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AppDirect and INetU Latest Sponsors of the Cloud Channel Summit, December 3 in San Diego

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21st October

AppDirect is returning to sponsor and speak at the fourth annual Cloud Channel Summit hosted by THINKstrategies and the Cloud Computing Showplace on Wednesday, December 3 in San Diego. INetU is also sponsoring and speaking at the Summit, and the Channel Company’s NexGen Cloud Conference and Expo for the first time.

Register now to save $100 of the current admission fees.

AppDirect offers a cloud service marketplace and management platform that enables companies to distribute web-based services, including ADP, Samsung, Deutsche Telekom and Red Hat’s OpenShift Marketplace. Daniel Saks, the company’s Co-Founder and President, will also return to the Summit to provide his perspectives regarding best practices for partnering in the Cloud.

INetU is a customer-centric cloud company that combines state of the art managed cloud and hosting solutions with premier service and support. The company’s global data centers, award winning hosting, technical expertise and unique approach to managed services and … Read More »



Boom Time for Corporate Cloud Marketplaces – A E-Commerce Commentary

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12th November

The growing adoption of Bring Your Own Device policies by organizations of all sizes, across nearly every industry, has enabled corporate end-users and business units to more easily acquire apps tailored to their specific work requirements.

This Bring Your Own Apps phenomenon, often referred to as the “consumerization of IT,” has sparked a new round of debate among CIOs and other corporate executives about how to balance security and compliance concerns with the need to encourage end-user productivity.

For the past few years, I’ve been suggesting that deploying corporate app stores can be an effective tactic for IT to regain control over this situation. By replicating the user experience of today’s leading app stores, enterprises can give their end-users the same kind of access to the best business applications available in the marketplace while establishing greater control over the acquisition process and … Read More »



Learn How to Leverage Cloud Marketplaces at the Third Annual Cloud Channel Summit

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23rd October

The ‘Consumerization of IT’ has spawned a growing number of commercial Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) appstores, and is now inspiring corporate decision-makers to also launch internal, enterprise appstores that are creating new channel opportunities for Cloud solution providers.

Learn how you can leverage these new Cloud marketplaces at the third annual Cloud Channel Summit on Monday, November 4, at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, CA. Click here to attend the Summit and save $150 off the current conference registration rates!

The Cloud Marketplace roundtable panel session will be hosted by AppDirect and includes:

Nima Badiey, Business Development, Cloud Foundry, Pivotal
James Mumma, Executive Director, Comcast Business Services
Dipan Patel, Executive Director, Cox Communications
Jamie Perlman, Sr. Director of Business Development, Box
Daniel Saks, President and CEO, AppDirect

This panel is one of a series of highly interactive sessions during the Cloud Channel Summit which will give participants a unique opportunity to share experiences and industry best practices about building successful partnerships in the Cloud with their peers. Click … Read More »



AppDirect and Progress Software Returning to the Third Annual Cloud Channel Summit on November 4

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27th August

AppDirect and Progress Software are returning as sponsors of the third annual Cloud Channel Summit, the leading executive forum focused on building successful partnerships in the Cloud, and you can save $100 by registering now!

AppDirect’s President and CEO, Daniel Saks, will participate in an industry roundtable regarding the growing role of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) marketplaces, and Colleen Smith, VP of SaaS/Cloud at Progress Software, will join the Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) roundtable at the peer-to-peer networking event on Monday, November 4 at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, CA.

Colleen and Daniel will join other key executives from leading Cloud solution providers, major software and technology vendors, and innovative channel organizations in highly interactive sessions examining partnering opportunities and best practices in the Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS), Big Data, and Small/Med-Size Business (SMB) segments of the Cloud marketplace. Click here to see the executives who have already confirmed their participation in this year’s Summit.

The Summit also includes a “Speed Networking” session to give attendees additional … Read More »



Register Now for the Third Annual Cloud Channel Summit on November 4 and Save $100!

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20th August

Register now to join a growing number of key Cloud Computing industry executives speaking at the third annual Cloud Channel Summit on Monday, November 4 at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, CA, and save $100!

Executives from leading Cloud solution providers, major software and technology vendors, and innovative channel organizations will participate in highly interactive sessions examining partnering opportunities and best practices in the Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS), Big Data, and Small/Med-Size Business (SMB) segments of the Cloud marketplace. Click here to see the executives who have already confirmed their participation in this year’s Summit.

The Summit will also include a “Speed Networking” session to give attendees additional time to meet others interested in exploring new partnership opportunities. Click here to see the agenda for this year’s event.

We are also pleased to have AppDirect, CallidusCloud, Corent Technologies, CorSource Technology Group, Oracle, Salesforce.com and SoftServe returning as sponsors supporting this year’s peer-to-peer, executive networking forum. The Summit is also being supported … Read More »



Time for CIOs to Create Cloud-Based App Stores – An Ecommerce Times Commentary

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10th August

Creating an in-house app store filled with approved apps that employees can easily acquire and corporate IT departments can effectively administer is a perfect response to the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) and Bring Your Own Apps (BYOA) trend. A well-architected app store can replace the antiquated service catalogs of the past. It could provision the best apps available, monitor their usage, manage fees, and help CIOs predict further app requirements. Click here to read THINKstrategies’ perspective in E-Commerce Times regarding how CIOs can overcome the BYOA dilemma.



Latest Speakers & Sponsors to Sign Up for the Third Annual Cloud Channel Summit

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13th June

Key executives from Corent Technologies, CorSource Technology Group and SoftServe have agreed to speak again at the third annual Cloud Channel Summit on Monday, November 4 at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, CA.

The latest executives to sign up to present their views at the Cloud Channel Summit peer-to-peer networking forum are:

Feyzi Fatehi, CEO, Corent Technology
Eileen Boerger, CEO, CorSource Technology Group
Russell Hertzberg, Vice President Technology Solutions, SoftServe Inc.

These senior executives will join Tim FitzGerald, Vice President of Avnet Technology Solutions’ DataCenter & Cloud Technology Solutions Practices, who will kick off this year’s Summit.

They will be joined by the following executives returning to the Summit to provide their perspectives regarding strategies and tactics for building successful partnerships in the Cloud:

Daniel Saks, President and CEO, AppDirect
Katherine Hunt, Director of Communities, CompTIA
William McCarthy, Senior Vice President, InsightCloud Solutions

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IBM to Speak at Cloud Channel Summit November 7

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2nd October

IBM has become the latest company to agree to speak and sponsor the Cloud Channel Summit, hosted by THINKstrategies, the Cloud Computing Showplace and Rising Tide Media on Monday, November 7.

IBM joins a growing list of sponsors, partners and speakers participating in the one day forum focused on building successful channel relationships in the Cloud. Other Summit sponsors include GoodData, Safenet, SoftServe, AppDirect, Agilis Solutions and Scribe Software.

The Cloud Channel Summit will take place at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, CA. It will 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 channel partnerships in the Cloud.  

The Cloud Channel Summit 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.”

IBM’s participation in the Cloud … Read More »


AppDirect, Agilis Solutions & Scribe Software First Sponsors of Cloud Channel Summit

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24th August

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 … Read More »





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