August 3 Deadline Approaching for Computerworld’s “Best Practices in Infrastructure Management” Awards Program; Sector’s Top Awards Recognize Excellence in Users of Infrastructure Management Technology

FRAMINGHAM, MA – JULY 30, 2007 – Computerworld's Infrastructure Management World (IMW) is seeking IT end-user organization case study nominations for its "Best Practices in Infrastructure Management" Awards Program. Infrastructure Management World's annual awards program identifies and acknowledges excellence among users of infrastructure management technology.

Eligible nominees are exclusively IT end-user organizations. Nominations of IT end-user organizations are accepted from IT users themselves, their public relations representatives, or vendors on behalf of their IT end-user customers. Multiple submissions of case studies describing different deployments per IT end-user/organization will be considered.

Five Finalists in each category will be recognized at Computerworld's Infrastructure Management World Conference, held Sept. 10-12, 2007 at the Hyatt Regency Scottsdale at Gainey Ranch in Scottsdale, Ariz.The top Honoree in each category will be recognized during a Gala Dinner and Awards Ceremony. Honorees and Finalists will be recognized on the event website and in an event press release.

Honorees and Finalists will be recognized in each of the following five categories:

– DataCenterManagement, IT Operations & Business Continuity

– Network Management

– Security, Compliance, and Risk Management

– Servers and Virtualization

– Storage and ILM

End-user Finalists will receive complimentary conference registrations.

For more information or to submit an entry, please visit: http://bestpractices.computerworld.com/2007/IMW . Entries must be submitted online by 9 p.m. ET August 3, 2007.

For additional questions regarding the "Best Practices in Infrastructure Management" Awards Program, contact Timothy Johnson at (508) 620-7782.

More information about Computerworld's Infrastructure Management World Conference can be found at www.imworldusa.com .

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