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Software, Software... for the 31st Edition of The IT Press Tour dedicated to IT Infrastructure


Ten companies - Atempo, Data Dynamics, DataCore, HYCU, iXSystems, Kaminario, ObjectiveFS, Qumulo, StorONE and WekaIO - to join the IT Infrastructure edition early June

San Francisco, Calif. - May 14, 2019 - The IT Press Tour (, a leading media event launched in June 2010, today announced participating companies for the 31st edition organized the week of 3rd of June in Silicon Valley. Ten companies will join this new edition dedicated to IT Infrastructure (by alpha order): AtempoData DynamicsDataCoreHYCUiXsystemsKaminarioObjectiveFSQumuloStorONE and WekaIO.


"Second tour of The IT Press Tour for 2019 and we run again an IT Infrastructure edition with several past sponsors and two new ones such Atempo and Data Dynamics. As Software-Defined Storage, Data Management, Open Source, Composable Infrastructure are super hot in a hybrid cloud context, we expect a super dense week with lots of new technology directions," said Philippe Nicolas, creator of The IT Press Tour.


“And we'll continue to break records: number of articles so far established at 10,800 and we'll pass easily 11,000 with this edition, companies with 212 distinct visited, 331 sessions organized and more 700+ CxO.” concluded Philippe Nicolas.


With a few quotes supporting this new edition:

  • Luc d'Urso, CEO, Atempo
    "Participating at the 2019 edition of the IT Press Tour is a great opportunity for us to meet many of Europe's and US' most influential journalists and analysts. This will be a chance to demonstrate Atempo's renewal strategy and prove how our solutions for storing and protecting companies' digital assets rise to meet increasingly complex needs. They will be able to discover how, with the help of artificial intelligence, Atempo is preparing its solutions to answer future Big Data challenges."


  • Piyush Mehta, CEO, Data Dynamics
    "As data continues to grow and increasingly complex, enterprises need ability to successfully manage their data and use it to create a competitive advantage. Data Dynamics award winning product, StorageX, equips organizations with an intelligent strategic data management platform to efficiently modernize their data infrastructure & unlock the value of their data. We're excited to join the IT Press tour and their leading group of journalists and analysts to address the latest and optimal solutions in data management, and the path to modernized data infrastructures."


  • Gerardo A. Dada, CMO, DataCore Software
    "DataCore Software is excited to join the upcoming IT Press Tour to meet with journalists from across the globe. This unique opportunity allows us to share our new, modernized vision for the company and our software-defined storage and hyper-converged product plans with top tier journalists."


  • Simon Taylor, CEO, HYCU
    "Our experience with the IT Press Tour has been outstanding. Each time we host, we meet with the industry's most widely-read and respected journalists, from both Europe and North America. It provides an excellent opportunity for us to share our company’s progress as well as provide significant updates on our latest innovation. The feedback and interaction with many has helped us significantly as we progress on our journey to provide the best backup and recovery for multi-cloud IT environments."


  • Morgan Littlewood, Senior VP of Product Management, iXsystems
    "The timing could not be better for another visit by the IT Press Tour team considering that every product we previewed during the last tour has launched with great success. We have long seeded international markets with our Open Source software-defined storage solution, FreeNAS. The IT Press Tour is invaluable in introducing new products in our comprehensive TrueNAS line of storage solutions."


  • Gal Naor, CEO and Co-founder, StorONE
    "We're excited to participate in this year's IT Press Tour. The Tour allows us to meet face-to-face with top tech journalists from across Europe and offers a great opportunity to further strengthen our relationships with the key media outlets who cover our space. Kaseya, and its growing family of brands, has achieved considerable growth across the EU over the last five years and we look forward to sharing our plans for continued growth and expansion in the market through our comprehensive platform for IT infrastructure management, IT Complete."


  • Liran Zvibel, Co-founder and CEO, WekaIO
    "Modern AI, machine learning, and high velocity analytics workloads are becoming more prevalent in the enterprise, but they require a modern file system that can deliver data to the data-hungry applications where and when they need it. We have seen quick customer adoption for our flagship product, Matrix, that delivers HPC-class storage with cloud scale economics for these use cases, and thus opened two offices in EMEA earlier this year to satisfy customer demand. We are excited to be included in the IT Press Tour, it is the best way for our leadership team to reach a strong group of storage professionals and influencers in one place."



