Saturday, May 03, 2008

VARBusiness: Midsize Enterprise Summit Focuses On Virtualization, SaaS, Security

"Midsize and large businesses are still interested in the latest technology, but the demand for more efficient solutions with quicker return on investment has never been greater.

Next week, hundreds of IT purchasers will attend Everything Channel's Midsize Enterprise Summit in Orlando, Fla., to identify solutions that can help them through lean economic times.

The conference kicks off with Dale Vecchio, a vice president in Gartner Research, hosting a session called titled 'IT Modernization - Closing The Gap Between Yesterday's IT Implementations and Tomorrow's IT Demands,' and many more sessions will focus on helping customers do more with less.

Whether its through blade technology, virtualization or 'ERP on a Budget,' the show hopes to help end users identify the right technology to solve their business needs.

'A lot of times you don't know what can make your life easier. The vendors that attend usually do a really good job explaining what they do. That would really help me,' said Jim Murphy, director of information technology for Quincy, Ill., a 40,000-person city."

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