Embracing Cloud Computing Power in your Next Generation Apps Presentation

Yesterday I delivered an afternoon keynote at Green IT and Cloud Computing Summit. I was joined by colleague Frank La Vigne who showcased a Windows 8 application JobsRadar that provides Metro Style rich user experience using public data in the cloud. You can download my presentation here.

Windows Azure is an enterprise-grade, open cloud platform that lets you build and deliver software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions to users and customers. In this presentation we will first discuss the core services of Windows Azure and the Windows Azure applications and data marketplace. We will then demonstrate how you can build Windows Azure cloud computing applications and services not only for web users but also for client and smartphone users. You can find more info on Windows Azure developer and training resources at https://aka.ms/cloudinfokit


The Green IT and Cloud Computing Summit offer a variety of presentations in both the Green IT and Cloud Computing Tracks. Below is a brief description of what you can expect to gain at this industry led event.

8:00 – 8:45am Breakfast

8:45 – 9:15am Introduction – Main Keynote Speaker
Jim Duffey, Secretary of Technology, Commonwealth of Virginia

9:15 – 9:45am Keynote Address – AM Keynote Speaker
Gerald Caron, United States Department of State

9:45 – 10:15am Energy Management
Speaker: Scott Paisley, JouleX

10:15 – 10:30am Break

10:30 – 11:00am Green Data Center
Speaker: Derek Schwartz, SRA

11:00 – 11:30am Wayne Adams, SNIA

11:30 – 12:00pm Carol Baroudi, Green IT for Dummies

12:00 – 12:30pm Panelist Theme is – Sustainability for Everyday Life
Chad Lawler, Hitachi – Moderator

  • Carol Baroudi
  • Khuloud Odeh
  • Brad Dockers
  • Brett Michaels

12:30 – 1:15pm Lunch

1:15 – 1:45pm Cloud Computing – PM Keynote Speaker
Zhiming Xue, Microsoft

1:45 – 2:15pm Cloud Computing
Chad Lawler, Hitachi Consulting

2:15 – 2:45pm Energy Efficient Hardware
Speaker : Christian Shrauder, Fusion-IO

2:45 – 3:00pm Break

3:00 – 3:30pm Desktop Virtualization
Speaker: Chris Featherstone, V3 Systems

3:30 – 4:00pm Case Study
Speaker: David Paschane, Veterans Affairs

4:00 – 4:30pmPanelist Theme is – Green IT
Kevin McDonald, ICF – Moderator

  • Kathryn Erickson
  • Chad Lawler
  • John Day
  • Wayne Adams

4:30 – 5:00pm Energy Efficient Hardware
Speaker: Brett Michaels, AMD/SeaMicro

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