2012 Speaker List
Hear from IT leaders and industry experts in more than 100 sessions at the leading business technology event.
Lead Solutions Marketing Manager, Cloud Computing, BMC Software
Brian Singer is the lead solution marketing manager for cloud computing at BMC Software. Singer has broad
experience with building and marketing software and hardware infrastructure products spanning cloud, security management, virtualization, and networking He has worked for Novell and QLogic and holds an MBA
from MIT Sloan School of Management and a computer engineering degree from Brown University.
Sunday, May 6, 2012, 8:30 AM-4:30 PM
Cloud computing isn't about managing boxes more efficiently, it's about making the organization more effective. While early cloud adoption has focused on Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), tomorrow's clouds will hide the boxes. Instead, they'll make it easy for developers to create powerful applications quickly, by wrapping applications in services. Tomorrow, IT doesn't run machines—it manages platforms, both public and private.
Sunday, May 6, 2012, 9:45 AM-10:15 AM
In just a little over a year, OpenStack has become the fastest growing open source platform ever and the hype matches its speed of growth. With the OpenStack community made up of public cloud, hosted private cloud and private cloud providers, one is left to wonder what it truly means to be OpenStack? In this interactive, moderated discussion, panelists will provide their perspective on this question, while debating the merits of various cloud computing models in order to help answer the question of “how open is too open?”