TechWeb Announces Cloud Connect 2010

Multiple Industry Segments Come Together to Drive Growth and Innovation of Cloud Computing

May 19, 2009

TechWeb today announced Cloud Connect 2010, the premier technology event for defining the cloud computing landscape and helping businesses transition their IT portfolios into the cloud. Cloud Connect will take place March 15-18, 2010 at the Santa Clara Convention Center, Silicon Valley, CA. For more information visit

Cloud Connect is the only event which brings together the entire cloud computing ecosystem, targeting business executives, IT professionals and developers, with the goal of to driving the growth and innovation of cloud computing and to further its adoption.

  --  Executives and business development professionals will build
      partnerships, develop successful business models, and create deeper
      relationships with existing and future customers
  --  IT Professionals will learn about the opportunities and challenges of
      cloud computing and make more informed decisions for their
  --  Developers will hear from the leading cloud providers and get in-depth
      technical information on developing on the cloud

Through an in-depth educational program, including keynotes, workshops, case studies, sessions and networking events, as well as an exhibition, attendees will have the opportunity to interact face-to-face with cloud computing experts, thought leaders and peers. Cloud Connect provides an unparalleled opportunity for cloud vendors to develop partnerships, understand emerging business models and generate leads.

"The cloud represents the next major technology shift and creates new, never before seen options and opportunities for all those who know how to exploit it," said MR Rangaswami, Co-Founder, Sand Hill Group. "Cloud Connect is the only event that brings together the most important groups driving the cloud revolution - to address the benefits of making the shift to cloud computing, interact with active buyers and establish business relationships with partners in the market."

Cloud Connect is part of a cloud computing event series produced by TechWeb, intended to define and frame cloud computing discussions for business technology executives and developers. The series first kicked-off in June 2008, with the highly successful "Evening in the Cloud" during Enterprise 2.0, followed by the inaugural Cloud Connect event in January 2009. Cloud Summit Executive took place in October 2008 and the first ever Enterprise Cloud Summit launches at Interop Las Vegas 2009. InformationWeek's Business Technology Network, part of the TechWeb brand of properties, produces "Plug Into the Cloud" online editorial for in-depth analysis and reporting on the cloud. For more information, visit

"TechWeb's history of producing leading industry events, our deep involvement in the cloud computing market and unparalleled reach through our portfolio of websites and magazines, make us uniquely qualified to produce Cloud Connect," David Berlind, Co-Creator of Cloud Connect. "We've dedicated many programs to address the cloud content our audiences demand - now is the time to bring it all together in one big event focused entirely to this revolutionary shift."

About TechWeb

TechWeb, the global leader in business technology media, is an innovative business focused on serving the needs of technology decision-makers and marketers worldwide. TechWeb produces the most respected and consumed media brands in the business technology market. Today, more than 13.3 million* business technology professionals actively engage in our communities created around our global face-to-face events Interop, Web 2.0, Black Hat and VoiceCon; online resources such as the TechWeb Network, Light Reading, Intelligent Enterprise,,, market leading, award-winning magazines such as InformationWeek, TechNet Magazine, MSDN Magazine, Wall Street & Technology and The Financial Technology Network. TechWeb also provides end-to-end services ranging from next-generation performance marketing, integrated media, research and analyst services. TechWeb is a division of United Business Media, a global provider of news distribution and specialist information services with a market capitalization of more than $2.5 billion.

*13.3 million business decision-makers: based on # of monthly connections

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