The Open Data Center Alliance invites you to sponsor Forecast 2013. This is a great opportunity for companies to drive increased engagement at Forecast 2013, ensure your company's voice is heard by attendees, and drive increased visibility for your cloud leadership well beyond the two days of Forecast. We have several levels of sponsorship opportunities with a variety of benefits, but opportunities are limited, so please review our sponsorship levels below and sign up today.
Intel has supported the mission of the Alliance as Technical Advisor since the inception of the ODCA. Intel is also committed to support ODCA Forecast 2013 as underwriting sponsor.
Structure is GigaOM's flagship conference on cloud computing and internet infrastructure, bringing together top influential thinkers. As Forecast 2013 Premier Media Sponsor, Alliance has added a combined conference discount with GigaOm's Structure and Structure: Data conferences.
Cisco's strategy is to enable its customers and partners to deliver cloud applications and services with a cloud platform tailored to their needs - whether private, public, or hybrid. Cisco's set of cloud solutions uniquely connect the world of many clouds today to make amazing things happen for your business, tomorrow. Learn more at www.cisco.com/go/cloud.
Dell listens to customers and delivers innovative technology and services they trust and value. We offer a broad range of product categories including desktop computer systems, servers, networking products, mobility products, software and peripherals and enhanced services. Visit www.dell.com to learn more about Dell's robust portfolio for customers of all types.
The Savvis Cloud Data Center is a public cloud service based on the VMware vCloud stack. It is one of the key components of Savvis Cloud - a connected hybrid cloud solution - enabling fast, scalable, secure and agile IT at a fraction of the cost of the traditional in-house services while allowing businesses to retain IT control. All of these customer benefits are made possible through Savvis Cloud broad portfolio including an application marketplace, cloud data center, cloud servers, cloud storage, cloud applications, networking and security, managed services, and professional services, and its eco system that enables innovative joint solutions for workloads migration and orchestration.
Savvis Cloud Data Center is well suited for both enterprise who seek private cloud extensions and public cloud bursting solutions. Built on best-of-breed cloud infrastructure and technologies, with deep expertise in technical support, as well as a complete ecosystem of tools and solutions; Savvis Cloud Data Center enables customers to:
For more information about Savvis Cloud Data Center, visit www.savvis.com/cloud or call 1.800.SAVVIS.1 (1.800.728.8471).
Citrix is the cloud company that enables mobile work styles-empowering people to work and collaborate from anywhere, securely accessing apps and data on any of the latest devices, as easily as they would in their own office. Citrix solutions help IT and service providers build clouds, leveraging virtualization and networking technologies to deliver high-performance, elastic and cost-effective cloud services. With market-leading solutions for mobility, desktop virtualization, cloud networking, cloud platforms, collaboration and data sharing, Citrix helps organizations of all sizes achieve the speed and agility necessary to succeed in a mobile and dynamic world. Citrix products are in use at more than 260,000 organizations and by over 100 million users globally. Annual revenue in 2012 was $2.59 billion.
EMC is a global leader in enabling businesses and service providers to transform their operations and deliver information technology as a service (ITaaS). Fundamental to this transformation is cloud computing. Through innovative products and services, EMC accelerates the journey to cloud computing, helping IT departments to store, manage, protect and analyze their most valuable asset — information — in a more agile, trusted and cost-efficient way.
HP Cloud Services (hpcloud.com) delivers infrastructure, platform services, and cloud solutions for businesses of all sizes to confidently run production workloads in the cloud. Built on HP¹s world-class hardware and software and based on OpenStack® technology, our enterprise-grade service is backed by industry leading SLAs and personalized customer support. The open, transparent architecture ensures customers have maximum control and flexibility without vendor lock in. An intuitive, developer-friendly environment features easy-to-use tools for faster-time-to-code and the rapid development of next generation applications. Our robust partner ecosystem helps organizations accelerate their development, test and deployment process and enables broader big data and mobile solution opportunities.
Red Hat is the world's leading provider of open source software solutions, taking a community-powered approach to reliable and high-performing cloud, Linux, middleware, storage and virtualization technologies. Red Hat also offers award-winning support, training, and consulting services. As the connective hub in a global network of enterprises, partners, and open source communities, Red Hat helps create relevant, innovative technologies that liberate resources for growth and prepare customers for the future of IT. Learn more at http://www.redhat.com.
