OmniTI Announces 2016 Surge Scalability Conference Call for Papers

Seeking Speakers for Innovative Scalable Web Infrastructure and Architecture Topics

Fulton, MD, February 16, 2016 – OmniTI, a leading provider of scalable, high-performance web solutions has announced the call for papers for Surge 2016: The Scalability and Performance Conference, which will be held September 21-23, 2016, at the Gaylord National Harbor, just outside of Washington, DC.

Now in its seventh year, Surge has become the place where thought leaders in scalability and performance gather. At Surge, attendees and speakers are provided with a forum for sharing both the disaster stories and lessons learned in web operations and system engineering. The conference will offer more than 20 compelling practitioner-oriented presentations and a "hallway track" filled with industry leaders.

Interested presenters are invited to submit proposals describing best practices and lessons learned from their challenges and successes around scalability, performance, monitoring, web operations, DevOps, and safety engineering. Accepted proposals will demonstrate real-life challenges in architecture, infrastructure, or organizations, along with creative solutions. More information on the call for papers can be found here. The abstract submission deadline is March 31, 2016.

“Surge offers a forum where innovators and practitioners can collaborate face to face and discuss the toughest scalability challenges and develop new solutions,” said Robert Treat, CEO of OmniTI and Surge conference chair. "Industry experts share both failures and successes in building, operating, scaling, and troubleshooting large architectures using cutting edge tools and techniques. Surge helps spark ideas that can transform today’s businesses.”

Sponsorship Opportunities Available Surge provides sponsorship opportunities for organizations looking to gain recognition at this high-profile event. More than 400 engineers, systems architects, performance architects and IT executives in a variety of vertical industries are expected to attend.

There are a number of sponsorship packages available which offers sponsors visibility through the conference website, social media communications, and other promotional material leading up to the conference, and during the conference itself. Please contact Holly Beer at for more information.

About OmniTI For companies experiencing issues associated with growth and scalability of their customer-facing websites, OmniTI is the leading Web Scalability and Performance provider built using a cross-disciplinary approach to achieve unparalleled levels of web and database performance, outstanding customer experiences, underlying infrastructure reliability and faster time-to-market and revenue growth.