WTG Transform 2018

11:00am – 11:15am

Welcome Address: Scott Winslow, President, Winslow Technology Group

11:15am – 11:45am

Keynote: David Singer, SVP & COO – Storage Division, Dell EMC

11:45am – 12:15am

Technical Keynote: Rick Gouin, Chief Technology Officer, Winslow Technology Group

12:15pm – 1:00pm


1:00pm – 5:25pm

Breakout Sessions*

5:25pm – 6:45pm


*12:15pm – 6:00pm

Product Exhibit Hall and Hands-On Lab Open

7:10pm – 10:00pm

Red Sox Game at Fenway Park!



Q: Where are the restrooms?
A: Down the hallway to the left of the Beacon Room

Q: Can I leave my bag when we go to the Red Sox game?
A: Yes, you can go to the front desk in the lobby and leave it with them. Tell them you are here for the Winslow Technology Group Event.

Q: Is there valet?
A: Yes, please tell the valet you are here for the Winslow Technology Group Event.

Q: Where do I get my Red Sox tickets?
A: There will be a table setup outside of the Beacon Room around dinner time for ticket pickup.

Q: Where do I go to grab lunch and dinner and at what time?
A: Lunch will be served starting at 12:15pm. It will be setup outside the Charles Room. Dinner will begin at 5:25pm and will be setup outside the Fenway Room.

Q: Where do I sit for lunch and dinner?
A: You are welcome to sit outside on the Terrace or in the Fenway Room.


1:00pm – 1:45pm

Maximizing Your Investment in Dell Compellent (SC Series)

Presenter: Brian Vienneau, Director of Solutions Architecture at WTG
Fenway Room
We will take a look at how you can maximize your investment in the Dell EMC SC Series portfolio by diving deep into some great features that can help you further utilize and expand the capabilities of your existing array.

Backup for Hybrid Cloud

Presenter: Dan Hodge, Director, Global Technology Office at Dell EMC
Kenmore Room
Learn how Dell EMC Data Protection can provide backup solutions for your data center workloads as well as those in the public cloud. Integrations include: Nutanix, vRealize, VMWare Cloud on AWS, Azure and AWS.

End User Computing: How to Win Big with Dell and WTG at the Edge

Presenter: Courtney Letema, Senior Inside Sales Representative and Dell Client Specialist at WTG
Charles Room
Whether you’re currently using traditional end points or VDI, we have something for you! Join us for a discussion on how to take advantage of Dell’s best in class hardware and WTG’s best in class service.

1:50pm – 2:35pm

Highlights from Dell Technologies World

Presenter: Brian Henderson, Director, Storage Portfolio Product Marketing at Dell EMC
Fenway Room
Join us for an overview covering the major product announcements made at Dell Technologies World!

Highlights from Nutanix .Next

Presenter: Mike Berthiaume, Sr Manager – Systems Engineering at Nutanix
Kenmore Room
Nutanix recently held its .NEXT conference in New Orleans. Join us for an overview of all of the major announcements that were made at the enterprise cloud event of the year!

2:40pm – 3:25pm

Dell PowerEdge Servers: from Pizza Boxes to Modular Chasiss

Presenter: Claude Lavigne, Director of Server Product Management at Dell EMC
Fenway Room
Please join us for an overview of the current PowerEdge Server portfolio and System Management capabilities. We will discuss key trends and potential future impacts.

IT Transformation with VxRail

Presenter: Chris Lehner, Northeast Partner vArchitect at Dell EMC
Kenmore Room
Today, transformation is happening at every level of the business. In this session, we’ll discuss how hyperconverged with VxRail is the fastest way to modernize, automate and transform your data center to an agile, efficient, cloud-enabled environment.

A New Approach to Endpoint Security

Presenter: Ken Maclaurin, Northeast Sales Manager at Dell EMC
Charles Room
Join us to learn about the newest practices in endpoint security. We will focus on steps you can take to prevent ransomware attacks, in order to keep your data secure on Dell and non-Dell hardware alike.

3:50pm – 4:35pm

Dell EMC Midrange Storage Roadmap

Presenter: Rick Gouin, Chief Technology Officer at WTG
Fenway Room
This session will cover the latest hardware and software releases in the Dell EMC Midrange Storage portfolio. We’ll then take a look to the future with the product roadmaps, diving into features that will become available in the coming 12-18 months.  Finally, we’ll address future strategic vision with the long term direction that we expect this market segment will take.

4:40pm – 5:25pm

Customer Experience & Outcomes

Presenter: Ed Palmer, Chief Operating Officer at WTG
Fenway Room
In this session, multiple WTG Customers from different industries will share their real-life experiences with implementing leading server, storage, and hyperconverged solutions to address their IT requirements and realize superior business outcomes.

Nutanix AFS Deep Dive

Presenter: Raj Patel, Senior Professional Services Engineer at WTG
Kenmore Room
Take a look at the advanced scale out file services capabilities built into your Nutanix cluster. Learn how it works, how to set it up, and how you might take advantage of this feature set in your environment.

Data Center Modernization with VMware

Presenter: Paul Lembo, SDDC Practice Lead – Americas at VMware
Charles Room
In this session, we will cover the unique power of VMware’s SDDC partnership with AWS and how that same technology can be used on premises in your data center today. VSAN will be looked at in some detail and there will be time for questions.