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Symantec Vision 2014:
Las Vegas, NV
May 5-8
Caesars Palace
Justify Your Trip!
Focus your Vision experience by signing up for one of four all-new knowledge tracks
Symantec Vision has grown into much more than a technical user conference—with focused resources, targeted experiences and meaningful interactions for technical and business professionals at every level. So take some time to explore your session titles by tracks, sign up for the knowledge track that’s right for you, and prepare for a Vision experience that’s built from the ground up to deliver the specific skills, knowledge, and insights you need to succeed. Feel free to filter by session type, track or date to find the sessions right for you, and reserve your seat in the most popular breakouts and hands-on labs right away.
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Strategic IT Track Functional IT Tracks Vision Executive Summit*
Dates: May 6 - 8
Duration: 2 ½ days**
Overview: Designed for IT managers and directors, this track focuses on helping you turn today’s complex IT trends into competitive advantage for your business. This includes exploring the latest IT innovations that affect your business, sharing industry best practices, and gaining detailed insights into Symantec solution roadmaps.
Dates: May 5 - 8
Duration: 3 ½ days
Overview: Choose from three technical tracks that will help you sharpen your technical expertise, perform hands-on implementations, explore practical tips and tricks, and learn industry best practices in your professional areas of focus—whether it’s enabling your agile data center, embracing proactive cyber security, or supporting evolving endpoints.
Dates: May 5 - 6
Duration: 1 ½ days
Overview: Formerly known as CIO Engage, this by invitation only event brings approximately 60 C-Level and senior IT executives together for quality peer networking, unfettered access to key Symantec executives, and top-level insights into the strategic trends, challenges and solutions that are shaping your business.
Highlights
  • Gain deep insights into top IT trends from leading Symantec experts, analysts, partners, and solution providers
  • Explore the future of Symantec solutions with detailed roadmap sessions
  • See Symantec solutions in action at the expanded Solutions Center
  • Take advantage of "Meet the Expert" 1:1 meetings with Symantec experts and thought leaders
  • Plenty of networking opportunities at evening events
Highlights
  • Take advantage of 120+ technical sessions featuring Symantec experts, customers and solution providers
  • Engage with Symantec technology first-hand at more than 60 hands-on labs
  • See solutions from Symantec and more than 40 partners at the expanded Solutions Center
  • Schedule "Meet the Expert" 1:1 meetings to discuss issues with leading Symantec experts
  • Network with your peers at various evening events
Highlights
  • Engage C-level executives in discussion about their strategic priorities & facilitate the exploration of successes and learnings based on attendee-driven topics
  • Our Objective is to help you share & compare your own experiences while learning what works & doesn’t work for your peers in these break-out discussions. As part of that discussion, ultimately, you will have a say in advocating what Symantec can do to help you achieve your business goals
  • Network with your peers at an exclusive VIP executive reception
Learn more about the Vision Strategic IT Track Learn more about the Vision Functional IT Tracks Learn more about the Vision Executive Summit or request to be nominated.
**Includes access to technical tracks and hands-on labs, as well.   *Previously known as CIO Engage, this is a by invitation only event.

Enabling the Agile Data Center (Functional IT)

Every modern data center consists of a complicated stew of different vendors, operating systems, hardware, databases and applications. And while the introduction of virtualization has created important new efficiencies, most organizations are still managing both physical and virtual environments. In an ideal world, all of these different vendors and systems would work well together, but all too often they don’t. This leaves your business vulnerable in the face of unplanned but inevitable challenges like telecom outages, cyber-attack and natural disasters.

Attend this track to learn more about how you can automatically failover all your applications, recover your data and protect every part of your mixed data center from threats—all while fully embracing the advantages of virtualization, the cloud and big data.

Embracing Proactive Cyber Security (Functional IT)

Nearly every day, you can find new reports about serious data breaches or compromised customer information. The volume and complexity of targeted attacks have reached an all-time high, and today’s complex, heterogeneous IT environments are growing more difficult to defend. It’s no wonder that traditional approaches to security have simply become ineffective. To shift the balance, organizations need to embrace more proactive technologies that are powered by broad security intelligence and work across all of their endpoints, gateways and data centers.

Attend this track to learn more about how you can move from reactive to proactive security to stop today’s targeted attacks and advanced persistent threats and stay ahead of the attackers—both on-premise and in the cloud.

Supporting the Evolving Endpoint (Functional IT)

Today’s users expect choices—including full access to IT resources from all kinds of different work and personal devices. That means IT departments are faced with supporting and securing both corporate and employee-owned Windows & Mac laptops, Android, Apple iOS, and other tablet and mobile phone platforms. Combine this complexity with an ever-changing threat landscape, and it’s no wonder organizations are struggling to keep up.

Attend this track to explore how you can thrive in this new endpoint environment by managing and securing the complete range of employee-owned and company-owned mobile and traditional devices.

Turning Complex Trends into Competitive Advantage (Strategic IT)

Staying ahead of important IT trends is difficult for any strategic IT professional—no matter how experienced—especially when you consider the nearly limitless complexity of today’s mixed data center environments, the toxic state of cyber security, and the explosion of employee-owned devices in the workplace. Combine these challenges with ongoing and constantly evolving issues surrounding virtualization, cloud and big data, and strategic IT has their hands full.

Attend this track to gain a higher-level view of the core functional issues that are driving today’s IT organizations, including strategies for enabling the modern data center, embracing a proactive approach to cyber security, and supporting and protecting the evolving endpoint.