WWT Announces Sponsors and Agenda for Geek Day 2010
The sixth edition of Geek Day features 20 breakout sessions and 35 learning labs on topics that cover the full spectrum of virtualization technology.
Twenty-Nine Technology Companies Sponsor March 25 Virtualization-Focused Event; Agenda Filled with Informative Breakout Sessions and Hands-on Learning Labs
ST. LOUIS – March 23, 2010 – World Wide Technology, Inc. (WWT), a market-leading systems integrator that provides innovative technology and supply chain solutions, announced today that 29 technology companies are sponsoring Geek Day, the company’s full-day learning and networking event focused on virtualization technology. The sixth edition of Geek Day features 20 breakout sessions and 35 learning labs on topics that cover the full spectrum of virtualization technology. Geek Day 2010 is being held on Thursday, March 25 at the Renaissance Grand Hotel in St. Louis.
Sponsors of Geek Day include Akorri, AMD, American Power Conversion (APC), AppSense, Avocent, BMC Software, Cisco, Citrix, Dell, eGInnovations Inc., EMC, Emulex, F5, Hitachi, Hewlett-Packard, Intel, Innovative Research, Inc., Kingston Technology Company, Inc., NetApp, QLogic, Quest Software, Savvis, Inc., Sun/Oracle, WyseTechnology, VeeamSoftware, VizioncoreInc., VMware, XiotechCorporation and Zeus.
“Geek Day has a role in the exploding virtualization technology market by serving as a critical resource for both IT professionals and technology vendors,” said Scott Miller, director of business development for virtualization at WWT. “Our sponsors see tremendous value in the access, visibility and networking opportunities that Geek Day presents, while our attendees enjoy an educational environment that offers a venue for learning about the latest products and methods from the industry’s premier virtualization vendors.”
The Geek Day 2010 agenda is filled with innovative technologies, informative breakout sessions and learning labs. There are 35 labs offering hands-on access to the latest virtualization products and methods. For example, attendees can see how Citrix XenDesktop4 provides a high-definition user experience or simulate the cooling performance of a data center with TileFlow. They can also take a stroll through the VMware® Express mobile briefing center. The 20 breakout sessions provide outstanding educational value with session titles that include “Storage Virtualization on Steroids,” “Data Protection, High Availability and Reporting in a VMware Environment,” “Performance Considerations and Intelligent Storage Elements for Virtual Servers and Desktops,” “Application Virtualization Vs. Desktop Virtualization - Monitoring Challenges,” and “Optimizing and Future Proofing Client Virtualization.”
For more information, visit www.geekday.com.
About WWTWorld Wide Technology, Inc. is a systems integrator that provides innovative technology and supply chain solutions to the commercial, government and telecom sectors. The company brings to market a powerful blend of knowledge, infrastructure and technology to help its customers manage the planning, procurement and deployment of IT products and solutions. Based in St. Louis, WWTworks closely with industry leaders including Boeing (NYSE: BA); Sun Microsystems (NASDAQ: JAVA); Dell (NASDAQ: DELL); Cisco Systems (NASDAQ: CSCO); EMC (NYSE: EMC); HP (NYSE: HPQ); AT&T Inc., (NYSE: ATT); VMware (NYSE: VMW); Citrix Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CTXS); NetApp, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTAP); Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) and the U.S. Air Force. WWT employs over 1,200 people and operates more than 1.5 million square-feet of warehousing, distribution and integration space in 20 facilities throughout the world. For more information on World Wide Technology, visit www.wwt.com.
Edward Levens for WWT