(The Hosting News) – The social business revolution has already begun. In today’s highly interactive business landscape, Drupal —a powerful open-source, enterprise level web infrastructure—empowers companies to harness the Internet’s social strength to deliver real business value. On January 26 the power of Drupal will come to San Diego and the Southern California business community.
Leaders in the Drupal community invite executive technophiles and IT leaders to join them for the Drupal Business Summit San Diego, a one-day event for high-level decision makers designed to quickly explain the fast-growing Drupal technology and the benefits it can have on their organizations.
A cornucopia of different companies have already implemented Drupal to create communities, get closer with their customers and employees, and improve top-and-bottom line ROI.
“Drupal is a robust enterprise-grade platform that has powered some of the busiest and most expansive websites in the world,” explains Ron Huber, president of San Diego-based Achieve Internet, a leading Drupal technology company. “Its flexibility as an open-source technology can save companies serious money while delivering the performance they need. We hope the Drupal Business Summit will help enlighten the San Diego and Southern California business communities of that potential.”
The event will feature presentations and interaction with Drupal experts regarding customer experience management, interactive media, social/new media, web application management, marketing and branding, internal communications, content management and more.
Speakers for the event include: Tom Hall, senior marketing manager, Dexcom; Jeff Falk, head of sales and marketing operations, Hunter Industries; Tegan Glasheen, web content manager, County of San Diego; Kristin Boden-MacKay, director of web communications, Portland University; Jeff Wapole, CEO. Phase 2 Technology: and Megan Sanicki, Drupal Association business community wrangler.
Drupal Business Summit San Diego begins at 8:30 A.M. on January 26, 2012 at the San Diego Hall of Champions. The event is sponsored by Achieve Internet, ImageX Media, Phase2 Technology, Treehouse Agency, Sage Tree Solutions, Ninjitsu Web and Orion Creative Group.
Visit http://www.drupalsummit.com/city/san-diego for more information.
What is Drupal?
Drupal is an open-source, enterprise-level web infrastructure, content management system and social publishing platform. Drupal powers websites worldwide, including corporate, eCommerce, government, healthcare and publishing sites, as well as knowledge management and business collaboration sites.
The standard release of Drupal, known as Drupal Core, is used in conjunction with more than 10,000 community-contributed add-ons, known as Contrib Modules. With hundreds of thousands of developers working worldwide, Drupal’s Contrib Modules rapidly innovate to extend Drupal’s core capabilities and integrate new features or customize Drupal’s behavior and appearance.