Yesterday, Cloud Connect opened with our robust pre-conference workshop program and the rooms were packed. Attendees were focused on learning about the Amazon Web Services platform, cloud performance and cloud operations. The twitter conversations for this first day of the event were energized and you could feel the excitement for the week growing as the day continued.
Today the event gets into full swing with our main conference program beginning, the first day of hearing/watching leading cloud users and providers in the keynotes and general sessions program and then meeting the latest cloud vendors within the expo hall.
If you are unable to attend the keynotes and general sessions today at 9am, we have set up a live stream of the program. Simply log-in at tv.cloudconnectevent.com and you will be able to view the 2 hour program from your desk. Today’s speakers include executives from Amazon.com, Cisco Systems, Cloudscaling, Netflix, IBM, Yahoo!, DreamWorks Animation and a special panel on how private clouds shouldn’t be an Island. It is going to be an exciting and robust program that you won’t want to miss.
After the keynotes and general sessions finish today attendees will be flocking to the expo hall to see the 70 plus exhibitors showing off the latest cloud offerings. Attendees will be meeting with companies such as IBM, Intel, Microsoft, VMware, Cisco and others. Yes, Cloud Connect has arrived at the Santa Clara Convention Center much to the excitement of the instructors, exhibitors, attendees and the cloud industry as a whole.
If you are in the area stop by and check out the show yourself. You can still register for a free expo pass to the event with code Blog. If you can’t make it, then watch the keynotes and general sessions and make plans to attend next year’s event from February 13-16.