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rPath Promotes Low Cost, High Control in Enterprise App Delivery

rPath today announced it will participate in conferences throughout April and May promoting its innovative automated approach to reducing the cost and complexity of enterprise application delivery. rPath leadership will speak on a variety of topics related to application deployment, systems management, virtualization and cloud computing, with an overarching theme of "reducing the cost and complexity of application delivery." rPath provides an automated approach to creating, deploying and maintaining complete, consistent and self-contained systems that are ready to run in any traditional, virtual, and cloud-based execution environment.

rPath representatives will speak at the following events:

Cloud Computing Expo to be held March 30-April 1, 2009, at the Roosevelt Hotel in New York City

  • As part of "Sun's Incubation Platform: Helping Startups Serve the Enterprise," Brett Adam, vice president of engineering, will join this cloud partner panel discussion to share insight on how the cloud is a transformational opportunity for developers, startups and enterprises alike. Tuesday, March 31 at 11:50 a.m.

Linux Foundation Collaboration Summit to be held April 8-10, 2009, at the Hotel Kabuki in San Francisco

  • In "Developing for Linux Appliances," Michael Johnson, director of OS engineering, will join a panel discussion about the role of Linux as a foundation for virtual appliances and appliance-based computing. Michael will lead a focused technical discussion about rPath's approach to automating the creation of Linux-based appliances and self-contained system images that are ready to run. Thursday, April 9.

RSA Conference 2009 to be held April 20-24, 2009, at the Moscone Center in San Francisco

  • rPath Vice President of Sales, Dave Cotten, will present an introduction to rPath as a platform for enterprises and ISVs to reduce the cost and complexity of application delivery. Cotten will offer an introduction to this new approach to application packaging, deployment and management, highlighting real-world case studies on enterprise and ISV applications of rPath technology. Tuesday, April 21 at 1:00 p.m. and Wednesday, April 22 at 11:15 a.m. at booth #2233.

Cloud Slam 2009 Conference to be held online April 20-24, 2009

  • Jake Sorofman, vice president of marketing, will lead an interactive discussion on "The Cloud Computing Adoption Model," a pragmatic framework for achieving measurable benefits based on incremental and graduated investments in cloud computing. For each level, he will outline the strategic goals, investment requirements, expected returns, risk factors, and readiness criteria for advancement. Friday, April 24 at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time (8:00 a.m. Pacific Time)

Council for Entrepreneurial Development (CED) Venture 2009 Conference to be held April 22-23, 2009, at the Pinehurst Resort in Pinehurst, NC

  • Erik Troan, founder and chief technology officer, will introduce the rPath vision and approach for reducing the cost and complexity of application delivery. Through a technical discussion of key use cases, this session will review how rPath's approach dramatically simplifies deployment and management by delivering applications as a complete, consistent and self-contained system that are ready to run and manage in any traditional, virtual or cloud-based environment.

SaaS 2G & SLAM 2009 Conference to be held April 28-29, 2009, at the Hyatt Harborside at Boston's Logan International Airport

  • In "Virtual Appliances Bring SaaS to the Clouds," Brett Adam, vice president of engineering, will discuss how virtual appliances-together with cloud computing-offer a compelling and cost-effective alternative for ISVs facing pressure to re-architect traditional software to run as a SaaS-based offering. Wednesday, April 29 at 1:00 p.m.

Glue Conference 2009 to be held May 12-13, 2009 at the Hyatt Regency in Denver, CO

  • Jake Sorofman, vice president of marketing, will present "Closing the Gap Between Apps and Ops," which will discuss how traditional application delivery models are failing to keep pace with the growing complexity of applications and deployment environments. During this interactive discussion, he'll propose new approaches that lay the foundation for zero-latency, automated and often self-service application deployment and maintenance.

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Published Tuesday, March 31, 2009 6:30 AM by David Marshall
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