New York, NY (PRWEB) March 19, 2009
CloudCamp, an informal, member-supported gathering formed to provide a common ground for the introduction and advancement of cloud computing, today announced CloudCamp New York event and the Wall Street Cloud Computing Interoperability Forum (CCIF). CloudCamp New York will be held Wednesday, April 1, 2009 from 6-11pm at the Sun Microsystems office, 101 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10017. CCIF will be held on April 2, from 10am-4pm at the Thomson Reuters office at 195 Broadway, New York, NY 10007.
Through CloudCamp events, attendees can exchange ideas, knowledge and information in a creative and supporting environment, advancing the current state of cloud computing and related technologies. The Cloud Computing Interoperability Forum is an open, vendor neutral gathering of cloud computing professionals focused on building community consensus, exploring emerging trends, and advocating best practices and reference architectures for the purposes of standardized cloud computing.
CloudCamp relies entirely on the community to help with meeting content, speakers, meeting locations, equipment and membership recruitment. There are a number of opportunities to get involved, including:
- ATTEND - Attending CloudCamp is free, fun and informative. Tickets are available now - sign up at http://www.cloudcamp.com/newyork.
- PRESENT - CloudCamp will follow the popular Open Space format, which encourages an open exchange between presenters and participants. If you have a cloud-related topic to discuss, visit the CloudCamp New York page and present your ideas.
- SPONSOR - CloudCamp depends on corporate sponsors who provide venues, financial assistance and other valuable donations.
-CloudCamp sponsors include Sun, Microsoft, IBM, Enomaly, Appistry, ZeroNines, Adaptivity and others.
-CCIF sponsors include Thompson Reuters, IBM, Enomaly, Appistry, Adaptivity and others.
-Sponsors receive recognition for their support and enhanced visibility at the Camp. If you would like to sponsor CloudCamp or CCIF, please contact Jesse Silver.
- ORGANIZE - CloudCamp is a non-profit, volunteer-driven organization. If you'd like to help plan a future CloudCamp, join an organizing committee by signing up for the CloudCamp Google Group and letting us know about your interest.
CloudCamp on the Web
To learn more about CCIF, please visit http://www.cloudforum.org. CloudCamp can also be found in various places around the Web:
- http://twitter.com/cloudcamp - CloudCamp on Twitter
- http://twitter.com/cloudforum -- CCIF on Twitter
- http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=10128776220 -- CloudCamp on Facebook
- Sam Charrington, (415) 727-1850, sam -at- appistry -dot- com
- Jesse Silver, (310) 766-2006
Program - CloudCamp:
- Dave Nielsen, (415) 531-6674
Program - CCIF:
- Reuven Cohen
CloudCamp was formed in 2008 in order to provide a common ground for the introduction and advancement of cloud computing. Through a series of local CloudCamp events, attendees can exchange ideas, knowledge and information in a creative and supporting environment, advancing the current state of cloud computing and related technologies. Planned 2009 events include Amsterdam, Antwerp, Bangalore, Berlin, New York, Stockholm and Singapore.