About The IT Press Tour

The IT Press Tour has been created, organized, promoted, operated and produced since 2010 by The Condor Consulting Group, a marketing services and consulting firm based in San Francisco, California. 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, 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 Hive-IO), AtScale, Avere Systems (acquired by Microsoft), Axway, Backblaze, Backupify (acquired by Datto), Basho Technologies (acquired by Bet365), Big Switch Networks, Bitcasa (acquired by Intel), Blade Network Technologies (acquired by IBM), Box, Branch Metrics, C3DNA✝, Caringo, Catalogic Software, CDNetworks, Chartio, CloudByte (now MayaData), CloudEndure (acquired by AWS), Cloudera, CloudGenix, Cloudian, CloudPhysics, Clustrix (acquired by MariaDB), Cohesity, Coho Data✝, Copiun (acquired by Good Technology), Coraid, Coralogix, CoreOS (acquired by Red Hat), Couchbase, Crate.IO, CTera Networks, Data Dynamics, DataCore, Datadog, DataGrail, Datameer, Datera, Datos IO (acquired by Rubrik), Datrium, DDN Storage, Delphix, Diablo Technologies✝, DriveScale, Druva, E8 Storage, Egenera, Elastic (formerly Elasticsearch), Elastifile, 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), Fivetran, FlashGrid, FogCoin, FollowAnalytics, FoundationDB (acquired by Apple), Frame (acquired by Nutanix), Fusion-IO (acquired by SanDisk, itself acquired by WDC), GridGain, Guardtime,, Hammerspace, Harness, Hazelcast, Hedvig, High Cloud Security (acquired by HyTrust), Hightail (formerly YouSendIT, acquired by OpenText), Hortonworks (merged with Cloudera), HYCU, Igneous Systems, Iguazio, Illusive, Infinidat, Infinio, InfluxData, Isilon (acquired by EMC, itself acquired by Dell Technologies), iXsystems, Joyent (acquired by Samsung), Jut✝, Kaminario, Kaseya, Kinetica, Komprise, Librato (acquired by SolarWinds), LiveAction, LogicMonitor, Lookout Mobile Security, LucidLink, Mabl, Mangstor✝, MapR Technologies, MarkLogic, MemoScale, Metadata.IO, Micron, Minio, MuleSoft (acquired by Salesforce), NEC, NetApp, Nexenta (acquired by DDN), NexGen Storage (acquired by Pivot3), Nginx (acquired by F5 Networks), Nicira Networks (acquired by VMware), 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, NuoDB (formerly NimbusDB), ObjectiveFS, Odaseva, OmniSci (formerly MapD), Open vStorage, OpenIO, OpenStack, Outpace.IO✝, Palo Alto Networks, Panasas, Panzura, Pernix Data (acquired by Nutanix), Phala Data✝, Pica8, Platfora (acquired by Workday), Platform9,, Plug and Play Tech Center, Portworx, Primary Data✝, Promethium, Proofpoint, ProphetStor, Publist, Pure Storage, Quantum, Qubole, Qumulo, RainStor (acquired by Teradata), Redis Labs, Reduxio Systems, Riverbed, Rozo Systems, RStor, Rubrik, Sanbolic (acquired by Citrix), Scality, SendBird, Sherbit, SimpliVity (acquired by HPE), Snowflake, SolidFire (acquired by NetApp), Solix Technologies, Sonian (acquired by Barracuda Networks), Soonr (acquired by Autotask), Spanning Cloud Apps (acquired by Kaseya), SpringPath (acquired by Cisco), Starboard Storage Systems (acquired by SGI), StorONE, StorPool, StorSimple (acquired by Microsoft), StrongBox Data, Sumo Logic, Symform (acquired by Quantum), Synata (acquired by Cisco), Sysdig, Tegile Systems (acquired by Western Digital), ThoughtSpot, ThousandEyes, Tintri (acquired by DDN), Trifacta, TwinStrata (acquired by EMC, itself acquired by Dell Technologies), Ubeeko, Varonis, Versity Software, Vexata, Violin Memory, Virsto (acquired by VMware), Virtual Instruments, Waterline Data,, Weka.IO, Western Digital, WhipTail (acquired by Cisco), Xirrus (acquired by Riverbed), Yellowfin, AuriStor (formerly Your File System), Zadara Storage, Zerto, Zoho, Zscaler and Zuora.

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