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September 20, 2010

Web 2.0 Expo New York 2010 Previews Event Announcements: Sponsors Speak to Influential Audiences

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 20 - O'Reilly Media, Inc. and UBM TechWeb today preview several breaking announcements that will be made at the upcoming Web 2.0 Expo New York 2010. Web 2.0 Expos are the leading global gatherings of developers, designers, marketers, and business professionals building the next generation Web. Web 2.0 Expo New York 2010 moves to a new location, the Sheraton New York Hotel and Towers, September 27-30, 2010. More information is available at http://www.web2expo.com/ny.

"The companies making these announcements are tapping the power of Web 2.0 Expo," said Sarah Milstein, Web 2.0 Expo Co-Chair and UBM TechWeb General Manager. "The event has a history of inspiring and educating businesspeople and Web 2.0 practitioners. Next week, we look forward to folding in new companies, new tools, new technologies and new services."

The line-up of Web 2.0 Expo New York exhibitors making announcements or demonstrating new products for the first time will grow as the event nears and currently includes:

ActuateOne delivers visually compelling and interactive information in the form of reports, spreadsheets and dynamic visualizations and will release new capabilities that include in-memory analytics, user-driven analytic and operational dashboards, and the ability to generate live Excel spreadsheets. The updated BIRT iServer Release features cloud-friendly licensing for public/private cloud deployments.

Mzinga will showcase the latest release of OmniSocial, its leading social software solution that enables businesses to connect, communicate, and collaborate with employees, customers, and partners. OmniSocial helps organizations attain real business value from social interactions -- including improved operational efficiencies, brand exposure, increased productivity, customer satisfaction, and business innovation.

Open{subnet} is proud to be launching their online social whitelisting tool at Web 2.0 Expo New York. This revolutionary platform empowers users to collaborate and create website collections called subnets, which are user vetted and community approved. Open{subnet} will change the way you see, sort and search the web!

Sencha is launching Sencha Touch, a mobile application development framework that offers mobile application developers easy access to the family of powerful HTML5 technologies: Geolocation, localStorage and CSS3. Sencha Touch enables developers to build web apps that deliver user experiences comparable to those typically associated with native applications.

Solvate, the premium provider of on demand business services, announces the unveiling of the Solvate Talent Engine. The Talent Engine enables small businesses and startups to search Solvate's proprietary index of uniquely skilled and highly qualified independent professionals, directly connect with Talent and get straight to work.

Spiceworks, a social business platform and Facebook-like community for IT professionals, will debut live demos of its new People View network management feature. People View allows 1 million small business IT professionals to provision and manage technology devices, applications and cloud services based on the people that use them within the organization.

Web 2.0 Expo New York 2010 features influential keynotes and speakers, detailed workshops, a multi-track conference, a sponsor pavilion and many rich networking opportunities, including the official Web 2.0 Ignite  event on Monday evening sponsored by .CO. Other events include an opening cocktail reception sponsored by IBM on Tuesday followed by the inaugural Liar Show storytelling event sponsored by Spiceworks and a Tweet Up later that evening sponsored by Opera Software.  Wednesday evening includes the brand new Startup Showcase followed by a Tweet Up, both sponsored by .CO. The event welcomes industry leading companies that are participating and exhibiting in this year's show including Premier Diamond sponsor: IBM; Platinum sponsor: Microsoft; Gold Sponsor: Rackspace; and Silver sponsors: 3DVIA, Authorize.Net, HP, Neustar, OpenSRS and Open{subnet}.

To learn more about Web 2.0 Expo New York 2010 or to register, visit: http://www.web2expo.com/ny

View selected presentations from Web 2.0 Expo New York 2009 at: http://www.web2expo.com/webexny2009/public/schedule/proceedings

To see articles, blogs, photos, and other coverage the event, visit: http://www.web2expo.com/webexny2010/public/content/news-coverage

To read the O'Reilly Radar, visit: http://radar.oreilly.com/

If you'd like to stay up to date on information relating to Web 2.0, sign up for the conference newsletter (login required): http://newsletter.web2-0expo.com/

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