Cloud Storage Experts to Discuss Security, Big Data and Cloud Deployment Best Practices

Seattle, Wash. – September 27, 2012 — / — Symform, a revolutionary, distributed cloud backup service, today announced participation at a number of leading technologyconferences in the coming months, including Java One, Data Center World, Interop New York, Cloud4SMB, ITEXPO West, SMB Nation, Computerworld Storage Network World (SNW) Fall, Computerworld SNW Europe, and the National Association of Realtors (NAR) annual conference. In addition to sponsoring and exhibiting, Symform executives are featured speakers at many of these events, where they will share their expertise and ideas on vendor-neutral topics such as big data, cloud computing, cloud security and distributed systems.

Java One
What: NETGEAR exhibitor booth #5208
When: September 30 – October 4, 2012
Where: Hilton San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
Details: Symform will be sharing a booth with its strategic partner NETGEAR to demonstrate how the Symform Global Cloud Storage Network can extend data stored in a NETGEAR network attach storage product for easy, end-to-end data storage and backup. NETGEAR will be announcing its new solution with Symform at the event.

Data Center World
What: Featured speaker
When: September 30 – October 3, 2012
Where: Gaylord Hotel and Conference Center, Nashville, TN
Details: Symform vice president of product management, Margaret Dawson, will be speaking on “Behind Every Cloud is a Data Center in Disguise.” In this session, she will discuss whether the cloud is safer, cheaper, and greener and how companies can better evaluate its cloud plans before building out massive physical infrastructure. Data Center World is an international conference for data center professionals, providing practical real-world solutions through comprehensive, vendor-neutral education.

Interop New York
What: Featured speaker and moderator
When: October 1-5, 2012
Where: Javits Center, New York City, NY
Details: Margaret Dawson, VP of product management at Symform, will be kicking off the “Big Data: Fundamentals to Best Practices” workshop on Tuesday, October 4 at 9:00 a.m. E.T. Margaret will cut through the big data hype and lay a foundation about big data from both an IT and business perspective, defining what big data is and what it isn’t, the types of big data, the benefits and concerns, and how to get started.

Margaret will also be moderating a panel at Interop, titled: “Cloud Security Is Network Security” to be held Thursday, October 4 at 2:15 p.m. E.T. This expert panel comprised of industry veterans across the networking and cloud security markets will shed light on common misconceptions around cloud security and discuss how to leverage existing best practices for organizations moving to the cloud.

What: Featured speakers
When: October 2-5, 2012
Where: Austin Convention Center, Austin, TX
Details: Symform Director of Product Strategy, Mason White, will join an expert panel to discuss “Are Current Cloud Synchronization Services SMB-Ready?” to be held Wednesday, October 3 at 12:30 p.m. C.T. Mason will delve into the state of cloud synchronization services to determine whether they are SMB-ready. In this session, he will elaborate on the benefits of cloud-based file syncing for SMBs, and speak to the risks that should be considered when transitioning to the cloud.

In a second appearance by Symform, president and co-founder Praerit Garg will be featured on a panel discussing “The Cost of Big Data” to be held Friday, October 5 at 10:00 a.m. C.T. Praerit will provide insight into the challenges of managing big data in order to equip organizations with deployment options that best utilize existing investments and data management goals.

SMB Nation 2012 Fall
What: Featured sponsor, exhibitor booth #622
When: October 12-14, 2012
Where: The Rio Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas, NV
Details: Symform is a bronze sponsor of the upcoming SMB Nation conference, which attracts hundreds of small and medium business IT professionals from across the U.S. and the world. This three-day event includes more than 30 educational sessions, featuring nationally-recognized speakers, trainers, and industry experts who discuss timely topics and critical issues. Attendees are invited to stop by the Symform booth #622 for a full product overview and to hear more about the company’s new “Bytes or Bucks” pricing model that can help IT solution providers lower the cost of offsite data backup while increasing margins.

Computerworld SNW Fall
What: Featured speaker
When: October 16-19, 2012
Where: Santa Clara, CA
Details: Praerit Garg, co-founder and president at Symform, will be a featured speaker at the “Business in the Cloud: Look Before You Leap” session, taking place on Thursday, October 18 at 10:45 a.m. P.T. Praerit will discuss the reality of data centers and the cloud, educating attendees on best practices to consider when building out infrastructure for cloud solutions. Praerit will also host the “Navigating the Cloud Storage Security Conundrum” session on Thursday, October 18 at 3:10 p.m. P.T. This presentation will examine security risk points to consider for organizations managing data in the cloud.

Computerworld SNW Europe
What: QNAP / Symform exhibitor booth #62
When: October 30-31, 2012
Where: The Congress Center, Frankfurt, Germany
Details: Symform will be sharing a booth with its strategic partner QNAP to demonstrate its Global Cloud Storage Network and how it works with QNAP network attach storage devices. Conference attendees are invited to visit the Symform/QNAP booth for an in-depth product overview and hear more about how Symform and QNAP work together for comprehensive data backup.

REALTORS Conference & Expo
What: Exhibitor booth #424
When: November 9 – 12, 2012
Where: Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, FL
Details: Symform is exhibiting for the first time at the Realtors Conference and Expo, the largest real estate professional conference in the world. Some 20,000 brokers, agents and other real estate professionals are expected to attend this year’s event, organized by the National Association of Realtors (NAR). Symform will be offering attendees a chance to learn more about backing up their critical digital information to the cloud at little to no cost.

Lindsey Bradshaw
Barokas PR for Symform

SOURCE: Symform

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