Welcome!

Industrial IoT Authors: Jim Hansen, AppNeta Blog, Liz McMillan, Elizabeth White, XebiaLabs Blog

News Feed Item

GXS Reports Third Quarter 2012 Financial Results

GXS, a leading provider of B2B integration services, today announced its financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2012.

FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE QUARTER

  • Total Revenue: $121.3 million, down 1% versus 3Q11, up 2% adjusting for currency
  • Managed Services Revenue: $45.1 million, up 15% versus 3Q11, up 17% adjusting for currency
  • Adjusted EBITDA: $37.2 million, down 10% versus 3Q11
  • Net Income/Loss: Net Loss of $0.1 million as compared to Net Income of $0.0 million in 3Q11
  • Minimum Contracted Value (“MCV”): $50.1 million, up 12% versus 3Q11 – a record 3Q for GXS
  • Exceeded the high end of Adjusted EBITDA guidance for 3Q12 and within the range of Revenue guidance for 3Q12

BUSINESS HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE QUARTER

  • Hosted annual GXS Customer Forum in Washington, DC with over 100 attendees present from top accounts. More than 10 customers presented on best practices and case studies. Held Advisory Boards with SAP users, Financial Services accounts and Retail accounts.
  • Introduced a new solution package for the fast-growing retail omni-channel sector based upon GXS RollStream. The solution enables retailers to assess their suppliers’ readiness to participate in drop ship initiatives and then rollout the corresponding B2B integration programs.
  • Introduced a new solution for B2B e-commerce based upon GXS Catalogue and Intelligent Web Forms. The solution enables small and mid-sized customers who lack EDI or XML capabilities to issue purchase orders electronically based upon an up-to-date catalog of available items.
  • Released the results of a new survey titled “The State of e-Invoicing in Business Today.” The survey revealed that the most popular compliant process for achieving the authenticity and integrity of electronic invoices was Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) via a B2B network, according to 77% of the respondents.

“We had another strong quarter in new sales, and a record third quarter for MCV,” commented GXS President and Chief Executive Officer Bob Segert. “Our continued strength in new sales, particularly in our fast-growing Managed Services product line, has helped to drive our fifth consecutive quarter of year-over-year pro forma revenue growth, when adjusted for currency.”

FINANCIAL RESULTS FOR THE THIRD QUARTER OF 2012

Revenue

Total Revenue for 3Q12 was $121.3 million, down 1% as compared to $122.7 million in 3Q11 (up 2%, adjusting for currency) and within the third quarter guidance of $121 to $122 million. Managed Services revenue was $45.1 million in 3Q12, up 15% as compared to $39.3 million in 3Q11 (up 17%, adjusting for currency). Messaging Services revenue was $52.3 million in 3Q12, down 11% from $58.7 million in 3Q11 (down 6%, adjusting for currency). B2B Software and Services, Data Synchronization, and Custom Outsourcing revenues were $23.8 million in the aggregate for 3Q12, down 3% as compared to $24.7 million in 3Q11 (down 1%, adjusting for currency).

Total Revenue for 3Q11 was negatively impacted by $67 thousand related to the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (“GAAP”) write-down of certain deferred revenue from RollStream, Inc. (“RollStream”) which was acquired on March 28, 2011. Adjusting for such write-down, pro forma Total Revenue for 3Q11 was $122.8 million, pro forma Managed Services revenue was $39.4 million in 3Q11, pro forma Messaging Services revenue was $58.7 million in 3Q11, and pro forma aggregate B2B Software and Services, Data Synchronization, and Custom Outsourcing revenues were $24.7 million in 3Q11, resulting in 3Q12 growth rates of -1%, 15%, -11%, and -3%, respectively (2%, 17%, -6% and -1%, adjusting for currency, respectively).

