CA Technologies Profiles Cloud Computing Leaders in New Cloud Luminaries and Accelerators Online Series

New Website Offers Real World Successes, Practical Insights and Lessons Learned from Cloud Trailblazers and Experts

ISLANDIA, N.Y., May 9, 2011 – CA Technologies (NASDAQ: CA) today unveiled its Cloud Luminaries and Cloud Accelerators online series on, which offers a wealth of perspectives, success stories and lessons learned for companies looking for pragmatic advice on cloud computing from industry experts, CIOs, CTOs, and managed service providers.

The website features videos and one-on-one Q&A’s with cloud industry experts and companies that are leading the way in cloud computing, as well as whitepapers and other tools that will help map the way to a successful cloud computing strategy. Both Luminaries and Accelerators share their views on best practices for implementing cloud computing to drive innovation, increase agility, create new business models, and build margins.

More than a dozen thought leaders are now spotlighted at, with new videos and content added on a regular basis. 

Who are Cloud Luminaries and Cloud Accelerators?

Cloud Luminaries:

As enterprises attempt to cut through the hype around cloud computing and determine the strategies that make sense for their organizations, there is a need for practical advice from trailblazers and seasoned professionals. Profiles in this series highlight the views of these industry mavericks on the direction of the cloud market, and answer questions on how to best prepare for and manage change within this constantly evolving space. Enterprise IT executives will also showcase lessons learned from their real-world experiences implementing cloud computing strategies.

Cloud Luminaries currently featured include: The Big Switch author Nicholas Carr; Cloud: Seven Clear Business Models author Tim Chou; Chief Technology Officer, Oliver Hurst-Hiller; PGI Chief Technology Officer, David Guthrie.

Cloud Accelerators:

Service providers are leading the adoption of cloud computing and, in many cases, serving as guides for their enterprise and SMB customers alike. The Cloud Accelerators series features pioneering managed service providers (MSPs) uncovering the secrets to delivering differentiated cloud service offerings, and the keys to success based on lessons learned. Participants also spotlight their own customers and the benefits they are experiencing with cloud computing. 

Cloud Accelerators currently featured include Agathon, BirdHosting, CIRRHUS9, CorePlus, DNS Europe, ENKI, Layered Tech, ScaleMatrix, ScaleUp Technologies and Skygone Inc.

Visit Cloud Luminaries and Cloud Accelerators to learn more.

For more information about CA Technologies cloud computing offerings, visit:

• On the Web:
• Cloud Luminaries/Cloud Accelerators:
• The CA Cloud Storm Chasers Blog:
• @CA_Cloud on Twitter:         
• On YouTube:
• Cloud Commons Community:

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