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Data Center Management

  • Network Field Day 2018 Webinar - Anuta ATOM System Overview and Demo
    Network Field Day 2018 Webinar - Anuta ATOM System Overview and Demo
    Praveen Vengalam Recorded: Jan 23 2019 31 mins
    Praveen Vengalam, Co-Founder and VP of Engineering, demonstrates Anuta Networks ATOM. He begins with a system overview and demonstration of microservices and scale before proceeding to a discussion of functional flows, including network automation, closed-loop automation, telemetry, analytics, and DevOps flow.
  • How To Maintain Control Of Multi-Data Center and Hybrid Environments
    How To Maintain Control Of Multi-Data Center and Hybrid Environments
    David Cuthbertson, CEO, Square Mile Systems Recorded: Jan 23 2019 56 mins
    Management and control of any distributed IT infrastructure is increasing in difficulty with the variety of options available for hosting computing resources.

    The benefits of on-premise, co-location, cloud and managed services continue to evolve, though they still all have to deliver reliable and secure computing services. Governance and control requirements continue to increase with the processes and systems that IT teams use coming under increasing scrutiny.

    C level executives don’t want to keep hearing that their organizations (or outsource partners) struggle to know how many servers they have, what they do and the risks they currently live with in the new reality of data breaches, insider attacks and increasing systems complexity.
  • How to better manage mixed data center environments
    How to better manage mixed data center environments
    Avery House, Business Development Mgr. Dror Shenkar, Senior Architect Recorded: Jan 23 2019 50 mins
    Does the shift from on-premise, private clouds to co-location and public/hybrid clouds demand more visibility and operational control than you think you can deliver?

    Fortunately, data center management tools keep a vigil on power, thermal consumption, server health, and utilization, allowing better control no matter your cloud’s shape.

    In this session, learn how DCM enables real-time monitoring and precise management to lower operational costs and optimize infrastructure for today even as you’re forecasting for tomorrow.
  • 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 Recorded: Jan 23 2019 49 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.
  • Intent-Based Data Center Automation: Real World Enterprise Deployments
    Intent-Based Data Center Automation: Real World Enterprise Deployments
    Mansour Karam, Mike Wood Recorded: Jan 23 2019 61 mins
    The world of Data Centers is evolving. Enterprises today need flexibility, agility and scalability. Intent-Based Data Center Automation enables Enterprise IT teams to plan, design, and build Intent-Based Data Centers that are enabling business transformation initiatives, such as digital transformation, agile applications, IoT implementations, cloud adoption, and client demands.

    Join Apstra in this live webinar on Wednesday, January 23rd at 10:00 a.m. PT / 1:00 p.m. ET to hear about real-world examples of why and how actual businesses are deploying Intent-Based Data Center Automation. You'll also gain a better understanding of how these businesses are using Intent-Based Data Center Automation to increase application reliability, simplify deployments, and reduce costs.

    Join Michael Wood, CMO and VP of Product of Apstra, and Mansour Karam, CEO and Founder of Apstra, to learn:

    - How five Enterprises implemented Intent-Based Data Center Automation
    - The top real-world problems and challenges Enterprises are solving today
    - Specific benefits Enterprises can achieve through the use of Intent-Based Data Center Automation
    - How key technologies, such as Intent-Based Networking, factor into live deployments
  • Edge Computing: Five Use Cases for the Here and Now
    Edge Computing: Five Use Cases for the Here and Now
    Jim Davis, CEO and Principal Analyst, Edge Research Group Recorded: Jan 23 2019 46 mins
    Edge computing has the potential to be a huge area of growth for datacenter, cloud and other
    vendors. There are many flashy scenarios for the use of edge computing, including autonomous
    transportation and smart cities. But there are near term opportunities to target that have a
    better near-term payoff. Successful services in the market will need to address these
    opportunities as part of an ecosystem solving the needs of application developers.

