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MacIT Announces 2012 Conference Program and Speakers
Intensive two and a half day conference program, featuring nearly 40 all-new sessions for IT professionals who are deploying iOS and Mac OS in the Enterprise

FRAMINGHAM, MA – October 18, 2011 – MacIT®, the world's definitive event for "Deploying Apple in the Enterprise," focusing on the emerging issues of putting iOS and Mac OS tools to work, is now open for registration, IDG World Expo, the leading producer of world-class tradeshows and events, announced today. Featuring more than 30 educational sessions with speakers from IBM, University of Notre Dame, RAND Corporation, Good Technology, Kelly Services, and MGM Resorts, Mac IT will take place January 26 – 28, 2012, at Moscone Center’s West Hall in San Francisco during Macworld 2012.

"iOS and OS X deployment represents the most significant challenge facing modern IT departments today," said Paul Kent, VP and GM for MacIT. "With an agenda that features the most experienced and knowledgeable Apple technical experts in the world, and senior technologists from the companies, who are living on the bleeding edge, presenting real-world deployment experiences, MacIT is uniquely positioned to help today's IT managers face and conquer these mobile implementation challenges."

At MacIT, attendees will identify pragmatic, sustainable, and competitive iOS and Mac OS X enterprise advancements, as well as network with other enterprise managers facing similar issues. This is the only event that brings together the depth of content, reach, and industry knowledge to deliver the ultimate conference experience for Apple technology deployment leaders. The most experienced Mac OS and iOS experts in the world will take attendees through the following sessions:

  • Mobile Device Management for iOS and OSX
  • iOS at the Pentagon: A Study of iPad Deployment within the Government Basics of Certificates on iOS and OSX
  • Network Security on OS X
  • Enterprise Certificate Management for iOS Devices
  • Deploying Apple in the Enterprise: An IBM Case Study
  • Apple Tools for iOS 5 Deployment and Management
  • Things You Should Know: iOS 5
  • DNS in an iOS World
  • IPv6 on the Mac and iOS
  • Managing Home Media Across OS X, iOS and Others

For the full list of sessions and speakers, visit http://www.macitconf.com/conference.

"JAMF Software is pleased to be a part of this event exclusively focused on helping IT teams better implement, secure and use Apple technology,” said Chip Pearson, Managing Partner, JAMF Software. “For over 25 years, the Macworld conference has been dedicated to the Apple platform and is now shining that focus on Apple technologies in institutional settings with the MacIT Conference. Our two sessions will focus on how the emergence of the Apple platform as a first-class citizen in IT has changed the tech landscape. We will share our experiences and lessons we have learned in the last decade with attendees so they can better implement the Apple platform in their own organizations and help others adopt the platform. We couldn't be more excited to play this supporting role as Apple technologies proliferate in the enterprise."

Registration is now open for MacIT. To register, visit https://register.rcsreg.com/r2/macit2012/ga/clear.html. Those interested in obtaining more information about MacIT, can go to www.macitconf.com.

About MacIT
MacIT® is the world's premier event for "Deploying Apple in the Enterprise." Attendees learn how Fortune 1000, Global 50, and higher education and governmental organizations are addressing the emerging issues of putting iOS and Mac OS tools to work. MacIT gets attendees ahead of emerging "Consumerization of IT" trends, solving their organization's problems today and positioning their IT group for the challenges of tomorrow. For more information, visit www.macitconf.com.

About IDG World Expo
IDG World Expo (www.idgworldexpo.com) is a leading producer of tradeshows and events for professionals and consumers seeking world-class education, strategic business relationships, and access to industry-leading products and services. IDG World Expo's portfolio of conferences and events includes Macworld®, Electronic Entertainment Expo® (E3®), Anime Expo®, QuakeCon, Halo® Fest, Enterprise MobileNext, Macworld Mobile at Mobile Asia Congress™, and Macworld Mobile at Mobile World Congress™ . IDG World Expo is a business unit of IDG, the world's leading technology media, research and event company.