UTR: Consumerization of IT – April 2012


Schedule



06:00PM - 08:00PM

OPENING NIGHT RECEPTION

Wednesday, April 5th 2012 Zibibbo Restaurant 430 Kipling Street, Palo Alto, CA 94301


08:00AM - 09:00AM

REGISTRATION AND BREAKFAST


09:00AM - 09:45AM

KEYNOTE: THE ART OF SCALING

Speakers



11:00AM - 11:30AM

NETWORKING BREAK



01:00PM - 02:00PM

LUNCH



03:20PM - 03:50PM

NETWORKING BREAK



05:00PM - 05:30PM

AWARD CEREMONY


05:30PM - 06:30PM

COCKTAIL RECEPTION


Speakers


 
Subbu Balakrishnan

Subbu Balakrishnan

Director of Technology, AKQA

Subbu Balakrishnan has over 15 years experience within the Technology Services, Digital Marketing, and Software Development industries. Subbu’s role within AKQA is the strengthening of our technology solution development and delivery capabilities. He is also charged with strategic guidance in the shaping of AKQA’s technology expertise in the design and development of innovative digital marketing and business solutions. Prior to (re)joining AKQA, after a short stint in a technology leadership capacity 5 years ago, Subbu was the founder and CEO of a web technology services firm specializing in the delivery of web applications across a continuum of enterprise and open-source technologies using agile and iterative methods.

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Yobie Benjamin

Yobie Benjamin

Managing Director and the Global CTO, Citigroup

Yobie Benjamin is a Managing Director and the Global CTO of the Citigroup NA Global Transaction Services / Institutional Clients Group, Mr. Benjamin is also the Chairman of GTS’ Research, Development and Innovation Lab (RDIL) as well as a member of the GTS Executive Committee. Mr. Benjamin was a Partner at Ernst and Young, LLP where he held several positions including Chief of Strategy and CTO of Security and Technology Services. After Ernst and Young, Mr. Benjamin was a Partner in charge of the Business and Technology Risk Management Group at Computer Sciences Corporation.  He was also the Chief Knowledge Officer and Director of Enterprise Security Services at Cambridge Technology Partners Management Labs.

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David Berlind

David Berlind

Editor in Chief, Programmable Web

David Berlind is an award-winning journalist whose career spans more than 20 years dating back to 1991 when he started reviewing technology for PC Week. He was the editor-in-chief at Windows Sources, the editorial director at Computer Shopper, and executive editor at CNET.com. In 2008, David joined UBM Tech Media as a part of that company's acquisition of Mass Events Labs -- a conference production company he founded in 2006 that among other events, produced the API and developer focused event Mashup Camp. There at UBM, he served as the company's Chief Content Officer until 2013 when he returned to the API economy and joined ProgrammableWeb as its editor-in-chief.  David has appeared on international media such as CNN, CNBC, the Charlie Rose Show, NPR, the BBC, the Economist, and FOX.

    /in/davidberlind


 
Alan Boehme

Alan Boehme

Chief of Enterprise Architecture, Business Innovation and Emerging Technologies, The Coca-Cola Company

Alan Boehme has over 25 years of international and domestic experience leveraging technology to enhance business capabilities as a CIO or in other executive IT and business leadership functions for companies such as General Electric, ING, DHL, Sage Software and Juniper Networks, In addition he has been retained as a consultant to assist companies such as Bank of Montreal, Cathay Pacific Airlines, Hawaiian Airlines and The Hughes Aircraft Corporation to improve their internal business/technical capabilities, as well as providing guidance to a variety of technology based start-ups in the Silicon Valley. Alan has a proven ability to envision and orchestrate innovative corporate projects requiring high–performance teams, complex business analysis, and timely results.

    /in/alanboehme


 
Jason Collins

Jason Collins

VP of Solutions Innovation, Prototyping and Verification, Alcatel-Lucent

Jason Collins is Vice President of Emerging Technology and Innovation at Alcatel-Lucent.  This responsibility includes driving innovation by developing ecosystems and executing via agile prototyping of technology, service concepts, and business models.  Jason pioneered the development of several working innovation centers in conjunction with partners.  Jason’s career began in communications research at Georgia Tech and includes over 15 years of experience in telecom service providers from large traditional telecoms to startups where he headed up product management for innovative services such as programmable QoS based VPLS and MPLS networks, VoIP and early cloud-based managed business application services.  He holds a patent for video over DSL as well as several patents pending for unique service delivery models and service diagnostic processes.

