Collaborative Technologies Conference Receives Support of Industry's Leading Vendors

May 31, 2006

CMP Media, producers of the Collaborative Technologies Conference (CTC), today announced the exhibitors that will make up the Demo Pavilion, indicating strong industry support for the upcoming event. CTC features thought-provoking plenaries, strategic and practical sessions, in-depth workshops, and real-life case studies that help business and IT leaders to explore collaboration from both a strategic and tactical perspective. The Collaborative Technologies 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. More information about the 2006 Collaborative Technologies Conference, taking place June 19-22 at the Seaport Hotel in Boston, can be found at

"Collaboration is rapidly evolving in today's global marketplace to address the requirements of working effectively together across myriad boundaries, including different geographies and time zones, as well as different computing platforms, firewall policies, and the different devices we use everyday," said Kevin M. Lynch, vice president, product marketing, Knowledge Worker Business Unit at Adobe. "The Collaborative Technologies Conference provides an ideal venue for industry experts and technology leaders, like Adobe, to come together and demonstrate how new collaboration technologies are reshaping the way companies conduct business by improving collaboration and innovation in the workplace."

The CTC sponsors include the most important vendors in the collaborative technologies market. The current list includes:

  * Adobe
  * Cisco Systems
  * Convenos
  * EMC Documentum
  * IBM
  * Leverage Software
  * Microsoft
  * Orative

  Additional exhibitors include:

  * 1stWorks
  * Applied Knowledge Group
  * Arel Anyware
  * Business Communications Review
  * Convoq
  * Corvent
  * HealthGate
  * Hummingbird
  * Interwise
  * Intuit/Quickbase
  * KnowNow, Inc.
  * Near-Time, Inc.
  * NetTeam
  * Nortel
  * Premiere Global Services
  * Prolifiq
  * Siemens
  * SiteScape
  * SMART Technologies
  * Trumba
  * Videre Conferencing
  * Vignette
  * WebAsyst
  * Zoho

The Collaborative Technologies Conference program is designed to provide insight to allow IT and business leaders to develop and implement a collaboration strategy. The sessions and workshops at CTC will cover technologies such as social software, team workspaces, unified messaging, instant messaging, conferencing (web, audio and video conferencing), wikis, blogs, calendaring, VoIP and converged networks.

For more information about sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities, contact Amber Rattu at 415.905.2647 or More information is available at

  Registration is now available at:

  About the Collaborative Technologies Conference (CTC)

The Collaborative Technologies Conference (CTC) is the only industry event to explore the breadth of collaborative solutions, including real-time and asynchronous technologies, from both strategic and tactical perspectives. CTC focuses on the tools and techniques that best leverage the technical, productive and social aspects of IT and workgroup environments to build a cohesive collaboration strategy and empower a connected workforce.

About CMP Media (

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