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  • How to Fine-Tune a Microservice Architecture with API Management How to Fine-Tune a Microservice Architecture with API Management Keith Babo Product Manager, Red Hat Manfred Bortenschlager Director, API Marketing Development, Red Hat Recorded: Jan 17 2017 36 mins
    With the increased speed of business and the transitory nature of apps and services, agility is paramount. To meet this need, successful organizations have turned to DevOps philosophies and solutions based on microservices architectures (MSAs).

    Application programming interfaces (APIs) are crucial in every MSA (Microservice Architecture) to link the various microservices. Solutions based on MSAs and DevOps are effective, but bring some challenges. While microservices allow flexible, agile deployments, they can be harder to manage and can create complex scenarios.

    Watch and learn:
    • How to establish effective continuous integration and delivery pipelines using Red Hat® OpenShift, Docker, and Kubernetes.
    • How to get security, control, and visibility of the microservice APIs using the 3scale by Red Hat API management platform and the 3scale nginx-based API gateway running on Docker.
  • How Process Automation Works Within the NOC & Infrastructure How Process Automation Works Within the NOC & Infrastructure Jeremy Axmacher, Platform Engineer Recorded: Jan 17 2017 45 mins
    To cope with business demand, servers must be built – which is a highly manual process that often lacks standardization. Join this webinar with CA Technologies’ internal IT team, as they discuss how CA Process Automation enables them to automation core infrastructure tasks, including server deployment, maintenance and retirement – and saved their team 20 hours a day of manual work.

    You will learn:
    How CA Technologies’ internal IT team saves time automating triage and remediation
    How workflows can be easily adapted to detect issues quickly
    How new servers are now deployed within a matter of minutes with standardized builds and security protocols
  • Hot topics in containers, OpenStack, and Hadoop Hot topics in containers, OpenStack, and Hadoop Krishna Mayuram, Duane DeCapite Recorded: Jan 17 2017 47 mins
    Containers, OpenStack, and Hadoop are three of the most talked about topics in the industry today. This session will highlight some of the hot topics related to the convergence of containers and OpenStack including projects Magnum, Kolla and Calico. Join us and learn about new communities and products including Open Container Initiative (OCI), Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF), Cisco NFVI and Mantl/Shipped. This session will also feature a deep-dive on how Hadoop can be deployed on OpenStack with the Hadoop-as-a-Service (HaaS) Cisco Validated Designs (CVD).
  • When the Ceph Hits the Fan When the Ceph Hits the Fan Wolfgang Schulze, Director of Storage Consulting, Red Hat Recorded: Jan 17 2017 62 mins
    With the advent of data workloads that can be optimized for clustered architectures, scale-out storage is now a very attractive option for storage professionals across multiple industries. Software-defined storage solutions have become especially popular because of the power and flexibility they can provide, however deployment is not a trivial exercise and needs careful preparation and planning.

    One of the leading software-defined storage solutions is Ceph, a distributed, massively scalable platform with unified support for object, block, and file data. Ceph has its roots in the open source community, however there are now countless examples of companies who have deployed Ceph successfully across multiple petabyte installations worldwide. Dr. Wolfgang Schulze, Red Hat’s director of storage consulting, will share some of his experiences from many years of working with IT organizations that deploy Ceph-based storage solutions.

    Join this webinar to learn:
    - Typical misconceptions while deploying Ceph
    - Understanding and avoiding common issues that often arise during deployment
    - Best practices for configuring and getting the most out of Ceph
  • 2017 Trends in Mobility 2017 Trends in Mobility Brian Partridge, Research Vice President - Mobility Recorded: Jan 17 2017 57 mins
    Mobility in 2017 is all about 5G, which is not just another “G” – its scope is far larger. Previous G’s focused on increasing bandwidth and latency to support Mobile Internet consumption patterns accelerated by universal adoption of smart devices. The revolutionary attributes of 5G converge the latest innovations in network, cloud, and devices in a way that has never been done before. 5G’s impact will be far reaching across industries generating massive value not possible in previous technology shifts. Ultra-broadband communication and computing power will combine and extend across networks and devices such that information and computing power will be instantaneously available.

    Join Brian Partridge, Research Vice President for Mobility, as he explores how this will catalyze a wave of innovation in applications, services and functions built to run on the new 5G infrastructure.
  • Evolving your Java Applications to Benefit from DevOps, Cloud & Containers Evolving your Java Applications to Benefit from DevOps, Cloud & Containers Bilge Ozpeynirci Senior product manager, Red Hat James Falkner JBoss technology evangelist, Red Hat Recorded: Jan 12 2017 67 mins
    You want to evolve your application development strategies to benefit from DevOps processes, cloud and container platforms, and microservices architectures. However, if you've built your core application infrastructure around traditional Java™ EE development approaches, the path forward might not be so clear.

