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AirWatch to talk mobility at Interop Las Vegas

Interop Las Vegas is gearing up for five days of analyst presentations, in-depth training and professional development. The conference features eight session tracks: Applications, Business of IT, Cloud Computing and Virtualization, Collaboration, Infrastructure, Risk Management and Information Security, Software-defined Networking and Mobility. VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger will be keynoting the event on Thursday. Kevin Kiley, AirWatch’s Director of Enterprise Solutions, will be speaking twice. On your way to the sessions be sure to visit AirWatch at booth #951.

Panel Session: Pervasive Access, Proper Enforcement

Panelists

  • Kevin Kiley, Director of Enterprise Solutions, AirWatch by VMware
  • Rob Haviland, Technical Marketing Engineer, HP
  • Neal Foster, Executive Director of Mobility/BYOD Solutions, Dell

Moderator: Lee Badman, Network Computing Writer at InformationWeek
Date: Tuesday, April 1, 2014
Time: 3:15 PM – 3:50 PM PST
Room: Breakers L

A mobile enterprise has to support pervasive access so employees can get the applications and services they need to do their jobs. But the enterprise also has to enforce security policies and meet compliance demands, which can be extraordinarily difficult when workers are switching among laptops, tablets and smartphones to access corporate apps and data. This panel will examine how IT can meet the competing demands of access and enforcement, support worker productivity and protect the enterprise.

Pat Gelsinger Keynote

Date: Thursday, April 3, 2014
Time: 8:30 AM – 10:15 AM PST

The Always-On Enterprise: Balancing Productivity and Security

Speaker: Kevin Kiley
Date: Friday, April, 4, 2014
Time: 9 – 10 a.m. PST
Room: Lagoon E

Users have embraced mobile devices and online services because they amplify productivity and make it easier to get work done, whether it’s in the office, on the road or at home. Companies benefit from always-on employees, but companies also have to balance security and compliance requirements. It’s a tricky task.

This session will examine how IT must rethink policies and practices to better align them with today’s realities, and move from a posture of rigid control to moderated enablement. Kiley will offer practical suggestions for supporting user productivity, while also satisfying security demands to keep corporate content secure. The discussion will highlight tools that can help IT straddle the competing demands of always-on employees whose mobile work lives and personal lives are converging.

Scott Solomon

Scott Solomon

Scott Solomon is an Atlanta native and University of Georgia graduate who has spent the past six years studying technology, though his passion for the subject has been lifelong.

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