Planning to attend Microsoft Inspire July 15-July 19 in Las Vegas? During your visits to the many casinos and shows that Vegas has to offer, don’t forget to add a visit to Cisco’s booth 1313 in the Inspire Commons. I guarantee that you will come away with ideas on how Cisco solutions for Microsoft cloud and data center customers will increase your revenue and pad your margins. That is one safe bet!

Here is a quick preview of Cisco’s game plan as a premier Inspire sponsor. Use these ideas to create a winning playbook for your Inspire week.

Cisco Speaking Sessions

Monday, July 16, 2 – 2:20 pm Commons Theater 3 Session ID SPON11t

Hybrid Cloud in the Data Center with Cisco Integrated System for Microsoft Azure Stack

In recent surveys, industry analyst IDC found that about 89% of enterprises today do not have an actionable and optimized plan for cloud. Before getting into the “how” or even a POC, enterprise IT organizations should consider the “why” and the “what” for their selected initiatives.

Within this session, John McAbel, Senior Product Manager for Cisco Microsoft solutions will present where a hybrid cloud fits into an optimized cloud plan. From this session, take away how Cisco solutions for Microsoft Azure Stack enables customers to rapidly respond to business needs while leveraging a hybrid cloud model as part of an overall cloud strategy.

Tuesday, July 17, 12:40 – 1:15 pm Mandalay Bay Conference Center South Level, Lagoon D

A Deep Dive with Cisco: Join Cisco Azure Stack subject experts for a deep dive session on Cisco Integrated System for Microsoft Azure Stack.

This exclusive session to the Inspire lineup will take a deeper dive into a hybrid cloud model with a focus on the nuts and bolts of building an optimized hybrid cloud with Microsoft Azure Stack. Take away new ideas on how Cisco will help your business deliver Azure hybrid cloud solutions built on the system designed for the cloud: Cisco UCS.

Remember this is an exclusive event for Cisco partners. To register for this session, send an email to: inspiresession@cisco.com.

Cisco’s booth 1313: Theater and demonstrations

Come to learn more about Cisco’s strengths in multi cloud enablement and integration and walk away with new ideas and strategies to expand your Microsoft practice.

Learn from theater presentations and demonstrations on the following topics:

  • Cisco’s cloud products and solutions for Microsoft Azure
  • Leverage Cisco UCS solutions for Microsoft and business applications offering best price performance in the industry
  • Building a TCO model for cloud deployment
  • Understand how to help customers address “the cloud gap”

Cisco AppDynamics Booth 703. Demonstrations

Don’t forget to visit Cisco AppDynamics booth # Booth 703 to learn how AppDynamics can positively change the equation in application performance monitoring. There’s a reason why Gartner has named AppDynamics a leader in application performance monitoring for 6 years straight.

Microsoft Inspire in Las Vegas delivers a very full week of learning, featuring a wide variety of sessions and workshops along with all the Las Vegas deals. Make Cisco a repeated event during your week. Attend one of our breakout sessions, visit our demonstrations, and listen in to a theater session- and come away inspired with Cisco.

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Scott Mohr

Director, Data Center/Cloud

Global Partner Organization - Solutions Architecture Engineering.