WSO2 Vice President of Technology Evangelism to Speak on Private Cloud Adoption at Cloud Computing West 2012

Presentation Will Explore How Organizations Are Successfully Adapting Their IT Business Models, Infrastructure, and Practices to Gain Cloud Benefits Palo Alto, CA – November 1, 2012 – Seeking new revenue streams and operational efficiencies, many businesses are re-tooling their infrastructure, development and operations to deploy applications into private clouds. However, the challenges of legacy architecture, up-front investment requirements, and team skills have been obstacles to wider acceptance of cloud initiatives. WSO2 Vice President of Technology Evangelism Chris Haddad will explore how early private cloud adopters are realizing a multitude of benefits at Cloud Computing West 2012. The conference runs November 8-9, 2012 at the DoubleTree Suites in Santa Monica, CA. In his presentation, “Investing in Cloud Initiatives,” Chris will examine how early private cloud adopters are successfully adapting their IT business models, vendor-provided infrastructure, and practices to gain cloud benefits. Additionally, Chris will outline:
  • emerging market trends and technology disruption,
  • an accelerating IT business model evolution, and
  • how the cloud is shifting market leadership and IT value.
Chris’ session is part of the Cloud Computing West Investment Track Mini Keynotes. It will be held Thursday, November 8, 2012 at 4:15 p.m. About Chris Haddad Chris Haddad, WSO2 vice president of technology evangelism, works closely with developers, architects, and C-level executives to increase WSO2 technology adoption, improve the middleware platform, and maximize customer value. He has been charting a vision toward “Cloud 2020,” both in his current role and as a former research vice president at the Burton Group and Gartner. In his previous analyst roles, Chris also led research teams in advising Fortune 500 enterprise organizations and technology infrastructure vendors on adoption strategies, architecture, product selection, governance, and organizational alignment. About Cloud Computing West Cloud Computing West 2012 is the inaugural strategic business summit to be jointly presented by the Cloud Computing Association (CCA) and the Distributed Computing Industry Association. The theme of Cloud Computing West is about revolutionizing entertainment delivery, network infrastructure, and investing in the cloud. For more information or to register, visit About the DCIA The DCIA is an international trade organization, established in 2003, with more than one- hundred industry-leading member companies, including software developers, broadband network operators, and content providers. The DCIA conducts working groups, oversees political initiatives, and publishes the weekly online newsletter DCINFO. To learn more, visit About the CCA The CCA is an independent membership organization, founded in 2012, dedicated to building a community of end-users and service providers of cloud-based solutions and products through individual professional memberships and industry conferences. The CCA has quickly amassed a contact list of three-hundred thousand industry participants. For more information, visit . About WSO2 WSO2 is the lean enterprise middleware company. It delivers the only complete open source enterprise SOA middleware stack purpose-built as an integrated platform to support today’s heterogeneous enterprise environments—internally and in the cloud. WSO2’s service and support team is led by technical experts who have proven success in deploying enterprise SOAs and contribute to the technology standards that enable them. For more information, visit or check out the WSO2 community on the WSO2 Blog, Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, and FriendFeed..