By Beecher Tuttle, TMCnet Contributor
Tom Racca, president and CEO of BurstPoint Networks (News - Alert), will be on hand at Interop 2011 to take part in a panel discussion on the future of telepresence, the company announced on Tuesday.
The expert panel will discuss current trends in the video streaming and telepresence markets as well as speculate on the future of the technology in various infrastructures, such as unified communications, web-based collaboration tools and business applications.
"In this session, leading-edge vendors will present different views on what to expect from visual communications tomorrow, next year and beyond," Interop (News - Alert) explains in the session overview.
Joining Racca on the panel will be Marcio Macedo, director of product management and visual collaboration at Hewlett Packard; Erica Scroeder, director of business video at Cisco (News - Alert) and Jim Cantalini, president of High Speed Video. The session will be moderated by John Bartlett, principal of NetForecast, an engineering consulting firm.
Held from May 8 to May 14 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, Interop 2011 is a business technology event aimed at presenting an unbiased look at current technologies, including cloud computing, virtualization, security, mobility and data center advances. The conference includes educational programs, workshops, real-world demonstrations, live technology implementations and various news announcements from participating technology providers.
The panel will kick off on Wednesday, May 11 at 3:15 p.m. PDT and will last for about an hour. Visit the conference's Video Track page to learn more about the panel discussion and other video conferencing sessions. Click here to register for Interop 2011.
In related news, cloud computing provider NaviSite (News - Alert) recently announced that two of their high-level executives – chief security officer Allen Allison and chief technology officer Denis Martin – will also be attending the conference and participating in a number of panel discussions. The sessions will all be related to cloud computing and Navisite's approach to the burgeoning technology.
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Edited by Jennifer Russell