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  • HP ALM offers a great tool for managing and executing tests, and can form the cornerstone of a solid DevOps framework. However, DevOps involves far more than just tooling.

    This webinar will demonstrate how to import BPM models to CA Agile Requirements Designer and further convert them into an active flowchart. Optimized tests can thereby be derived directly from the BPMs, bringing the business and IT into close alignment and eliminating manual effort. If the BPM changes, difference and dependency analysis and can be used to identify its impact on the system, automatically updating test assets.

    Featuring Philip Howard of Bloor Research, this webinar will show you how the right tooling, processes and culture can fully automate testing, and how testing can be embedded within a success DevOps pipeline, driven by the design phase.

    By attending this demo, you will understand:

    - Why traditional testing techniques might not be suited to DevOps, with manual test design and maintenance creating delays and allowing an unacceptable number of defects

    - How a requirements driven approach can eliminate many of the testing bottlenecks within a DevOps framework, while avoiding the “information hops” which degrade quality

    - How to automate test case design, data provisioning and maintenance, building a re-usable library of test components to accommodate rigorous testing within a DevOps framework
  • Die Anforderungen an die IT sind klar definiert: Anwendungen sollen schneller, qualitativ hochwertiger und fehlerfrei entwickelt und zur Verfügung gestellt werden. Diese Anforderungen können nur durch eine effektive Integration der IT-Werkzeuge erfüllt werden – auch im Netzwerk.

    Ist die heterogene Netzwerkinfrastruktur aufgebaut, muss diese sicher und stabil betrieben werden. Neben dem Fehler- und Verfügbarkeitsmanagement sind auch die Disziplinen Performance- und Traffic-Management, sowie das Konfigurationsmanagement in Kombination mit dem Compliance-Management zur Einhaltung von fremden und eigenen Richtlinien notwendig.

    Um die beschriebenen Netzwerkmanagement-Anforderungen abzudecken, gibt es viele unterschiedliche Werkzeuge. Typischerweise sind diese oft nicht – oder nur mangelhaft – integriert. Dies hat zur Folge, dass die reibungslose Netzwerküberwachung im laufenden Betrieb scheitert, da die Pflege der isolierten bzw. nicht integrierten Systeme sehr arbeitsintensiv ist. Eine oft verfolgte Best-of-Breed-Strategie ist hier also nicht zielführend.

    Die Netzwerkmanagement-Lösung von Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), bestehend aus dem Network Node Manager i (NNMi) und dem Network Automation (NA), ist eine vollständig integrierte Softwarelösung, um die heutigen Netzwerkmanagement-Anforderungen abzudecken und die Arbeitsaufwände zu reduzieren.

    Erfahren Sie in unserem kostenfreien Live-Webinar mehr über die Lösung von HPE anhand von konkreten Anwendungsfällen unserer Kunden.

    Das Webinar findet in deutscher Sprache statt.
  • Cradlepoint, the global leader in software-defined 4G LTE network solutions for enterprises, has announced the world’s first suite of LTE Advanced (LTE-A) routing platforms for branch and in-vehicle networks.

    As carriers are introducing Category 6 LTE-A technology into their networks to increase bandwidth speeds and coverage, Cradlepoint is the first to empower businesses to leverage these capabilities with an enterprise-grade WAN solution.

    Join Cradlepoint product managers for an exclusive live webinar on Thursday, April 28, at 11:30am ET/16.30 BST to explore various ways that Cradlepoint’s Spring Launch is poised to boost performance and cost efficiencies for enterprise networks, including:

    First to Support LTE Advanced
    — New LTE Advanced modem technology enables improved speed and WAN resilience
    — Auto-carrier selection simplifies deployments and installations

    Enhancements to Industry-Leading Failover with Out of Band Management
    — Enhanced failover/failback with CP Inline Failover and Modem Standby Mode
    — OOBM capability extended to additional devices on the LAN

    Improved In-Vehicle & Fixed Edge Routing Capabilities
    — Advanced Routing protocols bring enterprise routing capabilities to edge platforms
    — Home Station Fast Data Offload optimizes vehicle investments
    — New Enterprise Cloud Manager features enable better network visibility and management
  • Is your VoLTE network ready to launch?

    Frequent news of Voice over LTE (VoLTE) live network failures and deployment delays have made mobile network operators more cautious to avoid being in the next headline themselves. The inevitable truth is that VoLTE deployment is ultra-complex. To increase confidence when launching VoLTE, all potential failures must be found and fixed before going live.

