All USDA Staff Members Are Invited To: 

 

 
  • Learn about best practices and strategies in various areas of IT and technology

  • Presentations by over 20 leading speakers! 

  • View and virtually demo the latest technology products and services

  • Get free giveaways for your participation in the event, including a complimentary lunch (an e-gift card for Grubhub)

  • Please use the registration form at the bottom of this page. There is no cost to attendees. 



Companies will be displaying the latest
technology solutions in:

 

  • Big Data

  • Storage

  • Communications

  • Mobile Computing

  • Cybersecurity

  • Networks

  • Hardware & Software

  • Cloud Computing 

  • And much more!


 

Exhibitor Showcase: 


The Exhibit Showcase offers an excellent opportunity to learn about the latest advances in technology through an interactive approach with attendees. Participants will showcase their products and services for USDA attendees. 



Presentations: 


Throughout the program, there will be presentations discussing the latest advances in a variety of technology topics. Please see the current agenda below and continue to check back as additional presentations are added for the program. 

Time Track 1 Track 2 Track 3
10:00 Building a Software Factory - Deliverying at the speed of Growth Modern IT Infrastructure Reimagining Acquisitions with NITAAC
  GitLab Dell Technologies NIH-NITAAC
10:30 Ensuring More Successful IT Outcomes Through Transparency USDA (FPAC) Remodels America through Custom App Development & Platform Governance Zero Trust Access and FortiEDR
  AEGIS.net, Inc. CASK Fortinet
11:00   Digital Transformation of the Laboratory: A Perspective on LIMS Unified Data Fabric from Edge to Core to Cloud
  T-Mobile USA Astrix Technology HPE
11:30 Zero Trust: A Deconfusification Combating Cyber Threats Requires a Platform Approach Balancing Speed and Stability - The Path to Digital Leadership with Open Source
  Trend Micro Tanium Red Hat
12:00 Implementing cloud for your needs Enhance Application Performance & Security with Hybrid Cloud Federal IT Transformation in the Post-Pandemic World
Rubrik   Nutanix Hitachi Vantara Federal
12:30 Deliver Quality Software with Confidence Moving at the Speed of Data: The Science of Better Decision-Making Healthy Acres, A Farm Life
  Micro Focus Government Solutions HP Vsolvit
1:00 Risk Management – Insights in a World Gone Mad Business Partners, Compromised? The Evolution of BEC Phishing Attacks Modernizing Security with Threat Reconnaissance
  Ivanti  Area 1 Team Cymru


Complimentary Lunch: 


An e-gift card to Grubhub will be provided to all attendees that accumulate over 100 points during the event. Points can be accumulated in any of the following ways during the event: 
·      Visit an Exhibit Booth = 4 points per booth
·      Download any material from an exhibit booth = 3 points/download
·      Chat with an exhibitor representative = 2 points/chat
·      Watch a presentation = 2 points per session 


There will also be lots of other prizes - don't miss out! 

Sponsors




NITAAC provides low-cost, high-quality IT products and services to every government agency through our three BIC GWAC contracts.




Area 1 Security offers the only pay-for-performance solution in the cybersecurity industry - and the only technology that comprehensively blocks phishing attacks before they damage your business. Phishing is the root cause of 95 percent of security breaches. Area 1 Security works with some of the most sophisticated organizations in the world, including Fortune 500 banks, insurance companies, and healthcare providers to preempt and stop targeted phishing attacks at the outset, improve their cybersecurity posture and change outcomes. Learn more at www.area1security.com, join the conversation at @area1security, or subscribe to the Phish of the Week for the latest industry news and insights on how to deal with phishing.




Bastille provides full visibility into the known and unknown mobile, wireless and Internet of Things (IoT) devices inside an enterprise’s corporate airspace – together known as the Internet of Radios. 




CIS Secure is a recognized leader in the secure communications market, providing solutions for government and commercial customers worldwide. CIS designs and manufactures a wide range of products, which include solutions that comply with TSG and TEMPEST certifications from secure voice and video conferencing systems to a variety of specialty systems used in classified and unclassified networks, in addition, to secure mobility and encrypted tactical solutions. CIS Secure serves those whose missions depend heavily on their ability to communicate and securely exchange information – voice, video, or data – to meet the strictest government standards and often in the most challenging physical environments.
 
