Detroit: Cloud, Security, Infrastructure, Mobility

Detroit: Cloud, Security, Infrastructure, Mobility
Event on 2017-07-11 07:30:00
Angelbeat is hosting this comprehensive 1/2 day IT seminar, with keynotes by world renown experts from both Google and VMware on private/public/hybrid cloud and infrastructure/data center architecture, and when to expand internally and purchase more storage/network equipment, versus renting capabilities/services from third party/hosted providers. Technical experts from Dell, Infoblox, Nutanix and Mist are also featured speakers on security/DNS firewall/compliance, hyperconverged infrastructure and mobility/wireless/thin clients. Great content on today's (and tomorrow's) top issues.Click register on the upper right, then follow prompts to enter your promotional code for a free pass.Scroll down to see the full agenda and click on links to see company information and speakers' biographies. Content is pre-approved by Angelbeat and past attendees to maximize learning; click here to download presentation guidelines that are followed by all participants, which makes the program so worthwhile for technology professionals, business executives, etc.As one Walmart attendee states, "Of all the seminars I attend, your format is by far the best. Brief informative talks from vendors, followed by one-on-one time at their booth to find out more. I am out of the office for less than a day yet I have access to all the different solutions. This year I will follow up with two vendors." As another IT Director commented, "Thanks for hosting a very informative meeting with vendors that tied in well; it was an integrated picture of technologies that work together to create a complete infrastructure solution for the workplace."Join your peers from Federal Mogul, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Little Caesar's, Madonna University and many more organizations who are confirmed attendees.Every attendee receives breakfast and lunch, complimentary WiFi, plus 4 CPE credit hours towards your CISSP or other certification. There are drawings for 0 gift cards and other prizes, at both the start and end of the event (must be present to win).Agenda7:30 – 8:40: Registration Begins, Full Hot Breakfast and Coffee Served, Exhibit Area Open with Product Demonstrations, Time For Peer Networking/Interaction8:40 – 9:00: Proactively Detect and Automatically Contain Malware That Targets DNS, with InfobloxThese days, BYOD is the norm. Mobile devices from inside and outside your network are continuously crossing mixed physical and cloud infrastructure whose security may not always be under your control. As a result, your network is being constantly exposed to malware threats. And DNS is their main pathway. More than 90 percent of malware uses DNS to communicate with command and control servers, steal data, or redirect traffic to malicious sites. Existing security controls and perimeter defenses are not designed to prevent, isolate, and remediate DNS-based malware threats.During this technical, informative and highly relevant talk, you will learn how Infoblox DNS Firewall offers proactive and real-time network protection against fast-evolving, elusive malware threats, which try to exploit DNS to communicate with command and control (C&C) servers and botnets. Infoblox will be supported at this event by Nexum.9:00 – 9:20: From Traditional to Next-Generation: Demystifying Hyperconvergence and Enterprise Clouds with NutanixAs enterprises look beyond traditional IT workloads including cloud-native applications and DevOps, they should consider how technologies such as software-defined infrastructure and cloud can drive real-world benefits.During this informative session featuring Scott Ryden of Nutanix, learn how IT can move away from traditional environments to hyperconverged infrastructure and onward to Enterprise Clouds. These new platforms can handle all your challenging applications and business needs, with clear agility, productivity and availability/security benefits. At the end of this session, you'll:-  Acquire proven strategies for delivering frictionless IT services while retaining the precise control your business needs- Understand new capabilities that tear down IT silos and unify the technology stack- Learn best practices in virtualization, application design and cloud technologies9:20 – 9:40 Cloud Client Computing and Virtual Desktops with DellWith a highly mobile-centric workforce that relies heavily on cloud-based applications, organizations of all sizes are rapidly deploying thin client devices/virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI), justfied by security, financial and administrative factors.During this informative session, that builds upon the previous WiFi discussion, you will learn how Dell cloud client computing solutions can protect vital content, support a vast array of clients, plus efficiently manage desktops and remote offices for your entire workforce. Only Dell offers a comprehensive, end-to-end virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) solution that will transform your digital workspace, enable BYOD, simplify endpoint management, and securely deliver any application, to any user, on any device.9:40 – 10:00: Smart Wireless for the Smart Device Era with Mist SystemsWi-Fi isn’t new. But how we use wireless has evolved substantially in recent years thanks to new smart devices, new applications, new wireless technologies – and new user expectations. As Wi-Fi has become more prevalent, it has also become more business-critical.This makes it essential to simplify Wi-Fi operations and ensure a consistent and reliable Wi-Fi experience across all users. At the same time, Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) has emerged as a nice complement to Wi-Fi, delivering high value indoor location-based services. With BLE, there is an untapped opportunity to better engage with employees and customers. The key questions then is "How do you build a modern wireless network designed to address the above?"In this interactive session, Dan Kennison of Mist will discuss this topic in more detail, covering how to:- Design, implement, and operate a modern wireless network