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New Online Conference Analyzes Top Cloud Computing Trends and Challenges

The World's Leading Experts and Authorities in Cloud Computing to Convene on April 20-24 at Cloud Slam '09 to Analyze and Uncover Top Trends and Challenges

Toronto, Canada (March 12, 2009) / — Cloud Slam '09, a virtual conference developed to promote collaborative analysis of the latest trends and challenges in the world of cloud computing, will commence on April 20. Organized by more than 30 leading experts and authorities in the field, this five-day conference will highlight research, developments and accomplishments by industry leaders whose contributions are helping to shape the future of cloud computing. Key topics will include the significant benefits of an open cloud, enterprise readiness of IaaS architectures, and the impact of cloud computing on application developers.

Cloud Slam '09 gives industry leaders and professionals keen insights into published research, unique and evolving ideas and best practices, as well as an opportunity to network with leading experts in cloud computing. The conference is designed to be a career-enhancing experience for researchers, engineers, directors and IT professionals. It's also an ideal opportunity for corporate leaders to glean information on the latest innovations in cloud computing, generate leads and develop ideas on how to capitalize on what's estimated to eventually become a $100 billion dollar market.

"Information sharing and collaboration will be key components in the evolution of cloud computing, especially now, as we prepare for its continued, industry-wide impact on both small businesses and large corporations," said Khazret Sapenov, CTO of Cloudcor Inc. And conference organizing committee member. "Our conference brings together members from the world's largest cloud computing community, comprised of more than 8,000 members, to share and analyze existing research, and tackle hot topics including infrastructure, implementation, privacy and compliance."

Cloud Slam '09 will feature several keynotes on the current and future aspects of cloud computing by Songnian Zhou, Simon Crosby, Russ Daniels, Hal Stern, Maximilian Ahrens, Jayshree Ullal.

Conference registration is now open. The early bird registration fee is $40, and available until February 15. General admission is $52. For more information or to register, visit


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