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The application development community features top thought leadership focusing on optimal practices in software development, SDLC methodology, mobile app development and application development platforms and tools. Join top software engineers and coders as they cover emerging trends in everything from enterprise app development to developing for mobile platforms such as Android and iOS.

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  • Encryption, and cryptography in general, has been thrust into the spotlight as a critical technology for combating surveillance, data breaches, insider threats, and more. But encryption is no silver bullet, and the quality of its implementation is the major determining factor in the protection it actually provides. Join us on Thursday April 24 to learn about:
    •Five ways you can measure the quality, or trust level, your crypto systems provide
    •Effective strategies for dealing with the key management pain many organizations are starting to feel as they increase their deployment of cryptography
    •Use cases for strong cryptography and trusted key management with hardware security modules (HSMs)
  • In this session, we’ll introduce our cloud desktop offering and discuss how businesses are using this technology to drive down support costs, improve security, and create business agility. Additionally, we will discuss some best practices around planning and implementing a cloud desktop strategy.
  • This webinar will discuss some of the latest deployments, trends, pricing and advances in the CDN market for commercial CDNs and telco/carrier CDN buildouts.

    Why you should Attend:
    - Learn the latest data on the size of the content delivery market for video.
    - Find out growth forecasts for both revenue and traffic volumes.
    - Hear about the market drivers and trends that will determine the future of the CDN market.
  • 85% of enterprises permit BYOD, but only 25-30% of them actually have policies and technology to manage these devices. What is your business doing to ensure that the content on that device stays secure, regardless of what device your employees are using? If you are considering moving to a BYOD strategy or are in the midst of doing so, join this webinar to learn how to develop and execute a BYOD plan in your company. We'll talk about major challenges from creating a BYOD strategy and best practices from ensuring that the content on your device stays secure with Box.
  • The future of work sees changes to how employees work, how managers lead, and how organizations are structured. However, technology still remains the central nervous system of organizations and things like enables flexible work, collaboration, communication, and BYOD. In short, IT helps organizations be competitive. But how is IT changing in the context of new work behaviors and expectations, a multi-generational workforce, the cloud, globalization, and many of the other trends that are shaping the world of work? Join us in this session as a panel of experts debates and explores how IT is changing and what the future of IT looks like.
  • As more and more software product companies are looking to migrate their traditional on-premise software to a Software as a Service (SaaS) offering they are discovering it takes longer than first expected and comes with many challenges.

    Platform as a Service (PaaS) provides a great way to create highly scalable applications. PaaS accelerates application development, testing, deployment and maintenance of your SaaS application.

    Join Mark Eisenberg, a thought leader in cloud and mobile, and Motifworks’ Nitin Agarwal to learn how to accelerate your migration to SaaS using PaaS. This webinar will feature a review of the Windows Azure PaaS platform and Motifworks SaaS development framework to further reduce your time-to-market.

    Attendees will learn:
    * The benefits of Platform as a Service over Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
    * How PaaS accelerates development and delivery of SaaS
    * Azure Cloud Services (PaaS) overview
    * Best practices for great cloud application on Azure PaaS
  • Join us to hear from product expert Rob Singh to learn more about Mocana Atlas Certificate Enrollment
  • Collaboration is crucial when it comes to your marketing team. No matter if you're based locally or globally, the concept of work and the way we interact is completely changing. With smartphones and tablets taking over our lives, efficient collaboration, coordination, and consistency around marketing campaigns and messaging can be challenging when running a marketing organization.

    Join this webinar to discover:

    - The latest and greatest in marketing automation and file sharing platforms
    - Content collaboration tools that save time and keep branding consistent between teams
    - How centralizing assets can ease global content translation and localization
    - Real-time content and campaign sharing that can spark new ideas and educate your organization
  • Dopo avere ampliato con successo la capacità del data center con Amazon Web Services per gli ambienti di sviluppo e testing, il team IT deve affrontare un nuovo problema di capacità: come archiviare i crescenti volumi di dati generati dalle applicazioni aziendali senza aumentare i costi? Inoltre, come è possibile assicurare un backup appropriato di questi dati?

