may, 2016

24may3:30pm7:00pmSDWAN and the CIO

Event Details

Gartner predicts over 30% of traditional costly and complicated WANs will migrate to Software Defined WANs in just 2.5 short years.

Join us for this CIO-focused event where experts will discuss:

  • Brett ShockleyThe many business drivers for this revolutionary change in networking:

Keynote Speaker, Brett Shockley, software and network technology industry veteran, visionary and serial entrepreneur.

Brett is well known to the Twin Cities business community as a tech industry veteran with over 25 years of thought leadership in network technologies, enterprise collaboration and customer engagement software at Avaya, Cisco, Calabrio and Spanlink Communications. During his career as a senior executive at Cisco and Avaya, and as an entrepreneur he has shared the stage with the likes of Steve Wozniak, Guy Kawasaki, and many others.

The keynote will cover:
– Strong ROI (savings of 10-70%+ over MPLS networking)
– Cloud application enablement (2 to 10x increase in bandwidth to enable your increasing dependence on cloud based apps)
– Security
– Performance improvements
– Instant Disaster Recovery architecture
– Speed and Flexibility in deployment
– Simplicity of design at endpoint vs multiple CPE components
– Ease of management

  • mike woodA discussion of the key players in this hotly competitive space with an emphasis on a market leader with real results

Industry Speaker, Michael Wood, VP of Marketing at VeloCloud™.

Among other accolades, VeloCloud has been named the SDWAN company to watch by Forbes Magazine, Cloud Computing Product of the Year, INTEROP’s Best Startup of 2015, and most recently VeloCloud was named the 2016 “Cool Vendor” by Gartner.

  • Connecting theory to reality. A comprehensive approach to helping you move from your current state to an SDWAN delivered jointly by Renodis and Virteva Delivery Executive Teams.


(Tuesday) 3:30pm - 7:00pm CST


Bonefish Grill

1607 West End Blvd, St Louis Park, MN 55416

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