    Red Hat® JBoss® Enterprise Application Platform (JBoss EAP) 7 allows you to re-imagine your Java applications and take full advantage of these new application approaches.

    In this webcast you’ll learn:

    • Trends and priorities in application development today
    • What’s new with JBoss EAP 7
    • How to move your Java EE applications into the cloud with Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform
  • Gabe Knuth Talks Storage With Vaughn Stewart aka "The Storage Guy" (Podcast) Gabe Knuth Talks Storage With Vaughn Stewart aka "The Storage Guy" (Podcast) Gabe Knuth, Independent Analyst & Blogger; Vaughn Steward, VP and Chief Architect, Pure Storage Recorded: Jan 12 2017 52 mins
    Join independent analyst and blogger, Gabe Knuth, as he discusses the current state of storage, how we got there and the benefits of flash storage with the VP and Chief Architect at Pure Storage, Vaughn Stewart. Tune in now and learn what sets one storage vendor apart from its competitors.
  • 2017 Trends in Information Security 2017 Trends in Information Security Scott Crawford, Research Director, Information Security Recorded: Jan 12 2017 57 mins
    Security is changing. New innovations are making defenses such as anti-malware more of a reality than ever before, while yesterday’s incumbents are being remade through new acquisitions as well as selloffs of their legacy security businesses. So what’s next for security? For one thing, the scale of IoT security risk has finally been revealed – while the threat of ransom may provide attackers an alternative if malware becomes less viable. Will security’s innovations be ready enough, soon enough to protect enterprises from today’s emerging threats?

    Join this session with Scott Crawford, Research Director for Information Security, to find out why 451 Research has rated all 6 of 2017’s key security trends as “high impact.”
  • Why Agile Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time - 1 PMI PMP PDU Credit Why Agile Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time - 1 PMI PMP PDU Credit Andy Jordan, ProjectManagement.com Recorded: Jan 12 2017 60 mins
    Organizations are frequently tempted to modify and adapt their Agile approaches as they become more experienced.  As they then try and expand Agile use into other areas, or as they look for ways to integrate Agile and traditional project execution approaches they realize they are facing some unintended consequences.  Join Andy Jordan, ProjectManagement.com as he discusses how best to look at options for enhancing or modifying Agile at your organization and how to ensure you aren’t causing future problems.

    This session is approved for 1 Project Management Institute (PMI) PMP Credit.
  • Maximize Test Coverage and Software Security Maximize Test Coverage and Software Security Arif Muhammad and Abhijit Mugali CA Technologies Recorded: Jan 11 2017 55 mins
    Traditionally, test data management has involved copying, masking, and subsetting production data. While masking data does offer production-like data, it’s also slow, complex, and often error-prone, increasing the risk of sensitive information making it to less secure test environments.

    View this event to discover how synthetic data generation can create realistic test data that contains no sensitive information. What’s more, this test data will contain the negative paths, future scenarios, and outliers not typically found in production, providing the data needed to maximize test coverage.

    You will also learn:

    -The drawbacks of using production data in testing, from compliance to provisioning time and quality

    -How data visualization can be used to identify any data missing from production needed for rigorous testing

    -How masking can be combined with synthetic data generation to plug any gaps in test data
  • How Process Automation Helps CA Technologies Create a Disaster Recovery Strategy How Process Automation Helps CA Technologies Create a Disaster Recovery Strategy Jeremy Axmacher, Platform Engineer Recorded: Jan 11 2017 40 mins
    When disaster strikes, your number one priority is fast recovery. But trying to determine the root cause of the problem can be a time consuming, manual process. Join this webinar with CA Technologies’ internal IT team, as they discuss how automation has helped them save time with disaster recovery through consistent, predicable processes – and enabled them to get up and running again seamlessly.

