Building Blocks for the Cloud

Alan Priestley, Data Centre Group EMEA, Intel
This webcast will elaborate on Intel’s strategy for enabling the various building block elements necessary to implement a cloud infrastructure, both within an enterprise data centre and to leverage public cloud capabilities’ and will cover the technology and tools available today and in the future.
Nov 25 2010
44 mins
Building Blocks for the Cloud
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    ·        How Intel IT developed Intel® Pro-I: A new software tool used by Intel to proactively identify potential insider threats that we’re now making freely available through General Public License (GPL)
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    ·        The changing security environment: Why the way we work today via mobile and cloud has changed the way we need to approach insider threats
    ·        The skills you need: The knowledge and expertise you need on staff to mitigate the risk of insider threats and make the best use of this unique approach
     
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    •Drive 80 percent utilization of global data center resources with a focused refresh strategy across storage, network, and facilities.
    •Meet cloud performance objectives deploying the new Intel® Xeon® processor E5 family.
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    •Accelerate cloud deployment with open cloud computing best practices validated by Intel IT.

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    ·        Gain significant overall server performance.
    ·        Bust I/O bottlenecks.
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  • Taking Advantage of Open Cloud Computing Recorded: Jan 25 2012 60 mins
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