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APMdigest is an online publication that covers Application Performance Management (APM), Business Service Management (BSM), ITSM, performance monitoring and management, and cloud and virtualization management, and related technologies. For more information, go to

CTN is focused on the VAR and Solution Provider community. The more solution providers know about emerging technologies, the more they succeed. CTN utilizes artificial intelligence routines and is further curated by our editors’ to deliver ALL relevant product news and reviews critical to the solution provider community. Visit us at

CloudTimes is a leading technology media property, dedicated to providing knowledge, research and breaking news on the Cloud. Leading publications have declared CloudTimes one the most influential online news outlets and a must-read site. It hosts the largest research database on the web, featuring free white papers, webinars and articles from leading IT companies. Visit

CompTIA® is the voice of the world’s information technology (IT) industry. Association members are at the forefront of innovation and represent businesses that maximize the value their clients receive from their technology investments. CompTIA is dedicated to advancing the IT industry through the development of channel educational programs, market research, networking events, professional and business accreditations and public policy advocacy. In addition, you can join any of the CompTIA Communities, groups that allow IT professionals to collaborate on industry issues and develop the resources needed to advance the industry.

DreamSimplicity is a virtual community and marketplace directory for business applications and the industry professionals that deliver them. DreamSimplicity was among the first resources of its type and has flourished as an evangelist for the people, news, research, groups, and events that are shaping this dynamic industry. As an extension of its industry leading news services, the team at DreamSimplicity is proud to now feature BroadcastSimplicity as a complementary information platform designed to enable new and established industry members to take control and accelerate their brand and product exposure. BroadcastSimplicity is a bundled service including elements of Video Production, Web Development, and Social Media reach to deliver an architected user experience capable of driving qualified individuals and organizations to actionable and measurable participation in your company’s message.

The E-Commerce Times® has been covering the business of technology since 1998, when cloud computing was just a glimmer in the Internet’s eye. From the dot-com heyday to the bubble’s burst, from Web 2.0 to the mobile, social revolution, it has chronicled the big e-business stories, providing unique insights and analyses. The E-Commerce Times® also pokes into the corners of the technology industry, featuring interesting products, companies and emerging trends that may escape the notice of mainstream publications. The E-Commerce Times® is a daily destination for decision makers at enterprises large and small, providing valuable, entertaining, 100-percent original content.

Growth Process Group is a strategic sales & marketing consulting firm that helps Enterprise SaaS Solution providers enter markets and improve sales productivity, revenue growth and profitability. Our focus is Enterprise SaaS Solution providers that sell to medium & large corporations. We work as consultants or as interim executives to accelerate revenue growth, acquire customers, improve sales productivity and develop productive channel programs. We also facilitate and guide clients through strategic positioning, business planning, and developing value propositions and pricing models. Growth Process Group has been serving technology companies that have complex business-to-business sales and customer service relationships since 1995.

The HotLine Magazine is about the vision, strategy and tactics of a new approach to long-term corporate success in the SaaS/Cloud sector. In the Cloud, no sale is ever final; there is always another renewal to be earned. Expressions of customer satisfaction are no guarantee of retention. Read in over 135 countries worldwide, the content of the HotLine focuses on the challenges of customer retention and optimizing per-customer revenue rates. The audience for The HotLine Magazine is SaaS/Cloud CxOs and the growing professional community of Customer Success Management.

Integration Developer News (IDN) launched in 2002, is the leading electronic newsletter (circulation 76,500) written for F1,000 enterprise architects, middleware developers and integration professionals interested in design-to-deployment phases for leading integration topics. IDN ( covers SOA, Cloud, BPM, Virtualization, Security and Enterprise Mobile IT. IDN also provides Lead Generation Support to leading software companies with webinar promotions, whitepaper syndication, surveys and Online Conferences. is proud to be a sponsor of the Cloud Channel Summit. is the premier online destination for strategic information on the software, cloud, and SaaS business. The site’s reports, newsletters, and articles on trends analysis, strategic business advice, and discussions of key issues are read by thousands of top software industry executives as well as top decision makers among IT buyers.

Softletter is a twice-monthly industry newsletter that reports on business issues and trends in software publishing. Written for an audience of senior level industry executives, product managers, and key industry consultants, Softletter tracks new marketing and distribution tactics, company operations, finance, pricing models, product management, and emerging technologies in the desktop, enterprise, Open Source and Software-as-a-Service (SAAS) market segments. Softletter’s SaaS University is an in-depth forum which provides real world analyses of how to succeed in Cloud applications from SaaS executives in the field, and offers private meetings with VCs and M&A advisors.

The Software & Information Industry Association is the principal trade association for the software and digital content industry. SIIA provides global services in government relations, business development, corporate education and intellectual property protection to the leading companies that are setting the pace for the digital age. For further information, visit

Since 1968, SIM has inspired the minds of the most prestigious IT leaders in the industry. Highly regarded as the premier network for IT leadership, SIM is a community of thought leaders who share experiences and rich intellectual capital, and who explore future IT direction.

The Technology Council of Southern California is the premier forum for the region’s technology leaders, providing events, connections, information and resources to help technology companies succeed. For more information, visit

TiE, a not-for-profit global network of entrepreneurs and professionals, was founded in 1992 in Silicon Valley, CA. Although its birth name was The Indus Entrepreneurs, TiE now stands for Talent, Ideas and Enterprise, and has rapidly grown to more than 53 chapters in 12 countries. TiE seeks to cultivate and nurture the ecosystem of entrepreneurship and free-market economies everywhere. Besides its flagship event, TiECon—the largest professional conference for entrepreneurs, TiE also has Special Interest Groups (SIGs), TiE Institute, Growth Company Forum and most recently, TiE Women’s Forum and CEO Forum. For more information, go to (TiE Global) and (TiE Silicon Valley).

Trainer Communications is the premier provider of integrated marketing and high-tech public relations services. Specializing in technology, the agency offers deep domain expertise across data infrastructure, information security, telecommunications, enterprise software, networking, and consumer industries. Trainer represents industry leaders and high-growth technology companies that recognize visibility is critical to meet business objectives. Trainer is the only agency that guarantees quantifiable results with its Metrics Matter™ methodology. Established in 1995, Trainer has represented more than 250 companies. Based in Silicon Valley with worldwide coverage, the agency has received numerous prestigious national awards. For more information, visit

Since 2000, The Web Host Industry Review has made a name for itself as the foremost authority of the Web hosting industry providing reliable, insightful and comprehensive news, interviews and resources to the hosting community. TheWHIR Blogs provides a community of expert industry perspectives. The Web Host Industry Review Magazine also offers a business-minded, issue-driven perspective of interest to executives and decision-makers. WHIR TV offers on demand web hosting video interviews and web hosting video features of the key persons and events of the web hosting industry. WHIR Events brings together like-minded hosting industry professionals and decision-makers in local communities. TheWHIR is an iNET Interactive property.