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Tactical Cloud Computing is a technology branch referring to the use of cloud computing technology and techniques for the support of localized and short-lived information access and processing requirements. Register Now For This Panel FREE with Coupon Code (First 50 registrations): VIPguest At SYS-CON's 1st Annual Government IT Conference & Expo in Washington DC on October 6, 2009, there will be a "Tactical Cloud Computing" Panel, to be simulcast on SYS-CON.TV, in which speakers from Unisys, SAIC and Lockheed Martin will be discussing possible and already existing use cases with GovIT Expo technical chair Kevin L. Jackson, who will be moderating. "Defense, homeland security and law enforcement organizations are looking to leverage this new and exciting IT capability," says Jackson, who explains that possible use cases might include any or all of the following: “Cloudb... (more)

Cloud Computing - the Next Generation of IT: What, Why and How?

At SYS-CON's 1st Annual Government IT Conference & Expo (GovITExpo), Barry X Lynn, Chairman and CEO of 3Tera, will present a general session entitled "Cloud Computing - the Next Generation of IT: What, Why and How?" He will also present a breakout session where he will discuss "Public, Private, Hybrid Clouds." 1st Annual Government IT Conference & Expo is taking place on October 6, 2009, at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC., and you can attend both of Lynn's sessions and the entire event FREE by use of the guest code VIPguest here [case sensitive] FREE COUPON... (more)

Jill Tummler Singer, Deputy CIO of CIA, Keynotes at GovIT Expo

Enterprise Cloud Computing is a key strategy for CIOs, stated Jill Tummler Singer, Deputy CIO at the CIA, in her keynote session at the 1st Annual GovIT Expo in Washington, D.C. As the pressure mounts to meet more stringent budgets, CIOs need to find the proper balance between transforming IT and reducing costs. Enterprise cloud computing can be defined in many different ways. "Enterprise Cloud Computing makes IT faster, better, cheaper, and safer," stated Tummler Singer, "and it gives your business the agility and sustainability to survive." Can the Enterprise Cloud make infras... (more)

IT News From London: British Hacker To Stand Trial in US

A British man charged with breaking into 97 computers belonging to NASA, the U.S. Department of Defense and several branches of the U.S. military soon after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks is to be extradited to the USA to stand trial, according to reports from the UK this morning. Gary McKinnon lost an appeal in the British High Court to have the extradition order stayed. In a 41-page ruling Judge Stanley Burnton ruled that extradition was "a lawful and proportionate response to his offending." An Asperger's Syndrome sufferer, McKinnon may decide to appeal to the UK's Hous... (more)

PerspecSys Named “Gold Sponsor” of Government IT Conference & Expo

SYS-CON Events announced today that PerspecSys Inc., provider of Cloud Data Governance solutions that address the critical issues of Data Privacy, Residency, and Security in the Cloud, was named "Gold Sponsor" of SYS-CON's 1st Annual Government IT Conference & Expo (GovITExpo.com) which will take place on October 6, 2009 at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. The PerspecSys Cloud Data Governance (PRS) Solutions allow organizations to adopt Cloud-based applications, while maintaining total control of their private and sensitive data helping ensure that they will ... (more)