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CIO, City of Asheville

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Full-Time Analyst, Technology Evangelist

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Founder, Moz

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Container Security, Microsoft

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Antonio Grasso

Founder/CEO, Digital Business Innovation Srl

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Content Marketing Officer, Marketing Profs

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Catherine Howe

Digital Innovation Director,Capita Group PLC

Mike D. Kail

CTO, Cybric

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Evan Kirstel

Chief Digital Evangelist, EviraHealth

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Shelly Kramer

CEO, V3B

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David Linthicum

Chief Cloud Strategy Officer, Deloitte Consulting

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Tamara McCleary

CEO, Thullum Co.

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Bill Mew

Cloud Strategist, UKCloud Ltd

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Mark Nunnikhoven

Vice President of Cloud Research, Trend Micro

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Lee Odden

CEO, TopRank Marketing

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Eric Petiot

Sales & Business Development/Digital Transformation, 2 startups

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Jonathan Reichental

CIO/CTO, City of Palo Alto

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Richard Rodger

COO, nearForm

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Reshma Saujani

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Digital Platform Events

Build your cloud skills with the latest in Azure and Microsoft 365 at a free, technical learning event for IT professionals and developers.

Now more than ever, companies and individuals alike needed to quickly adapt to thrive. Companies with the cultural and technical agility to embrace change quickly are setting an ever-increasing pace. Are you leveraging the full possibilities of key and emerging technologies—the cloud, analytics, blockchain, artificial intelligence and machine learning? Are you achieving more with less resources? Are you out thinking and out innovating the competition?

Build your cloud skills with the latest in Azure and Microsoft 365 at a free, technical learning event for IT professionals and developers.

The topics suggested by the conference can be discussed in term of concepts, state of the art, research, standards, implementations, running experiments, applications, and industrial case studies. Authors are invited to submit complete unpublished papers, which are not under review in any other conference or journal in the following, but not limited to, topic areas.

Build your cloud skills with the latest in Azure and Microsoft 365 at a free, technical learning event for IT professionals and developers.

Build your cloud skills with the latest in Azure and Microsoft 365 at a free, technical learning event for IT professionals and developers.

Whether you are new to the cloud or an experienced user, you will learn something new at an AWS Global Summit. These events, held around the world, are designed to educate new customers about the AWS platform and offer existing customers deep technical content to be more successful with AWS.

Build your cloud skills with the latest in Azure and Microsoft 365 at a free, technical learning event for IT professionals and developers.

Build your cloud skills with the latest in Azure and Microsoft 365 at a free, technical learning event for IT professionals and developers.

This is your opportunity to explore how AI, Cloud, Data, IoT and Security technologies are shaping a brighter and exponentially more powerful tomorrow.

Cloud Expo Europe is an unrivalled, multi-awarding winning event platform. For technology professionals it is a place to learn from world leading experts and source best-of-breed cloud technology and services. For technology vendors it offers 2 unmissable days of networking, lead and business generation.

Join the leading deal making event for the Asia region Attended by executives from Asia and internationally, the event has acquired a leading reputation as a place to meet operating companies, service providers, network owners, enterprises including hyperscales, expert consultancies and solutions firms.

CDM Media Summits bring together leading C-level executives, analysts and solution providers to network and attend interactive agenda sessions on the latest business topics and trends. The events are organized by industry, topic or organizational role, and offer an opportunity for attendees to have in-depth discussions, while making new business contacts. One-on-one meetings held throughout the events allow vendors to introduce products and services to attending executives.

IEEE Mobile Cloud 2018 will provide a great platform to allow researchers and professionals in the industry to exchange their latest research results and development activities on mobile cloud computing and services. The primary objective is to share research ideas and results, emerging industry technologies, and latest advances.

Whether you are new to the cloud or an experienced user, you will learn something new at an AWS Global Summit. These events, held around the world, are designed to educate new customers about the AWS platform and offer existing customers deep technical content to be more successful with AWS.