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Rand Fitzpatrick

Rand Fitzpatrick

Chief Product Officer, OKCupid Labs SF

Rand is a product designer and technologist with a focus on delivering value out of complex data and simple and intuitive experiences. He has worked in search, recommendation, natural language systems, and big data across a wide range of product types.

    /in/rfitzpatrick


 
Vitaly Gordon

Vitaly Gordon

Big Data Scientist, LivePerson

Vitaly Gordon leads data intelligence R&D at LivePerson (Nasdaq: LPSN). His work over the past eight years with machine learning has been integral to a number of recent product innovations at LivePerson, such as the recently-launched 'Analytic Driven Engagement' and 'Keywords Optimizer'. Prior to LivePerson, Vitaly worked in the elite 8200 unit (the Israeli equivalent of the NSA), leading a team of researchers in developing algorithms to fight terrorism. His contributions have been recognized through a number of awards including the “Life Source” award, an award given each year deemed most high-impact in saving lives. Vitaly holds a B.Sc in Computer Science and an MBA from the Israeli Institute of Technology.

    /in/vitalygordon


 
Mike Habeck

Mike Habeck

Director, Deloitte Consulting

Mike Habeck has over 20 years of experience creating and delivering solutions that are centered around optimizing and transforming IT, both as a consultant and in related executive roles in technology and telecommunications companies. As Deloitte’s national leader in this space, Mike has advised and managed many successful projects in the areas of IT transformation and optimization, technology planning and strategy, Cloud Computing, IT service management and large-scale architecture and implementation projects. Mike has led teams in the creation of ITIL-based capability maturity models, and service optimized datacenter strategies. Mike also holds a patent in the area of high-availability computing.

    /in/mhabeck


 
Derrick Harris

Derrick Harris

Writer/Editor, GigaOM

Derrick has been covering cloud computing, big data and other emerging IT trends for GigaOM since 2009, although he has been a technology journalist since 2003. Aside from writing for the GigaOM blog network, Derrick also contributes research reports for GigaOM Pro and helps plan the company’s Structure and Structure: Data conferences. He lives in Las Vegas and has a law degree from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

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Jason Hoffman

Jason Hoffman

CTO, Founder , Joyent

Jason is the founder and CTO at Joyent, where he is responsible for overseeing the engineering, operations and product groups’ development and implementation of Joyent’s Cloud Computing technology. He is also responsible for research and advanced development, technical outreach, evangelism, consultative efforts for partners and business units, and manages Joyent’s intellectual property portfolio including involvement in open source projects, licensing, technology transfer, assessments of potential partnerships, mergers and acquisitions. His specialties include bioinformatics, grid computing, cloud computing, distributed systems, collaborative applications and deploying and scaling web applications.

    /in/jasonhoffman


 
Art King

Art King

Global Infrastructure Architecture Lead, NIKE

Mr. King is a computer systems and networking professional with experience in large project, technical, and leadership that spans from Global 2000 to Startup environments. Mr. King is currently a lead in Global Infrastructure Architecture for Nike Inc. where he is actively leading architectural engineering for global IT Infrastructure covering 4,000+ sites across 49 countries. Present focus is enabling secure mobility, wireless, application portfolio transformation, and simplification of approach to data center infrastructure to enable agility. Prior to Nike, he led the build out of two North American engineering (Pre-Sales and Post-Sales), two Multinational engineering consulting organizations, and the team that designed, built, and operated the networking infrastructure for a public utility in the Pacific Northwest.

    /in/kingart


 
Jerome Labat

Jerome Labat

VP, R&D Cloud Automation Product Unit, HP Software

Mr. Labat leads HP Software’s Cloud Automation Strategy. Working in close partnership with Enterprise Servers, Storage, and Networking (ESSN), the Cloud Automation Product Unit is tasked with building solutions and products that will help IT organizations optimally deliver IT services to the business. Mr. Labat joined HP from Intuit, where he was responsible for partnering closely with the product development teams and the CTO to drive the technical transformation for Intuit’s journey from shrink wrap desktop products to Software-as-a-Service. Prior to Intuit, Mr. Labat worked at Oracle, where he held multiple product engineering and engineering operation leadership roles.