    You will learn:
    How to save money and time from outages – even when the worst happens
    •How to shift your focus from manual problem solving to fast recovery through automation and repeatable processes
    •How keeping an audit trail prevented the team from making the same mistakes in the future
  • Does IT Asset Management Still have a Place in a Service Management World Does IT Asset Management Still have a Place in a Service Management World George Spalding, EVP from Pink Elephant Recorded: Jan 11 2017 56 mins
    We’ve been counting, measuring, assessing and reallocating IT assets since time began, or at least since IT time began. Now that we’ve moved into a world where Service Management is foundational to IT Asset Management (ITAM), do we still have to employ the resources (time, people, tools, etc.) involved in ITAM? After all, isn’t Configuration Management the same thing, only better? Do I need both disciplines? Isn’t ITAM really a function of Finance or Audit? As an ITAM professional, should I be worrying about my future employment prospects? Join George Spalding, EVP from Pink Elephant as he ponders the answers to these questions.
  • The hybrid portfolio: Can’t we all just get along? 1 PMI PDU The hybrid portfolio: Can’t we all just get along? 1 PMI PDU Andy Jordan, ProjectManagement.com and Jim Tisch, Dir Product Marketing, PPM Recorded: Jan 11 2017 55 mins
    Agile is here to stay, waterfall’s not going away anytime soon, and more and more organizations are creating hybrid project execution models that combine both. What does that mean at the portfolio level? If you’re struggling to manage a portfolio of different project approaches, if you have executives looking for common reporting metrics, or if you have frustrated project teams, this webcast is for you. Join PPM expert Andy Jordan as he explains:
    •Value based reporting that ignores the project execution approach
    •The importance of flexibility in portfolio planning and delivery
    •The need to create an environment that supports both Agile and waterfall
    •Some simple steps you can take today to improve hybrid portfolios
    The future of portfolio management will include both Agile and waterfall, unless you’ve mastered them both you need to attend this webinar.
  • Spreadsheet Integration with Oracle EBS. What are the Options? Spreadsheet Integration with Oracle EBS. What are the Options? Carlos Urtubia, Support and Pre-Sales Consultant, More4Apps Recorded: Jan 11 2017 33 mins
    Spreadsheet Integration is a necessity when it comes to easily and efficiently getting your business data into Oracle EBS and maintaining it in the long term. It is overwhelming when you start researching the options to know when it is appropriate to use tools such as SQL*Loader, Dataloader, WebADI, More4Apps AIW (Application Interface Wizard) or alternatively a prebuilt end user solution.

    Join our technical expert Carlos Urtubia as he discusses the advantages and disadvantages of each of these options.
  • Evaluation to Implementation: Coca-Cola's Cloud Migration Strategy Made Easy Evaluation to Implementation: Coca-Cola's Cloud Migration Strategy Made Easy Danny Eng, Enterprise Integration Architect, The Coca-Cola Company Jag Ramaswamy, Enterprise Integration Lead, The Coca-Cola Recorded: Jan 10 2017 38 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
  • NVDIMM - Applications are Here NVDIMM - Applications are Here SNIA NVDIMM Special Interest Group Recorded: Jan 10 2017 60 mins
    Get a glimpse of the future of Persistent Memory - it's NOW! Join SNIA NVDIMM Special Interest Group in another in our series of webcasts on the NVDIMM Cookbook - how to incorporate NVDIMM into your systems and what non-volatile DIMM applications now available. We'll even highlight some of the "knobs" to turn to optimize use of NVDIMM in your applications to ease the way to simple, plug-n-play adoption!
  • 2017 Trends in Datacenters 2017 Trends in Datacenters Andy Lawrence, Research Vice President - Datacenters Recorded: Jan 10 2017 48 mins
    Datacenters are at the core of the Digital Transformation revolution. Operators are increasingly adopting new technologies and techniques to ensure they remain relevant and competitive in the new world of IT. Pacesetters are driving efficiency, agility and connectivity, while automation, rackscale architectures, cloud-based analytics and distributed resiliency are also evolving rapidly.

    Join Andy Lawrence, Research Vice President for Datacenters, to examine how these evolving datacenter technologies will shape the market and competitive landscape in 2017.
  • Financial Impact of Data Breaches Financial Impact of Data Breaches Roger J. Francis, Senior Consultant at Mandiant, a FireEye company Recorded: Jan 10 2017 49 mins
    Cyber threats are constantly evolving, increasing in both sophistication and how they impact victims. In today’s world, you must battle a wide range of adversaries, from hacktivists to state-sponsored threats. The most significant of these threats are advanced attackers who carefully plan and execute breaches into victim organisations.

    In this live webinar, Roger J. Francis, Senior Consultant at Mandiant, a FireEye company, will discuss real-world incidents and steps organisations should take to minimise the financial impact of a data breach.
  • CA PPM in der Praxis – Teil 4:  Reporting - Portlets, Dashboards, Ad-Hoc CA PPM in der Praxis – Teil 4: Reporting - Portlets, Dashboards, Ad-Hoc Stefanie Siegmann/Principal Consultant PPM/CA Technologies/ Recorded: Jan 10 2017 35 mins
    Im Projektmanagement gehört ein regelmäßiges Reporting zum Tagesgeschäft. Durch den Einsatz von vorgefertigten Reports lassen sich im täglichen Projektmanagementgeschäft erhebliche Zeiteinsparungen erzielen.

