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Cloud Management Innovator Abiquo Announces Platinum Plus Sponsorship of Cloud Expo 2010 East

CEO Pete Malcolm to Deliver Keynote at World’s Largest Cloud Computing Industry Event

Abiquo Keynote at Cloud Expo

"In re-launching as a U.S.-based commercial company, we recognize the high-value opportunity to have a platinum-level presence at the biggest and best Cloud computing event in the industry,” said Pete Malcolm (pictured), CEO of Cloud management innovators Abiquo, as Abiquo today announced that it is a Platinum Plus sponsor of the 5th International Cloud Computing Expo, April 19-21 at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York City.

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“The Cloud Expo organizers have supported us very well, not least by helping us maintain our ‘stealth’ anonymity until today’s announcement," continued Malcolm.

He added:

"I can’t think of a better place to articulate our vision, including how we believe there is a need to move beyond the hype and to set out a clear roadmap of how Cloud computing evolves – practically as well as theoretically. This isn’t just about technology. It’s more about how the way IT organizations operate and service their users, and how this is going to fundamentally change over the next few years."

Malcolm will be delivering the conference Day Three keynote: “An Open Cloud Ecosystem: The Gathering Storm.”

Cloud Expo is regarded as the world’s top Cloud computing conference and will feature more than 5,000 delegates and over 100 sponsors and exhibitors. The event attendees will see the first public demonstration of Abiquo’s revolutionary version 1.5 at Booth 107 on the show floor. This new version of the Abiquo solution, announced on March 23, is the first product to allow IT managers to automatically convert virtual machine images built for any one hypervisor technology to any other hypervisor, including the conversion from VMware to Microsoft Hyper-V, through a single drag-and-drop operation.

About Abiquo
Abiquo is a leading developer of Cloud management solutions founded in Barcelona, Spain in 2006 and now headquartered in Redwood City, California. Abiquo envisions a future where private and public clouds are fully interoperable and vendor-neutral. The company embraces an open-source model where both community users and commercial organizations can fully benefit from the cloud revolution. To download the Abiquo cloud management solution, visit download.abiquo.com. For more information, visit www.abiquo.com.

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