Build your cloud skills with the latest in Azure and Microsoft 365 at a free, technical learning event for IT professionals and developers.

Whether you are new to the cloud or an experienced user, you will learn something new at an AWS Global Summit. These events, held around the world, are designed to educate new customers about the AWS platform and offer existing customers deep technical content to be more successful with AWS.

Whether you are new to the cloud or an experienced user, you will learn something new at an AWS Global Summit. These events, held around the world, are designed to educate new customers about the AWS platform and offer existing customers deep technical content to be more successful with AWS.

Cloud MENA 2018, with its revived format as a standalone event and a programme packed with networking, will bring the key Cloud experts from the MENA region to discuss the present challenges and future direction of Cloud in the region, with focus on smart cities and IoT, AI and machine learning, blockchain, GDPR and local data regulation, and much more.

Whether you are new to the cloud or an experienced user, you will learn something new at an AWS Global Summit. These events, held around the world, are designed to educate new customers about the AWS platform and offer existing customers deep technical content to be more successful with AWS.

The big european event on Cloud Computing is coming.

Founded in 2009, the Cloud Security Alliance is the industry’s focal point for cloud security research, best practices, certification and education. The CSA is defining leading edge best practices for assuring trust and resilience of all next generation information technology platforms, including Cloud Computing, Big Data, Mobile and Internet of Things.

Leading enterprises are using advanced analytics, data science, and artificial intelligence to transform the way they deliver customer and product experiences—at scale. Discover how they’re doing it. Learn about the latest developments. And network with peers and pioneers to learn how to apply open source technology to accelerate your digital transformation.

Take this opportunity to learn about new approaches to info security, discover the latest technology and interact with top security leaders and pioneers. Hands-on sessions, keynotes and informal gatherings allow you to tap into a smart, forward-thinking global community that will inspire and empower you.

The IEEE International Conference on Cloud Engineering (IC2E) conference series seeks to provide a high-quality and comprehensive forum, where researchers and practitioners can exchange information on engineering principles, enabling technologies, and practical experiences as related to cloud computing. By bringing together experts that work on different levels of the cloud stack—systems, storage, networking, platforms, databases, and applications, IC2E will offer an end-to-end view on the challenges and technologies in cloud computing, foster research that addresses the interaction between different layers of the stack, and ultimately help shape the future of cloud-transformed business and society.

Build your cloud skills with the latest in Azure and Microsoft 365 at a free, technical learning event for IT professionals and developers.

Telcos across the globe are focusing on creating new services and business models that support customers’ digital transformation. They are looking for new ways and opportunities to help businesses achieve process efficiency and deliver cost reduction through continued migration to cloud solutions.

Whether you are new to the cloud or an experienced user, you will learn something new at an AWS Global Summit. These events, held around the world, are designed to educate new customers about the AWS platform and offer existing customers deep technical content to be more successful with AWS.

From startups to the Fortune 500, Cloud Foundry is used by enterprises around the globe to automate, scale and manage cloud apps throughout their lifecycle. Cloud Foundry Summit is the premier event for end users to learn the platform from those who build and use it every day. Join thousands of developers in Boston to learn how to run apps at scale – using a platform or containers on multiple clouds.

Build your cloud skills with the latest in Azure and Microsoft 365 at a free, technical learning event for IT professionals and developers.

Dell EMC World is where IT and innovation intersect. Experience the full Dell Technologies ecosystem—in an environment built to educate and empower.

Perhaps you have attended Interop in the past – after all, the event is entering its 32nd year serving the IT community. You may not realize how much the show has evolved during that time, growing from a plugfest ensuring network interoperability to an industry-oriented trade show to its current model: a week-long event centered around its conference program, including educational sessions, long-form tutorials, mainstage keynotes, sponsored content and a business hall showcasing technology. As the needs of our audience changed, our content changed…

Cloud computing is changing rapidly. And as we move from a single transaction to a recurring revenue model, transformation is no longer optional; it’s required. Come to Ingram Micro Cloud Summit 2018 to open up your business to infinite potential..

