Reports from the Floor at BloxFest 2016

bloxfest_logoEmpowered is very excited to be at BloxFest 2016 in Boston.  We’re so busy with customers, and our featured talk in the Network Automation Track,  mounting a blog post is a challenge… Good News is Infoblox is on the case. Here’s excerpts from their great post, along with videos and more from the show floor.  Kudos to Mike Langberg.

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Managing Network Change Webinar Series

Register Now for Part 2infoblox of the Managing Network Change live webinar series from Empowered and Infoblox. Part 2, Automation Makes the Value Scale, focuses on the value and impact of automating network change, in terms of effort, accuracy, auditing and compliance.

It carries on from Part 1 (recording available) which explored Network Configuration and Change Management (NCCM) as a toolset for discovering your network, collecting device configurations, detecting compliance violations, and diagnosing hidden problems.

Part 2 takes place Thursday, April 21st, at 1pm Eastern, 10am Pacific. Register Now!

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SynCan 2016 – Registrations Now Open

Registration is now open for SynCan, our annual Canadian Synchronization Users’ Meeting.

SynCan 2016 is the event in Canada to learn more about Sync, and how it impacts the experience delivered to your customers.  Each year, SynCan attracts key representatives from Canada’s leading players in Telecom, Cable and Utilities.

This year’s event takes place on Thursday May 26th, 2016, at One King West, in downtown Toronto.

For full details and registration, visit our SynCan 2016 Overview Page.

 

On-demand Webinar: Smart Strategies for APM

Register for our Webinar with Rego ConsultingGartner says “Optimizing Application Development and Maintenance Can Cut Costs by More Than 50 Percent.”  We agree, but how do you get it done?

Empowered and Rego Consulting recently presented Smart Strategies for Application Portfolio Management (APM), which examined successful approaches for implementing APM in your organization, quickly and effectively.  The session recorded live on Thursday March 3rd is now available on-demand. Just register at ON24.

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Webinar: Managing Network Change

infobloxEmpowered and Infoblox are teaming up to present a live webinar, Managing Network Change: Making the Value Real for Retail.  This webinar will examine practical approaches for retail & distribution to optimize operations, improve security, and drive out costs by leveraging Network Change and Configuration Management.  It takes place Friday, February 19th, at 1pm Eastern, 10am Pacific.  Register Now!

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GPS Outage on January 25th, 2016

In case you missed it, there was a significant GPS signal interruption on January 25, 2016, that extended into January 26th. Many of our customers understand the potential impact of GPS signal loss.

As soon as we found about it, Empowered Networks’ Customer Support proactively reached out to many of our customers to check whether they were impacted by the outage, and provide support in correcting the issue. Expand this post for More » » »

PPM Webinar: Breaking the Cycle of Waste

breaking-cycle-of-wasteHere’s a key webinar from our Project & Portfolio Management (PPM) practice area: Breaking the Cycle of Waste – How to Realize the Value of Project Portfolio Management.   Empowered’s Jacob Cancelliere, PMP, presented this webinar on Wednesday, October 8th.   Click through for details, and a video recording.Expand this post for More » » »

Change is Changing, and the need to Manage IT Change

Do you know how all the stuff in your enterprise fits together to produce business results? Your ability to control Quality of service, compliance with industry regulations, and to ensure that cost of service is optimized is directly driven by configuration and change information and automation.

Configuration management encompasses the capability to understand the current and historical state of the environment across infrastructure and applications whether the state is a function of manual configuration or the result of automation. Change refers to the ability to effect change on the environment in an automated fashion. At its core, Change and Configuration answers the questions of what do I have and how do I change it.Expand this post for More » » »

ExtraHop Webinar – Leveraging Data-in-Motion

Empowered's partner ExtraHopWhat’s your vision for making tomorrow’s IT Services more manageable?  Join us for this webinar learn how to leverage data-in-motion to gain real-time & historical analytics into real transactions across all layers of your IT Services and Applications… whatever your blend of owned and hosted infrastructure.  Recorded Wednesday, December 9th.  View on demand now!
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