Computerworld Names Recipients of the 2007 “Best Practices in Infrastructure Management” Awards Program

FRAMINGHAM, MA. – September 12, 2007 – Computerworld, the "Voice of IT Management," announced yesterday afternoon the Honorees of the 2007 "Best Practices in Infrastructure Management" Awards Program during an awards ceremony at Computerworld's Infrastructure Management World Conference, the only IT management conference exclusively focused on distributed management technologies for the data center and communications infrastructure.

Honorees of Computerworld's 2007 "Best Practices in Infrastructure Management" Awards Program were selected from qualified entries in five categories, with one Honoree per category and five Finalists for each. They were judged by representatives from a variety of organizations including Computerworld, IDC and Wells Fargo.

The Honorees for Computerworld's 2007 "Best Practices in Infrastructure Management" Awards Program are:

"Infrastructure management initiatives in today's enterprises are often the most compelling priorities for IT management today," said Ron Milton, executive vice president of Computerworld. "This year's Honorees represent a variety of organizations, from universities to theme parks, all of which have showed enormous success in demonstrating how infrastructure management can positively impact both the organization as a whole and its technology infrastructure."

"Six Flags is honored to be recognized as a Best Practices in Infrastructure Management Awards Program Honoree," said Michael Israel, senior vice president, Information Services, Six Flags. "It is good to know that we are on par with our peers and being named as an Honoree proves that we are state of the art in our IT at Six Flags."

Computerworld's Infrastructure Management World Conference took place on Sept. 10 – 12, 2007 at the Hyatt Regency Scottsdale at Gainey Ranch in Scottsdale, Ariz. More information about the Conference can be found at


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