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OmniTI Announces Speakers for Surge 2014: The Scalability & Performance Conference

OmniTI, a provider of web infrastructures and applications for companies that require scalable, high-performance, mission critical solutions today announced the speakers for its Surge 2014: The Scalability and Performance Conference which will be held September 24-26, 2014 at the Gaylord National Harbor, just outside of Washington DC. (See video clips of what attendees had to say about the 2013 Surge conference.)

The conference will feature keynote speaker Jason Hoffman, VP, head of product line, Ericsson Cloud Software, who will speak to the conference on scaling through acquisition. In addition, the first day of the conference will offer a free CHEF training presented by Nathan Harvery, director of Community and #learnchef. This is a hands-on tutorial where attendees will learn the basics on how to use Chef for system and infrastructure management.

Other speakers and their session topics include:

  • Caitie McCaffrey, software engineer, HBO “Halo 4: High Demand with Low Latency and High Availability.”
  • Omer Shapira, engineering manager, LinkedIn “Going Over the SPDY Limit.”
  • Brendan Gregg, senior performance architect, Netflix “From Clouds to Roots, Scaling Infrastructure.”
  • Paul Wright, software engineer, Etsy, “What Etsy Learned Building a Distributed Tracing System.”

“Now in its fifth year, Surge has become the premier conference on scalability and performance,” said Robert Treat, CEO of OmniTI, the organizers of Surge. “The conference provides an excellent forum where attendees can learn firsthand insights and best practices from today’s brightest minds focused on Web Operations.”

Sponsorship Opportunities Still Available

Surge provides sponsorship opportunities for organizations looking to gain recognition at this high-profile event. More than 400 engineers, developers, systems architects, DBAs, performance architects and executives responsible for IT and web initiatives in a variety of vertical industries are expected to attend.

There are sponsorship packages still available. Packages offer sponsors visibility through the conference website, in social media communications and other promotional material leading up to the conference, and during the conference itself. Please contact Sherry Schlossnagle at sherry@omniti.com for more information.

Full program details, including a link to register, can be found at http://surge.omniti.com/2014.

About OmniTI

For companies experiencing issues associated with growth and scalability of their customer-facing websites, OmniTI is the leading Web Scalability and Performance provider using a cross-disciplinary approach to achieve unparalleled levels of web and database performance. We enable revenue growth, outstanding customer experience, underlying infrastructure reliability and faster time-to-market.

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