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.
September 11, 2012
Time8:00 am – 5:00 pm
LocationOmni Dallas Hotel
555 South Lamar St.
Dallas, TX 75202
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EMC Forums - Dallas
|Welcome and Keynote "Transform IT + Business + Yourself"
View Frank Hauck´s presentation
View Michael Koehler’s presentation
|Building an Efficient and Flexible Virtual Infrastructure
||Transforming Storage: An EMC Overview
||Virtualizing Mission Critical Apps
||Transforming Backup and Recovery
||Big Data Transforms Business
|Increase Your Business Agility by Delivering IT as a Service
||Brocade FC and IP Networking for the Virtual Enterprise
|Delivering Higher Performance and Availability in an Oracle Environment
||Take Application Backup to a New Level with EMC Purpose Built Backup Appliances
||EMC Isilon Scale-out Storage is Ready to Transform Business
|VSPEX: Choice Without Complexity
||Transforming Midrange Storage: VNX and VNXe
||3 Paths to the Cloud
|The Software Defined Datacenter
|Active Active Datacenters, How do I Get There?
|VCE Vblock: The Simplest and Fastest Path to Your Cloud
||Accelerating Storage Transformation: VMAX and VPLEX
||Technical Considerations for Transforming Microsoft Applications to the Cloud
||Backup Built for Your Virtual Environment
||Introduction to Big Data Analytics
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 is scalable, flexible and efficient is critical to a successful virtualization environment.
Increase your business agility by delivering IT as a service
Many organizations have highly virtualized IT infrastructure but have yet to re-architect processes to deliver IT-as-a-Service. This session discusses the required changes to move to service-based delivery and consumption model for IT: service catalogs, automation, provisioning, reporting, management and more. See how EMC IT was able to get transform itself to achieve exceptional efficiency and time to service metrics.
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, through the Vblock platform, delivers the industry's simplest and fastest path to the Cloud. Pre-engineered and pre-built, so that there’s nothing for customers to integrate and assemble, Vblock dramatically reduces the cost of IT while minimizing time to market for customers. Turn your IT organization into a driver of business value by implementing the Vblock platform. Join us and learn how.
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.
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, new features for enhancing SAN metro connectivity, and powerful new capabilities for enhancing SAN Management. We will also review Ethernet Fabric architectures for FCOE, iSCSI and NAS.
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.
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
Technical Considerations for Transforming Microsoft Applications to the Cloud
Understand how to confidently transition your Microsoft Application environments to the Private Cloud with an integrated and robust cloud architecture based on leading virtualization technologies including VMware and Microsoft Hyper-V. Understand how you can simplify management of your Private Cloud environment with end to end automated management solutions including EMC Storage Integrator (ESI), Microsoft System Center and VMware. This session will discuss technical considerations for optimizing scalability and performance; ensuring data protection and availability and simplifying management.
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.
Take Application Backup to a New level with EMC Purpose Built Backup Appliances
IDC research shows the market is aggressively moving away from tape-based backup and recovery processes. Demand is exploding for purpose built backup alliance (PBBA) and EMC is leading the way. This session covers best practices and customer examples to mange an ever-widening set of application backup workloads.
Drive Business Transformation throught IT Transformation - Journey to the Cloud - Sponsor: VMware
Transform your Business with VMware solutions and technology. VMware helps transform your business, whether you are at the beginning or somewhere in between. VMware helps you differentiate your business by addressing IT infrastructure, applications or end-user computing. Join us for this session and learn how VMware can reduce complexity, lower costs and gain greater flexibility, and transform your business - right now!
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.
Big Data Transforms Business
Businesses that can exploit Big Data to improve their strategy and execution will distance themselves from competitors. However, Big Data cannot be handled by traditional IT infrastructures due to its petabyte scale, multi-source and real-time characteristics. A new approach is needed. Attend this session and learn the new approach to Big Data enabling you to gain insights and transform 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.
Active Datacenters, How do I Get There? - Sponsor: World Wide Technology
World Wide Technology's (WWT) Resilient Active Data Center (RAD) demo is designed to show you how RAD architectures can dramatically decrease or eliminate downtime by using an alternate Active Data Center during outages and upgrades to your primary Data Center by using technology from EMC, Cisco and VMware.
Introduction to Big Data Analytics
Big Data transforms business through enabling a 360 customer view, reducing risks and improving operational efficiencies. Attend this session and learn about Big Data analytics use cases as well as the technology behind the analytics: Greenplum. The Greenplum Unified Analytics Platform or UAP fuses the co-processing of structured and unstructured data with a with a social media-inspired analytical collaboration environment called Chorus. Learn how Greenplum UAP enables Big Data analytics enabling you to transform your business.
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.
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.
World Wide Technology, Inc. (WWT) is a leading Systems Integrator providing technology products, services, and supply chain solutions to customers around the globe. WWT understands today's advanced technologies, including Unified Communications, Security, Data Center, Wireless Mobility and eCommerce. When properly planned, procured, and deployed, these business solutions reduce costs, increase profitability and ultimately improve a company's ability to effectively serve their customers.
Forsythe is as an information technology infrastructure integrator. Forsythe helps complex organizations across all industries optimize the cost and manage the risk of their IT while improving performance. Forsythe provides independent technology and business consulting services, technology leasing services, and value-added reseller services for all leading technology product manufacturers.
Insight Integrated Systems offers comprehensive storage and data management solutions for open network environments streamlining operations, management, and expenditures, while improving profitability. IIS offers assessments of systems, architectures and technology management requirements, consulting, integration, managed services and resource management to build responsive governances, along with virtualization of IT strategies to meet critical needs.
The Iomega® StorCenter™ Network Attach Storage product family offers advanced storage, security, and content sharing for small to medium-sized business, remote offices or workgroups. Powered by EMC® LifeLine™, StorCenter offers the features and flexibility you need for critical solutions such as virtualization, cloud technology, video surveillance, data protection and much more.
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.
Precise application performance monitoring makes complex, multi-tier systems transparent so you can quickly resolve today’s problems and make evidence-based plans to meet tomorrow’s performance needs. In addition to providing technical performance dashboards, Precise renders performance information across an entire business transaction, from user to storage, across physical and virtual environments, for all major packaged applications and custom application architectures.
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.
The partnership between Sigma Solutions and EMC brings a seamless integration of products and services to help organizations manage, protect, optimize and leverage information assets. From architecture design and implementation through infrastructure management and support, Sigma Solutions has the EMC experience and expertise to tackle the most pressing data management challenges.
Technologent is a leading global provider of technology infrastructure solutions for Fortune 1000 companies, aiding in bridging the gap between technology infrastructure and business strategy. We serve the complete technology lifecycle, including assessment, design, integration, and support services. We offer our customers unparalleled expertise, exceptional service, and technology from best-of-breed partners.
Since 1986, Unique Digital has been providing our customers with the tools and knowledge to ensure that their data is secure, protected, available and recoverable. We address the entire storage infrastructure life-cycle to deliver end-to-end solutions that successfully corresponds with our client's 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.
Xerox delivers flexible IT services and expertise to FORTUNE 1000 companies, as well as government organizations. We’ve leveraged two decades of experience helping our clients build and manage their IT infrastructures into the design of our Cloud solutions – which enable our clients to increase capacity, flexibility and reduce costs.