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Reflex Systems to Present at SYS-CON's Virtualization Conference

Hezi Moore to present Taming the Butterfly Effect in Virtualized Environment

Hezi Moore, Senior Founder and CTO of Reflex Systems, will be presenting at SYS-CON's 5th International Virtualization Conference & Expo in New York City this coming March 30-April 1, 2009.

Does the flap of a butterfly's wings in Brazil set off a tornado in Texas? This is the question once posed by Edward Lorenz, the famed meteorologist and Chaos Theory proponent. This notion, that seemingly small and inconsequential changes in the atmosphere can have far reaching (and sometimes catastrophic) consequences, can also be said of the modern data center.

As virtualization technologies are introduced to live data center environments, the potential for small changes in the virtual layer having disruptive effects on the virtual or physical network resources is becoming a real concern. Unfortunately, those tasked with managing today's virtual data center are reminiscent of the meteorologist of yesteryear -­ no "double doppler", no green screen - and often little clue as to how changes in the virtual infrastructure will impact the network data center at large.

In this session, virtualization veteran Hezi Moore and co-founder of Reflex Systems, will discuss how VM sprawl is obscuring critical network relationships and demonstrate how IT organizations can leverage and apply cutting edge visualization technologies to literally see the impact these changes are having on the data center as a whole.

Speaker Bio:
Hezi Moore is founder and Chief Technology Officer of Reflex Systems. He brings more than 15 years experience in security, networking and entrepreneurial expertise to Reflex Systems. In his role of CTO, he is responsible for shaping the company's technology strategy and defining the roadmap for future design and development of innovative, integrated network security solutions and delivering them to market. Moore led the effort to develop the industry's first Virtual Security Appliance (VSA) that provides visibility and security for virtual network infrastructure. Prior to founding Reflex Systems, Moore was president and co-founder of MicroTech Systems - a firm specializing in network design and configuration of point-of-sale systems - which was subsequently acquired by Retail Technologies International of Sacramento, California. He has also held such diverse occupations as a technical support and research analyst for GE Technology. Moore was a pioneer of the automated network intrusion response system, the concept out of which Reflex Systems grew.

Learn How to Leverage Cloud Computing and Virtualization in NYC This March
Virtualization and Cloud Computing both take center stage this March in New York City, as SYS-CON Events brings two of its most popular industry-leading Enterprise IT events to the Big Apple: 5th International Virtualization Conference & Expo and 2nd International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo.

Co-located at the historic Roosevelt Hotel in midtown Manhattan, these events have the highest-energy Expo Floor of any comparable event, with more exhibitors, more attendees, and more Special Events like our industry Power Panels, our delegate prize drawings, and our attendee-generated Show Awards.

Register today for a Golden Pass and access to both events.

5th International Virtualization Conference & Expo - New York City - March 30-April 1, 2009
Virtualization is reorganizing the IT industry. It underpins cloud computing by making it possible to separate the software from the hardware.Overall, the virtualization market has grown from approximately $560 million in 2005 to a forecasted $2.7 billion in 2009, according to IDC. According to Gartner, virtualization will be the highest-impact IT trend changing infrastructure and operations through 2012.

While data center virtualization is still the #1 market segment, it's starting to get competition from application virtualization, storage virtualization, I/O virtualization and virtualization for end users - so called endpoint virtualization. In fact, in almost any credible survey of Top Technology Trends for 2009, Virtualization and Cloud Computing top the list. In Gartner's Top 10 Strategic Technologies for 2009, it ranked #1, up from #5 last year.

Top Keynotes, Top Technical & Business Sessions, Top Delegates
5th International Virtualization Conference & Expo will feature 100+ technical sessions from the leading industry players from the main layers of the Cloud ecosystem - the infrastructure players, the platform providers, and those offering applications and services. Our two-day Expo is your chance to get in front of senior technologists including CIOs, CTOs, directors of infrastructure, VPs of technology, IT directors and managers, network and storage managers, network engineers, enterprise architects, and communications and networking specialists.

SYS-CON's 5th International Virtualization Conference & Expo will be looking at every flavor of virtualization. Delegates will be attending from all over the world - each with the specific goal of making certain their company is leveraging the performance, reliability and cost benefits of enterprise-class virtualization as it is available today.

  • Virtualization Topics to Be Discussed in New York City, March 30-April 1, 2009
  • Server Virtualization
  • File Virtualization
  • Hosted Virtualization
  • Virtualization Hardware Support
  • Storage Virtualization
  • Windows Virtualization
  • State of the Virtualization Services Market
  • Desktop Virtualization
  • The Future of the Virtual Enterprise
  • Para-virtualization
  • Hardware-level Virtualization
  • Virtualization for Server Consolidation and Containment
  • Utility Computing

Attend Full-Day Cloud Bootcamp FREE With Your "Expo Plus Bootcamp" Registration!
Cloud computing is an opportunity for business to implement low cost, low power and high efficiency systems to deliver scalable infrastructure. But what's actually involved in moving to a cloud infrastructure? In this compelling one-day, hands-on training program, you'll learn just what it takes to take full advantage of the Cloud. Join fellow delegates as Alan Williamson, Editor-in-Chief of Cloud Computing Journal, uses his expertise to lead you through Cloud Computing Bootcamp on Tuesday March 31, 2009 with configuration samples, live demos and working setups.

Seats are limited to the first 500 attendees so Register Today for Cloud Computing Bootcamp to secure your spot!

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