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  • Simplifying Data Integration for the Cloud
    Simplifying Data Integration for the Cloud Jill Reber, CEO, JayJay Zheng, Technical Director & Eric Greenfeder, Chief Architect, Primitive Logic Recorded: Oct 19 2017 54 mins
    The rapid adoption of enterprise cloud-based solutions brings data integration as one of the greatest challenges. The challenge grows on increasingly numerous SaaS applications with lack of suitable connectors that fit your business needs. Join this webinar led by Primitive Logic team to see how data integration can be simplified for your cloud. This talk introduces the generic declarative zero-coding approach using Informatica Cloud Rest Connector as an example and illustrates its practical features, as well as best practices and hidden gems.

    Moderator: Jill Reber, CEO, Primitive Logic
    Panelists: JayJay Zheng, Technical Director & Eric Greenfeder, Chief Architect, Primitive Logic
  • Expanding on DataCore’s Vision - Learn What's New at DataCore
    Expanding on DataCore’s Vision - Learn What's New at DataCore Paul Nashawaty, Director of Technical Marketing, DataCore Software Recorded: Oct 19 2017 46 mins
    George Teixeira, our CEO, President and Co-Founder once said:

    “DataCore is committed to creating an enduring and dynamic software-driven architecture liberating data and its productivity from static hardware based limitations.”

    We are expanding on our vision with the new capabilities in the next release of DataCore SANsymphony and Hyperconverged Virtual SAN.

    Join us for this webinar and learn about:

    •DataCore Cloud Replication
    •Container Management
    •Data Resiliency
    •Automation & Enhanced API Integration
  • How to Design SQL Server Infrastructures for Optimal Performance
    How to Design SQL Server Infrastructures for Optimal Performance Matt Henderson, Director of Microsoft Technology Recorded: Oct 19 2017 57 mins
    Successful analytics and transactional systems start with proper architectural principles and considerations. This webinar will be a detailed walkthrough of all the software and hardware infrastructure below the database server. It will explain how each layer affects database workloads as well as give tools and metrics for determining optimal architectural configurations.

    From this webinar you will learn:

    • How to design SQL server infrastructures for optimal performance
    • How the software and hardware infrastructure affect database performance
    • Tools and metrics to determine appropriate hardware allocations. For example, how many CPU cores, data volumes, tempdb files or GBs of memory are needed for your workload.
    • Tools and metrics to find current bottlenecks, inside and outside of the database server
    • Tools and best practices for monitoring all layers

    Presented by Matt Henderson, who has over two decades of experience in designing high-performance database platforms and over five years working with the latest all-flash storage technologies. He currently is the Director of Microsoft Technologies at Vexata where he helps customers optimize and scale their mission-critical databases.
  • VMware vSphere 6.5 Series: Top 10 Secrets to a Successful Upgrade
    VMware vSphere 6.5 Series: Top 10 Secrets to a Successful Upgrade Dan Richardson, Systems Engineer, and Bo Busillo, Senior Technical Account Manager Recorded: Oct 19 2017 43 mins
    Upgrading your IT operations -- even with the industry's leading virtualization platform -- is an unpredictable process. During this webcast, our technical experts will share common do's and don'ts for an easier virtualization upgrade execution for your DevOps and IT teams.
  • Learn How Syncplicity by Axway & Dell EMC Drive Digital Transformation
    Learn How Syncplicity by Axway & Dell EMC Drive Digital Transformation Frank Murphy, Syncplicity by Axway; Vivek Mody, Syncplicity by Axway; Robert McNeal, Dell EMC Recorded: Oct 19 2017 62 mins
    Join Syncplicity by Axway and Dell EMC to hear how we’ve partnered to provide you with an end-to- end solution that accelerates digital transformation strategies to power a digital workplace. The combination of Dell EMC Elastic Cloud Storage and Syncplicity gives you the benefits of a public-cloud – the power, cost savings and a seamless user experience for anywhere, anytime access to the files so your users can improve productivity and collaboration. During the webinar we will walk through how Siemens AG has used Dell EMC ECS and Syncplicity to power their digital transformation strategy “SmartStorage” that enables 330k worldwide users, the consolidation of 5 data centers and cost savings company wide.
  • 451 Research & Gemalto Present "Alphabet Soup: Deciphering Multi-Cloud Security
    451 Research & Gemalto Present "Alphabet Soup: Deciphering Multi-Cloud Security Eric Hanselman, Chief Analyst at 451 Research and Michael Gardiner, Security Lead for CTO office, Gemalto Recorded: Oct 19 2017 57 mins
    The cloud provides organizations with elasticity and speed and by 2018 60% of an enterprises’ workloads will run in the cloud says 451 Research. The amount of business operations running in the cloud means organizations have more cloud computing service providers, with a typical enterprise having roughly six. This requires companies to develop and implement a multi-cloud strategy, especially when it comes to security. But each CSP has its own security offerings and integrations sometimes making the process confusing and complex. Even prior to the cloud, encryption and key management have presented challenges for many organizations, but with encryption becoming ubiquitous – a strong key management strategy is key. This is especially important with industry mandates and government regulations like European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and U.S state data breach disclosure laws.

