TechWeb's VoiceCon(R) Orlando 2010 Keynote Lineup and Conference Program Set

Keynoters Include Top Execs from Avaya, Cisco, IBM, Microsoft and Siemens

Jan 22, 2010, 12:30 ET from TechWeb

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- VoiceCon®, produced by TechWeb, announces that the keynote speakers and conference agenda are set for VoiceCon Orlando 2010. The leading enterprise communications event will celebrate its 20th anniversary March 22-25 at the Gaylord Palms Hotel in Orlando, FL, addressing the shifts in IP Telephony, Converged Networks and Unified Communications. Registration is now open at

This year's keynote lineup includes the following key executives from the leaders in enterprise communications:

  • Avaya's Kevin Kennedy, President & CEO
  • Cisco's Tony Bates, SVP & General Manager, Enterprise, Commercial and Small Business Group
  • IBM's Alistair Rennie, General Manager, Collaboration Software, Software Group
  • Microsoft's Gurdeep Singh Pall, Corporate VP, Unified Communications Group
  • Siemens' Mark Straton, SVP, Voice & Applications Solutions

VoiceCon Orlando 2010 will feature four VoiceCon Summits, in which leading technology experts, industry analysts and consultants examine the opportunities and challenges posed by the key technologies in enterprise communication and collaboration. The Summits at VoiceCon 2010 will cover: Unified Communications, Cloud Computing, User Forum and The Future of the Phone in the Enterprise.

VoiceCon also will present three mock RFP sessions, in which equipment, software and service providers respond to specific enterprise requirements for IP Telephony, Unified Communications and Integrating Mobility with UC. In addition, VoiceCon will present seven hours of programming covering enterprise use of video, which will include a major focus on two key issues: What's the right balance of video devices for an enterprise, and how to scale video to 1000s of enterprise end users.

"VoiceCon covers the full gamut of enterprise collaboration and communication," said Fred Knight, VoiceCon General Manager and Co-Chair. "Now in our 20th year, VoiceCon delivers the information enterprise IT and communications executives need to make smart investment decisions about IP Telephony, Unified Communications, Collaboration, Video and Converged Networks in this tough environment."

"The exhibition at VoiceCon Orlando 2010 will also be amazing," Knight continued. "It is the only industry event to feature all of the enterprise communications equipment and software suppliers and service providers in one location."

More than 100 exhibitors will be present at VoiceCon Orlando 2010. The current list of sponsors and exhibitors is growing daily, but currently includes: Avaya, Cisco, Siemens, Aastra, Alcatel-Lucent, Aspect, AT&T, Dimension Data, HP, IBM, Interactive Intelligence, Microsoft, Mitel, Motorola, NEC, Polycom, ShoreTel, Tandberg, Verizon, Brocade and Sprint.

About VoiceCon®

Now in its 20th year, VoiceCon® is the leading conference and exhibition for enterprise IP Telephony, Converged Networks and Unified Communications in North America. VoiceCon® 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. In 2009, VoiceCon Orlando was named one of Tradeshow Week's Fastest 50, a distinguished award recognizing the fastest-growing tradeshows. 2009 is the third time since 2005 that VoiceCon has received this prestigious award. VoiceCon also has launched No Jitter, (, providing daily blogging and analysis of enterprise communications, and it also serves the community with a weekly email newsletter -- VoiceCon eNews ( --  the VoiceCon Webinar Series and Virtual Events. For more information, visit

About TechWeb

TechWeb, the global leader in technology media and professional information, enables people and organizations to harness the transformative power of technology.  Through its three core businesses – media solutions, marketing services and paid content – TechWeb produces the most respected and consumed brands and media applications in the technology market. More than 14 million business and technology professionals (CIOs and IT managers, Web & Digital professionals, Software Developers, Government decision makers, and Telecom providers) actively engage in TechWeb's communities and information resources monthly. TechWeb brands includes: global face-to-face events such as Interop, Web 2.0, Black Hat and VoiceCon; award-winning online resources such as InformationWeek, Light Reading, and Network Computing; and market-leading InformationWeek, Wall Street & Technology, and Advanced Trading magazines.  TechWeb is a UBM company, a global provider of news distribution and specialist information services with a market capitalization of more than $2.5 billion.