*Note – Skip to the bottom if you aren’t at Interop.  You can register for our online event and participate in the captioning fun*

This week we’re in New York for Interop – one of those fun gatherings of networking folks – and below I’ve outlined some of the events you won’t want to miss:

Tuesday Oct 1

10:00am – 11:00am – Cisco to participate in the Tech Field Day Roundtable!!!1 We’ll be doing a deep-dive on some of our neatest technology and, given the TFD delegates, it should be quite a discussion. You can watch live: http://techfieldday.com/event/riny13/  … live-tweeting from @CiscoEnterprise

11:15am – 12:00pm – Faraz Aladin -Director, Technical Marketing- Enterprise Networking – will be giving a talk in the Mobility and BYOD workshop – room 1E08.  @Cisco_Mobility will be live-tweeting.

Wednesday Oct 2

10:15am – 10:45am – Cisco CEO John Chambers will be giving a keynote, Driving IT Transformation, Creating New Opportunities for which we created a beautiful, inspirational video:

The keynotes for Interop will be broadcast live to Interop’s video page.

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11:00am – 5:00pm The expo hall will be open and Cisco has booth 409.  Please stop by to check out some demonstrations, listen to a few speaking sessions, and take the Cisco Ent App challenges.  Also, want to be in one of my videos? LMK!

1:45pm – 2:30pm Chris Spain, VP, Product Management, will be a co-host for the CIO Roundtable talk, Unify Your Networks for the Mobile Enterprise.

2:30pm – 3:15pm Jim Robshaw, Sr. Director,  Cisco IT – U.S. & Canada will be on a CIO panel, Building The Next-Gen “Innovation” Organization – room 1E16

2:45pm – 3:45pm Bob Friday, VP/CTO, Wireless Networking Business Unit Network Services Technology Group will lead a breakout session, The Mobile Advantage: Making Your Mobile Network a Strategic Asset to Your Business – room 1E14

4:00pm – 5:00pm Bill Gerhardt, Director/GM Service Provider Vertical Internet of Things (IoT) BU will participate in a panel, Mobility and the Emerging Internet of Things (IoT) – room 1E08

If all of that isn’t enough, there is a booth crawl scheduled 3:30pm – 5:00pm.

Thursday Oct 3

Creating Opportunities
Cisco Booth – 409. It’ll be cleaned up and filled with helpful Cisco folks! Please stop by and say hi!

11:00am – 5:00pm The expo hall will again be open and Cisco will still be at booth 409.  Please stop by to check out at leas one of the *16* demonstrations, listen to a few speaking sessions, and take the Cisco Ent App challenges.

1:30 – 2:30pm Shashi Kiran, Sr. Director, Data Center & Cloud Networking, Cisco will be in a panel,  Preparing Your Network for SDN – room 1E15

2:00pm – 3:45pm – Steve Wood, Technical Marketing Manager will give a talk, Enabling Business Class Internet with Cisco’s Intelligent WAN – on the show floor

2:45pm – 3:45pm – Tom Doria, SMO Program Manager, Market & Competitive Intelligence will be in panel, Microsoft Lync vs. Cisco: Which Path Should You Choose? – room 1E14


We are having a luncheon on October 3 – however, if you’re not in New York or not going to Interop, you can still learn about our new solutions by signing up for our live webcast – October 3, 10am Pacific, 1pm Eastern:

Business innovation starts with mobility. Live from Interop New York, watch as Cisco introduces our newest business network innovations. See how our new products and solutions can enable you to expand business applications to more places with Cisco Connected Mobile Experiences. Find out how to transform your network to deliver new, more innovative customer experiences that can help you capture more business. Learn how to leverage BYOD and mobility to make technology more relevant to your lines of business. You won’t want to miss this event.
Topics include:

  • A live panel discussion and Q&A from the Interop Show
  • A “how to” on creating better end-user experiences and engagements with new innovations based on Wi-Fi location services and analytics
  • A look at Cisco’s latest, most innovative mobility solutions
  • A discussion by Craig Mathias, principal analyst from the FarPoint Group, on the new application and network possibilities with Cisco customers and partners
  • Finally, Friday Oct 4

    10:14 – 11:15 – Bill Rubino, Mobility Solutions Marketing Manager, GMCC- Unified Access Mobility will be in panel, Wi-Fi: 802.11ac Reaches for the Top – room 1E08

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    Given all of the above – which events do you plan to attend?  Have any other ideas for the “Need Caption” photo?


    Lauren Friedman

    Marketing Manager

    Enterprise Networks