CA World 2008 to enable innovation & growth in IT

DQW Bureau
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CA announced plans for CA World 2008, November 16-20, 2008, at The Venetian

Congress Center and Sands Expo in Las Vegas, Nevada. CA World 2008 will bring

together CA customers, business partners, and employees from around the world to

exchange IT management strategies for transforming IT from a cost center into an

enabler of innovation and business growth.

This year's guest keynote speaker is Jack Welch, former Chairman and CEO of

the General Electric Company (GE). During his 20-plus year tenure as CEO, GE's

market capitalization rose from $13 billion to $400 billion. Welch will speak on

November 17.

Jack Welch, former Chairman and CEO of the General Electric

Company (GE) will be the guest keynote speaker

CA World also will feature keynote addresses by John Swainson, CEO, CA and Al

Nugent, Executive VP and CTO.

Attendees will be able to choose from more than 800 conference sessions in

such critical areas as application performance management, data center and

workload automation, governance, infrastructure mana­gement, mainframe and

multi-platform application development, security management and service


This year, CA is featuring three symposia designed specifically for different

types of event attendees:

  • The Business Mana­gement Symposium will address the strategic issue of

    leveraging IT for greatest business value, which confronts CIOs and senior IT

  • The IT Management Symposium will address the productivity and optimization

    challenges facing VPs, directors, and senior managers.
  • The Channel Partner Symposium will address the market penetration and

    profitability objectives of resellers, integrators, and other business


Attendees also will have access to hands-on labs, education courses,

technical 'campgrounds,' and solution-specific user group meetings.