LISA17 Sponsors and Exhibitors

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Attendees

Visit the LISA17 Expo to learn about the latest in technologies, interesting projects, and vendor solutions from a wide spectrum of companies. Admission is free with conference registration (or $50 for Expo admission only), and includes:

  • Admission to the Expo on Wednesday and Thursday
  • Admission to Wednesday’s Expo Happy Hour
  • Lunch at the Expo on Wednesday and Thursday
  • Refreshment breaks at the Expo on Wednesday and Thursday

The Expo will take place in the Pacific Concourse at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco.

Expo Hours:

  • Wednesday, November 1, 12:00 pm–7:00 pm
  • Thursday, November 2, 10:00 am–2:00 pm

Interested in Sponsoring or Exhibiting at LISA17?

Don't miss out! Booth space is limited. See the list below to see whom you'd be joining in the Expo Hall, and contact us today to reserve your spot.

AC&NC LISA 17

Exhibitor
Booth 310

AC&NC designs, manufactures and markets high-performance, competitively priced data storage JetStor systems. We offer All Flash (AFA), iSCSI 10G, FC 16G, SAS 12G, Scale-out NAS and JBOD systems. We have been certified by VMware, XEN/Citrix, and Hyper-V to work in virtual and Cloud environments. AC&NC and OSNEXUS will introduce QuantaStor Virtual Storage Appliances are Azure-hosted virtual SAN/NAS storage appliances that support all major protocols including iSCSI and NFS/SMB. QuantaStor VSAs provide shared cloud storage that can aggregate and manage Azure storage resources with storage assets from multiple vendors across sites, on-premises, or across global data centers. QuantaStor VSAs can also be combined into a heterogeneous grid of virtual and physical appliances that scale to 64 nodes for increased IT efficiency and agility.

ACM Queue*

Media Sponsor

ACM Queue provides a critical perspective on current and emerging information technologies, highlighting the technical challenges and problems that software engineers are likely to encounter when using them. In doing so, Queue helps readers sharpen their own thinking and pursue innovative solutions in their own work.

ADMIN*

Media Sponsor

ADMIN magazine delivers complete solutions for real network problems. Learn what to do about the latest security threats. Find out about innovative applications for identity management, system monitoring, and network backup. Explore recent advances in virtualization and clustering. ADMIN brings you up close to the console for a personal look at configuring Windows, Linux, Solaris, and Unix systems on heterogeneous networks.

Apple LISA17 Premium Exhibitor

Premium Exhibitor
Booth 309

Apple revolutionized personal technology with the introduction of the Macintosh in 1984. Today, Apple leads the world in innovation with iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch and Apple TV. Apple’s four software platforms—iOS, OS X, watchOS and tvOS—provide seamless experiences across more than a billion Apple devices and empower people with breakthrough services including the App Store, Apple Music, Maps and iCloud. Apple’s 100,000 employees are dedicated to making the best products on earth, and to leaving the world better than we found it.

AuriStor File Sytem LISA17

Bronze Sponsor
Premium Exhibitor<br>Booth 400

The AuriStor File System is a high-security multi-platform file system that provides a global namespace with zero configuration automatic mounting, local disk caching, guaranteed cache consistency, logical volume management, automated data replication, transparently available redundant data, and superior performance over WAN links. AuriStorFS is the software defined storage solution for organizations requiring managed access to their unstructured data inside the castle, from within the DMZ and from public clouds.

Baidu Silver Sponsor LISA17

Silver Sponsor
Premium Exhibitor<br>Booth 300

Baidu, Inc. is the leading Chinese language Internet search provider. As a technology-based media company, Baidu aims to provide the best and most equitable way for people to find they're looking for. In addition to serving individual Internet search users, Baidu provides an effective platform for businesses to reach potential customers. Baidu's ADSs trade on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol "BIDU".

