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Symform Executives Invited to Participate at Upcoming Technology Events

Leading Cloud Storage Provider to Showcase Disruptive Technology at Computerworld SNW, Cloud Fair, Cloud Camp, Interop, and Cloud Computing Expo East (April 03, 2012)

SEATTLE, WA -- (Marketwire) -- 04/03/12 -- Symform, a revolutionary cloud storage and backup service, today announced that it will be speaking, sponsoring and exhibiting at leading cloud computing and data storage industry events in the coming three months, including Computerworld SNW, Seattle Cloud Fair, Cloud Camp Seattle, Interop Las Vegas, and Sys-Con Cloud Computing Expo East in New York.

ComputerWorld SNW
What:
Featured speaker and event exhibitor

When:
April 2-5, 2012

Where:
Omni Dallas Hotel, Dallas, TX -- Kiosk P4 in the Cloud Pavilion; QNAP booth #16


Details:
Symform will be demonstrating its revolutionary, global peer-to-peer cloud storage network, which is available on Windows and Mac (beta) operating systems, as well as QNAP Network Attach Storage (NAS) devices. Conference attendees are invited to visit the Symform or QNAP booths for a product overview from one of Symform's cloud storage experts.

Also at the event, Symform's co-founder and president, Praerit Garg, will host a speaking session on "Industry Perspective: Behind Every Cloud is a Data Center in Disguise," taking place Wednesday, Apr. 4 at 4:10 p.m., as part of the Data Center Networking Track in room Trinity 7.

Webinar: Data Backup Best Practices
What:
Featured speaker

When:
April 12, 2012 at 9:00 a.m. PT / 12:00 p.m. ET

Registration:
http://www.symform.com/join-the-revolution/events/webinars/

Details:
The amount of data businesses need to manage, access and secure is exploding, especially for small to mid-sized enterprises that may not have the IT resources to handle it all. There are a myriad of on-premise and cloud solutions available to help store and backup that data. But the costs and management overhead are often daunting. In this webinar, attendees will learn about the recent trends impacting companies and what they can do to solve their data backup challenges. Experts in IT management, cloud computing and data backup will give real world examples and present options for handling backup. Attendees will also learn why a two-tier backup system combining onsite and offsite backup is a best practice.

This Webinar is ideal for IT managers or business owners, as well as IT service providers or consultants, who want to ensure they are incorporating best practices data backup for their customers.

Cloud Fair
What:
Featured speaker and event exhibitor

When:
April 17-19, 2012

Where:
Sheraton Hotel, Seattle, WA -- Booth #26

Details:
Margaret Dawson, vice president of marketing at Symform, will speak on "Is the Cloud Safer, Cheaper and Greener" on Wed., Apr. 18 at 4:00 p.m. PT. This session will highlight the reality of data centers and the cloud, helping companies think about when and when not to build out infrastructure for cloud solutions. Attendees will obtain a refresher course on a cloud checklist of common features and criteria to look for in a cloud provider such as SLAs. This session will teach attendees that cloud vendors are not impenetrable nor do they pretend to absolve companies of their responsibility. The session will also provide best practices for being accountable in the cloud, as the onus is still on IT to ensure the safekeeping and reliability of their infrastructure.

Symform will be showcasing their disruptive cloud storage network at booth #26 on the exhibition floor.

CloudCamp Seattle
What:
Event sponsor and featured speaker

When:
April 17, 2012

Where:
Sheraton Hotel, Seattle, WA

Details:
Sponsored by Symform and IBM, CloudCamp Seattle will be held in conjunction with the Seattle Cloud Fair conference. Margaret Dawson, vice president of marketing, will host a lightning talk on "Decentralizing Cloud Storage" at 6:15 p.m. PT.

Interop
What:
Featured speaker, Executive Cloud Summit

When:
May 6-10, 2012

Where:
Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas, NV

Details:
Margaret Dawson, vice president at Symform, will speak on "The Future of Big Data: Distributed and De-Centralized Models." During the session, Dawson will challenge the audience to think about their own infrastructure and big data challenges with a distributed filter, across architecture, processing, data storage and more. She will also discuss the inherent benefits and challenges with a decentralized approach, and what is available today versus a work in progress.

Cloud Computing Expo East
What:
Featured speaker and conference sponsor

When:
June 11-14, 2012

Where:
Javitz Center, New York City, NY -- BOOTH #472

Details:
Symform is a sponsor of the 2012 Sys-Con Cloud Expo. Praerit Garg, Symform president and co-founder, and Margaret Dawson, vice president, will speak on "The Distributed and Decentralized Cloud" on Mon., June 11 at 5:45 pm ET. The company will also be showcasing their cloud storage network at booth #472 on the exhibition floor. Conference attendees are encouraged to stop by the booth for a company introduction and product demonstration.

About Symform
Symform (http://www.symform.com) is a revolutionary secure cloud storage and backup service. Symform's Global Cloud Storage Network protects your data, business and bottom line, providing unlimited offsite cloud storage and backup for the guaranteed lowest flat fee. Unlike traditional data center storage, Symform's global network encrypts, shreds and geo-distributes data. This disruptive technology provides greater security, higher performance and more cost-effective cloud data storage and backup than any alternative today, guaranteed. Customers join the Symform network by contributing excess local storage and, in exchange, receive affordable, unlimited backup. Join the revolution today and experience secure cloud storage and backup that is up to ten times more affordable, faster and safer. Email info@symform.com.

Symform, Symform Global Cloud Storage Network, the Resilient Storage Architecture, and RAID-96 are trademarks of Symform, Inc. References to other companies and their products acknowledge the trademarks owned by their respective companies and are for reference purposes only.

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Contact:
Lindsey Bradshaw
Barokas PR for Symform
206-344-3138
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