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Big Data and Data Management

  • Western Digital IntelliFlash Operating Environment
    Western Digital IntelliFlash Operating Environment
    Harrison Waller - Sr. Manager Technical Marketing, Western Digital Recorded: Jan 22 2019 15 mins
    Get an overview of the IntelliFlash user interface and visualize simple workflows for storage administration. Explore the various features and widgets, plus gain insights into storage performance and capacity management on an Western Digital IntelliFlash storage array.
  • Are your Data Management Tools and Processes Scalable for a Multi-cloud World?
    Are your Data Management Tools and Processes Scalable for a Multi-cloud World?
    Tony Liau, Veritas & Matt Sirbu, Softchoice Recorded: Jan 22 2019 41 mins
    Digital transformation is causing infrastructure to evolve faster than ever and managing data must be the top priority for any modern enterprise. Most organizations are working towards transforming their IT infrastructure and its associated capabilities, but traditional environments are being disrupted by cloud, virtualization, open source and hyper converged infrastructure. The need for holistic modern data management remains as crucial as ever to navigate this complexity and leverage information for strategic advantage.

    Join us on this webinar as Tony Liau, Director, Product & Solutions Marketing at Veritas Technologies and Matt Sirbu, Director of Data Management & Data Center Infrastructure at Softchoice discuss how the most important barrier to adopting hybrid IT is to have an intuitive data management solution.

    Attendees of this webinar will learn how you navigate through these IT obstacles to build an agile solution that extends across on-prem and off-prem architectures.

    About the speakers:

    Tony brings over 15 years of enterprise experience to Veritas, taking innovative data management solutions to market. In his current role as Director and Head of Product & Solutions Marketing for Data Protection and management, he leads product launch, go-to-market and global campaign strategy. Before joining Veritas, Tony held senior roles at other data protection and security companies such as Barracuda Networks, Symantec and Cisco.

    Matt Sirbu has spent over two decades in Information Management; focusing on Data Center Optimization, Protection, Availability and Data Intelligence solutions. Having covered most market segments across North America, he has demonstrated an ability to enter new industries, learn their unique requirements, and develop comprehensive strategic direction with exceptional results. He joined Softchoice in July of 2015, coming from Dell where he was the Director of Storage Strategy for North America.
  • Tech Tuesday: Using the Swarm Object Storage Content Portal UI
    Tech Tuesday: Using the Swarm Object Storage Content Portal UI
    John Bell, Sr. Consultant & Brian Guetzlaff, Engineering Manager Recorded: Jan 22 2019 55 mins
    In this webinar, John Bell and Brian Guetzlaff will explore the advanced capabilities of Caringo Swarm’s Content Management API, including managing user access, usage and content (using collections and metadata). They will provide a live demonstration and show you how to use the Swarm Object Storage Content Portal User Interface (UI). Attendees will also have the opportunity to ask questions throughout the webinar.
  • What NVMe™/TCP Means for Networked Storage
    What NVMe™/TCP Means for Networked Storage
    Sagi Grimberg, Lightbits; J Metz, Cisco; Tom Reu, Chelsio Recorded: Jan 22 2019 63 mins
    In the storage world, NVMe™ is arguably the hottest thing going right now. Go to any storage conference – either vendor- or vendor-neutral, and you’ll see NVMe as the latest and greatest innovation. It stands to reason, then, that when you want to run NVMe over a network, you need to understand NVMe over Fabrics (NVMe-oF).

    TCP – the long-standing mainstay of networking – is the newest transport technology to be approved by the NVM Express organization. This can mean really good things for storage and storage networking – but what are the tradeoffs?

    In this webinar, the lead author of the NVMe/TCP specification, Sagi Grimberg, and J Metz, member of the SNIA and NVMe Boards of Directors, will discuss:
    •What is NVMe/TCP
    •How NVMe/TCP works
    •What are the trade-offs?
    •What should network administrators know?
    •What kind of expectations are realistic?
    •What technologies can make NVMe/TCP work better?
    •And more…
  • Building a Case for Software-Defined Data Centers: Challenges and Solutions
    Building a Case for Software-Defined Data Centers: Challenges and Solutions
    Jeanne Morain, Scott Goessling, Dave Montgomery Recorded: Jan 22 2019 63 mins
    When it comes to your SDDC, there are many moving parts, new technologies, and vendors to take into consideration. From software-defined networks and storage to compute, colocation, data center infrastructure, on-prem and cloud, the data center landscape has changed forever.

    Tune into this live panel discussion with IT experts as they discuss what the future holds for compute, storage and network services in a software-defined data center, and what that means for vendors, data center managers, and colocation providers alike.

    Moderator: Jeanne Morain, iSpeak Cloud
    Panelists: Scott Goessling, COO/CTO, Burstorm and Dave Montgomery, Marketing Director - Platforms Business Unit, Western Digital
  • Redis Enterprise on Kubernetes
    Redis Enterprise on Kubernetes
    Vick Kelkar, Global Alliances Technology Manager, at Redis Labs Recorded: Jan 22 2019 56 mins
    Containers are becoming the basic unit of deployment. Kubernetes is becoming the industry standard for managing containerized applications.

    In this webinar, we will talk about basic Kubernetes constructs and will show how you can run three pod clustered Redis Enterprise on Kubernetes.

    You Will Learn:

    - Kubernetes primitives
    - How to deploy Redis Enterprise service on Kubernetes
    - How to deploy your app and connect to Redis Kubernetes service

    About the presenter:

    Vick Kelkar, Product, Redis Labs
    Vick has been in the technology field for most of his career. In the last few years, he has focused on distributed computing and container technologies.
  • How GameStop Leverages the Cloud to Meet SLAs
    How GameStop Leverages the Cloud to Meet SLAs
    Jon Gery International IT Manager, GameStop and Seyi Verma Product Marketing Director, Druva Recorded: Jan 22 2019 51 mins
    GameStop, a global Fortune 500 company (NYSE: GME), needed an efficient cloud backup and recovery solution to meet business continuity requirements across its 7,200 retail stores in 14 different countries. The company had a myriad of virtualized environments with over 250TB of data but its on-premises backup infrastructure and procedures were so complex and inefficient, that GameStop was unable to meet business continuity SLAs.