    In CA PPM finden sich eine Vielzahl von fertigen Reports zu den Themen Projekte, Ideen, Ressourcen, Finanzen, Portfolios, usw. Für Sonderfälle lassen sich auch Ad-Hoc-Reports je nach Bedarf schnell und einfach erstellen.

    Aber nicht nur Reports helfen einem Projekt- oder Portfoliomanager, sondern auch Portlets und Dashboards, die mit Real-Time-Daten einen ständig aktuellen Aufschluss über die momentane Situation geben.

    In diesem Seminar wird anhand von Beispielen aufgezeigt werden, wie Reporting die Aufgaben in CA PPM unterstützt.
    Hierbei werden wir auf folgende Themen eingehen:
    •Best Practice Einsatz von Analyse-Portlets und deren Konfigurationsmöglichkeiten.
    •Best Practice Einsatz von Standardreports
    •Erstellen von eigenen Ad-Hoc-Reports mit Auswertung unserer eigenen konfigurierten Datenfelder
    •Erstellmöglichkeit von eigenen Drill-Down-Reports über den Report-Designer

    Wir freuen uns darauf, Ihnen als Abschluss unserer Seminarreihe „CA PPM in der Praxis“ das Thema Reporting darstellen zu können, welches alle bisherigen Themen vereint.
  • The Future of Container Security [Container Security Series: Part 3] The Future of Container Security [Container Security Series: Part 3] Red Hat Recorded: Jan 5 2017 61 mins
    In this session, we'll will cover the state of the art of docker container security. We'll also take a look at the future of container security. You'll learn:

    -When you should use containers versus virtual machines
    -What platform you should run your containers on
    -How to maintain container separation
    -What content should comprise your containers
    -What the state of content signing is
  • How to do Big Room Planning How to do Big Room Planning Martin Burns, Agile Transformation Consultant Recorded: Jan 5 2017 58 mins
    Do you want faster time to market, improved quality, strategic alignment between IT and the business, and predictable delivery of features that customers actually want?

    The secret to preventing and overcoming common organizational roadblocks (unrealistic plans, too many priorities, lack of commitment, late delivery, finger pointing and blame) is Big Room Planning. Big Room Planning is real-time, collaborative release planning, where you identify risks early, untangle dependencies, and effectively scope your work so you can prioritize and deliver value faster. If you have multiple development teams collaborating on time-sensitive projects, join CA Agile Central Services Architect, Carolina Weibring, on Thursday, January 5, 10am PT / 1pm ET, to learn:

    •Why you should care about Big Room Planning
    •How big room planning works: who participates, what you do, and why it’s worthwhile
    •How to break down departmental silos and increase cross-functional collaboration

    Following the presentation, we will have ample time for Q&A.
  • Understanding Highly Available and Scalable Real-Time Data Processing Understanding Highly Available and Scalable Real-Time Data Processing Fabio Marinelli Senior Middleware Architect, Red Hat Recorded: Jan 4 2017 59 mins
    Recognizing important patterns in data, as they occur in real time, is critical to today’s enterprises. With complex event processing (CEP), organizations can recognize, understand, and react to business events faster by processing large volumes of inbound data.

    Many critical CEP workloads require solutions that tolerate the failure of one or more processing nodes, while easily scaling to handle growing workloads. They must process a high volume, velocity, and variety of inbound data, infer the context, and take appropriate action in real time while adhering to stringent availability and scalability service level agreements.

    In this on demand webcast, you'll learn:
    • How an in-memory data grid can become the distributed working memory of a CEP engine, allowing it to scale dynamically from 2 to 100s of nodes and handle failure scenarios
    • How sharding and data affinity can be used to obtain extreme performance
    • How a message queuing platform can be used to optimize the distribution of data to multiple CEP engines
    • Which use-cases are well suited to high-availability CEP
  • 2017 Trends in Services 2017 Trends in Services Kelly Morgan, Research Vice President - Services Jan 18 2017 3:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    The next wave of cloud computing is coming, and it is going to take the shape of serving distinct enterprise needs in an on-demand fashion. It is normal for enterprise IT departments to provision or procure IaaS, PaaS or SaaS services now. That in turn means that a larger galaxy of business needs and operational complexities will be tackled as the next way to monetize cloud infrastructure. The trickle of specialized providers doing boutique services such as disaster recovery as a service, compliance as a service and database as a service could well become a flood.

