|By Marketwired .||
|October 29, 2013 11:22 AM EDT||
AUSTIN, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 10/29/13 -- Today at Spiceworks' sixth annual SpiceWorld user conference, CEO Scott Abel shared several key company milestones that solidify Spiceworks' position as the network where millions of IT professionals and technology vendors go to work. The network now reaches over 4 million IT professionals and 2,300 technology brands each month who have collectively spent more than 5 billion minutes in Spiceworks in the last year. IT professionals in Spiceworks represent over $500 billion in annual IT spend and rely on the network for the applications, information and connections they need to do their jobs.
"Together with IT professionals and technology vendors, Spiceworks has become the network where IT goes to work," said Scott Abel, co-founder and CEO of Spiceworks. "We've built a high-growth company that's connecting millions of IT professionals, thousands of technology brands, and directly influencing more than $500 billion in technology purchasing. Spiceworks has become the platform IT professionals turn to connect with their peers and vendors rely on to market and distribute the latest technologies."
Spiceworks is the world's largest network for IT professionals
IT professionals use Spiceworks to simplify daily IT tasks, manage their network, connect with peers, and learn about the latest technology products and services. Spiceworks users support more than 90 million end-users in 1.7 million organizations worldwide. Additionally:
- IT professionals use Spiceworks to manage more than 170 million network devices and over 10 billion software installations.
- Spiceworks users have submitted ratings and reviews on more than 40,000 individual IT products or services, making Spiceworks the largest repository of B2B technology product ratings and reviews in the world.
- IT professionals and technology brands such as Dropbox, Rackspace and Fiberlink have built more than 300 technology plugins and vendor integrations to extend the functionality of Spiceworks and provide the "single pane of glass" IT professionals need to simplify how they manage their technology environment.
Also at SpiceWorld, the company announced new IT profiles with projects to help IT professionals showcase their professional accomplishments, certifications, and IT experiences. New project pages give users a place to show their IT portfolio in an interactive way with videos, photos, geographic information and other project details. The company also announced a job board to give IT professionals the tools they need to find their next career opportunity, all within the network they rely on to do their jobs.
Technology brands use Spiceworks to reach IT professionals as they work
Thousands of technology marketers from stealth-mode startups to the largest technology companies in the world partner with Spiceworks to reach IT professionals in the network, test new products and marketing campaigns, create engaging content, and interact with prospects as they're doing their jobs. More than 2,300 technology companies now participate in Spiceworks, up 92 percent over the last year.
In the last year, Spiceworks has introduced more than 20 new social, advertising, content, video, email and other marketing offerings to help technology brands reach IT professionals as they work. These include Spiceworks' SpicePanel and Built in Spiceworks programs, Super Tower and Window Shade display advertising, Product Pages, and a series of Spiceworks Studios' video offerings including live streams, webinars, custom video content and video distribution services.
Spiceworks' SpiceWorld user conference draws attendees from businesses across the world. The event features break-out sessions, expert discussions, and topics voted on by the Spiceworks Community. Sessions include in-person talks with Spiceworks' founders and product developers, top technology vendors, and industry experts. Live streams of SpiceWorld keynote presentations can be viewed at http://community.spiceworks.com/tv/live. SpiceWorld conversations can be followed on Twitter at #SpiceWorld2013.
Spiceworks is the vertical network for IT that connects more than 2.5 million IT professionals with over 2,300 technology brands to simplify how IT professionals discover, buy and manage more than $500 billion in technology products and services each year. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, Spiceworks is backed by Adams Street Partners, Tenaya Capital, Institutional Venture Partners (IVP), Shasta Ventures and Austin Ventures. For more information visit http://www.spiceworks.com.
Spiceworks is a registered trademark of Spiceworks, Inc. All other names may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.
Email: Email Contact
With the proliferation of connected devices underpinning new Internet of Things systems, Brandon Schulz, Director of Luxoft IoT – Retail, will be looking at the transformation of the retail customer experience in brick and mortar stores in his session at @ThingsExpo. Questions he will address include: Will beacons drop to the wayside like QR codes, or be a proximity-based profit driver? How will the customer experience change in stores of all types when everything can be instrumented and a...
Sep. 2, 2015 11:15 AM EDT Reads: 489
The 5th International DevOps Summit, co-located with 17th International Cloud Expo – being held November 3-5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA – announces that its Call for Papers is open. Born out of proven success in agile development, cloud computing, and process automation, DevOps is a macro trend you cannot afford to miss. From showcase success stories from early adopters and web-scale businesses, DevOps is expanding to organizations of all sizes, including the ...
Sep. 2, 2015 11:15 AM EDT Reads: 1,606
As more intelligent IoT applications shift into gear, they’re merging into the ever-increasing traffic flow of the Internet. It won’t be long before we experience bottlenecks, as IoT traffic peaks during rush hours. Organizations that are unprepared will find themselves by the side of the road unable to cross back into the fast lane. As billions of new devices begin to communicate and exchange data – will your infrastructure be scalable enough to handle this new interconnected world?
