Events

Connect, Collaborate and Share Insights.

The information technology domain is ever-evolving and stagnation simply isn’t an option. Xigent executes and participates in a variety of events to both learn and demonstrate new technology, find new ways to help our clients and gain valuable face-to-face time.

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VMware EMPOWER

EMPOWER 2020 shifted to a virtual, online event to train partners like Xigent on topics covering VMware’s strategies and priorities for 2020, updates to the product and services portfolio and more to ensure we continue to provide you with the best trained people and the latest technology to support your organization.

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Siouxland Cybersecurity Forum

Join us May 13, 2021 at the Hilton Garden Inn Downtown in Sioux Falls for our cornerstone event for IT pros, the Siouxland Cybersecurity Forum. Hear from global thought leaders and learn the latest trends and threats in the cybersecurity world. Registration for this event has not yet opened.

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Cisco Live

As a Cisco Premier Partner, we look forward to attending Cisco Live each year, an event designed to bring the most talented names in technology together to spark creativity and inspire learning that allows us to continue delivering improved outcomes for our clients across all industries. We will attend the next event June 6-10, 2021 in Las Vegas.

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LogicMonitor Level Up

Level Up offers hands-on experience and insights into performance monitoring so you can deploy and scale more easily, operate more efficiently and future-proof your IT systems. Level Up also includes opportunities for LogicMonitor training and certification. We attended the 2019 event in Austin, TX from June 24-26 and look forward to 2020!

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ZertoCON

ZertoCON 2020 went virtual to help organizations understand how they can be IT resilient, reduce data loss and downtime, and overcome the fresh set of challenges organizations are facing in light of COVID-19 with brand new, on-demand sessions.

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VeeamON

VeeamON 2020 took place virtually to enable organizations to elevate their cloud data strategies through captivating sessions with industry leaders. Gain access to over 30 sessions to start mastering better backup within your organization.

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.NEXT conference

.NEXT is hosted by our partner, Nutanix, to bring together visionaries, developers and IT leaders from around the globe to share the latest in enterprise data center and cloud technologies. Register to attend this year’s free virtual event on September 8-10, 2020.

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SDBA Bank Technology Conference

The SDBA Bank Technology Conference, held virtually September 9-10, 2020 is designed to keep technology pros on top of trends, scams and navigate IT in the complex world of banking. Sign up for the webinar series today to learn from other industry experts.

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Lenovo Transform

Lenovo Transform 2020 was set to take place this June in Las Vegas to gather industry experts and IT pros together to collaborate and provide clarity on how organizations can navigate the growing age of smart technology. Lenovo has postponed till fall 2020; check out the latest updates below.

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Sioux Falls Golf Outing

You'll love our annual summer golf outing in Sioux Falls! We had over 60 golfers participate in 2019 at The Falls Grand Falls Casino & Golf Resort in Larchwood, Iowa, just a short drive across the state line from our Sioux Falls office. Due to COVID-19, we are looking for opportunities to get together in 2020. Stay tuned for updates!

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SQLsaturday

SQLsaturday is a free training event for Microsoft data platform professionals and those wanting to learn about SQL Server, business intelligence and analytics. Xigent attended last year’s event on August 10, 2019 at Augustana University, Froiland Science Complex and anxiously awaits announcements for another event in 2020 or 2021.

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VMWorld

VMworld is VMWare’s global conference featuring breakout sessions, hands-on labs, workshops, and many more learning opportunities on a range of timely topics. VMWorld also includes various learning tracks like cloud, emerging trends, digital, and more! Register for this year’s virtual event held September 29 to October 1, 2020.

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NetApp Mendoza Open

In 2019, NetApp held their 18th annual Mendoza Open Golf Event at The Wilds Golf Club in Prior Lake, MN. We enjoyed a day on the green and had the opportunity to visit with NetApp executives and peers. We are thankful for our strong partnership and look forward to attending any upcoming partner events NetApp hosts in the future.

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Pure//Accelerate

Pure//Accelerate focuses on strategic considerations, technology deep-dives, and case studies. It allows us access to practical hands-on training and certification from Pure, a valued partner. This is the place where IT change agents go to build skills, network, and gain the tools to excel. Check out Pure’s 2020 keynote sessions – available on demand now.

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Hacks & Hops: Breached!

Xigent is a proud partner of FRSecure, and recently sponsored Hacks & Hops: Breached! – an incident response-focused networking event at U.S. Bank Stadium. We enjoyed a relaxed atmosphere with appetizers and great beer, an engaging discussion and networking with Twin Cities IT pros. In addition, we heard from a panel of experts, including FRSecure CEO, Evan Francen.

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At the Range with Xigent

In September 2019, we held our annual sporting clays and shooting event at Hunters Pointe shooting complex in Humboldt, South Dakota (a short drive from Sioux Falls). We enjoyed a beautiful afternoon of target shooting action, and were joined by our partner and co-sponsor, Pure Storage, for a great outdoor escape from the office.

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Meat Fest Sioux Falls

In October 2019, we held our cornerstone customer appreciation event, Meat Fest, at our Sioux Falls office. Welcoming more customers than ever before, we fired up ten grills to prepare bacon-wrapped shrimp, ribs, steak tips, brisket, pulled pork and much more. While we are unable to meet in person this year, we still want to show our clients how much we appreciate them! Stay tuned for more info on our plans to host Meat Fest virtually in October 2020.

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Siouxland IT Symposium

As technology continues to redefine business and create borderless digital environments, it has become essential to stay ever-aware of emerging trends, allowing you to stay agile and maintain your competitive edge. The IT Symposium, held October 2019, once again provided us an opportunity to gather for networking, collaboration, and knowledge-transfer through peer-led keynotes, panels, and breakout sessions. We look forward to future years!

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NetApp Insight

At NetApp Insight 2019 we learned more about what it takes to become a true data visionary. With over 1,400 certifications earned and more than 8,800 attendees from across the globe, NetApp partners like us left inspired and equipped to innovate with the cloud, build clouds to accelerate new services, and modernize IT architecture for their organizations and clients. This year’s event will take place digitally the week of October 26, 2020.

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Cisco Connect

Another year, another top-notch learning and networking experience at the Cisco Connect 2019 Minneapolis event! Cisco Connect conferences are regional, day-long educational sessions designed to deliver inspiration to technology innovators like ourselves worldwide. As a Cisco Premier Partner, we look forward to attending and exhibiting at the event each year. We look forward to attending again in the future.

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Ingram Micro ONE

We attended Ingram Micro ONE North America in Denver, Colorado November 2019, further deepening our knowledge in Hybrid IT, Cloud, IoT, Security and more! We heard electrifying keynotes, inspiring workshops and came together with nearly 1,000 solution providers to create new partnerships that will help us in bringing our client offerings to the next level. We’re excited to attend this year’s virtual event November 3-5, 2020.

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Government IT Symposium

The Government IT Symposium brings together over a thousand IT leaders and professionals across government, along with their private and civic sector counterparts, for three days of engagement, inspiration and information. As the country’s longest running government IT event, you won’t want to miss this year’s chance to gather with colleagues and innovators during the virtual event held December 8-10, 2020.

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