Forecast 2014 has become a Cloud and Data Analytics destination where hundreds of global leaders gather to learn about the next generation of products and services that will meet their cloud strategy plans. As a Forecast sponsor, your organization has the unique opportunity to directly engage with this targeted audience and learn first hand how your business can support their adoption into the cloud of today and tomorrow.
To ensure your organization takes advantage of marketing opportunities at Forecast 2014, learn more about our Sponsorship Packages.
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 2014 as underwriting sponsor.
Dell (NASDAQ: DELL) listens to its customers and uses that insight to make technology simpler and create innovative solutions that simplify daily activities and help people stay entertained, connected and in touch. Learn more at www.dell.com
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.
The world's leading provider of enterprise software and services, SAP delivers the Cloud Built for Business. Tap into the rapid innovation that the Cloud enables and adapt your processes quickly to ever changing market dynamics and customer needs. Right now, you can manage your entire business – HR, finance, customers and procurement – in the cloud with the most comprehensive cloud computing portfolio on the market. 35 million business users already use SAP Cloud, seamlessly integrating with their on-premise solutions and maximizing business agility.
SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud: Premier cloud service for applications, platform, and maintenance. Get the best of both worlds – the power of in-memory technology and the flexibility of the cloud – with SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud. This fully managed, subscription based cloud service can help you deploy, maintain, integrate, and extend SAP in-memory applications in a private cloud environment – for a faster, easier transition to real-time business.
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.
VMware is the leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure solutions that enable businesses to thrive in the Cloud Era. Customers rely on VMware to help them transform the way they build, deliver and consume Information Technology resources in a manner that is evolutionary and based on their specific needs. With 2013 revenues of $5.21 billion, VMware has more than 500,000 customers and 75,000 partners. The company is headquartered in Silicon Valley with offices throughout the world and can be found online at www.vmware.com.
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.
Infosys is a global leader in consulting, technology and outsourcing solutions. We enable clients, in more than 30 countries, to stay a step ahead of emerging business trends and outperform the competition. We help them transform and thrive in a changing world by co-creating breakthrough solutions that combine strategic insights and execution excellence.
Visit www.infosys.com to see how Infosys (NYSE: INFY), with US$8.25 billion in annual revenues and 160,000+ employees, is Building Tomorrow's Enterprise® today.
T-Systems is Deutsche Telekom’s corporate customer arm. Building on a global infrastructure of data centers and networks, T-Systems operates information and communication technology(ICT) systems for multinational corporations and public sector institutions. With offices in over 20 countries and global delivery capability, the Telekom subsidiary provides support to companies in all industries. Some 50,000 employees combine expertise with ICT innovations to add significant value to customer's core business all over the world. The corporate customers unit generated revenue of around EUR 9,5 billion in the 2013 financial year.
Appnomic Systems provides innovative analytics software and services that simplify the complexities of managing IT. The company's solutions provide enterprise IT Application Operations (AppOps), DevOps teams, and online companies with the ability to prevent IT application performance incidents like slowness and down time. Appnomic technology also enables users to gear up and gear down application speed based on end-user experience and business goals. The company specializes in serving businesses with high transaction volume operations - such as banks, large online businesses, and manufacturers.
Appnomic solutions include AppsOne IT operations analytics (ITOA) software, OpsOne data center automation software, and a technology-enabled remote infrastructure managed services called RIMS+ where Appnomic operates as an extension of client IT organizations managing Appnomic software solutions and client IT operations.
Appnomic has customers around the world including top banks and e-commerce portals.
Capgemini is one of the world's foremost providers of consulting, technology and outsourcing services. We are the silver sponsors of FORECAST 2014. While here, attend our panel discussion on Wednesday 24th September, 2014 at Gold Room where Lance Friend, Senior Vice President, Capgemini would present his views on - Service Orchestration for the Enterprise.
