Monday, May 6 - Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Attend full and half-day Workshops to dive deep into key IT topics—including virtualization, IT management, networking, cloud computing, security and much more—in the days preceding the Interop Conference and Expo.
|Monday, May 6|
Advanced Wireshark - Location: Lagoon B
Wireshark is the world’s most popular network analyzer with over 500,000 downloads per month. In this Advanced Wireshark course Laura will take your skills from basic to advanced level by demons…
Speaker - Laura Chappell, Founder, Wireshark University
Laura Chappell (Founder, Wireshark University™/Chappell University™) is a highly-energetic and top-ranked industry speaker and author of numerous industry titles on network communications, analysis and security as well as the Wireshark Certified Network Analyst™ program. Nicknamed “Glenda, the Good Witch,” Laura has been analyzing network traffic for over 20 years and has presented to thousands of State, Federal and international law enforcement officers, judicial members, engineers, network administrators, technicians and developers on the subject of “tapping into networks.” Ms. Chappell’s customers include Apple, Cisco, Dell, Microsoft, IBM, Lockheed Martin, McAfee Corporation, US Arsenal, US Air Force, US Navy, NCIS, US Court of Appeals, United Bank of Switzerland, Salesforce, SPAWAR, Symantec, Australian High Tech Crime Centre, Macau Police Department, Hong Kong Police Department, Qualcomm, and more…
Building a Unified Communications Roadmap - Location: Breakers F
Mobility, cloud-computing, and distributed workforces are changing how we define “work” and tearing down barriers between individuals and organizations. New communications and collaboratio…
Instructor - Robin Gareiss, Executive Vice President & Founder, Nemertes Research
Robin Gareiss is Executive Vice President and Senior Founding Partner for Nemertes Research, where she oversees research product development, conducts primary research, and advises leading enterprises, vendors, and carriers. She serves as chief financial officer, as well.
BYOD, Mobile Security and Mobile Device Management - Location: Lagoon H
With the explosion of mobile devices and applications in the enterprise and the challenges brought on by bring your own device (BYOD) initiatives, mobility is becoming a key responsibility within IT. …
Instructor - Michael Finneran, Principal, dBrn Associates Inc
Michael Finneran is an independent consultant and industry analyst, who specializes in wireless technologies, mobile unified communications, and fixed-mobile convergence. With over 30-years in the networking field and wide range of experience, he is a widely recognized expert in the field. He has recently published his first book titled Voice Over Wireless LANs- The Complete Guide (Elsevier, 2008), though his expertise spans the full range of wireless technologies including Wi-Fi, 3G/4G Cellular, WiMAX, and RFID.
Enterprise Cloud Summit - Platforms - Location: Mandalay Bay D
Your career as an IT professional depends upon your ability to align IT assets with the needs of the business. This means leveraging technology that is best able to adapt to changing business needs, a…
Instructor - David Linthicum, SVP, Cloud Technology Partners
David (Dave) S. Linthicum is a Cloud Computing Expert and an internationally recognized industry expert and thought leader, and the author and coauthor of 13 books on computing, including the best-selling "Enterprise Application Integration" (Addison Wesley). Dave keynotes at many leading technology conferences on cloud computing, SOA, Enterprise Application Integration, and enterprise architecture, and has appeared on a number of TV and radio shows as a computing expert. Dave's latest book is "Cloud Computing and SOA Convergence in Your Enterprise, a Step-by-Step Approach.
Financial Management Skills for the Technical Manager, Day 1 - Location: Breakers D
Effective communication is critical to the success of all businesses. For the technical manager-whether internal or external, shared services or level two support-understanding the financial goals und…
Instructor - John Custy, ITSM, Consultant at JPC Group
John Custy has more than twenty-five years of experience designing, developing, and implementing IT Service Management (ITSM) solutions, both as a practitioner and as a consultant. He has helped many organizations develop their service strategies and translate these strategies into functional business outcomes, resulting in improved IT and Service Management practices. John is a well-known speaker on service management and is an active contributor to service management programs.
