Top IT Challenges Addressed at the 2014 IT Roadmap Conference & Expo Series

Framingham, Mass- January 23, 2014—IDG Enterprise—the media company comprising Computerworld, InfoWorld, Network World, CIO, DEMO, CSO, CIO Executive Council, ITworld, CFOworld and CITEworld—announces the 2014 IT Roadmap Conference & Exposchedule designed around the five technology areas that are driving enterprise IT. Built with the expanding IT responsibilities in mind, the conference series will provide IT decision-makers with the strategies and solutions for business innovation and growth. Through a dynamic mix of session formats, the agendas will focus on:

Security & Management in a World of Consumerized IT

Network: From Edge to Core of the New Data Center

Analytics & Data Management

Cloud & Next Generation Apps

The Mobile/BYOD Enterprise

More than 300 IT decision-makers and leading IT vendors—including conference underwriters AT&T, Nuage Networks/Alcatel-Lucent and Ruckus Wireless Inc.—will gather in each city to listen to the advice and insight industry experts and analysts have on subjects such as big data, migration to the cloud, support of consumer mobile devices and security improvements, as well as exchange ideas with their peers. This event series has a proven track record of maximizing time in discussing the next-generation of IT, with 88% of 2013 IT Roadmap attendees, stating that their top IT challenges were addressed at the conference. Launching the 2014 series in Chicago, Bill Haser, VP & CIO, Tenneco, will kick off the day discussing the road ahead for the next generation of technologies.

“Technology demands are constantly evolving to drive business innovation,” said Neil Dhanowa, senior director of sales for Network World/IDG Enterprise. “I am looking forward to the discussions and best practice sharing on cloud, mobile, data and more that will occur at each of the 2014 IT Roadmap events. The conference produces the ideal atmosphere not only for IT peer learning, but for sponsors to directly hear challenges facing IT leaders as well as provide consultation on how their solutions can execute on business goals.”

Participate in a regional 2014 IT Roadmap Conference & Expo!

Chicago, IL – March 18, 2014

Denver, CO – June 17, 2014

Boston, MA – July 17, 2014

New York, NY – August 6, 2014

San Jose, CA – September 17, 2014

Dallas/Fort Worth, TX – November 18, 2014

Washington, D.C. – December 3, 2014

Registration Information

To learn more about the conference, including agenda topics, or to register visit, call 800.355.0246 or email

Sponsorship Information

Sponsors include underwriters AT&T, Nuage Networks/Alcatel-Lucent and Ruckus Wireless as well as conference sponsors and exhibitors, Panduit, Sophos, Axis Communications, Nasuni, Outsystems, AppFirst, Maas360 by Fiberlink, Global Knowledge, Mondo and Varonis. For more information regarding sponsorship opportunities, please contact Neil Dhanowa, senior director of sales for Network World/IDG Enterprise or call 415.978.3305.

About IDG Enterprise

IDG Enterprise, an International Data Group (IDG) company, brings together the leading editorial brands (Computerworld, InfoWorld, Network World, CIO, CSO, ITworld, CFOworld and CITEworld) to serve the information needs of our technology and security-focused audiences.  As the premier hi-tech B2B media company, we leverage the strengths of our premium owned and operated brands, while simultaneously harnessing their collective reach and audience affinity. We provide market leadership and converged marketing solutions for our customers to engage IT and security decision-makers across our portfolio of award-winning websites, events, magazines, products and services. In addition, the CIO Executive Council—a peer advisory service—delivers on the business, technology, and leadership needs for the world’s elite CIOs and their respective staffs. IDG’s DEMO conferences provide a platform for today’s most innovative and eye-opening technologies to publically launch their solutions.

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