NetPotential is OneNet’s professional development seminar for administrators and IT directors. Participants learn to harness the full potential of their data network, maximize the benefits of a OneNet subscription, meet organizational goals and simplify their work.
Plans are underway for NetPotential 2013. The Oklahoma City event will be on Wednesday, September 18 at the PHF Conference Center. Please check back later in the summer for details and registration information.
We are still planning our agenda for this year – in the meantime, check out the agenda from our 2011 event.
——— N e t P o t e n t i a l 2 0 1 1 AGENDA & PRESENTATIONS ———
9:00 – Welcome/Five Things about OneNet, Andy Behrens, Coordinator of Customer Services & Outreach. Peer into the heart of OneNet by exploring five little-known or commonly misunderstood attributes. View Andy’s presentation
9:20 – Be a Router Whisperer: Mobilizing the Network toward Your Organization’s Goals, Von Royal, Interim Executive Director. Take a tour of OneNet from your router’s perspective. Size up our customized network infrastructure and discover how to maximize the potential of your circuit in brand new ways, thanks to a major, system-wide upgrade. View Von’s presentation
10:00 – Native Intelligence: Reliable Solutions In-Network for Your Essential Data, Brian Burkhart, Assistant Director of Network Systems. Get an up-to-date introduction to OneNet’s hosting services for websites, email and vital applications. For virtual machines, data backup, archiving, and disaster recovery, you’ve never seen options this sensible (or affordable). View Brian’s presentation
10:40 – Pushing the Frontier of Video Connectivity, Roger Holder, Video Support Technician. Learn about choice video features, including auto-start bridging that simplifies your scheduled classes and meetings, Movi technology for high-quality desktop videoconferencing, and videoconference recording/archiving. A live demonstration follows today’s formal program. View Roger’s presentation
11:05 – More Bandwidth! Part One: The Fever, James Deaton, Chief Technology Officer. Before you commit to an expensive bandwidth upgrade, learn how to measure actual consumption on your circuit, anticipate recurring bursts and future needs, and consider ways to manage bandwidth distribution. Get the real story about fiber availability in Oklahoma and plan accordingly. View James’ presentation
11.40 – More Bandwidth! Part Two: The Prescription, Ami Layman, Accounts Receivable Supervisor. Ready to order that bigger circuit? Find out how to prepare your data center, understand the upgrade timetable and ensure your funding sources are on board. View Ami’s presentation
Noon – ? – Table Topics. Let’s talk about you! Pull up a chair and join the day’s presenters for informal Q&A time.
- The Non-Techie’s Intro to the Internet, Data Networks & OneNet’s Uniqueness (Andy Behrens)
- Virtualization and QoS via OneNet (Von Royal)
- Application Hosting & Data Storage (Brian Burkhart)
- Videoconference Bridging & Video Archiving (Roger Holder)
- Measuring & Managing Bandwidth Consumption (James Deaton)
- Funding through E-Rate & OUSF (Ami Layman)
NetPotential 2013 is open to OneNet customers, non-customer organizations and the public. Visit OneNet.net regularly for updates on future events.
Thank you for your interest in OneNet and our customer outreach initiatives.