    GameStop turned to Druva, and secured its data in enterprise server workloads and virtual environments through Druva Phoenix. Register for this webinar with special guest speaker Jon Gery, International IT Manager at GameStop, to hear how the company was able to:

    - Unify global data protection requirements within a single system
    - Increase the backup footprint of virtual machines by 20%
    - Easily achieve their business continuity SLAs
    - Reduce backup and recovery operating expenses by 70%

    Don't miss this informative webinar — Register today!
  • Dell EMC для защиты данных: ключевой компонент для модернизации и трансформации
    Dell EMC для защиты данных: ключевой компонент для модернизации и трансформации
    Дмитрий Лицов, Старший системный инженер Recorded: Jan 22 2019 34 mins
    Поскольку критически важные бизнес-данные становятся все более распределенными - от ядра до границы сети и облаков, поскольку появляются новые регулирующие правила (GDPR) и новые угрозы для бизнес-операций (например, кибератаки), защита данных приобретает важное значение и становится приоритной в процессе трансформации ИТ. Приходите узнать, как портфель защиты данных Dell EMC может помочь вам эффективно трансформировать стратегии защиты данных с помощью комплексного подхода к защите данных - независимо от того, где ваши данные находятся, на локальной площадке или в нескольких облаках, и как вы их используете. Также узнайте, что нового в этом году появилось в плане безопасности и защиты данных в Data Domain, Integrated Data Protection Appliance (IDPA) и в программной обеспечении Data Protection Suite (DPS), что позволяет еще больше упростить, автоматизировать и модернизировать текущую среду защиты данных, предоставляя трансформирующую инфраструктуру защиты данных для удовлетворения будущих потребностей.
  • Big Data Matching: How to find two similar Needles in a really big Haystack
    Big Data Matching: How to find two similar Needles in a really big Haystack
    Paige Roberts, Product Marketing Manager + Steve Shissler, Director Product Engineering, Syncsort Recorded: Jan 21 2019 61 mins
    Already taken a look at our 15 minute webcast and finding and matching duplicates at scale? Here we take a more detailed look at the challenges of entity resolution at scale, review how Syncsort’s Trillium data quality software has tackled these challenges successfully in production clusters, and demo the software in real-time…
  • Finding and Matching Duplicates at Scale – 15-minute webcast
    Finding and Matching Duplicates at Scale – 15-minute webcast
    Paige Roberts, Product Marketing Manager, Syncsort Recorded: Jan 21 2019 14 mins
    Don’t go down the recursive ML rabbit hole. View this 15-minute webcast to learn how you can tackle the challenges of successfully finding and matching data in large scale production implementations…

    When you pull in data from different sources across the enterprise, chances are that you have information about the same person, company, product, or other entity in multiple records. So you need to find all the records that relate and combine them. Sounds simple, but names are frequently misspelled or simply entered incorrectly, and you may have to compare each individual record to every other record in the dataset with some very sophisticated matching algorithms to determine who is who – and you may have to compare the data multiple times in multiple ways to resolve each entity.

    With large volumes of records in the data lake you may have to compare a million to a million (or 100 million to 100 million)! This kind of compute intensive comparison can bring even a powerful cluster to its knees, trying to code from scratch is nigh impossible, and some have resorted to starting a whole new ML project just to get entities resolved for other ML projects! Don’t go down the recursive ML rabbit hole. View this 15-minute webcast on-demand to find out how you can successfully tackle these challenges.
  • Big Data Quality - Cleansing Data at Scale - 15-min webcast
    Big Data Quality - Cleansing Data at Scale - 15-min webcast
    Paige Roberts, Product Marketing Manager, Syncsort Recorded: Jan 21 2019 14 mins
    Feed production machine learning models with shiny clean data while spending zero time on coding and performance tuning. View his fifteen minute webinar and see how it could save you weeks…

    When Syncsort bought Trillium, the industry leader in data quality software for over a decade, we combined Trillium Quality with Intelligent Execution, our artificially intelligent dynamic optimizer that provides excellent performance on MapReduce or Spark. Rather than coding everything from scratch and reinventing the data quality wheel, view this short webinar to learn how you can feed production machine learning models with shiny clean data while spending zero time on coding and performance tuning. These fifteen minutes could save you weeks.
  • How Researchers & Publishers Can Collaborate In The Move Towards Open Science
    How Researchers & Publishers Can Collaborate In The Move Towards Open Science
    Moderated by Stephane Berghmans, Director Academic Relations, Elsevier Recorded: Jan 21 2019 89 mins
    A debate on challenges and opportunities in open access & open data
  • Data Virtualization: An Introduction
    Data Virtualization: An Introduction
    Paul Moxon, VP Data Architecture & Chief Evangelist, denodo Recorded: Jan 17 2019 62 mins
    What started to evolve as the most agile and real-time enterprise data fabric, Data Virtualization is proving to go beyond its initial promise and is becoming one of the most important enterprise big data fabrics.

    Attend this session to learn:

    * What data virtualization really is
    * How it differs from other enterprise data integration technologies
    * Why data virtualization is finding enterprise wide deployment inside some of the largest organizations
  • New Year, New NAS: Komprise for NAS Migration
    New Year, New NAS: Komprise for NAS Migration
    Mohit Dhawan, VP Engineering Recorded: Jan 17 2019 28 mins
    Migrating NAS file data can be a nightmare. Join VP of Engineering, Mohit Dhawan, as he walks through how Komprise eliminates the errors and the guesswork by automating the migration with a reliable solution that is resilient and handles network and storage glitches.
  • Driving Business Transformation with Real-Time Analytics
    Driving Business Transformation with Real-Time Analytics
    Nick Dearden, Confluent + John Thuma, Arcadia Data, Thomas Clarke, RCG Global Services Recorded: Jan 16 2019 56 mins
    Digital transformation is more than just a buzzword, it’s become a necessity in order to compete in the modern era. At the heart of digital transformation is real-time data. Your organization must respond in real time to every customer experience transaction, sale, and market movement in order to stay competitive.

