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IT Best Practices Breakout Session [clear filter]
Tuesday, April 21


Dell: Intelligent Storage in a Compact Form Factor

Regardless of industry or size, more and more customers are running enterprise storage workloads—unified communications and collaboration, online transactions, database, enterprise resource planning—in both remote office and data center locations. To stay competitive, businesses need their critical applications to be able to access data quickly and efficiently to convert customer interactions into transactions and turn information into insights. The new Dell Storage portfolio delivers enterprise storage features, with the industry's most fully optimized flash performance and intelligent storage software on a platform that scales from the remote office to the data center.

  • Fully optimized flash performance at the price of disk
  • Enterprise-class features like intelligent data placement, snapshots, replication and reporting
  • Modular, flexible architecture that scales alongside your business on a single platform

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Tim Brock

Enterprise Solutions Architect, Dell
Tim Brock is an Enterprise Solutions Architect for Dell, specializing in the design of complex, scalable and cloud ready data center solutions.  With over 20 years of experience in the IT industry, Tim brings a unique perspective on the design, management, and operation of today’s... Read More →

Tuesday April 21, 2015 9:00am - 9:40am
IT Best Practices (Board Room)


HP: What’s New and Exciting in Workstations for 2015 – And Why it Matters to You
Neal will be reviewing all the new solutions for 2015;  new displays and where they could benefit you, why PCIe SSDs are the way to go and when and where a workstation can improve your productivity and expand your business.

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Neal Riley

Workstation Channel Specialist, HP
Neal has been with HP for 13 years with 9 of those years spent in the HP Workstation group as an HP workstation specialist. He has worked with HP salespeople, HP partners, and end users providing the best workstation solutions in the world.  He has worked with end user companies... Read More →

Tuesday April 21, 2015 9:50am - 10:30am
IT Best Practices (Board Room)


Tegile: Accelerate, Redefine, and Transform your Next Generation Storage with Tegile!

Learn about the cutting edge Next Generation Storage. We are the leading provider of Intelligent Flash Arrays! Our mission is to accelerate, redefine, and transform enterprise IT by changing the performance and economics of enterprise storage. Our flash storage arrays, with patented IntelliFlash Architecture, deliver high I/O and low latency for business applications such as databases, server virtualization and virtual desktops. Our customers achieve business acceleration and unmatched storage capacity reduction.

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Shawn Bergsma

Regional Sales Manager, Tegile Systems
With a successful career in information technology, Shawn Bergsma demonstrates not only his extensive knowledge on the technical side, but also his energetic personality, resulting in consistently excellent sales performance over the course of his 10-year career in IT.  In his current... Read More →

Tuesday April 21, 2015 10:40am - 11:20am
IT Best Practices (Board Room)


Cisco: Your WIFI Is Slow. Your Battery Is Low. Here Is What You Need To Know
The demands on your wireless network have changed. Join us to see what your business can gain from 802.11ac. Learn about the new Cisco and Meraki solutions that leverage 802.11ac and other breakthrough technologies that can deliver remarkably better performance across your network, especially with your mobile devices. These solutions are simple and easy to use, at prices you will like.

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Jim Sands

Unified Access Consulting Systems Engineer, Cisco
Jim Sands has over 20 years of experience in the information technology field and has enjoyed the last eight years as a Cisco Commercial systems engineer.  Jim’s focus has primarily been on the Enterprise Networking Group, Security, and Data Center architectures. Previously, Jim... Read More →

Tuesday April 21, 2015 11:30am - 12:10pm
IT Best Practices (Board Room)


MMBJ: IT Policies Your Business Needs

Businesses in some industries are required to implement specific policies and procedures relating to the use of information technology. Even if your business isn’t required to implement a specific policy, policies and related procedures are often a legal and practical necessity. During this breakout session, we will discuss the IT policies that every business should consider implementing, and tips for constructing a good policy for your business.

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Jennifer A. Puplava

Partner and Attorney, Mika, Meyers, Beckett & Jones, PLC
Jennifer A. Puplava, Partner and Attorney for Mika Meyers Beckett & Jones, PLC, practices primarily in the areas of intellectual property law and technology law. She helps clients protect their trade secrets, trademarks, copyrights and other intellectual property, and she assists... Read More →

Tuesday April 21, 2015 1:45pm - 2:25pm
IT Best Practices (Board Room)