As data production and repositories grow to monumental levels, the aspects of analytical flow from the cloud to the end user or decision-making source has become ever more important. From IoT devices and edge computing to modern big data storage architectures and visualizations, this summit follows the data lifecycle techniques and best practices within 3 leading topics in big data and the cloud in 2018: IoT, data lakes and business intelligence.
Enterprises are increasing their investment in the cloud. With data and workloads moving to the cloud, security is a key concern for CISOs and CTOs. The cloud security spend is expected to grow from $4.1 billion in 2017 to $12.7 billion in 2022. Industry leaders will examine the cyber threats to the cloud, the technological advances shaping the industry, and provide expert recommendations on how to improve cloud security.
Cloud Computing spend continues to sky-rocket year after year, and with it comes new cloud-architected technologies and trends. Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) continue to dominate the marketplace as the fastest growing cloud platforms. Whether you’re an Engineer or Developer, CTO or IT Manager, knowing where to allocate resources and where to cut back in your 2018 cloud strategy will be paramount.
The line between Enterprise Architecture and Digital Transformation continues to blur as technology takes leaps and bounds forward. To understand these as more than just buzzwords is to gain both a holistic and granular-level view of what’s currently on the market and what’s slated to expand in the next few years. Learn what it means to be in the industry of mega mergers and acquisitions as the EA landscape is growing ever-more competitive. IT decision makers need to know who the major players are, what moves they are making next, and how to stay ahead of the curve.
Virtualization’s promise to cut costs, increase business agility, and reduce carbon footprints is often threatened when organizations begin to deploy a large number of VMs. In other words, going from 10 VMs to 100s of VMs may turn virtualization’s money-saving benefits into a money-losing proposition unless achieving scale with virtualization is done properly. This summit will present the latest innovations and best practices for achieving agility, simplicity, and business value through server virtualization environments. Presenters will cover the benefits of network-attached storage (NAS), storage management solutions, and guidelines for efficiency and ROI.
With pressure mounting on organizations around the world to cut costs and operate more efficiently, data centers are at the forefront of IT facility innovation. Cloud computing and virtualization offer cutting-edge solutions to optimize servers and storage, while measurement, management and monitoring are providing energy and facility managers with unparalleled levels of insight into data center workloads. Join industry leaders, analysts and solution providers for a full day of presentations discussing best practices for increasing efficiency and maximizing availability.
Desktop virtualization promises to deliver scalable and secure user experience and agility, and enterprises continue to realize its benefits through successful implementation and management. This summit features presentations breaking down best practices for end-users, identifying key areas of cost savings, addressing security threats and benefits, and discussing the economics of implementation.
IT Service Management has progressed our thinking and centered our attention on aligning IT with the objectives of the business. Especially in this hyper-connected era, aren’t IT and the business really the same thing? At this summit, industry experts will discuss the ways IT and the business are converging, provide practical tips on how your company can embrace this trend, and take a look at what lies ahead for integration.
Every company with IT has logs, but not necessarily a systemized way to manage them. As the focus seems to be on both compliance and security, companies are looking into log management & SIEM to manage the overwhelming amount of logs and security events, as well as analyze the large volumes of diverse logs in an effective and efficient manner. At this summit, industry experts will clear up any lingering questions regarding log and event management, provide practical tips on managing and taking control of your logs and take a look into the future to see what is ahead for log standards and trends.
Meeting modern demands for flexibility and agility requires data center professionals to leverage the latest and greatest technological innovations. Without any room to sacrifice uptime, how can IT professionals still manage to cut costs and reduce energy use? This summit brings together some of the world’s leading experts to present best practices and discuss how other companies are achieving efficiency while at the same time improving performance.