CIS Mobile is a subsidiary of CIS Secure. CIS Mobile developed the secure mobility platform, altOS, that provides government users across the globe with the ability and control to protect sensitive data on their mobile devices.




About Team Cymru

Since 2005, Team Cymru’s mission has been to save and improve human lives by working with public and private sector analyst teams, enabling them to track and take down threat actors, criminals, terrorists and human traffickers around the globe. The company delivers comprehensive visibility into global cyber threat activity and is a key source of intelligence for many cyber security and threat intelligence vendors. The company’s Community Services division provides no cost threat detection and intelligence to network operators, hosting providers and more than 130 CSIRT teams across 86+ countries. Enterprise security analysts rely on its Pure Signal™ threat intelligence platform for on-demand access to global internet traffic telemetry, which allows them to see what’s happening virtually anywhere across the internet with a clarity similar to that of their own internal network telemetry. With this visibility, they close detection gaps, accelerate incident response, and get ahead of critical, recurring threats – mapping and monitoring threat infrastructures around the world and blocking attacks before they are launched. For more information visit https://team-cymru.com/




Inpixon is a world leader in indoor intelligence. Our indoor location and data platforms and patented technologies empower users to harness the power of indoor data to create actionable intelligence. We specialize in capturing, interpreting and visualizing indoor data to make indoor spaces smarter, safer and more secure.

Our solutions are leveraged by a multitude of industries and disciplines to do good with indoor data. This multidisciplinary depiction of indoor data enables users to increase revenue, decrease costs, and enhance safety. Inpixon customers can take advantage of mapping, positioning, analytics, sensor fusion and the Internet of Things (IoT) to uncover the untold stories of the indoors.




  • Ivanti automates IT and Security Operations to discover, manage, secure and service from cloud to edge. From PCs to mobile devices, VDI, and the data center, Ivanti discovers IT assets on-premises, in cloud, and at the edge, improves IT service delivery, and reduces risk with insights and automation. To learn more, visithttps://www.ivanti.com.




Privoro is leading the way in mobile security hardware systems – enabling organizations to adopt a zero trust posture against commercial mobile devices while delivering high-security services and unsurpassed control.




For more than thirty-five years, Targus has been implementing purposeful solutions to provide you with the tools you need to succeed – from laptop bags to tablet cases to peripherals and universal docking stations. Our insight-driven approach, global reach, and commitment to quality ensures we have the skills and experience to meet your performance, style, and protection needs – whether you’re a large enterprise, a small business, or an individual who needs to get work done. Our mission drives us, our passion fuels us, and our customers make us everyday, inspired.




About SD3IT, LLC

Established in 2014, SD3IT, LLC is a woman owned, HUBZone, ISO:9001 2015 QMS registered company focused on providing driven solutions and services for the Federal Government and small business community around the globe. As a solution technology company with a proven track record, SD3IT designs custom solutions optimizing technology for storage, data center, virtualization, networking, and cyber security. We provide professional services such as project and risk management, operations and maintenance. We are an authorized Information Technology (IT) products seller. SD3IT delivers mission completion with a strong team and “people first” approach supported by a trusted partner ecosystem and our SD3IT Data Lab, enabling critical customer interactive experiences with new and existing technology.

 

About Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Hewlett Packard Enterprise is the global edge-to-cloud platform-as-a-service company that helps organizations accelerate outcomes by unlocking value from all of their data, everywhere. Built on decades of reimagining the future and innovating to advance the way we live and work, HPE delivers unique, open and intelligent technology solutions, with a consistent experience across all clouds and edges, to help customers develop new business models, engage in new ways, and increase operational performance. 




