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GigaSpaces Joins Israeli IT Innovators Presenting at CiConnect 2015

GigaSpaces Founder Nati Shalom to lead “How Cloud & Open Source is Changing the Telco and Enterprise World” panel discussion featuring industry experts from ASOCS, AT&T, HP, Silicon Valley Bank, and Twistlock

New York, NY (PRWEB) October 15, 2015

GigaSpaces Technologies, a provider of in-memory computing and cloud orchestration technologies, today announced that its founder and chief technology officer, Nati Shalom, will speak at CiConnect 2015, a conference dedicated to bringing together California-based companies with Israeli innovative technology.

Shalom will moderate a panel of leaders from telcos and enterprises in a session at 1:00pm PT titled, “How Cloud & Open Source is Changing the Telco and Enterprise World.” Panelists include:

  • Saar Gillai, SVP/GM Communications Solutions Business, HP
  • Milo Sprague, CTO at Silicon Valley Bank (SVB)
  • Ben Bernstein, CEO at Twistlock
  • James Finn, AVP of Product Innovation at AT&T
  • Eran Bello, VP Products and Marketing at ASOCS Ltd

“Open source cloud, especially OpenStack, is leading a technological convergence in which both carriers and enterprises are adopting the lessons of hyper-scale computing that was pioneered by web leaders like Google and Amazon,” said Nati Shalom, CTO of GigaSpaces. “This panel will examine how this disruption is fundamentally changing business models through the rapid development and iteration of applications. It’s a new, powerful way to deliver sustainable value to customers through software.”

Nati Shalom, founder and CTO at GigaSpaces, is a thought leader in cloud computing and big data technologies. Shalom was recently recognized as a Top Cloud Computing Blogger for CIOs by CIO Magazine, and his blog is listed as an excellent blog by YCombinator. Shalom is the founder and also one of the leaders of OpenStack Israel group and is a frequent presenter at industry conferences.

CiConnect 2015, hosted by the California Israel Chamber of Commerce, will be held on October 21, 2015, at Microsoft in Mountain View, California. The event will focus on the innovation fusion between multiple technology segments including: IoT, Cyber Security, Big Data, Cloud, and Mobile. Participants will include entrepreneurs of innovative startups, investors, and executives from leading enterprises.

“GigaSpaces is a leader in a new vanguard of Israeli companies building technologies that define cloud computing,” said Talia Cohen, Executive Director of the CICC. “They represent the quality of innovation and competitive strength we’re seeing from Israel, making an impact in California and throughout the global IT industry.”

About the California Israel Chamber of Commerce
The California Israel Chamber of Commerce (CICC) is a not-for-profit, industry-supported organization dedicated to promoting and strengthening thought leadership, business, investment, entrepreneurship, technology and trade relations between the business communities of California and Israel. With its wide and dynamic network of over 10,000 entrepreneurs, companies, business executives, investors and service providers, CICC provides a networking platform for joint venture programs between the two communities. Through networking events, personalized introductions, mentorship programs, investment forums, roundtables, educational seminars and delegations, CICC contributes to a stronger business and commercial alliance between California and Israel.

About GigaSpaces
GigaSpaces Technologies provides software for cloud application orchestration and scaling of mission-critical applications on cloud environments. Hundreds of Tier-1 organizations worldwide are leveraging GigaSpaces technology to enhance IT efficiency and performance, from top financial firms, e-commerce companies, online gaming providers, healthcare organizations and telecom carriers. GigaSpaces has offices in the US, Europe and Asia. More at and

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