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Safari Books Online Webcast: Cloud Computing and SOA Convergence in Your Enterprise

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Massive, disruptive change is coming to IT as Software as a Service (SaaS), SOA, mashups, Web 2.0, and cloud computing truly come of age. This 60-minute webcast, is for IT executives, architects, and developers alike, as world-renowned expert David Linthicum explains why the days of managing IT organizations as private fortresses will rapidly disappear as IT inevitably becomes a global community. He will demonstrate how to run IT when critical elements of customer, product, and business data and processes extend far beyond the firewall—how to use all that information to deliver real-time answers about everything from an individual customer’s credit to the location of a specific cargo container. Learn a step-by-step approach that combines maximum return on investment with minimum risk through examples that illustrate: - Cost, value, and risk-related drivers behind the move to cloud computing—a shift that will only accelerate - Technical underpinnings, supporting technologies, and best-practice methods for making the transition - Assess the promise of SaaS, Web 2.0, and SOA for your organization - Evaluate your existing IT infrastructure and find your path to the “cloud” - Choose the right candidate data, services, and processes for your cloud computing initiatives - Build disruptive infrastructure and next-generation process platforms - Bring effective, high-value governance to the clouds If you’re ready to begin driving real competitive advantage from cloud computing, this webcast can help you make it happen.