Industry Leaders From Avaya, Cisco and VMware to Keynote at Interop Las Vegas

Leading Business Technology Event Features Tracks on Mobility, Security, Virtualization & More

Feb 6, 2012

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Interop Las Vegas ®, produced by UBM TechWeb, today announced executives from Avaya, Cisco and VMware are scheduled to take the keynote stage in Las Vegas.  As the industry's premier and most comprehensive business technology event, Interop features industry thought leaders who will provide focused and insightful presentations from the keynote stage. Interop Las Vegas will take place at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center, May 6-10.  For more information or to register, visit:

"Interop is the must attend event for a comprehensive and unbiased understanding of all the latest innovations in business IT," said Jennifer Jessup, Interop General Manager. "The keynote lineup presents attendees with a great opportunity to learn more about key technologies shaping the business IT ecosystem."

To date, Interop Las Vegas announces the following confirmed keynote speakers:

  • Marc Randall, Senior Vice President & General Manager, Avaya
  • Padmasree Warrior, CTO, Cisco
  • Dr. Stephen Herrod, CTO & SVP of Research & Development, VMware

As part of the keynote presentations, Netscout, Rackspace and Terremark will be participating on the Cloud Panel, offering insight on the most important cloud computing topics.  Additionally, as part of a robust educational program, Interop Las Vegas will feature nine conference tracks that highlight key technologies that can work together to boost productivity and improve collaboration.  The following technology tracks will be examined through panel discussions, workshops and keynote presentations at the Las Vegas event this year:

Interop features an expo floor, showcasing the full range of IT solutions including cloud computing, virtualization, networking, security and mobility.  Several industry-leading companies exhibiting at this year's event include: APC, Avaya, Citrix, Cisco, Dell, Enterasys, HP, Huawei, NetScout, OPNET, Riverbed, Terremark and VMware

Please visit for more details on Interop's world-class education program, comprehensive exposition, sessions and programs, the celebrated InteropNet and the InteropLab.

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About Interop®
Interop ® drives the adoption of technology, providing knowledge and insight to help IT and corporate decision-makers achieve business success. Part of UBM TechWeb's family of global brands, Interop is the leading business technology event series. Through in-depth educational programs, workshops, real-world demonstrations and live technology implementations in its unique InteropNet program, Interop provides the forum for the most powerful innovations and solutions the industry has to offer. Interop Las Vegas is the flagship event held each spring, with Interop New York held each fall, with annual international events in Mumbai and Tokyo, all produced by UBM TechWeb and partners. For more information about these events visit,

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 part of UBM plc, one of the world's largest media businesses as a global provider of news distribution and specialist information services with a market capitalization of more than $2.5 billion.



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