    There is no getting around the need for load testing in the lab network: most critical failures found in load testing are not detected during functional and regression testing. And then there is the production network, which is not the same as the lab network. They defer from connectivity (IP, MPLS, etc.) to geo-redundant, application, capacity and scale configuration. It is equally important and vital to load test the production network to discover failures that may not be found when testing the lab network.

    This webinar explains the additional benefits of testing the production network and how this can increase confidence to launch VoLTE services successfully. The webinar also explores the differences between lab and production network testing for use cases such as IP multimedia subsystem (IMS) and evolved packet core (EPC) and end-to-end testing.
  • Cellular wireless traffic continues along a five-fold expected growth pattern over the next 5 years. In 2015, more than 50% was offloaded onto a wireless network and the percentage is expected to increase to 55% by 2020. How will this growth impact future wireless deployments and what is the industry doing to enable the future demand? This presentation will answer those questions and explain how system owners can stay ahead of the wave.

    Topics to be discussed include:
    -The drivers and projected growth of wireless traffic
    -Impact of wireless growth to currently deployments
    -Next generation wireless technologies
  • IT organizations have long been challenged by the cost and complexity of managing the enterprise wide area network (WAN), and the demands keep growing. Software-defined WAN (SD-WAN) technology has emerged to reduce that cost and complexity, all while improving performance. With so many SD-WAN architectures to consider, how do you determine which is right for your organization?

    Attend this webinar with Dr. Jim Metzler and you will:

    - Assess your organization's WAN growth requirements
    - Understand the impact of various SD-WAN architecture on your WAN deployment
    - Compare SD-WAN vendors to determine the best fit for your enterprise
    - Learn how rethinking the WAN can deliver agility, simplicity, improved quality of experience, and better cloud performance
    - Discover the different architectures on the market, along with their benefits and drawbacks
  • In an environment of growing transaction volumes, higher compliance costs, lower margins, and ever more demanding customer service expectations, it is increasingly important for banks, transaction processors and retailers to have an up-to-date view into the health and performance of their Payments ecosystem.
    In this webinar, IR will share their vision and the experiences of their customers in using real-time and predictive analytics to get greater insight into cardholder behavior, transaction profitability, fraud and risk prevention, as well as the success of new technology rollouts.
  • Dridex is one of the most persistent and prevalent threats facing organizations today. Configured to collect victim's banking credentials, it is now one of the most active and dangerous pieces of financial malware in circulation.

    Join this webcast as we discuss:

    •Dridex propagation methods, in particular its massive spam campaigns.
    •How Dridex attempts to steal banking information.
    •Guidance on how to protect against Dridex infections.
  • Carrier Ethernet. There has been so much written about it but what is it exactly, and what can it be used for? This webinar will explore the concept of Carrier Ethernet and provide attendees with an overview of the technologies available today. The presentation will explore different offerings and review some of the underlying technology.

    Most importantly, the presenter will provide some very helpful do’s and don’ts and offer examples of practical applications of Carrier Ethernet that service providers and enterprises can implement in their own networks. After the presentation there will be a Q&A session to address all your concerns.
  • In this presentation, learn how you can accelerate the optimization of physical infrastructure, engage vertical system manufactures, distributed customer computing power, create robust networking, and do all of the above in a secure and simple way with the help of Intel® hardware, security software from Clavister, and virtualization.
  • New services for telcos typically take a long time to roll out. Each new service is subjected to deep integration, complex interoperability and challenging deployments which delay service offerings, revenue and competitive differentiation.

    SD-WAN is the first new networking service which can be deployed nearly instantly by Service Providers. This webinar will explain how leading edge SD-WAN solutions allow Service Providers to quickly deliver competitive differentiation, new revenue and increased profitability.
  • With the growth of mobile, social, big data, and the Internet of Things (IoT), the quantity and variety of data has skyrocketed. SanDisk’s InfiniFlash™ System IF150, along with Red Hat® Ceph Storage software, delivers a massive scale-out, high-performance, all-flash storage system that provides boundless scale, efficiency, and resiliency for Ceph and OpenStack environments.
  • Managing infrastructure requires you to coordinate interactions between applications and individuals. Enabling secure communication between the two relies on a number of systems trusting one another. In practice, this means distributing keys, passwords, and certificates. Handling these secrets securely can definitely be a challenge.

