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Join us in a city near you to hear the latest from Aruba’s leadership team, gain valuable takeaways from some of the most popular sessions of Atmosphere 2017 Nashville, and help your organization gain the edge it needs to succeed in the new mobile-cloud era.

This year, Aruba is pleased to make a donation to One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) on behalf of all Atmosphere Local 2017 attendees. Read more

About Atmosphere Local

What is Atmosphere Local? We’re glad you asked! Atmosphere Local is a series of one-day events that bring the best of Atmosphere 2017 Nashville to a city near you. These events are free to attend.

Network engineers, architects, managers, administrators, security specialists, and managers will benefit most from the technical content presented on the Airheads track. Employees of Aruba’s value-added resellers will benefit most from the solutions-focused content on our Partners track.

Both tracks are taught by Aruba product experts from corporate and local teams.

Agenda

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Partners
8:00 – 9:00am Check In & Continental breakfast
9:00 – 10:00am General Session: Mobile-Cloud Network Innovation for Today’s Digital Enterprise
10:00 – 10:15am Break
10:15 – 11:30 am Networking Opportunities with Aruba: Solutions Overview and Selling Scenarios
11:30am – 12:00pm PR4N Updates: FY18 Program updates, Partner Resources, Promotions, etc.
12:00 – 12:30pm Optional Lunch
12:30 – 2:30pm Security Sales Training (Santa Clara, Dallas, Minneapolis, Chicago, Orange County, Denver, Seattle):
  • The 5 W’s of Successful Security Selling
  • ClearPass Advanced Sales Training
12:30 – 3:15pm Selections from ATM Nashville (Montreal and Toronto only):
  • Win Against the Competition with Aruba’s Wireless Mobility Solutions,
  • Secure Mobile and IoT with Latest Innovations in ClearPass
  • Engage the Opportunity from the SMB Market
3:15 – 4:30pm Happy Hour
Airheads
8:00 – 9:00am Check In & Continental breakfast
9:00 – 10:00am General Session: Mobile-Cloud Network Innovation for Today’s Digital Enterprise
10:00 – 10:15am Break
10:15 – 11:30am The Aruba 360 Secure Fabric—360 Degree Protection from the Edge to the Core to the Cloud
11:30am – 12:30pm Lunch and Airheads Meetups
12:30 – 1:45pm Modernizing the Network with ArubaOS 8, Part 1: WHY the Time is Now!
1:45 – 2:00pm Break
2:00 – 3:15pm Modernizing the Network with ArubaOS 8, Part 2: HOW to Ensure a Smooth Upgrade!
Aruba Solutions in NSA’s Commercial Solutions for Classified (CSfC): What’s New (Tyson’s Corner only)
3:15 – 4:30pm Happy Hour

Tracks

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Partners

Join the Partners track at Atmosphere Local to expand upon your learnings from Atmosphere Nashville, or to get caught up! You will leave with the knowledge and tools to gain an edge in the fast-growing enterprise mobility and IoT market. New opportunities and innovation in partner-ready solutions, mobile competencies and expanded services will empower you to win in the mobile-first world. This track is open exclusively to Aruba’s community of partner reseller sales personnel and business leaders.

General Session: Mobile-Cloud Network Innovation for Today’s Digital Enterprise

The mobile-cloud era has ushered in the next wave of change in the digital enterprise. Mobile and cloud users need more than secure and reliable connections. They demand quality digital experiences that can be fueled by context and insights on any device and across every place in the network. In response, IT professionals are adopting software-defined approaches to networking and embracing an open network architecture—built for the mobile-cloud era—that can learn, inform, and adapt to fast-changing business and IT needs. Come learn how Aruba is innovating to help you succeed in the mobile-cloud era.

Networking Opportunities with Aruba: Solutions Overview and Selling Scenarios

We have taken the best of HPE and Aruba to create a new streamlined partner program for the fast-growth mobile first market that rewards investment in selling the full HPE Aruba networking portfolio and specializations for next-generation networking. Learn how the NEW program can help you drive revenues and deliver predicable profitability coupled with the new service, sales and marketing tools for enabling partners.

