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How can government organizations offer public data sets cost effectively yet create tremendous impact in the private sector? That is the question that will be asked and answered by Omer Trajman, Director of Cloud and Virtualization for Vertica, in a breakout session that he will be giving next month at SYS-CON's 1st Annual Government IT Conference & Expo (GovITExpo), which will take place on October 6, 2009, at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. The session will be entitled "Accessing Public Data via the Cloud" and Trajman be discussing how, for example, private clouds such as Amazon's Web Services (AWS) are now used to host st public data sets free of charge and available on demand. "Along with elastic compute services, AWS users can create private copies to combine with their own data for analysis. From census data used to identify target areas f... (more)

President of Lieberman Software to Speak at 1st Annual GovIT Expo

Not only does the U.S. government implement top security standards for many U.S. corporations, it is also held to the highest degree of security and expected to be virtually indestructible. Thus, government agencies must ensure they have a solid security foundation of backend IT controls, and auditing is critical to an institution's overall security infrastructure. "With recent high-profile data breaches, firewalls and end-point security controls aren't enough anymore," notes Philip Liebermam, Founder & President of Lieberman Software, who will be giving a breakout session entitle... (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)

Cloud Computing & Federal IT - What Does the Future Hold?

In a fast-moving discussion panel to round off an intense day of breakout sessions that is due to kick off with a keynote on Enterprise Cloud Computing by the Deputy CIO of the CIA, a SYS-CON.TV "Power Panel" at the 1st Annual Government IT Expo on October 6 in Washington DC will seek among other topics to match emerging federal cloud computing requirements against emerging capabilities from cloud providers to reveal the most advisable course of action for Federal decision makers. It will be moderated by Jeremy Geelan, GovIT Expo Conference Chair. Register Now For This Panel FREE... (more)

The Growth of Government Clouds

Now that the Obama administration has pegged cloud computing as the next evolution in government technology, it's important to understand the entire scope of the cloud computing spectrum from storage to security. Scott Ryan, CEO of Asankya, will look at the technology behind cloud acceleration and the methods to deployment within the federal space in a breakout session to be given at SYS-CON's 1st Annual Government IT Conference & Expo (GovITExpo). 1st Annual Government IT Conference & Expo is taking place on October 6, 2009, at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.... (more)