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June 07, 2012

Cloud4SMB Expo Targets Challenges of SMB Market

Agenda to address the unique needs of small and medium businesses in the cloud

Norwalk, CT – June 7, 2012 – Mobility, security, BYOD and migration strategies will take center stage at Cloud4SMB Expo in Austin, Texas, October 2-5, as TMC (News - Alert) today announced the agenda for its premiere event for cloud solutions for SMBs. Cloud4SMB is collocated with ITEXPO, the world’s largest and best-attended communications and technology trade show. 

“Small and medium-sized businesses have a lot to gain by taking advantage of cloud solutions, but there hasn’t been a lot of focus on this market segment,” said Rich Tehrani (News - Alert), TMC CEO and Conference Chairman. “Cloud4SMB is specifically aimed at providing SMBs with the real-world knowledge and information they need to compete and succeed.”

Cloud4SMB kicks off at noon on Tuesday, Oct. 2, with the opening address on the State of Cloud Computing – The SMB Perspective. Analysts from Compass (News - Alert) Intelligence and Techaisle will present their independent research findings regarding adoption, challenges and other market trends related to cloud computing for the SMB market.

More than a dozen additional sessions from companies such as IBM, Rackspace, nGenx (News - Alert), Cbeyond and Verio dive into topics critical to helping SMBs thrive in a cloud environment, including:

  • Why SMBs need the cloud now more than ever
  • Defining your cloud strategy – full migration vs. a hybrid approach
  • Cloud-powered BC/DR: How will you handle an unexpected disruption?
  • Running your business in the cloud
  • Fighting the monsters under your IT bed: Securing the cloud
  • Squeezing dollars from the cloud – What’s the ROI?
  • Are current cloud synchronization services SMB-ready?

View the complete agenda.

For exhibitor or sponsorship opportunities, contact Kevin Lake at klake@tmcnet.com or 203-852-6800 x127, or Nicole Pradella at npradella@tmcnet.com or 203-852-6800 x289.

To register for Cloud4SMB Expo, visit www.cloud4smbexpo.com.  For media registration, contact Ashley Baster at abaster@connect2comm.com. Follow Cloud4SMB on Twitter (News - Alert) at #cloud4smbexpo.

About TMC:

TMC is celebrating its 40th anniversary as a global, integrated media company that helps clients build communities in print, in person, and online.TMC publishes the Customer Interaction Solutions, INTERNET TELEPHONY, Next Gen Mobility, and Cloud Computing magazines. TMC is the producer of ITEXPO, the world’s leading B2B communications event. TMCnet.com, which is read by two million unique visitors each month, is the leading source of news and articles for the communications and technology industries. In addition, TMC runs multiple industry events:  Cloud Communications Expo; Cloud4SMB Expo; CVx (ChannelVision Expo); DevCon5; HTML5 Summit; LatinComm Conference & Expo; M2M Evolution Conference & Expo; Mobility Tech Conference & Expo; MSPAlliance MSPWorld; StartupCamp; SUITS (Synoposis Under IP/Patents Telecom Sourcing); Video World Conference & Expo and more!

Visit TMC Events for a complete listing and further information.

Media and Analyst Contact:        
Sue O’Keefe      
Connect2 Communications          
(508) 494-7771   
sue.okeefe@connect2comm.com




Edited by Brooke Neuman
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