Live from VMworld - an independent look at this week's announcements

Jason Campagna, Cloud Practice Director
Join Jason Campagna as he discusses various product and solution announcements made during the VMworld keynotes this week, and how WWT is working with VMware to provide a comprehensive software-defined datacenter approach with our Cloud-in-a-Box methodology.   Jason is WWT’s Cloud Practice Director, working with a team of top tier solutions architects in the largest enterprise, service provider, and federal marketplaces.   Jason has been a long term member of the Citrix and VMware Partner Technical Advisory Boards, and an author of several whitepapers for organizations such as VMware and Microsoft including the original Stateless VMware whitepaper design.
Aug 28 2012
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  • A lot has changed in the way we communicate for business. A decade ago, most organizations had employees who came to the office every day, used desktop computers and desk phones, and stopped communicating for work when they went home.

    Today, people communicate for work anywhere, anytime, and on any device. Per Forrester, sixty-six percent of employees use two or more mobile devices for work. And according to Frost & Sullivan, nearly 25 percent of employees work from home or the road. What’s more, the desk phone is not the only business device. Based on a RingCentral survey, 35 percent of employees are using their mobile phones for work even when they are in the office. And nearly 80 percent of employees text for business, with 32 percent reporting that they’ve even closed a business deal via text.

    Even with these undeniable business behavior changes, the vast majority of companies haven’t optimized their communications infrastructure for mobile workforces or BYOD.

    Join this webinar to get ahead of the pack and learn the benefits of a cloud communications solution that supports the new world of work.

    •Understand the trends driving mobility and behavior changes in the work place, with Melanie Turek, VP of Research for Enterprise Communication & Collaboration, Frost & Sullivan.
    •Get the real story from a business that has addressed their mobility needs first hand from Adam Fishman, director of growth and operations for Lyft, a community ride-sharing service.
    •Hear how a cloud communications solution is addressing several challenges businesses face in the new work world from Nisha Ahluwalia, VP of product marketing at RingCentral.
  • We all want our families and homes to be safe with the convenience of remote monitoring, but do these smart home security devices really make our families safer or put them at more risk by inviting easier access to our homes electronically via insecure Internet of Things? In a follow-up to HP’s 2014 report on the Internet of (Insecure) Things we explore the security of popular off-the-shelf connected Home Security Systems and discuss various testing techniques we used in our study along with recommendations for manufacturers, developers and consumers.
  • Mobile is changing the way we work in the enterprise. Today’s workforce is demanding the ability to access and share business files from any device. In this webinar learn why Fortune 5000 companies select Syncplicity to achieve the promise of mobile productivity and solve the “Dropbox” problem.
  • From unobtrusive advanced malware detection technologies to automated threat response and actionable mobile-friendly dashboard – manage security from any device, any time, ESET will present new solutions for securing your endpoints and new ways to manage them.
  • Looking for a simple way to achieve cost-effective z Systems for storage? Join CA Technologies and Microsoft for an interactive discussion, moderated by Joe Clabby, President, Clabby Analytics, on the evolving role of cloud innovation and z Systems in today’s new application economy to help IT derive real business value through operational and cost efficiencies.

    Your tape and disk systems are like trusty friends – and you have relied on these dependable storage media to backup, restore, archive and recover z Systems data. And with your organizations’ digital information growing from gigabytes to petabytes seemingly overnight, what options are available to datacenters when technology leapfrogs in a seemingly regular cadence? Buy more hardware?

    Don’t be forever caught in “catch up” mode when it comes to your storage infrastructure. Attend this webcast and discover how CA Cloud Storage for System z, featuring Microsoft Azure, simplifies the process of storing mainframe data in the cloud and help lower data center storage costs to pennies per GB. Hear compelling ROI cases how re-envisioning your existing storage methodologies can help you store more and spend less – yes, it’s possible!
  • The game has changed. Due to cost savings, and the privacy and mobility needs of employees, in just a few short years companies have loosened the mobile device leash. Enterprises are now shifting from traditional “company owned” devices, to allowing “Bring Your Own Device” in the workplace. According to Gartner, by 2017 fifty percent of companies will actually force employee to bring their own device to work.

