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  • The Ghost of DevOps Past - and a Peek into the Future
    The Ghost of DevOps Past - and a Peek into the Future Sin-Mei Tsai, VP of Engineering & Gavin Butler, Lead Site Reliability Engineer, Shippo Recorded: Apr 20 2017 43 mins
    Physical and technological changes in computing and data storage have led us down a winding road to DevOps, which brings us to where we are today. Let’s take a brief look at the evolution of cloud hosting, from colocation to today’s cloud services, and the impact of these changes on IT decision-making.

    Join this webcast with Sin-Mei Tsai, VP of Engineering along with Gavin Butler, Lead Site Reliability Engineer at Shippo, for a technical deep-dive into cloud applications and operations of yesterday, today and tomorrow.
  • TechTalk: Live Demo
    TechTalk: Live Demo Tim Twarog, Director of Enterprise Sales Recorded: Apr 20 2017 46 mins
    CloudCheckr TechTalk is a webcast series designed to help unlock the power of unified cost and security management. Whether you’re a power user or new user, our product experts will help you maximize your production using the CloudCheckr platform.

    Join us for a deep dive into the CloudCheckr platform. Whether you or your team are new to CloudCheckr, everyone attending this session will learn:

    - Cost Management

    - Security Best Practices

    - Inventory and Utilization Tips and Tricks
  • Prevent Costly Data Leaks From SaaS Apps
    Prevent Costly Data Leaks From SaaS Apps Anuj Sawani, Sr. Product Marketing Manager at Palo Alto Networks Recorded: Apr 20 2017 48 mins
    SaaS apps are now extensively adopted by organizations – some procured by IT, others adopted by the users themselves. You’re already likely witnessing large amounts of data being transferred between users and these apps. As corporate data moves to the cloud, the risk of a data leakage increases with users accessing enterprise apps on unmanaged devices or storing corporate data on risky, unsanctioned apps. 
    Join this webinar to learn how to prevent data exposure and maintain compliance by protecting your data within enterprise SaaS apps and blocking unsanctioned apps. You’ll learn about: 
    •A real-world customer journey for complete data security in SaaS.
    •Common threats leading to data leaks from popular SaaS apps.
    •Benefits of adopting a platform approach to SaaS security.
  • IP-Based Object Drives Now Have a Management Standard
    IP-Based Object Drives Now Have a Management Standard Erik Riedel, Dell EMC, Enrico Signoretti, OpenIO, David Slik, NetApp, Alex McDonald, NetApp Recorded: Apr 20 2017 59 mins
    The growing popularity of object-based storage has resulted in the development of Ethernet-connected storage devices, herein referred to as IP-Based Drives and subsystems supporting object interfaces and in some cases the ability to run localized applications.
    Typical scale-out storage nodes consist of relatively inexpensive enclosures with IP network connectivity, CPU, Memory and Direct Attached Storage (DAS). While inexpensive to deploy, these solutions become harder to manage over time.
    To ease management of these drives, SNIA has approved the release of the IP-Based Drive Management Specification. In this webcast, you’ll hear from authors of the specification who’ll discuss:

    • Major Components of the IP Based Drive Management Standard
    • How the standard leverages the DMTF Redfish management standard to manage Kinetic and other IP-Based Drives
    • Providing a standard management interface for drives that are part of JBOD or JBOF enclosures

    This standard allows drive management to scale to datacenters and beyond, enabling automation and Software Defined Datacenters. Join this webcast on April 20th to learn more.
  • Building DevOps in the Enterprise
    Building DevOps in the Enterprise Jonah Kowall, VP of Market Development and Insights at AppDynamics Recorded: Apr 20 2017 44 mins
    In this upcoming webinar, Jonah Kowall, VP of Market Development and Insights at AppDynamics, will present his thoughts and opinions on the current and future state of DevOps, specifically targeting enterprises that are undergoing or experimenting with DevOps and agility.

    Jonah will explore the demands for agility in order to remain customer focused and drive digital business. He’ll then share some best practices and ideas to overcome one of the largest challenges to business utilizing DevOps — creating trust across organizations and getting your people on board with the creation of a DevOps culture.

    Key Takeaways:
    - Understand the importance of agility to meet the demands of customers and drive digital business.
    - How to build and execute on cross-functional team building.
    - Best practices for the essential process of collecting and sharing data across all teams.
    - Gain best practices for the cultural change, and how to facilitate ownership, trust, and independent decision making.

    About the presenter:
    Jonah Kowall is the VP of Market Development and Insights at AppDynamics, driving product strategy, roadmap and vision, entry into new markets, and digital evangelism. With 15 years of experience as an IT practitioner at several startups and larger enterprises, Jonah has focused on infrastructure and operations, security, and performance engineering. Jonah also previously worked at Gartner, focusing on availability, performance, and IT operations management (ITOM) and headed their influential APM and NPMD Magic Quadrants as a Research VP.
  • Zero-Minute Disaster Recovery
    Zero-Minute Disaster Recovery Jim Crook, Product Marketing, Ctera; Seth Bobroff, Marketing, Western Digital Recorded: Apr 20 2017 62 mins
    It's time to modernize you disaster recovery process, making your organizational data accessible and secure.

    An important aspect of enterprise file services is ensuring the uptime of users and offices around the world, with proper methods in place to recover from any scenario: fire, hardware failure, or, increasingly, a ransomware attack.

