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Two Rock Star Ulitzer Authors to Present at IBM Event in Las Vegas

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The agenda for cloud camps being held in Las Vegas as part of IBM's Pulse conference includes presentations by IBM VPand long time Ulitzer author Sandy Carter and by another Ulitzer author Judith Hurwitz, president of the Hurwitz and Associates analyst firm and author of "Cloud Computing for Dummies."

Carter said the camps are the first of a series of workshops and seminars IBM will be offering through the year for partners on making money from cloud computing, particularly in vertical industries such as health care, government, energy and utilities.

Some of the workshops will be held at other IBM conferences including the IBM Impact 2010 and IBM Information On Demand EMEA 2010 conferences in May.

Carter also said that a number of Sun Microsystems channel partners will be attending Pulse. IBM has been hearing from Sun resellers who she said are "very worried about what's going to happen" now that Sun is owned by Oracle. The IBM Pulse Conference is being held as momentum continues to build for Cloud Expo (www.cloudcomputingexpo.com), to be held at the Javits Center in New York April 19-21, and the only enterprise IT event in 2010 that covers the entire cloud spectrum.

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Roger Strukhoff (@IoT2040) is Executive Director of the Tau Institute for Global ICT Research, with offices in Illinois and Manila. He is Conference Chair of @CloudExpo & @ThingsExpo, and Editor of SYS-CON Media's CloudComputing BigData & IoT Journals. He holds a BA from Knox College & conducted MBA studies at CSU-East Bay.

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