During the event, meet our team to talk about emerging technology, your company, and how Capgemini can help you get the most value out of your infrastructure in today’s dynamic world. As new cloud services and technologies continue to enter the workplace, that gap—as well as the growing chasm between business units and IT — will keep growing. Shadow IT will get stronger. IT will gradually lose control of the service performance and security needed to keep the enterprise strong and agile. But with a more holistic approach to infrastructure, you can regain the control you need. Capgemini’s Dynamic Services is focused on helping organizations bridge the gap between your current environment and the infrastructure you need. We’ve invested in services and tools that can transform your legacy estate and align with the new hybrid cloud era.
To pre-arrange your meetings with us, please contact our marketing manager Donna Urraca at firstname.lastname@example.org.
CenturyLink Technology Solutions delivers innovative managed services for global businesses on virtual, dedicated, and colocation platforms. It is a global leader in cloud infrastructure and hosted IT solutions for enterprise customers. Parent company CenturyLink, Inc. is the third-largest telecommunications company in the United States, and empowers CenturyLink Technology Solutions with its high-quality advanced fiber optic network. Headquartered in Monroe, La., CenturyLink is an S&P 500 company and is included among the Fortune 500 list of America's largest corporations. For more information, visit www.centurylink.com/technology.
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.
Emerson Network Power, a business of Emerson (NYSE:EMR), delivers software, hardware and services that maximize availability, capacity and efficiency for data centers, healthcare and industrial facilities. A trusted industry leader in smart infrastructure technologies, Emerson Network Power provides innovative data center infrastructure management solutions that bridge the gap between IT and facility management and deliver efficiency and uncompromised availability regardless of capacity demands. Our solutions are supported globally by local Emerson Network Power service technicians. Learn more about Emerson Network Power products and services at www.EmersonNetworkPower.com.
Hitachi Data Systems provides information technologies, services and solutions that help companies improve IT costs and agility, and innovate with information to make a difference in the world. Our customers gain compelling return on investment (ROI), unmatched return on assets (ROA), and demonstrable business impact. With approximately 6,100 employees worldwide, Hitachi Data Systems does business in more than 100 countries and regions. Our products, services and solutions are trusted by the world's leading enterprises, including more than 70% of the Fortune 100 and more than 80% of the Fortune Global 100. Visit us at www.HDS.com.
SUSE, a pioneer in open source software, provides reliable, interoperable Linux and cloud-based solutions that give enterprises greater control and flexibility. Decades of engineering excellence, industry leadership, and an unrivaled partner ecosystem power the products and support that help our customers manage complexity, reduce cost, and confidently deliver mission-critical services. The lasting relationships we build with them allow us to adapt and deliver the smarter innovation they need to succeed–today and tomorrow.
Virtustream is a leading enterprise class cloud solutions provider and one of the first SAP partners in the world to achieve SAP's HANA Enterprise Cloud certification. Virtustream offers xStreamTM, a cloud management software for private/public/hybrid clouds, and the Virtustream Cloud which provides secure, high availability, Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) to enterprises and government agencies. Virtustream owns and operates data centers in the U.S. and Europe with service provider partner data centers in Latin America, the Middle East and Asia.
Microsoft was founded in 1975. Our mission is to enable people and businesses throughout the world to realize their full potential. We work to achieve this mission by creating technology that transforms the way people work, play, and communicate. We develop and market software, services, and hardware that deliver new opportunities, greater convenience, and enhanced value to people's lives. We do business worldwide and have offices in more than 100 countries.
AT&T is bringing it all together for our customers, from revolutionary smartphones to next-generation TV and broadband services and sophisticated solutions for multi-national businesses. For more than a century, we have consistently provided innovative, reliable, high-quality products and services and excellent customer care. Today, our mission is to connect people with their world, everywhere they live and work, and do it better than anyone else. We're fulfilling this vision by creating new solutions for consumers and businesses and by driving innovation in the communications and entertainment industry.
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.
Big Data. Social Networking. Cloud.
MOOG exploits these modern concepts to aid our customers in leveraging greater value from their existing service management resources, reducing their operations costs and, increasing the quality of the services they deliver. MOOG transforms Singular Service Management into Situational Service Management for Cloud and self healing infrastructures. MOOG is what a combined Remedy and Netcool would have been, had they been designed for today’s infrastructures using today’s technologies.
