Webinars and Events

Upcoming Webinars

Adopting A Hybrid UC Environment

We will be joined by industry experts from NTT and Vyopta to discuss tips for IT directors in charge of planning, deploying, and optimizing their video, voice, and UC technology. Learn what thought leaders are currently seeing in the industry, along with tips they have used when evaluating their criteria for best practices for their UC environment.

Guest: Eric Van Woesnel (NTT), Matt Stevenson (Vyopta), & Keith Comeforo (Vyopta)
Sep 29, 2020  /  Tue, 4:00 PM (EDT), 3:00 PM (CDT), 1:00 PM (PDT)

Optimizing Microsoft Teams Deployments

Many large organizations raced to implement Microsoft Teams during the pandemic to provide a video collaboration solution for their remote workers. Now six months later most companies are in an optimization phase looking for best practices. Join us to hear from UC leaders at AstraZeneca and Ingram Micro to learn how they migrated to Microsoft Teams, challenges for video collaboration, and strategies they are taking to improve the user experience and deployments.

Guest: Stephen McClellan (AstraZeneca), Charles Wade (Ingram Micro) & Jonathan Sass (Vyopta)
Sep 30, 2020  /  Wed, 2:00 PM (EDT), 1:00 PM (CDT), 11:00 AM (PDT)

Challenges and Solutions for IT Groups at Law Firms

Remote work is here to stay and after the initial rush to video enable all remote workers, now comes the hard work of optimizing remote collaboration for the long haul. Learn from the experience of our panel as we discuss how IT professionals deploy, manage and support communications technology at their law firm organizations. See how law firms and legal organizations can benefit from user insights and real time monitoring for video conferencing. And compare notes on the challenges, successes, and lessons learned from the rapid scaling of video and UC applications for remote work at the start of the pandemic.

Guest: Brian Sappio (Faegre Drinker), Sean McGrath (Dechert), Michael Matakonis (Perfect Wave) & Wayne Bolen (Vyopta)
Sep 30, 2020  /  Wed, 2:00 PM (EDT), 1:00 PM (CDT), 11:00 AM (PDT)

UC & Collaboration Strategy for Connected Justice – What You Need to Know

Join Vyopta and WWT for a live session with Daniel Stewart – Senior Justice Advisor with Cisco discussing major technology achievements for Connected Justice and what State, Local and Federal Officials need to know. Prior to joining Cisco, Stewart’s efforts as Chairman and Commissioner of the New York State Commission of Correction led to one of the widest growing video integration projects in the country. By year-end 2011, over 50% of New York State’s County Jails were operating on video platform technology enhancements for inmate services.

Guest: Daniel Stewart (State and Local Government Unified Justice Solutions), Barry Jones (World Wide Technology), & Kjierstin Layton (Vyopta)
Oct 1, 2020  /  Thu, 2:00 PM (EDT), 1:00 PM (CDT), 11:00 AM (PDT)

Top Insights for Companies Expanding UCaaS and Collaboration Infrastructure

The ongoing shift to remote work is driving the demand of unified communications and collaboration – attend the webinar to learn about challenges and solutions when scaling remote work. We will be joined by industry experts from Genesis and Vyopta to discuss tips for IT directors in charge of planning, deploying, and optimizing their video, voice, and UC technology. Our panel discusses the lessons learned from the rapid scaling of video and UC applications for remote work at the start of the pandemic.
Learn how users can benefit from user insights and real time monitoring for video conferencing.

Guest: Russ Newton (Genesis Integration), Kamalina Czerniak (Vyopta) & Keith Comeforo (Vyopta)
Oct 5, 2020  /  Mon, 3:00 PM (EDT), 2:00 PM (CDT), 12:00 PM (PDT)

Our Most Popular Webinars

Enterprise | Managing UC in the COVID-19 Era: Lessons from a Global Leader – Featuring Facebook

UC has become mission-critical for workforce productivity, and organizations are
seeing usage of their collaboration technologies increase 1200% faster than before
the COVID-19 pandemic. This rapid growth is placing immense strain on the
infrastructure and systems, as well as the staff that supports them.

Featuring: Liam McDonough (Facebook), Alfredo Ramirez (Vyopta) & Matt Stevenson (Vyopta)

Remote Learning / Education | Scaling up your Distance Learning? Learn to
Do It Right from the start.

As Higher Ed and K-12 institutions massively and quickly scale distance learning
programs in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, it is now more necessary than
ever to have insights that can help make these programs a success. Learn from
seasoned experts at Cisco and Utah Education Network about best practices when
using meeting technology for virtual classes and online lessons.

Featuring: James Hodges (Utah Education Network), Dr. Lance Ford (Cisco) & Kjierstin Layton (Vyopta)

Healthcare | Scaling Video The Right Way For Healthcare During COVID-19

With healthcare systems scaling their video offerings to patients and staff in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, many organizations are facing new challenges operating greatly expanded video environments. Learn from industry experts on the keys to operating an effective video environment for both internal team collaboration as well as telehealth.

Featuring: Lyn Dickerson (Veterans Administration), Ruben Lazar-Mara (Stanford Health Care), Gary Blumberg (Hartford HealthCare) & Kamalina Czerniak (Vyopta)

On-Demand Webinars

Distance Learning & the Demand to Scale Technology – A Thought Leadership Forum

What metrics matter now more than ever for distance learning? How do schools track the success of their technology deployments? What distance learning strategies are being deployed in fall 2020? How do you validate compliance and accurately assess the true usage of the technology? Join us to discuss challenges, roadmaps, & sustainable practices with leaders from University of Arizona, University of Virginia, University of North Texas, & Cisco’s Dr. Lance Ford.