    Join this webinar with CTERA and Western Digital to learn how to deploy a zero-minute disaster recovery plan, ensuring:

    - Zero office downtime
    - Significant cost savings and fewer headaches
    - Business continuity during internet outages
    - Seamless failover of file access permissions
    - Improved data reliability
  • Gli impatti della GDPR sulla gestione dei dati di test
    Gli impatti della GDPR sulla gestione dei dati di test Luca Rossetti Recorded: Apr 20 2017 36 mins
    Il 25 maggio 2018 entrerà in vigore il cambiamento più importante degli ultimi 20 anni sulla normativa della data privacy. Si tratta del nuovo Regolamento Generale sulla Protezione dei Dati (GDPR) dell’Unione Europea e riguarda la sicurezza, la privacy e l’integrità dei dati dei consumatori raccolti e trattati ad opera di qualsiasi organizzazione.
    Lo scopo principale della GDPR è di restituire a cittadini e consumatori il pieno controllo sui propri dati personali e al contempo proteggerli da possibili violazioni. Nel cogliere questo obiettivo, il consenso dei soggetti gioca un ruolo cruciale .
    Con il webinar “Gli impatti della GDPR sulla gestione dei dati di test” ti aiutiamo a comprendere la GDPR e a valutarne i principali requisiti nel ciclo di sviluppo del software con un focus particolare sulla gestione dei dati di test e sulle soluzioni per accelerare la tua compliance.
  • State of the Art: Solving the Persistent Storage Challenge for Containers
    State of the Art: Solving the Persistent Storage Challenge for Containers Gou Rao, Co-Founder and CTO of Portworx Recorded: Apr 19 2017 33 mins
    Container technology is booming, but tools to run containers in production have not kept pace – until now. Join Portworx CTO Gou Rao as he shows you how to address the five most common problems DevOps faces when running containerized apps in production.

    You’ll learn how to:
    - Get volume persistence so you don’t lose data when containers fail
    - Achieve high availability with smart provisioning, replication, and failover 
    - Automate data management with the most popular container schedulers
    - Run applications using cloud-native deployment patterns
    - Deploy any containerized app with any scheduler on any infrastructure

    Gou Rao is co-founder and CTO of Portworx. Previously, he was CTO and Executive Director of Dell’s Data Protection division, joining through the acquisition of Ocarina Networks. Gou holds 40+ patents, earned a B.Eng. degree from Bangalore University, and received an MS in computer science from the University of Pennsylvania.
  • CyberSecurity-Defense & Homeland Progress & Best Practices 2017
    CyberSecurity-Defense & Homeland Progress & Best Practices 2017 Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Air Force Cyber, Palo Alto Networks, and more Recorded: Apr 19 2017 59 mins
    On-demand webinar with the Federal Executive Forum featuring government and industry panelists highlighting best practices through the Federal Government Market.

    • Progress Report on CyberSecurity in Government
    • Top Priorities & Best Practices
    • Challenges still to overcome
    • Lessons Learned
    • A Vision for The Future in CyberSecurity

    *** Lt. Gen. J. Kevin McLaughlin, U.S. Air Force, Deputy Commander, USCYBERCOM
    *** Tamara Lilly, Deputy Chief Information Security Officer, Department of Homeland Security
    *** Peter Kim, Chief Information Security Officer, U.S. Air Force Cyber
    *** Ryan Gillis, Cybersecurity Strategy & Global Policy, Palo Alto Networks
    *** Ralph Kahn, Vice President of Federal, Tanium
    *** Scott Gray, Senior Vice President, Leidos
  • Cloud Customer Architecture for Securing Workloads on Cloud Services
    Cloud Customer Architecture for Securing Workloads on Cloud Services Cloud Standards Customer Council Recorded: Apr 19 2017 57 mins
    The Cloud Standards Customer Council has published a reference architecture for securing workloads on cloud services. The aim of this new guide is to provide a practical reference to help IT architects and IT security professionals architect, install, and operate the information security components of solutions built using cloud services.

    Building business solutions using cloud services requires a clear understanding of the available security services, components and options, allied to a clear architecture which provides for the complete lifecycle of the solutions, covering development, deployment and operations. This webinar will discuss specific security services and corresponding best practices for deploying a comprehensive cloud security architecture.
  • Reinvent Your Apps: API-First, Microservice Oriented, Container Packaged
    Reinvent Your Apps: API-First, Microservice Oriented, Container Packaged Chris Haddad, Chief Architect, Karux LLC Recorded: Apr 19 2017 60 mins
    By driving containerized microservices into production, architecture and project teams are learning how to decompose monoliths, rapidly compose business solutions, and achieve greater resiliency. The transition requires teams to reinvent their application, reshape their architecture, and refresh their technology platform.

    In this session, Chris Haddad, Chief Architect at Karux, will share how enterprise architecture teams chose their container platform, refactored their application portfolio, and accelerated development with API-first practices. Learn how you can establish a roadmap, craft an implementation plan, and acquire necessary skills.
  • Building Next Gen Networks for Streaming Entertainment Media
    Building Next Gen Networks for Streaming Entertainment Media Bo Daly, Super Evil Megacorp; Yuval Fisher, Imagine Communications; Kevin Gage, ONEMedia; Rashmi Misra, HPE Recorded: Apr 19 2017 61 mins
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    This year, it is expected that 74% of all online traffic will be video with a combination of network broadcasters and Over The Top (OTT) content providers bringing compelling content to and through the Internet. 55% of people in the United States watch video online every day. Facebook, Snapchat, Twitter and Tumbler have launched live streaming capabilities. Twitch, the number one online gaming video platform, sees 9.7 million daily active users (DAUs), with 2 million users broadcasting live streams each month. eSports is a huge gaming draw with some companies seeing upward of 96 million monthly average users (MAUs). And we haven’t even mentioned augmented and virtual reality, yet.

