SHARE Kicks Off Week With Keynotes; Hundreds of Technical Sessions

Hundreds of enterprise IT professionals from around the globe are converging on Denver, Colo., this week for SHARE in Denver (August 23-28, 2009) at the Colorado Convention Center. SHARE conferences provide enterprise IT professionals with the latest information and newest innovations in the marketplace. Attendees meet enterprise IT experts, learn about the latest developments and solutions in the industry and build relationships with peers experiencing similar challenges.

SHARE in Denver includes more than 600 technical sessions, many of which are aligned with the 2009 conference themes Total Enterprise Virtualization and Service Orientation - The Foundation for IT Modernization.

During this week, four main stage keynote presentations are providing access to experts discussing topics within these themes, including cloud computing and technology trends. Today's keynote sessions featured Daniel Burrus discussing "Technotrends: The Big Ideas That Are Changing Everything," and Chris O'Malley's System z Keynote on "The State of the Mainframe - Empowering the Next Generation to Support the Mainframe's Leading Role in the Enterprise Architecture."

Additional sessions this week include James Staten's Virtualization Keynote titled "Is Your Next Data Center In the Cloud?" (Tuesday, August 25 at 8:00 a.m.) and Grady Booch's Service Orientation Keynote on "Software Abundance in the Face of Economic Scarcity." (Wednesday, August 26 at 8:00 a.m.)

Content will also be dedicated to the zNextGen community, which is comprised of newcomers to enterprise IT to encourage their professional growth and development. Sponsored by SHARE and IBM, zNextGen has been impressively increasing the size of its community since its inception in 2005. Attendees in Denver will discover the resources and technology they need to prepare for future endeavors in the enterprise-computing field.

For more information about the SHARE in Denver conference and zNextGen, visit here.