    Attendees will gain insight into:

    - Use cases for edge computing based on what application developers need – now
    - The geography of the edge computing opportunity
    - Challenges for adoption of edge computing services
    - How the competitive landscape is evolving, and how an ecosystem approach to market
    development is key to deriving value from edge computing services
  • Data Center Outage Trends, Causes and Costs
    Data Center Outage Trends, Causes and Costs
    Andy Lawrence, Executive Director of Research; Chris Brown, CTO; Todd Traver, VP IT Optimization & Strategy Recorded: Jan 23 2019 59 mins
    Members of Uptime Institute’s executive team discuss the newest findings about data center outages, including trends in causes and types, along with strategies for reducing the number and impact of outages.
  • Defending IP and Trade Secrets: Shaping Positive Outcomes with eDiscovery
    Defending IP and Trade Secrets: Shaping Positive Outcomes with eDiscovery
    John Wilson, ACE, AME, CBE and Michael Sarlo, EnCE, CBE, CCLO, RCA, CCPA Recorded: Jan 23 2019 65 mins
    Even in the most clear-cut matters, defending IP and trade secrets can be difficult. And when digital evidence is obfuscated through direct and indirect efforts, these defenses can be downright daunting. However, with a comprehensive and integrated discovery plan supported by a team of experts with digital investigative experience augmented with targeted eDiscovery technologies, legal teams can quickly, effectively, and economically gain and maintain the legal high ground in these critical corporate matters.

    This expert presentation will present actionable approaches and best practices for counsel to consider as part of forensic collection, early case insight, and legal document review efforts during IP and trade secret matters. Shared through the lens of an example matter based on an aggregate of actual experiences, this webcast will help legal teams as they seek to proactively shape positive eDiscovery outcomes.

    Webcast Highlights:

    + Organizing for Success: From Complaint to Discovery Plan
    + Accelerated Execution: Translating Data into Evidence
    + Advancing on Smoking Guns: Advanced Technologies and Assisted Review
    + Reviewing Right: Accelerated Legal Document Review
    + Decisive Differences: The Benefit of an Integrated eDiscovery Provider

    Presenting Experts:

    + John Wilson, ACE, AME, CBE

    As President of Forensics at HaystackID, John provides consulting and forensic services to help companies address various matters related to electronic discovery and computer forensics including leading forensic investigations, cryptocurrency investigations, ensuring proper preservation of evidence items and chain of custody.

    + Michael Sarlo, EnCE, CBE, CCLO, RCA, CCPA

    Michael is the Vice President of eDiscovery and Digital Forensics for HaystackID. In this role, Michael facilitates all operations related to electronic discovery, digital forensics, and litigation strategy both in the US and abroad while working on highly complex forensic and e-Discovery projects.
  • Network considerations for hybrid cloud
    Network considerations for hybrid cloud
    Robin Manke-Cassidy, Dir. Product Marketing, Citrix; Valerie DiMartino, Sr. Product Marketing Manager, Citrix Recorded: Jan 23 2019 45 mins
    Moving to a hybrid-cloud strategy offers many benefits like flexibility and agility but can also bring challenges to securing your network and infrastructure as the traditional data center perimeter dissolves. Users are working from anywhere and the applications and data they’re accessing have moved to the cloud. Remove barriers to hybrid-cloud migration with a new secure networking and infrastructure approach that delivers investment protection. Learn how you can protect your users and deliver your applications and data to stay in control with centralized management, performance, visibility and analytics.

    Learn how Citrix networking solutions for hybrid cloud can deliver:

    •Contextual and secure access to applications
    •Website and application protection from internal and external threats
    •Application and network visibility and intelligent analytics
    •Flexibility and performance
  • Enterprise SAS Storage: Versatility in the Data Center
    Enterprise SAS Storage: Versatility in the Data Center
    Rick Kutcipal and John Chen Recorded: Jan 22 2019 25 mins
    Many enterprises choose Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) for storage in the data center, and for very good reasons. The price/performance point exceeds all other solutions in the market, and the ability to scale with SAS to potentially thousands of drives is simply unmatched. These benefits of SAS are all realized while maintaining high reliability, ease of storage management and the ability to address power management needs in the data center.

    In this webinar, leading storage industry experts from Broadcom and a third-party market analyst from TRENDFOCUS will cover:

    - A look at today’s market adoption of SAS
    - Price / performance and why SAS is a cost-effective choice
    - How SAS’s ability to scale brings wide data center deployment
    - SAS storage management features including built-in SCSI enclosure services and SMP Priorities
    - The SAS Roadmap and what the future holds

    At the conclusion of the webinar, you understand why, from large to small data centers, SAS is the better storage protocol solution.

