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Cloud Expo New York Speaker Profile: Bart Copeland – ActiveState

Bart Copeland – President & CEO at ActiveState Software

With Cloud Expo 2012 New York (10th Cloud Expo) now just three weeks away, what better time to introduce you in greater detail to the distinguished individuals in our incredible Speaker Faculty for the technical and strategy sessions at the conference...

We have technical and strategy sessions for you every day from June 11 through June 14 dealing with every nook and cranny of Cloud Computing and Big Data, but what of those who are presenting? Who are they, where do they work, what else have they written and/or said about the Cloud that is transforming the world of Enterprise IT, side by side with the exploding use of enterprise Big Data – processed in the Cloud – to drive value for businesses...?


CLOUD EXPO SPEAKER NAME: Bart Copeland

TWITTER: @ActiveState

COMPANY: ActiveState


10TH CLOUD EXPO SESSION TITLE: Private PaaS for the Enterprise & Beyond

SESSION DESCRIPTION: http://cloudcomputing.sys-con.com/node/2255032

BRIEF BIOGRAPHY: Bart Copeland is President & CEO of ActiveState Software, to which role he brings more than 20 years of management, finance, and business experience. He is also an active angel investor and serves as a director on a number of tech companies, is a mentor to the BC Advantage Funds. Copeland holds an MBA in Technology Management from the University of Phoenix and a Mechanical Engineering degree from the University of British Columbia..

BLOG: www.activestate.com/blog/authors/bartc

RECENT CLOUD COMPUTING QUOTE:

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Enterprise adoption of private IaaS is definitely on the rise as one solution for eliminating these barriers. We believe that the advent of Private PaaS solutions such as Stackato will further accelerate enterprise use of private clouds.

As for "secure," this has a number of connotations. In the sense that your container is impenetrable by others housed on the same servers or cloud - yes, we believe this is feasible. In the sense that data privacy is protected, this may only become a reality on private clouds. We are still seeing governance and compliance issues with the public cloud. Our customers are asking for recommendations for geo-location specific hosting services, which tells us this is going to be an issue for some time."

[from Exclusive Q&A with Bart Copeland, Cloud Computing Journal]

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Jeremy Geelan is Chairman & CEO of the 21st Century Internet Group, Inc. and an Executive Academy Member of the International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences. Formerly he was President & COO at Cloud Expo, Inc. and Conference Chair of the worldwide Cloud Expo series. He appears regularly at conferences and trade shows, speaking to technology audiences across six continents. You can follow him on twitter: @jg21.

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