    Streaming data technologies like Apache Kafka® and Confluent KSQL, the streaming SQL engine for Apache Kafka, are being used to detect and react to events as they occur. Combining this technology with the analytics insights from RCG and visualizations from Arcadia Data delivers a powerful foundation for driving real time business decisions. Use cases span across industries and include retail transaction cost analysis, automotive maintenance and loyalty program management, and credit card fraud detection.

    Join experts from Confluent, RCG and Arcadia Data for a discussion and demo on how companies are integrating streaming data technologies to transform their business.

    Watch now to learn:

    -Why Apache Kafka is widely used for real-time event monitoring and decisioning
    -How to integrate real-time analytics and visualizations to drive business processes
    -How KSQL, streaming SQL for Kafka, can easily transform and filter streams of data in real time
  • ATM Fraud Detection with Apache Kafka and KSQL
    ATM Fraud Detection with Apache Kafka and KSQL
    Robin Moffatt, Developer Advocate, Confluent Recorded: Jan 16 2019 57 mins
    Detecting fraudulent activity in real time can save a business significant amounts of money, but has traditionally been an area requiring a lot of complex programming and frameworks, particularly at scale. Using KSQL, it's possible to use just SQL to build scalable real-time applications.

    In this talk, we'll look at:
    -What KSQL is, and how its ability to join streams of events can be used to detect possibly fraudulent activity based on a stream of ATM transactions.
    -How easy it is to integrate Kafka with other systems—both upstream and downstream—using Kafka Connect to stream from a database into Kafka, and from Kafka into Elasticsearch.

    * Join 7000 other Confluent Platform users on our Slack group: https://slackpass.io/confluentcommunity

    * Find the code and instructions to run the entire demo: https://github.com/confluentinc/demo-scene/blob/master/ksql-atm-fraud-detection

    * Get started with KSQL here: https://www.confluent.io/ksql
  • The Top 3 Considerations for Modernizing Your Data Platform
    The Top 3 Considerations for Modernizing Your Data Platform
    Clark Bradley, Solutions Engineer at Zaloni Recorded: Jan 16 2019 50 mins
    How does your organization collaborate with data? Aligning data management tasks across any size organization can be a challenge. This can be attributed to a lack of transparent data access, lack of big data skills, or antiquated toolsets that do not enable shared metadata for clear lineage of the data. Regardless of the reason, the results are slow, rigid decision-making processes.

    While modernizing your data architecture for more agility can seem overwhelming, with an integrated platform that enhances collaboration, organizations can reap the benefits of quality data that is well understood. The data platform should provide users with the ability to fully understand all aspects of the data with a simple, unified user interface where the business and IT can define, transform and provision the data. All while providing right-sized governance for access, security and auditability.

    Join Clark Bradley, Solutions Engineer with Zaloni, as he tackles modernizing your data platform and explains how your organization can expand collaborative practices with the Zaloni Data Platform.

    By the end of the presentation, you’ll be able to answer these questions:
    - Why is a data catalog important?
    - What do I need to know about data quality?
    - How does self-service play a role in the data strategy?
  • Leveraging APM to Overcome Big Data Challenges
    Leveraging APM to Overcome Big Data Challenges
    John Armstrong, Head of Product Marketing, Pepperdata Recorded: Jan 16 2019 40 mins
    Leveraging APM to Overcome Big Data Development and Infrastructure Performance Challenges

    While businesses are deriving tremendous insights from ever-growing big data sets, development teams are challenged with increasingly resource-hungry workloads and overwhelming bottlenecks that impact productivity. This makes big data application performance management (APM) a must-have in today’s ecosystem. Join us to learn how APM can help enterprises overcome development and performance challenges associated with growing big data stores.
    Attendees will learn:
    - What is driving the demand for big data in application development
    - Challenges application developers face when working with increasingly larger workloads
    - How APM can mitigate these and other challenges, improve workflow productivity, and optimize resource effectiveness
  • NoSQL Replication is Not Backup
    NoSQL Replication is Not Backup
    Kapil Chhabra, Principal Product Manager at Rubrik and Aaron Delp, Director of Technical Solutions at Rubrik Recorded: Jan 16 2019 30 mins
    Native replication in NoSQL databases such as MongoDB, Apache Cassandra, and Datastax, provides high scale and availability. However, does it provide protection of critical data against logical errors and data corruption? Is native replication a good substitute for disaster recovery and other enterprise backup needs? Is your database protected for compliance and governance use-cases?

    Watch this 30 minute webinar to learn about the top fallacies of using only native NoSQL database replication and the consequences of this approach to enterprise backup and recovery.
  • Using TIBCO Apps Together: Greater than the Sum of Their Parts
    Using TIBCO Apps Together: Greater than the Sum of Their Parts
    Brendan Peterson, Sr. Technical Evangelist Recorded: Jan 16 2019 13 mins
    Learn how TIBCO Cloud™ Integration with Scribe and other TIBCO products are better together than standalone. We'll show you how to aggregate data and manage changes to make data import in TIBCO Spotfire® more efficient. See how TIBCO Mashery® can manage access to the TIBCO Cloud Integration API (which also helps your customers and partners manage their integrations), control versions of individual API endpoints, and more.
  • Embedded Analytics for the Agile Enterprise
    Embedded Analytics for the Agile Enterprise
    Host: Eric Kavanagh CEO The Bloor Group Analyst: Wayne Eckerson Principal Consultant, Eckerson Group Guest: Gene Arno Recorded: Jan 15 2019 60 mins
    We know that the evaluation process for choosing the right embedded BI product for your use case can be overwhelming. So here’s an easy webinar from a 3rd party that discusses:

    -Benefits and challenges of adopting embedded BI
    -Key issues with evaluating vendors
    -Top 12 evaluation criteria you need to consider
    -Live demo of one embedded BI product against the evaluation criteria

    You’ll get to hear from business intelligence expert Wayne Eckerson from the Eckerson Group. Wayne will discuss key insights from his popular report, “Ultimate Guide to Embedded Analytics.” He’ll cover criteria such as embedding, customization, extensibility, multi-tenancy, and vendors.

