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Tigers Suite With Tintri & DPI

Partner: Tintri 
Description: Data Partner & Tintri would like to invite you to the Tigers Baseball game in their Suite on Thursday, June 8th playing against the Los Angeles Angels. We will have a brief presentation on Tintri and hear their solution on how they can help simplify management and boost productivity within your VM & Cloud storage infrastructure. Then we will have time to mingle, eat, and watch the Tigers win!

When: Thursday, June 8th 12:00pm


2017 Technology Summit

Partners: Radware, Zerto, Hitachi, Fortinet, Tintri, Proofpoint, PulseSecure, 123.Net, Gigamon, Imperva, Veracode, Digital Guardian, & Logrhythm  
Keynote: Tucker Dupree 
Description: With technology constantly evolving, it's crucial to stay informed and make expert decisions when it comes to purchasing products that will give your company the best advantage over the competition.
Please join us in the morning to learn about the latest advancements in the areas of data storage, network security, virtualization, and wireless, and how these solutions can fit into your current architecture. Lunch and a free afternoon of golf included!

When: Friday, May 19, 2017 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM

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Proofpoint Lunch 'n Learn - Office 365 Migrations

Partner: Proofpoint 
Description: Speaker: Kevin Leusing VP of Engineering, Email Security Products

Topic: As you consider migrating your email infrastructure to Office 365, how will this change your ability to protect against BEC, credential phish, ransomware, and more?

  • - Hear about Proofpoint is uniquely positioned to protect against modern threats
  • - Learn about questions you should ask, and the gaps in Office 365 security, compliance, and availability
  • - Experience a side-by-side comparison - see why more is needed
  • - Learn about considerations as you build out your Office 365 migration plan and gain practical advice on how to get to Office 365 securely and reliably

Proofpoint: is an innovative security-as-a-service vendor that delivers data protection solutions that help organizations protect their data from attack and enable them to effectively meet the complex and evolving regulatory compliance and data governance mandates that have been spawned from highly publicized data breaches. For more information, please visit

When: Wednesday, Apr 19th, 2017 @ 10:30AM - 1:00PM

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Radware Lunch 'n Learn - Office 365 Migrations

Partner: Radware 
Description: Speaker: Carl Herberger, Vice President of Security Solutions
"As Vice President of Security Solutions at Radware, Mr. Herberger is responsible for developing, managing, and increasing the company's security practice. He also serves as the primary corporate spokesperson in the Americas for security-related topics. Since 2010, Mr. Herberger has led Radware's security business product leadership & growth. A frequent guest of Fox Business News, CNN and Bloomberg Broadcast News, along with numerous NYT, WSJ and Washington Post citations, Mr. Herberger is considered a foremost expert on the problems and solutions surrounding Cyber Attacks.

Topic: Mirai -- The Rise of an IoT Botnet "2016 was a game changing year in DDoS due to the public release of the Mirai botnet code. Mirai has lead the headlines with its notable attacks and ease of modification. This presentation will discuss the technical details of the Mirai botnet and its stock attacks, how it replicates and how it is controlled"

Radware: (NASDAQ: RDWR), is a global leader of application delivery and cyber security solutions for virtual, cloud and software defined data centers. Its award-winning solutions portfolio delivers service level assurance for business-critical applications, while maximizing IT efficiency. Radwares solutions empower more than 10,000 enterprise and carrier customers worldwide to adapt to market challenges quickly, maintain business continuity and achieve maximum productivity while keeping costs down. For more information, please visit

When: Tuesday, Mar 14th, 2017 @ 9:00AM - 12:30PM

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Fortinet Demo Days Workshop

Partner: Fortinet 
Description: Get hands-on training with your local Fortinet team. Set up an on site meeting for after the event and you'll receive a FortiGate Firewall with full license and support for 1 year, valued ~$1,000 MSRP!!

During this workshop you will:
  • Configure security policies on a FortiGate Next Generation Firewall (NGFW) that will provide visibility and control over the applications, content and security threats in your network
  • Configure policies to enable threat protection by utilizing security profiles
  • Learn how to enable policies to identify applications traffic on the network
  • Enable threat analysis using Fortinet's Sandboxing technology to identify and restrain unknown malware
  • Configure a policy that decrypts, inspects and allows SSL

Where: 24700 Northwestern Hwy., Suite 700 Southfield, MI 48075
When: Wednesday, Jan 25th, 2017 @ 9:00AM - 12:00PM

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2017 Customer Appreciation Event
Private showing of Rogue One:A Star Wars Story

Partners: Digital Guardian, Fortinet, & Radware 
Description: Fortinet: Security for a New World -- The old rules for network security do not work anymore. Legacy security approaches have gotten too complex and network traffic has become unmanageable. Fortinet will discuss the new rules for the new world in network security.

Radware: Radware's mission is to ensure application service levels are guaranteed at all times, in any operational scenario. Our DDoS protection, application delivery and load balancing solutions optimize business operations, minimize service delivery degradation and prevent downtime.

DigitalGuardian: Digital Guardian is the only data-centric security platform designed to stop data theft. Our unique data awareness and transformative endpoint visibility, combined with behavioral threat detection and response, let you protect data without slowing the pace of your business.

When: Friday, Dec 16th, 2016 @ 11:00AM - 3:30PM

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Tintri- VM-aware storage
Private 3-D Screening of Rogue One

Partner: Tintri 
Description: Noisy Neighbors can create Rouge VM’s in your data center monopolizing bandwidth, compute, and other resources negatively impacting cloud performance. When you choose Tintri’s enterprise cloud it means you’ll be able to do things that are simply not possible with conventional storage like:

- Isolate every virtual machine or container in its own lane and set Quality of Service to guarantee performance
- Troubleshoot the root cause of latency across host, network and storage
- Make decisions based on real-time analytics and predictive modeling—using the actual behavior of your individual VMs.

