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Thought Leaders to Discuss Global Cloud Computing Solutions for the Enterprise During Live Webinar

March 02
12:09 2009

Hosting NewsAliso Viejo, CA – 3Tera®, Inc., the leading innovator of cloud computing technology and utility computing, announces a Webinar featuring 3Tera executives and Forrester Research Principal Analyst and acclaimed cloud computing expert, James Staten. Staten will share his observations on what enterprises are looking at as they build their cloud strategy, and what their concerns and considerations are.

“Global Cloud Solutions for the Enterprise” will take place March 4, 2009 at 11 a.m. EST, and is free to participate. Robin Borough, President, Convergence Technology Council, will moderate the Webinar, and along with Staten, will be joined by Barry X Lynn, Chairman and CEO, 3Tera, and Bert Armijo, SVP sales, marketing and product management, 3Tera. The experts will demonstrate the capabilities of a global cloud platform that incorporates both the use of public cloud service and private cloud platform behind the corporate firewall.

“Cloud computing has become one of the hottest topics in technology over the past year and the current economic climate is only accelerating that interest,” said Robin Borough, President, Convergence Technology Council, and Webinar moderator. “As IT shops in companies large and small try to do more with less resources, they are looking to cloud computing for its flexible resource usage, low capital costs and ease of management. This Webinar will not only educate companies about cloud computing and its advantages, but also how they can take advantage of it and truly benefit from the game-changing technology.”

At the live, interactive event, attendees will learn why enterprises are looking to both public and private clouds and what their considerations are when building their cloud computing solution plans. The Webinar will also discuss the current state of global cloud solutions and the possibilities for implementing one today. Attendees will also learn from real business cases on how to leverage and improve the way infrastructure is managed, how to reduce costs, streamline operations and increase revenues.

What: FREE Live Webinar: “Global Cloud Solutions for the Enterprise”

When: March 4, 2009 – 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. EST

Who: Robin Borough, President, Convergence Technology Council (moderator)
James Staten, Principal Analyst, Forrester Research
Barry X Lynn, Chairman and CEO, 3Tera
Bert Armijo, SVP sales, marketing and product management, 3Tera


About Robin Borough, President, Convergence Technology Council
Borough is a nationally recognized Career Strategist. As an advisor to technology professionals and executives for over 25 years, Robin’s built a world-class reputation as the “go to” career strategist in the IT industry. As a corporate counselor, Robin is well known for her ability to help companies develop winning IT teams. She’s worked with scores of Fortune 1,000 companies, as well as countless medium-sized businesses and start-ups to meet critical human resource needs. Corporate clients include Verizon, Prudential Insurance, WellPoint, Countrywide Mortgage, Kinkos, Technicolor, Amgen, BMC Software and many others. Borough currently serves as executive vice president for Omnikron Systems, Inc., one of the industry’s fastest growing technology resource firms. She is the founding director of the Convergence Technology Council (CTC), a collaborative forum for IT professionals, executives, businesses and industry leaders.

About James Staten, Principal Analyst, Forrester Research
Staten advises IT infrastructure and operations professionals on the transformation of the server and datacenter into more efficient, business-focused ecosystems. He is an expert on cloud computing, IT infrastructure consolidation, datacenter futures, x86 servers, server infrastructures, and application-specific infrastructure solutions. Staten has 12 years of experience in product marketing and strategy positions for infrastructure providers, including Sun Microsystems and Azul Systems, and as a system integrator. He has four previous years experience as an analyst and a background in high-tech journalism. Staten is a frequent speaker at industry, corporate, educational, and Wall Street events and has guest lectured at leading business schools.

About Barry X Lynn, Chairman and CEO, 3Tera, Inc.
Barry Lynn, Chairman and CEO of 3tera, Inc., has a storied career in data center innovation and a deep understanding of enterprise customers and applications. He has over 37 years of executive experience in the IT and financial services sectors in Fortune 100 companies and as an entrepreneur. Early in his career, Barry was with Wells Fargo at numerous positions – most recently he was EVP and head of Investment Operations before becoming chief information officer (CIO) of Wells Fargo and Company and president of Wells Fargo Technology Services. In 1995, while at Wells Fargo, he built the world’s first Internet online banking system. Barry was also president of Wells Fargo Securities, Inc. Prior to 3Tera Barry founded Be eXceL management, Inc., a management consulting firm, which incubated early stage technology companies. Additionally, he served as Chairman and CEO of PRIVACI, a provider of anonymous purchasing and personalized services for Internet consumers. He was Director of Merant PLC, currently on the Boards of Directors of Alacritech and Layer 7 Technologies.

About Bert Armijo, SVP sales, marketing and product management, 3Tera, Inc.
Mr. Armijo is co-founder and Senior Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Product Management for Cloud Computing firm 3tera, where he is responsible for product and service definition as well as building customer and partner relationships. Prior to 3tera, he was Director of Marketing with SolarFlare Communications, a fabless semiconductor startup developing 10GBASE-T. Earlier, he was co-founder and Director of Marketing for fabric computing pioneering startup Topspin Communications. At Topspin, he developed the company’s product roadmap for transparently combining LAN, SAN and server area networks into a virtualized resource pool, now Cisco’s V-Frame. Bert has also held management positions with Nortel Networks, Bay Networks, Rapid City Communications, Cipher Data Products, California Peripherals, CMS Enhancements, Everex and Mobius Technologies.

About 3Tera, Inc.
3Tera, Inc. is the leading innovator of cloud computing technology and utility computing services, simplifying the deployment and scaling of online applications. Named “Cool Vendor in IT operations, 2008” by Gartner Group and one of the “Top 20 Companies to Watch in 2008” by Linux Magazine, 3Tera offers AppLogic™, the first comercially available cloud computing platform that completely removes the cost and complexity associated with infrastructure. Available both for building in-house private clouds and as a platform for cloud computing services, AppLogic allows IT professionals to develop and deploy online applications in minutes instead of weeks, using only a browser to manage and scale on demand fully distributed systems and deliver security and business continuity for all applications, while fully controlling their cloud computing environment. For more information, visit

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