TECHXNY and PC EXPO'S 2001 Conference Program 'Where Can Networked IT Take Your Business From Here?' Will Offer More Focused Content Than Ever Before

May 9, 2001

TECHXNY/ PC EXPO ( announced today its 2001 IT Innovation Conference program, Where Can Networked IT Take Your Business From Here? The conference will feature more than 20 sessions in three tracks: Business Applications & Tools, IT Infrastructure for Business and The Mobile Wireless Business.

TECHXNY ( is a new venture created by CMP Media LLC, designed to unite companies and associations that are instrumental in shaping today's business and technology solutions.. TECHXNY will feature special events and conference programs, revolving around the 19th annual PC EXPO which will be held June 26-28, 2001, at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City.

"This year's conference is really going to open new doors for our attendees ... We are offering an unbelievably varied and in-depth program that I think will be very impressive," says Christina Condos, Show Director for TECHXNY/ PC EXPO.

Business Applications & Tools

The easy parts of the IT and Internet transformation are over: now the hard parts begin. This track will cover what lies ahead, helping to identify the best opportunities for cost savings and competitive advantage -- and today's best practices for successful implementation and integration. Focuses on extending enterprise applications to partners and suppliers, extending secure intranet to mobile employees, managing customer relationships, and integrating front-end applications with back-end legacy systems.

IT Infrastructure for Business

In this track, one can discover exactly how to architect IT infrastructure for maximum business agility. Learn to define and construct IT architectures that not only support current and planned enterprise applications, but can scale as needed, and evolve to reflect rapid change and new opportunities.

The Mobile Wireless Business

In this track, learn how to objectively evaluate the case for (and against) wireless applications in an enterprise. Identify applications with the greatest potential; compare and select platforms and development approaches; anticipate and overcome obstacles to deployment; and securely integrate wireless technology into existing IT infrastructures. From notebooks to mobile PDAs, wireless LANs to 3G data networks, attendees will master the technologies, the techniques, and the strategies of mobile IT.

"We are incredibly excited about the content in this year's program," says Jennifer Skovan, Conference Manager. "We worked very closely with the editorial teams from Network Computing, Internet Week, Information Week, CRN and VARBusiness as well as other luminaries to develop the sessions, and as a result the sessions will be some of the best we've ever offered."

Additionally, the conference will host Best of Novell BrainShare, SAN Summit and Clustering Summit, eTV World, Touched by an Angel, a special e-business track presented by Intel and several exciting general sessions open to all expo attendees.

Novell will present Best of Novell BrainShare 2001, with two dozen of BrainShare's most popular technical sessions focused on applying and implementing secure eBusiness solutions from Novell and their partners.

Storage Area Network (SAN) Summit is a must-attend if a business needs to reduce storage costs, increase reliability, boost network and Web performance, build a highly scalable and bulletproof storage infrastructure with exceptional disaster recovery functions.

At the Clustering / Load Balancing Summit, get the information on Clustering and Load Balancing needed to prepare a company for solving the e-business information storage and access challenges.

On Wednesday, June 27, Intel will present a special e-business seminar as part of the IT Innovation conference, featuring sessions such as Reliability, Manageability & Scalability for eBusiness Solutions, Maximizing the Business Value of IT and Best Practices for eBusiness Integration.

Touched By An Angel is an extraordinary event that brings a new wave of start-ups in front of well-known Angel Investors -- they get a shot at VC funding and the audience gets a lesson in the real market value of new directions.

eTV World is the leading conference on enhanced television and interactive broadband convergence. eTV World covers critical business, content development and technology issues driving convergence that affect the trends sweeping next generation enhanced TV environments. The conference represents a cross-section of the true movers in digital media, attracting a who's who of convergence luminaries and pioneers from Hollywood, Silicon Valley, Madison Avenue and Wall Street.

For more information on any of the programs of the IT Innovation Conference, please contact Jennifer Skovan, Conference Manager, at

In addition to the Conference Program, TECHXNY will feature a full week of education summits and special events. The PC EXPO exhibition will showcase top IT vendors and solutions providers, enabling attendees to explore the newest developments in mobile and wireless technologies, B2B and B2C e-commerce systems, leading-edge internet security advances, CRM solutions, ASPs and storage applications. For more details on TECHXNY and PC EXPO, contact Christina Condos, at 212-600-3027 or

Additional information is available on the website, at

About CMP Media LLC

CMP Media LLC ( is a leading high-tech media company providing essential information and marketing services to the entire technology spectrum-the builders, sellers and users of technology worldwide. Capitalizing on its editorial strength, CMP is uniquely positioned to offer marketers comprehensive, integrated media solutions tailored to meet their individual needs. Its diverse products and services include newspapers, magazines, Internet products, research, direct marketing services, education and training, trade shows and conferences, custom publishing, testing and consulting.

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