Computerworld Announces Cloud Computing Symposium

FRAMINGHAM, MA — DECEMBER 15, 2008 — Computerworld today announced the launch of its Cloud Computing Symposium, taking place June 16, 2009 at the Hyatt Regency Santa Clara in Santa Clara, California. The event will bring together top technology users, vendors and leading cloud experts to network, hear world-class presentations, and discover how to find bottom line savings in the cloud.

Key topic areas will include:

— Finding immediate ROI in cloud strategies

— Deploying cloud environments for data center, network, server and storage management

— Balancing the right applications in the cloud

For more information on Computerworld's Cloud Computing Symposium, please visit: www.cloudcomputingsymposium.com

To register, please call 800-883-9090 or visit www.cloudcomputingsymposium.com

To become a sponsor, or for further information, please contact John Vulopas, Vice President of Business Development, at 508-271-8024

About Computerworld

Computerworld is the leading source of technology news and information for IT influencers worldwide. Computerworld's award-winning Web site (www.computerworld.com), weekly publication, focused conference series and custom research form the hub of the world's largest (40+ edition) global IT media network. In the past five years alone, Computerworld has won more than 100 awards, including Folio Magazine's 2006 Gold EDDIE Award for the best technology/computing magazine, the 2004 and 2006 Magazine of the Year Award, and 2006 Best Overall Web Publication from the American Society of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE). In addition, in 2007 Computerworld's then editor in chief, Don Tennant, received the prestigious Timothy White Award from American Business Media. Computerworld leads the industry with an online audience of over 2 million unique, monthly visitors and a print audience of 1,222,000 readers each week (IntelliQuest CIMS Spring 2007).

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