Fast Lane Web Seminars

Fast Lane is always on the lookout for exciting topics to present to our customers. We have tapped leading experts in their field to provide the timely, exciting information you want to know! As always, our web seminars are free of charge to attend.

Please email us if you have any questions or recommendations for interesting web seminar topics.

What's New ONTAP 9.3

ONTAP 9.3 includes enhancements and changes to data protection, MetroCluster and SnapLock. Join Tia Williams for an exciting webinar where we will discuss:

  • MetroCluster with IP Based Connectivity
  • SnapLock enhancements including Legal Hold, Volume Append and Event Based Retention
  • SolidFire Data Protection to ONTAP Destination
  • Multifactor Authentication
What's New ONTAP 9.3

Tia Williams, Presenter
Tuesday, February 27th, 2018 @ 1:00PM ET

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Debunking the AI Talent Scarcity Myth

At the 2017 San Francisco AI Conference Andrew Ng admonished that one of the four tenets of becoming an AI organization requires 'Talent and New Job descriptions'. This Talent piece is 'the foundation' of success for an organization pivoting towards AI. The goal of this learning session is to showcase that that Talent Scarcity is a myth. By leveraging a Talent Management Framework optimized for AI, you will gain insights on how to address, mitigate and resolve your challenges around the acquiring, reskilling, retaining and managing talent for your organization's pivot towards AI. In this session, we get close to answering the question 'is it better to re-skill or hire' AI Talent?

Debunking the AI Talent Scarcity Myth

Zaki Mohammad, Presenter
Tuesday, March 6th, 2018 @ 1:00PM ET

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Application Firewalling with Palo Alto Networks

Cyberattacks are becoming more sophisticated and targeted. They are targeting organizations of all sizes, and they are motivated by profit: by reselling your data or by extorting you for the promise your data will not be leaked onto the public internet.

We will discuss:

  • The difference between Layer 3 and Layer7 (or Application layer) firewalling and how Palo Alto Networks has changed the security paradigm
  • Augmenting firewalling with Content Identifiacation
  • Anti Virus, Threat, and Malware detection
  • URL Filtering
  • Decryption
  • WildFire: Zero Day threat detection
  • Panorama: managing multiple firewalls
Application Firewalling with Palo Alto Networks

Jeantet Fields, Presenter
Thursday, March 8th, 2018 @ 1:00PM ET

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Intro to Microsoft 365

In this webinar you will be introduced to M365, the new intelligent solution from Microsoft that includes Office 365, Windows 10, and Enterprise Mobility + Security, that empowers everyone to be creative and work together, securely.

Once completed, you will be capable of:

  • Understanding the functionality and benefit of M365 as a new compelling platform.
  • Getting to know the platforms that, working as one, deliver the M365 solution.
  • Getting familiar with the different offers of M365 (Business, Enterprise, Education).
  • Choosing a suitable solution for every need based on the M365 offers.
  • Understanding the importance of the Modern IT management based on the M365 platform.
Intro to Microsoft 365

Julio Cruz, Presenter
Tuesday, March 13th, 2018 @ 2:00PM ET

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Understanding Power BI

In this webinar we will cover Power BI suite, a combination of business analytics tools that deliver insights throughout your organization. Connect to hundreds of data sources, simplify data prep, and drive ad hoc analysis. Produce beautiful reports, then publish them for your organization to consume on the web and across mobile devices. Everyone can create personalized dashboards with a unique, 360-degree view of their business. Scale across the enterprise, with governance and security built-in.

Once completed, you will be capable of:

  • Understanding the tools used to deliver insights throughout an organization.
  • Knowing how the data sources and data management play a key role in the BI needs of any organization.
  • Understanding the reporting capabilities of Power BI and the available options to publish them.
  • Presenting Power BI as a secure solution for data management from business up to enterprise levels.
Understanding Power BI

Richard Doelker, Presenter
Tuesday, April 3, 2018 @ 2:00PM ET

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Azure Security: What You Must Know

Cloud technologies remain one of the fastest growing new technologies and Microsoft’s Azure is the fastest growing cloud computing environment. Getting on the cloud has never been easier. Protecting yourself and your company has never been more important. Are you and your company prepared to ensure your security, privacy and compliance on an Azure cloud? The first step to answer that question is gaining the information and knowledge you need to make sound judges and decisions about what you should be concerned about and where you need to invest. Mike Walsh, Director of Product Management for Fast Lane Training and Consulting and Iskren Nikolov, Course Director for Azure Security Boot Camp and Authorized Cisco Instructor will discuss a wide range of topics center on protecting your Azure Cloud

Azure Security: What You Must Know

Iskren Nikolov, Mike Walsh, Panelists
Tuesday, April 17th, 2018 @ 2:00PM ET

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Connect with Microsoft Teams

In this webinar we will talk about Microsoft Teams, a digital hub that brings conversations, content, and apps together in one place. Create collaborative classrooms, connect in professional learning communities, and communicate with staff– all from a single experience in Office 365.

Once completed, you will be capable of:

  • Understanding the functionality of Microsoft Teams as a collaborative platform.
  • Understanding the different platforms and capabilities that are part of Microsoft Teams.
  • Referring the differences and key benefits of Microsoft Teams versus other Microsoft Collaborative solutions.
Connect with Microsoft Teams

Julio Cruz, Presenter
Thursday, April 26, 2018 @ 2:00PM EST

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Microsoft Cloud Offerings

This web seminar will cover an overview of the three main Microsoft cloud offerings- O365, EMS (Enterprise Mobility and Security) and Azure. We will discuss the different products and subscriptions that each platform offers, and how each platform helps businesses run their operations.

This is a good opportunity for businesses of all sizes to get a better understanding of the benefit of Microsoft Cloud when they are considering transitioning to the cloud.

At the end of this presentation, you will feel more comfortable choosing the right cloud solution to better cover your business needs.

Microsoft Cloud Offerings

Julio Cruz, Presenter
Tuesday, May 15th, 2018 @ 2:00PM EST

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