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.
Cloud computing is an increasingly vital element of information security. It’s used to protect sensitive data; for identity and access management; for network security and to aid with incident response. However it’s not without it’s own set of risks and has been hit in the past with significant and newsworthy breaches. Hear from expert thought leaders as they discuss the key opportunities that the cloud brings, whilst also covering the risks that continue to foster mistrust.
Businesses must consider the infrastructure implications as they corral data, understand and translate data. Deploying big data projects in various cloud environments and having them interact with one another correctly is only getting more complicated as the world adopts data as its universal language. Learn from the leading experts how to take advantage of the cloud, its infrastructure and analyzing power.
From IT Ops teams managing on-premise hardware and servers, to fully-integrated off-premise cloud infrastructures, the transition to cloud ops is in full swing. Although this simplifies workforce, cables, and physical space, it can complicate storage models, managing a mobile infrastructure, and living a hybrid cloud lifestyle. Latency, cost and bandwidth are just a few factors that can impact your business -- tune in to learn more.
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.
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.
As more mission-critical applications find their way on to virtual servers and desktops, securing these environments is becoming a much higher IT priority. However, there are a lot of nuances that need to be mastered when it comes to virtualization security. Register to learn about the current state of virtualization security and the best practices available for securing your virtual environment.