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6 OCTOBER 2022

Join us for

DISRUPT ON TOUR

in Houston, TX

One destination for everyone and everything cloud workspaces.

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Agenda for
Houston, TX

See and hear from experienced EUC digital workspace leaders, industry analysts and technology innovators.

Location

Hotel Granduca Houston
1080 Uptown Park Blvd, Houston, TX 77056

Accommodations
We have reserved a small block of rooms at a discounted rate.

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re:connect with your peers, visit and network with sponsors, get your swag and details on ways to win with IGEL and our event sponsors.

Presenter: Brad Tompkins, Chief Revenue Officer NA, IGEL

It’s a new world of on-site and remote work, office and at-home, and on-prem and multi-cloud. Hear how IGEL’s key technology partners view all of this as a great opportunity to enable organizations to thrive in a world where end-users hold the power to work when, where, and as they wish — on the device that best suits their needs.

Moderator: Carl Gersh, VP Marketing NA, IGEL

Panelists:

  • Christiaan Brinkhoff, Principal Product Manager – Community Lead, Windows 365, Microsoft
  • Shawn Bass, VP & CTO, End-User Computing, VMware
  • Preston Wade, Regional Sales Manager, Nerdio

This interactive ‘Think tank’ session includes Nerdio, Microsoft and VMware. It will discuss the current state of End-user computing and how DaaS is changing the future of work and how IT delivers it. Listen as we interview well-known names from Microsoft, VMware, and Nerdio about their latest releases, their view on the market, and the future of delivering applications and desktops. This session will end with an interactive Q&A.

Moderator: Carl Gersh, VP Marketing NA, IGEL

Panelists:

  • Kirk Godkin, Senior Director Commercial Product Management, HP
  • Phillip Johnson, Sr. National Sales Manager, LG Electronics
  • Dan O’Farrell, Sr. Director Product Marketing, IGEL

Endpoints in VDI matter! – The VDI and DaaS market is moving faster than ever – don’t let your endpoints slow you down…

In this endpoint think tank, IGEL, LG and HP will discuss the challenges organizations face today when it comes to endpoint management and how the new hybrid way of working brings new ways of deploying virtualized desktops and endpoints. With a focus on management, security and employee experience, IGEL, LG and HP will talk through several use cases and discuss the importance of choosing the right endpoint. This session will conclude with an interactive Q&A.

Moderator: Dan O’Farrell, Sr. Director Product Marketing, IGEL

Panelists:

  • Trey Jones, Director of Digital Services, Texas Children’s Hospital
  • Jamey Shoemaker, Manager Technology and Infrastructure, Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System

IGEL customers will share their own experiences and learnings from the past two years that have shaped how they are currently facing the new hybrid way of work for their organizations. Lessons learned, both good and “bad”, will be discussed to help guide all of us as we look forward to 2022 and beyond. This panel will conclude with an interactive Q&A.

Reflect on the morning sessions and meet some of your industry peers over a delightful lunch — on IGEL with our pleasure!

Presenter: Kirk Godkin, Senior Director Commercial Product Management, HP

Learn how Enterprise customers can benefit from using powerful and flexible HP thin client hardware to deliver secure, cost-effective, and easy-to-manage cloud-enabled workspaces for the new work-from-anywhere (WFx) era.

Together, HP and IGEL are offering more innovative choices for end-users with several best-in-class HP thin clients that are factory-loaded with IGEL OS.

In this keynote you will learn more about:

  • Important EUC trends: Why the need for powerful, secure thin clients that prioritize productivity and collaboration is more crucial than ever.
  • Why HP as a global marketleader in thin client technology is commited to empowering users everywhere by offering a comprehensive portfolio of secure, high-performance thin clients for cloud computing, virtual desktop infrastructure and beyond.
  • HP and IGEL better together: The benefits of choosing an HP IGEL CERTIFIED thin client.
  • A detailed overview of modern HP thin client (desk based and mobile) solutions supporting IGEL OS

Presenter: Josh Lane, Account Executive, 7Signal

Monitoring and mitigating Wi-Fi issues through IGEL endpoints with 7SIGNAL offers full visibility into the health of your network and devices. With this information, device managers and engineers know if the issues are with the device or network – or both.

