NetApp Data Fabric – Accelerating Customer Success in Hybrid Cloud
Lee will discuss the disruption happening in the marketplace and the future of storage and data management. Lee will outline NetApp’s Data Fabric vision and software defined storage strategy, highlighting the newly announced NetApp ONTAP Select solution. NetApp’s vision and solutions help customers realize the potential of the hybrid cloud, enabling organizations to maintain control and choice in how they manage, secure, protect, and access their data. Lee will also discuss NetApp’s strong track record of collaboration with Intel, including the significance of participation in the Intel Storage Builders program.
RecordedJun 21 201640 mins
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For years, we’ve talked about the virtues of virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI). However, at the end of the day customers who invested time, resources and significant budget, often found that the benefits of VDI came with some hefty challenges. Complexity and time-to-value are difficult enough, but striking the balance between security and anytime/anywhere/any device access with has increasingly caused headaches for IT (not to mention the users!). Traditionally, securing apps and data meant keeping everything running in the data center, requiring IT to invest in expert resources to deploy and manage everything. In this session, you will see how these challenges have been addressed and how the barriers to adopting hybrid cloud digital workspaces are a reality with Citrix Cloud services deployed on Lenovo ThinkAgile HX. You’ll learn what VDI hasn’t been able to do, is now being delivered by Citrix and Lenovo. If you’ve already deployed VDI, we’ll show you how to relieve yourself of the burden of managing and maintaining a complex VDI environment, enabling you to put resources to better use. If you haven’t deployed VDI yet, we’ll show you just how simple it is to create secure, easy-to-use, and manage intelligent workspaces you and your users have been looking for. It’s called The Future of Work, and it’s here today.
Alexey Marov, Leading Engineer, Raidix Research Lab
How to build productive storage with 6600 drives for RIKEN that ensures high data availability and storage performance with probable failure of the drives? How to build RAID with performance that can show full potential of advanced NVMe and Intel Optane drives? Join the webinar to learn more about how Intel technologies help us to deliver.
Greg Kettmann, Product Manager, Software Defined Infrastructure, Lenovo
Please join us as we discuss Lenovo ThinkAgile SX for Microsoft Azure Stack product enhancements. Since it was introduced there have been many enhancements made available by leveraging Intel technologies. In this session we’ll discuss all product enhancements with a focus on where Intel technologies have been critical and those solutions which are Intel Select certified.
Software drives business disruption. No matter the size of your business, if you are serious about innovation and business transformation, you are required to build and deliver applications rapidly, reliably, and repeatedly. To compete, you must deliver application, content and services with greater speed, agility, and at scale. To sustain innovation, you must embrace continuous integration, continuous delivery, and DevOps.
Join Red Hat, CloudBees, Intel, and Lenovo as we share best practices and technologies that drive IT Automation through CI/CD, and DevOps. In this webinar you will learn how Lenovo and its partners are changing how software is developed and delivered in today’s applications economy.
Dom Daninger, VP Engineering, Nor-Tech; Bob Dreis, Senior HPC Acct Mgr; Brock Taylor, Director of HPC Engineering, Intel
Nor-Tech will show you how to make a better ROI on your investments in Simulation & Modeling software. Software license costs are 75% or more of your TCO investment in most Simulation & Modeling solutions. Nor-Tech’s Intel HPC Technology makes smarter use of your license investments for your software dollars. Nor-Tech 20 years in HPC Technology and their built-in adds called NT-EZ for your HPC Technology solution make them easy to use, and lower cost in many cases than using Workstations or the Cloud.
An objective of enterprise IT is to architect and deliver a multi-purpose database infrastructure that serves various organization workload demands. In today’s data-driven environment, database systems must be designed to scale from low-end, tactical applications to high-end, strategic workloads and seamlessly accommodate organization data capacity growth. To maximize total value and ROI, longevity of the platform is critical. In this webinar, you will see how Lenovo solutions for SQL Server help you migrate, consolidate and modernize existing SQL Server database environments, and integrate end-to-end data flow/data management practices. This webinar will highlight deployment options for OLTP and Data Warehouse, based on enterprise needs and objectives. Performance benchmarks and Customer case studies summarizing business problems and solution benefits will also be shared.