Berkeley Communications LISA17

Premium Exhibitor
Booth 211

Berkeley Communications (BerkCom) designs and delivers highly available, scalable, and secure solutions for data storage, high-performance computing environments, networking, mobile, and cloud infrastructures. We offer many unique services: US-based technical support; global installations and professional services; stock of new and EOL products; highest trade-in values on decommissioned systems & more.

Blacks In Technology

Industry Partner

Blacks In Technology is a professional platform for PoC in technology. BIT serves to increase the visibility and participation of PoC in tech through community, media, mentorship, and stewardship. Blacks In Technology (BIT)® is "Stomping the Divide" by establishing a blueprint of world class technical excellence and innovation by providing resources, guidance and issuing a challenge to our members to surpass the high mark and establish new standards of global innovation.

Bloomberg - LISA 17 Gold Sponsor and Diversity grants

Gold Sponsor
Open Access Sponsor
Diversity Grants Sponsor

Bloomberg technology drives the world’s financial markets. Nearly 5,000 technologists define, architect, build and deploy complete systems to fulfill the needs of leading financial market participants globally. This includes communications platforms, real-time data, analytics, trading solutions, news and other critical information.

Cambridge Computer LISA17 Gold Sponsor

Gold Sponsor
Premium Exhibitor
Cambridge Computer Storage Pavilion (CCSP), Booth 500

Cambridge Computer specializes in storage networking, data protection, and digital archiving technologies. For nearly twenty years, we have helped our clients identify their needs, devise long-term storage management strategies, and compare technologies from different hardware and software manufacturers. Recommending customized solutions often comes at no cost to our customer. Our professional services include consulting, integration, project management, and knowledge transfer. Our technical expertise is known throughout the storage industry. Our clients include leading corporations, major financial institutions, top universities, the most vital of government facilities, as well as small to medium size businesses. Allow us to apply our creativity to design a solution that meets your budget and exceeds your expectations.

Cloudian LISA17 Exhibitor

Cloudian logo_300x120
Exhibitor
Cambridge Computer Storage Pavilion (CCSP)

Cloudian turns information into insight with an infinitely scalable platform that consolidates, manages and protects enterprise data. Cloudian Enterprise Object Storage brings cloud technology and economics to the data center with uncompromising data durability, intuitive management tools and the industry’s most compatible S3 API. Cloudian and its ecosystem partners help Global 1000 customers simplify unstructured data management today, while preparing for the data demands of AI and machine learning tomorrow. Join us on LinkedIn, follow us on Twitter (@CloudianStorage) and Facebook, or visit us at www.cloudian.com.

Distributed Management Task Force*

Industry Partner

DMTF standards help alleviate the challenges with managing complex, heterogeneous environments while retaining flexibility to meet tomorrow's needs. DMTF technologies are designed to work together to address the industry's needs and requirements for interoperable distributed management. By enabling end-to-end management solutions, they provide valuable tools for managing multiple platforms.

Echostreams LISA17 Exhibitor

Exhibitor
Cambridge Computer Storage Pavilion (CCSP)

EchoStreams partners with technology leaders and solution integrators to offer purpose-built solutions to companies who are supporting the world’s IT Infrastructures. EchoStreams’ solution platforms can be found on www.echostreams.com, and fully integrated turnkey solutions can be OEM’ed through qualified integrators and value-add distributors listed on our website.

Edgewise Networks LISA17 CCSP Exhibitor

Exhibitor
Cambridge Computer Storage Pavilion (CCSP)

Edgewise Networks provides Trusted Application Networking for the cloud and data center, protecting where firewalls fail. Edgewise prevents progression of network-borne threats by allowing only trusted applications to communicate over approved network paths. Using machine learning, Edgewise recommends policies to eliminate 98% of network attack surface and protect the rest.

