Rocana Selected as Innovation Showcase Finalist at 2016 MIT Sloan CIO Symposium

SAN FRANCISCO, May 5, 2016 – The 13th Annual MIT Sloan CIO Symposium has announced Rocana as one of ten finalists for the Innovation Showcase taking place May 18, 2016 on the MIT campus in Cambridge, Mass. Amidst the world’s most creative and influential IT executives, the Innovation Showcase highlights outstanding early stage companies with cutting edge solutions that combine both value and innovation to Enterprise IT.

“At Rocana, we believe the role of IT Operations is rapidly evolving to become a source of information and innovation, both to IT teams and the business units they support. Rocana Ops is the only solution that can provide IT Operations with total visibility into their event data in one place, eliminating the silos that typically exist between application, network, and infrastructure data” said Omer Trajman, CEO and Co-Founder, Rocana. “We look forward to discussing our unique approach with the world’s top CIOs and enterprise IT leaders at this prestigious event.”

“We are thrilled to invite these top 10 companies to our 2016 Innovation Showcase,” said Anton Teodorescu, Co-Chair of the Innovation Showcase. “Their technologies are leading edge, and will be vital to empowering the future digital economy.”

The Innovation Showcase will take place at 5:30PM EDT in the Kresge courtyard tent on Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at MIT in Cambridge, Mass. The full agenda of the MIT Sloan CIO Symposium is available at

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About Rocana

Rocana provides enterprises with the ability to gain control of their modern, global-scale infrastructure. By using big data and advanced analytics, Rocana augments staff skills to increase efficiency and awareness, thereby improving service assurance. Unlike brute-force, legacy log management tools that lack scalability, are slow, and have poor cost-to-value ratios, Rocana Ops is optimized to manage huge amounts of data and encourage analysis that shows a complete picture of IT operations.

Founded in 2014 by veterans of Cloudera, Vertica, and Experian, Rocana is backed by Google Ventures, General Catalyst, Vinny Smith (founder of Toba Capital and former Chairman of Quest Software), Paul Sagan (Vice Chairman of Akamai Technologies), and Brian Stevens (VP of Platforms at Google). Rocana has offices in Boston and San Francisco. To learn more, please visit

About the MIT Sloan CIO Symposium

The MIT Sloan CIO Symposium is the premier global conference for CIOs and digital business executives to become more effective leaders. In one day, CIOs and senior IT executives explore enterprise technology innovations, business practices and receive actionable information that enables them to meet the challenges of today and the future. The Symposium offers a unique learning environment by bringing together the academic thought leadership of MIT with the in-the-trenches experience of leading, global CIOs and industry experts. The MIT Sloan CIO Symposium is organized and developed by the MIT Sloan Boston Alumni Association, the MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy (IDE), and the MIT Sloan Center for Information Systems Research (CISR). Visit for more information and registration.


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