Skytap Experts to Present at Upcoming SharePoint Event, Leading Development and Testing Conferences

SEATTLE, Wash. – April 9, 2013Skytap, Inc., the leading provider of self-service cloud automation solutions, today announced that the company will be discussing enterprise cloud computing trends and showcasing its award-winning software at a number of upcoming industry events, including Camp IT, SharePointlandia, STAREAST, and IBM Innovate. Skytap experts will be on hand to provide live demonstrations of Skytap Cloud, including how the software is used by enterprise customers for development and testing, software demonstrations and evaluations, and virtual training environments.

Camp IT – Cloud Computing Strategies – The Next Generation

What: Choosing Public vs. Private vs. Hybrid Cloud Computing

When: Thurs., April 11 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. CT

Where: Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, Rosemont, IL

Who: Brett Goodwin, vice president of marketing & business development, Skytap

Description: After a company has made the decision to adopt a cloud computing initiative within their organization, the next step is to evaluate the various options for service: public cloud, private cloud, or hybrid cloud? In this session, attendees will learn about current trends in the enterprise cloud industry, the various differences between the cloud options, cloud solution requirements, and how to best integrate your cloud solution with your existing infrastructure.


What: SharePoint in the Cloud: How to Easily Create Cloud Based SharePoint Development and Test Work Flows

When: Sat., April 20 from 10:45 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. PT

Where: Eliot Center, Portland, OR, room B304

Who: George Stamos, cloud solutions architect, Skytap

Description: SharePoint developers, testers and architects know that time spent on provisioning servers, building virtual machines from scratch, and rewriting applications can be debilitating when trying to meet deadlines. Using cloud-based SharePoint environments removes IT burdens so you can focus on what you do best: developing, testing, and delivering SharePoint solutions. In this session, attendees will learn how to create virtual SharePoint Farms to collaborate on documents, build complex development and testing environments in the cloud, and leverage these cloud-based SharePoint farms for demo/training environments.


When: Sun., April 28 to Fri., May 3

Where: Rosen Shingle Creek, Orlando, FL, Booth # 4

Description: STAREAST is a premier software testing conference that brings the most up-to-date information, tools, and technology available in the industry. STAREAST provides innovative ideas that will help users and companies become a leader in testing, analysis and review. Conference attendees are encouraged to visit Skytap at booth #4 for a demonstration of how Skytap Cloud accelerates testing cycles and enables customers to ship better software through more rapid defect resolution and global collaboration for teams.

IBM Innovate




















When: Sun., June 2 to Thurs., June 6

Where: Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotel, Orlando, FL, Booth # E114

Description: IBM Innovate is the premier networking and educational conference for IT and engineering professionals that are engaged in all aspects of product development and software delivery. With top-notch keynotes, over 450 breakout sessions, labs, certifications and our biggest exhibit hall ever, Innovate will provide the tools, insights and networking opportunities you need to deliver innovative products and services, faster than your competition, with lower costs and reduced risk. Visit booth #E114 for a demonstration of how Skytap can enable development and test teams to use the skills and continuous integration workflows that they are used to with RTC, while reaping the benefits of Skytap Cloud: fast, self-service, on-demand provisioning of complex environments that includes hybrid cloud architectures.

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