IT Industry Leaders to Headline Keynote Lineup at Interop Las Vegas 2006
Speakers Include Executives From Cisco, Google, IBM, Avaya, Juniper, Extreme Networks, Siemens, Sybase and Internet Security Systems
Apr 5, 2006
Interop®, produced by CMP Media, today announced its keynote lineup for the 2006 Las Vegas event, featuring executives from Cisco, Google, IBM, Avaya, Juniper, Extreme Networks, Siemens, Sybase and Internet Security Systems (ISS). These industry visionaries will be on hand to address the most pressing issues facing organizations that are demanding more from IP communications to drive business success. Interop Las Vegas will be held April 30 - May 5, 2006 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center.
"Interop has become the showcase for industry innovation and thought leadership," said Lenny Heymann, Interop General Manager. "The keynotes at Interop Las Vegas will give attendees the opportunity to hear first-hand how these influential figures are shaping the future of the industry, making IP- based unified communications more accessible to data and people easier and faster than ever before."
This distinguished list of speakers at Interop Las Vegas is online at http://www.interop.com/lasvegas/exhibition/keynote.php and includes the following:
-- John Chambers President and Chief Executive Officer Cisco Systems, Inc. -- Dave Girouard General Manager Google Enterprise -- Scott Kriens Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Juniper Networks -- Andrew Monshaw General Manager, Storage Systems IBM Systems and Technology Group -- Thomas E. Noonan Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Internet Security Systems, Inc. (ISS) -- Donald Peterson Chairman and CEO Avaya -- Gordon Stitt President and Chief Executive Officer Extreme Networks, Inc. -- Marty Beard Senior Vice President, Corporate Development and Marketing Sybase Inc. -- Bernt Klein Senior Vice President, Group Strategy and Analyst Relations Siemens Communications, Inc.
For 20 years, Interop has held a unique place in the IP infrastructure markets, and is responsible for fostering the innovation that has fueled the revolution and evolution in IP networking. With network convergence now taking center stage as the key enabler of the latest technology innovations, Interop will continue to show how all of the pieces fit together to help IT organizations overcome their business challenges. Additional information on Interop Las Vegas, including registration information, is available online at www.interop.com.
Interop Las Vegas 2006 will feature one of the most holistic content and education programs available to the IT market today, and will include the same program features that have made Interop a success for the past two decades. Through in-depth educational programs, workshops, real-world demonstrations and live technology implementations in its unique InteropNet and InteropLabs programs, Interop provides the forum for the most powerful innovations and solutions the industry has to offer.
Interop®, now part of the CMP Media family of global brands, has led the revolution and evolution in IP networking for the past twenty years, and is dedicated to promoting and demonstrating the interoperability of the converged network, applications and devices to seamlessly exchange and use information to address the full range of business challenges facing IT organizations today and tomorrow. As the leading destination for technology buyers and sellers, Interop has fostered the growth and evolution of the IT industry for the past two decades, and remains the most anticipated and only comprehensive IT event. Through in-depth educational programs, workshops, real-world demonstrations and live technology implementations in its unique InteropNet and InteropLabs programs, Interop® provides the forum for the most powerful innovations and solutions the industry has to offer. Interop® Las Vegas will take place at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center, April 30-May 5, 2006, and Interop® New York 2006 will take place at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, September 18-22, 2006. For more information about these events, visit www.interop.com.
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