2011 Conference Presentations

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Wednesday, October 5
10:30 AM–11:20 AM
Social Media as the Top Malware Delivery Vehicle - How to Protect Your Network
Speaker - Paul Henry [Download Paul Henry's presentation in .pdf format. Presentation], Security and Forensic Analyst, Lumension

Virtualization Pain Points - Optimizing Backup and Storage for the Virtual/Cloud Infrastructure
Moderator - Michael Dortch [Download Michael Dortch's presentation in .pdf format. Presentation], Research Director, FOCUS
Panelist - Doug Hazelman [Download Doug Hazelman's presentation in .pdf format. Presentation], VP of Product Strategy, Veeam
Panelist - Eric Burgener [Download Eric Burgener's presentation in .pdf format. Presentation], Vice President, Product Management, Virsto Software
Panelist - Ed Walsh [Download Ed Walsh's presentation in .pdf format. Presentation], vSpecialist--VMware Protection Leader, EMC

Perspectives 2012: Wireless/Mobile Analyst Roundtable
Moderator - Rohit Mehra [Download Rohit Mehra's presentation in .pdf format. Presentation], Director, Enterprise Communications Infrastructure, International Data Corporation

The Impact of Consumerization on Networking
Moderator - Zeus Kerravala [Download Zeus Kerravala's presentation in .pdf format. Presentation], SVP, Enterprise Research, The Yankee Group

Cloud-based Convergence of Desktop, Communications & Social Apps: Microsoft Office 365 vs. Google Gmail/Docs
Moderator - Eric Krapf [Download Eric Krapf's presentation in .pdf format. Presentation], Editor, No Jitter
Panelist - Kevin Kieller [Download Kevin Kieller's presentation in .pdf format. Presentation], Principal, enableUC

10:30 AM–12:30 PM
Deep Dive: Cloud Crash Course
Speaker - Alistair Croll [Download Alistair Croll's presentation in .pdf format. Presentation], Founder, Bitcurrent

11:30 AM–12:30 PM
Great Debate: Is Your Next Notebook A Tablet?
Moderator - Martha Walz [Download Martha Walz's presentation in .pdf format. Presentation], Editor in Chief, World Trade 100
Panelist - Chris Hazelton [Download Chris Hazelton's presentation in .pdf format. Presentation], Research Director, Mobile & Wireless, The 451 Group
Panelist - Paul DeBeasi [Download Paul DeBeasi's presentation in .pdf format. Presentation], Research Vice President, Gartner

Exploring E-Mail Encryption Strategies
Speaker - Aseem Asthana [Download Aseem Asthana's presentation in .pdf format. Presentation], Group Product Manager, Barracuda Networks

Scalable Video Coding (SVC): A Technical Overview and Projections
Speaker - Dr. Phil Hippensteel [Download Dr. Phil Hippensteel's presentation in .pdf format. Presentation], Assistant Professor, Penn State University

What are the Next Steps for WAN Optimization?
Moderator - Jim Metzler [Download Jim Metzler's presentation in .pdf format. Presentation], Vice President, Ashton Metzler & Associates

Virtualization Security and Compliance
Moderator - Michael Dortch [Download Michael Dortch's presentation in .pdf format. Presentation], Research Director, FOCUS
Panelist - Tamar Newberger [Download Tamar Newberger's presentation in .pdf format. Presentation], VP, Marketing, Catbird
Panelist - Dennis Moreau [Download Dennis Moreau's presentation in .pdf format. Presentation], Senior Technologist, RSA
Panelist - Renata Budko [Download Renata Budko's presentation in .pdf format. Presentation], Founder & VP of Product Strategy, HyTrust, Inc.

2:00 PM–3:00 PM
Great Debate: We Will Always Have Private Clouds
Moderator - Alistair Croll [Download Alistair Croll's presentation in .pdf format. Presentation], Founder, Bitcurrent

Putting the 'Action' and 'Intelligence' in Actionable Security Intelligence
Speaker - Colonel (ret.) Barry Hensley [Download Colonel (ret.) Barry Hensley's presentation in .pdf format. Presentation], Executive Director, Dell SecureWorks

Breakthroughs in the WAN
Moderator - Jim Metzler [Download Jim Metzler's presentation in .pdf format. Presentation], Vice President, Ashton Metzler & Associates
Panelist - David White [Download David White's presentation in .pdf format. Presentation], VP of Business Development, Ipanema
Panelist - Keith Morris [Download Keith Morris's presentation in .pdf format. Presentation], VP of Marketing, Talari Networks
Panelist - Neil Cohen [Download Neil Cohen's presentation in .pdf format. Presentation], Vice President, Product Marketing, Akamai Technologies, Inc.
Panelist - Raghu Kondapalli [Download Raghu Kondapalli's presentation in .pdf format. Presentation], Director of Solution Architecture, Networking Components Division, LSI Corporation