    In this webinar, Franklin Webber, a training and technical content lead at Chef, will explain why it is important to manage secrets and how you can do it with Chef and tools such as encrypted data bags and Chef Vault. When you're done, you'll see why security through encryption is preferable to security through obscurity, be able to safely manage secrets with Chef, and know where to go to learn even more.
  • Enterprise wide area networks span tens, hundreds, thousands and even tens of thousands of branch offices resulting in a large hardware footprint, high power consumption, and significant cooling demands. It is no wonder that these networks can have a substantially negative impact on expenses, time and the environment.

    Join this webinar to learn how a cloud-delivered software-defined wide area network (SD-WAN) is green, lowers carbon footprints and is good for the environment and Earth. Gain a better understanding of how reducing cooling and power requirements in the branch, lower carbon emissions and fewer devices is helping businesses do more for the environment while at the same time saving money.
  • Driverless and autonomous car technologies are ushering in the upcoming revolution of the automotive industry, with large corporates such as Google, Apple, Uber, and traditional Auto OEMs working on their own flavor. It’s the inevitable future of transportation that can’t be ignored. In the traditional insurance industry, the driver’s responsibility is dependent on what and how they drive, but with driverless cars, who is in charge?

    Algorithm Base Insurance is the next reality of the upcoming driverless car era, in which insurance will be decided by the quality of algorithm running the car fleet. In this session, Dr. Pratik Desai will explain his work on how IoT, V2V, Autonomous driving and Big Data will change the way the Automotive Insurance industry functions.
  • The cloud concept originated with the dot.com phenomenon in the early 2000s, but was brought to reality by the large web-based and social media companies in the last half dozen years. However, the requirements companies like Google and Amazon had for their clouds were beyond what traditional IT infrastructures could deliver - so they designed their own. These hyper-scale companies used software-defined, scale-out architectures and commodity hardware to build flexible, yet cost effective cloud infrastructures.
    Enterprises are moving towards a cloud-based model to deliver IT services. They see the potential of the hyper-scalers’ approach to creating cloud infrastructures but don’t have the resources or expertise to make that do-it-yourself model work. The Open Storage Platform (OSP) provides these companies with a solution that leverages commercial, off-the-shelf components and a “roll your own” approach to building private clouds.
    Join Evaluator Group Sr. Analyst, Eric Slack and learn how companies are using the Open Storage Platform to build private clouds. In this informative webinar you will get the information to:

     Understand the OSP model and its origin

     Understand where OSP is being used

     Understand the benefits OSP can provide

     Understand how to implement OSP
  • When a company deploys new technology, success depends on effective user education and adoption. This means employees not only need to understand how the technology works, but they need to change their behaviors. This doesn’t happen through osmosis.

    From the earliest stages of planning new technology deployments, companies need to think about lines of business workflow. How do people currently work and what role will the new technology play in this work?

    In this webinar, you will learn fundamentals of building an adoption plan, including identifying use cases, internal marketing and collecting feedback to evaluate success.

    Amy Thacker is a marketing veteran with a graduate degree in teaching. Her experience allows her to meld internal marketing strategies with training best practices.
  • Maximize and verify that high availability and business continuity plans will work as intended, even when the going gets tough.

    Storm season is here early. Much of the southern US is already dealing with devastating flooding. It's important to test your plans early so that you can have confidence that your Contact Center is ready!

    •Test and evaluate the resilience of complex, geo-diverse systems
    •Verify fallback and failover rules and processes
    •Test and Verify Busy Hour Call Completion (BHCC)
    •Ensure your hot standbys can take the heat

    Join Mike Burke, Director of Product Marketing, IR Testing Solutions, and learn testing strategies that will allow your Contact Center to weather the storm.
  • Like peanut butter and chocolate or bacon and eggs, Chef and Microsoft Azure just go better together. Join Corey Wagehoft of 10th Magnitude and Andre Elizondo of Chef for this live webinar to learn how Chef and Azure can help your organization accelerate its adoption of DevOps practices. Combining Azure’s cloud services with Chef’s automation capabilities can make you faster, more flexible and better able to deliver value to customers.

