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Carolina Advanced Digital, Inc. Partners with Aruba Networks, Inc. to Offer Customers a New Class of Superior Wireless Technology Products with Integrated Security

Forthcoming products will fully merge Carolina Advanced Digital’s leadership as a technology and security integrator with Aruba Networks’ best-in-class wireless networking products to offer enterprise customers a completely new catalog of innovative solutions. CARY, NC (March 3, 2015) —  Invoking the principle that the whole can exceed the sum of its parts, Carolina Advanced Digital will combine its services and design expertise in the technology and security space with Aruba Networks’ line of superior products. The new line of products from this partnership will provide a wide range of new and optimally effective solutions for customers in search of reliable, secure wireless. Carolina Advanced Digital’s combined expertise of wired, wireless and security makes the company unique in the space. The scope of their capabilities is also singular: because their engineers are trained and certified by both CWNP industry certs and vendor-specific certs – including HP, Cisco, Aruba, Meru and Juniper – they can service virtually any 802.11 WiFi project or solution. Aruba Networks is a manufacturer of enterprise class wireless LAN and edge access networking equipment used to build Wi-Fi networks. Customers include KPMG, California State University at Los Angeles, Edzan Hotels & Suites in Qatar, and China’s Dalian Wanda Group Co. On March 2, Hewlett-Packard (also a Carolina Advanced Digital partner) announced that it will acquire Aruba Networks in a deal valued at $2.7 billion. This move continues HP’s shift toward enterprise services for the wireless market. Aruba’s products are tailor-made to pair with Carolina Advanced Digital’s services: their devices are tested and certified for federal security standards, which are increasingly being adopted as standard for state and...
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Company Update: IT Hot Topics Conference Technology and Security Trainings Announced

The dates have been announced for Carolina Advanced Digital’s IT Hot Topics Conference 2015, hosted at the Grandover Resort in Greensboro, NC. This year’s conference events commemorate Carolina Advanced Digital’s 30th year in business with new features including two days of certification trainings, a full two-day main conference event, the IT Hot Topics Golf Tournament, and a special Big 30th Year Anniversary Bash. New for 2015, two days of onsite certification training for attendees are available Monday-Tuesday, May 4th-5th. Trainings at the IT Hot Topics Conference offer a great value with affordable travel costs and deeply discounted rates, and options for taking certification tests onsite will be offered at no additional cost. Planned trainings feature classes from industry-leading partners such as CWNA for wireless technologies and (ISC)2 for information security. Training attendees will receive a free pass to attend the IT Hot Topics Conference, and will be recognized at the conference for completion of the courses. The main activities of IT Hot Topics Conference, one of the most prestigious security events in the area, will kick off two full days of keynotes and breakout sessions on Wednesday morning. An event that started as a technical user group, IT Hot Topics Conference has blossomed into an annual event with internationally-recognized speakers and top notch technical sessions. Attendees participate in the conference as part as Carolina Advanced Digital’s InfoSec Community Outreach Program. Through this program, industry professionals are given opportunities for networking and professional development. Topics for 2015 include mobile security, BYOD, virtualization and cloud, network security, management best practices, security policy and audit, application management and much more. In years...
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Customer Spotlight: Myrtle Beach International Airport + Commercial Aviation of the Future

Welcome to Myrtle Beach, one of the largest vacation spots on the East Coast. When a passenger steps off of the plane at Myrtle Beach International Airport, the last thing on his mind is the interface for the ticketing booths or the secured data on the display screens. Myrtle Beach, South Carolina is home to attractions like Hard Rock Café, Planet Hollywood, Jimmy Buffet’s Margaritaville, beautiful beaches and luscious golf courses. All of these elements attract national conferences for business goers and weeklong family vacations. Myrtle Beach is a major center for tourism in the United States and it has been estimated that nearly 15 million people visit the city each year. The Myrtle Beach International Airport, owned by Horry County and operated by the Department of Airports, is a full-service facility that serves as the gateway to the Grand Strand. In May 2010, the airport began the Terminal Capacity Enhancement Program, a $118 million program that delivered a new automated baggage handling system, expansions that mobilize passengers, and many aesthetic improvements. Networking wizard and brain behind the ever expanding IT infrastructure is Scott Van Moppes, Assistant Director of Airports. Van Moppes has 30 years of industry experience and is known for innovative solutions. Scott landed at Myrtle Beach International Airport 11 years ago where he administers everything from TSA information to terminal networks all while being Airport Executive certified. Recently he was the lead for Delta Airline’s standalone ticketing kiosk which handles gate check-ins and seat changes. Carolina Advanced Digital, Inc.’s relationship with Scott started in 2008 when he purchased a few HP ProVision switches and collaborated on...
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Carolina Advanced Digital, Inc. Announces 11th Annual IT Hot Topics Conference

Carolina Advanced Digital, Inc. (CAD), an engineering company focused on IT infrastructure, management and security solutions, announced their 11th annual IT Hot Topics Conference will take place May 8th-10th,2013 at the Grandover Resort in Greensboro, NC. This free event offers CAD customers insight into the industry’s newest developments, or “hot topics”, which is how the conference received its name. Started as a technical user group, IT Hot Topics Conference has blossomed in to a full conference, with internationally-known speakers and technical sessions. This year’s event begins with peer group and roundtable discussions on Wednesday, offering attendees who are “birds of a feather” to talk about similar products and shared practices by IT security professionals. This year’s sponsors include AirWatch, Barracuda Networks, Bradford Networks, Dell SonicWALL, HP Networking, Juniper Networks, Meru Networks, Synnex, ISSA/InfraGard and Trustwave. On Thursday, the main conference events will take place beginning with the keynote address by Mike Rothman, Analyst & President of Securoris. There will also be 20 breakout sessions, including 4 sessions focusing on IT Hot Topics’s new Federal Track. This year’s hot topics include : cybersecurity wireless technologies counterintelligence future of WiFi desktop virtualization Bring Your Own Device (BYOD security network access control network management Mobile Device Management (MDM).  A special invitational Director’s Reception ends Thursday with an opportunity for Directors, CXOs and Dept Heads to network with peers and CAD’s special guests and speakers. The conference wraps up on Friday with an optional golf tournament. For more information and to register for the conference, visit...
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IT HOT TOPICS 2013 Registration Opens!

We are pleased to announce registration if officially open for IT Hot Topics Conference 2013. Who should attend? Our conference content is designed to meet the needs of a variety of IT and security professional positions. Traditionally, our attendees have titles ranging from management titles; CSO, Director and Manager all the way to GRC and audit titles, as well as more technical roles including systems administrators and network administrators. You’ll also find participation from a great cross-section of industry, including both K12 and higher education, government organizations ranging from federal to municipal, and enterprise commercial including healthcare, financial, manufacturing and utilities segments. If you fall in any of these management, IT and security roles, you’ll find valuable content at IT Hot Topics Conference. We work with our speakers to define clear content and session abstracts, with bullet take-aways and target audience. Session details will be available on the website and in the printed conference agenda, so you can pick the sessions that best suit your interest and role. In addition, this year we’re hosting a full day of collaborative peer discussions that are appropriate for a wide range of audiences. Registration types Attendees may register as one of four types: General Public CAD Customers Invited Attendees/VIP Partners (Sponsors and Speakers) Attendees registering as CAD Customers, VIP and Partners should use their appropriate Registration Codes at signup. Customer registration codes will be provided on your invitation postcards and emails. VIP codes for invited attendees are available via event sponsors and speakers. Details on conference costs for each attendee type can be found at the event Registration Info page. Sponsors This...
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