Performance and Reliability of SaaS Architecture Web Conference

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In a free Xtalks webinar on Thursday, July 20, 2006, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. EDT, Leighton Johnson, TMSP, AF&T CIO/M&S Task Leader, Lockheed Martin IT Professional Services, will discuss IT cost reduction, system access and security risks of on-demand software.

Leighton Johnson, TMSP, AF&T CIO/M&S Task Leader, Lockheed Martin IT Professional Services, will discuss IT cost reduction, system access and security risks of on-demand software.

In a free Xtalks webinar on Thursday, July 20, 2006, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. EDT, Leighton Johnson, TMSP, AF&T CIO/M&S Task Leader, Lockheed Martin IT Professional Services, will discuss IT cost reduction, system access and security risks of on-demand software.

There is still time to register for free at: http://xtalks.com/saas.ashx

Xtalks is pleased to present the SaaS Architecture web seminar. At this event you will hear from Leighton Johnson, TMSP, AF&T CIO/M&S Task Leader, Lockheed Martin IT Professional Services as he reviews the reliability of SaaS architecture and examines acceptable risk, as well as exploring how SaaS can help reduce IT spending.

Software as a Service (SaaS) is making quite a buzz for CIOs today. As business continuity and system access become a major concern, CIOs are looking for new and innovative ways to help their organizations retrieve valuable information in the event of a catastrophe. IT amounts close to 40% of a company’s spend, so CIOs are looking for more efficient and cost effective ways to manage their IT infrastructure.

SaaS is one of the solutions CIOs have found that will help them to ensure business continuity and reduce IT spend. When considering SaaS, there are a few concerns and issues that need to be taken into account.

The web conference is sponsored by Qualys, Security On-Demand.

Registration for the event is currently open and free at: http://xtalks.com/saas.ashx

About the Keynote Speaker:

Leighton Johnson, TMSP, AF&T CIO/M&S Task Leader, Lockheed

Martin IT Professional Services

Leighton Johnson a senior security engineer, has over 30 years experience in Computer Security, Software Development and Communications Equipment Operations & Maintenance. Primary focus areas have included computer security information operations & information assurance, software system development life cycle focused on modeling & simulation systems, systems engineering and integration activities, database administration in various database packages, business process & data modeling and technical project management. He holds CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional), CISM (Certified Information Security Manager), CIFI (Certified Information Forensics Investigator) and CISA (Certified Information Systems Auditor) credentials. He is currently engaged as the regional CIO for a 250 person directorate covering 7 Lockheed-Martin IT locations within the Eastern and Midwestern parts of the U.S. He is currently serving as the Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of the International Information Systems Forensics Association.

About Qualys:

Qualys brings the speed, accuracy, breadth of functionalities and cost-effectiveness of the software-as-a-service model to enterprise security. It's QualysGuard on demand vulnerability management and policy compliance service enables organizations to assess and manage business risk. QualysGuard gives users an automated way to map global assets, identify vulnerabilities on their networks, prioritize remediation according to business risk, and ensure regulatory compliance—with no infrastructure to deploy or manage. http://www.qualys.com

About Xtalks:

Xtalks (recently featured in the London Times article Conference call that spans the globe: http://business.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,9075-1364240,00.html) brings industry experts to executives’ desktops around the world in a web-based information network that provides insight into breaking business issues through interactive digital web conferences. By leveraging the best of hi-speed Internet and telecom technology, Xtalks provides a fantastic forum for highly interactive communication. Xtalks web conferences allow anyone with interest in a particular topic to participate in a web meeting by synchronizing their desktop computer and phone alongside industry experts. Xtalks is part of The Honeycomb Worldwide Group of Companies (http://www.honeycombworldwide.com), including Honeycomb Connect, a leader in executive networking, event management, web conferencing, publishing, and digital media with offices in North America and Europe.

“Xtalks' webinar brought together the top end users, technology vendors, and thinkers in the space,” says Ed Hess, Editor of Integrated Solutions Magazine, referring to a previous Xtalks’ event. “As a media sponsor of the event, we were ecstatic to see the level of commitment and execution that Xtalks showed in making the event a huge success. It was informative and filled with new and fresh insights. The Q&A session was highly interactive and addressed a range of issues. In terms of online events, it set a standard that others will have trouble matching."

For more information on this conference or Xtalks in general, or to enquire about speaking opportunities or sponsoring future events, visit http://www.xtalks.com or contact JP Fozo, Group Vice President, Business Development, at phone: 416-977-6555 x291

Register for free at http://xtalks.com/saas.ashx

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