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Sponsorships for InfoWorld's Virtualization Executive Forum Completely Sold Out
IDG's InfoWorld, the leading integrated media brand for IT solutions management, today announced that all Virtualization Executive Forum vendor sponsorships have been sold. The event, focusing on convergence of various approaches to create a virtualized infrastructure, takes place on September 25 and 26 at the Roosevelt Hotel in New York City. Novell is the cornerstone sponsor. Platinum-level sponsors include: EMC, Intel, PolyServe, Red Hat, and VMware. Gold-level sponsors include DataSynapse, Egenera, Emulex, IBM, Kingston Technology, and Microsoft. The sponsorship lineup is the most extensive of any InfoWorld Executive Forum event to date. Additional information about Virtualization Executive Forum and the event sponsors is available at:

InfoWorld's integrated sponsorship packages help Virtualization Executive Forum vendor partners market their offerings to IT solutions management, using a cross-media approach including face-to-face, online, and print media offerings. All levels of sponsorship include branding and networking at the two-day event, participation in an online "Spotlight" focused on enterprise virtualization (Webcasts, white papers, news about virtualization), print advertising promoting their solutions in InfoWorld's weekly publication, as well as prominent mention in direct-response programs promoting the event.

InfoWorld's enterprise virtualization build-out mirrors the brand's successful technology advocacy approach: face-to-face InfoWorld Executive Forum events, online community media (Weblog, podcast, newsletter), online special sections, and coverage in the weekly print publication. Editorial and advertising programs are already ongoing throughout

"InfoWorld is helping define the enterprise virtualization category, much like we've done with SOA," said Bob Ostrow, InfoWorld's president and publisher. "Moreover, InfoWorld's integrated opportunities help our Virtualization Executive Forum vendor partners build cross-media campaigns that maximize their investment in a variety of advertising mediums, with measurable performance. Look for continued innovations and leadership from InfoWorld."

About Virtualization Executive Forum

InfoWorld's Virtualization Executive Forum is designed to demystify the path to successful virtualization of the enterprise. InfoWorld's multi-dimensional communications program focuses on the benefits of various virtualization approaches, including server, hardware-assisted, storage, application, and desktop virtualization. InfoWorld also identifies benefits of linking these different technologies as part of an 'enterprise virtualization' infrastructure. Cost to attend InfoWorld's Virtualization Executive Forum is $895, with InfoWorld subscriber and early registration discounts available. Register now at:

Published Thursday, September 07, 2006 6:48 AM by David Marshall
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