  • Reduce the time required for troubleshooting from days to minutes
  • Proactively identify issues before end-users are affected and the help desk is called
  • Support your remote and campus workers equally

Presenter: Robert Colvin, Senior Sales Engineer, ControlUp

With real-time monitoring across VDI, SaaS and web applications, unified communications tools, physical endpoints, plus insights into user sentiment and metrics that help IT quickly identify problems, ControlUp is a comprehensive Digital Employee Experience management platform that makes remote work work better.
Pair that with an endpoint OS–like IGEL OS–that’s designed for secure, flexible access to cloud-delivered digital workspaces, and the Work From Anywhere World is your oyster.
Together ControlUp and IGEL can empower IT to power the work from anywhere world and deliver a friction-free digital employee experience, no matter where people are working. In this session you will learn:
  • How ControlUp integrates with IGEL
  • How to use ControlUp to monitor GEL devices historically and in real time
  • How ControlUp can help identify key client-side and end-to-end performance metrics

Network with your peers and partners in the exhibit area where you can take a deep dive into end-user computing solutions, products and services while learning how to win with IGEL and its partners.

Presenter: Michael Kent, Chief Technology Officer, Director of Products, Login VSI

Supporting a large remote workforce increases the complexity of any VDI solution, and end-user expectations remain as high as ever. But how can you ensure reliability and great experiences at scale?
Join us to discover how the Login Enterprise Platform provides a human-centric and automated approach. Combined with the IGEL OS, you can objectively measure the end user experience and deliver immediate insights into the impact of any change.
Join this session to learn how you can:
  • Enable the IGEL device for automated, continuous monitoring and alerting in two easy steps
  • Eliminate performance and availability issues before end-users even notice
  • Ensure all your business-critical applications keep working 24x7x365
  • Maintain a reliable digital workplace with less cost, fewer disruptions, and less risk

Presenter: Carolina Amaya, EUC Strategist Horizon Sales Specialist – Virtual Apps and Desktop for Multi-Cloud, VMware

Presenter: Matthew Davidson, Field CTO, Workspot

Modernize VDI (and Your Skills) in the Cloud “VDI has been an enterprise staple for decades, but often raises concerns about scalability, performance, and operational complexity. Cloud PC solutions are poised to help IT organizations increase business agility, support work from anywhere, and even reduce operational costs – but how do you identify the best options for your organization?
In this session, you will learn:
  • What are the optimal use cases for Cloud PCs?
  • Do-it-yourself VDI or SaaS Cloud PCs? What are the tradeoffs?
  • In the cloud era, how should you think about endpoints?
  • Time-to-value and user on-boarding: What can you expect from Cloud PC?
  • How to architect for chip to cloud security”

Grab a drink of your choice along with some delicious snacks and continue to network with your peers and partners.
Raffle
Join us back in the ballroom for the event prize draw. Winner must be present to win.

Presenter: Blake Chandler, Director, Sales Engineering, Citrix

Presenter: Christiaan Brinkhoff, Principal PM and Community Lead, Windows, Microsoft

Learn about new options for your hybrid workers and others who benefit from the latest Cloud PC and virtualization solutions from Microsoft and our partners. In this session, you’ll hear from senior Microsoft engineering leaders about the use cases that are most appropriate for the various infrastructure approaches available today. Bring your questions and challenges!

Presenter: Dan O’Farrell, Sr. Director Product Marketing, IGEL

Hear what’s new with IGEL and developments to expect in the coming months with IGEL OS, including key integrations and partnerships that are on the horizon.

What’s DISRUPT without some fun? Chat with colleagues and new friends while enjoying a drink or two. It’s a great way to wrap up the day and a small way for IGEL to offer a big “thank you!” for attending!

Why Attend

Experience the sights, sounds and excitement of the very latest that DISRUPT has to offer.

Unparalleled insight

We’ll address minimizing your endpoints’ attack surfaces, cope with chip shortages and supply chain disruptions and improve both performance and sustainability across your network.

Empower your people

We’ll explore making digital workspaces as easy to use as our mobiles.

Make it personal

Let’s celebrate network and celebrate like it’s 2019! All without a Zoom, Teams or WebEx window in sight.

What to Expect

See and hear from experienced EUC digital workspace leaders, industry analysts, and technology innovators.

Unmissable deep dive sessions packed with real-world innovations, techniques and tools designed to help you shape robust EUC strategies to keep you ahead of the curve.

Hear and be heard

Hear inspiring keynotes addressed as we all navigate the new “work from anywhere” world. Interactive sessions with exclusive technical insights.

Get a feel for the future

Hear the latest from leading technology partner leaders like Microsoft and VMware and other big industry players who are helping to define the future of work.

You’ll also hear from EUC channel partners and their customers, sharing their unique stories and experiences.

Take what you learn, and build

Gather exclusive technical resources and early insights. You’ll also come away with a variety of takeaways to help you plan with confidence.

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