Workshops and Events at the
Customer Innovation Center

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The SHI Customer Innovation Center (CIC) delivers half-day, full-day, and multi-day workshops and events that allow you to explore new ideas, gain insights on the latest trends, obtain hands-on experience with new technologies and receive unbiased opinions from our experts. You’ll walk away from these sessions with the data and feedback you need to set strategies and make informed decisions.

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Workshops and Events

Ask the Expert One-on-One Meetings

Technology can be confusing, especially if you do not speak the language. SHI’s Q&A sessions help break down those barriers and allow you to meet with one of our business leaders, architects, or IT professionals for thirty minutes to discuss what matters most to you.

  Upon Request

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Azure Stack Awareness Workshop

Our Azure Stack Awareness Workshop allows you to evaluate a hybrid cloud platform that offers the ability to deliver Azure services directly from your own data center.

  The third Thursday of every month
1:00 - 4:00 p.m. EST

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Data Protection Fundamentals Workshop

Our data protection fundamentals workshop will provide you with the knowledge and best practices that your organization needs to enhance its backup, recovery, and archival strategy and operations.

  The second Wednesday of every month
1:00 - 4:00 p.m. EST

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Digital Workplace Envisioning Workshop

Discover the importance of the digital workplace and its impact on the future of work. Learn how to provide a fast-paced, technology-driven environment that promotes new ways to deliver more value and better user experiences at every moment.

  The first Tuesday of every month
1:00 - 4:00 p.m. EST

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Hyperconverged Infrastructure (HCI) Workshop

Our free HCI Workshop gives you the chance to evaluate one or more HCI solutions available in the marketplace today.

  The second Thursday of every month
1:00 - 4:00 p.m. EST

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Hyperconverged Infrastructure (HCI) Test Drives

Gain hands-on access with Nutanix, HPE Simplivity and/or Dell EMC VxRail hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) solutions to determine if they are a fit for your business.

  Quarterly and Upon Request

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Innovation Days & Roadshows

Our Innovation Days and Roadshows are single and/or multi-day events where SHI experts and industry leaders discuss business and IT trends, demonstrate solutions, and help you uncover ideas and put them into action. Each event will have a specific focus area and/or targeted industry vertical.

  Quarterly and Upon Request

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VMware Cloud on AWS Awareness Workshop

Our VMware Cloud on AWS (VMC) Workshop lets you evaluate a hybrid cloud solution that extends your data center capabilities, consolidates and migrates on-premises vSphere-based workloads to AWS, increases workload flexibility, and simplifies, modernizes and optimizes disaster recovery solutions.

  The third Tuesday of every month
1:00 - 4:00 p.m. EST

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Storage Array Fundamentals Workshop

Our Storage Array Fundamentals Workshop will introduce primary storage arrays and the different technologies used by these arrays, including encryption, de-duplication, replication/snapshots, and more. Each workshop will showcase presentations on different industry-leading partners specializing in these solutions.

  The first Wednesday of every month
1:00 - 4:00 p.m. EST

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ABC’s of Immersive Technologies Workshop

Immersive technology is making its way as the next computing platform affecting the future of work. SHI’s ABC’s of Immersive Technologies workshop will show you how augmented reality (AR), virtual reality (VR) and mixed reality (MR) can create value for your organization and help you evaluate solutions to see which ones are best suited for you.

  First Thursday of every month
1:00 - 4:00 p.m. EST

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