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Connected Cloud Summit Early Bird Discount Ends July 31, Register Now to Save $100

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24th July

There is only one week left to take advantage of the Early Bird discounts and save $100 when you register for the Connected Cloud Summit hosted by THINKstrategies and Cloud Computing Showplace on Thursday, September 18 in Boston. Click here to register now.

The Summit will examine how the Cloud is enabling enterprises to pursue exciting, new business opportunities and overcome significant technology challenges associated with the ‘Internet of Things’ (IoT) so they can better serve their customers, create new offerings, and gain a competitive advantage in the marketplace.

The executive forum will showcase the latest solutions, best practices and ideas being generated by leading IoT providers, start-ups and innovative enterprises. Click here to see why you should attend the Connected Cloud Summit.

Seating is limited at the State Room where we are hosting the Connected Cloud Summit. So, register now to reserve your seat.

The Summit is being sponsored by Aria Systems, Axeda, Birst, Cognizant, CorSource … Read More »



THINKstrategies and The Channel Company Team to Host Fourth Annual Cloud Channel Summit, December 3 in San Diego

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21st July

THINKstrategies and Cloud Computing Showplace are teaming with The Channel Company, publisher of CRN magazine, to host the fourth annual Cloud Channel Summit on Wednesday, December 3, in conjunction with the NexGen Cloud Conference & Expo in San Diego, December 4-5.

The Cloud Channel Summit is a peer-to-peer, executive networking forum focused entirely on helping attendees learn how to build successful partnerships in the Cloud. The Summit has been the ‘go to’ event for leading Cloud vendors and their channel partner counterparts to share ideas and showcase success stories since 2011. Click here to see what the attendees of last year’s Summit said about the event.

By combining forces with The Channel Company, the 2014 Cloud Channel Summit will,

Attract an even broader audience of Cloud vendors and solution providers seeking to better position themselves in the rapidly expanding Cloud marketplace and better serve their mutual customers.
Gain a broader set of valuable insights from the industry experts associated with … Read More »



Internet Of Things: 4 Areas IT Can Prep – A Guest Commentary in InformationWeek

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16th July

Most IT organizations are woefully unprepared for the unprecedented management challenges that will come with the Internet of Things (IoT). What’s that? You say you’ve negotiated the evolution from managing big iron within the four walls of a corporate data center to wrangling a messy mix of mobile devices and cloud resources, with only a few bumps along the way? Congratulations. None of those changes holds a candle to what the IoT has in store. Read THINKstrategies’ latest commentary in InformationWeek to learn why.



The Internet of Things Standards Wars – A Guest Commentary in Sandhill.com

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15th July

With every new technology wave, we’ve witnessed a new round of debates regarding industry standards fostered by various players jockeying for position within the related marketplace. Too often, what is lost in all the standards talk is how customers will be best served. So, incorporating representatives of brand-name enterprise organizations, in addition to big name technology and software vendors, is essential. The rapid rise of the Internet of Things (IoT) has sparked the latest tug-of-war among established and newly created standards groups seeking to set the rules for the IoT so the proponents of each group can gain a competitive advantage. Click here to read THINKstrategies’ perspectives in Sandhill.com regarding the growing number of industry standards groups seeking to shape the IoT marketplace.



MetraTech and ThingWorx/PTC Latest Sponsors of the Connected Cloud Summit

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14th July

MetraTech and ThingWorx, a PTC company, are the latest sponsors of the Connected Cloud Summit, hosted by THINKstrategies and Cloud Computing Showplace, Thursday, September 18 in Boston.

The Summit will examine how the Cloud is enabling enterprises to pursue exciting, new business opportunities and overcome significant technology challenges associated with the ‘Internet of Things’ (IoT) so they can better serve their customers, create new offerings, and gain a competitive advantage in the marketplace. The executive forum will showcase the latest solutions, best practices and ideas being generated by leading IoT providers, start-ups and innovative enterprises. Click here to see why you should attend the Connected Cloud Summit.

