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TECHNOLOGY SHOWCASE '19

November 28th 2019 • Westin Ottawa

Fuel Your Growth Mindset. 

 

500+

Technology-focused
attendees

100+

Devices to demo

30+

Vendors, Partners
&
Unique Activations

15+

Consecutive years
of NMTS

ABOUT  NMTS '19

Ottawa's must-attend Technology Showcase

Discover the very latest in technology solutions at one of Ottawa’s most significant IT events*! We bring together our extensive network of partners so you can be the first to learn about new technology solutions available for your organization.

  • Have one-on-one discussions with industry experts
  • Gain valuable insights from our Partners
  • Participate in hands-on demos with the newest most innovative gear

Join us at NMTS19 and get a first-hand look at the newest and best in technology!  

THE VENUE

Ottawa's Iconic Westin Hotel

Located in the heart of the Capital where government professionals and the technology industry thrive, the Westin Hotel offers a convenient networking meeting place. This central location, and large interior space creates the opportunity for Solution innovators to solve specific technology challenges with tangible solutions on display. 

 

Agenda

 

2:00pm

Registration Opens to Clients

4th Floor Westin Hotel

2:30pm

Breakout Sessions Start

Microsoft, Dell & Northern Micro Lounges

5:00pm

Executive Remarks

Northern Micro Lounge

7:00pm NMTS '19 Concludes

 

MICROSOFT LOUNGE

2:30pm -

2:50pm

Surface Hub 2S: a Visionary Digital Collaboration Tool

3:00pm -

3:20pm

Microsoft Surface Devices in GCworkplace​

3:30pm -

3:50pm

Transform to Microsoft 365​

4:00pm -

4:20pm

Surface Hub 2S Hands-On Workshop​

4:30pm -

4:50pm

Office 365 & Teams for the Modern GCworkplace

 

DELL TECHNOLOGIES LOUNGE

2:30pm -

2:50pm

Unified Workspaces - Securely Deliver and Manage any App on Any Device

3:00pm -

3:20pm

Client Devices with Ruggedized Focus

3:30pm -

3:50pm

TBA

4:00pm -

4:20pm

The Road to Hybrid Cloud - The Dell Technologies Advantage

4:30pm -

4:50pm

Protecting Your Data Capital in the Age of AI

 

NORTHERN MICRO LOUNGE

2:30pm -

2:50pm

NMSO Workstations from Lenovo

3:00pm -

3:20pm

NMSO Workplace Technology Devices from HP Inc.

3:30pm -

3:50pm

Self Sovereign Identity Solutions: Portable, Trusted and Secure from Becker-Carroll & Vivvo

4:00pm -

4:20pm

Innovate with the Modern Data Experience from Pure Storage

4:30pm -

4:50pm

Intelligent, Cloud Based Systems Management with Intersight from Cisco

 

TIME MICROSOFT LOUNGE PRESENTATIONS

2:30pm -

2:50pm

Hub 2S a Visionary Digital Collaboration Tool
Richard Kott, Surface Hub 2S Blackbelt, Microsoft Canada

Learn the vision of the Surface Hub 2S, see why it’s the best interactive all-in-one digital whiteboard and collaboration tool, and learn how it enhances your workplace modernization initiative. The Surface Hub 2S is available exclusively from Northern Micro to Federal Government on AVSO.

3:00pm -

3:20pm

Microsoft Surface Devices in GCworkplace

Norm Thibault, Surface Specialist, Microsoft Canada

Workplace transformation has been identified as a key strategic objective in Blueprint 2020 and embracing new ways of working to serve the country’s evolving needs. See how bringing Microsoft Surface devices to your workplace empower your teams to work in a modern way.

3:30pm -

3:50pm

Transform to Microsoft 365

Alex Yeh, Business Development Manager, Northern Micro

Your teams need the latest tools that facilitate efficient and effective digital collaboration to successfully move projects forward. Microsoft has invested heavily to update its suite of tools that truly empower your workforce to do more. But getting updated onto the latest tools can sometimes be a daunting task, that’s why our portfolio of Transform professional services are here to help you make the shift. Our Transform service is available through the Workload Migration contract.

4:00pm -

4:20pm

Surface Hub 2S Hands-On Workshop

Richard Kott, Surface Hub 2S Blackbelt, Microsoft Canada

You’ve seen the Surface Hub 2S, now it’s time to experience how this innovative digital collaboration tool can truly be a transformative device used by teams. By combining high-definition video and audio conference capabilities, with a highly responsive interactive digital whiteboard. In this short workshop, we’ll show you what it’s like to collaborate across multiple devices and work together in real-time on Microsoft Whiteboard.

