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How to choose an SDWAN solution and deployment.
This presentation is opened for members and non-members. TOPIC Business and technical requirements are changing the way enterprise IT needs to look at the WAN. This discussion will focus on business demands driving SDWAN, factors to consider when choosing an SDWAN solution and deployment. Along the way we will include a high-level comparison of three SDWAN providers and touch on how carrier services may affect the decision and deployment of an SDWAN solution. PRESENTER: Matt Kopp is Senior Vice President of Engineering at Convergent. Convergent is an advanced technology integrator with over 40 years of experience in the design, deployment and on-going management of Unified Communications, Networking, Storage, Carrier & Cloud Services and Professional Services. Matt is a seasoned IT professional who brings with him fifteen years of experience in management, implementation and sales roles. Throughout his career, Matt has supported clients during the designing, planning and implementation of complex infrastructure initiatives such as VDI, Disaster Recovery, SDWAN and more. LOCATION & DIRECTIONS: The Starlight Diner, 233 N. Route 100, Allentown, PA[masked]. (610)[masked]. Near PA Route 100 in Fogelsville, PA, just south of the Interstate 78 exchange. Our meeting room is in the back and to the left. DINNER FEES: $20 to cover for the dinner. You can also pay via cash or check at the door. If you are planning to attend only the 7:30 PM free presentation, you do not need to RSVP. AGENDA: 5:30PM – 6:30 PM (Arrival and professional networking) 6:30 – 7:30 PM (Networking Dinner) 7:30 – 8:30 PM (Presentation -- FREE) @8:30 PM (Adjourn) RSVP by Sunday, November 11th. For a listing of our AITP Lehigh Valley Chapter events, please visit our website at WE LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU ON WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 14th!!!

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Starlight Diner

Rt. 100 · Fogelsvill, PA

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What we're about

Hello and welcome to the AITP Lehigh Valley Chapter Meetup group!

Who are we?
We are the Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP), a non-profit organization of CompTIA. Our mission is to provide our IT-business members with opportunities and resources necessary to develop and advance their IT careers. Our core values encompass integrity, respect, innovation and service. Most of our meetings are opened to non-members/professionals and students. Additional information about AITP can be found at our national website ( ).

Are you looking for insight on how technology can be used to your competitive advantage? Trying to stay abreast of the latest trends and best practices in your industry? Want to know what works, when, and most importantly why? So do we.

What and when?
We strive to acquire great speakers on current topics that would benefit our members and guests. We meet once per month with our season starting in September and ending on the following June. Due to the Holidays, we do not meet in December. The attire for our meetings is business-casual.

Our home base is located at the Starlight Diner, near the intersection of Route 78 and 100 South. To access our private meeting room, you can either enter the front door or the left side entrance of the restaurant. Depending on the venue, we also meet at Kutztown University, Lehigh Carbon Community College, Lehigh University, DeSales University or at one of our tour sites. Please visit our local chapter website at for additional information about our events.

How to reach us?
Please feel free to contact us ( for chapter and meeting information or visit our website at . We look forward to seeing you at our upcoming meetings and events!

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