HERNDON, Va., May 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC), the largest technology council in the nation, today announced that the association's newly formed Data Center and Cloud Infrastructure Committee will host its inaugural event, Mission Critical IT: From Data Centers to the Cloud, on June 5.
The event will feature a discussion on critical issues, challenges and priorities that are driving mission critical IT, data centers and the cloud. Noted author Andrew Blum will introduce the concept of "where the cloud lives" while presenting key insights from his best-selling book Tubes: A Journey to the Center of the Internet. The first 200 people to arrive will receive a free copy of Blum's book.
The event will also feature the following speakers:
- Vishal Agrawal, President, Healthcare Solutions, Harris Corporation
- Shawn Henry, President, CrowdStrike Services
- Scott Renda, Leader, Federal Cloud Computing and Data Center's Consolidation Initiative, Office of Management and Budget
WHAT: Mission Critical IT: From Data Centers to the Cloud — How Healthcare, Government, and Cybersecurity are Leading the IT Evolution
DATE: June 5, 2013
TIME: 7:30 – 8:00 a.m. Registration and Networking
8:00 – 9:30 a.m. Program
LOCATION: The Ritz Carlton, Tysons Corner
1700 Tysons Blvd.
Directions to The Ritz Carlton
REGISTRATION: To register as a member of the press, please contact Allison Gilmore at 703-904-7878, ext. 287 or email [email protected].
The event is free for press, but advanced registration is required. Press credentials are required for entry.
The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) is the membership and trade association for the technology community in Northern Virginia. As the largest technology council in the nation, NVTC serves about 1,000 companies from all sectors of the technology industry, as well as service providers, universities, foreign embassies, nonprofit organizations and governmental agencies. Through its member companies, NVTC represents about 200,000 employees in the region. NVTC is recognized as the nation's leader in providing its technology community with networking and educational events; specialized services and benefits; public policy advocacy; branding of its region as a major global technology center; initiatives in targeted business sectors and in the international, entrepreneurship, workforce and education arenas; the Equal Footing Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charity that serves local area youth; and The Entrepreneur Center @NVTC, which mentors new technology entrepreneurs. Visit NVTC at www.nvtc.org.
SOURCE Northern Virginia Technology Council