    Happy Learning!
    Your TIBCO JaspersoftⓇ Team
  • Western Digital’s Composable Infrastructure Vision
    Western Digital’s Composable Infrastructure Vision
    Dave Montgomery, Director, Storage Platforms Marketing Recorded: Jan 15 2019 33 mins
    The ‘general-purpose’ architectures that have served so well in the past are reaching their limits of scalability, performance and efficiency, typically using a uniform ratio of resources to address all compute processing, storage and network bandwidth requirements. As a result, the ‘one size fits all’ approach is no longer effective for data-intensive workloads. What is required for today’s data-centric architectures that address such diverse applications as big data, fast data, data analytics, artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML), are capabilities that enable more control over the blend of resources that each application needs so that optimized levels of processing, storage and network bandwidth can be scaled independent of one another, enabling both flexibility and composability.

    Composable Disaggregated Infrastructures (CDIs) are becoming a popular solution – delivering greatly improved TCO and addressing the inflexible nature of many current IT architectures. With a total market CAGR of 58.2% (forecasted from 2017 to 2022), CDIs treat physical compute, storage and network fabric resources as services and use an API to create a virtual application environment that provides whatever resources the application needs in real-time to meet workload demands.

    This webinar will cover the current economic pain-points of today’s IT infrastructures and introduce Western Digital’s OpenFlex™ line of composable infrastructure, fabric-attached storage products.
  • It doesn’t end with GDPR.
    It doesn’t end with GDPR.
    Sheila FitzPatrick President FitzPatrick & Associates, Patrick McGrath Digital Transformation Leader Commvault Recorded: Jan 15 2019 52 mins
    Companies raced to meet the May 2018 deadline to meet Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation with varying degrees of success, but if they learned anything since it is this: GDPR isn’t a one and done exercise. The GDPR might be the most eye-catching data privacy law on the books because of the outsized potential fine (up to 4% of revenue), but it is simply one of the first and most far-reaching such laws. Many more are emerging around the world and, indeed, in many US states. Some of the regulations overlap, while others conflict, meaning organizations face the ugly reality of having to deal with a patchwork quilt of laws.

    In this webinar we’ll examine:

    - Lessons learned to date
    - The key differences between the new regulations
    - Pain points companies are having (simply shutting off customers in
    the EU is not a sustainable practice)
    - Best approaches moving forward
  • How to Improve Anti-Money Laundering Investigation using Neo4j
    How to Improve Anti-Money Laundering Investigation using Neo4j
    Joe Depeau, Neo4j Recorded: Jan 15 2019 47 mins
    Typical anti-money laundering process can be complicated, difficult, lengthy, highly manual, and prone to false positives. The data required for AML investigations is often complex, highly connected, and can come from multiple data sources within an organisation as well as from external providers.

    Learn how to use Neo4j and the power of connected data along with graph analytics techniques to improve anti-money laundering investigations and compliance. We’ll demonstrate how Neo4j enables faster and more accurate AML investigations, even across diverse and siloed data landscapes.
  • AMP Up Your Response with SOAR and Cisco’s Security Suite
    AMP Up Your Response with SOAR and Cisco’s Security Suite
    John Moran Sr. Prod. Mngr DFLabs; Jessica Bair Sr. Mngr Adv.Threat Solutions; Michael Auger, Sr Sec. Solutions Cisco Security Recorded: Jan 11 2019 58 mins
    Presented By:
    John Moran, Senior Product Manager, DFLabs
    Michael Auger, Senior Solutions Security Architect, Cisco Security
    Jessica Bair, Senior Manager, Advanced Threat Solutions, Cisco Security

    Learn how DFLabs’ Security Orchestration, Automation and Response solution, IncMan SOAR, integrates and performs seamlessly with Cisco’s security suite, including its latest integration with Cisco AMP for Endpoints.

    As organizations are exposed to more advanced and frequent attacks, speed of detection and response is critical in reducing financial and reputational damage.

    Cisco AMP for Endpoints leverages cloud-based analytics to detect and respond to advanced threats in real-time. Used with Cisco’s security suite, including Threat Grid, Umbrella and Umbrella Investigate, threats can be assessed, and assessments of the network performed; but this consumes valuable analyst time.

    IncMan SOAR allows security teams to automate repeatable tasks, including enriching initial threat indicators, allowing more time to focus on tasks which require human intervention.

    By combining these solutions, security teams can automate and orchestrate the process from initial alert, to containment and remediation, reducing actionable detection and response times from hours to seconds.
  • Реализация Storage Spaces Direct на основе Dell EMC Ready Nodes
    Реализация Storage Spaces Direct на основе Dell EMC Ready Nodes
    Евгений Папантониу, специалист по Windows Server, Microsoft и Никита Степанов, системный инженер Dell EMC Jan 23 2019 8:00 am UTC 60 mins
    Более 15,000 серверных кластеров используют Storage Spaces Direct (S2D) для реализации гиперконвергентной архитектуры (HCI) на основе Windows Server 2016/2019 и пре-валидированного аппаратного обеспечения. Посетите это вебинар, чтобы узнать, почему компании во всем мире используют Storage Spaces Direct, и каким образом Dell EMC совместно с Microsoft может вам помочь ускорить трансформацию ИТ на основе готовых решений Dell EMC S2D Ready Nodes. Этот вебинар также охватит новости о Windows Admin Center и новом функционале хранилищ данных в Windows Server 2019.
  • 2019 Top 10 Business Intelligence Trends
    2019 Top 10 Business Intelligence Trends
    Andrew Beers, Andy Cotgreave, Ellie Fields, Stephanie Richardson Jan 23 2019 5:00 pm UTC 61 mins
    Keeping up with the rapid pace of change in the Business Intelligence ecosystem gets more challenging every year. We interviewed a variety of customers, Tableau staff, and experts to identify 10 influential Business Intelligence trends.

