EMC Forum 2012 – Transform: IT + Business + Yourself
Get ready for EMC Forum 2012: the one-day conference that aims to transform the way you see the future of business, IT – and yourself.
- Learn why cloud computing and virtualization are key to mastering the new IT realities.
- Find out how you can unlock the value in Big Data for your business.
- Discover the knowledge, skills and support that will transform you to meet the challenges ahead.
EMC Forum is a unique opportunity to connect and network with your peers in the region. You'll hear local and international insights from high caliber keynote speakers and presenters, and case studies featuring the latest integrated solutions from EMC and our partners. To complete the package, a hand-picked selection of our partners will be exhibiting their products, and EMC will be showcasing solutions at our Demo Center.
Don't miss this essential event. Register now to join EMC and our partners at EMC Forum 2012.
December 7, 2012
Time8:00 am – 5:00 pm
LocationSeaport World Trade Center
200 Seaport Blvd
Boston, MA 02210
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EMC FORUMS AGENDA - BOSTON
|Welcome : Bob Scordino, Area Sales Director, EMC & Keynote Presentation: Sanjay Mirchandani, CIO & COO, EMC
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|Building an Efficient and Flexible Virtual Infrastructure
|Transforming Storage: An EMC Overview
|Virtualizing Mission Critical Apps
|Transforming Backup and Recovery
|Big Data Transforms Business: Intro to Big Data Analytics
|Brocade FC and IP Networking for the Virtual Enterprise
|Transforming Midrange Storage with FLASH 1st
|Delivering Higher Performance and Availability in an Oracle Environment
|Backup Built for Your Virtual Environment
|EMC Isilon Scale-out Storage is Ready to Transform Business
|VSPEX: Choice Without Complexity
|Hybrid Cloud - SP + Tech
|3 Paths to the Cloud
|The Software Defined Datacenter
|EMC Storage Management Overview
|VCE Vblock: The Simplest and Fastest Path to Your Cloud
|Accelerating Storage Transformation: VMAX and VPLEX
|Harnessing the Power of End UserComputing by managing Applications
|What's new with Avamar and Networker
|Intro to Greenplum Database and Hadoop
Building an Efficient and Flexible Virtual Infrastructure
Cloud computing transforms IT, delivering dramatically higher IT efficiency and agility. An automated private cloud is the first step – creating a dynamic pool of compute, network and storage resources Virtualization is the foundation to this dynamic pool leading up to a private cloud. Choosing the right infrastructure that isscalable, flexible and efficient is critical to a successful virtualization environment.
Brocade FC and IP Networking For the Virtual Enterprise Sponsor: Brocade
This session will review the latest in storage networking protocols for EMC storage platforms. Topics include new architecture for scaling SAN fabrics, enabling VPLEX based Cloud architectures with Brocade Networking, and an overview of the EMC – Brocade VSPEX solution stacks. We will discuss how to deploy large SAN Fabrics using multiple directors without sacrificing server and storage ports; You will learn about the new SAN capabilities that will improve Metro connectivity over DWDM or dark fiber, become familiar with how VMware Metro vMotion enables Business Continuity and Business Agility.
VSPEX: Choice Without Complexity
VSPEX is a complete virtualization solution, proven by EMC and packaged and delivered by partners. VSPEX gives you the power to choose the technology in your solution while removing the complexity and risk that typically comes with designing, integrating and deploying a best-of-breed solution. Learn from EMC and our channel partners how VSPEX is making it easier than ever to get to your private cloud.
VCE Vblock: The Simplest and Fastest Path To Your Cloud
VCE accelerates cloud computing by delivering the world’s most advanced converged infrastructure. Vblock Systems are optimized to run mission critical applications in private and hybrid cloud environments. These factory-integrated, standardized system s and one-call support dramatically reduce the IT workload and free resources for more strategic tasks. Join us to learn how Vblock Systems can improve agility and lower TCO.
Transforming Storage: An EMC Overview
EMC offers the broadest portfolio of purpose built storage platforms. Learn how EMC’s latest storage family enhancements can help you transform your storage infrastructure.
Transforming Midrange Storage: VNX and VNXe
EMC VNXe and VNX have brought customers unprecedented CapEx/OpEx savings, while winning more than a dozen product-of-the-year awards. Learn about upcoming VNX Family enhancements that will transform how unified storage is deployed, managed, and integrated into VMware environments. With just a little Flash, you can transform your enterprise.
Hybrid Cloud - SP + Tech
IT needs a hybrid cloud that combines what you do best with what service providers can do better, while keeping IT in control. By leveraging an automated hybrid cloud infrastructure, you can virtualize your mission critical applications, move your existing applications onto virtual infrastructure without disruption, and deliver greater efficiency and agility. This session covers how customers can most efficiently and effectively leverage the hybrid cloud, discussed technologies for the hybrid cloud as well as our ecosystem of trusted service provider partners.
