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Cloud Expo Silicon Valley: Internet of Things + Smart Grid = Big Data

Tendril CTO Kent Dickson to discuss how devices and the Big Data they produce can reduce the amount of energy we use

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Big Data is a big catch phrase. Suddenly the world is focused on the massive amounts of data being created by social networks - interesting stuff. But the Internet of Things (IoT) will create at least an order of magnitude more data than social networks currently do. What will we do with this data? Maybe we'll use it to help arrest the energy crisis. The IoT is first taking off in the Electric Grid and in appliances, thermostats, electric car chargers and solar panels that connect to it.

In his session at the 11th International Cloud Expo, Kent Dickson, CTO at Tendril, will discuss how these devices and the Big Data they produce can massively reduce the amount of energy required to keep us happy and comfortable for years to come.

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Speaker Bio:
Kent Dickson is CTO at Tendril. He has more than 21 years of engineering experience and at Tendril is responsible for technology strategy, including research, product architecture, standards and security. He holds a BS in Aerospace Engineering and an MBA in Organizational Management from the University of Colorado, Boulder. Dickson has spoken at many relevant tradeshows and conferences around the country. Most recently, he spoke at CES 2012 in Las Vegas and Interop 2011 in New York.

A Rock Star Faculty, Top Keynotes, Sessions, and Top Delegates!
Cloud Expo 2012 Silicon Valley, November 5-8, 2012, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading Cloud industry players in the world.

The growth and success of Cloud Computing will be on display at the upcoming Cloud Expo conference and exhibition in Santa Clara, CA, November 5-8, 2012.

The recent Cloud Expo at the Javits Center in New York City, NY, was the largest Cloud Computing conference ever produced with more sponsors, exhibitors and delegates than all other Cloud events of the year combined!

Cloud Expo Silicon Valley will attract more than 10,000 delegates from 48 countries and over 200 sponsors and exhibitors!

All main layers of the Cloud ecosystem will be represented at the 10th International Cloud Expo - the infrastructure players, the platform providers, and those offering applications, and they'll all be here to speak, sponsor, exhibit and network.

"Cloud Expo was announced on February 24, 2007, the day the term ‘cloud computing' was coined," said Fuat Kircaali, founder and chairman of SYS-CON Events, Inc. "Cloud has become synonymous with ‘computing' and ‘software' in two short years, and this event has become the new PC Expo, Comdex, and InternetWorld of our decade. By 2012, more than 50,000 delegates per year will be attending Cloud Expo."

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