           
As Reported Pro Forma 1
Third Quarter Third Quarter
2012   2011   % change 2012   2011   % change
(in $ millions)
Revenue
Managed Services $ 45.1 $ 39.3 15% $ 45.1 $ 39.4 15%
Messaging Services $ 52.3 $ 58.7 -11% $ 52.3 $ 58.7 -11%
B2B Software and Services, Data Synchronization, and Custom Outsourcing $ 23.8 $ 24.7 -3% $ 23.8 $ 24.7 -3%
                   
Total Revenue $ 121.3 $ 122.7 -1% $ 121.3 $ 122.8 -1%
 
(1) Pro forma revenue is adjusted for the write-down of certain deferred revenue from the RollStream acquisition and is presented for informational purposes.
 
Note: Some calculations may differ due to rounding
 

Expenses and Net Income (Loss)

Cost of revenues, sales and marketing, and general and administrative expenses for 3Q12 were $99.4 million, as compared to $96.8 million in 3Q11. Restructuring charges were $0.4 million in 3Q12, as compared to $0.7 million in 3Q11. Operating income in 3Q12 was $21.5 million, as compared to $25.2 million in 3Q11, and was $21.5 million and $25.3 million on a pro forma basis in the same periods, respectively. Net interest expense and net other expense totaled $20.4 million for 3Q12, as compared to $23.9 million in 3Q11, resulting in income before income taxes of $1.1 million and $1.3 million in 3Q12 and 3Q11, respectively, and $1.1 million and $1.4 million on a pro forma basis in the same periods, respectively. Net income (loss) was ($0.1) million in 3Q12 after $1.3 million in income tax expense, as compared to $0.0 million in 3Q11 after $1.3 million in income tax expense, and was ($0.1) million and $0.1 million on a pro forma basis in the same periods, respectively.

       
As Reported Pro Forma
Third Quarter Third Quarter
2012   2011 2012   2011
(in $ millions)
Expenses
Cost of revenues $ 67.2 $ 64.4 $ 67.2 $ 64.4
Sales and marketing $ 17.1 $ 17.0 $ 17.1 $ 17.0
General and administrative $ 15.0 $ 15.4 $ 15.0 $ 15.4
Restructuring charges $ 0.4   $ 0.7 $ 0.4   $ 0.7
Total expenses $ 99.8 $ 97.5 $ 99.8 $ 97.5
 
Operating income $ 21.5 $ 25.2 $ 21.5 $ 25.3
 
Other expenses
Interest expense, net ($ 21.1) ($ 21.1) ($ 21.1) ($ 21.1)
Other income (expense), net $ 0.7   ($ 2.8) $ 0.7   ($ 2.8)
Total other expenses ($ 20.4) ($ 23.9) ($ 20.4) ($ 23.9)
 
Income before income taxes $ 1.1 $ 1.3 $ 1.1 $ 1.4
Income tax expense $ 1.3   $ 1.3 $ 1.3   $ 1.3
Net income (loss) ($ 0.1) $ 0.0 ($ 0.1) $ 0.1
 
Note: Some calculations may differ due to rounding
 

Adjusted EBITDA

Adjusted earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization, and certain other charges (“Adjusted EBITDA”, a non-GAAP measure) for 3Q12 was $37.2 million, down 10% as compared to $41.3 million in 3Q11 and higher than 3Q12 guidance of $36 to $37 million.

Management relies upon Adjusted EBITDA as a primary measure to review and assess operating performance of its business and management team. Adjusted EBITDA is not a measure of financial performance under GAAP and should not be considered as (i) an alternative to net income (loss), (ii) as a measure of operating income, or cash flows from operating, investing and financing activities, or (iii) as a measure of liquidity. Adjusted EBITDA, as presented, may not be comparable to other similarly titled measures presented by other companies. The table below reconciles Net income (loss) to Adjusted EBITDA for the periods presented.

