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APMdigestAPMdigest is an online publication that covers Application Performance Management (APM), Business Service Management (BSM), ITSM, performance monitoring and management, and cloud and virtualization management, and related technologies.



ClickCloudClikCloud is a pay-as-you-go digital marketing service that provides turnkey websites, blog, email marketing and social media programs for a an affordable, fixed monthly fee. ClikCloud is a Google Engage agency an offers search engine marketing services from Pay per click management to SEO. Click Cloud Advisory offers Go to market support for emerging companies. ClikCloud clients include companies providing business continuity and disaster recovery, cloud services, IT managed services, staffing organizations and mobile application developers. Founded in 2011 ClikCloud is your one stop shop for Digital Marketing. Visit www.clikcloud.com for more information.



CloudComputingWireCloud Computing Wire provides an all-inclusive source for cloud computing news, databases, resources, analysis, trends, and industry activity to enable anyone to understand and take advantage of Cloud-based services. Learn more at www.cloudcomputingwire.com.



CloudSchoolThe Cloud School Cloud Certified Professional (CCP™) program is dedicated to excellence in the fields of cloud computing technology, architecture, security, governance and capacity. A collection of courses establishes a set of vendor-neutral industry certifications with different areas of specialization. Founded by best-selling author, Thomas Erl, this curriculum enables IT professionals to develop real-world cloud computing proficiency. Because of the vendor-neutral focus of the course materials, the skills acquired by attaining CloudSchool.com certifications are applicable to any vendor or cloud platform.



CloudTimes is a leading technology media property, dedicated to providing knowledge, research and breaking news on the Cloud. Leading publications have declared CloudTimes one of the most influential online news outlets and a must-read site. It hosts the largest research database on the web, featuring free white papers, webinars and articles from leading IT companies. Visit www.cloudtimes.org



CompTIA® is the voice of the world’s information technology (IT) industry. Association members are at the forefront of innovation and represent businesses that maximize the value their clients receive from their technology investments. CompTIA is dedicated to advancing the IT industry through the development of channel educational programs, market research, networking events, professional and business accreditations and public policy advocacy. In addition, you can join any of the CompTIA Communities, groups that allow IT professionals to collaborate on industry issues and develop the resources needed to advance the industry.



DataCenterKnowledgeData Center Knowledge (DCK) is a leading online source of daily news and analysis about the data center industry. We cover the latest developments and trends driving the powerful growth in demand for mission-critical facilities, the challenges and opportunities presented by high-density computing and its impact on power and cooling, and the evolution of the industry to include cloud computing and modular data centers.



DataStorageMgmtReportData & Storage Management Report is an online publication providing news and viewpoints on technology for managing data, storage, capacity and Big Data.



DatamationDatamation Magazine was founded in 1957 as the first print magazine dedicated solely to covering the emerging computer and data-processing industry. Making a pioneering transition to online media in 1995, Datamation.com became one of the first publications on the web – and today, after more than 50 years of continuous publication, Datamation remains a top source for news and analysis about enterprise IT and the technologies that influence business leadership. From virtualization to cloud computing to mobile to data storage, Datamation helps IT managers and other tech professionals stay current with the diverse and rapidly changing business technology landscape.



DealmakerMedia_logoDealmaker Media is a network of innovators who see the opportunities in building relationships and sharing knowledge. From early-stage startups with an eye for disruption to some of the most influential companies in the world – we help get deals done. Dealmaker produces GROW Conference, GROWtalks and Under the Radar. See more online at www.dealmakermedia.com



The E-Commerce Times® has been covering the business of technology since 1998, when cloud computing was just a glimmer in the Internet’s eye. From the dot-com heyday to the bubble’s burst, from Web 2.0 to the mobile, social revolution, it has chronicled the big e-business stories, providing unique insights and analyses. The E-Commerce Times® also pokes into the corners of the technology industry, featuring interesting products, companies and emerging trends that may escape the notice of mainstream publications. The E-Commerce Times® is a daily destination for decision makers at enterprises large and small, providing valuable, entertaining, 100-percent original content.



The HotLine Magazine is about the vision, strategy and tactics of a new approach to long-term corporate success in the SaaS/Cloud sector. In the Cloud, no sale is ever final; there is always another renewal to be earned. Expressions of customer satisfaction are no guarantee of retention. Read in over 135 countries worldwide, the content of the HotLine focuses on the challenges of customer retention and optimizing per-customer revenue rates. The audience for The HotLine Magazine is SaaS/Cloud CxOs and the growing professional community of Customer Success Management.



Integration Developer News (IDN) launched in 2002, is the leading electronic newsletter (circulation 76,500) written for F1,000 enterprise architects, middleware developers and integration professionals interested in design-to-deployment phases for leading integration topics. IDN (www.idevnews.com) covers SOA, Cloud, BPM, Virtualization, Security and Enterprise Mobile IT. IDN also provides Lead Generation Support to leading software companies with webinar promotions, whitepaper syndication, surveys and Online Conferences.



