Events

Data Canopy is taking its show on the road! Be sure to catch up with the Data Canopy team while we are in your city or state! This page will be updated often with new events, presentations and more. Be sure to check back to see if we are visiting your area or feel free to contact us for a private meeting.

Events

Date: January 30, 2020
Event: CAPRE’s 2020 Digital Infrastructure Industry Forecast
Location: 1757 – Dulles, Virginia

About Event: Our President, Jen Herson, will be featured on the panel  The Private Perspective: How Have Privately Held Companies Performed And What Are Their Key Priorities for 2020? The industry is evolving with the emergence of new investors and capital sources who seek opportunities in the expanding digital infrastructure universe. As consumption of data is growing at a rapid rate, developers continue to break ground on larger hyperscale data centers, while seeking to resolve the challenge of pushing content to the edge.  If you are active in hyperscale, colocation/MTDC, 5G, telecom or the next generation, you will not want to miss CAPRE’s 2020 Digital Infrastructure Industry Forecast on January 30 in Dulles, VA – adjacent to the epicenter of North America’s data center universe.

Date: Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Time: 11am – 1pm

Location: Tower Point Club, 101 W Main St #300, Norfolk, VA 23510

About: When about 70% of all change efforts fail, the path to digital transformation can be fraught with challenges for many organizations. Companies must overcome limited resources, budgetary constraints, and internal push back in their efforts to transform their infrastructure.

Adam Thomas, EVP for Data Canopy, will present a practical guide for overcoming the issues commonly encountered on the road to digital transformation to help you and your organization.

Date: Thursday, February 27, 2020

Time: 4pm – 8pm

Location: Guinness Open Gate Brewery, 5001 Washington Boulevard, Halethorpe, MD 21227

About: Data Canopy is honored to be a co-sponsor with Telarus as we invite all beer lovers and those who are thirsty for knowledge to join us for a great lineup of providers who will help you grow your business! You will learn about aggregation, data centers, cloud storage, unified communications and contact centers. In addition, we will have a tour of the Guinness Brewery to wrap up our evening! To register, click on the register now button below.

Date: March 20, 2020
Time: 12pm – 1pm ET
Event: A Practical Guide To Digital Transformation For Your Infrastructure
Location: Live Webinar

Overview: When about 70 percent of all change efforts fail, the path to digital transformation can be fraught with challenges for many organizations. Companies must overcome limited resources, budgetary constraints, and internal push back in their efforts to transform their infrastructure. This webinar will offer a practical guide to overcoming the issues commonly encountered on the road to digital transformation to help you and your clients. Join us for this interactive and informative live webinar as we take a deep dive into digital transformation for your infrastructure presented by Adam Thomas, Executive Vice President of Data Canopy.

 

Partner/Agent Webinars

Date: Friday, April 10, 2020

Time: 12pm – 1pm

Location: Live Webinar

About: Our live webinar will be focused on educating our partners/agents.

What is RTO and RPO? Recovery Time Objective and Recovery Point Objective may sound alike, but they are entirely different metrics in disaster recovery and business continuity management. Calculating your RTO and RPO allows you to plan accordingly with the proper resources, before you need them.

This live webinar will take a deeper dive into RTO and RPO, defining each, and explaining how to help your clients understand how these points are calculated, and how to leverage this knowledge to secure critical data via disaster recovery plans.

Date: Friday, April 24,2020

Time: 12pm – 1pm

Location: Live Webinar

About: Our live webinar will be focused on educating our partners/agents.

Now more than ever, organizations need sound plans for business continuity and disaster recovery to ensure they can weather any crisis or emergency that may come its way. Business continuity and disaster recovery plans, which are both strongly related, will ensure your organization will remain operational after an adverse event.

With organizations facing many challenges from external and internal factors, such as natural disasters and world events, or personnel and leadership issues, all organizations need to cultivate resilience and the ability to keep moving forward.

End User Webinar

Date: Friday, April 17, 2020

Time: 12pm – 1pm

Location: Live Webinar

About: Our live webinar will be focused on educating IT Professionals, CTO, CIO

What is RTO and RPO? Recovery Time Objective and Recovery Point Objective may sound alike, but they are entirely different metrics in disaster recovery and business continuity management. Calculating your RTO and RPO allows you to plan accordingly with the proper resources, before you need them.

This live webinar will take a deeper dive into RTO and RPO, defining each, and explaining how to help your organization understand how these points are calculated, and how to leverage this knowledge to secure critical data via disaster recovery plans.

Channel Events - May 2020

Date: Thursday May 7, 2020

Time: 1pm – 2pm

Location: Virtual Roundtable

About: Topic: COVID-19 and Its Impact on Healthcare Networks

Ryan Barbera, CEO, Data Canopy will take part in a virtual round-table discussing the impact of COVID-19 on Healthcare Networks. This is a limited ticket event. Registration is required to participate.

