AppDirect, Agilis Solutions & Scribe Software First Sponsors of Cloud Channel Summit
THINKstrategies, the Cloud Computing Showplace and Rising Tide Media are very pleased to welcome the first corporate sponsors of the Cloud Channel Summit – AppDirect, Agilis Solutions and Scribe Software.
The purpose of the Cloud Channel Summit is to bring together senior executives from leading Cloud Computing vendors and their channel company counterparts to share industry best practices and innovative ideas for building profitable and successful partnerships in the Cloud. The Summit will take place on Monday, November 7, at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, CA, and will kickoff with a keynote presentation by Google’s Director of Channels and Business Development, Stephen Cho, entitled, “Making Rain in the Channel: New Opportunities in Cloud Computing”.
“We have been overwhelmed by the positive response we’ve received to the idea of the Clouod Channel Summit,” stated Jeffrey Kaplan, Managing Director of THINKstrategies and founder of the Cloud Computing Showplace. “AppDirect, Agilis Solutions and Scribe Software represent the diversity of companies playing a role in redefining the channel in the Cloud and the wide range of vendors seeking to participate in our event.”
AppDirect’s Application Network allows businesses to find, buy, and use web-based software. With one seamless interface, businesses can subscribe to applications, assign colleagues to multiple apps, and pay just one monthly bill for all their subscriptions. Through its network of branded Marketplaces, AppDirect provides Application Developers with a single point of integration to reach millions of businesses across the globe. For Channel Partners, AppDirect is the fastest and most economical way to launch a branded web-based business application marketplace.
“AppDirect is incredibly excited to participate in the Cloud Channel Summit. Channels are going to be a major contributor to the explosive growth in the Cloud moving forward. It’s great timing to host a Summit to bring together application developers and distributors.” — Daniel Saks, President & CEO, AppDirect.
Agilis Solutions is a leading provider of software development consulting services focusing on helping ISV transition to the cloud and mobile platforms. Additionally, Agilis also designs and delivers software development and maintenance services for companies who build software, utilizing a “blended delivery model”. It provides expert project management onshore to assure accurate requirements, on-time delivery, and seamless communication; along with seasoned engineers offshore who can deliver exceptional quality at a tiny fraction of onshore prices.
“We are excited to be participating as a sponsor of the the Cloud Channel Summit. The speakers and participants being assembled are all successful and active in the Cloud. It will be great to share our experiences and learn best practices in developing successful partner channels.” — Eileen Boerger, President, Agilis Solutions.
Scribe Software delivers powerful, cost-effective CRM data integration to virtually any business application or data source: cloud, hybrid, or premise. Customers maximize the value of their applications with clean, consistent data across their business for better reporting, faster decision making, and enhanced customer service. Scribe integration solutions are easy to deploy with no code, no appliances, and no hassle.
“Cloud computing brings great benefits to businesses of all sizes. Successfully adopting and integrating cloud infrastructure and applications to the business relies on strong partnerships between cloud vendors and the channel. Scribe is pleased to sponsor the Cloud Channel Summit and we’re excited to participate in an event that addresses this important aspect of success in the Cloud.” — Peter Chase, Founder and Executive Vice President, Business Development, Scribe Software.
In addition to sponsoring the Cloud Channel Summit, senior executives from these companies will also be participating in various sessions during the conference, along with representatives from many of the leading Cloud vendors, channel companies, industry trade associations, and other experts.
The Summit is also being supported by the Software and Information Industry Association (SIIA) which is hosting its own Cloud-related conference, All About Mobile, Tuesday, November 15, at the Mission Bay Conference Center, San Francisco, CA.
Click here to submit a speaker proposal for the Cloud Channel Summit by September 2. Contact Jeff Kaplan of THINKstrategies and the Cloud Computing Showplace if you have questions regarding the speaking opportunities, or Marc Sternberg of Rising Tide Media if you’d like to investigate sponsorship opportunities.
And, click here if you’d like to take advantage of our early-bird discounts to attend the Summit.
Stay tuned for more information about the speakers, topics and other event details via Twitter @CloudChannel11. We look forward to seeing you November 7 at the Cloud Channel Summit.