BRKUCC-3661 - Troubleshooting Jabber Desktop Clients (2013 Melbourne)This session will arm you with the tips, techniques and tools available to you to troubleshoot the potential issues you may experience when deploying and administering the Jabber for Windows desktop clients. It will also highlight some of the more common issues encountered. A general knowledge of Cisco UC and the Jabber clients would be of benefit in attending this session.
BRKUCC-2666 - Federating Unified Communications (2013 Melbourne)Over the last few years, Unified Communications has been embraced by many organisations worldwide to foster better collaboration between colleagues. Now, the focus from organisations that have successfully deployed Unified Communications internally is shifting towards bringing that collaboration capability to people outside of the organisation. This breakout session will examine how an organisation can federate their Unified Communications capability to other organisations in a B2B (business-to-business) manner. We'll also look at ways to bring about collaboration capability to consumers in a B2C (business-to-consumers) fashion. By federating Unified Communications, we empower people to come together and collaborate seamlessly using Instant Message/Presence, as well as escalating to Voice, Video or Web conferences. Attendees should have a basic working knowledge of Cisco Collaboration portfolio, including CUCM, IM/Presence service, and TelePresence/video.
BRKPCS-2028 - Unified, Flexible and Affordable Network Management (2013 Orlando)Network management technology should be designed to make managing IT environments and delivering services to users less complicated – without sacrificing adaptability or draining budgets. In this session, a solutions expert from Ipswitch (WhatsUp Gold) will share proven best practices to help you simplify IT operations by unifying network management, log management, and application performance monitoring with a solution that makes both your tasks and your network easier to manage. Our experts will dig deep into systems, networks, services, applications – and those who rely upon them to do their jobs – to uncover common challenges and considerations when addressing a comprehensive approach to IT management. In tandem, you’ll hear from a peer (aka, one of our customers) who will share real-world experiences and tangible results that will help you further identify how our solutions can provide tangible benefits to your network environment.
BRKGS-2526 - Driving UC Adoption across all platforms, mobile, desktop and meeting room. (2014 Milan) Despite data suggesting increased investment and deployment, the past decade has seen much lower true adoption of Unified Communications (UC) than expected. This is in part due to end-user barriers, including difficulty installing and using devices, as well as a lack of true understanding of the benefits of UC. This partner session will tackle these challenges and help businesses move to higher adoption rates and more productive use of the Cisco Collobration tools in which they have already invested. This presentation will include both hardware and software elements, as well as best practices for driving adoption at the end user level.
Please note that the session length is 20 minutes.
BRKPCS-2015 - Cloud Case Study: How Verizon's Cisco Powered services enable Warner Brothers in the cloud (2013 Orlando)Many businesses and organizations evaluating cloud technology are concerned about how they can migrate from existing premise-based infrastructure to hybrid architectures comprised of premise-, managed-, and cloud-based services. This session will describe how one of Verizon�s customers has successfully completed the transition to cloud and how they implemented a solution that aligns with their business needs and scale. You will learn best practices for evaluating various cloud services, including how to verify that services will provide the performance and reliability you have come to expect from your own enterprise network, how to accelerate return on investment, and how to be able to leverage ongoing innovation in cloud technology without having to make further capital investment or disrupt day-to-day operations.
BRKSEC-2900 - Cloud Managed Security with Meraki MX (2013 Orlando)Meraki's cloud managed networking portfolio includes out-of-the-box capabilities to help administrators secure their network environments. This session will provide an introduction to the Meraki architecture and a deep-dive into the Meraki MX security appliance product line. Presenter will feature a live demo of key features such as Auto VPN, client fingerprinting, identity-based policies, intrusion detection, and more.
