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BriForum 2015 Hosted by Brian Madden and Gabe Knuth of

BriForum is THE independent conference about end-user computing – we live, eat, and breathe at the point where end-users intersect with enterprise IT technology. Over the course of 3-days, and over 40 independent sessions, we talk about everything related to desktop virtualization, VDI, enterprise mobility, BYOD, DaaS and provide a vendor-neutral perspective on maintaining a balance between usability, security and control in today’s virtualized and mobile marketplace.

Check-out the most up-to-date pricing online here or call Jeremy Caci at (617) 431-9701 for more information.

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Denver, CO


2015 Desktop Virtualization Road Tour: 10 Steps to sucess with VDI Brian Madden and Gabe Knuth

Now that there are storage technologies readily available to solve the performance and cost issues of virtual desktop infrastructures, and improvements in GPU technologies that enable even the highest-end workloads to be virtualized, it’s safe to say that VDI technology has officially become possible, and affordable.  It’s time to focus in on the 10 things you can do to be successful with VDI in 2015!  Join us when the Virtual Desktop Road Tour rolls into your city to get a behind-the-scenes look at real-world VDI implementations, so you can learn from early adopters – and design your environment with a no-fail strategy.

Register today by calling Mike Parisi at (617) 431-9718 or completing our quick online registration form.

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Learn how to solve your toughest challenges

Virtualization has taken on countless forms, each with its own unique set of benefits and challenges. These expert-led virutalization events facilitate education, peer-to-peer networking, and vendor interaction that IT pros can use to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of everyday management and operations, and as well as techniques and advice for advancing your organization’s IT environment. Every event guarantees cutting-edge technical advice and practical guidance that can be implemented as soon as you return to the office!

What your peers say about TechTarget events

"Excellent presentation and a great overview of the mis-understood VDI technology and its application."

"Everyone involved in IT should see this. Cuts through marketing and myths."

"Good overview of challenges of VDI, nice to have vendor agnostic discussion"

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Shawn Bass is a “Citrix Technology Professional” and a “Microsoft Most Valuable Professional.” He’s been working with Citrix technologies since the WinView product days, and today, most of his clients are Fortune 500 companies (primarily in the financial services and insurance markets).

Shawn is a 10+time (and top-rated) presenter at BriForum, and has spoken at other worldwide events including Citrix Synergy, VMworld, TechEd, TEC, E2E, and various Citrix user groups.

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