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Wednesday, June 20—Coffee Talks live-stream

Rebecca Taylor
Occasional Advisor

Wednesday, June 20—Coffee Talks live-stream

These one-hour sessions with HPE executives and product teams offer a chance to participate in small-group discussions where you'll learn about the latest product announcements from across the HPE portfolio. And you can even submit your own questions via the YouTube chat or on Twitter using #HPECoffeeTalk. 

All times are in the U.S. Pacific time zone (PST). Between Coffee Talks sessions, look for interviews with community members. If you miss these live, don’t worry! The sessions will be available on demand.





11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Redefine branch experiences with Aruba’s SD-Branch solution

Cloud services are causing massive disruption to the WAN just as IoT devices are inundating branches. These are complex issues, especially for retail, hospitality, and healthcare organizations who manage hundreds or thousands of branches. IT has traditionally handled these problems one after another, but aren’t these pain points a subset of a branch-wide set of challenges? With Aruba’s SD-Branch solution, learn how organizations can simplify networks at enterprise scale and improve end-to-end branch-wide experience in line with IT security requirements.

Mani Ganesan, Director, Product Line Management @mani_network

12:45 pm – 1:30 pm

Talkin’ IT over lunch

Get a unique point of view on today’s IT challenges—join an HPE technology partner and an HPE customer for an informal chat and Q&A session.  

•   Adam Jacob, CIO and Co-Founder, Chef

•   Peyton McNully, CIO, HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Introducing HPE GreenLake Hybrid Cloud

With an 8 year legacy in leading the consumption market, HPE Pointnext is introducing new services to help customers manage consumption experience across their cloud estate.

•   Craig Routledge VP, WW Sales, HPE Pointnext

•   John Treadway SVP, Cloud Technology Partners, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company

•   Daniel Newman, Principal Analyst, Futurum Research

3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

vBrownBag TechTalks

Head over to the vBrownBag live-stream for presentations by the HPE user community.


5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

How to tame the hybrid cloud

HPE is taming the hybrid complexity by software-defining everything to accelerate innovation through people, processes and technology. Join our Ric Lewis SVP of the Software-Defined and Cloud group to hear how we are helping customers design their hybrid cloud strategy and effectively execute on it by software-defining everything with Composable or hyperconverged infrastructure and optimizing and managing hybrid clouds to accelerate innovation.

Ric Lewis, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Software Defined and Cloud Group, Hewlett Packard Enterprise



Becca Taylor
HPE Influencer Marketing Manager


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