Cisco Networkers New England - Registration

8 AM – 5:30 PM
Thursday, December 15, 2016

Gillette Stadium
1 Patriot Pl
Foxborough, MA 02035

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Registration 8 – 9 a.m.
Keynote Address 9 – 9:45 a.m.
Break 9:45 – 10 a.m.
Morning Session 10 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Lunch 12:15 – 12:45 p.m.
Solutions Expo Hall 12:45 - 1:15 p.m.
Afternoon Session 1:15 - 3:30 p.m.
What’s Next for Network Engineering? 3:30 - 4 p.m.
Raffle* 4 – 4:30 p.m.
Happy Hour, Sponsored by LaSalle Solutions 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.
Stadium Tours, Sponsored by Insight Beginning at 4:30 pm

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. This event drawing is open and offered to all attendees of Cisco Networkers Boston, held December 15, 2016. 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.

Morning Keynote Address, Led By Joey Muniz, Cisco Security Architect Americas

Joey Muniz is an architect at Cisco Systems and security researcher. He has extensive experience in designing security solutions and architectures for the top Fortune 500 corporations and US Government. Joey’s current role gives him visibility into the latest trends in cyber security from leading vendors and customers. Examples of Joey’s research are his RSA talk titled Social Media Deception quoted by many sources found by searching “Emily Williams Social Engineering” as well as articles in PenTest Magazine regarding various security topics. Joey runs The Security Blogger website, a popular resource for security and product implementation. He is the author and contributor of several publications including a recent Cisco Press book focused on security operations centers (SOC). Follow Joey at and @SecureBlogger.

Closing Keynote Address “What’s Next for Networking Engineering,” Led by Chad Hintz, Principal Systems Engineer

Chad Hintz is a Principal Systems Engineer for Cisco focusing on designing enterprise solutions for customers around all Cisco technologies. He also holds three CCIEs: Routing and Switching, Security and Storage. He has more than 16 years of experience in the industry and has held certifications from Novell, VMware and Cisco. His focus is working with customers to address their challenges with comprehensive end-to-end architectures. Chad has been with Cisco for 10 years, he is a published author and is a distinguished speaker at Cisco Live and industry conferences on data center technologies.

Session Catalog

Experience the Latest in Cisco Meraki Cloud Managed IT
Hands­ on lab covering the Meraki full stack portfolio: MX security appliance, MS switches, MR access points, SM mobile device management and the latest additions – MC collaboration and MV security cameras. Meraki has been rapidly innovating new approaches to solve common business problems while keeping our mission of simplicity. Learn how to #merakify the following use cases:
  • SD­WAN
  • Branch and hub redundancy
  • Campus switching with routing and high availability
  • Unified access w/ ISE support
  • VoIP
  • Physical surveillance
  • Large scale management and APIs
In addition, each attendee will receive a free Meraki wireless AP with a 3-year license. Rules at

***Please bring your laptop.***

Cisco's Next Era of Networking
Digitization is fueled by major technology trends: mobility, the Internet of Things, cloud computing and analytics. Businesses seeking to digitize need to evolve to a network with real-time insights and personalized experiences, automation and assurance and security and compliance. What Is Cisco Digital Network Architecture? Cisco® Digital Network Architecture (DNA) provides an open, software-driven platform that integrates critical innovations in networking software, such as virtualization, automation, analytics and cloud - into one architecture. It gives you a roadmap to digitization and helps enable business and IT to innovate faster, reduce costs and lower risk with services that are easy to consume.

Spark Workshop
Learn about Spark Cloud registration of phones, rooms and enterprise messaging. Attendees will become familiar with navigating the Cloud Collaboration Management (CCM) portal. Learn how to configure and manage phones, users, video endpoints, along with call routing options. Understand meeting options such as WebEx Meeting Center Video and Spark Meetings. Experience Spark Proximity demonstrations with room based video endpoints.

** This session is intended for customers looking for next generation meeting platforms and collaboration tools: voice engineers, collaboration leads, messaging and developers looking to increase agile collaboration process.

**Please bring a laptop as you will be managing and setting up endpoints in the room.**

Cisco’s Next Generation Data Center: Your Cloud, Your Way
The next generation of hyperconvergence is here. Unify compute, storage and networking. Cisco HyperFlex HX Data Platform is a high-performance, distributed file system that delivers a wide range of enterprise-grade data management and optimization services. Expand the boundaries of hyperconverged infrastructure with this new storage technology.

Cisco next gen cloud scale technology with Nexus 9K, game changing analytics with Tetration and hybrid cloud orchestration with Cisco Cloud Center.

Security Architectures for Present Day Threats
Join representatives from Cisco’s threat research team, Talos- and local consulting systems engineers to learn about present day threats and Cisco’s architectural capabilities to identify, contain and mitigate them as they’re encountered.

Talos is on the forefront of stopping cyber-attacks and educating organizations about current threats. Join us to learn more about the scale and severity of the current threat landscape and what your organization can do about these issues.
  • Learn about the scale and severity of the current threat landscape
  • Learn about changes in attack behavior, including innovation in the shadow economy
  • Understand how Talos & Cisco’s Security architecture work together to address these threats

ISE 2.1 Usability Improvements, Best Practices and ACS-ISE Migration Overview
The Cisco Identity Services Engine is a next-generation identity and access control policy platform that provides a single policy plane across the entire organization combining multiple services including authentication, authorization and accounting (AAA), posture, profiling, device on-boarding and guest management - into a single context-aware identity-based platform. Learn more about version 2.1 and the ease of use enhancements, best practices for deployment, operations and migration tips for your transition from authentication services using Cisco’s Access Control Engine (TACACS) to ISE.