    /in/jeromelabat


 
Ping Li

Ping Li

Partner, Accel Partners

Ping has been a partner since 2004. He focuses primarily on software and digital media investments. He currently is a Board Member of BitTorrent, Cloudera, Lookout, Mu Dynamics, Nimbula, Raptr, ScaleXtreme, and YuMe. Ping was also responsible for several Accel investments which have had successful exits including Ludic Labs (Groupon), Mochi Media (Shanda) and Reactivity (Cisco). Prior to Accel, Ping worked at Juniper Networks as a Senior Product Line Manager and Director of Corporate Development. He also worked at Goldman Sachs and McKinsey & Company, advising technology clients in their growth strategies.

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Uma Meyyappan

Uma Meyyappan

VP-Wholesale Technology Solutions, Wells Fargo

Uma Meyyappan is VP in Wholesales Services Group at Wells Fargo Bank. She has over 17 years of experience, and with her vision and passion towards technology, she had successfully managed next generation technology solutions and large integration programs. She lead the data integration program in the Wells Fargo - Wachovia merger, one of the largest integration in the banking industry. Her strengths in strategizing and addressing critical business needs with a well-suited technology solution have won her many awards. Prior to Wells Fargo, she had been a successful technology leader in working on first generation mobile applications, enterprise class web applications & middleware platforms.

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Bishnu Nayak

Bishnu Nayak

Lead Principal-Technical Architect, AT&T

Bishnu is a motivated, result-oriented architect and technology strategist with more than 14 years of experience in diverse line of business. He has led the execution of very high critical complex projects for large enterprises by providing end-to-end technical solution architecture, and developing technology strategies and roadmap thus enabling an infrastructure that allows implementation of high priority business visions with aggressive time-to-market needs in the competitive market place. Currently, he is leading the AT&T Cloud applications, services and platforms solutions and architecture strategies, specifically focused on policy management, security, service delivery, OSS/BSS integration for billing, monetization, revenue sharing, service assurance and care etc.

    /in/bishnunayak


 
Fritz Nelson

Fritz Nelson

SVP and Editorial Director, InformationWeek Business Technology Network and Executive Producer, TechWeb TV, InformationWeek Business Technology Network and TechWeb TV

Fritz is senior VP and editorial director of the InformationWeek Business Technology Network and executive producer of TechWeb TV. As an industry expert, Fritz writes about myriad technology issues – from software to mobile to cloud to social business – and meets regularly with CIOs and business leaders of the major technology companies. Rounding out his diverse background, Fritz has been deeply involved in the development and transformation of UBM TechWeb’s strategy, having led the acquisitions of Light Reading, Black Hat, Interop, and other key event businesses. Before joining UBM TechWeb, Fritz worked with Lockheed Martin’s Computing Standards group, a team that tested and evaluated technology and whose objective was to set corporate computing and networking standards.

    /in/fritznelson


 
Paul Payton

Paul Payton

Chief Systems Engineer, VISA

Paul Payton became a member of the Technology, Strategy, and Innovation organization of Visa's Chief Technology Office in January 2011. He has the responsibility for managing, developing, and conducting research and development projects domestically and internationally in the areas of information visualization, data mining/exploitation, and advanced technologies. His charter is to apply advanced software engineering and computer science concepts to develop new, over-the-horizon products and technology for insertion into Visa products and services. Prior to joining Visa, Payton spent 28 years at Lockheed Martin's Advanced Technology Center/Palo Alto Research Laboratory, where he was principal software engineer on the staff of the vice president of research and development.

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Tom Peck

Tom Peck

CIO, Levi Strauss & Co.

Tom Peck is responsible for leading the company’s global Information technology operations and services. Peck reports to LS&Co. Chief Executive Officer Chip Bergh and is a member of the company’s worldwide leadership team. Peck has a history of creating technology solutions for global consumer and entertainment brands via large-scale investments in SAP and Oracle, Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) and Customer Relationship Management. Prior to joining Levi Strauss & Co., Peck was the CIO of MGM MIRAGE, supporting 70,000 employees across 17 global resorts such as the Bellagio and MGM Grand. As CIO, he led numerous innovations across hotel and casino operations as well as the company’s 800+ retail and restaurant venues.