Your users need you to be more responsive, but when your hardware is keeping you from responding quickly, you look like the big roadblock. Learn how NetApp HCI makes your VMware private cloud environment easier to manage, so your users will quickly get off your back and back to work.
Jake Smith, Director, Intel; Chris Peter, Select Solutions Director, Intel
Like businesses across all industries, the data center today is undergoing major transformation as enterprises and service providers strive to stay ahead of growing infrastructure demand. IT teams must prioritize critical workloads—and quickly deploy on optimal infrastructure—which is difficult and time-consuming, slowing the path to innovation. With Intel® Select Solutions—a suite of verified solution configurations from Intel—real-world, workload-optimized performance can be deployed for a future-ready data center. Today, a suite of Intel® Select Solutions across Cloud, Analytics, Storage, Network, and HPC is available on the market, with even more to come, all enabled on Intel® Xeon scalable platforms. In this webinar you will learn what a select solution is, how to meet your business needs, and how to get started.
Dave Cain, Sr. Architect, Red Hat; Seema Mehta, Ent Solutions Mgr, Intel; Lukasz Sztachanski, Cloud Engineer, Intel
Deploying Intel® Xeon® Platinum or Gold processors with an Intel® Select Solution delivers verified solution performance ready to meet high quality thresholds for data protection and resiliency, while allowing more time and resources for innovative enhancements specific to workloads and use cases.
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Roland Wartenberg, Senior Director, Global Alliances, NetApp and Juergen Hamm, SAP Solution Architect, NetApp
Out of a variety of projects, NetApp has developed a five-staged model to solve the challenge of data management in the Internet of Things domain. In this session you will learn how SAP helps customer get ready for the digital journey using SAP Business Objects for Analytics and SAP HANA. We will show, based on a real-world scenario, how IoT data are processed for predictive analytics and how a hybrid model with SAP Leonardo can be deployed.
- Understand how SAP, Hadoop, and NetApp work well together
- Learn how predictive analytics could be applied to IoT data
- See the integration of NetApp into several SAP IoT related products
David Hiatt, Director of Product Marketing, WekaIO
Legacy storage systems, like NAS, were architected when spinning disk and slower networking technologies were the industry standard. In this webinar, we’ll present five reasons why NAS can’t keep pace with the I/O demands of new deep learning workloads. To support these workloads, the data processing layer has to have immediate access to, and a constant supply of, data. Here NAS falls short, because the data gets bottle-necked between the compute and storage. WekaIO Matrix™ is a next-generation shared, distributed file system that visualizes the SSDs into one logical pool of fast storage presenting a global namespace to the host applications. Matrix was written from scratch to leverage the benefits of standard Intel x86 architecture combined with NVMe. The result is an easy to deploy, easy to manage storage architecture that is a radical departure from legacy NAS systems. By optimizing Matrix for flash, the storage solution is ideal for deep learning and high-performance computing workloads.
Containers are increasingly becoming an important technology across a wide variety of industries and use cases. But oftentimes, provisioning of persistent storage is an afterthought, which leaves application developers stuck in a manual world waiting for provisioning requests, and IT operations teams scrambling to meet those requests. Project Trident is a dynamic storage provisioner which eliminates these issues and delivers the persistence applications require. Compatible with Kubernetes, Docker, Rancher, and OpenShift, Trident eliminates the manual provisioning of old and delivers a truly automated and dynamic persistent storage provisioning infrastructure.
In this session, you’ll learn more about the challenge posed by persistent storage provisioning, how Trident solves those challenges, and view a demo of Trident in action.
Prasad Venkatachar, Sr Solutions Product Manager, Lenovo; Raghu Moorthy, Director, Strategic Business Dev, Intel
Digital transformation (DX) enables firms to expand their competitive differentiation by embracing data-driven decision-making processes, increasing customer satisfaction and retention, and/or getting better intelligence on the market. Intel, IBM, and Lenovo have partnered to deliver a unified, single platform approach to address an organization’s analytics needs – including Big Data, Enterprise Data Warehouse, and Data Science/AI. Join this webinar to learn the technical differentiation and business value the Lenovo Converged Analytics Platform provides. This data modernization platform enables Enterprises to rise to the challenge of DX through the convergence of data analytics workloads onto a single platform.
