EMC to Detail Cloud Computing Recommendations on Capitol Hill

EMC Federal CTO Nick Combs to Address U.S. House Subcommittee Hearing and Congressional Briefing on Trust in the Cloud

Sep 20, 2011, 13:00 ET from EMC Corporation

HOPKINTON, Mass., Sept. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As innovation and adoption of cloud computing technologies continues to transform information technology (IT) infrastructures, EMC Corporation (NYSE: EMC) is participating in a series of events on Wednesday, September 21, 2011 on Capitol Hill to discuss policy and technology challenges and to provide lawmakers with recommendations on how the public and private sector can benefit from cloud computing technologies.

EMC Federal Division Chief Technology Officer (CTO) Nick Combs, will testify before the U.S. House Subcommittee on Technology and Innovation hearing entitled: "The Next IT Revolution? Assessing the Opportunities and Challenges of Cloud Computing" in the morning.  Later in the day, Combs will join other industry experts and congressional leaders in the first U.S. Congressional briefing on the recommendations of the TechAmerica Foundation's CLOUD2 (Commission on the Leadership Opportunity in U.S. Deployment of the Cloud) panel.

Prior to joining EMC, Combs served for more than 25 years in the Federal Government as a senior leader in the Army, an IT leader in the Defense Intelligence Agency and as an IT Director and CIO for the National Media Exploitation Center.

Subcommittee on Technology and Innovation hearing Where: Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2318, Washington, DC. When: Wednesday, September 21, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. Who: Nick Combs, Federal Chief Technology Officer, EMC Corp.

TechAmerica Foundation CLOUD2 Congressional Briefing Where: The Russell Senate Office Building, The Kennedy Caucus Room (SR-325) Washington, DC

When: Wednesday, September 21, 2011 at 1:30 p.m. Who: Nick Combs, Federal Chief Technology Officer, EMC Corp.

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