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Cloud Expo New York: The Distributed and Decentralized Cloud

Symform’s Margaret Dawson and Praerit Garg to discuss the inherent benefits and challenges of a decentralized approach

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While many companies are leveraging Cloud Computing to limit their infrastructure and footprint, the reality is cloud computing is driving a massive data center build out. In fact, this data center expansion is growing at an unprecedented scale and is not sustainable based on the parallel growth in data and storage requirements. This is ironic given the spirit of the Internet is decentralized, distributed architecture, where global bandwidth, processing power, content and infrastructure are accessible via the largest peer-to-peer network in history.

In their session at the 10th International Cloud Expo, Margaret Dawson, Vice President of Marketing for Symform, and Praerit Garg, President and Co-founder of Symform, will challenge the audience to think about their own infrastructure and cloud strategy with a distributed filter. They will review distributed cloud models you can leverage today, as well as discuss the inherent benefits and challenges of a decentralized approach. This is a vendor-agnostic session with no product pitch.

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Speaker Bios:
Margaret Dawson has more than 20 years of experience in global leadership for both start-ups and Fortune 500 technology companies, including Microsoft and Amazon.com. An avid speaker and technologist, she is a frequent author and presenter on cloud computing, data management, network security, integration and other business and technology themes, and is on the Cloud Connect Advisory Council. She is currently Vice President of Marketing for Symform, a cloud storage and backup provider. Prior to Symform, she ran product management and marketing for Hubspan, a B2B cloud integration provider. While at Microsoft, Dawson led a product management team for two network security products. She is also an active member of CloudNOW, a non-profit consortium of the leading women in cloud computing.

Praerit Garg is the President and Co-founder of Symform. Often regarded as the "father" of distributed cloud storage, he is a proven technical leader for distributed modeling systems. Prior to Symform, he was a Senior Director in Microsoft's Server and Tools division where he built and managed the Dynamic Systems Platform & Tools team. Under Garg's leadership, the team delivered technology and solutions across several Microsoft products, including the distributed modeling system in Visual Studio 2007. He is a co-inventor on 14 U.S. and international patents.

A Rock Star Faculty, Top Keynotes, Sessions, and Top Delegates!
Cloud Expo 2012 New York, June 11-14, 2012, at the Javits Center in New York City, New York, will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading Cloud industry players in the world.

The growth and success of Cloud Computing will be on display at the upcoming Cloud Expo conference and exhibition in New York City, June 11-14, 2012, and in Santa Clara, CA, November 5-8, 2012.

The recent Cloud Expo at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, was the largest Cloud Computing conference ever produced with more sponsors, exhibitors and delegates than all other Cloud events of the year combined!

Cloud Expo New York will attract more than 8,000 delegates from 48 countries and over 200 sponsors and exhibitors!

All main layers of the Cloud ecosystem will be represented at the 10th International Cloud Expo - the infrastructure players, the platform providers, and those offering applications, and they'll all be here to speak, sponsor, exhibit and network.

"Cloud Expo was announced on February 24, 2007, the day the term ‘cloud computing' was coined," said Fuat Kircaali, founder and chairman of SYS-CON Events, Inc. "Cloud has become synonymous with ‘computing' and ‘software' in two short years, and this event has become the new PC Expo, Comdex, and InternetWorld of our decade. By 2012, more than 50,000 delegates per year will be attending Cloud Expo."

Sponsorship Opportunities
for Cloud Expo New York
Cloud Expo 2012 New York "show prospectus" has shipped. Sponsorship, exhibit, and keynote opportunities can be obtained from Carmen Gonzalez by email at events (at) sys-con.com, or by phone 201 802-3021.

Early Bird Registration Options
for Cloud Expo New York
Cloud Expo delegates can pre-register for Cloud Expo New York with $500+ savings here.

About SYS-CON Media & Events
SYS-CON Media (www.sys-con.com) has since 1994 been connecting technology companies and customers through a comprehensive content stream at www.sys-con.com - featuring over forty focused 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 (www.CloudComputingExpo.com), Virtualization Conference & Expo (www.VirtualizationConference.com), Government IT Conference & Expo (www.GovITExpo.com), Cloud Computing Bootcamp (www.CloudComputingBootcamp.com), and UlitzerLive! New Media Conference & Expo (http://events.sys-con.com).

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