At Dell Technologies, we never stop. We’re always working to innovate, to improve and to advance, and we’re not even close to being done. We’ll continue to innovate ahead of what’s now, so our customers can move into the future. And together, we’ll stop at nothing to get there. Learn more at DellTechnologies.com




Visit the AEGIS booth to engage with our team of Trusted IT Advisors and learn how we drive complex program success with data security, requirements testing, and program oversight. Learn more about AEGIS and our latest offering, CAST: Critical Application Security and Testing for digital transformation project control. CAST is a service that provides executives with the insights and expertise needed to elevate program success. Through a unique approach of aligning requirements, testing, independent verification and validation (IV&V), oversight, and transparency, CAST enables executives to deliver better decision-making and improved outcomes. Be sure to watch AEGIS’s President, Michael Callihan, in his on-demand presentation on why CAST is the future for delivering program success.
 
Since 1996, AEGIS.net, Inc. has provided trusted advisory leadership and support to our customers. Our objective is to help our customers achieve their goals by transforming business needs into technical results. Our mission is to ensure the long-term success of our clients by making certain that every dollar invested in our services is a wise and solid investment in the future of their business.

 




At Astrix, our vision is to provide our clients the necessary scientific domain, application expertise and talent required to achieve true Digital Transformation. We are a staffing and professional services organization focused on serving the federal government and scientific community since 1995. Our experienced team of expert informatics consultants bring together the technical, strategic, and regulatory knowledge to navigate your digital journey and provide the most effective solutions to problems faced by scientific organizations.




About Cask:

Headquartered in San Diego, California, Cask designs, enables, and sustains digital transformation on the NOW® platform for enterprise clients across both the private and public sectors. Cask is the most awarded U.S. regional Elite partner in the last two years. Cask was recently awarded ServiceNow Americas Creator Workflow Partner of the Year. They are one of just a handful of companies that has achieved ServiceNow® Elite Partner status and the only partner to be honored with the ServiceNow®Americas Elite Partner of the Year award in January 2020 and the Global Elite Partner of the Year Award in May 2020.


Cask delivers end-to-end solutions to help organizations make the most of their ServiceNow investments, reducing cost, and improving quality of services across the enterprise. Cask’s portfolio includes strategy, implementation, modernization, digital transformation, and managed services that enable clients to execute an end-to-end digital vision. Cask consultants provide domain-focused solutions across IT, Human Resources, Security and Risk Management, Customer Service, Finance / Procurement, and Operations to modernize employee, customer, and constituent user experience. Cask’s approach integrates design thinking and organizational change management to help its customers transform the way they work.





VSolvit (pronounced: "We.Solve.it") is an award-winning, woman-owned technology services provider that specializes in cybersecurity, cloud computing, geographic information systems (GIS), business intelligence (BI) systems, data governance, data warehousing, data analytics, dashboards and project/program management.

VSolvit serves clients such as the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Department of Defense (DoD), and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Our technology solutions have won awards for innovation and are used to solve complex problems ranging from improving national security to forms workflow optimization to customer experience/CRM optimization and more.

We look forward to your viewing our Built By Farmers for Farmers video and stopping by our virtual booth  to reconnect with former Deputy CIO for Policy and Planning at USDA, Joyce Hunter.
 




GitLab is a complete DevOps platform, delivered as a single application, fundamentally changing the way Development, Security, and Ops teams collaborate. GitLab helps teams accelerate software delivery from weeks to minutes, reduce development costs, and reduce the risk of application vulnerabilities while increasing developer productivity. 




HP Inc. designs versatile and manageable technology products and solutions that help boost productivity, improve security, and maximize IT investments for federal government customers. By fusing the tremendous range of our hardware and software products with our greatest asset…the knowledge and experience of our best-in-industry solutions teams, HP provides complete government-focused solutions for your IT needs.

Learn more at hp.com/go/fedgov




T-Mobile now has America's largest AND fastest 5G network. T-Mobile for Government provides solutions that protect critical data to giving you a simpler way to manage your fleet, our federal government solutions are designed to help support your agencies.




Hitachi Vantara Federal merges 100+ years of operation and information technology experience, offering you a partner to modernize your data center and accelerate your cloud journey. Our end-to-end solutions drive down costs and increase efficiency of the U.S. government.