Principles of Effective IT Management, Day 1 - Location: Lagoon K
This two day tutorial focuses on specific steps you can take to improve the effectiveness of your IT organization and ensure alignment with the business you support. We will focus on critical policy a…
Instructor - Thomas Randall, Operations Vice President, BT Americas
Tom Randall is a Vice President with BT Americas. Having been both a CIO as well as running a data center on Wall Street, he understands what it takes to make IT successful in supporting enterprise business objectives.
Featuring two days of parallel tracks, the Mac & iOS sessions will cover strategies and techniques for IT leaders who need to manage, support and integrate OS X and iOS technologies into their exi…
Workspace Transformation - Desktop Virtualization, Tablets, BYOD - Location: Lagoon E
The definition of a “desktop” has changed and today the term “desktop” has become a metaphor for all the devices, applications, services, and content to which users subscribe, …
Instructor - Barb Goldworm, President and Chief Analyst, FOCUS
Barb Goldworm is founder, president, and chief analyst of FOCUS, a research, analyst, and consulting firm focused on transformational technologies in virtualization, cloud computing, systems and storage. In addition to serving as Virtualization Track Chair for Interop, she also leads the Enterprise Cloud Summit Private Cloud and Desktop Transformation Workshops, as well as the Private Cloud Track and Workshop for CloudConnect. Barb has spent 30 years in various senior management, engineering, marketing, sales, and industry analyst positions with IBM, StorageTek, Novell, Enterprise Management Associates and multiple successful startups.
A Structured Approach to Network Troubleshooting - Location: Lagoon B
When major network components fail it is easy to identify and resolve the problem. However, when intermittent and ongoing problems plague a network, it is often difficult to isolate the exact cause an…
Evaluating Emerging Technologies for the Enterprise - Location: Breakers L
The accelerating pace of enterprise technology change offers unprecedented opportunities – along with major stress – for IT leaders. Business units looking to exploit new opportunities pre…
Instructor - Tony Byrne, President, Real Story Group
Tony Byrne is the founder of Real Story Group. RSG is a vendor-averse analyst firm that evaluates content and collaboration technologies, publishing hard-hitting research that compares different solutions head-to-head.
Network Infrastructure for Cloud Computing - Location: Breakers F
The ossified concepts of traditional VLAN-based data center networking are a poor fit to the dynamic world of server virtualization and cloud computing. The networking and virtualization vendors have …
Instructor - Ivan Pepelnjak, Chief Technology Advisor, NIL Data Communications
Ivan Pepelnjak, CCIE#1354 Emeritus, is the chief technology advisor at NIL Data Communications. He has been designing and implementing large-scale service provider and enterprise networks as well as teaching and writing books about advanced technologies since 1990. He’s author of several Cisco Press books, prolific blogger and author of a series of highly successful webinars.
|Tuesday, May 7|
11 Things You Can Do to Improve Network Performance - Location: Lagoon B
Theory and great stories are nice, but this class is designed to help you knock out problems you currently have and help prevent problems in the future. In this class Mike will provide step by step pr…
Enterprise Mobile Apps - Location: Breakers F
The mobile landscape grows fragmented on a daily basis, so integrating in a complex enterprise environment might seem nearly impossible and leads to many questions: Should my app experience overlap my…
Speaker - David Tucker, Principal Architect and iOS Practice Manager, Universal Mind
David Tucker is a software architect who focuses on building engaging experiences. David is currently a Principal Architect and the iOS Practice Manager at Universal Mind, a Digital Solutions Agency. During his career David has worked with companies like Sony Music and FedEx on immersive experiences that engage the end user.
Big Data Myths and Real Decisions - Location: Breakers L
Big Data has a lot of attention right now and not surprisingly its fair share of hype. Wouldn’t it be great to hear from and interact with a wide array of professionals who live in the Big data …
Instructor - Chris Taylor, Author, Successful Workplace
Re-imagining the way work is done through big data, analytics, and cloud, Chris is the cofounder of Successful Workplace. He believes there’s no end to what we can change and improve.