Leveraging Voice and Video in the Cloud: Integrating Skype, GoogleVoice and Other Platforms with Enterprise UC
Moderator - Eric Krapf [Download Eric Krapf's presentation in .pdf format. Presentation], Editor, No Jitter
Panelist - Kevin Kieller [Download Kevin Kieller's presentation in .pdf format. Presentation], Principal, enableUC

2:00 PM–4:15 PM
Deep Dive: Server and Desktop Virtualization Basics: Terms, Trends and Technologies
Speaker - Barb Goldworm [Download Barb Goldworm's presentation in .pdf format. Presentation], President and Chief Analyst, FOCUS

3:00 PM–3:45 PM
Germany—Your Gateway to the European Market - Sponsored by Germany Trade & Invest
Speaker - Frank Menzler [Download Frank Menzler's presentation in .pdf format. Presentation], Senior Director, Fraunhofer USA, Heinrich Hertz Institute (HHI)

3:15 PM–4:15 PM
FCoE vs. iSCSI - Making the Choice
Speaker - Stephen Foskett [Download Stephen Foskett's presentation in .pdf format. Presentation], Community Organizer, Gestalt IT

The Impact of Cloud Computing on the Network
Speaker - Jim Metzler [Download Jim Metzler's presentation in .pdf format. Presentation], Vice President, Ashton Metzler & Associates

Solving the Insider Threat Challenge: What We Can Learn from WikiLeaks
Speaker - Jim Ricotta [Download Jim Ricotta's presentation in .pdf format. Presentation], CEO, Verdasys

Solving the In-Building Cellular Coverage Problem
Moderator - Paul DeBeasi [Download Paul DeBeasi's presentation in .pdf format. Presentation], Research Vice President, Gartner

Customer Use Cases and Platform Choices for Social and Collaborative Technologies
Panelist - John Bivona [Download John Bivona's presentation in .pdf format. Presentation], Customer Relations Manager, Nikon
Panelist - Andrew Barendrecht [Download Andrew Barendrecht's presentation in .pdf format. Presentation], Innovation and Collaboration Advisor, Apache
Panelist - Lawrence DeVoe [Download Lawrence DeVoe's presentation in .pdf format. Presentation], Chief Technology Catalyst, Initiative Media

Thursday, October 6
10:30 AM–11:20 AM
The Evil Hack in the Sky - Cloud Security
Speaker - Dave Asprey [Download Dave Asprey's presentation in .pdf format. Presentation], VP of Cloud Security, Trend Micro

Automating Infrastructure: What Makes Clouds Run
Speaker - Michael Crandell [Download Michael Crandell's presentation in .pdf format. Presentation], CEO, RightScale
Speaker - Peder Ulander [Download Peder Ulander's presentation in .pdf format. Presentation], Chief Marketing Officer, Citrix Systems

Data Center Services Reliability
Speaker - Phil Isaak [Download Phil Isaak's presentation in .pdf format. Presentation], President and Founder, Isaak Technologies, Inc.

Hosted Unified Communications: Better than Buying?
Speaker - Stephen Leaden [Download Stephen Leaden's presentation in .pdf format. Presentation], President, Leaden Associates

Best Practices for Desktop, Application and User Virtualization
Moderator - Barb Goldworm [Download Barb Goldworm's presentation in .pdf format. Presentation], President and Chief Analyst, FOCUS
Panelist - Kevin Strohmeyer [Download Kevin Strohmeyer's presentation in .pdf format. Presentation], Director of Product Marketing, XenDesktop, Enterprise Desktop and Applications, Citrix
Panelist - Karri Alexion-Tiernan [Download Karri Alexion-Tiernan's presentation in .pdf format. Presentation], Director, Product Management for Desktop Virtualization, Microsoft
Panelist - Jeff Fisher [Download Jeff Fisher's presentation in .pdf format. Presentation], VP and Member of the CTO Office, RES Software

Great Debate: Is this the End of Physical Appliances?
Moderator - Jim Metzler [Download Jim Metzler's presentation in .pdf format. Presentation], Vice President, Ashton Metzler & Associates

