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We’re taking you with us as we go coast to coast, east to west — anywhere and everywhere there’s technology. Ride along and view this video series as we learn from real engineers, swap stories with real techies and catch real technology in action. Hop on and let’s go!  

How to Make Video Your Company’s Go-To Collaboration Tool

In this Tech Talk between two CDW collaboration experts, learn about the state of video technology today, best practices for deployment and opportunities for video anywhere use.

How IT Works: Next-Gen Firewall from Palo Alto

​A firewall is a firewall, right? Not really. Find out how next-generation firewalls from Palo Alto Networks work and conduct multiple security procedures in a single pass.

4 Tips to Ensure a Smooth Microsoft Azure Adoption

​Don’t fear Microsoft’s Azure cloud platform. With the right planning and preparation, moving to Azure can both ease infrastructure management demands and help with total cost of ownership.

How IT Works: Security at the DNS Layer with Cisco Umbrella

Our expert security architect explains how DNS level security works using Cisco Umbrella, which taps the Cisco Talos SOC to vet 100 billion DNS requests daily.

4 Must-Knows Before Moving to Office 365

Do you know about Office 365’s secret weapon for sysadmins? It’s Azure Active Directory, which can make migration and management of your new cloud environment relatively pain-free. We get you started with four pointers on using Azure AD in Office 365.

How Cisco Identity Services Engine Works

With so many device-wielding users roaming your halls, it can be tricky to give people access to what they need and keep them out of what they don’t. We detail how Cisco ISE works, share ways to start small and scale it, and explain how the tool can speed network admission control dynamically.

On the Road

In this first IT Roadshow, we travel to Minnesota — the state of hockey —to see how Cisco StadiumVision is improving the fan experience at the Xcel Energy Center. Then we travel to Arkansas State University to see how they’re keeping the bad guys out of their systems with a layered security approach. Jump on the CDW Technoliner and join us as we talk to techies and get a close-up look at real-world tech in action.

The Minnesota Wild Brings the Show to the Fans

Take a tour of the Xcel Energy Center to see how its tech team reimagined video to better interact with fans. With Cisco StadiumVision, the center’s tech and marketing teams manage 500-plus displays throughout the arena.

Arkansas State Layers In Network Security

See how Arkansas State University ramped up its network security with a three-tiered strategy – integrating Palo Alto, Carbon Black and Sophos solutions – to deter threats without hampering student and faculty access on campus.

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