CEWN-001 - Cisco Empowered Women's Network (2013 Cancun)TOMORROW starts here
Please join us at the Cisco Empowered Women’s Network (Cisco EWN). This network is a global community of highly motivated professional women who connect at Cisco Live! and throughout the year to exchange thought leadership and grow their careers. It was launched at Cisco Live Orlando. An inclusive tomorrow starts here — and it starts with connecting you to successful and motivated women. Attend this exciting event and prepare to:
Get energized with our executive panel of Cisco and customer/partner leaders
Get inspired by “real and raw” role models
Únase a nosotros en la red de Cisco Empowered Women's Network (Cisco EWN). Esta red es una comunidad de mujeres profesionales altamente motivadas que se conectan en Cisco Live! y durante todo el año para el intercambio de liderazgo de pensamiento y hacer crecer su carrera. Se inició en junio en Cisco Live Orlando. Un mañana inclusive comienza aquí - y empieza conectando a mujeres exitosas y motivadas. Asista a este emocionante evento y prepárese para:
Energizarse con nuestro panel de ejecutivas de Cisco
Inspirarse con modelos reales a seguir
BRKSPS-2602 - EMC and Cisco: Transform Your Data Center With EMC VSPEX and Cisco Technology (2014 Milan)Deployment of private cloud can be a complex task – with VSPEX Proven Infrastructure it doesn’t have to be. This session will take an in-depth look at how VSPEX simplifies and accelerates private cloud deployment to support your most robust application SLAs. Understand the EMC and Cisco technology behind VSPEX, and learn about its benefits in real world terms – through actual an customer case study. Come to this session to learn what VSPEX can do for your business and what it has already done for others just like you.
BRKAPP-9000 - Introduction to Application Centric Infrastructure. (2014 Milan)This session is an intermediate session that provides detailed information on Application Centric infrastructure and the requirement to drive data center infrastructure based on application demands.
The methodologies behind application development and deployment are constantly changing. The current trends of massively scalable applications, cloud deployments and DevOps practices have placed new stresses on data center infrastructure. Infrastructure has become a bottleneck for application development, deployment and growth.Application Centric Infrastructure places the application center stage in the infrastructure design process and automates the configuration of the hardware underneath. This approach provides a platform for automation, orchestration and higher level system control while bridging the language barriers between development and infrastructure teams.
PSORST-2003 - Integrated Branch Services without Compromise (2013 Orlando)You don't have to trade off performance for rich services delivery anymore. Learn about the architectural advancements of the Cisco Enterprise routing portfolio that provides tighter integration of integrated services with significantly improved performance.
In this session, you will get a technical overview on how Cisco's new multi-core IOS XE architecture forwards packets and how the services virtualization layer allow you to run integrated services, such as Cisco Wide Area Application Services (WAAS) and Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance Services (ASA) firewall, within the router just like they're on an appliance. You'll become the expert on this new flagship of the ISR portfolio and know more about the technology under the hood than anyone else you know.
CPC-1000 - The Cisco Powered Cloud Day Program (2014 Milan)The Cisco Powered Cloud: Connecting Businesses and Providers
Please join us to gain insight into what business opportunities and challenges can be addressed with cloud. Our all-day program is designed to be a comprehensive track for organizations adopting cloud and providing cloud. You not only will learn from Cisco cloud leaders but also will hear from other industry leaders who are successfully taking advantage of the cloud with Cisco solutions.
For a full Agenda of the day please refer to the Website -
BRKPCS-2043 - Microsoft Pro Reveals Top 4 Troubleshooting Tips (2014 San Francisco)Learn time-saving troubleshooting strategies from a network veteran who honed his skills managing Microsoft’s global enterprise network operations. You’ll get a rare look at the performance monitoring methodologies and tools used by the software giant’s network team to ensure on-time application delivery and avoid performance problems.
From this seminar, network managers and architects will take away:
• Processes Microsoft pros use to quickly prioritize and respond to network fires
• Steps for anticipating network problems before they occur
• Strategies to cut troubleshooting steps in half
• Best practices for performing root-cause analysis on 85% saturated 10 Gb links
• 5 career-limiting comments to avoid when fire-fighting with other IT teams
BRKCOM-1001 - UCS Fabric Fundamentals (2013 Melbourne)This session provides an introduction to UCS Fabric/Networking components. The session does not assume previous UCS familiarity and is intended as a basic introduction for server, LAN and SAN administrators. The session covers the components, their role in the providing network connectivity and basic configuration tasks for server, LAN and SAN administrators.
ITMGEN-4632 - Innovation in the Enterprise (2012 San Diego)Everyone talks a lot about innovative being a key driver to success, but exactly how do you create an innovative enterprise or business unit? How can you take advantage of market transitions and create a more inspired, efficient IT organization? Hear from leading experts, Thomas Koulopoulos, Author and Founder, Delphi Group and Carlos Dominguez, SVP, Cisco, as they discuss how they see innovative taking root within IT.