       
As Reported Pro Forma
Third Quarter Third Quarter
2012   2011 2012   2011
(in $ millions)
Net income (loss) ($ 0.1) $ 0.0 ($ 0.1) $ 0.1
Adjustments:
Income tax expense $ 1.3 $ 1.3 $ 1.3 $ 1.3
Interest expense, net $ 21.1 $ 21.1 $ 21.1 $ 21.1
Depreciation and amortization $ 14.1 $ 13.9 $ 14.1 $ 13.9
Stock compensation expense $ 0.2 $ 0.3 $ 0.2 $ 0.3
Other (income) expense, net ($ 0.7) $ 2.8 ($ 0.7) $ 2.8
Restructuring charges $ 0.4 $ 0.7 $ 0.4 $ 0.7
Merger and acquisition fees $ 0.0 $ 0.1 $ 0.0 $ 0.1
Deferred income adjustment (1) $ 0.0 $ 0.1 $ 0.0 $ 0.0
Management fees $ 1.0   $ 1.0 $ 1.0   $ 1.0
Total adjustments $ 37.4   $ 41.2 $ 37.4   $ 41.2
Adjusted EBITDA $ 37.2 $ 41.3 $ 37.2 $ 41.3
 
(1) Purchase accounting requires that deferred income of an acquired business be written-down to fair value of the underlying obligations plus associated margin at the date of acquisition.
 
Note: Some calculations may differ due to rounding
 

LIQUIDITY AND CAPITAL EXPENDITURES

Cash and cash equivalents totaled $40.8 million at the end of 3Q12, as compared to $25.2 million at the end of 3Q11. There were no amounts outstanding under the revolving credit facility at the end of both 3Q12 and 3Q11. At the end of both 3Q12 and 3Q11, $11.7 million of the $50.0 million of revolving credit facility capacity was pledged as security for certain letters of credit. Therefore, total available cash liquidity, including cash and cash equivalents and total revolving credit facility capacity less outstanding borrowings and letters of credit secured by the revolving credit facility, was $79.1 million and $63.5 million at the end of 3Q12 and 3Q11, respectively.

Capital expenditures (“CAPEX”) were $11.1 million in 3Q12, as compared to $11.9 million in 3Q11.

CUSTOMER ACQUISITION ACTIVITY

Total MCV for 3Q12 was $50.1 million, up 12% as compared to $44.7 million in 3Q11, and a record for MCV for GXS in a third quarter. Sales activity in 3Q12 continued to be focused primarily on new Managed Services contracts which comprised 72% of 3Q12 MCV, the same as in 3Q11.

MCV is the incremental future minimum committed revenue of new sales agreements signed in the current period by customers. If the new contract signed is to replace an existing revenue stream, the MCV is adjusted to reflect only the incremental value from the sale. The MCV calculations are not reflected or recorded within the condensed consolidated financial statements. MCV is not a measure of financial condition or financial performance under U.S. GAAP and should not be considered as an alternative to deferred income or revenues, as a measure of financial condition or operating performance.

FINANCIAL GUIDANCE

The company is providing guidance for 4Q12 as well as adjusting its FY12 guidance previously provided on August 13, 2012. For 4Q12, Revenue is expected to be in the range of $126 to $127 million which would result in FY12 Revenue of $487 and $488 million, tightening the range of guidance previously provided of $485 to $490 million. For 4Q12, Adjusted EBITDA is expected to be in the range of $37.5 to $38.5 million which would result in FY12 Adjusted EBITDA of $145 to $146 million, the high end of the range decreased from guidance previously provided of $145 to $148 million. For 4Q12, CAPEX is expected to be in the range of $11.6 to $13.6 million which would result in FY12 CAPEX of $43 to $45 million, decreased from guidance previously provided of $45 to $50 million. For 4Q12, MCV is expected to be in the range of $49.6 to $54.6 million which would result in FY12 MCV of $205 to $210 million, the high end of the range decreased from guidance previously provided of $205 to $215 million.

Achieving this guidance is subject to a number of risks and uncertainties as described in the company’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”). As a result, there can be no assurance that such guidance can be achieved.

