Agenda | ENGAGE 18: Technology & User Summit | NETSCOUT
May 14 - May 17, 2018
Hyatt Regency, Dallas, TX


The Main Stage

Visionary Executive Keynotes & Product Roadmaps

Run, don’t walk! Come hear NETSCOUT leaders and other industry experts share their insights and perspectives on the latest technology and information trends. As Guardians of the Connected World, you will want to hear about our game-changing product innovations and learn what digital business assurance means to your organization in light of today’s digital transformation.

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The Welcome and Executive Keynote will be presented by Anil Singhal, CEO and President, NETSCOUT. This is a must-see opportunity to hear from Anil about the state of the industry, NETSCOUT’s vision and how our revolutionary software-based solutions, DDoS security solutions and Smart Data core are solving the most complex challenges in large Enterprise and Service Provider organizations across the globe. Your impactful Engage experience starts here!

Week at a Glance:

Monday May 14th:

Tuesday May 15th:

Wednesday May 16th:

Thursday May 17th:

Audience-specific content will be provided for the Enterprise, Carrier Service Provider and Security Professionals. See details below.

Enterprise Track:

The future is now. Remaining relevant during Digital Transformation is like changing a tire while continuing to drive. The stakes of protecting and growing networks and applications with scale and elasticity are a requirement. This year’s Engage agenda for the Enterprise is designed to give you insights and knowledge that you can use to keep up with the demands of today and tomorrow. As your partner we will help you dramatically accelerate your migration and technology initiatives while maintaining the continuity of operations and leadership.

You will benefit from an informative and actionable agenda- led by Enterprise subject matter and industry experts. The full agenda will be revealed early 2018. Register by December 31st to gain early bird access to sign up for classes. Topics will include the below and many more:

  • Powering your Business with Smarter Data
  • Keeping a Critical Eye on Your Virtual Environments
  • Solving Automation Challenges in AWS Elastic Environments
  • Does Your Infrastructure Monitoring Fit Like a Glove?
  • UC&C Success! - Real Customer Use Case
  • Managing Complex Multi-Tier Environments – and Making it Simple!

Register now to advance your understanding and utilization of NETSCOUT’s business assurance solutions in your enterprise environment – today and tomorrow.

Carrier Service Provider Track:

At ENGAGE 18, we have assembled the most requested agenda items for our Communications service provider customers. This is a one-stop shop conference including NETSCOUT product strategy and plans, real-world case studies, technology discussions, learned lessons and best practices that will enable you to make a real difference when you return to your organization. Whether you run a Mobile, Cable, Fixed or Satellite Network, our agenda has something for you.

You will benefit from our customized sessions for Communications Service Providers, the full agenda will be revealed early 2018. Register by December 31st to gain early bird access to sign up for classes. Topics will include the below and many more:

  • Assuring Hybrid, Virtualized Networks and Cloud Business Services
  • Using Smart Data for Big Data Analytics
  • Best Practices and Learned Lessons for Next Gen Voice (VoLTE, VoWifi)
  • nGeniusONE for the Successful Rollout of IoT Devices and Services

The Carrier Service Provider sessions are being assembled from subject matter and industry experts in the NETSCOUT user community, technical staff and industry analysts. Best practices and use cases are the foundation for the education you will receive to provide practical tips and techniques for improving business assurance and user experience to meet the challenges Carrier Service Providers face. With the most innovative information you will receive at ENGAGE, you can’t help but achieve competitive advantages in your business going forward.

Security Track:

At ENGAGE 18, attendees will have the opportunity to learn best practices, participate in hands-on training and war gaming in battling DDoS and Advanced attack campaigns, understand product roadmaps, and hear directly from both NETSCOUT leadership and peers how as an industry we are fighting the latest threats to our networks and businesses.

You will benefit from our customized sessions focused on how as an industry we are fighting the latest threats to our networks and businesses. The full agenda will be revealed early 2018. Below are some of the topics that will be covered:

  • DDoS Countermeasures
  • Incident Response
  • Advanced threat
  • Visibility and Intelligence

Register now to advance your understanding and utilization of NETSCOUT’s business assurance and cybersecurity solutions in your environment.

NETSCOUT University & Product Experts – Boot Camps and Technical Training

Immerse yourself in your product and solution of choice with boot camps, technical training sessions, and certifications during your attendance at ENGAGE 18. You’ll get in-person guidance and instruction from the most expert NETSCOUT technical advisors. Instructors will be on hand to provide you with all the tools and information you need to successfully leverage NETSCOUT and Arbor Networks technology in your organization.

There are two types of sessions to participate in during training:

Boot Camps: These guided programs are two or four hours in length and are designed to be both personalized and instructional so you can learn the information you need to be successful back in your own environment. In these “roll-up your sleeves” hands-on sessions, you will walk through recent product enhancements, triaging sample incidents and new user or advanced level training, depending on your level of NETSCOUT expertise. You’ll interact with peers and instructors and receive answers to all your individual questions. Also includes thought-provoking discussions and plenty of time for Q & A.

  • 2 or 4 Hours (1HR = 1 Credit)
  • Up to 2 Boot Camps per attendee
  • Delivered by NETSCOUT University
  • Accumulates credit hours towards Conference Certification
  • Certifications to be announced

Technical Training Sessions: These classroom-style discussions include live demos and vary from one to two hours per session. Instructors for these sessions are NETSCOUT technical experts and who will walk you through product and solution-focused topics as well as specific product reviews and reports to help you maximize NETSCOUT technology success in your own IT work environment. These are very interactive sessions including lively discussions with time for Q & A at the end of each session.

  • 1 or 2 Hours (1HR = 1 Credit)
  • Unlimited number of sessions as available to attendee
  • Delivered by field and support engineers
  • Accumulates credit hours towards Certification
  • Certifications to be announced

Hear from Peers

From the User and Manager’s Perspective
Hearing how other peers leverage NETSCOUT solutions for some of the world’s largest and most advanced networks and how they have found success, continues to be one the primary reasons people attend every year. Implementation stories abound in a series of problem solving use case examples presented at ENGAGE 18.

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