Gartner predicts there will be 21 billion Internet-connected devices by 2020. Securing the Internet of Things is critical, as connected devices are easy to hack and use in DDoS attacks, for cyber snooping and to disrupt entire cities, agencies and industries. IT and IoT leaders will discuss the biggest IoT security challenges, the new threats and vulnerabilities on the horizon and the tools specializing in protecting the IoT.
From Marketing, Sales and HR, to STEM, Financial Services, Aerospace and Education, women around the world have made massive steps towards gender equality and diversity in the workplace. Although it's 2018, there are still huge gender pay gaps across almost every industry, and still fewer female than male executives. In honor of International Women's Day, let's bring these disparities, as well as our achievements, to light through inspirational conversation and knowledge sharing.
Big data creation, collection and applications have influenced business decisions more than ever in 2017, and if advances in artificial intelligence, virtual reality, and enterprise applications continue to amaze, 2018 will be even bigger.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The advent of cloud computing is rapidly changing the way enterprises think about deploying and managing their IT infrastructure. Cloud service providers advocate the creation of efficient and flexible infrastructures but does moving your IT needs to the cloud really make fiscal and operational sense for your company? Join end-users, analysts and industry leaders to learn how to reduce IT management overhead and master new classes of management tools within your own cloud computing environment.
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.