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WOODCLIFF LAKE, NJ -- (Marketwire) -- 10/30/09 -- SYS-CON Events announced today that the 5th International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo  will take place April 19-20-21, 2010, at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York City. The International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo series is the world's leading Cloud-focused event and is held three times a year, in New York, Silicon Valley and in Europe. Over 200 corporate sponsors and 10,000 industry professionals have participated in Cloud Computing Expo since its inception, more than all other Cloud-related events put together. The three-day event will offer a rich array of sessions led by exceptional speakers about the business and technical value of cloud computing with more than 80 sponsors and exhibitors on the 70,000 sq. ft. show floor and over 5,000 estimated delegates from well over 48 different cou... (more)

GDS International Moves to Sydney

In the week that The Australian dollar traded nearly at a two-year high against the euro, a world leading media company (GDS International) announced the much anticipated opening of its Sydney Office. Bolstered by an expanding resource sector and energy-hungry Asian trading partners, Australia is the only major economy to have avoided a technical recession in 2009 recording only one quarter of contraction in gross domestic product and it is set to continue with a forecast of 3.75% growth in 2010. With advertising spend down GDS International, (a publishing and media company reliant on marketing spend) is bucking the trend. Maintaining unrivalled ROI to their clients GDS International (parent company of GDS Publishing) has seen double figure growth each year for the last five. “The key has been to diversify and innovate” Harlan Davis VP Product for GDS International... (more)

Now An Established Leader in APM: AppDynamics

Before I jump into all the wonderful statistics, achievements and accolades AppDynamics has had recently, I first want to spend a minute talking about what we do. When an application slows down or crashes in production, we tell customers why in minutes so they can fix the app, and keep their business up and running. There you go–pretty simple, right? Except that it’s really not. And believe me 35+ vendors have been trying for the past decade. For me, the best compliment I’ve heard to date from a customer was “your stuff just works.” They generally don’t comment on our bells, whistles, pretty graphics or features; they just solve real-life problems with our software. Imagine that for a second–actually solving problems for customers. This simple benefit is pretty much why we’re disrupting the APM marketplace right now. We solve real-life problems for our customers t... (more)

Global Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Software Industry

NEW YORK, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Global Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Software Industry http://www.reportlinker.com/p01921270/Global-Customer-Relationship-Management-CRM-Software-Industry.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=Solution_Integration This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Software in US$ Million by the following Types: On-Premise CRM, & SaaS CRM. The Global market is further analyzed by the following Functional Areas: Sales Force Automation, Customer Support, Marketing Automation, and e-commerce. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 200... (more)

ExactTarget Named A Leader in Email Marketing by Independent Research Firm

LONDON (Dec. 24, 2009) - On-demand email marketing and one-to-one marketing solutions provider ExactTarget announced today that Forrester Research, Inc. named the company a leader among email marketing service providers. Featured in The "Forrester WaveTM: Email Marketing Service Providers Q4 2009" (December 2009) report, the independent research firm found ExactTarget and one other vendor are "at the front of the Leader pack" with perfect scores in categories for product roadmap, vertical strategy, strength of management, executive vision, employees, campaign automation, data security and customer satisfaction. "ExactTarget has vastly expanded its organisation to cater to marketers in any market segment," the Forrester WaveTM: Email Marketing Service Providers, Q4 2009" report states. Forrester found ExactTarget to be the only email service provider to achieve a pe... (more)

ExactTarget Chief Marketing Officer Named to Mobile Marketing Association’s Board of Directors

Global interactive marketing provider ExactTarget (NYSE:ET) announced today that its Chief Marketing Officer Tim Kopp has been named to the Mobile Marketing Association’s North America board of directors. The Mobile Marketing Association, the leading global trade association for the mobile industry, named Kopp to the board alongside experts from Google, Microsoft, ESPN and Target to help shape the future of mobile marketing. "The MMA board of directors plays a pivotal role in setting the agenda for the mobile marketing industry and shaping the future of our organization," said Michael Becker, North America managing director of the Mobile Marketing Association. “Tim has been a pioneer in interactive marketing for more than a decade, and I am thrilled to work with him and the full board to fulfill our mission of making mobile an indispensable part of the modern marketin... (more)

