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networks telecom europe 2002  25th - 27th June, 2002 - NEC Birmingham

London, 16th April, 2002. With storage sales expected to reach £14bn by 2005 (1), it is essential for organisations to maintain awareness of the latest developments within the storage industry. Visitors to networks telecom europe 2002, one of the UK's leading IT, telecoms and internet events, will be privy to a vast amount of storage industry information, independent advice and demonstrations of new technologies within the dedicated Storage Networking Zone.

In it's role as a valuable information resource for the networking community, the Storage Networking Zone will contain the following features:

The Ideal Storage Solution Centre

Ideal Enterprise Solutions (2) will host The Ideal Storage Solution Centre, run in conjunction with the FCIA-E (3). This centre will demonstrate to users the latest storage technologies in an open, neutral environment. Instead of being vendor-specific, each demonstration will involve technologies from various sources - thereby replicating a real-world Storage Area Network (SAN) environment. These will include storage management techniques such as; Clustering, Replication, Backup, Virtualisation and Storage Management.

Storage Networking Advice Clinic

FCIA Europe also be host the Storage Networking Advice Clinic. Independent advisors will be on hand to offer free one-to-one advice on the latest storage industry issues. Visitors will be able to book a 20 minute appointment with an advisor, discuss pertinent issues relevant to their organisation, ask advice on how to set up storage systems to suit specific needs and ask advice on any other storage query they may have.

Computer Associates Test Drive

Computer Associates (4) will have its latest storage technologies on display for visitors to 'test drive', along with presentations and experts on hand to discuss the business benefits of the technologies.

Storage Solution Exhibitors

Storage-focused exhibitors at networks telecom europe 2002 include Bakbone Software, SpectraLogic, Overland Data, Seagate/Xiotech, Exabyte, 3M, Maxtor, Emulex, Brocade, Veritas, Ideal Enterprise Solutions, NCE Europe, HPS, Computer Associates, SAN Valley , Q Logic, Comms Vault, Infinity I/O and Quantum Storage UK.

For further information on networks telecom europe 2002, or to register for free entry to the event please visit or call 020 8987 7601.

Notes to Editor

1) Information taken from, 27th March 2002.

2) Ideal Enterprise Solutions is an independently managed business of Ideal, the UK subsidiary of Bell Microproducts Inc., the world's largest storage-centric, value-added distributors.

3) The Fibre Channel Industry Association Europe (FCIA-E) is an independent, self-funding, non-profit, pan European body set up to promote fibre channel technology throughout Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

4) Computer Associates International, Inc. (NYSE: CA), delivers the end-to-end infrastructure to enable eBusiness through innovative technology, services and education.

About networks telecom europe

networks telecom europe 2002 takes place from 25-27 June 2002 at the National Exhibition Centre,
Birmingham. Networks telecom 2001 attracted 18,780* visitors. (*ABC Audit) For more information please visit:

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