Storage Networking World Announces Largest Agenda Ever for SNW Spring 2009

FRAMINGHAM, MA — Feb 12, 2009 — Storage Networking World (SNW), in conjunction with Computerworld and the Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA), announced today an agenda with over 190 educational sessions at SNW Spring 2009, to be held April 6-9, 2009 at the Rosen Shingle Creek in Orlando, Fla.

In addition to 23 tracks ranging from Data Center to Infrastructure to Energy Efficiency, SNW is also producing a series of half-day summits focused on Green IT, Cloud Computing, Virtualization, 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, 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 Spring 2009 include:

— Jeff Kubacki, chief information officer, Kroll (a Marsh & McLennan

Company)

— Drew Hiltz, managing director, U.S. chief technology officer, Natixis

Capital Markets

— Brice Bible, chief information officer, Ohio University

— Dave Burhop, chief information officer, Virginia Department of Motor

Vehicles

— Anne Agee, vice provost for information technology and chief

information officer, UMass Boston

For more information about SNW Spring 2009, please visit 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 Spring 2009 registration page: http://www.SNWUSA.com/Registration/Press_Registration.

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

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 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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