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Michio Kaku to Deliver Keynote at Zenoss User Conference

World's Most Recognized Scientist to Join Business Leaders in Austin, TX May 4-7 to Discuss Impact of Technology Trends on Human Potential

Austin, TX – December 2, 2014 – Zenoss Inc., the leading provider of unified monitoring and analytics solutions for physical, virtual, and cloud-based IT infrastructure and applications, today announced that renowned futurist Michio Kaku will keynote at GalaxZ ’15, Zenoss’ inaugural user conference, May 4-7 at the W Hotel in Austin, Texas.

"Our customers rank among the most innovative, technologically advanced companies in the world," states Greg Stock, president and CEO of Zenoss. "We are thrilled to have Dr. Michio Kaku as the keynote speaker for GalaxZ 15. Dr. Kaku’s insights into the implications technology will have on our future adds significantly to what will already be an incredibly insightful and inspiring event."

Dr. Kaku graduated at the top of his physics class at Harvard University in 1968, and finished his Ph.D. in 1972 at the University of California, Berkeley. Currently, Dr. Kaku is the Henry Semat Professor of Theoretical Physics at the City College of New York. During his academic career, he has published over 70 papers on various topics such as superstring theory, supergravity, supersymmetry, and hadronic physics, and is the co-founder of string field theory. He has also taught physics at several prestigious institutions, including Harvard, New York University, and Princeton.

Dr. Kaku has hosted the weekly radio programs "Explorations" and "Science Fantastic." Science Fantastic is one of the largest syndicated science broadcasts in the world, airing in over 130 stations. He has also made multiple appearances in both television and film. His television appearances include PBS’s NOVA, the BBC’s Horizon, The Colbert Report, The Daily Show, Discovery Channel’s How the Universe Works, and the Emmy-nominated documentary "Me & Isaac Newton." He is also the author of three New York Times Best Sellers: "Physics of the Impossible," "Physics of the Future," and "Future of the Mind."

In addition to the keynote by Dr. Kaku, the GalaxZ ’15 conference will include:

  • The latest how-to's and best practices from Zenoss subject matter experts, covering topics such as Service Assurance, Network Transformation, Software Defined Networking, Engineering Infrastructure, Proactive Unified Monitoring, Network and Security Device Monitoring, and more.
  • Speakers from some of the world’s leading technology firms, including Apple, Cisco, Docker, NetApp, NWN, Rackspace, Sungard, Unify, University of Maryland, and more.
  • Technical training and organizational strategy sessions.
  • One-on-one meetings with Zenoss technical experts and other key staff
  • Networking opportunities throughout!

Early Bird Registration is now open! Visit https://www.zenoss.com/galaxz for details on Early Bird discounts and registration. Additional Resources

About Zenoss Zenoss is a leading provider of unified monitoring and analytics software for physical, virtual, and cloud-based IT infrastructures. Over 35,000 organizations worldwide have deployed Zenoss to manage their networks, servers, virtual devices, storage, and cloud infrastructure, gaining visibility and control of their IT operations. Media Contact Alison Guzzio aguzzio@zenoss.com 610-925-2761