that takes advantage of both Wi-Fi and BLE- Leverage machine learning and cloud technologies to minimize wireless OPEX through automation- Use proactive insight and predictive recommendation to ensure a great experience for all Wi-Fi users- Eliminate physical beacons and site surveys with enterprise-grade BLE- Explore real use cases for indoor location services like wayfinding, proximity messaging, and asset tracking 10:00 – 10:40: Coffee Break, Peer Networking, Product Exhibits and Demonstrations Open10:40 – 11:20: VMware Cloud and NSX on Amazon Web Services: Technical OverviewVMware, the leader in private cloud, and Amazon Web Services ("AWS"), the leader in public cloud, are partnering to provide a new VMware vSphere-based cloud service running on AWS. This service will make it easier to run any application, using a common set of familiar software and tools, in a consistent hybrid cloud environment. VMware Cloud on AWS will be powered by VMware vSphere, VMware Virtual SAN and NSX. NSX will be a key component of the offering and will enable a full hybrid solution with consistent networking and security between on-prem and VMware Cloud on AWS workloads.Matt Just,a senior systems engineer with expertise in security and compliance, will be the featured speaker.11:20 – 12:00: Google Cloud PlatformThe Google Cloud Platform enables organizations of all sizes to build, test and deploy applications on Google’s highly-scalable and reliable infrastructure, choosing from computing, storage and/or application services for your web, mobile and/or backend solutions. Mike Orlando, a top enterprise and technology strategist at Google (and former Microsoft employee), will discuss how and why to use this innovative platform, covering the following items:Run on Google’s infrastructure: Build on the same infrastructure that allows Google to return billions of search results in milliseconds, serve 6 billion hours of YouTube video per month and provide storage for 425 million Gmail users.Mix and match services: Virtual machines. Managed platform. Blob storage. Block storage. NoSQL datastore. MySQL database. Big Data analytics. Google Cloud Platform has all the services your application architecture needs.Performance you can count on: Every millisecond of latency matters. Google’s compute infrastructure gives you consistent CPU, memory and disk performance; its network and edge cache serve responses rapidly to your users across the world.Focus on your product: Rapidly develop, deploy and iterate your applications without worrying about system administration. Google manages your application, database and storage servers so you don’t have to.Scale to millions of users: Applications hosted on Cloud Platform can automatically scale up to handle the most demanding Internet-scale workloads and scale down when traffic subsides. You pay only for what you use.Get the support you need: With our worldwide community of users, partner ecosystem and premium support packages, Google provides a full range of resources to help you get started and grow.End of Event, Raffle Prize Drawings for 0 gift card and other great items!FAQsWhat are Angelbeat's privacy and optin/optout policiesEach attendee acknowledges/understands that financial support from Angelbeat sponsors allows him/her to attend this event at no cost, and that the sponsors will be given your contact information 2 days after the event for follow-up email and telephone communications. All sponsors are required to provide you with an opt-out option, allowing you to be removed from their databaseHowever each attendee can opt-out of sponsor follow-up by informing Angelbeat staff at the event, or by emailing Angelbeat immediately after the event, but before Angelbeat releases the attendee list to the event sponsors. If you have any questions regarding Angelbeat's privacy policies and how your contact information is used, please contact CEO Ron Gerber directly at 516-277-2057 or at might be available to receive the special Promotional Code and free passThere is a special promotional code, that will allow you to attend for free, that is limited and only available for end user IT professionals who work in the telecom/network/storage/security/data center/desktop/purchasing departments of corporations (private and publicly-held, large and small), universities, school districts, government agencies, hospitals/healthcare providers, pharmaceuticals, insurers, manufacturers, retailers, financial services/banks, real estate, legal/accounting/services, transportation/logistic firms, etc. and use, support, approve and/or are involved in or influence the decision to buy the products and services offered by our sponsors.Reporters from major newspapers, websites and other media outlets are eligible for a free pass and must submit in advance their media credentials to the event organizer for approval. All other individuals who are not end user, IT professionals must pay the registration fee.In all cases Angelbeat reserves the right to accept or reject a registration at its sole discretion.What are my transport/parking options getting to the eventDetailed driving directions will be sent out to all attendees one week before the event. There is complimentary self-parking at the hotel. What is the dress codeSuggested dress is business casual.What if you have special dietary needs/restrictionsIf you have special dietary needs/restrictions, then please email Angelbeat below. We will do our best to accommodate any and all requests.What if I am a government employee and cannot accept free meals and/or win raffle prizesIf you are a government employee and cannot accept free meals, then you can pay Angelbeat /person, to cover the cost of meals. Please contact the event organizer at to arrange payment.Each sponsoring company/exhibitor handles its own raffle prize drawing; Angelbeat itself has nothing to do with these prizes and attendees are not automatically entered for any raffle prize drawing. Since each attendee must individually signup to win a raffle prize, then government employees (who are not eligible to win these prizes) can simply not signup for the drawing.

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