Date: Friday, May 15, 2020

Time: 5pm – 6pm ET

Location: Live Webinar

About: Join Data Canopy and Telarus as we present Denny Corby for a live, virtual Magic Show!

As seen on ABC, NBC, FOX, The CW, 1st Look, or even the season finale of the hit show Penn & Teller Fool Us.  Magician Denny Corby is coming to us live, virtually for a private show just for Telarus partners and their families! He’s going to be doing mind blowing, close-up style magic as well as teaching a couple of tricks that you can learn and do, too!

This event is fun and interactive for all ages! Bring the family and be amazed. Be sure to bring a deck of cards with you to the event.

Space is limited, be sure to reserve your seat now.

This event is open to Telarus Partners Only.

Date: Friday, May 8, 2020

Time: 4pm – 5pm CT

Location: Live Webinar

About this Event:

As seen on ABC, NBC, FOX, The CW, 1st Look, or even the season finale of the hit show Penn & Teller Fool Us. Magician Denny Corby is coming to us live, virtually for a private show just for Telarus partners and their families! He’s going to be doing mind blowing, close-up style magic as well as teaching a couple of tricks that you can learn and do, too!

This event is fun and interactive for all ages! Bring the family and be amazed. Be sure to bring a deck of cards with you to the event.

Space is limited, be sure to reserve your seat now. Please note, this event is limited to Telarus Partners Only.

Date: Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Time: 4pm – 5pm ET

Join us for a live, interactive baking event for the entire family as Jason Hisley, Founder and Executive Chef of Cake, by Jason Hisley,  guides our guests through a virtual baking lesson on his recipe for an elevated chocolate chip cookie! So put on your apron and gather the family around as we go baking in quarantine!  This is a limited space event – register today and don’t miss out!

Below is the recipe we will be creating during our event.

Be sure to have your ingredients on hand to join in the fun

Disaster Recovery Series - Partner/Agent Webinar - May 2020

Date: Friday, May 8, 2020

Time: 12pm – 1pm

Location: Live Webinar

About: Our Live Webinar Will Focus on Educating Our Agents/Partners

Developing a disaster recovery plan for IT infrastructure is key to combating downtime, but where to start? And how to ensure you’re doing it right so you are prepared should an emergency occur? There are several “gotchas” that can make DR planning onerous, out of budget, or ineffective. In this webinar, we will walk you through the potential “gotchas” that you and your client could experience while creating their disaster recovery plan and steps to avoid these pitfalls.

Date: Friday, May 22, 2020

Time: 12pm – 1pm

Location: Live Webinar

About: Our Live Webinar Will Focus on Educating Our Agents/Partners

Having an accurate idea of your client’s storage requirements is essential architecting a disaster recovery plan for their organization. In this webinar, our CTO, Andrew Iwamoto will walk you through how to calculate your clients’ storage requirements. We will review the concepts of production vs. backup storage, warm vs. cold disaster recovery options. How your client can conduct an inventory of their existing environment as well how to convert your client’s data from physical to virtual storage.

Disaster Recovery Webinar Series - End User Webinars - May 2020

Date: Friday, May 1, 2020

Time: 12pm – 1pm

Location: Live Webinar

About: Our Live Webinar Will Focus on Educating Our End Users

Now more than ever, organizations need sound plans for business continuity and disaster recovery to ensure they can weather any crisis or emergency that may come its way. Business continuity and disaster recovery plans, which are both strongly related, will ensure your organization will remain operational after an adverse event.

With organizations facing many challenges from external and internal factors, such as natural disasters and world events, or personnel and leadership issues, all organizations need to cultivate resilience and the ability to keep moving forward.

Date: Friday, May 15, 2020

Time: 12pm – 1pm

Location: Live Webinar

About: Our Live Webinar Will Focus on Educating Our End Users

Developing a disaster recovery plan for IT infrastructure is key to combating downtime, but where to start? And how to ensure you’re doing it right so you are prepared should an emergency occur? There are several “gotchas” that can make DR planning onerous, out of budget, or ineffective.

In this webinar, we will walk you through the potential “gotchas” that you and your client could experience while creating their disaster recovery plan and steps to avoid these pitfalls.

Date: Friday, May 29, 2020

Time: 12pm – 1pm

Location: Live Webinar

About: Our Live Webinar Will Focus on Educating Our End Users

Having an accurate idea of your client’s storage requirements is essential architecting a disaster recovery plan for their organization.

In this webinar, our CTO, Andrew Iwamoto will walk you through how to calculate your clients’ storage requirements.