PR4N Updates: FY18 Program updates, Partner Resources, Promotions, and more

You will learn about updates to our partner program and any new resources and promotions that you can leverage to grow your Aruba business.


Security Sales Training

Available in Santa Clara, Dallas, Minneapolis, Chicago, Orange County, Denver, Seattle.

In this session, we will go through the most effective ways of selling ClearPass – of engaging the right people, articulating the threat to enterprises today, and how secure access control can actually lower operational costs while improving security and efficacy. Learn what Visibility, Control and Attack response can do for your customers, and your bottom line.

In addition, each partner sales person attending, is guaranteed 10 qualified opportunities, and the sales and pre-sales resource to manage and close them with the Aruba PR4N program.


Selections from Atmosphere Nashville

Available in Toronto and Montreal only.

  • Win Against the Competition with Aruba’s Wireless Mobility Solutions

    According to Forrester, 71% of enterprises believe mobility is a top business priority. Join this session to learn about our key competitive differentiators and how to sell the value of Aruba’s WLAN solution.

  • Secure Mobile and IoT with Latest Innovations in ClearPass

    IoT is today’s new worry. This session helps you understand what we’ve added to gain better device visibility, enforce wired and wireless policies, and create automated workflows that better protect customers’ networks. Also, find out what we’ve added that gets you into competitively held accounts.

  • Engage the Opportunity from the SMB Market

    The market for selling enterprise mobility solutions into small and midsize business is growing and estimated today at $5.3B. We invite you to join with Aruba to capture this opportunity. Join this session to learn trends in the SMB market, winning strategies to meet customer networking needs, and actions for successfully reaching new sales prospects.

Airheads

The Airheads track at Atmosphere Local is designed by engineers, for engineers. Join us as we detail the changing role of the network, and how to provide secure and reliable connectivity in the mobile-cloud era. The full Aruba Security Framework will be explored, as well as why now is the time to migrate to AOS 8 and exactly how to do so. This track is designed for Aruba customers and partners, but everyone is welcome!

General Session: Mobile-Cloud Network Innovation for Today’s Digital Enterprise

The mobile-cloud era has ushered in the next wave of change in the digital enterprise. Mobile and cloud users need more than secure and reliable connections. They demand quality digital experiences that can be fueled by context and insights on any device and across every place in the network. In response, IT professionals are adopting software-defined approaches to networking and embracing an open network architecture—built for the mobile-cloud era—that can learn, inform, and adapt to fast-changing business and IT needs. Come learn how Aruba is innovating to help you succeed in the mobile-cloud era.

The Aruba 360 Secure Fabric—360 Degree Protection from the Edge to the Core to the Cloud.

The Aruba 360 Secure Fabric is designed for the challenges that mobile, BYOD, virtualization, cloud and IoT present in defending against advanced, targeted attacks. It starts with the secure network foundation of Aruba switches and routers and extends to the visibility and control provided by ClearPass Network Access Control. Now, with the introduction of the IntroSpect User and Entity Behavior Analytics solution, the Aruba 360 Secure Fabric adds continuous monitoring that uses machine learning for detection of attacks inside of the network. This session will outline the architecture and benefits of the Aruba 360 Secure Fabric along with detailed descriptions of how ClearPass, IntroSpect and their joint integration are providing 360 degrees of protection from the edge to the core to the cloud.

Modernizing the Network with ArubaOS 8, Part 1: WHY the Time is Now!

ArubaOS 8 is here, completely re-architected to take advantage of next generation software-defined infrastructure capabilities needed for the digital enterprise. Learn about ArubaOS 8’s powerful industry-first features including virtualization, MultiZone, AirMatch, role and user-based tunneling from Aruba Switches to enable unified policy/firewall for wired IoT devices, live upgrades and more. Discover how organizations of all sizes are deploying our latest ArubaOS 8.1 release to meet the needs of IoT, mobile, and cloud while increasing system reliability and improving wired security.

Modernizing the Network with ArubaOS 8, Part 2: HOW to Ensure a Smooth Upgrade!

