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Conferences that solve current IT challenges

SDN/NFV/Converged Infrastructure

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

Strategies for the Next Generation Enterprise

November 19, 2015

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

Software Defined Networking (SDN) is arguably one of the most significant paradigm shifts the networking industry has seen in many years. SDN is being driven by the need to keep up with new networking requirements from emerging trends of cloud computing, mobility and big data . The goals of SDN include the ability to introduce network innovations more quickly and to simplify and automate the management of large networks.

What You Will Learn

In this one day conference attendees will learn:

  • Software Defined Networking (SDN): How to Transform the Enterprise

  • Network Functions Virtualization: A Bold Step Toward Software-Defined Services and Programmable Networks

  • Making Sense of the Different Standards: From OpenFlow to OpenDaylight and More

  • Project Planning: How to Get Started with SDN in the Enterprise

  • Migration of Enterprise Network Configurations to SDNs

  • Business Agility: How Organizations are Leveraging SDN To Make Their Organizations More Agile

Conference Program

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

Zimmermann

9:00am-10:00am

Software Defined Networking (SDN): How to Transform the Enterprise

Richard Zimmermann, Vice President, Forsythe

Software defined networking (SDN) is changing the way we may deploy enterprise networks.
What is it and what is the state of current implementations? How should IT executives plan and prepare for this transformation?

In this session, attendees will learn:

  • What is the difference between SDN and NFV
  • How organizations have implementing these technologies
  • Benefits they are seeing
  • Pitfalls to avoid







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

 

10:30am-11:30am

Network Functions Virtualization: A Bold Step Toward Software-Defined Services and Programmable Networks

 

What is NVF and how can we leverage its benefits to the enterprise?

In this session, attendees will learn:

  • How to leverage NFV to improve the bottom line
  • How to deliver significant savings to the enterprise and opening up business opportunities
  • The technical benefits of configuring needed services through NFV







Zimmermann

11:30am-12:30pm

Making Sense of the Different Standards: From OpenFlow to OpenDaylight and More

Richard Zimmermann, Vice President, Forsythe

There are so many standards flying around. Which should you be paying attention to?

In this session, attendee will learn about the different standards and where the industry is headed. Areas that will be covered include: OpenFlow, OpenDaylight, OpenStack, and Open Platform for NFV.









12:30pm - 1:30pm Luncheon

Cornejo

1:30pm-2:30pm

Project Planning: How to Get Started with SDN in the Enterprise

Jose Cornejo, Solutions Architect-HPN, HP

How should we best approach getting started with SDN? The level of readiness for SDN depends on an enterprise's organizational maturity in terms of how much automation and orchestration they already have in their infrastructure. Companies can get started on the path to SDN by automating pieces of their network environment through virtualization.

In this session, attendees will learn various approaches based on their level of maturity.










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

Wainright 

3:00pm-4:00pm

Migration of Enterprise Network Configurations to SDNs

Victor Wainwright, Principal Technology Consultant, Office of the CTO, VCE

Managing enterprise networks is incredibly challenging . Software-defined networking (SDN) holds the promise of making this problem easier by centralizing configuration and management.

In this technical session, attendees will learn how to start migrating their networks to SDN. 







Klauser

London

Vellender

4:00pm-5:00pm

Business Agility: How Organizations are Preparing for SDN/Converged Infrastructure To Make Their Organizations More Agile (Panel)

Moderator:
David Klauser, Sales Manager, VCE
Panelists:
Andrew London, DMS & Enterprise Architect, Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Patrick Vellender, Senior Network Architect, Infrastructure Design Team, Kellogg Company
and other IT Directors sharing strategies and tactics

In this session, attendees will learn from a panel of enterprise IT leaders as to how they are preparing for these next generation of technologies for business benefit.


Conference Price: $289.00 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.