    In questo episodio, verranno risolti entrambi i problemi grazie ad Amazon S3 e Amazon Glacier.

    Funzionalità e servizi illustrati
    •Amazon S3
    •Amazon Glacier
    •AWS Storage Gateway
    •AWS Import / Export

    Demo
    •Panoramica di AWS Storage Gateway
    •Trasferimento dei dati di Amazon S3 in Amazon Glacier
  • Collaboration, coordination, and consistency around marketing campaigns and messaging can be challenging when running a global marketing organization. Without the ability to store, share, and monitor your campaigns and content on a common platform, marketers struggle with communicating across the silos of their company. The potential result of this disconnect can range from wasted content to inconsistent messaging.

    Join this webinar with Fathom, a top digital marketing agency, to learn how their marketing team works together with Box to save time, keep branding consistent, and increase efficiency.
  • Forty-four states, DC and four territories have adopted the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). This means that school districts across the country are planning for 100% online assessments during the 2014-2015 school year. One of the most important conditions needed for being able to administer online assessments is network infrastructure readiness.
    Attend this 30-minute webinar and join Gavin Lee, Senior K-12 Business Development Manager at Juniper Networks, to discuss the critical network must-haves that all school districts should consider when looking to deploy a robust and supportable network. You will also receive practical guidance on how to get the most out of your network infrastructure and how to best prepare for the CCCSS assessments:
    • Consortia network infrastructure
    • Wired and wireless network capabilities
    • Robust network security
    • Network support readiness
    • Juniper Networks network infrastructure readiness resources
  • Jack Madden converses with James Rendell to get the CA perspective on Enterprise Mobility Management’s (EMM) future potential. EMM must not for get BYOD but also go beyond it into Mobile App Management (MAM) and find ways to keep users personal information and employers information separated and find a way to embrace the Internet of Things.
  • Jack Madden discusses Enterprise Mobility with Arun Bhattacharya to get the CA perspective on the way it should be. This means going beyond BYOD and MDM, and embracing MAM, MEM, MCM, and IoT. For many companies, finding the balance between employers and users privacy and security has been a problematic issues.
  • In this webinar, we’ll be going back to basics to cover what DevOps is and why should you care about it, but also discuss more advanced topics like proactively analyzing business applications during the development phase, and bringing down the silos between developers, IT operations, QA, and the business.

    Sign-up for this webinar with John Jelinek, the co-founder of DevOps Live, and Matt Zanderigo of Riverbed for some expert coaching on taking the plunge to DevOps, smoothing out the interaction between development and operations, and gaining visibility into application change to help speed up application rollouts.

    In this webinar, you’ll learn:
    •How to initiate a DevOps transformation, notable traits of successful DevOps cultures and how to get both Dev and Ops to work together effectively
    •How to ensure performance defects are discovered early with sufficient detail to fix the issue with Application Performance Management.
    •How companies like Michelin and National Instruments have reduced production issues up to 30%, and streamlined their application rollout process up to 6 times faster.

    Meet Our Guest Speaker
    John Jelinek is the co-founder of DevOps Live, a meetup group focused on bringing down silos between developers, IT operations, QA, and the business. John is also a Developer Evangelist for TradeStation Technologies, Inc. He helps software engineers build new innovations on the Web with the TradeStation WebAPI, a real-time source for financial market data. He lives in North Dallas with his wife and two daughters.
  • Tras crear un prototipo inicial de su aplicación para una vista previa limitada ya es hora de que el equipo pase a consolidar la arquitectura haciéndola más robusta y tolerante a los fallos antes de lanzarla oficialmente al público final.

    En este capítulo se tratan conceptos de la infraestructura de AWS tales como regiones y zonas de disponibilidad; además, se explica cómo utilizar tales características para incrementar la tolerancia de la aplicación a los fallos.