    Join Kelly Morgan, Research Vice President for Services as she uncovers what service providers will need to change in order to gain a competitive advantage in 2017, and what the sources of demand for multi-tenant datacenters will be in the coming year.
  • Escaping the Storage Licensing Money Pit Escaping the Storage Licensing Money Pit Dave Wright - Vice President & General Manager, NetApp SolidFire and Tim Stammers - Senior Storage Analyst, 451 Research Jan 18 2017 7:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    The tables have been stacked against storage buyers for decades, but a change is coming. Forget the endless refresh treadmill of monolithic storage systems, and licensing models that are not just inflexible, but also force you to pay again and again for the same technology. Join this webinar to learn how to liberate your storage budget, and pay for storage the way that suits your business rather than the vendors, with 451 Research senior analyst Tim Stammers, and NetApp SolidFire’s Vice President & General Manager, Dave Wright.
  • Helping flydubai Takeoff with APIs and Digital Transformation Integration Helping flydubai Takeoff with APIs and Digital Transformation Integration Mohammed Ahteshamuddin, Vice President IT, flydubai & Paul Crerand, Director Solution Consulting, MuleSoft Jan 18 2017 10:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    IATA estimates that by 2034 there will be 7.3 billion air passengers globally, which is twice more than what we have today. Alongside economic forces and passenger demands, pressure on the aviation and travel industry remains as intense as ever.

    Since launching in 2009, flydubai has strived to remove barriers to travel and enhance connectivity between different cultures. With 90 destinations in 44 countries, flydubai has embarked on a digital transformation journey to help enhance business agility, flexibility and the customer experience. Connecting and integrating your SaaS platforms, APIs and application networks is critical in today's digital world, regardless of industry.

    Join Mohammed Ahteshamuddin, Vice President IT – Customer Experience & Passenger Services System, flydubai, and Paul Crerand, Director Solution Consulting, MuleSoft, on Thursday, December 8 at 10am (GMT) for a live webinar as they share their story and best practices.
  • 5G RAN: A Reality Check 5G RAN: A Reality Check Brian Daly-AT&T, Adam Drobot-OpenTechWorks, Inc.,Steven Glapa-Tarana Wireless,Robert Azzi-Argyle Griffin Grp Jan 19 2017 4:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    High speed and autonomous transportation, remote surgical procedures, and mixed reality experiences are just a few of the upcoming Internet of Things (IoT) technological game changers that require high speed and low latency communications infrastructure. 5G Radio Access Network (RAN) technologies continue to evolve to meet the complex and continually evolving network requirements of IoT applications.

    This webcast will explore the latest advances in RAN, including:
    • Which technologies will see the earliest deployments?
    • How important will the 3.5 GHz band networks (also known as the Citizen’s Broadband Radio Service (CBRS)) be in future 5G applications?
    • Will mmWave networks change the game in the last mile?
    • How far will the industry advance in real deployments in the next year or two?
    • Where are companies participating in this ecosystem investing their money?
    • Are there concerns for Return on Investment (ROI) that companies are trying to resolve?


    Speakers:
    Brian Daly, Director - Core & Government/Regulatory Standards, AT&T Access Architecture & Devices
    Adam Drobot, Chairman, OpenTechWorks, Inc.
    Steven Glapa, VP of Marketing, Tarana Wireless
    Robert Azzi, Executive Managing Partner. Argyle Griffin Group (Moderator)
  • 2017 Trends in Infrastructure 2017 Trends in Infrastructure Al Sadowski, Research Vice President - Infrastructure Jan 19 2017 4:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Enterprises and service provider customers have more storage, networking, and cloud technology choices at their disposal than ever before, and aggressive technology adopters will gain a performance and agility edge over their rivals in 2017. All Flash Arrays, Object Storage and Disaster Recovery to Cloud/Disaster Recovery as a Service are key technologies transforming the storage landscape. These new innovations account for a relatively small amount of storage revenue today, but will gradually displace traditional disk based storage systems, ultimately opening up opportunities for new innovators. The pace of change in networking technology provides the speed, capacity and agility demanded by cloud, IoT, social media, content delivery and the fabric that makes digital transformation possible.

