What? Why Attend? When? Where? Who? How To?

Don’t miss your most interesting cloud events of the Summer of 2015

Even the time is too short for Registration or from various reasons you have not possibility to participate, you may access official pages of the events and to see keynote topics or workshop activities. Some organizers are offering online participation or recording facilities.

JUNE 2015

Hynes BostonWhat? Red Hat Summit 2015, Boston MA

Why Attend?  Red Hat Summit is meant for anyone looking to exponentially increase their understanding of the leading open source solutions that power 90% of Fortune 500 companies. From business and technical sessions to hands-on labs to 1:1 conversations, there’s something for each level of interest and need.

Where? Hynes Convention Center, 900 Boylston Street, 02115 Boston, MA

When? June 23-26, 2015

Who is organizing? Red Hat

How to?  Register HERE!


cloudworldforum-1 LondonWhat? Cloud World Forum

Why Attend? Gain need to know knowledge in key investment areas throughout our 16+ content theatres  shaped by 100 research calls with C-Level IT decision makers and technology pioneers. Now part of the research house Ovum, our content is validated by their experts who have over 10,000 market data points.

Where? Olympia Grand, London, UK

When? June 24 – 25, 2015

Who is organizing? INFORMA Telecoms & Media

How To? Register HERE!


Berlin CityCubeWhat? AWS Summit Berlin 2015

Why Attend? The AWS Summits events, held around the world, are not only designed to educate new customers about the AWS platform and offer existing customers deep technical content to be more successful with AWS; they are also a platform for knowledge exchange, expert chats and networking space between visitors at every stage of cloud utilization.

Where? CityCube Berlin, Messedamm 26, 14055, Germany

When? 30 June 2015

Who is organizing? Amazon Web Services Germany

How to?  Register HERE!



millennium-broadway-hotel-times-square-new-york What? IEEE Cloud 2015, New York, NY

Why Attend?  The IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing (CLOUD) has been a prime international forum for both researchers and industry practitioners to exchange the latest fundamental advances in the state of the art and practice of cloud computing, identify emerging research topics, and define the future of cloud computing. All topics regarding cloud computing align with the theme of CLOUD.

Where?  Millennium Broadway Hotel, 145 West 44th Street, New York, NY 10036

When? June 27- July 2, 2015

Who is organizing? IEEE

How to? Register HERE!


JULY 2015


Hilton Kensington LondonWhat? Exploring OpenStack in the Enterprise, London, UK

Why Attend? OpenStack, may once have been seen as the geeks’ playground but now there’s plenty of sober corporate interest these days. It is now recognized as the main game in town for non-proprietary cloud development and there are many reasons why it carries so much clout.  The primary one is that it is setting the pace when it comes to open technology within a fast growing cloud world.

Where? Hilton London Kensington, London, UK.

When?  July 2nd, 2015

Who is organizing? UNICOM

How to?  Register HERE!



marina bay singaporeWhat? CSA APAC Summit 2015, part of RSA Conference APJ, Singapore

Why Attend? Cloud computing is now a mission critical part of the enterprise. A global list of industry experts will share their experiences and discuss the key security challenges of tomorrow with a focus on relevance to Asian markets. Get the big picture view of the future of IT and our mandate to revolutionize security.

Where? Marina Bay Sands, Singapore

When?  July 21, 2015

Who is organizing? Cloud Security Alliance

How to?  Register HERE!




Las VegasWhat? Black Hat USA 2015, Las Vegas, NV

Why Attend? Black Hat – built by and for the global InfoSec community – returns to Las Vegas for its 18th year. This six days event begin with four days of intense Trainings for security practitioners of all levels (August 1-4), followed by the two day main event including over 100 independently selected Briefings, Business Hall, Arsenal, Awards, and more (August 5-6)

Where? Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas NV

When? August 1 – 6, 2015

Who is organizing? Black Hat

How to?  Register HERE!



Hyat San DiegoWhat? Gartner Catalyst Conference 2015 San Diego, CA

Why Attend? This event provides practical solutions, actionable advice and principled objectivity in ways you won’t find at anywhere else. Technically focused and committed to pragmatic, how-to content, Gartner Catalyst Conference is designed to leave you with a blueprint for project planning and execution. 

Where? Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego, One Market Place, San Diego, CA, 92101

When?  August 10 – 13, 2015

Who is organizing? Gartner Events

How to?  Register HERE!


Sheraton SeattleWhat? LINUXCON North America, Seattle WA

Why Attend?  LinuxCon + CloudOpen + ContainerCon North America: There’s simply no other event in North America where developers, sys admins, architects and all levels of technical talent gather together under one roof for education, collaboration and problem solving to further the Linux platform…

Where?  Sheraton Seattle, Seattle, WA

When? August 17 – 19, 2015

Who is organizing? LINUX Foundation

How to? Register HERE!



