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Lunch and Learn: My Life Depends on the Internet

Presented by ViaWest

Join the Arizona Technology Council and ViaWest for a fun and informational Lunch and Learn event on Tuesday, April 4 at Gordon Biersch in North Phoenix. 

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My Life Depends on the Internet: how the evolution of the Internet and network has proven to be a critical component to the success of business. 

Topics of Presentation

  • How content and HD imaging demand is being disruptive to the industry
  • Why DDOS attacks are still causing disruptions to the Internet
  • Undersea cable development and how to build for Terabits of capacity
  • VW services – managed services around all these issues and solutions

Who Should Attend? 

C Level, Directors, and VPs of: IT, infrastructure, network, procurement, technology, operations, or marketing in all industries. 

About the Presenter – Tim Parker, VP of Network Services

Mr. Parker is currently Vice President of Network Services & Network Product Strategy at ViaWest.  He has led the transformation of the ViaWest network to be a true service provider that can offer IP transit, transport services, advanced network security, and high-quality managed services with a guaranteed 100% uptime.

Prior to ViaWest, Tim was the Director of Global Network Engineering at GoDaddy, where he managed a team of highly-skilled network engineers responsible for the design and engineering of GoDaddy’s core network infrastructure. Tim led the effort to grow GoDaddy’s international network though the use of extensive peering and transit improvements as well as improving the DNS Infrastructure globally. His work also included multiple strategic deployments that reduced the overall Service Provider costs while delivering greater capacity and performance. 


Gordon Biersch
18545 N Allied Way
Phoenix, AZ 85054


Tuesday April 4, 2017




  • AZTC Members, FREE
  • Non-Members, $15


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