FREMONT, CA--(Marketwire - Jan 18, 2013) - TELADATA, a leading consulting firm specializing in IT infrastructure design, planning and project management for converging technologies, announced today that its 2013 Technology Convergence Conference will highlight growing facilities trends and technologies affecting collaboration and the future of the workplace.
Of the conference's three tracks, the Emerging Technologies track will feature presentations and a variety of panel discussions on current industry trends, mobile applications, and innovations in corporate real estate. Many of the sessions on the track will discuss the rise of the smart, responsive facility and the effects these technologies have on the physical workplace and how it's used.
Christina Clark, Vice President at Wixen Real Estate, will moderate a panel titled Innovations in Corporate Real Estate Facilities Design, a discussion on the new technology standards surrounding today's corporate facility. Panelists will include Ed Pate, Senior Real Estate & Facilities Manager at Lab126, and Jeremy Neuner, Co-Founder and (R)evolutionary-in-Chief at NextSpace.
Pat Lynch, Managing Director at CB Richard Ellis, will share insight into trending IT designs built around application resiliency and replication. Bruce Whetstone, IT Management Consultant at Taos Inc., will also participate on the panel titled Emerging Trends of "Active-Active" Data Centers.
Brian Mata, Senior Audiovisual Project Manager at TELADATA, will moderate a panel discussion titled The Promise of Technology vs. The Reality, which will focus on the rapid evolution of audiovisual and unified communications systems and the complexities of deciding which technologies to deploy to maximize cost efficiency and productivity. Panelists will include David Smith, Director and Technical Operations at Financial Engines, and Trent K. Tanaka, Director of Audiovisual Technology, Information Resources and Technology at Stanford University School of Medicine.
Rich Green, Senior VP of Products and Technology at Enlighted, will co-deliver a presentation titled Building-Wide Applications of People-Centric Data: Benefits of Responsive Buildings with Robert Ule, Global Energy Manager at JDSU, which will explore emerging practices of incorporating people-centric intelligence in facilities as a way to improve and customize the workspace.
Eric Stromberg, VP Search & Marketplaces Service Engineering at Yahoo!, will end the track by moderating a panel discussion on incorporating the growing applications of mobile technologies in corporate buildings, titled Mobile Technologies Disrupting Your Facility. Panelists will include Randy Marcotte, Director of Sales at PerfectCV, and Michael Nann, VP at WBE Security Control Systems.
About The Technology Convergence Conference
TELADATA's Technology Convergence Conference focuses on providing an environment where IT, facilities and data center professionals can assemble to exchange ideas and best practices relating to the latest technologies in data centers, IT infrastructure, audiovisual and monitoring systems. Expert speakers and resources offer delegates critical information and in-the-trenches tactics to deal effectively with key issues affecting facilities and data centers.
Additional information on the conference can be found at http://www.teladatatcc.com.
TELADATA earned its leadership position through twenty-five years of consulting on complex IT infrastructure, data center, audiovisual and monitoring projects. As a project manager and advocate, TELADATA guides its clients every step of the way, from discovery to implementation. TELADATA makes a conscious effort to create collaborative partnerships with all project stakeholders, including IT managers, facilities managers, architects, facilities management firms, general contractors, telephone companies and other vendors, to ensure a seamless transition.
Additional information on TELADATA can be found at http://www.teladata.com.