October 06, 2010 16:41 ET

Taleo Joins Bluecoat, Cisco and VMware at The Computer History Museum to Discuss the Virtual Enterprise

Taleo Continues to Address Emerging SaaS/Cloud Computing Topics; CMO Shail Khiyara to Deliver Keynote on Importance of the Vertical Cloud, Why It Exists and the New Business Models It Creates

DUBLIN, CA--(Marketwire - October 6, 2010) -  Taleo Corporation (NASDAQ: TLEO), the leading provider of on-demand talent management solutions, today announced it will keynote the Virtual Enterprise event on Wednesday, October 6, 2010 at 4:00 pm at The Computer History Museum in Mountain View, CA. 

WHO:   Keynote speaker: Shail Khiyara, SVP and CMO of Taleo
Khiyara to deliver keynote: "Vertical Clouds -- The Big Payoff."

The keynote will be followed by a panel entitled, "IT as a Service" featuring:

• Jim Haar, CIO of Bluecoat Bob Vizza
• Director of VMware partnership, Cisco
• Javier Soltero, CTO SaaS and Applications, VMware
WHAT:   The Virtual Enterprise event brings together Bay Area CEOs, CIOs, and other C-level thought leaders to exchange ideas/knowledge on what the Virtual Enterprise means for your company. Questions that will be answered include: Which services belong internally? Who orchestrates them? Why is the impact potentially so profound?
WHEN:   Wednesday, October 6, 2010 from 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. PT
WHY:   Much has been said already about SaaS and Cloud Computing, but it's here and is gradually transforming IT. The next wave of IT will see it move to IT as a Service, which is no longer just about cost and performance, but rather about innovation, agility, and profitability. The Virtual Enterprise is about the optimization of services where IT is both a member service and empowering differentiator.

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About Taleo
Taleo's (NASDAQ: TLEO) cloud-based talent management platform unites products and an ecosystem to drive business performance through talent intelligence. 5,100 customers use Taleo for talent acquisition, performance, learning and compensation management, including 48 of the Fortune 100. Further, Taleo's Talent Grid cloud community harnesses the expertise of Taleo customers, more than 200 million candidates, and 100 partners and industry experts.

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