TaipeiWhat? CSA Taiwan Congress 2015

Why Attend? In the era of cloud computing, information security issues have become global in nature and are no longer confined to geographical boundaries. The CSA Taiwan Congress 2015 will be held in conjunction with the The Honeynet Project Taiwan Conference 2015. The event will aim to keep attendees up-to-date with the global trends of information security research, covering topics like large-scale network attacks that have garnered much media attention in
recent years.

Where? Taipei, Taiwan

When? August 18 – 20, 2015

Who is organizing? Cloud Security Alliance

How to?  Registration Not Announced Yet



moscone SFWhat? VMworld 2015, San Francisco, CA

Why Attend?  VMworld 2015 US brings together thought leaders, subject matter experts, and IT professionals to immerse themselves in the latest in virtualization and cloud technology. Realize value in our leading products, interactive sessions and networking opportunities with our partner ecosystem, all under one roof. IT is in the midst of a dramatic shift to the mobile-cloud era, one in which IT services can be consumed on-demand across the enterprise and in hybrid and public clouds.

Where?  Moscone Center, San Francisco, CA

When? August 30 – September 3, 2015

Who is organizing? VMware

How to? Register HERE!





What? When? Where? Who? How To? Don’t miss your most interesting event of 1st Half of the year…

Here is a selection of 18 Events from 14 Cities, and 12 Countries from 3 Continents

It is my selection, so could be subjective… If you think there are other significant events which could be included in this selection, just send me coordinates. I will try to update the Events Agenda at least one time per month.



What: dev/ winter 2015 Cambridge

Where: Møller Center, Cambridge, UK.

When: January 24, 2015

Who is organizing: Software Acumen

How To: REGISTER HERE! (Booking Closed!)



PortlandWhat: Cloud Foundry In Production. Designing Apps for Cloud using Cloud Foundry

