Kevin Jackson Joins SYS-CON's GovITExpo as Tech Chair
I am humbled and more than pleased to serve as the Technical Chair of
SYS-CON’s 1st Annual Government IT Conference & Expo (www.GovITExpo.com.
To highlight the importance of this conference, I only need to repeat the
guiding principles driving President Obama’s technology agenda:
Innovation in the Economy: Drive Economic Growth and Solve National Problems
By Deploying a 21st Century Information Infrastructure
- The President believes that modernized infrastructure is a necessary part
of the foundation for long term economic stability and prosperity. That
includes everything from a comprehensive national broadband plan, to new
health care information technology, to a modernized electrical grid.
Innovation in Science: Invest in Science and Science Education
- The President has named Dr. John Holdren, a nationally recognize... (more)
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)
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.
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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 G... (more)
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)
Open Source and Cloud Computing on Ulitzer
The goal of Eucalyptus is to allow sites with existing clusters and server
infrastructure to host an elastic computing service that is
interface-compatible with Amazon's AWS, but can also support multiple
interfaces such as Google's AppEngine and the Sun Cloud open API. Rich
Wolski, Chief Technology Officer and Co-founder of Eucalyptus Systems, will
discuss this and more 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 Octo... (more)