    Join the webinar to learn:
    • What makes Chef and Azure a powerful combo, and how to decide whether they’re the right fit for your organization
    • How Chef and Azure enable DevOps practices and benefits
    • A real-world example of how one company uses Chef and Azure to automate the configuration and maintenance of hundreds of servers
    • How to get started with Chef on Azure
  • Over the course of the past two decades, the debate over what makes for an engaging digital customer experience has been an ongoing conversation - over and over, anywhere and everyplace. As we dive deeper into the worlds of the Internet of Things, Enterprise Mobility and overall Digital Transformation, understanding how to best engage users is critical. If you subscribe to our philosophy, that user experience drives user adoption and user adoption drives ROI, then without a doubt, the best opportunity to earn ROI on such investments is to pay close attention to creating a compelling user experience. We'll discuss such topics specifically as they relate to these technologies.
  • There are five reasons the cloud for primary storage is broken. In this live webinar, join experts from Storage Switzerland and ClearSky Data as they discuss the challenges of using the cloud for primary storage and how to overcome these challenges. You will have a clear understanding of what kind of primary storage workloads you can put in the cloud and why you should do it.
  • Enterprises across all industries are in the midst of difficult, bet-the-company changes called digital transformation. Such transformation comes with the risk that slow, traditionally run IT organizations can’t keep up with the faster, customer-facing digital efforts. How can IT adapt? Join Jason Bloomberg from Intellyx and OutSystems to learn how to bridge the gap between the ‘old’ way of doing IT and the ‘new,’ more innovative and customer-focused approach that digital efforts require. You will learn how to empower self-service app development and resolve issues with shadow IT.
  • Live Canvas is a new Prognosis module that allows fully customizable data visualizations. With Live Canvas, you can have custom dashboards and screens to visualize any Prognosis information, including monitored systems, applications, and relationships.
  • Between constraints of IT security skills and the rise of cloud adoption it is increasingly difficult to control security policies across the heterogeneous network. Network security and operations teams are expected to ensure and initiate connectivity while protecting the attack surface from the next cyber threat and complying with internal policies and industry regulations. Join us for a Webinar session with ESG senior principal analyst Jon Oltsik, as he reviews the latest findings of a recent survey on how cloud adoption is transforming network security operations. In this session we will also examine how security policy orchestration can help address some of the key challenges of managing security and connectivity in the cloud, and across hybrid cloud and physical networks.
  • Cyber attacks are increasing in number and sophistication. Today’s threats differ from those encountered a month ago. What can you do to improve your security posture?

    Register for our webcast and receive insights into protecting your organization and its brand, including simple steps to take now and in the future.
  • Enterprises and Service Providers are driving down cost, increasing automation, supporting cloud applications and delivering high quality of experience over ordinary broadband networks using a Software-Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN). But not all SD-WAN is created equal.

    Join this webinar to learn more about the differences in SD-WAN architectures and how Cloud-Delivered SD-WAN with x86-based hardware drives down the cost of wide area networking, increases the automation of deployments and reliably supports cloud-based applications.
  • Together, Windows 10 and Intel deliver the productivity, security and manageability you need to advance your business.

    Intel and Microsoft have been collaborating for more than 30 years, creating technology that has changed the way we do business.

    With Windows 10, we’ve taken this partnership to a whole new level, with new hardware lighting up key Windows features that help you stay ahead of security threats, while making it easy for you to manage devices across your business.

    The new devices on Windows 10 and the new Intel 6th generation processor (Skylake) deliver:
    •Better Productivity: Do more and be more productive with improved multi-tasking, less waiting, familiar interface and app compatibility
    •Better Security: Helps protect identity, data and devices against modern security threats
    •Better Manageability: Stay current with less effort, manage devices more effectively, remotely provision and deploy applications

    Watch this webcast to:
    •Discover Windows 10 productivity, security and manageability features that new hardware lights up
    •Learn more about the Intel 6th generation processor (Skylake) and how it helps give time and money back to your company
    •Get additional resources to evaluate when it might be time for new devices and what devices are right for you
  • In the age where customer experience is becoming a primary mode of competition and markets are being shaken up by digital disruptors such as Uber and AirBnB, traditional organisations are left wondering, how can we compete? Do they look to scrap their legacy systems and start again, or find a way to integrate these systems with new digital applications?

    Join our webinar, where we will discuss what today’s customers are looking for when they interact with a company, what does good customer experience look like and how can you differentiate? We will explore the key considerations when building your roadmap to digital business transformation; highlighting that this is a journey, not a destination.
  • The cloud is here to stay. However, that also means more and more companies are realizing that they’ve built two separate IT teams and are struggling to deliver quality services without a unified view. A true hybrid monitoring solution is the answer to this common problem.

