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Now held three times a year, in New York, Prague, and Silicon Valley, the organizing principle of each International Virtualization Conference & Expo remains the same: our aim is to ensure, through an intense and carefully chosen program of technical and strategic breakout sessions, that attending delegates leave each Conference with abundant resources, ideas and examples they can apply immediately to leveraging Virtualization, helping them to maximize performance, minimize cost and improve the efficiency and flexibility of their Enterprise IT endeavors. The Call for Papers for the 7th International Virtualization Conference & Expo, which will be held in Santa Clara, CA, on November 2- 4, 2009, is currently still open. The submissions URL is here, and the deadline for submissions is June 30, 2009. Topics welcomed include every aspect of virtualization. For example: ... (more)

Citrix CTO Hails Citrix-Microsoft Alliance As Increasing Virtualization Choice

"Until 2008, VMware was the only choice, their hypervisor cost thousands of dollars, and they had the market to themselves," says Citrix CTO Simon Crosby in this Exclusive Q&A in the run-up to the 3rd International Virtualization Conference & Expo next month in New York. "In 2008, Citrix and Microsoft bring customers an open architecture, a price/performance and feature set that is difficult to beat, and a powerful channel that can deliver customers a real choice for their virtual infrastructure for the first time," he adds. "Importantly," Crosby continues, "our products will all a... (more)

3rd International Virtualization Conference & Expo Photo Album

SYS-CON's 3rd international Virtualization Conference & Expo, which took place June 23-24, 2008 in New York City, attracted more qualified delegates than any Gartner event in the past two years. Virtualization has quickly become a staple new concept for enterprise IT. At SYS-CON's 3rd International Virtualization Conference & Expo held at the Roosevelt Hotel in New York City, June 23-24, the conference faculty had exceptional speakers with high-quality use cases not only of how virtualization maximizes the use of resources and thus saves companies money, but also of how it is fun... (more)

SYS-CON Launches "Virtualization 2009" Website for Virtualization Journal

SYS-CON Media announced today that the Website showcasing one of its most distinguished titles, Virtualization Journal, has been stunningly re-designed and re-launched at Virtualization 2009 - where under the technical-savvy leadership of Editor David Linthicum, Virtualization Journal continues to publish in-depth perspectives, technical features, industry columns, book reviews and excerpts, all written by thought leaders in the worldwide Virtualization community. Most important, the all-new site introduces for the first time a welter of new and original social features, includi... (more)

Sun Changing its Ticker Symbol Looks Kinda Limp

Sun couldn't hold on to the uptick in its stock that it got when it posted fairly reasonable Q4 numbers the end of last month and the optimists were thinking turnaround. And its announcement last week that IBM of all people is going to resell Solaris didn't boost its price back over five bucks so, to try to change its karma, Sun is going to change its ticker symbol to Java. Seems to the causal observer that it might have done that a few years ago when Java was hotter. Now it just looks kinda limp but Sun insists that a billion people worldwide recognize the cup and steam that make... (more)