Data Center Management

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The data center management community focuses on the holistic management and optimization of the data center. From technologies such as virtualization and cloud computing to data center design, colocation, energy efficiency and monitoring, the BrightTALK data center management community provides the most up-to-date and engaging content from industry experts to better your infrastructure and operations. Engage with a community of your peers and industry experts by asking questions, rating presentations and participating in polls during webinars, all while you gain insight that will help you transform your infrastructure into a next generation data center.
  • Druid are a software company specializing in the development of Core Cellular Network applications targeted at enterprise. Druid are European leaders in the deployment of private cellular networks enabling FMC/UC applications. We are also at forefront of the deployment of dedicated cellular subnets delivering edge VAS for enterprise.
    Our business is deploying full mobile cores or core components to enable advanced cellular services.

    This webinar explores how Intel’s ONP & SDN enables Druids business model by addressing some of the limitations of traditional server based solutions.
  • What's Docker? Why is it popular? What are containers? Why and how are they going to drastically improve how we build, ship, and run applications? How to get started with Docker and containers, and leverage them to achieve faster, safer deployments for software stacks big and small?

    In this presentation, Jerome Petazzoni wil answer all those questions (and a few more) to give you a clear overview of Docker and containers, as well as a quick bootstrap to get started with this technology.
  • The consumerization of IT, bring your own device (BYOD), and software-as-a-service (SaaS) provide organizations with impressive productivity gains, but bring with them the challenge of secure management. Grady Boggs, Principal Security Specialist, illustrates the Microsoft comprehensive cloud solution, the Enterprise Mobility Suite (EMS), and details how users can stay productive while keeping corporate information safe and secure.
  • Face it, Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) is here to stay, but that’s not automatically true for the apps and data on those devices. Join us to learn how to create the right technology and process mix - architecture, policy, protection, expectation setting and SLAs. Come see how to build on the economies of scale you're getting from your virtualized infrastructure. And how you can extend them to address end-point device information management, file synchronization and backup and recovery approaches.
  • To make your Hadoop deployment enterprise-class, robust data replication is required to support business-critical functions that depend on Hadoop. Firms can no longer rely on the status quo of traditional, slow data backups into underutilized hardware.

    Enterprise class active-active replication delivers several benefits, including:
    - Maximum infrastructure resource utilization
    - Better performance across geographies
    - Faster disaster recovery.

    In this webinar, learn how WANdisco Fusion enables true enterprise class replication for Hadoop.
  • Knowing what IT assets you have and how to protect them is increasingly a challenge as globalization, virtualization and mobile assets create new endpoints and new opportunities for hackers to infiltrate. Now you can move beyond traditional scanner-based approaches to strengthen endpoint security with a free solution from Qualys.

    Discover how the Qualys AssetView gives you a fast, actionable view of all IT assets while helping to:

    > Gain comprehensive, scalable and always up-to-date view of endpoints — with continuously updated inventory of asset details, scaling to millions of assets

    > Deliver fast, accurate and actionable data — with a new layer of intelligence into the current state of endpoints, including details about services, file systems and registries as well as information to manage and secure systems

    > Minimize impact on systems and networks — by keeping itself lightweight and up-to-date to eliminate the need to reboot

    > Handle virtualized environments with ease — by keeping track of the constant proliferation of images inside and outside of the environment
  • Hybrid IT is fast becoming the new normal across organizations in Asia-Pacific. With the increasing utilization of data centers and cloud services across the Asia Pacific region, companies have gradually updated or upgraded their existing IT systems, giving rise to the Hybrid IT environment. Besides helping enterprises to drive digital disruption, the latest Hybrid IT environment is also enhancing the customer experience and encouraging business model innovation. As a result, there is greater acceleration in the adoption of a multi-vendor multi-cloud environment or Hybrid IT.Together with the Cloud, Hybrid IT is enabling the accelerated adoption of new technologies such as Big Data, the Internet of Things and Connected Industries. 

    Mayank Kapoor, Industry Principal, ICT - Data Center and Cloud Computing, Frost & Sullivan, Asia Pacific discusses these and key insights on how these new technologies are driving industry transformation not just across the ICT industry but also the Manufacturing, Automotive and Healthcare industries.
  • Verschlüsselung ist langsam, kompliziert und schwer zu managen! Diese Vorurteile sind lange überholt. Verschlüsselung ist heute wichtiger Bestandteil einer umfassenden Sicherheitsstrategie.
    Armin Simon zeigt Ihnen in diesem Webinar, wie Sie als Security-Verantwortlicher Verschlüsselung in Ihrem Unternehmen auf ein solides Fundament stellen. Welche Ansätze haben sich bewährt und wie finden Sie die für Ihr Unternehmen passendste Lösung?
  • Introducing the key concepts of Data Plane Development Kit (DPDK). The first in a series of 3 webinars.

    DPDK is a set of libraries and drivers for fast packet processing. It was designed to run on any processors, knowing Intel x86 has been the first CPU to be supported. Ports for other CPUs like IBM Power 8 or EZchip TILE-Gx are under progress. It runs mostly in Linux userland. A FreeBSD port is available for a subset of DPDK features.
  • The biggest challenge facing many data centers today? Capacity. How to optimize what you have today. And when you need to expand, how to expand your capacity smarter.

    Learn from the experts about how Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM) and Prefabricated Modular Data Centers are driving best practices in how capacity is managed and optimized:

    - lower costs
    - improved efficiencies and performance
    - better IT services delivered to the business
    - accurate long-range planning

    Don;t miss out on our LIVE customer roundtable and your chance to pose questions to expert speakers from Commscope, VIRTUS and University of Montana. These enterprises are putting best practices to work today in the only place that counts – the real world.
  • Any data breach is costly and disruptive, but for pharmaceutical businesses, medical device companies, and others in the life sciences field, the need to protect and manage sensitive data (PHI, PII, and IP) make these challenges even more complex. The real world costs of compromised data can be staggering, not just in fines, but in employment and business reputation loss as well.

