SNW Fall 2009 World’s Largest Conference on Storage, the Data Center, Infrastructure and Business Continuity 766 words

FRAMINGHAM, MA – Oct 07, 2009 – SNW (Storage Networking World), in conjunction with Computerworld and the Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA), announced today an agenda with over 150 educational sessions at SNW Fall 2009, happening October 12-15, 2009 at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort in Phoenix, Ariz.

In addition to 17 educational tracks ranging from Data Center to Infrastructure to Green Storage, SNW will feature a series of half-day summits focused on Virtualization, Solid State Storage, and Cloud Computing. Attendees of SNW will also have the opportunity to participate in tutorials, hands-on labs, and SNIA certification.

Produced by Computerworld and co-owned by Computerworld and SNIA, SNW is the largest event for IT end-users, vendors, channel partners, press and analysts involved in storage, data center, infrastructure, and business continuity. SNW also offers the world's largest Expo devoted to storage and related technologies.

Featured presenters who will present market-leading case studies at SNW Fall 2009 include:

— Raymond Kurzweil, inventor and visionary

— Arthur Lessard, chief of information security, Mattel, Inc.

— Lars Linden, senior vice president, director, Data Center

Services/Operations, Citizens Bank

— Brett Michalak, chief information officer, Tickets.com

For more information about SNW Fall 2009, please visit www.snwusa.com[http://www.snwusa.com].

To register for this event, please call 800-883-9090 or email snwreg@computerworld.com.

To register for this event as press, please visit the SNW Fall 2009 registration page: http://www.SNWUSA.com/Registration/Press[http://www.SNWUSA.com/Registration/Press].

For the complete SNW Fall 2009 schedule, please visit http://www.snwusa.com/agenda.aspx[http://www.snwusa.com/agenda.aspx]

About Computerworld

For 40 years, Computerworld has been the leading source of technology news and information for IT influencers worldwide. Computerworld's award-winning Web site (Computerworld.com), weekly publication, focused conference series and custom research form the hub of the world's largest global IT media network.

Computerworld's Web site and print publication have won more than 100 awards in the past five years alone. Computerworld leads the industry with an online audience of over 2 million unique monthly visitors and a print audience of more than 1.2 million readers each week.

Computerworld's conferences, with their focus on technologies and solutions, provide a rare opportunity for attendees to gain insight into the way user companies execute their strategies in the enterprise. Whether it's the prestigious Computerworld Honors Program, Computerworld's exclusive Premier 100 IT Leaders Conference or vertical industry events such as SNW, Business Intelligence Perspectives, or SaaScon, Computerworld's conferences provide the best environment for idea exchange among IT executives and IT solutions providers.

About International Data Group (IDG)

International Data Group (IDG) is the world's leading technology media, events, and research company. IDG's online network includes more than 450 Web sites spanning business technology, consumer technology, digital entertainment, and video games worldwide. IDG publishes more than 300 magazines and newspapers in 85 countries including CIO, CSO, Computerworld, GamePro, InfoWorld, Macworld, Network World, and PC World. IDG's lead-generation service, IDG Connect, matches technology companies with an audience of engaged, high-quality IT professionals, influencers, and decision makers.

IDG is a leading producer of more than 750 technology-related events including Macworld Conference & Expo, LinuxWorld Conference & Expo, Entertainment for All Expo (E for All), DEMO, and IDC Directions. IDC, a subsidiary of IDG, is the premier global provider of market intelligence, advisory services, and events. Over 900 IDC analysts in more than 90 countries provide global, regional, and local expertise on technology and industry opportunities and trends. Additional information about IDG, a privately held company, is available at www.idg.com[http://www.idg.com]. Note: All product and company names are trademarks of their respective companies.

About the SNIA

The Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) is a not-for-profit global organization, made up of some 400 member companies spanning virtually the entire storage industry. SNIA's mission is to lead the storage industry worldwide in developing and promoting standards, technologies, and educational services to empower organizations in the management of information. To this end, the SNIA is uniquely committed to delivering standards, education, and services that will propel open storage networking solutions into the broader market. For additional information, visit the SNIA web site at www.snia.org[http://www.snia.org].

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