Enterprise Cloud Summit - Private Clouds - Location: Mandalay Bay D
Whether you're just starting your cloud journey or enhancing your existing cloud landscape, the odds are that a private cloud will figure heavily into your planning. Unfortunately, most enterprise…
Instructor - Dave Roberts, Author, Leverhawk.com
Dave Roberts has two decades of experience in networking, computer engineering and strategic product development. Most recently Dave was Senior Vice President of Strategy and Marketing at cloud management company ServiceMesh. Prior to ServiceMesh, Dave was Vice President of Strategy and Marketing at Vyatta, a leader in the software-defined networking market, acquired by Brocade in 2012. Prior to Vyatta, Dave was the co-founder, CTO, and Vice-President of Strategy at Inkra Networks, focused on virtualized, software-defined networking for data centers. Prior to Inkra, Dave was Vice-President of Product Management for Nortel Networks, responsible for product strategy and definition related to the company's line of Layer 2 and Layer 3 Ethernet switches and campus ATM switches. Additionally, he forged key strategic alliances and OEM relationships. Dave has also held management positions at Bay Networks, Rapid City Communications, Cabletron Systems, ZeitNet, and AMD, where he spearheaded Gigabit Ethernet, ATM, and WiFi product lines and strategic marketing initiatives. He began his career with engineering positions at Hewlett-Packard. Experienced in numerous networking and software technologies, Dave holds twelve patents, and is the author of three books. Dave holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of California, Santa Barbara.
Financial Management Skills for the Technical Manager, Day 2 - Location: Breakers D
Principles of Effective IT Management, Day 2 - Location: Lagoon K
Securing the Business - Location: Lagoon E
Information risk management and security is as much an art as it is a science. The adversary community has evolved their approach to integrate innovative capabilities such as social concepts and busin…
Instructor - John Pironti, President, IP Architects, LLC
John P. Pironti is the President of IP Architects, LLC. He has designed and implemented enterprise wide electronic business solutions, information security and risk management strategy and programs, enterprise resiliency capabilities, and threat and vulnerability management solutions for key customers in a range of industries, including financial services, insurance, energy, government, hospitality, aerospace, healthcare, pharmaceuticals, media and entertainment, and information technology on a global scale. John has a number of industry certifications including Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT (CGEIT), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified in Risk and Information System Control (CRISC), Information Systems Security Architecture Professional and (ISSAP) and Information Systems Security Management Professional (ISSMP). John frequently provides briefings and acts as a trusted advisor to senior leaders of numerous organizations on information security and risk management and compliance topics and is also a member of a number of technical advisory boards for technology and services firms. He is also a published author and writer, highly quoted and often interviewed by global media, and an award winning frequent speaker on electronic business and information security and risk management topics at domestic and international industry conferences.
What Is Software Defined Networking and What Impact Will It Have on Your Network? - Location: Lagoon H
Software Defined Networking (SDN) is a new approach to networking that has the potential to fundamentally change how IT organizations implement branch office and data center LANs as well as wide area …
Instructor - Jim Metzler, Vice President, Ashton Metzler & Associates
Jim Metzler has a wide background in the IT industry. This includes being a software engineer, an engineering manager for high-speed data services for a major telco, a product manager for network hardware, a network manager at two Fortune 500 companies, and the principal of a consulting organization. In addition, Jim has created software tools for designing customer networks for a major IXC, and directed and performed market research at a major industry analyst firm.
Application Performance Analysis - Steps to Take Before Deploying New Applications - Location: Lagoon B
Many applications are designed and tested in isolated, high speed, low latency environments. They are then deployed on networks with other applications, low speed links, and high latency. In this clas…
Building a Cloud Application Migration Strategy - Location: Breakers F
Cloud computing has been demonstrated to deliver a cost-effective approach to delivering new applications that support needs for scale and availability. However, most businesses with an existing portf…
Instructor - JP Morgenthal, Cloud Ranger, EMC
JP Morgenthal has twenty-five years of information technology experience spread across a wide array of technology and business requirements with a demonstrated ability to architect complete systems inclusive of business justifications and ROI. An ability to communicate effectively with C-level, non-technical and engineering-level individuals in both written and spoken form and is a respected authority on Enterprise Architecture, SOA/BPM and Cloud Computing. Mr. Morgenthal is also the author of three book, the most recent release is "EII: A Pragmatic Approach"