ATE-CL209 - Ortronics: Passive Thermal Management in the Data Centre (2012 London)This session will address the key issue of thermal management in the data centre. Ortronics, a Group brand Legrand, will begin at the foundation level, with best practices in infrastructure design, and subsequently address the specific steps to take when implementing a cold aisle containment system. Attendees will leave this session with an understanding of practical airflow improvements and the resulting energy and cost savings for their facility
BRKPCS-4908 - Security Architecture: Coordinating Your Defenses (2012 San Diego)Today's hybrid networks are complex, dynamic, and ever-changing and threat landscapes are constantly evolving. Today's sophisticated security opponents are systemically assessing the weakest links in your security architecture. Your defenses are the strength of your aggregate security elements. In fact, the actual exposure of your critical resources is greatly impacted by the collective state of your infrastructure configuration TODAY; and may not be related to the findings from a penetration test two months ago. Thwarting today's sophisticated enterprise attacks requires consideration of more than just potential direct attacks, but also scenarios that involve indirect attacks. While scanning and penetration testing can provide important insights, they are limited to evaluating active conditions at a specific point in time. Join us as we talk about how systemic, automated continuous monitoring and analysis of your enterprise security architecture is a necessary strategy to winning today's security battles and can help your skilled resources prioritize their efforts to shut down attack paths and threat sources and make better daily operational decisions.
BRKNMS-1032 - Network Management KPI's (2012 San Diego)An introduction to Network Management KPI's ( Key Performance Indicators) and best practices on what they mean and how they should be implemented. This session is intended for Technical leads and Managers that work in Operations, or with Operation teams. Understanding KPI's is important and how to use them to present information to your customer as well as how to use the data to improve internally. Session will also include an overview of ITIL with a focus on Incident, Change, and Problem Management. It will cover QA checks what they are some key points on what to do and not to do. Sample of where the data comes from and what the process is to generate the final KPi’s and graphs etc.
The session is not technology specific and does not dive deeply into any technology specific KPI’s. It does cover generic Operational KPI’s based around the ITIL process guidelines in detail.
BRKGS-2529 - 5 Successful VM Data Protection Strategies on UCS (2014 Milan)VMware and Hyper-V environments demand the best options for data protection that deliver the quickest RTOs, the most RPOs and the richest list of recovery options; both on-site and leveraging cloud technologies. This 20-minute session will highlight 5 key ways VM data protection can be done well when running on Cisco UCS. Join Rick Vanover from Veeam Software to see:
-How key virtualization frameworks aid data protection strategies with vSphere and Hyper-V
-How to design a data protection strategy with Cisco UCS
-Why Cisco UCS enhances VM data protection strategies
Please note that the session length is 20 minutes.
BRKNEG-1211 - GRUPO DICE - Mejore la Eficiencia Energética y Descubra los Beneficios de la Nube (2013 Cancun)El acelerado ambiente de los negocios de hoy día, requiere de tiempos rápidos para implementar nuevas aplicaciones, mejorar la eficiencia energética y descubrir los beneficios que el computo en la nube puede ofrecer; dada la importancia que el desempeño de su centro de datos tiene en su negocio, estas demandas pueden ser abrumadoras. Acompáñenos para descubrir la mejor manera de atender estos temas y conozca de primera mano resultados de investigaciones recientes sobre la nube.
BRKSPG-2445 - Network Function Virtualization and how it will impact your network (2014 Milan)Given the amount of buzz around "Network Function Virtualization" or "NFV", it is hard to believe that the term is less than 14 months old. There are good reasons for this buzz, as NFV has the potential to change the way networks are built and managed through use of cloud concepts to support network functions. This session examines all aspects of NFV and is split into three sections. The first section defines the concept, the standards status and looks at the technology enablers and why it has come to the fore in the last year or so. The second section outlines the key building blocks needed to implement NFV in the real world. Finally the third section outlines a number of NFV use cases that either Cisco or the industry generally are working on.