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Taufik Ma, CEO, Co-founder Attala Systems; & Colin Cunningham, Data Scientist, Intel
Whether for private clouds, public clouds or a multi-user environment, IT operators require an infrastructure solution that can instantly spin-up data-intensive workloads and that can scale to support multiple big data workloads or tenants. Attala Systems and Intel have partnered to create a solution that delivers composable storage with local NVMe performance for big data workloads like Apache Hadoop and Spark. The performance available to direct-attached PCIe flash is welcome, but cloud total cost of ownership (TCO) is better when storage is shared to many hosts while offering the elasticity to meet dynamic tenant demands. The maturing of the NVMe over Fabrics (NVMe-oF) specification enables local NVMe performance over a network. With remote direct memory access (RDMA), NVMe actions and data can be transported over a fabric such as Ethernet. This brief illustrates how a complex big data analytics workload is well served by Attala Composable Storage with Intel® 3D NAND SSDs. This workload—which once struggled to scale to support concurrent customers when serviced by an iSCSI appliance or enterprise storage area network (SAN), is shown to match local NVMe performance and scale independently for two customers with no degradation in application runtime when using the NVMe-oF target.
Tony Harvey, Sr. Product Mgr, Lenovo; Vivek Sarathy, Enterprise Architect, Intel; Ori Broit, Sr. Product Mktg Mgr, VMware
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Sim Upadhyayula, Supermicro; Christine McMonigal; Ori Broit, VMware
Supermicro and Intel are pleased to introduce two new Intel® Select Solutions for VMware vSAN from Supermicro. These vSAN ReadyNode certified configurations comprise the latest generation of Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processor and Intel® Optane™ technologies, addressing the IOP and latency requirements of the most demanding enterprise applications. These hardware platforms have been optimized to support the latest hyperconverged technology from VMware, providing excellent performance and TCO to enterprise and SMB customers alike. Join us to learn how your organization can benefit from these innovative new solutions.
David Labrosse, NetApp Global Alliances Mgr.; Dan Greenfield, PetaGene, CEO
Many of the answers locked inside human DNA are discoverable and actionable, and the goal of precision medicine is within reach. However, we need to face the looming tsunami of data: the latest sequencers generate two or more terabytes daily. This enormous data management challenge is impacting both bio medical researchers and IT leaders around the globe who are searching for efficient, effective solutions.
Learn how data compression and unified data management are increasing efficiency, and how the move from IT silos to a common storage platform is enabling seamless data sharing, on premise and in the cloud. Find out how your institution can achieve faster genomic data sharing, paving an accelerated path to improved patient care.
Wiwynn® Cluster Manager with Intel® Rack Scale Design is a system software that makes data center easier to manage with features such as composable infrastructure resource planning, massive firmware and OS deployment, real-time rack level visual monitoring. For advanced SDDC capabilities, we will introduce the new telemetry feature of Intel® RSD 2.2 providing extended visibility to CPU, memory, and I/O utilization without in-band agents and unlocks new possibilities of diagnostics, workload balancing, and power/cooling optimization. The latest feature of NVMe over fabric from Intel® RSD 2.3 enabling NVMe resource pooling at scale through Ethernet protocol will also be demonstrated and be ready to launch soon.
Mike Scriber, Sr. Director, Server Solution Mgmt, Supermicro and JonMichael Hands, Product Line Manager, Intel
Join Intel and Supermicro as we delve into the innovative Intel “Ruler” form factor NVMe SSDs and discuss how both companies are delivering efficient disaggregated storage solutions to the market. In this technical webinar, you’ll learn all about the new Intel® SSD DC P4500 in the “Ruler” form factor, how it delivers value for data center customers in disaggregated storage use cases, and the roadmap of products being delivered in high volume today.
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