Sep. 2, 2015 11:15 AM EDT Reads: 179
17th Cloud Expo, taking place Nov 3-5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry players in the world. Cloud computing is now being embraced by a majority of enterprises of all sizes. Yesterday's debate about public vs. private has transformed into the reality of hybrid cloud: a recent survey shows that 74% of enterprises have a hybrid cloud strategy. Meanwhile, 94% of enterprises ar...
Sep. 2, 2015 11:00 AM EDT Reads: 1,555
Everyone talks about continuous integration and continuous delivery but those are just two ends of the pipeline. In the middle of DevOps is continuous testing (CT), and many organizations are struggling to implement continuous testing effectively. After all, without continuous testing there is no delivery. And Lab-As-A-Service (LaaS) enhances the CT with dynamic on-demand self-serve test topologies. CT together with LAAS make a powerful combination that perfectly serves complex software developm...
Sep. 2, 2015 11:00 AM EDT Reads: 226
DevOps Summit, taking place Nov 3-5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, is co-located with 17th Cloud Expo and will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry players in the world. The widespread success of cloud computing is driving the DevOps revolution in enterprise IT. Now as never before, development teams must communicate and collaborate in a dynamic, 24/7/365 environment. There is no time to wait for long development...
Sep. 2, 2015 10:45 AM EDT Reads: 1,550
It’s been proven time and time again that in tech, diversity drives greater innovation, better team productivity and greater profits and market share. So what can we do in our DevOps teams to embrace diversity and help transform the culture of development and operations into a true “DevOps” team? In her session at DevOps Summit, Stefana Muller, Director, Product Management – Continuous Delivery at CA Technologies, answered that question citing examples, showing how to create opportunities for ...
Sep. 2, 2015 10:30 AM EDT Reads: 519
With major technology companies and startups seriously embracing IoT strategies, now is the perfect time to attend @ThingsExpo in Silicon Valley. Learn what is going on, contribute to the discussions, and ensure that your enterprise is as "IoT-Ready" as it can be! Internet of @ThingsExpo, taking place Nov 3-5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, is co-located with 17th Cloud Expo and will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading in...
Sep. 2, 2015 10:30 AM EDT Reads: 1,991
Mobile, social, Big Data, and cloud have fundamentally changed the way we live. “Anytime, anywhere” access to data and information is no longer a luxury; it’s a requirement, in both our personal and professional lives. For IT organizations, this means pressure has never been greater to deliver meaningful services to the business and customers.
Sep. 2, 2015 10:00 AM EDT Reads: 813
This Enterprise Strategy Group lab validation report of the NEC Express5800/R320 server with Intel® Xeon® processor presents the benefits of 99.999% uptime NEC fault-tolerant servers that lower overall virtualized server total cost of ownership. This report also includes survey data on the significant costs associated with system outages impacting enterprise and web applications. Click Here to Download Report Now!
Sep. 2, 2015 10:00 AM EDT Reads: 274
In his session at @ThingsExpo, Lee Williams, a producer of the first smartphones and tablets, will talk about how he is now applying his experience in mobile technology to the design and development of the next generation of Environmental and Sustainability Services at ETwater. He will explain how M2M controllers work through wirelessly connected remote controls; and specifically delve into a retrofit option that reverse-engineers control codes of existing conventional controller systems so the...
Sep. 2, 2015 10:00 AM EDT Reads: 195
U.S. companies are desperately trying to recruit and hire skilled software engineers and developers, but there is simply not enough quality talent to go around. Tiempo Development is a nearshore software development company. Our headquarters are in AZ, but we are a pioneer and leader in outsourcing to Mexico, based on our three software development centers there. We have a proven process and we are experts at providing our customers with powerful solutions. We transform ideas into reality.
Sep. 2, 2015 09:45 AM EDT Reads: 557
The 17th International Cloud Expo has announced that its Call for Papers is open. 17th International Cloud Expo, to be held November 3-5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, brings together Cloud Computing, APM, APIs, Microservices, Security, Big Data, Internet of Things, DevOps and WebRTC to one location. With cloud computing driving a higher percentage of enterprise IT budgets every year, it becomes increasingly important to plant your flag in this fast-expanding bu...
Sep. 2, 2015 09:45 AM EDT Reads: 1,618
In 2014, the market witnessed a massive migration to the cloud as enterprises finally overcame their fears of the cloud’s viability, security, etc. Over the past 18 months, AWS, Google and Microsoft have waged an ongoing battle through a wave of price cuts and new features. For IT executives, sorting through all the noise to make the best cloud investment decisions has become daunting. Enterprises can and are moving away from a "one size fits all" cloud approach. The new competitive field has ...
Sep. 2, 2015 09:45 AM EDT
SYS-CON Events announced today the Containers & Microservices Bootcamp, being held November 3-4, 2015, in conjunction with 17th Cloud Expo, @ThingsExpo, and @DevOpsSummit at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. This is your chance to get started with the latest technology in the industry. Combined with real-world scenarios and use cases, the Containers and Microservices Bootcamp, led by Janakiram MSV, a Microsoft Regional Director, will include presentations as well as hands-on...
Sep. 2, 2015 09:30 AM EDT Reads: 376