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EMC Forum 2013

Lead Your Transformation

Learn how EMC cloud solutions transform IT and business. Attend a complimentary EMC Forum and explore how Cloud transforms IT, Big Data transforms Business, and Trust transforms Cloud.

New York – October 8, 2013

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Why Attend EMC Forum?

From business trends and cloud directions to real-world use cases and interactive discussions, EMC Forum is definitely worthwhile. Connect with peers, learn from experts, and get solution demos. Hundreds of your colleagues attend; you should, too!

Keynote speaker, Chad Sakac

Chad Sakac is SVP, Global SE and is responsible for EMC’s global customer and partner-facing technical experts and works with EMC’s partners and customers around the globe.

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Keynote speaker, Fidelma Russo

Fidelma Russo is SVP in the Enterprise Storage Division at EMC Corporation. Fidelma was appointed the General Manager for the Symmetrix Business Unit in October 2012. This unit defines and executes the business plan for the VMAX product portfolio

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EMC Forum 2013
Lead Your Transformation

Get ready for EMC Forum 2013 – the one-day technology conference that helps you lead your company’s IT and business transformation.

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Event Date & Location

Date: October 8, 2013 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Venue: Hilton New York
Address: 1335 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10019
Phone: 1-212-586-7000

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EMC Forums Agenda - New York

   
8:00 AM Registration, Partner Exhibits and EMC Demo Center  
9:00 AM Welcome and Keynote
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10:15 AM Break, Partner Exhibits and EMC Demo Center  
10:45 AM Lead Your Cloud Transformation
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Next Generation EMC: Lead Your Storage Transformation
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Change The Game With EMC Backup and Archive
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Trust: the Leading Edge of Cloud and Big Data
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Big Data Transforms Business: the Path to New Business Value
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EMC Mainframe Overview
11:45 AM Break, Partner Pavillion and EMC Demo Center
12:00 PM Three Paths To The Cloud: Choice Without Complexity
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Transformation: Virtualizing Your Business Critical Applications
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ViPR - Software Defined Storage
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VPLEX Continuous Availability
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Next Generation Unified Storage: VNX Re-defines Midrange Price/Performance
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Experiences with FAST VP in a Main­frame Environment
1:00 PM Lunch, Partner Exhibits and EMC Demo Center
2 PM Get To The Data Center of the Future Sponsor Session: VMware
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VCE Vblock Systems: The Leading Converged Infrastructure
Sponsor Session: VCE
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Transforming the Data Center Sponsor Session: Cisco
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Transformation is Underway. Is your network ready? Sponsor Session: Brocade
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Managing Storage Today and in the Software Defined Datacenter of the Future
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DLM Update: Taking Major Market Share in the Mainframe Tape Business
3:00 PM Break, Partner Exhibits and EMC Demo Center
3:30 PM EMC VSPEX: Proven Infrastructure That Is Simple, Efficient, And Flexible
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Redefine the Possible with Flash Technology
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Backup Built for Virtual Environment
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Isilon Scale-Out NAS for Enterprise Big Data and Hadoop
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Joining Forces: Bringing Big Data to Your Security Team
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Mainframe Engineering Roadmap & Roundtable
4:30 PM Raffle & Reception
5:30 – 8:30 PM Forum After Party @ Providence Sponsored by Brocade, FusionStorm and Presidio

Keynote

Sessions

10:45am

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.



 

12:00pm

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.



 

2pm

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.



 

3:30pm

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.



 

Sponsors

Diamond

Cisco

Cisco is the worldwide leader in networking that transforms how people connect, communicate, and collaborate. As an innovator in the communications and information technology industry, Cisco and our valued partners sell Cisco hardware, software, and services to businesses of all sizes, governments, service providers, and consumers. Learn more at www.cisco.com

www.cisco.com

VMware

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 www.vmware.com.

www.vmware.com

Platinum

Brocade

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.

www.brocade.com

Gold

Intel

Intel, the world leader in silicon innovation, develops technologies and products to advance how people work and live. Intel® processors, SSDs and Software provide the capabilities needed to address today’s IT challenges, enabling the energy-efficient performance, data protection and scalability to address the explosion of data and emergent usage models.

www.intel.com

Americas Forum Series Sponsor

VCE

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.

www.vce.com

Silver

CDI

CDI LLC provides comprehensive data center services that solve complex business challenges. Recognized since 2000 as one of the top 500 IT solution providers in the United States, CDI's strategic differentiation is its commitment to understanding our clients' business processes and helping them advance their corporate strategies using technology.

www.cdillc.com

CDW

CDW is a leading provider of technology solutions for businesses of all sizes. CDW features dedicated account managers who help customers choose the right technology products and services to meet their needs. The company’s solution architects offer expertise in designing customized solutions, while its advanced technology engineers assist customers with the implementation and long-term management of those solutions.