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Steve Phillpott

Steve Phillpott

CIO, Amylin Pharmaceuticals

Mr. Phillpott is CIO for Amylin Pharmaceuticals, a leading provider of drugs for the treatment of Diabetes. Mr. Phillpott has over 20 years of broad experience in information technology and management that includes Fortune 500 and large global manufacturing companies. Prior to joining Amylin, Mr. Phillpott was CIO of Proflowers.com, a high volume e-commerce retailer. Steve was VP of IT for Global Enterprise Applications at Invitrogen(now Life Technologies Corp). Prior to that, he held various leadership positions at companies including Memec(Avnet), Gateway and Qualcomm.

    /in/stevephillpott


 
Luke Rajlich

Luke Rajlich

Distinguished Engineer, Zynga

Luke Rajlich is the co-creator and former CTO of FarmVille, one of Zynga's most popular games. He has been at Zynga since 2009, where he now leads the content management team. Luke joined Zynga through the acquisition of MyMiniLife, a company he co-founded in 2007, and whose technology has formed the core of FarmVille and many subsequent Zynga games. He was recently named as one of Fortune Magazine's "50 Smartest People in Technology." Luke holds a B.S. in Computer Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

    /in/lrajlich


 
Jeff Samuels

Jeff Samuels

CMO, GoGrid

Jeff Samuels is responsible for managing and expanding the company’s multiple product lines and driving market adoption at a global level. Jeff has spent the majority of his career in the Internet infrastructure and application arena. Prior to the GoGrid appointment, he served as GM and VP at Neustar where he was responsible for product success and achieving revenue targets in Neustar’s Internet Infrastructure Services Group. Jeff came to Neustar through its acquisition of UltraDNS where he was GM and EVP of Marketing. At UltraDNS, he was charged with building, educating and selling the enterprise market on what can now be regarded as one of the first commercially successful cloudbased infrastructure solutions.

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Chris Schaepe

Chris Schaepe

Managing Director, Lightspeed VP

Chris Schaepe is a founding managing director of Lightspeed Venture Partners, a leading technology venture capital firm with offices in the U.S., China, India and Israel. He focuses on software and infrastructure technologies and has invested in companies including Aerohive, Avamar, Brocade, Delphix, eHealth, Fusion-io, Riverbed Technology, Solazyme, Tintri and Virtual Instruments. Previously, Mr. Schaepe was a general partner at Weiss Peck & Greer Venture Partners which he joined in 1991. Prior to his career in venture capital, he worked in corporate finance and capital markets roles at Goldman Sachs & Co. after serving as a software engineer at IBM.

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Corey Szopinski

Corey Szopinski

Creative Technical Director, Crispin Porter + Bogusky

Corey Szopinski is Creative Technical Director at CP+B and has 15 years of experience bridging the creative, technical and business objectives of large corporations such as American Express, VW, Anheuser Busch, Estee Lauder, Nikon, and more. He is currently leading projects based on Node.js and NoSQL solutions within the agency. He works extensively with Rackspace and Amazon cloud, and is leading the development of internal tools and automated processes for deploying and managing projects with highly unpredictable traffic patterns.

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Ariel Tseitlin

Ariel Tseitlin

Director of Cloud Solutions, Netflix

Ariel Tseitlin manages the Netflix Cloud and is interested in all things cloudy. At Netflix, he is Director of Cloud Solutions, helping Netflix be successful in the Cloud, including cloud tooling, monitoring, performance and scalability, and cloud operations and reliability engineering. Ariel's team builds Asgard and the Simian Army, including the Chaos Monkey. Prior to Netflix, Ariel was VP of Technology and Products at Sungevity and before that was the Founder & CEO of CTOWorks.

