Interop 2009

Interop 2009


Experience how Cisco technologies redefine innovation and ignite your business. Visit us at booth 1719.

Meet with Cisco executives and subject matter experts to learn how Cisco delivers a unified, systems-based approach that will help you develop and deploy innovative IT solutions, such as video, collaboration, and other Web 2.0 applications.

In our booth, you will see interactive presentations and demonstrations that will show how you can control costs, increase productivity, and promote innovation. You will see the latest developments in the campus, branch, WAN, data center, green IT, security, mobility, and collaboration portfolio including unified communications and Cisco WebEx.

Also, make sure to attend the Interop conference sessions featuring Cisco speakers and the free education sessions sponsored by Cisco. For a full listing of these sessions, go to the Cisco Speaking Sessions tab.

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Video: Marie Hattar invites you to Interop 2009

Marie Hattar, VP, Network Systems & Security Solutions, invites you to join Cisco at Interop 2009 in Las Vegas (1:55 min)

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Show Date and Location
Conference: May 17–21, 2009
Exhibition: May 19–21, 2009
Mandalay Bay Convention Center, Las Vegas
Booth 1719

Exhibit Dates and Times
Exhibition: Tuesday, May 19– Thursday, May 21, 2009
Tues, May 19 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Wed, May 20 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Thurs, May 21 10 a.m.–3 p.m.

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Cisco Speaking Sessions

Interop Las Vegas 2009
Track Session Date/Time Speaker
NAC Day NAC Panel of Experts Monday, May 18:
1:15–2:15 pm
Alok Agrawal, Manager of Product Marketing, NAC Appliance Product Line
Enterprise Cloud Computing Summit Panel: Introduction - Cloud ROI
The Case for Cloud Infrastructure: On-Demand Economics
Tuesday, May 19:
8:30–9:00 am
David Bernstein, VP/GM Cloud Computing, Office of the CTO
VoIP and Unified Communications Panel: Next-Generation
Architectures for Communications
Tuesday, May 19:
10:15–11:15 am
Tom Wessleman, Senior Manager, VTG CTO
Application Delivery Panel: A Comparison of WAN Optimization Controllers Tuesday, May 19:
11:30 am–12:30 pm
Mark Weiner, Director, Data Center Solutions
Networking Panel: Customer CTO Roundtable Tuesday, May 19:
2:45–3:45 pm
Evan Jafa, SVP and CTO, The First American Corporation
VoIP and Unified Communications Panel: The New Competitive Landscape for Unified Communications: Microsoft vs. Cisco vs. IBM vs. ??? Tuesday, May 19:
2:45–3:45 pm
Tom Wessleman Senior Manager VTG CTO
Enterprise Wireless Panel: Unified Network Management: Mobility Takes the Lead Tuesday, May 19:
4–5 pm
Chris Kozup, Senior Manager, Mobility Solutions
Enterprise 2.0 Panel: Unified Communications Meets Enterprise 2.0 - Social Computing Love Fest or Battle Royale? Tuesday, May 19:
4–5 pm
Mike Bergelson Director VTG CTO
Networking Panel: The Impact of IT Virtualization on Applications and Networks Tuesday, May 19:
4–5 pm
Liad Ofek, Manager, Technical Marketing, Application Delivery Business Unit
Software as a Service (SaaS) Panel: Platform as a Service (PaaS), SaaS, and More: A Taxonomy of On-Demand Applications Tuesday, May 19:
4–5 pm
Jan Sysmans, Senior Manager, Collaboration Software Group
Keynote Keynote Panel: Reinventing the Data Center Wednesday, May 20:
9:00 am
Paul McNab, VP Corporate Marketing
Application Delivery Panel: How Networks Can Assist Application Delivery Wednesday, May 20:
10:15–11:15 am
Mark Leary, Senior Strategist, Network Systems & Security Solutions
Application Delivery What Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) and Web 2.0 Mean to the Network Wednesday, May 20:
2–3 pm
Paul Liesenberg, Enterprise Architecture and Technology Manager
Storage Storage Area Network (SAN) Technology Convergence: Impacts & Benefits Wednesday, May 20:
2–3 pm
Errol Roberts, Distinguished Systems Engineer
Video Conferencing Panel: Network Requirements for Supporting Enterprise Video Conferencing Wednesday, May 20:
2–3 pm
Jennifer Geisler, Manager, Network Systems Solutions Marketing
Networking Panel: Is There a Need for a Next-Generation LAN Switch? Thursday, May 21:
9–10 am
Kumar Srikantan, VP, Product Management
Cloud Computing Panel: It's the Data, Stupid: Why Data Dictates Cloud Architectures Thursday, May 21:
10:15–11:15 am
James Urquhart, Marketing Manager, Data Center
Networking Panel: Is Routing Undergoing a Midlife Crisis? Thursday, May 21:
10:15–11:15 am
Prashanth Shenoy, Marketing Manager, Network Systems and Security Solutions
Wireless Technology Panel: The Future of Wireless LAN Thursday, May 21:
10:15–11:15 am
Ben Gibson, Senior Director, Mobility Solutions
Video Conferencing Panel: Telepresence or High Definition Video Conferencing? Thursday, May 21:
10:15–11:15 am
Erica Schroeder,Director, Emerging Technologies - TelePresence
Cisco Solutions Track - Open to all attendees. Sessions held in Mandalay Bay J
Virtualization Unified Computing Enables the Virtualized Data Center Tuesday, May 19:
11:15 am–12 pm
Paul Durzan, Director Platform Product Marketing
Networking Open Initiatives: New Ways to Transform Business/IT Experience Through Better Network and Application Integration Tuesday, May 19:
4:15–5 pm
Prashanth Shenoy, Marketing Manager, Network Systems & Security Solutions
Networking Evaluating and Enhancing Green Practices Wednesday, May 20:
11:15 am–noon
Berna Devrim, Senior Manager, Access Switching Marketing, Network Systems & Security Solutions
Networking Identity-Based Networking Services: Authenticated Networks That Deliver Stronger and More Scalable Security Wednesday, May 20:
1:15–2 pm
Steven Song, Security Business Manager, Network Systems & Security Solutions
Networking The Cisco Integrated Network Platform: Helping Business Promote Cost Control and Innovation Wednesday, May 20:
2:15–3:15 pm
Prashanth Shenoy, Marketing Manager, Network Systems & Security Solutions
Data Center (Sponsored by Solarflare) Next-Generation Ethernet: Challenges and Opportunities Deploying 10 Gigabit Ethernet Wednesday, May 20:
9–9:45 am
Doug Gourlay, VP, Data Center Solutions

