On May 8-10, "The Leading Business Technology Event" is set to descend on Sin City. This year, Interop events will be focused around some truly cloudy topics, from Cloud Computing to Virtualization. Presenters will arrive from a myriad of cloud- and cloud-related vendors, from Pegasystems to Cast Iron Systems, an IBM Company. Here's a rundown of some of the more interesting presentations.
- On Tuesday, panelists from Bitcurrent, AT&T, Hybrid Cloud Gateway, ServiceMesh, and Osunatch will discuss their company's adoption and architecting of VMWare private clouds.
- On Wednesday, Anthony Skipper, VP of Infrastructure and Security at Servicemesh, will present "Avoiding the Dark Side of the Cloud - Real World Implementation Lessons"
These are just a couple of the events to come, and there will also be plenty of cloud computing vendor sessions from Huawei, Dell, Cisco, Rackspace, Solarflare, Terremark (of Verizon, VMWare and HP.
There will also be plenty of presentations on virtualization which has, according to the conference site:
. . has created a fundamental shift in how we think about the data center environment, and is now a foundational element. Server virtualization has been implemented in almost every organization, driven by consolidation and the real dollar savings it brings. --Interop Conference Site
The presentations on virtualization will cover virtualization concepts and practices, desktop and application virtualization, and virtualization to private cloud.