Enterprise Connect Virtual Event Connects Enterprise Managers and Decision-Makers in a 3D Environment Created by UBM Studios

Jun 11, 2010, 16:55 ET from UBM Studios

CHICAGO, June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Through a 3D environment, created by UBM Studios and hosted by UBM TechWeb's Online Events team, the Enterprise Connect virtual event brought together enterprise IT and communications decision-makers to discuss the best ways to integrate mobility and Unified Communications.  The virtual event, "Merging Mobility and UC in the Enterprise," which ran live on June 9, 2010 from 11:00 AM5:00 PM EDT, was produced by UBM Studios and hosted by UBM TechWeb Online Events.  

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The five hour event offered an intensive online examination of ways the enterprise can tie its mobile workers more closely to the enterprise's core communications systems, while also enabling UC applications and functions on mobile users' devices.  The event featured webinar-style sessions that provided attendees with in-depth technical and market information to help understand the issues and take immediate action to control costs, implement policies and management systems, and deploy cutting-edge mobile applications.  Attendees also had the opportunity to gather material from and interact with technology providers in the mobile space. In addition, attendees were able to network online with colleagues who attended the event.

Topics discussed included:

  • Bringing mobile users into the core enterprise communications platform
  • Mobilizing Unified Communications applications
  • Device selection, standardization and configuration
  • Security and compliance systems and policies
  • Managing the mobile workforce
  • Controlling cellular/mobility costs
  • Mobile infrastructure: Cellular, Wi-Fi, or both?

The event combined content and audience development from UBM's Enterprise Connect and the user interface from UBM Studios, the virtual arm of UBM.

More than 1,200 enterprise IT and communications professionals registered for the virtual event and is now available on demand at http://enterpriseconnect.com/virtualevents.

For additional information on UBM Studios or to purchase a virtual business solution, contact Kate Spellman, SVP, Managing Director, UBM Studios at 516 562 7383 or kate.spellman@ubm.com.  For additional information on Enterprise Connect, contact Natalia Wodecki, PR Director, UBM TechWeb at 415-694-9413 or nwodecki@techweb.com.

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About Enterprise Connect®

Enterprise Connect® is the leading conference and exhibition for enterprise IP Telephony, Converged Networks and Unified Communications in North America. Enterprise Connect® brings corporate IT decision makers together with the industry's vendors, analysts and consultants to focus on the issues central to enterprise networks and communications. Enterprise Connect® owns and produces No Jitter, (http://www.nojitter.com/), providing daily blogging and analysis of enterprise communications, and it also serves the community with a weekly email newsletter, a Webinar Series and Virtual Events. For more information, visit www.voicecon.com/is-enterpriseconnect.

About UBM TechWeb (http://www.ubmtechweb.com/)

UBM TechWeb, the global leader in technology media and business information, enables people and organizations to harness the transformative power of technology.  Through its core businesses – media solutions, marketing services, and professional information – UBM TechWeb produces the most respected and consumed brands, applications, and services in the technology market. More than 14.5 million business and technology professionals (CIOs, IT and IT Support managers, Web and digital professionals, software and game developers, government decision makers, telecom providers and business executives) actively participate in UBM TechWeb's communities. UBM TechWeb brands include: global face-to-face events such as Interop, Game Developers Conference (GDC), Web 2.0, Black Hat, and VoiceCon; large-scale online networks such as InformationWeek, Light Reading, and Gamasutra; research, training, and certification services, including HDI, Pyramid Research, and InformationWeek Analytics; and market-leading magazines such as InformationWeek and Wall Street & Technology.  UBM TechWeb is part of UBM, a global provider of media and information services for professional B2B communities and markets.

About UBM Studios (www.ubmstudios.com)

UBM Studios is a leader in virtual events and virtual business solutions.  A pioneer with virtual platforms, UBM Studios delivers deep expertise in live and online events that brings business value to customers.  UBM Studios connects, educates and enables virtual communications through a portfolio that fits every budget.  UBM Studios is the only virtual event provider to offer platform, content, audience recruitment, reporting and social marketing and gaming.   UBM Studios virtual events include Virtual Trade Shows, Virtual Career Fairs, Virtual Seminar Centers, Virtual Resource Centers, Virtual Product Launch, Virtual Business Continuity, Virtual Corporate Meetings, Virtual Sales Meetings, Virtual Focus Group Centers and Virtual Training.  UBM Studios delivers a complete global communication solution in Asia, Europe and North America in industries including, health, finance, technology, building and education.

 About United Business Media Limited

UBM (UBM.L) focuses on two principal activities: worldwide information distribution, targeting and monitoring; and, the development and monetisation of B2B communities and markets. UBM's businesses inform markets and serve professional commercial communities -- from doctors to game developers, from journalists to jewelry traders, from farmers to pharmacists -- with integrated events, online, print and business information products. Our 6,500 staff in more than 30 countries are organised into specialist teams that serve these communities, bringing buyers and sellers together, helping them to do business and their markets to work effectively and efficiently. For more information, go to www.ubm.com