Wanted: 19 More of the Top Software People in the World Sung and Unsung
i-Technology Heroes Who's Missing from SYS-CON's i-Technology Top Twenty?"
Our search for the Twenty Top Software People in the World is nearing
completion. In the SYS-CON tradition of empowering readers, we are leaving
the final "cut" to you, so here are the top 40 nominations in alphabetical
Our aim this time round is to whittle this 40 down to our final twenty, not
(yet) to arrange those twenty in any order of preference. All you need to do
to vote is to go to the Further Details page of any nominee you'd like to see
end up in the top half of the poll when we close voting on Christmas Eve,
December 24, and cast your vote or votes. To access the Further Details of
each nominee just click on their name. Happy voting!
In alphabetical order the nominees are:
Tim Berner... (more)
SYS-CON's 1st International Cloud Expo, held on Nov. 19-21, 2008, in San
Jose, CA, attracted more than 40 sponsors with over 1,200 delegates. Cloud
Computing, through which massively scalable IT-related capabilities are
provided as a service using Internet technologies, has many interpreters just
now - and many interpretations. The next event, 2nd International Cloud Expo
will take place, March 30-April 1, 2009, in New York City, with more than 60
sponsors and exhibitors and over 1,500 estimated delegeates from 27 different
The three content-packed days emphasized val... (more)
From Automation to Virtual Security, a round-up of the Virtualization themes
& topics being discussed March 30-April 1, 2009, in New York City by the
world-class speaker faculty at the 5th International Virtualization
Conference & Expo being held in The Roosevelt Hotel, in midtown Manhattan.
Beyond Datacenter Virtualization - How can the benefits of virtualization now
be applied to transform branch and remote office efficiency and productivity?
Where do new opportunities lie for realizing a truly dynamic enterprise?
Certeon's Co-Founder & Director of Research, Shawn Cooney, will b... (more)
Cloud Expo Early Bird Savings
A robust ecosystem of solutions providers is emerging around cloud computing.
Here, SYS-CON's Cloud Computing Journal expands its list of most active
players in the fast-emerging Cloud Ecosystem, from the 'mere' 100 we
identified back in January of this year, to half as many again - testimony,
if any further were needed, to the fierce and continuing growth of the
"Elastic IT" paradigm throughout the world of enterprise computing.
Editorial note: The words in quotation marks used to describe the various
services and solutions in this round-up are in e... (more)
Dear Mr. McBride,
Recently you wrote an "open letter to the open source community" published
September 9, 2003 by LinuxWorld. This reply is from a group within the open
source / free software community. Because you addressed your letter to our
community-at-large, we thought we should answer you ourselves.
Our community isn't organized hierarchically like a corporation, so it has no
CEO or overall leader in that sense, except that Linus Torvalds leads Linux
kernel development and Richard Stallman leads the GNU Project and the Free
Software Foundation (FSF). We have written this le... (more)