BrightTALKTM 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. It is the interactions we witness and the advancement of knowledge in our online communities that excites us the most.
Cloud Mafia is a San Francisco based community group. Our mission is to bring together everyone that is interested in and working in the cloud technologies. Learn, network, present and meet others in the cloud space. We have lots of events and tech talks. Cloud Mafia has 2300+ members, has been featured on Venture Beat and sponsored by companies like Loggly, Salesforce, dotCloud, New Relic, Gigaom, Boundary, Mulesoft, DataWeek2.0, Stormpath, Totango, 10Gen, AppDirect, Pager Duty, Cloudability, Gigaspaces, Demandforce, AdRoll and many more. Read more
Cloud Strategy is a hands-on business publication for cloud architects, virtualization engineers, data center managers, and hosting providers. In print and online, Cloud Strategy provides in-depth knowledge on practical issues. We also review the training and certification available for supporting virtual and cloud infrastructure in public-private-hybrid cloud environments.
DataWeek 2014 is San Francisco’s largest data conference for the third year in a row - and API World 2014 is the second annual API conference that’s 100% focused on developers! Thousands of executives, entrepreneurs, data scientists, and developers have been invited to be involved in our conference, expo, hackathon, hiring mixer, and week of events.
Diversity is a broad spectrum consultancy specialising in SaaS, Cloud Computing and business strategy. Principal and founder Ben Kepes provides various services including:
Gigaom Research provides timely, in-depth analysis of emerging technologies. Our network of 200+ independents analysts provides new content that bridges the gap between breaking news and long-range research.
Mission Critical serves data center and mission-critical facility 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.
www.securitysolutionswatch.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.
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.
The ACCA is actively involved in making cloud computing a reality by addressing the needs for common platforms with a focus on the opportunities and issues in Asia Pacific (APAC). ACCA offers a very specific forum for stakeholders – hardware and software developers, carriers, enterprise users, policy makers and researchers – to collaborate on the requirements of the Asia market from within, with expertise born of local knowledge. As a collaborative forum, ACCA will accelerate the growth of the cloud market regionally by helping remove obstacles and leveraging opportunities. Our membership is a mix of Eastern and Western companies, large and small companies, enterprises, governments and other associations.
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.
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 DMTF is an industry standards organization working to simplify the manageability of network-accessible technologies through open and collaborative efforts by leading technology companies. DMTF creates and drives the international adoption of interoperable management standards, supporting implementations that enable the management of diverse traditional and emerging technologies including cloud, virtualization, network and infrastructure. The organization spans the globe with member companies and alliance partners from varied industry sectors, led by a board of directors from Broadcom Corporation; CA Technologies; Cisco; Citrix Systems, Inc.; Dell; Emerson Network Power; Fujitsu; Hitachi, Ltd.; HP; Intel Corporation; Microsoft Corporation; NetApp; Oracle; Software AG; SunGard Availability Services; Telecom Italia and VMware, Inc. Information about the DMTF's leadership, technologies and how to participate can be found at www.dmtf.org.
OASIS is a non-profit consortium that drives the development, convergence and adoption of open standards for the global information society.
OASIS promotes industry consensus and produces worldwide standards for security, Internet of Things, cloud computing, energy, content technologies, emergency management, and other areas. OASIS open standards offer the potential to lower cost, stimulate innovation, grow global markets, and protect the right of free choice of technology.
OASIS members broadly represent the marketplace of public and private sector technology leaders, users and influencers. The consortium has more than 5,000 participants representing over 600 organizations and individual members in more than 65 countries.
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.
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.
Uptime Institute, an independent division of The 451 Group, provides education, publications, consulting, certifications, conferences and seminars, independent research, and thought leadership for the enterprise data center industry and for data center professionals. The Uptime Institute is an unbiased, third-party data center research, education, and consulting organization focused on improving data center performance and efficiency through collaboration and innovation.