Cloud Computing Conference

Tuesday - Thursday, March 8-10, 2011

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Learn about all the latest cloud computing innovations in the Cloud Connect conference—designed to serve the needs of IT professionals, executives and developers—and learn about the latest cloud technologies and platforms and identify opportunities in the cloud.

The Cloud Connect conference gives you access to the best content, from the experts who are actually living this disruptive transformation every day. You will learn about clouds, discuss them with your peers, and help shape the strategy of the industry. You'll come away with high level strategies to craft your utility computing plans, details on how to optimize cost, performance, capacity and risk, and real word end user examples that demonstrate the benefits and drawbacks of cloud computing.

Tuesday, March 8
8:00 AM – 9:00 AM
  Breakfast - Sponsored by Terremark - Location: Outside Theater

9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
  Cloud Connect Keynotes - Location: Theater

11:00 AM – 11:15 AM
  Break - Sponsored by Abiquo - Location: Outside Session Rooms

11:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  Expo Hall - Location: Expo Hall

11:15 AM – 12:15 PM
  Attacking and Defending Cloud Computing - Location: Grand Ballroom F

  Cloudonomics: Private, Public, or Hybrid? - Location: Grand Ballroom E




11:15 AM – 4:30 PM
  Cloud Industry Summit - Location: Great America J

12:15 PM – 1:15 PM
  Networking Lunch - Sponsored by IBM - Location: Expo Hall

1:15 PM – 2:15 PM

  Building Trust and Compliance in the Cloud - Location: Grand Ballroom F

  Clearing Up Cloud Computing - Location: Grand Ballroom E


  Workplace of the Future - Sponsored by IBM - Location: Grand Ballroom G

2:30 PM – 3:30 PM


  The Economics of the Cloud - Location: Grand Ballroom E



3:30 PM – 3:45 PM
  Break - Sponsored by HP - Location: Outside Session Rooms

3:45 PM – 4:30 PM
  Cloud Event Processing - Location: 203, Level 2

  How Does ROI Drive Architecture? - Location: Grand Ballroom E



4:30 PM – 6:00 PM
  Cocktail Reception - Sponsored by Cisco - Location: Expo Hall

6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
  Platforms & Ecosystems Birds of a Feather (BOF) - Location: Grand Ballroom H

Wednesday, March 9
8:00 AM – 9:00 AM
  Breakfast - Sponsored by Rackspace - Location: Outside Theater

9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
  Cloud Connect Keynotes - Location: Theater

11:00 AM – 11:15 AM
  Break - Sponsored by AT&T - Location: Outside Theater

11:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  Expo Hall - Location: Expo Hall

11:15 AM – 12:15 PM


  Virtualization On Demand vs Private Cloud - Location: 203, Level 2



11:15 AM – 4:30 PM
  Cloud Industry Summit - Location: Great America J

12:15 PM – 1:15 PM

1:15 PM – 2:15 PM

  NoSQL and Big Data in the Cloud - Location: Grand Ballroom F




2:30 PM – 3:30 PM
  Cloud Hedging Debate - Location: Grand Ballroom E


3:45 PM – 4:30 PM

  Creating a Storage Cloud with Ceph - Location: Grand Ballroom F


4:30 PM – 6:00 PM

7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
  Cloud Connect After Party - Sponsored by CoreSite - Location: TusCa, Hyatt Regency

Thursday, March 10
7:30 AM – 8:15 AM
  Breakfast - Location: Outside Grand Ballroom

8:15 AM – 9:15 AM
  Moving from "Dev vs. Ops" to "DevOps" - Location: Grand Ballroom E

  The Move to Turnkey Computing - Location: Grand Ballroom F

  Understanding Cloud Performance - Location: Grand Ballroom G

9:30 AM – 10:30 AM
  A Global View of Connected Computing - Location: Grand Ballroom F



10:30 AM – 10:45 AM
  Break - Location: Outside Session Rooms

10:45 AM – 11:45 AM
  Ask the Experts: The DevOps Panel - Location: Grand Ballroom E

  Cloud Computing and the Internet of Things - Location: Grand Ballroom F

  Performance Measurement for the Cloud - Location: Grand Ballroom G

12:00 PM – 12:30 PM
  Town Hall - Location: Grand Ballroom G