    This 60-minute webinar will give you a high-level overview of all 10 trends including artificial intelligence (AI), natural language processing (NLP), data ethics, and more.
  • Data Centers in the Edge Computing Era: Next-Generation IT Infrastructure
    Data Centers in the Edge Computing Era: Next-Generation IT Infrastructure
    Jeff Ready, CEO and Co-Founder of Scale Computing Jan 23 2019 6:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    In today’s global economy, businesses and governments are instrumenting the edge with ever greater intelligence, so the desire for reliable, scalable and agile edge infrastructure solutions continues to grow. Implementing a solution ideal for highly distributed, on-premises environments, such as retail stores, bank branches or manufacturing, with multiple locations managed by the enterprise from a central location has become and will remain critical.

    Learn how providers are addressing this market by providing edge infrastructure that has the capacity to run various IT and OT workloads, is space conscious and can be managed at each individual location by generalists. This in return reduces the time and budget spent managing technology and allows companies to focus more on growing their business and serving their customers.

    Attendees will learn:
    - How to maximize uptime at the edge
    - The extraordinary ease of use
    - How a converged platform simplifies deployment and management
    - Total management cost reductions of 60%-80% with automation and intelligence

    Jeff Ready, CEO of Scale Computing, is a high tech entrepreneur and executive with deep roots in technology and industry trends. Jeff has a keen interest in current and future technologies of IT infrastructure to help alleviate the management and overall costs of IT in your business.
  • Important eDiscovery Case Law Decisions of 2018 and Their Impact on 2019
    Important eDiscovery Case Law Decisions of 2018 and Their Impact on 2019
    Presentation Leaders: Doug Austin and Tom O'Connor Jan 23 2019 6:00 pm UTC 75 mins
    2018 was another notable year for eDiscovery case law with several significant rulings that stand to impact eDiscovery practices and the admissibility of evidence. How can these key case law decisions affect discovery within your organization? This CLE-approved* webcast session will cover key 2018 case law decisions covered by the eDiscovery Daily blog and what the legal profession can learn from those rulings. Topics include:

    + Technology Assisted Review best practices and trends
    + The use of sampling to settle disputes
    + Admissibility vs. proportionality and privacy disputes
    + Form of production disputes and the issues involved
    + Key case rulings on discoverability of mobile device data
    + Privilege disputes and clawback requests
    + Impact of rules changes on boilerplate objections
    + The state of sanctions three years after the 2015 Fed Rules updates

    Presentation Leaders:

    Doug Austin is the Vice President of Products and Services for CloudNine. Doug has over 30 years of experience providing legal technology consulting, technical project management and software development services to numerous commercial and government clients. Doug is also the editor of the CloudNine sponsored eDiscovery Daily blog, which is a trusted resource for eDiscovery news and analysis, and has received a JD Supra Readers Choice Award as the Top eDiscovery Author for 2017 and 2018.

    Tom O’Connor is a nationally known consultant, speaker, and writer in the field of computerized litigation support systems. Tom’s consulting experience is primarily in complex litigation matters.
  • Hungry AI/ML for Fraud, Risk & Payments: Why the Database Matters
    Hungry AI/ML for Fraud, Risk & Payments: Why the Database Matters
    Brian Bulkowski, Founder and CTO, Aerospike; Matt Bushell, Director of Product Marketing, Aerospike Jan 23 2019 9:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning is being implemented to make better decisions to avert fraud and lower risk for digital payments. These systems thrive on data: the more you can feed them, the better they perform. We call this “Hungry AI.” Furthermore, fraud and risk decisions need to be conducted in real-time (milliseconds or less).

    Unfortunately, most data infrastructures aren’t built to handle real-time data analysis, ingesting and acting on massive datasets at the global scale needed to mitigate these problems.

    Register now for this webinar to learn:

    - The key characteristics between offline and online AI/ML
    - Why more data is better, and the measurable impacts to your business
    - Real-world AI/ML real-time use cases for fraud and risk prevention that are deployed today
  • AI in Financial Services, it's all about the data
    AI in Financial Services, it's all about the data
    Patrick Smith, Pure Storage Jan 24 2019 10:00 am UTC 45 mins
    The increasingly competitive climate within Financial Services means that enhancing business outcomes by leveraging AI is essential. Data has never been more important to business success and a key aspect to optimising its value is in conjunction with AI.

    In this session we will discuss the areas in which Financial Services are looking to leverage their data together with AI and some of the considerations for successful implementation of an AI infrastructure that accelerates time to value for these projects.
  • Enable Instant Analytics on AWS Data Lakes
    Enable Instant Analytics on AWS Data Lakes
    Florent Voignier, Founder and Chief Technical Officer, Indexima Jan 24 2019 3:00 pm UTC 21 mins
    Every day, your business is producing new data, regardless of how many employees you have or what industry you work in. That data is full of valuable information that can help you better serve your customers, discover new opportunities, and take your business to the next level.
    But to realize that business value, you need the proper tools to transform that data into actionable insight.

    Best Practices to learn:
    1. Reduce query cost and increase your Business Intelligence performance.
    2. Key factors to succeed with Business Intelligence on the cloud.
    3. Get more from your existing data cluster.

