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Sonian Hosts 'Mondays in the Cloud' Meetup on November 12

Open Source in the Cloud and OpenStack's Evolution and Future Outlook Among Topics on Tap; Dell Joins Sonian for Panel Discussion

NEWTON, MA -- (Marketwire) -- 11/06/12 -- Sonian, the pioneer in cloud-powered email archiving and search, will host its next Mondays in the Cloud event on November 12 at 5:30 p.m. at its headquarters in Newton, MA. Sonian is joining with the Boston OpenStack meetup group for this event, and invites all cloud vendors, cloud enthusiasts and industry influencers to attend.

For this month's event, Kamesh Pemmaraju, Senior Product Manager for Cloud Solutions at Dell, will join Sonian's Director of Technical and Cloud Operations Pete Cheslock to discuss Open Source in the cloud. As a member of the OpenStack community and responsible for Dell's OpenStack-Powered Cloud Solution, which includes Dell's Open Source OpenStack deployer Crowbar, Pemmaraju will provide insights and perspectives into OpenStack's evolution in its two-year history; drivers for customer adoption; and the future outlook. Cheslock will continue the conversation with a discussion about the open source cloud monitoring tool, Sensu, created by Sonian, which for more than a year has made monitoring cloud infrastructure and applications much easier for users.

Event Topic: Open Source in the Cloud
Date: November 12, 2012
Time: 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Location: Sonian Global Headquarters, 95 Wells Ave., Newton, MA

Register here to attend this month's Mondays in the Cloud. Discussions begin at 6:00 p.m. CHEN PR is sponsoring food and beverages.

More Cloud Talk Later This Month
Sonian will be exhibiting (booth # 231) at Amazon Web Services' (AWS) first global customer and partner conference AWS re: Invent taking place on November 28-29 at The Venetian in Las Vegas. Sonian CTO Greg Arnette will participate on the Cloud Storage Customer Panel: Best Practices for Using AWS, which will focus on deploying AWS for primary storage, back-up, disaster recovery and archive.

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About Mondays in the Cloud
Established by Sonian, Mondays in the Cloud brings together the cloud community -- vendors, service providers, customers, consultants, industry influencers and others interested in cloud computing. Sonian hosts these meetings every other month to give the community an opportunity to delve into a wide range of business- and technology-related topics. Each event focuses on a different topic and features insights from guest speakers. If you're interested in presenting or participating on a panel, Sonian wants to hear from you. Please email Kayla Krause.

About Sonian
Sonian's cloud-powered information archiving platform enables organizations to address eDiscovery needs, achieve regulatory compliance, and reduce IT costs. Sonian's archiving services can be deployed in minutes, require no hardware or software, and are compatible with many email, instant messaging, and social media systems. Sonian provides the only archiving offerings in the market built from the ground up using advanced cloud computing technologies. Over 10,000 customers benefit from Sonian's industry-leading security, performance, and usability. Boasting strong partnerships with the world's leading technology companies, Sonian combines innovative technology with deep archiving expertise to satisfy customers of all sizes and industries. For more information, please visit

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