IBM InterConnect, March 20–23, 2017, Las Vegas, NV
Cisco was a Gold sponsor at IBM InterConnect 2017, providing significant exposure and opportunity for outreach to 22,000+ attendees.
The event was predicated by the Cisco and IBM VersaStack™ announcement, released during Cisco Live Melbourne on 5th March, 2017.
Event Overview
IBM InterConnect integrated three dynamic IBM conferences — Impact, Innovate and Pulse — into one overall event. InterConnect offers hands-on training in cloud and mobile solutions built for security, powered by cognitive, and equipped with advanced analytics. Over 22,000 attended the event.
Event Highlights and Metrics
A major highlight of the event was Ed Walsh’s keynote — Hybrid Cloud: The Path to Modernizing and Transforming Today's Data Center — featuring Liz Centoni from Cisco.
We had 500+ scanned booth visitors attending demonstrations featuring the latest innovations in Data Center, Cloud and Collaboration Solutions:
  • VersaStack Converged Infrastructure
  • ACI-Network Analytics and Compliance
  • Cisco Cloud Center-Enabling Hybrid Cloud
Breakout Sessions
In addition to our Keynote exposure, there were 4 additional sessions highlighting our
joint converged infrastructure, enterprise and private cloud and orchestration:
  • Power a Business-Centric Services Stack with IBM VersaStack and Cisco ONE Enterprise Cloud Suite, Ian Shave IBM, Wes Kinard, Brent Anderson, Cisco
  • Cash In on the Converged Infrastructure Momentum with IBM and Cisco
    Eric Herzog, IBM, Don Hansen, Cisco
  • VersaStack for Private Cloud and Orchestration
    Brian Sherman, IBM, Wes Kinard, Brent Anderson, Cisco
  • Meet the Experts on IBM and Cisco VersaStack Converged Infrastructure
    Ian Shave, IBM, Wes Kinard, Brent Anderson, Cisco
Successful Social Promotion
  • 200,000 reached through posted items using Twitter, Facebook and
    LinkedIn channels
  • Over 20 engagements per post
Next Up: Don’t Miss Our VersaStack for Hybrid Cloud Webinar
April 11, 2017 | 11:00 AM ET / 8:00 AM PT
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