Fortinet (NASDAQ: FTNT) provides federal government customers with complete visibility and control across the expanding attack surface and the power to take on ever-increasing performance requirements today and in the future.

The federal government owns some of the world’s most sensitive—and coveted—data. Compromised systems can lead to disastrous consequences—for national security, the economy, and technological innovation. By providing integration, automation, compliance, and performance at scale, Fortinet offers federal agencies world-class solutions for on-premises perimeter security, secure remote access, multi-domain networks, advanced threat protection, zero-trust network access, operational and security awareness, third-party and insider threat protection, and many other needs. Learn more at www.FortinetFederal.com.

Certs: Our certifications/lists include FIPS 140-2, USGv6, NIAP Common Criteria, DoDIN APL, NSA Commercial Solutions for Classified Programs (CSfC) Components List, and CDM.




Micro Focus Government Solutions is committed to serve the needs of the U.S. public sector at the federal level. We have purpose-built, enterprise-grade software solutions to deliver speed, agility, security and insights to support your agency’s journey to smart digital transformation. Micro Focus Government Solutions help ensure you protect what matters most:  identity management, applications security, data protection and IT Operations.

For more information, visit 
www.microfocusgov.com




Nutanix is empowering Federal IT organizations of all sizes to reduce the physical footprint of their enterprise and tactical datacenter infrastructure by converging silos of virtualization, compute, storage and networking into a single elegant tier. Nutanix enables agencies to dramatically simplify datacenter operations, enhance cybersecurity posture, operate at web-scale, and expand the choices of hypervisor upon which to run virtual infrastructure. Learn more at www.nutanix.com/federalcloud. 




Red Hat is the world’s leading provider of enterprise open source software solutions, using a community-powered approach to deliver reliable and high-performing Linux, hybrid cloud, container, and Kubernetes technologies. Red Hat helps customers integrate new and existing IT applications, develop cloud-native applications, standardize on our industry-leading operating system, and automate, secure, and manage complex environments. Award-winning support, training, and consulting services make Red Hat a trusted adviser to the Fortune 500. As a strategic partner to cloud providers, system integrators, application vendors, customers, and open source communities, Red Hat can help organizations prepare for the digital future. 




 

Rubrik is a cloud enabling solution. With the ability to protect your data on-prem or in the cloud, Rubrik was built for today’s current and future challenges – on-prem backup & recovery, cloud migration, cloud native backups, searchability no matter where data lives, and automation to reduce menial tasks.
As the only vendor certified with both the DoDIN and DHS APL, we are proud to offer world class data protection and an added layer of defense against

ransomware attacks.




Tanium offers a unified endpoint management and security platform that is built for the world’s most demanding IT environments. Many of the world’s largest and most sophisticated organizations, including nearly half of the Fortune 100, top retailers and financial institutions, and all six branches of the US Armed Forces rely on Tanium to make confident decisions, operate efficiently and effectively, and remain resilient against disruption. Tanium ranks 7th on the Forbes list of “Top 100 Private Companies in Cloud Computing” for 2019 and 10th on FORTUNE’s list of the “100 Best Medium Workplaces.”


 




Trend Micro Incorporated, a global leader in cybersecurity solutions, helps to make the world safe for exchanging digital information.  Our innovative solutions for consumers, businesses, and governments provide layered security for data centers, cloud environments, networks, and endpoints. For more information, visit www.trendmicro.com.







About discoverygarden

Since 2010, Discoverygarden has been designing and delivering digital repository products and services to organizations around the world using the Open-Source Digital Asset Management framework, Islandora. 


Our projects begin with the installation of one of our Islandora editions, featuring a generous set of features designed to make building engaging digital repositories a breeze. We offer exclusive enhancements to security, performance, and user experience that are only available with discoverygarden. 


With the installation completed, our solution architects will work with your team to configure metadata storage, search, features, user/security settings, and deliver training tailored to your repository.


Over the past decade, we have developed our Professional Services to provide access to our team for custom development, custom theming, custom training, migration services, and general repository consulting. All of this ensures that we can meet your exact needs. 


