BMC Software To Host Panel on Cloud Computing Today for the Federal Government
July 26, 2011
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BMC Software will host a panel discussion on cloud computing in the public sector in Washington, D.C, following the release of the TechAmerica Foundation’s federal Cloud Commission’s findings Tuesday, July 26.

WHO: Panelists include key members of the federal Cloud Commission, a 71-member body of the nation’s top technology leaders. The panel will feature Kia Behnia, chief technology officer of BMC Software; Gunnar Hellikson, chief technology strategist at Red Hat, Inc.; Daniel Kent, federal chief technology officer for Cisco Systems; Barry Leffew, vice president for public sector at Adobe Systems; and Richard Plane, head of development and delivery for Cyber Integrated Solutions at Harris Corp.

WHERE: First Amendment Lounge, National Press Club, 529 14th St. NW, Washington, D.C., 20045. A teleconference line also will be available for remote attendees. Toll-free: (800) 672-8962; International: (303) 223-2690.

WHEN: 3 p.m. ET, Tuesday, July 26. (Immediately following TechAmerica press conference.)

WHY: Cloud computing is complex. The Cloud Commission did an exceptional job establishing recommendations for IT organizations in the government to follow for implementing cloud computing operations. The publishing of these findings creates an opportunity to continue and expand the dialogue surrounding cloud computing. This panel will expand on TechAmerica’s results in greater depth and take questions from audience members.

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