April 20, 2010 12:07 ET

Prominent Industry Analysts Address Cloud Computing Trends in PSVillage Breakfast Series

Analysts to Present and Lead Peer-to-Peer Discussions With Technology Services Executives

SANTA CLARA, CA--(Marketwire - April 20, 2010) -  Aberdeen Vice President and Technology Research Group Director Russ Klein, Senior Research Analyst Dick Csapler; and IDC Group Vice President, Software Business Solutions, Michael Fauscette, will present and lead discussions on cloud computing trends and impacts to IT services organizations in the PSVillage Spring Breakfast Series, in Boston and the Bay Area, respectively. 

The breakfast series offers a focused, technology-specific and information-packed venue for technology professional services executives. Aberdeen's Mr. Klein and Mr. Csapler will address "Surviving and Winning as the IT World Moves into the Cloud" at the breakfast in Waltham, MA on April 30. Mr. Fauscette will discuss cloud computing trends at the May 7 breakfast in Mt. View, Calif. 

"Our breakfast series is designed to enable the sharing of information, best practices and real-life experience with ones' peers," said Terry Jansen, founder of PSVillage. "The perspective of these prominent industry analysts adds a neutral and extra gravitas to discussions -- which will include distinctions and comparisons of different cloud computing approaches, financial models, and emerging cloud computing technologies." 

"As cloud computing moves into mainstream use, services organizations need to plan their communications infrastructure accordingly and understand their customers' changing demands," said Russ Klein. "We'll discuss these necessary adjustments and the kind of optimization necessary to remain competitive and agile in a cloud computing environment."

IDC's Michael Fauscette will relate research and data trends to the overall strategic focus of cloud computing, stating: "cloud computing offers real and immediately tangible business opportunities to professional services organizations -- namely an ability to optimize services on the 'buy-as-you-go' model."

The series is sponsored by PSVillage platinum sponsors; Tenrox and Compuware, and silver sponsors; OpenAir, Projector PSA, and Appirio.

About PSVillage
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