    Network speed, capacity and flexibility to meet the growing demand are improving - but not fast enough and with significant needs still not being addressed. This panel will look at the challenges facing getting video to and from end users including: how to manage the need to deliver to both broadcast and OTT; how to ensure seamless customer experiences; what to expect as 4K and higher resolution cameras become ubiquitous; what network buildout and optimization need to take place to ensure the demand for ultra high speed broadband is met.

    You can continue the conversation after the webcast during the upcoming TIA Connectivity Jam, being held June 5-7 in Dallas, TX.

    -- Bo Daly, President and Chief Business Officer, Super Evil Megacorp
    -- Yuval Fisher, CTO MVPD, Imagine Communications
    -- Kevin Gage, EVP Strategic Development and Chief Technology Officer, ONE Media
    -- Rashmi Misra, Worldwide General Manager Digital Video Services, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE)
  • How to Scale Enterprise DevOps in the Era of Docker & Application Containers
    How to Scale Enterprise DevOps in the Era of Docker & Application Containers Jay Lyman, 451 Research, & Scott Coulton, Puppet Recorded: Apr 19 2017 48 mins
    Application container software such as Docker and Kubernetes are among today's most disruptive trends in enterprise IT. While many are contemplating how containers may disrupt or even overtake DevOps in terms of hype or adoption, it's important to remember the reality that both containers and DevOps are part of the larger trend toward digital transformation. Containers are definitely having an impact on DevOps tenets of faster application releases and more efficient infrastructure management, but are just as likely to be a catalyst to scaling DevOps rather than competition. This webinar presented by 451 Research and Puppet will offer some perspective on what container software really means for the modern DevOps movement in the enterprise based on industry analysis and experience, survey data and customer case studies.
  • Keeping up with Containers, Microservices and Open-Source Architectures
    Keeping up with Containers, Microservices and Open-Source Architectures Christian Posta, Principal Architect, Red Hat Recorded: Apr 19 2017 48 mins
    Innovation is difficult because it starts by admitting you don't have all the answers. How do we innovate? How do we provide value to our customers more effectively? By asking lots of questions and figuring out the right questions to ask. Only when we're able to build a way to cheaply run lots of experiments and learn from those results are we able to innovate.

    Microservices has emerged as an approach to building the technology architecture foundations for moving fast and learning. In this talk we look at how a microservices architecture with complementary technology are helping our customers succeed in their mission to innovate and bring more value to their customers.

    About the presenter:
    Christian Posta (@christianposta) is a Principal Architect at Red Hat and well known in the community for being an author (Microservices for Java Developers, O’Reilly 2016), frequent blogger (blog.christianposta.com), speaker, open-source enthusiast and committer on open-source projects. Christian has spent time at web-scale companies and now helps companies create and deploy large-scale, resilient, distributed architectures - many of what we now call Microservices. He enjoys mentoring, training and leading teams to be successful with distributed systems concepts, microservices, devops, and cloud-native application design.
  • Performance Management for Cloud-based applications
    Performance Management for Cloud-based applications Nicolas Leszczynski, Senior APM Solution Specialist Riverbed Recorded: Apr 19 2017 39 mins
    Cloud. Elastic computing. Containers. Microservices. Shared Libraries. These technologies are being adopted at almost exponential rates since they greatly simplify application design, development, deployment and manageability.

    Unfortunately, that surface-level simplicity comes with the price of dramatically more complex under-the-covers behaviors and relationships. Application topology is often transient, nebulous, and unpredictably interrelated with countless other applications and services. This has posed a serious challenge for performance management, since many tools and techniques are still rooted to static physical concepts like tiers, servers, and JVMs.

    There’s also been an expansion of the consumption of APM data, as LOB management and application owners look for more KPIs to help them improve the bottom line of the business. APM isn’t just a tool for developers and troubleshooters anymore.

    Learn How Riverbed Solutions can help you not only overcome these cloud applications performance management challenges, but also extract business-relevant information buried deep in these mind-boggling complex architectures
  • Cyber Resiliency – surviving the breach
    Cyber Resiliency – surviving the breach Misha Govshteyn, Sven Skoog Recorded: Apr 19 2017 58 mins
    In this session, you’ll learn how to setup your AWS environment to avoid a cyber security attack and how to build a cloud specific incident response plan if your organization is breached. Cyber security expert and founder of Alert Logic Misha Govshteyn will share lessons learned from organizations that have protected themselves in AWS and from those that have been breached but quickly resolved their issues and implemented strong controls as a result. Joining Misha will be Sven Skoog, Senior Manager IT Security at Monotype who will discuss the cyber security posture they implemented within the AWS cloud and how they have built a robust process to ensure ongoing protection. Session sponsored by Alert Logic.
  • Enhanced Sub-Ledger Reporting & Discoverer Replacement
    Enhanced Sub-Ledger Reporting & Discoverer Replacement Malcolm Hewlett - Oracle Territory Manager Europe, David Rincon - Oracle Solution Specialist Recorded: Apr 19 2017 59 mins
    Many Oracle users are struggling with sub-ledger reporting or are looking for a replacement for Oracle Discoverer. In this webinar you’ll learn how to:

    1. Facilitate a conversation with your data with easy drill through to transactions across the full E-Business Suite.
    2. Better control your sub-ledger processing with control dashboards identifying open, on hold and triggering transactions.
    3. Automate reconciliations between sub-ledger and GL control accounts e.g. Fixed Asset Register.

