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The IT Press Tour will visit Israel for the 43rd edition

8 hot companies* will participate: CTera Networks, Data Dynamics, HYCU, Infinidat, Komodor, Model9, Pliops and Speedb

Paris, France - March 28, 2022 - The IT Press Tour, a leading media event launched in June 2010, today announced participating companies for the 43rd edition scheduled the week of 3rd of April in Israel. Eight companies will participate to this new edition dedicated to IT innovations (by alpha order): CTera Networks, Data Dynamics, HYCU, Infinidat, Komodor, Model9, Pliops and Speedb.

"Coming back to Israel was a major goal for this beginning of 2022 following a crazy period with the Covid pandemic. We have great souvenir from our past tours in the country, meeting various hot companies and spending time will great leaders and innovators. We prepare a new visit with new companies like Komodor, Pliops or Speedb but also well known ones like CTera Networks, Data Dynamics, HYCU, Infinidat and Model9 all playing in IT infrastructure, data and storage management," said Philippe Nicolas, creator of The IT Press Tour.

“We also continue to reach new levels having generated 17600+ articles, visiting 253 companies*, organizing 433 sessions and meeting 900+ CxO after 42 editions.” concluded Philippe Nicolas.

With quotes from some participating companies:

  • Liran Eshel, CEO, CTera Networks
    "CTERA, the distributed cloud file storage leader, is excited to once again host Philippe and the IT Press Tour at our headquarters in Israel. We look forward to discussing the latest industry trends and challenges and the types of solutions and insights the data-driven enterprise will require to succeed from the edge to the core and to the cloud."

  • Simon Taylor, Founder and CEO, HYCU
    "As we all start to return to in-person events, a must attend for all of us at HYCU is ITPT. Philippe and his team provide a unique opportunity to meet with many of the IT industry’s leading journalists in an authentic and meaningful way. As our business in Israel continues to grow organically at an accelerated pace, we believe this is the perfect opportunity to participate in the 43rd ITPT. It will also provide our team with the chance to share significant updates on HYCU, our work with customers to protect and recover against ransomware as well as what the team has been doing to help both partners and customers navigate their cloud journey both efficiently and cost-effectively."

  • Eric Herzog, CMO, Infinidat
    "Infinidat's industry acclaimed solutions deliver global enterprises and service providers data-driven competitive advantage at scale. Our software defined storage architecture provides the lowest microsecond latency in the industry, 100% availability, powerful scalability, and comprehensive cyber resilience with significantly lower CAPEX and OPEX than competing storage offerings. Infinidat's enterprise storage solutions for primary and secondary storage deployments are powering many of the world's largest enterprises. We are very excited to engage with the journalists during the upcoming IT Press Tour."

  • Tamar Milstein, CMO, Model9
    "Model9, a pioneer of cloud data management for mainframe, is excited to take part in the prestigious IT Press Tour and discuss the future of modern enterprise data management and the hybrid cloud with the world’s leading tech journalists. Model9 modernizes mainframe data management and business intelligence in enterprises to help them democratize data and protect it from cyber threats. Its software-only products securely deliver mainframe data to any cloud object storage and data lakehouse, and enables sharing data with advanced AI/ML and analytics platforms to derive business insights." 


  • Uri Beitler, CEO, Pliops
    "With unprecedented data, user, and services growth, cloud and enterprise data centers face unprecedented challenges to scale their infrastructure more efficiently. From usual constraints such as space, power, and regulatory requirements – new supply chain constraints are driving organizations to rethink data center architecture. At Pliops, we are fundamentally changing how the industry looks at data center scaling – and we're doing it with our breakthrough Extreme Data Processor (XDP). We look forward to interactive IT Press Tour sessions where we will share insights on how Pliops XDP exponentially increases performance, reliability, capacity, and efficiency, multiplying the effectiveness of data-intensive applications and infrastructure."    


About The IT Press Tour

The IT Press Tour (ITPT) has been created, organized, promoted, operated and produced since 2010 by Voxyter, a marketing services and consulting firm based in Paris, France. Since the inception, European and recently US journalists met worldwide high-tech companies to discuss various IT topics covering IT Infrastructure, Business and IT Applications, Artificial Intelligence Cyber and IT Security. For more information, please visit us at, email us at and follow us on twitter at @ITPressTour, the associated hashtag is #ITPT.