MetraTech and ThingWorx join Aria Systems, Axeda, Birst, Cognizant, CorSource Technology Group, Dyn, Flexera Software, HP, Oracle, SafeNet, ServiceSource, Xively by LogMein and Zuora as sponsors of the Summit. Executives from these companies will also join CXOs from GE, Google, Salesforce.com, SmartThings, InfoBright, Prelert, InfoBionic, Code On Technologies, Strategy Analytics, … Read More »



Xora, a ClickSoftware Company, Wins Best of SaaS Showplace (BoSS) Award

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10th July

THINKstrategies, Inc., the leading strategic consulting company focused on the business implications of the Cloud Computing services market, announced today Xora, a ClickSoftware company, has been named a winner of the Best of SaaS Showplace (BoSS) Award. This program promotes the measurable business benefits delivered by today’s Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions.

The BoSSAwards is an ongoing program administered by THINKstrategies’ Cloud Computing Showplace to recognize SaaS companies that are delivering measurable business benefits to specific user organizations. These benefits can include increased sales, lower costs, higher customer satisfaction, faster operations and greater profitability.

Xora offers mobile workforce management solutions to more than 15,000 organizations in almost 20 industries including, construction, communications and utilities, field services, healthcare, public sector, and transportation and distribution. Xora’s applications are designed to help any organization that has mobile employees increase productivity on the road and in the office; reduce fuel, mileage … Read More »



Register Now for the Connected Cloud Summit September 18 in Boston and Save $100

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7th July

Register now to take advantage of the ‘Early-Bird’ discounts and save $100 off the regular admission fees for the Connected Cloud Summit, hosted by THINKstrategies and Cloud Computing Showplace, on Thursday, September 18 in Boston.

The Summit will examine how the Cloud is enabling enterprises to pursue exciting, new business opportunities and overcome significant technology challenges associated with the ‘Internet of Things’ (IoT) to better serve their customers, create new offerings, and gain a competitive advantage in the marketplace. The executive forum will showcase new solutions and ideas being generated by leading IoT providers, start-ups and innovative enterprises. Click here to see why you should attend the Connected Cloud Summit.

Twenty-eight (28)  executives have already agreed to speak at the Summit. The executives represent fourteen (14) corporate sponsors - Aria Systems, Axeda, Birst, Cognizant, CorSource Technology Group, Dyn, Flexera Software, HP, MetraTech, Oracle, SafeNet, ServiceSource, Xively and Zuora, along with CXOs from GE, Google, … Read More »



Last Chance to Speak at the Connected Cloud Summit, September 18 in Boston

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23rd June

Only a limited number of speaking slots remain for the Connected Cloud Summit, hosted by THINKstrategies and Cloud Computing Showplace on Thursday, September 18 in Boston. Due to the overwhelming level of interest in the event, the ‘Call for Speakers’ will conclude July 1.

The Summit will examine how the Cloud is enabling enterprises to pursue new business opportunities and overcome significant technology challenges to better serve their customers and gain a competitive advantage. The executive forum will also showcase new solutions and ideas being generated by leading IoT providers, start-ups and innovative enterprises.

The Summit speakers include executives from the supporting sponsors - Aria Systems, Axeda, Birst, Cognizant, CorSource Technology Group, Dyn, Flexera Software, HP, Oracle, SafeNet, ServiceSource, Xively and Zuora, along with CXOs from GE, Google, Salesforce.com, SmartThings, InfoBright, Prelert, InfoBionic, Code On Technologies, Strategy Analytics, Agile Equity, Security Ledger and the SIIA.

Click here to see the current list of IoT executives speaking at the Connected Cloud … Read More »



Personalizing the Internet of Things – A Guest Blogpost for Aria Systems

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19th June

A combination of technological innovations and macro-market trends are converging to create unprecedented opportunities that will transform how nearly every industry operates as a result of connecting a widening array of objects, devices and services via the “Internet of Things” (IoT). Personalizing how the IoT captures, collates and shares the data generated in this connected world is the key to fulfilling its promise. Click here to read THINKstrategies’ perspectives regarding the business implications of this trend on the Aria Systems Internet of Things Blog Series.



The New Internet of Things VARs – A Guest Commentary in Sandhill.com

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17th June

A new generation of value-added resellers (VARs) is emerging to capitalize on the rapidly expanding array of industry-specific Internet of Things (IoT) market opportunities. These companies are beginning to take generic IoT solutions and cater them to particular vertical market requirements.  Click here to read THINKstrategies’ views about the business implications of the new VARs that are capitalizing on the rapidly growing IoT market opportunities in Sandhill.com.






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