    /in/atseitlin


 
Peter Yared

Peter Yared

CTO/CIO, CBS Interactive

Peter Yared is the CTO/CIO of CBS Interactive and was previously the founder and CEO of four e-commerce and marketing infrastructure companies that were acquired by Sun, VMware, Webtrends and TigerLogic. Peter's software has powered brands from Fidelity to Home Depot to Lady Gaga. At Sun, Peter was the CTO of the Application Server Division and the CTO of the Liberty Federated Identity Consortium. Peter is the inventor of several patents on core Internet infrastructure including federated single sign on and dynamic data requests. Peter began programming games and utilities at age 10, and started his career developing systems for government agencies. Peter regularly writes about technology trends for CNET and VentureBeat and has also written for BusinessWeek, AdWeek and InfoWorld.

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Companies


 

AppFog, Inc. (formerly PHP Fog) is the creator of leading platform-as-a-service products PHP Fog and AppFog. With robust multi-language and multi-infrastructure support, AppFog is the leading modern and agnostic PaaS, while PHP Fog is the best PHP PaaS on the market today. Used by developers worldwide to deploy tens of thousands of applications, AppFog’s products delivers a reliable, scalable and fast platform for deploying applications in the cloud.

    Portland, OR


 

AppHarbor is a fully hosted .NET Platform as a Service. AppHarbor can deploy and scale any standard .NET application. AppHarbor is used by thousands of developers and businesses to host anything from personal blogs to high traffic web applications. AppHarbor lets you instantly deploy and scale .NET applications using your favourite versioning tool. Installing add-ons is just as easy.

    Located in San Francisco, CA and Copenhagen, Denmark


 

Bitzer Mobile, Inc. makes a software platform for companies to securely extend access to enterprise applications and content on mobile devices as native apps. Companies lower their costs and increase employee productivity using Bitzer's secure platform that supports iPad, iPhone, Android smartphones and tablets, Blackberry and Windows Phone 7 devices and tablets. Bitzer also provides solutions for secure access and authentication from mobile devices especially for the users of strong authentication methods (Smart Cards and digital certificates).

    Located in Sunnyvale, CA


 

Cabana is a browser based mobile app development platform and API that changes the way apps are made. Cabana achieves this through the combination of a highly visual drag and drop development environment, an innovative graph based visual programming system, and the Cabana Exchange, a component marketplace that contains functionality from some of the top mobile app service providers.  Cabana’s Appification API enables third party sites to offer custom app creation to their users with the press of a button.

    Located in San Francisco, CA


 

Chart.io helps businesses analyze and track their critical data. Over the past decade, the Business Intelligence industry has failed to deliver affordable and easy-to-use solutions. Instead, most vendors sell bulky on-premise products that are nearly impossible to understand, take ages to deploy and in many cases, fail to deliver value. It's time for a change.

    San Francisco, CA


 

Cloudability is the easy way to manage and monitor all of your cloud costs in one place. Cloudability aggregates cloud expenditures into accessible and comprehensive reports to understand and manage costs, reduce waste, and identify opportunities for cost savings with alerts and efficiency recommendations. As a member of the Amazon Web Services provider program, Cloudability supports over 80 Cloud service providers, and offers JSON and XML APIs for connecting cloud billing and usage data to any business or financial system.

    Portland, OR


 

Cloudyn is an innovator of intelligent technologies for dynamically optimizing the way companies use cloud computing resources. Cloudyn’s automated automatically gives companies insight into their cloud infrastructure and recommends on how to perfect their cloud investments, reducing costs while maintaining operational performance. Already actively managing tens of thousands of clouds today, Cloudyn delivers an average of 40% cloud-related cost reductions to organizations with significant cloud investments in various industries worldwide. Cloudyn’s team of software veterans combine extensive experience in cloud computing and network optimization with a proven track record in transforming innovative ideas into viable and valuable products.

    Located in Tel Aviv, Israel


 

Datadog does to your IT Data what Facebook did to your online life: we aggregate, prioritize and graph it all into one place, put *your* people in the center and make it really easy to discover, share and understand what matters. Datadog is available as a service for operations, development and management teams who want immediate visibility across servers, applications and cloud providers.

    Located in New York, NY


 

Drawn to Scale develops Spire, a database for real-time Big Data. Revolutionary and bold, Spire empowers developers with massive scalability, real-time queries, SQL and simplified management. Spire is built on Hadoop, the most scalable and reliable foundation for Big Data. Easily handling any volume of data and any number of users, Spire is the ideal database for Big Data web applications, business intelligence, analytics and more.

