Enterprise Connect 2013 Showcases Keynote Speakers & Real-Time Web Summit

Leading Executives from Avaya, Cisco & Microsoft Take the Stage in Orlando

Feb 6, 2013

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Enterprise Connect, produced by UBM Tech, today highlights a keynote line-up featuring executive thought leaders from Avaya, Cisco and Microsoft. Enterprise Connect, the leading conference and exhibition for enterprise communications and collaborations systems, software and services, will take place March 18-21, 2013 at the Gaylord Palms Convention Center in Orlando, FL. For more information or to register, visit:  http://www.enterpriseconnect.com/orlando/.

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"Whether it's UC or mobility, the cloud or video, WebRTC or social, the Enterprise Connect conference program will cover the full range of platforms, services and applications that comprise modern communications and collaboration systems," said Fred Knight, Enterprise Connect General Manager.  "Enterprise communications and collaboration are undergoing huge transitions that are reshaping the industry.  Enterprise Connect is designed to help enterprise IT decision makers capitalize on these shifts and build strategies."

The keynote speaker line-up includes:

  • Avaya's Kevin Kennedy, President & CEO
  • Cisco's Robert Lloyd, President, Development & Sales
  • Microsoft's Derek Burney, Corporate VP

In addition to keynotes, Enterprise Connect presents a multi-day educational conference and expo, including a first time Summit on the Real-time Web, happening Wednesday, March 20 from 11:00 am–noon. With the Web becoming the public communications network of the future, enterprise IT executives want to understand the technical, market and regulatory details of this transition and how the Real-time Web will impact their organizations. Moderated by Eric Krapf, Program Co-Chair of Enterprise Connect and Editor of No Jitter, a panel discussion featuring thought leaders from Constellation Research, Nemertes Research and Levine, Blaszak, Block & Boothby, LLP will discuss how to leverage trends around the Real-time Web to increase cost efficiencies, productivity and innovation advantages.

Enterprise Connect continues the VoiceCon tradition of being the only industry event where all of the enterprise communications equipment, software and service suppliers come together in one location.  The exhibition will feature over 150 companies. Diamond and Platinum sponsors currently include: Avaya, Cisco, Dolby, HP, Microsoft, NEC Corporation, Siemens Enterprise Communications, Aastra, AT&T, Carousel Industries, Comcast Business Class, GENBAND, Interactive Intelligence, Sonus Networks, Sprint, Verizon and Vidyo.

About Enterprise Connect
Enterprise Connect (formerly VoiceCon) is the leading conference and exhibition for enterprise IP Telephony, Converged Networks and Unified Communications in North America. Enterprise Connect® brings corporate IT decision makers together with the industry's vendors, analysts and consultants to focus on the issues central to enterprise networks and communications. 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 Tech
UBM Tech is a global media business that provides information, events, training, data services, and marketing solutions for the technology industry.  Its media brands and information services inform, educate and inspire decision makers across the entire technology market—serving engineers and design professionals, software and game developers, solutions providers and integrators, networking and communications executives, and business technology professionals.  UBM Tech's industry-leading media brands include EE Times, Interop, Black Hat, InformationWeek, Game Developer Conference, Byte, CRN, and DesignCon. The company's information products include research, education, training, and data services that accelerate decision making for technology buyers.  UBM Tech also offers a full range of marketing services based on its content and technology market expertise, including custom events, content marketing solutions, community development and demand generation programs designed to help vendors identify and participate in technology buying decisions. UBM Tech is a part of UBM (UBM.L), a global provider of media and information services with a market capitalization of more than $2.5 billion.


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