8 Reasons Why You Need to Attend Structure 2010

In two weeks, GigaOM’s flagship conference, Structure 2010, will return to San Francisco. Featuring keynotes, sessions, workshops, product launches and in-depth research, Structure 2010 will give you the whole picture of the cloud computing industry for the next three years.

While you could stay in your office and read about cloud computing, here are eight reasons why you should attend Structure 2010 instead:

  1. Speakers — GigaOM has gathered more than 100 speakers from industry heavyweights such as IBM, VMware and Amazon to emerging groundbreakers such as NorthScale, Datameer and Benguela (stealth name). See the full line-up here.
  2. Sessions — From hybrid clouds to the real-time web to venture capital and exits, more than 40 sessions will cover the business and technical angles of cloud computing. See our topics here.
  3. Startups — Which company will be the next cloud computing game-changer? The LaunchPad is where we debut new companies and ideas to an assembled throng of investors, press and potential customers.
  4. ResearchDerrick Harris, Infrastructure Curator at GigaOM Pro, will be moderating the panel “Hybrid Clouds — The Best of Both Worlds.” Register for Structure 2010 and get his GigaOM Pro report of the same name for free.
  5. Workshops — We’ll give you the big picture and help you understand the sticky issues in between. Workshop topics include how to market the cloud to SMBs, social enterprise, cloud architecture, storage and more.
  6. Press — More than 50 top-tier press will be in attendance over the course of the two days, including our own GigaOM editors and research analysts.
  7. Announcements — Eight companies will be making major announcements, among them AMD. Zuora and Spiceworks.
  8. Networking — Real business happens between sessions and after hours. With our two-day format, we give you more than four hours of solid networking so you can get deals done.

Structure 2010 will sell out, so register today.