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South Hills Altoona Information Technology students (left to right) Omar Brown, Matt Duman, Tyler Davis, Dan Morgan, Cameron Buynack, and Josh Allison

South Hills Community News Release

ALTOONA — Information Technology (IT) students from South Hills School of Business & Technology’s Altoona Campus attended the 21st annual LinkUp Technology Conference held at the Blair County Convention Center on Wednesday, October 10, 2018.

As the largest technology conference in Pennsylvania, the LinkUp Technology Conference attracts hundreds of participants each year. Attending the conference gave the IT students an opportunity to gain insights into the most current hardware and software available, as well as the chance to network with industry experts from companies such as Link Computer Corporation, Meraki, Dell/EMC, Sophos, Cisco, Barracuda Networks, Kaspersky Labs, and VM Ware. This year’s Keynote Speaker was Reginald “Reggy” Lieger, Cisco Cyber Security Specialist, who spoke to the attendees about leadership and securing the power of technology.

The IT students also attended a variety of break-out education sessions throughout the day such as:

  • Cisco Security
  • Physical Security Best Practices
  • What is Hyperconvergence?
  • Palm Vein Biometric Authentication
  • Dell EMC Server & HyperConverged
  • VMware’s Latest Solution Offerings
  • Protecting Your Backups in a Ransomware World
  • Data Center and Cloud Panel Discussion

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