    Join Jay Lyman, Analyst at 451 Research, and Kent Erickson, Alliance Strategist at Zenoss, as they discuss what is shaping hybrid IT, where it's going, and what to do about it.
  • As automation lightens the load on IT operations personnel, and the DevOps cultural shift brings dev and ops together, some ops people are worried about their jobs.

    Furthermore, as DevOps takes hold, other roles in the organization are set to transform. DevOps potentially reworks project management methodologies, so what about the project managers? DevOps flattens organizations, so should middle managers be worried?

    In this webinar, industry analyst and president of Intellyx Jason Bloomberg will set the stage with some broad observations about the organizational impact DevOps is having across enterprises.

    Next, Pauly Comtois, VP of DevOps at Hearst Business Media will join Jason for a thought-provoking, in-depth discussion of how DevOps impacts individual's roles within the organization, with some first-person stories of Hearst Business Media’s DevOps transformation.

    You will learn:
    - Potential starting points to mapping your own DevOps transformation
    - What non-technical groups and roles need to be part of any DevOps initiative – and methods for effective inclusion
    - New organizational approaches to structure and collaboration that empower instead of threaten
    - How to better manage business changes with DevOps strategies
  • As power density is rapidly increasing in today’s data center, provisioning the right amount of power to the rack without under sizing or over provisioning the power chain has become a real design challenge.

    Managing the current and future power needs of the data center requires Cap-Ex to deploy a flexible power infrastructure: safely handling peak power demands, balancing critical loads and easily scaling to meet growing power needs.

    In this webinar you will learn:
    > How to create Long term power flexibility and improved availability for your operation
    > How to increase energy efficiency and improve SLAs through a comprehensive set of best practices.
  • What Wholesale Managed Cloud Means for MSPs

    Cloud technologies have reinvented the way infrastructure resources are built, orchestrated, deployed and consumed. However, it has not reinvented the channels through which much of this technology reaches the late majority of small and medium-sized businesses. For these businesses, and many enterprises, managed services in the hands of a trusted advisor remain essential to the consumption of IT.
    For the MSPs, VARs and integrators that fill this advisory role, building and operating cloud infrastructure of their own is expensive, resource intensive and unnecessary. However, the opportunity to resell existing public cloud platforms holds many advantages.

    This webinar from 451 Research and Egenera will include:
    -Discussion of customer cloud adoption trends, barriers to adoption and service provider selection criteria.
    -An overview of market trends related to the delivery of managed services and applications based on cloud infrastructure
    -A look at Egenera’s Xfinity product, a wholesale cloud offering aimed at MSPs.

    Attendees will learn about the opportunity that exists for distributing a public cloud infrastructure product to their customers, and the customer requirements and challenges that will help them to effectively position those products.
  • The first rule of data analytics for fast-growing companies? Measure all things. When putting in place a robust data analytics strategy to go from measurement to insight, you’ve got lots of options for tools -- from databases and data warehouse options to new “big data” tools such as Hadoop, Spark, and their related components. But tools are nothing if you don’t know how to put them to use.

    We’re going to get some real talk from practitioners in the trenches and learn how people are bringing together new big data technologies in the cloud to deliver a truly world class data analytics solution. One such practitioner is Celtra, a fast-growing provider of creative technology for data-driven digital display advertising. We’re going to sit down with the Director of Engineering, Analytics at Celtra to learn how they built a high-performance data processing pipeline using Spark + a cloud data warehouse, enabling them to process over 2 billion analytics events per day in support of dashboards, applications, and ad hoc analytics.

    In this webinar you’ll:

    * Build a simpler, faster solution to support your data analytics
    * Support diverse reporting and ad hoc analytics in one system
    * Take advantage of the cloud for flexibility, scaling, and simplicity


    * Evan Schuman, Moderator, VentureBeat
    * Grega Kešpret, Director of Engineering, Analytics, Celtra
    * Jon Bock, VP of Marketing and Products, Snowflake

    Register today and learn how the top SaaS strategies can streamline your business.

    Sponsored by Snowflake
  • We know that the move to SaaS is a daunting prospect for Independent Software Vendors that have traditionally provided their software on-premise. But with continual pressure from end users to consume even their business critical applications via the Cloud, it’s something that should be on the agenda for all ISVs.

