2009 Conference Presentations

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Tuesday, May 19
10:15 am–11:15 am
Application Performance Management
Speaker - Doug Roberts [ Presentation], Business Development Director, Fluke Networks
Speaker - Matt Sherrod [ Presentation], Vice President, Product Management, NetQoS Inc
Speaker - Paul Ellis [ Presentation], Senior Product Marketing Manger, Wily Technology Division, CA
Key Considerations in Business Resiliency
Speaker - John Pironti [ Presentation], President, IP Architects, LLC.
Next-Generation Architectures for Communications
Speaker - Frank Fender [ Presentation], Global Technical PM - North America, OpenScape UC Applications, Siemens
Speaker - Pat Galvin [ Presentation], Senior UC Architect, Unified Communications & Collaboration Software, IBM
Speaker - Tom Wesselman [ Presentation], Sr. Manager, Software Development, Cisco
Virtualization Technology Primer
Speaker - Anne Skamarock [ Presentation], Research Director, FOCUS
The "Reality" of Storage Virtualization: How Customers are Deploying Virtualized Storage
Speaker - Robert Peglar [ Presentation], Vice President, Technology, Xiotech Corporation
Automating Installations for Speed and Consistency
Speaker - Bob Kelly [ Presentation], Senior Product Manager, KACE
Is Your Next Notebook a Smartphone?
Moderator - Craig Mathias [ Presentation], Principal, Farpoint Group
11:30 am–12:30 pm
A Comparison of WAN Optimization Controllers
Speaker - Kenneth Salchow [ Presentation], Senior Technical Marketing Manager, F5
Unlock the Potential of Virtualization - Management is the Key
Speaker - Barb Goldworm [ Presentation], President and Chief Analyst, FOCUS
Clients Still Matter: The Case for Software Plus Service
Moderator - Scott Donahue [ Presentation], Principal, TripleTree, LLC
Dude - Where's My Data? Making a Case for Data-Centric Security Solutions
Speaker - Brian Contos [ Presentation], Chief Security Strategist, Imperva
Advanced Wireless and Mobile Technologies
Moderator - Michael Miller [ Presentation], SVP, Technology Strategy, Ziff Brothers Investments
Speaker - Martin Manniche [ Presentation], Chief Technology Officer, Consumer Business Group, Cisco
Speaker - Russ Garcia [ Presentation], CEO, WiSpry
Speaker - Stephen Palm [ Presentation], Technical Director, Broadcom
Enterprise Mobility: The Choices Now
Moderator - Philippe Winthrop [ Presentation], Research Director, Strategy Analytics
2:15 pm–3:00 pm
Extending the Useful Life of Your Existing Data Center - Sponsored by APC by Schneider Electric
Speaker - Robert Bunger [ Presentation], Director of Enterprise & Systems Business Development, APC by Schneider Electric
2:45 pm–3:45 pm
CTO Roundtable
Speaker - Evan Jafa [ Presentation], SVP and CTO, The First American Corporation
Speaker - Jerome Oglesby [ Presentation], Chief Technology Officer, Deloitte Services LP
The New Competitive Landscape for Unified Communications: Microsoft vs. Cisco vs. IBM vs. ???