10:30 AM–12:30 PM
Deep Dive: Best Practices for Wireless and Mobile Management, Operations and Security
Moderator - Craig Mathias [Download Craig Mathias's presentation in .pdf format. Presentation], Principal, Farpoint Group
Panelist - Lisa Phifer [Download Lisa Phifer's presentation in .pdf format. Presentation], President, Core Competence
Panelist - Philippe Winthrop [Download Philippe Winthrop's presentation in .pdf format. Presentation], Managing Director, The Enterprise Mobility Foundation

11:30 AM–12:30 PM
Performance Issues and Optimization over Cellular and Wireless
Speaker - Eric Siegel [Download Eric Siegel's presentation in .pdf format. Presentation], Research Director, Gartner

What Got Us Secure Isn't Keeping Us Secure: Enter Security Optimization
Speaker - Brian Contos [Download Brian Contos's presentation in .pdf format. Presentation], Director Global Security Strategy, McAfee

Cloud Computing Models and Governance
Speaker - Steven Woodward [Download Steven Woodward's presentation in .pdf format. Presentation], President and CEO, Cloud Perspectives
Speaker - Fred Bartkiewicz [Download Fred Bartkiewicz's presentation in .pdf format. Presentation], Partner, CyberRiskPartners, LLC

The Future of Video Conferencing: Where Will All these New Options Take Us?
Panelist - Erica Schroeder [Download Erica Schroeder's presentation in .pdf format. Presentation], Director, Business Video, Cisco
Panelist - John Antanaitis [Download John Antanaitis's presentation in .pdf format. Presentation], VP, Product Marketing, Polycom
Panelist - Ofer Shapiro [Download Ofer Shapiro's presentation in .pdf format. Presentation], President, CEO, Board member and co-founder, Vidyo
Panelist - Bob Romano [Download Bob Romano's presentation in .pdf format. Presentation], Vice President of Enterprise Marketing, RADVISION

Making Sense of Multi-Path Ethernet Networks
Panelist - Francois Tallet [Download Francois Tallet's presentation in .pdf format. Presentation], Product Manager, Data Center Switching Technology Group, Cisco
Panelist - Edgard Vargas [Download Edgard Vargas's presentation in .pdf format. Presentation], Senior Technical Product Mgr., Network Solutions, Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise
Panelist - AJ Casamento [Download AJ Casamento's presentation in .pdf format. Presentation], Solutioneer, Brocade

The Future of the 'Desktop' or, the 'Desktop' of the Future
Moderator - Barb Goldworm [Download Barb Goldworm's presentation in .pdf format. Presentation], President and Chief Analyst, FOCUS
Panelist - Scott Davis [Download Scott Davis's presentation in .pdf format. Presentation], Chief Technology Officer, End User Computingchweb.com, VMware
Panelist - Rajen Sheth [Download Rajen Sheth's presentation in .pdf format. Presentation], Group Product Manager, Chrome OS for Business, Google
Panelist - Edwin Yuen [Download Edwin Yuen's presentation in .pdf format. Presentation], Director, Cloud and Virtualization Strategy, Microsoft
Panelist - Kevin Strohmeyer [Download Kevin Strohmeyer's presentation in .pdf format. Presentation], Director of Product Marketing, XenDesktop, Enterprise Desktop and Applications, Citrix

2:00 PM–3:00 PM
Unifying Compute Storage, Networking, and Management
Speaker - Jake McTigue [Download Jake McTigue's presentation in .pdf format. Presentation], IT Manager, Carwild Corp.

Top 5 Things You Should Do Before You Buy Another Piece of Information Security Technology
Speaker - John Pironti [Download John Pironti's presentation in .pdf format. Presentation], President, IP Architects, LLC

Finding the Optimal Mobile Strategy: Apps vs. the Cloud
Moderator - Philippe Winthrop [Download Philippe Winthrop's presentation in .pdf format. Presentation], Managing Director, The Enterprise Mobility Foundation
Panelist - Scott Olson [Download Scott Olson's presentation in .pdf format. Presentation], Mobile Architect, ITR Mobility

How to Get Private Cloud Right
Speaker - Lauren Nelson [Download Lauren Nelson's presentation in .pdf format. Presentation], Researcher, Forrester Research

Driving Organizational Change with Social and Collaborative Technologies
Speaker - Mike Gotta [Download Mike Gotta's presentation in .pdf format. Presentation], Senior Technical Solution Marketing Manager for Enterprise Social Software, Cisco