    We offer a unique Excel connector, meaning you can have access to real-time E-Business Suite sub-ledger data directly from Excel. In addition, the availability of 1000+ out-of-the box reports means getting started is easy.
  • AWS Security Checklist
    AWS Security Checklist Andrew Kane, Solutions Architect, AWS Recorded: Apr 19 2017 36 mins
    This AWS Security Checklist webinar will help you and your auditors assess the security of your AWS environment in accordance with industry or regulatory standards. This security focused checklist builds on recently revised Operational Checklists for AWS, which helps you evaluate your applications against a list of best practices before deployment.

    Learning Objectives:

    - Evaluate the ability of AWS services to meet information security objectives and ensure future deployments within the AWS cloud are done in a secure and compliant way
    - Assess your existing organisational use of AWS and to ensure it meets security best practices
    - Develop AWS usage policies or validate that existing policies are being followed
  • How to Accelerate Virtual Desktop Deployment: A Cisco & Pure Storage Case Study
    How to Accelerate Virtual Desktop Deployment: A Cisco & Pure Storage Case Study Kyle Grossmiller, VDI Solutions Architect at Pure Storage, Mike Brennan, Product Manager at Cisco Recorded: Apr 18 2017 60 mins
    Many organizations are looking to virtual desktops and apps to improve productivity, security, and control — but building infrastructure for large-scale Citrix XenDesktop and XenApp deployments can be challenging. While some infrastructure approaches are limited in reliability or ability to scale, this session will present a highly performant, highly available and easy to manage approach to Citrix XenDesktop and XenApp deployments with the FlashStack Converged Infrastructure from Cisco and Pure Storage. In this session, Cisco and Pure Storage VDI solution architects will share test results of a recent Cisco Validated Design for FlashStack with XenDesktop and XenApp for 5000 users. Specifically discussed is how real world users can quickly deploy Citrix virtual apps and desktops, scale performance with user demand, and keep costs low through a repeatable, reliable converged infrastructure approach to VDI. This is also the first FlashStack CVD using Windows® 10 64-bit and Office® 2016 as the base OS desktop and Office Suite, respectively, proving that FlashStack delivers the horsepower needed to power the latest innovations from Microsoft.

    In this webinar, you will learn how to:

    Successfully deploy Citrix XenDesktop and XenApp at scale faster to support high-productivity user workspaces
    Leverage the power of Cisco UCS stateless computing to deploy your network, storage and compute faster and more consistently than any other platform on the market
    Leverage FlashStack to complement Citrix by keeping virtual desktops and apps online and high-performing with minimal admin effort
  • Uncover Data Security Blind Spots in your Cloud, Big Data & DevOps Environment
    Uncover Data Security Blind Spots in your Cloud, Big Data & DevOps Environment Ulf Mattsson, CTO of Security Solutions, Atlantic BT Recorded: Apr 18 2017 45 mins
    Revisions to PCI (Payment Card Industry) DSS (Data Security Standard) point toward the realization that security must be built into the development process and Cloud with SAAS computing.

    Medical software and hardware, mobile applications, IoT etc. will require a new approach. This is frequently referred to as Rugged DevOps or SecDevOps, and the different approach called DevSecOps, embracing the speed of DevOps and continuous delivery in a secure environment. DevOps does affect security, and you can use it to your advantage. As cloud, big data and DevOps disrupt traditional approaches to security, new capabilities emerge to automate and enhance security operations.

    Join this session and learn how to automatically address these data security blind spots and how security can be built into the development process and IT platforms. We will discuss how security can be built into Rugged DevOps,SecDevOps, DevSecOps, Scrum, SAFe, DAD and use in Large-scale Development.
  • How App Developers Can Drive Better Azure SQL Performance
    How App Developers Can Drive Better Azure SQL Performance Mike Kelly, CTO, SelectStar Recorded: Apr 18 2017 33 mins
    Dynamic data performance, built-in intelligence and scalability brings Azure SQL to the forefront for app developers. With layers of abstraction, your traditional health metrics can be misleading when it comes to understanding how your Azure SQL workloads are truly performing, and in turn, impacting your development timelines. In this webinar with SelectStar’s Mike Kelly, learn how you can optimize the performance of your Azure SQL performance – and in turn, drive better development in the process.

    The webinar will also cover:
    Key trends driving Azure SQL as a leader in the app development space
    Why your Azure SQL performance may lack – and how to fix it
    How to augment monitoring for key elements like DTUs and service groups for maximum performance
  • CASB Redefined: the Emergence of Cloud Security Platforms
    CASB Redefined: the Emergence of Cloud Security Platforms Join Doug Cahill, Senior Analyst, ESG and Bob Gilbert, Chief Evangelist, Netskope Recorded: Apr 18 2017 62 mins
    The development of the cloud access security broker (CASB) category has mirrored the adoption of cloud services - rapid. But this accelerated market development has also led to misconceptions about both what a CASB is and what a CASB should be moving forward. As CASBs evolve and expand their scope to cover more dimensions of cloud security, the notion of a 'cloud security platform' has emerged.

    Join Doug Cahill, Senior Analyst, ESG and Bob Gilbert, Chief Evangelist, Netskope for this webinar where attendees will learn the following:

    - How CASBs enable enteprises to fully harness cloud services safely and efficiently;
    - The visibility and control requirements of cloud security platforms;
    - Desired outcomes of what a CASB should accomplish and use cases that support those outcomes
    - The latest trends around the shift to cloud security platforms
  • Applying DevOps to the API lifecycle
    Applying DevOps to the API lifecycle Andrew Davey, Solutions Consultant at MuleSoft; Aaron Landgraf, Senior Product Marketing Manager at MuleSoft Recorded: Apr 18 2017 56 mins
    Creating an API strategy and a DevOps practice have become critical competencies for modern IT teams. When successfully implemented, 94% of IT leaders confirm they can deliver products and services to market faster. In this demo-driven webinar, we'll show where these competencies intersect and how leading organizations are using them to move from concept to production code in weeks instead of months or years.

