Cloudcor Announces Microsoft as Headline Diamond Partner for Cloud Slam'11 Cloud Computing Conference

Cloud Slam'11 goes hybrid, with Microsoft speaking at Day 1 in-person event held at Microsoft Silicon Valley Conference Center in Mountain View

Feb 17, 2011, 11:11 ET from Cloudcor Inc.

TORONTO, Feb. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cloudcor® today announced Microsoft as headline Diamond Sponsor of Cloud Slam'11®  - a hybrid format Cloud Computing conference taking place April 18 – 22, 2011. Microsoft will speak at the opening day live event, which will be held at the Microsoft Silicon Valley Conference Center on April 18, 2011.

The opening day event will drill into such themes as how the cloud enables businesses and the public sector to dramatically innovate through the new cloud-based technologies they can harness. Distinguished experts and local startups will also showcase business models made possible by cloud computing.

Building on the successes of Cloudcor's sister hybrid conference UP in Nov. 2010, which attracted hundreds of in-person executives and a whopping 7,500 virtual delegates, the third-annual Cloud Slam conference is expected to attract thousands of management-level executives from public and private sectors.

"We are truly excited to have Microsoft join us as our Diamond Sponsor and co-host of the Cloud Slam'11 Day 1 live event," said Khazret Sapenov, Chairman of Cloudcor Inc. "Microsoft is a leader with its Windows Azure platform-as-a-service offering, working with established and emerging technology companies. The company's expertise will help educate our delegates for the Day 1 event and broader 5 Day virtual proceedings."

"We are delighted to collaborate with Cloudcor as the Diamond Partner for the Cloud Slam 2011 cloud computing conference," said Matt Thompson, General Manager of Developer & Platform Evangelism at Microsoft. "This conference is the perfect setting for us to share cloud industry best practices around the significant benefits associated with embracing the cloud. Senior-level business leaders from public and private enterprises attending the conference will learn about Microsoft's vision, strategy and direction for the cloud space in 2011 and beyond."

How To Participate

Delegates wishing to attend, can purchase a VIP ticket (priced at $299), which also provides full access to entire Cloud Slam'11 conference (18 – 22 April 2011) via

About Cloudcor®

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Contact: Khazret Sapenov, 510-984-2312


SOURCE Cloudcor Inc.