ThousandEyes Connect - Seattle - October 3, 2019

Hear from Alaska Airlines, HP and Microsoft

Thursday, October 3, 2019
03:30 — 07:00 PM PDT
Space Needle
Seattle, WA

Join us at the Space Needle!

Your business is moving to the cloud to gain agility, but that comes with a vast set of new risks. Join us to learn how the industry's leading brands are gaining visibility into the cloud, Internet, and third-party services impacting end-user digital experiences.

ThousandEyes Connect

ThousandEyes Connect is a live event for IT professionals responsible for delivering customer and employee digital experiences across complex cloud and Internet ecosystems.

What is Connect?

An in-person event that brings IT leaders together to share real-world examples, best practices and lessons learned around the impact the cloud and Internet are having on their businesses.

Why Attend?

Your business is moving to the cloud to gain agility, but that comes with a vast set of new risks. You'll learn how your peers are gaining visibility into the cloud, Internet, and third-party services impacting end-user digital experiences.

Who Will Be There?

You'll meet a mix of engineers, architects, IT leaders and industry experts, all who care about delivering superior digital experiences to their end users, be it customers or employees.

Agenda

3:30 PM
Sign in and Networking
Puget Sound and Lake Union Rooms.
4:00 PM
Intro and Welcome
Introductions and a warm welcome from your local ThousandEyes team.
4:10 PM
How Office 365 Automates Detection, Alerting and Service Recovery with ThousandEyes
Office 365 is the largest enterprise cloud service provider, so service resilience is critical. In this presentation, Rajesh Maskara, Principal Software Engineer at Microsoft, will share how the Office 365 team leverages ThousandEyes in the Office 365 DARE (Detect, Alert and Recover Engine) pipeline to automatically detect connectivity issues and switch live traffic between diverse service routing planes to maintain high availability. He'll share some of the best practices for using the ThousandEyes platform as well as service infrastructure design that will be relevant to any organization looking to ensure delivery of customer-facing digital experiences.
4:40 PM
Taking Off with SD-WAN: Perspectives from Alaska Airlines
SD-WAN is often seen as a cost-savings play, but the truth is that cost-savings are just the enabler for much more important business transformation outcomes. Of course, SD-WAN also comes with complexities due to reliance on the Internet—an inherently unpredictable network environment. Brian Talbert, Director of Networks and Connectivity Solutions at Alaska Airlines, will share key lessons on how with the right objectives, planning, data, architecture, stakeholder communication and operational preparation your SD-WAN project can achieve great cost savings and help drive your business forward.
5:10 PM
Protecting User Experience in a Transforming Enterprise Architecture
HP has been rapidly transforming from a brick and mortar to an Internet-centric business. Tarek Sabry, Global Network Architect at HP, will share how the resulting change in enterprise architecture drove the need for and deployment of new approaches to application and network performance monitoring to achieve optimal digital experience outcomes for the business.
5:40 PM
Networking and Happy Hour
Mingle with your peers over drinks and heavy appetizers while we live stream Thursday Night Football featuring the Seattle Seahawks vs. Los Angeles Rams.
7:15 PM
Event Ends

The Space Needle

Parking
Valet parking service is complimentary—let them know you're with ThousandEyes.
Public Transit
The Seattle Center Monorail provides a quick and convenient link between downtown Seattle and the Space Needle.
Address
400 Broad Street, Seattle, WA 98109
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Photo of The Space Needle

About ThousandEyes

ThousandEyes empowers enterprises to see, understand and improve digital experiences for their customers and employees. The ThousandEyes cloud platform offers unmatched vantage points throughout the global Internet and cloud providers, delivering immediate visibility into the digital experience for every user, application, website or service, over any network.