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Wyse Technology, Silicon Valley Leadership Group, and TechAmerica Co-Sponsor Event: ‘The Role of Technology in Meeting Global Public Sector Challenges’

April 20, 2009

CIO Forum to Feature John Suffolk of U.K., California CIO Teri Takai, San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed, Citrix Systems CEO Mark Templeton

SAN JOSE, Calif., April 20 /PRNewswire/ — Wyse Technology, the Silicon Valley Leadership Group, and TechAmerica are co-sponsoring a panel presentation, discussion and Q&A session at a unique event designed to tackle the issues of the day with the goal of building bridges between businesses private and public, domestic and global, federal and local.

Members of the press are invited to attend, as this event promises to be an opportunity to hear from key leaders in the technology industry:

    WHO:      -- John Suffolk, Her Majesty's CIO for the United Kingdom (CIO
                 of UK Government)
              -- Teri Takai, CIO for the State of California
              -- Chuck Reed, Mayor of San Jose
              -- Mark Templeton, CEO of Citrix System, Inc.
              -- Tarkan Maner, President and CEO of Wyse Technology Inc.
              -- Carl Guardino, CEO of the Silicon Valley Leadership Group

    WHEN:     Thursday, April 23, 2009
              11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. (lunch will be served)

    WHERE:    Wyse Technology Headquarters
              3471 N. 1st Street, San Jose

    RSVP:     All attendees must be pre-registered.  Members of the press are
              eligible to attend at no cost.  Please contact Tim Smith
              (tsmith@elementpr.com) or Phil Yost (pyost@svlg.net) for
              registration information.

About Wyse Technology

Wyse Technology is the global leader in thin computing and client virtualization. Wyse and its partners, Citrix, IBM, Microsoft, VMware and others deliver the hardware, infrastructure software, and services that formulate the benefits of cloud computing, virtualization and Green IT. These thin computing solutions allow individuals and enterprises to access the application information they need, but with better security, manageability, and at a much lower total cost of ownership than a PC. Wyse is headquartered in San Jose, California, with offices worldwide. For more information, visit the Wyse Web site at http://www.wyse.com or call 1-800-GET-WYSE.

About the Silicon Valley Leadership Group

The Silicon Valley Leadership Group, founded in 1978 by David Packard of Hewlett-Packard, represents 290 of Silicon Valley’s most respected employers on issues, programs and campaigns that affect the economic health and quality of life in Silicon Valley, including energy, transportation, education, housing, health care, tax policies, economic vitality and the environment. Leadership Group members collectively provide nearly one of every four private sector jobs in Silicon Valley. For more information, visit svlg.net or call (408) 501-7853.

About TechAmerica

TechAmerica is the leading voice for the U.S. technology industry, the driving force behind productivity growth and jobs creation in the United States and the foundation of the global innovation economy. Representing approximately 1,500 member companies of all sizes from the public and commercial sectors of the economy, it is the industry’s largest technology advocacy organization and is dedicated to helping members’ top and bottom lines. It is also the technology industry’s only grassroots-to-global advocacy network, covering all U.S. state capitals, Washington, D.C., Europe (Brussels) and Asia (Beijing). TechAmerica was formed by the merger of AeA (formerly the American Electronics Association), the Cyber Security Industry Alliance (CSIA), the Information Technology Association of America (ITAA) and the Government Electronics & Information Technology Association (GEIA). Learn more at www.aeanet.org or www.itaa.org.

* All brands and names mentioned herein are trademarks of their respective holders.

    Media Contacts

    For Wyse Technology              For Silicon Valley Leadership Group
    Tim Smith                        Phil Yost
    Element Public Relations         408-501-7853
    1-415-350-3019                   pyost@svlg.net
    tsmith@elementpr.com

SOURCE Wyse Technology, Inc.


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