August 29, 2007

Technology Experts Geoffrey Moore and David Williams to Keynote Annual NetIQ User Conference

NetIQ, an Attachmate business, will hold its 7th annual user conference, NetConnect, in Orlando from October 15th through 18th, 2007.

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What: NetIQ, an Attachmate business, will hold its 7th annual user conference, NetConnect, in Orlando from October 15th through 18th, 2007. High-tech luminary, Geoffrey Moore and David Williams, vice president of IT Operations Research at Gartner, will be featured as the event's keynote speakers.

Speaker: Geoffrey Moore, Technology Industry Luminary
Date: Monday, October 15th, 2007
Time: 8:00 - 9:30 a.m. ET
Session: Moore is a best selling author, consultant and venture capital partner in Silicon Valley whose key insights focus on the understanding and exploitation of disruptive technologies. In his opening keynote address at NetConnect 2007, Moore will discuss the demands of technological innovation and ways to compete without compromising the integrity of existing mission-critical systems. Moore's presentation will include a discussion of best practices to evolve the enterprise and provide a unique analogy to Darwin's Theory of Evolution by leveraging cases from his most recent book, Dealing With Darwin: How Great Companies Innovate at Every Phase of Their Evolution.

Speaker: David Williams, vice president of IT Operations Research, Gartner
Date: Tuesday, October 16th, 2007
Time: 8:00 - 9:30 a.m. ET
Session: David Williams is seasoned industry analyst with extensive knowledge of IT Operations and Management. Williams works with companies to effectively navigate ever-changing market conditions and challenges. During his presentation at NetConnect 2007, Williams will discuss his perspective on IT Operations Process Automation and its business impact. He will also present the latest research and analysis on Run Book Automation (RBA), a fast-paced, emerging market segment, and address the need to automate IT operations processes to increase IT efficiencies.

Event: Designed for customers, partners and anyone interested in NetIQ or Attachmate products, NetConnect provides a forum for these groups to network, exchange ideas and participate in hands-on, one-on-one technical training sessions. The conference is dedicated to providing in-depth training, technical expertise and practical application of NetIQ and Attachmate systems, security and host connectivity products and solutions.

Location: Rosen Shingle Creek
9939 Universal Boulevard
Orlando, FL 32819

Dates: Main Conference - October 15th & 16th
Post-conference Training - October 17th & 18th

Registration: For complete information or to register for the conference, please visit:


About NetIQ

NetIQ, an Attachmate business, is a leading provider of comprehensive systems and security management solutions that help enterprises maximize IT service delivery and efficiency. With more than 12,000 customers worldwide, NetIQ solutions yield measurable business value and results that dynamic organizations demand. NetIQ's best-of-breed solutions help IT organizations deliver critical business services, mitigate operational risk, and document policy compliance. The company's portfolio of award-winning management solutions includes Systems Management, Security Management, Configuration Control and Enterprise Administration.

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