    Join FDA IT compliance expert Angela Bazigos,Chief Compliance Officer of Morf Media, and Druva to learn how life sciences companies are managing their sensitive data in an environment of increasing risk and regulation. You’ll discover how to protect and manage this data to meet compliance regulations and significantly decrease the risk of data exposure, including that of highly-regulated HIPAA data.

    Register for this webinar to learn about the:
    * Increasing risk to PII, PHI, and IP data in an age of breaches and growing data dispersion
    * Changing regulatory landscape that adds greater complexity to corporate workflow
    * Best practices to monitor and respond to compliance and legal requirements for dispersed sensitive data, including mobile technologies and cloud services
    * Proactive approach to compliance to help your business avoid data risks and better address compliance and legal requirements

    Speaker Bios:
    Angela Bazigos, is the Chief Compliance Officer of Morf Media. She has 40 years of experience in Life Sciences spanning GLP, GCP, GMP, Medical Devices & 21 CFR 11 and has a patent aimed at speeding up Software Compliance.

    Ken Rosen, Co-Founder of PerformanceWorks
    Ron Weismann, CMO of PerformanceWorks
  • Analyzing data to generate insights ranks as a top priority among enterprises. Organizations are streamlining data access and broad adoption of analytics – and of course, it needs to be available on the go.

    In this 45-minute webinar, learn about:

    -- Data availability, behind and outside the firewall
    -- Cloud analytics empowering decisions on the fly
    -- How data exploration is shifting across industries

    Join Surya Mukherjee, Lead Analyst, Technology at Ovum, and discover how modern cloud analytics providers have dispelled user anxieties around cloud and enabled exploration of their data, from anywhere.
  • Why Compute Flexibility Matters to Framestore's Rendering Workflow

    Rendering applications place high-demands on both compute and storage in visual effects infrastructures. With peaks and valleys in the workflow being the norm, leading VFX creators look to the cloud to build infrastructures that provide flexibility to meet ongoing IT management challenges. In this webinar, you’ll hear from industry innovators about the advantages of cloud rendering and how VFX IT leaders are designing this on-demand solution with Avere Systems and Google Cloud Platform. Designed for CTOs, information systems directors, systems engineers and administrators, the content will discuss the initial steps and technical insights of a render-ready hybrid cloud IT architecture.
  • Data visualization tools empower Business Analysts to synthesize millions of variables and piles of spreadsheets into functional dashboards. Unfortunately, in many companies, the need for better data is not part of the drive for better dashboards.

    The reality is, today’s data visualization tools are only as good as the data they reflect. Helping users consolidate, transform and deliver the most accurate and up-to-date information is critical to leveraging your dashboards and the data behind them. In this live webinar, you’ll learn:

    •Ÿ actionable steps to improving data prep for data visualization
    •Ÿ why agile data governance and management is key to data visualization success
    •Ÿ strategies for adopting an agile, self-service approach to data access, analytics and visualization.

    Lyndsay Wise joined EMA in 2015 as Research Director for Business Intelligence (BI) and Data Warehousing, focusing on data integration, data governance, cloud technologies, data visualization, analytics, and collaboration. In 2007, Lyndsay founded WiseAnalytics, a boutique analyst and consulting firm focused on business intelligence for small and mid-sized organizations. She has over 10 years experience in software research, BI consulting, and strategy development, specializing in software evaluation and best-fit solution selection. Lyndsay is also the author of Using Open Source Platforms for Business Intelligence: Avoid Pitfalls and Maximize ROI.
  • Like virtualization before it, container technology will evolve from a DevOps initiative to an enterprise requirement. Docker is leading that evolution as it promises to bring greater efficiency to the data center than we ever thought possible with the virtual machine construct. However, companies implementing Docker in production will realize that persistent data storage is not easy. As a result, the development of Docker to an enterprise class solution drives new requirements on the storage infrastructure:

    1. Hyper-Scalability
    2. Advanced but Flexible Data Services
    3. Multiple Access Methods
    4. A Software Foundation

    Join Storage Switzerland and Hedvig for our live webinar and learn:

    1. What are Docker Containers and Microservices?
    2. Why Does Docker Require a New Storage Paradigm?
    3. What are the Requirements of a Docker Storage Infrastructure?
  • The Cloud provider market is crowded and offerings vary greatly from provider to provider. How do you ensure that a Cloud product meets the particular needs of your business? Assistant General Counsel Dennis Garcia discusses how one goes about choosing a Cloud provider and provides tips and tricks as to how to approach the move to the Cloud within your organization to ensure a successful transition.
  • Digital transformation is happening faster than you think. Traditional businesses are evolving into “composable enterprises” built out of connected software services and applications. Today, businesses need to quickly connect applications, data and devices, and their ability to stitch all these parts together determines whether they win or lose in the market.

    In this webinar, you’ll learn 3 ways to prepare your business for the future, including how to leverage your existing assets, develop a mobile and SaaS strategy, and use connectivity for greater agility, flexibility, and revenue. R ‘Ray’ Wang, Principal Analyst and Founder of Constellation Research, and Ross Mason, MuleSoft’s founder and VP of Product Strategy, will discuss lessons learned from top businesses and trends among CIOs who have successfully navigated today’s hyper-connected business environment.
  • Organizations of all sizes face a variety of technical challenges that are forcing them to rethink how they approach storing and protecting their virtual data. Join this webinar to learn how Veeam® and Quantum have teamed up to help organizations of all sizes overcome those obstacles, providing award-winning technology and expertise in backup, recovery, and archive.