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Peter Mueller (IBM Reseearch - Zurich), Michael Steiner (IBM Research - Watson), and Dilip Krishnaswamy (IBM Research - India) gave plenary talks at the 2014 IEEE Conference on Advances in Computing, Communications, and Informatics (ICACCI). Dr. Mueller spoke on "Enabling Technology for Quantum Computing". Dr. Steiner's plenary was entitled "Searchable Encryption for the Real World: Theory and Practice". Dr. Krishnaswamy gave his talk on "Network Functions Virtualization Research - Emerging Directions".