    In this joint webinar with 451 Research, we will cover topics including:

    -Building a multi-cloud security strategy for encryption and key management
    -Best practices, benefits and pitfalls of managing your own security
    -Impact of regulations on data protection in the next few years
    -Understanding the different CSP requirements for key management:
    oCustomer-Supplied Encryption Key (CSEK)
    oBring Your Own Key (BYOK)
    oHold Your own Key (HYOK)
    oGeneral cloud service provider key management services overview
  • The next generation XtremIO: XtremIO X2
    The next generation XtremIO: XtremIO X2 Chhandomay Mandal Recorded: Oct 19 2017 60 mins
    The market-leading purpose-built all-flash array, XtremIO, has a new generation: XtremIO X2. In this session, you’ll learn about the new hardware platform, software enhancements and updates to industry’s unique Integrated Copy Data Management (iCDM) powered by XtremIO Virtual Copies (XVC).
  • Storage S3 in backup – new medium, new capabilities
    Storage S3 in backup – new medium, new capabilities Daniel Olkowski, Systems Engineer, Dell EMC Recorded: Oct 19 2017 43 mins
    Storage S3 is more and more present in our Data Centers. Let’s have a 30 minute discussion about:
    •What is the value of S3 storage in backup?
    •Can we really limit the costs with S3 storage?
    •What about performance?
    •What is the best architecture for S3 in backup?

    Join me for a short 30 minute webcast where we discuss all the above aspects.
    Demo included!
  • Object Storage as a Data Services Platform
    Object Storage as a Data Services Platform Paul Bruton, Business Director, Data Intelligence, Hitachi Vantara Asia Pacific Recorded: Oct 18 2017 20 mins
    Paul Bruton discusses the move to a holistic approach to next gen data management. Looking at digital transformation strategies, he explains how Hitachi Vantara’s object storage can address common challenges - from cloud complexity to data governance and compliance - with its advanced custom metadata architecture to make data more intelligent.
  • How to Deliver a Better Content Experience with Data Intelligence
    How to Deliver a Better Content Experience with Data Intelligence Jason Hardy, Global Strategist, Data Intelligence at Hitachi Vantara Recorded: Oct 18 2017 19 mins
    Jason Hardy speaks about the evolution of the Hitachi Content Platform. Focusing on the latest addition to the portfolio, Hitachi Content Intelligence (HCI), he explains how it delivers a superior enterprise search experience. Learn how HCI can process and discover information from multiple data streams and find meaningful correlations between that data to enable data-driven decision-making.
  • Hitachi Vantara’s Vision for Object Storage
    Hitachi Vantara’s Vision for Object Storage Scott Nyman, Senior Director of Product Management, Content, Mobility and Data Intelligence, Hitachi Vantara Recorded: Oct 18 2017 29 mins
    Scott Nyman reflects on the long interesting road in object storage, from niche-oriented work in the 2000s to today’s digital enterprise where up to 95% of data is unstructured. Learn what makes Hitachi Content Platform stand out, and how it addresses even the most complex business requirements.
  • Span Private and Public Clouds: Developing a Multi-Cloud Strategy with SDS
    Span Private and Public Clouds: Developing a Multi-Cloud Strategy with SDS Eric Carter, Sr. Director Product Management at Hedvig Recorded: Oct 18 2017 47 mins
    How can enterprise IT operate more like AWS? That is the defining technology question of the decade. Hyperscale computing models pioneered by AWS catapulted “cloud” to the top of the IT agenda. This model fuels digital business, creates tectonic shifts in IT spending, and upends legacy IT infrastructure vendors. But should today’s CIOs build or buy their own cloud? The simple answer: both. We live in a multi-cloud world. A hyperscale strategy balances digital services across private and public clouds.

