Gartner Symposium / ITxpo

Explore digital business models with Cisco.

Register to attend Gartner Symposium / ITxpo in Orlando and visit Cisco at Booth 14

  • Date: Sunday, October 4 – 
    Thursday, October 8
  • Location:Walt Disney World
    Orlando, Florida
  • Duration:Full Day
  • Attendance:In Person
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Overview

Welcome to the Cisco at Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2015 Site

Cisco, as a premier sponsor, looks forward to participating at the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2015 in Orlando, FL. In today's highly dynamic digital world, every industry is experiencing transition at an unprecedented pace. Businesses know that technology must be at the core of their business strategy in order to differentiate themselves and define their futures. As a technology leader, Cisco will show how we partner with our customers helping to innovate new business models and succeed in this digital era.

  • Visit Cisco at booth 14 to explore digital business models.
  • Attend the Cisco Thought Leadership Cisco Thought Leadership session taking place Tuesday, October 6.
  • Contact your Cisco account representative to schedule a 1:1 meeting with us during the show.
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Agenda

  • The agenda is available for download (PDF - 45 KB)

Monday, October 5

8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Customer Meetings

Rm TBD, Dolphin

1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Solution Provider Session - SPS2

Location: Southern II, Dolphin

Topic: Application Centric Infrastructure
Embracing Software-Defined Networking to Run Applications at the Speed of Business

Speaker: Jacob Jensen

3:30 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.

Solution Provider Session - SPS17

Location: Southern II, Dolphin

Topic: A Digital Disruption Survival Guide
A Digital Disruption Survival Guide

Speaker: Joseph Bradley

5:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Expo Hours

Pacific Hall, Dolphin

7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Ancillary Events

VIP Dinner
Shula's Steak House

Tuesday, October 6

8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Customer Meetings

Room TBD, Dolphin

12:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Expo Hours

Pacific Hall, Dolphin

10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.

Thought Leadership Session - TL2

Location: Grand Harbour North & South

Topic: Your Digital Transformation
A Best Practice and Next Steps Guide

Speaker: John Manville

3:45 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Solution Provider Session - SPS61

Southern II, Dolphin

Topic: Advanced Security Strategies for Defending Against Attacks

Speaker: Bret Hartman

Wednesday, October 7

8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Customer Meetings

Room TBD, Dolphin

10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Boardroom Session

Location: TBD

Topic: Have You Checked Your Cloud Usage Lately?

Speaker: Nick Earle

10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.

Strategic Vendor Workshop - SW7

Location: Europe 10, Dolphin

Topic: Intelligent Cybersecurity for the Real World

Speaker: Bret Hartman

1:45 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.

Solution Provider Session - SPS76

Location: Southern II, Dolphin

Topic: Delivering Business Value from Hybrid Cloud in a Bimodal World

Speaker: Nick Earle

12:30 p.m. – 7:15 p.m.

Expo Hours

Pacific Hall, Dolphin

Thursday, October 8

8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Customer Meetings

Room TBD, Dolphin

10:45 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Expo Hours

Pacific Hall, Dolphin

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Sessions and Speakers

Sessions and Speakers

Jacob Jensen-

Jacob Jensen, Senior Director, Product Management, Cisco

Session ID & Title: SPS2 - Application Centric Infrastructure: Embracing Software-Defined Networking to Run Applications at the Speed of Business

Date & Time: Monday, October 5th, 1:30 – 2:00 p.m.

Location: Southern II (Dolphin)

Session Description: Today's IT organizations are tasked with delivering tangible business outcomes. Software-defined networking (SDN) promises to increase organizational agility and make IT more responsive to the changing needs of business. Application Centric Infrastructure builds on SDN's foundation to make business application delivery and management faster and more responsive with superior TCO.

Session Bio: Jacob Jensen is currently the Sr. Director of Product Management at Cisco Systems focusing on Cisco's Application Centric Infrastructure and the Nexus 9000 (Cisco's flagship data center network solution). He was the first product manager at Insieme Networks which was acquired by Cisco Systems and now forms the Nexus 9000 / ACI business unit. Jacob has over 15 years of data center infrastructure experience with recent leadership positions at Cisco, VMware and bay area start-ups. His experience covers data center networking, virtualization, storage and application availability solutions.

 

Joseph Bradley

Joseph Bradley, Vice President, IoE Practice, Consulting Services, Cisco

Session ID & Title: SPS17 - A Digital Disruption Survival Guide

Date & Time: Monday, October 5th, 3:30 – 4:15 p.m.

Location: Southern II, (Dolphin)

Session Description: As a technology leader, you know that digitization and the Internet of Everything (IoE) are disrupting your world. We will discuss the new laws of digital disruption. Most important, we will provide a prescription for success, both for your company and as a technology leader in today's disruptive world.

Speaker Bio: Joseph M. Bradley is the vice president of the Internet of Everything (IoE) Practice in the Cisco Consulting Services (CCS) organization. He leads a multidisciplinary team of innovation, technology, research, economics, communications, and thought leadership experts who are uniquely qualified to assist CXOs, government leaders, and their teams capture their share of IoE value and thrive in a world of digital disruption.Bradley built the foundation for CCS and the IoE Practice by directing the research and production of Cisco's influential thought leadership that determined a total of $19 trillion in IoE value is available over 10 years.

 

John Manville

John Manville, Senior VP, IT Global Infrastructure Services, Cisco

Session ID & Title: TL2 - Your Digital Transformation: A Best Practice and Next Steps Guide

Date & Time: Tuesday, October 6, 10:30 – 11:15 a.m.

