Spring Storage Networking World 2007 Announces Call for Presenters

FRAMINGHAM, MA – NOVEMBER 15, 2006 – Storage Networking World, co-owned by Computerworld and the Storage Networking Industry Association, announced today the Call for Presenters for the Spring 2007 Storage Networking World Conference, held April 16-19 at the Manchester Grand Hyatt in San Diego.

Abstracts should apply to one of the following categories:

— Best Practices in Storage

— Advancing the Data Center

— Data Protection and Security

— Managing Storage Networking Technology

— Enterprise Business Applications and Databases

— Deploying and Managing Storage Networking Solutions to Meet Industry Regulations

— CXO Insights

— Managing Deployment of Existing and Emerging Technologies

— Critical and Emerging Technology Topics

— High Performance Storage Applications

— Deploying and Managing Storage Networking for Small/Medium Businesses

Submissions can be made at http://survey.computerworld.com/surveys/snwcallSF06/snwcallf06.htm . Deadline for all submissions is 5 p.m. EST Wednesday, Dec. 13.

For further questions regarding speaking opportunities at the Spring Storage Networking World, please contact Nancy Felsheim at 800-343-6474, ext. 8171.

More information about Storage Networking World can be found at www.snwusa.com .

About Computerworld

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About the SNIA

The Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) is a not-for-profit global organization, made up of more than 460 member companies and close to 7,000 active individuals spanning virtually the entire storage industry. SNIA members share the common goal of advancing the adoption of storage networks as complete and trusted solutions. To this end, the SNIA is uniquely committed to delivering standards, education and services that will propel open storage networking solutions into the broader market. For additional information, visit the SNIA web site at http://www.snia.org .