Cloud Connect Santa Clara Exhibitors Preview Major News

Leading Cloud Computing Event Announces 20% Increase in Exhibitors, Over 15 New products & Services Introduced

Feb 6, 2012

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Cloud Connect, produced by UBM TechWeb, today announced over 15 exhibitors will be making announcements at Cloud Connect Santa Clara, happening next week, February 13-16, at the Santa Clara Convention Center. Cloud Connect is the premier technology event for cloud computing, featuring the latest technologies, platforms, strategies and innovations within cloud computing. For more information, visit

"Cloud Connect Santa Clara presents attendees with the unique opportunity to learn first-hand about the most important cloud technologies and platforms in the market," said Steve Wylie, Cloud Connect General Manager. "We're excited so many event exhibitors have chosen to showcase their latest and greatest at Cloud Connect, demonstrating the events leadership in this important market."

The following Cloud Connect Santa Clara 2012 exhibitors will be making announcements or showcasing new products at this year's event:

ActiveState, empowering innovation from code to cloud, will showcase Stackato, the cloud platform for creating your Private PaaS. Stackato provides enterprise-ready flexibility, support, and ease of use for accelerated deployment of new and existing applications to your own secure, private cloud.

Apica, a leading load testing and performance monitoring provider for web, cloud and mobile applications, will announce its next-generation Apica LoadTest portal. The new portal, complete with Selenium integration, extends Apica's excellence in cloud performance value proposition. The technology allows users to easily pinpoint load capacity and eliminate web performance bottlenecks.

Ecessa Corporation has announced the launch of a competitive trade-in promotion that will provide its small-business customers with a full $500.00 trade-in credit towards the purchase of qualifying Ecessa appliances. Ecessa, a 43 year old company, manufactures WAN Link Controllers for ISP load-balancing and failover.

Flexera Software, the leading provider of strategic solutions for Application Usage Management solutions for application producers and enterprises, announces a new release of FlexNet Producer Suite®. The latest release empowers software application vendors and intelligent device manufacturers to migrate their applications to the Cloud and virtual environments.

Gale Technologies is demonstrating two new products in booth 322. Cloud Scheduler is a free-download tool for VMware administrators to control VM sprawl with intelligent provisioning of VMs. GaleForce 6.0 is next-generation IT automation software that allows cloud administrators to rapidly build private/hybrid clouds from new and existing IT resources.

GigaSpaces Technologies, a pioneer of next-gen application platforms for mission-critical applications, announces general availability of Cloudify, the first cloud application platform that brings mission-critical applications to any cloud with no code change. Cloudify will now be available with a rich, fully-functional free edition, which has largely already been open-sourced.

HP Cloud Services will provide a public cloud infrastructure that is business-grade, open source-based, and developer focused. The initial offerings, HP Cloud Compute and HP Cloud Object Storage, are built on HP's hardware and software, with a developer friendly integration of OpenStack™ technology – backed by exceptional customer support.

IGLOO Software, the leader in cloud-based social business software, will unveil the latest version of its solution, including the addition of microblogging, polling and personal dashboards. The fastest way to modernize your intranet or extranet, IGLOO integrates with existing productivity tools and infrastructure to enable more fluid information sharing.

ITpreneurs, is pleased to announce the availability of the first vendor-neutral Cloud Computing educational portfolio.  Developed with input from leading cloud providers and thought leaders, the curriculum meets the needs of organizations and individuals seeking to gain a better understanding of Cloud Computing to drive cloud adoption and alignment.

Mirantis, an engineering services company delivering OpenStack expertise, will introduce a series of training courses for OpenStack. The program will expand the pool of skilled engineering talent and knowledge that a growing number of enterprises require in order to create, deploy, and maintain OpenStack solutions.

Nimbula, the cloud OS company, will showcase Nimbula Director, the world's most advanced cloud infrastructure software that enables organizations to build private, hybrid or public clouds. Nimbula Director is differentiated by high level of automation, scalability, security and reliability. Nimbula was founded by the team that developed Amazon EC2.

OneBill Software, Inc. will demonstrate the Subscription Commerce Platform, the industry's first and only platform connecting cloud providers', Sales, Marketing, and Finance departments directly with their customers, influencers, and prospects. In addition to automating traditional billing functions, this next release is the only platform for monetizing social network interactions.

OpSource now offers Cloud Software, commercial software loaded onto Cloud Servers as an OS image consumed hourly, and includes products Microsoft SQL Server and SharePoint. Previously, only cloud infrastructure could be consumed in a pay-for-use model, but commercial software didn't have the same flexibility.

Phoenix NAP, premier IaaS provider and leader in technology systems, announces our newest offering, Secured Cloud, a state-of-the-art approach to cloud computing that integrates enterprise technologies with user-friendly systems, Phoenix NAP ensures all your needs are met.

Supermicro®, the premier provider of high-performance, high-efficiency cloud computing platforms - will preview its upcoming 2U Twin²® SuperServer® supporting the future Intel® Xeon® processor E5 family along with MicroCloud and high-capacity Double-Sided Storage® solutions. Strategic partner LexisNexis® will exhibit HPCC Systems Open Source, enterprise-proven Big Data Analytics Platform running on Supermicro hardware.

Telx will announce a new strategic alliance with Appcore that will give its 1,000 colocation customers direct, dedicated access to dedicated, turnkey private hosted cloud solutions. Telx's GM of Cloud and Digital Media Services, Darryl Brown, will also present "Connecting Beyond Clouds," on Tuesday, February 14, 2012 at 3:45 p.m.

Tier 3 will announce new strategic partnerships and significant enhancements to its enterprise cloud platform to enable IT Ops.  In addition, a new solution for enterprise developers will make it even easier to build, run and manage modern, high performance and data-intensive Java applications on the Tier 3 cloud platform.

Vembu Technologies announces enhancement to its managed cloud solutions with the launch of StoreGrid Cloud, a secure online backup service for business continuity and disaster recovery for physical and virtual environments and SyncBlaze Cloud, an online content management service to store, share, sync, collaborate, access and administer all business content.

For a complete schedule of all educational sessions, keynote addresses and participating exhibitors, visit

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