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Federal IT Officials & Tech Leaders to Examine Govt. Transition to Cloud Computing at SaaS/Gov 2010

SIIA & INPUT Event will Take Place April 5th in Washington, D.C.

WASHINGTON, March 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA), the principal trade association for the software and digital content industries, today invited media to attend its fourth annual Software as a Service (SaaS) conference for the federal IT market, held April 5th, in Washington, D.C. Presented by SIIA and consultant INPUT, SaaS/Gov is the most comprehensive conference addressing the intersection of government IT and the software industry.

SaaS/Gov will explore the government's adoption of SaaS and how the cloud has simplified operations and has made federal IT infrastructure more open and interoperable. The conference will feature both government and industry leaders, including executives from Salesforce.com and Google, who will evaluate a wide range of applications and how they are being utilized by the government. Panels and presentations will also address social media, security and transparency issues.

Speakers at the conference include:

  • Susie Adams, Chief Technology Officer, Microsoft Corporation (Federal Sales)
  • Philip Berman, SOA Products Group, Sales Engineer, Intel
  • Daniel Burton, Senior Vice President, Global Public Policy, Salesforce.com
  • Scott Chasin, Chief Technology Officer, McAfee Software as a Service
  • Matthew Glotzbach, Director, Product Management, Google Enterprise
  • Kevin Plexico, Executive Vice President, INPUT
  • Sean Poulley, Vice President, Online Collaboration Services, IBM Corporation
  • Tom Temin, Anchor/Columnist, The Federal Drive, FederalNewsRadio 1500 AM

Additionally, IT leaders from federal, state and local government agencies - including the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - will participate as speakers.

For more information, or to register for the conference, media should contact Beth Dozier at [email protected]. Members of the media may also register online at: http://www.siia.net/saasgov/2010/press_apply.asp.

WHO: Software and Information Industry Association (SIIA)

WHAT: SaaS/Gov 2010

WHEN: 5 April 2010

WHERE: The Westin Washington, DC City Center

1400 M Street NW

Washington, DC 20005

For more information and a complete schedule of events, visit http://www.siia.net/saasgov/2010/

About SIIA

The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) is the principal trade association for the software and digital content industries. SIIA provides global services in government relations, business development, corporate education and intellectual property protection to more than 500 leading software and information companies. For further information, visit www.siia.net.

About INPUT

INPUT helps companies develop federal, state, and local government business and helps public sector organizations achieve their objectives. Over 1,300 members, including small specialized companies, new entrants to the public sector, and the largest government contractors and agencies, rely on INPUT for the latest and most comprehensive procurement and market information, consulting, powerful sales management tools, and educational & networking events.

SOURCE Software & Information Industry Association

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