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Announcing iwNetworks "Exhibitor" At Cloud Expo Silicon Valley

Software Defined Networking (SDN) provides a flexible, yet robust approach to network management

SYS-CON Events announced today that iwNetworks will exhibit at SYS-CON's 15th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on November 4-6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.

Contact @iwNetworks for your FREE @CloudExpo pass.

iwNetworks provides enterprise-class data center solutions
iwNetworks aims to improve the value we deliver to their clients by lowering total ownership costs. They offer products that are reliable, configurable, and feature-rich while remaining affordable. Their cross-industry knowledge allows them to continually offer their clients new perspectives, trends, and solutions to their IT business requirements. iwNetworks delivers world class core, distribution, and access network infrastructure; advanced multi-processor servers, and data storage services. Their products are tailored for enterprise data centers, cloud computing, storage, and appliance/embedded systems.

Quality Products
iwNetworks is dedicated to high design, production, integration, and implementation standards. They integrate only premium quality parts and components into server, switch, router, and storage lines with the goals of optimizing performance and minimizing downtime. Their products have configuration flexibility, leading to improved reliability and reduced complexity.

Software Defined Networking (SDN) provides a flexible, yet robust approach to network management. By separating the control and data forwarding planes, SDN moves the control and management functions to a single software-based controller. This enables the user to directly and dynamically program a network’s attributes.

SDN helps alleviate the increased complexity in managing an ever expanding network by allowing the netwok administrator to configure and optimize resources by writing their own programs independent of proprietary software and hardware. The result is a cost-effective and scalable network infrastructure.

OpenFlow: Automating the Network
OpenFlow is an open API that allows for control software to manage the flow tables of the data plane switches. Unmatched flows are passed to the controller for processing. Through an OpenFlow controller, internal switch flow tables are optimized based on controller defined rules like changing network conditions, associated content, or services.

The network can dynamically adjust rather than require high levels of monitoring and then reprogramming an otherwise statically configured network.

The iwNetworks OpenFlow series of switches are ready to put network traffic control into the hands of the user or application.

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The 15th International Cloud Expo has just expanded its conference program, to bring together Cloud Computing, APM, APIs, Security, Big Data, Internet of Things, DevOps and WebRTC at one location.

The show now has three tracks devoted exclusively to the IoT (with WebRTC present in one of the tracks), a full single track focusing on Big Data, and a two-track DevOps Summit, in addition to four tracks devoted exclusively to Cloud Computing in the enterprise.

Cloud Expo is the single show where delegates and technology vendors can meet to experience and discuss the entire world of the cloud.

With Cloud Computing driving a higher percentage of enterprise IT budgets every year, it becomes increasingly important to learn about the latest technology developments and solutions.

Attend Cloud Expo Nov 4-6, at the Santa Clara Convention Center, CA. Craft your own custom experience. Learn the latest from the world's best technologists. Find the vendors you want and put them to the test.

15th Cloud Expo Expanded Conference Program

Cloud Expo
Track 1: Enterprise Cloud Adoption
Track 2: APM, Cloud and Hot Topics
Track 3: Cloud APIs & Business
Track 4: Cloud Security - Mobility

Big Data Expo
Track 5: Big Data/Analytics

Track 6: Consumer IoT
Track 7: Enterprise IoT
Track 8: IoT Developer & WebRTC

DevOps Summit
Track 1: "Dev" Developer Focus
Track 2: "Ops" Operations Focus

More than 150 all-star faculty members will discuss the hottest technology topics in November. In addition to the expanded APM and API coverage, Cloud Expo Silicon Valley will offer a variety of Linux containers and Docker sessions.

DevOps Summit at Cloud Expo also doubled its content from June, in two full simultaneous tracks for three days.

Tracks and topics for DevOps Summit at Cloud Expo will include:

  • Application delivery
  • ROI and business value
  • Site reliability
  • Continuous delivery
  • Kanban, Scrum, and Agile
  • Continuous integration
  • Release scalability
  • Continuous release
  • Service virtualization
  • Operational monitoring
  • Capacity management
  • Load testing
  • Quality assurance
  • Manager and exec support
  • Release automation
  • Cultural change
  • Breaking down IT silos
  • Cloud development
  • Cloud platforms
  • Test automation
  • Teaming
  • Application security
  • API management
  • Identity and access
  • Audit and control
  • DevOps and ITIL, ISO, Six Sigma, COBIT
  • Mobile DevOps
  • DevOps for legacy systems
  • Software-defined servers
  • Network automation
  • Server automation
  • Configuration automation
  • Continuous support
  • DevOps anti-patterns
  • Enterprise DevOps
  • DevOps system architecture
  • IT orchestration
  • Containerization
  • DevOps skills and training
  • WebOps, CloudOps, ChatOps, NoOps
  • Change management

Tracks and topics for Internet of @ThingsExpo will include:

Consumer IoT & Wearables

  • Wearables
  • Smart Appliances
  • Smart Cars
  • Smartphones 2.0
  • Smart Travel
  • Personal Fitness
  • Health Care
  • Personalized Marketing
  • Customized Shopping
  • Personal Finance
  • The Digital Divide
  • Mobile Cash & Markets
  • Games & the IoT
  • The Future of Education
  • Virtual Reality

Enterprise IoT

  • The Business Case for IoT
  • Smart Grids
  • Smart Cities
  • Smart Transportation
  • The Smart Home
  • M2M
  • Authentication/Security
  • Wiring the IoT
  • The Internet of Everything
  • Digital Transformation of Enterprise IT
  • Agriculture
  • Transportation
  • Manufacturing
  • Local & State Government
  • Federal Government

IoT Developers

  • Eclipse Foundation
  • Cloud Foundry
  • Linux Containers
  • Node-Red
  • Open Source Hardware
  • AJAX and the IoT
  • Leveraging SOA
  • Multi-Cloud IoT
  • Evolving Standards
  • WebSockets
  • Security & Privacy Protocols
  • GPS & Proximity Services
  • Bluetooth/RFID/etc.
  • XMPP
  • Nest Labs

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for Cloud Expo
® 2014 Silicon Valley
Cloud Expo® 2014 Silicon Valley "show prospectus" has shipped. Sponsorship, exhibit, and keynote opportunities can be obtained from Carmen Gonzalez by email at events (at), or by phone 201 802-3021.

Early Bird Registration Options
for Cloud Expo
® 2014 Silicon Valley
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About SYS-CON Media & Events
SYS-CON Media ( has since 1994 been connecting technology companies and customers through a comprehensive content stream at - featuring over forty focused subject areas, from Cloud Computing to Web Security - interwoven with market-leading full-scale conferences produced by SYS-CON Events. The company's internationally recognized brands include among others Cloud Expo® (, Big Data Expo (, Virtualization Conference & Expo (, DevOps Summit (, Internet of @ThingsExpo (, SDDC Expo (, WebRTC Summit (, Government IT Conference & Expo (, Cloud Computing Bootcamp (, and UlitzerLive! New Media Conference & Expo (

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