    Speakers: Rick Kutcipal, Product Planner, Data Center Solution Group, Broadcom; Board Member, SCSI Trade Association and John Chen, Vice President, TRENDFOCUS
  • The Software-Defined Data Center: A Foundation for Digital Transformation
    The Software-Defined Data Center: A Foundation for Digital Transformation
    David Hines, Vice President of Architecture and Engineering - TierPoint Recorded: Jan 22 2019 47 mins
    As reported in Forbes last year, 73% of companies are planning to move to a fully software-defined data center within two years.

    A software-defined data center is based on a virtualized environment of compute, storage, networking and security in conjunction with policy-based management and automation. The evolution from a traditional data center architecture to one that is software-defined can take months if not years but can yield immense benefits for the business.

    Join us for a discussion on the progress toward the fully software-defined data center, including benefits of infrastructure as code and overcoming challenges associated with traditional workflows.
  • Network Field Day 2018 Webinar - Anuta ATOM Overview and Case Studies
    Network Field Day 2018 Webinar - Anuta ATOM Overview and Case Studies
    Chandu Guntakala Recorded: Jan 22 2019 30 mins
    Chandu Guntakala, CEO and Co-Founder, introduces Anuta Networks at Networking Field Day 18. He introduces the company, discusses the business challenges they address, and highlights the motivations for creating the ATOM product. He then discusses the ATOM software platform approach and its application for multi-vendor closed-loop automation. He finishes with three customer case studies: Managed SD-WAN automation, a global cloud exchange provider, and MPLS L2/L3 VPN automation.
  • 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…
  • Want Better Network Visibility with Less Complexity? Here's How!
    Want Better Network Visibility with Less Complexity? Here's How!
    Bob Laliberte, Senior Analyst, ESG and Sam Kumarsamy, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Gigamon Recorded: Jan 22 2019 54 mins
    Enable IT Collaboration with a Common Distributed Data Services Layer.

    The IT environment is rapidly changing, becoming more distributed and complex as organizations transform themselves to provide better digital experiences. Because these improved experiences will be more dependent on the network, it’s imperative for organizations to properly plan and prepare now to eliminate security blind spots. The bottom line is that companies need complete visibility into their physical, virtual and cloud infrastructure to detect and contain data breaches and mitigate risk.

    To accomplish this, successful organizations resist the legacy mentality that relies on more people and more tools at every location. Instead, they are turning to a new architectural approach that disaggregates the speed of the network from the speed of the tools inspecting traffic on that network. This innovative approach allows enterprises to absorb change in network speed and technology without compromising security.

    ESG believes the foundational step in this approach is to ensure comprehensive infrastructure visibility across data centers and distributed edge and cloud environments. To do this, organizations must have a common distributed data services layer that can collect, process and distribute the right information to the right tools at the right time.

    Join us to learn how a consolidated network architecture that includes security delivers better visibility, reduces complexity and increases tool efficiency.
  • 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.
  • Straight Talk: When is VMware Cloud on AWS Right for You?
    Straight Talk: When is VMware Cloud on AWS Right for You?
    Eric Shanks, Solutions Principal (AHEAD) + Shea Lutton, Cloud Infrastructure Architect (AWS) Recorded: Jan 22 2019 61 mins
    Migrations to the cloud sometimes face difficulties in transitioning apps, operational inconsistencies, and incongruent networks. VMware Cloud on AWS is an on-demand hybrid cloud service designed to preserve existing investments and legacy applications, while reaping the rewards of cloud scalability and flexibility.

    But what are the right use cases for VMware Cloud on AWS, and how do you best approach this new solution? Download our webinar to find answers to both questions, and to see specific use cases like migration, disaster recovery, and M&A integration.

    Watch this AHEAD-AWS webinar to learn:

    -How to prepare and validate your environment for integration

    -The right circumstances for and expected benefits of deploying VMware Cloud on AWS

    -The value of deploying a right-sized VMware Cloud on AWS environment based on your application needs
  • Digital Trust in the Age of Normalized Data Breaches
    Digital Trust in the Age of Normalized Data Breaches
    Jason Reed, Senior Industry Analyst, CyberSecurity, Frost & Sullivan Recorded: Jan 22 2019 44 mins
    In a time when major data breaches have become a routine feature of the news cycle, digital consumer trust is an intangible and highly consequential metric for any organization conducting business online.

