TechWeb's VoiceCon® Orlando Expands Program and Adds Keynote

Cloud Computing, Enterprise Video and New Tutorials take Center Stage

Mar 4, 2009

VoiceCon® Orlando, produced by TechWeb, today announced the latest additions to the Conference program, including the addition of keynote speaker Angel Wingate, Assistant Vice President of the Office of Information Technology at Duke University. VoiceCon Orlando is happening March 30 - April 2, 2009, at the Gaylord Palms Hotel in Orlando, FL. Registration is open at

VoiceCon focuses on enterprise communications systems, services and applications. The event program has expanded to include a new VoiceCon Summit - The Role of Cloud Computing in Enterprise Communications - which will include executives from AT&T, Avaya, Cisco, IBM and Verizon Business. VoiceCon also introduces "Strategies and Tactics for Enterprise Video," a new "conference-within-a-conference" led by Andrew Davis, Managing Partner, Wainhouse Research, and John Bartlett, Principal, NetForecast. Additionally, VoiceCon will present new tutorials at this year's event, including: Comparing Microsoft OCS and Lotus SameTime; IP Telephony RFP; Building Business Case for UC and IP Telephony; and VoIP Troubleshooting, Monitoring and Metrics.

"VoiceCon is the only conference and expo focusing on enterprise communications," said Fred Knight, VoiceCon General Manager. "Our Conference Program has been designed to help attendees get the most for their investments in enterprise communications systems, services and applications. VoiceCon Orlando continues our 19-year track record of attracting active buyers, and the thought- and market-leaders in enterprise communications."

VoiceCon Orlando welcomes the recent addition of Angel Wingate, Assistant Vice President of Duke University's Office of Information Technology, as a keynote speaker. With over 22 years experience at Duke, she is responsible for guiding the operational/senior directors over the networking, telecommunications, data center operations, ePrint services and centralized desktop support. Wingate joins a solid keynote lineup at VoiceCon Orlando that includes: Kevin Kennedy, President and Chief Executive Officer, Avaya; Padmasree Warrier, Chief Technology Officer, Cisco; Bob Picciano, General Manager, Lotus Software and WebSphere Portal, IBM Software Group; Gurdeep Singh Pall, Corporate VP, UC Group, Microsoft; and James O'Neill, Chief Executive Officer, Siemens Enterprise Communications.

VoiceCon Orlando 2009 sponsors currently include: Avaya, Cisco, Siemens Enterprise Communications, Aastra, Alcatel-Lucent, Aspect Software, AT&T, Audio Codes, Brocade, Dialogic, Dimension Data, HP, IBM, Interactive Intelligence, Microsoft, Mitel, Motorola, NEC Unified Solutions, Nortel, Polycom, ShoreTel, Tandberg, Verizon Business, 8x8, Inc., American Power Conversion, AVST, Blackberry, Covergence, Prognosis by Integrated Research, Psytechnics, Sprint, Acme Packet, AdTran, Bucher+Suter AG, Calabrio, Convergys, Empirix, Fonality, Genesys, Net/Quintum, Orange Business Services, Radvision, SecureLogix and Zeacom.

About VoiceCon®

Now in its 19th year, VoiceCon® is the leading conference and exhibition for enterprise IP Telephony, Converged Networks and Unified Communications in North America. VoiceCon® brings corporate communications decision makers together with the industry's vendors, analysts and consultants to focus on the issues central to enterprise networks and communications. As the momentum toward IP Telephony and convergence has grown, VoiceCon expanded to include two yearly shows in the United States: VoiceCon Orlando, March 30 - April 2, 2009, at the Gaylord Palms Hotel and VoiceCon San Francisco, November 2 - 5, 2009, at the Moscone North Convention Center. VoiceCon's No Jitter, (, provides daily blogging and analysis of enterprise communications, and also serves the community with two weekly email newsletters -- VoiceCon eNews ( and VoiceCon UC eWeekly ( For more information, visit

About TechWeb

TechWeb, the global leader in business technology media, is an innovative business focused on serving the needs of technology decision makers and marketers worldwide. TechWeb produces the most respected and consumed media brands in the business technology market. Today, more than 13.3 million* business technology professionals actively engage in our communities created around our global face-to-face events Interop, Web 2.0, Black Hat, VoiceCon and SD West; online resources such as the TechWeb Network, Light Reading, Intelligent Enterprise,, Dr. Dobb's Report,, and The Financial Technology Network; and the market leading, award-winning InformationWeek, TechNet Magazine, MSDN Magazine, Wall Street & Technology magazines. TechWeb also provides end-to-end services ranging from next-generation performance marketing, integrated media, research, and analyst services. TechWeb is a division of United Business Media, a global provider of news distribution and specialist information services with a market capitalization of more than $2.5 billion.

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