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Media Alert: AppDirect Exec to Speak at TC3 Telecom Council Carrier Connections Summit

September 17, 2014

Co-CEO Daniel Saks Joins Panel to Share Telco Strategies for Onboarding and Building SaaS Services for SMBs

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., September 17, 2014 – AppDirect, the leading cloud service marketplace and management company, announced today that Daniel Saks, co-CEO, will speak at TC3 Telecom Council Carrier Connections, Oct. 1-2, 2014, in Mountain View, Calif. Saks will join "The Telco as XaaS Storefront" panel to discuss effective strategies for onboarding SaaS services and building rich portfolios for small and medium business customers.

Quickly emerging as a dominant leader in the cloud services brokerage space, AppDirect has partnered with many of the largest, most innovative telecommunications companies and Internet Service Providers (ISPs) across the globe. Saks will share insights from his company’s work helping major global brands and SaaS companies market and distribute their services in the cloud while revolutionizing the way businesses find, buy, and use software worldwide.

When: Oct. 1, 2014, from 11 a.m. – 11: 40 a.m.

What: AppDirect’s Co-CEO Daniel Saks will speak at “The Telco as XaaS Storefront" panel, TC3 Carrier Connections Summit, Telecom Council of Silicon Valley

Who: Panelists include Saks and Mike Turnland, VP Enterprise and Innovation, TM Forum

Topic: The panel will focus on the emerging area of cloud service brokerage, and how service providers can onboard services from hundreds of XaaS providers to offer a richer service portfolio to their small and medium enterprise customers. The discussion will cover the global needs of service providers, better enablement, and opportunities to jointly cooperate to increase revenue streams.

Where: Computer History Museum, Mountain View, Calif. For more information, visit

About AppDirect
AppDirect is the leading cloud service marketplace and management company at the forefront of powering the global cloud economy. Its innovative platform powers the marketplaces of trusted companies around the globe—including Samsung, Staples, Deutsche Telekom, FICO, TeliaSonera, Rackspace, Swisscom, Red Hat, Cloud Foundry, and more—and helps connect more than 20 million users in 150+ countries to leading solutions such as Microsoft Office 365, Box, and Google Apps. Founded in 2009, AppDirect is based in San Francisco and has offices in London, Munich, and Montreal.

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