    Servicios y características tratados
    •Conceptos clave sobre infraestructura (regiones y zonas de disponibilidad)
    •Equilibro de carga elástico (Elastic Load Balancing)
    •Amazon RDS

    Demostración
    •Creación de una AMI basada en una instancia en ejecución
    •Creación y configuración de un equilibrador de carga elástico
    •Zonas de disponibilidad múltiples con Amazon RDS
    •Alarmas con Amazon CloudWatch
  • Una vez expandida con éxito la capacidad del centro de datos a Amazon Web Services para los entornos de desarrollo y prueba, el equipo de IT se enfrenta a un nuevo reto en cuanto a la capacidad, es decir, cómo almacenar la cada vez mayor cantidad de datos generados por las aplicaciones empresariales y mantener los costes a la baja. Además, también se enfrentan al reto de mantener copias de seguridad de esos datos de manera adecuada.

    Este capítulo aborda ambas cuestiones con servicios como Amazon S3 y Amazon Glacier.

    Demostración:

    •AWS Storage Gateway
    •Datos de Amazon S3 a Amazon Glacier

    Servicios y características tratados:
    •Amazon S3
    •Amazon Glacier
    •AWS Storage Gateway
    •AWS Import / Export
  • Enterprises are realizing that the opportunity of data analytics is maximum when the data is fresh and represents the "current reality" of operations or customer experience. The business value of data dramatically falls with its age.

    As IT and line-of-business executives begin to operationalize Hadoop and MPP based batch Big Data analytics, it's time to prepare for the next wave of innovation in data processing.

    Join this webinar on analytics over real-time streaming data.

    You will learn about:
    •How business value is preserved and enhanced using Real-time Streaming Analytics with numerous use-cases in different industry verticals
    •Technical considerations for IT leaders and implementation teams looking to integrate Real-time Streaming Analytics into enterprise architecture roadmap
    •Recommendations for making Real-time Streaming Analytics – real – in your enterprise
    •Impetus StreamAnalytix – an enterprise ready platform for Real-time Streaming Analytics
  • This Analyst Briefing will cover key findings from Frost & Sullivan’s suite of video technology research for 2013, as well as the Digital Media research team’s impressions and conclusions from the 2014 National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show, taking place April 5-10, 2014 in Las Vegas.

    Reasons to Attend:

    •Understand key technical trends in content delivery and monetization, and their impact on video encoding/transcoding offerings
    •Gain insight into worldwide market growth opportunities
    •Receive highlights related to the competitive landscape
    •Identify customer perceptions and requirements when choosing vendors and solutions
  • Many customers who want to deliver application releases quicker, find bugs earlier and eliminate testing infrastructure turn to Capgemini’s Test Environment Management (TEM) services, which leverages CA LISA® Service Virtualization. The TEM methodology incorporates automated regression testing and virtual test environments; enabling greater coverage of non-function tests. The resulting test environment expedites delivery of new application features to business users, reduces costs and ensures higher quality production systems.

    Join CA Technologies & Capgemini on April 16, 2014 at 10:00 am ET to learn how these capabilities are delivered by Capgemini, the functionality of the CA Technologies tools that make it possible, and a customer’s experience with the Capgemini TEM - CA Technologies solution.
  • Questo è il primo episodio di una serie di webinar che illustreranno le diverse modalità in cui AWS viene utilizzato dai team di sviluppo agili. Tutti gli episodi faranno riferimento a una startup impegnata nell'apertura di una nuova area di business, illustrando i vantaggi offerti dall'utilizzo di AWS. La startup puo' essere una nuova realtà o un centro di innovazione all'interno di una azienda esistente, ad esempio per seguire il lancio di un nuovo prodotto.

    In questo episodio vengono descritti i principali vantaggi di AWS per le startup e i team IT agili, soffermandosi su come il team abbia sviluppato rapidamente un prototipo funzionante utilizzando i diversi servizi offerti dalla piattaforma.
  • Join AWS for this Building Scalable Web Applications webinar where we will explain the key architectural patterns used to build applications in the AWS cloud, and how to leverage cloud fundamentals to build highly available, cost effective web-scale applications.