Location: Grand Harbour North & South

Session Description: Capturing the potential of the Internet of Everything (IoE) requires a phased approach to address the people, processes, data, and things. This best practice session will equip you with practical steps for each phase of the journey from the foundation required to the use cases.

Speaker Bio: John Manville is SVP of the IT Global Infrastructure Services team at Cisco. Manville leads the strategy and operations for the networks and data centers that provide technology infrastructure services for Cisco's global workforce of over 65,000 people. His focus is on addressing critical business requirements while maintaining operational excellence.

 

Bret Hartman

Bret Hartman, Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Cisco Security Business Group, Cisco

Session ID & Title: SPS61 - Advanced Security Strategies for Defending Against Attacks

Date & Time: Tuesday, October 6, 3:45 – 4:30 p.m.

Location: Southern II (Dolphin)

Session Description: Organizations are tasked with defending against sophisticated attacks that cause significant damage in minutes and take months to discover, contain, and remediate. Cisco will discuss how to defend against these attacks with a threat-centric approach that facilitates appropriate actions before, during, and after an attack.

Speaker Bio: Bret Hartman is responsible for defining the security technology strategy for Cisco, as implemented by the Security Business Group.Bret has more than 30 years of experience building information security infrastructures. Prior to Cisco, he held senior management roles at EMC, IBM, DataPower, Hitachi, and Concept Five. He started his career as a U.S. Air Force officer assigned to the U.S. National Security Agency. He has coauthored security industry specifications, books, and a patent for enterprise application security integration. He holds a B.S. degree in computer science and engineering from MIT and an M.S. degree in computer science from the University of Maryland.

 

Nick Earle

Nick Earle, SVP, Cloud and Managed Services Sales, Cisco

Session ID & Title: Have You Checked Your Cloud Usage Lately?

Date & Time: Wednesday, October 7, 10:30 – 11 a.m.

Location: Europe 7 (Dolphin)

Session Description: The emergence of cloud computing has created unique challenges for CIOs as they move toward supporting a bimodal IT model. Among the most challenging is gaining visibility of the cloud services running across their enterprise. During this session we will discuss the rapid rise of cloud services being spun up outside the IT organization and the challenges this presents to CIOs.

Speaker Bio: Nick Earle leads Cisco's global Cloud and Managed Services Sales and Go To Market strategy. This includes responsibility for the creation of new software and services-based business models for the company's global channel partners, as well as connecting Cisco's largest service provider and end-user customers to Cisco's cloud portfolio.Previously at Cisco, Earle led the Worldwide Services Field organization, during which time its revenue grew to more than $10 billion.

 

Bret Hartman

Bret Hartman, Cisco Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Cisco Security Business Group, Cisco

Session ID & Title: SW7 - Intelligent Cybersecurity for the Real World

Date & Time: Wednesday, October 7, 10:30 – 11:15 a.m.

Location: Europe 10 (Dolphin)

Session Description: More people, processes, and devices are connected, creating opportunities for security breaches. As organizations capture opportunities created by the digital economy and the Internet of Things (IoT), their security strategy must adapt. We will discuss strategies for enabling organizations to implement a threat-centric security approach to protect rapidly evolving environments.

Speaker Bio: Bret Hartman is responsible for defining the security technology strategy for Cisco, as implemented by the Security Business Group.Bret has more than 30 years of experience building information security infrastructures. Prior to Cisco, he held senior management roles at EMC, IBM, DataPower, Hitachi, and Concept Five. He started his career as a U.S. Air Force officer assigned to the U.S. National Security Agency. He has coauthored security industry specifications, books, and a patent for enterprise application security integration. He holds a B.S. degree in computer science and engineering from MIT and an M.S. degree in computer science from the University of Maryland.

 

Nick Earle

Nick Earle, SVP, Cloud and Managed Services Sales, Cisco

Session ID & Title: SPS76 - Delivering Business Value from Hybrid Cloud in a Bimodal World

Date & Time: Wednesday, October 7, 1:45 – 2:15 p.m.

Location: Southern II (Dolphin)

Session Description: Workloads demand that CIOs look at different IT models to support employees and customers. It's important to have a traditional IT model they can run and operate and a model that runs in an on-demand environment. We'll discuss the value of bimodal cloud to an enterprise's IT and cloud future.

Speaker Bio: Nick Earle leads Cisco's global Cloud and Managed Services Sales and Go To Market strategy. This includes responsibility for the creation of new software and services-based business models for the company's global channel partners, as well as connecting Cisco's largest service provider and end-user customers to Cisco's cloud portfolio.Previously at Cisco, Earle led the Worldwide Services Field organization, during which time its revenue grew to more than $10 billion.

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Demonstrations

Demonstrations

Cisco solutions to be featured in Booth 14.

  • Experiential Smart Plus City Operations Demonstration
  • ACI
  • Intercloud
  • Security
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Meet with Cisco

Meet with Cisco Experts

Customer Meetings

Cisco will host customers throughout the duration of the show - Monday through Wednesday, 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Thursday, 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Contact your Cisco account representative to schedule time with Cisco executives and subject matter experts.

Booth Tours

Tour the Cisco booth and to learn more about the solutions that support the evolution of digital business models. Contact your Cisco account representative to schedule a tour.

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Location

Location

Walt Disney World Dolphin

Address: 1500 Epcot Resorts Blvd., Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830
Telephone: 407-934-4000
Fax: 407-934-4884
Website: swandolphin.com

Conference Website: gartner.com/technology/symposium/orlando/