Additionally, Tintri provides VM-aware storage that frees IT from having to worry about and orchestrate the complexities of LUNs, zoning, masking, and other storage specifics. Because all Tintri capabilities are provided at VM granularity, Tintri VMstore storage arrays, add significant value in terms of allowing users to easily protect and replicate individual VMs.

When: Thur, Dec 15th, 2016 @ 11:00AM - 3:30PM

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Tintri Test Drive with Intel & Data Partners Inc

Partner: Tintri, Intel 
Description: Join Tintri, Intel, and Data Partner Inc for an exclusive opportunity to test drive the fastest all-flash storage and exotic cars. Before we hit the track, learn more about how Tintri, Intel, and Data Partner Inc eliminate virtualization traffic jams so your applications never have to hit the brakes. Gather insights from technology experts, see hands on demos and mingle with industry peers.

Then, buckle up and get behind the wheel of the exotic supercar of your choice for an extreme driving experience on a real racetrack. Choose from Ferarri, Porsche, Lamborghini, McLaren and more. We'll capture your drive on video as a complementary take away!


  • 10:00 AM . Arrival and Networking
  • 10:15 AM . Interactive Briefing
  • 10:50 AM . Driver Safety Session and Gear up
  • 11:30 AM . Xtreme Xperience Racing
  • 12:15 PM . Lunch in the VIP tent in the pit

When: Friday, October 14th, 2016 @ 10:00AM - 2:00PM

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123.Net Data Center Tour

Partner: 123.Net, Brocade, Tegile, & Zerto 
Description: Join us for lunch and a personalized tour of the 123.Net facility. We and our partners are going to highlight industry defining changes and discuss the evolution of the Software Data Center.

Come learn how:

  • Brocade is transforming the IP networking industry, with prominent changes to the IP portfolio.
  • Tegile is re-defining industry standards for disaster recovery with fully redundant and dual ported arrays.
  • Zerto is simplifying and automating disaster recovery through virutal replication.

Where: 24700 Northwestern Hwy., Suite 700 Southfield, MI 48075
When: Tuesday, September 20th, 2016 @ 10:00AM - 2:00PM

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2016 SecureWorld Detroit

At Booths with: Arbor Networks, Proopoint, Crowd Strike, Pulse Secure, & Gigamon 
Description: Join us September 14th & 15th at Secureworld Detroit, We'll be at our partners booths.

Where: 1151 Village Road Dearborn, MI 48124
When: Wednesday & Thursday, September 14-15th, 2016 @ 7:00AM - 6:00PM

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Tigers Suite with Data Partner, Brocade, and Ruckus

Partner: Brocade and Ruckus 
Description: Join us as we cheer on the Detroit Tigers! Enjoy a great afternoon of food and drinks while watching the Tigers take on the Chicago White Sox.

We are looking forward to highlighing the latest in campus networking with Brocade's acquisition of Ruckus. Come learn how our wired/wireless solutions will future proof your network as we discuss these hot topics:
  • The market shift from 10 Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) to 40 GbE uplinks on the campus: Come hear how Brocade can offer 40G for the price of 10G.
  • Reduced wireless costs with Ruckus extended AP coverage and ease of onboarding with Cloudpath integration.
Where: Comerica Park, Detroit
When: Wednesday, August 31st, 2016 @ 12:10 PM

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Time is Money Campaign

Partner: Tintri 
Description: Get a jump start on your introduction to Tintri products, learn how you can save 50% in storage cost AND management time, and earn a free golf putter just in time to use at the Data Partner Inc. Technology Summit and Golf Outing in May!
When: Ends June 30, 2016

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Detroit Tigers Suite Night w/ Zerto and Data Partner

Partner: Zerto 
Description: Come out for a fun night of baseball & networking in the DPI Suite #213 when the Tigers face the Mariners on Wednesday, June 22 at 7:08 PM.
Data Partner, along with the local Zerto team, will be there to answer any questions you may have regarding their enterprise-class disaster recovery & business continuity software and why they are the Master’s of Disaster!
Where: Comerica Park, Detroit
When: Wednesday June 22nd @ 7:08 pm

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2016 Technology Summit

Partner: Tintri, CA Technologies, Pulse Secure, Nexsan, Hitachi,
Forinet, Brocade, Proofpoint, Viavi, Aerohive Networks, Exinda  
Description: With technology constantly evolving, it's crucial to stay informed and make expert decisions when it comes to purchasing products that will give your company the best advantage over the competition.
Please join us in the morning to learn about the latest advancements in the areas of data storage, network security, virtualization, and wireless, and how these solutions can fit into your current architecture. Lunch and a free afternoon of golf included!
Where: Fox Hills Golf & Banquet Center
When: Friday, May 20, 2016 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM

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Data Connectors

Partners: Tintri, Brocade, Fortinet, Pulse Secure
Description: Please join us on March 30th for the Annual Data Connectors; Data Connectors’ technology security conferences are focused on providing you with the latest best practices, products and services available to the community right now in an educational environment. We'll be located at the Tintri, Brocade, Fortinet, & Pulse Secure booths.
Where: Somerset Inn, Troy, MI
When: Thursday March 31, 2016 from 8:00 - 5:00 PM

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Data Partner Customer Appreciation Night 2015

Partners: Qumulo
Description: Join us for a fun night including a pizza party and a private showing of Star Wars: The Force Awakens hosted by Qumulo and Data Partner Inc.
Where: Hilton Garden Inn & Emagine Theatre, Novi
When: December 21, 2015 @ 6PM