Zimbra Shortlisted to Present at IBDNetwork's Under the Radar Event
CTO of Innovative Open Source Messaging and Collaboration Company to Speak About Zimbra's Pioneering Technology
Dec. 22, 2005 01:30 PM
SAN MATEO, Calif., Nov. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Zimbra (http://www.zimbra.com/) today announced that it has been chosen to present at the third Under the Radar one-day event, with a focus on Enterprise Technologies. Under the Radar will take place on November 16, 2005 at the Microsoft campus in Mountain View, CA.
Under the Radar will showcase young technology companies in eight emerging sectors within the enterprise technology space including: extrusion prevention, identity management, next-generation business intelligence, information lifecycle management, source-code analysis, second-generation RFID, data-center virtualization, and multi-platform productivity tools. Under the Radar's signature format showcases four companies within a similar sector, with a hard-hitting Q&A from judges and audience members, highlighting growth opportunities and challenges in each sector.
Judges hail from leading venture capital firms such as Allegis Capital, Accel Partners, Advanced Technology Ventures, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Trident Capital, Hummer Winblad, Intel Capital, JPMorgan Partners, Morganthaler Ventures, and SAP Ventures. Industry luminaries such as Michael Copeland senior writer of Business 2.0, Tom Formeski, editor of Silicon Valley Watcher, and Steve Fox, editor-in-chief of InfoWorld are among the speakers who will moderate the sessions.
Zimbra was handpicked by the IBDNetwork editorial team and Under the Radar advisory board based on its review of over 300 companies in this space.
Zimbra is committed to innovation in enterprise messaging and open source, and compatibility with an enterprise's existing messaging investments. Zimbra's flagship solution, the Zimbra Collaboration Suite, was designed to improve the administrator experience by providing online backup and recovery, hierarchical storage management, and clustering, all as native capabilities of the system. Additionally, the company's flagship solution supports end-users with Windows, Linux and Apple PCs. The Zimbra Collaboration Suite also supports users with Outlook, providing an alternative user interface through an AJAX-based browser application. For more information, please visit http://www.zimbra.com/.
"Under the Radar events have been consistently successful because of their aptitude for identifying and showcasing innovative, promising companies that the industry is talking about," said Scott Dietzen, CTO of Zimbra. "The Zimbra team is privileged to be included in this number, and I am honored to present to some of the top minds in the industry."
"Under the Radar gives emerging private companies an opportunity to present and receive feedback on their technology and business model from investors and potential strategic partners in a unique, interactive format," said Alison Murdock, president of IBDNetwork. "Our advisory board of VCs and executives from leading technology and service firms evaluated more than 300 early-stage companies and selected Zimbra based on its promising technology and compelling market opportunity." To learn more about Under the Radar, visit http://www.ibdnetwork.com/index.php?option=content&task=view&id=146
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