    You will also learn how to design for elasticity and availability within AWS using a common web architecture as a reference point and discuss strategies for scaling, security, application management and global reach. If you want to know how to make your applications truly scale then join this webinar to learn more.

    Reasons to attend:

    • Understand the architectural properties of powerful, scalable and highly available applications in the Amazon cloud
    • Learn about Amazon regions and services that operate within them that enable you to leverage cloud scaling
    • Discover how to manage data with services like Amazon S3, Amazon DynamoDB and Amazon Elastic MapReduce to remove constraints from your applications as your achieve web-scale data volumes
    • Hear about customer case studies and real-world examples of scaling from a handful of resources to many thousands in response to customer demand

    Who should attend?

    • Developers, operations, engineers and IT architects who want to learn how to get the best from their applications in AWS
  • As more and more companies look to take advantage of all of the benefits afforded with cloud-based infrastructures, the discussion often quickly turns to “How do we get there?” For some companies, this single migration question can create an insurmountable roadblock that either keeps them from moving to the cloud or severely delays their migration. Join Michael McCracken, HOSTING’s Director of Professional Services, as he explores different cloud migration strategies along with the benefits and risks associated with each of those strategies.
  • Join us for our Intro to Box series, a monthly discussion of the latest in the world of enterprise IT, content collaboration, cloud technology, and Box. We'll cover an overview of Box, how businesses like yours are changing the way they work with Box and other cloud technologies, and walk through a demo of the latest and greatest in the product. The sessions will be led by Box product experts, and you might even get a guest appearance from one of our fearless leaders.
  • Are your application deployment teams constantly battling application release traffic jams with no alternate routes available? Is the grid-lock bringing your IT departments to a standstill and the business as well?

    In order to meet the challenge of rapid agile development and deployment of complex multi-tier applications, a more systematic application release processes is required. Release Automation empowers IT Organizations to meet these challenges head-on by eliminating onerous and expensive methods across their application delivery chain. It is also a foundational capability and enabler as part of a broader DevOps strategy and approach.

    Join Pat Shueh, Principal Consultant for Application Delivery, CA Technologies to learn how you can build a new Application Release Freeway that automates complex, multi-tier release deployments through orchestration and promotion of applications from development through to production. In this session, Greg will cover how to:
    • Speed up application release cycles, and improve business and operational agility.
    • Reduce errors, and achieve higher quality releases by simplifying and standardizing application release processes.
    • Reduce costs of application deployments, and promote collaboration and alignment between Development and Operations.
  • As your customers and partners become increasingly global, managing the end user experience all over the world becomes increasingly challenging as well. The reality is that sometimes even when your webservers, networks and SLAs are telling you everything is ok, they might be pulling their hair out at the other end!

    With a growing number of applications being SaaS based or delivered by a managed service provider, and being accessed anywhere and anytime via mobile devices, how do you truly understand what's going on outside your own datacenter and firewall when it comes to the end user experience?

    Join Simon Campbell, Senior Consultant from CA Technologies to learn how you can precisely identify how your cloud, web or mobile applications are responding for users all over the world to give you the complete 360 degree global picture so you can quickly, easily and very cost-effectively isolate end-user experience problems down to local connectivity, page or performance issues or your own service provider and prevent a severe case of customer experience jetlag!

    In addition, this session will also cover how to:
     Manage your end user experience around the world far more proactively and effectively
     Manage the "3am problem" and test performance even when there is no live traffic
     Extend your global performance monitoring to your own Datacenters or Secure FTP
  • Dopo avere creato un prototipo iniziale funzionante dell'applicazione per la limited preview, è il momento per il team di consolidare l'architettura, rendendola più robusta e fault-tolerant. Poi potranno passare al lancio della versione finale.

    In questo episodio vengono descritti concetti relativi all’infrastruttura di AWS come le Region e le Availability Zone, illustrando come utilizzare queste funzionalità per migliorare la fault-tolerance di un'applicazione.