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation’s flagship conference gathers adopters and technologists from leading open source and cloud native communities in Copenhagen, Denmark on May 2 – 4, 2018. Join Kubernetes, Prometheus OpenTracing, Fluentd, Linkerd, gRPC, CoreDNS, containerd, rkt, CNI and more, as the community gathers for three days to further the education and advancement of cloud native computing.

Whether you are new to the cloud or an experienced user, you will learn something new at an AWS Global Summit. These events, held around the world, are designed to educate new customers about the AWS platform and offer existing customers deep technical content to be more successful with AWS.

Whether you are new to the cloud or an experienced user, you will learn something new at an AWS Global Summit. These events, held around the world, are designed to educate new customers about the AWS platform and offer existing customers deep technical content to be more successful with AWS.

Get to the place where the Digital Transformation is alive. The European Identity & Cloud Conference, held from May 15-18, 2018, offers a mixture out of best practice discussion, visionary presentations and networking with a future orientated community. More than 800 participants consisting out of end users and worldwide leading vendors, thought leaders and analyst get together in Munich to be inspired by a high-class list of international top-speakers.

Glue is a developer­ oriented conference that is focused on how Serverless Architectures, Containers, Microservices, APIs, DevOps, Mobile, Analytics, Performance Monitoring, Blockchain Applications and cutting edge developer platforms and tools that are changing the technology landscape.

Whether you are new to the cloud or an experienced user, you will learn something new at an AWS Global Summit. These events, held around the world, are designed to educate new customers about the AWS platform and offer existing customers deep technical content to be more successful with AWS.

Founded in 2009, the Cloud Security Alliance is the industry’s focal point for cloud security research, best practices, certification and education. The CSA is defining leading edge best practices for assuring trust and resilience of all next generation information technology platforms, including Cloud Computing, Big Data, Mobile and Internet of Things.

The world runs on open infrastructure. At the OpenStack Summit, you’ll learn about the mix of open technologies building the modern infrastructure stack, including OpenStack, Kubernetes, Kata Containers, Docker, Ansible, Ceph, OVS, OpenContrail, OPNFV, and more. Whether you are pursuing a private, public or multi-cloud approach, the OpenStack Summit is the place to network, skill up and plan your cloud strategy.

Whether you are new to the cloud or an experienced user, you will learn something new at an AWS Global Summit. These events, held around the world, are designed to educate new customers about the AWS platform and offer existing customers deep technical content to be more successful with AWS.

Whether you are new to the cloud or an experienced user, you will learn something new at an AWS Global Summit. These events, held around the world, are designed to educate new customers about the AWS platform and offer existing customers deep technical content to be more successful with AWS.

Whether you are new to the cloud or an experienced user, you will learn something new at an AWS Global Summit. These events, held around the world, are designed to educate new customers about the AWS platform and offer existing customers deep technical content to be more successful with AWS.

Cloud Expo offers a wide selection of more than 120 technical and strategic Industry Keynotes, General Sessions, Breakout Sessions, and signature Power Panels. The exhibition floor features exhibitors offering specific solutions and comprehensive strategies, and also features a Demo Theater that give attendees the opportunity to interact with technology providers.

Whether you are new to the cloud or an experienced user, you will learn something new at an AWS Global Summit. These events, held around the world, are designed to educate new customers about the AWS platform and offer existing customers deep technical content to be more successful with AWS.

Datacloud Europe – the premier congress and Awards for investing, powering, connecting, building and deploying datacenter, cloud and Edge.

Cloud & DevOps World will return to London as part of TechXLR8, London Tech Week’s Festival of Technology. It will bring together the industry’s leading technologists and innovators to discuss cloud innovation, DevOps, containers, serverless architecture, regulation, cloud management micro services and much more.