    Set Up of Indexima on AWS
  • Data Center Transformation with HPE Microsoft Storage Solutions
    Data Center Transformation with HPE Microsoft Storage Solutions
    Mike Harding, Product Manager - Microsoft Storage Solutions, HPE Jan 24 2019 4:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Learn how leading companies are improving application performance, reducing IT cost and simplifying their IT administration with Microsoft solutions from HPE. This free webinar introduces HPE Microsoft Storage Solutions that are ensuring business-critical performance and availability for Microsoft SQL Server, Exchange, SharePoint, Windows cloud and Azure Stack infrastructure. Customer case studies and solution offering details will show how to get enhanced SQL Server performance, Higher-density and scale Exchange environments, and simplified administration across your Windows environment with free plug-ins and automation tools.
  • The Download: Tech Talks by the HPCC Systems Community, Episode 20
    The Download: Tech Talks by the HPCC Systems Community, Episode 20
    HPCC Systems Jan 24 2019 4:00 pm UTC 120 mins
    Join us as we continue this series of webinars specifically designed for the community by the community with the goal to share knowledge, spark innovation, and further build and link the relationships within our HPCC Systems community.
    Featured speakers and topics include:

    •Rob Mansfield, Senior Data Scientist, Proagrica - Dapper - A bundle to make your ECL neater
    Have you ever written a long project for a simple column rename and thought, this should be easier? What about nicely named output statements? Yeah they bother me too. Oh, and DEDUP(SORT(DISTINCT()))? There is a better way! Learn how dapper can help!

    •Bob Foreman, Senior Software Engineer, HPCC Systems, LexisNexis Risk Solutions - ECL Tip: The Seven Faces (Forms) of Dr. LOOP (Function)
    The LOOP function has always been a powerful, yet tough ECL function to understand and use. Bob will review and examine the upcoming major changes to this documentation and showcase new examples.

    •Lorraine Chapman, Consulting Business Analyst, LexisNexis Risk Solutions - Update on Academic Collaboration
    Lorraine will share an update on recent collaboration, upcoming academic events and the 2019 HPCC Systems Internship Program.
  • Accelerate business automation with MuleSoft
    Accelerate business automation with MuleSoft
    John Withers, Product Marketing Manager, MuleSoft and Jimil Patel, Product Marketing Manager, MuleSoft Jan 24 2019 5:30 pm UTC 63 mins
    Business processes are complicated and often manual due to an underlying technology landscape that is not connected, constantly changing, and increasingly complex. With MuleSoft’s Anypoint Platform™, unlock data from your systems, orchestrate business processes that automate and optimize workflows, and package them as reusable services to transform your organization into a digital platform.

    Across industries from healthcare to banking to retail, MuleSoft is powering business automation, and helping companies deliver business processes as reusable services, resulting in faster innovation, improved customer satisfaction, and increased revenue.

    Watch this webinar, which includes a demo of the Anypoint Platform, to learn how to:

    - Unlock systems 64% faster: Easily connect to core systems of record and unlock data with out-of-the-box connectors and graphical data mapping
    - Accelerate process automation: Orchestrate processes using a drag-and-drop development environment supported by a library of pre-built implementation templates
    - Reuse business capabilities: Package processes into reusable services and publish them for internal and external use
  • Multi-Cloud, AI and Operations: How to Prepare Your Data Center
    Multi-Cloud, AI and Operations: How to Prepare Your Data Center
    Jeanne Morain, Srikanth Balusani, Jo Peterson, Galeal Zino, Wouter Van Eetvelde Jan 24 2019 6:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    The era of multi-cloud is upon us, and with it comes a flurry of new opportunities for tech teams and data centers alike. Not only does a multi-cloud approach provide more flexibility within your public cloud environments, but can also prepare your data center for an AI-ready cloud infrastructure.

    Join this live panel discussion with renowned cloud and data center experts as they take a closer look at how to properly design, plan and build a multi-cloud strategy, what it means for your data center, and how it intersects with AI and operations.

    Moderator: Jeanne Morain, iSpeak Cloud
    Panelists: Srikanth Balusani, CTO, MST Solutions, Jo Peterson, VP Cloud Services at Clarify360, Galeal Zino, Founder & CEO, NetFoundry and Wouter Van Eetvelde, VP Software Engineering, Western Digital
  • 2019 Data Deluge Prediction: Prepare Now
    2019 Data Deluge Prediction: Prepare Now
    Krishna Subramanian, COO Komprise, and Jon Toor, CMO Cloudian Jan 24 2019 6:00 pm UTC 45 mins
    The sheer volume of data produced today is staggering, doubling approximately every two years. But this is nothing compared to how data is set to grow over the next decade. Traditional approaches to managing your organizations' data struggle to keep up with today's scale and will prove to be entirely inadequate over the next few years.

    Can your current environment support this surging data? How will you manage this growth – while keeping cost-effective and meeting your business SLAs? Are you prepared?

    Join Komprise and Cloudian to learn about the latest for this informative webinar. We will discuss data management and protection strategies that your organization can implement today to enable your organization to scale with tomorrow's exponential data growth.

    Some of the topics to be covered:
    - Data tiering and migration strategies
    - Achieving cost-effective data management
    - Strategies for hybrid and multi-cloud environments
    - Flexible data protection options
    - Architectural considerations across your storage environments
  • The most important cloud security trends in 2019
    The most important cloud security trends in 2019
    Mike Wronski, Nutanix; Niel Ashworth, Nutanix; Demetrius Comes, GoDaddy Jan 24 2019 6:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    By 2020, 90 percent of businesses will have moved to a hybrid cloud infrastructure, seizing both the competitive advantages of digital evolution -- and the economic and strategic benefits of maintaining legacy applications on premises. But once your data moves outside your private architecture, you're facing a new world of potential attacks and security breaches that your current security practices just can't match.

    Just for starters, not only will you need to implement effective RBAC to lower risk of unauthorized access and enforce mandatory multi-factor authentication, you'll also have to tap into the power of automation to validate security compliance baselines, detect unauthorized cloud config changes, and power self-healing infrastructure. Additionally, application-centric security is a must, with real-time visibility into application dependencies and performance metrics, plus an automatic micro-segmented security policy enforcement, and more.