    But if you’re tasked with securing devices, how do you accommodate BYOD? Where do you start and what kinds of security solutions should you be looking for?

    In this webinar, Chris Hines, Product Manager at Bitglass will teach you how to balance the needs of IT admins and employees when it comes to securing your mobile world.
  • Looking for a simple way to achieve cost-effective z Systems for storage? Join CA Technologies and Microsoft for an interactive discussion, moderated by Joe Clabby, President, Clabby Analytics, on the evolving role of cloud innovation and z Systems in today’s new application economy to help IT derive real business value through operational and cost efficiencies.

    Your tape and disk systems are like trusty friends – and you have relied on these dependable storage media to backup, restore, archive and recover z Systems data. And with your organizations’ digital information growing from gigabytes to petabytes seemingly overnight, what options are available to datacenters when technology leapfrogs in a seemingly regular cadence? Buy more hardware?

    Don’t be forever caught in “catch up” mode when it comes to your storage infrastructure. Attend this webcast and discover how CA Cloud Storage for System z, featuring Microsoft Azure, simplifies the process of storing mainframe data in the cloud and help lower data center storage costs to pennies per GB. Hear compelling ROI cases how re-envisioning your existing storage methodologies can help you store more and spend less – yes, it’s possible!
  • Lee Smith (Dee Smith & Associates) and David Cuthbertson (SMS) will cover their approach and methods of assessing existing data centre facilities and management processes. Rapid changes in both IT and data centre technologies often mean that facilities and management techniques fail to evolve fast enough, with the data centre potentially being the weak link in the delivery chain of all IT services. Achieving a baseline through an assessment is critical for any improvement or transformation activity - but is not so easy to do in practice.
  • Many companies struggle with how to sell effectively with different brands, platforms, and divisions. One company, Cenveo, has tackled this challenge head-on with Sales Cloud and Data.com, working through culturally diverse business units, data silos owned by territorial sales reps, and challenges cross selling.

    There are many approaches to achieve more effective selling which we will explore with Jason Jordan of Vantage Point Performance, author of the best-selling book, Cracking the Sales Management Code.

    Jason will share best practices that drive business results and Kathy Coates, VP of Platform Sales Technology at Cenveo, will share how Cenveo:

    -Saw immediate results from bringing together sales for 3 separate brands
    -Reinvented how they sell--and changed their company culture
    -Achieved more visibility into their entire pipeline than ever before
    -Discovered new opportunities through account hierarchies
    -Gained "eye-opening" insights on their customers
  • Most IT providers have offers related to big data, cloud, mobility and security, and companies are looking at IT as the way to reduce costs and be competitive during an economic crisis. Investments in IT trends such as cloud computing and big data will rise thanks to a new player in the game: the business departments. This analyst briefing will show why companies are investing in IT, and what will change in 2015.

    Why you should attend:

    - Discover how many companies will adopt big data, cloud, mobility and security in 2015
    - Understand the current scenario of these trends in Latin America
    - Learn what will be different in 2015 regarding each trend
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  • IMPACT: Virtualization’s Effect on the Network Recorded: Feb 14 2013 36 mins
    As the adoption of virtualized clouds changes the landscape of our data centers, many organizations are beginning to take a fresh look at the way they approach networking.