    Funzionalità e servizi illustrati
    •Principali concetti relativi all'infrastruttura (Region, Availability Zone)
    •Elastic Load Balancer
    •Amazon RDS

    Demo
    •Creazione di un AMI partendo da un'istanza in esecuzione
    •Creazione e configurazione di un Elastic Load Balancer
    •Amazon RDS Multi-Availability Zone
    •Avvisi di Amazon CloudWatch
  • Envisioning how mobility will transform your business in the near future and beyond can be difficult, however there are practical strategies you can adopt today that will help accelerate your mobility transformation.

    Join Arun Bhattacharya, Sr. Director, Product Marketing, Enterprise Mobility, CA Technologies as he discusses the core tenants of a successful enterprise mobility strategy and provides practical guidance for business and IT Leaders on how to manage their businesses’ mobile future.
  • The EMV liability shift is fast approaching in the United States. Along with the emerging trend towards innovative mobile payment solutions, this means that core infrastructures need to be enhanced to support new payment methods and channels – often with additional security, risk and lifecycle requirements. Now is the time for financial issuers to develop a future payments strategy that will enable you to migrate efficiently and quickly to EMV chip based technology, and adapt to stay competitive in this period of high disruption.
    Attendees will learn:
    •Facts vs. myths about EMV and how it reduces fraud
    •How the top 5 short-term challenges of EMV migration can be solved
    •The versatility of EMV and real-world examples of how it facilitates so much more than fraud reduction
    •EMV uses beyond cards – mobile (NFC) payments & host card emulation (HCE)
    •Examples of Bell ID and Thales e-Security deployments for EMV card and mobile payments
  • See the big picture in Big Data. A customer service call can transform an internal process. Understanding Tweets and Likes can lead to improved product design. Previously unconnected data can reveal patterns and relationships so you can jump on more opportunities. The moment to tap the full potential of Big Data is now.

    HP HAVEn is a Big Data platform that analyzes 100% of the data relevant to your organization. HAVEn delivers the analytics services & engines to exploit data from any source, and the services and solutions to reshape your IT infrastructure to realize the value of your data.

    Attend this webinar to learn about HP’s Big Data platform and hear how HAVEn users are now able to know their customers better, to design better products, and to run their operations more efficiently.

    When you have 100% of your data informing every decision, anything else is just an educated guess.
  • According to CIO Insight, 43% of IT executives believe a failure to integrate with legacy systems is the biggest perceived barrier to future mobile initiatives. These legacy systems contain a tremendous amount of business data and processes that don’t easily align with emerging technologies, specifically mobile devices. In this webinar, Aaron Landgraf, Product Marketing, MuleSoft and DJ Deng, Enterprise Mobility Leader, Pactera will outline a strategy for how to unlock legacy investments to deliver world-class mobile experiences.
  • According to CIO Insight, 43% of IT executives believe a failure to integrate with legacy systems is the biggest perceived barrier to future mobile initiatives. These legacy systems contain a tremendous amount of business data and processes that don’t easily align with emerging technologies, specifically mobile devices. In this webinar, Aaron Landgraf, Product Marketing, MuleSoft and DJ Deng, Enterprise Mobility Leader, Pactera will outline a strategy for how to unlock legacy investments to deliver world-class mobile experiences.
  • According to CIO Insight, 43% of IT executives believe a failure to integrate with legacy systems is the biggest perceived barrier to future mobile initiatives. These legacy systems contain a tremendous amount of business data and processes that don’t easily align with emerging technologies, specifically mobile devices. In this webinar, Aaron Landgraf, Product Marketer at MuleSoft and DJ Deng, leader of the Enterprise Mobility practice at Pactera will outline a strategy for how to unlock legacy investments to deliver world-class mobile experiences.
  • Curious about the cloud? We've got answers. Join HOSTING for an overview of cloud hosting and computing basics. From the history of the cloud to the projected future, we'll investigate the foundation of this $2.1 billion industry.
  • This analyst briefing will give an industry outlook on TV-Everywhere in the Middle East.

