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CA Technologies’ Gregor Petri to Present at Cloud Expo 2011 New York

Gregor Petri to discuss how to find common ground and put an end to vendor lock-in

Cloud Expo 2011 New York $800 Savings here!

Lock-in has been the proverbial chain of the IT industry and around the world users are uniting to make the cloud "lock-in free." New association's such as EuroCloud, the Open DataCenter Alliance are being formed, while established industry bodies like SNIA and OASIS are working on new open cloud standards and communities like cloud commons are investing in completely new approaches.

In his session at the 8th International Cloud Expo, Gregor Petri, Advisor Lean IT and Cloud Computing at CA Technologies, will dissect lock-in and more specifically cloud lock-in into its archetypes and look at possible architectural, organizational and commercial remedies. Using examples and analogies from both the IT and other industries, he will explore whether there can be "another way," a way that allows cloud users to have rich off-the-shelf or custom-designed functionality without losing their freedom to switch with reasonable cost and effort.

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Speaker Bio:
Gregor Petri is Advisor Lean IT and Cloud Computing at CA Technologies and currently launching The Cloud Academy. He is a regular expert or keynote speaker at industry events throughout Europe and wrote the cloud primer "Shedding Light on Cloud Computing". He is also a columnist at ITSM Portal, contributing author to the Dutch "Over Cloud Computing" book, member of the Computable expert panel and his blog is syndicated across many sites worldwide. Gregor was recently named by Cloud Computing Journal as one of The Top 50 Bloggers on Cloud Computing.

A Rock Star Faculty, Top Keynotes, Sessions, and Top Delegates!
Cloud Expo 2011 New York, June 6-9, 2011, at the Javits Center, 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 conferences and exhibitions in New York, June 6-9, and in Santa Clara, November 7-10, 2011.

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

The four-day New York event will attract more than 10,000 delegates from 48 countries and over 600 sponsors and exhibitors on a 120,000 sq ft show floor!

All main layers of the Cloud ecosystem will be represented in the 7th and 8th 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
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Cloud Expo 2011 New York "show prospectus" has shipped. Sponsorship, exhibit, and keynote opportunities can be obtained from Carmen Gonzalez by email at events (at), or by phone 201 802 3021.

Early Bird Registration Options
for Cloud Expo 2011 New York
Cloud Expo delegates can pre-register for Cloud Expo 2011 New York with $800+ savings here.

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