SOURCE: Skytap


November 12, 2009 08:00 ET

Skytap Executive to Speak at Interop on Different Cloud Computing Models

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - November 12, 2009) - Skytap, Inc., the leading provider of cloud-based IT labs, today announced Ian Knox, senior director of product management, will participate on a panel of industry leaders discussing the business and technology of cloud computing at the Interop Enterprise Cloud Summit in New York.

WHO: Panel participants include Ian Knox, senior director of product management at Skytap; Lew Moorman, CSO, Rackspace; Sesh Murthy, vice president infrastructure services Architect, IBM; and Scott Ryan, president and CEO, Asankya. Alistair Croll, principal analyst at Bitcurrent will serve as moderator.

WHAT: The "Different Clouds for Different Folks" panel will discuss the wide variety of cloud computing models available and examine the various situations where the different models are most effective.

WHEN: November 17, 2009 at 10:45 a.m. - 11:20 a.m. Eastern

WHERE: Interop Enterprise Cloud Summit, New York, Jacob Javits Convention Center

WHY: As cloud computing moves from an early-adopter concept to a mainstream technology, CIOs and other technology decision makers need to understand the benefits and implications of moving to the cloud in order to make educated technology decisions.

About Skytap, Inc.

Skytap is the leading provider of cloud-based IT labs that deliver 100% self-service provisioning of complex IT environments. Skytap is based on industry standard virtualization platforms and supports open migration to and from the cloud with no application or architectural changes. Skytap's service significantly reduces IT lab costs with an on-demand, pay-as-you-go model, and fosters team collaboration through shared, cloud-based access to virtual machines. For more information about Skytap, please visit or one of Skytap's solution pages:

-- Cloud Development and Test

-- Software Demo and POC

-- Virtual Training

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