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Software-Defined Storage, Network and Big Data will be the core topics of the 15th IT Press Tour

Fantastic week in perspective with 11 Companies* representing top trends in Storage, Networks and Big Data technologies


San Francisco, CA - April 7, 2015 - The IT Press Tour (, a leading media event launched in June 2010, today announced participating companies for the 15th Edition scheduled the week of 22nd of June in San Francisco and Silicon Valley. Eleven innovative companies will be visited by a group of 15 European journalists and reporters (by alpha order): Big Switch Networks, Catalogic Software, CoreOS, DDN Storage, Hedvig, Jut, Micron, NexGen Storage, Nuage Networks, Pure Storage and Rozo Systems.

"The 15th IT Press Tour edition raises again the bar with a fantastic list of new companies and established ones. Having such recognition for the Tour and the value it provides, represents a great achievement", said Celine Coustaut, owner of The IT Press Tour. "With these 11 participating companies we continue to invite new players, even very recent ones, and also some who have already participated in the past such NexGen Storage and Pure Storage. This illustrates perfectly the partnership established for several years. Now, we hit a new record with 114 companies and 167 sessions since we started the project." added Celine Coustaut.


"On the heels of a record fourth quarter 2014 and 16 percent year-over-year growth and profitability, EMEA and APJ remain key markets for DDN Storage as we continue to expand into the Enterprise to meet the demands of customers worldwide for high performance, scale-out data storage and cloud technologies. We are pleased to participate in the upcoming IT press tour which will provide a means for further expanding our global visibility and awareness through meetings with important press and analyst influencers across the region." commented Molly Rector, Chief Marketing Officer, DDN Storage.

"I have engaged the IT Press Tour on multiple occasions to introduce innovative start-ups to the leading European journalists and bloggers covering technology. The combination of high quality publications, a motivated audience, and an efficient format that allows broad geographic reach in a concentrated, interactive format is the best forum and return on effort PR program I have found to date."  added Gregg Holzrichter, VP Marketing, CMO, Big Switch Networks.

Each edition is also the perfect moment to add new reporters to the group and again several new ones will join the IT Press Tour group in June.

"With extensive demand for new topics and other vendors knocking on our door, we're delighted to announce some extension to the IT Press Tour with a session dedicated to Business and IT Applications in October 2015. Next year, in 2016, we'll organize 4 editions: 2 dedicated to IT Infrastructure and 2 dedicated to Business and IT Applications, so be prepared for a new dimension", concluded Céline Coustaut.

About The IT Press Tour
The IT Press Tour is operated, organized, promoted and initiated by The Condor Consulting Group, a Marketing Services and Consulting firm based in San Francisco, CA. For more information, please visit, send an email to and follow #ITPT with Twitter.



*sponsors by alphabetical order: A10 Networks, Adaptiva, AetherStore, Alteryx, AppDynamics, Arista Networks, Arkeia (now WDC), Atlantis Computing, Avere Systems, Backblaze, Backupify (acquired by Datto), Big Switch Networks, Bitcasa, Blade Network Technologies (before and after IBM acquisition), Box, Caringo, Catalogic Software, CDNetworks, CloudByte, Cloudera, Cloudian, CloudPhysics, Clustrix, Coho Data, Copiun (acquired by Good Technology), Coraid, CoreOS, Couchbase, CTera Networks, DataCore, DDN Storage, Delphix, Diablo Technologies, Druva, Egenera, Elasticsearch, eMeter (acquired by Siemens), Emulex (acquired by Avago), Engine Yard, EVault (formerly i365), Exablox, ExaGrid, F5 Networks, FalconStor, Firebase (acquired by Google), 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, Librato (acquired by SolarWinds), Lookout Mobile Security, MapR Technologies, MarkLogic, Micron, MuleSoft, Nexenta, NexGen Storage, Nicira Networks, Nimble Storage, Nimbus Data Systems, Nine Technology, Nuage Networks, NuoDB (formerly NimbusDB), ObjectiveFS, OpenStack, Palo Alto Networks, Panzura, Pernix Data, Platfora, Platform9, Plug and Play Tech Center, Primary Data, Proofpoint, Pure Storage, Quantum, Qubole, RainStor (acquired by Teradata), Riverbed, Rozo Systems, Sanbolic (acquired by Citrix), Scality, SimpliVity, SolidFire, Solix, Sonian, Soonr, Spanning Cloud Apps (acquired by EMC), Starboard Storage Systems, StorPool, StorSimple (acquired by Microsoft), Sumo Logic, Symform (acquired by Quantum), Tegile, ThousandEyes, Tintri, TwinStrata (acquired by EMC), Ubeeko, Varonis, Violin Memory, Virsto (acquired by VMware), Virtual Instruments, WhipTail (acquired by Cisco), Your File System, Zadara Storage, Zerto, Zoho and Zscaler.

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