Elastic LISA17 Premium Exhibitor

Premium Exhibitor
Booth 209

Elastic builds software to make data usable in real time and at scale for search, logging, security, and analytics use cases. Founded in 2012, the company develops the open source Elastic Stack (Elasticsearch, Kibana, Beats, and Logstash), X-Pack (commercial features), and Elastic Cloud (a SaaS offering). Backed by Benchmark Capital, Index Ventures, and NEA with more than $100 million in funding, Elastic has a distributed workforce with offices all around the world. Learn more at elastic.co.

Electronic Frontier Foundation LISA17

Industry Partner
Exhibitor, Booth 403

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) is the leading organization defending civil liberties in the digital world. We defend free speech on the Internet, fight illegal surveillance, promote the rights of innovators to develop digital technologies and work to ensure that the rights and freedoms we enjoy are enhanced, rather than eroded, as our use of technology grows.

Fastly LISA17 Coffee Break Sponsor

General Sponsor

Fastly helps the world’s most popular digital businesses keep pace with their customer expectations by delivering fast, secure, and scalable online experiences. Businesses trust the Fastly edge cloud platform to accelerate the pace of technical innovation, mitigate evolving threats, and scale on demand. Founded in 2011, Fastly powers online destinations including Airbnb, GitHub, Alaska Airlines, Pinterest, Vimeo, The Guardian, The New York Times and Ticketmaster. Learn more at Fastly.com and follow us on Twitter @fastly

FreeBSD Foundation*

Industry Partner

The FreeBSD Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to supporting the FreeBSD Project. The Foundation gratefully accepts donations from individuals and businesses, using them to fund projects which further the development of the FreeBSD operating system. In addition, the Foundation can represent the FreeBSD Project in executing contracts, license agreements, and other legal arrangements which require a recognized legal entity. The FreeBSD Foundation is entirely supported by donations.

FreeBSD Project - LISA17

Exhibitor
Booth 303

The FreeBSD Project supports and sponsors FreeBSD, the free and open-source operating system of choice for many companies due to its business-friendly user license. A significant number of companies run their entire IT networks on FreeBSD, including Yahoo! and Pair Networks. The Juniper routers and NetApp storage appliances are based on FreeBSD as well.

ISC LISA17 Exhibitor

Exhibitor
Booth 402

Internet Systems Consortium (ISC) is an independent non-profit organization that develops and publishes open source software for the Internet, including; BIND9, ISC DHCP and Kea. Our open source systems are distributed on isc.org with 7-day, 24-hour SLAs available. ISC offers inexpensive premium hook libraries to extend Kea and operates one of the 13 DNS root servers, the F-root system

iXsystems LISA17 Sponsor

Exhibitor
Booth 305

By leveraging decades of expertise in hardware design, its contributions to many Open Source software communities, and corporate stewardship of leading Open Source projects (FreeNAS and TrueOS), iXsystems has become an industry leader in building innovative storage solutions and superior enterprise servers for a global marketplace that relies on open technology. Thousands of companies, universities, and government organizations have come to rely on iXsystems' storage, servers, and consultative approach to doing business. Headquartered in the heart of Silicon Valley since its founding in 1996, the dedication to white-glove customer service, industry-leading support, and transparent technological contributions has never wavered and continues to help lay the foundation for a new era powered by open technology.

Linux Pro Magazine*

Media Sponsor

In Linux Pro Magazine, you'll find the tools, tutorials, reviews, and concrete technical discussions you'll need to unlock the secrets of Linux. Each issue comes with a full Linux distribution, such as Suse, Ubuntu, Fedora, Mandriva, or Debian, on a bonus DVD. Linux Pro provides real solutions for real Linux users.

Liqid LISA17 CCSP Exhibitor

Exhibitor
Cambridge Computer Storage Pavilion (CCSP)

A leader in Composable Infrastructure, Liqid enables users to configure and manage “physical,” bare-metal server systems in seconds. With Liqid’s composable solutions, pools of compute, networking, storage, and graphics processing can be deployed natively across PCIE, on demand, as bare-metal resources and instantly repurposed when infrastructure needs change.

