Managed Services Track
Cloud Managed Networking: The future is here… – Presented by: Craig Kimbrough and James Waltersdorf, 8:45 am
Cloud networking brings the scalability, manageability, and efficiency benefits of the Cloud to enterprise networks, which is why thousands of organizations are moving to this exciting new architecture. The Cloud’s feature-rich, easy-to-use architecture enables customers to solve new business problems while reducing operating costs. Learn about Cloud features available to your organization, including:
- Management of entire network from a single dashboard.
- Control of users, applications, and devices.
- No controller hardware or management software to install and maintain.
- Secure (PCI and HIPAA-compliant) cloud infrastructure.
- Ability to scale from small sites to million-user deployments.
Business Security – Presented by: David Gallo of AXIS Communications and Brandon Gleason, 11:15 am
As businesses expand, they are faced with the task of managing their growth. Thanks to today’s technology, you can easily install a network of security cameras, door access, and many other features in a cost-effective way. In this session, we will enter the world of Managed Security. We hope to show how simple and cost-effective security features can be in today’s fast-paced technology world.
Windows 10 – Should you Upgrade? – Presented by: Christopher Litts, 1:30 pm
Microsoft’s latest Operating System, Windows 10, is being offered as a free upgrade, but a lot of people are hesitant to jump in. Explore the ins and outs of Windows 10, including how to navigate its settings, how it differs from Windows 7 and 8, tips and tricks for using it, and how it ties into mobile devices.
“VoIP” Voice over IP – Should I embrace or run – Presented by: Jeff Robinson of Bluestone Communications and Andrew Robison, 2:30 pm
More and more companies are moving to VoIP phone solutions, but should you? This workshop will educate you on the reasons why companies are making the move, along with the pros and cons. You will learn how VoIP might save you money, provide new communication technology, and increase perceived uptime. However, if it is implemented wrong, VoIP could cause voice quality degradation, more complicated call handling, and lost calls. Learn how a VoIP phone system could either mess with or better your already-stable computer network. Best Practices and an analysis of the most common recommendations for service given by EXEControl Global Solutions will be integrated through the workshop.
Network Support – Help Us Help You – Presented by: James Waltersdorf, 3:45 pm
There are many different reasons why you may call our Support Team for help or for more information, and we know how frustrating it can be when things aren’t working correctly. Join us to learn some best practices on communicating with our team for support and projects, so that your issue can be resolved more quickly and efficiently.