Hi all, thought it made sense to pass along this press release TMC is about to put out so you know what is happening at ITEXPO this Monday-Wednesday in Miami. Hope to see you there soon.
Oh — and I used the highlighter pretty liberally because i was in one of those moods. Hope you don’t mind.
HD-Voice, Unified Communications, and Service Provider Panel Discussions Top the Agenda for Next Week’s ITEXPO Conference in Miami
Norwalk, CT – January 28, 2009 – Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC®) today announced details – including the complete lists of panelists – for three General Sessions that are attracting significant interest at Next Week’s INTERNET TELEPHONY Conference & EXPO (ITEXPO) in Miami.
Each session is free for all attendees. Registration is now open.
On Monday, February 2nd at 4:45 PM, representatives from Nortel, CommuniGate, Interactive Intelligence, Aspect Communications and Objectworld will present their Unified Communications solutions – and position their products against one another.
Each panelist will make the case for choosing their offerings by laying out the business case; explaining their differentiators; and providing a quick demonstration of their systems. The “shootout” format provides just seven (7) minutes for each to make their case, and the session provides a detailed Q&A for attendees to dig deeper into each vendors’ claims. INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine Editorial Director Greg Galitzine will moderate.
On Tuesday,February 3rd at 9:15 AM, executives from 8×8, Inc., Broadvox, MagicJack, Telefonica, TW Telecom, and Verizon will share their thoughts on the state of the market; today’s economic climate; and they will discuss how anticipated changes in Washington will impact the telecom industry.
The session, moderated by respected communications industry blogger Andy Abramson, will also provide attendees with a glimpse into the future of mobility and next-generation wireless technologies. Attendees are encouraged to bring their questions for these industry leaders who are best suited to provide the answers.
On Tuesday, February 3rd at 12:15 PM, TMC president Rich Tehrani leads a panel of experts discussing howIP Communications solutions have exceeded the fidelity and clarity of the PSTN – and they will discuss upcoming HD-Voice solutions that will take advantage of this new fidelity. Participants in this session include: Alan Percy (AudioCodes), Tim Yankey (Polycom), Debbie Greenstreet (Texas Instruments), Bill Bumbernick (Alteva) and James Awad (Octasic).
“ITEXPO helps attendees understand the current landscape, and provides a glimpse into the future state of all aspects of the IP communications market; it showcases all of the latest technologies, and it provides the face-to-face networking opportunities that people need to conduct business,” said Michael Genaro, vice president of marketing for TMC. ”We’re looking forward to a tremendous show next week in Miami. Conference pre-registrations are up 27% over 2008, the exhibit hall is filled with more than 150 vendors, and the conference program looks to be the strongest that we’ve ever offered”
Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC) is an integrated global media company helping clients build communities in print, in person and online. TMC publishes Customer Interaction Solutions, INTERNET TELEPHONY, Unified Communications, and NGN magazines. TMC is also the first publisher to test new products in its own on-site laboratories, TMC Labs. TMCnet, TMC’s Web site, is the leading source of news and articles for the communications and technology industries. TMCnet is read by two to three million unique visitors each month worldwide, according to Webtrends. For more information about TMC, visit www.tmcnet.com.
For Immediate Release PR (for ITEXPO)