    With a focus on 10 major global markets, this session will show the results of groundbreaking research that quantifies this difficult-to-measure concept and outlines the business implications of building or losing trust.

    Key Takeaways:

    • Do perceptions of customers in the business community align with consumer reality?
    • What makes (or breaks) consumer digital confidence in organizations?
    • Find out the regional variations in the degree of trust consumers have in online services—and the impacts on consumer behavior.
  • 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!
  • A CISO, CIO, and Compliance Officer Grab Coffee
    A CISO, CIO, and Compliance Officer Grab Coffee
    Paul Chapman, Chief Information Officer | Joel De La Garza, Chief Information Security Officer | Crispen Maung, VP Compliance Recorded: Jan 21 2019 47 mins
    What are the best ways to keep your cloud stack secure, your business compliant, and your users safe? Getting straight (and useful) answers to these simple questions isn't always easy.

    Watch a candid discussion with Box CIO Paul Chapman and his counterparts in Security and Compliance as they reveal how they work together every day to tackle the complex security and compliance challenges every global business faces today. They'll share best practices, pitfalls to avoid, and answer your hardest questions.

    This isn't your typical webinar. No slides. No pitches. No filters. Just a candid discussion with the guys who are safeguarding the data for over 80,000 businesses — including 67% of the Fortune 500 — as they share best practices and insights.

    Here's what they'll discuss:
    -How to get executives and users to care about security and compliance
    -Top of mind security or compliance issues (and tackling them)
    -The toughest challenges they faced
  • Webinar: Anuta ATOM Overview
    Webinar: Anuta ATOM Overview
    Kiran Sirupa, Praveen Vengalam Recorded: Jan 18 2019 25 mins
    Anuta Networks announced the general availability of ATOM, a powerful Assurance, Telemetry, and Orchestration platform for Multi-Vendor Networks. In this webinar, Praveen Vengalam and Kiran Sirupa will walk through the key elements of ATOM.

    1. How are the new trends such as 5G, IOT, and Multi-Cloud going to impact Network operations?

    2. What are Anuta networks approaches to solving complex multi-vendor network orchestration and assurance challenges?

    3. Anuta ATOM product overview and customer use-cases
  • The evolution of modern digital workloads
    The evolution of modern digital workloads
    Stephen Dixon, Product Manager at UKCloud Recorded: Jan 18 2019 18 mins
    Are you facing challenges with your traditional application deployment? Higher consumer expectations have led to a strong need for organisations to offer constant updates & high availability whilst reducing costs to remain competitive.

    Join Product Manager Stephen Dixon in this new addition to our Data Centre Modernisation Series as he guides you through the evolution of modern digital workloads so you can gain a better understanding of what your organisation needs to do to meet the high expectations of consumers.

    You’ll learn more about
    -The problems with traditional scale up architecture
    -The pros & cons of scale out architecture
    -How cloud workloads have evolved & more about the Utopia that is the “Twelve Factor App”

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  • Data Centre Design in the Era of Multi-Cloud: IT Transformation Drivers
    Data Centre Design in the Era of Multi-Cloud: IT Transformation Drivers
    Simon Ratcliffe, Principal Consultant, Ensono Jan 24 2019 11:00 am UTC 45 mins
    IT Transformation projects are usually driven by the need to reduce complexity, improve
    agility, simplify systems, contain costs, manage ever-growing data and provide more efficient
    operational management. Arguably, for seasoned IT professionals, there is nothing new
    about the drivers for transformational change; it’s the velocity and scale of transformation
    today that’s the big challenge.

    Today, to effectively accelerate business innovation, successful IT leaders are building
    infrastructure that focuses on automation and flexibility, supporting agile application
    development and helping deliver world-class customer experience. Of course, IT teams are
    still under pressure to deliver legacy, mission-critical applications but they also need to
    support a seemingly constant flow of emerging business opportunities. ​They’re also tasked
    to lower costs, reduce Capex, while helping to drive revenue growth. That’s a lot of drivers
    and this complex juggling act often requires modernising infrastructure. An almost inevitable
    result of this is that the mix of platforms they adopt will include public cloud.

