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Media Alert: Pertino Presents at Open Network Exchange Event in New York

Pertino to Demonstrate How Its Cloud Networking Service Brings the Power of SDN to SMBs

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 02/12/13 -- Pertino, a company reinventing networking for the cloud era, today announced its attendance at the Open Network Exchange: Understanding SDN, OpenFlow, and Network Virtualization produced by NetworkWorld. This event coincides with the limited release of the company's anticipated cloud networking service. Pertino CEO Craig Elliott will present on how SDN is democratizing networking for small-to-medium businesses. Michael Cartsonis, co-founder and vice president of product, will hold a lunch-time session titled, "How to Build a Cloud Network Before Dessert" where he will build a Pertino cloud network live with participating audience members.

The Pertino cloud network engine enables anyone to create a cloud-based network in minutes that connects people to the IT resources they need whether they are working in the office, from home, or on an airplane at 30,000 feet. An internet connection is all you need to build a secure business network. No hardware, upfront investment or expertise required.

Event Details
Open Network Exchange: Understanding SDN, OpenFlow, and Network Virtualization

Pertino Co-founders: Craig Elliott - CEO, Michael Cartsonis - VP of Product

Feb. 12, 2013 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET

Grand Hyatt New York
109 East 42nd Street at Grand Central Terminal
New York, New York, USA 10017

For a complete schedule and to register for the event, visit the Open Networking Exchange website.

About Pertino
Founded in 2011, Pertino had an inspired vision for reinventing networking for the cloud era, and in the process, being a catalyst for democratizing IT for small-to-medium businesses. Globalization, cloud-enabled IT, and growing demand for always-connected people, devices, and things is affecting businesses of all sizes -- making the "outside network" as critical as the inside one. Pertino is a revolutionary cloud network engine that enables any business to build a simple and secure cloud-based network in minutes that connects people and IT resources from anywhere on the planet. Since Pertino is delivered as a subscription-based service, there is no hardware or upfront investment required. To achieve this breakthrough, Pertino's software platform combines the power and pervasiveness of the cloud with Software-defined Network (SDN) and virtualization technology, and a social-inspired user management paradigm. The company is headquartered in Los Gatos, Calif. and is funded by Norwest Venture Partners and Lightspeed Venture Partners. For more information or to try Pertino free for yourself, please visit

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