UBM TechWeb's Enterprise Connect 2012 Announces Keynote & Featured Speakers
Top Execs from Avaya, Cisco, IBM, Microsoft and Verizon to Take the Stage in Orlando
Jan 17, 2012
SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Enterprise Connect, produced by UBM TechWeb, today announced an event line-up featuring executive thought leaders from the likes of Avaya, Cisco, IBM, Microsoft, Verizon and Google who will present at this year's event. Enterprise Connect is the leading conference and exhibition for enterprise communications and collaborations systems, software and services. Enterprise Connect, which focuses exclusively on the needs of enterprise IT decision makers, will be held March 26-29, 2012 at the Gaylord Palms Convention Center in Orlando, FL. For more information or to register, visit: http://www.enterpriseconnect.com/orlando/.
The keynote speakers are top executives with companies in the forefront of the evolving communications and collaboration marketplace. The current keynote line-up includes:
- Avaya's Brett Shockley, SVP & GM
- Cisco's OJ Winge, Senior VP / GM of Video & Collaboration
- IBM's Alistair Rennie, General Manager of Lotus Software & Collaboration Solutions
- Microsoft's Kirk Koenigsbauer, Corporate VP of Microsoft Office Division Product Management Group
- Verizon's Shadman Zafar, Senior VP of Product Development
"Enterprise communications and collaboration are undergoing massive and rapid changes," said Fred Knight, Enterprise Connect General Manager. "The combination of mobility, social tools and apps, unified communications, the Cloud and video are creating entirely new delivery systems for communication and collaboration, and new elements in ROI determination. Enterprise Connect will present the information and analysis IT executives need to maximize their investments and build their architecture strategies."
In addition to keynotes, Enterprise Connect offers over 60 featured sessions that address the following key themes:
- Cloud-Based Communications Services & Systems
- Managing and Securing Converged Networks
- SIP Trunking
- Social Apps and Networks
- Strategies for Communications and Collaboration
- Unified Communications
Enterprise Connect also continues the VoiceCon tradition of being the only industry event where all of the enterprise communications equipment, software and service suppliers are in one location. The show floor features over 100 companies exhibiting and the list of Diamond and Platinum sponsors currently includes: Avaya, Cisco, HP, LifeSize, Microsoft, NEC Corporation, Siemens Enterprise Communications, Aastra, Alcatel-Lucent, AT&T, Carousel Industries, Interactive Intelligence, Polycom, ShoreTel and Verizon.
About Enterprise Connect®
Enterprise Connect® (formerly VoiceCon) is the leading conference and exhibition in North America for enterprise communications and collaboration systems, software and services. Enterprise Connect® brings corporate IT decision makers together with the industry's suppliers, analysts and consultants to focus on the issues central to enterprise communications and collaboration networks. Enterprise Connect® owns and produces No Jitter, (http://www.nojitter.com/), providing daily blogging and analysis of enterprise communications, and it also serves the community with a weekly email newsletter, a Webinar Series and Virtual Events. For more information, visit http://enterpriseconnect.com/.
About UBM TechWeb
UBM TechWeb, the global leader in technology media and professional information, enables people and organizations to harness the transformative power of technology. Through its three core businesses – media solutions, marketing services and paid content – UBM TechWeb produces the most respected and consumed brands and media applications in the technology market. More than 14.5 million business and technology professionals (CIOs and IT managers, Web & Digital professionals, Software Developers, Government decision makers, and Telecom providers) actively engage in UBM TechWeb's communities and information resources monthly. UBM TechWeb brands include: global face-to-face events such as Interop, Web 2.0, Black Hat and Enterprise Connect; award-winning online resources such as InformationWeek, Light Reading, and Network Computing; and market-leading magazines InformationWeek, Wall Street & Technology, and Advanced Trading. UBM TechWeb is a UBM company, a global provider of news distribution and specialist information services with a market capitalization of more than $2.5 billion.
SOURCE UBM TechWeb; Enterprise Connect
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