    To learn more about the advantages of hybrid cloud architectures, where your security needs shoring up, and how to best protect your enterprise and data with automated and application-centric security practices, don't miss this VB Live event!

    Register for free now.

    You'll learn:
    *Why you need a single, fully tested, security-first infrastructure platform
    *How to converge storage, computing, and networking
    *A full understanding of security best practices
    *How to protect against data breaches, unauthorized access, and other threats in a multi-cloud world

    Mike Wronski, Principal Marketing Manager, Nutanix
    Niel Ashworth, Security Solutions Architect, Nutanix
    Demetrius Comes, VP of Engineering, GoDaddy

    Sponsored by Nutanix
  • Why You Need a Cloud Platform to Succeed with Big Data
    Why You Need a Cloud Platform to Succeed with Big Data
    Matheen Raza and Sandeep Dabade from Qubole Jan 24 2019 6:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    As the volume, variety, and velocity of data increases, the cloud is the most efficient and cost-effective option for machine learning and advanced analytics. Organizations looking to scale their big data projects can do so with greater ease with a cloud-native data platform.

    Qubole provides a single platform for data engineers, analysts, and scientists that supports multiple use cases -- from machine learning to predictive analytics. The platform saves organizations up to 50 percent in data processing costs by leveraging multiple engines like Apache Spark, Presto, and Hive, and automatically provisions, manages, and optimizes cloud resources.

    ​Join experts from Qubole as they demonstrate how to get the most out of your data on the cloud. In this webinar, you'll learn:

    - The benefits of a single platform and centralized access to data
    - How to pick the right data processing engines and tools
    - To save money with intelligent cluster management and financial governance
    - Key considerations to evaluate cloud data platforms
  • Preparing for Digital Transformation with IDC
    Preparing for Digital Transformation with IDC
    Rick Villars, Research VP - Data Center & Cloud, IDC and Brenda Van Der Steen, VP of Marketing, CoreSite Jan 24 2019 8:00 pm UTC 29 mins
    Digital transformation has brought more demands on IT across both customer-facing applications, as well as internally facing systems and processes.

    In this webinar, IDC and CoreSite will cover best practices for choosing a data center provider that will meet the internal and external demands of your organization.
  • Accelerate Innovation with TensorFlow and AI / ML in Financial Services
    Accelerate Innovation with TensorFlow and AI / ML in Financial Services
    Tom Phelan, Chief Architect, BlueData; Nanda Vijaydev, Director, Solutions, BlueData Jan 24 2019 8:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Join this webinar to learn how you can accelerate your deployment of TensorFlow and AI / ML in Financial Services.

    Keeping pace with new technologies for data science, machine learning, and deep learning can be overwhelming. And it can be challenging to deploy and manage these tools – including TensorFlow and many others – for data science teams in large-scale distributed environments.

    This webinar will discuss how to deploy TensorFlow and other ML / DL tools in the Banking, Insurance, and Capital Markets industries. Learn about:

    -Example use cases for AI / ML / DL in Financial Services – with an enterprise case study

    -Using TensorFlow and other ML / DL tools with GPUs and containers

    -Overcoming deployment challenges for distributed environments – including operationalization

    -How to ensure enterprise-grade security, high performance, and faster-time-to-value

    Don't miss this webinar. Register today!
  • How to Simplify Hybrid IT with Multi-Cloud Exchanges
    How to Simplify Hybrid IT with Multi-Cloud Exchanges
    Brian Eichman, Director of Cloud Ecosystems & Product Development, CoreSite Jan 24 2019 9:00 pm UTC 20 mins
    The increasing need for agility and faster innovation has many organizations implementing cloud-first strategies. Spreading core business services and data across a hybrid cloud environment multiplies complexity.

    Watch this webinar to learn about how the CoreSite Open Cloud Exchange® can simplify your hybrid IT strategy with a single connection to multiple cloud providers.
  • Раскрытие потенциала ваших данных: взгляд в будущее с помощью Isilon и ECS
    Раскрытие потенциала ваших данных: взгляд в будущее с помощью Isilon и ECS
    Святослав Сухов, Руководитель департамента UDS Jan 25 2019 8:00 am UTC 60 mins
    Неструктурированные данные стимулируют цифровую трансформацию, и эта задача стоит сегодня практически перед любой компанией. Организации, которые правильно используют свои файлы, объекты и потоковые данные, могут получить огромное конкурентное преимущество. На этой сессии мы опишем стратегию работы с данными с использованием решений Isilon и ECS, которые могут повысить ценность вашего «капитала данных» и обеспечить вашей организации мощное конкурентное преимущество.
  • Data de-identification 101: Strategy, techniques and considerations
    Data de-identification 101: Strategy, techniques and considerations
    Guy Cohen, Strategy & Policy Lead, Privitar Jan 28 2019 11:00 am UTC 30 mins
    (Data Privacy Day 2019)

    Every industry is undergoing a data driven revolution. The use of data is making companies innovate faster, make better informed business decisions, find efficiencies, and understand what their users want and how to deliver it for them.

    Often the data used is sensitive and personal, so a by-product of this greater use of data has been a growth in the risk to individuals’ privacy. Individuals and regulators are increasingly concerned and have started demanding better protection of individuals’ data. De-identifying data can reduce the privacy risk associated with processing it, whilst preserving much of the data’s utility, but effectively doing so can be a complex process and one of uncertainty for many organisations.

    This interactive session will explore some of the key considerations and best practices organisations should employ when looking to de-identify personal data.