We will review the concepts of production vs. backup storage, warm vs. cold disaster recovery options. How your client can conduct an inventory of their existing environment as well how to convert your client’s data from physical to virtual storage.

Cloud Webinar Series

Date: Friday, July 24, 2020

Time: 12pm – 1pmET

Does the idea of maintaining compliance through a cloud migration break you out into a cold sweat? Has the thought of “cloud budget” made your pulse quicken? If so, you are not alone and there is help.

Join this webinar where experts discuss ways to keep your sanity and maintain compliance while migrating to the cloud. In this webinar, you’ll learn tips and tricks including:

  • Keeping data secure through migration
  • How to manage migration of physical and virtual data
  • What apps and databases to migrate – and what not to
  • Tips for supporting a compliant hybrid cloud

This exclusive online event is geared toward Directors of IT, DevOps Managers, network security professionals, partners and agents who has worried about how to efficiently and securely migrate to the cloud.

Keep Calm, Migrate On.

In preparation for this webinar, we invite you to review our recent blog, “9 Questions Your Cloud Provider Should Be Able To Answer”

Date: Friday, August 21, 2020

Time: 12pm – 1pm ET

Gartner estimates worldwide public cloud revenue will grow to $266.4 billion in 2020, up 17 percent from $227.8 billion last year.  COVID-19 is accelerating the transition to cloud-based solutions and often, the public cloud is the first consideration.  Before you start migrating anything, there are a few things you must consider as you incorporate public cloud into your IT mix.

In this webinar, we will discuss:

  • How to determine what applications should be hosted in public or private cloud
  • What security concerns are present in public cloud
  • Strategies for backups and disaster recovery across your infrastructure
  • Keeping your IT infrastructure optimized while also cost-effective

This exclusive online event is geared toward Directors of IT, DevOps Managers, network security professionals, partners and agents who has worried about how to efficiently and securely migrate to the cloud. In preparation for our webinar, we encourage you to read our recent blog “Top 3 Considerations When Adding Public Cloud To Your IT Mix”

Adam Thomas, EVP, Data Canopy will present this live webinar with our co-sponsor CNSG on Friday, August 28, 2020 at 12pmET.

Overview:

When implementing a hybrid or multi-cloud solutions, organizations often struggle with managing costs, maintaining compliance, and ensuring security. By following best practices in the planning and implementation of a hybrid or multi-cloud environment, you can protect your organization against those and other challenges.

In this webinar, Data Canopy will give you a better understanding of their public, private and hybrid-cloud solutions that can be tailored to your specific needs including:

• How to determine what applications should be hosted in public or private cloud
• What security concerns are present in public cloud
• Strategies for backups and disaster recovery across your infrastructure
• Keeping your IT infrastructure optimized while also cost-effective

Register Now!

Attendees of the webinar will be eligible to win a $150 Amazon Gift Card! One gift card winner will be selected after the webinar.

Time: 1pm CT/2pm ET

Date: Friday, September 18, 2020

When implementing a hybrid or multi-cloud solutions, organizations often struggle with managing costs, maintaining compliance, and ensuring security. By following best practices in the planning and implementation of a hybrid or multi-cloud environment, you can protect your organization against those and other challenges.

In this webinar, Robert Bingham, Regional Director for Data Canopy will give you a better understanding of Data Canopy’s public, private and hybrid-cloud solutions that can be tailored to your specific needs including: 

  • How to determine what applications should be hosted in public or private cloud.
  • What security concerns are present in public cloud
  • Strategies for backups and disaster recovery across your infrastructure
  • Keeping your IT infrastructure optimized while also cost-effective

All attendees of the webinar will be eligible to win a $150 Amazon Gift Card! One winner will be selected after the webinar. This webinar is open to TCG partners and agents only.

Time: 12pm ET

Date: Thursday, September 24, 2020

Moving any infrastructure is fraught with enough challenges that most companies put it off as long as they possibly can. However, an infrastructure move can also open greater opportunity for improved service, security, and savings.

Before any move, IT directors must understand what the organization will gain from collocating their hardware, what can be virtualized or must be replaced, the logistics of transport, and the budget for everything.

To ensure that your organization will meet its colocation goals, we have developed a live webinar that will walk you through the steps of this process.

In this webinar, we will lay out our practical guide for end to end benefits of a successful infrastructure move:

  • What infrastructure elements to evaluate before a move
  • Asset relocation and disposal options
  • Tips for connecting physical and virtual infrastructure

Our hosts for this live webinar will be Adam Thomas, EVP of Data Canopy and Garry Anzaroot, COO of Technology Trading Partners. This webinar is open to IT professionals and our agents and partners who wish to attend. Be sure reserve your seat today.

