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Davenport University Sneden Hall 1-2-3

6191 Kraft Avenue Southeast

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Please join the West Michigan Cisco Users Group for our September 27th event! Be sure to forward this information to anyone who may be interested in learning more about technology, all are welcome!

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Digitization is transforming businesses in every industry. Think of what companies like Uber and Lyft have done to the taxi industry. The path to digitization requires a digital network that evolves beyond just connectivity and enables business innovation, generate insights while reducing cost and complexity with new orchestration and automation capabilities.

Cisco Digital Network Architecture (DNA), provides an extensible and software driven architecture for digital business. Cisco’s DNA extends the policy driven approach and software strategy throughout the entire network.

Come listen to Brad Edgeworth discuss Cisco’s Software-Defined Access (SD-Access), a key component of Cisco’s DNA, built on the principles for transforming the how we build and manage Campus networks by making them: faster, easier to deploy, more secure against threats (internal and external), and reducing operational costs.

Benefits of Cisco SD-Access

  • Secure your organization and achieve regulatory compliance with end-to-end segmentation that keeps user, device and application traffic separate without redesigning the network

  • Improve the workforce experience by automating user access policy and applying the right policies for users or devices to any application across the network

  • Boost operational effectiveness by enabling a consistent user experience anywhere without compromise – all with a single network fabric

Resources:

TechWiseTV: Introduction to Software-Defined Access

TechWiseTV: A Deeper Look at Software-Defined Access

Speaker:
Brad Edgeworth
CCIE No.31574 (R&S & SP) has been with Cisco working as a Systems Engineer and a Technical Leader. Brad is a distinguished speaker at Cisco Live where he has presented on multiple topics. Before joining Cisco, Brad worked as a network architect and consultant for various Fortune 500 companies. Brad’s other certifications include Cisco Certified Design Professional (CCDP), and Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE). Brad has been working in the IT field with an emphasis on enterprise and service provider environments from an architectural and operational perspective. Brad holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Computer Systems Management from St. Edward’s University in Austin, TX. Brad can be found on Twitter @BradEdgeworth.

Agenda:
5:30 - 5:45: Registration and Networking
5:45 - 6:00: Sponsor
6:00 - 8:00: Discussion
8:15 - Room closes, After-Meeting Social




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“Everything is connected. And this connectivity is changing the way everyone does business. We see in this transformation not just complexity, but opportunity. Not merely the risk, but the potential for unlimited possibilities.
That’s because we understand that the backbone of this unprecedented level of connection, its nervous system, is Information Technology. At Presidio, we think, architect, implement and support the practical reality of IT every day.
We make it possible for our clients to harness the limitless power of IT to drive their business forward. By taking the time to deeply understand how your business works we architect transparent, enduring technology solutions that meet your immediate needs – and prepare you for tomorrow.

Presidio partners with industry leaders to develop and support the answers to our clients’ IT challenges. We’ve earned the highest certifications from all of our strategic partners.

As one of the largest solutions providers in the U.S., we combine experience and stability with regional expertise and service, so you can rest assured we’ll be there to help you locally with the ability to cover your global business needs.”

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