CDW Customer Technology Seminar Powered by Nutanix and IBM
Monday, October 9th, 2017 - Chicago, IL
DISCOVER WAYS TO TACKLE TODAY’S MOST PRESSING IT CHALLENGES
Join CDW, Nutanix and IBM October 9th at the Fairmont Hotel in Chicago for a look at the latest in enterprise cloud solutions, hear expert advice on building enterprise datacenters, and network with peers on the value IT can bring to the business. The event features main stage sessions designed to inspire innovation and professional growth, highlighted by special guest and decorated Navy SEAL Robert O'Neill. Breakout sessions will dive deeper into the latest enterprise cloud technologies and explore topics like artificial intelligence and computing for the cognitive era. Product experts and customers will dig into what matters most to IT professionals today such as big data, security, workload lifecycle, hybrid clouds, machine learning and more.
BUILD YOUR HYBRID CLOUD STRATEGY WITH CDW, NUTANIX, and IBM
The enterprise datacenter is evolving from legacy hardware-intensive systems to software-defined infrastructure that runs on commodity servers powered by a cloud OS. This evolution includes much more than hyper-converged infrastructure; it’s about taking IT to the next level by combining the agility and one-click simplicity of the public cloud with the control, security, and predictable economics of a private cloud.
DRIVE HIGHER PRODUCTIVITY AND BUSINESS RESULTS
Take the next step to creating more business value through IT. The day's agenda is specifically designed to help you gain technical skills, best practices and insights for a range of topics including:
Architecting efficient environments for a wide range of enterprise apps including Oracle, SAP, Splunk, SQL, and Exchange
Application lifecycle management and cloud orchestration techniques
Leveraging HCI for the cognitive era
Unlocking the power of artificial intelligence
You’ll walk away with ideas to help plan and drive your IT roadmap, and get a first-hand look at innovative technologies CDW, Nutanix and IBM are bringing to market together.
GET HANDS ON AND HAVE SOME FUN!!!
You’ll have the opportunity to get hands-on and practice what you learn in the CDW Nutanix demo lab, as well as interact with ‘LIL DUB’, CDW’s IBM Watson-powered AI robot! We’ll end the day with a VIP experience at historic Soldier Field to watch the Chicago Bears battle the Minnesota Vikings on Monday Night Football.
Credit card will be required upon check-in for incidentals at the hotel.
Space is extremely limited, please register today!
Special Guest Speaker
Robert J O'Neill
One of the country’s most highly decorated Navy SEAL combat veterans, Robert J. O’Neill was involved in our nation’s most strategic military campaigns and led the military’s most elite. Deploying more than a dozen times, O’Neill held combat leadership roles in over 400 combat missions across four different theaters of war.
After almost 17 years of service, Mr. O’Neill was honorably discharged in August 2012 as Team Leader with the Naval Special Warfare Development Group.
Bears-Vikings Monday Night Football and VIP Tailgate Party