With IBM taking major initiatives in the cloud computing arena this week, it
is timely that SYS-CON Events recently announced that IBM WebSphere Director
of Product Management Dr. Kareem Yusuf will be delivering a keynote on cloud
computing and Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) at the upcoming SOA World
Conference & Expo 2009 East (www.soaworld2009.com) June 22-23 in New York
In his session, "Convergence in the Cloud: How Cloud Computing and SOA
Produce Real Change," Dr. Yusuf will explore various definitions and
characteristics of cloud computing and how SOA influences both the creation
and adoption of cloud. Drawing on his personal experiences in driving several
initiatives at IBM around SOA, cloud computing and virtualization, Dr. Yusuf
will also address the implications of technology evolution, market adoption
and supporting business models.
The American Red Cross, with support of the worldwide Red Cross and Red
Crescent Movement, is launching a Web site and hotline to help assist family
members who are seeking news about loved ones living in the path of Hurricane
Katrina. The "Family Links Registry" is at http://www.redcross.org/ or via
1-877-LOVED-1S to register.
Evacuees wishing to inform loved ones of their location can register their
name by clicking on "Family Links Registry" on http://www.redcross.org/.
Concerned loved ones can register the names of their loved ones and view the
list of those already posted. ... (more)
Itemfield says it is the first enterprise software company to deliver
next-generation data transformation. Gartner has called next-generation data
transformation a fundamental building block of the enterprise nervous system,
the company says.
In response to this insight, Itemfield has developed its ContentMaster
software to enable more than 70 enterprise customers, including seven of the
Fortune 50, to employ next-generation data transformation technology to
dramatically increase IT productivity and application integration
infrastructure usability, the company says.
SYS-CON Events announced today that CA was named "Gold Sponsor" of the
upcoming SOA World Conference & Expo 2009 East. The 15th International SOA
World Conference will take place June 22-23, 2009, in New York City.
CA is the world's leading independent information technology (IT) management
software company. We help companies manage IT to better perform, compete,
innovate and grow their businesses. With our Enterprise IT Management (EITM)
vision and technology, customers can unify IT and simplify the management of
complex computing environments.
15th International SOA World Confe... (more)
Exclusive to WSJ, Adam Sohn, product manager, .NET Platform Strategy Group,
Microsoft, commented on EPIC's recent call for states' attorneys general to
investigate the Passport online identification and authentication system for
the improper collection of personal information:
"First off, Microsoft shares EPIC's concerns about privacy protection for
consumers, yet as we've stated on numerous occasions, we believe that their
claims of unlawful or deceptive trade practices are totally unfounded. In
this latest instance, EPIC has completely misrepresented .NET Passport and
its inte... (more)