    So, does that signal the end of the corporate data centre as we know it? Well, as is so often
    the answer – yes and no. ‘Yes’ because there is no doubt that the complexity and cost of
    building and managing on-premise infrastructures is becoming increasingly unsustainable for
    many businesses. And ‘no’ because business continuity and stability of legacy applications
    are still, quite rightly, primary drivers today.
  • 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.
  • IoT Series [Ep.2]: Current State -- Maturity and Success
    IoT Series [Ep.2]: Current State -- Maturity and Success
    Johna Till Johnson, CEO & Founder, Nemertes Research Jan 24 2019 4:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Everybody knows IoT is the wave of the future. But what are successful organizations doing differently when it comes to their IoT initiatives? Are they saving more? Generating new revenue and lines of business? Or increasing operational efficiency and other metrics?

    This webinar unveils the secrets of top-performing companies when it comes to IoT initiatives. You'll learn how they plan for, design, secure, and operate their IoT initiatives--and how they track the benefits.
  • Zero Trust Security: Supporting a CARTA approach with Network Security
    Zero Trust Security: Supporting a CARTA approach with Network Security
    Christopher Liljenstolpe, Chief Technical Officer, Solutions at Tigera Jan 24 2019 6:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Learn how to support, what Gartner has termed, a continuous adaptive risk and trust assessment (CARTA) when building a CaaS platform using Kubernetes. Network security enables microsegmentation and is a core component of a zero trust security model. It allows you to protect your workloads against threats without relying on assumptions about the network, infrastructure, and workloads.
  • 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.
  • Maybe it’s Better to Never Make Predictions, Especially About the Future
    Maybe it’s Better to Never Make Predictions, Especially About the Future
    Patrick Grillo, Senior Director, Security Solutions, Fortinet Jan 29 2019 10:00 am UTC 45 mins
    For the past several months social media and the Internet in general has been overloaded with all sorts of dire predictions about the future of the threat landscape. However, if all of these were taken at face value then organizations might as well either close up shop or go back to print advertising and taking orders by paper purchase orders.

    While these predictions can give us an insight of what “could” happen in the future they shouldn’t be allowed to become distractions from the tasks at hand - ensuring that
    1) cyber security best practices are being implemented and being followed throughout the organization
    2) the right technology is deployed where needed throughout the network and
    3) preventive and predictive technologies are deployed in equal measure.

    This session will look back on some of 2018’s threat landscape predictions and how close (or far) from the mark they landed. Some of the predictions for 2019 will also be examined to see if any trends have developed year-on-year. Any predictions made during the session will follow the Winston Churchill rule: "I always avoid prophesying beforehand because it is much better to prophesy after the event has already taken place".
  • 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!
  • Opening a World of Visual Innovation
    Opening a World of Visual Innovation
    Craig Hurst Director of Software Strategy, Visual Cloud Division, Data Center Group, Intel Jan 29 2019 4:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    What is the Visual Cloud and how are cloud based workloads evolving. In this course we will explore Intel’s approach to supporting the Visual Cloud via an open source collection of frameworks and libraries that support four core building blocks that build the five key visual cloud workloads.
  • What is ServiceNow: Your Primer to Kick-Start Your ServiceNow Transformation
    What is ServiceNow: Your Primer to Kick-Start Your ServiceNow Transformation
    Carleen Carter, John Beasley, Johnny Walker Jan 29 2019 6:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Just getting started with ServiceNow? Whether you're about to implement the platform or still in the midst of researching, this webinar will introduce you to the innovative platform, what it's made up of, and how to get started on your ServiceNow journey.

    Learn how to build your roadmap, staff projects, plus find out tips for success, from Organization Change Management (OCM) to governance, and rolling ServiceNow out to your company.
  • AIOps: The Next 5 Years
    AIOps: The Next 5 Years
    Rich Lane, Senior Analyst, Forrester & Will Cappelli, CTO of EMEA, Moogsoft Jan 29 2019 6:00 pm UTC 45 mins
    You’re invited to join our complimentary webcast, AIOps The Next Five Years, featuring Forrester analyst Rich Lane and Moogsoft CTO Will Cappelli.

    AIOps is becoming imperative to the management of today’s complex IT systems and their ability to support changing business conditions. In this webinar, the speakers will discuss the role that AIOps can and will play in the enterprise of the future, how the scope of AIOps platforms will expand, and what new functionality may be deployed.