    Located in San Francisco, CA


 

Duo Security's hosted two-factor authentication service brings strong, scalable security to organizations of any size. Duo's unique, high-availability architecture provides centralized management, self-service enrollment, and interactive secondary login through an intuitive web interface, eliminating the high costs, complexity, and confusion associated with traditional two-factor systems. Every day, over 500 organizations in 40+ countries around the world rely on Duo for their security.

    Located in Ann Arbor, MI


 

Fabric Engine allows any developer to write high-performance applications using dynamic languages like JavaScript and Python. These applications perform as well as multi-threaded C++ without requiring developers to stop using their preferred languages.. This means developers using frameworks like node.js can take on compute-bound problems in areas such as image/video processing, data analysis and simulation.

    Located in Montreal, Quebec


 

Framehawk, is a software company enabling enterprises to quickly develop and deliver secure mobile client apps for their critical applications. With the Framehawk platform, enterprises can provide high-fidelity native client apps for the iPad, Android, or whatever device users choose – ensuring LAN-like performance even over unreliable mobile networks. Framehawk lets organizations leverage new or existing applications, blend public and private content, while preventing data leakage by never allowing data to leave an enterprise’s data center. Framehawk is currently working with its customers to bring some of the world’s most innovative, secure, and feature-rich business applications to mobile devices.

    Located in San Francisco, CA


 

Infochimps helps companies understand their data. We provide tools and services that connect their internal data, leverage the power of cloud computing and new technologies such as Hadoop, and provide a wealth of external data sets that organizations can connect to their own data.

    Located in Austin, TX


 

ionGrid enables tablets to be the primary way that businesspeople work. Our flagship product, Nexus, provides a secure solution for mobile workers to get to enterprise content, such as intranet web content, or sales presentations and other documents. A Nexus server gets installed by IT, on-premises, and configured to connect to SharePoint, file shares, and intranet web sites. Through Nexus, IT can deliver this content securely to the Nexus iPad app, where mobile workers can view, annotate, and work with the content, without the need for VPN nor MDM. Nexus is licensed for a low per-user monthly fee.

    Located in Mountain View, CA


 

Iron.io is a cloud application services provider that provides elastic products for cloud messaging and background processing. Available on multiple platforms and clouds, Iron.io eliminates the need to worry about managing and scaling infrastructure, letting developers focus on building great applications. IronMQ, an industrial-strength message queue, and IronWorker, a high-scale task queue, are elastic, durable and high-performance application services built with the cloud in mind.

    Located in San Francisco, CA


 

MemSQL is a scalable, memory-optimized database that is 30x faster than relational databases on disk. By maintaining a MySQL interface, MemSQL is instantly accessible to millions of developers yet still offers significant improvements in read and write performance that modern workloads require. MemSQL is a Y Combinator company that raised $2.1m in venture capital in 2011.

    Located in San Francisco, CA


 

Metamarkets enables online companies to improve monetization and user engagement. The company’s leading-edge analytics platform delivers real-time insight on web-scale data in a way that is easy and appealing for business users. Customers are able to get started quickly and scale easily using Metamarkets' cloud-based solution.

    Located in San Francisco, CA


 

MongoLab is brought to you by ObjectLabs Corporation, a cloud infrastructure company. ObjectLabs provides developers and IT professionals with the application infrastructure they need to build and manage cloud data services. As a leading provider in the emerging market of Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS), MongoLab offers cloud MongoDB services on multiple cloud providers and tools that automate the operational aspects of running MongoDB. Thousands worldwide enjoy MongoLab’s rich suite of management tools, and trust MongoLab to provision, manage, monitor, and backup their databases. MongoLab has partnered with all of the major PaaS providers to provide seamless integration with the application tier. Privately owned, ObjectLabs is backed by Foundry Group, Baseline Ventures, GRP Partners, Freestyle Capital, and David Cohen.

    Located in San Francisco, CA


 

Nodeable adds intelligence to systems data, making it easy to view, analyze, and manage cloud infrastructure and services. Developers, operations teams and executives need to know what's going on at every stage of the software development lifecycle. Nodeable aggregates, analyzes, and correlates systems data to provide actionable insight in real-time, all made available through a familiar social-network interface via web browser or mobile device. Nodeable: visibility, intelligence, and collaboration for the cloud age

    Located in San Francisco, CA


 

Nodejitsu provides cloud infrastructure and orchestration services in our cloud or in yours. Our enterprise tools provide companies a complete solution for deployment, monitoring, provisioning, and scaling of node.js applications on any infrastructure. Nodejitsu is an open source company advocating Open Source Software and Open Standards through it's products, classes, speaking engagements and support for some of the most popular node.js modules.

