Quest Software Spans the Globe with 24-Hour Virtual Tradeshow
Quest Connect 2008 Features Technical Content in Multiple Areas Presented in Eight Languages
ALISO VIEJO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Quest Software, Inc. (Nasdaq: QSFT) today unveiled plans for a virtual tradeshow that will run for 24 hours as it circles the globe. Kicking off in Europe at 08:00 GMT (4 a.m. EDT) October 22, Quest Connect 2008 will offer webcasts with Q&A, white papers, product demonstrations, expert speakers, and peer-to-peer networking opportunities. Content will be available in English, Spanish, Portuguese, French, German, Korean, Japanese and Chinese.
“Companies are looking for ways to reduce energy consumption and cut expenses, and virtual tradeshows offer a viable, cost-effective alternative to live shows. Virtual shows eliminate worry about travel arrangements, hotel and entertainment costs, and loss of valuable time at the office. It’s a win-win for everyone.”
“More and more people are getting information through the internet these days, and many find it difficult to travel or choose not to,” said Aggie Haslup, vice president of worldwide marketing, Quest Software. “Companies are looking for ways to reduce energy consumption and cut expenses, and virtual tradeshows offer a viable, cost-effective alternative to live shows. Virtual shows eliminate worry about travel arrangements, hotel and entertainment costs, and loss of valuable time at the office. It’s a win-win for everyone.”
During the 24-hour event, attendees can visit 15 virtual booths to learn more about Quest products and solutions, attend a variety of Webcasts on a myriad of technologies including virtualization, identity and access management, migration and compliance, and hear from a variety of experts as they discuss SharePoint, Unified Communications, System Center, SQL Server, Active Directory and more. Notable Quest experts such as Kevin Kline, Microsoft MVP and SQL Server authority; Jackson Shaw, identity and access management evangelist; Joe Baguley, Windows Management specialist; and Scott Herold, virtualization guru, will be on hand to chat via instant message with attendees.
Continued Haslup, “We have pulled out all the stops for Quest Connect 2008, including support for eight languages to make sure that people around the world can come together and exchange ideas, learn from experts about real-world challenges and solutions, and get the information they need to make informed choices about IT management issues.”
In addition to the technology-specific booths, Quest Connect will also feature The Experts Conference (TEC), an annual event featuring top experts in directory and identify as well as messaging. Founded in 2002 by NetPro, the latest addition to the Quest family, TEC 2009 will be held March 22-25, 2009, in Las Vegas, and September 14-16, 2009, in Berlin, Germany.
Sponsors of Quest Connect 2008 include: Microsoft, The Expert’s Conference, IT Toolbox, The Code Project, Redmond IT, Redmond Developer Network, Virtualization Review, Vizioncore, and ScriptLogic.
Admission to Quest Connect 2008 is free. The event will be archived until April 9, 2009, so that attendees can revisit favorite sessions or recommend to colleagues. For more information and access to the archives, visit Quest Connect at www.quest.com.
About Quest Software, Inc.
Quest Software, Inc., a leading enterprise systems management vendor, delivers innovative products that help organizations get more performance and productivity from their applications, databases, Windows infrastructure and virtual environments. Through a deep expertise in IT operations and a continued focus on what works best, Quest helps more than 90,000 customers worldwide meet higher expectations for enterprise IT. Quest provides customers with client management as well as server and desktop virtualization solutions through its subsidiaries, ScriptLogic and Vizioncore. Quest Software can be found in offices around the globe and at www.quest.com.
Quest, Quest Software and the Quest logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Quest Software in the United States and certain other countries. Other trademarks and registered trademarks are property of their respective owners.
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