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 virtualisation 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.
October 3, 2012
Time8:00 am – 5:00 pm
LocationHilton New York
1335 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10019
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New York — October 3, 2012
|Welcome - Joe Profeta & Keynotes: Howard Elias & Sanjay Mirchandani
View Howard Elias´ presentation
View Sanjay Mirchandani´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/Intro to Big Data Analytics
|EMC Mainframe Overview
|Increase your Business Agility by Delivering IT as a Service
|Brocade FC and IP Networking for the Virtual Enterprise
|EMC Storage Management Overview
|Take Application Backup to a New Level with EMC Purpose Built Backup Appliances
|EMC Isilon Scale-out Storage is Ready to Transform Business
|Implementing FAST VP in a Mainframe Environment
|VSPEX: Choice Without Complexity
|Transforming Midrange Storage: VNX and VNXe
|3 Paths to the Cloud
|The Software Defined Datacenter
|Active, Active Datacenters
|Data Consistency for Improved Disaster Recovery Capabilities
|VCE Vblock: The Simplest and Fastest Path to Your Cloud
|Accelerating Storage Transformation: VMAX and VPLEX
|Delivering Higher Performance and Availability in an Oracle Environment
|Backup Built for Your Virtual Environment
|Greenplum UAP: Monetizing data with analytics as a service.
|Mainframe Engineering Roadmap & Roundtable(BRS + ESD)
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.
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, 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 with FLASH 1st
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
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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: 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.
Active 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.
Greenplum UAP: Monetizing data with analytics as a service.
Enterprises and their IT organizations are challenged by today's data explosion. Many business and IT Leaders realize they need to compete through advanced data analytics. This session reviews how EMC IT has deployed "BI-as-a-Service" leveraging Greenplum's Unified Analytics Platform to empower our Data Scientists and Business Analysts.
EMC Mainframe Overview
EMC has expanded its mainframe portfolio in the past few years. This session will cover the many enhancements that have been delivered for 2012 from the Backup and Recovery Systems Division and the Enterprise Storage Division and will include all enhancements YTD.
Implementing FAST VP in a Mainframe Environment
EMC has announced FAST and VP for mainframe systems. Early customer adoption experiences will be shared. You will learn how to implement SMS and HSM; how much SATA or SAS drives we are seeing and how does it work with SRDF?
Data Consistency for Improved Disaster Recovery Capabilities
This session will discuss how EMC Disk Library for mainframe has added new consistencey features. These features allow both tape and disk to be consistent to the same point in time.
Mainframe Engineering Roadmap and Roundtable (Tape and Disk)
Please join us for this roundtable discussion. Your feedback about current products and future product direction is critical to EMC. Each product group will give a 15 minute directions update. Come discuss your requirements and learn more about EMC's mainframe focused projects.
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.
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.
Ciena, is the network specialist,. A Global EMC Select Partner, we provide optical and carrier-grade Ethernet connectivity solutions designed to optimize the network while significantly improving the performance of remote replication applications such as SRDF, RecoverPoint and VPLEX Metro and GEO.
Datalink is a complete data center solutions and services partner, Datalink helps enterprises get the most from every IT investment – with storage, server, and network expertise across the infrastructure. We deliver greater business results throughout, designing what we sell, deploying what we design, and supporting everything we deliver.
Eastern Computer Exchange, Inc. is an EMC Signature Partner focused on helping clients solve complex server, storage, networking, application, and desktop concerns via our highly trained professional staff of engineers. We offer the most current assessment tools to build architectures that solve business and technical challenges and produce ROI data.
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.
ePlus is a leading integrator of technology solutions. ePlus enables organizations to optimize their IT infrastructure by delivering products from top manufacturers, managed / professional services, lease financing, proprietary software, and patented business systems. Founded in 1990 and headquartered in Herndon, VA, ePlus has 800+ associates serving customers nationally. For more visit:
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
Melillo Consulting is a technology solutions integrator providing information technology expertise geared specifically to midsize and enterprise customers nationwide. From design through deployment, Melillo solutions enable you to leverage your existing IT infrastructure and connect business strategies to provide lasting value by improving performance, reducing costs, enhancing flexibility, and minimizing risk.
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.
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.
QLogic (Nasdaq:QLGC) is a global leader and technology innovator in high performance networking, including adapters, switches and ASICs. Leading OEMs and channel partners worldwide rely on QLogic products for their data, storage and server networking solutions. For more information, visit:
Rackspace® Hosting (NYSE: RAX) is the open cloud company, delivering open technologies that power more than 190,000 businesses worldwide. Rackspace provides its renowned Fanatical Support® to customers across a broad portfolio of IT products, including Public Cloud, Private Cloud, Hybrid Hosting and Dedicated Hosting. For more information, visit:
Privately owned since 1989, SHI International Corp. provides comprehensive IT solutions to the most complex IT environments of the Fortune 500, the Public Sector, and beyond. From software and hardware procurement - to IT asset management - to the SHI Cloud, SHI’s annual revenues will top $4 billion+ in 2012.
Silver Peak is the leader in data center class WAN optimization. The company's Virtual Acceleration Open Architecture (VXOA) delivers the highest-capacity, lowest-cost, and most comprehensive options for deploying WAN optimization. Silver Peak optimizes all traffic to enable data center consolidation, data replication, cloud computing, disaster recovery, and virtual desktops (VDI).
Terremark, a subsidiary of Verizon, sets the standard for IT deployments with advanced infrastructure and managed service offerings that deliver the scale, security, and reliability necessary to meet the demanding requirements of enterprises and governments. With a global network of data centers and a comprehensive portfolio of secure solutions, Terremark is helping enterprise and government executives realize the power and promise of the cloud today.
Varonis is the leading provider of comprehensive data governance software with installations worldwide that span firms in financial services, government, healthcare, energy, media, education, manufacturing and technology. Varonis gives organizations visibility and control over their data, ensuring only the right users have access to the right data at all times.
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.