www.cdw.com

Ciena

Ciena and EMC have a longstanding relationship to provide superior connectivity and performance between datacenters in both public and private networks. More than 180 customers worldwide use EMC's storage and virtualization solutions coupled with Ciena network solutions.

www.ciena.com

ePlus Technologies

ePlus Technology is a nationwide provider of world-class IT products and services to both the public and private sectors. With our core focus areas in data center/cloud computing, collaboration, IT infrastructure, services capabilities, and security—complemented by leasing and software—ePlus can develop and deliver innovative, scalable, and financially sound solutions. Through our top level manufacturer certifications, flexible lease financing, software, and patented business solutions, we’re able to provide a broad offering that truly sets us apart from our competition.

www.eplus.com

Forsythe

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.

www.forsythe.com

FusionStorm

FusionStorm is a full-service IT solution provider that delivers best-of-breed technology solutions to our customers. Our deep technical expertise and business acumen enable us to design and implement solutions aligned with each customer’s unique business requirements. We have a national U.S. presence with global distribution capabilities.

www.fusionstorm.com

Macrum Technology

We provide all businesses and people with the highest quality computer & network consulting services using information technology. We work with our clients to design, build and implement the type of system they need and deserve. Providing technology solutions is as much about people as it is about hardware and software, so we strive to build long-term relationships with our customers. Your success is our success, and we can help you get there.

www.marcumtechnology.com

Melillo Consulting

Melillo Consulting (Melillo) is a technology solutions integrator with over 25 years of experience providing IT expertise to midsize and enterprise companies. We specialize in virtualization, cloud computing, physical infrastructure, data center design, IT management & automation, application life cycle management, and project and portfolio management. Our business extends to mid-Atlantic/Northeast Corridor with offices in Washington D.C., Philadelphia, New York, Boston and our headquarters in Somerset, New Jersey.

www.mjm.com

Mozy

Mozy is the world's most trusted provider of cloud backup and access, with more than six million customers, including 100,000 business customers and more than 90 petabytes of information stored at its data centers around the globe. Mozy, owned by EMC since 2007, is included in the BRS solution portfolio.

www.mozy.com

ONX

OnX Enterprise Solutions is a global enterprise data center solutions provider that designs, builds and manages complete data center environments comprised of today’s best technology offerings. We are focused in four core areas – Cloud & Managed Services, Technology Solutions & Professional Services, Digital Application Services, and Hardware & Software Solutions.

www.onx.com

Panduit

Panduit provides validated physical infrastructures for VSPEX reference architectures to ensure rapid deployment and optimum performance. Pre-configured, rack-ready solutions streamline the entire lifecycle with a single part number for quoting and procuring complete infrastructures (excluding active gear) for significant time savings and reduced risk at the lowest TCO.

www.panduit.com

Panzura

Panzura allows enterprises to achieve all the benefits of cloud storage in a secure platform while maintaining traditional NAS features and performance and providing global user interconnectivity and centralized storage. The Panzura Global Cloud Storage System integrates with existing infrastructures without changes and with the leading cloud storage platforms.

www.panzura.com

Presidio

At Presidio, we think, architect, implement, and support the practical reality of advanced technologies every day. By taking the time to deeply understand how your business works, we architect transparent, enduring technology solutions that meet your immediate needs – and prepare you for tomorrow. As one of the largest solutions providers in the U.S., we combine experience and stability with regional expertise and service, so you can rest assured we’ll be there to help you locally with the ability to cover your global business needs.

www.presidio.com

QLogic

QLogic – the Ultimate in Performance: QLogic (Nasdaq:QLGC) is a global leader and technology innovator in high performance server and storage networking connectivity products. Leading OEMs and channel partners worldwide rely on QLogic for their server and storage networking solutions. For more information, visit:

www.qlogic.com

Riverbed

Riverbed Technology helps global enterprises successfully and intelligently implement strategic initiatives such as virtualization, consolidation, cloud computing and disaster recovery without compromising performance. More than 22,000 organizations worldwide use Riverbed products and solutions including WAN optimization, performance management, application delivery, and storage consolidation to both manage and accelerate performance.

www.riverbed.com

SunGard

SunGard Availability Services provides disaster recovery services, managed IT services, cloud solutions, information availability consulting services and business continuity management software.

www.sungardas.com

Varonis

Varonis is the foremost innovator and provider of access, governance, and retention solutions for human-generated data, the fastest-growing and most sensitive class of digital information. Varonis ensures that only the right users have access to the right data from the right devices, all use is monitored, and abuse is flagged.

www.varonis.com

Virtual Instruments

Virtual Instruments is the leader in Infrastructure Performance Management (IPM) for physical, virtual, and cloud computing environments. The award-winning VirtualWisdom® platform drives improved performance and availability against infrastructures supporting critical applications, while lowering costs. VirtualWisdom provides real-time performance, health and utilization metrics, and delivers end-to-end visibility across the entire systems stack.

www.virtualinstruments.com

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