Overview

September 2
10AM PT, 1PM ET

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Citizens count on government to provide critical -- sometimes lifesaving -- services. Reliable access to data is critical to fulfilling your mission. Now more than ever, you need the flexibility to reshape your IT environment based on evolving (and frequently unpredictable) demands.

Join us September 2 at 10:00am PT/1:00pm ET for a special 30-minute Lunch and Learn webinar in which our experts provide a roadmap for anyone looking to build a ‘data-centric, location-agnostic’ data storage and management system that combines the control of the enterprise with the agility of cloud.

You’ll learn:

  • How to benefit from limitless data storage capacity and enterprise storage functionality delivered on a pay-for-consumption “utility” basis
  • Requirements of a successful enterprise storage-as-a-service deployment, including capabilities such as seamless integration between cloud-based and on-premises storage
  • How a 100-percent OpEx model can help you reduce financial risk and free up cash flow

Speakers

Shawn Yakely

Shawn Yakely

Sr. Director of Channel and MSPs for North America, Zadara

Shawn Yakely is the Sr. Director of Channel and MSPs for North America at Zadara. He ran Enterprise and Government Sales for the Central and Western regions of NA before taking on this role and has been at Zadara over 5 years.
Shawn has a very broad level of experience and expertise including 5+ years as the Chief Solution Strategist for HP - specifically working with their Global 90 accounts and strategic Federal, State and Local government and Educational clients. Previous to that role, he managed the OEM relationship with HP Storage and LSI - SAN Virtualization Service Platform. He ran a Reseller in Colorado that was the 10th largest Citrix partner in the world and has worked in Storage - including HDS, XIOtech, Compellent, HP, 3Par, NetApp, IBM and Solutions for over 24 years. His background includes manufacturing consulting, healthcare and education. Shawn was the Director of Admission for a Univeristy for 7 years in his ‘past life’ as well. His speciality is the ability to tie business needs and solutions to technology. Shawn likes to say, “Technology drives me crazy… I like to solve business needs and find technologies and solutions that helps companies and agencies do what they do for a living better, mores cost effectively and more efficiently."

Craig Hurley

Craig Hurley

Director, Product Management and Strategy, Managed Services, Sirius

Craig Hurley is responsible for Sirius Managed Services comprehensive product portfolio including cloud, managed hosting and managed security services. He has over 20 years of product management and IT experience, including management positions at TierPoint, Cosentry, and NTT Communications. A veteran of the US Army, Craig received his BA in Political Science from Indiana University and his MBA from DePaul University.

Otto Doll

Otto Doll — Moderator

Senior Fellow, Center for Digital Government

As the Minneapolis CIO for seven-plus years, Mr. Doll was responsible for all City IT services. Formerly South Dakota's CIO for 15 years with responsibility for all state government computing, telecommunications, state radio, and public broadcasting. While with IT research firms, Mr. Doll has advised Fortune 1000, Federal, State, and Local Government CIOs on information technology assessment and alignment to business needs. He has served as a Director with the United States General Services Administration, developing information technology strategic plans and oversight policy. Mr. Doll received his Computer Science degree from Virginia Tech and is a Senior Executive Fellow of the Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University. He is a past President of NASCIO — a national organization of state CIOs. He also is a past President of the Metropolitan Information Exchange (MIX) — a national organization of city and county CIOs. Mr. Doll was named to Government Technology's Top 25 Doers, Dreamers and Drivers.