    In this session we'll provide:
    -Lessons learned from building two of the world’s largest distributed systems: Amazon Dynamo and Facebook's Cassandra.
    -How to develop a multi-cloud strategy for modern data centers that accommodates both virtualized and containerized applications.
    -Where software-defined storage fits into this strategy to help data span cloud boundaries and avoid cloud lock-in.
  • A Storage Strategy to Achieve Better Data Protection, Preservation & Visibility
    A Storage Strategy to Achieve Better Data Protection, Preservation & Visibility Kieran Maloney, Product Marketing Manager, Quantum Recorded: Oct 18 2017 26 mins
    Cloud and flash storage are still leading significant changes in today's data storage industry. With the amount of data and number of devices that organizations are experiencing, implementing a strategy that employs “cheap and deep” storage behind high performance flash is a must for 2018.

    Join Kieran Maloney, Product Marketing Manager at Quantum as he discusses how today’s archive solutions complement flash storage by providing low cost, long-term data preservation and protection while maintaining data visibility and access.

    You will learn:

    - How companies deploy storage tiers to optimize performance, data preservation and cost
    - A partner use case with Pure Storage that delivers a comprehensive tiered storage solution for large unstructured data sets
    - Trends and predictions for the flash storage market in 2018
  • Digital Transformation Achieved – Hitachi Customer Share their Journey
    Digital Transformation Achieved – Hitachi Customer Share their Journey Paul Lewis Recorded: Oct 18 2017 49 mins
    Every business and organization around the world is under pressure to adapt to the growing demands of digitalization. Their customers expect it. Their competitors exploit it. Hitachi is expert in it.

    Hear from the Hitachi customers as they share their stories of how they used Hitachi solutions to accelerate their business transformation in innovative and successful ways. Learn

    You’ll benefit from this webinar as we cover the following:
    •Accelerating business transformation in innovative and successful ways
    •Leveraging data to meet the growing demands of digitalization
  • Tiers Without Tears: A Modern Archive Architecture
    Tiers Without Tears: A Modern Archive Architecture Ashvin Naik Recorded: Oct 18 2017 48 mins
    As a modern object storage platform, Elastic Cloud Storage (ECS) brings cloud economics and Exabyte scale to your datacenter, thereby drastically lowering the total cost of ownership for your storage. In this session, you will learn about tiering your data to ECS from Dell EMC platforms like Isilon, Data Domain, as well as third party storage platforms to take advantage of modern infrastructure and get more out of your IT investments.
  • Technical Webinar: Transform your data center with Open Software Defined Storage
    Technical Webinar: Transform your data center with Open Software Defined Storage Darren Soothill, Storage Technical Director, SUSE Recorded: Oct 18 2017 23 mins
    Get some excellent technical details about "Cost effectively transform your data center with Open Software Defined Storage" in only 30 minutes!
  • The Emerging Impact of NVMe-oF and Storage Class Memory
    The Emerging Impact of NVMe-oF and Storage Class Memory Jeff Kato, Senior Analyst & Consultant, Taneja Group Recorded: Oct 17 2017 61 mins
    Join us for a fast-paced and informative 60-minute roundtable as we discuss the latest—and potentially most game-changing—technology disruptors to traditional storage architectures since flash: NVMe over fabric and Storage Class Memory.

    It was just five years ago that Flash technology transformed the traditional storage market forever. Modern flash-first arrays are now the new normal for traditional storage. Will a new shared storage access protocol called NVM express over Fabric (NVMe-oF) combined with the advent of storage class memory (SCM) be equally disruptive to traditional storage over the next five years as NAND flash technology was in the past?

    Vendors are now announcing new products and future architectures to enable them to support these new technologies. With the help of a lively panel of experts from HPE, Pivot3, and Mellanox, we will unpack this topic and explore how their innovative approaches to leveraging Storage Class Memory and NVMe-oF can radically improve storage products and solutions.
  • 2018 Forecast: Clouds Keep Rolling In
    2018 Forecast: Clouds Keep Rolling In Howard Marks, Deep Storage & Bernie Behn, Avere Systems Recorded: Oct 17 2017 57 mins
    Howard Marks looks ahead at the storage trends rolling into IT Operations in the new year.