    Join Al Sadowski, Research Vice President for Infrastructure, as he dives into what’s accelerating the virtualization of network applications and how traditional vendors will need to transform their “innovation supply chain” to produce product equivalents to highly scalable cloud infrastructure.
  • Patching Clients and Servers using Configuration Manager Current Branch Patching Clients and Servers using Configuration Manager Current Branch Kent Agerlund, Microsoft MVP, Coretech Jan 19 2017 5:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Dealing with server management is often very different from managing client devices in the enterprise. In this session we will demonstrate some of the tools and solutions we use to successfully manage servers in the enterprise. We will also discuss how you can integrate Flexera Software's Corporate Software Inspector into your enterprise client management strategy.
  • Preventing Threats in Modern Government Networks -Replacing Proxy Technology Preventing Threats in Modern Government Networks -Replacing Proxy Technology Pamela Warren, Director, Government & Industry Initiatives & Scott Brunstrom, Sr. Fed. Systems Engineer, Palo Alto Networks Jan 19 2017 6:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Proxy deployments today have outlived their usefulness and practicality with limited security functionality against today’s advanced threats. Today's security must consider new applications, access options and capabilities within our networks. This webinar provides insights on a next generation security approach to today's networks that considers the changing nature of our networks without compromising the protection of our data and the integrity of our networks.
  • Taking A Design Approach to Bridge DevOps and Business Automation Taking A Design Approach to Bridge DevOps and Business Automation Justin Holmes Leader, Consulting Business Automation Practice, Red Hat Jan 19 2017 8:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Custom software development and business automation have historically provided 2 equal but distinct paths to bring high-quality products to market. Each has its own benefits and trade-offs. Business process management (BPM) and business rules management systems (BRMS) provide a lightweight, modular platform that can be tailored for your organizational structure and technical architecture.

    Red Hat® Consulting offers a Business Automation Practice—a design model that combines the rigor and security of software development with the speed and accessibility of business automation technology. The result? Businesses can develop better products, more quickly and fully evolve with DevOps.
  • 5 Highest-Impact CASB Use Cases 5 Highest-Impact CASB Use Cases Bob Gilbert, Chief Evangelist at Netskope​ Jan 19 2017 9:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Cloud app security is a top priority for many enterprises. Whether securing data in the Office 365 suite, ensuring compliance in ServiceNow, or getting control over shadow IT, information security leaders are exploring how Cloud Access Security Brokers can make an impact in their organizations.

    Join Bob Gilbert, chief evangelist of Netskope, for a session on the top five CASB use cases that have the highest impact on cloud-consuming enterprises.

    Attendees will learn:

    •Industry-specific data that’s foundational to any cloud security business case;

    •The five highest-impact CASB use cases from our customers, demonstrated from the perspective of users and security professionals; and

    •How those use cases translate to “must have” requirements for any CASB evaluation.
  • Are Hybrid Clouds in Tune with Future Business Growth? Are Hybrid Clouds in Tune with Future Business Growth? Agatha Poon 451 Research, Rajesh Awasthi Tata Communications Jan 24 2017 6:30 am UTC 60 mins
    Advancements in infrastructure and platform technologies with growing availability of innovative business models has inclined the focus on user-centric service delivery mechanisms by redefining the very nature of IT strategy within a business organization. Companies that wish to pave the way for a successful digital transformation journey must shed conventional thinking and embrace towards an agile approach to IT operations and have a reliable and intelligent Ecosystem. So, to start with, we ask ourselves How and What should we look for in a partner?
  • 2017 Trends in Cloud 2017 Trends in Cloud William Fellows, Founder and Research Vice President - Cloud Jan 24 2017 4:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Digital transformation is a business imperative, not an option. Cloud is powering this change: It provides the new style of IT that supports the information, process and platform transformations required to link technology and information assets with marketing and customer experience to deliver new or enhanced digital processes.

    Join William Fellows, Founder and Research Vice President for Cloud, as he discusses what’s coming this year in cloud, and how the industry’s major battleground in 2017 will be how, from where and at what price cloud transformation services are delivered to customers.
  • How to Choose the Right Data Platform for Big Data Storage and Faster Apps How to Choose the Right Data Platform for Big Data Storage and Faster Apps Divya Mehra Principal Product Manager, Red Hat William Burns Senior Software Engineer, Red Hat Jan 24 2017 8:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    The convergence of mobile, social, big data, and cloud has increased demands on applications to react instantaneously to changes in data at a large scale. A delay of a few seconds can mean the difference between engaging or losing a customer.

    Application performance is highly correlated to how quickly an app can access and process a variety of data types. It's crucial that data platforms provide high performance as data changes, scales out linearly to handle large data sets, and maintains data integrity and security.

