San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
This morning seminar focuses on Microsoft's Top 2017 Initiatives:
- Azure Private/Public/Hybrid Cloud Services
- Commitment to Linux and Open Source Platforms
- Container Strategies
- Windows Server 2016 Features
- Security Enhancements/Capabilities
As you plan for next year, you definitely want to attend and hear directly from Kevin Remde, one of Microsoft's foremost IT evangelists in North America, about these relevant topics.
In addition Nyansa and Aerohive will discuss the latest developments around Network Performance and WiFi/Mobility.
Content is pre-approved by Angelbeat and past attendees to maximize learning; click here to download presentation guidelines that are followed by all speakers, which makes the program so worthwhile for IT Directors, Security Analysts, Enterprise Architects, Network & System Administrators, Data Center/Storage/Infrastructure Managers, CISO/CIO's, etc.
Click here to watch an informative video by Angelbeat CEO Ron Gerber on why you should attend
Join your peers from Eaton, BlueCross BlueShield, Chattem, US Xpress, CARTA, Card-Monroe, UT Medical Center, Life Care Centers, Chattanooga State and many more organizations who are confirmed attendees. Every attendee receives a full hot breakfast, complimentary Wi-Fi and free self-parking, plus 2 CPE credit hours towards your CISSP or other certification. There are drawings for gift cards and other prizes at the end.
8:00 - 9:00: Registration, Full Hot Breakfast, Exhibit Area Open, Peer Networking, Product Demonstrations
9:00 - 9:20: Big Data IT Network Analytics Meets the Enterprise with Nyansa
The flood of users, devices and applications is driving IT staff crazy. So much network data is now being generated that identifying problems, trends and understanding the user experience has become an untenable. Solutions that require deployment of more equipment, sensors and/or software on clients just doesn¹t make sense. This is where the cloud services can really help.
New technology innovations are bringing big data network analytics to wired and wireless enterprise IT operations - automating what has historically been a costly and cumbersome process to better understand and control the end user experience from access to application and everything in between.
GT Hill, Director of Technical Services at Nyansa, will describe the technology behind these innovations, how it works and is being being applied to transform the efficiency of network operations. Some specific topics covered during this informative session include:
- Automatic service baselining
- Full stack data analysis of every client network transaction
- Quantifying the impact of infrastructure changes on the end user experience
- Identifying real-time and systemic incident and trends
- Comparing network infrastructure performance across virtually any dimension between sites and even different companies.
9:20 - 9:40: Wi-Fi Network Architecture, End User Performance Requirements, Wireless/Mobile Security with Aerohive
By the end of 2013 there were more mobile devices than people on earth, and by 2020 it is predicted that 30 Billion devices will be connected to the internet. This is not surprising, given that every tablet, laptop and smartphone can only connect to the Internet via wireless, and the rapid adoption of Bring-Your-Own-Device (BYOD) programs by organizations of all sizes.
This massive influx of devices has introduced a new era in the world of Wi-Fi. IT professionals are facing enormous challenges, balancing capacity, flexibility, financial and QoS requirements, while simultaneously evaluating new technologies like 802.11ac. Plus there is increased demand for machine-to-machine mobile communications, seamless management of wired & wireless network connections, and enhanced security to prevent Internet-of-Things (IoT) attacks (wifi-enabled thermostats and cameras were the source of the mid-October DDoS attack).
Fortunately Shane Moore from Aerohive will help you understand these issues and offer practical solutions. Mr. Moore will demonstrate cloud-based management sytems that control remote access points, help you understand how different antennae designs can improve coverage, and why access points from different vendors, even if they operate under the same 802.11 standard, nonetheless have vastly different performance.
9:40 - 10:45: Microsoft 2017 Priorities: What's New with Azure Cloud Services, Windows Server 2016 Features, Container Functionality, Open Source Commitment, Security Capabilities
In this comprehensive technical and educational session,Kevin Remde, Technical Evangelist at Microsoft, will bring you up to speed on all of Microsoft's top priorities for 2017. This content will be extremely useful in your planning for next year.
