The Future of IT Retail Heads to Atlanta

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The 2018 Disruptive Technologies Tour

The Disruptive Technologies Tour is built entirely around driving maximum value at every corner for IT professionals in the retail and manufacturing sectors.

Step into the future of Retail with exclusive insights from a premium lineup of speakers as they discuss emerging technologies that are rapidly disrupting the Retail industry. Designed specifically for IT professionals, this is the can’t-miss event of the spring to gain exposure to exciting new developments covering all areas of the business, including learning secrets of Public, Private & Hybrid Cloud Computing in a modern retail data center, SD-Wan connectivity strategies, a new-generation of Unified Communications solutions, and cutting-edge innovations such as Blockchain, Augmented Reality and more.

Time & Location
Tuesday, April 24, 2018, at 10:30 am - 2:00 pm at Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse - 4501 Olde Perimeter Way, Atlanta, GA 30346

What to expect - We’ve all been to tech events where the focus gets convoluted with assorted topics spanning a wide range of interests. The Disruptive Technologies Tour is built entirely around driving maximum value at every corner for IT professionals in the retail and manufacturing sectors. Each tour stop is unique, with a list of hand-picked speakers from around the world presenting in an entertaining “Ted-Talk” format.

During the Atlanta tour stop, you and your team will not only gain valuable insight into the future of technology in the retail space but also interact directly with industry pundits, hear from peers who have lived the journey to the connected Retail ecosystem and watch as experts debate the merits of technologies about to hit the marketplace.

Keynote Speakers & Topics – This month’s featured Keynote speaker is Rob Hootselle, Co-founder and CEO of Cloud & Wire, a progressive thinking consultancy in the network, infrastructure and cloud space. Recognized as an early pioneer in emerging data center technologies, including PCI server-side enterprise flash storage and Hyper-Converged Infrastructure, Rob has shared his unique insights and a tough-love attitude on the problems with the current state of the data center at over two hundred events in the past ten years, including forty-two keynote presentations. He has been a champion of the technologies used by Facebook, Google, AT&T and Netflix in their own data center growth.

Featured Topics

  • 3 major market forces that are disrupting IT Retail and the market opportunity
  • Cloud communications for the globally dispersed workforce
  • Simplifying IT, a modern approach to the remote data center for factories and distribution
  • Building the foundation for globally managed networks
  • Protecting and monitoring for cybersecurity and ransomware threats to American Retailers

Seats are limited! Get your ticket at and let’s pioneer the IT Retail space together.

About The Disruptive Technologies Tour:

The Disruptive Technologies Tour is a ground-breaking series of local tech events around the Southeast that brings the world’s top IT professionals, consultants, and innovators together. During these events, a talented selection of high profile speakers share their unique ideas surrounding disruptive and emerging technologies, and for attendees, the DT Tour is much more than a networking event. It is a powerful collaboration of local business leaders, Venture Capitalists and tomorrow’s IT innovators that continues to grow one of Atlanta’s best IT communities.

To learn more about event registration, sponsorship or speaking opportunities please contact Jamie Armstrong at or call 1-844-744-4541.

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