    Why you should attend:
    ·Discover why the Middle East is optimal for growth of multi-screen video distribution
    ·Learn how consumers will turn to video-capable, Internet-connected devices by 2020
    ·Find out how content creators are seeking ways to distribute the content to multiple platforms
  • Join Amazon Web Services Amazon Elastic MapReduce (EMR) Masterclass webinar where AWS Evangelist, Ian Massingham, will explain how to get started.

    EMR enables fast processing of large structured or unstructured datasets, and in this webinar we'll show you how to setup an EMR job flow to analyse application logs, and perform Hive queries against it. We'll review best practices around data file organisation on Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3), how clusters can be started from the AWS web console and command line, and how to monitor the status of a Map/Reduce job. The security configuration that allows direct access to the EMR cluster in interactive mode will be shown, and we'll see how Hive provides a SQL like environment, while allowing you to dynamically grow and shrink the amount of compute used for powerful data processing activities.

    Reasons to attend:
    • Understand what Amazon EMR does and how to get started
    • Learn how to launch EMR job flows, configure Hadoop, and install Map/Reduce tools such as Hive
    • Discover how to perform interactive and batch queries against structured and unstructured data
    • Find out how to scale up data processing clusters to meet business time requirements.

    Who should attend:
    • Developers, engineers and architects wanting to get more hands on with Amazon EMR.
  • Many organisations first make use of AWS as a development and test environment. The flexible and pay as you go nature of AWS makes it perfect for compute environments that need to be spun up quickly and disposed of when not needed, and placing this power at the fingertips of developers means you can make step changes in productivity as you progress applications through the dev/test cycle.

    In this webinar, we'll introduce some key mechanisms that will help you use AWS as a flexible deployment environment and faster development-deployment-testing-release cycles, talk about customers who are using AWS for development and test, and provide some tips and tricks to help you be more agile and manage your AWS infrastructure and keep it cost effective.

    Reasons to attend:

    • Understand why AWS is such a great place for running high churn development and test environments
    • Learn about deploying applications to AWS as part of your development cycle
    • Discover mechanisms for templating environments so you can recreate carbon copies each time you deploy a new application version
    • Hear about customers and the benefits they have felt since moving to a cloud model for performing their dev & test

    Who should attend?

    • Developers, operations, engineers and IT managers who want to learn how migrating dev & test to the cloud makes a perfect first step on a journey into the cloud.
  • Join this interactive session to get to know Box and how it could benefit your organisation.
  • Tales of Agile recruitment. Some of the techniques we use to reduce the effort involved in recruiting but still making sure we employ the right people.
  • In this webinar, Anton will explain the main advantages of NoSQL and common use cases in which the migration to NoSQL makes sense. You will learn about key questions that you have to ask before migration, as well as important differences in data modeling and architectural approaches. Finally, we will take a look at typical application based on RDBMS and will migrate it to NoSQL step by step.

    Key topics that will be covered:

    * Why would you want to migrate to NoSQL
    * Conceptual differences between RDBMS and NoSQL
    * Data modeling and architectural best practices
    * "I got it. But what exactly I need to do?" - Practical migration steps

    Anton has been an active user of many NoSQL databases, including Cassandra, MongoDB, MarkLogic, Aerospike and HBase. Like many people, he learned some of the difficulties behind polyglot persistence and choosing the right NoSQL solution the hard way, and performed many migrations of systems, from relational to NoSQL databases. His goal with this webinar is to help others avoid common pitfalls while learning more about NoSQL solutions in general and the migration process in particular.

    ABOUT THE PRESENTER
    Anton Yazovskiy is a Software Engineer at Thumbtack Technology, where he focuses on high-performance enterprise architecture. He has presented at a variety of IT conferences and “DevDays” on topics such as NoSQL and MarkLogic.
  • Join Amazon Web Services for this Storage and Backup webinar to learn more about how you can use the AWS Cloud as a storage and backup platform.

    A wide range of assets can be cost effectively held in highly durable storage systems within the AWS Cloud, for global distribution, long-term storage or low-cost cold archive. Learn about a range of use cases for the Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3) beyond simple object storage, and how Amazon Glacier can revolutionise long term archive economics and technology.

