advisory services company helping various ecosystem players develop a strategy to take advantage of cloud computing. As the 2010-12 Instructor of Cloud Expo's popular Cloud Computing Bootcamp, he has already led the bootcamp in New York, Silicon Valley, and Prague, receiving strong positive feedback from attendees about the value gained at these events. Carvalho has facilitated all-day sessions at customer locations to set a clear roadmap and gain consensus among attendees on strategy and product direction. He has participated in multiple discussion panels focused on cloud computing trends at information technology events, and he has delivered all-day cloud computing training to customers in conjunction with CloudCamps. To date, his role has taken him to clients in three continents.

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