August 28, 2018 - Las Vegas, Nevada SWUG [ATTN: VMworld Attendees!]

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Mandalay Bay

Seascape Room in Mandalay Bay Aquarium



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6:00 p.m.Doors Open & Dinner Served
7:00 - 7:15 p.m.Welcome / Introductions

Leon Adato, Head Geek

7:15 - 8:15 p.m.What's New in 2018

Arthur Bradway, Federal Sales Engineer

Joe Reves, Product Manager

Serena Chou, Product Manager

Kevin Sparenberg, Technical Content Manager

8:15 - 8:30 p.m.

Orion Deployment: Bringing Simplicity Back to Your Upgrade

Serena Chou, Product Manager
8:30 - 9:30 p.m.

Open Spaces (see topic descriptions below the agenda!)

-What's New Deep Dive

-Container Corner

-Better Together

-Eye on Education

-SAM Template Tune Ups

-Career Corner

Leon Adato, Head Geek

Arthur Bradway, Federal Sales Engineer

Joe Reves, Product Manager

Serena Chou, Product Manager

Kevin Sparenberg, Technical Content Manager

9:30 p.m.Drinks Reception

Open Spaces Concept - This is your chance to split up in various "corners" of the room to discuss with SolarWinds experts and other end-users around a focused topic. Below are the topics we will gauge interest on from the room! Please comment below if you have any particular topics you are looking to hear about.


What’s New Deep Dive

Were you intrigued, confused, or inspired by the “what’s new” session? Got more questions? Want to dig deeper? This is for you.


Container Corner

Whether you’re just getting into containers or you’ve containerized everything in your environment including the coffee pot, this session will discuss some of the challenges monitoring experts face and how SolarWinds is addressing them.


Better Together

SolarWinds tools are individually powerful, but their true strength shines when you start to use them in combinations. Hear about the tools we commonly see working together, and then also some unexpected (but delightfully successful) combinations.


Eye on Education

We hope this SWUG has been informative for you, but do you know ALL of the resources at your disposal to level up your knowledge? This session will list out the various forums, programs, and platforms where you can learn more about SolarWinds solutions.


SAM Template Tune Ups

Bring your questions, issues, thoughts, and comments about SAM templates. What they can and can’t do, what you wish they’d do, etc.


Career Corner

10 years ago nobody said they were an “infosec professional”. They were a network engineer or sysadmin who happened to love logs, adore ACL’s, and s

When and Where

  • Start Time:

    Aug 28, 2018 8:00 PM CDT (America/Chicago)
  • End Time:

    Aug 28, 2018 11:30 PM CDT (America/Chicago)
  • Location:

    Seascape Room, Mandalay Bay

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