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: 

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.

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