Cisco Connect Boise

Wednesday, April 26, 2017
8:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Boise Centre
850 W Front St
Boise, ID 83702

Register Now

Keynote Speaker

Jesse Ameli
Operations Director - Cisco West Area Territory Operation


8:00 - 8:45 AM
Registration and Breakfast
8:45 - 9:30 AM
Keynote Address
9:45 - 10:45 AM
Session 1
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Session 2


12:00 - 12:30 PM
12:30 - 1:00 PM
Solutions Expo Hall
1:00 - 2:00 PM
Session 3
2:15 - 3:15 PM
Session 4
3:15 - 3:30 PM
Closing Remarks & Raffle*

*NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. This event drawing is open and offered to all customer attendees of Cisco Connect Boise, held Wednesday, April 26, 2017. All entrants must be mindful of, and consider their employer’s gift and ethics rules before entering into this raffle and/or accepting a prize. Limit one (1) entry per person. Must be present to win.

Cisco Spark Board

With the Cisco Spark Board, you can wirelessly present, white board and video or audio conference – everything you need for team collaboration - all at the touch of a finger. And, you can use the Cisco Spark app to connect to your virtual teams outside the physical room through the devices of your choice.

Software Defined Data Center

Software is eating the IT world, and the traditional model and processes of operating private infrastructure can no longer keep pace with the need of developers for a dynamic infrastructure-on-demand that public clouds provide. No wonder why public cloud has rapidly become the new "shadow IT" for companies today. Find out how you can use Cisco's latest data center technologies to accelerate provisioning for an agile development community, keep relevant in today's world of near-instant response and keep your IT infrastructure budgets and sensitive data from hemorrhaging to the public cloud.

Going Full Stack with Meraki

Managing a full stack of Meraki gear (Wired, Wireless and Security) under a single pane of glass providing scalable cross-platform visibility and control. We’ll also discuss Meraki’s latest SD-WAN offering.

The Ransomware Threat: Talos Examines the Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Cisco's Talos team specializes in early warning intelligence and threat analysis necessary for maintaining a secure network. Currently, Ransomware is the most prevalent attack impacting users and networks. It enables threat actors to easily monetize their attacks - earning these threat actors millions of dollars annually. A constant cash flow enables these threat actors to continually innovate and evolve the techniques they utilize to target users. We’ll examine how various ransomware variants have targeted users in different and interesting ways.

Driving Digital Transformation with the Apple | Cisco Partnership

It’s about your business outcomes. Learn how your business will benefit from solutions enabled on Apple iOS and why the Cisco and Apple partnership delivers greater business insights and capabilities through a Connected Mobile Experience.

Connected Digital Experience for Customer Care

Explore Cisco’s next generation software for contact centers operating in the age of digitization. Create a platform for a Connected Digital Experience – enabling your company to deliver contextual, continuous and capability-rich journeys for your customers.

UCS (Converged and Hyperconverged)

Learn about the latest innovations in Cisco’s server solutions, including updates to the UCS platform, an introduction to HyperFlex as well as an overview of the new features in 2.0.

Digital Network Architecture (including APIC-EM)

Cisco Digital Network Architecture is an open and extensible, software-driven architecture that accelerates and simplifies your enterprise network operations. The programmable architecture frees your IT staff from time-consuming, repetitive network configuration tasks so they can focus instead on innovation that positively transforms your business.

New Dog, New Tricks: The Rise of the Secure Internet Gateway

The way we work has changed and having a cloud security strategy is important. Cisco defines Secure Internet Gateway (SIG) with Intelligent Proxy. We’ll provide insights, updates and our differentiators to this new security category and how it fits into customers’ existing security stack.

Simplified Apple Device Onboarding and Wi-Fi Integration

It’s about trust. The foundation of the Apple and Cisco partnership is the trust between your Apple Device and the Cisco Wi-Fi network. In this session, you’ll understand how 802.11 Wi-Fi standards can be automatically enabled to provide a better user experience. This also includes apple Fastlane which allows applications to be “whitelisted” to provide prioritization for business relevant applications.

Powerful Collaboration the Easy Way with Spark, Call, Message, Meet and Cloud APIs

Integrating real-time communications into applications is a powerful productivity enhancer that businesses commonly seek to enable. Now there's a simple way to do so using Spark and the Cisco Collaboration Cloud Platform. We’ll dive into Spark services, bots and integrations utilizing the embedded Spark APIs.

ACI / Nexus Update

Cisco Nexus products continue to drive innovation in the data center with new solutions in 10/25/40/50/100 G interfaces as well as FC/FCOE advancements. The data center fabric models continue to evolve, particularly in the ACI solution. Learn about the latest and greatest in Nexus and ACI.

IoT and Digitization: The Next Era

As IoT and Digitization continue to accelerate, new opportunities and challenges will be presented to businesses and their customers.

Rescuing Hostages with AMP Everywhere and Umbrella

Threat actors are no longer hindered by your traditional lines of defense. Ransomware is costing companies like yours millions in downtime and recovery expenditures. How can you prevent and surface the unknown threat before the damage is done? What can you do to analyze the attacker and the adversary’s methodology to strengthen your security posture? See how to use Cisco Advanced Malware Protection, Umbrella and AMP ThreatGrid to boost your environment’s immune system.

Secure the Enterprise with Apple Device Security and Cisco Network Security

Platform Integrity and Embedded Security. Choosing your platform for mobility is an essential business decision. You must have the confidence that the platform is inherently secure an trust that your confidential data is protected. With Apple iOS security is built-in and with Cisco’s WLAN Umbrella security, only Apple and Cisco can deliver the end-to-end capabilities to protect your business.

Cisco Collaboration Updates: Video Endpoints, On Premise and Hybrid Services

We’ll provide an update on new video endpoints, the new features and enhancements for the on premise Cisco Collaboration solution, focusing on the new hybrid services that tie your existing on-prem infrastructure into the Cisco Spark cloud.

Tetration Analytics

Have you ever wanted to know about every flow, every packet that is or has traversed your data center? Would you like an unsupervised machine learning solution that then analyzes that much data, and can tell you when something is “not normal”? How about mapping the interdependencies of the applications that are running? Attend this session to learn more about Tetration Analytics!

DevNet Automation

Cisco DevNet is Cisco's developer program to help developers and IT professionals who want to write applications and develop integrations with Cisco products, platforms and APIs. DevNet enables career journey from builder/creator to innovator. Not a programmer? Not a problem. DevNet offers learning labs in multiple areas of interest including Network Programmability, IoT, Mobility, Coding Basics and Collaboration. DevNet offers community support services and events as well as free 24x7 hosted labs for integrating and working with Cisco Technologies.

Perimeter Defense: Keeping the Bad Guys at Bay

Introducing Firepower 2100 series NGFW: an innovative new NGFW architecture that provides scalable performance and enables business resiliency, while keeping things simple for IT.

Cisco Spark and Apple iOS

Enhancing Collaboration with the Cisco/Apple Partnership. Experience firsthand how Apple and Cisco are working together to help you empower your employees to be even more efficient. Transform and innovate your business by prioritizing business-critical apps easily over your enterprise wireless network for users on iOS devices.

Cisco only privacy policy: You are being invited to attend a Cisco-sponsored event. By providing your contact details, a representative may contact you regarding this event. All personal information will be handled in accordance with Cisco Privacy Statement.