Apps on TAP

June 14th, 2023
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM EDT
🍻 Pittsburgh, PA 🍻

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Event Overview

Nothing beats a freshly poured beer right from the tap. Join us for an intimate lunch & learn at Cinderlands Brewing to discuss real world challenges enterprises face when building, securing and deploying modern applications at scale. Whether you're a cloud engineer driving container adoption, a security team concerned with governance, or a developer learning to build in cloud native, this session will help you build secure software supply chains and break down the silos between teams.

Sponsored by our Pinnacle Partner CDW, this event is for all teams in development, platform engineering, security, cloud, and executives. We'll have special giveaways and goodies for everyone that attends. Join us!

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Enhancing the Developer Experience

Unlock developer productivity and user experience with a Kubernetes abstraction layer that enables faster, more secure app design, development, and delivery.

Join VMware Tanzu for a live demonstration of Tanzu Application Platform.  See how we abstract away  individual components in the DevSecOps toolchain, and leverage these techniques in building, testing, verifying, deploying, and operating applications.

The Platform Experience

  • Jumpstart app development: Use preconfigured cloud native pattern templates to bootstrap new applications
  • Boost developer velocity: See the IDE-driven experience that allows developers to rapidly iterate over cloud-ready applications
  • Speed up the path to production and automate app deployment: Secure software supply chains with automated, out-of-the-box app deployment. Promote application deployment from dev to production, and automate patching when new security vulnerabilities arise
  • Explore Data Services: Discover, curate, consume and manage backing services across single or multi-cluster environments
  • Build faster, be stronger with CDW’s Digital Velocity


11:30 AM – 12:00 PM Food, Drinks, & Networking
12:00 PM – 12:15 PM Introductions to Speakers & Content
12:15 PM – 12:35 PM Presentation of CDW’s Digital Velocity practice
12:35 PM - 1:20 PM Presentation and live demo of TAP
1:20 PM - 1:40 PM Q&A
1:40 PM - 3:00 PM Social Hour


johnpaice.jpg John Paice is a Staff Solutions Engineer in VMware's Modern Applications business unit. He works with customers on cloud native platforms and modern application software delivery. He has experience in helping large scale enterprises build and run platforms like Tanzu, Cloud Foundry, and Kubernetes. Before joining VMware, he spent more than 10 years in enterprise IT architecture and engineering, building, running, and securing containerized application platforms at scale.
Jack Zinkiewicz.jpg Jack Zinkiewicz, a Principal Field Solution Architect with CDW, is a modern apps sherpa with data center virtualization experience. He helps navigate the intersection of Hybrid Infrastructure and DevSecOps. He is a zealous maverick adept at supporting outcomes in continuous improvement, solutioning, architecting, and in helping executives (along with key business stakeholders and constituents) level-up in adopting cloud native patterns and practices.

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We look forward to you joining us.


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