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Softchoice CEO to Discuss 'Moving Business to the Cloud' at #TorontoCloudSummit Hosted by Okta

Tuesday, May 07, 2013

Softchoice CEO to Discuss 'Moving Business to the Cloud' at #TorontoCloudSummit Hosted by Okta

08:30 EDT Tuesday, May 07, 2013

Hear perspectives from Silicon Valley cloud executives and front-line IT leaders on the opportunities and implications of business in the cloud

TORONTO, May 7, 2013 /CNW/ - Softchoice today announced that its CEO, David MacDonald (@SoftchoiceDMAC), along with distinguished technology leaders from Okta, Box, ServiceNow and Teknion will participate on a panel discussion at the Toronto Enterprise Summit taking place on Tuesday, May 7. Hosted by Okta, the panel will examine cloud strategies for the modern enterprise, how these strategies are driving unique business value, and how the role of IT will evolve over the next few years. Attendees will also hear first-hand from experienced executives who are upgrading from costly, legacy infrastructure to modern enterprise cloud solutions.

Other panelists include:

  • Frederic Kerrest (@fkerrest), co-founder and COO of Okta

  • Chris Penner, vice president of Box

  • Chris Pope (@Chris_Pope_NOW), senior director of ServiceNow

  • John Comacchio, CIO of Teknion

Mr. MacDonald will also specifically touch on the Softchoice experience in bringing the Softchoice Cloud platform to market - the first offering of its kind in North America. Softchoice Cloud enables IT departments to hasten their path to becoming an internal Cloud Services Broker (CSB) by providing simplified sourcing, identity management, enhanced support and an improved end user experience.

Event Details:

When: Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Where: Toronto Trump Hotel, 325 Bay Street


5:30 PM: Registration & Welcome Reception
6:30 PM: Executive Panel with Audience Q&A
7:30 PM: Sponsor Reception

To register, please visit

Those unable to attend the event in person can join the conversation on Twitter using the #TorontoCloudSummit hashtag. The Softchoice team will also be sharing real-time insights and event highlights from @ITGrok.

About Softchoice

As a leading North American provider of technology solutions and services, Softchoice combines the efficiency and reliability of a national IT supplier with the personal touch and technical expertise of a local solutions provider. Softchoice's holistic approach to technology includes solution design, implementation, asset management and cloud services, as well as access to one of the most comprehensive and cost-effective technology distribution networks in North America. With over 1,200 employees, Softchoice manages the technology needs of thousands of corporate and public sector organizations across the United States and Canada.

Softchoice stock is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) under the trading symbol "SO." The common shares of Softchoice are not registered under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933 and are not publicly traded in the United States.

SOURCE: Softchoice Corporation

For further information:

Media Contact

Eric Gardiner
Manager of Communications
Softchoice Corporation
416-588-9002 x 2358

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