         
Fourth Quarter 2012 Full Year 2012
(in $ millions)        
Revenue $ 126.0 to $ 127.0 $ 487.0 to $ 488.0
Adjusted EBITDA $ 37.5 to $ 38.5 $ 145.0 to $ 146.0
CAPEX $ 11.6 to $ 13.6 $ 43.0 to $ 45.0
MCV $ 49.6 to $ 54.6 $ 205.0 to $ 210.0
Adjusted EBITDA % 29.5% to 30.6% 29.7% to 30.0%
 
Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2012 Adjusted EBITDA Guidance - Reconciliation to GAAP
               
($ millions) Fourth Quarter 2012 Full Year 2012
Adjusted EBITDA $ 37.5 to $ 38.5 $ 145.0 to $ 146.0
Income tax benefit (expense) $ 4.0 to $ 5.0 $ 0.6 to $ 1.6
Interest expense, net ($ 21.1) ($ 84.7)
Depreciation and amortization ($ 14.5) to ($ 14.0) ($ 56.8) to ($ 56.3)
Stock compensation expense ($ 0.3) ($ 0.9)
Other income (expense), net $ 0.0 ($ 3.7)
Restructuring charges ($ 1.5) to ($ 1.0) ($ 2.9) to ($ 2.4)
Management fees     ($ 1.0)         ($ 4.0)    
Total adjustments ($ 34.4)   to   ($ 32.4) ($ 152.3)   to   ($ 150.3)
Net income (loss) $ 3.1 to $ 6.1 ($ 7.3) to ($ 4.3)
 
Note: Some calculations may differ due to rounding
 

EARNINGS CONFERENCE CALL

Bob Segert and Gregg Clevenger will conduct a call to review the third quarter 2012 results on Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 1:00 PM U.S. Eastern Time. To access the call, please dial 877-269-6740, or outside the U.S. 816-650-0840, at least 10 minutes before the start of the call (when calling in, you’ll be asked for your name and the Conference ID Number 48694736). A replay will be available for one week beginning two hours after the call ends. It can be accessed by dialing 855-859-2056 or 404-537-3406.

ABOUT GXS

GXS is a leading provider of B2B integration services and operates the world’s largest integration cloud, GXS Trading Grid®. Our software and services help more than 400,000 businesses, including 22 of the top 25 supply chains, extend their partner networks, automate receiving processes, manage electronic payments, and improve supply chain visibility. GXS Managed Services, our unique approach to improving B2B integration operations, combines GXS Trading Grid® with our process orchestration services and global team to manage a company’s multi-enterprise processes. Based in Gaithersburg, Maryland, GXS has direct operations in 20 countries, employing more than 2,400 professionals. To learn more, see http://www.gxs.com, read our blog at http://www.gxsblogs.com, follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/gxs and join us on LinkedIn at http://www.linkedin.com/company/gxs. You can also access our public filings with the SEC at http://www.sec.gov/edgar.shtml.

FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS

This press release may contain "forward-looking statements." All statements, other than statements of historical facts, that address activities, events or developments that the company expects, believes or anticipates will or may occur in the future, including the discussion under “Financial Guidance,” are forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are affected by risks, uncertainties and assumptions, including but not limited to those set forth in the company's public filings with the SEC, including its Annual Report on Form 10-K and its Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q. Accordingly, actual results or outcomes may differ materially from those expressed in the forward-looking statements. You should not place undue reliance on these statements and the company undertakes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances that may arise.

NON-GAAP MEASURES

This press release contains certain supplemental measures of performance that are not required by, or presented in accordance with, GAAP. Such measures should not be considered as alternatives to GAAP measures. It also contains certain “pro forma” financial information and results, which adjust for the impact of write-downs in deferred revenue in relation to the Inovis and RollStream acquisitions, as discussed above. Such pro forma information is presented for informational purposes only, as an aid to understanding the company's financial results. This pro forma information is not prepared in accordance with GAAP and should not be considered a substitute for the historical financial information presented in accordance with GAAP. The pro forma financial information used by the company may be different from pro forma financial information used by other companies and is not necessarily indicative of future results. You should not place undue reliance on such information.

