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Embotics CEO Speaking This Week at SYS-CON's 4th International Virtualization Conference & Expo in Silicon Valley

Virtualization is not just about server consolidation any more; there's an entire Virtualization Lifecycle for IT to manage

The President & CEO of Embotics Corporation, Jay Litkey, will be giving a top breakout session at SYS-CON's 4th International Virtualization Conference & Expo this week in San Jose, CA (19-21 November, 2008).

"Virtualization is not just about server consolidation any more; as virtual infrastructure grows, there's an entire Virtualization Lifecycle for IT to manage," notes Litkey, who prior to founding Embotics was the founder of Symbium, a venture capital funded company focused on Autonomic Computing and the automated management of IT infrastructure.

He will be giving his session at The Fairmont Hotel in San Jose, California. in which he'll be explaining to delegates how managing Virtual Machine (VM) sprawl is of growing concern to organizations as they grow their VM environments.

"Traditional management tool and security systems do not work well in this space, and virtualization vendor tools are more focused on deployment than management," says Litkey.

He joins a heavy-hitting Speaker Faculty that includes:

  • Mike Neil - General Manager of Virtualization Strategy at Microsoft (Keynote)
  • Nick van der Zweep - Director of Virtualization, HP
  • Roland Wartenberg - Director of Virtualization Strategy at SAP
  • Charles Brown - Director & Program Manager, Digital Enterprise Group, Intel
  • David Bernstein - VP & GM of Network Applications Infrastructure, Cisco
  • Dan Chu - VP of Emerging Business, VMware
  • Rob Weltman - Director of Grid Services at Yahoo!
  • Steve Wilson - Vice President of xVM within the Software Group at Sun
  • Baldwin Ng - Senior PM for Solution Accelerators, Microsoft
  • Hank Wright - VP and General Manager of Monitoring Solutions, Veeam
  • Sergeui Beloussov - Chairman & CEO, Parallels
  • Michel Gien - Co-Founder, VirtualLogix
  • Walker White - VP of Technology at BDNA
  • Alex Bakman - Founder & CEO of VKernel
  • John Whaley - Founder & CTO of MokaFive
  • Michael Berman - CTO of Catbird
  • Ken Berryman - VP of Endpoint Virtualization, Symantec
  • Joe Fitzgerald - Co-Founder & CEO of ManageIQ
  • Mike Kemp - CTO & Co-Founder of Liquid Computing
  • Lynn LeBlanc - CEO & Founder of FastScale
  • Jay Litkey - Founder, President & CEO of Embotics
  • Bob Lozano - Co-Founder & Chief Strategist, Appistry
  • Dave McCrory - CTO of Hyper9
  • Shawn Cooney - Co-Founder of Certeon
  • Javier Soltero - Co-Founder & CEO of Hyperic
  • Bob Waldie - Co-Founder of Opengear
  • Dan Avida - General Partner at Opus Capital
  • Chris Orr - Sr. Inside Engineer, Tripwire
  • Matthew Lee - VP of Sales & Business Development, Neocleus
  • Sandip Gupta - President of Netmagic Solutions
  • Bob Quinn - Founder, Chairman & CTO of 3Leaf
  • Anup K. Ghosh - President & CEO of Secure Command
  • Brian Duckering - Sr. Product Marketing Manager, Symantec
  • David Snead - Attorney at Law
  • Bala Murugan - Chief Architect, eG Innovations
  • Mark Bennett - CTO, New Idea Engineering
  • Manoj Agnihotri - VP of System Engineering, VirtenSys

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