LOPSA LISA17

Industry Partner
Exhibitor, Booth 411

LOPSA is a non-profit global organization whose mission is to advance the practice of system administration through education and outreach on system administration issues.

Micron LISA17 Exhibitor

Exhibitor
Cambridge Computer Storage Pavilion (CCSP)

Micron is a global leader in semiconductor systems. Our portfolio of memory technologies, including DRAM and Flash, is the basis for solid state drives, modules and other storage solutions. We enable customers to be in command of their business and protect their most critical asset—data.

Microsoft Silver 300x120

Silver Sponsor
Premium Exhibitor, Booth 213

At Microsoft, we aim to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. We care deeply about having a global perspective and making a difference in lives and organizations in all corners of the planet. This involves playing a small part in the most fundamental of human activities: Creating tools that enable each of us along our journey to become something more. Our mission is grounded in both the world in which we live and the future we strive to create. Today, we live in a mobile-first, cloud-first world, and we aim to enable our customers to thrive in this world.

No Starch Press*

Media Sponsor

No Starch Press is one of the few remaining independent computer book publishers. We publish the finest in geek entertainment—unique books on technology, with a focus on Open Source, security, hacking, programming, alternative operating systems, and LEGO. Our titles have personality, our authors are passionate, and our books tackle topics that people care about.

O'Reilly Media*

Media Sponsor

O'Reilly Media spreads the knowledge of innovators through its books, online services, magazines, research, and conferences. Since 1978, O'Reilly has been a chronicler and catalyst of leading-edge development, homing in on the technology trends that really matter and galvanizing their adoption by amplifying "faint signals" from the alpha geeks who are creating the future.

Opengear LISA17 Bronze Sponsor

Bronze Sponsor
Premium Exhibitor, Booth 308

Opengear delivers resilient, intelligent solutions for managing critical IT and communications infrastructure via Smart Out-of-band technology. Opengear console servers and centralized management software allow you to access your network devices from anywhere at any time, providing secure, reliable business continuity, backed with failover to cellular capability. The company is headquartered in New Jersey, with a manufacturing facility in Utah, R&D operations in Silicon Valley and Australia.

Qumulo LISA17 Exhibitor

Exhibitor
Booth 302

Qumulo is the leader in universal-scale file storage. Qumulo File Fabric (QF2) gives data-intensive businesses the freedom to store, manage and access file-based data in the data center and on the cloud, at petabyte and global scale. Founded in 2012 by the inventors of scale-out NAS, Qumulo serves the modern file storage and management needs of Global 2000 customers. For more information, visit www.qumulo.com.

RackTop Systems LISA17 Exhibitor

Exhibitor
Cambridge Computer Storage Pavilion (CCSP)

RackTop’s Software Defined Storage goes beyond high performance storage. It is the only solution with embedded cybersecurity and a policy based approach for the most uncompromising compliance and security requirements. Easy-to-use, automated UX enables organizational agility with centralized governance and user self-service.

Red Hat LISA Gold Sponsor and Premium Exhibitor

Gold Sponsor
Premium Exhibitor, Booths 203, 205

Red Hat is the world's leading provider of open source software solutions, using a community-powered approach to reliable and high-performing cloud, Linux, middleware, storage and virtualization technologies. Red Hat also offers award-winning support, training, and consulting services. As the connective hub in a global network of enterprises, partners, and open source communities, Red Hat helps create relevant, innovative technologies that liberate resources for growth and prepare customers for the future of IT. Learn more at http://www.redhat.com.

Scale Logic LISA17 CCSP

Exhibitor
Cambridge Computer Storage Pavilion (CCSP)

Scale Logic’s value to it's customers is demonstrated by its consultative approach and customer support for entry-level and mid-tier storage solutions, to global enterprise platforms, including Scale-Out NAS, SAN, and archive. Scale Logic offers a complete suite of lifecycle management, workflow enhancements, solution design, installation, extended warranty options, and system integration.

