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March 05, 2009 13:23 ET

FutureWorks Sponsors TechCrunch Roundtable on Cloud Computing; FWS Provides Video Services for Live Stream and Post-Event Coverage

SUNNYVALE, CA--(Marketwire - March 5, 2009) - FutureWorks PR, the social media strategy and PR company, sponsored TechCrunch's Cloud Computing Roundtable and FutureWork's Web video division, FutureWorks Studios, provided the video production and camera work for the live stream of the cloud computing roundtable, as well as video editing services for video highlights of the event. The sold-out event -- "Who's Cloud is it Anyway?" -- was held February 27, 2009 in Mountain View, California at Microsoft's Mountain View campus.

The roundtable was broadcast live on Ustream and the recording of the entire event is available for viewing on TechCrunch (http://is.gd/jcvV). Viewers/readers can also watch video highlights from the roundtable in this TechCrunch post "The Cloud Is The New Dotcom" (http://is.gd/liUS) or on TechCrunch's Blip.tv channel (http://is.gd/lH1E).

The roundtable brought together a dozen panelists from some of Silicon Valley's most acclaimed companies to discuss the future of cloud-based services.

Panel members included Marc Benioff, CEO of Salesforce.com; Vic Gundotra, VP Engineering, Google; Amitabh Srivastava, Corporate VP, Windows Azure; Lew Tucker, CTO, Cloud Computing, Sun Microsystems; Scott Dietzen, SVP Communications Products, Yahoo; Paul Buchheit, Co-founder, FriendFeed and creator of Gmail; Werner Vogels, CTO, Amazon; Mike Schroepfer, VP of Engineering, Facebook; Gina Bianchini, CEO, Ning; and John Engates, CTO, Rackspace.

FutureWorks PR has aggressively pursued video over the past year with its new division, FutureWorks Studios (FWS). FWS offers a mix of video shorts, original series, social video news releases (SVNRs), screencasts, podcasts, event coverage and other new media services. These services allow customers to tell their story and deliver their messages in an engaging and compelling manner.

About FutureWorks PR

With offices in Silicon Valley and San Francisco, FutureWorks PR partners with market leaders and emerging companies to increase visibility, cultivate markets, amplify conversations, and grow the community of customers.

The agency's specialty lies in its ability to understand technology and in turn, present market-specific and compelling stories and solutions. FutureWorks combines PR, Social Media, and grassroots marketing for intelligent, results-driven communications programs that impact the bottom line.

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