    By attending this webcast, you will learn:

    - How AIOps will enable and support the digitalization of key business processes
    - What new AI technologies and algorithms are likely to have the most impact on the continuing evolution of AIOps
    - Why the relationship of AIOps to both monitoring and service management is likely to change by 2023

    This webcast will include a Q&A with our guest speakers.
  • How to Protect Your Data While Keeping Infrastructure Costs Under Control
    How to Protect Your Data While Keeping Infrastructure Costs Under Control
    Eran Brown CTO EMEA, INIFINDAT Jan 29 2019 7:00 pm UTC 25 mins
    With data security regulations on the rise globally, end-to-end encryption will have a dramatic effect on your IT infrastructure costs and operations. What's your plan to secure your data and stay within your budget? In this on-demand webinar, Eran Brown, INFINIDAT’s CTO for EMEA, will discuss how to strategically address these issues, recognizing the significant impact on the choice of large-scale storage when moving encryption higher in the IT stack.

    Included in this webinar:

    •An Overview of Regulatory Requirements
    •Why Encrypted Data Matters for GDPR
    •A Hacker's View of Your Data
    •The Implications of Upstream Encryption
    •AI/ML-Based Data Security
    •Key Takeaways

    About Eran Brown

    Eran Brown is the EMEA CTO at INFINIDAT.

    Over the last 14 years, Eran has architected data center solutions for all layers — application, virtualization, networking and most of all, storage. His prior roles include Senior Product Management, systems engineering and consulting roles, working with companies in multiple verticals (financials, oil & gas, telecom, software, and web) and helping them plan, design and deploy scalable infrastructure to support their business applications.
  • Architectural Nexus Achieves Fast Application Performance On-Time & On-Budget!
    Architectural Nexus Achieves Fast Application Performance On-Time & On-Budget!
    Steve Hunsaker, Dir. Systems Engineering- DataCore, Kent Hansen, CIO- ArchNexus, Johnathan Kendrick Tech. Account Exec. - USI Jan 29 2019 7:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Join us to hear the story of Architectural Nexus, Inc. and Universal Systems Incorporated (USI). ArchNexus provides customized architectural, landscape and interior design services. As a company with over 100 power user engineers and architects, ArchNexus needed a storage solution to meet the company’s high demand for performance. With the help of USI and DataCore Software, ArchNexus found a smart and affordable storage solution.

    In this webcast you will discover:
    - A business problem & how it was solved
    - The business impact
    - The on-time and on-budget solution
    - The ROI achieved
    - How the customer would change the process or outcome

    Are you searching for a smart storage solution that is right for your business? Please join us!
  • The Cyber Security Skills Gap
    The Cyber Security Skills Gap
    Shantanu Mahajan, Regional Security Architect , FireEye India Jan 30 2019 5:30 am UTC 60 mins
    Attackers will continue to be effective through an increase in sophistication, but they will also be successful due to the challenges organisations face in recruiting and retaining skilled cyber professionals.

    During this webinar we will be covering how the industry has been affected by a cyber-skills shortage and the challenges of inhouse vs. outsourcing of cyber security operations. And how this gap can be covered with ‘on-demand’ expert resources who have with them, real time insight and expertise of dealing with cyber breaches.
  • Live Interview Panel: Managing Compliance and Security in the Cloud
    Live Interview Panel: Managing Compliance and Security in the Cloud
    Benny Czarny, Guy Dagan, Ariel Zeitlin, Diana Kelley Jan 30 2019 1:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    "In the age of breaches, enterprises are looking to understand the security and compliance risks associated with data stored in, and accesible from, cloud applications so they can better prepare should the unthinkable happen. With data and workloads moving to the cloud, securing the enterprise is more critical than ever.

    Join cloud, security and compliance experts as they discuss:
    - How to proactively analyze security risk from the business perspective
    - What you need to know about your data, and how to ensure it is compliant when in the cloud
    - How to automate security policy changes
    - Top challenges for CISOs and CIOs
    - Achieving security and compliance across multiple clouds
    - Steps to take today"

    Benny Czarny, CEO and Founder, OPSWAT
    Guy Dagan, Cofounder and Partner, Consienta
    Ariel Zeitlin, CTO and co-founder, Guardicore
    Diana Kelley, Cybersecurity Field CTO, Microsoft
  • Network Architecture With Security in Mind
    Network Architecture With Security in Mind
    Matt Bromiley, Instructor and Security Expert, SANS and Sam Kumarsamy, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Gigamon Jan 30 2019 6:00 pm UTC 61 mins
    It’s time to face a hard truth: modern enterprise networks can be extremely – sometimes painfully – complex to manage and defend. Increased network speeds to 100Gb, unfettered access to cloud applications and end-to-end encryption are just some of the requirements of today’s employees. When you add in mobile and IoT devices, the complexity grows exponentially, especially when it comes to the security of the networks to which they connect.

