june, 2014

tue03jun9:00 am3:00 amChattanooga Technology Convergence Showcase - June 20149:00 am - 3:00 am Chattanooga Convention Center, 1150 Carter Street, Chattanooga, TN 37402

Event Details



  • June 3, 2014
  • Registration Starts at 9:00 a.m.
  • Breakouts 9:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
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Keynote Address

“IBM POWER8 – Open Innovation to Put Data to Work”

Bo Gebbie
IBM Business Unit Executive, North America Power System Sales

Join us for this exciting presentation to discover how you can leverage open innovation to put data to work in ways never before possible. Power Systems introduces the first generation of systems that break the physical and virtual boundaries of the data center. Built with Open Innovation, these systems transform the power of big data & analytics, mobile and cloud into a competitive advantage in ways never before possible. Developed on a legacy of resiliency, availability and security, they deliver the computing power, memory and I/O network that you need to put data to work in ways easier to manage, process and consumer. Bo will cover:

  • What does Open Innovation mean to you and your organization?
  • How can you tap into the new currency of data with systems designed for big data & analytics performance.
  • How realizing the true potential of cloud computing with amazing scale out economics is possible.
  • Why Linux & Open Innovation mater in today’s IT infrastructure environment.

Bo Gebbie covers systems sales and client satisfaction responsibility across the US and Canada. He leads a team direct and matrix sales professionals, technical specialists and competitive resources and is the key member of a team that develops channel incentives, seller education goals, client programs and operational metrics for IBM.


See the latest developments in business technology at our Technology Convergence! Concurrent breakout briefings and demonstrations every half hour fill the morning, and technology conversations and one-on-one demonstrations in the afternoon.
We know your time is valuable, so come at your own convenience with our flexible format.

The Showcase will feature on-site interactive demos by experts from:

  • APC by Schneider Electric – ISX, The Complete Package.
  • Brocade – Is Your Infrastructure Ready for Flash?
  • Dell – The Power of a Data Center Under Your Desk!
  • EMC – Data Protection and Analytics from EMC.
  • IBM POWER 8 – Bringing Open Innovation to Your Data Center.
  • IBM PureSystems – The Game-Changing Technology from IBM.
  • IBM V7000/V3700 – Be the First to See the Newest Functionality of GEN2 Rolling Out in May!
  • IBM XIV  Proven High-end Disk Storage Designed for Predictable, High Performance and Unmatched Ease of Use.
  • IBM FlashSystem 840  The Need for Speed: FlashSystem 840, Announced in February 2014.
  • InfoSystems  PureSystems Demo, and Live POWER8 Demo.
  • InfoSystems – iSeries and AS/400 Colocation and Hosting.
  • InfoSystems  ONEview Asset Management Solutions.
  • Mitel  MiVoice Office and Anyware Hosting Solution.
  • VMware – Virtualizing Desktops and Applications for Improved Business Continuity.


(Tuesday) 9:00 am - 3:00 am


Chattanooga Convention Center

1150 Carter Street, Chattanooga, TN 37402

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