Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) September 18, 2008
Appistry, a leading provider of cloud application platforms, today announced its Chief Strategist and Co-founder, Bob Lozano, will highlight parallel computing's move to the mainstream as part of a panel discussion at MIT's upcoming Emerging Technologies Conference.
The conference is being held from September 23 to 25 on the MIT campus in Cambridge, Mass. Lozano will speak from 1:50 p.m. ET to 3:30 p.m. ET on September 25. Other confirmed panelists include representatives from MIT, Intel, Microsoft, Cilk Arts, and the Illinois Informatics Institute at the University of Illinois. Noted writer and broadcaster Robert X. Cringely will moderate the panel.
The panelists will debate how companies such as Intel and Microsoft, which recently announced a $20 million collaboration with universities to spur practical research into consumer applications, will bring programming for multicore computers into wider use.
Lozano is a technology industry veteran, a serial entrepreneur, and a cofounder of Appistry, whose flagship product Appistry EAF simplifies the creation, deployment and management of highly-scalable applications for both private and public clouds. previously founded and led PaylinX, a pioneer and leader in ecommerce payments (acquired by CyberSource in 2000). Before that, he founded several other companies and held positions with SBC (AT&T), Monsanto, Sandia National Laboratories, and Intelligent Computer Systems. Lozano holds a BSEE from the University of Missouri and an MSEE from Stanford, and he has lectured on artificial intelligence at Washington University in St. Louis.
Appistry simplifies cloud computing for the enterprise, opening the door to a more agile and scalable IT environment. Appistry's application platform address the complex challenges of building, deploying and managing a wide variety of applications and services for both public and private clouds. Appistry's products are designed specifically for cloud environments, delivering transparent scalability, application-level fault tolerance, and automated management to new and existing applications. Appistry customers include FedEx, GeoEye, Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman. For more information about Appistry, please visit http://www.appistry.com.