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With over 15 breakouts, SightLine 2016 sessions are designed to provide you with tools you can use to take your business to the next level. Spanning various technology levels and formats, these sessions deliver context and clarity into emerging technologies, manufacturer products and applications, and business strategy.

Breakout Sessions












Data Center



The ABCs of AWS
(Amazon Web Services)

100 | abstract


Moving at the Speed
of Cloud

200 | abstract


Cisco ISE and Wired Networks: Protection and Control to Relieve the Complex Access Management Burden  

300 | abstract  


A Deep Dive into Telepresence
to Create Immersive Video Experiences

200 | abstract


The Cost of
Not Having a Disaster Recovery Plan

300 | abstract



Disaster Recovery and Migration to the Cloud:Essential Concepts

300 | abstract


The Impact of Social Engineering on the World at Large

200 | abstract


Cisco ISE and Wireless: Providing the Balanced Security and Access Today’s Users Require

200 | abstract 


How to Calculate the Real-World ROI of Telepresence

200 | abstract


Where's My Stuff? Understanding Storage in the Hybrid Cloud

200 | abstract



Public Cloud: The Basics of Building Your First Server

200 | abstract


The Current Security Threat Landscape: Now Mutating

300 | abstract


The Fundamentals of Power and Cooling for Your Infrastructure

100 | abstract 


Design Your Own Telepresence Room  in the Cloud

200 | abstract


Failover and Fail-Back: DR and Business Continuity Strategies with VMware SRM

200 | abstract



Which Session is for Me?

Each of the sessions has a series of more specific features to help you determine which sessions are for you. Below, you'll find the session key that explains the level, type, and takeaway icons that appear near each abstract to help ensure you get the most out of your SightLine experience.

Technical Level


A 100 Level session provides introduction to a solution or concept to level-set on today's hottest topics and industry trends.


A 200 Level session is more advanced and builds on a solution's foundation to help you maximize its results.


A  300 Level session provides a deep dive into technology to outline how change can be mastered and opportunities can be seized.

Type of Session


A Discussion breakout is focused on technology trends and is presented in an interactive forum


A Demonstration session demonstrates a specific product, solution, or technology in action, providing a more in-depth understanding of how it works.


 An Education session is designed to continually educate the audience on technology practices as they appear today, tomorrow, and into the future.

Session Takeaway


 A Paper is a persuasive, authoritative, in-depth report on a specific topic that presents a problem and provides a solution.


Guides are content offers that are procedural in nature and spell out the steps involved in completing a task or project in short and long form. 


A Tool is resource that the participant can engage with and apply their information/situation to, resulting in a better understanding of the potential value of a solution.