    Today’s data center is a much more dynamic environment than ever before leaving IT organizations struggling to compete, and or integrate, with public cloud services with tools and hardware designed for the much more static datacenter of yesteryear. In this webinar long time industry observer Howard Marks will examine five of the trends that IT operators should pay attention to in the coming year.

    Our discussion will focus on the promise, tools and challenges involved in moving to hybrid architectures that bridge private data centers and cloud resources to shift workloads, support data-intensive compute operations, manage unstructured data growth, build affordable archives, and prepare for disaster recovery. These technologies will consider macro-level trends as well as solving operational challenges that come with the growth of cloud.

    Infrastructure architects, systems engineers, storage engineers, data strategists, HPC specialists and other enterprise IT professionals will learn:
    - Current environment and challenges in building hybrid infrastructures that support traditional and object storage
    - Five not-to-be-ignored trends ripe for adoption in 2018
    - How compute and storage can mix in the new cloud-enabled world
  • Cloud Storage 2.0 - Storage for the Big Data and Digital Transformation Era
    Cloud Storage 2.0 - Storage for the Big Data and Digital Transformation Era Jim Donovan, VP Product Management & Customer Operations Recorded: Oct 17 2017 35 mins
    As digitalization and the Internet of Things (IoT) become commonplace, big data has the potential to transform business processes and reshape entire industries. But antiquated and expensive data storage solutions stand in the way.

    A new generation of cloud storage has arrived, bringing breakthrough pricing, performance and simplicity. Cloud Storage 2.0 delivers storage as an inexpensive and plentiful utility, so you no longer have to make difficult decisions about which data to collect, where to store it and how long to retain it. This talk takes a look into how you can cost-effectively store any type of data, for any purpose, for any length of time. Join us to learn about the next great global utility, Cloud Storage 2.0.

    Key takeaways:
    -The next biggest cloud storage trends and technologies that are shaping the industry
    -How to embrace the era of digital transformation and IoT without breaking the bank
    -Best practices for storing, analyzing and utilizing big data
  • Cloudify Your On Premises Data Storage
    Cloudify Your On Premises Data Storage Rob Commins, Sr. Director, Product Marketing at Tegile Systems, a Western Digital Company Recorded: Oct 17 2017 21 mins
    CFOs rejoice! CEOs take to the streets in celebration! Ok, maybe it’s not quite that exciting, but did you know that you can get the best of both worlds in storage? One of the biggest challenges in storage has been paying for it. Thanks to trying to plan for exactly how much storage you need right now versus how much you need in the future, people often just overbuy with the expensive hopes that they’ll grow into it.

    You actually have a whole lot of financing options at your disposal to pay for storage, from buying to leasing to simply paying for what you use, just like the cloud. Why pay for storage that you’re never going to actually use?

    And, what happens when your storage gets too old? You buy new. What if you didn’t have to? What if you could pay a bit more in maintenance on your current system in exchange for an upgrade when the time comes?

    Join Rob Commins, Sr. Director of Product Marketing for Tegile Systems, as he takes a deep dive into:

    - Best practices for storing your data in the cloud
    - How to keep cloud storage costs to a minimum
    - How to scale data growth and storage capacity

    Speaker Bio:

    Rob Commins has been instrumental in the success of some of the storage industry's most interesting companies over the past twenty years including HP/3PAR, Pillar Data Systems, and StorageWay. At Western Digital, he leads the Data Center System's business unit's product marketing team.
  • SNIA's New 100-Year Archive Survey: Ten Years Later
    SNIA's New 100-Year Archive Survey: Ten Years Later Thomas Rivera, SNIA-DPCO Co-Chair; Sam Fineberg, SNIA LTR TWG Co-chair; Bob Rogers, CTO, Application Matrix Recorded: Oct 17 2017 60 mins
    Ten years ago, the SNIA 100-Year Archive Task Force developed a survey with the goal to determine the requirements for long-term digital information retention in the data center - requirements needed to frame the definition of best practices and solutions to the retention and preservation problems unique to large,scalable data centers.

    Now in 2017, SNIA presents a new survey developed to assess the following details:

    1. Who needs to retain long term information
    2. What information needs to be retained and for how long
    3. If organizations are able to meet their retention needs
    4. How long term information is stored, secured and preserved

    Join us as we see where we were and where we need to be in the preservation and retention of data.