The most power-conscious data center campus in the world, Verne Global, provides its clients with a real opportunity to get power costs under control. Verne has partnered with Colt Data Centre Services to bring to market the first chillerless modular data center offering colocation services. Combine low-cost cooling with 100% renewable power and there is no better solution to meeting your company's need for data storage. Convinced that powering your data center with 100% renewable, scalable energy makes you a visionary who sees beyond the current industry focus on efficiency? Looking for 1MW to 50 MWs of power over the next 5-10 years? Seeking the option to have a bespoke solution that is led and managed by industry-recognized veterans in wholesale data center construction? Verne Global can offer you a range of design options unique to your power, density, back-up, cooling and security requirements.
Appnomic Systems is a leading provider of preventive IT performance management and automation solutions enabling customers to avoid major IT incidents, improve mean time to repair, increase IT staff productivity, and achieve new levels of compliance. Appnomic delivers significant value to Enterprise and Cloud IT customers increasing their ability to leverage their IT operations for growth, profitability, and competitive advantage.
Rackspace® Hosting (NYSE: RAX) is the open cloud company, delivering open technologies and powering more than 200,000 customers worldwide. Rackspace provides its renowned Fanatical Support® across a broad portfolio of IT products, including Public Cloud, Private Cloud, Hybrid Hosting and Dedicated Hosting. For more information, visit www.rackspace.com.
Kingston is the largest independent manufacturer of memory products and has a dedicated global data center team focusing on both DRAM and SSDs. By helping customers develop the right memory strategy in their infrastructure, Kingston can assist our customers in realizing the performance and capacity required to handle growing server workloads, and find ways to reduce server infrastructure power budgets.
CohesiveFT enables enterprises to run business operations in the cloud.Our solutions help migrate, transform and extend both customer-facing and internal operational applications. CohesiveFT lets enterprises extend their network to the cloud, save money on a single, upfront migration and focus on an application-centric view of integration, governance and security.
The Cloud Security Alliance is a not-for-profit organization established to promote the use of best practices for providing security assurance within cloud computing and provide education on how cloud computing can secure other types of computing. The collaboration will align ODCA Cloud Service Provider Assurance and Monitoring requirements with the CSA's Cloud Audit specification and STAR (Security, Trust, and Registry) program, as well as other best practices and cloud security certification training and testing. Initial results from the collaboration are targeted for the first half of 2012.
The Cloud Credential Council (CCC) is the international industry representation body mandated to develop and drive alignment of standards training and certification for individuals in the cloud computing domain. The CCC is independent and vendor neutral, and has an expanding list of members consisting of public sector and academic institutions, cloud providers, cloud consumers, cloud brokers, professional associations and international certification bodies from across the world.
DMTF enables more effective management of millions of IT systems worldwide by bringing the IT industry together to collaborate on the development, validation and promotion of systems management standards. The group spans the industry with 160 member companies and organizations, and more than 4,000 active participants crossing 43 countries. The DMTF board of directors is led by 16 innovative, industry-leading technology companies. With this deep and broad reach, DMTF creates standards that enable interoperable IT management. DMTF management standards are critical to enabling management interoperability among multi-vendor systems, tools and solutions within the enterprise. For more information: www.dmtf.org.
OASIS is a not-for-profit consortium that drives the development, convergence, and adoption of open standards for the global information society. OASIS open standards offer the potential to lower cost, stimulate innovation, grow markets, and protect the right of free choice of technology. The collaboration with ODCA will work to drive standards for service transparency.
Launched in 2011 by Deutsche Telekom, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Verizon, and Yahoo!, the Open Networking Foundation (ONF) is a growing nonprofit organization with more than 90 members whose mission is to advance the commercialization and use of SDN and the OpenFlow protocol. ONF will accelerate the delivery and use of SDN and OpenFlow technologies and standards while fostering a vibrant market of products, services, applications, customers, and users. For further details visit the ONF website at: http://www.opennetworking.org.
The Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) is a not-for-profit global organization, made up of some 400 member companies spanning virtually the entire storage industry. SNIA's mission is to lead the storage industry worldwide in developing and promoting standards, technologies, and educational services to empower organizations in the management of information.
The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) is the leading trade association representing the global information and communications technology (ICT) industry through standards development, policy initiatives, business opportunities, market intelligence and networking events. With support from hundreds of members, TIA enhances the business environment for companies involved in telecom, broadband, mobile wireless, information technology, networks, cable, satellite, unified communications, emergency communications and the greening of technology.
With over 900 member companies, TM Forum is the largest global trade association focused on bringing together the digital ecosystem, including communication service providers, digital service providers and enterprises, with the goal of enabling an open digital world. The Forum delivers a wealth of knowledge and practical tools, including unique research, best practices and standards. Our members collaborate to rapidly solve business issues in critical areas, such as business process optimization, big data analytics, cloud management, customer experience management and security.