    During our webinar we will explore the perceived challenges of moving to a SaaS delivery platform and talk through what steps an ISV can take to overcome these. We will be joined by Bob Suter, ISV Business Development Leader at IBM, who will be able to share insight from his extensive experience in helping ISVs make the move to SaaS. Join our webinar to learn about what you need to consider when starting to build your roadmap to SaaS.
  • Inscreva-se no webinar regional “Como compatibilizar segurança e processos ágeis usando o Orquestrador de Políticas de Segurança da Tufin”. Neste programa vamos analisar os principais desafios das redes corporativas (modelo 5 C’s) e demonstrar como Tufin oferece uma solução para estes desafios para mais de 1.700 clientes em todo mundo através de 3 benefícios:
    •Visibilidade e controle de toda rede heterogênea
    •Redução da superfície de ataque e conformidade continua
    •Implementação de mudanças em minutos ao invés de dias

    Join us for our special regional webinar “How to Gain Cybersecurity and Agility with Tufin’s Network Security Policy Orchestration”. In this session we will review the primary challenges of enterprise networks (the 5 C's) and highlight how Tufin provides the best solution for these challenges to more than 1,700 customers worldwide, with 3 key benefits:
    •Visibility & control across heterogeneous networks
    •Reduced attack surface and continuous compliance
    •Security changes implemented in minutes instead of days
  • There is an assumption that the more you spend on security technology, the more secure you will be. However, it is evident from the media that even though organisations are spending many on security products they are still being breached. Majority of organisations are falling back on 'historical, layered defence strategies’ with the tendency to think that by merely upgrading software and building up walls, their organisation is safe, but what if the attacker dug underneath the wall?. Does this demonstrate they are spending effectively and keeping their organisation secure?
    In this webinar, we will discuss why organisations don't need to spend more on security to be better protected but need to spend wisely with the budget they already have. Organisations continually need to think about how they readjust and refocus on strategies that enable them to be resilient and recover from a cyber-attack. The webinar will cover:
    Spend vs Resiliency – is it proportionate?
    Strategy for protecting what really matters
    Focusing on the 5% of alerts that really matter

    Join Richard Turner, FireEye President of EMEA, as he continues his discussion around taking the ‘Risk message of Cyber Secuirty to the board’
  • The successful adoption of NFV depends on the ability of a virtualized cloud infrastructure to deliver sufficient performance comparable to today’s proprietary network appliances.

    Enterprise/IT cloud hardware specifications and configurations are not optimized to handle heavy NFV dataplane workloads needed by Communications Service Providers. In order to achieve this kind of performance, you need advanced processor and networking technologies embedded in silicon and in PCIe devices, but even so, you need to ensure your VNFs are ultimately able to leverage these capabilities.

    In this talk, we'll show how NFV throughput performance varies depending on proper VNF workload placement configuration, by declaring what the VNF requires from the hardware (SR-IOV, DPDK, etc) and ensuring proper matching and configuration in NFVI. We will see how Enhanced Platform Awareness and intelligent orchestration are enablers for such extreme performance.
  • Until recently there has been very little fundamental innovation in how WANs are designed and implemented. Driven by the development of Software-Defined Networking (SDN), that is changing.

    Now, there are tremendous advantages that result from applying SDN concepts within the WAN. To date, the discussion of an SD-WAN has focused primarily on WAN solutions that feature dynamic load balancing of traffic over MPLS and Internet links that connect branch offices. While that is a very important application, applying SDN concepts to the WAN can provide far more value than what is possible with a hybrid WAN use case.

    Join us for our live webinar with industry expert Dr. Jim Metzler on Tuesday, May 10th, at 12 pm EDT/17.00 BST to learn more about how SDN is changing the way networks are built and managed, and about the real value an SD-WAN can bring to distributed networks.

    Attendees will learn about:

    — Virtualized compute & virtualized networks
    — How SDN enables network services
    — SD-WAN uses cases beyond branch offices, including IoT, in-vehicle, and more
    — The business demand versus social demand driving SDN/SD-WAN adoption
  • Latin America is one of the most underserved Multi-Tenant Datacenter (MTDC) markets globally and the result is rapidly growing MTDC and Cloud markets in this region of the world. During this webinar, Jeff Paschke, Research Director, who has traveled throughout the region, looks at the key markets including Brazil, Mexico, Colombia and Chile and the opportunities for datacenter providers, cloud providers and investors. Andrew Reichman, Cloud Research Director, compares the Cloud market in Latin America to other regions of the world and provides an outlook for Latin America.
  • After pushing M&A spending to a 15-year high last year, a record number of tech acquirers have indicated they will be stepping out of the market in 2016. For the first time in the nine editions of the M&A Leaders’ Survey from 451 Research and Morrison & Foerster, the number of respondents forecasting an uptick in acquisition activity only slightly exceeded the number who indicating they would be cutting back on their shopping.
    Join 451 Research and Morrison & Foerster for an in-depth look at not only forecasts for M&A activity and valuations, but also the outlook for tech IPOs this year and in coming years.
  • Join us for our live webinar on May 11th at 1 p.m.ET and 10 a.m. PT when Storage Switzerland and Tegile Systems will discuss how the acquisition and operating costs of flash make it feasible to build a private cloud that is responsive to the needs of the business and cost effective.
  • Participe del webinar regional “Como compatibilizar Seguridad y Agilidad usando el Orquestador de Políticas de Seguridad de Tufin”. En esa sesión vamos identificar los principales desafíos de las redes corporativas (los 5 C’s) y demonstrar como Tufin soluciona estos desafíos para más de 1.700 clientes en todo mundo a través de 3 beneficios-clave:
    •Visibilidad y control de toda la red heterogénea
    •Reducción de la superficie de ataque, garantizando cumplimento continuo
    •Implementación de cambios de seguridad en minutos al en vez de días

    Join us for our special regional webinar “How to Gain Cybersecurity and Agility with Tufin’s Network Security Policy Orchestration”. In this session we will review the primary challenges of enterprise networks (the 5 C's) and highlight how Tufin provides the best solution for these challenges to more than 1,700 customers worldwide, with 3 key benefits:
    •Visibility & control across heterogeneous networks
    •Reduced attack surface and continuous compliance
    •Security changes implemented in minutes instead of days
  • Join Ray Gillenwater, host of the "Work Smart" podcast, ex-corporate executive and current co-founder of enterprise collaboration company, SpeakUp, as he discusses the biggest challenges remote teams face. Learn how to be as efficient and effective as possible, even when the team can't sit together in the same room. Find out about the latest tech in this category and how some of the smartest companies on earth are adapting in 2016.
  • In 2015, the Ponemon Institute reported that the average cost of cybercrime on a compromised business had reached $15 million per year, up 19 percent over 2014. The potential impacts range from immediate costs associated with data loss and recovery, business disruption and downtime to long-term reputation damage, legal fees and lack of consumer trust.

    While attacks are becoming increasingly sophisticated, companies are responding to threats from hackers with advanced methods of protection. F5 BIG-IP Application Security Manager (ASM) is one of the best protection tools on the market; this module shields your applications from the top 10 most common web threats, as well as many others. Early detection through the use of security intelligence tools has a significant impact on reducing hacker effectiveness.

    Comtrade natively plugs into Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) to collect security critical information from multiple devices with configured ASM modules to alert IT with details about the specific attack type registered. Comtrade users also gain valuable insight into how the infrastructure handles the attack.

    In this webinar, you will:
    - See few typical attacks on applications
    - Watch how ASM protects against these attacks
    - Learn the value of monitoring and collecting information in SCOM
    - See reports on collected data (ASM statistics, user session report, ASM configuration change report and attacks report)
    - Examine use cases that showcase the Comtrade ASM dashboard investigating security incidents
  • PCI DSS 3.1 is scheduled to become effective as of June 30, 2016, and includes several changes - and challenges for retailers. The most notable changes include:
    •PCI DSS applies to any organization that store, process or transmit account data (credit card data);
    •Older versions of SSL are no longer regarded as a secure technology and, therefore, no longer can be used as a security control;
    •Passwords must be changed at least once every 90 days.
    These changes can be seen as a mandate for organizations to reinforce their level of compliance. But Tim Brown of Dell argues that becoming compliant should, in fact, be a result of your security program, not an end in and of itself. All data that falls under PCI DSS 3.1 should be appropriately secured, and effective identity and access management also leads to effective compliance.
    In this webcast, Brown will discuss:
    •The biggest challenges organizations face as a result of these changes incorporated into PCI DSS 3.1;
    •Why network security is instrumental to ultimately meeting PCI DSS 3.1 requirements;
    •How Dell security solutions prepare its customers to stay secure, pass audits today and be prepared for future changes in the PCI standard.