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22nd edition of The IT Press Tour fueled by top innovations companies*


C3DNA, Crate.IO, GridGain, InfluxData,, ThoughtSpot, Trifacta, Waterline Data and Zuora to participate to the Business and IT Applications edition early March 2017


San Francisco, Calif. - February 17, 2017 - The IT Press Tour (, a leading media event launched in June 2010, today announced participating companies* for the 22nd edition scheduled from March 6 to 9 in San Francisco and Silicon Valley. A team of European reporters will meet and visit 9 companies in the Business and IT Applications market segment (in alphabetical order): C3DNA, Crate.IO, GridGain, InfluxData,, ThoughtSpot, Trifacata, Waterline Data and Zuora.

"2016 was a great year for The IT Press Tour with many new companies, a new edition in Israel and several new reporters on board. 2017 just started and already a new IT Press Tour edition will occur soon, we’re going fast as the we receive lots of demand for participation," said Celine Coustaut, owner of The IT Press Tour. "Our mission and effect continues to fuel companies’s visibility and the outcome passes the bar of 6,300 articles globally. Each edition helps us to beat a new record in term of number participating companies, sessions organized, executives met and press coverage," added Celine Coustaut.


Quotes from participant companies*:


  • C3DNA -- Dr. Rao Mikkilineni, CEO
    “Our Cognitive Cloud Equalizer product has just made its debut in Europe through our Paris office. By integrating various cloud offerings from global cloud service providers, C3DNA enables enterprises to deliver unique cloud agnostic workload management across USA, Europe, Japan and China. We are very lucky to have very impressive group of Journalists participating in the 22nd IT press tour in March visiting us in March. We are looking forward to share our vision and demonstrate the added value in enhancing global communication, collaboration and commerce at the speed of light.”

  • Crate.IO -- Christian Lutz, CEO
    “The number, type and quality of journalists being assembled for the 22nd IT Press Tour are extremely impressive, and we are looking forward to meeting with them in March. This is a great opportunity to amplify awareness of CrateDB, and to forge new relationships with journalists throughout Europe.”

  • GridGain Systems -- Terry Erisman, VP Marketing
    “GridGain Systems has averaged triple digit growth for the past four years and we will continue this high rate of growth by rapidly expanding our business in Europe. We are also organizing the inaugural In-Memory Computing Summit Europe this year and need to spread the word. We partnered with the IT Press Tour to help us spread our message about GridGain Systems, the In-Memory Computing Summit Europe, and in-memory computing in general to European IT media leaders.”


  • InfluxData -- Mark Herring, CMO
    "We are excited to be part of the 22nd IT Press Tour with its impressive set of high-caliber journalists. This is a great opportunity for us to highlight our premier real-time monitoring and analytics platform to the European market."


  • -- Frederic Plais, CEO
    “ is excited to participate to the 2017 IT Press Tour in San Francisco. Now recognized as the best PaaS for PHP applications globally, has gained significant traction in the US where it generates more than 40% of its revenues. We look forward to sharing our compelling story with the European IT press.” 


  • ThoughtSpot -- Scott Holden, CMO
    "ThoughtSpot is expanding rapidly in Europe and we wanted to get the word out to prospects and customers. We partnered with the IT Press Tour to help us quickly spread the story of Search-Driven Analytics with the top influencers in the local journalist community."

  • Trifacta -- Joe Scheuermann, VP Marketing
    "We are seeing a rapidly growing market for data wrangling solutions that effectively enable self-service data preparation. The 22nd IT Press Tour is a great opportunity to meet with a tremendous line-up of journalists that are helping to inform the European market."


  • Waterline Data -- Kaycee Lai, COO
    "Waterline Data is well established as a leading smart data catalog vendor. As we expand our business in Europe, the exposure we will gain from the 22nd IT Press Tour will help amplify awareness beyond our current customer base.”


  • Zuora -- Marc Diouane, President
    "Subscription business models are no longer the exception - they are the norm. We have seen rapid adoption by European organizations of all types, from fast growth startups to digital media companies and transformative enterprises, adopting Zuora to power their business models. We welcome The IT Press Tour and their interest in the rise of the global Subscription Economy.”



