SIIA and OpSource to Merge Top Cloud Conferences

November 2, 2009 by · Comments Off on SIIA and OpSource to Merge Top Cloud Conferences 

Webmaster News –  WASHINGTON and SANTA CLARA, Calif. – The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) and OpSource, the leader in Cloud operations, today announced a partnership that will combine OpSource’s SaaS Summit, the largest Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) event in the world, with SIIA OnDemand, the leading industry networking conference, to create the most comprehensive cloud computing event on one stage. The inaugural edition of this new conference, titled “All About the Cloud,” will take place May 26-28, 2010 at the Westin St. Francis Hotel in San Francisco.

OpSource’s SaaS Summit has brought together the largest group of industry leaders, analysts, venture capitalists and press of any on-demand conference. The SaaS Summit has been instrumental in driving forward the Cloud computing agenda. SIIA, the principal trade association for the software industry, has hosted its OnDemand conference for the past four years, bringing together top executives in the software industry to network and strategize on Cloud issues. Both conferences have focused on the evolution of Cloud computing as an enterprise-class solution, and now, by merging these events, OpSource and SIIA will present the one “must-attend” cloud conference. Read more

Akamai and OpSource Collaboration Enables SaaS ISVs to Quickly Deploy, Accelerate, and Scale Global Software Offerings

March 30, 2009 by · Comments Off on Akamai and OpSource Collaboration Enables SaaS ISVs to Quickly Deploy, Accelerate, and Scale Global Software Offerings 

Webmaster NewsCAMBRIDGE, Mass. & SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM) and OpSource™ today announced that Akamai’s recent strategic agreement with OpSource to provide Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) with complementary solutions is helping their joint customers significantly improve the time-to-value of cloud-based applications, while remaining cost effective for IT departments looking to avoid traditional data center capital costs.

Using the award-winning Web operations services of OpSource On-Demand™ along with Akamai’s market-leading solutions for optimizing application delivery outside the data-center, helps ensure a best-in-class design for cloud delivery. OpSource On-Demand enables SaaS and Web companies to quickly and securely deliver their applications and services over the Web to consumers and businesses alike. Going far beyond full-featured managed hosting, it includes the application management, compliance and business services that are necessary for on-demand business success. Leveraging both the OpSource and Akamai solutions means that SaaS ISVs can more quickly deploy their software and accelerate their applications on the Internet, while improving availability, scalability, and security on a global scale. Read more