2023 Connected Triangle+ Summit NFF Featured Image Raleigh NC

November 20th, 2023 – Networking For Future, Inc. (NFF), a Mid-Atlantic-based, performance-focused IT and smart technology solutions provider shared that NFF and Cisco shared a Platinum Sponsorship, and NFF was a Keynote speaker at the inaugural Raleigh, NC Connected Triangle+ Summit on November 9th.  https://raleighnc.gov/apps-maps-and-open-data/services/connected-triangle-summit-focuses-smart-cities-movement#paragraph–292576

Raleigh’s Connected Triangle+ Summit brought over 300 government, education, community leaders and technology businesses together to envision the Connected Triangle+ …. a region where interconnected smart communities work together to create an extraordinary place to live, work, and visit—for everyone.  John Holden,  Smart City Manager for the City of Raleigh shared that “The Connected Triangle+ will be a place of inclusivity while extending its reach beyond our own boundaries (hence the “+”), unlocking the potential of smart technology across the Carolinas and the Mid-Atlantic. Our Vision is to nurture, foster, and develop actionable sustainable projects for the betterment of all citizens across the Triangle and beyond. The communities and technology leaders from the Connected Triangle+ will create action plans based on what was learned from the Summit.”

Mike Cannon, Smart Technologies Executive Practice Lead at NFF chaired the keynote panel discussion that focused on “The Federal Imperative For Smart Cities and Smart Regional Investment”.  Mike was joined by Dan Cotter, Acting Executive Director, Office of Science & Engineering, Principal Director of the Office of Science and Engineering, Department of Homeland Security, and also by Kyle Conner,​ who until recently was Cisco’s ​ Global IoT Transportation Industry Principal. The entire event including the panel discussion lead by Mike can be seen here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hxnIqtspGjIhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hxnIqtspGjI

Chris Peabody, Chief Strategy Officer for NFF shared, “We were very proud to support John Holden and the RTP region at this important smart technologies and innovation launch event.  We are passionate about helping cites, communities and campuses create new opportunities for citizens, businesses, and students through smart technologies and other technological innovations. Working closely with our smart technology and security partners like Cisco, we bring together a collection of intelligent systems providers for safety, energy, critical infrastructure, advanced networks, data management, mobility, engagement and governance solutions. NFF is committed to helping local governments and other organizations achieve their mission through the use of smart technologies to improve the quality of life for it’s visitors, citizens and businesses.

About Networking For Future, Inc.

Networking For Future, Inc. (NFF) is a Washington, DC-based company offering a performance-focused approach to delivering transformational IT and smart technology solutions. We take pride in keeping users productive and engaged by providing business and IT teams with the solutions they need to improve their performance in a dynamic, connected world.

Since 1996, NFF has delivered architecture, design implementation, professional support services, and hardware and software sales pertaining to Network Infrastructure, Cyber Security, Cloud and Data Center Solutions, Smart Technologies, Collaboration and Mobility, and Staff Augmentation.

In addition, NFF, an ISO 9001:2015 certified company, is a Cisco Gold Integrator Partner, Splunk Partner, NetApp Gold Partner, VMware Enterprise Partner, Axis Communications, Signify Partner, Rapid7 Partner, Foresite Partner, Arctic Wolf Partner, Microsoft Certified Silver Partner, Dell Solution Provider Partner. NFF also holds GSA Schedule 47QTCA21D0047 and many other government contract vehicles.

For more information, visit www.nffinc.com, call 202-783-9011, or email learnmore@nffinc.com

Networking For Future Contact:

Chris Peabody