Key Information Systems Makes Double Play at Upcoming COMMON Annual Conference and Server Blade Summit

Company will exhibit latest in VoIP and server blade virtualization at two important IT industry events set for early May in Anaheim, CA

Editor Highlights:
Key’s COMMON booth #608 will feature VoIP
Key’s Server Blade Summit booth #400 will feature blades and virtualization
Key has played integral role in development of 2007 Server Blade Summit and is Premier Sponsor of the event
Concurrent events one block apart offer unique opportunity to attendees

Woodland Hills, CA – April 2, 2007 — Key Information Systems, a leading technology firm in the western United States, will be exhibiting at both the upcoming COMMOM Annual Conference & Expo and 2007 Server Blade Summit with a focus on two significant trends in IT – voice-over-IP and the convergence of server blades and virtualization. Key is also a Premier Sponsor for the Server Blade Summit and has been deeply involved in the development of the event. The overlapping events are being held during the period of April 29 through May 3 at the Anaheim Convention Center and nearby Anaheim Marriott, offering attendees of both events a very convenient opportunity to visit each one.

In booth #608 at COMMON, Key will demonstrate innovative VoIP technology. Key’s specialists in VoIP will talk about the VoIP technology that is revolutionizing telecommunications. Visitors will gain general information on the technology and trends in VoIP on the IBM iSeries platform, meet representatives from leading VoIP vendors, and hear about a case study on the world’s first installation of VoIP on the IBM System i platform, using VCX software from 3Com, by a representative of the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising in Los Angeles.

Key’s exhibit in booth #400 at the Server Blade Summit will focus on the latest in blade virtualization technology with IBM BladeCenter servers running VMware virtual infrastructure software and consolidation tools for achieving significant system flexibility, scalability, cost savings and management efficiencies. A Premier Sponsor, Key has been deeply involved in developing the focus and content for the Summit. Key will also host a book signing by IT industry veteran and analyst Barb Goldworm with her brand-new book, Blade Servers and Virtualization: Transforming Enterprise Computing while Reducing Costs.

The COMMON 2007 Annual Conference & Expo set for April 29 through May 3 at the Anaheim Convention Center is the premier System i education and networking event featuring a broad selection of learning and networking opportunities. Included are a new “COMMON…Customized” education model offering over 500 educational sessions, hands-on labs, all-day workshops, and exhibitor Expo. For details, visit

The Server Blade Summit on “Blades and Virtualization: The Perfect Marriage” will take place May 1-3 at the Anaheim Marriott and is the first industry conference to bring two of the hottest trends in IT together. Attendees will gain expertise for evaluating, implementing and managing blade systems and virtualization solutions for maximum performance and ROI from an unprecedented range of experts in server and desktop virtualization, blade server systems, server consolidation, storage, networking, systems management, power and cooling, and more. For information, visit

For more information on Key Information Systems, contact Pete Elliot, director of marketing, at 877-442-3249 or

About Key Information Systems, Inc.
Key Information Systems is a leading technology firm in the western United States, specializing in solutions for corporate infrastructure, business continuity and storage. Key is an IBM Premier Business Partner, AVNET Premier Business Partner and Microsoft Certified Partner. The company also represents brands such as Brocade, Novell, VMware and Marathon Technologies. Key’s high-availability, fault-tolerant solutions are backed by a complete range of professional services including critical assessment, financing, systems integration, installation, training and maintenance. With one of the most knowledgeable and best trained teams in the industry, the company has been listed as one of Inc. magazine’s Fastest Growing Privately Held Companies in Los Angeles and has received Leadership, Beacon and Fast Track Awards from IBM as well as a Top Partner Award from AVNET. Corporate headquarters are in Woodland Hills, CA, with additional offices in San Francisco, Newport Beach and Phoenix, AZ. An IBM-authorized Business Partner Innovation Center is maintained at the Woodland Hills location. For more information, contact Key Information Systems, 27100 Oxnard St., Suite 250, Woodland Hills, CA 91367, 877-442-3249,,