Time: 12:30pm

Date: Thursday, September 24,2020

Join the DMV partner community for a fishing expedition in Annapolis, Maryland!

Meet at 12:30 pm EST at Chart House (300 Second St. Annapolis, MD), the boat leaves promptly at 1 pm. Drinks and food will be provided on the boat. We will have a happy hour in Downtown Annapolis following the event as well.

Due to the COVID rules, the boat will be at half capacity, hand sanitizer will be supplied and social distancing will be encouraged.

This event is sponsored by Nitel, Avaya, TPx Communications, EvolveIP, AVANT, Momentum, Vonage, and DataCanopy!

This webinar is exclusively for Telarus agents only.

Do your palms get sweaty just thinking about how to discuss colocation or cloud with your clients? Do you avoid bringing up topics outside of circuits and VoIP for fear that you might not be able to answer your clients’ questions? You aren’t alone.

In this live webinar, Amy Servis, Regional Channel Director, will discuss her own fears about selling outside of her comfort zone and how she helped her clients – and increased revenue – by taking some simple steps. Join Amy and Adam Thomas, EVP of Data Canopy as they help you overcome any fears you may have about selling cloud and colocation by:

  • Defining private and public cloud solutions
  • Providing key questions and talking points for colocation and cloud solutions
  • Detailing how to engage Data Canopy in your sales cycle to ensure success

When you have the knowledge and expertise of cloud and colocation solutions, your fear will disappear and you will be able to give your clients solid advice on how to leverage Data Canopy’s solutions in their organization. Make a plan to join us on Tuesday, October 13th at 10am EST.

This webinar is exclusively for TCG Channel Managers Only.

Do your palms get sweaty just thinking about how to discuss colocation or cloud with your clients? Do you avoid bringing up topics outside of circuits and VoIP for fear that you might not be able to answer your clients’ questions? You aren’t alone.

In this live webinar, Amy Servis, Regional Channel Director, will discuss her own fears about selling outside of her comfort zone and how she helped her clients – and increased revenue – by taking some simple steps. Join Amy and Adam Thomas, EVP of Data Canopy as they help you overcome any fears you may have about selling cloud and colocation by:

  • Defining private and public cloud solutions
  • Providing key questions and talking points for colocation and cloud solutions
  • Detailing how to engage Data Canopy in your sales cycle to ensure success

When you have the knowledge and expertise of cloud and colocation solutions, your fear will disappear and you will be able to give your clients solid advice on how to leverage Data Canopy’s solutions in their organization. Make a plan to join us on Thursday, October 22nd at 11am EST.

This webinar is for all Data Canopy master agents and partners. 

When we talk about the benefits of colocation, cost savings, uptime, and availability are often the go-to topics discussed. As cloud applications and hybrid IT gain in popularity, colocation data centers are proving valuable as hubs for connecting enterprises (and smaller businesses) to a host of services beyond just power, pipe, and ping.

In this webinar, we will show you:

  • Creating communication hubs
  • Recognizing carrier-neutrality cost savings
  • Developing a hybrid IT bridge to the cloud

Join host Adam Thomas, EVP, Data Canopy as he guides our partners and agents through our presentation. This webinar is ideal for those who need a better understanding colocation connectivity with Data Canopy.  Make a plan to join us on Friday, October 23rd at 12 pm EST.

Date: November 12, 2020

Time:  Live Broadcast – 1:00 – 1:45 PM ET; Post-Event LinkedIn Chat – 1:45 – 2:00 PM ET

Title: Best Practices for Partnerships in Next Gen Network Infrastructure

Description: In any given year, your next-gen network infrastructure requires a highly collaborative effort between you and your partners to ensure effective execution.  And in 2020, from the pandemic to the floods and fires and even killer bees, your relationship management has become critical for your business survival. Join our expert panelists as they share their valuable insights, advice and expertise to answer your 2020 partnership questions.

Ryan Barbera, CEO, Data Canopy will be featured on the panel discussion.  The 1st 100 registered attendees will receive a complimentary lunch provided by JSA during the event delivered to their location.

Date: Wednesday, December 16, 2020

Time: 5pm ET

Overview: Join the Data Canopy team as we get in the holiday spirit and decorate one of a kind holiday cookies! Our host will be Jason Hisley, Founder and Executive Chef of Cake. Jason has been featured on the Food Network, NBC and CBS network. Jason will share with you his favorite royal icing recipe and give a demonstration of his decorating skills so you can decorate along with him and create your own holiday cookie memories.

This event is for the entire family! So bake (or buy) your favorite sugar cookies – keep them undecorated and join the Data Canopy team as we get into the holiday spirit at our virtual cookie party on Wednesday, December 16th at 5pm ET.

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