    Attendees will learn how to:

    - Design and mock an API enabling a design-first approach
    - Implement test driven development in Anypoint Studio with MUnit
    - Publish the API in GitHub to drive parallel development with teammates
    - Create and share a developer portal in Exchange to enable self-service consumption
    - Package and deploy the API with Maven and Jenkins
    - Control and automate API lifecycle activities with Anypoint CLI
  • Big Data Rivers: The Power of Data in Motion
    Big Data Rivers: The Power of Data in Motion Sumeet Puri, senior vice president and global head of systems engineering at Solace. Recorded: Apr 18 2017 60 mins
    Data in motion holds unique insights not found in data at rest. That’s why there is increasing importance on data rivers, ways to deliver the value of big data while in motion. But like any river, the big data river is made up of multiple feeds, coming from multiple sources. A true data river needs to support open protocols, multi- and hybrid environments from cloud to datacenter and handle conditions from drought to flood seamlessly.

    During this webinar, Sumeet Puri will discuss data rivers, lambda architectures, how event-driven architectures flow into data lakes and how microservices enable and are enabled by data rivers. He will illustrate the value and limitations associated with these technologies standards through case studies that draw upon his experience working with customers in the financial services, manufacturing, telecom and transportation sectors.

    Sumeet Puri is senior vice president and global head of systems engineering at Solace. His expertise includes architecting large-scale enterprise systems in various domains, such as banking, telecommunications, and more recently in spaces related to IoT, big data, mobility, and analytics. Sumeet’s experience encompasses architecting, program managing, designing and developing complex IT systems from portals to middleware to real-time CEP, BPM and analytics.
  • What’s New in CA PPM 15.2?
    What’s New in CA PPM 15.2? Douglas Page, CA Technologies Recorded: Apr 14 2017 18 mins
    The latest version of CA Project & Portfolio Management comes with new role-based user experiences and deeper integration into Agile Central. As Millennials keep switching jobs at twice the rate, CA PPM 15.2 helps businesses match evolving skill sets with the right projects. A new feature called Telescoping lets resource managers take care of both long and short term needs from a single screen. Project coordinators can solve staffing issues in real time with new collaboration tools. And the CA PPM time-management app now is available for developers working inside Agile Central. Come see Doug Page, product expert at CA Technologies, demo the new CA PPM 15.2.
  • Going Beyond His/tory: The Female Storytellers Shaping Immersive Tech
    Going Beyond His/tory: The Female Storytellers Shaping Immersive Tech Luciana Carvalho, VR Evangelist Apr 25 2017 12:00 pm UTC 45 mins
    Humans have shared gathered around and communicated through stories throughout history. Text, pictures, images and videos have sought to capture our imagination, or portray the non-fictional in a relatable way. Now, as we move beyond the 2D flat screen to new ways of interacting/communicating with the world — virtual and augmented reality, for example — we begin to see the power of immersion in storytelling, and the impact it has, beyond anything we have ever seen, on those in the receiving end. Arguably, the ultimate empathy machine.

    As we shape the next 'Information Age', and given the state of the world today, never before have we been in more need of putting ourselves in other people’s shoes, and empowering diverse and inclusive voices worldwide. Never before have we seen more women jump at the opportunity to lead and make content that is all-encompassing, that touches and inspires, and that aims to build bridges not walls. Here is their story.

    Learner, maker, systems thinker, innovator and tech evangelist, Luciana splits her time between growing the Realities Centre London — a new innovation space, incubator and academy for B2B/enterprise VR, AR, MR and AI — and Unfold UK, promoting women/diversity in future in the UK. Passionate about VR and tech for good, she carries ongoing research on the possibilities and challenges immersive tech presents as re neuroscience, empathy and female empowerment.

    She was elected one of Code First Girls ‘25 Ones to Watch’, 'Top 5 Female Role Models in the Tech Industry', and Virtual Perceptions' 'Heroes of VR' in 2016.
  • Tips and Tricks for Advanced MuleSoft Developers
    Tips and Tricks for Advanced MuleSoft Developers Eugene Berman, Principle Consultant, MuleSoft Apr 25 2017 3:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    This will be a demo on how to best organize projects when developing multi-tier APIs, and how to best organize the process. This will allow developers to write the most efficient code and reuse the same patterns to be consistent.

    We will demo a number of advanced tips and tricks for Mule developers, including:

    - how to construct a multi-module Maven project
    - conditional imports based on environment
    - creating a separate resources project. It's intended to contain resources and - schemas shared across multiple APIs
  • Move to faster group reporting
    Move to faster group reporting Unit4 Partner Millennium Consulting Apr 26 2017 9:00 am UTC 75 mins
    As organisations expand through growth or acquisition, it can be increasingly time consuming to keep using MS Excel for consolidated group reporting. Due to the workload involved in collating and checking multiple spreadsheets, group reporting can’t be done very frequently, is prone to errors and leaves little time for the group finance team to provide suitable analysis and commentary.
    This session will provide an overview of how organisations have managed to free up time within the group finance function for more value-added activities, by switching from spreadsheets to using a specialist application designed for the task.
  • SAP Planning & Posting with the Ease of Excel
    SAP Planning & Posting with the Ease of Excel Alex Hodges - Head of SAP Practice Europe, Simon Parkes- SAP Solution Specialist Apr 26 2017 11:00 am UTC 60 mins
    Planning, Budgeting and Forecasting processes are critical to the success of the business and key in aligning day-to-day activities with long-term strategy.

