CMP's Collaborative Technologies Conference Renamed 'Enterprise 2.0 Conference'

Industry's First Conference Dedicated to Collaborative Business Communications Changes Name to Highlight IT as a Strategic Advantage

Nov 21, 2006

CMP Technology today announced the Collaborative Technologies Conference has been renamed "Enterprise 2.0 Conference" and will focus on technology and culture that promote collaboration and agility in the highly competitive, 21st century business environment. The conference program will cover a wide array of technologies that are re-shaping the way companies conduct business in today's connected economy. As the first and only event to showcase the industry's most effective methods of productivity and communications for distributed work environments, the Enterprise 2.0 Conference will continue to bring together the market's thought leaders and top vendors to address the technical, business and social issues that enable collaboration as a key strategic advantage and will provide IT and business leaders with insight into developing and implementing an enterprise 2.0 strategy. The third annual event will take place in Boston at the Westin Waterfront Hotel, June 18-21, 2007. More information is available at

"The concept of Enterprise 2.0 is about a new way of work: faster, globally connected, and collaborative," said Eric Faurot, Senior Vice President, CMP Technology. "The technologies that enable this competitive advantage include everything from large scale enterprise application suites and communications infrastructure to lightweight web-based applications. The Enterprise 2.0 Conference helps IT and business leaders understand how to use technology as a strategic advantage in the global, accelerated world."

  Technologies covered at the Enterprise 2.0 Conference include:

  * Unified communications applications and infrastructure
  * Integrated collaborative environments
  * Team workspaces and team collaborative applications
  * Group messaging software
  * Wikis, blogs and other lightweight web-based team applications
  * Web and video conferencing
  * Web-based office applications

Over the past two years, the Enterprise 2.0 Conference has received support from top industry leaders in the collaborative communication technologies market who have participated as exhibitors, including Microsoft, Cisco, IBM, EMC, AT&T, Nortel, Adobe, Convenos, Foldera, SocialText and Orative.

For more information about sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities, contact Marco Pardi at

About the Enterprise 2.0 Conference

Formerly known as the Collaborative Technologies Conference, the Enterprise 2.0 Conference is the industry's first and only event to explore how technology can open up new ways to work and drive business agility. With thought-provoking plenaries, strategic and practical sessions, in-depth workshops, and real-life case studies, this event helps attendees leverage the technical, productive and social aspects of IT and workgroup environments to build a cohesive collaboration strategy and empower a connected workforce. The Enterprise 2.0 Conference is the only industry event that explains how to effectively integrate collaborative capabilities with existing applications while addressing security, compliance and network impact issues.

About CMP Technology

CMP Technology ( ) is a marketing solutions company serving the technology industry. Through its market-leading portfolio of trusted information brands, CMP has earned the confidence of more technology professionals than any other media company. As a result, CMP is the premier provider of access, insight and actionable programs designed to connect sellers and buyers in ways that yield superior return on investment. CMP Technology is a subsidiary of United Business Media ( ), a global provider of news distribution and specialist information services with a market capitalization of more than $3 billion.

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