Tuesday, December 9, 2008

NCOIC Plenary Session

Hopping a plane to the west coast today to attend the NCOIC Plenary in Costa Mesa, California. First day "Cloud Computing for Net-Centric Operations" agenda includes:

  • David Ryan, Chief Architect HP Federal Technology Solution Group-"Secure Cloud Computing"
  • Peter Coffee, Salesforce.com Director of Platform Research- "Building Mission-Critical SaaS Applications"
  • David Lindquist, IBM Cloud Computing Chief Architect and IBM Fellow - "IBM's Perspective on Cloud Computing"
  • Glenn Dasmalchi, Chief of Staff, Cisco CTO Office - "Cloud Computing: Trends and Opportunity"
  • Stan Freck, Microsoft Director, Software + Services – US Public Sector- "Software + Services – the next generation of computing"

The second day team session are on Enterprise Cloud Computing and Cloud Computing for Tactical Networks and Rapid Deployment. Briefings are expected from Stuart Charlton (Elastra), Daniel Nurmi (Eucalytus) Bert Armijo (3Tera) and someone from Sun Microsystems. Carl Consumano, OSD NII, will also be presenting.

A planning discussion for a possible full-day Conference on "Cloud Computing for Tactical Networks and Rapid Deployment" in the DC area next year is also on the docket.

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