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London, 23 January 2009 – JP Rangaswami, managing director of Innovation and Strategy at BT, is to provide the opening keynote at the largest international cloud computing expert programme convened in Europe, Powered by Cloud ( which will explain the emergence and impact of cloud computing.

Speakers from Amazon Web Services, Google, HP Labs, IBM,, Canonical, Colosa Inc, Akamai, Arjuna, OpSource, Royal Bank of Scotland, Credit Suisse, Zimory, Cisco, Cohesive FT, Mamut, Rightscale, Red Hat, Xcalibre, Quest, Open Rights Group, Alchemy Plus, Colosa, Elastichosts, and many more Cloud leaders, investors and entrepreneurs will attend the high level networking and content driven forum.

PoweredByCloud 2009 will address all these issues in eight tightly focused sessions over two days, covering everything from business models and finance to technology, regulation and marketing. The event will also provide a unique opportunity to network in central London with some of the most important players in one of the few parts of the technology industry likely to expand significantly in 2009.

The conference will also offer industry leaders the opportunity to consider the coming changes, position their organizations to take advantage of them, and network with clients and providers in this new emerging but fast-moving space.

Scansafe is Gold Sponsor, and Akamai is Industry Sponsor of the event which is being attended by senior level management of companies in the cloud space, telcos, technology firms, law firms, plus data centres, academics, media, storage specialists and consulting firms.

“Enterprises are only beginning to comprehend the opportunities that cloud computing will offer,” commented Steve Wallage, managing director at BroadGroup Consulting, the event researchers and producers. “By moving applications and storage from users’ desktops to remote servers on the Internet, and by making it possible for corporate data centres to be outsourced anywhere in the world, cloud computing will create demand for a range of new services and will profoundly impact the existing infrastructure providers.”

The organisers point to 8 valuable business reasons to attend this forum :Valuable contacts in the cloud computing space; Significant insight into complete range of Cloud issues from making money and business models through to customers, technologies and law; Up to 6 hours of networking time; Direct contribution to Cloud business and operations plans; Perspective from both North America and Europe; Interaction with Speakers and Experts; Post event online access to presentations and a Discounted offer to receive the Cloud Computing report.

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