    And when we couple expanding networks with security needs, many organizations struggle to protect their users. This leads to conflicts between NetOps and SecOps goals. The networking team is concerned about availability and performance to ensure the business is being conducted whereas the security team needs to ensure the data and the users are safe from bad actors.

    We need a new approach that provides pervasive visibility to data flowing across the physical, virtual and cloud infrastructure to ensure that the right traffic is sent to the right security tools. This approach should also enable SecOps and NetOps to collaborate and improve the security posture of an organization

    Watch this SANS webinar to learn:
    •The common security pain points as networks expand and grow with increasing speeds
    •How today’s users are forcing organizations to consider/include security in their network architecture
    •How a lack of security can impact network availability and performance
    •How to bridge the NetOps and SecOps divide

    We will discuss how pervasive network visibility improves security tool utilization and can shorten detection and response times. We hope this webcast will inspire you to reassess the current state of your network and security infrastructure to enable collaboration between the two teams and improve your security posture. Watch now!
  • Under the Hood: What’s New in Vertica 9.2
    Under the Hood: What’s New in Vertica 9.2
    Mark Lyons, Micro Focus Jan 30 2019 6:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Join us to learn all about the latest features now available in Vertica 9.2. If you have variable, business-critical analytical workloads, you’ll want to hear how Vertica in Eon Mode now includes database branching for creating instant Vertica clones for scaling throughput and backup and recovery functionality for 24x7 data protection. Your data engineers will be interested in Vertica 9.2’s new Machine Learning functionality to create workflows involving multiple machine learning algorithms with similar data types. And, with support for our new open source Python Vertica client, your developers and data scientists will learn how they can now run SQL queries, perform advanced analytics, and load data into Vertica, all from within the confines of their Python code.
  • Build your Readiness Plan for Windows 10 Migration, Live Webinar
    Build your Readiness Plan for Windows 10 Migration, Live Webinar
    Robert Epstein, Windows Product Marketing Director, Microsoft, Martin Rees, Microsoft Business Development, Dell EMC Jan 31 2019 11:00 am UTC 60 mins
    With just 12 months to go before Windows 7 becomes end of support (14 January 2020), it is critical for organisations to accelerate their planning for and deployment of Windows 10. We are therefore delighted to invite you to our forthcoming Live Webinar “Build your Readiness Plan for Windows 10 Migration” on Thursday, 31 January 2019 at 11.00 am.

    Join Dell EMC, in partnership with Microsoft and Intel to hear how organisations are successfully transitioning to Windows 10 and experiencing superior security, better performance and the ability to get more things done– all with maximum support and ease of use.

    During the session Robert Epstein, Windows Product Marketing Director at Microsoft will showcase:
    • how the new tools and systems from Windows 10 will help you overcome the challenges of application compatibility and management of system updates

    • how big data analytics, combined with the right infrastructure and processes can actually modernise IT operations to reduce costs and improve service to end users

    Furthermore Martin Rees, Microsoft Business Development Consultant of Dell EMC will demonstrate:
    • key planning considerations for your journey to Windows 10

    • how you can simplify the migration through a blend of traditional and modern deployments techniques

    At the end of this session you will have a better understanding of the benefits and how to overcome some of the challenges and complexities in preparing a readiness plan for migrating to Windows 10
  • DPaaS for Service Providers: Protect VMware Workloads
    DPaaS for Service Providers: Protect VMware Workloads
    Colin Durocher, Dell EMC Jan 31 2019 6:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Dell EMC has partnered with VMware to deliver a seamless tenant self-service DPaaS for VCPP partners leveraging VMware’s vCloud Director (vCD) platform. Providing the best customer experience, Dell EMC and VMware offer clients up to 80% less cost to protect, provide unparalleled levels of service performance and offer flexible DPaaS controls including ad-hoc backup, policy-based backup, and self-service restore options through a unified interface. Join us to learn how to best protect end user VMware workloads.
  • How Kongregate is Making Their Data Pipeline Accessible and Extensible
    How Kongregate is Making Their Data Pipeline Accessible and Extensible
    Tammy Levy, VP of Insights and Analytics at Kongregate Jan 31 2019 7:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Building out the infrastructure for a data pipeline takes time, patience, and focus. And even after you have a system in place, new data sources, business goals, product releases, etc. can make it hard to sustain this infrastructure and difficult to spin up new dashboards and charts to visualize and analyze the data. Unless you work at Kongregate.

