InfoSystems To Host Chattanooga Technology Convergence Showcase June 3

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

InfoSystems will host the third annual Chattanooga Technology convergence Showcase on Tuesday, June 3, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m., at the Chattanooga Convention Center.  A luncheon keynote address by IBM Business Unit Executive Bo Gebbie will present the new IBM POWER8 with open innovation.

New developments and technologies such as the POWER8 and PureSystems will be available for live demo through the InfoSystems Business Partner Development Center. 

The interactive event will showcase the latest in storage, virtualization, infrastructure, processing and more, and offers a look toward the future of technology convergence. The open-floor format and 13 concurrent breakout sessions will allow Chattanooga technology executives to come to one place, as their schedules allow, and browse or deep dive into solutions based on their interests and needs, said officials.  

Featured breakout sessions will include:

APC by Schneider Electric:  ISX, the Complete Package.
Brocade:  Is Your Infrastructure Ready for Flash?
Dell:  The Power of a Data Center under Your Desk.
EMC: Data Protection and Analytics from EMC.
IBM POWER8: Bringing Open Innovation to Your Data Center.
IBM PureSystems:  The Game-changing Technology from IBM.
IBM V7000/3700: Be the First to See the Newest Functionality of GEN2 – Just Released in May!
IBM XIV:  Proven High-end Disk Storage Designed for Predictable, High Performance and Unmatched Ease of Use.
IBM FlashSystem 840:  The Need for Speed: FlashSystem 840, Announced in February 2014.
InfoSystems: iSeries and AS/400 Colocation and Hosting.
InfoSystems: ONEview Asset Management Solutions.
Mitel: MiVoice and Anyware Hosting Solution.
VMware:  Virtualizing Desktops and Applications for Improved Business Continuity. 


Technology professionals and executives wanting more information on the event and breakout sessions are invited to visit: www.infosystems.biz 

InfoSystems serves enterprise and small to medium-sized businesses in the southeast.  Areas of expertise encompass data management, hardware, software and communications, and are backed by certifications in data storage, virtualization, cloud, server infrastructure, backup and disaster recovery, network security, software development, voice service and unified communications. iAssurance Managed Services are available for a proactive and predictable investment in 24/7 reliability and stability.


Northwest Georgia’s Unemployment Rate Falls To 7.1 Percent In September

The Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday that the unemployment rate in the Northwest Georgia region in September was 7.1 percent, down 1.0 percent from 8.1 percent in August. The rate in September of last year was 7.8 percent. The rate dropped because there were 4,034 fewer unemployed people in the Northwest Georgia area in September, according to the federal government’s ... (click for more)

GeorgiaBEST Implemented At Georgia Northwestern

State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler announced that Georgia Northwestern Technical College (GNTC) in Rome has become the first institution of higher learning in Georgia to offer GeorgiaBEST, the Georgia Department of Labor’s (GDOL) initiative that teaches workplace soft skills. “I commend President Pete McDonald for recognizing the need to incorporate soft skills training ... (click for more)

Chattanooga Firm Gets $1,010,000 Contract For Overseeing VW Expansion For New SUV Line

A Chattanooga firm is getting the contract for overseeing the construction work for the new SUV line at the Volkswagen plant. Officials said the EMJ Corporation has been selected for the project that will give a new surge of activity and employment at the plant at the Enterprise South Industrial Park. The work includes additions to the body shop and tech center and adding ... (click for more)

Several Arrested Outside Erlanger Hospital When Crowd Gathers After Woodlawn Shooting

Several people were arrested Monday night outside Erlanger Hospital after a crowd gathered and clashed with police. The crowd included family and friends of 20-year-old Apprentice Berry, who was shot multiple times and killed earlier Monday night at the Woodlawn Apartments on Wilson Street. Erlanger officials said the group gathered at the emergency room, but were later moved ... (click for more)

Chattanooga Has Lost Its Most Popular Citizen - Luther Masingill - And Response

Chattanooga has lost its most popular citizen – Luther Masingill. Although we are saddened we cherish the memories.  All of us have a Luther story.  Mine is the first time I met Luther.  This was before TV and all of Chattanooga listened to Luther on the radio.  I was 12-years-old.  Some of my buddies and I had gone to the State Theater in downtown ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: My Dear Friend Luther

One sunny morning in June years ago, the renowned radio icon Luther Masingill was on his way back to the WDEF studios on South Broad Street when he stopped for a red light and noticed a young couple in a car idling next to his familiar light blue Ford pickup. “What caught my eye was a buck-toothed boy eating a banana in the back seat,” he explained in an aside to that day’s lunchtime ... (click for more)