    By attending this session, you’ll learn:

    -The key terms and concepts within data de-identification

    -Why it’s advisable to de-identify data

    -Key techniques to apply

    -How to manage de-identified data
  • Innovation in the age of data privacy
    Innovation in the age of data privacy
    Jason McFall, CTO, Privitar Jan 28 2019 2:00 pm UTC 45 mins
    (Data Privacy Day 2019)

    Data is changing the world. We are faced with incredible opportunities to use data for good, but it has to be done in the right way, with respect for the customer.

    The risks of not protecting customer privacy are significant. Get data privacy wrong and your customers will quickly turn on you and you will face significant regulatory fines.

    This session will focus on how to innovate with data in the age of privacy,
    Tune in live for the following insights:

    - The risks of not protecting data privacy

    - How privacy can be an enabler for data-driven decision making

    - Steps to improve your data privacy stance

    Jason will also explore the results of the Privitar Privacy Pulse 2018 - an extensive survey of business and consumer attitudes towards data privacy.
  • Enabling CDOs, Data Leaders, & the Data Revolution
    Enabling CDOs, Data Leaders, & the Data Revolution
    Caroline Carruthers & CDO guests (TBA) Jan 28 2019 4:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    The Chief Data Officer (CDO) role has gone from anomaly to necessity within the last five years. Find out why that is the case and how to overcome the struggles to achieve data maturity.

    Whether a CDO yourself, looking to hire one, or trying to evolve data systems, this webinar will offer critical insights from expert Caroline Carruthers, author of "The Chief Data Officer's Playbook," and guest CDOs (TBA). She will present current challenges (and suggested solutions) in a conversational format with a few of today's up-and-coming CDOs.
  • The Visual Analysis Journey
    The Visual Analysis Journey
    Klaus Schulte, Sarah Bartlett, Daniel Caroli - Visual Analytics Experts Jan 29 2019 1:00 pm UTC 51 mins
    Join this webinar to learn how to explore your data with the power of visual analytics, including...

    How visual analysis enables you to dig deeper into your data
    The secret process for discovering new insights
    Tableau does more than produce beautiful visualisations. See for yourself how Tableau takes you on a journey of data exploration to help you find insights that you never expected.

    You'll hear from three leading data experts about their process for visually exploring data, helping you to choose the best visualisations that unlock new questions and answers of your data.
  • Responding to a Security Incident within 72 hours with Nuix
    Responding to a Security Incident within 72 hours with Nuix
    Hoke Smith, Director, Cybersecurity & Analytics at Nuix Jan 29 2019 3:00 pm UTC 45 mins
    The increasing frequency of major breaches and the introduction of government regulations such as Europe's General Data Protection Regulation is prompting organizations to re-examine their incident response programs and focus on enhanced detection and accelerated response.

    To meet today's challenges, organizations require tools that can detect the most advanced attack techniques, enable rapid breach investigations, provide remediation capability, and preserve evidence for downstream investigations and reporting.

    During this webinar, Hoke Smith, Director, Cybersecurity & Analytics at Nuix, will demonstrate how to detect, investigate, and respond to a breach within 72 hours. He will also show you how to maintain collected evidence as part of a legally defensible case.

    Join us at 10am (EST) 3pm (GMT) on Tuesday, 29 January 2019 to learn how to boost the effectiveness of your incident response program.

    About Hoke
    Hoke is responsible for implementing cybersecurity and analytics solutions for Nuix customers. He has more than 20 years’ experience solving complex technical problems for large organizations. Before joining Nuix, Hoke managed insider threat and big data analytics programs at IBM, primarily for defense and intelligence organizations. His areas of expertise include endpoint security, counterintelligence, insider threat detection, optimizing organizational performance, and big data analytics.
  • Modernizing your Data Protection Strategy Through the Druva and AWS Partnership
    Modernizing your Data Protection Strategy Through the Druva and AWS Partnership
    Paul Lyden, EMEA Storage Partner, Segment Leader, AWS and Martin Edwards, EMEA Sales Engineering Director, Druva Jan 29 2019 3:00 pm UTC 40 mins
    Druva Cloud Platform provides organisations with a single control panel to protect and manage all of their IaaS, PaaS and SaaS environments as well as their server and endpoint data. As an AWS Tier 1 Technology Partner, Druva's unique AWS cloud-native architecture and Data Management-as-a-Service solution means that organisations can leverage a pay-as-you-go service without the need to invest in additional hardware or software.

    Druva aggregates business critical data for scalable backup, archival and disaster recovery, while also unlocking the true value of search and advanced analytics for governance of that data.

    Join presenters from Druva and AWS to learn about Druva’s all-in-storage-SaaS on AWS and the value this partnership can bring to your organisation.

    Don't miss this informative webinar - register today!
  • Transform Your Security Operations With SOAR Technology -  IncMan SOAR Overview
    Transform Your Security Operations With SOAR Technology - IncMan SOAR Overview
    John Moran, Senior Product Manager, DFLabs Cody Mercer, Manager of Pre-Sales & Sales Marketing, DFLabs Jan 29 2019 4:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    IncMan SOAR from DFLabs is the only Security Orchestration, Automation and Response (SOAR) platform available capable of full incident lifecycle automation, including built-in, automated threat intelligence gathering, risk assessment, triage and notification, context enrichment, hunting and investigating, threat containment and more.

    This feature rich, unique and scalable solution provides context to security incidents, automates actions, orchestrates response to activities, while enabling full reporting and measurement functionality across all stakeholders. With its Open integration Framework, REST API and Automated START Triage, it is the most open and customizable SOAR platform in the industry, helping organizations to overcome some of the most common challenges and pain points when it comes to incident response.

    Join this webinar to learn how to transform your Security Operations by using SOAR technology and discover how DFLabs can help you to detect, respond to and remediate all security incidents fast, before they impact your organization.

    Key Features & Capabilities:

    - Security Automation and Orchestration
    - Threat Hunting and Investigation
    - Incident Management
    - Flexible Integrations and Event Parsing
    - Forensic Evidence Management
    - Reporting and KPIs
    - Knowledge Transfer & Machine Learning
    - Community Portal and Community Edition