ITMGEN-4115 - Intelligent Cybersecurity for the Real World (2014 San Francisco)Driven by market trends in cloud, mobile and the Internet of Everything, technological change is accelerating at lightning speed with the network at the core. Security is no different. Attackers are innovating faster than the industry, finding new attack vectors to exploit their targets and creating significant new security challenges. Join Christopher Young for a discussion on how these phenomena have driven defenders to challenge today’s security assumptions and learn how you can prepare your teams leveraging Cisco’s new security model and offerings to address your customers’ biggest security problems.
ITMGEN-4101 - Becoming a Breakthrough Communicator (2014 San Francisco)Becoming a Breakthrough Communicator is a highly interactive, 2 ½-hour workshop designed to teach participants how to create powerful content with a listener-centered story flow to get the results they want in their key conversations and communications.
- Learn all you can about the listeners’ world
- Plan clear and compelling, listener-centric content and messages
- Put your content and messages into a story flow for high comprehension and interest
- Speak with confidence and authenticity
2 ½-Hour Workshop
• Know the listener’s world. Learn from comments made by executives regarding what they
need in a message and how they want it delivered.
• Create listener-centric messages specific to the participant’s desired business results.
• Identify and practice Executive Presence skills while delivering listener-centric messages.
• Better understand the power and use of vocal variety and energy.
• Demonstrate understanding and practice the new skills in break-out sessions.
BRKGS-2521 - Cisco and Citrix Strategic Alliance: 2014 (2014 Milan)Citrix is the cloud company that enables mobile workstyles—empowering people to work and collaborate from anywhere, securely accessing apps and data on any of the latest devices, as easily as they would in their own office.
Cisco and Citrix recognize the transformation taking place in enterprise networks as companies support more mobile, anytime, anywhere access to enterprise applications. As a result, we’re capitalizing on the opportunity to align and deliver unique solutions for mobile workstyles and cloud services. By combining Cisco’s industry leading compute, networking and collaboration capabilities with Citrix’s desktop virtualization software, the companies are delivering the industry’s first true rich-media virtual desktop solution, and expanding the partnership to include solutions specifically for Cloud Services, Cloud Networking and Mobile Workstyles.
In this presentation, you will learn about the strategic and technical integration that is powering these solutions to meet our customers’ challenges in increasingly dynamic environments.
Please note that the session length is 20 minutes.
COCDCT-3469 - Inside Cisco IT: The New Automated, Virtualized Cisco IT Data Center (2014 San Francisco)Cisco IT has fully migrated all its business applications to a new data center pair, based on the Cisco UCS and Nexus platform. Learn how Cisco IT migrated all its applications, including massive Oracle ERP apps, to an x86 blade platform. See the standard design supporting new Hadoop-based Big Data analysis in production; how automation is enabling fast, agile, inexpensive IaaS and PaaS services inside Cisco; and how this is enabling a full-service automated IT services portal for employees.
ITMGEN-3525 - Technology Directions: How Cisco Addresses Today and Tomorrow's Infrastructure Challenges (2013 Orlando)A day in the life of an enterprise CIO can be daunting- challenges such as managing complex environments, security and ongoing TCO pressures face us everyday. Addressing these challenges offer opportunities to significantly improve operations, productivity and have an impact on the bottom line if done successfully. This session will provide an insider's look at these challenges and offer strategies and technologies to maximize IT environments today and for the future.
BRKGS-2520 - Bringing Intelligence to the Data Center (2014 Milan)The Cloud enabled Data Center requires synergy in across physical and logical layers. This session will reveal how Panduit is bringing intelligence to physical infrastructure with its DCIM and SmartZone portfolio.
Please note that the session length is 20 minutes.
ITMGEN-2638 - Securing Cisco’s Network – An Inside IT Perspective (2014 Melbourne)Simon Finn, Information Security Architect provides an overview of security inside Cisco – the new security issues facing enterprises today, how Cisco IT is structured and what strategies are employed to mitigate these threats. He will detail some of the tools being used today, and focus on how ACI and ISE are adding new security capabilities to our current network infrastructure security solutions.
BRKSEC-2664 - Cisco Sourcefire Advanced Malware Protection (AMP) (2014 Melbourne)Today, the weapon of choice for attackers is malware. Targeted and cunning, advanced malware compromises environments from an array of attack vectors, takes endless form factors, launches attacks over time and can obfuscate the exfiltration of data. The Cisco Sourcefire Advanced Malware Protection (AMP) solution spans extended networks and devices to focus on threats across the full attack continuum – before, during and after™ an attack.