    Located in New York, NY


 

NuoDB is a 21st century database that addresses the challenge of web-scale applications for the cloud. Exploiting a decentralized, shared-nothing architecture, the NuoDB database is 100% SQL compliant, guarantees ACID transactions, yet scales seamlessly and elastically on on-premises and modern cloud-based computing resources. Founded in 2010 by industry-renowned database architect and innovator Jim Starkey and enterprise software CEO Barry Morris, NuoDB will launch its next generation database software in Spring 2012.

    Located in Cambridge, MA


 

Software developers want to deliver new features faster. To do so responsibly requires heavy use of automation. Setting up automation infrastructure is difficult, expensive, tedious and high-maintenance. Sauce Labs solves that by offering an instant cloud appliance that is a simple-to-adopt, software test infrastructure. Sauce Labs frees software developers to spend more time doing what they’re good at and through massive parallelization, find bugs sooner so features get deployed faster. What’s your favorite sauce?!?

    Located in San Francisco, CA


 

ScaleArc is the pioneer in a new category of database infrastructure software that simplifies database deployment and operations and lowers costs without any changes to applications or databases. The ScaleArc iDB software abstracts database servers from application servers to provide instant horizontal scaling and connection management, and enables real-time visibility into every query to provide real-time analytics and instant troubleshooting, one-click query caching, wire-speed security enforcement, and much more.  iDB is the only solution that reduces overall CapEx and OpEx costs by up to 50% and delivers instant performance improvements of up to 24x with no disruptions to existing environments.

    Located in Menlo Park, CA


 

StackMob is the industry’s first, cloud-based mobile platform that helps developers create a mobile business by letting them easily build, deploy and grow full featured applications right from the start. StackMob features front end HTML5 and robust backend services that cut development time from months to minutes so developers can focus on creating high caliber apps with quality user experiences. As experts in building scalable, distributed systems, StackMob enables developers to easily create and mange APIs, extend APIs with custom code, build using the development and production environments and add business solutions like customer development messaging, social integration and analytics.

    Located in San Francisco, CA


 

Sumo Logic is the next-generation log management and analytics company that leverages Big Data for real-time IT insights. Our cloud-based service provides customers with real-time log intelligence and analytics, at unprecedented petabyte scale. The Sumo Logic service is powered by patent-pending Elastic Log Processing™ and Log Reduce™ technologies, and transforms big data into actionable insights for IT operations, application management, and security and compliance. Unlike premise-based solutions that are expensive and complex to deploy and administer, the Sumo Logic service is highly cost-effective, can be deployed instantly, scales elastically and requires zero administration.

    Mountain View, CA


 

Zadara Storage disrupts traditional Enterprise Storage by bridging the yawning gap between the IT and Cloud worlds and turning the business model on its head. Zadara Storage's Virtual Private Storage Arrays, or VPSAs(tm), at long last enable Enterprises to migrate mission-critical applications to the Cloud. Our unique, software-only CloudFabric(tm) Architecture enables us to deliver high-performance, high-availability Enterprise Storage-as-a-Service at major Cloud providers, with Cloud economics and flexibility... making us the "EMC of the Cloud."

    Located in Irvine, CA



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Venue


Microsoft Conference Center, Building 1

1065 La Avenida Street, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA


  1. Microsoft Conference Center

    CONFERENCE LOCATION:
    Thursday, April 26th | 8am to 6pm
    Microsoft Conference Center, Building 1
    1065 La Avenida Street | Mountain View, CA, 94043
    Microsoft Phone: 650-693-1001
    Directions Take 280 South (towards San Jose) if you are coming from San Francisco.
    * The morning traffic on 101 South WILL delay your arrival by 30 minutes or more.

    OPENING NIGHT RECEPTION:
    Wednesday, April 25th | 6pm to 8pm
    Zibibbo | 430 Kipling St, Palo Alto, California 94301