San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
We're inviting you to TechStravaganza 2015! Since registrations are required please complete the registration at this site. Parking is available at the Alexander Parking Deck, accessible from Wilmington Street, for $7 per day. If you have any dietary restrictions, questions or you'd like us to invite other IT professionals just email events@CarolinasIT.com providing their name, company and email address.
10:00 – 10:20 – Exhibit Area Open and Welcome Announcements
10:20 – 11:00 – Session 1: Lenovo/Intel “Lenovo and the Near Future of Technology” by Stephen Miller, Lenovo Brand Ambassador
Stephen presents worldwide for Lenovo! In this fast-paced seminar you’ll hear about the past, present and future of technology and how Lenovo solutions – from servers to tablets to phones – address present and future demands.
11:00 – 11:20 – Exhibit Area Open
11:20 – 12:00 – Session 2: Citrix “Demystifying VDI” by Paddy Harrington, Citrix Sr. Systems Engineer
VDI or Desktop Virtualization? On-premise or Cloud? What about video conferencing or graphical applications? Will it work with my mobile device? There are a lot of questions around delivering apps and desktops virtually and these are just some of them. This session will attempt to answer these questions, and more, and give you a better understanding of what the solutions from Citrix can offer you to solve your business challenges and deliver a workspace that’s truly mobile.
12:00 – 12:45 – Lunch with Keynote Speech by Lauren Ohnesorge, Technology Reporter, Triangle Business Journal
During lunch you’ll hear from Rick on the 30 years of high-tech in the Triangle: how IT has transformed a sleepy Southern region into a global technology powerhouse! Rick is the co-author of “The Internet Strategic Plan,” published by John Wiley & Sons. He has received numerous press awards for writing, editing and photography.
12:45 – 1:00 – Exhibit Area Open
1:00 – 1:40 – Session 3: Microsoft 1:00 – 1:40 – Session 3: Microsoft Windows 10: A Preview, Adoption and Updates” by Carolinas IT Technical Services Director William Garner and “Microsoft Licensing – Ensuring Compliance and Avoiding the Pain” by Carolinas IT CEO Mark Cavaliero
Let’s navigate around Windows 10 to see what’s there and where! Let’s talk about adoption, training and updates and, importantly, the rumors of who controls this operating system, privacy and more. Finally, a few minutes will be spent on an overview of licensing to be complaint and avoid the pain of an audit.
1:40 – 2:00 – Exhibit Area Open
1:40 – 2:20 – Session 4: Cisco “Improve Collaboration and Watch What Happens” by Cisco Collaboration Specialist Jennifer Frankie
As a Cisco Collaboration Specialist, Jennifer will do a high-level overview of Cisco’s Unified Communication solutions. The benefits of productivity, cost control, customer satisfaction, employee engagement and innovation and growth will be covered. Bring your questions too!
2:20 – 2:45 – Door Prizes (Must be present to win and note that some will be given out throughout the day) * Keurig Coffee Maker * Stereo Water Speakers * Beats Solo2 Headphones by Eaton * VISA Gift Cards * Marley Headphones * Live Scribe pen by Mi-Corporation * Husban 4x Drone by APC by Schneider Electric and more!
Sponsors: Cisco, Citrix, Lenovo, Intel, Microsoft, AppRiver, Zix, APC by Schneider Electric, CaWaSa, CureMD, Eaton, Mi-Corporation, NetApp and Symantec
When & Where
For questions email Susan Lambeth at Events@CarolinasIT.com