This session will provide the audience an overview of Cisco Sourcefire Advanced Malware Protection (AMP) solution - Advanced Malware Protection for Networks, and Advanced Malware Protection for Endpoints.
CIN-WS141 - Enabling the New Mobility ExperienceUsers are demanding seamless access no matter which device they are using or from where they are connecting. IT is being challenged to bring together more solutions elements than ever before while meeting performance expectations both on and off the corporate network and to be able to quickly troubleshoot problems and proactively manage user experience end to end.
Join us and our customer – Bowdoin College to learn more about the industry’s first 4x43 access point delivering up to 30% faster performance with the most reliable connection for mobile devices including tablets and smartphones. The Aironet 3600 Series Access Points is a key component of the total Cisco solution to address the end-to-end mobility challenge posed by the explosion of mobile devices. Only Cisco has all the pieces needed to enable customers turn the explosion of mobile devices from chaos into business opportunity and deliver a new mobility experience.
LABSEC-2800 - Sourcefire Overview (2014 Melbourne)Sourcefire Next-Generation IPS sets a new standard for advanced threat protection, integrating real-time contextual awareness, intelligent automation, and unprecedented performance with industry-leading network intrusion prevention. Join us for a proctor-led walkthrough of the Sourcefire demonstation environment.
BRKAPP-9001 - Policy Driven Data Centre Design (2014 Melbourne)This session is an intermediate session that provides detailed information on the need for, and methodology of, driving data centre infrastructure design and configuration through policy. The rapid evolution of data centre architecture, driven by increasing application demands, has exposed a gap between the way applications are designed and the way they are deployed. Application connectivity and the performance, security, auditing policies they require must be translated from application development teams to infrastructure architects/engineers without a common language. Moving current methodologies to a policy driven approach provides a natural abstraction between app design, and infrastructure configuration allowing enhanced coordination, fluid deployment, and design reusability.
BRKSPS-2640 - Cloud and DC Architecture Evolution for Service Providers (2014 Melbourne)This session outlines the evolution of Cisco Virtual MultiService Architecture for Data Centre (VMDC) towards Virtual Services Architecture (VSA). It demonstrates how Cisco is leading transition from physical to virtual and how scalable, enterprise grade cloud services can be delivered in a cost-effective manner. The session covers how Cisco innovation around Cloud Services Router, service chaining, hybrid cloud connectors, new DC fabric innovations coupled with orchestration and automation platforms can deliver innovative and scalable next-generation multi-tenant cloud services. It will also cover some practical use cases of how Cisco SDN initiatives, in both SP WAN and SP DC domain, can help Service Providers simplify their operational environment, make it more agile and deliver new services to their customers.
BRKSEC-2024 - Design and Deployment of SourceFire NGIPS and NGFWL (2014 Melbourne)This presentation covers how customers can deploy the SourceFire Next Generation IPS and Next Generation Firewall solutions to augment their threat protection capabilities - Attendees learn how to deploy the FirePOWER security appliances and FireSIGHT Management Centre to unify the critical security functions of the Sourcefire next-generation network security platform using FireSIGHT real-time awareness and security automation technology.
Note: Due to recording issues in Melbourne, we are offering another recent recording of this session.
BRKCOM-1001 - UCS Fabric Fundamentals (2012 Melbourne)This session provides an introduction to UCS Fabric/Networking components. The session does not assume previous UCS familiarity and is intended as a basic introduction for server, LAN and SAN administrators. The session covers the components, their role in the providing network connectivity and basic configuration tasks for server, LAN and SAN administrators.
BRKSEC-3052 - Advanced DMVPN Designs (2013 London)In this session, we will shortly recap DMVPN phase 3 then focus on advanced features and designs such as MPLS over DMVPN (hub&spoke), multicast and Quality of Service. We will also perform a DMVPN vs. FlexVPN comparison and discuss migration. This session is for designers, managers, and troubleshooters of extended corporate DMVPNs and for service providers deploying these services. The Audience attending this session will also benefit from attending BRKSEC-3013 "Advanced IPSec with FlexVPN and IKEv2".
