Silver Peak and Storage-IT Solutions to Sponsor directIT Chicago 2012

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CIOsynergy announces Silver Peak an award winner for their Virtual Acceleration Open Architecture (VXOA) and Storage-IT Solutions; a company that exceeds their customer's data needs ranging from: Backup and Recovery, Storage Networking, Storage Systems, Virtualization and Archival solutions, as official sponsors of directIT Chicago, February 9, 2012.

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"I was very impressed with the overall event, the focus on CIO to CIO connection, and in particular, the level of engagement during the panel discussion."

Michael Strand - West Region General Manager, Dynamics

CIOsynergy, a provider of thought leading conferences, is pleased to announce Silver Peak and Storage-IT Solutions as sponsors for directIT Chicago, which will take place at the Trump International Hotel & Tower on February 9, 2012.

Silver Peak develops data center class network appliances (physical and virtual) that maximize WAN performance while minimizing WAN costs. The company’s unique Virtual Acceleration Open Architecture (VXOA) delivers unprecedented scalability and flexibility, enabling enterprises to easily and cost effectively deploy WAN optimization anywhere. Silver Peak’s Award winning NX appliances are standalone devices that seamlessly fit into any enterprise network, scaling from Mbps to Gbps of WAN capacity. They use real-time network optimization techniques to overcome common bandwidth, latency, and quality challenges inherent to most WAN environments.

Storage-IT Solutions is a data-centric solutions integrator that leverages industry standard best practices to implement leading solutions for the modern enterprise. Their mission is to ensure performance and integrity of data as it moves through the data center into networks that are being challenged by complexity of end point growth and rapid deployment of mobile infrastructure. Their Audit procedures provide complete classification of your data and a detailed understanding of the way it moves through your infrastructure to the end points. This understanding determines specific infrastructure requirements enabling a solution to be tailored to organizational initiatives while minimizing expenditure.

directIT Chicago is a strategic event where we welcome the Office of the CIO to share strategies, successes, failures, and lessons learned as they are an important part of the continual education of successful IT leaders. The role of the CIO requires an effective leadership model that will incubate a team of forward thinking innovators who can effectively leverage technology to support the goals of the business and its many facets.

Keynote, founder Terry Jones; currently the Chairman of Kayak and former CIO of American Airlines, has a proven track record of leading companies whose innovations have changed an industry. Mr. Jones will challenge the audience to think outside the box, and the attendees will undoubtedly walk away with inspired ideas and concrete action items to implement in their companies.

Scott Shuster - ABC News foreign correspondent. Producer of NPR’s All Things Considered. Consulting Editor, The McGraw-Hill Companies and Business Week. In addition Scott Shuster has led virtually every BusinessWeek CEO-, CFO-, and CIO-only conference held since the founding of the magazine’s events group. Mr. Shuster's remarkable background and prodigious skills onstage make him the right choice to serve as moderator to the CIOpanel.

For more information or to participate in directIT Chicago visit,, or contact Carlos Mendez-Event Director at carlosm(at)ciosynergy(dot)com or 1.877.532.3480 ext. 411.

About CIOsynergy
CIOsynergy was founded to provide a unique platform to bring together the true visionaries of enterprise IT leadership. These are the ‘thought leaders’ that instigate both change and stability within the organizations they serve.

About Silver Peak
Founded in 2004, Silver Peak is a privately held company that improves backup, replication and recovery between data centers and facilitates branch office server and storage centralization by improving application performance across the Wide Area Network (WAN). The company’s award winning Virtual Acceleration Open Architecture (VXOA) delivers exceptional performance improvements with unprecedented security and scalability across all enterprise applications, including data replication, backup, file transfers, email, web and real-time applications such as Citrix and VoIP.

About Storage-IT Solutions
Established in 2000, Storage I.T. Solutions developed into a global solutions integrator with technology serviced in 13 Nations. Our global deployment capabilities extend but are not limited to 42 nations. In an economy that requires global infrastructure in order to remain competitive Storage I.T. Solutions is your trusted technology advisor.

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