*Full list of sponsors since the first edition by alphabetical order:  A10 Networks, Actifio (acquired by Google), Adaptiva, Aera Technology, Aerospike, AetherStore, Alation, Alteryx, Anaplan, AppDynamics (acquired by Cisco), Aptare (acquired by Veritas), Aqua Security, Arcitecta, Arista Networks, Arkeia (acquired by Western Digital), Atempo, Atlantis Computing (IP assets acquired by HiveIO), AtScale, AuriStor (formerly Your File System), Avere Systems (acquired by Microsoft), Axway, Ayehu (acquired by Resolve), Backblaze, Backupify (acquired by Datto), Bamboo Systems✝, Basho Technologies (acquired by Bet365), Big Switch Networks (acquired by Arista Networks), Bitcasa (acquired by Intel), Blade Network Technologies (acquired by IBM), BMC, Bouquet.AI✝, Box, Branch Metrics, C3DNA✝, Caringo (acquired by DataCore), Catalogic Software, CDNetworks, Chartio (acquired by Atlassian), CloudByte (now MayaData, itself acquired by DataCore), CloudEndure (acquired by AWS), Cloudera, CloudGenix (acquired by Palo Alto Networks), Cloudian, CloudPhysics (acquired by HPE), Clustrix (acquired by MariaDB), Cohesity, Coho Data✝, Commerce.AI, Commvault, Compliance.AI, Copiun (acquired by Good Technology), Coraid, Coralogix, Corelight, CoreOS (acquired by Red Hat), Couchbase, Crate.IO, CTera Networks, Data Dynamics, DataCore, Datadog, DataGrail, Datameer, Datera✝, Datos IO (acquired by Rubrik), Datrium (acquired by VMware), DDN Storage, Deep Instinct, Delphix, Diablo Technologies (asset acquired by Rambus), DriveScale (acquired by Twitter), Druva, E8 Storage (acquired by AWS), Egenera, Elastic (formerly Elasticsearch), Elastifile (acquired by Google), eMeter (acquired by Siemens), Emulex (acquired by Avago), Engine Yard, EVault (formerly i365, then acquired by Carbonite), Exablox (acquired by StorageCraft, itself acquired by Arcserve), ExaGrid, F5 Networks, FalconStor, Filebase, Firebase (acquired by Google), Fivetran, FlashGrid, FogCoin, FollowAnalytics, FoundationDB (acquired by Apple), Frame (acquired by Nutanix), Fujifilm Recording Media, Fungible, Fusion-IO (acquired by SanDisk, itself acquired by WDC), GridGain, Guardtime,, Hammerspace, Harness, Hazelcast, Hedvig (acquired by Commvault), High Cloud Security (acquired by HyTrust), Hightail (formerly YouSendIT, acquired by OpenText), Hortonworks (merged with Cloudera), HYCU, Igneous Systems (acquired by Rubrik), Iguazio, Illusive, Infinidat, Infinio (acquired by Ignitech), InfluxData, Iodyne, Isilon (acquired by EMC, itself acquired by Dell Technologies), iXsystems, Joyent (acquired by Samsung), Jut✝, Kaminario (morphed into Silk), Kalista, Kaseya, Kinetica, Komodor, Komprise, Librato (acquired by SolarWinds), Lightbits Labs, Liqid, LiveAction, LogicMonitor, Lookout Mobile Security, LucidLink, Mabl, Mangstor (morphed into Exten Technologies, acquired by OVHcloud), MapR Technologies (acquired by HPE), MarkLogic (acquired by Vector Capital), MemoScale, Metadata.IO, Micron, MinIO, Model9, MuleSoft (acquired by Salesforce), N-able, Nasuni, Nebulon, NEC, NetApp, Nexenta (acquired by DDN), NexGen Storage (acquired by Pivot3), Nexustorage, Nicira Networks (acquired by VMware), Nginx (acquired by F5 Networks), Nimble Storage (acquired by HPE), Nimbus Data Systems, Nine Technology (acquired by Imation), NooBaa Storage (acquired by Red Hat, itself acquired by IBM), Nuage Networks (acquired by Nokia), NuoDB (formerly NimbusDB, acquired by Dassault Systèmes), ObjectiveFS, Observe, Odaseva, OmniSci (formerly MapD), Onepanel, Open vStorage✝, OpenIO (acquired by OVHcloud), OpenStack, Outpace.IO✝, OwnBackup, Palo Alto Networks, Panasas, Panzura (acquired by Profile Capital Management), Pavilion Data Systems, Pernix Data (acquired by Nutanix), Petuum, Phala Data✝, Pica8, Platfora (acquired by Workday), Platform9,, Pliops, Plug and Play Tech Center, Portworx (acquired by Pure Storage), Primary Data✝, Promethium, Proofpoint, ProphetStor, Publist, Pure Storage, Quantum, Qubole (acquired by Idera), Qumulo, RainStor (acquired by Teradata), RapidAPI, Redis Labs, Reduxio Systems (morphed into Ionir), Riverbed (acquired by Thoma Bravo), Robin.IO (acquired by RakutenSymphony), Rozo Systems, RStor (acquired by PacketFabric), Rubrik, SambaNova, Sanbolic (acquired by Citrix), Scale Computing, Scality, SendBird, Sherbit (acquired by Medopad), ShieldIO, SimpliVity (acquired by HPE), SingleStore, Snowflake, SoftIron, SolidFire (acquired by NetApp), Solix Technologies, Sonian (acquired by Barracuda Networks), Soonr (acquired by Autotask then merged with Datto), Spanning Cloud Apps (acquired by Kaseya), Spectra Logic, Speedb, SpringPath (acquired by Cisco), Starboard Storage Systems (acquired by SGI, itself acquired by HPE), StorCentric, StorONE, StorPool, StorSimple (acquired by Microsoft), StrongBox Data Solutions, Sumo Logic, Symform (acquired by Quantum), Synata (acquired by Cisco), Sysdig, Tegile Systems (acquired by Western Digital and now owned by DDN), ThoughtSpot, ThousandEyes (acquired by Cisco), Tiger Technology, Tintri (acquired by DDN), Trifacta (acquired by Alteryx), TwinStrata (acquired by EMC, itself acquired by Dell Technologies), Ubeeko (now HFactory), Valohai, Varonis, VAST Data, Versity Software, Vexata (acquired by StorCentric), Violin Memory (acquired by StorCentric), Virsto (acquired by VMware), Virtana (formerly Virtual Instruments), VMware, Waterline Data (acquired by Hitachi Vantara), (formerly, Weebit, Weka.IO, Western Digital, WhipTail (acquired by Cisco), Xirrus (acquired by Riverbed), Yellowfin, Zadara Storage, Zerto, Zoho, Zscaler and Zuora.

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