Company Signs on as Gold Sponsor with Lineup of Speakers at Conference Oct. 2-5
NORWALK, Conn. – September 14, 2012 – TMC and Crossfire Media announced today that Verizon has signed on to become a Gold sponsor of the M2M Evolution Conference & Expo, set for October 2-5 at the Austin Convention Center in Austin, Texas. M2M Evolution is collocated with ITEXPO, one of the world’s largest and best-attended communications and technology trade shows.
Verizon will have several expert speakers at the event covering hot topics, including sessions on the role of cloud computing as well as how M2M and telematics can be employed to deliver new industry-specific business opportunities and new consumer experiences.
“From enabling smart monitoring of our nation’s power grids, to helping to keep the railways safe and running on time or transforming advertising through digital signage, M2M is touching virtually every aspect of our lives,” said Mark Bartolomeo, vice president for global enterprise sales for Verizon Enterprise Solutions. “The opportunity has never been greater to translate new M2M capabilities into business-specific opportunities that can improve customer experiences and the bottom line.”
Verizon experts will participate in the following sessions:
- October 4 – 2:30 p.m. CT – Pat Iurato, director of Enterprise Sales for Verizon Enterprise Solutions; “To the Clouds: How the Cloud plays a Role in M2M"
- October 5 – 9 a.m. CT – Jim Wells, director of global sales with Verizon Enterprise Solutions; “Compressing Time to Market for Sensors and Silicon in the Telematics Space"
- October 5 – 10 a.m. CT – Anna Bailey, vice president for global enterprise sales with Verizon Enterprise Solutions; “How M2M Can Be Leveraged for Horizontal Solutions Across Multiple Markets and Applications."
According to consultancy Compass Intelligence, the U.S. market for next-generation solutions is expected to grow from 27 million connections today to more than 120 million by 2017. The M2M Evolution Conference & Expo brings together experts in transportation, security, health, cold chain, automotive and safety to discuss strategies for M2M growth, as well as the new business of proactive response centers.
Technology companies, including wireless carriers, platform companies and device manufacturers, also will present and discuss their roles in creating effective technologies and procedures that work to create an ecosystem for actionable data and information.
Verizon Enterprise Solutions creates global connections that generate growth, drive business innovation and move society forward. With industry-specific solutions and a full range of global wholesale offerings provided over the company’s secure mobility, cloud, strategic networking and advanced communications platforms, Verizon Enterprise Solutions helps open new opportunities around the world for innovation, investment and business transformation.
Visit verizon.com/enterprise to learn more.
Registration for M2M Evolution is now open. For information about exhibitor or sponsorship opportunities, contact Matthew Gleeson at firstname.lastname@example.org or 203.852.6800 ext 145. For information about media and analyst registration, contact Ashley Baster.
Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ), headquartered in New York, is a global leader in delivering broadband and other wireless and wireline communications services to consumer, business, government and wholesale customers. Verizon Wireless operates America’s most reliable wireless network, with more than 94 million retail customers nationwide. Verizon also provides converged communications, information and entertainment services over America’s most advanced fiber-optic network, and delivers integrated business solutions to customers in more than 150 countries, including all of the Fortune 500. A Dow 30 company with $111 billion in 2011 revenues, Verizon employs a diverse workforce of more than 188,000. For more information, visit www.verizon.com.
TMC is celebrating its 40th anniversary as a global, integrated media company that helps clients build communities in print, in person, and online. TMC publishes the Customer Interaction Solutions, INTERNET TELEPHONY, Next Gen Mobility, and Cloud Computing magazines. TMC is the producer of ITEXPO, the world’s leading B2B communications event. TMCnet.com, which is read by two million unique visitors each month, is the leading source of news and articles for the communications and technology industries. In addition, TMC runs multiple industry events: Cloud Communications Expo; Cloud4SMB Expo; CVx (ChannelVision Expo); DevCon5; HTML5 Summit; LatinComm Conference & Expo; M2M Evolution Conference & Expo; Mobility Tech Conference & Expo; MSPAlliance MSPWorld; StartupCamp; Video World Conference & Expo and more.
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