    Creating and maintaining your Plans manually in Microsoft Excel® is highly popular with many SAP organizations, but requires considerable time and effort. Rolling forecasts are an additional challenge when using Excel, again due to both the time and costs involved. Tight budgets, reduced funding and the prioritisation of resources and assets add to the complexity of the overall challenge.

    In this webinar we will discuss and demonstrate live how you can now connect Microsoft Excel directly to SAP to make your Planning process far easier and be better prepared for uncertain business changes such as Brexit.

    What we will cover:
    •Understand how the Excel4apps add-in enables direct plan posting into FICO
    •Retrieve financial and non-financial data from SAP in real-time to report on actuals and budget via Excel
    •Shorten the Planning Process by automating the distribution of plan templates and real-time actuals
    •Achieve Rolling Forecasts with the tools you already have.
  • Using 3D, Virtual Reality and Social Virtual Worlds for Data Visualisation
    Using 3D, Virtual Reality and Social Virtual Worlds for Data Visualisation David Burden - CEO, Daden Limited, An Immersive Learning and Visualisation Company Apr 26 2017 12:00 pm UTC 45 mins
    This presentation will look at the new opportunities being opened up for the visualisation of data within both personal and collaborative 3D spaces, delivered to mobile, browser, desktop, virtual reality and social virtual world/social virtual reality environments. The pros and cons of both 3D and VR environments for the creation and sharing of data visualisations will be considered, tools which let you do dataviz in 3D and VR today presented, and future development pathways discussed.
  • How Harvard Improves Scalable Cloud Network Security
    How Harvard Improves Scalable Cloud Network Security Leo Zhadanovsky, Thomas Vachon Apr 26 2017 1:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    With constantly evolving threats across the Internet, Harvard University deployed a security network platform to mitigate cyber threats, current and future, to protect institutional and research data. By using multiple geographic locations, best of breed equipment, and network automation, Harvard provides visibility, availability, and multilayer protections for their cloud network. This talk discusses the benefits, considerations, and lessons learned from using their security network platform at the edge of the cloud. Learn how Harvard designed and deployed the platform, utilizing serverless architecture to orchestrate the solution from within to protect their most sensitive data and afford students, faculty, and staff the flexibility of cloud computing.
  • New Features in Grafana 4.0
    New Features in Grafana 4.0 Torkel Ödegaard, Co-founder and Creator, Grafana Labs Apr 26 2017 3:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    This webinar will be focused on Grafana and the new features of Grafana 4
    - Native alerting: Alerts on thresholds and alert notifications can be added to graph panels. The addition of alerting transforms Grafana from a visualization tool into a truly mission critical monitoring tool.
    - Ad-hoc filters: This is a new and very different type of template variable, which allows you to create new key/value filters on the fly; creating new exploratory dashboards
    - UI and UX improvements: This release aimed at making the use of the software more intuitive for new users, and improving the experience for existing users.
    - Plugins and Dashboards: Learn more about official and community-built Grafana panels, data sources, apps and dashboards.
  • Ready for Primetime: How Hyperconverged Infrastructure is Evolving to Do More
    Ready for Primetime: How Hyperconverged Infrastructure is Evolving to Do More Tim Stammers, Senior Analyst at 451 Research and George Wagner, Sr. Product Marketing Manager at Pivot3 Apr 26 2017 4:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Traditionally, hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) has been deployed only for specific use cases. However, HCI has the potential to do so much more! With greater economics and simplicity than traditional three-tier infrastructure, HCI can support multiple mixed workloads and latency-sensitive applications, plus scale predictably and efficiently.

    Join Senior Analyst, Tim Stammers, from 451 Research and Sr. Product Marketing Manager, George Wagner, from Pivot3 as they discuss the evolution of hyperconverged infrastructure, architectural considerations for supporting workload consolidation, and how companies like Pivot3 are enabling organizations to do more with HCI with new architecture and policy-based management capabilities.
  • Technical Introduction to Ubuntu Core
    Technical Introduction to Ubuntu Core Oliver Grawert, Software Engineer (Canonical) Apr 26 2017 4:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    A webinar diving in the technology inside Ubuntu Core, the version of Ubuntu dedicated to IoT Hosted by Oliver Grawert, the Engineer behind the Ubuntu Core images for Raspberry Pi and DragonBoard,

    What will you learn?
    * Ubuntu Core in depth technical coverage
    * Building an Ubuntu Core device image
    * Packaging apps as snaps for IoT deployment
  • Taking on Enterprise Agile with HPE
    Taking on Enterprise Agile with HPE Tye Davis, HPE Apr 26 2017 5:00 pm UTC 45 mins
    One of the largest challenges that we see organizations faced with when adopting agile methodologies and practices, is to deliver fast with quality at scale. Agile and scaling Agile in the enterprise is a core part of HPE’s strategy as we continuously learn from our own R&D and HPE IT efforts, as well as our customers and partners to implement scaled Agile. This learning is applied to our software solutions that help enable Agile development, testing and scaled Agile including the Scaled Agile Framework. ALM Octane acts as the communication hub and decision support system to organize, plan, and deliver Agile projects on teams and scaled up in the enterprise. The tools empower programs and teams to manage their backlog with visibility into development and testing data, and with analytics/insights for release forecasting, tasks completion and resource allocation.

    Join Tye Davis, Product Marketing Manager for Enterprise Agile, to see enterprise agile in action and get a preview of the latest software solution for application lifecycle management. See what HPE is doing to help organizations implement scaled agile.

