Partner Theatre

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Partner Theatre

The Partner Theatre is a great place to learn about valuable product and solution offerings from Cisco partners.

Held in the World of Solutions during catering periods, the Partner Theatre's are an informal learning experience and a great way to make the most of your time outside of the main agenda.

Partner Theatre session times are available on the session scheduler as they are confirmed and will occur at the following times:

Date Activity Partner Theatre Times
Wednesday 19 March 2014 Lunch & World of Solutions Opening 12:00pm - 12:30pm
Lunch & World of Solutions Opening 12:45pm - 1:15pm
Welcome Reception 6:15pm - 6:45pm
Thursday 20 March 2014 Lunch and Dedicated World of Solutions Time 12:40pm - 1:10pm
Lunch and Dedicated World of Solutions Time 1:20pm - 1:50pm

Cisco Powered Cloud Theatre Sessions

Wednesday 19 March

Time Title Speaker
12:00pm – 12:30pm Amcom: Whose Cloud is it Anyway? Refocusing to Rapidly Transition IT – – –                                                   
12:45pm – 1:15pm Logicalis: A case study in Cloud: From Conception to Completion Rob Gee, Logicalis
3:05pm – 3:25pm Optus: Launch Announcement Ian Smith, Optus
6:15pm – 6:45pm Orange: The New Workspace - Business Together as a Service Wu Soong Woon, Orange  

Thursday 20 March

Time Title Speaker
10:35am – 10:55am Dimension Data: Connecting Users to Workloads in 2020 Gregg Sultana, Dimension Data
12:40pm – 1:10pm Telstra: The Power of Telstra's Cisco Powered Solutions – Telstra Cloud Collaboration Paul Brauer, Telstra
1:20pm – 1:50pm CSC: Empower Innovation with Cisco InterCloud and CSC/ServiceMesh Agility Platform Iain Podd, CSC

Partner Theatre Sessions

Wednesday 19 March

Time Title Speaker
12:00pm – 12:30pm Arbor Networks, Inc: Intelligence Lead Threat Detection C F Chui, Arbor Networks
12:00pm – 12:30pm Optus Business: Panel Discussion - Don't just survive, thrive in the world of as-a-service IT. Mike Kearney, Optus
12:00pm – 12:30pm VCE: The Importance of Flexibility and Velocity in a World Defined by Speed Matt Oostveen, VCE
12:00pm – 12:30pm Vocus Distributed Denial of Service Protection McDonald Richards, Vocus Communications
Piers Tyler, Vocus Communications
12:45pm – 1:15pm Ixia: Network Visibility Steve Urquhart, Ixia
Peter Bahas, Ixia
12:45pm – 1:15pm Network Instruments: Cut Network, App and Cloud Troubleshooting Times in Half Steve Brown, Network Instruments
Dave Kofflin, Network Instruments
12:45pm – 1:15pm SevOne: Top Challenges facing you in Data Centre Performance Monitoring Casey Murray, SevOne
12:45pm – 1:15pm Splunk: Unify Your Data Across Crumbling Data Silos Brett Matthews, Splunk
6:15pm – 6:45pm Fusion-io: The Psychic Desktop - Leveraging Fusion-io on Cisco UCS for Unparalleled VDI Performance Bradley Dunn, Fusion-io
6:15pm – 6:45pm Intel: Making the Internet of Things Real Patrick Robles, Intel
6:15pm – 6:45pm MapR Technologies: UCS with MapR: Big Data, Small Price Tag Jabari Norton, MapR Technologies
6:15pm – 6:45pm Net Optics: Network Visibility Steve Urquhart, Net Optics
Peter Bahas, Net Optics

Thursday 20 March

Time Title Speaker
12:40pm – 1:10pm EMC: De-mystifying the Software-Defined, Next Generation Data Centre James Sillence, EMC
Matt Zwolenski, EMC
12:40pm – 1:10pm Hitachi Data Systems: One Platform for All Applications Adrian Deluca, Hitachi Data Systems
12:40pm – 1:10pm Panduit: Getting All You Deserve from your Data Centre and Enterprise Infrastructure (LIVE VIDEO WEB PRESENTATION via Chicago) Jack Tison, Panduit
12:40pm – 1:10pm Red Hat: Together, Towards the Open Hybrid Cloud with Red Hat and Cisco Glen West, Red Hat
12:40pm – 1:10pm SUSE: Packaging & Deploying Operating Systems and Applications for Public, Private & Hybrid Clouds with SUSE Peter Lees, SUSE
1:20pm – 1:50pm Envisian: There are Some Things you just don't do in Public (Cloud) Shane Lyell, Envisian
1:20pm – 1:50pm Nimble Storage: Flash-Optimised Hybrid Storage Gavin Cohen, Nimble Storage
1:20pm – 1:50pm Telstra: Transforming your Connections - The Competitive Edge with Wi-Fi Aaron Leung, Telstra