Monday, January 31, 2011

Rackspace Sposors Cloud Communications Summit and StartupCamp at ITEXPO East 2011,

Cloud Communications Summit and StartupCamp at ITEXPO,
NORWALK, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TMC announced that Rackspace® Hosting (NYSE: RAX), the world’s leading specialist in the hosting and cloud computing industry, has signed on to sponsor both Cloud Communications Summit and StartupCamp at ITEXPO, taking place February 2-4, 2011 in the Miami Beach Convention Center. Formed in 1998, Rackspace serves more than 100,000 cloud customers around the globe.

The Cloud Communications Summit helps business professionals understand cloud-based communications trends; business models and large-scale deployment efforts. StartupCamp offers an evening of rich networking, and a forum for early-stage companies to pitch their products or services to an audience of potential investors, and industry influencers.

Rackspace’s experience in providing cloud computing services to early stage companies, and large, global enterprises provides a unique fit for both of these events,” said Jim Battenberg, senior manger, marketing. “We’re looking forward to sharing our expertise, and learning more about the needs of the participants at StartupCamp and the Cloud Communications Summit.”

Rackspace will host StartupCamp’s opening reception on Thursday evening, February 3, at 4:00pm, open to all ITEXPO attendees.

“We’re thrilled to work with Rackspace on multiple levels in Miami,” said Rich Tehrani, CEO and group editor-in-chief of TMC. “Their combination of technology, customer, and channel partner expertise will be well-received by the wide array of service providers, enterprise executives and entrepreneurs that attend the Cloud Communications Summit and StartupCamp events.”

Registration for StartupCamp, Cloud Communications Summit and ITEXPO are open. Media inquiries should be directed to Todd Keefe at For Immediate Release PR.

StartupCamp and Cloud Communications Summit are collocated with ITEXPO. Other events taking place at ITEXPO in Miami include: 4GWE Conference; Smart Grid Summit; M2M Evolution; SIP Tutorial 2.0: Bringing SIP to the Web; VIPeering; Business Video Expo; ChannelVision Expo (CVx) Digium|Asterisk World; and Super WiFi Summit.

StartupCamp is sponsored by Rackspace Hosting, OpenTok, Skype and Twilio. Cloud Communications Summit is sponsored Interactive Intelligence and Rackspace Hosting. Companies interested in sponsoring or exhibiting should contact the ITEXPO Sales Team at 203-852-6800 for more details.



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