VANCOUVER, British Columbia–(EON: Enhanced Online News)–Layer 7 Technologies, a leading provider of solutions for SOA Governance, API Management and Cloud Integration today announced that Matt McLarty, vice president of client solutions, will be delivering a presentation at Cloud Expo East 2012 on Thursday, June 14, in New York City.

In order for enterprises to effectively compete in today’s marketplace, many are finding it necessary to take a hybrid approach to the cloud, by mixing their own data centers with private and public clouds. One of the key benefits is increased efficiency; however it opens up the pitfall of having the proper security in place to ensure your data is safe and protected. McLarty will cover the necessary steps and processes that will need to be considered to find the proper mix to reap the maximum amount of benefits in taking this approach.

Attendees will learn best practices on abstracting, securing and managing information flows across all domains and proven techniques that will help their companies govern data and application interactions across the hybrid enterprise in order to maintain mission critical service levels.

Who: Matt McLarty, vice president of client solutions at Layer 7 Technologies

What: “Making Hybrid Cloud Safe and Reliable”

When: 8:15 – 9:00 a.m. ET, Thursday, June 14, 2012

Where: Cloud Expo East 2012, New York, NY at the Javits Convention Center, 655 West 34th St., Rm. 1A29

Additionally, Layer 7 will be exhibiting at Cloud Expo East in booth #519. McLarty will be on-hand at the booth to discuss how to mix private and public cloud services without compromising security and uptime; proven techniques that help companies govern data and application interactions across hybrid enterprises; and how enterprises can optimize processing volumes in the cloud to obtain the maximum cost benefit from their deployments.

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About Matt McLarty

Matt McLarty, vice president of client solutions at Layer 7, is focused on customer success, providing implementation best practices and architectural guidance to ensure clients receive the maximum benefit from Layer 7’s products. His 15+ years of technology leadership has been focused on enterprise architecture, strategy and integration. Prior to joining Layer 7, McLarty led the global IBM technical sales organization responsible for application integration software and solutions, substantially helping to grow the SOA Gateway business. Before joining IBM, he worked for CIBC as a Senior Director and Enterprise Architect focused on SOA, electronic payments and identity management.

About Layer 7 Technologies

Layer 7 Technologies helps enterprises secure and govern interactions between their organizations and the services they use in the cloud; across the internet; and out to mobile devices. Through its award-winning line of SOA Gateways, Cloud Brokers and API Proxies, Layer 7 gives enterprises the ability to control identity, data security, SLA and visibility requirements for sharing application data and functionality across organizational boundaries. In 2011, Layer 7 was named the 71st fastest-growing private or public technology company in North America on the Deloitte Fast 500 list. With more than 150 customers spanning six continents, Layer 7 supports the most demanding commercial and government organizations. Layer 7 solutions are FIPS compliant, STIG vulnerability tested and have met Common Criteria EAL4+ security assurance. For more information, please visit, email us at or follow us on Twitter at @layer7.