Interop Las Vegas Presents Cisco, Deloitte and VMware on Keynote Stage

    Interop Las Vegas Presents Cisco, Deloitte and VMware on Keynote Stage

Business of IT Track Aims to Empower IT Professionals as Enterprise Decision
Makers

PR Newswire

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 17, 2013

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Interop, produced by UBM Tech,
today announces the initial keynote lineup for its Las Vegas flagship event,
the leading independent technology conference and expo designed to inspire and
inform the IT community. A renowned leadership trainer and executives from
Cisco, Deloitte and VMware will present winning strategies, insights and
professional highlights from the keynote stage during Interop Las Vegas,
happening March 31-April 4 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center. For more
information or to register, visit: interop.com/lasvegas.

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To date, the Interop Las Vegas keynote lineup includes:

  oRob Cordova, Master Leadership Trainer
  oPat Gelsinger, CEO, VMware
  oRebecca Jacoby, CIO & Senior Vice President, Cisco
  oLarry Quinlan, Global CIO, Deloitte

"Tech is driving business. We're experiencing a revolution as IT becomes a top
priority of enterprise operational strategy," said Jennifer Jessup, Interop
General Manager. "Interop aims to celebrate this convergence and the
empowerment of technology professionals as they take a more proactive role in
business decisions. The keynote program includes first hand insight and
examples from top industry executives at the forefront of this movement."

New to the Interop Las Vegas program is a full conference track dedicated to
the Business of IT. It is crucial that technology departments be closely
aligned with business needs and understand the drivers of both internal and
external customers.In sessions likeCIO & CMO – Adversaries No More and IT Is
Your Business, So Run It Like One, speakers will explore the need for synergy
between IT and lines of business.

The Interop conference program includes three days of panels, lectures and
roundtable discussions around security, SDN, enterprise mobility,
infrastructure, applications and more. Interop opens with the pre-conference
program, Cloud Connect Summit, as well as two days of workshops. For the first
time, Interop will co-locate with InformationWeek Conference, host of the
InformationWeek Elite 100 awards. Additionally, the Interop Expo will
showcase 350 providers of IT solutions. Top sponsors currently include HP,
Cisco, Dell, VMware, NEC, Citrix, Verizon, Samsung, Riverbed, AirWatch, Avaya,
Brocade, and Barracuda.

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About Interop®
Interop® is the leading independent technology conference and expo series
designed to inform and inspire the world's IT community. Part of UBM Tech's
family of global brands, Interop®drives the adoption of technology, providing
knowledge and insight to help IT and corporate decision-makers achieve
business success. 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 inMumbai, LondonandTokyo, all produced by UBM Tech and
partners. For more information about these events visitwww.interop.com.

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