ITS Offers Info On Symantec Software Asset Management: Participants can learn more about the power of Software Asset Management and the Symantec Management Platform in a Webinar Tuesday, Aug.14 at 11 a.m. Eastern time. Register at Have you ever been through a software audit or are you concerned you might be the subject of an audit? Our Asset Team from ITS Partners will discuss how to leverage the Symantec Management Platform and Asset Management Suite in a Software Asset Management Strategy. Alena Ardito, ITAM Consultant for ITS Partners, will discuss the basics of a SAM strategy and how AMS can be used in that strategy. ITS Partners is based in Grand Rapids.

Online Tech Announces Fall into IT Seminar at Ann Arbor Data Center: The Ann Arbor-based data center operator Online Tech Inc. has announced a “Fall into IT” seminar to be held Friday, Sept. 14, at its newest Ann Arbor Data Center, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Eastern time. The seminar will feature four unique presentations covering hot topics — Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) environments, mHealth, mobile apps, security and compliance. This semi-annual event will also be available via live streaming video. Speakers include Tatiana Melnik, attorney at Dickinson Wright PLLC, who will kick off the seminar with “The Impact of Compliance.” She will explain the increasing need for multi-compliance and the legal and regulatory impact many companies are facing. Kirk Larson, vice president and CIO at Children’s Hospital Central California, will be presenting “BYOD: From Concept to Reality,” detailing how he accomplished developing a secure and compliant Bring Your Own Device environment that allows users to securely interact on various devices. Chief of plastic surgery at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Dr. Gregory Dumanian and Paul Hannon, president of SD3, will present the case study “HipaaCat – Improving Communication in Northwestern Memorial Hospital’s Plastic Surgery Division with Medical Mobile Apps.” Participants will learn how Northwestern Memorial Hospital worked through the thickets of encryption, HIPAA compliance, cloud, and mobile devices to improve their workflow. In addition, Online Tech will host an Invitation Only CIO Breakfast the morning of the event from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Eastern time. CIOs and IT decision makers will have the opportunity to network and share ideas for overcoming the greatest challenges facing CIOs in the past and upcoming year. Seating is limited, pre-registration is required. Interested participants can reserve their seat or request an invitation to attend the CIO Breakfast by visiting or calling (877) 740-5028. Online Tech will also offer tours of its Ann Arbor 2 Data Center at 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. Eastern time, with registration beginning at 8:30 a.m. Registration for presentations will begin at 9:30 a.m. and presentations will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.