    This is part three in a three-part DevOps webinar series. Join us also for:
    Pattern your DevOps success & avoid the anti-pattern landmines: best practices, March 1
    A look at the future of software testing: HPE vision for Continuous Testing, March 29
  • API Integration - The Key Accelerator for Digital Transformation
    API Integration - The Key Accelerator for Digital Transformation Hariharan Ganesh - Head of Enterprise Integration, Aspire Systems & Sid Lasley - Global Director, Dell Boomi Apr 26 2017 5:30 pm UTC 60 mins
    There is a growing realization that to succeed today and going forward, the stakes to remain competitive are directly related to the ability to be a digital business. As organizations move to modernize IT in order to become digitalized businesses for better customer experience, they realize that their traditional architecture aren’t built to support rapid change & innovation in this new digital business environment.

    Join the webinar and learn how Dell Boomi platform and Aspire's Unified Reference Architecture Solution (AURAS - Cloud) can help enterprises to accelerate business agility & achieve digital transformation.

    During the webinar you'll learn about:

    - Why Digital Transformation is challenging and time consuming
    - How API & Integration plays major role in Digital Transformation program
    - Capabilities of Dell Boomi Platform to drive Digital Transformation
    - Role of AURAS in the Digital Transformation initiative
    - How AURAS & Dell Boomi combination helps to accelerate Digital Transformation
    - Success Story of Dell Boomi and AURAS
  • Introduction to the Openbravo Commerce Cloud for Specialty Retailers
    Introduction to the Openbravo Commerce Cloud for Specialty Retailers Xavier Places Apr 27 2017 9:30 am UTC 45 mins
    This webinar will explain why Openbravo Commerce Cloud is the right choice for retailers who want to leverage the rich feature set of a fully-managed retail solution via the cloud, thus avoiding the investment and other IT overheads associated with traditional on-premise deployments, while enjoying the same level of support for uninterrupted sales operations in stores and guaranteed performance as in traditional solutions.
  • From Incident Response to a Continuous Monitoring & Active Threat Hunting
    From Incident Response to a Continuous Monitoring & Active Threat Hunting Stuart Davis, Director, Mandiant & David Grout, Systems Engineering Director, FireEye Apr 27 2017 11:30 am UTC 45 mins
    With over 13 years of front-line experience dealing with advanced threat actors from around the globe, our Mandiant team know how the bad guys think and can help you win the battle against cyber attackers.

    In this webinar, Stuart Davis and David Grout will cover:
    - Best practices in regards to Security as a Service
    - How organisations can move from an alert-led security to an intelligence-led security
    - How FireEye can provide the adequate tools, processes and expertise required to build a next generation security program
  • EMEA Software Customer Forums 2017 – Preview
    EMEA Software Customer Forums 2017 – Preview Toby Marsden, Kevin Leslie, Danny Cavion and Gopal Ramachandra, EMEA Directors, ADM and ITOM Portfolios, HPE Apr 27 2017 12:30 pm UTC 45 mins
    Join the hosts of the EMEA Software Customer Forums 2017 for a sneak peek of the exciting customer presentations and product news from our strategy and best practice-sharing event.

    The EMEA Software Customer Forums are a great opportunity for IT Operations Management and Application Delivery Management practitioners to learn how their peers are utilizing HPE solutions to successfully reach technology and business objectives. Delegates will also get a preview of some new product developments from HPE Product Management and executives.

    Don’t miss out – join us on this webinar for a preview of the great content we’ll be sharing in-depth at the EMEA Customer Forum in Dublin from 15-19 May, more info and registration at www.hpe-customerforums2017.com.
  • How secure is your Hybrid Cloud roadmap? (US/EU focus)
    How secure is your Hybrid Cloud roadmap? (US/EU focus) Aaron Sherrill (451 Research) and Avinash Prasad (Tata Communications) Apr 27 2017 2:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Hybrid Clouds are expected to gain prominence for hosting diverse enterprise workloads due to a variety of needs. For this model of cloud deployment, there exist broader security and specific privacy concerns driven primarily by data loss, data privacy and compliance to regulatory needs. Although Hybrid Clouds offer a degree of control and security of IT infrastructure, there is a need for unified cloud security management which offers a more holistic view of risk categorisation and standard security policies. How can working with a service provider, who can offer an optimized mix of technology and controls to seamlessly manage Security and Compliance, change the game for the enterprise?
  • Introducción a Openbravo Commerce Cloud para minoristas especializados
    Introducción a Openbravo Commerce Cloud para minoristas especializados Xavier Places Apr 27 2017 3:00 pm UTC 45 mins
    Este webinar explica por qué Openbravo Commerce Cloud es una opción adecuada para minoristas que quieran aprovechar el rico conjunto de características de una solución totalmente gestionada en la nube, evitando así la inversión y otros gastos generales de TI asociados a implementaciones tradicionales on-premise, a la vez disfrutando de el mismo nivel de apoyo a operaciones de ventas ininterrumpidas en las tiendas y a la garantía de rendimiento que ofrecen estas soluciones tradicionales.
  • PoE is Heating Up: What You Need to Know For Best-In-Class PoE Systems
    PoE is Heating Up: What You Need to Know For Best-In-Class PoE Systems Paul Vanderlaan Apr 27 2017 3:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    As more devices are made to support PoE, and as applications for PoE continue to emerge, what you know about PoE can help ensure your designers and installers are poised to respond to customer demand, and have the expertise to install best in class systems
  • Cloud Migration with a Microservice Architecture: A Coca Cola Case Study
    Cloud Migration with a Microservice Architecture: A Coca Cola Case Study Danny Eng, Enterprise Integration Architect, Coca-Cola; Jag Ramaswamy, Enterprise Integration Lead, Coca-Cola Apr 27 2017 3:00 pm UTC 45 mins
    Just a few years ago, The Coca-Cola Company (TCCC) was completely on-premises, looking for a way to move toward their cloud-first strategy. Watch TCCC’s presentation from MuleSoft’s Atlanta Summit to learn Coke’s journey with MuleSoft starting from evaluation to how they are currently taking an API-led approach to integration. With this, Coke is now creating great customer experiences and enabling their sales force to continue to lead through innovation.

