GigaOM Structure:Data 2012 Almost Sold Out

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Leaders from Google, Opera Solutions, EMC, VMware, IBM, Quid, comScore, PayPal, Rocket Fuel, Match.com, and more to speak at industry’s number one conference on Big Data – joined by five “Big Ideas” startups selected by GigaOM editors

GigaOM, a leading business and technology media company, today announced that GigaOM Structure:Data, the only conference to bring together the world’s leading Big Data technologists, practitioners, and business leaders, is nearly sold out. The second-annual Structure:Data will take place March 21-22, 2012 in New York City and will feature headline speakers from Google, Opera Solutions, EMC, VMware, IBM, Quid, comScore, Cloudera, PayPal, Rocket Fuel, ZestCash, Match.com, and many more.

Tickets for this year’s Structure:Data – expanded to two full days of interactive panels, thought-provoking keynotes, and hands-on workshops – are nearly sold out. Anyone interested in learning more about how organizations can gather, store, and analyze large quantities of mission-critical data to create more profitable business outcomes should register for Structure:Data now. Companies should consider buying discounted ticket packages to ensure all core team members benefit from this critical conference.

“The era of Big Data is upon us, and companies in every sector must learn to harness the petabytes of data being created every day to compete and succeed in the next decade,” said Derrick Harris, chair of Structure:Data and infrastructure analyst at GigaOM Pro. “Structure:Data is the only conference to bring together top industry experts to debate the challenges and opportunities posed by Big Data – and to provide actionable solutions organizations can use to store, manage, and gain insights from the data deluge.”

From infrastructure, to algorithms, applications, and storage, Structure:Data will explore every facet of the enterprise data industry, and discuss solutions to the biggest Big Data challenges.

Big Ideas
This year, four innovative startups will be featured at Structure:Data. These four companies, chosen by GigaOM editors for their groundbreaking Big Data business models and cutting-edge technologies, will present on stage as part of the Structure:Data Big Ideas program. The four companies are Cetas Software, metaLayer.com, NuoDB and SpaceCurve.

Speakers
Speakers at Structure:Data are a veritable who’s-who of the data industry, and will deliver insightful keynotes, interactive panel sessions, and fireside chats that invite attendees to engage in a two-way debate. Interviewed by GigaOM editors and GigaOM Pro analysts, speakers will dig deep into the technological and business strategies organizations can use to better analyze and capitalize on their existing data.

Top speakers at Structure:Data include: Mike Brown, CTO of comScore; Cameran Evans, Data Scientist at Socialcast by VMware; Currie Boyle, distinguished engineer at IBM; Arnab Gupta, CEO and Founder of Opera Solutions; Mike Olson, CEO of Cloudera; Mok Oh, Chief Scientist at PayPal, Dave Asprey, VP of cloud security at Trend Micro; George John, CEO of Rocket Fuel; David Gutelius, Chief Social Scientist at Jive Software; Amarantha Thombre, VP of strategy and analytics at Match.com; Sean Gourley, Co-Founder and CTO of Quid; and Douglas Merrill, Founder and CEO of ZestCash.

Sponsors
Sponsorships for Structure:Data are already sold out. Headline sponsors EMC Corporation will be joined by dozens of other sponsors such as Oracle, E*TRADE, Aspera, Sybase, Aster Data, Avere, SoftLayer, MarkLogic, Splunk, Canonical, Turn, Cloudera, NetApp, and LexisNexis to support Structure:Data. These and many more high-quality companies have lined up to sponsor Structure:Data, the most influential Big Data conference in the industry.

About GigaOM
Founded in 2006, GigaOM has grown into the leading provider of online media, events and research for global technology innovators. The company is one of the most credible and insightful voices at the intersection of business and technology, with an online audience of more than 4 million monthly unique visitors; industry-leading events, including Structure, Mobilize, GigaOM RoadMap, Structure:Europe, Net:Work, and Structure:Data; and a pioneering market research service and digital community, GigaOM Pro, which provides expert analysis and research on emerging technology markets.

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