Founded in 2009, the Cloud Security Alliance is the industry’s focal point for cloud security research, best practices, certification and education. The CSA is defining leading edge best practices for assuring trust and resilience of all next generation information technology platforms, including Cloud Computing, Big Data, Mobile and Internet of Things.

Leading enterprises are using advanced analytics, data science, and artificial intelligence to transform the way they deliver customer and product experiences—at scale. Discover how they’re doing it. Learn about the latest developments. And network with peers and pioneers to learn how to apply open source technology to accelerate your digital transformation.

Whether you are new to the cloud or an experienced user, you will learn something new at an AWS Global Summit. These events, held around the world, are designed to educate new customers about the AWS platform and offer existing customers deep technical content to be more successful with AWS.

Whether you are new to the cloud or an experienced user, you will learn something new at an AWS Global Summit. These events, held around the world, are designed to educate new customers about the AWS platform and offer existing customers deep technical content to be more successful with AWS.

Open Source Summit connects the open source ecosystem under one roof. It covers the cornerstone open source technologies with sub-conferences LinuxCon, ContainerCon and CloudOpen; helps ecosystem leaders to navigate open source transformation with the Community Leadership Conference, Diversity Empowerment Summit and tracks on business and compliance; and delves into the newest technologies and latest trends touching open source, including networking, serverless, edge computing, AI and much more. It is an extraordinary opportunity for cross-pollination between the developers, sysadmins, devops professionals and IT architects driving the future of technology.

Whether you are new to the cloud or an experienced user, you will learn something new at an AWS Global Summit. These events, held around the world, are designed to educate new customers about the AWS platform and offer existing customers deep technical content to be more successful with AWS.

Cloud Identity Summit Convenes in Boston Under New Name, Now Called Identiverse Key Breakout, Networking and Workshop Themes to Discuss the Future of Identity Security

The International Conference on Cloud Computing (CLOUD) has been a prime international forum for both researchers and industry practitioners to exchange the latest fundamental advances in the state of the art and practice of cloud computing, identify emerging research topics, and define the future of cloud computing. All topics regarding cloud computing align with the theme of CLOUD. In 2018, we will celebrate our 11th version of gathering, to strive to advance the largest international professional forum on cloud computing.

LinuxCon. This is where the leading maintainers, developers and project leads in the Linux community and from around the world gather together for updates, education, collaboration and problem-solving to further the Linux ecosystem.

Whether you are new to the cloud or an experienced user, you will learn something new at an AWS Global Summit. These events, held around the world, are designed to educate new customers about the AWS platform and offer existing customers deep technical content to be more successful with AWS.

Whether you are new to the cloud or an experienced user, you will learn something new at an AWS Global Summit. These events, held around the world, are designed to educate new customers about the AWS platform and offer existing customers deep technical content to be more successful with AWS.

Please join us in Boston, MA, USA, for HotCloud ’18. HotCloud brings together researchers and practitioners from academia and industry working on cloud computing technologies to share their perspectives, report on recent developments, discuss research in progress, and identify new/emerging “hot” trends in this important area. While cloud computing has gained traction over the past few years, many challenges remain in the design, implementation, and deployment of cloud computing.

USENIX ATC ’18 will bring together leading systems researchers for cutting-edge systems research and unlimited opportunities to gain insight into a variety of must-know topics, including virtualization, system and network management and troubleshooting, cloud and edge computing, security, privacy, and trust, mobile and wireless, and more. The 2018 USENIX Annual Technical Conference (USENIX ATC ‘18) will take place July 11–13, 2018, at the Westin Copley Place in Boston, MA, USA.

Whether you are new to the cloud or an experienced user, you will learn something new at an AWS Global Summit. These events, held around the world, are designed to educate new customers about the AWS platform and offer existing customers deep technical content to be more successful with AWS.

