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Wednesday, October 2 • 2:00pm - 2:40pm
PANEL: BYOD, Meet Bring-Your-Own-Cloud (BYOC); Keeping Data Secure in the Cloud and Personal Device Driven Workplace

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Bring your own device (BYOD) has been redefining both the SMB and enterprise workplace for a few years as employees, including C-level executives, increasingly work and exchange company data on personal devices, whether approved or not. Now, with bring-your-own-cloud (BYOC), employees are using free personal cloud options as well, like Google Drive and DropBox, to easily store and access company documents and data from anywhere and everywhere. But, what’s the catch? 

Like personal devices, personal cloud application environments are often incompatible, meaning business processes become disjointed, and employee collaboration and efficiency suffer as a result – not to mention the data security risks associated with unsanctioned cloud tools. 

In order to maintain business continuity and recover employee collaboration, it’s essential for IT departments to implement bothBYOD and cloud solutions that not only offer employees consumer-grade simplicity, but also the ability to seamlessly and securely collaborate. This panel session will explore how companies can manage both BYOD and BYOC in a way that allows employees the collaboration, mobility and data accessibility they have come to expect while simultaneously meeting business continuity and secure data storage requirements. 

Attendees will learn how to strike a balance between employees and IT, so companies can ensure data is protected, and collaboration is easy. They will hear tips and tricks on how to seamlessly integrate BYOD and BYOC into their IT strategies, which includes incorporating mobile device management, conducting security audits, integrating with a central management tool and providing simple solutions. Through the implementation of employee-friendly BYOD and BYOC strategies, attendees will learn how to secure a competitive advantage over those organizations less prepared for the cloud and personal devicedriven workplace.

Moderators
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Chris Preimesberger

Editor, Features & Analysis, eWEEK

Speakers
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Anders Lofgren

VP of Product Management, Acronis
Anders Lofgren is Acronis' Director of Mobility Solutions. With more than 20 years of technology industry experience, Anders is responsible for driving the company's mobility business with a specific emphasis on marketing, product management and strategy. Prior to Acronis acquiring GroupLogic, Anders was GroupLogic’s VP of Marketing and Product Management, and before that, he was Chief Research Officer for TheInfoPro, where he led the... Read More →
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Alex Sukennik

Senior Director of Global Cloud Services, Acronis
Alex Sukennik, Senior Director of Global Cloud Services for Acronis, has 17 years’ experience managing IT for companies in industries including software, construction and engineering. Founder of an IT consulting company, Alex is an expert in the design and delivery of cost-effective, high-performance information technology infrastructures, applications and SaaS solutions.
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Ryan Taylor

CEO, Dime IT
Ryan Taylor, CEO at Dime IT, has more than eight years' experience providing IT support for businesses ranging from 1 to 300 employees. Honesty, hard work and loyalty are the foundation upon which Ryan built his first company VelocIT Consulting, which recently merged with Dime IT, an IT consulting and managed services group for SMBs. Ryan’s experience ranges from running a Web design and hosting company to working in warehouses... Read More →
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Vittorio Viarengo

Vice President of Marketing, MobileIron
As Vice President of Marketing, Vittorio leads MobileIron’s global marketing and branding initiatives. Prior to joining MobileIron, Vittorio was VP of End User Computing Marketing at VMware where he was responsible for the strategy and marketing of VMware end user products. Before joining VMware, Vittorio was VP of Product Development at Oracle Fusion Middleware and VP of Platform Product Management and Strategy for BEA Systems. Previously... Read More →


Wednesday October 2, 2013 2:00pm - 2:40pm
Fort Mason Center 2 Marina Blvd San Francisco, CA 94123