MSPmentor is the ultimate guide to managed services. We cover the news, the gossip and the speculation across the global managed services community. We cut through the hype, we ignore vendor spin (or provide our own spin), and we deliver in-depth analysis of the MSP industry. MSPmentor features the industry’s top daily blog; theMSPmentor 100 (tracking the world’s 100 most progressive MSPs); the MSPmentor 250, (highlighting top executives, entrepreneurs and experts); Channel Expert Hour webcasts; FastChat Videos; traditional and sponsored research, databases, custom media and plenty more.



Sandhill.com is proud to be a sponsor of the Cloud Channel Summit. Sandhill.com is the premier online destination for strategic information on the software, cloud, and SaaS business. The site’s reports, newsletters, and articles on trends analysis, strategic business advice, and discussions of key issues are read by thousands of top software industry executives as well as top decision makers among IT buyers.



Softletter is a twice-monthly industry newsletter that reports on business issues and trends in software publishing. Written for an audience of senior level industry executives, product managers, and key industry consultants, Softletter tracks new marketing and distribution tactics, company operations, finance, pricing models, product management, and emerging technologies in the desktop, enterprise, Open Source and Software-as-a-Service (SAAS) market segments. Softletter’s SaaS University is an in-depth forum which provides real world analyses of how to succeed in Cloud applications from SaaS executives in the field, and offers private meetings with VCs and M&A advisors.



The Software & Information Industry Association is the principal trade association for the software and digital content industry. SIIA provides global services in government relations, business development, corporate education and intellectual property protection to the leading companies that are setting the pace for the digital age. For further information, visit www.siia.net.



Software Pricing Partners, Inc. is a Boston-based consultancy that helps software-based businesses increase sales by improving their pricing model. The company is unique as it has focused solely on software pricing for the past 20 years. We collaborate closely with our clients so we can take advantage of their insights and perspectives and combine it with our subject-matter expertise to develop actionable recommendations. Our projects help clients understand what pricing elements should be changed, why they should be changed, and how these changes should be implemented. For more information visit SoftwarePricing.com.



SpiceWorksNEWSpiceworks connects over 2.5 million IT professionals with 2,200 technology vendors to simplify how IT pros research, buy and manage more than $450 billion annually in technology products and services. For more information visit Spiceworks.com.



Talkin’ Cloud is a blog and online community for VARs and MSPs sorting out their cloud computing strategies. TalkinCloud.com features channel leaders who have mastered the cloud. It includes News, Business and Technology blogs, plus multiple daily reports from NLM contributing editors. The site also features VARs, MSPs and vendors who discuss and share cloud strategies and best practices. And don’t miss the TalkinCloudTweet Widget, where cloud leaders can share their Twitter updates right on the home page of TalkinCloud.com.



The Technology Council of Southern California is the premier forum for the region’s technology leaders, providing events, connections, information and resources to help technology companies succeed. For more information, visit www.tcosc.org.



Trainer Communications is the premier provider of integrated marketing and high-tech public relations services. Specializing in technology, the agency offers deep domain expertise across data infrastructure, information security, telecommunications, enterprise software, networking, and consumer industries. Trainer represents industry leaders and high-growth technology companies that recognize visibility is critical to meet business objectives. Trainer is the only agency that guarantees quantifiable results with its Metrics Matter™ methodology. Established in 1995, Trainer has represented more than 250 companies. Based in Silicon Valley with worldwide coverage, the agency has received numerous prestigious national awards. For more information, visit www.trainercomm.com.



The VAR Guy reveals what’s next in the IT channel — from SaaS partner programs to disruptive, emerging technologies. Anonymous. Opinionated. The VAR Guy helps solutions providers to spot emerging market opportunities. His loyal readership weighs in with hundreds of comments about his blog posts. The VAR Guy features the IT channel’s top daily blog; Channel Expert Hour webcasts; FastChat Videos; and research studies including the Top 25 Channel Finance Pros; and plenty more.



VentureBeat is a media company obsessed with covering amazing technology and why it matters in our lives. From the most innovative companies and the incredible people behind them, to the money fueling it all, VentureBeat is devoted to exhaustive coverage of the technology revolution. VentureBeat also brings the community together several times per year through its own executive-level conferences, including CloudBeat.



Since 2000, The Web Host Industry Review has made a name for itself as the foremost authority of the Web hosting industry providing reliable, insightful and comprehensive news, interviews and resources to the hosting community. TheWHIR Blogs provides a community of expert industry perspectives. The Web Host Industry Review Magazine also offers a business-minded, issue-driven perspective of interest to executives and decision-makers. WHIR TV offers on demand web hosting video interviews and web hosting video features of the key persons and events of the web hosting industry. WHIR Events brings together like-minded hosting industry professionals and decision-makers in local communities. TheWHIR is an iNET Interactive property.