CDW Dinner Series
 

Morton's The Steakhouse

888 West Big Beaver Road
Troy, MI 48084

Wednesday, September 26
5:30pm - 8:30pm

Presented in partnership with CIO, CSO, Computerworld and Network World

Complimentary valet parking will be provided by CDW.

 

As organizations increasingly adopt digital business strategies, they find themselves at a crossroads.  How can they commit valuable IT time and investment for IT as a strategic business driver when the majority of time is spent on operational issues across legacy architectures, device configuration, license management, and countless other initiatives required to keep the lights on?  To remain competitive, more and more organizations are viewing their IT environment strategically by simplifying deployment, moving to planned IT processes, and refreshing core infrastructure – all to make IT inherently agile for new business opportunities.

What multi-cloud strategies are organizations seizing to deliver improved efficiency and savings?  How can modern infrastructure and networking technologies leverage data to drive business results while giving flexibility and productivity to the workforce?  Where can organizations identify strategic opportunities to simplify IT deployment and take advantage of today’s modern and hybrid environments?  And how can all of this help organizations better manage IT so they can strategically integrate data sets, react to changes in the business climate, and focus on competitive market opportunities?

Join us for CDW’s dinner on “Building a Strategic IT Environment for the Future” – presented in partnership with CIO, CSO, Computerworld and Network World – where we’ll bring together experts savvy to these questions, challenges and more.  You’ll gain an up-to-the-minute understanding of modern data center, cloud and networking strategies to help your organization advance in today’s business environment.
  • Learn from top experts how organizations are seizing multi-cloud opportunities to improve efficiency, reduce downtime, save money and increase productivity.
  • Discover modern infrastructure and networking technologies that leverage data to drive business results while giving flexibility and productivity to the workforce.
  • Find strategic opportunities to simplify IT deployment and take advantage of today’s modern and hybrid environments.
  • Get an up-to-the-minute understanding of how to better manage your IT environment so you can strategically integrate data sets, react to changes in the business climate, and focus on competitive market opportunities.
  • Network and compare notes with other IT executives and managers who face similar challenges and opportunities.
Agenda
Wednesday, September 26, 2018

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Registration & Networking with Cocktails

6:30pm - 6:35pm
Welcome & Opening Remarks
  • Michael Krieger, Contributing Editor, CIO, CSO, Computerworld, Network World
6:35pm - 8:30pm
Executive Dinner and Panel Discussion:
Building a Strategic IT Environment for the Future
  • Mike Burkhart, Private Sector Solution Architect, VMware 
  • Rick Vanover, Director of Product Strategy, Veeam Software
  • Charles Salisbury, Solution Architect, CDW 
  • Moderator: Michael Krieger, Contributing Editor, CIO, CSO, Computerworld, Network World


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