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Toshiba's John Carson to Present Keynote at INTERNET TELEPHONY Conference & EXPO Miami 2005
[February 16, 2005]

Toshiba's John Carson to Present Keynote at INTERNET TELEPHONY Conference & EXPO Miami 2005

IRVINE, Calif. --(Business Wire)-- Feb. 16, 2005 -- Toshiba America Information Systems Inc., Digital Solutions Division (TAIS DSD), today announced that John Carson, director, business development, will present a lunch keynote on Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2005, titled "Application Structure for IP Success" at TMC's INTERNET TELEPHONY(R) Conference & EXPO Miami 2005 at the Hyatt Regency in Miami. He will cover blending voice, data and video systems architecture to support new and secure business applications.

As director, business development, for Toshiba America Information Systems Inc., Digital Solutions Division (TAIS DSD), Carson brings more than 25 years of experience in the computer industry to his position. He is responsible for business development for TAIS DSD's VoIP, connectivity, and mobility communications solutions. Prior to joining TAIS DSD, Carson was vice president, customer marketing, with Toshiba's Digital Products Division (DPD), manufacturers of Toshiba laptops and other hardware devices. While at Toshiba DPD, Carson was also responsible for the marketing strategy, positioning, promotions, and customer programs for the company's mobile products and solutions in the United States, and overseeing the direction of global products and solutions for U.S.-based multi-national accounts. Carson originally joined Toshiba in 1994.

"We are very pleased that John Carson will be a keynote presenter at this year's show. With more than 25 years in the personal computer industry, mobility and wireless solutions, Mr. Carson is an exciting addition to the conference. Toshiba is a respected industry leader, and I am confident that our attendees will appreciate and value the opportunity to hear Mr. Carson's perspectives on IP telephony," said TMC president and conference co-chair, Rich Tehrani.

INTERNET TELEPHONY(R) Conference & EXPO is a targeted and innovative four-day conference and trade show offering a comprehensive education for selecting and deploying VoIP solutions. IP telephony voice and data products offer businesses and telecommunications service providers a lower-cost, more feature-rich alternative to traditional telecom services.

Registration for the show is now open at 1-800-243-6002, ext. 0, or

About Toshiba America Information Systems Inc.

With headquarters in Irvine, TAIS is comprised of three divisions: Digital Products Division, Digital Solutions Division and the Storage Device Division. Together, the three divisions provide mobile products and solutions, telecommunications, imaging and storage products and services. Products include industry-leading portable computers, projectors, DVD/CD recordable products and hard disk drives for computers, telephony products, digital imaging systems, wireless solutions and services.

TAIS provides sales, marketing and services for its wide range of information products in the United States and Latin America. TAIS is an independent operating company owned by Toshiba America Inc., a subsidiary of Toshiba Corp., which is a world leader in high technology and integrated manufacturing of electrical and electronic components, products and systems. Toshiba has global sales of over $52 billion and more than 300 subsidiaries and affiliates worldwide. For more information visit the company's Web site at

About TMC(R)

Technology Marketing Corp. (TMC) publishes two print magazines: Customer Inter@ction Solutions, and Internet Telephony; five digital publications, SIP Magazine, Speech-World, WiFI Telephony Magazine, VoIP Developer, WiMAX Magazine; and the online publications, Planet PDA Magazine, WiFi Revolution, Alternative Power and BiometriTech. TMC is also the first publisher to test new products in its own on-site laboratories, TMC Labs. TMC also produces The VoIP Developer Conference, Speech-World Conference, IP Contact Center Summit and The Global Call Center Outsourcing Summit. publishes more than 25 topical online newsletters. For more information about TMC, visit its Web site at

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