Appistry's Sam Charrington on Keynote Panel for CloudWorld, OpenSource World and Next-Generation Data Center Conference

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Roundtable explores cloud computing's opportunities and obstacles, August 12, 4pm.

Appistry, a pioneer in private cloud computing for the enterprise, today announced that Sam Charrington, Vice President of Product Management and Marketing, will be a panelist on the keynote roundtable at IDG's CloudWorld conference, to be held Aug. 12-13 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. The keynote roundtable, "Assessing the Real Market Opportunities and Obstacles for Making Cloud Computing Mainstream," takes place from 4-4:30 pm on Wed., Aug. 12.

On the panel with Mr. Charrington will be James Urquhart, Market Manager, Cloud Computing and Virtualization, Cisco Systems, Inc.; Joe Weinman, Strategy and Business Development, AT&T Business Solutions; and Timothy Chou, Chairman, Ming Holdings. The panel will be moderated by Jeff Kaplan, Managing Director, THINKstrategies and CloudWorld Conference Chair.

The roundtable panelists will discuss and debate the steps the industry must take to make the promise of cloud computing a reality. They will address the state of the cloud computing market today; its most exciting / daunting aspects; events / advancements needed to take it mainstream; potential impediments to growth and expansion; and ways that players will be addressing these issues to ensure cloud computing's success.

The CloudWorld™ conference is co-located with OpenSource World™ (the renamed LinuxWorld) and Next Generation Data Center™, offering an end-to-end view of enterprise technology within the data center. CloudWorld seeks to bring together the buyers and sellers of Web-centric software, infrastructure and services and is designed to drive acceptance and deployment of cloud computing in the data center.

About Appistry
Appistry simplifies cloud computing for the enterprise, opening the door to a more agile and scalable IT environment. Appistry's CloudIQ application platform addresses the complex challenges of delivering and managing a wide variety of applications and services for both public and private clouds. The company's platform is designed specifically for cloud environments, delivering transparent scalability, application portability, 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

Appistry, CloudIQ, and the Appistry logo are trademarks of Appistry, Inc. All other registered and unregistered trademarks are the sole property of their respective owners.


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