Moderator - Don Van Doren [ Presentation], Principal, UniComm Consulting
Virtualization - Life in the Trenches
Speaker - Christopher Steffen [ Presentation], Principal Technical Architect, Kroll Factual Data
Speaker - David Straede [ Presentation], President and COO, SBWH.com
Speaker - John Yung [ Presentation], Vice President, Savvis
Speaker - Pat O'Day [ Presentation], CTO, Bluelock
Green Storage: The "Envy" of the Data Center
Speaker - SW Worth [ Presentation], Senior Standards Program Manager, Microsoft
Five Steps to Reduce IT Operations Expenses with Process Automation
Speaker - Travis Greene [ Presentation], Chief Service Management Strategist, NetIQ
Mobile Platforms and Application Delivery
Speaker - Michael Clewley [ Presentation], Product Manager, RIM
Going Mobile, Going Green
Moderator - Craig Mathias [ Presentation], Principal, Farpoint Group
Speaker - Bill McFarland [ Presentation], CTO, Atheros Communications
Speaker - Fanny Mlinarsky [ Presentation], President, Octoscope
4:00 pm–5:00 pm
The Impact of IT Virtualization on Applications and Networks
Speaker - Liad Ofek [ Presentation], Manager, Technical Marketing, Application Delivery Business Unit, Cisco
Navigating Unchartered Waters: Best Practices for Managing a Governance, Risk and Compliance Architecture Across the Enterprise
Speaker - Jon Darbyshire [ Presentation], Founder, President and CEO, Archer Technologies
Controlling Virtual Server Sprawl
Moderator - Anne Skamarock [ Presentation], Research Director, FOCUS
Speaker - John Suit [ Presentation], CTO and Principal Founder, Fortisphere
Green IT Outside Of the Data Center: PCs, Office Peripherals and Beyond
Speaker - Greg Kovich [ Presentation], Director of Education Practice, Alcatel Lucent
Information Compliance: Classification, Archiving and eDiscovery
Speaker - Gregory Kosinski [ Presentation], Director, Product Marketing, EMC
Unified Network Management - Mobility Takes the Lead
Speaker - Chris Kozup [ Presentation], Senior Manager, Mobility Solutions, Cisco
Speaker - Raffi Tchakmakjian [ Presentation], Director, Product Management, Trellia
Speaker - Roger Sands [ Presentation], HP ProCurve Worldwide Director of Mobility Solutions, HP ProCurve Networking
Wednesday, May 20
10:15 am–11:15 am
How Networks Can Assist Application Delivery
Speaker - Gary Hemminger [ Presentation], Director of Product Management, Brocade
Speaker - Mark Leary [ Presentation], Senior Strategist, Cisco
Speaker - Tim Richards [ Presentation], Director of Product Management and Technical Marketing for WAN Acceleration, Juniper Networks
Virtual Reality: Understanding the Security and Compliance Implications of Server Virtualization
Speaker - Joshua Corman [ Presentation], Principal Security Strategist, IBM/ISS
Tuning, Tweaking and Troubleshooting Your Virtual Infrastructure
Moderator - Barb Goldworm [ Presentation], President and Chief Analyst, FOCUS
Speaker - Deepesh Arora [ Presentation], Director, Application Testing, Ixia
Speaker - Rich Corley [ Presentation], Founder, CTO and VP Engineering, Akorri
Beyond Convergence: Unified Mobile Communications
Moderator - Michael Finneran [ Presentation], Principal, dBrn Associates, Inc
Speaker - Dan Jacobson [ Presentation], Senior Portfolio Manager, Converged Voice Services, Sprint
Speaker - Luc Roy [ Presentation], VP Wireless Strategy, Enterasys/Siemens Enterprise Communications
Speaker - Shannon Lucas [ Presentation], FMC Solutions Architect, T-Mobile
11:30 am–12:30 pm
What's Wrong with the WAN Firewall?
Speaker - Anthony James [ Presentation], VP Products, FORTINET
Conflict Avoidance with Application Virtualization
Moderator - Anne Skamarock [ Presentation], Research Director, FOCUS
Speaker - Aaron Cockerill [ Presentation], Senior Director, Product Management, Citrix
Speaker - Jeanne Morain [ Presentation], Vice President Business Development & Strategy, InstallFree
The Road to 4G Wireless
Moderator - Fanny Mlinarsky [ Presentation], President, Octoscope
Speaker - Mike Seymour [ Presentation], VVice President Wireless Competency Center, Alcatel-Lucent - Americas Region
Speaker - Prakash Sangam [ Presentation], Sr. Manager Technical Marketing, Qualcomm
2:00 pm–3:00 pm
How to Integrate Wired and Wireless LANs
Speaker - Bob Zemke [ Presentation], Solutions Architect, Managed Services, Siemens Enterprise Communications, Inc.
Speaker - Roger Sands [ Presentation], HP ProCurve Worldwide Director of Mobility Solutions, HP ProCurve Networking
UC Applications with a Payoff Today
Speaker - Don Van Doren [ Presentation], Principal, UniComm Consulting
Speaker - Karen Bailey [ Presentation], Voice and Communications Services Delivery Executive, Wells Fargo
Are Virtual Infrastructures Secure? More or Less????
Moderator - Anne Skamarock [ Presentation], Research Director, FOCUS
Speaker - Chris Orr [ Presentation], Sr. Systems Engineer/Business Development, Tripwire
SAN Technology Convergence: Impacts & Benefits
Speaker - Errol Roberts [ Presentation], Distinguished Systems Engineer, Cisco
Network Requirements for Supporting Enterprise Video Conferencing
Moderator - John Bartlett [ Presentation], Voice, Video and Data Application Performance, NetForecast, Inc.
