UBM TechWeb's Interop New York 2011 Unveils Keynote Lineup

Industry Leaders From Amazon, Cisco, Huawei & More Take the Stage at North America's Leading IT Event

Aug 25, 2011

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Interop New York®, produced by UBM TechWeb, today introduced keynote speakers from Amazon, Cisco, Huawei, Rackspace and the CIO of New York City scheduled to take the stage in New York.  As the industry's largest and most comprehensive business technology event, Interop presents a lineup of industry leaders who will provide focused and insightful presentations from the keynote stage. The event will take place at the Javits Convention Center, October 3-7.  For more information or to register, visit: http://www.interop.com/newyork/.

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To date, Interop New York announces the following keynote speakers:

  • Werner Vogels, CTO, Amazon Web Services
  • Ray Smets, Vice President & General Manager, Wireless Networking Business Unit, Cisco
  • John Roese, Vice President & General Manager, Huawei Enterprise
  • Carole Post, Commissioner, New York City Department of Information Technology & Telecommunications
  • John Engates, CTO, Rackspace Hosting

"Interop New York is a must-attend event -- driving discussion around technology adoption and the future of the industry," said Lenny Heymann, Interop General Manager.  "Our keynote speakers and conference program will focus on key insights and trends of the most important technologies in the market like cloud, data centers and networking.  As we look to 2012, attendees will come away with the information necessary to increase productivity, cut costs, and maintain a competitive edge in today's IT market."

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

  • Cloud Computing
  • Communication as a Service
  • Data Center
  • Enterprise 2.0
  • Future of Work
  • Information Security & Risk Management
  • IT Management
  • Networking
  • Storage
  • Video
  • Virtualization
  • Wireless & Mobility

As the leading global business technology event, Interop New York offers a multi-track conference, a major expo show floor with over 200 exhibitors showcasing their latest IT solutions, workshops like CIO Boot Camp, Carrier Cloud Forum, Enterprise Cloud Summit and Virtualization Days, and many networking opportunities.  For more information visit: http://www.interop.com/newyork/.

About Interop®

Interop® 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. Interop Las Vegas is the flagship event held each spring, with Interop New York held each fall, with annual international events in Mumbai and Tokyo, all produced by UBM TechWeb and partners. For more information about these events visit, www.interop.com.

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 include: 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 part of UBM plc, one of the world's largest media businesses as a global provider of news distribution and specialist information services with a market capitalization of more than $2.5 billion.


For further information: Joylyn Tanner, PR, +1-415-947-6319, jtanner@techweb.com