Everything Channel's CRN Test Center Builds the 'Ultimate PC' at the Inaugural All Systems Go! Summit

New Event Targeted to System Builders and Whitebox Integrators

Dec 4, 2008

Everything Channel, a division of United Business Media, today announced that it built the 'Ultimate PC' at the inaugural All Systems Go! Summit, powered by the Everything Channel XChange Events Group, yesterday at the Pacific Palms Resort in the City of Industry, CA. In front of a live audience, the CRN Test Center assembled the 'Ultimate PC' using world-class components that have been thoroughly tested in the CRN lab. In addition, the Test Center team offered unique insights on each component discussing why each piece was chosen. The new one-day event, which is targeted to system builders and whitebox integrators, brought together more than 70 vendors and system builders to discuss industry trends and form partnerships.

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"We continue to listen to the market and create innovative solutions targeted to our customers needs," said Bill Jones, Managing Director, Channel Events, Everything Channel. "Our events are ideal for technology vendors that want to meet with a prequalified audience of IT decision makers to evaluate new technologies, meet with existing vendors and network with their peers to learn industry best practices."

  Key event highlights:

  -- A State of the Custom Systems Market presentation by Ed Moltzen,
     Managing Editor, CRN Test Center
  -- A presentation by Jon Peddie, President, Jon Peddie Research and
     Publisher of Tech Watch
  -- An industry panel discussion with Tony Zaragoza, Intel District
     Manager; Jeff Debrosse, Director of Research, North America, ESET; Tri
     Huynh, Sales Manager, NVidia; and Brian Forbes, Global Manager, VMware
     System Builder Program

For technology vendors who want to meet with a prequalified audience of IT decision-makers, the hosted event model is a high ROI prospecting tool that provides guaranteed exposure to millions in IT spend. Unlike traditional industry trade shows, the Everything Channel hosted event model delivers the right people, with the right authority, in one place, at the right time to purchase your solutions at no cost to the decision maker. In a time of travel restrictions and cost cutting, the hosted event model is the most cost effective way for a technology decision-maker to evaluate new technologies, meet with existing vendors and network with their peers to learn industry best practices.

For more information on upcoming Everything Channel Events, please visit www.EverythingChannelEvents.com/contactus or email www.eventsupport@everythingchannel.com. For additional information on the All Systems Go! Summit, visit: http://www.everythingchannelevents.com/asg.

About Everything Channel (www.EverythingChannel.com)

Everything Channel is the one-stop-shop for accessing, enabling and accelerating technology sales channels. From branding and recruiting to marketing and sales, Everything Channel offers technology marketers the unmatched breadth and depth of global brands and market intelligence combined with an unparallel audience loyalty and credibility serving all technology sales channels. Through innovative sales and marketing solutions, Everything Channel arms the sellers of technology with the resources they need to achieve measurable and significant results.

About United Business Media Limited (www.unitedbusinessmedia.com)

United Business Media Limited (UBM) is a global media and marketing services company that informs markets and brings the world's buyers and sellers together at events, online, in print, and with the information they need to do business successfully. UBM serves professional and commercial communities, from IT professionals to doctors, from journalists to jewelry dealers, from farmers to pharmacists around the world. UBM employs more than 6,500 people in more than 30 countries. UBM's businesses operating in the US include CMPMedica, Commonwealth Business Media, Everything Channel, PR Newswire, RISI, TechInsights, TechWeb and Think Services. UBM is listed on the London Stock Exchange (UBM.L) and has a market capitalization of $1.6 billion.


  Allison Cohen

  Everything Channel

  516 562 7870


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