Accelerating Storage Transformation: VMAX & VPLEX
CIOs are increasingly embracing the Hybrid Cloud as the opportunity to run their businesses smarter and more efficiently. To help them meet the many challenges they’ll face in moving to the Cloud, EMC is defining and delivering products and technologies to enable this transformative journey. Come see EMC’s pace-setting products—VMAX, VPLEX, and RecoverPoint—and how they work together to accelerate transformation to the Hybrid Cloud.
Virtualizing Mission Critical Apps
A key phase in the customers journey to the cloud is virtualizing their mission critical apps to get even higher efficiency and a business agility. Keynote style presentation that highlights the need to virtualize mission critical applications, the challenges and EMC solutions that offer increased efficiencies and performance while virtualizing mission critical applications.
Delivering Higher Performance and Availability in an Oracle Environment
Many IT Organizations are driving the adoption of cloud computing by consolidating servers and storage onto shared infrastructure. Come to this session to learn how Oracle Databases can be successfully consolidated onto cloud environments while managing system resources to maintain SLAs and increasing performance and availability of your Oracle environment. Topics in this session include resource pooling, virtualization and dynamic provisioning. the business and technical challenges faced; migration procedures; and resulting benefits.
3 Paths to the Cloud Sponsor: Cisco
Cloud computing represents a new model for IT – enabling IT to run as a service. Cisco and EMC are collaborating to offer customers a choice of industry-leading virtual infrastructure architectures that can transform your IT: Build Your Own; Reference architectures through VSPEX; Vblock - Converged infrastructure through joint venture VCE
Harnessing the Power of End User Computing by Managing Applications
End User computing in the post PC era is very different from an application and security perspective. Learn more about the Desktop virtualization technologies, and their impact on applications, and additional applications and tools that make this move easier.
Transforming Backup and Recovery
By transforming your backup, recovery & archive strategy you can manage unrelenting data growth and your virtualization journey. In this session we will detail important market trends and describe how to accelerate your backup and archive transformation.
Backup Built for Your Virtual Environment
Don't let traditional backup become the bottleneck to your virtualization strategy. Learn how EMC's backup and recovery solutions can transformation backup and recovery in your VMware and Hyper-V environments.
The Software Defined Datacenter Sponsor: VMware
Organizations are embracing cloud computing, from basic virtualization to private cloud to a public-hybrid cloud. The software-defined datacenter is the foundation for cloud computing, and tenants have their own virtual datacenter with an isolated collection of the compute, storage, networking, and security resources they are used to. Learn how VMware vCloud Suite supports this vision; we will also discuss the VMware Cloud Management Solution, and our product integration with EMC.
What's New with Avamar and Networker
Find out what is new with EMC's backup software solutions, Avamar, and NetWorker.
Big Data Transforms Business: Intro to Big Data Analytics
Big Data provides new insights that enables organizations to transform their business. Because of its petabyte scale, multi-source and real-time characteristics, Big Data requires a new infrastructure approach. Attend this session and learn what's required to architect a Big Data infrastructure. We will discuss the storage and analytics technologies, including scale-out, HDFS, Greenplum and Hadoop. We will also describe data science and real-world case studies that showcase how Big Data helped organizations transition into a predictive enterprise.
EMC Isilon Scale-out Storage is Ready to Transform Business
A torrent of unstructured data demands innovative ways for enterprises to manage, protect, store and extract value from their endlessly growing information. Come see EMC Isilon’s industry-leading scale-out storage technology and how it enables enterprises to scale their storage environments simply, efficiently, and cost-effectively to meet the most demanding growth curves and business needs.
EMC Storage Management Overview
Organizations are rapidly adopting new EMC storage technologies like FAST VP, VFcache, and Federated Tiered Storage as means of enhancing service levels while controlling the cost of data growth. Maximizing the use of these new technologies requires new management tools that provide end-to-end visibility into service dependencies and enhance data path performance, leverage automation to improve efficiency, and increase an organization’s ability to align the cost of service delivery with business requirements. This session will review EMC’s storage management portfolio and how it can help organizations improve.
Introduction to Greenplum Database and Hadoop
The Greenplum Database delivers industry leading performance for structured Big Data Analytics while Greenplum HD enables enterprise Hadoop analysis and processing of unstructured data. Attend this session and learn about how the unified interaction of Greenplum Database and HD enables co-processing of all your data leading to faster insights.
Cisco is the worldwide leader in networking that transforms how people connect, communicate and collaborate. This tradition of leadership continues as Cisco offers the Unified Computing System, a complete portfolio of servers powered by intelligent Intel® Xeon® processors.
VMware is the leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure solutions that enable businesses to thrive in the Cloud Era. Customers rely on VMware to help them transform the way they build, deliver and consume Information Technology resources in a manner that is evolutionary and based on their specific needs. The company is headquartered in Silicon Valley with offices throughout the world and can be found online at:
Americas Forum Series Sponsor
Brocade® (Nasdaq: BRCD) networking solutions help organizations transition smoothly to a world where applications and information reside anywhere. Innovative Ethernet and storage networking solutions for data center, campus, and service provider networks help reduce complexity and cost while enabling virtualization and cloud computing to increase business agility. To help ensure a complete solution, Brocade partners with world-class IT companies and provides comprehensive education, support, and professional services offerings.