    Reasons to attend:

    • Understand why AWS is a perfect platform for the storage of digital assets, data, media and backups
    • Learn how S3 is a powerful platform that goes beyond simple storage
    • Discover how Glacier can revolutionize your long term archive management by removing the need for costly and fragile media types
    • Hear about real customer use cases and a rich partner ecosystem of services built on AWS storage services

    Who Should Attend:

    • Developers, operations, engineers and IT managers who want to learn how AWS makes a cost effective and highly capable environment for the storage of digital assets
  • Electric Cloud’s software delivery automation product ElectricCommander is an excellent alternative to AnthillPro. Many organizations are leery about the future of AnthillPro since its acquisition by IBM.

    In this webinar, Anand Ahire, Director of Product Management and Chris Fulton of Electric Cloud Professional Services (who previously spent 5+ years maintaining an AnthillPro implementation) will talk about:

    - ElectricCommander customer use cases,
    - key differentiators over AnthillPro and,
    - how a leading consumer brand switched over from AnthillPro to ElectricCommander.
  • Do you struggle with the need to deliver high quality applications at a seamless non-stop pace – supporting a rapidly growing number of users with fewer resources? New advances in integrated testing solutions will improve the productivity of your staff and help you respond more quickly to these challenging business requirements. Find out how a comprehensive testing lifecycle, integrated with software change management and automated application deployment, can help you meet the challenges in a continuous release world while maintaining overall application quality.
  • As we move into the software-defined age, more and more of us are transforming the enterprise with private clouds, virtualization and hybrid IT. Yet prioritizing services to improve is a challenge and enacting any innovations can put additional strain on your data center, potentially taking you further away from your goals

    Delivering and managing applications is key to maintaining an agile business and can take valuable resource away from your already overloaded data center so that you can focus on the innovations that will prepare and define your organization for the future.

    So take Special Delivery of this interactive discussion with Application Expert Neil Abogado as he discusses your IT priorities and the critical importance of application delivery controllers (ADC) to the infrastructure. Attend now and discover more about:

    •Mega-trends and priorities that are top-of-mind for CIOs
    •The value of a software-defined application delivery environment
    •What automation and agility can mean for your organization
    •The intangible benefits of network services in a cloud environment
  • Security is an important part of the cloud, and being aware of trends in cloud security is always valuable. Join HOSTING and partner Alert Logic for a review of the 2014 Cloud Security Report and a discussion about security in the cloud.
  • Envisioning how mobility will transform your business in the near future and beyond can be difficult, however there are practical strategies you can adopt today that will help accelerate your mobility transformation.

    Join Arun Bhattacharya, Sr. Director, Product Marketing, Enterprise Mobility, CA Technologies as he discusses the core tenants of a successful enterprise mobility strategy and provides practical guidance for business and IT Leaders on how to manage their businesses’ mobile future.
  • In the last 12 months, adoption of platform as a service (PaaS) has increased dramatically and it is now one of the fastest growing areas in the cloud ecosystem. We will explore why PaaS has suddenly become so relevant and irresistible to organizations as well as the opportunities and considerations associated with using PaaS from an application development and deployment perspective. This talk will outline the ways PaaS enhances the application lifecycle and explain how OutSystems Platform can supercharge application delivery teams - making it easy to create, deploy and manage enterprise mobile and web applications.
  • In business today, it’s all about the applications. Cloud, mobility, big data, and social media have changed applications in the business world, and they are ever more critical to delivering business outcomes. Are you confident that you have the right data center network to support your new business applications? This webinar will examine the network from the point of view of the application:

    • Does it deliver the right performance?
    • Is it reliable to ensure the uptime you need?
    • Is it easy to scale as your needs grow?
    • Is it easy to manage when you need to make changes?

    In this webinar, we will discuss switching architectures, including Juniper’s Virtual Chassis Fabric, to meet these requirements and support your business outcomes.