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Cloud Expo New York Speaker Profile: Dave Asprey – Trend Micro

Dave Asprey – VP of Cloud Security at Trend Micro

With Cloud Expo 2012 New York (10th Cloud Expo) now under two weeks away, what better time to remind you in greater detail of the distinguished individuals in our incredible Speaker Faculty for the technical and strategy sessions at the conference...?

We have technical and strategy sessions for you every day from June 11 through June 14 dealing with every nook and cranny of Cloud Computing and Big Data, but what of those who are presenting? Who are they, where do they work, what else have they written and/or said about the Cloud that is transforming the world of Enterprise IT, side by side with the exploding use of enterprise Big Data – processed in the Cloud – to drive value for businesses...?


CLOUD EXPO SPEAKER NAME: Dave Asprey

TWITTER: @DaveAsprey

COMPANY: Trend Micro

10TH CLOUD EXPO SESSION TITLE: The Dark Side of Virtualization

SESSION DESCRIPTION: http://cloudcomputing.sys-con.com/node/2143274

BRIEF BIOGRAPHY: Listed at one of the Top 100 Bloggers in the Cloud Computing Ecosystem, Dave Asprey is VP of Cloud Security at Trend Micro, where he helps to shape Trend Micro’s cloud strategy, focusing specifically on expanding a Cloud Security Alliance partner ecosystem. Prior to Trend Micro, Asprey was an Entrepreneur in Residence at Trinity Ventures, Previously, he was VP at Blue Coat Systems. He also served as VP at Zeus Technology and ran strategic planning for the Citrix virtualization business unit.

BLOGS: www.cloudywords.com and www.cloudsecurity.trendmicro.com

RECENT CLOUD COMPUTING QUOTE:

"In the past, it was cloud providers like Rackspace who tended to focus on open source cloud infrastructure, while enterprises tended to make more conservative choices where support contracts were available.


The new support from Citrix, along with about 60 other supporting commercial hardware and software vendors, should go a long way towards helping enterprises see OpenStack as an enterprise-grade choice of cloud infrastructure. Enterprises can now get a Citrix-certified version of OpenStack and a cloud-optimized version of XenServer, and Dell is providing a reference server architecture.



Rackspace Cloud Builders can design and build a private cloud for an enterprise using the OpenStack project with Project Olympus."

[from "Cloudy Words" blog]

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Jeremy Geelan is Chairman & CEO of the 21st Century Internet Group, Inc. and an Executive Academy Member of the International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences. Formerly he was President & COO at Cloud Expo, Inc. and Conference Chair of the worldwide Cloud Expo series. He appears regularly at conferences and trade shows, speaking to technology audiences across six continents. You can follow him on twitter: @jg21.

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