InformationWeek Analytics To Host Six Sessions at Interop Las Vegas 2010

Analysts Will Take Real-World IT Look at Hot Technology Categories, Including Cloud Computing, Security and Unified Communications

Apr 14, 2010

InformationWeek Analytics (, the leading service for peer-based IT research and analysis, and Interop, the leading global business technology event series, today announced the addition of six analyst led content sessions to the Interop educational agenda. The sessions will take place on Thursday, April 29th at Interop Las Vegas. Each session, featuring a panel of IT analysts, will go in-depth on the most critical technology issues facing business technology professionals today. For more information visit:

InformationWeek Analytics' real world analysts are all practicing IT professionals, each with years of practical experience implementing new technologies in businesses of all sizes. These interactive discussions of implementation best practices, pitfalls to avoid and practical advice will help business technology professionals get the most out of new technologies.

  Topics Include:
  --  Unified Communications...finally?
  --  Preparing for the Cloud
  --  Next Gen LAN Infrastructure
  --  Security is Not a Four Letter Word
  --  802.11n, the end of wires! Or is it?
  --  Planning and Implementing Windows 7

"Interop is the place to exchange ideas with peers and learn about new technologies," said Art Wittmann, Managing Director of InformationWeek Analytics. "And InformationWeek Analytics real world analysts and research will provide attendees with the opportunity to get practical advice and research that can be immediately applied to their own business and technology challenges."

"By adding InformationWeek Analytics' unbiased approach to the Interop agenda, we are adding real value for our attendees," said Lenny Heymann, Interop General Manager. "Attendees will gain real world insight into critical issues like cloud computing and security in an interactive and peer based environment."

At each session, InformationWeek Analytics will give away two free memberships to attendees, valued at over $2,000 each. Memberships include full access to over 900 research reports based on peer research and analysis to guide buying and implementing decisions.

About InformationWeek (

The InformationWeek Business Technology Network provides IT executives with unique analysis and tools that parallel their work flow--from defining and framing objectives through to the evaluation and recommendation of solutions. Anchored by InformationWeek, the multimedia powerhouse that looks across the enterprise, the network scales across the most critical technology categories with online properties like (security), (application architecture), (networking and communications) and (cloud computing). The network also provides focused content for key IT targets, such as CIOs, developers and SMBs via InformationWeek Global CIO, Dr. Dobb's and InformationWeek SMB, as well as vital vertical industries with InformationWeek Financial Services, Government and Healthcare sites. Content is at the nucleus of our information distribution strategy--IT professionals turn to our experts and communities to stay informed, get advice and research technologies to make strategic business decisions.

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 Interop Net program, Interop provides the forum for the most powerful innovations and solutions the industry has to offer. 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 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 includes: global face-to-face events such as Interop, Web 2.0, Black Hat and VoiceCon; award-winning online resources such as InformationWeek, Light Reading, and Network Computing; and market-leading InformationWeek, Wall Street & Technology, and Advanced Trading magazines. 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.

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              Director of Marketing
              InformationWeek Business Technology Network

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