BRKRST-2619 - Troubleshooting Routing Protocols - BGP/OSPF/EIGRP (2013 Melbourne)Routing is the foundation of modern day networks. A methodical approach and a strong understanding of protocol behaviour are essential tools for troubleshooting routing protocols. Even for someone very familiar with configuration, troubleshooting can be challenging. This presentation will focus on troubleshooting techniques for EIGRP, OSPF and BGP, covering common problems network engineers may encounter.
PCS-2002 - NetApp: FlexPod Case Study about Sauber F1 Team by UP-GREAT and NetCloud (2013 London)Agility and speed are hallmarks of Formula 1 racing. The Sauber F1 Team pushes technology and real-time data analysis to the limits in a sport where .001 seconds can be the difference between winning and losing. Formula 1 race cars are known for their cutting edge, technology-driven designs. During the racing season, the Sauber F1 Team travels with a FlexPod Data Center Platform to 19 countries around the world. Like all the teams in F1 racing, the Sauber F1 Team heavily relies upon data (from races, wind tunnel testing and software simulations) to constantly innovate its cars and racing strategies. Efficiency is key to success for the Sauber F1 Team. During this session, you will learn how an innovative and reliable infrastructure plays an important role to staying competitive. You will also understand why real time access to data analysis and mission critical applications can be key for better lap times, and how NetApp MetroCluster at the Sauber F1 Team headquarters in in Hinwil, Switzerland provides high availability and seamless access to data anywhere around the world
ITMGEN-4634 - Running IT as a Business (2012 San Diego)Participate in an interactive discussion about transforming your IT organization into a business function. Cisco executives will share the challenges and opportunities that face Cisco IT as they implement an IT as a Service business model. Learn how to lead with an architecture strategy and adopt an operating model that provides the framework for change. Hear Sean put this all into context by providing examples of Cisco successes that demonstrate the relevance of IT in business today.
SIPSP-1147 - Monetizing the Cloud - Service Acceleration & Go-to-Market: Making it Work (2012 San Diego)This session opens with a review of Cisco go-to-market resources designed to accelerate adoption for cloud services including sales enablement, lead & demand generation and sales incentives. Go-to-market lessons learned and practices will be shared by Cisco and cloud service providers focused on ways of using Cisco resources to your advantage.
Please note that this is an all day program. Be sure to register for the other SIP sessions to attend the entire day.
BRKPCS-4385 - Network Management for Today’s Networks by Ipswitch (2012 San Diego)Network management has evolved over the years and today’s networks are very complex. Ipswitch Senior Product Manager Brian Jacobs will explain the underlying concepts of network monitoring and give a detailed explanation of network management technologies at the system, network, service/application, and user levels. The session will cover the information needed to right-size your network management solution and choose a solution that best meets your organization’s needs without breaking your IT budget. The session will also discuss common challenges and important considerations when designing a holistic network management solution.
A chief engineer from LodgeNet, the largest worldwide deployment of WhatsUp Gold monitoring over 25,000 devices across 2.8 million hotel rooms across North America, will be a featured speaker at this session. LodgeNet will provide real-world context to the technology discussions and explain how a properly sized and configured management solution can reduce costs, increase customer satisfaction, and decrease the overall stress on network administrators.
BRKPCS-4380 - Managing and Monitoring Service Delivery on Cisco UCS. (2012 San Diego)The distributed nature of virtualization and Cisco UCS environment along with the dependency on a set of core technologies working in symphony, make visibility into the underlying components a critical part of ensuring quality of service. Splunk provides reports, dashboards and correlations make it simple to analyze your Deployment from the UCS blades, to the hypervisor all the way down to the attached storage and the applications being delivered. In this session we will review how Splunk can be used to monitor and manage the most mission critical applications and services in your organization running on UCS.
ATE-CL102 - NetApp: FlexPod: Cloud Agility from NetApp and Cisco (2012 Melbourne)Winning organizations depend on IT to enable business flexibility and agility. A pre-validated cloud architecture can enable IT to deliver on this promise. Attend this session and learn how, FlexPod, a proven validated cloud architecture from NetApp and Cisco, can enable data centers to become more dynamic and respond to ever-changing business requirements.