    Join our webinar on January 31st at 11 a.m. PT to hear Tammy Levy, VP of Insights and Analytics, discuss how Kongregate is using analytics to not only provide embedded analytics to developers that use their platform, but take it a step further and are able to easily and efficiently measure KPI’s across their portfolio of games they publish.

    In this webinar, Tammy will discuss:
    - What sort of embedded analytics they share
    - How they providing higher quality content to end users
    - What game behavior they track to get more insights out of their games
    - How they were able to standardize their naming schema to allow them to track KPIs
    - How their setup allows them to replicate dashboards nearly instantly
  • Expert Panel | Ready to realise your Digital Transformation?
    Expert Panel | Ready to realise your Digital Transformation?
    CEO at Tec-Refresh, Dir of Computing Infrastructure at UC San Diego, VP of Enterprise Services and Ops at Tivity Health Feb 4 2019 10:00 am UTC 34 mins
    Leading enterprises are embracing digital transformation and its benefits: data-driven decision making, automation and agility. Forward thinking managers will need to make decisions on the people, process, and technologies that can help them adapt to change while capturing the value of existing applications and data.

    Hear from industry leaders on how they’ve overcome real operational hurdles: data and application fragmentation, aligning to cloud, and deciding where and how to automate.

    Christophe Bertrand, Senior Analyst at ESG (Moderator)
    John Iraci, Director of Computing Infrastructure at UC San Diego
    Carlos Sotero, VP of Enterprise Services and Operations at Tivity Health
    Efrem Gonzales, Founder and CEO at Tec-Refresh
  • Top Tips for Protecting Against Ransomware - Don't Become a Statistic!
    Top Tips for Protecting Against Ransomware - Don't Become a Statistic!
    Sarah Beaudoin, Product Marketing Manager, Druva Feb 5 2019 10:00 am UTC 62 mins
    According to Cisco, ransomware is growing at a yearly rate of 350% and is estimated to have cost organizations $5 billion in 2017. As attacks become more sophisticated and prevalent, IT organizations need to ensure they have a strategy to mitigate the risks of ransomware and other malware attacks.

    Join us and discover how 82% of organisations recovered from a ransomware attack by restoring data from cloud backup.

    You’ll learn:
    - Proactive strategies to protect data before a malicious attack occurs
    - Factors and issues that can complicate your organisation’s risks
    - Measures to gain immediate access to data during and after an attack
  • File vs. Block vs. Object Storage
    File vs. Block vs. Object Storage
    Daniel Sazbon, Chair SNIA Europe and IBM; Alex McDonald, Vice-Chair SNIA Europe and NetApp Feb 5 2019 10:00 am UTC 75 mins
    When it comes to storage, a byte is a byte is a byte, isn’t it? One of the enduring truths about simplicity is that scale makes everything hard, and with that comes complexity. And when we’re not processing the data, how do we store it and access it?

    In this webcast, we will compare three types of data access: file, block and object storage, and the access methods that support them. Each has its own set of use cases, and advantages and disadvantages. Each provides simple to sophisticated management of the data, and each makes different demands on storage devices and programming technologies.

    Perhaps you’re comfortable with block and file, but are interested in investigating the more recent class of object storage and access. Perhaps you’re happy with your understanding of objects, but would really like to understand files a bit better, and what advantages or disadvantages they have compared to each other. Or perhaps you want to understand how file, block and object are implemented on the underlying storage systems – and how one can be made to look like the other, depending on how the storage is accessed. Join us as we discuss and debate:

    Storage devices
    •How different types of storage drive different management & access solutions

    •Where everything is in fixed-size chunks
    •SCSI and SCSI-based protocols, and how FC and iSCSI fit in

    •When everything is a stream of bytes
    •NFS and SMB

    •When everything is a blob
    •HTTP, key value and RESTful interfaces

    •When files, blocks and objects collide