M7 Global Partners Experts and Vendor Partners to Present at Citrix Synergy 2015

M7 Global Partners Experts and Vendor Partners to Present at Citrix Synergy 2015

Presenters will share insights and best practices for implementing virtualization solutions within the Citrix ecosystem to solve enterprise mobility’s biggest challenges; M7 clients are invited to experience a vendor-sponsored “Havana Nights” VIP reception at Howl at the Moon Orlando on Wednesday, May 13.

MONTVALE, NJ, May 11, 2015
M7 Global Partners, a consortium of leading U.S. IT consulting firms and Citrix platinum resellers, today announced that M7 Member companies, Entisys Solutions and IPM, as well as key vendor partners HP, NetApp, Cisco, AppSense, and NVIDIA, will be presenting this week at Citrix Synergy 2015 in Orlando, Fla.

We are looking forward to the opportunity to share insights and best practices on how the growing array of products and solutions within the Citrix ecosystem are helping to solve today’s most pressing challenges when it comes to enterprise mobility,” said Myron Bari, President and CEO, IPM. “The ability to work anytime, anywhere is how business is getting done today, and M7 Global Partners’ member companies are guiding our clients in meeting their enterprise mobility requirements, with the help of our valued vendor partners.

Earlier this year, four M7 Global Partners members were lauded by Citrix for their industry leadership — Agile360 garnered Citrix’s 2014 “Partner of the Year – West Area”; IntraSystems was recognized as Citrix’s 2014 ‘Partner of the Year – Northeast Area”; Gotham Technology Group won the 2014 Pre-Sales Technical Excellence award; and, Hogan Consulting Group was awarded Citrix’s 2015 Innovation Award for Partners in the Enterprise Category. “M7 Global Partners is widely recognized by Citrix for their commitment to serving as trusted advisors when it comes to Citrix solutions, and we are proud to be showcasing this expertise at Citrix Synergy 2015,” says Mike Strohl, CEO, Entisys Solutions and Founding Partner, M7 Global Partners.

Sessions being presented by members of M7 Global Partners include:

  • SYN417: StoreFront PowerShell Documentation Deep Dive, presented by Sam Jacobs, Director of Technology Development, IPM (Twitter: @Wlguru); Tuesday, May 12 from 4:00 to 4:45 p.m., Valencia Ballroom D.
  • SYN505: The Anatomy of a High-Performance, GPU-Enabled Virtual Desktop, presented by Dane Young, Virtualization Practice Manager, Entisys Solutions (Twitter: @YoungTech) and Thomas Poppelgaard, Technology Evangelist, Poppelgaard.com (Twitter: @_Poppelgaard); Tuesday, May 12 from 5:00 to 5:45 p.m., Room W224C.
  • Jaymes Davis (Twitter: @CloudProphet), Director of Cloud and Virtualization Strategies for Entisys Solutions and member of the Citrix Global Partner Council will present “Is the NVIDIA GPU a Reason to Finally Go Multi-Hypervisor” during a luncheon hosted by NVIDIA to be held on Tuesday, May 12 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

M7 Global Partners’ vendor sessions at Citrix Synergy 2015 include:


  • SYN416: Architecting HP Converged Infrastructure for XenDesktop Solutions, presented by Tony Sanchez, Principal Solutions Architect, Citrix and Doug Hart, Hewlett-Packard; Thursday, May 14 from 2:30 to 3:15 p.m., Room W414D.
  • SYN513: Working with XenDesktop and HP Moonshot: Field Experience, presented by Carl Webster, Owner, Carl Webster Consulting, LLC and Neil Spellings, Enterprise & Cloud Infrastructure Architect, Neil.Spellings.net; Thursday, May 14 from 10:30 to 11:15 a.m., Room W224C.
  • SYN927: Citrix IT: XenApp on WorkspacePod, presented by Mark Kristofik, Senior Citrix Product Architect, Citrix; Thursday, May 14 from 1:00 to 1:20 p.m., West Hall B 2-4, Solutions Expo, The Citrix Booth Experience, Meet the Experts Theater.


