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Exhibitors Showcase New Products & Services at First Cloud Connect in Chicago

Profitbricks, Rackspace, HP & More Make News at Next Week's Premier Cloud Event

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Cloud Connect, produced by UBM TechWeb, today announced more than ten exhibitors will be making news at the first-ever Cloud Connect Chicago, happening next week, September 10-13, at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare. As the premier technology event for the cloud community, Cloud Connect provides a unique and targeted platform for exhibitors to showcase the latest technology advancements in cloud computing. To register or for more information, visit www.cloudconnectevent.com.

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"Cloud Connect Chicago provides attendees with a great opportunity to learn first-hand about the innovations, strategies and advancements in cloud computing," said Steve Wylie, Cloud Connect General Manager. "We're excited that event exhibitors have chosen to introduce their new products and services, representing the latest in cloud technologies, while at Cloud Connect."

The following Cloud Connect Chicago 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 enterprise 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.

Datanational and Vision Solutions have partnered together to showcase several new Cloud-based technologies for data backups, disaster recovery and high availability. These solutions feature the world class replication technology from Vision Solutions for platforms like Windows, AIX, Linux, and IBM. Stop by booth #513 to learn about our new offerings.

HP Cloud Services will preview beta offerings including HP Cloud Compute, HP Cloud Block Storage and HP Relational Database for MySQL, plus object storage and CDN. HP's open architecture ensures choice, improves developer productivity, features easy-to-use tools, access to a rich partner ecosystem, and is backed by exceptional customer support. 

Inktank, the leader in open source cloud storage, will showcase the latest release of Ceph. Ceph Block Device enables cloning and live migration of vm images. Ceph Object Storage makes it possible to easily move S3 compatible applications onto your own private cloud or other hosted public clouds.

ITpreneurs, a leading provider of Cloud Computing education, will announce the next level of Cloud Computing courses soon to become available.  These courses have been designed for Cloud Security, Cloud Architect, Cloud Developed and other roles impacted by cloud computing. Learn more at booth #310.

ProfitBricks, creators of the next-generation IaaS company, will announce at Cloud Connect a completely new way to build, scale and maintain your own virtual data center. Two years in the making, this is cloud computing reinvented. Visit us in our booth, or connect with us through our website.

Rackspace recently announced several additions to its open cloud portfolio all of which will be on display at Cloud Connect Chicago: Cloud Servers powered by OpenStack in addition to Cloud Databases, Cloud Monitoring and many others all available on a robust new Control Panel.

SecureAuth, booth 204, will be revealing its latest enhancements to SecureAuth IdP, the first two-factor authentication SSO for SaaS and cloud applications that gives IT better control and enforcement of security standards. The new platform upgrades to be announced enable IT to uphold security policies on cloud, mobile and networks.

SolidFire, a provider of all-solid-state (SSD) storage systems for cloud service providers, will announce integrations with key vendors across the cloud ecosystem. Each partnership and integration milestone plays a critical role in enabling cloud providers to profitably deploy services that support high-performance applications within the cloud.

TerraWi will protect your data in a new way with the introduction of Mobile-Loc platform, a cloud based mobile security application that provides cross-platform capabilities as well as 256 bit encryption, biometrics, username/password, and geo-fencing capabilities. We're securing your data and giving you more control.

Vacava introduces rapidBIZ 3.0 -- robust application development tool for IT professionals. rapidBIZ cuts development time in half and handles routine tasks automatically through a comprehensive code library. Key features include easy-to-build, integrated databases; drag and drop design; and one-click immediate deployment in the cloud.

Zadara™ Storage, the innovators of Private Storage for Public Clouds, announces File / Network-Attached Storage (NAS). Zadara's Virtual Private Storage Array™ is the storage of choice for demanding Cloud workloads, now offering even more simplicity and integration with NAS; the Cloud is ready for your critical Enterprise and web applications.

For a complete schedule of all educational sessions, keynote addresses and participating exhibitors, visit http://www.cloudconnectevent.com/chicago/.

About Cloud Connect

Cloud Connect, produced by UBM TechWeb, is the defining event of the cloud computing industry with content-led conferences in the Silicon Valley, Chicago and Bangalore, India. As both a conference and an exhibition, Cloud Connect's goal is to chart the course of cloud computing's development by bringing together enterprise IT professionals, developers, infrastructure and service providers and cloud computing innovators. UBM TechWeb has produced cloud events that define and frame cloud computing discussions since June 2008, including Cloud Summit Executive and Enterprise Cloud Summit at Interop. Cloud Connect is a one-of-a-kind event that encompasses the entire cloud computing ecosystem. For more information visit: www.cloudconnectevent.com.

About UBM TechWeb

UBM TechWeb the global leader in technology media and professional information, enables people and organizations to harness the transformative power of technology. Through its three core businesses – media solutions, marketing services and paid content – UBM TechWeb produces the most respected and consumed brands and media applications in the technology market. More than 14.5 million business and technology professionals (CIOs and IT managers, Web & Digital professionals, Software Developers, Government decision makers, and Telecom providers) actively engage in UBM TechWeb's communities and information resources monthly. UBM TechWeb brands include: global face-to-face events such as Interop, Cloud Connect, Black Hat and Enterprise Connect; award-winning online resources such as InformationWeek, Light Reading, and Network Computing; and market-leading magazines InformationWeek, Wall Street & Technology, and Advanced Trading. UBM TechWeb is a part of UBM plc, one of the world's largest media businesses as a global provider of news distribution and specialist information services with a market capitalization of more than $2.5 billion.

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