NYI Teams with New Jersey Technology Council to Host Fifth-Annual Top Tech Trends and Innovation Competition, November 9

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Event Expected to Attract Leading Technology Executives, Venture Capitalists, Scientists, Educators and Pundits from Garden State and Beyond

When we unveiled 999 Frontier just over a year ago, we knew that we were entering one of the US' most advanced and innovative markets." -- Phillip Koblence, VP Operations, NYI

NYI, a New York City-based, mission-critical data services provider, has teamed with the New Jersey Technology Council (NJTC) to host the fifth-annual Top Tech Trends and Innovation Competition, which will be held at 999 Frontier Road (http://www.nyi.net/999frontier), NYI's 40,000 square foot flagship Garden State data center in Bridgewater, New Jersey.

Acknowledged as one of the defining events of the local business calendar, the Top Tech Trends and Innovation Competition brings together leading executives, venture capitalists, scientists, educators and pundits to celebrate today's most innovative Electronics, IT, Life Sciences and Telecom firms, while casting its glance into the near-future to discuss the critical technology developments that will impact us all in the next 12-24 months.

"Between ticket sales and submissions, we are expecting a fantastic turnout," said Paul Frank, VP Membership, NJTC. "Part of the reason is due to the explosion of activity that's been taking place over the past several years. Another factor is NYI's location in Central New Jersey -- an ideal spot for attracting folks from both the northern and southern parts of the state, as well as Pennsylvania."

"We are proud to be working with NJTC on such a popular and inspiring event," said Phillip Koblence, VP Operations, NYI. "When we unveiled 999 Frontier just over a year ago, we knew that we were entering one of the US' most advanced and innovative markets. With this event, we place ourselves in the center of the conversation among the area's leading figures."

Panelists and Predictors include:

  •     Bill Carson, Managing Director, Hudson Venture Partners
  •     Mario Casabona, President, Casabona Ventures LLC
  •     Tom Penn, Partner, MVP Capital Partners
  •     Dr. Donald Sebastian, Senior Vice President, Research & Development, NJIT
  •     Mike Sevret, Regional Vice President of Sales, Optimum Lightpath
  •     James Erik Abels, Editor & CEO, Three Minute Media

In addition to serving as the unofficial first birthday for 999 Frontier, the event will also honor the region's most innovative products and services with an awards ceremony, which will be presided over by Mayor Patricia Flannery, Bridgewater Township.

Tickets to the fifth-annual Top Tech Trends and Innovation Competition are still available. For more information, including ticket prices, directions and the complete schedule of events, visit: njtc.org/events/indevt.asp?dbid=&svdate=N.

About NYI
Established in 1996, NYI is headquartered in the heart of the Wall Street area and owns and maintains its own data centers, including 999 Frontier, a flagship 40,000 square foot facility in Bridgewater, New Jersey. The company's core services include colocation, dedicated servers, web and email hosting, and managed services, as well as turnkey disaster recovery and business continuity solutions from its Bridgewater location. With its high-bandwidth connectivity partners offering immediate, sub-millisecond access to more than 20 markets, NYI specializes in mission-critical data services for the financial services industry, in addition to customers from a broad range of industries, including media, law, fashion, architecture, life sciences and real estate. NYI is SAS 70 Type II-compliant, in addition to being both PCI and HIPAA compliant. For more information, visit: http://www.nyi.net.

About NJTC
The New Jersey Technology Council provides business support, networking opportunities, information, advocacy and recognition of technology companies and their leaders. Founded in 1996, NJTC's more than 1,200 member companies work together to support their own enterprises while advancing New Jersey's status as a leading technology center in the United States. For more information, visit: http://www.njtc.org.


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