Organized by Dealmaker Media, the conference focused on disruptive technologies in big data, infrastructure, scalability, and cloud. It brought together over 300 entrepreneurs, innovators, industry experts and investors from Silicon Valley—and beyond—on Thursday, April 26 at Microsoft Mountain View facility.
Sumo Logic, the company that transforms big data into actionable intelligence has raised $20.5 million in venture from Greylock Partners, Sutter Hill Ventures and angel investor, Schlomo Kramer. With Splunk valued at $3 billion today, Kumar Saurabh and Christian Beedgen, the sumo wrestlers from Sumo Logic, are all geared up.
Cloudability and Piston Cloud Computing walked away with the top honors of “Best in Show” from amongst 32 presenting companies.
Cloudability, cloud expenditure aggregator, also rocked the cloud services segment winning both the judges’ choice and audience choice awards. The company compiles all cloud costs into comprehensive reports to help clients understand and manage costs, reduce waste, and identify opportunities for cost savings.
Infrastructure went to Piston Cloud Computing hands down. Enterprise OpenStack Company, Piston Cloud Computing acts as a liaison between the businesses that deploy OpenStack and the open source community that develops it.
Other awesome companies that truly came under the radar were Duo Security, Framehawk, Cabana, StackMob, ScaleArc, MemSQL, and Metamarkets.
ionGrid from Mountain View, the company that enables tablets to be the primary way that businesspeople work, also participated.