Computerworld Connects IT Decision-Makers with Leading IT Solution Providers at New Event Series, Connect IT

Framingham, Mass. – January 23,  2014 – IDG’s Computerworld—the leading IT media brand dedicated to providing insight into enterprise innovation from the core to edge technologies—announces the launch of Connect IT, a regional networking event series focused on in-person conversations on key technology topics.

To help solve business challenges, each Connect IT event will highlight complementary technologies that together can create the necessary solutions for success. The half-day event will incorporate a key note presentation on the topic, in-depth roundtable discussions, product briefings and conversations in the expo area.

“IT decision-makers are facing growing demands to help their enterprise excel; leaving limited time to investigate innovative solutions,” said Adam Dennison, vice president and publisher, Computerworld. “The Connect IT format solves this challenge, providing IT decision-makers with the ability to learn about multiple solutions and build relationships with vendors, maximizing their time outside of the office.”

Agenda Topics

Private Cloud, Data Management, Storage (Chicago, Boston, Denver)

Mobile, Collaboration, Document Management (Atlanta, New York, Irvine)

Data Center, IaaS, Cloud

Mobile, Social, Analytics

Data Management, Analytics, Cloud Infrastructure

Disaster Recovery, Business Continuity, IaaS

The first Connect IT will take place in Chicago on February 27, 2014, highlighting private cloud, data management and storage challenges and solutions. The event will kick off with a research review on The Future of Storage, Data Management and the Cloud led by Jeff Kaplan, Managing Director, THINKstrategies, Inc. Sponsors, including Acxiom, Nasuni and Secure 24, will also share insight into how their solutions can solve enterprise challenges.


For more information regarding sponsorship opportunities, including hosting a roundtable discussion or product briefing, please contact Adam Dennison, vice president & publisher, Computerworld at

Registration Information

To learn more about Connect IT, or to register, please visit, call 800-883-9090, or email

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About Computerworld

Computerworld is the leading IT media brand helping Sr. IT, business decision-makers and key influencers navigate change with effective business strategy. Computerworld enables the IT value chain unique editorial coverage from setting strategies to deriving value from core to edge technologies. Computerworld’s award-winning website (, publication, focused conference series, custom solutions and research forms the hub of the world’s largest (40+ edition) global IT media network and provides opportunities for IT Vendors to engage this audience. Computerworld leads the industry with an online audience of over 7.1 million monthly page views (Omniture, February 2013) and was recognized in BtoB’s 2013 Media Power 50 list, recognition Computerworld has received for more than five consecutive years. Computerworld is published by IDG Enterprise, a subsidiary or International Data Group (IDG), the world’s leading media, events and research company. Company information is available