COMPSAC 2018 is organized as a tightly integrated union of symposia, each of which will focus on technical aspects related to the ”smart” theme of the conference. The technical program will include keynote addresses, research papers, industrial case studies, fast abstracts, a doctoral symposium, poster sessions, and workshops and tutorials on emerging and important topics related to the conference theme. A highlight of the conference will be plenary and specialized panels that will address the technical challenges facing technologists who are developing and deploying these smart systems and applications. Panels will also address cultural and societal challenges for a society whose members must continue to learn to live, work, and play in the environments the technologies produce. Authors are invited to submit original, unpublished research work, as well as industrial practice reports. Simultaneous submission to other publication venues is not permitted. All submissions must adhere to IEEE Publishing Policies, and all will be vetted through the IEEE CrossCheck Portal. Best paper awards will be announced at the COMPSAC conference banquet.

ICCCEG 2018 will be the most comprehensive conference focused on the various aspects of Cloud Computing and eGovernance. This Conference provides a chance for academic and industry professionals to discuss recent progress in the area of Cloud Computing and eGovernance. Furthermore, we expect that the conference and its publications will be a trigger for further related research and technology improvements in this important subject.

Google Cloud Next ’18 is your chance to unlock new opportunities for your business, uplevel your skills, and uncover what’s next for Cloud.

RSA Conference 2018 Asia Pacific & Japan is the leading information security event in the region. And with good reason. Join us for three full days of industry know-how, unbeatable content and invaluable networking opportunities. Tap into a smart, forward-thinking global community that will keep you on the cutting edge of your industry. Plus, register your interest today to save $100 on your Full Conference Pass.

Whether you are new to the cloud or an experienced user, you will learn something new at an AWS Global Summit. These events, held around the world, are designed to educate new customers about the AWS platform and offer existing customers deep technical content to be more successful with AWS.

Whether you are new to the cloud or an experienced user, you will learn something new at an AWS Global Summit. These events, held around the world, are designed to educate new customers about the AWS platform and offer existing customers deep technical content to be more successful with AWS.

Whether you are new to the cloud or an experienced user, you will learn something new at an AWS Global Summit. These events, held around the world, are designed to educate new customers about the AWS platform and offer existing customers deep technical content to be more successful with AWS.

VMworld is VMware’s premier thought leadership and education destination for cloud infrastructure and digital workspace technology professionals. Join us for five days of innovation and learn new skills, hear expert insights and gain the tools to enable business success. At VMworld, you’ll join the industry’s top thought leaders, subject matter experts and IT professionals to immerse yourself in the latest in cloud infrastructure and business mobility technology.

The Annual International Conference on ICT: Big Data, Cloud and Security – ICT-BDCS 2018 serves as a platform for industry professionals, academics, researchers, scientists, consultants and policy makers to interact and discuss various issues in big data, cloud computing and IT security.

Open Source Summit connects the open source ecosystem under one roof. It covers the cornerstone open source technologies with sub-conferences LinuxCon, ContainerCon and CloudOpen; helps ecosystem leaders to navigate open source transformation with the Community Leadership Conference, Diversity Empowerment Summit and tracks on business and compliance; and delves into the newest technologies and latest trends touching open source, including networking, serverless, edge computing, AI and much more. It is an extraordinary opportunity for cross-pollination between the developers, sysadmins, devops professionals and IT architects driving the future of technology.

Whether you are new to the cloud or an experienced user, you will learn something new at an AWS Global Summit. These events, held around the world, are designed to educate new customers about the AWS platform and offer existing customers deep technical content to be more successful with AWS.

Whether you are new to the cloud or an experienced user, you will learn something new at an AWS Global Summit. These events, held around the world, are designed to educate new customers about the AWS platform and offer existing customers deep technical content to be more successful with AWS.

The digital future is here; we are connected 24/7, 365 days a year… and so is every one of your customers. Of all the innovative technologies out there, IoT and advanced analytics are two that have already, and will continue to, completely redefine how we work, shop and play. With this disruption comes a new set of security, policy and ethics challenges that offer unique opportunities for Cloud Operators, Managed Service Companies, Hosters and Datacenter Owners to meet the needs of their customers.