Featuring: Darcy Van Patten (The University of Arizona), Brian Gunnell (University of Virginia), Dr. Adam Fein (University of North Texas) & Dr. Lance Ford (Cisco)

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Best Practices for Optimizing Collaboration in the New Workplace

Tune in for a discussion with thought leaders at Cisco, Intereum and Vyopta – optimizing for performance, social-distancing compliance and user experience in the new workplace. Topics include collaboration technology to support the new workplace and work-from-home enablement, optimizing use of physical space in the office for compliance, and the roll of data and intelligence to ensure a safe return to the office.

Featuring: Bill Coe (Cisco), Matt Stevenson (Vyopta) & Dusty Stanford (Vyopta)

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How Federal Agencies Are Using UC/Video Collaboration During COVID-19

Tune in for a discussion with thought leaders at ThunderCat Technology and Vyopta – optimizing performance and user experience for the new workplace. We will be joined by industry experts to talk about solutions for UC and IT directors in Federal Agencies that are in charge of planning, deploying, and optimizing their video, voice, and UC technology.

Featuring: Paul Ghattas (ThunderCat Technologies), Matt Stevenson (Vyopta) & Cody Bell (Vyopta)

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Optimizing Collaboration For The New Workplace

Tune in for a discussion with thought leaders at CDW and Vyopta – Take a deeper dive into optimizing performance and user experience through monitoring, analytics & beyond. We will be joined by industry experts to talk about solutions for UC and IT directors in charge of planning, deploying, and optimizing their video, voice, and UC technology.

Featuring: Jodie Watt (CDW), Matt Stevenson (Vyopta) & Laurin Hornsby (Vyopta)

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Managing UC in COVID-19 Era, Lessons From A Global Leader

UC has become mission-critical for workforce productivity, and organizations are seeing usage of their collaboration technologies increase 1200% faster than before the COVID-19 pandemic. This rapid growth is placing immense strain on the infrastructure and systems, as well as the staff that supports them.

Featuring: Liam McDonough (Facebook), Alfredo Ramirez (Vyopta) & Matt Stevenson (Vyopta)

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Making The Office Safe For Today And Ready For Tomorrow

Tune in for a discussion with thought leaders at Cisco, Intereum and Vyopta – optimizing for performance, social-distancing compliance and user experience in the new workplace. Topics include collaboration technology to support the new workplace and work-from-home enablement, optimizing use of physical space in the office for compliance, and the roll of data and intelligence to ensure a safe return to the office.

Featuring: Matt Quinn (Intereum), John Arsenault (Cisco), Jonathan Sass (Vyopta) & Laurin Hornsby (Vyopta)

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User Utopia and Corporate Collaboration for the New Workplace

Tune in for a discussion with thought leaders at Broadcom, Cisco, EOS and Vyopta – Optimizing user experience and real estate utilization for COVID-19 & beyond. How customers are delivering the best user experience with remote workforces expanding rapidly and what role will UC technology play as workers start returning to the office?

Featuring: Stanley Toh, Broadcom; Kierran Higgins, Cisco; and Bryan Osoro, EOS

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Optimizing Collaboration for the New Workplace: COVID-19 & Beyond

UC Engineers from large companies share their experiences and plans to support the evolution of the new workplace. Leading minds in the unified communications space join us to talk about their best practices & tips when it comes to supporting next generation collaboration deployments.

Featuring: Regan Earl, Abbvie; and Richard Bugbee, Charter Communications

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Virtual EC2020: Vyopta Update for Enterprise Multivendor Remote Workforces

Important Vyopta updates about enhancements in video endpoint monitoring, quality assurance, voice monitoring and troubleshooting, analytics tools, and the latest Vyopta offers for scaling video in response to COVID-19.

Featuring: Matt Stevenson – former UC Architect at Vistaprint

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Scaling Video The Right Way For Healthcare During COVID-19

With healthcare systems scaling their video offerings to patients and staff in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, many organizations are facing new challenges operating greatly expanded video environments.

Featuring: Veterans Administration, Stanford Healthcare, and Hartford HealthCare

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Scaling up your Distance Learning? Learn to Do It Right from the start.

As Higher Ed and K-12 institutions massively and quickly scale distance learning programs in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, it is now more necessary than ever to have insights that can help make these programs a success.

Presented by: Utah Education Network, Cisco

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Monitoring and Troubleshooting Cisco Voice & Video

Join Cisco, Hye-Tech, Constellation Brands and Vyopta for a panel discussion on managing large Cisco voice environments.

Featuring: Constellation Brands, Hye-Tech and Cisco

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Are You Getting The Most Out Of Your Meeting Spaces?

With massive disruptions in the workplace, meetings multiply and office spaces shrink, and workers are increasingly competing with each other to find the right space at the right time. Invest in Actionable Analytics to Optimize Meeting Room Performance and User Experience.

Featuring: Frost & Sullivan

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Webex Adoption: Getting the Most Out of Your Webex Investment

How do you get the most out of your Webex investment? CDW experts will provide a detailed review of the best practices and lessons learned so you can understand and realize the full value and benefits of Webex.

Featuring: CDW

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The Key to Workplace Transformation is in the Data

Cisco and Vyopta review best practices to optimize existing collaboration spaces and build better spaces to support workplace transformation with data.

Featuring: Vanessa Sulikowski – Cisco Distinguished Workplace Transformation Engineer and Matt Stevenson – former UC Architect at Vistaprint

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Overcoming Unified Communications Performance Challenges

Learn what is driving the need for advanced unified communications in the enterprise, the impact of downtime and troubleshooting complex issues, and the value in being able to identify, diagnose, and resolve problems quickly.

Featuring: Facebook, Pharmaceutical Organization, and Utah Education Network

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