SNW Invites Storage Technology Journalists and Industry Analysts to Register for SNW Spring 2009 in Orlando

FRAMINGHAM, MA — Jan 30, 2009 — SNW (Storage Networking World) today extended an invitation to journalists and industry analysts covering storage technology to register for SNW Spring 2009, taking place April 6-9, 2009 at the Rosen Shingle Creek in Orlando, Fla. Journalists who can present valid press credentials will receive a complimentary press pass. Among several others, key tracks at SNW will focus on cloud computing, virtualization, green IT and solid state storage.

Produced by Computerworld and co-owned by Computerworld and the Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA), SNW is the largest event for IT End-Users and vendors involved in storage networking, enterprise infrastructure and data management. SNW also offers the world's largest Expo devoted to storage and related technologies. At SNW, attendees can choose from over 190 educational sessions and network with peers from around the globe. SNW's vast agenda makes it the most appealing and well-respected assembly of storage networking professionals in the world.

To register for this event as press, please visit the SNW Spring 2009 registration page: http://www.SNWUSA.com/Registration/Press_Registration. Registrants will receive a confirmation email from Computerworld with an ID number and phone number enabling them to book a room at the hotel under the conference rate. Please allow 48 hours to receive the confirmation ID.

The media services offered by SNW include: pre-show access to exhibitor list and information, onsite press conference capabilities for sponsoring companies, and an onsite working press room equipped with Internet access.

Additional information about SNW can be found at http://www.snwusa.com. NOTE: Marketing, public relations, advertising, sales, art directors, managers, publishers and other non-editorial professionals of media organizations are NOT eligible for media credentials.

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).

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. 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 and 7,000 individuals 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.

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