ThousandEyes Connect Comes to Dallas!

We bring together industry experts and IT professionals in an intimate setting to share their insight and experience. An informative mix of industry trends, deployment war stories, and in-depth technical topics (e.g. ISP outages), this is a can't miss event.

Thursday, October 11, 2018 · 03:30 — 06:30 PM CDT
Alamo Drafthouse Las Colinas · 320 W Las Colinas Blvd. Building A2, Irving, TX

We're here to help you navigate modern IT challenges and develop strategic and operational best practices.

3:30 PM
Sign In and Networking — Meet in Theater 7
4:00 PM
Intro and Welcome
Introductions and a warm welcome from your local ThousandEyes team.
4:10 PM
The WAN is Dead, Long Live the WAN
Industry expert Dr. Jim Metzler of Ashton, Metzler & Associates discusses how the WAN is bending to fit the culture of the cloud, the progress of hybrid and SD-WAN adoption, and how you should think about the evolution of the WAN in your broader business context.
4:35 PM
Find the Truth: Getting to Root Cause When the Internet is Your Network
Lee Neel, Director of Network Engineering at Sabre Corporation, breaks down how a global travel booking service delivers great user experience over hundreds of ISPs and transit providers.
5:00 PM
Comcast Goes Split Brain: Tracking the Impact of a Massive Service Outage
Angelique Medina, Sr. Product Marketing Manager at ThousandEyes, provides analysis of the massive outage Comcast suffered earlier this year and what it means for enterprises who rely on the Internet to do business and are susceptible to collateral damage.
5:20 PM
Networking and Happy Hour — The Vetted Well (next to lobby)
Mingle with your peers over drinks and light bites.

Meet Up at the Alamo Drafthouse Las Colinas

When entering the complex, follow the Uber signs and stay on the road to the back side of the Garage. Follow the illuminated signs to "Movie Theater/Restaurant Parking." You will be directed to free parking. Do not go to event parking!

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