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Basho Technologies Joins DevCon5 Conference as Diamond Sponsor

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Open-source distributed database provider to offer insight at July 24-25 event in New York

Norwalk, CT – July 18, 2013 – TMC and Crossfire Media announced today that Basho Technologies has signed on as a Diamond Sponsor for DevCon5, the HTML5 and mobile app developers' conference. The event will be held July 24-25, 2013 at the Kimmel Center in New York City and will focus on the innovative technology, tools and techniques that enterprise, mobile and gaming developers utilize in order to develop HTML pages and apps.

Basho Technologies is the creator and developer of Riak, an open-source distributed database, providing extreme high-availability, fault-tolerance, and operational simplicity, even at scale. Riak has rapidly gained adoption throughout the Fortune 500, including 30 percent of the Fortune 50, and has become foundational to many of the world's fastest-growing Web-based, mobile and social applications.

In addition to sponsoring DevCon5, Basho Lead UI/UX Designer and Developer, Sarah Drasner, will also be presenting on "CSS Animation to Tell a Story." Her talk will focus on how to construct engaging animations with very little to no jQuery. Additionally, she will discuss how she has used advanced HTML5 techniques to tell the story of Riak, an abstract and complex product.

"Basho's business is built on choosing the right tool to do the job, both internally and externally. Erlang was the right choice for Riak and we work with customers to ensure Riak is the right tool for their use case. We are not afraid to experiment with new ideas or techniques, which has helped us become a leader in distributed systems," said Drasner. "At DevCon5, we look forward to showcasing how we have used HTML5 and CSS3 to tell the story of Riak to a broad audience through the creation of a digestible visualization."

"With its exclusive focus on distributed systems software, Basho Technologies has become a clear industry leader and attendees will benefit greatly from their insight," said Carl Ford, CEO of Crossfire Media and executive director of DevCon5 Content and Community. "We look forward to welcoming Basho as a Diamond Sponsor of DevCon5."

DevCon5 is also supported by Diamond Sponsor BlackBerry, Platinum Sponsors Kony and Radware, Gold Sponsors AOL Networks and DreamFactory, Silver Sponsor Xtreme Labs, Analyst Partner ABI Research, Association Partner Mobile Monday New York and wireless industry partners.

Registration for DevCon5 is now open. Passes include admission to all conference and keynote sessions, meals and access to networking events. For more information contact Frank Coppola at 203-852-6800 x131. For media registration, contact Ashley Baster.

Companies interested in exhibiting, sponsorship or advertising packages for DevCon5 should contact TMC's Dan Gold at 203-852-6800 x105.

For the latest DevCon5 news, updates and information, follow on Twitter at @DevConFive.

About TMC

TMC is a global, integrated media company that supports clients' goals by building communities in print, online, and face to face. TMC publishes multiple magazines including Cloud Computing, M2M Evolution, Customer, and Internet Telephony. TMCnet is the leading source of news and articles for the communications and technology industries, and is read by as many as 1.5 million unique visitors monthly. TMC produces a variety of trade events, including ITEXPO, the world's leading B2B communications event, as well as industry events: 3D Printing Conference & Expo; Asterisk World; AstriCon; ChannelVision (CVx) Expo; Cloud4SMB Expo; DevCon5 – HTML5 & Mobile App Developers Conference; M2M Evolution Conference & Expo; Secure Mobility Conference; Small Cell Summit, Software Telco Congress, StartupCamp; Super Wi-Fi & Shared Spectrum Summit; SIP Trunking-Unified Communications Seminars; Wearable Tech Conference & Expo; WebRTC Conference & Expo; and more. Visit TMC Events for additional information.

About Crossfire Media

Crossfire Media is an integrated marketing company with a core focus on future trends in technology. We service communities of interest with conferences, tradeshows, webinars and newsletters. Crossfire Media has a partnership with Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC) to produce events and websites related to disruptive technologies. Crossfire Media is a division of Crossfire Consulting, a full service Information Technology company based in New York.

About Basho Technologies

Basho is a distributed systems company dedicated to making software that is highly available, fault-tolerant and easy-to-operate at scale. Basho's distributed database, Riak and Basho's cloud storage software, Riak CS, are used by fast growing Web businesses and by over 25 percent of the Fortune 50 to power their critical Web, mobile and social applications and their public and private cloud platforms.

Riak and Riak CS are available open source. Riak Enterprise and Riak CS Enterprise offer enhanced multi-datacenter replication and 24×7 Basho support. For more information, visit Basho is headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts and has offices in London, San Francisco, Tokyo and Washington DC.

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