March 23, 2012
Open Data Center Alliance announces forecast 2012 agenda, speakers & moderators
March 23 —
The Open Data Center Alliance (ODCA) has announced leading speakers, panel moderators, and targeted sessions for its upcoming ODCA Forecast 2012 event. The presenters and moderators represent leaders in shaping today’s conversations on cloud computing supporting an agenda focused on broad adoption of open cloud solutions. Forecast 2012 will feature leading enterprise IT executives discussing their progress in adopting cloud solutions based on the requirements defined by the ODCA and offers an opportunity for IT managers and industry leaders to engage with leaders of the organization. The event will take place on Tuesday, June 12, 2012 co-located with Cloud Expo in New York City. Registrants to the event have been granted access to attend Cloud Expo with their Forecast 2012 badge, a discount from Cloud Expo event pricing. Attendees will also receive access to exclusive IDC whitepapers.
The event will feature three focused topic tracks:
Tracks will be kicked off by leading enterprise IT, service provider, and computing industry visionaries for cloud computing:
The event will feature a series of "rapid fire" panels to drive best audience engagement and will feature moderators including:
For more information on the moderators, as well as the track speakers, please visit the Forecast 2012 Speakers page.
To register for Forecast 2012 and take advantage of early bird pricing, or for more information on speakers or sponsorships, visit:
About The Open Data Center Alliance
The 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 Board of Directors which includes IT leaders BMW, Capgemini, China Life, China Unicom, Deutsche Bank, JPMorgan Chase, Lockheed Martin, Marriott International, Inc., National Australia Bank, 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 documented in eight Open Data Center Usage Models which identify member prioritized requirements to resolve the most pressing challenges facing cloud adoption. Find out more at www.opendatacenteralliance.org.
Source: Open Data Center Alliance
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