   
GXS WORLDWIDE, INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES
Condensed Consolidated Balance Sheets
(In thousands, except share and per share amounts)
 
September 30, December 31,
  2012     2011  
(Unaudited)
Assets
Current assets:
Cash and cash equivalents $ 40,818 $ 12,968
Receivables, net 103,650 106,799
Prepaid expenses and other assets   27,439     28,881  
Total current assets 171,907 148,648
 
Property and equipment, net 108,658 105,049
Goodwill 269,082 268,767
Intangible assets, net 105,642 120,483
Deferred financing costs 12,109 15,018
Other assets   20,929     23,112  
 
Total Assets $ 688,327   $ 681,077  
 
Liabilities and Stockholder's Deficit
Current liabilities:
Borrowings under revolving credit facility $ - $ 3,000
Trade payables 14,861 19,640
Deferred income 39,888 46,622
Accrued expenses and other current liabilities   68,366     47,369  
Total current liabilities 123,115 116,631
 
Long-term debt 774,493 772,068
Deferred income tax liabilities 11,122 9,961
Other liabilities   51,560     46,743  
Total liabilities 960,290 945,403
 
GXS Worldwide, Inc. stockholder's deficit:
Common stock $1.00 par value, 1,000 shares authorized, issued and outstanding 1 1
Additional paid-in capital 429,654 429,045
Accumulated deficit (697,950 ) (687,446 )
Accumulated other comprehensive loss   (3,982 )   (6,208 )
Total GXS Worldwide, Inc. stockholder's deficit (272,277 ) (264,608 )
Non-controlling interest   314     282  
Total stockholder’s deficit   (271,963 )   (264,326 )
 
Total Liabilities and Stockholder’s Deficit $ 688,327   $ 681,077  
 
These statements should be read in conjunction with the Form 10-Q filed with the SEC on November 13, 2012.
       
GXS WORLDWIDE, INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES
Condensed Consolidated Statements of Operations
(In thousands)
(Unaudited)
 
Three Months ended September 30, Nine Months ended September 30,
  2012     2011     2012     2011  
Revenues $ 121,279 $ 122,716 $ 361,000 $ 355,639
 
Costs and operating expenses:
Cost of revenues 67,201 64,394 198,809 190,883
Sales and marketing 17,117 17,049 50,797 48,632
General and administrative 15,033 15,365 49,862 49,819
Restructuring charges   402     709     1,360     2,328  
Operating income 21,526 25,199 60,172 63,977
 
Other income (expense):
Interest expense, net (21,093 ) (21,109 ) (63,562 ) (61,689 )
Other income (expense), net   697     (2,755 )   (3,679 )   (3,358 )
Income (loss) before income taxes 1,130 1,335 (7,069 ) (1,070 )
 
Income tax expense   1,276     1,295     3,403     2,626  
Net income (loss) (146 ) 40 (10,472 ) (3,696 )
Less: Net income (loss) attributable to non-controlling interest   47     (35 )   32     (3 )
 
Net income (loss) attributable to GXS Worldwide, Inc. $ (193 ) $ 75   $ (10,504 ) $ (3,693 )
 
These statements should be read in conjunction with the Form 10-Q filed with the SEC on November 13, 2012.
   
GXS WORLDWIDE, INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES
Condensed Consolidated Statements of Cash Flows
(In thousands)
(Unaudited)
 
Nine Months ended September 30,
  2012     2011  
Cash flows from operations:
Net loss $ (10,472 ) $ (3,696 )
Adjustments to reconcile net loss to net cash provided by operating activities:
Depreciation and amortization 42,294 40,165
Deferred income taxes 956 (726 )
Amortization of deferred financing costs and debt discount 6,029 5,546
Unrealized gain on interest rate swap –– (2,365 )
Settlement of interest rate swap –– (2,318 )
Stock compensation expense 609 787
Changes in operating assets and liabilities, net of effect of business acquisitions:
(Increase) decrease in receivables 3,149 (4,974 )
(Increase) decrease in prepaid expenses and other assets 3,901 (6,466 )
Increase (decrease) in trade payables (4,745 ) 306
Increase (decrease) in deferred income (6,734 ) 320
Increase in accrued expenses and other liabilities 25,541 22,761
Other   2,302     2,837  
Net cash provided by operating activities   62,830     52,177  
 
