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WEBINAR: Securing a Connected Workplace in the Electric Utility Industry

Join us for this free live webinar sponsored by Dell Technologies and Intel on June 9th at 11AM eastern

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Wednesday, June 9th, 2021 | 11AM ET/8AM PT

Like most enterprises, many electric utilities organizations had to accelerate remote work in record time as a response to COVID-19. Many of the interim solutions that were deployed are not sustainable or secure for the long term and now new concerns are emerging as IT organizations plan for the future state of the remote utility worker. Enabling a remote workforce across the enterprise is required to attract and maintain new workers into the energy community. A secure, reliable remote worker strategy is essential for eliminating cyber-attacks, maintaining compliance standards, increasing productivity as well as customer satisfaction. Organizations that can adapt and evolve current remote environments to a safer, more permanent “work from anywhere” plan will come out stronger. As utilities prepare modernization plans to support the energy transition, now is the time to reassess remote work and create your ready-for-anything digital workplace– one that ensures seamless productivity from anywhere with an agile and secure infrastructure to enable it all.

Dell Technologies and Intel have been leaders in work-from-home technologies for years, developing a broad portfolio of products and solutions to empower remote workers and turn challenges of access and geography into opportunity. In this webinar, Dell Technologies and their industry partner Zones LLC, in partnership with Intel, will discuss how they have successfully collaborated to help their energy customers meet their workforce transformation needs, ensuring the proper definition, setup and delivery of the foundations for their remote worker initiatives. Dell Technologies will highlight their over-arching Intel powered hardware and software portfolio, zero trust security architecture and sample customer case studies of remote workforce solution delivery.  Zones LLC will detail their streamlined and focused approach for delivering the required factory services in a manner that results in a standardized end user experience for all workers and applications. Their Remote Worker Solution includes secure remote access, persona-based approach and end-to-end life cycle and asset management along with the latest technology from Intel.

Attendees will learn the following:

  • Many key functions performed by utilities enterprises are now being supported by remote workers
  • A secure, enterprise class solution to support all remote workers is now an imperative
  • Dell Technologies and Zones LLC are uniquely positioned to deliver all the Intel powered products and services required for an end-to-end Connected Workforce solution for utilities companies


Russell Boyer, Energy Field Director - Utility, Dell Technologies

Russell Boyer is the Global Energy Field Director for the utilities industry at Dell Technology where he leads the development of the Grid Modernization Strategy and Edge Solutions. He has twenty-two years experience working for and with utilities to help them leverage technology to achieve specific business outcomes. His previous roles include marketing, sales, product development, industry principal, presales, and consulting. He graduated from Texas A&M University with a MBA and a Bachelors in MIS.

Mark Daus, Energy Field Director, Dell Technologies

Mark is a 30-year IT professional that began his career as a NASA engineer at the Goddard Space flight Center in Greenbelt Maryland. Most of Marks’ IT experience was gained working in large enterprise data centers where he became exposed to a variety of networking, computing and application technologies throughout his career. From the data center, Mark spent several years working as a solution architect in the IT outsourcing industry where he lead the design and implementation of enterprise solutions for several Fortune 500 companies.

Mark joined EMC in 2009 as one of the first few employees involved in the preliminary plans to productize a converged and hyper-converged infrastructure solutions. Since then he has worked exclusively within the energy industry primarily developing technology solutions to address many of the challenges facing oil and gas and utility companies. Many of these solutions have been adopted into the mainstream to facilitate digital transformation initiatives to support the Energy Transition. 

Robb Stanton, Director of Strategic Solutions Delivery, Zones Inc.

Robb Stanton is responsible for overseeing all phases of solution delivery for Zones’ strategic clients, focusing primarily on Utilities. Robb has been with Zones for 14 years in varying leadership positions developing and delivering innovative technology solutions and programs for many national and global clients. Prior to joining Zones, Robb held a variety of leadership and program management positions and served 25 years in the US Army. Mr. Stanton earned his MBA from Golden Gate University in San Francisco. Robb and his family reside in Olympia, WA. 

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