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This evening event is part of IBF Media's Technology Series and brings timely information on the latest trends to senior technology and IT professionals as well as venture investors looking for investment opportunities. The current event will focus on the integration challenges that small and large enterprises face in implement src="/javascripts/tiny_mce/themes/advanced/langs/en.js?1281936741" type="text/javascript"> ing the cloud in their organizations.


07:00 pm - 7:30 pm Registration
07:30 pm - 9:00 pm Program Discussion: Thunderstorm in the Cloud: The Great Integration Challenge of Cloud Computing
09:00 pm - 09:15 pm Q & A
09:15 pm - 10:00 pm Networking & Dinner

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Integration is one of the ugly sides of cloud computing and one of the technology's biggest challenges. However, integration issues can be addressed with proper tools, planning and good technology. You have to consider the fundamentals of integration first, including the ability to connect with bo src="/javascripts/tiny_mce/themes/advanced/langs/en.js?1281936741" type="text/javascript"> th source and target systems, such as and SAP, or Amazon EC2 and Oracle, and then src="/javascripts/tiny_mce/themes/advanced/langs/en.js?1280832751" type="text/javascript"> how to extract data from the source system, mediat src="/javascripts/tiny_mce/themes/advanced/langs/en.js?1280832751" type="text/javascript"> e the semantics and technical differences, and publish the data to the target.

Of course, although cloud-to-enterprise integration is the typical pattern, we're now seeing cloud-to-cloud integration as well, plus very complex integration paths that can span dozens of on-premise and/or cloud computing-based systems. These pattern src="/javascripts/tiny_mce/themes/advanced/langs/en.js?1281936741" type="text/javascript"> s of integration are going to become more complex as cloud computing becomes more pervasive. There are a few ways to address this integration need, including software-based on-premise integration tools, on-premise appliance-based integration tools, and the cloud-delivered integration tools.

This event presents and discusses one of the key challenges of cloud computing, which is integration. One of the fundamental issues facing CIO and technology professionals today is meshing the public and private cloud infrastructures, including the application layer. The panel will be composed of luminaries from the technology industry, successful venture investors from the Indian venture capital world as well as IT professionals from companies in India that are facing the integration challenges head on and competing in this space to win customers.

List of Speakers

Sharad Sharma
Entrepreneur in Residence, Canaan Partners.
Krishnakumar Natarajan
CEO and Managing Director, MindTree Ltd.

T.C Meenakshisundaram
Founder and Managing Director, IDG Ventures India

Ram Subramanian
Country Manager, SuccessFactors Business Solutions India Pvt. Ltd.

Krishna Ramaswami
Head Strategic Services, ZenSar Technologies

Target Audience

IT professionals, CIOs, CTOs, senior and mid-level managers of technology and technology services organizations, venture and technology investors, professionals from IT outsourcing firms and system integrators, and practice leaders in IT services firms.





Ista Hotel
Vivenanada Street
Bangalore, Karnataka