    Watch this webcast to learn about the market and data trends driving the need for computing and in-memory storage.
  • 7 Questions To Consider When Looking For An Effective Endpoint Solution 7 Questions To Consider When Looking For An Effective Endpoint Solution Josh Goldfarb, VP, CTO - Emerging Technologies, FireEye, Inc. Jan 25 2017 2:00 pm UTC 45 mins
    The endpoint market is one that everyone seems to be talking about these days. With all that hype and buzz comes a confusing vendor landscape filled with nearly identical marketing speak from each and every vendor. How can the security professional make sense of all this noise? While certainly not an exhaustive list, here are seven questions to get you started.
  • Introduction to Uncertainty Modeling Introduction to Uncertainty Modeling Tao Yue, Shaukat Ali, and Bran Selic - Simula Research Laboratory Jan 25 2017 4:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    The importance of facing, understanding, predicting and even mitigating uncertainty has been well acknowledged and studied in various fields such as philosophy, physics and finance. In terms of software and system engineering, due to the increasing complex of large-scale systems themselves, and the dynamic and unpredictable deployment and operation environments of such systems, increasing attentions have been given to address challenges of explicitly specifying and modeling uncertainty.
    Uncertainty Modeling (UM) aims to promote and enable explicit specifications of uncertainty and uncertainty related concepts, at various contexts (e.g., developing large-scale Cyber-Physical Systems and Internet of Things, for different purposes (e.g., enabling uncertainty-wise requirements specifications, modeling, verification and validation, e.g., facilitating the definition of uncertainty-wise testing strategies), and at different phases of the development of such complex and uncertainty-inherent systems (e.g., requirements, architecture, design, testing and operation).
    In the context of OMG, we see a diverse set of uncertainty modeling applications, such as 1) integrating with UML use cases, SysML Requirements Diagram, to enable requirements V&V, 2) capturing uncertainty as part of SysML or UML models to facilitate design and/or testing, 3) integrating with BPMN and other OMG standards to facilitate different kinds of analyses and generations.
    OMG’s Uncertainty Modeling Request for Information (RFI) is currently open for responses. The RFI aims to solicit ideas, discussions, comments, recommendations, user needs and experiences about uncertainty modeling. Collected responses will be carefully analyzed and will be used to identify requirements, based on an RFP for an UM will be developed. Instructions for responding to this RFI are specified in the OMG Uncertainty Modeling Request for Information document (ad/16-09-02 (Uncertainty RFI)).
    We invite you to join the conversation.
  • The Data-Driven CMO: Master Marketing Attribution With Search-Driven Analytics The Data-Driven CMO: Master Marketing Attribution With Search-Driven Analytics Scott Holden, Chief Marketing Officer, ThoughtSpot Jan 25 2017 6:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Join CMO, Scott Holden, in a live webinar to learn how his team has mastered marketing attribution with ThoughtSpot’s search-driven analytics. Using ThoughtSpot, Scott’s entire marketing team can now analyze all their marketing data in one place without waiting weeks.
    We'll cover:
    - Top data sources and key metrics to include when building out your marketing analytics program
    - Best practices for transform your team into a data-driven marketing masters
    - How search-driven analytics is enabling the entire marketing team to analyze attribution without a team of data scientists
  • How to Manage, Orchestrate and Analyze Copy Data How to Manage, Orchestrate and Analyze Copy Data Alex Infanzon, Application Solutions Manager, Pure Storage; Prashant Jagannathan, Technical Manager, Catalogic Jan 25 2017 7:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Oracle database sprawl comes with significant cost and complexity. The complexity is the result of proliferation of database copies created for a range of uses including disaster recovery, provisioning of development and testing infrastructure, quality assurance (QA), DevOps in private or hybrid clouds to name a few.

    Join this webinar to learn how Catalogic Software’s® ECX™ Copy Data Management platform deployed in conjunction with the Pure Storage® FlashArray™, allows organizations to manage, orchestrate and analyze Copy Data. The solution provides full lifecycle management of your Copy Data through automated workflows that allow you to streamline the creation, management and use of Oracle database copies.
  • Big Room Planning: Harnessing the Power of Agile at Scale Big Room Planning: Harnessing the Power of Agile at Scale Jonas Högstrand & Andrew Sales Jan 26 2017 9:00 am UTC 60 mins
    Harnessing the Power of Agile at Scale with Big Room Planning

    Many organisations are already using agile methodologies like Scrum, but largely at an individual team level.
    But how do you ensure correlation and coordination between different agile teams? How do you ensure alignment between business strategy and execution level? And how do you provide business stakeholders with visibility to track the progress of ongoing projects and programmes – traditional and agile?
    The secret to succeeding with Enterprise Scale Agile is Big Room Planning; real-time collaboration, where teams identify risks early, untangle dependencies, and effectively plan their work aligned to business priorities and customer needs.