Cash flows from investing activities:
Purchases of property and equipment (including capitalized interest) (31,405 ) (34,270 )
Business acquisitions, net of cash acquired ($4 for nine months ended September 30, 2011)   ––     (1,125 )
Net cash used in investing activities   (31,405 )   (35,395 )
 
Cash flows from financing activities:
Borrowings under revolving credit facility 20,000 34,000
Repayments under revolving credit facility (23,000 ) (42,000 )
Payment of financing costs   (421 )   (2 )

Net cash used in financing activities

  (3,421 )   (8,002 )
   
Effect of exchange rate changes on cash   (154 )   84  
 
Increase in cash and cash equivalents 27,850 8,864
Cash and cash equivalents, beginning of period   12,968     16,326  
Cash and cash equivalents, end of period $ 40,818   $ 25,190  
 
Supplemental disclosure of cash flow information:
Cash paid for interest, net of amounts capitalized $ 39,144 $ 39,285
Cash paid for interest rate swap $ - $ 4,683
Cash paid for income taxes $ 2,343 $ 2,215
 
Noncash investing and financing activities:
Fair value of equity securities issued in business acquisition $ - $ 420
 
These statements should be read in conjunction with the Form 10-Q filed with the SEC on November 13, 2012.

More Stories By Business Wire

Copyright © 2009 Business Wire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of Business Wire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of Business Wire. Business Wire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

