Past Events

Webinar

December 11

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm GMT

7 Ways to Keep the Cloud from Killing Your Network

With the cloud and mobile computing converging, IT organizations are faced with more demands on their network than they ever have, and if these changes are not managed effectively, IT leaders will have a crime scene on their hands. This webinar will address:

  • Explore the ways that IT leaders and their teams can assess their businesses readiness for these changes and prevent these issues before they happen.
  • Help you understand the best practices to identify, plan and manage these new challenges
  • Considerations on implementing new technologies such as DaaS, IaaS, and others without killing the existing network performance.

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Webinar

November 18

2:00 pm - 3:15 pm EST
7:00 pm - 8:15 pm GMT

The 4 Critical Steps of Cloud and Data Center Migrations

According to 451 Research, the expected CAGR for the Cloud Computing market is 29%, which includes a 15% growth in public cloud IT spend by 2015. 451 Research indicates that the Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) market will grow to $10.3 Billion by 2016 and the Managed Hosting market will grow to $39.6 Billion during the same period.

As more and more businesses look to take advantage of all of the benefits afforded with cloud-based infrastructures, the discussion often quickly turns to “How do we get there?” Join our distinguished panel of cloud and data center experts from Cisco, Rivermeadow and RISC Networks as we explore the 4 critical steps of cloud and data center migrations.

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Live Event

November 11 - 14

12:00 am - 12:00 am EST
5:00 am - 5:00 am GMT

AWS reInvent

Las Vegas, NV

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Webinar

July 16

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm GMT

Preparing for Cloud: RISC Networks CloudScape Product Overview

This webinar will provide an overview of the RISC Networks CloudScape analytics platform that is designed to help IT organizations with cloud readiness and planning. Whether you are considering a SaaS based application, Desktop-as-a-Service(DaaS) or Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS), this webinar will give you a picture into how you can use our analytics to improve the speed and accuracy of your cloud computing project.

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Webinar

June 18

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm GMT

Top 5 IT Infrastructure Performance Issues in the Education Vertical

This webinar details a survey of the top 5 IT infrastructure performance issues in the education vertical. We will share how education institutions can evaluate and evolve their network infrastructure performance and get the most out of their IT applications and assets. Understanding and evaluating your IT environment can have a positive impact on the education environment, which results in a positive experience for educators and students alike. This webinar will also address the benefits of conducting IT infrastructure analytics to identify and solve these issues within your environment. This will help IT leaders understand their IT environment, get problem and issues under control and help plan for IT change.

This presentation will co-presented by RISC Networks and CDI Computer Dealers Inc.

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Webinar

June 11

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm GMT

Performance Benchmarking for Private and Hybrid Cloud

Learn why benchmarking your current network and server virtualization infrastructure is vital to your organizations long-term Cloud Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) success. Benchmarking will yield your IT organization the knowledge needed for solid planning, effective execution and post-migration performance validation.

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Live Event

May 18 - 22

12:00 am - 12:00 am EST
5:00 am - 5:00 am GMT

Cisco Live 2014

San Francisco, CA

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Live Event

March 31 -
April 04

12:00 am - 12:00 am EST
5:00 am - 5:00 am GMT

Interop 2014

Las Vegas, NV

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Live Event

March 31 -
April 01

12:00 am - 12:00 am EST
5:00 am - 5:00 am GMT

Cloud Connect Summit (Silver Sponsor)

Las Vegas, NV

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Webinar

March 26

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm GMT

Cloud Series: Why State & Local Governments Should be Prepared for Cloud

Please join us for this educational webinar with Special Guest, Mr. Kevin Jackson, Founder of GovCloud (@GovCloud) and RISC Networks CEO and Chief Analyst Mr. Jeremy Littlejohn. This webinar will explore the best practices of cloud migrations, benefits of Cloud IaaS for State & Local Government (panel discussion) and Moving to the Cloud: Expert Insights from GovCloud Founder Mr. Kevin Jackson.

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Webinar

March 12

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm GMT

Performance Benchmarking for Private and Hybrid Cloud

Learn why benchmarking your current network and server virtualization infrastructure is vital to your organizations long-term Cloud Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) success. Benchmarking will yield your IT organization the knowledge needed for solid planning, effective execution and post-migration performance validation.

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Webinar

March 05

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm GMT

Be Confident That Your Cloud Solution is Working Well

Don’t be caught in the trap of guessing about performance in the cloud. This webinar will cover a methodology of using your pre-migration performance baseline to determine if your cloud environment is performing at your expected levels. We will also explore cloud performance validation and IaaS performance assurance.

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Live Event

February 26 - 28

12:00 am - 12:00 am EST
5:00 am - 5:00 am GMT

2014 Channel Partner Telecom Conference & Expo

Las Vegas, NV

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Webinar

February 19

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm GMT

Top 5 Network Infrastructure Performance Issues

This webinar details a survey of the top 5 IT infrastructure performance issues. We will share how businesses can evaluate and evolve their network infrastructure performance and get the most out of their IT applications and assets. This webinar will also address the benefits of conducting IT infrastructure analytics to identify and solve these issues within their environment.

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Webinar

February 05

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm GMT

Why Network Testing is Critical for Cloud Success

Moving your current server infrastructure to the cloud if done correctly can free up your IT organization to leverage and focus their time and resources in bringing innovations in applications and solutions to your business. If it is not done correctly and your infrastructure is not ready for such a move, your team could be spending that valuable time troubleshooting network problems instead. This webinar will help your team learn new methods of replicating expected network loads in a cloud IaaS environment and provide you with ways to ensure your network will support the traffic loads you plan to place on it BEFORE you move applications.

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Webinar

January 22

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm GMT

5 Most Common VMware Performance Issues

Did you know that 53% of all companies have VMware servers with Performance degradation due to Memory Swap In/Swap Out? This break-out details a survey of the top 5 VMware performance issues. We will share how businesses can evaluate and evolve their network infrastructure performance and get the most out of their VMware Infrastructure. This session will explore the VMware Troubleshooting Guide and how to use that information to improve your environment. Join Jeremy Littlejohn as he discusses this real challenge facing businesses to today and discover:

  • Which overlooked items can have the most impact on your VMware performance
  • How to use information that is available at your fingertips
  • How to gather this information in your own environment
  • And the best practices for delivering high-performance VMware to support your business

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Webinar

January 15

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm GMT

Plan Your IaaS Environment for Optimal Performance

In this webinar, we will help you establish a performance baseline that you can use to ensure that you select the appropriate server move groups and address any server or application dependencies in your strategy. Our goal is to give you best practices that you can use when planning and executing your move to Cloud IaaS and to get the best performance out of it.

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