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Conferences that solve current IT challenges

The Mobile and Wireless Enterprise -The Next Generation

How to define, develop, manage, extend and secure your mobile/wireless enterprise and launch the supporting applications

February 21, 2008

9:00am-5:00pm

7 CPE / 0.7 CEU / CISSP / 7 PDU Credits Awarded

   

Conference location: Donald E. Stephens Convention Center Rosemont (O'Hare) Illinois

Overview

The wireless environment has changed drastically over the last several years. It is more than just about making people mobile, it has become about how organizations can become more effective with business processes, applications and convergence. What is needed is having the right infrastructure that can fully support these areas to drive significant value to the enterprise.

What You Will Learn

In this one day conference attendees will learn:

How to make their enterprise more effective through:

  • Understanding the various wireless technologies (high-speed Wi-Fi, Wi-Max, 802.11N) and how they
  • best apply to your organization’s needs
  • Learning how to migrate to and support these wireless technologies
  • Making sure your wired and wireless infrastructures are able to support 802.11n
  • Securing and managing the next generation of wireless technologies
  • Driving productivity of the mobile workforce
  • Providing the highest quality of support to your mobile workforce
  • Understanding different strategies and options for convergence
  • Developing a mobile email strategy that makes sense
  • Understanding the KPIs (Key Performance Indicators) to prove that your organization is capitalizing on your wireless implementation
  • Aligning business process and technology deployments
  • Training your road warriors on how to most effectively use the wireless tools provided to them

Conference Program

8:00am - 9:00am - Registration and Continental Breakfast

 

9:00am-10:00am

The Next Generation Wireless Enterprise: How the IT Department Should Prepare for it

Dan DeFina, Senior Technical Wireless Consultant, Trapeze Networks

Leading industry analysts believe the five biggest wireless trends affecting Enterprise IT departments are:

  • Laptops and smart phones
  • Wide-Area Broadband Wireless
  • ROI
  • Convergence
  • Wireless E-Mail
  • What about 802.11n and the suggestions of ‘the end of Ethernet’?

    How will these trends and technologies impact your organization? What can you do to prepare for them?

    In this session attendees will learn how to make their organizations more productive by having a strategy that covers these areas and more. IT departments will walk away with an understanding of how to answer these questions in terms that both senior IT leaders and business executives can understand.

10:00am -10:30am - Refreshment Break

Willett

10:30am-11:30am

Maximizing the Productivity of The Mobile Employee - Removing Key Obstacles In Wireless Deployments

Andy Willett, Sr. VP of Marketing and Business Development, NetMotion Wireless

The proliferation of wireless networks and Wi-Fi have created a surge in technology that can expedite and improve productivity for mobile workers. This session will examine common obstacles in wireless deployments, including coverage gaps and interruptions, inter-network roaming, and device management, and how these hurdles affect IT managers and diminish worker productivity. This session will frame these issues within actual mobile deployments with Orange County Sherriff's Department, NY Presbyterian Hospital, and Cox Communications, and provide best practices for resolving these issues within your own organization.

Ellerman

11:30am-12:30pm

Robust WLAN Application Delivery Architecture

Chris Ellerman, Engineer, Meru Networks

As wireless LANs move from networks of convenience supporting web and email applications to pervasive networks supporting critical business applications, WLAN architectural requirements are evolving.

In this session attendees will learn the following:

  • WLAN requirements to support voice and other time sensitive applications
  • WLAN requirements to support video and other bandwidth intensive applications
  • Emerging architecture to support pervasive WLAN requirements
  • Planning for Enterprise wide 802.11n wireless LANS
  • 802.11n field deployment case studies

12:30pm - 1:30pm Luncheon

Croft

1:30pm-2:30pm

Fine Tuning Your Users: How to Set a Strategy for Configuration, Connectivity, Synchronization and Management Issues

Dan Croft, President & CEO, Mission Critical Wireless

One of the biggest challenges IT departments face when working through wireless implementation is supporting the end-user technically. To enable their productivity they need to be ‘in-sync’ with other users and the network.

In this session, attendees will learn how to:

  • Lessen the burden on the help-desk
  • Build a framework for remote supporting the IT issues road warriors face when connecting wirelessly
  • How to better sync e-mail and updated applications
  • How to handle new employees who bring contracts with different/legacy carriers

2:30pm - 3:00pm - Refreshment Break

 

3:00pm-4:00pm

Strategies for Securing the Next Generation of Wireless Technologies and Applications throughout the Entire Enterprise

Ray Summerville, Technical Consultant, Aruba Networks (Accuvant Partner)

Security has always been a major concern for enterprise IT departments with respect to wireless implementations. But with wireless technologies, applications, devices and network evolving, how do you design a security framework that will adapt to the dynamic wireless needs of the enterprise?

In this session attendees will learn:

  • How to design a comprehensive security strategy to cover the internal network, network endpoints, applications, and mobile devices
  • How to determine how much ‘security is enough’ in a wireless environment
  • How to encrypt Wi-Fi traffic for privacy
  • How to make sure comprehensive security does not interfere or preclude access to mission-critical applications
  • How to ensure regulatory compliance and implement PCI compliance in your wireless network
  • How to implement network admission control (NAC) for wireless network
  • How to mitigate active WLAN attacks
  • How to implement a policy of physical security to protect against the abuse or theft of mobile devices/laptops

Miller

Carugati

DuPart

Kwong

4:00pm-5:00pm

Key Performance Indicators: How to Prove that Your Organization is Capitalizing on its Wireless Implementation (KPIs)

Moderator: Bruce Miller, Director, Product Management, Xirrus
Panelists include Geri McGreevy, 2nd Vice President-IT, The Northern Trust,
Paul Carugati, Information Protection Services, CISSP, CCNA, Motorola,
Scott DuPart, Enterprise Architecture Services, Infrastructure Architect, HCSC-BlueCross BlueShield,
Fred Kwong, Network Consultant, Zurich Insurance

Wireless has proven that it can increase the productivity of employees as well as generate new revenues in many organizations.

But how do you get the biggest ‘bang for your buck’ with respect to wireless implementation? How can you benchmark your success and achieve your goals from both an IT and business perspective to help exceed enterprise expectations?

In this session attendees will learn:

  • How to define and establish key performance indicators and metrics
  • Suggestions for setting expectations internally
  • How to set expectations with hardware and software vendors and SLAs with carriers
  • How to articulate KPIs and metrics in terms that line executives can understand

Conference price: $249 per person.


Each attendee will receive a certificate awarding 7 CPE credits for CISSP continuing education, in addition to 0.7 CEUs and 7 PDUs. CISSP is a registered certification mark of (ISC)˛, Inc.

Exhibits

As is always the case at CAMP IT Conferences events, the talks will not include product presentations.  During the continental breakfast, coffee breaks, and the luncheon break you will have the opportunity to informally meet representatives from the following sponsoring companies, who have solutions in the area of the conference.