Where: Pivotal/GemStone Office, Portland, Oregon

When: January 29, 2015

Who is organizing: Portland Cloud Foundry Meetup




What: IDC Predictions 2015, RomaniaBucharest

Where: Athenee Palace Hilton Hotel, Bucharest Romania

When: February 24, 2015

Who is organizing:  IDC CEMA




ZagrebWhat: SEE Cloud Computing Forum

Where: Sheraton Hotel Zagreb, Croatia

When: February 26, 2015

Who is organizing:   EEL Events




What: IBM InterConnect 2015Las Vegas MGM

Where: MGM Grand & Manalay Bay, Las Vegas, Nevada

When: February 22 – 26, 2015

Who is organizing:  IBM – Cloud Computing




MARCH 2015

LjubljanaWhat: CSA CEE Summit 2015

Where: Grand Hotel Union Business Ljubljana, Slovenia

When: March 11, 2015

Who is organizing: Cloud Security Alliance



What: CLOUD Expo EuropeLondon 1

Where: ExCeL London, UK

When: March 11-12, 2015

Who is organizing: CloserStill Media



APRIL 2015

JahorWhat: Data Cloud South–East Asia

Where: Traders Hotel, Puteri Harbour, Jahor, Malaysia

When: April 8 – 9, 2015

Who is organizing: Broad Group




What: RSA ConferenceSF Moscone

Where: Moscone Center, San Francisco, California

When: April 20-24, 2015

Who is organizing: RSA Conference




ViennaWhat: IDC CIO Summit 2015

Where: Park Royal Palace Hotel Vienna, Austria

When: April 23-24, 2015

Who is organizing: IDC CEMA




What: INTEROP LAS VEGASLas Vegas Mandalay

Where: Mandalay Bay Convention Center, Las Vegas, Nevada

When: April 27 – May 01, 2015

Who is organizing: INTEROP




London 3What: TELCO CLOUD Forum 2015

Where: Radisson Blue Portman, London, UK

When: April 28 – 29, 2015

Who is organizing: INFORMA Telecoms & Media




MAY 2015

What: European Identity & Cloud Conference 2015Munich

Where: Dolce BallhousForum, Munich, Germany

When: May 5 – 8, 2015

Who is organizing: ID Conferences





SF Golden Gate

What: INTERNET of THINGS World 2015

Where: Moscone Center, San Francisco, California

When: May 12 -13, 2015

Who is organizing: INFORMA Telecoms & Media




What: OpenStack SummitVancouver

Where: Vancouver Convention Center, Vancouver, Canada

When: May 18 -22, 2015

Who is organizing: OpenStack



JUNE 2015


MonacoWhat: DATA Cloud 2015 Global Congress & Exhibition

Where: The Grimaldi Forum, Monaco

When: June 3 – 4, 2015

Who is organizing: Broad Group





Where: Makuhari Messe, Chiba, Japan

When: June 10-12, 2015

Who is organizing: INTEROP





Where: ExCeL London, UK

When: June 16-18, 2015

Who is organizing: INTEROP




What: Cloud World ForumLondon 2

Where: Olympia Grand, London, UK

When: June 24 – 25, 2015

Who is organizing: INFORMA Telecoms & Media





This is a selection of most important events and significant facts related or associated with Cloud Computing market development in Romania during this year. Despite the voices which are considering Romania as “eternal emerging market from the border of Internet”, cloud☁mania want to put the stage lights on the positive development in the country, pioneering projects, initiatives, awarded solutions and services which were not possible without the passion for development and the believe in positive power of the Cloud. A more detailed events description article was published in Romanian language in IT Trends magazine, online and printing version in November 2014 (translated title) “Cloud has received increased popularity in Romania during 2014”

Keeping monthly chronology, here are short descriptions of the selected events:

Catalog_Cloud_Computing_2014-211x300January 2014 – First edition of Cloud Computing Catalog Romania was released result of partnership between Agora Group publisher and cloud☁mania concept and content contributor. Related c☁m article 

February 2014Are you ready to make money in cloud” was the main message of business seminar organized by Consulta company for traditional Microsoft partners and ISVs who want to develop their cloud sales skills and business opportunities. Related c☁m article 

March 2014”Beyond surviving, shaping the future of IT” was the main topic of 2nd National Conferences organized by CIO Council Romania. After first professional market research dedicated to Cloud adoption in enterprise companies from Romania released last year, this time CIO Council debates was dedicates to main changes Cloud adoption is inducing in traditional role of a CIO.

April 2014National Institute for Information Research (ICI) launched the public project “Cloud Infrastructure for Public Sector – ICIPRO, who is based on app. 17 Million EUR project to build a 300 sqm. National Datacenter placed in ICI 300 sqm. area.

Mai 2014Net Brinel, one of local system integration and developing IT company is announcing the opening of partnership with Salesforce on Romanian territory. Salesforce Sales Cloud, Marketing Cloud and Service Cloud are of most important SaaS introduced in Net Brinel solution portfolio, together with Salesforce Platform. Related c☁m article.

June 2014  – Second edition of Cloud Computing Catalog Romania was released, having as main topic Infrastructure as a Service trends and market development. Related c☁m article.

July 2014 – First OpenStack BootCamp from CEE was organized in Bucharest during 3 days, by Mirantis company specialized in providing OpenStack training and certifications and support of local OpenStack community. Related c☁m article.  

August 2014“Smart Bill Cloud”, invoicing application developed by Intelligent IT was appreciated as “The Best Application from Romania” during the international contest “Business Wall of Fame”. Local national operator Romtelecom (actually Telekom Romania) introduced application in current business solutions packages offered to local business community.

eurocloud_award_2014September 2014EuroCloud President Bernd Becker announced the winners of EuroCloud Award 2014, during opening ceremony of EuroCloud Congress. From 50 cloud solutions winners of local contest in 12 countries registered for EuroCloud Awards 2014 final, two Romanian solutions was awarded: Ymens cloud provider with National Registry of Patients with Rheumatoid Poly-arthritis – recognized on 1st place for Best Cloud Service for Public Sector, and BigStep Full Metal Cloud  winning the second prize in “Best IaaS/PaaS Service” category. Related c☁m article.

October 2014Polytechnic University from Bucharest organized under new Academic Program ERASMUS+ umbrella the first meeting of IT security experts from 7 countries affiliated to DECAMP project. Between major results of this international collaboration, one most important is the large possibility for Romanian students to participate to international Cloud Computing courses provided in this program by University from Cantabria, Spain. ERASMUS+ is the new name of EU program for education which is replacing former program: „Life Long Learning (LLL)”.

November 2014 – Here I should mention two events with different importance meanings. These days Bucharest becomes the regional hub of various cybersecurity events during DefCamp days organized by Cyber Security Research Center from Romania – CCSIR. Between famous speakers are Paul de Souza – Director of CSFI (Cyber Security Forum Initiative) and Mika Lauhde – Vice President, Government Relations and Business Development – SSH Communication Security.Related c☁m article.

logo-RoCSOther significant event was ROCS 2014, organized by joined forces of IDG Romania and Agora Group. This year ROCS celebrated 20th edition with an emotional remembering of what’s happen in the last 20 years and a visionary perspective of how new technologies and borderless research could influence our future in the next 20 years. Cloud computing and the related concepts and technologies will continue to play an essential role in the net future.

Summarizing all these and adding a lot of new cloud services were announced by international and local cloud services providers, we could appreciate a real increasing of interest for Cloud in the last year and we hope 2015 will be the year with a significant development and cloud adoption in Romania. Because in Cloud we Trust.


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