Intelligent storage is more important than ever, and Intel provides the foundation for industry-leading storage solutions, engineered for energy-efficient performance, reliable data protection, and scalability. Intel is committed to quality and technology innovation, enabling businesses of all sizes to deploy the capabilities needed to manage the explosion of data, improve data center efficiency, and prepare for emerging usage models to solve today’s and tomorrow’s storage challenges.
Presidio is a leading provider of professional and managed services for advanced IT solutions. Presidio addresses its clients’ complete information technology lifecycle – enabling clients to plan, design, implement, test and operate their technology investments. Presidio's comprehensive portfolio includes cloud solutions, unified communications/collaboration, security, and mobility solutions as well as managed services.
VCE, the Virtual Computing Environment Company formed by Cisco and EMC with investments from VMware and Intel, accelerates the adoption of converged infrastructure and cloud-based computing models that dramatically reduce the cost of IT while improving time to market for customers. VCE, through the Vblock platform, delivers the industry's first completely integrated IT offering with end-to-end vendor accountability.
CDW is a leading provider of technology solutions. CDW features dedicated account managers who help our customers achieve their goals by providing them with the advice and technology they need. The company’s solution architects offer expertise, designing customized solutions, while its engineers assist with the implementation and management of those solutions.
Emulex provides enterprise-class connectivity for servers, networks and storage devices within the data center. The Company's product portfolio of Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapters, 10GbE NICs, Ethernet-based converged network adapters, are proven, tested and trusted by the world's largest and most demanding IT environments.
F5 Networks, the global leader in Application Delivery Networking, ensures the secure, reliable, and fast delivery of applications. F5 solutions work closely with EMC solutions to unify application security, allow users to seamlessly scale VBlock to deploy more applications, and improve mobility for live migrations with VPLEX and VMware.
FusionStorm is a national provider of IT consulting, technology solutions and 24x7 cloud/managed services for enterprises of all sizes. The company assists organizations by providing complete solutions for system infrastructure, storage, networking, IP communications, security, database and disaster recovery, both onsite and in FusionStorm data centers.
GreenPages is a national IT consulting and integration organization that helps clients fully virtualize their environments and transform their datacenters to leverage the power of cloud computing. The company offers a vendor agnostic, cross-platform approach to designing and supporting modern, enterprise IT environments. www.greenpages.com & www.JourneyToTheCloud.com
International Computerware, Inc. (ICI) is a global infrastructure consulting, cloud enablement and integration firm founded in1985. ICI’s focus is customer enablement through process driven technology solutions and methodology. Utilizing its proven consulting methodology nCubedTM (Now, Next, Nirvana), ICI provides clients with solutions to infrastructurechallenges designed around ICI's intellectual capital as consultants and vast integration experience built on best-of-breed technologies. As a leader and innovator in Infrastructure Consumption modeling, ICI further enables clients to realize a consumption/service based computing model with its vCcubedTM offerings - a flexible, cost effective, and highly leveraged approach to actualizing the private, public, and hosted cloud computing models. For more information, visit www.iciamerica.com and follow @ICIAmerica on Twitter, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mozy is the world's most trusted provider of secure data access and backup for consumers and businesses, with more than three million customers, including 80,000 business customers and more than 90 petabytes of information stored at its multiple data centers around the globe. Mozy was acquired by EMC Corporation in 2007 and operates as part of Decho Corporation, an EMC company. More information can be found at:
OnX Enterprise Solutions is a data center solutions provider with a suite of solutions including the industry’s leading Federated Cloud offering. OnX designs, builds and manages complete data center environments comprised of multi-vendor offerings. For over 28 years, OnX has helped clients achieve exceptional business results that accelerate growth and value.
PC Connection is a Fortune 1000 company with a 30-year history of success. We transform IT into complete solutions through a combination of personal service, in-depth expertise, and customized support. Our approach to the design, deployment and support of technology has earned us the reputation of trusted advisor to our customers.
Riverbed delivers performance for the globally connected enterprise. Initiatives including virtualization, consolidation, cloud computing, and disaster recovery can be implemented without compromising performance. By giving enterprises the platform they need to understand, optimize, and consolidate their IT, Riverbed helps organizations build the IT architecture that aligns with their business needs.
Virtual Instruments is the leader in Infrastructure Performance Management for physical, virtual and cloud compute environments. By providing visibility to real-time performance, health and utilization metrics from throughout the open system, VirtualWisdom drives improved performance and availability while lowering the total cost of the infrastructure supporting mission critical applications.
Windstream is a leading provider of advanced network services, including cloud computing and managed services, to businesses nationwide. Through our Windstream Hosted Solutions product suite, Windstream offers a host of EMC enabled advanced solutions including Disaster Recovery, replication and storage solutions.