Cloudcor has announced IBM's headline keynote speaker lineup for the  annual UP2011 - a hybrid format cloud computing conference taking place December 5 - 9, 2011, at the Computer History Museum, Mountain View, CA, and broadcast online.

IBM's keynote sessions will cover such themes as how the cloud aligns with enterprise to streamline business processes, enabling end-users to realize the efficiencies of migrating to the cloud. IBM will also be featured in all virtual days providing insights to cloud best practices.

"We are delighted to have IBM as our Headline Diamond Partner of UP2011," said Khazret Sapenov, chairman of Cloudcor Inc. "IBM is a leading light in the direction and future of Cloud Computing and we look forward to its contribution at this year's UP2011 proceedings."

Maria Azua, vice president of advanced cloud solutions and innovation for IBM Global Technology Services division will deliver a mastermind keynote on Day 1 at 12:00 p.m. PT on Monday 5th December, with Yuchun Lee, vice president of the newly formed enterprise marketing management group delivering his keynote on Day 2 - December 6th at 11:30 a.m. PT.

"We are pleased to collaborate with Cloudcor as the Headline Conference Partner for UP2011," said Rich Lechner, vice president, cloud marketing at IBM. "At UP2011 senior-level business leaders from public and private enterprises attending the conference will learn how forward looking institutions around the world are leveraging the transformative power of cloud computing to rethink the way they use IT for business transformation."

How To Participate

UP2011 conference attendees can win an IPad2 or Kindle Fire, by using the following links to register and entry to the prize draw: or