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DataStax Sponsors Internet of Things and Big Data Analytics Theatre at Cloud World Forum

LONDON – June 16, 2015 – DataStax, the company that delivers Apache Cassandra™ to the enterprise, today announced that it is sponsoring the Internet of Things (IoT) and Big Data Analytics Theatre at Cloud World Forum, the UK’s leading event dedicated to cloud technology, taking place 24-25 June 2015. At the event, DataStax will host speakers from industry-leading companies including British Gas Connected Homes and Paycasso, and company experts will provide insight into how NoSQL technology can be used to support IoT applications at scale.


Title: Scalable, Available and Secure Data for the Internet of Things with DataStax Enterprise
Date / Time: Wednesday, 24 June / 10:20am
Speaker: Johnny Miller, Solution Architect at DataStax
Panel Session: Coping with the unprecedented volume and velocity of data generated through the IoT revolution
Date / Time: Wednesday, 24 June / 4:30pm

  • Zvezdan Schoppmann, Groupwide Head of Technology Innovation Management at DHL
  • Saverio Romeo, Principal Analyst at Beecham Research
  • Jim Anning, Head of Data and Analytics at British Gas Connected Homes

Panel Session: Building your analytics capacity step by step – starting small, thinking big
Date / Time: Thursday, 25 June / 12:25pm

  • Hayato Shimizu, Lead Solutions Architect at DataStax
  • John Holland, Head of Data Architecture and Analytics at Home Office
  • Masoud Charkhabi, Senior Director – Campaign Analytics, Marketing Solutions and Client Offers at CIBC
  • Dan Senter, Business Intelligence Centre of Excellence Manager at The National Grid
  • Jan Machacek, Chief Technology Officer at Paycasso

Further presentations at the IoT and Big Data Analytics Theatre include speakers from companies including BMW, Expedia, Fujitsu, Google, Green Man Gaming, IBM,, Met Office, Swiss Re and Virtus. DataStax will also host an exclusive invite-only networking drinks reception on the evening of 24 June. For more details, please visit the DataStax booth opposite the Theatre.

Co-located with Enterprise Apps World, Cloud World Forum provides an overview of the latest developments in cloud, software and digital for enterprise IT teams.

About DataStax

DataStax delivers Apache Cassandra™ in a database platform purpose-built for the performance and availability demands for IoT, web and mobile applications. This gives enterprises a secure, always-on database technology that remains operationally simple when scaling in a single datacenter or across multiple datacenters and clouds.

With more than 500 customers in over 50 countries, DataStax is the database technology of choice for the world’s most innovative companies, such as Netflix, Safeway, ING, Adobe, Intuit and eBay. Based in Santa Clara, Calif., DataStax is backed by industry-leading investors including Comcast Ventures, Crosslink Capital, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Meritech Capital, Premji Invest and Scale Venture Partners. For more information, visit or follow us @DataStax.