, which represented users of HP's NonStop fault-tolerant systems, and HP-Interex EMEA, a Brussels-based affiliate of the former Interex.
CHICAGO -- HP business technology user groups Encompass, ITUG and HP-Interex EMEA have approved the vote to consolidate and unveiled its new organization name--Connect.
Margo Holen will serve as vice president, Glen Kuykendall was elected secretary/treasurer, and Scott Healy, former ITUG president, will serve as immediate past president.
Scott Healy, chairman of ITUG, said, "The leaders of ITUG, HP Interex EMEA, and Encompass are committed to preserving the culture and community spirit that exists within each of our platform-focused groups around the world today.
Encompass, HP Interex EMEA and ITUG are IT industry leaders known for advocacy, information sharing, and education among enterprise users.
Recognized as the premier international event for HP NonStop users, the ITUG Summit features live demonstrations of HP's industry-leading VTS showcased at HP's booth 822.
For information on ITUG Summit 2006, visit http://www.
Through its participation in ITUG Europe 2006, Crossroads demonstrates its commitment and support for all of TapeLabs' current and future solutions," said Rob Sims, CEO & President of Crossroads.
ITUG is an international independent, non-for-profit, user run organization of more than 3,500 members representing more than 800 companies that serves as a key vehicle for the exchange of information about HP's NonStop(TM)-related solutions and services.
Summit 2005, HP's annual user conference, takes place October 23-27 in San Jose, Calif.
presents the award annually to information technology companies that maintain the highest overall system uptime and exercise sound quality assurance practices.
Summit draws the industry's brightest minds from around the world as presenters.