Cbeyond To Share Cloud Security, Integration Strategies During ITEXPO West Panels

ATLANTA, Sept. 26, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cbeyond Inc. (Nasdaq:CBEY), the technology ally to more than 60,000 small and mid-sized businesses, will discuss emerging cloud trends and business best practices during two breakout sessions at the ITEXPO West conference. The event will take place October 2-5, 2012, at the Austin Convention Center in Austin, Texas.

Hosted by TMCnet and billed as "the world's largest communications and technology event," ITEXPO West explores new ways to leverage powerful communications solutions to expand business. The larger ITEXPO West event features a dozen collocated events, which will offer specialized workshops and sessions that address specific technology topics.

Cbeyond vice president of cloud server, inbound and outbound telesales Jeff Uphues will join fellow cloud-computing leaders on two panels to be held Wednesday, October 3:
  •  As part of the event's Cloud4SMB Expo, Uphues will participate in "Fight the Monsters Under your IT Bed: Secure the Cloud," a panel designed to offer best practices that can help small and medium businesses reap the benefits of the cloud by connecting them with a secure network.
  • As part of the Cloud Communications Expo, Uphues will discuss how recent developments in cloud-based technology and business regulations will impact companies considering using cloud services in "Is It Really My Data If It's in the Cloud?"

"While the cloud has emerged as the next big thing in IT, some businesses are struggling to understand what specific elements and applications are most relevant to them," said Uphues. "Events like ITEXPO West are great forums for IT leaders to exchange ideas that can benefit the entire community." 

To learn more about ITEXPO West and to view a complete event schedule, visit http://itexpo.tmcnet.com/west12/ .

For more information about Cbeyond's suite of small and medium sized business IT and communication solutions, visit www.cbeyond.net . To view a social media version of this press release, please click here.

About Cbeyond

Cbeyond, Inc. (Nasdaq:CBEY) is the technology ally for small and mid-sized business. Our private, proactively-managed IP network connects customers to voice, data and enterprise applications hosted in our award-winning cloud data centers. Since 1999, Cbeyond has served the unmet needs of businesses through technology and service innovation. We were the first company to build an IP network specifically for small businesses and among the few to offer sales and service professionals onsite. Today, our expanded portfolio helps customers reduce the burden of outlaying capital and manpower to manage infrastructure. Creating an exceptional customer experience is in our DNA. It's why more than a third of our 60,000+ customers come from referrals. For more information on Cbeyond, visit www.cbeyond.net and follow Cbeyond on Twitter: www.twitter.com/Cbeyondinc .
CONTACT: Jackie Parker (on behalf of Cbeyond)         (404) 929-0091 x220         jparker@arketi.com