FRAMINGHAM, Mass., May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Everything Channel, a UBM company, today announced details of COMDEXvirtual 2011, "Capturing the Next Wave of IT," to be held on November 15th and 16th. CRN will reveal exclusive new research, "Best Companies to Partner With," featuring the companies that drive the most customer demand, are the most profitable for the IT channel and offer the best-of-breed technology solutions. Conference sessions, led by industry experts and available on demand, will address key technologies and business issues including business management & strategy, cloud computing, data center, networking, security, storage, unified communications, virtualization, wireless & mobility.
Everything Channel CEO, Robert Faletra, one of the event keynoters, will unveil exclusive channel focused research as part of his presentation, "Redefining the Channel Ecosystem." As change sweeps through the channel at an unprecedented pace, Faletra will share research and insight into how the channel will be reshaped in the coming months and detail what this change means for vendors and their partners. His session will highlight best of breed solution providers; provide insight into the direction of today's channel and how cloud and disruptive technologies are changing customer engagements and future business models.
What Are the Best Companies to Partner With?
During her keynote session, CRN Vice President and Editorial Director, Kelley Damore, will reveal the results of a new research study to name the best companies for VARs to partner with. This exclusive research will be based on customer demand and brand awareness, best of breed technology, profitability, market strength and channel programs. During this session, winners and their accomplishments will be unveiled for the first time.
In 2010, Everything Channel was proud to spearhead the successful re-launch of the legendary COMDEX event, drawing nearly 5,000 attendees, more than 100 expert speakers and nearly 50 sessions, making it the largest independent virtual tradeshow in the IT industry. The 2010 COMDEXvirtual keynote, vendor, and content track sessions will remain available on-demand through May 17, 2011.
"As evidenced by our success in 2010, COMDEXvirtual provides a dynamic and interactive platform for vendors and solution providers to exchange best practices and address key issues facing the IT channel today," said Robert Faletra, CEO, Everything Channel. "We are enthusiastic about building on that momentum to arm today's IT channel executives with the tools needed to succeed in the changing channel ecosystem."
Everything Channel is the premier provider of IT channel-focused events, media, research, consulting, and sales and marketing services. With over 30 years of experience and engagement, Everything Channel has the unmatched channel expertise to execute integrated solutions for technology executives managing partner recruitment, enablement and go-to-market strategy in order to accelerate technology sales. Everything Channel is a UBM company. To learn more about Everything Channel, visit us at http://www.everythingchannel.com. Follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/everythingchnl.
UBM plc is a leading global business media company. We inform markets and bring the world's buyers and sellers together at events, online, in print and provide them with the information they need to do business successfully. We focus on serving professional commercial communities, from doctors to game developers, from journalists to jewellery traders, from farmers to pharmacists around the world. Our 6,000 staff in more than 30 countries are organised into specialist teams that serve these communities, helping them to do business and their markets to work effectively and efficiently.