SOURCE: GigaSpaces

April 13, 2007 09:18 ET

GigaSpaces Chief Technology Officer Nati Shalom to Present at Inaugural STREET#GRID Conference

GigaSpaces Founder and CTO to Participate in Managing the Grid Panel

NEW YORK, NY -- (MARKET WIRE) -- April 13, 2007 -- GigaSpaces

Who:      Nati Shalom, CTO and founder of GigaSpaces, a leading provider of
          innovative infrastructure software solutions.

What:     Panel presentation at STREET#GRID Conference: "Developing and
          Implementing Appropriate Software for Grid Projects."

When:     Monday, April 16, 2007 from 11:50 a.m. to 12:50 p.m. EDT

Where:    W Hotel (Great Room), Union Square
          201 Park Avenue South, New York, NY
GigaSpaces Technologies today announced that Nati Shalom, founder and CTO, will present at the inaugural STREET#GRID Conference in New York. Shalom will join other industry leaders on a panel to discuss developing and implementing appropriate software for grid projects.

During the panel, Shalom will discuss:

--  Developing grid enabled software
    
--  Third party vendor software development tools and middleware
    
--  Data storage and management - solutions to resolve data contention
    issues
    
--  Application discovery and migration
    
Shalom, evangelist of grid technology worldwide, is head of the Israeli Grid Consortium, and has won a gratitude award for his contribution and dedication. He also led the development of the first Reverse BID exchange in the Israeli Yellow Pages. Previously, he worked with IONA, and was responsible for the penetration of their products and technology to most of the leading ISVs in Israel. Shalom is an experienced software engineer, with a strong background in middleware and specifically CORBA and EJB. For the past ten years, Shalom has worked with leading software companies, such as ECI, Comverse, BMC, Elisra, Rafael and Amdocs.

Hosted by DWT and Waters magazine, the inaugural STREET#GRID conference provides CIOs, CTOs, chief architects and senior technologists with a comprehensive understanding of how next generation grid computing, virtualization and SOA technologies can be applied to ensure optimal use of existing IT resources and increased revenues for business lines.

About GigaSpaces

GigaSpaces provides a single infrastructure software platform for application scalability and performance. GigaSpaces' unique approach enables developers to write their business logic as if writing to a single computer and then seamlessly scale out the application linearly anywhere, and on-demand. It is targeted at applications characterized by high-volume transaction and data processing and low transaction latency requirements and provides an alternative to Web Services for implementing high performance and scalable service-oriented architectures. GigaSpaces customers include leaders in the financial services, telecommunications sectors and government institutions, including: Société Générale, Chicago Mercantile Exchange, Dow Jones, Virgin Mobile, Nortel and Hutchison 3G, where the need for mission-critical high-performance, low-latency, reliability and scalability necessitates an alternative to traditional approaches. GigaSpaces was founded in 2000 and has offices in New York, San Francisco, London, Paris and Israel. It is a privately held company, funded by FTVentures, BRM Capital, Intel Capital and Formula Vision.

For more information, please visit http://www.gigaspaces.com, or visit the company's blog at http://www.gigaspacesblog.com.