TMCnet Feature
August 31, 2011

TMC and Embrase Business Consulting Announce Exciting Program Updates for Cloud Communications Summit

Ovum Analyst Keynote, M&A Lunch, World-Wide Cloud Sessions among Anchors at Industry Visionary Gathering

Norwalk, CT, August 31, 2011—TMC (News - Alert) and Embrase Business Consulting today released updates to the conference program at Cloud Communications Summit, collocated with ITEXPO, September 13-15, 2011 at the Austin Convention Center, Austin, Texas. The fourth iteration of the summit, offers the ultimate setting for CEO’s and other forward thinkers representing next generation service providers, vendors, integrators, analyst and investment firms to network, dialog and debate the business and technology of this exploding segment.

At this year’s Summit, Jan Dawson, Ovum’s chief telecom analyst, will anchor Wednesday afternoon’s session with a keynote on how the evolution of cloud communications has and will affect the large operators. Highly regarded industry analyst and blogger Dave Michels will add his perspective as a lead moderator throughout the 3-day event. Content highlights include:

  • The World Wide Cloud: International Hour: A discussion of non-US based cloud offerings, and the trends in Europe that are driving adoption and market growth.
  • Social Networking Lunch & M&A Keynote: A chance to network over lunch and learn from an leading industry expert on the trends shaping the M&A marketing in Cloud Comm and where it’s headed.
  • Growing the “Everything-but-the-hosted-pbx-cloud”: Much has been said about the hosted PBX (News - Alert) market and its explosive growth trajectories. But the cloud is also enabling innovation in video, SMS and more. A CEO-only panel will give us the scoop.

For the full agenda and comprehensive list of speakers and sponsor sponsors partners, visit:

The Cloud Communications Summit is supported recognized market leaders including Platinum Sponsor: Interactive Intelligence (News - Alert), Gold Sponsors: Q-Advisors, Rackspace Hosting, Transverse and Silver Sponsors: StarView Solutions, TelStar Hosted, Tokbox, Tropo, Momentum and Technology Executive Group-ITP.

“If you’re a Service Provider, Application Provider, System Integrator, VAR, or IT manager, definitely plan to join us in Austin to fully understand how cloud-based communications technologies are charting a new course into the future,” said Embrase’s Thomas Howe (News - Alert), founder and lead moderator of Cloud Communications Summit.

 Registration for Cloud Communications Summit is open. Sponsorship and exhibiting opportunities are available, and interested parties should contact TMC’s Joe Fabiano at 203-852-6800 x132.   Media inquiries should be directed to Todd Keefe at For Immediate Release PR. 


EMBRASE is a boutique consulting firm that provides positioning, corporate development and go-to-market services to companies in communications sector. With its extensive expertise and knowledge in emerging communication and telephony markets, Embrase has assisted a cross-section of communications solution and service providers in closing funding, entering new markets and growing revenues.

About TMC:

TMC is a global, integrated media company that helps clients build communities in print, in person, and online. TMC publishes the Customer Interaction Solutions, INTERNET TELEPHONY, Unified Communications, NGM (premiering in September) and InfoTECH Spotlight 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: 4G Wireless Evolution; M2M Evolution; Cloud Communications Expo; SIP Tutorial; VIPeering; Business Video Expo; Regulatory 2.0 Workshop, DevCon5: The HTML5 Development Conference; CVx; AstriCon; StartupCamp; MSPAlliance MSPWorld and more. Visit TMC Events for a complete listing and further information.

Contact Information:
Todd Keefe
For immediate Release PR
617-262-1968 x 101
[email protected]

Want to learn more about the latest in communications and technology? Then be sure to attend ITEXPO West 2011, taking place Sept. 13-15, 2011, in Austin, Texas. ITEXPO (News - Alert) offers an educational program to help corporate decision makers select the right IP-based voice, video, fax and unified communications solutions to improve their operations. It's also where service providers learn how to profitably roll out the services their subscribers are clamoring for – and where resellers can learn about new growth opportunities. To register, click here.

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Edited by Jennifer Russell
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