4:30pm -

4:50pm

Office 365 & Teams for the Modern GCworkplace

Mike Wright, Microsoft Modern Workplace Lead for Federal government, Microsoft Canada

Today’s modern worker needs tools that allow them to effectively collaborate with each other, securely, anywhere, on any device. Office 365 and Teams lets your teams do exactly that. Workgroups in organizations large and small can work on a project with the same up-to-date information together, in real-time, anywhere they may be. Gone are the days of email attachments, merging changes, read-only network files, saving files as ver1 and ver2. See why migrating to Office 365 should be your top priority in 2020.

TIME DELL TECHNOLOGIES LOUNGE PRESENTATIONS

2:30pm -

2:50pm

Unified Workspaces – Securely Deliver and Manage any App on any Device

Amit Bhaga, Dell Technologies

Securely deliver and manage any app on any device by integrating access control, application management and multi-platform endpoint management. The platform enables IT to deliver a digital workspace that includes the devices and apps of the business choice, without sacrificing the security and control that IT professionals need. Take a look at how you can support existing and new digital workspaces  that require the enterprise security that only an integrated platform can deliver, with the consumer simplicity that your end-users will love.

3:00pm -

3:20pm

Client Devices with Ruggedized Focus

Chris James, Dell Technologies

Full Description TBC

3:30pm -

3:50pm

Services to Modernize IT

Marc Mondesir, Dell Technologies

Full Description TBD

4:00pm -

4:20pm

The Road to Hybrid Cloud – The Dell Technologies Advantage

James Scott, Dell Technologies

As organizations embrace a multi cloud environment, simplifying application portability and workload migrations are becoming increasingly important.  As public clouds are being adopted, it can easily lead to siloed teams/environments/information and a challenge in managing both traditional and modern applications.  Join us for an open discussion on a hybrid cloud strategy, and how it can help simplify both workload migration and multi cloud operations.

4:30pm -

4:50pm

Protecting Your Data Capital in the Age of AI

Richard Rambaran, Dell Technologies

Today, the concept of data capital is increasingly embraced by international governments as they manage greater volumes of data than ever before.  As we look towards empowering organizations with the capability to drive better decision making insight leveraging AI and blockchain technologies; there remains an increased need to adopt a modern data protection strategy to protect these new assets.  Join us for an open discussion on the impact of modern data protection adoption in government.

 

TIME NORTHERN MICRO LOUNGE PRESENTATIONS

2:30pm -

2:50pm

NMSO Workstations from Lenovo

Sebastien Rossignol, Lenovo Canada

Teams like yours access vast amounts of data about and require tools that fully leverage all information cohesively in real-time, especially during dynamically changing situations. Powerful applications require powerful hardware solutions. Lenovo's NMSO Workstation portfolio available from Northern Micro, answers this call, delivering innovative solutions unifying power with affordability.

3:00pm -

3:20pm

HP Mobility Systems - No Compromise on Enterprise Security, Mobility or Style

Rob Tait, HP Inc. Canada

Review of HP's latest notebooks, convertibles, and detachable tablets including leadership in security, manageability, and design.

3:30pm -

3:50pm

Self Sovereign Identity Solutions: Portable, Trusted and Secure

George Watt, Becker-Carroll

Second Speaker TBD, Vivvo

This session will explore the social benefits that Self Sovereign Identity Solutions offer to all Canadians, with special attention paid to the potential positive impact to the under-served members of our society. As a follow-up, Vivvo's CitizenOne solution will be featured. Built on a foundation of distributed trust, CitizenOne is an e-services platform designed to help government manage the delivery of services in the digital channel.

4:00pm -

4:20pm

Innovate with the Modern Data Experience

David Burns, Account Executive, Pure Storage

Imagine being able to move government data across a hub that stretches Private, Hosted, and Public Clouds.  The Pure data hub allows for the movement of workloads from an existing data centre through to AWS/Azure depending on the use case.  We will also review our Cisco partnership for converged stateless infrastructure stacks and our new QLC storage for Tier2.

4:30pm -

4:50pm

Intelligent, Cloud-Based Systems Management with Cisco Intersight

Norm Baines, Technical Solution Architect, Cisco Canada

This presentation will explain the key benefits and provide real world examples of Cisco’s Intersight software as a service (SaaS) platform that makes systems management smarter and simpler by using intelligence and automation to make daily activities easier and more efficient. Cisco Intersight delivers the efficiencies of AI operations for Cisco UCS, HyperFlex, and third-party infrastructure from the data center to the edge. The integration of Intersight with Cisco TAC will enable faster problem resolution and proactive support.

 

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