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Free Registration is now open for the Philadelphia Tech Summit.
Location: Rittenhouse Hotel
Hotel Address: 210 West Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia, PA, 19103
Hotel Telephone: 215-546-9000

Join your peers by registering now. Gather the key IT knowledge needed to be indispensible. This year's Tech Summit agenda is carefully designed to provide you with the latest IT trends and knowledge needed to make the best possible decisions on behalf of your organization. It will allow you to see the best practices other leading companies have adopted, key IT challenges they are facing, and new solutions that are solving these challenges. The available seating is limited so be sure to sign up as soon as possible to ensure you will have a seat. You are welcome to invite other key people on your team.

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Agenda Summary

8:30 am: Registration Open, Signature Refreshments, Peer Networking.
9:10 am: A Synchronized Response to Today's Threats
9:45 am: SD-WAN: Managed Connectivity for Today’s Global Enterprises
10:20 am: WiFi the new utility on your property
10:55 am: The Enterprise of Things (EoT)
11:20 am: Best Practices in Apple IT Management
11:45 am: What's the Big Deal About SD-WAN? Seeing the Forest for the Trees.
12:10 pm: Telecom Expense Management.
12:35 pm: Lunch, Peer & Solution Provider Networking, plus Prize Giveaways! Sponsored by NetBeez

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Date: Rittenhouse Hotel on March 29
Fee:   FREE to Register (Limited Seating so Register Now).



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Date: Rittenhouse Hotel on March 29
Fee:   FREE to Register (Limited Seating so Register Now).



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Detailed Agenda

Agenda topics subject to change

8:30 am: Registration Open, Signature Refreshments, Peer Networking.
On arrival you will be greeted for check-in, vendor area is open along with the main presentation room with refreshments being served on arrival. First speaker is on shortly after. This time is spent networking with your peers and vendors.

9:10 am: A Synchronized Response to Today's Threats.
An interactive discussion of the security challenges facing many Small to Medium Enterprises (SME) today. As the network and end user threats evolve, what resources can be deployed in response, and how to automate a dynamic security posture, versus the out-dated "set and forget" philosophy.

9:45 am: SD-WAN: Managed Connectivity for Today’s Global Enterprise
As enterprises embrace digital transformation, they become increasingly more vulnerable to security breaches as their attack surface expands. Cloud, SaaS applications, more connections across diverse locations – these all increase exposure for a global enterprise needing to protect both mission-critical applications and traffic. Enterprises need a platform that combines unified, best-in-class security with their SD-WAN.

10:20 am: Connectivity the 4th Utility
Join this speaker to gain insight on Wireless designs, builds and management of large, indoor and outdoor, wireless networks for data and VoIP. Extensive experience in the education, transportation, government and venue space. The latest data usage trends, technologies and considerations for your business advantage.

10:55 am: The Enterprise of Things (EoT)
The Endpoint landscape has changed significantly recently creating challenges, vulnerabilities and additional undefined risk within our organizations. Are you looking at, defining, managing and securing all your endpoints properly? This session will explore the idea of the Enterprise of Things (EoT) and ways to look at, classify, secure and manage endpoints within your organization.

11:20 am: Best Practices in Apple IT Management
Learn from a team with a combined experience of over 40 years working with Mac technology. Industry leading expertise from ourbteam that will provide you with ongoing and reliable strategy for your on-going business needs. 11:45 am: What's the Big Deal About SD-WAN? Seeing the Forest for the Trees
SD-WAN is one of the hottest topics in networking today, with numerous articles, presentations, and webinars touting its many benefits. By and large, by focusing almost exclusively on these benefits, the bigger picture view of SD-WAN as a transformational technology is often lost.
Understanding this big picture view provides an important perspective on the value of SD-WAN, yielding practical insights that help to differentiate among the numerous vendors and approaches in the market.
This session explains SD-WAN from the big picture, emphasizing the truly unique and revolutionary aspects of this important technology.

12:10 am: Telecom Expense Management
One of the biggest complaints from companies are the telecom bills for wireline and wireless carriers services. The more locations a company has the more of a hassle it becomes to manage carrier bills. Join the CEO of 4TelecomHelp, who has helped clients in organizing telecom bills, he will share insight into their state of the art cloud based telecom expense management software called Titan. Our company strives to ask the question how can we help!

12:35 pm: Lunch, Peer & Solution Provider Networking, plus Prize Giveaways! Sponsored by NetBeez.
This concludes our speaker sessions, enjoy lunch network with your peers, reach out to any of the solution providers for addtional information. Shortly after lunch we will have the closing remarks and prize giveaways. Thank you for your time and particpation in our event.





Date: Rittenhouse Hotel on March 29
Fee:   FREE to Register (Limited Seating so Register Now).





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