Join RKON Security Engineer Mike Attkinson on Thursday, September 22, at 6:15 p.m. as he gives a presentation on defending against the HID Prion at the Chicago Security Meetup. There will be free pizza and beer. Click here to learn more.
On Monday, September 12, RKON partnered with Juniper to sponsor a hole at the Boys & Girls Club of Logan Square Charity Golf outing. All proceeds from the event supported the Logan Square Boys & Girls Club whose mission is “to enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, responsible and caring citizens.”
Join HP and RKON for a Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) in Education Workshop on Wednesday October 12, from 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Maggiano’s in Oak Brook, IL.
Solving Technology Challenges in Education K-12 with VDI: Workshop & Panel Discussion
Many educators are looking at VDI as a potential solution to the changing landscape in education. Join us for an in depth discussion on how VDI potentially can solve or help the following challenges:
- Delivering high quality education while dealing with recent budget cuts
- Increasing educator productivity by simplifying technology management
- Simplifying education lab refreshes while reducing costs
- How to leverage funding sources such as E-rate to fund VDI
Bring your technology challenges, pains, ideas, and questions to ask our expert panel and for us to whiteboard out in a collaborative session.
9:00 – 9:30 a.m.—Panel Discussion with VDI specialists, teachers, School IT and Finance directors, and other industry leaders.
9:30 – 10:00 a.m.—White Board Workshop/Solutions Overview
10:00 -12:30 p.m.—Lunch / Technology Demos / Q&A Session
IT Directors, Finance and Operations, Educators, and others involved in K-12 IT.
All attendees will be entered into a raffle for an HP TouchPad!
Congratulations to RKON CEO Jeff Mullarkey, Practice Director Cameron Christo, and Virtualization Consultant Jeff Linkus who all completed the Ironman Triathlon on Sunday, September 11, in Madison, WI. The race consisted of a 2.4 mile swim, 112 mile bike, followed by a 26.2 mile run. Way to go! Click here to learn more about the race.
RKON’s eighth annual seminar on Thursday, September 1, at Arlington park attracted a record 179 people. Attendees enjoyed interactive IT presentations about security, migrating to the cloud, data center consolidation, and next-generation data center and security strategies, among other topics. Presentations were in the form of interviews with clients, technology demos, and executive panel discussion. The afternoon consisted of a lunch buffet, networking along with networking as we watched the horses thunder down the stretch.
A special thank you to our sponsors this year: Juniper, RES Software, Citrix, Check Point, Riverbed, F5, WhipTail Tech, SafeNet, Sourcefire, Websense, LogRhythm, and Tufin.
To view pictures from the event, click here.
On Wednesday, October 19, 2011, RKON will speak on the topic “Desktop Virtualization Security: Understanding the Benefits and the Risks ” at CampIT’s Desktop Virtualization conference. The conference will cover strategies to help the business and IT benefit from virtualization strategies through effective management, security, and recovery techniques. RKON is co-sponsoring the event with partner WhipTail Tech. If you are interested in attending with one of RKON’s complimentary passes , contact your sales rep or email firstname.lastname@example.org today. To learn more about the conference, click here.