    Attendees will learn how TCCC is using MuleSoft to:

    - Implement a microservices architecture
    - Automate release management to accelerate time to production
    - Move from a COE to a Center for Enablement (C4E) to maximize reuse
  • Dawn Of A New Partnership: Best-in-breed Enterprise Class Storage Solutions
    Dawn Of A New Partnership: Best-in-breed Enterprise Class Storage Solutions Paul Horn, Global Alliance Manager, Don Grabski, Director, Product Manager, Torben Peterson, Sales Engineer Apr 27 2017 4:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Building a true enterprise quality parallel file system for HPC computing is much more than just tying together a loosely assembled set of hardware components, a Linux clone, and adding an open source file system such as Lustre on top. While many vendors today do exactly that, using their own storage components and adding Intel Enterprise Edition for Lustre (IEEL), this does not equal a true enterprise level solution. It simply cannot deliver on the promise of a true enterprise-class HPC storage system.

    Through this webinar, you will learn:
    - How Intel and Seagate have partnered to provide the most robust Lustre Parallel File System Solution on the market today
    - The simplicity of the deployment of the Seagate Intel Enterprise Edition Lustre (IEEL) solution
    - How we can save time and money, while maximizing performance of your IEEL environment
  • 6 Best Practices to Leverage Data as a Competitive Advantage
    6 Best Practices to Leverage Data as a Competitive Advantage Doug Bordonaro, Chief Customer Evangelist & Lisa Kant, Product Marketing Director, ThoughtSpot Apr 27 2017 5:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Data is an organization’s most valuable asset. But capturing that value is impossible if data is locked away from the frontline business users. Join ThoughtSpot’s Chief Customer Evangelist and former Director of BI at Disney, Doug Bordonaro, for an in-depth discussion of best practices, and top pitfalls, BI teams are deploying to deliver governed self-service analytics company-wide and improve their competitive advantage.

    In this webinar we will cover:
    * Best practices for driving analytics adoption company-wide within a governed environment
    * Top analytics use cases for building your organization’s competitive advantage
    * Live demo of ThoughtSpot’s search-driven analytics
  • Embedded Analytics: A New Approach for Getting Value From Your Data
    Embedded Analytics: A New Approach for Getting Value From Your Data Alex Woodie, Editor at Datanami, Daniel Mintz, Chief Data Evangelist at Looker Apr 27 2017 5:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Embedded analytics is not new, but the technology for integrating charts, reports, dashboards, and self-service exploration has evolved considerably in the past 5 years. Today, companies in every industry are strengthening relations with customers and suppliers by productizing their data to make it accessible where people need it, when people need it.

    In this webinar you'll learn about:

    - The evolution of embedded analytics
    - Applications and use cases for embedded analytics
    - Whether to build or buy analytics to embed in applications
    - Technology today that is making it possible to monetize data
  • Trending now in cloud: Storage that supports your Enterprise Apps
    Trending now in cloud: Storage that supports your Enterprise Apps Jacob Smith, SVP, Engagement at Packet and Ashok Rajagopalan, Head of Product at Datera Apr 27 2017 5:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Discover how to create flexible, API-focused scale-out storage that supports today’s demanding enterprise applications. Join the live webinar from Datera and Packet.net for an advanced customer case study and technical deep dive.

    Viewers will get insights on how elastic block storage is evolving in on-premises clouds, challenges with current storage solutions scaling beyond a rack, and data center alternatives for service providers and cloud builders. Learn about Datera’s unique solution to scale easily across the data center and hear from Packet.net on how they are operationalizing Datera Elastic Block Storage.

    This insightful webinar is designed for service providers and data center professionals chartered with providing a high performance, consistent and profitable elastic block storage.
  • Inside Server Evolution and Spending: Insights from 451 Research
    Inside Server Evolution and Spending: Insights from 451 Research Christian Perry, Research Manager, Voice of the Enterprise: Servers and Converged Infrastructure Apr 27 2017 6:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    As workload migration to public cloud continues, IT organizations face a wealth of challenges as they determine the most effective compute ecosystem for their needs. Server technologies are evolving quickly—from converged to hyperconverged to composable—and finding the right fit for on-premises workloads is now a critical component of infrastructure strategies. This webinar will explore the drivers behind enterprise server purchases and how they are planning for the future.

    Join Christian Perry, Research Manager, Voice of the Enterprise: Servers and Converged Infrastructure, for this interactive webinar highlighting analysis of customer spending and adoption trends from 451 Research’s latest survey of IT buyers.

    During the webinar, learn:

    -Drivers of today’s purchases of servers and converged infrastructure
    -Key customer pain points and objectives for servers and converged infrastructure
    -How cloud migration is impacting spending on servers and converged infrastructure
    -Where hyperconverged fits into new infrastructure deployments
    -How vendors are positioning themselves to win in this evolving compute market
  • The Performance Challenge: Providing Amazing Customer Experience No Matter What
    The Performance Challenge: Providing Amazing Customer Experience No Matter What Nick Panahi, Product Management, DataStax Apr 28 2017 3:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Building and managing cloud applications is not easy. Delivering one with an amazing customer experience is even harder.

    Join us for “The Performance Challenge: Providing an Amazing Customer Experience No Matter What” webinar where we will deep dive into the challenges customers face with providing a consistent experience no matter where customers are, providing real-time access to data and how DataStax Enterprise can help.