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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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EMPOWER 2019 will take place April 20-23 in Dallas, and content will cover VMware technology vision, next-generation, cloud, security networking, mobility deep-dives delivered through instructor-led Hands-on Labs and 90+ breakout sessions! Attendees can progress their career further with onsite certifications exams - a free VCP or VCAP exam is included with registration.

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Siouxland Cybersecurity Forum

Join us May 14, 2020 at the Hilton Garden Inn Downtown in Sioux Falls for our cornerstone, free-to-attend event for IT pros, the Siouxland Cybersecurity Forum. “The Forum” provides the chance to 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’re excited each year to attend Cisco Live, a one-of-a-kind event designed to bring the most talented names in technology together to spark creativity, inspire learning and allows us to improve outcomes for our clients across all industries. Cisco products represent a fundamental element in the solutions Xigent provides to our clients and are a staple in the technology world. We attended this event June 9-13 in San Diego.

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LogicMonitor Level Up

Level Up is a two-day conference that will give attendees hands-on experience and insights into performance monitoring so they can deploy and scale monitoring for services and apps more easily, operate more efficiently and future-proof their IT systems. Level Up will also include opportunities for training and certification by LogicMonitor experts. We attended the 2019 event in Austin, TX from June 24-26 and look forward to attending in 2020.

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We attended ZertoCON 2019 in Nashville, TN and can’t wait for ZertoCON 2020! This event, hosted by our partner Zerto, is billed as a premier conference for IT resilience and digital transformation in the industry. This year, we heard from 2-time Super Bowl-winning quarterback & 5-time NFL MVP Peyton Manning, who was the 2019 keynote speaker.

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Xigent attended VeeamON 2019, the industry’s premier conference for all things cloud data management from May 20-22 in Miami, and we can’t wait to return next year. VeeamON 2019 showed attendees like us how Veeam is committed to supplying backup and recovery solutions that consistently deliver cloud data management for users across the globe.

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.NEXT conference

.NEXT, a conference put together by our partner, Nutanix, brings together visionaries, developers, and IT leaders from around the globe to share the latest in enterprise data center and cloud technologies. We attended .NEXT 2018 in New Orleans May 8-10. This year’s .NEXT conference is being held October 8-10 in Copenhagen, Denmark.

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SDBA Bank Technology Conference

The SDBA Bank Technology Conference, held September 10-11 in Sioux Falls, is designed to keep technology pros on top of trends and scams, and help them navigate the complex world of banking. This conference provides the opportunity to learn from other industry experts, network with IT colleagues, and help spread the word about the wide array of services we offer.

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Lenovo Transform

Lenovo Transform 2020, taking place June 16-18, 2020 in Las Vegas, serves as a bridge between Lenovo experts and their most valuable audiences at this critical time in IT history, putting a lens of clarity and collaboration over an otherwise complicated challenge for many businesses. Lenovo cuts through the chaos to offer a diverse array of user-friendly solutions to organize, interpret, and ultimately leverage that data.

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Sioux Falls Golf Outing

Join us in the Sioux Falls area for our annual golf outing! 2019’s event saw over 60 golfers participate, and was held Tuesday, August 6 at The Falls Grand Falls Casino & Golf Resort in Larchwood, Iowa, just a short drive across the state line from our Sioux Falls office. Keep an eye out for next year’s event in summer 2020.

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SQLsaturday is a free training event for Microsoft data platform professionals and those wanting to learn about SQL Server, business intelligence and analytics. This event will be held on August 10, 2019 at Augustana University, Froiland Science Complex, 2001 S Summit Ave, Sioux Falls, SD. Xigent will be attending this event with our partner, House of Brick.

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VMworld is VMWare’s industry conference, held this year in San Francisco August 25-29, and features 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! Find out why participants describe it as “the best tech conference.”

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NetApp Mendoza Open

This year, partner NetApp held their annual Mendoza Open Golf Event at The Wilds Golf Club in Prior Lake, MN. This year marked the 18th anniversary of this incredible event. We enjoyed a day on the green and had the opportunity to visit with NetApp executives and peers. As part of the event, we heard from Justice Alan Page, Pro Football Hall of Fame inductee, former Justice of the Minnesota Supreme Court.

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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. Stay tuned for information on Pure’s 2020 event.

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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, held on Sept. 19 at U.S. Bank Stadium. We enjoyed a relaxed atmosphere, engaging discussion, networking with Twin Cities IT pros, along with light appetizers and delicious beer! In addition, we heard from a panel of experts, as well as FRSecure CEO, Evan Francen.

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At the Range with Xigent

On September 30, 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. Surrounded by lush prairie and woods, Hunters Pointe provided a great escape for outdoor fun outside of the office.

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Meat Fest Sioux Falls

On Oct. 17 we held our cornerstone customer appreciation event, Meat Fest, at our Sioux Falls office location. We are proud to say we welcomed more customers than ever before, so many that we decided we needed a tent! We fired up ten grills to prepare, and our customers feasted on bacon-wrapped shrimp, ribs, steak tips, pulled pork and much, much more. Thanks to our sponsors, guests, and everyone who made this event a success once again!

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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 Symposium, held Oct. 30, 2019, once again provided us an opportunity to gather for networking, collaboration, and knowledge-transfer through peer-led keynotes, panels, and breakout sessions. See you next year!

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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 the event was held Oct. 28-30 in Las Vegas.

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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, and this year, was held Tuesday, Nov. 19 at the St. Paul RiverCentre with many of the Twin Cities' top IT minds in attendance. As a Cisco Premier Partner, we annually attend.

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Ingram Micro ONE

We attended Ingram Micro ONE North America in Denver, Colorado Nov. 18-21, 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.

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Government IT Symposium

The Government IT Symposium, held December 10-12, brings together over a thousand IT leaders and professionals from across the spectrum of 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, this is the place to join your colleagues and focus on IT innovations, integration and intelligence to support the public good.

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