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Mezeo Software Executive at Cloud Computing Panel

Will compare and contrast cloud storage opportunities vs. traditional storage

Mezeo Software Corp. (www.mezeo.com) the leading provider of a deployable platform for cloud storage, today announced that Bill Pitts, senior vice president of Worldwide Sales, will participate in a panel discussion at the Hosting Transformation Summit Europe in London, England. The panel, "Storage Opportunities: Cloud vs. Conventional," will examine cloud storage, the fastest-growing segment of the cloud computing market.

Organized by Tier 1 Research, the Hosting Transformation Summit Europe is the premier forum for executives in the hosting, datacenter and Internet infrastructure sectors. It focuses on the economics of the hosting market and how a hosting, datacenter or Internet application provider can position itself to succeed.

"Traditional SAN- and NAS-based storage capacity continues to expand, but users want different capabilities they simply cannot provide," said Pitts, who leads Mezeo's global sales, field operations and partner programs. "Because of this, cloud storage is rapidly becoming mainstream. It is quickly gaining acceptance and adoption both from users and service providers. In addition to keeping IT Service Providers relevant in their industry, cloud storage allows them to offer new capabilities to their existing customers and to expand their market reach with these same services. We strongly recommend that those Service Providers who are still on the fence take a good hard look at how they can get into this market and do so fast.",

The Mezeo Cloud Storage Platform® with Web services APIs enables IT service providers to immediately enter the cloud storage market with their own branded cloud storage solution. Built upon the platform, Mezeo offers four distinct solutions including Cloud  Storage with Web services APIs, Access Cloud, SaaS Cloud and Personal Cloud Storage.

The panel is scheduled for 11:40 a.m. on June, 2, 2009. It will be moderated by Simon Robinson, research director, Storage with the 451 Group. Joining Pitts will be the CEO of ParaScale and co-founder of Nirvanix.  It will be held at the Hilton Tower Bridge in London. For more information, visit  http://www.hsvsummit.com/eu/2009/.

About Mezeo Software
Headquartered in Houston, Texas, Mezeo is the industry's leading provider of a deployable platform for cloud storage that enables IT Hosting providers, Managed Service Providers, SaaS Providers, and converged Telcos to immediately monetize Storage as a Service. Our Cloud Storage Platform Solutions include Cloud Storage with Web services APIs, Access Cloud, SaaS Cloud and Personal Cloud Storage.  These solutions feature secure file storage, advanced file sharing and collaboration, content tagging and true anywhere access from an integrated Windows desktop, rich Web 2.0 browsers and iPhone, BlackBerry and Windows Mobile native client access. Mezeo is easy to deploy, highly scalable and highly secure, with well-designed APIs for platform extensibility. For more information go to www.mezeo.com.

 

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