IT Infrastructure Management Conference & Expo to Feature Leading Vendors

Industry's Premier Event to Showcase Latest Solutions from BMC Software, Inc., Computer Associates, FrontRange Solutions, Peregrine Systems and Nearly 50 Other Leading Companies

Colorado Springs, Colo. September 12, 2005 – The IT Infrastructure Management Conference & Expo (ITIM 2005), will feature nearly 50 leading vendors of IT infrastructure solutions and service management products and services, including: network infrastructure products and services, telecommunications, wireless and VoIP technologies, IT security, network performance and management, data storage, management and compliance and IT support center and service management products and services. ITIM 2005 will take place from October 2 - 5, 2005 at the Gaylord Palms in Orlando, Fla. Produced by HDI, the world's largest membership association for IT service and support professionals and the premier certification body for the industry, the IT Infrastructure Management Conference & Expo is designed for IT professionals dedicated to achieving greater productivity by establishing and maintaining best practices and building integrated IT processes and technologies.

Platinum Sponsors include: BMC Software, Inc., Computer Associates, FrontRange Solutions, Peregrine Systems and Pink Elephant. Gold Sponsors are Altiris, Inc., Apropos Technology, Axios Systems, IBM, iET Solutions, Infra Corporation, Intuit Information Technology Solutions, Managed Objects, NetSupport, Reflectent Software, Robert Half Technology, ScienceLogic, TechExcel, Inc. and WebEx Communications, Inc. In addition, exhibiting companies will include Chorus Systems, Control-F1, DriveSavers Data Recovery, EXIN USA, Faronics Technologies, Funk Software, Inc., H & W Computer Systems Inc., Hornbill Systems, Inc., IHS Support Solutions, itSMF USA, Marval/Stroma, M-Tech, Information Technology, Inc., NetworkD Corporation, newScale, Inc., NTR - North America PerformanceIT, Inc., Persystent Technologies, RAC Houston, SteelCloud, Inc., TeamQuest, TechTeam Global, Inc., Texas Digital, Touchpaper and Vertical Solutions, Inc.

ITIM 2005 will address all aspects of managing, integrating and maximizing the performance of corporate IT assets. Six conference tracks include Emerging Technologies; IT Leadership; Network Optimization and Performance; Technology Innovation; Security, Governance and Compliance and IT Service Management. Keynotes will include: Ray Kurzweil, Robert Cringely, Guy Kawasaki, Jamie Clark and Steve Rizzo. Additionally, several pre-conference workshops will be offered, including ITIL training and certification.

"We are excited to be hosting such a comprehensive conference and expo with so many leading companies. It is clear that these organizations recognize the significance of participating in this important industry forum," stated Ron Muns, founder and CEO, HDI. "We are confident that ITIM 2005 will provide an unparalleled opportunity for attendees to be introduced to the latest and best tools, technologies, and service providers in the IT infrastructure and integrated systems and service management industry."

For more information on ITIM 2005, visit www.ITIM2005.com, or call 1-877-331-3434. For media and analyst registration, contact Jen McClure at (650) 331-0083, or email jenmcclure@gmail.com.

About HDI
HDI is the world's largest membership association for IT service and support professionals and the premier certification body for the industry. Founded in 1989, HDI's mission is to lead and promote the IT service and support industry by empowering its members through access to timely and valuable industry information, including reports and publications; encouraging member collaboration through events and online forums; and establishing internationally recognized, standards-based industry certification and training programs. In addition to membership, certification and training, HDI produces the world's largest and highest-rated event for service and support professionals, the HDI Annual Conference and Expo, and the IT Infrastructure Management Conference. HDI is member-focused, and remains vendor-neutral in its efforts to facilitate open, independent networking and information-sharing within the association network. HDI has more than 7,500 members worldwide including many of the Fortune 500, and 60 local chapters in North America. For more information, visit http://www.thinkhdi.com.

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