Bick Group To Present Building Private Clouds At Data Center World

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February 18, 2010

St. Louis, MO — Bick CTO David Linthicum will present to data center professionals strategies regarding how to take advantage of the value proposition of cloud computing at Data Center World on March 10, 2010. Data Center World is the largest global event of its kind and has been named one of the 50 fastest growing tradeshows in the U.S. It is the leading educational conference for data center professionals.

The presentation, entitled, Beyond the Hype, Building your Private Cloud, will address that cloud computing architecture is the future of the private data center. Private and community cloud architectures offer IT organizations greater business agility, higher optimization and utility of computing resources, rapid approval and provisioning models, and a host of new continuity and recovery options.

Additionally Mr. Linthicum will discuss Bick Group’s Cloud Computing Quick Assessment Program (CCQA). CCQA provides commercial and government clients with a quick look at their existing IT assets and the potential use of private and public cloud computing resources to bring more cost and operational efficiencies to existing IT.

“Cloud computing offers tremendous opportunity for IT to bring significant value to their organizations”, states Mr. Linthicum. “What people need right now is help in understanding a real world approach and how to start.”

David S. Linthicum is a well known thought leader in the cloud computing and service oriented architecture (SOA) space, and the author of the best selling cloud computing book Cloud Computing and SOA Convergence in your Enterprise…a Step-by-Step Guide. Mr. Linthicum is the CTO of Bick Group and provides leadership within the emerging cloud computing space, including many public speaking events, four blogs focusing on best practices in the emerging cloud computing market, and a weekly Cloud Computing Podcast.