In Part 2, we’ll discuss practical steps for migrating an ArubaOS 6.x environment to ArubaOS 8 and adding the Mobility Master to get the full software benefits of ArubaOS 8. This session will include best practices and tools for migrating, how to avoiding potential challenges, and address your FAQ’s.

Aruba Solutions in NSA’s Commercial Solutions for Classified (CSfC): What’s New (Tyson’s Corner only)

The NSA’s Commercial Solutions for Classified program is a way to deliver secure solutions leveraging industry standard products that, when layered and configured properly, can provide adequate protection of classified information. As part of the program, NSA has developed, approved and published use case specifications and requirements called Capability Packages. This presentation will provide specifics on NSA’s CSfC Program, along with how Aruba’s secure centralized architecture can be utilized within each of the main Capability Packages published by NSA to deliver accredited IA solutions quickly.

Airheads Meetups during Lunch (optional)

Join your peers over some good food and good conversation during lunch at ATM Local! Discuss challenges and celebrate successes. Look for the “Airheads Meetup” signs at lunch!

Aruba Gives Back

This year, Aruba is pleased to make a donation to One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) on behalf of all Atmosphere Local 2017 attendees. Our donation will help provide Wi-Fi and Bluetooth enabled, “rugged” laptops to children worldwide, enabling them to engage in collaborative, joyful, and self-empowered learning through 1:1 computing.

One Laptop Per Child


About One Laptop per Child

One Laptop per Child (OLPC) is a non-profit organization with a mission to create educational opportunities for all by providing each child with a connected laptop computer loaded with content and software designed for collaborative, joyful, self-empowered learning. OLPC is driven by the knowledge that laptops have a unique ability to leverage children’s innate curiosity and desire to learn, to develop critical thinking skills, and to foster a life-long love of learning. OLPC is the largest organization in the world devoted to 1:1 computing, with over 3 million computers in the hands of children in 60 countries around the world.

For more information on OLPC, or to make a donation, please visit one.laptop.org

Frequently Asked Questions

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Can I attend more than one city?

Yes! To register for another city, simply email to add another event to your registration record.

I am a public sector employee. Can I attend this event?

Yes!** We would love to host you. As a public sector employee, it is critical that you verify the ethics code, laws and/or regulations that govern your ability to accept items of value from companies with whom you conduct business. Employees of a U.S. K-12 public or private educational institution or any U.S. library should ensure compliance with the FCC’s E-rate gift rules (47 CFR Part 54) in addition to their local rules, regulations, and policies. Please obtain the necessary approval from your organization before accepting any item of value from HPE.

Is breakfast served?

Yes,** a light continental breakfast will be served at each event. Employees of a U.S. K-12 public institution or library are required to pay the fair market value for any amenity provided by HPE per HPE’s compliance regulations, including meals.

Is lunch served?

Yes,** lunch will be served at each event. Employees of a U.S. K-12 public institution or library are required to pay the fair market value for any amenity provided by HPE per HPE’s compliance regulations, including meals. A cost-effective lunch option will be provided for K-12 and library employees at each event.

Is there a fee to attend this event?

This is a free event for qualified partner salespeople and engineers, Aruba customers and prospects.

Do you validate parking?

Unfortunately we are unable to validate parking. We apologize for any inconvenience.

When does registration close?

Registration for each city will remain open until capacity is reached. Space is limited!

What if I need to cancel my registration?

To cancel your registration, please email.

Can I bring a guest?

Yes! You are welcome to bring a colleague with you who would find the event relevant to their role. They may register onsite.

How do I communicate my dietary restrictions?

Please communicate any dietary restrictions during the registration process. We will do our best to accommodate.

What is the dress code?

The recommended dress code is business casual, though we welcome all fashion choices!

I have a question that isn’t answered here. Who can I contact?

Our support team would love to help! Please email ATMLocal@one10marketing.com.

 

** If you are a public sector employee, it is critical that you verify the ethics code, laws and/or regulations that govern your ability to accept items of value from companies with whom you conduct business. Employees of a U.S. K-12 public or private educational institution or any U.S. library should ensure compliance with the FCC’s E-rate gift rules (47 CFR Part 54) in addition to their local rules, regulations, and policies. Please obtain the necessary approval from your organization before accepting any item of value from HPE.