TMCnet Feature
March 14, 2012

TMC Launches Cloud4SMB Expo in Austin, Texas

Conference is the first of its kind to address the unique needs and challenges of small and medium businesses (SMBs) seeking to leverage the benefits of cloud computing solutions

Norwalk, CT (March 14, 2012)TMC (News - Alert), a leading B2B media company helping clients build communities in print, in person, and online, today announced the launch of its newest event, Cloud4SMB Expo. The conference and expo will take place October 2-5, 2012 in Austin, Texas. Cloud4SMB Expo is dedicated to real-world business strategies and implications for growing businesses utilizing the cloud.

“Until now, the Cloud Phenomenon has focused almost exclusively on opportunities for the large enterprise,” said Rich Tehrani (News - Alert), TMC CEO and Conference Chairman. “Sessions at Cloud4SMB Expo are geared specifically to provide SMBs with the knowledge and information they need to compete and succeed. The editorial team at TMC’s Cloud Computing magazine has the keen insight into the world of the cloud and is uniquely qualified to develop the first class program SMBs can trust to deliver actionable ideas and solutions for them.”

Conference sessions at Cloud4SMB Expo include:

  • Best case studies of cloud migration
  • Real world security challenges in the cloud
  • Reasons why migrating to a pure cloud vendor is important – and reasons why a hybrid approach might be better
  • What you have to know about virtualization when migrating to the cloud
  • Reasons to move your CRM to the cloud
  • Why  cities and municipalities need to turn to the cloud
  • Why VARs need to start selling cloud services
  • Things you can do to prevent a cloud outage from sinking your business

“The unique focus of this event will be the exact differentiator needed to attract the most important buyers in the market—those decision-makers with limited time who are looking to learn about the most promising areas of growth for their companies,” continued Tehrani.

  • The content offered in Cloud4SMB Expo is targeted towards SMBs interested in:
  • Moving to the cloud with minimal business disruption
  • Confidently securing your vital corporate data
  • Determining which apps and functions are best to migrate to the cloud
  • Evaluating which data if any to keep onsite
  • Addressing Migration Challenges head-on
  • ROI Calculations - as well as TRUE estimates of savings and or additional costs

The Call for Papers is open for Cloud4SMB Expo. Companies interested in sponsorship opportunities should contact Kevin Lake at or 203.852.6800 ext 127 or Nicole Pradella at or 203.852.6800 ext 289.

To register, visit

Members of the media can reserve media credentials by contacting Todd Keefe at For Immediate Release PR.

About TMC
TMC is celebrating its 40th anniversary as a global, integrated media company that helps clients build communities in print, in person, and online.  TMC publishes Cloud Computing, Customer Interaction Solutions, INTERNET TELEPHONY, and Next Gen Mobility magazines. TMC is the producer of ITEXPO, the world’s leading B2B communications event., which is read by two million unique visitors each month, is the leading source of news and articles for the communications and technology industries.  In addition, TMC runs multiple industry events including M2M Evolution Conference & Expo; DevCon5; HTML5 Summit; CVx; AstriCon and more. Visit TMC Events for a complete listing and further information.

Contact Information
Todd Keefe (News - Alert)
For Immediate Release PR
617-262-1968 x 101

Edited by Jennifer Russell
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