What You Don't Know Could Kill Your DV Project
Moderator - Barb Goldworm [Download Barb Goldworm's presentation in .pdf format. Presentation], President and Chief Analyst, FOCUS
Panelist - Tyler Rohrer [Download Tyler Rohrer's presentation in .pdf format. Presentation], Founder, Liquidware Labs
Panelist - Jason Langone [Download Jason Langone's presentation in .pdf format. Presentation], VCDX #54, VMware vExpert, MicroTech

2:00 PM–4:15 PM
Deep Dive: Architecting and Evaluating Technologies for Your Next Data Center LAN
Moderator - Jim Metzler [Download Jim Metzler's presentation in .pdf format. Presentation], Vice President, Ashton Metzler & Associates

3:15 PM–4:15 PM
Gigabit Wi-Fi
Moderator - Kelly Davis-Felner [Download Kelly Davis-Felner's presentation in .pdf format. Presentation], Marketing Director, Wi-Fi Alliance

SaaS Plus CaaS: Will the Salesforce Chatter Model Disrupt Enterprise UC?
Speaker - Daniel Hong [Download Daniel Hong's presentation in .pdf format. Presentation], Lead Analyst, Customer Interaction, Ovum

Application Security, Beyond the Firewall
Speaker - Patrick Bedwell [Download Patrick Bedwell's presentation in .pdf format. Presentation], VP of Product Marketing, Fortinet

Secure Cloudbursting from VMware to Amazon EC2
Speaker - Rod Cope [Download Rod Cope's presentation in .pdf format. Presentation], CTO and Founder, OpenLogic

Friday, October 7
9:00 AM–10:00 AM
Virtualization + Management & Automation = Private Cloud?
Speaker - Barb Goldworm [Download Barb Goldworm's presentation in .pdf format. Presentation], President and Chief Analyst, FOCUS

Ready or Not… IPv6 is Here!
Moderator - John Curran [Download John Curran's presentation in .pdf format. Presentation], President & CEO, ARIN
Panelist - Brandon Ross [Download Brandon Ross's presentation in .pdf format. Presentation], Director, Network Architect (Resident Expert on ISP), TorreyPoint
Panelist - Fred Wettling [Download Fred Wettling's presentation in .pdf format. Presentation], Bechtel Fellow, Manager of Architecture & Planning, Bechtel

The Latest Hacker Tools and Attacks
Speaker - David Rhoades [Download David Rhoades's presentation in .pdf format. Presentation], Senior Consultant, Maven Security Consulting, Inc.

Paradigm Shift: Bring Your Own Device (BYOD)
Moderator - Todd Day [Download Todd Day's presentation in .pdf format. Presentation], Industry Analyst, Mobile & Wireless Communications Group, Frost & Sullivan

10:15 AM–11:15 AM
Selecting the Right Platform Solution
Speaker - Dave Peters [Download Dave Peters's presentation in .pdf format. Presentation], Manager, Systems Integration, Environmental Systems Research Institute

Next-Generation Threat Protection: Stopping Advanced Malware, Zero-Day, and Targeted Advanced Persistent Threat Attacks
Speaker - Stuart Staniford [Download Stuart Staniford's presentation in .pdf format. Presentation], Chief Scientist, FireEye

Best Practices: The Road From Server Virtualization/Consolidation to Private Cloud
Moderator - Barb Goldworm [Download Barb Goldworm's presentation in .pdf format. Presentation], President and Chief Analyst, FOCUS
Panelist - Eric Jackson [Download Eric Jackson's presentation in .pdf format. Presentation], VP of Product Management, VKernel
Panelist - Edwin Yuen [Download Edwin Yuen's presentation in .pdf format. Presentation], Director, Cloud and Virtualization Strategy, Microsoft
Panelist - Jay Litkey [Download Jay Litkey's presentation in .pdf format. Presentation], CEO, Embotics

4G Broadband: What You Need to Know About LTE
Speaker - Fanny Mlinarsky [Download Fanny Mlinarsky's presentation in .pdf format. Presentation], President, OctoScope
Speaker - Dr. Hyung G. Myung, Ph.D., [Download Dr. Hyung G. Myung, Ph.D.,'s presentation in .pdf format. Presentation], Staff Engineer, Qualcomm

11:30 AM–12:30 PM
Building VMware Private Clouds
Speaker - Nicolas (Neela) Jacques [Download Nicolas (Neela) Jacques's presentation in .pdf format. Presentation], Group Manager, Product Marketing, VMware, VMware

Less is More: Avoiding Firewall Policy Bloat
Speaker - Andrew Kalat [Download Andrew Kalat's presentation in .pdf format. Presentation], Sales Engineering Manager, AlgoSec