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GigaSpaces Technologies Events to Highlight Technological Vision for the Cloud, Big Data, and High Velocity Data

NEW YORK, May 14 — GigaSpaces Technologies, a pioneer of next generation application platforms for mission-critical applications, today announced details on several upcoming meetups and webinars in the month of May & June. The events, speak about a number of the technological innovations by GigaSpaces and how enterprises can utilize the technology. The full-day DevOps PaaS Infusion Meetup on May 17th centered on Taking Any App to the Cloud will include executives from a number of partner organizations including Microsoft and Cisco, and will speak to a range of cloud issues, including cloud migration, and the fusion of DevOps and PaaS.

Following is information on each of the upcoming events:

  •     OpenStack NYC Meetup – Deploying your Big Data App on OpenStack

The discussion will give an overview of how businesses can use Big Data for database on demand with tools like MongoDB, Cassandra, Solr, MySQL and manage these tools via the open source Cloudify product offering.
Who: Uri Cohen, GigaSpaces Technology
When: Wednesday, May 16, 2012, 7 pm ET
Where: 412 Broadway, 2nd Floor, New York, NY (map)

  •     The DevOps PaaS Infusion Meet up- Taking Any App to the Cloud

A panel of CTOs and technical evangelists will explore the opportunities created by emerging cloud technologies and presentations of real world use cases from Microsoft, Aditi, Cisco, GigaSpaces, C24, a Fortune 100 Financial Institution, and learn how cloud computing is opening a whole new world of possibilities for enterprises and ISVs.
Who: Participants from GigaSpaces, Azure, Aditi, Cisco Unified Computing Systems, C24
When: Thursday, May 17, 2012, 9:30 am- 4 pm
Where: 1290 Avenue of the Americas, 6th Floor, New York, NY (map)

  •     Webinar: Extending Chef to Manage the Entire Application Lifecycle

Chef is an excellent tool for setting up an enterprise environment and automating complex IT processes. It promotes the concept of DevOps and managing your infrastructure as code. However, Chef doesn't go beyond the setup phase. This webinar will speak about how the concept of DevOps and recipes can go well beyond setup, to actually accelerate the entire lifecycle of your applications, from setup, to monitoring, through maintaining high availability, and auto-scaling when required.
    Who: Uri Cohen, GigaSpaces Technologies
    When: Wednesday, May 23, 12 pm ET
    Where: Online webinar

  •     Webinar: Big Data in the Cloud

No one can deny that big data and cloud simply complement each other. Big data requires clusters of servers in order to process and analyze data, which is something the cloud can easily provide. In this session, we’ll learn how you can build your big data “database on-demand” using Cassandra’s big data solution, as well as manage your big data application using Cloudify.
    Who: Nati Shalom, GigaSpaces Technologies
    When: Tuesday, June 5, 12 pm ET
    Where: Online webinar

  •     Webinar: Transactional Cross-Site Data Replication

Your different lines of business need to have consistent view across applications and across sites but you still need to think about cloud bursting or disaster recovery. GigaSpaces will speak about how multi-site replication over WAN will help you achieve the reliability, scalability, security, and interoperabilty you need for your business, and even more. This webinar will bring a real world use case, and dive into the architecture you need to start replicating your data today.
Who: DeWayne Filippi, GigaSpaces Technologies & the CTO of one of the world’s largest commodities trading companies
    When: Tuesday, June 20, 12 pm ET
    Where: Online webinar

About GigaSpaces

GigaSpaces Technologies is the pioneer of a new generation of application virtualization platforms and a leading provider of end-to-end scaling solutions for distributed, mission-critical application environments, and cloud enabling technologies. GigaSpaces is the only platform on the market that offers truly silo-free architecture, along with operational agility and openness, delivering enhanced efficiency, extreme performance and always-on availability. The GigaSpaces solutions are designed from the ground up to run on any cloud environment – private, public, or hybrid – and offer a pain-free, evolutionary path to meet tomorrow’s IT challenges. Hundreds of organizations worldwide are leveraging GigaSpaces’ technology to enhance IT efficiency and performance, among which are Fortune Global 500 companies, including top financial service enterprises, e-commerce companies, online gaming providers and telecom carriers. For more information, visit, or our blog at


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