Keynote Lineup Announced for UBM TechWeb's Interop New York 2010

Industry Leaders Take the Stage at North America's Most Comprehensive IT Event

Aug 30, 2010

InteropĀ®, produced by UBM TechWeb, today announced a keynote lineup of IT industry leaders from Red Hat, Emulex, Cisco, Dell, Xirrus, Rackspace and Terremark. The 2010 Interop New York keynote speakers will provide focused and insightful presentations from the main stage, demonstrating Interop's role as the leading business technology event. The event will take place at the Javits Convention Center, October 18-22. For more information on keynotes or to register, visit:

  To date, Interop brings together the following keynote speakers:
  --  Ben Gibson, VP Data Center/Virtualization Marketing, Cisco
  --  Dario Zamarian, Networking Platform VP & General Manager, Dell
  --  Jeff Benck, President & COO, Emulex
  --  Andy Schroepfer, VP Enterprise Strategy, Rackspace Hosting
  --  Jim Whitehurst, President & CEO, Red Hat
  --  Randy Rowland, SVP Product Development, Terremark Worldwide, Inc.
  --  Dirk I. Gates, CEO & Founder, Xirrus

"Interop has a history of presenting thought leaders who provide attendees with a vision into the future of the industry, revealing key insights on current technology trends and innovations," said Lenny Heymann, Interop General Manager. "As a must-attend event for organizations looking to capture a competitive edge in the marketplace, Interop continues to foster technology adoption and drive discussion around the tools and technologies that are part of a solid information technology strategy."

In addition to the keynote line-up, Interop New York will feature twelve key technologies that can work together to cut costs and increase productivity. The following technology themes will be examined through panel discussions, workshops and keynote presentations at the event this year:

  --  Virtualization
  --  Cloud Computing
  --  Wireless & Mobility
  --  Information Security & Risk Management
  --  Networking
  --  Storage
  --  Data Center
  --  Enterprise 2.0
  --  Green IT
  --  Video Conferencing
  --  Application Delivery 2.0
  --  VoIP and Unified Communications

As the leading global business technology event, Interop New York 2010 offers a multi-track conference, a major expo show floor, workshops like CIO Boot Camp, Enterprise Cloud Summit and Virtualization Days, and many networking opportunities. More than 150 exhibitors will showcase their IT solutions at the New York event this year, including Amazon Web Services, Astaro, AT&T, Avistar, Brocade, Cisco, Dell, EMC, Emerson Network Power, Emulex, Enterasys, Force10 Networks, HP, LifeSize, McAfee, Microsoft, OPNET, Polycom, Rackspace, Riverbed, ScienceLogic, Terremark, Tri-Geo Network Security, Vu Technologies and Xirrus. For more information visit:

About InteropĀ®

InteropĀ® 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. 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 includes: 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.

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