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19th IT Press Tour with 10 Innovative Technology Companies


Cloudian, Datrium, E8 Storage, Hedvig, Kaminario, OpenIO, Portworx, SpringPath, Sysdig and Versity to join the IT Press Tour in June


San Francisco, Calif. - May 23, 2016 - The IT Press Tour (, a leading event for IT press launched in June 2010, today announced the participating companies for the 19th Edition. The tour will bring together European journalists and 10 high-tech companies: CloudianDatriumE8 StorageHedvig, KaminarioOpenIO, PortworxSpringPathSysdig and Versity. It will take place the week of June 20.


”The IT Press Tour has produced for Hedvig a great forum to exchange insights and ideas with the European Press. We are participating again this year to boost even more our market visibility and continued market recognition and momentum,” said Avinash Lakshman, CEO and Founder, Hedvig.

“With our S3 compliant Cloudian HyperStore Storage building momentum, it is clear that organisations globally are looking for petabyte scale storage solutions that are efficient, scalable and cost efficient. According to IDC, the software-defined object storage market is becoming a game changer, and the EMEA market will play a key role in its growth.  We are really looking forward to sharing our story with all of the key European IT influencers attending the press tour, " said Paul Turner, CMO, Cloudian.


“This IT Press Tour marks a key milestone with new companies joining and the return of past ones for a total of 144 participants* and 210 sessions since June 2010, as well as with new journalists joining and other influencers coming back,” said Celine Coustaut, owner of The IT Press Tour. “We will be returning on December 5 with our next tour, and we are pleased to say that spots are filling up already,” conludes Coustaut.

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/IT applications and more. For more information, please visit us at, email us at and follow us on twitter at @ITPressTour; the hashtag is #ITPT.



*sponsors by alphabetical order: A10 Networks, Adaptiva, AetherStore, Alteryx, Anaplan, AppDynamics, 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, Caringo, Catalogic Software, CDNetworks, Chartio, CloudByte, Cloudera, Cloudian, CloudPhysics, Clustrix, Cohesity, Coho Data, Copiun (acquired by Good Technology), Coraid, CoreOS, Couchbase, CTera Networks, DataCore, Datadog, Datameer, Datrium, DDN Storage, Delphix, Diablo Technologies, Druva, E8 Storage, Egenera, Elasticsearch, eMeter (acquired by Siemens), Emulex (acquired by Avago), Engine Yard, EVault (formerly i365), Exablox, ExaGrid, F5 Networks, FalconStor, Firebase (acquired by Google), FlashGrid, FollowAnalytics, FoundationDB (acquired by Apple), Fusion-io (acquired by SanDisk), Guardtime, Hedvig, High Cloud Security (acquired by HyTrust), Hightail (formerly YouSendIT), Hortonworks, Infinio, Isilon (acquired by EMC), Joyent, Jut, Kaminario, Librato (acquired by SolarWinds), LiveAction, Lookout Mobile Security, Mangstor, MapR Technologies, MarkLogic, Metadata, Micron, Minio, MuleSoft, Nexenta, NexGen Storage (acquired by Pivot3), Nicira Networks, Nimble Storage, Nimbus Data Systems, Nine Technology (acquired by Imation), Nuage Networks, NuoDB (formerly NimbusDB), ObjectiveFS, OpenIO, OpenStack,, Palo Alto Networks, Panzura, Pernix Data, Phala Data, Platfora, Platform9, Plug and Play Tech Center, Portworx, Primary Data, Proofpoint, Pure Storage, Quantum, Qubole, RainStor (acquired by Teradata), Riverbed, Rozo Systems, Rubrik, Sanbolic (acquired by Citrix), Scality, SendBird, Sherbit, SimpliVity, 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, ThousandEyes, Tintri, Trifacta, TwinStrata (acquired by EMC), Ubeeko, Varonis, Versity, Violin Memory, Virsto (acquired by VMware), Virtual Instruments, WhipTail (acquired by Cisco), Xirrus, Your File System, Zadara Storage, Zerto, Zoho and Zscaler.

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