SOURCE: Symform


August 14, 2012 12:00 ET

Symform Invited to Speak and Showcase Disruptive Cloud Storage Solution at Leading Technology Conferences

Cloud Storage Experts to Present on Decentralized Storage Models, Big Data, and How to Make the Cloud Cheaper, Cleaner, Greener and More Secure

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwire - Aug 14, 2012) - Symform, a revolutionary cloud-based backup service, today announced that it will be speaking, sponsoring and exhibiting at leading technology, cloud computing and data storage industry events in the coming months, including XChange 2012, Cloud Connect Chicago and Data Center World Fall.

XChange 2012 & Cloud Boot Camp
What: Featured speaker and sponsor, Booth #426
When: August 18-22, 2012
Where: Gaylord Texan Convention Center, Dallas, TX
Details: Symform is a sponsor of XChange 2012 and the pre-conference Cloud Boot Camp. Symform president and co-founder, Praerit Garg, will speak on decentralized cloud storage at the Cloud Computing Boot Camp and a 'quick-fire' session, taking place on Sat., Aug. 18 at 6:30 p.m. C.T. In addition, Garg will participate in a panel on Sun., Aug. 19 at 11:15 a.m. C.T. Symform executives will also be at the conference expo showcasing their disruptive, distributed global cloud storage network.

Cloud Connect Chicago
What: Featured speaker
When: September 10-12, 2012
Where: Hyatt Regency O'Hare, Chicago, IL
Details: Margaret Dawson, vice president of product management and marketing at Symform, will be the opening speaker to kick off the Big Data Track on Wed., Sept. 12 at 8:30 a.m. C.T. This session will cut through the hype and lay a foundation about big data, answering key questions, such as what it is and what it isn't and what the key types of big data are. Dawson will also explore approaches and discuss where big data is today and where it is headed.

Data Center World Fall
What: Featured speaker
When: September 30 - October 3, 2012
Where: Gaylord Opryland Convention Center, Nashville, TN
Details: Margaret Dawson will speak on "Behind Every Cloud Is a Data Center in Disguise," on Mon., Oct. 1 at 2:30 p.m. E.T. This session will highlight the reality of data centers and the cloud, questioning the perception that the cloud is safer, cheaper, and greener. Attendees will obtain a cloud checklist of common features and criteria to look for in a cloud provider. This session will teach attendees best practices for being accountable in the cloud to ensure safekeeping and reliability of infrastructure.

About Symform
The Symform Cloud Storage Network is a better way to store and backup all of your data. As the world's first distributed and crowdsourced data backup solution, Symform enables users to pay with bytes instead of bucks. Every business on the network contributes excess local drive space to the grid in exchange for secure, fast and reliable cloud data backup. Before data leaves the source device, it is encrypted and shredded, redundancy added, and then geo-distributed across the global network. With its proprietary and patented technology, Symform is building the world's largest virtual data center using existing Internet infrastructure. Go to or email

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