First Mr. Remde will explain the incredible tools available in the Microsoft Azure Cloud Platform, from Websites to Databases, Machine Learning to Bot Frameworks, Mobile Solutions, Scalability and much, much more. He will specifically outline how the Azure platform can support your public, private and/or hybrid cloud initiatives.
Then Mr. Remde will cover Microsoft's substantial commitment to Open Source/Linux Computing, new features in Windows Server 2016, container functionality in Windows 10, Azure and Server, plus enhanced security capabilities across all product lines.
While you can read about these highly relevant topics, there is nothing better than hearing about them first-hand, from this dynamic and engaging speaker.
End of Event, Raffle Prize Drawings for gift cards and other great items!
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Who is eligible to receive a free pass
There is no charge to attend for an end user IT professional who works in the telecom/IT/networking/security/data center/desktop/purchasing departments of corporations (private and publicly-held, large and small), universities, school districts, government agencies, hospitals, manufacturers, retailers, banks, financial services firms, insurers, real estate/construction/property management, insurance/brokerage agencies, pharmaceutical companies, law/accounting/consulting firms, trucking/transportation/logistic firms, etc. and use, support, purchase and/or are involved in or influence the purchase of products and services offered by our sponsors. If you are a government employee and have limitations/restrictions on your ability to attend free events, then please contact the Angelbeat team by clicking below. For instance, some individuals simply reimburse Angelbeat for the cost of the meals, to avoid any perception of conflict-of-interest.
All free attendees must be pre-approved in advance by Angelbeat and Angelbeat reserves the right to accept or reject a free pass request at its sole discretion. As a general policy Angelbeat does not offer free passes to individuals at companies that are looking to sell their products/services to the end user personnel described above who attend our events at no charge. If you fall in this category and would still like to attend then the fee is $300/person. To sign up please click here, complete the pdf document that appears and fax it back to Angelbeat at 703-783-8015. If you are a non-sponsoring vendor/integrator/consultant and would like to attend but avoid paying this $300 fee, then you must be accompanied by one of your clients who has not previously registered, and is a CIO, CISO or IT Director that meets the end user criteria above. Full-time reporters from major newspapers, websites, television and radio stations can attend as our guest, but again must be approved in advance.
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What are my transport/parking options getting to the event
Detailed driving directions will be sent out to all attendees one week before the event. There is complimentary self parking.
What is the dress code
Suggested dress is business casual.
What if you have special dietary needs/restrictions
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Angelbeat CEO Ron Gerber
Ronald J. Gerber is the CEO of Angelbeat, and serves on the Board of Directors and is a former President of the Harvard Business School Club of Greater New York. To get the latest updates via social media on Gerber and Angelbeat (common hashtag #angelbeat), click here for Twitter, Linkedin, Facebook, Youtube, and Instagram, plus read Gerber's widely-respected blog at www.angelbeat.com.
Angelbeat is the largest technology event company in North America, based on its 100+ city geographic coverage, and has held over 1,100 seminars since its founding in 1999. These forums bring together tens of thousands of IT professionals with global technology leaders from Microsoft, Google, VMware, Amazon, Google, HPE, Dell and many others. Through these activities Mr. Gerber has an unmatched level of knowledge, contacts and credibility among both technology vendors and their CTO/CIO customer base. Based on his industry reputation, he was selected to write six supplements on emerging technologies for the New York Times. Further details are available at www.angelbeat.com. He is also the founder of Gerberama consumer-related seminars on home automation, digital entertainment, smart appliances/lighting and electric/self-driving cars.
Before starting Angelbeat, Mr. Gerber held senior positions at Honeywell, Kyocera, Pepsico and Accenture. Mr. Gerber received a B.S. in Engineering from Princeton University, summa cum laude, and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School. He currently serves as Director of the Harvard Business School Club of New York. He is married to Andrea and they have four children, Lamarcus, Harry, Amanda and Sydney, plus their dog Scout, an Australian Shepherd.