SOURCE: Spiceworks, Inc.

Spiceworks, Inc.

February 28, 2012 05:00 ET

Spiceworks, Dell, SugarCRM and Yammer to Discuss the New Era of Social Business at CeBIT 2012

Spiceworks Vice President Tabrez Syed Will Explore How Social Networks for Business Are Transforming How People Work

LONDON--(Marketwire - Feb 28, 2012) - Tabrez Syed, vice president of products at Spiceworks™ Inc., the world's largest social network for IT, will join executives from Dell, SugarCRM and Yammer for a panel discussion at CeBIT 2012 titled 'Social Business: Collaboration & Communication.'

During the panel discussion, Syed will discuss the opportunities and challenges that social networks for business bring to the workplace, and the fundamental strategies needed to succeed in the social business revolution. Debate will be moderated by Eric Savitz, Forbes' San Francisco Bureau Chief.

CeBIT is the digital industry's largest international event, hosting more than 4,200 companies from over 70 countries. In-depth panel discussions are spread over four days, including debate on: smart cities, managing big data, life in the cloud and social commerce.

At CeBIT, Spiceworks (Hall 2, Stand E33) will be showcasing how the social business network enables 'Social IT' by combining free network management, network monitoring and help desk software with a rapidly growing and active Facebook-like community of IT professionals. Organisations of all sizes use Spiceworks to discover, buy and manage technology in a social way.

Session: "Social Business: Collaboration & Communication"


  • Moderator: Eric Savitz, San Francisco Bureau Chief, Forbes
  • Tabrez Syed, vice president of Products, Spiceworks
  • Michael Buck, director and general manager, Global SMB Online Business, Dell
  • George Ell, general manager EMEA, Yammer
  • Clint Oram, co-founder and CTO, SugarCRM

When: Friday, 9 March 2012, 10:45 am
Where: Convention Center (CC), Room 2
Exhibition Grounds, 30521 Hannover, Germany

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About Spiceworks
Spiceworks™, the world's largest social business platform for IT, connects 1.8 million IT professionals with more than 600 technology brands. By combining a Facebook-like community with free IT management software, Spiceworks helps businesses to discover, buy and manage $300 billion worth of technology products and services each year. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, Spiceworks is backed by Adams Street Partners, Tenaya Capital, Institutional Venture Partners (IVP), Austin Ventures and Shasta Ventures. For more information visit --

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