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Cisco Solutions Partner Pavilion

Cisco Partners

Cisco is pleased to include key partners in the Cisco Solutions Pavilion. Each partner will showcase key products and solutions that will allow your organization to ignite your business.

Featured partners include:
AirMagnet AirMagnet
ArcSight ArcSight
Dorado Software Dorado Software
Ipswitch Ipswitch
Infoblox Infoblox
NetApp NetApp
NetQoS NetQoS
NetScout NetScout
OPNET Technologies OPNET Technologies
Sagem Instar Sagem Instar
UpLogix UpLogix

Theater Presentations

While you are in the Cisco Solutions Pavilion, be sure to attend live theater presentations. You will hear from Cisco subject matter experts and Cisco partners about the latest innovations in switching routing, security, data center, mobility, and unified communications.

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Exhibit Dates and Times
Exhibition: Tuesday, May 19 – Thursday, May 21, 2009
Tuesday, May 19, 2009 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Wednesday, May 20, 2009 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Thursday, May 21, 2009 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

While visiting the Cisco Solutions Pavilion, check out one of our many live demonstrations that will help you better understand how you can control costs, increase productivity and promote innovation through Cisco products and solutions. These live demonstrations will highlight the latest innovations in Data Center, security, mobility, Green IT, campus and branch networks, and WebEx..

Booth demonstrations:

    Cisco EnergyWise
    Catalyst Evolution: The Network Fabric
    Cisco Network Admission Control
    Next Generation Enterprise Wireless
    WAN Optimization and WebEx Node Solution
    Cisco Unified Computing System
    Cisco Nexus 1000V: Virtual Switch

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