SpeakEasy @ Briforum
Join us for our second SpeakEasy. This is an opportunity for thought leaders in the community to be heard by their peers. We will discuss and debate what is trending in the industry today. An open, 'un-forum' format:
- Lightning-round presentations
- Rants welcome
- After each round, chance for attendees to challenge and debate
- Food and drinks served
This is geek go-time. We provide the food, drinks, and microphone... you supply the brain power.
Chicago Firehouse Restaurant
1401 S. Michigan Ave | Chicago IL 60605
Wednesday, July 25, 2012
5:00 p.m. Networking, drinks, and food
6:30 p.m. 10-minute mini-presentations from 6-8 industry experts followed by pass-the-mike open discussion and debate
We have a great line-up of speakers, including:
Dan Brinkmann, Solution Architect, Lewan
Simon Crosby, Co-founder and CTO, Bromium
Dustin Segura, Manager Sales Engineering, Citrix
Dan Crain, CEO, WHIPTAIL
Jeff Fisher, VP Strategy, RES Software
Jeremy Bullock, Chief Data Scientist, Centrix Software
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What is the Speakeasy?
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RKON: Founded in 1998, RKON, Inc. focuses on the architecture, delivery and management of information technology solutions to enterprise class organizations. RKON’s professional, managed and custom cloud services go beyond rack, ping and power to provide clients with secure, scalable and highly available technology matched to their unique demands. Learn more at www.rkon.com.
Centrix: Centrix Software provides award-winning workspace computing solutions that optimize the way IT delivers applications and content provisioned from physical, virtual, web, cloud or hosted platforms. By enabling a user-centric approach to service delivery, Centrix Software helps its customers to be more agile, flexible and efficient in how they deliver client-side technology services. Centrix Software’s solutions have helped leading organizations in banking and securities, insurance, telecommunications, retail, manufacturing, pharmaceutical, energy and utilities, and the public sector Learn more at www.centrixsoftware.com.
RES Software: RES Software, the proven leader in dynamic desktop solutions, is driving a transformation in the way today’s organizations manage and reduce the cost of their desktop infrastructure. Designed for physical, server-based computing environments or virtual desktop platforms, RES Software enables IT professionals to centrally manage, automate and deliver secure, personalized, context-aware and less complex desktops for any user. Learn more at www.ressoftware.com.
WHIPTAIL: WHIPTAIL's flash based storage arrays drastically improve the performance and scalability of virtualized environments such as virtual desktops, virtual servers, databases & email. With its dramatic performance of 250,000 WRITE IOPS (the key to virtualization), WHIPTAIL'S arrays reduce delays related to hard disk drives- thus lowering the overall TCO by 90% compared to traditional hard disk storage. Not another caching vendor, not another PCIe card’s just true speed and scalability for the enterprise. Learn more at www.whiptail.com.
When & Where
Cameron Christo and Chris DeMichael, colleagues at RKON.