Lead Your Cloud Transformation
A typical IT department spends an unsustainable 70% of its budget on maintenance, with little room for innovation. IT has reached a tipping point, but toward what? The Software-Defined Data Center. Join us for an inside look at this next generation of IT architecture, and the transformative steps necessary to deliver ITaaS.
Next Generation EMC: Lead Your Storage Transformation
EMC is building the future of storage solutions for cloud, virtualization, files, and applications. Join us for an inside look at EMC’s comprehensive storage portfolio, including our next generation VMAX, VNX, and Isilon platforms, Software-Defined Storage, and the Xtrem family of flash technologies that are driving the next generation of cloud computing.
Change The Game With EMC Backup and Archive
The game is changing. Backup and archive are no longer just defensive tactics; they are offensive strategies that accelerate business. You need the right game plan to meet today’s requirements and evolve for what’s next. This session will map EMC’s backup and archive strategy and explain how products like Avamar, Data Domain, NetWorker, and Mozy will keep you ahead of the game.
Trust: the Leading Edge of Cloud and Big Data
Learn how to increase trust in Cloud Infrastructure and Big Data with leading edge innovations in three areas: continuous availability and backup, advanced security and active governance. Avoid disaster by reducing critical single points of failure. Halt the latest advanced threats with new intelligence-based security analytics. Reduce audit pain and avoid fines by streamlining GRC.
Big Data Transforms Business
Big Data transforms business, but how? Learn how to get started with Big Data in this big picture session covering both business and technology aspects of the industry’s hottest trend. Included are tips on prioritizing use cases that align with your business and an overview of Isilon scale-out storage, Greenplum analytics, and data science.
Three Paths To The Cloud: Choice Without Complexity*
You can fight data center cost and complexity with virtualization and the cloud, but what’s the best approach for you? Learn about choice without complexity through best-of-breed EMC components, EMC VSPEX reference architectures that combine compute, network, storage, virtualization, and data protection, or with converged infrastructures in VCE Vblock Systems.
Transformation: Virtualizing Your Business Critical Applications
To virtualize Oracle, Microsoft, SAP, and other business critical applications requires infrastructure design and deployment that maximizes performance and efficiency of application owners and storage administrators. This session will review EMC best practices and use cases for virtualizating business critical applications, with lessons from customers and EMC’s global IT organization.
Flash: Next: Zero to One Million IPOs in a Flash
EMC’s Xtrem family of flash products delivers unprecedented performance for the most demanding applications. This session demonstrates the real-world benefits of EMC XtremIO in virtual desktop environments, Oracle RAC, and other application environments. You’ll learn how XtremSW Cache accelerates read performance of mission critical applications while protecting your data.
Transforming Disaster Recovery With Continuous Availability
Continuous Availability is no longer a cost, time, and skills-prohibitive proposition for your IT department. In this session, you’ll learn how you can leverage off-the-shelf technology, such as EMC VPLEX, to transform your disaster recovery program, elevate application service levels, lower risk and costs, and simplify your environment.
Taking Command of Big Data: Hadoop Analytics + Isilon Scale-Out Storage
Learn how Pivotal HD, Isilon Scale-Out NAS, and EMC services help you quickly and easily deploy a powerful, worry-free Hadoop-based analytics engine. Designed for those looking to dive into Hadoop and those who want greater confidence to grow a Hadoop deployment for full-scale production, this session shows you how to get it done.
Transforming the Data Center Sponsor Session: Cisco
Attend this presentation to learn the advantages of Cisco UCS, Cisco Unified Fabric, and Cisco Unified Management. The Cisco Unified Data Center can change the economics of the data center by unifying networking, compute, storage, virtualization, and management into a single platform. The results are operational simplicity and business agility, which are essential for virtualization, cloud computing, and deploying IT-as-a-Service. Find out why infrastructure matters and how Cisco and EMC solutions can decrease costs, enhance scalability, and improve performance.
Next Generation Unified Storage: VNX Re-defines Midrange Price/Performance
Learn about the world’s top-performing storage, data protection, and cloud solution for midrange environments. EMC VNX Unified Storage accelerates the transformation and protection of virtualized and cloud data centers through deep integration of solutions, applications, management, and storage in high-speed protection storage architectures, delivering the industry’s best price/performance.
Transformation is Underway. Is your network ready? Sponsor Session: Brocade
This session introduces breakthrough Gen 5 Fibre Channel technologies that can help you unleash the potential of high-density server virtualization, cloud architectures, and next-generation EMC Flash storage. We will introduce innovative diagnostic, monitoring and management capabilities with Fabric Vision that: Maximizes application availability; Drives down operational costs; and Provides unprecedented visibility across the storage network. Learn how Brocade and EMC are working together to help you realize the full benefit from your storage investments.
VCE Vblock Systems: The Leading Converged Infrastructure
VCE, the leader in converged infrastructure, helps you climb faster to the cloud. Vblock Systems combine leading technologies from Cisco, EMC, and VMware in a single, integrated, pre-configured converged infrastructure with seamless support. Learn about Vblock systems and proven solutions for cloud computing, virtual desktops, and virtualized mission critical applications.
Get To The Data Center of the Future Sponsor Session: VMware
Recent market studies confirm that adoption of a software-defined data center can reduce business downtime by 40% while also reducing provisioning time by 50%. Join us to learn some of the key capabilities of SDDC that include networking and storage, and get insight to how EMC and VMware are working together in Management solutions. We will also discuss how a hybrid cloud computing model provides choice without sacrificing security and control. Regardless of where you are in the journey to delivering IT as a Service, this VMware session will provide you the information to take the next step.
EMC VSPEX: Proven Infrastructure That Is Simple, Efficient, And Flexible
EMC VSPEX—a complete cloud solution, proven by EMC and delivered by partners—lets you choose the technology in your infrastructure without the need to design, integrate, and deploy individual components. Learn from EMC and our channel partners how VSPEX makes it easy to deploy private clouds, virtual desktops, and virtualized mission critical applications.
Virtual Private Clouds: The Role of Service Providers
A hybrid cloud combines IT’s strength in the private cloud with a service provider’s advantage in a public cloud, giving IT control as an enterprise-wide services broker. Learn how customers can most efficiently and effectively leverage the hybrid cloud through EMC’s existing and future cloud technologies and our ecosystem of service provider partners.
All Access: Extending Collaboration & Online File Sharing
IT is under pressure to be able to give users access to data anytime, from any device; and to do so in a secure way that can provide governance controls and meet business requirements. Learn how Isilon storage and Syncplicity provide easy and convenient file sharing access that users love while simultaneously allowing IT to keep control and maintain compliance.
Joining Forces: Bringing Big Data to Your Security Team
How can you use the flood of security-relevant Big Data to improve your security profile? How can organizations secure the Big Data systems themselves? This session discusses the opportunity for the security team’s newest member to improve protection and reduce risk, focusing especially on the critical role of security strategy and management.
Hardened Hadoop: Powerful Insights from Unstructured Data
Pivotal HD is an enterprise-hardened Hadoop distribution that analytics teams can easily deploy and develop to operate Hadoop clusters and Big Data applications, featuring advanced SQL query services that make Hadoop more stable and usable. This session reviews the features that make Pivotal HD the most innovative Hadoop distribution on the market.