2012 IMA Conference and Impact Awards to Feature Powerful Line-up of Keynote Speakers and Breakout Session Presenters

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., Aug. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2012 IMA Conference and Impact Awards to be held Sept. 20-22 at the impressive CityCenter complex in Las Vegas will bring together industry leaders and professional peers to address the latest Internet marketing trends, define strategies for success and network.  A stellar line-up of speakers and presenters is on tap for this year's gathering, offering an opportunity to hear and learn from an unprecedented group of experts. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110714/NY35808LOGO-b) The three-day event will focus on an information-packed conference day featuring important keynote addresses and in-depth breakout sessions on an array of topics including Advertising, Analytics, Email, Mobile, Search, Social, Strategy, Technology and Websites.  Keynotes and breakout presentations will be delivered by individua... (more)

AppDynamics Pumps up the Jam in San Francisco

It’s been a week since we hosted AppJam Americas, our first North American user conference in San Francisco. With myself as master of ceremonies, and a minor wardrobe malfunction at the start (see video at the end of this post), the entire day was a huge success for us and our customers. One thing that stuck in my mind was that applications today have become way more complex to manage—and strategic monitoring has become key to mastering that complexity. Simply put, SOA+Virtualization+Big Data+Cloud+Agile != Easy. The day started with Jyoti Bansal, our CEO and Founder outlining his vision to be the world’s #1 solution for managing modern web applications. The simple facts are that applications have become more dynamic, distributed and virtual. All of these factors have increased their operational complexity, and log files and legacy monitoring solutions are ill-suited... (more)

I.T. Spend is Back

It is now 2010 and things are looking up but IT fundamentals have shifted and spending must be closely monitored.  Some of the leading names in IT will be meeting to discuss planning and spending in the first quarter of 2010 at the CIO US Summit held by GDS International. The recession felt globally has changed the priorities in IT.  One of the key changes has focused on cloud options and if investments into internal data centers is really the path forward. "2010 will bring increased spending as we begin to see the light at the end of the tunnel, however budgets will continue to remain tight, spending the right money in the right places will make the difference" state the conglomerate of leading CIO's attending the CIO US summit lead by Jan Bertsch CIO Chrysler and James Haney, VP IT at HARLEY DAVIDSON INC. Spending took a dramatic fall in 2009 compared to that in 20... (more)

ExactTarget Selects Egenera Systems with vBlade Software to Support Dramatic Business Growth

Egenera Inc. announced that ExactTarget has chosen Egenera systems with vBlade software as a key part of its infrastructure to support nearly a billion outgoing emails each month.  Over 6,000 organizations worldwide - including The Home Depot, Papa John's, Cold Stone Creamery and CareerBuilder.com - rely on the ExactTarget platform for their integrated email marketing needs. As new customers are added, or the scale or sophistication of current customers' email marketing initiatives increase, the amount of data managed and number of emails sent by ExactTarget multiplies dramatically.  vBlade software, an extension to Egenera's patented PAN Manager software, met ExactTarget's need to scale quickly and efficiently. vBlade software integrates third-party hypervisor technology into Egenera PAN Manager, enabling administrators to logically partition a physical blade to ... (more)

Microsoft Announces 2009 Partner of the Year Awards Finalists and Winners

Microsoft Corp. has announced the winners and finalists of its 2009 Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards. The annual awards honor Microsoft Registered, Certified and Gold Certified partners for delivering exemplary solutions for their customers during the past year. Award winners and finalists were chosen from nominations from around the world. 2,000 entries were submitted by partners worldwide; the award finalists and winners were selected from a group of nominations based on their dedicated use of Microsoft technologies to provide solutions for their customers' needs. "Partners are the key to igniting business innovation through great technology as well as helping customers drive down costs," said Allison L. Watson, corporate vice president of the Worldwide Partner Group at Microsoft. "Congratulations to the 2009 Partner Award winners, who have demonstrated a su... (more)