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rPath Defines the Path for Cloud Computing Success
With confusion and vendor competition rising, cloud computing can sound like hype and empty promises. In an upcoming webinar, rPath and featured guests Amazon Web Services and Forrester Research will bring clarity to cloud computing with:
  • Forrester defining cloud computing;
  • Amazon Web Services discussing their technology infrastructure platform; and,
  • rPath proposing a graduated, Cloud Computing Adoption Model.

Attendees will gain a context for understanding the role of cloud computing and its potential for their organizations as well as a pragmatic, actionable, step-by-step framework for achieving measurable benefits now, while laying the foundation for the strategic benefits of a cloud infrastructure over time.


  "The Pragmatist's Guide to Cloud Computing: A 5-Step Framework for Achieving the Strategic Value of Cloud Computing While Delivering Real ROI Along the Way"


Featured guest Jeff Barr, senior Amazon Web Services evangelist; Frank Gillett, vice president and principal analyst, Forrester Research; and Billy Marshall, founder and chief strategy officer, rPath


Thursday, October 23, 2008, at 2:00 p.m. Eastern time (11:00 a.m. Pacific time)


Register for this free event at

IT executives, line of business executives and practice leaders, operational strategy executives, application architects, and other attendees will learn:

  • Emerging trends related to cloud infrastructure;
  • Common myths about cloud services;
  • Five levels of cloud computing adoption;
  • How to incrementally adopt cloud and virtualization technologies using a stepwise approach that yields real ROI and lays the foundation for next-generation computing; and
  • The usability and economic benefits of scalable, hosted, and virtually infinite infrastructure of platforms like Amazon Web Services.

In addition, all registrants will receive a complimentary copy of The rPath 5-Step Framework along with the Forrester Research Paper, Future View: The New Tech Ecosystems of Cloud, Cloud Services and Cloud Computing.

For more information on rPath, please visit

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Published Thursday, October 09, 2008 5:49 AM by David Marshall
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