About The IT Press Tour

The IT Press Tour has been created and organized by The Condor Consulting Group, a marketing services and consulting firm based in San Francisco, California. Since 2010, European journalists met worldwide high-tech companies to discuss various IT topics covering markets such as data storage, networking, cloud, big data, business and IT applications, and more. For more information, please visit us at, email us at and follow us on twitter at @ITPressTour; the associated hashtag is #ITPT.



*sponsors in alphabetical order: A10 Networks, Adaptiva, AetherStore, Alteryx, Anaplan, AppDynamics (acquired by Cisco), Arcitecta, Arista Networks, Arkeia (acquired by WDC), Atlantis Computing, AtScale, Avere Systems, Backblaze, Backupify (acquired by Datto), Basho, Big Switch Networks, Bitcasa, Blade Network Technologies (acquired by IBM), Box, Branch Metrics, C3DNA, Caringo, Catalogic Software, CDNetworks, Chartio, CloudByte, Cloudera, Cloudian, CloudPhysics, Clustrix, Cohesity, Coho Data, Copiun (acquired by Good Technology), Coraid, CoreOS, Couchbase, Crate.IO, CTera Networks, DataCore, Datadog, Datameer, Datos IO, Datrium, DDN Storage, Delphix, Diablo Technologies, Druva, E8 Storage, Egenera, Elastic (formerly Elasticsearch), eMeter (acquired by Siemens), Emulex (acquired by Avago), Engine Yard, EVault (formerly i365), Exablox (acquired by StorageCraft), ExaGrid, F5 Networks, FalconStor, Firebase (acquired by Google), FlashGrid, FollowAnalytics, FoundationDB (acquired by Apple), Fusion-IO (acquired by SanDisk, itself acquired by WDC), GridGain, Guardtime, Hedvig, High Cloud Security (acquired by HyTrust), Hightail (formerly YouSendIT), Hortonworks, Igneous, Iguazio, Infinidat, Infinio, InfluxData, Isilon (acquired by EMC), Joyent (acquired by Samsung), Jut, Kaminario, Librato (acquired by SolarWinds), LiveAction, Lookout Mobile Security, Mangstor, MapR Technologies, MarkLogic, MemoScale, Metadata.IO, Micron, Minio, MuleSoft, NEC, Nexenta, NexGen Storage (acquired by Pivot3), Nicira Networks, Nimble Storage, Nimbus Data Systems, Nine Technology (acquired by Imation), NooBaa Storage, Nuage Networks, NuoDB (formerly NimbusDB), ObjectiveFS, Open vStorage, OpenIO, OpenStack, Outpace.IO, Palo Alto Networks, Panzura, Pernix Data (acquired by Nutanix), Phala Data, Platfora (acquired by Workday), Platform9,, Plug and Play Tech Center, Portworx, Primary Data, Proofpoint, Pure Storage, Quantum, Qubole, RainStor (acquired by Teradata), Reduxio Systems, Riverbed, Rozo Systems, Rubrik, Sanbolic (acquired by Citrix), Scality, SendBird, Sherbit, SimpliVity (acquire by HPE), SolidFire (acquired by NetApp), Solix Technologies, Sonian, Soonr (acquired by Autotask), Spanning Cloud Apps (acquired by EMC), SpringPath, Starboard Storage Systems (acquired by SGI), StorPool, StorSimple (acquired by Microsoft), Sumo Logic, Symform (acquired by Quantum), Synata (acquired by Cisco), Sysdig, Tegile Systems, ThoughtSpot, ThousandEyes, Tintri, Trifacta, TwinStrata (acquired by EMC), Ubeeko, Varonis, Versity Software, Violin Memory, Virsto (acquired by VMware), Virtual Instruments, Waterline Data, Weka.IO, WhipTail (acquired by Cisco), Xirrus, Your File System, Zadara Storage, Zerto, Zoho, Zscaler and Zuora.

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