Ben Kepes, Founder and Principal of Diversity Limited, will moderate the Is Private Cloud Here to Stay panel.
, Independent Enterprise IT Leader, will discuss ODCA Compute IaaS and Workload Migration and VM Interoperability usage models.
, IT Security Specialist, BMW, will participate on the
Security in the Cloud
, Principal Security Architect, National Australia Bank and Chair of the ODCA Security Workgroup, will discuss ODCA's Security Assurance and Monitoring and Security Data Protection usage models. Lowth will also participate on the
Security in the Cloud
, Research Vice President, IDC, will moderate the
Business Transformation for Enterprise IT
, Research Director for Infrastructure/Cloud, GigaOM Research, will moderate the
Software Defined Datacenters
, CEO, ServiceMesh and representative from the TM Forum, will participate on the
Software Defined Data Center
, Deutsche Telekom/T-Systems, Portfolio & Solution Development and Chair of the ODCA Manageability and Services Workgroup, will discuss the ODCA Service Orchestration and Interoperability Across Clouds usage models.
, CTO at CohesiveFT, will participate on the
Software Defined Data Centers
, Executive Director, Open Data Center Alliance, will serve as Master of Ceremonies for Forecast 2013.
ODCA is also announcing today that
Kingston Technology Corporation
has joined Forecast 2013 as a
SNIA, the Storage Networking Industry Association
has joined as a
Web Host Industry Review
have joined as a
, SNIA and Web Host Review are the newest Forecast 2013 sponsors. Last month ODCA announced that Cisco, a leader in cloud solution delivery, will serve as a Forecast 2013 platinum sponsor, and Intel, the technical advisor to the Alliance, will serve as the conference's underwriting sponsor. In addition to corporate sponsors, ODCA announced
Cloud Security Alliance
Cloud Credential Council,
Telecommunications Industry Association
as collaborating sponsors and
Security Stock Watch
as media sponsors. ODCA will issue media alerts about new Forecast 2013 sponsors and speakers on a regular basis.
About The Open Data Center AllianceThe Open Data Center Alliance
is an independent IT consortium comprised of global IT leaders who have come together to provide a unified customer vision for long-term data center requirements. The Alliance is led by a twelve member steering committee which includes IT leaders BMW, Capgemini, China Unicom, Deutsche Bank, JPMorgan Chase, Lockheed Martin, Marriott International, Inc., National Australia Bank, NTT Data, T-Systems, Terremark, Disney Technology Solutions and Services, and UBS. Intel serves as technical advisor to the Alliance.
In support of its mission, the Alliance has delivered the first customer requirements for cloud computing and big data documented in
Open Data Center Usage Models
which identify member prioritized requirements to resolve the most pressing challenges facing cloud adoption. Find out more at
. Latest developments from the Alliance can also be found on
Open Data Center Alliance
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