Forrester Research analyst to speak Oct. 16 about enterprise cloud computing
PRAIRIE, Minn. (Sept.
20, 2012)—The Enterprise Cloud Summit kicks off on Oct. 16 at the Minneapolis
Institute of Arts. Business executives and IT leaders will interact with
technology experts including an analyst from Forrester Research and panelists
from Cisco, EMC and VMware.
Keynote speaker Bill Martorelli of Forrester
Research will discuss “Navigating the second wave of cloud computing.” Among
other topics, Martorelli will talk about the key selection criteria that should
be used when moving from the enterprise data center to cloud centers. He will
also discuss the potential performance and financial benefits of cloud-based IT
Martorelli will be joined by Clint
Harder, TDS Hosted & Managed Services vice president of Product Strategy.
Harder will talk about the key decision points business executives and IT
leaders should consider when selecting cloud computing services. He will also provide an
overview of ReliaCloud and discuss the development, design and engineering of
this new enterprise-class IT Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) platform.
Cloud Summit Event
to 11 a.m.
Institute of Arts
Note: Complimentary hot breakfast and the chance to win the grand prize drawing (a Nexus 7—the new Android tablet from
For more information, visit http://www.visi.com/cloudsummit.
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