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xkoto to Present at SYS-CON's Virtualization Conference 2009

Ariff Kassam will present Database Virtualization versus Database Clustering

Ariff Kassam, CTO and Co-Founder of xkoto, will deliver the presentation, Database Virtualization versus Database Clustering, at SYS-CON's 5th International Virtualization Conference & Expo in New York City this coming March 30-April 1, 2009.

The traditional approach of clustering physical database servers has severe limitations. It doesn't scale well and is expensive to maintain. Add-on license and subsequent maintenance fees can cause IT heartburn. Disaster recovery is complex and expensive to implement, and in the end, applications must still be taken offline to accommodate database maintenance. Many companies are evaluating new technologies, like database virtualization, to overcome the limitations of database clustering. This session will show how, by implementing these virtual technologies, companies can save on IT infrastructure costs by effectively eliminating the need for expensive, idle DR hardware, and maximizing existing hardware.

Speaker Bio:
Ariff has built a successful career developing software solutions across many industries including healthcare, government, energy, and education. Since co-founding xkoto, he has been largely responsible for articulating the company's vision and building key relationships with xkoto's alliance partners and Tier 1 customers. Prior to xkoto, Ariff worked at Halcyon Monitoring Solutions for 8 years in roles as product manager and chief architect.

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
The 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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