    In this webinar, Jonas Högstrand and Andrew Sales, will discuss:

    •What benefits organisations can achieve with greater levels of business agility
    •Why Big Room Planning is a core activity for succeeding with agile at scale and the agile behaviours it drives
    •How Big Room Planning works, who participates, what you do and why it’s worthwhile
    •How CA Agile Central supports Big Room Planning and provides visibility to track and steer the plans that are created

    Learn how to achieve faster time to market, improved quality, strategic alignment between IT and the business, and predictable delivery of features that delight customers.
  • Getting started with Windows on AWS Getting started with Windows on AWS Allan Knudsen, Business Development Manager, Windows and Enterprise Applications Jan 26 2017 11:00 am UTC 45 mins
    In the first of our three Windows webinars, find out about the benefits of migrating your Windows workloads to AWS. During the session, Allan Knudsen, AWS BDM for Windows in the Nordics, will explain why AWS makes your Windows applications faster, more reliable and more secure. He will also talk about how to bring your own license (BYOL), how to deploy and manage your Windows resources and how you can set up your Windows Desktop on AWS. The webinar will include a live Q&A, where you can get your questions answered.
  • 2017 Trends in Software 2017 Trends in Software Nick Patience, Founder and Research Vice President - Software Jan 26 2017 4:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Digital transformation is real, and it's happening, although there is still a very long way to go. We believe it is an inescapable truth that every business is becoming a digital business, controlled by software, which is the manifestation of these digital transformations. Businesses must react, driven by the imperatives of improving intelligence, agility and their customer-centricity, with the ultimate goal of survival in a digital world.

    Join Nick Patience, Founder and Research Vice President for Software, as he dives into the three business imperatives behind digital transformation and what specifically will be transformed in 2017.
  • Value at the Speed of Business: Insights from the 2016-17 World Quality Report Value at the Speed of Business: Insights from the 2016-17 World Quality Report John Jeremiah, Product Marketing Manager, Hewlett Packard Enterprise Jan 26 2017 5:00 pm UTC 45 mins
    Today we are in an age of digital consumers who are hyper-connected, expecting information and service wherever and when ever they want. Companies must be able to respond to the increasing demands of their customers with superior products and services without sacrificing quality or security.

    In this webinar you will learn about key findings from the eighth edition of the World Quality Report, which illustrates the impact of trends like Agile, DevOps, IoT and others. These trends are forcing organizations to disrupt with digital at an ever faster pace. Specifically you will learn more about these 4 key trends in QA and Testing:

    • Digital Transformation driving and shaping IT strategy
    • Agile and DevOps continue to expand and grow in adoption
    • Internet of Things a disrupting force with real implications on quality
    • Infrastructure costs (test environments); a rising concern
  • Organization Change Management in Agile Transformation Organization Change Management in Agile Transformation Saif Islam, Director Practice Services Jan 26 2017 6:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Introducing Agile to an organization fundamentally changes how people work and collaborate at individual, team and program levels. Change is hard. Large scale change is much harder.

    According to Mckinsey article, 70% large transformation initiatives fail to meet their objectives. Organizational, cultural, and behavioral change management is critical to any successful transformation.

    In this webinar, we will focus on:
    · Readiness for Change: Sense of urgency, executive support and shared vision
    · Execute Change: Communication, empowerment and quick wins
    · Sustain Change: Promotion of success and anchoring change
    Following the webinar we’ll leave time for Q&A, so bring your questions!

    Please join this webinar by Saif Islam (Director of Services) on Jan 26th at 1pm ET
  • All-Flash Storage Performance & Consolidation for Your Mission-Critical Apps All-Flash Storage Performance & Consolidation for Your Mission-Critical Apps Alex I., App. Solutions Manager, Pure Storage; Gaetan C. & Sunil M., Head of Product Marketing & Dir. of Product at Cohesity Jan 26 2017 7:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    When it comes to repurposing and accessing data for test/development and file sharing services, how do you ensure data protection and instant, reliable recovery while maintaining speed and efficiency? The best of both worlds is all-flash storage performance for mission-critical applications, as well as flash-driven consolidation of your secondary storage needs. With everything from seamless snapshot integration to safe and secure storage, your data and your application teams will thank you.
  • Reinvent your datacenter with virtualization from Red Hat Reinvent your datacenter with virtualization from Red Hat Scott Herold, Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization product manager Jan 26 2017 8:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Virtualization has allowed many organizations to drastically reduce costs and transform their datacenters. As new technologies are deployed to accommodate evolving business demands, virtualization continues to be a core technology to support the digital business transformation.

    Join this webinar and Scott Herold, Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization product manager, to:
    Learn how Red Hat® Enterprise Virtualization allows your organization to modernize your IT infrastructure by providing advanced management and networking capabilities.
    View a product demonstration of new features, a roadmap, and a strategic vision from Red Hat's Product Management team