Join us September 24 – 28, 2018 in Orlando, FL for Microsoft Ignite. Sign up now for early registration access and have first choice of hotels in March.

The next edition of Cloud Expo Asia, Singapore will be held on 10th and 11th October 2018 at Marina Bay Sands. Official registration will be ready in due time. Meanwhile, do register your interest with us today so we can update you with regular show news!

Open Source Summit connects the open source ecosystem under one roof. It covers the cornerstone open source technologies with sub-conferences LinuxCon, ContainerCon and CloudOpen; helps ecosystem leaders to navigate open source transformation with the Community Leadership Conference, Diversity Empowerment Summit and tracks on business and compliance; and delves into the newest technologies and latest trends touching open source, including networking, serverless, edge computing, AI and much more. It is an extraordinary opportunity for cross-pollination between the developers, sysadmins, devops professionals and IT architects driving the future of technology.

PuppetConf is coming back to San Francisco! You don’t want to miss two-plus days jammed packed with sessions presented by the industries top leaders. Enjoy ample networking with the Puppet community and 30+ sponsors from around the world. If you missed PuppetConf 2017, you won’t want to miss 2018. A lot changes in a year, especially in a fast-paced, thriving and increasingly complex technology world.

Mark your calendars for the NexGen 2018 Conference & Technology Expo — November 27-29, 2018, Hilton Anaheim, Anaheim, CA. Check back soon for the latest registration, agenda, speaker and sponsor details. To learn more about how to you can be part of this event, Vendors contact Carolyn Herr at cherr@thechannelco.com, and Attendees contact Tracy Fischer at tfischer@thechannelco.com.

VMworld is VMware’s premier thought leadership and education destination for cloud infrastructure and digital workspace technology professionals. Join us for five days of innovation and learn new skills, hear expert insights and gain the tools to enable business success. At VMworld, you’ll join the industry’s top thought leaders, subject matter experts and IT professionals to immerse yourself in the latest in cloud infrastructure and business mobility technology.

Digital Platforms Job Resources

Software Engineer

Software engineers typically specialize in a few areas of development, such as networks, operating systems, databases or applications, that requires a certain level of fluency in specific computer languages and development environments.

Solutions Architect

Solutions Architects are responsible for creating, designing and implementing applications or services within a business. They employ a mix of technical, business and communication skills in tasks ranging from documenting process and creating cohesive product visions to identifying current issues and future technological goals. Solutions Architects are employed within business development and planning, management, quality assurance, and more.

Digital Strategist

Digital strategists work within organizations to identify and solve complex business, brand, marketing, and technology problems. They create and manage strategies based on consumer insight and data to brand objectives. They are often proficient in design software, research and analytical tools, social media, and cloud platforms.

Digital Platforms Consultant

Digital consultants help business determine how and where they should exist digitally. They understand how the ever-changing digital landscape impacts businessse and design a plan to remain competitive. They have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and are skilled in analytics, big data technologies, cloud platforms, project management, business processes, to name a few.

Database Developer

Database developers maintain and develop databases while working within specific coding standards. Within the IT department, they monitor, troubleshoot and debug databases to modernize, streamline, or eliminate inefficient coding.

Applications Developer

Applications developers are computer software engineers who focus on creating, programming, testing and fixing apps for computers, phones, and other electronic devices. They often work alongside data scientists, graphic artists, and other software engineers to create applications.

Digital Platforms Education Resources

Courses:

Introduction
The Components of Docker
Getting set up to start using Docker
Container managemnet
Docker images and repositories
Registries
A simple use case
Continuous integration with Docker
A more complex use case: Multi container application stacks
Integrating with configuration management

Courses

Introduction
Where are all the servers?
Lab 1: Create a serverless transcoding pipeline in AWS
Lab 2: Setup the web site & user authentication
Lab 3: Create an API in the AWS cloud & authenticate calls
Lab 4: Enable browser-based uploads of video files to S3
Lab 5: Connect a database to list videos