  • SYN247: Denver Health: A Customer’s Story on Providing Affordable, Quality Care Using Citrix, Cisco, and NetApp, presented by David Boone, Operations and Server Manager, Denver Health and Robert McDonald, Senior Manager, Solutions Marketing, NetApp; Thursday, May 14 from 8:30 to 9:15 a.m., Room W414B.


  • SYN212: Software Defined Networking (SDN), delivered by Citrix and Cisco, presented by Raj Gulani, Director of Product Management, Cloud Networking, Citrix and Manohar Singareddy, Senior Product Manager, Citrix; Wednesday, May 13 from 11:00 to 11:45 a.m., Valencia Ballroom A.
  • SYN247: Denver Health: A Customer’s Story on Providing Affordable, Quality Care Using Citrix, Cisco, and NetApp, presented by David Boone, Operations and Server Manager, Denver Health and Robert McDonald, Senior Manager, Solutions Marketing, NetApp; Thursday, May 14 from 8:30 to 9:15 a.m., Room W414B.
  • SYN405: Architecting Innovation with Cisco and Citrix (Best Practices), presented by Rob Briggs, Principle Solution Architect, Strategic Alliance, Citrix and Mike Brennan, Manager Desktop Virtualization Performance Solutions, Cisco; Thursday, May 14 from 10:30 to 11:15 a.m., Room W224A.


  • SYN506: How to be Successful with GPU Virtualization v2.0, presented by Benny Tritsch, Director Technical Community, AppSense; Thomas Poppelgaard, Technology Evangelist, Poppelgaard.com; Magnar Johnsen, Solution Architect, Firstpoint; and, Remko Weijnen, Solutions Architect, CTP, DuCUG, Atlantis Computing; Wednesday, May 13 from 11:00 to 11:45 a.m., Room W224C.


  • SYN220: Exploring GPU Virtualization Technologies and Where to Use Them, presented by James Bulpin, Senior Director, Technology, Citrix and David Cottingham, Senior Manager, Product Development, Citrix; Thursday, May 14 from 3:30 to 4:15 p.m., Room W414D.

On Wednesday, May 13, M7 Global Partners is inviting its clients to a VIP Executive “meet and greet” with Citrix at Howl at the Moon Orlando, followed by M7 “Havana Nights,” where guests will enjoy the warm moonlight and Orlando breezes, sing and dance along with some of the region’s best musicians and entertainers, and enjoy the flavors and fun of Cuba – no passport required.

Presenting sponsors for “M7 Havana Nights” include AppSense, Cisco, IGEL Technology, and Nutanix. Additional sponsors include AMD, Dell, eG Innovations, ExtraHop, Hewlett-Packard, Liquidware Labs, Nimble Storage, NVIDIA, Pure Storage, SMS Passcode, Uniprint, Veeam, Lua, Lakeside Software, NetApp and PernixData.

“‘Havana Nights’ at Citrix Synergy 2015 promises to be a fun-filled adventure that won’t soon be forgotten,” said Mike Hogan, President and CEO, Hogan Consulting Group. “We value the relationships we have with our clients and our vendor partners, and believe that this annual event at Citrix Synergy is the perfect opportunity to show our appreciation, and connect our clients with the vendors that can help them to best achieve their business goals and objectives.”

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About M7 Global Partners

Founded in 2010, M7 Global Partners is a national network of the country’s leading IT consultants dedicated to delivering datacenter, desktop and mobile solutions in and out of the cloud with an emphasis on virtual desktop solutions for mid tier and enterprise customers and government agencies.

The mission of M7 Global Partners is to increase the value, credibility, depth and reach of the regional value added solution provider by developing a global organization that focuses on higher quality, more consistent, centralized relationship and experience for our vendors, system integrators and partners, and most importantly – our customers. M7 Global Partners is committed to achieving the promise and efficiencies of desktop virtualization. M7 has assembled all the necessary components and competencies to achieve the value of desktop cloud computing structures today. Members of M7 Global Partners are AEC Group, Agile360 and Entisys Solutions; Gotham Technology Group; Hogan Consulting Group; Intra Systems; IPM; LPS Integration; and, Right! Systems Inc.
M7 Global Partners corporate headquarters are located in Montvale, New Jersey. For more information, visit www.M7GP.com.

Kathy Casdorph
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