GoGrid Speaking at Interop – “The False Cloud Debate” & “Deep Dive on GoGrid”

May 6th, 2011 by - 3,335 views

Starting on Sunday, May 8th, 2011 and going until May 12th, cloud computing, virtualization, security, mobility and other data center experts will converge on Las Vegas for Interop, a conference that brings all of these leaders together. Interop bills itself as “the leading business technology event, driving technology adoption by providing knowledge and insight to help IT and corporate decision-makers achieve business success.”


GoGrid CEO and Founder, John Keagy will be at Interop, delivering a presentation “The False Cloud Debate” on May 9th. Similarly, GoGrid’s Manager of Cloud Ecosystems, Paul Lancaster, will be doing a “deep dive” about GoGrid’s Cloud Computing offerings.

Details on the sessions are below:


  • Speaker: John Keagy, CEO
  • Session: The False Cloud Debate
  • When: May 9, 2011 – 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM
  • Location: South Seas B, Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas, NV
  • Event Website:

Abstract: Are private clouds clouds? Or is the third-party business model inherent in what makes a cloud a cloud? As the FUD flies on both sides, everyone’s got a different opinion of what defines cloud computing. We’re going to see if we can get to the bottom of it, sitting public cloud providers across from private cloud toolmakers.

Interop – Enterprise Cloud Summit

Abstract: Major public clouds will respond to our shortlist questionnaire, giving attendees a practical, side-by-side comparison of public cloud offerings. Hear GoGrid answer our shortlist questions on pricing, capacity, service levels, data location, and architecture.

We hope to see many of you at Interop! Please be sure to check our Events page for more upcoming Shows and Webinars.

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Michael Sheehan

Michael Sheehan, formerly the Technology Evangelist for GoGrid, is a recognized technology, social media, and cloud computing pundit and blogger who writes regularly about technology news and trends.

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