In the run-up to the next Cloud Expo, 7th Cloud Expo (November 1–4, 2010)
being held at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Silicon Valley, it's time
to give my earlier list a complete overhaul.
Here, accordingly, is an expanded list of the most active players in the
I have increased it from the 'mere' 150 I identified back in January of this
year, to 250, testimony – as if any were needed! – to the fierce and
continuing growth of the "Elastic IT" paradigm throughout the world of
Editorial note: The words in quotation marks used to describe the various
services and solutions in this round-up are in every case taken from the Web
sites of the companies themselves. Omissions to this Top 250 list should be
sent to me via Twitter (twitter.com/jg21) and I will endeavor to include them
in any future revision of this newly expanded rou... (more)
Ever since I first published here my tentative list of Top 50 Bloggers on
Cloud Computing it became clear that an expansion would be needed before too
long. Thanks to community feedback via my Twitter account
(http://twitter.com/jg21) here goes - just three months before Cloud
Expo Silicon Valley (November 7-10) - with an expanded roster, listed as
before in alphabetical order since I am making no attempt at this stage to
rank the various blogs, merely to map - and celebrate - their existence.
Dustin Amrhein | "A View from the Clouds"
Dave Asprey | "Cloudy Words"
Ian Bergin | "Clou... (more)
Early Bird Savings Cloud Expo
Cloud computing is a game changer. The cloud is disrupting traditional
software and hardware business models by disrupting how IT service gets
delivered. Entrepreneurial opportunities abound as this classic disruptive
technology begins to proliferate, so it is no surprise that SYS-CON's
industry-leading International Cloud Expo is going from strength to strength.
The 5th International Cloud Expo, to be held April 19-21, 2010, at the Jacob
Javits Convention Center in New York, NY, announces that its Call for Papers
is fast approaching.
Topics on which... (more)
Cloud Expo New York
In response to massive demand, the world's largest Cloud event - the
International Cloud Expo series - is expanding its number of tracks and
sessions for its upcoming New York event: 5th International Cloud Expo.
The deadline for the very popular Call for Papers, which resulted in a
greater deluge of submissions than ever seen before, is being extended to the
other side of the holiday period - to January 15, 2010.
Additionally, SYS-CON Events announces the addition of additional tracks,
additional session slots, and a general all-round expansion of the program ... (more)
I'm pleased to report that several of our customers have told me that 2009
was their best year ever. In fact, as a percentage of our customer base, the
number of customers reporting a strong 2009 is probably very far ahead of the
market in general. Here's the contrarian statement, though: Despite the
apparent causality, I don't attribute that success to WorkXpress platform as
a service (PaaS).
Rather, I think there are some common characteristics that managers who
purchased WorkXpress tend to embody. I believe those characteristics lead
them to make hundreds of decisions each we... (more)
Where cloud computing is concerned, the Enterprise IT industry has gone from
asking 'What?' and 'Why?' to asking 'How?' and 'When?' - making 2010 the year
that company after company, organization after organization, and government
agency after government agency is moving, or beginning its move, to the
One clear indicator of the groundswell of adoption is the increasing
frequency and size of the events in the international Cloud Expo series,
which recently staged a huge event in the Jacob Javits Center in New York,
and which in June (June 21-22 2010, to be exact) is bring... (more)