Webinar: Executive's Guide to Cloud Computing Appistry Hosts Free Webinar Focused on Enterprise Cloud Opportunities

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Appistry, a pioneer in private cloud computing for the enterprise, today announced that it will host a webinar on Thursday, August 27, 2009 entitled: "The Executive's Guide to Cloud Computing." This free Webinar will explore the enterprise executive's perspective as it has been gleaned by two industry veterans in the cloud computing and SOA spaces, Bob Lozano and Eric Marks, who have worked extensively with Fortune 500 companies and are co-authors of a book by the same title as the August 27 webinar.

Appistry, a pioneer in private cloud computing for the enterprise, today announced that it will host a webinar on Thursday, August 27, 2009 entitled: "The Executive's Guide to Cloud Computing." This free Webinar will explore the enterprise executive's perspective as it has been gleaned by two industry veterans in the cloud computing and SOA spaces, Bob Lozano and Eric Marks, who have worked extensively with Fortune 500 companies and are co-authors of a book by the same title as the August 27 webinar.
The roundtable discussion will address many of the topics covered in their book. In the session, attendees will learn to address issues and concerns specific to the enterprise, such as:

  •     How the drive for lower costs and greater scalability and agility is making cloud computing a fiscal and technological imperative;
  •      The relationship between cloud computing, SOA, web services, and other relevant IT initiatives;
  •     The strategic implications of cloud computing on the enterprise.

The cloud value proposition varies greatly based on the model chosen. Enterprises are realizing the importance of identifying goals and performance requirements as to align the cloud initiative with the models that support those goals. This webinar provides a roadmap that educates the enterprise on the technologies behind cloud computing and, more importantly, how those technologies apply to business.
Lozano, founder and chief strategist at Appistry, and Marks, CEO of AgilePath, whose book is due out this fall through Wiley Publishing, entitled "The Executive's Guide to Cloud Computing," will host the Webinar. Lozano is the founder and chief strategist at Appistry, a pioneer in cloud computing for the enterprise, and a popular speaker on cloud computing and related topics. Marks, the author of three industry-recognized SOA books, is president and CEO of AgilePath, an innovative information technology (IT) professional services firm focused on solving CIO/CTO management, technology and operational challenges, as well as facilitating DoD and Commercial adoption of emerging technologies such as Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) and Cloud Computing. Registration is limited and is available through the following link: https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/884433264.

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 http://www.appistry.com.

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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