Enterasys to Host Twitter Chat Series on Advanced IT and Networking Topics

Series launches with Industry Leading CIO of Seton Hill University

Jason King
Enterasys Networks
+1 978 684 1847

Andover, MA — May 31, 2012

Enterasys Networks, a Siemens Enterprise Communications Company, today launched an interactive Twitter chat series entitled “Enterasys Explores,” where industry experts will explore the key IT issues facing an array of vertical industries, including K-12, higher education and healthcare environments. The first of this series “#ETShighed” will be conducted on June 6th with Phil Komarny, CIO and VP for IT at Seton Hill University and Vala Afshar, Chief Customer Officer, Enterasys. Phil and Vala will lead a discussion on how IT can bring control to increasingly prevalent bring-your-own-device (BYOD) environments on university campuses.

A twitter chat is a pre-arranged chat that happens on Twitter through the use of predefined hashtags to link those tweets together in a virtual conversation. In the first of its forthcoming Enterasys Explores series of Twitter chats, Seton Hill will focus on how to successfully deploy BYOD policies and best practices on a university campus.

WHAT: “Controlling the Chaos in BYOD Deployments in Higher Education” with participants:

•Phil Komarny, CIO and VP for IT at Seton Hill University, @PhilKomarny: Phil has served as the institutional catalyst in initiatives which have positioned Seton Hill University as a leader in strengthening learning through the use of mobile technology. With Komarny’s leadership, Seton Hill is working to transform the way faculty teach and the way students learn by adopting the mobile services which the university provides.

•Vala Afshar, Chief Customer Officer, Enterasys Networks, @ValaAfshar: Vala is responsible for Enterasys Networks’ worldwide services operations and technical support functions including contact center operations, field engineering, support engineering and infrastructure technologies. Enterasys’ strong technical service and support capabilities are recognized globally by customers, partners and industry analysts as a true company differentiator.
Who & How: IT managers, network managers, CIOs, users, and anyone with questions that relate to the topic are invited to contribute, follow along, or submit questions to be answered simply by assigning the hashtag #ETShighed into the tweet. Participants can find details about Enterasys’ Twitter chat series here: http://www.enterasys.com/twitterchat/.

WHEN: 11 a.m. EDT, Wednesday, June 6th.

About Enterasys Networks and Siemens Enterprise Communications
Siemens Enterprise Communications is a premier provider of end-to-end enterprise communications, including voice, network infrastructure and security solutions that use open, standards-based unified communications and business applications for a seamless collaboration experience. This award-winning “Open Communications” approach enables organizations to improve productivity and reduce costs through easy-to-deploy solutions that work within existing IT environments, delivering operational efficiencies. It is the foundation for the company’s OpenPath® commitment that enables customers to mitigate risk and cost-effectively adopt unified communications. Jointly owned by The Gores Group and Siemens AG, Siemens Enterprise Communications includes Cycos and Enterasys Networks. For more information about Siemens Enterprise Communications or Enterasys please visit www.siemens-enterprise.com or www.enterasys.com.

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