Speaker - Kumar Srikantan [ Presentation], VP, Product Management, Cisco
Wireless Security - Strategies and Tools
Moderator - Lisa Phifer [ Presentation], President, Core Competence
Speaker - Amit Sinha [ Presentation], Fellow & Chief Technologist, Motorola Enterprise Wireless LAN,
Speaker - Andy Willett [ Presentation], SVP-Sales & Marketing, NetMotion Wireless
Speaker - Tim Olson [ Presentation], Chief Technical Officer and Founder, Agito Networks
Understanding and Implementing the BlackBerry Ecosystem
Speaker - Mark Amszej [ Presentation], Director, Software Product Marketing, Channel Product Management, RIM
3:15 pm–4:15 pm
What SOA and Web 2.0 Means to the Network
Speaker - Hooman Beheshti [ Presentation], Vice President of Products, Strangeloop
Speaker - Jean Critcher [ Presentation], Solution Director, Orange Business Services
Virtualization Management Futures: The Final Frontier?
Moderator - Barb Goldworm [ Presentation], President and Chief Analyst, FOCUS
Speaker - Ben Verghese [ Presentation], CTO for Virtualization Management, VMware
Speaker - Kia Behnia [ Presentation], Chief Corporate Architect, BMC
Retrofitting Today's Data Center for Better Capacity and Efficiency
Speaker - Jack Pouchet [ Presentation], Director, Energy Initiatives, Emerson Power Network
Best Practices for Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery
Speaker - Frank Jablonski [ Presentation], Sr. Director, Recovery Management & Data Modeling Business Unit, CA
Can You Find Me Now? Wireless Location and Tracking
Moderator - Fran Rabuck [ Presentation], President, Rabuck Associates
Speaker - Leslie Presutti [ Presentation], Director of Product Management, QUALCOMM CDMA Technologies
Speaker - Marcus Ruark [ Presentation], Director, Business Development, Intelligent InSites, Inc
Speaker - Myles Sutherland [ Presentation], Mobile Product Manager, ESRI
Understanding and Implementing the Symbian Platform
Speaker - Maurice Sharp [ Presentation], Developer Community Manager, Symbian Foundation
Thursday, May 21
9:00 am–10:00 am
Is There a Need for a Next-Generation LAN Switch?
Speaker - Barry Cioe [ Presentation], Vice President of Product Management, Enterasys
Speaker - Kumar Srikantan [ Presentation], VP, Product Management, Cisco
Speaker - Manfred Arndt [ Presentation], Convergence Solutions Architect, Distinguished Technologist, HP ProCurve
Virtual Desktop Delivery - One Size Does Not Fit All
Moderator - Barb Goldworm [ Presentation], President and Chief Analyst, FOCUS
Speaker - Aaron Cockerill [ Presentation], Senior Director, Product Management, Citrix
Choosing a Video Conferencing Solution
Speaker - John Bartlett [ Presentation], Voice, Video and Data Application Performance, NetForecast, Inc.
Governance, Risk, Compliance - and Mobility
Moderator - Paul DeBeasi [ Presentation], Senior Analyst, Burton Group
10:15 am–11:15 am
Is There a Compelling Business Case for Desktop Virtualization?
Speaker - Tim FitzGerald [ Presentation], Solutions Practices Leader, Avnet Technology Solutions
It's the Data, Stupid: Why Data Dictates Cloud Architectures
Speaker - Michelle Munson [ Presentation], President, CEO and Co-Founder, Aspera
Telepresence or High Definition Video Conferencing?
Moderator - John Bartlett [ Presentation], Voice, Video and Data Application Performance, NetForecast, Inc.
11:30 am–12:30 pm
The Future of Application Delivery
Moderator - Jim Metzler [ Presentation], Vice President, Ashton, Metzler & Associates
Speaker - Neil Cohen [ Presentation], Director of Product Marketing, Akamai
The GRC Easy Button - Best Practices to Achieve Results with Governance Risk and Compliance
Speaker - Chris Boswell [ Presentation], Director Risk and Compliance Services, CA
Virtualization - Enabling Disaster Recovery for Any Sized Business
Speaker - Bob Roudebush [ Presentation], Director of Solutions Engineering, Double-Take Software
Speaker - Fadi Albatal [ Presentation], Director, Marketing, FalconStor
Why Would I Want Desktop Video Conferencing?
Moderator - John Bartlett [ Presentation], Voice, Video and Data Application Performance, NetForecast, Inc.
Speaker - Peter Nutley [ Presentation], Director, Global Marketing, Tandberg