Cloud Computing East 2014 – presented by the Cloud Computing Association (CCA) and the Distributed Computing Industry Association (DCIA) – has a dual focus on two powerful industries: government and healthcare. This strategic summit for business leaders and software developers will examine the unique issues, opportunities and special considerations that both healthcare providers and government entities face when adopting cloud-based, IT solutions.
According to the DCIA, The US public sector is projected to pay $10 billion per year by 2018 for cloud computing services in military and government agencies. Meanwhile, annual spending on cloud solutions by the US healthcare sector will grow from $1.8 billion in 2013 to an astonishing $6.5 billion by 2018.
“These financial investments require careful planning and restructuring of the IT organizations in order to be fruitful,” Papadakis said. “Having the right cloud service provider is critical to whether these ventures succeed or fail.
“Our company, StoAmigo, will be presenting our views on the proper vendor selection criteria for the healthcare industry – what to look for and what to avoid when choosing a cloud provisioning partner.”
Papadakis has 35 years of experience in the field of IT and Telecommunications. He serves on numerous boards and has held many senior positions worldwide, from Chief Operating Officer of AT&T Mediterranean to Vice Chairman of Telecommunication and IT companies. His impressive background includes advising major world figures and international organizations, including the Czech government and the Minister of Communication of Greece.
The Cloud Computing Association (CCA) is an independent membership organization dedicated to building a community of end-users and service providers of cloud-based solutions and products. Its goal is to promote the adoption and use of cloud-based technologies by large-cap and small-to-middle-
The Distributed Computing Industry Association (DCIA) is an international trade organization focused on commercial advancement of cloud computing and related technologies, particularly as they are deployed for the delivery of high-value content. Member companies include industry-leading software developers and distributors, broadband network operators, content rights-holders, and service-and-
With operations in North America, Europe and Asia, StoAmigo is the creator of a cloud computing ecosystem that allows public and private storage to coexist. The company is out to change the way the world does “cloud” with patent-pending technologies that make interaction fun, simple and safe across a variety of devices. Our team is committed to developing exceptional solutions that enrich digital media and offer security, privacy and control over our digital content. StoAmigo is also the proud creator of the CloudLocker, the only private, secure, server-based personal cloud device that remains under the user’s control. For more information, visit the StoAmigo website.
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