Great education can be expensive and time consuming --- but it doesn't have to be.

Back by popular demand, ABS is proud to host Fall Tech Fest 2018. This year, we are cranking up the experience by expanding the agenda, hosting multiple, engaging speakers and hosting breakout groups by industry to keep the conversation and content relevant to our attendees.

Sessions this year will cover: Cyber security, capabilities mapping, next generation networking, workload optimization, cloud, data protection and more!

Work Hard. Play Hard. Stay Humble.

In true fashion, ABS will end the day by hosting an open client appreciation for all training attendees, clients and business partners! Stick around for live music, beverages and heavy hors d'oeuvres on us plus a chance to win one of the many raffle prizes that will be available, including a Global Knowledge Course!

Full Agenda Coming Soon!


Date:October 1, 2019
Location: Hotel Roanoke, Roanoke, VA
Time: Breakfast + registration begins at 7:30.
Training to conclude at 4:30

Client Appreciation Event to Follow!



Dave Buster, Senior Global Portfolio Director at Global Knowledge, is an industry veteran with over 35 years of experience in design and product management of technology solutions. While there, he spent several years supporting federal government agencies with data security architectures. Making the transition from engineer to visionary, Dave specializes in bringing new technologies to market, developing new approaches to new problems, translating technical features into real, recognizable benefits and translating market needs into product requirements.

Joseph Muniz is the author and contributor of several books and has spoken at conferences such as RSA, ISC2, DEF CON and Cisco Live. Otherwise known as "The Security Blogger" Joseph Muniz is a security researcher and architect with Cisco Systems. He started his career in software development and later managed networks as a contracted technical resource. Since then, he has found a passion for security and has moved into a consulting role where he maintains visibility into the latest trends in cyber security.

Bill Waldron designs networking infrastructures for public and private sector clients. As a Certified Meraki Master, Bill is passionate about simplified networking architectures with advanced analytics to drive change within organizations.

Rob Cox has extensive cloud, data center and managed services experience. With a focus on matching business goals and client needs with solutions that move the needle, Rob works alongside clients to help strategically plan public, private and hybrid cloud road-maps.

Jesse Dibble brings a unique perspective to the physical security conversation as he also works part time as a Deputy Sheriff in Roanoke, VA. Jesse leverages his extensive experience in physical security and structured cabling to designs physical security solutions to act as the first line of defense for today’s networking environments.

Steven Allard, with APC by Schneider Electric has supported major data center and critical infrastructure projects during at Schneider Electric. Currently, in his leadership role with Schneider, Steven has helped to formulate and execute APC’s Managed and Digital Services offering.



Are you closer to Virginia Beach or Richmond?
Join us there instead!

Also, in conjunction with our continued efforts to give back to the communities in which we do business - for each attendee, ABS Technology will donate $5 to the Roanoke SPCA!

We talk all types of tech.

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