SNIA LISA17 Industry Partner

Industry Partner
Exhibitor<br>Booth 410

The Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) is a not-for-profit global organization of over 400 member companies spanning virtually the entire storage industry. SNIA’s mission is to lead the storage industry worldwide in developing and promoting standards, technologies, and educational services to empower organizations in the management of information. To this end, SNIA is uniquely committed to delivering standards, education, and services that will propel open storage networking solutions into the broader market. For additional information, visit www.snia.org.

Squarespace Silver LISA17

Silver Sponsor
Premium Exhibitor<br>Booth 401

Squarespace provides creative tools and services to help anyone build and manage their brand online. By blending elegant design and sophisticated engineering, Squarespace sets the new standard for modern publishing. Today, millions of people around the globe use Squarespace to share their unique perspectives and experiences online. Not only do we embrace and celebrate the diversity of our customer base, we strive for the same with our employees. Our team of more than 500 is headquartered in downtown New York City, with offices in Dublin and Portland. Join us: www.squarespace.com/careers.

Starfish LISA17 Exhibitor

Exhibitor
Cambridge Computer Storage Pavilion (CCSP)

Starfish is a metadata and rules management framework for large-scale file systems. It supports billions of file and petabytes of capacity. Starfish provides vital insights into your file systems while automating the life cycle of research data from creation through archiving and re-use.

Strigo General Sponsor

General Sponsor
Exhibitor<br>Booth 311

Strigo simplifies the way you conduct hands-on workshops by consolidating elements of virtual classrooms, web based practice capabilities, and advanced real-time collaboration features. Strigo can be used both for in class and virtual sessions, with no need for any complex installation or set-up.

Teradactyl LISA17

Premium Exhibitor
Booth 301

Teradactyl LLC is a storage company providing software and hardware backup and archive solutions for medium to large institutions. Teradactyl specializes in complex heterogeneous computing environments that include specialty file systems for high performance computing and wide area networks. The True incremental Backup System (TiBS) is designed specifically for unstructured data sets. Advanced synthetic backup consolidation transfers only new and changed data from the clients to the backup servers. All lower level backup volumes including new full backups are produced on the servers without the need for network interaction. Teradactyl is located in Albuquerque ,NM. See www.teradactyl.com for more information.

USDS LISA17 Exhibitor

Exhibitor
Booth 617

The United States Digital Service is a network of teams throughout the Federal government using technology and design to deliver better services to the American people. We're looking for the most tenacious designers, software engineers, product managers, and more, who are committed to untangling, rewiring and redesigning critical government services. You'll join a team of the most talented technologists from across the private sector and government. We combine the best of technology and the best of government, and we want you. Learn more at usds.gov/join.

Veeam LISA17 CCSP

Exhibitor
Cambridge Computer Storage Pavilion (CCSP)

Founded in 2006, Veeam currently has 47,000 ProPartners and more than 242,000 customers worldwide. Veeam's global headquarters are located in Baar, Switzerland, and the company has offices throughout the world. To learn more, visit https://www.veeam.com.

Virtual Instruments LISA17 CCSP Exhibitor

Premium Exhibitor
Cambridge Computer Storage Pavilion (CCSP)

Virtual Instruments is the leader in application-centric infrastructure performance management. It provides comprehensive infrastructure instrumentation and performance analytics for enterprise data centers. The company’s solutions give IT teams deep workload visibility and actionable insights into their end-to-end systems across the hybrid data center. Virtual Instruments has over 500 customers.

WekaIO LISA17 Exhibitor

Exhibitor
Cambridge Computer Storage Pavilion (CCSP)

WekaIO leapfrogs legacy infrastructures and improves IT agility by delivering faster access to data and application acceleration through software-centric data storage solutions that unlock the true promise of the cloud. WekaIO Matrix™ software is ideally suited for performance intensive workloads such as deep learning and analytics, and life sciences research.