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 Transformationn
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: the Path to New Business Value
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. The new data world runs on applications accessible around the clock from any device. To provide data at speed and scale requires a multi-tiered data strategy combining in-memory data management with a peta-scale database for deep analysis. Included is an overview of EMC's Pivotal platform, Isilon scale-out storage, Greenplum analytics, and data science.
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 2013 from the Backup and Recovery Systems Division and the Enterprise Storage Division and will include zLinux and all related enhancements.
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 virtualizing business critical applications, with lessons from customers and EMC’s global IT organization.
ViPR - Software Defined Storage
EMC Software-Defined Storage virtualizes storage the way you've virtualized your servers and network. Learn how Software-Defined Storage transforms EMC VMAX, VNX, VPLEX, Isilon, and third-party storage into dynamic, virtual storage pools delivering unprecedented efficiency, revolutionizing storage automation, provisioning, and management, and enabling self-service storage that supports cloud-scale workloads and applications.
VPLEX Continuous Availability
EMC VPLEX extends High Availability beyond the limits of typical active-passive DR solutions. With a unique Active-Active architecture, VPLEX provides the foundation for Continuous Availability for your data and mission critical applications. Learn how to achieve zero RTO and zero RPO across data centers even in the event of a complete site failure.
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.
Experiences with FAST VP in a Mainframe Environment
Best practices of implementations from customers around the world.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Managing Storage Today and in the Software Defined Datacenter of the Future
EMC’s Storage Resource Management Suite helps IT visualize, analyze, and optimize storage investments while providing an extensible framework to manage EMC ViPR, software defined storage. This session will review how the SRM Suite helps IT address today’s storage management challenges and those of the software defined datacenter of the future.
DLM Update: Taking Major Market Share in the Mainframe Tape Business
Highlighting one of the fastest growing products in EMC history, this session will cover the latest feature function of the EMC Disk Library for Mainframe.
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.
Redefine the Possible with Flash Technology
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.
Backup Built for Virtual Environment
To reach your virtualization goals, you have to get backup right or it will slow you down. This session shows you how to turn backup from a bottleneck to an enabler. You’ll learn how EMC backup solutions optimize protection for VMware and Hyper-V environments, including VSPEX and Vblock, accelerating your cloud deployments.
Isilon Scale-Out NAS for Enterprise Big Data and Hadoop
Learn how Isilon Scale-Out NAS, Pivotal HD 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.
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.
Mainframe Engineering Roadmap & Roundtable
Discuss your requirements and learn more about EMC’s mainframe focused projects. Your feedback about current and future product direction is critical to EMC.