TROY, Mich., Aug. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- T-Systems North America, a global provider of information and communication technology for multinational corporations and public sector institutions, today announced it is serving as the underwriting sponsor of the 25th Annual CIO 100 Symposium and Awards Ceremony, set for August 19-21, 2012 in Rancho Palos Verdes, California.
With a theme of "Leading the Next Era of Business Innovation," the annual event convenes the world's top business and information technology visionaries for an interactive idea exchange to help shape future business and information technology strategies.
The event also honors the 100 organizations and leaders that leverage technology in innovative ways to deliver business value, optimize business processes and enable growth. CIO magazine, a subsidiary of International Data Group (IDG), the world's leading media, events and research company, hosts the annual event.
The keynote will be jointly delivered by CIO Magazine Editor-in-Chief Maryfran Johnson and T-System Chief Service Officer and Member of the Management Board Hagen Rickman. Juergen Urbanski, T-Systems vice president of Global Architecture, will lead a discussion on "How to Migrate Complex Applications into the Cloud".
"We're pleased to be a key sponsor of this high-profile industry event recognizing the importance of innovative information technology and business initiatives," said T-Systems North America Managing Director Heike Auerbach. "In today's fast-paced era of business, it's imperative to stay ahead of technology and business strategies that offer true value. Our participation as underwriting sponsor of the 25th CIO 100 event reinforces our focus on delivering business value through IT innovation."
"It's fitting that this year's capstone IT event puts the focus on business innovation," added T-Systems Vice President of Sales and member of the Management Board David McDougall. "This event provides the opportunity to articulate how T-Systems' active engagement and leadership in developing innovative solutions help businesses address challenges in data security, integration and availability."
About Deutsche Telekom
Deutsche Telekom is one of the world's leading integrated telecommunications companies with almost 130 million mobile customers, 33 million fixed-network lines and over 17 million broadband lines (as of June 30, 2012). The Group provides products and services for the fixed network, mobile communications, the Internet and IPTV for consumers, and ICT solutions for business customers and corporate customers. Deutsche Telekom is present in around 50 countries and has over 233,000 employees worldwide. The Group generated revenues of EUR 58.7 billion in the 2011 financial year – more than half of it outside Germany (as of December 31, 2011).
Drawing on a global infrastructure of data centers and networks, T-Systems operates information and communication technology (ICT) systems for multinational corporations and public sector institutions. As Deutsche Telekom's corporate customer arm, T-Systems provides integrated solutions for the networked future of business and society. Some 48,200 employees at T-Systems combine industry expertise with ICT innovations to add significant value to customers' core business all over the world. The corporate customers unit generated revenue of more than $12 billion US dollars in the 2011 financial year. www.t-systemsus.com.
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