InfoWorld’s EDP Executive Forum Attracts Top Vendors Driving the Future of Enterprise Data Protection

SAN FRANCISCO – JUNE 25, 2007 – IDG's InfoWorld, the leading integrated media brand for IT Solutions Management, today announced the sponsor lineup for the inaugural Enterprise Data Protection (EDP) Executive Forum, taking place on Tuesday, June 26th at Le Parker Meridien in New York City. PGP Corporation is the cornerstone sponsor. Gold-level sponsors include Core Security Technologies and Voltage Security. Ipswitch is a silver-level sponsor. Blue Lane, CipherMax, Reconnex and Vontu are associate-level sponsors. InfoWorld's success follows several highly regarded and well-attended events in other emerging "market maker" categories, including the Open Source Business Conference, SOA Executive Forum and Virtualization Executive Forum. InfoWorld's EDP Executive Forum is part of its expanding coverage of the emerging enterprise data protection market segment. Passes to attend the event are priced at $795, with early registration discounts available.

Members of the press are eligible for complimentary registration using promotional code EDPPRESS. For more details and to register, visit .

"Security needs of today's organizations are changing and the solutions required to protect data are evolving and converging. As a result, a new category and new approach is emerging, enterprise data protection," said Paul Calento, InfoWorld's senior vice president of strategic development. "InfoWorld helped define the SOA segment two years ago and enterprise virtualization last year. Now, we're doing the same with enterprise data protection by partnering with leading companies driving this vision, like cornerstone sponsor, PGP Corporation, and our other event sponsors."

InfoWorld's integrated sponsorship packages help EDP Executive Forum vendor partners market their solutions to senior technology and business decision-makers using a cross-media approach including face-to-face, online and print media offerings. Sponsorships include a variety of go-to-market elements, based on the needs and goals of the sponsor. Elements may include: branding and networking at the June 26th event, participation in an online "Spotlight" focused on Enterprise Data Protection (Webcasts, white papers, news about EDP), advertising in a special section of sister IDG publication, Computerworld, as well as prominent mention in direct-response programs promoting the event.

About InfoWorld Media Group

InfoWorld Media Group helps IT solutions management choose the right technology, within the context of a cohesive strategy, for maximum business impact at their organizations. Rather than merely covering the enterprise technology market, InfoWorld identifies and promotes emerging technology segments that add unique value for the organizations that implement them, as well as the vendors that provide those solutions. Using an integrated communications approach including online, events, social media, research, and a continued investment in an independent Test Center, InfoWorld analysts and editors provide both hands-on analysis and evaluation, as well as expert commentary on issues surrounding emerging technologies and products. Visit InfoWorld at .

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