When the repository is ready to launch, you may opt-in to our production maintenance and support services so that your team, and the repository technology, are well-supported and ensures that your repository is a centerpiece for your organization.

 
 

Industries

  • Universities
  • Public Utilities
  • Libraries
  • Government
  • Museums
  • Historical Societies




At EAS we provide a full spectrum of innovative business and professional services for developing, maintaining and supporting enterprise-class business applications for federal agencies.

EAS is part of USDA, not a commercial vendor. We are your in-house source for AgLearn, SaaS products, SharePoint and .NET services, geospatial services, web services, custom software development, database management, Section 508 compliance testing, mobile application consulting and development, cloud architecture and cloud hosting assistance.




Lumen is guided by our belief that humanity is at its best when technology advances the way we work. With 450,000 route fiber miles globally, we deliver the fastest, most secure global platform for applications and data to help government meet their IT modernization goals. Learn more about our network, edge cloud, security, and UC&C solutions.




ClearShark is an IT Solutions Provider focusing on cybersecurity, cloud, enterprise storage & networking, machine data, hyperconverged infrastructure, and container security & management. 

Our first-class engineering team is comprised of mission-focused, results-driven SMEs from the IC, DOD, and civilian government agencies who have the expertise and customer relationships to recognize opportunities and engage in every step of the sales cycle, from inception to post-sales professional services.

ClearShark’s award-winning partnerships with industry-leading innovators, like Nutanix, ensure that our federal customers receive the ideal combination of products and services to exceed their mission and goals.

Nutanix leverages its 100% software-defined hyperconverged infrastructure to provide a single cloud platform that seamlessly brings to life your hybrid and multicloud strategy. Whether on-prem or in the cloud, you get unified management and operations with one-click simplicity, intelligent automation, and always-on availability.

ClearShark was recognized as the Nutanix Global Public Sector Partner of the Year for 2020.

In addition to our ClearShark booth being sponsored by Nutanix, we are also sponsored by immixGroup, a leading value-added IT distributor that delivers to the public sector. 





Founded in 2007 and located in Columbia, Maryland, APV, is an SBA-certified 8(a), Woman-Owned Small Business (WOSB), with a history of leadership as a prime vendor on more than 70 contracts for federal, state and commercial clients. Currently, we are providing services on 30 active prime contracts across 13 federal agencies including U.S. Department of Agriculture (Agricultural Marketing Services, Foreign Agricultural Services), Food and Drug Administration, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Air Force (Air Force Medical Readiness Agency, Civil Engineer Center, Air University), and others. Demonstrated by our “Exceptional” CPARs ratings on all our contracts, APV has clearly distinguished itself from the competition and proven our commitment to always put our clients’ needs first.
 
As a proven partner to USDAwe bring innovation, training, integrate emerging technologies and agile solutions that make marked improvements to the programs we serve – i) National Organic Program (NOP) on two initiatives Technical and Educational Support for the Organic Integrity Learning Center, and Auditor Training Program; and ii) International Standards Research – providing Codex SME support.
 
APV, provides a range of IT solutions and services including application development modernization and enhancement (DME), operations and maintenance services (O&M), helpdesk/technical support, customer service, web development, enterprise cloud solutions, training and human capital, communications and outreach services, and other administrative services. We are appraised at CMMI Development and Services Level 3 and are ISO 9001:2015, 20000-1:2018, and 27001:2013–certified. These credentials attest to our commitment to excellence, establishment of best practices, scalable processes for repeated success, and transparency with each client.
 
We look forward to you stopping by at our virtual booth to learn more about our work featuring USDA/AMS/NOP and other success stories highlighting capabilities – program management, automated workflow solutions, and global reach.
 
For more information, visit www.apvit.com




Absolute is the first and only company to offer uncompromised visibility and near real-time remediation of security breaches at the source. Our Absolute Persistence self-healing endpoint security technology gives security and IT pros complete control over their devices and data. No other technology has the power to withstand user error or malicious attacks, and return devices to an original state of safety and efficacy.

 

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