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HP Hosts “CIO Real Talk” Live Audio Webcast on “Unlocking the Value of Virtualization”


PALO ALTO, Calif. - HP today announced the third in a series of webcasts that provide an in-depth customer view into the inner workings of the technology used in today’s data centers and the business benefits they deliver.

This week’s webcast, titled “Unlocking the Value of Virtualization,” is scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 20.

The HP “CIO Real Talk” webcast series features chief information officers (CIOs) and IT executives from leading companies on a panel moderated by Jonathan Eunice, principal IT advisor at Illuminata. During each audio webcast, IT executives will discuss important industry topics and share real-world experiences as to how they transformed their technology infrastructures to support and drive business objectives. Panelists also will explore the challenges, lessons, tips and techniques related to maximizing technology investments.

“Unlocking the Value of Virtualization” will explore how virtualization is reducing technology infrastructure costs and complexity. The panelists will discuss challenges, requirements and successes in leveraging virtualization to drive future growth. The distinguished panel includes:

* Christopher Rence, chief information officer at Fair Isaac, a leading supplier of business analytics software and decision technology
* Deborah Karcher, chief information officer at Miami-Dade County Public Schools, the fourth-largest public school district in the United States
* Stephen McCarron, managing director at hosting365, Ireland’s leading outsourced IT service provider
* Michael Diamant, chief technology officer at MoreDirect, an IT solution provider that allows clients to purchase and track their hardware, software and related technology product purchases in real time

The “Unlocking the Value of Virtualization” live audio webinar with online question and answer session will take place on Thursday, Aug. 20, at 11 a.m. ET/8 a.m. PT. Users can preregister for and attend the webinar at

A replay will be available at the same URL shortly after the call and will remain available for approximately 90 days.

An additional HP “CIO Real Talk” event is scheduled at the end of the month of August.

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