Next week I’m off to San Diego for Cisco Live US 2012. My previous experience with Cisco Live was definitely positive: It’s a whole world of networking fanatics and lots of ecosystem companies. Plus, last year included an amazing party hosted by yours truly (in disguise!)
As an IT guy, I know that outages sometimes happen. But a nationwide data outage that lasts almost a day and leaves devices unable to reconnect is serious. And a complete lack of any customer service availability or system status notification is absurd.
It’s time for a party at Cisco Live USA! Monday evening, “Everyone comes to Rick’s!” We’ll be gathering in the gorgeous Mon Ami Gabi after 7 PM on Monday, July 12. Join your hosts, the dangerous and romantic Rick Blaine (Stephen Foskett) and the glamorous yet innocent Ilsa Lund (Jennifer Huber) for an evening off from the “vultures, vultures everywhere” at Cisco Live!
As a community service, I decided to put together a calendar of enterprise IT events. My friend Matt Simmons has a similar calendar for SysAdmins, but mine is a little different. Where he focuses more on user groups and the like, I’m focusing on big events like Interop, EMC World, and Cisco Live.