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Why attend BriForum 2013?

It doesn't matter where you are on your enterprise end-user computing journey - just starting out, looking to optimize and maximize VDI efforts, or well-traveled but in need of new strategies - BriForum has an 11-year track record of over-delivering on value. Attendees walk away with smart strategies, actionable tactics, and real connections to the people who are shaping the future of desktop virtualization, DaaS, enterprise mobility, and the consumerization of IT.

BriForum attendees range from CIOs and Directors/Managers, to System Admins, Architects and IT Staff members. Our attendees represent a variety of industries, including finance, healthcare, manufacturing, government, education and many more, and they work in companies large and small. You're guaranteed to connect with peers who understand your challenges and can help you brainstorm your way through a current or future virtualization and mobility initiative.

BriForum by the numbers*


*Data is based off BriForum Chicago 2013

Network with IT pros from around the world

Our audience is chock full of talented IT pros from a variety of companies. Here's a quick look at some of the titles/companies who attended in 2014:

  • Senior Network Analyst, Aurora Health Care
  • CIO, Cortado
  • Architect, Ford Motor Co.
  • Director of IT, George Washington University
  • Director of IT Systems, Grain Millers, Inc.
  • IT Infrastructure Architect, Hollister Inc.
  • Engineering Manager, JP Morgan Chase
  • VM Operations Manager, Novartis Pharma
  • Lead Systems Engineer, Office Depot, Inc.
  • Technical Analyst, State Farm Insurance
  • Senior Operations Manager, The Capital Group
  • Tech Lead - Ifrastructure, TIAA-CREF
  • IT Manager, United Health Group
  • IT Manager, University of Missouri

What people are saying about BriForum

"Great 'real world' state of the industry update. Everyone - including vendors - are very open and approachable, and willing to talk about real strengths and weaknesses of their tech and products. Sessions challenged conventional thinking and didn't pull punches."
Andrew S., Sr. Solution Center Engineer/Instructor, Ingram Micro, Inc.

"Best collection of presenter talent I've encountered. The storage-centered sessions were very enlightening. Lots of good theory, coupled with real-world perspective."
Christopher W., Senior IT Infrastructure Engineer, Bank of the West

"Very informative content from many different perspectives. I enjoyed the fact that best practices were mentioned even if they go against vendor recommendations."
Utsav P., Citrix Engineer, DeVry