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The 46th Edition of The IT Press Tour is Back to California

10 innovators* join this edition around IT Infrastructure Data Management and Storage: AuriStor, Data Dynamics, GRAID, HYCU, N-able, Panzura, Pavilion Data, Protocol Labs, ScaleFlux and SmartIOPS


San Francisco, CA - September 26, 2022 - The IT Press Tour, a leading media event launched in June 2010, today announced participating companies for the 46th edition organized the week of the 10th of September in California. This edition will be dedicated to IT infrastructure, data management and storage, and will be the perfect opportunity to meet ten innovative companies: AuriStor, Data Dynamics, GRAID Technology, HYCU, N-able, Panzura, Pavilion Data, Protocol Labs, ScaleFlux and SmartIOPS.

"We're back to the US after a very successful edition in Paris a few weeks ago. In two weeks in Silicon Valley, we'll visit some established companies and more recent ones and for some of them, it will be their first appearance at the tour like GRAID, Protocol Labs, ScaleFlux or SmartIOPS, Again a very good week in perspective for the vendors and for the press", said Philippe Nicolas, creator of The IT Press Tour.

With quotes from some participating companies:

  • Leander Yu, Founder and CEO, GRAID Technology
    "Emergence of new applications, as well as rapidly shifting business environments and technological progress require companies to make complex decisions for their data centers. Award-winning SupremeRAID™ by GRAID Technology delivers sophisticated software-composed RAID data protection with record-breaking performance speeds and exceptional ROI for demanding workloads. We are pleased to have the opportunity to present at the 46th Annual IT Press Tour in California to showcase our cutting-edge innovation in the data storage and protection domain."

  • Simon Taylor, Founder and CEO, HYCU
    "ITPT has always been a must attend event for the team at HYCU. Philippe and the journalists that join him are industry savvy, ask provocative questions and make the interactive presentation session all the more valuable. ITPT really is a unique, industry opportunity to meet with leading journalists authentically and meaningfully. HYCU has been in hypergrowth mode since raising $140M in Venture funding in a little over a year and adding a number of new solutions to our growing multi-cloud data protection and ransomware protection offerings. Each ITPT event provides our team with the perfect opportunity to share significant updates across our solutions portfolio and helps extend our voice to companies that need solutions that help make a significant difference as they continue on their multi-cloud journey." 

  • Stefan Voss, VP of Product Management, N-able
    "We are really pleased to be a part of the IT Press Tour again, it gives us a great opportunity to have important conversations with industry journalists around our focus on managed services, our cloud-first, SaaS-based platform, and our cloud-first approach to data protection-as-a-service. MSPs and internal IT teams are looking for simple, reliable solutions to help protect against SaaS data loss, and we’re looking forward to showing how we deliver that protection, while reducing the cost and complexity in this new era of data protection—without sacrificing speed or reliability." 

  • Jill Stelfox, CEO, Panzura
    "As the enterprise hybrid multi-cloud data management leader, we are thrilled to participate in the IT Press Tour 2022 in Silicon Valley and to share our remarkable refounding story, and why our trailblazing technology and clear vision for a new kind of company have resulted in skyrocketing hypergrowth. Our mission is to help the Global 2000 companies and their CIOs store, manage, and protect their data from ransomware and other cyber threats through immutable storage and make it easier to manage at scale through the use of AI/ML data analytics." 

  • Dario Zamarian, CEO, Pavilion Data
    "We are pleased to welcome Philippe and the IT Press Tour journalists to Pavilion's headquarters office in Silicon Valley. We look forward to highlighting the unmatched capabilities and performance that Pavilion has always offered to customers, along with our great progress toward helping customers offload their analytics with our data acceleration platform."

  • Stefaan Vervaet, Head of Ecosystem Growth, Protocol Labs
    "Protocol Labs is pleased to announce that we will be participating in the next IT Press Tour. We will be showcasing Filecoin and how we are building the foundation for Web3. We will also discuss the current state of the Filecoin ecosystem, how we are preserving large enterprise data sets, and how to get started as a Storage Provider on the network. Furthermore, we will offer some real-world customer stories and use cases as well as offer a demonstration of onboarding data to Filecoin." 

  • Brendan Wolfe, Senior Director of Marketing, ScaleFlux    
    "ScaleFlux designed a better SSD, built for mainstream customers using embedded Computational Storage Engines to tap into the full potential of flash memory by offloading the CPU. Our latest 3000-series products deliver more of everything customers want from NVMe SSDs — twice the performance, twice the capacity, and twice the endurance — with none of the headache. We look forward to presenting our better SSDs during the IT Press Tour. It is a one-of-a-kind opportunity to join other industry innovators in showcasing the next generation of IT infrastructure and storage solutions."

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, Data Management, Storage, 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, itself acquired by Kaseya), Bamboo Systems✝, Basho Technologies (acquired by Bet365), Big Switch Networks (acquired by Arista Networks), Biomemory Labs, 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 (renamed MayaData, 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), GRAID Technology, 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, 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), Nodeum, 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, Pavilion Data Systems, Pernix Data (acquired by Nutanix), Petuum, Phala Data✝, Pica8, Platfora (acquired by Workday), Platform9,, Pliops, Plug and Play Tech Center, PoINT Software & Systems, Portworx (acquired by Pure Storage), Primary Data✝, Promethium, Proofpoint, ProphetStor, Protocol Labs, Publist, Pure Storage, Quantum, Qubole (acquired by Idera), Qumulo, RainStor (acquired by Teradata), RapidAPI, Redis Labs, Reduxio Systems (morphed into Ionir), Riverbed, Robin.IO (acquired by RakutenSymphony), Rozo Systems, RStor (acquired by PacketFabric), Rubrik, SambaNova, Sanbolic (acquired by Citrix), Scale Computing, ScaleFlux, Scality, SendBird, Sherbit (acquired by Medopad), ShieldIO, SimpliVity (acquired by HPE), SingleStore, SmartIOPS, Snowflake, SoftIron, SolidFire (acquired by NetApp), Solix Technologies, Sonian (acquired by Barracuda Networks), Soonr (acquired by Autotask then merged with Datto, itself acquired by Kaseya), Spanning Cloud Apps (acquired by Kaseya), Spectra Logic, SpeeDB, SpringPath (acquired by Cisco), Starboard Storage Systems (acquired by SGI, itself acquired by HPE), Storadera, 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 then 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, Western Digital, WhipTail (acquired by Cisco), Xirrus (acquired by Riverbed), Yellowfin, Zadara Storage, Zerto, Zoho, Zscaler and Zuora.

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