@ThingsExpo Stories
For basic one-to-one voice or video calling solutions, WebRTC has proven to be a very powerful technology. Although WebRTC’s core functionality is to provide secure, real-time p2p media streaming, leveraging native platform features and server-side components brings up new communication capabilities for web and native mobile applications, allowing for advanced multi-user use cases such as video broadcasting, conferencing, and media recording.
WebRTC is about the data channel as much as about video and audio conferencing. However, basically all commercial WebRTC applications have been built with a focus on audio and video. The handling of “data” has been limited to text chat and file download – all other data sharing seems to end with screensharing. What is holding back a more intensive use of peer-to-peer data? In her session at @ThingsExpo, Dr Silvia Pfeiffer, WebRTC Applications Team Lead at National ICT Australia, looked at differ...
With major technology companies and startups seriously embracing IoT strategies, now is the perfect time to attend @ThingsExpo 2016 in New York. 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 June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, New York, is co-located with 20th Cloud Expo and will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry p...
SYS-CON Events announced today that CA Technologies has been named "Platinum Sponsor" of SYS-CON's 20th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, New York, and 21st International Cloud Expo, which will take place in November in Silicon Valley, California.
The security needs of IoT environments require a strong, proven approach to maintain security, trust and privacy in their ecosystem. Assurance and protection of device identity, secure data encryption and authentication are the key security challenges organizations are trying to address when integrating IoT devices. This holds true for IoT applications in a wide range of industries, for example, healthcare, consumer devices, and manufacturing. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Lancen LaChance, vic...
SYS-CON Events announced today that delaPlex will exhibit at SYS-CON's @CloudExpo, which will take place on June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. delaPlex pioneered Software Development as a Service (SDaaS), which provides scalable resources to build, test, and deploy software. It’s a fast and more reliable way to develop a new product or expand your in-house team.
The explosion of new web/cloud/IoT-based applications and the data they generate are transforming our world right before our eyes. In this rush to adopt these new technologies, organizations are often ignoring fundamental questions concerning who owns the data and failing to ask for permission to conduct invasive surveillance of their customers. Organizations that are not transparent about how their systems gather data telemetry without offering shared data ownership risk product rejection, regu...
More and more brands have jumped on the IoT bandwagon. We have an excess of wearables – activity trackers, smartwatches, smart glasses and sneakers, and more that track seemingly endless datapoints. However, most consumers have no idea what “IoT” means. Creating more wearables that track data shouldn't be the aim of brands; delivering meaningful, tangible relevance to their users should be. We're in a period in which the IoT pendulum is still swinging. Initially, it swung toward "smart for smart...
The Internet of Things can drive efficiency for airlines and airports. In their session at @ThingsExpo, Shyam Varan Nath, Principal Architect with GE, and Sudip Majumder, senior director of development at Oracle, discussed the technical details of the connected airline baggage and related social media solutions. These IoT applications will enhance travelers' journey experience and drive efficiency for the airlines and the airports.
In his keynote at @ThingsExpo, Chris Matthieu, Director of IoT Engineering at Citrix and co-founder and CTO of Octoblu, focused on building an IoT platform and company. He provided a behind-the-scenes look at Octoblu’s platform, business, and pivots along the way (including the Citrix acquisition of Octoblu).
SYS-CON Events announced today that CA Technologies has been named “Platinum Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 20th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY, and the 21st International Cloud Expo®, which will take place October 31-November 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. CA Technologies helps customers succeed in a future where every business – from apparel to energy – is being rewritten by software. From ...
In his keynote at 18th Cloud Expo, Andrew Keys, Co-Founder of ConsenSys Enterprise, provided an overview of the evolution of the Internet and the Database and the future of their combination – the Blockchain. Andrew Keys is Co-Founder of ConsenSys Enterprise. He comes to ConsenSys Enterprise with capital markets, technology and entrepreneurial experience. Previously, he worked for UBS investment bank in equities analysis. Later, he was responsible for the creation and distribution of life settle...
The best way to leverage your Cloud Expo presence as a sponsor and exhibitor is to plan your news announcements around our events. The press covering Cloud Expo and @ThingsExpo will have access to these releases and will amplify your news announcements. More than two dozen Cloud companies either set deals at our shows or have announced their mergers and acquisitions at Cloud Expo. Product announcements during our show provide your company with the most reach through our targeted audiences.
In his keynote at @ThingsExpo, Chris Matthieu, Director of IoT Engineering at Citrix and co-founder and CTO of Octoblu, focused on building an IoT platform and company. He provided a behind-the-scenes look at Octoblu’s platform, business, and pivots along the way (including the Citrix acquisition of Octoblu).
SYS-CON Events announced today that Outlyer, a monitoring service for DevOps and operations teams, has been named “Bronze Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 20th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Outlyer is a monitoring service for DevOps and Operations teams running Cloud, SaaS, Microservices and IoT deployments. Designed for today's dynamic environments that need beyond cloud-scale monitoring, we make monitoring effortless so you...
20th Cloud Expo, taking place June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY, 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.
With major technology companies and startups seriously embracing Cloud strategies, now is the perfect time to attend @CloudExpo | @ThingsExpo, June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY and October 31 - November 2, 2017, Santa Clara Convention Center, CA. Learn what is going on, contribute to the discussions, and ensure that your enterprise is on the right path to Digital Transformation.
Have you ever noticed how some IT people seem to lead successful, rewarding, and satisfying lives and careers, while others struggle? IT author and speaker Don Crawley uncovered the five principles that successful IT people use to build satisfying lives and careers and he shares them in this fast-paced, thought-provoking webinar. You'll learn the importance of striking a balance with technical skills and people skills, challenge your pre-existing ideas about IT customer service, and gain new in...
With 10 simultaneous tracks, keynotes, general sessions and targeted breakout classes, Cloud Expo and @ThingsExpo are two of the most important technology events of the year. Since its launch over eight years ago, Cloud Expo and @ThingsExpo have presented a rock star faculty as well as showcased hundreds of sponsors and exhibitors! In this blog post, I provide 7 tips on how, as part of our world-class faculty, you can deliver one of the most popular sessions at our events. But before reading the...
Buzzword alert: Microservices and IoT at a DevOps conference? What could possibly go wrong? In this Power Panel at DevOps Summit, moderated by Jason Bloomberg, the leading expert on architecting agility for the enterprise and president of Intellyx, panelists peeled away the buzz and discuss the important architectural principles behind implementing IoT solutions for the enterprise. As remote IoT devices and sensors become increasingly intelligent, they become part of our distributed cloud enviro...