Burton Group

Burton Group

March 14, 2007 20:22 ET

Burton Group's Catalyst Conference to Tackle Today's Most Complex IT Issues

SALT LAKE CITY, UT--(CCNMatthews - March 14, 2007) - Featuring straightforward discussions from Burton Group analysts, case studies from global enterprises and strategies from vendors, Catalyst Conference 2007 will help Fortune 500 and Global 2,000 technologists drive change within their IT organizations June 25 - 29 in San Francisco.

Each year, Catalyst Conference highlights the most complex and pressing issues in order to arm IT professionals with knowledge and confidence to develop IT architectures that ensure success. This year, Catalyst Conference attendees will come away with:

-- Practical identity services definitions and strategies
-- A target security architecture for the evolving network
-- Solutions to make federated identity work
-- Collaboration and content management trends and dynamics
-- Critical insight on maximizing data center efficiency
-- Keys to enabling a mobile enterprise
-- Best strategies for designing an agile infrastructure services model

"By bringing together 1,500 high-profile industry influencers and IT technologists, we will leverage the conference's public platform to rally the industry around product requirements based on realistic enterprise customer needs, not vendor agendas," said Jamie Lewis, CEO and research chair.

Catalyst Conference North America is June 25 - 29, 2007 in San Francisco, CA. The conference format features two days of technical workshops followed by three days of general conference sessions. More information about Catalyst Conference is available at www.catalyst.burtongroup.com.

About Burton Group

Burton Group (www.burtongroup.com) helps technologists make smart enterprise architecture decisions in increasingly complex environments. Burton Group's research and advisory services focus on technical analysis of infrastructure technologies relating to security, identity management, web services, service-oriented architecture, collaboration, content management, and network and telecom.

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