New York Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg Proclaims Week of September 18 Interop Week in the City of New York New York Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg Proclaims Week of September 18 Interop Week in the City of New York NEW YORK, Sept. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Interop(R), produced by CMP Technology, announced today that Michael R. Bloomberg, Mayor of the City of New York, has proclaimed the week of Monday, September 18 - Friday, September 22 "Interop Week" in New York City . Interop New York begins today at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center and runs until Friday, September 22 . The IT industry's most comprehensive event has returned to New York for the second consecutive year, and will once again demonstrate how IT is responding to the issues that matter most to attendees, helping them succeed in both business and technology. For a complete schedule of all educational sessions, keynote addresses and participating exhibitors, including registration information, visit www.interop.com .

"Technology is fundamentally changing the way we live, and CMP Technology is leading the push to integrate the latest developments into everyday life," said Mayor Michael Bloomberg . "It is a pleasure to welcome Interop to New York City . The conference's focus on innovation reflects our citywide commitment to progress on all fronts, whether it is social, cultural, or technological."

"We're thrilled that Mayor Bloomberg has recognized Interop's importance in the advancement of the IT industry with this proclamation of Interop Week," said Lenny Heymann , Interop General Manager. "We are excited to bring back Interop to the business capital of the world, and we're looking forward to returning to New York in 2007 and beyond."

For 21 years, Interop has helped IT and business decision-makers bring together the key components of a solid information strategy to drive efficiency and competitive advantage for their organizations. As business continues to drive the adoption of technology, and the converged network is creating new advantages, an emerging "IP for business" philosophy has woven itself into the fabric of business process applications that will be on display at Interop New York. Through in-depth educational programs, workshops, real-world demonstrations and live technology implementations in its unique InteropNet and InteropLabs programs, Interop(R) provides the forum for the most powerful innovations and solutions the industry has to offer.

About Interop(R)

Interop(R), now part of the CMP Technology family of global brands, has led the revolution and evolution in IP networking for the past twenty-one years, and is dedicated to promoting and demonstrating the interoperability of the converged network, applications and devices to seamlessly exchange and use information to address the full range of business challenges facing IT organizations today and tomorrow. As the leading destination for technology buyers and sellers, Interop has fostered the growth and evolution of the IT industry for the past two decades, and remains the most anticipated and only comprehensive IT event. Through in-depth educational programs, workshops, real-world demonstrations and live technology implementations in its unique InteropNet and InteropLabs programs, Interop provides the forum for the most powerful innovations and solutions the industry has to offer. Interop New York will take place at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, September 18-22, 2006, and Interop Las Vegas will return to the Mandalay Bay Convention Center, May 20-25, 2007. For more information about these events, visit www.interop.com .

About CMP Technology

CMP Technology ( http://www.cmp.com ) is a marketing solutions company serving the technology industry. Through its market-leading portfolio of trusted information brands, CMP has earned the confidence of more technology professionals than any other media company. As a result, CMP is the premier provider of access, insight and actionable programs designed to connect sellers and buyers in ways that yield superior return on investment. CMP Technology is a subsidiary of United Business Media ( http://www.unitedbusinessmedia.com/ ), a global provider of news distribution and specialist information services with a market capitalization of more than $3 billion .

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