The Forum has four key roles-to Inform, Innovate, Accelerate and Optimize-and provides a neutral and open platform for collaboration between service providers, enterprises and their suppliers to overcome the barriers to an open digital economy.
BrightTALK provides webinars and videos for professionals and their communities. Every day thousands of thought leaders are actively sharing their insights, their ideas and their most up-to-date knowledge with professionals all over the globe through the technologies that BrightTALK has created.
At BrightTALK, we believe that people learn the most when they hear directly from those who know the subject best. We also believe that this experience is enhanced through a dialog between speakers and the audience. Our online event tools offer a dynamic environment for everyone involved. It is the interactions we witness and the advancement of knowledge in our online communities that excites us the most.
You can join BrightTALK's vibrant exchange of ideas as either a viewer or a presenter. We offer viewers live, interactive access to businesses' top thought leaders. You identify the topics most relevant to you by searching communities, channels, summits or individual webcasts and are introduced to new experts via their timely and relevant presentations. In addition, webcasts are available on-demand for future viewing and for sharing with your peers and colleagues.
CloudTimes is a leading technology media property, dedicated to providing knowledge, research and breaking news on the Cloud. Leading publications have declared CloudTimes one the most influential online news outlet and a must-read site. It hosts the largest research database on the web, featuring free white papers, webinars and articles from leading IT companies. Visit www.cloudtimes.org.
Datanami is a news portal dedicated to providing insight, analysis and up-to-the-minute information about emerging trends and solutions in big data. The portal sheds light on all cutting edge technologies including networking, storage and applications, and their effect upon business, industry, government, and research. The publication examines the avalanche of unprecedented amounts of data and the impact the high-end data explosion is having across the IT, enterprise, and commercial markets. Subscribe now at: www.datanami.com.
eForensics Magazine, is a professional downloadable magazine directed to experts in digital-forensics covering all aspects of electronic forensics, from theory to practice, from methodologies and standards to tools and real-life solutions. It features articles by digital forensics specialists and enthusiasts, experts in Mobile, Computer, Network and Database Forensics. Each magazine features a cover focus, and articles from our regular contributors, covering news and up-to-date topics. It is devoted to the best digital forensics services providers, who will show you the digital forensics world from their perspective. It's an excellent opportunity to observe trends on the market for the readers, and for companies – to share their invaluable knowledge. http://eforensicsmag.com.
HPCwire is the #1 news and information portal covering the fastest computers in the world and the people who run them. With a legacy dating back to 1986, HPCwire continues to be the publication of choice globally by business and technology professionals from academia, government, science, and industry who are interested in high performance and computationally intensive computing. For topics ranging from the latest developments in systems, software, tools and applications, to middleware, networking and storage technologies, HPCwire delivers it all and remains the HPC communities' most reliable and trusted resource. Don't miss a thing - subscribe now to HPCwire's weekly newsletter recapping the previous week's HPC news, analysis and information at: www.hpcwire.com.
Mission Critical is the fastest-growing journal serving data-center and emergency backup power professionals. Our popular print edition (publishing six times annually) and associated Web site provide practical solutions to all manner of issues facing the data center designer, manager, owner and operator. This includes rising energy costs, increasing heat loads, emergency backup solutions, security, cable management, virtualization and disaster recovery. Visit us at www.missioncriticalmagazine.com.
www.securitystockwatch.com is the #1 Google site for "Secure ID Solutions" and "Fraud Prevention Solutions". Our B2B and B2GOV portal features thought leadership interviews with best-of-breed companies in the cloud computing, IT, network security, and trusted computing space. Based on our demographics and traffic our channel reaches your target markets and the professionals you want to reach. What's your solution? Please contact Amanda@SecurityStockWatch.com for a customized, lead generation, branding and awareness program with guaranteed exposure in major media and trade media. The ODCA community is entitled to marketing benefit on our channel which includes a 35% discount of off our Rate Card here + other benefits.
Since 2000, The Web Host Industry Review has made a name for itself as the foremost authority of the Web hosting industry providing reliable, insightful and comprehensive news, reviews and resources to the hosting community. TheWHIR Blogs provides a community of expert industry perspectives. The Web Host Industry Review Magazine also offers a business-minded, issue-driven perspective of interest to executives and decision-makers. WHIR TV offers on demand web hosting video interviews and web hosting video features of the key persons and events of the web hosting industry. WHIR Events brings together like-minded hosting industry professionals and decision-makers in local communities. TheWHIR is an iNET Interactive property. For more details about TheWHIR, visit http://www.theWHIR.com For more information on iNET Interactive, visit http://www.iNETinteractive.com.