UBM TechWeb's InformationWeek and Interop Presented Virtual Interop -- The Definitive Data Center Planning Guide for 2011 and Beyond - Now Available on Demand

Virtual Event Leader UBM Studios Provided 3D Platform

Dec 8, 2010

CHICAGO, Dec. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM TechWeb's InformationWeek and Interop presented Virtual Interop -- The Definitive Data Center Planning Guide for 2011 and Beyond on December 2, 2010, targeted to business technology professionals.  UBM Studios, a leader in virtual events and virtual business solutions, provided the 3D platform for the event.  The event is now available on demand.

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The virtual event drew 3,043 registrants and 1,453 live attendees who stayed in the environment for an average of 5 hours 18 minutes.  

Server virtualization has touched off a revolution in data center management and deployment. Innovations in automating server hardware, storage and networking virtualization, have planted the data center at the top of the IT priority list.  Leading-edge businesses are exploring ways to improve data management and workflow, improve reliability and create more agile application platforms.  The virtual event highlights the most important trends and recommends critical strategies for data center transformation in 2011 and beyond.

The virtual event content covers:

  • Reliably automating your server, storage and network virtualization equipment and management processes;
  • Network designs and features that enable reliability and agility to support virtualization;
  • Successful strategies to consolidate server environments and even whole data centers; and
  • Methods and practices to allow applications to scale easily to meet the needs of the business
  • The best options for addressing soaring data storage requirements.

In the Auditorium, the conference program features a full day agenda for business technology professionals.  The keynote panel "What's Next In Data Centers?" is moderated by Mike Fratto, Editor, Network Computing and speakers include: Don Nalezyty, Director of IT Enterprise Architecture, Oracle; Marvin Wheeler, Chief Strategy Officer, Terremark; Chairman and Secretary, Open Data Center Alliance; and Julian Kudritzki, Vice President, Uptime Institute.

The Expo Hall offers booths from platinum sponsor Symantec and thawte; silver sponsors OpenText Fax and Document Distribution Group, Webroot and St. Bernard Software; and bronze sponsor Emerson Network Power.

Additionally, in the Networking Lounge event attendees were able to chat with peers one-on-one or in group chats.

All presentations were immediately available on demand.

For additional information on UBM Studios or to purchase a virtual business solution, contact Kate Spellman, SVP, Managing Director, UBM Studios at 516 562 7383 or kate.spellman@ubm.com.

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About UBM Studios (http://www.ubmstudios.com)

UBM Studios is a leader in virtual events and virtual business solutions. A pioneer with virtual platforms, UBM Studios delivers deep expertise in live and online events that brings business value to customers. UBM Studios connects, educates and enables virtual communications through a portfolio that fits every budget. UBM Studios is the only virtual event provider to offer platform, content, audience recruitment, reporting and social marketing and gaming. UBM Studios virtual events include Virtual Trade Shows, Virtual Career Fairs, Virtual Seminar Centers, Virtual Resource Centers, Virtual Product Launch, Virtual Business Continuity, Virtual Corporate Meetings, Virtual Sales Meetings, Virtual Focus Group Centers and Virtual Training. UBM Studios delivers a complete global communication solution in Asia, Europe and North America in industries including, health, finance, technology, building and education.

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