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The Growth of Government Clouds

Scott Ryan to speak on the technology behind cloud acceleration at GovIT Expo

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., and you can attend both Ryan's session and the entire event FREE by use of the guest code VIPguest here [case sensitive]

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When looking at the overall size of the government from IT management to remote locations across the entire United States, adopting an efficient cloud to cloud approach can be difficult and sending data can be become time-consuming with extensive latency issues. Enter: cloud acceleration, the speeding up of applications through the cloud. In this session delegates will learn about the technology behind cloud acceleration.

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About the Speaker
Scott Ryan is CEO of Asankya. He has over 18 years of experience in the networking and Internet industries and has led organizations in networking and communications companies including Nortel Networks and DSC Communications, as well as startup ventures Incanta and Elastic Networks.

About 1st Annual Government IT Conference & Expo
Government IT Conference & Expo (GovITExpo.com), which is being held October 6, 2009 in Washington, DC, builds on the success of SYS-CON's Cloud Computing Expo, the fastest-growing conference anywhere in the world devoted to the delivery of massively scalable IT as a service using Internet technologies. Agency CIOs and CTOs need the flexibility to choose the best tools to accomplish their mission regardless of platform. Cloud computing, virtualization, SOA, security and compliance are among the major themes of the technical program.

October 6 Keynote from the Deputy CIO of the CIA
The Opening Keynote at the 1st GovIT Expo is being given by Jill Tummler Singer, Deputy Chief Information Officer at the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). It is titled "Enterprise Cloud Computing - The Infrastructure's Ultimate Revenge."

With GovITExpo we widen and broaden our reach to embrace those who are bringing technology into the Federal domain. This high-energy event is a must-attend for senior technologists involved in Government IT at every level including CIOs, CTOs, directors of infrastructure, VPs of technology, IT directors and managers, network and storage managers, network engineers, enterprise architects, and communications and networking specialists.

There are breakout sessions on the security issues that are unique to the Cloud, such as the crucial distinction between Private and Public clouds. Expert speakers from government and the software industry alike will be looking at issues such as the requirements for how companies can handle government information and how information can be most successfully shared by multiple clouds.

Doing more with less is the new reality for most IT departments, and the Government is no exception. So the cost-effectiveness of technologies such as Virtualization are also foremost on the agenda, which you can view by clicking on the middle link below:

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GovIT Sponsors & Exhibitors
Sponsors and exhibitors for the 1st Annual Government IT Conference & Expo include PerspecSys Inc. (www.perspecsys.com), 3Tera (www.3tera.com), Dataline (www.dataline.com), Fig Leaf Software (www.figleaf.com), JackBe (www.jackbe.com), and Web Age Solutions (www.webagesolutions.com).

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