    In this webinar we will address some of the challenges that face networking teams today as they interact with the new virtual world, such as:

    - There’s more to networking than just hooking things up
    - Where Network Services Reside
    - Ownership of Services
    - Advanced Cloud Networking : Where is my Layer-2?
    - How does this play into orchestration and automation
    - A Pragmatic Approach to Cloud
    - The Next Generation Network Engineer
  • Five Pillars of VDI Success Recorded: Nov 15 2012 35 mins
    According to industry researchers nearly 75 percent of the organizations who have deployed a virtual desktop environment have stalled their deployment before completion leaving frustrated employees in departments ranging from IT, to the business units, to the executive suite. It isn’t a lack of good intentions causing these deployments to fail, but rather a lack of understanding of the holistic approach needed to successfully deploy a virtual desktop environment. Join WWT’s Dave Kinsman, National Technical Solutions Architect, as he discusses the 5 Pillars to VDI success.
  • Architecture, Sizing and Deployment Considerations for a Citrix Desktop Enviro Recorded: Nov 13 2012 47 mins
    Join WWT's Dr. John Nguyen as he discusses the arcitectural best practices, sizing and deployment considerations for environments leveraging Citrix in their virtual desktop installations.
  • WWT is Master Certified in Security and Unified Communications Recorded: Oct 24 2012 5 mins
    Jim Kavanaugh, Don Seiler and Ladi Adefala talk about what it means to our customers that WWT is Cisco Master certified in Security and Unified Communications.
  • Live from VMworld - an independent look at this week's announcements Recorded: Aug 28 2012 30 mins
    Join Jason Campagna as he discusses various product and solution announcements made during the VMworld keynotes this week, and how WWT is working with VMware to provide a comprehensive software-defined datacenter approach with our Cloud-in-a-Box methodology.   Jason is WWT’s Cloud Practice Director, working with a team of top tier solutions architects in the largest enterprise, service provider, and federal marketplaces.   Jason has been a long term member of the Citrix and VMware Partner Technical Advisory Boards, and an author of several whitepapers for organizations such as VMware and Microsoft including the original Stateless VMware whitepaper design.
  • Cisco Labs @ Geek Day 2012 Recorded: Mar 30 2012 3 mins
    At this year’s Geek Day, Cisco is sponsoring 6 technical labs: VXI, UCS, Security Gateway/Secure Mobility, Prime for Enterprise, WAAS and Cisco’s Intelligent Automation for Cloud (CIAC). Please come by to discuss these solutions with the Cisco team.
  • Utility Metered Cloud Recorded: Mar 30 2012 3 mins
    There is a fundamental shift taking place in the way technology resources are delivered and supported. Virtualization and consolidation have forever changed the face of computing and server utilization by promising resource efficiency and reducing the hardware footprint. Meanwhile, technology-as-a-service and cloud based delivery models are emerging as the computing trend of the future, where users pay service providers only for exactly the amount of technology they use in a pay-as-you-go utility model, instead of buying and managing sprawling environments of software, hardware, and support services.
    6fusion is an innovative Utility Metered Cloud company that has emerged in this new era of utility computing with a refreshing vision for the future, cutting-edge technologies and a unique commercial business model.
  • FireScope: Unify for the NetApp Cloud Recorded: Mar 29 2012 5 mins
    FireScope: Unify for the NetApp Cloud
  • Software Security Goes Mobile Recorded: Mar 8 2012 42 mins
    Mobile devices and the risk posed by vulnerabilities in the software that runs them are proliferating. This talk scrutinizes challenges faced in securing mobile apps and contrasts them with legacy software security initiatives. We discuss how outsourcing confounds security efforts, how the mobile app lifecycle can make risk a hot potato, and a variety of other challenges organizations face as users demand ever increasing mobile capabilities.
  • Bridging the gap of virtualization and physical infrastructure Recorded: Mar 1 2012 28 mins
    Bridging the gap of virtualization and physical infrastructure - integrating APC by Schneider Electric's Data Center Infrastructure Management with Microsoft & VMware

    This interactive presentation introduces the virtual integration between APC by Schneider Electric's data center infrastructure management solution StruxureWare Central, and systems for managing virtualized environments. StruxureWare Central allows end to end data center infrastructure management software for monitoring and control of power, cooling, security and energy usage from the building through IT systems. In he latest release of StrxureWare Central, virtual machine management and physical infrastructure management are now talking to each other so as to maximize the benefit of virtualization by answering the questions:

    Which VMs are on a host server with compromised physical health?
    Power
    Cooling

    Where should I move a VM, or add a new one?
    What is the best "healthy" host server?
    How do I find this place?
    How do my VMs migrate?
    When a physical event occurs, who/what will move the VMs?
    Is this an automated or a manual process?
    Effect on business process?
    In a physical event, what business process(es) could be
    impacted?
  • Taking Advantage of Open Cloud Computing Recorded: Jan 25 2012 60 mins
    Join Intel Cloud Infrastructure Group GM Jason Waxman and Forrester VP and Principle Analyst James Staten discuss the trends, key players, opportunities and how to specifically take advantage of an open cloud computing approach to address key challenges today. They will explore how to build upon IP that others are sharing, advances in open source cloud, open standards development, the Open Compute Project, and much more followed by a question and answer session!
  • Our Pragmatic Approach to IT Transformation Recorded: Dec 13 2011 37 mins
    WWT's pragmatic approach toward IT Transformation that not only considers the technology involved but the people and processes that must be considered as well to enable your organization to continue to evolve toward cloud.
  • BYOD + Enterprise Security = Opportunity Recorded: Dec 13 2011 46 mins
    Research Highlights
  • Cloud Adoption - The Pragmatic Approach Recorded: Dec 6 2011 24 mins
    One size doesn't fit all. Scott Miller helps organizations understand how to determine where they are today in cloud adoption and how far they should go to achieve the most beneficial attributes of a cloud for their organization.
  • The Optimized Desktop Vision Recorded: Dec 1 2011 57 mins
    How can an organization migrate from 25 years of desktop and application management habits to the more optimized virtual environment available today? Scott Webb talks about why organizations should think about a broader vision of "VDI" that can encompass application, user, and desktop virtualization.
  • Context Aware Desktops: The Key to Secure User Experience Recorded: Nov 10 2011 60 mins
    The boundaries between work and life have blurred and users expect consistent access to corporate services from wherever they are, on any device and at any time. This is driving IT to look at new technologies to better support the business, users and their own organizations. The result is often a combination of multiple devices and a mix of delivery platforms, and it creates a growing challenge for IT to deliver and support a consistent and secure user experience.

    Join guest analyst Rachel Chalmers of The 451 Group in an interactive session led by Jeff Wettlaufer, RES Software Sr. Global Director of Product Marketing. They will discuss desktop trends faced by IT and solutions available to address these new demands and enable context aware hybrid desktops and automated service portfolios. Rachel will provide findings and recommendations based on the latest 451 research surrounding desktop virtualization technologies.

    Attendees will learn:

    * How IT can better navigate today's hybrid desktop environments by introducing centrally controlled and flexible workspaces to provide users consistency across devices and delivery platforms.

    * The importance of understanding context beyond user name and enabling their workspace to react to that context with dynamic services.

    * The benefits of simplified and centralized automation portfolios to help implement, administer and support new desktop technologies.

    * How workspace and automation management solutions can improve future OS migrations and infrastructure changes with minimal disruption to users.
  • Introducing Geek Day Recorded: Oct 19 2011 41 mins
    Founded 7 years ago as a regional event offering hands-on functioning demos and breakouts on virtualization technology, this event has expanded to be a national show featuring collaboration, wireless, mobility, security, datacenter and virtualization technologies. All with fully functioning, hands-on demos. Attend to learn why this free event should be on your list of to-do's for 2012.
  • CITEIS – A Cisco on Cisco Private Cloud Case Study Recorded: Oct 11 2011 47 mins
    Join us to learn about Cisco’s CITEIS – Cisco IT Elastic Infrastructure Services – project. Find out firsthand how Cisco deployed an agile, cost effective, flexible and secure private cloud using Cisco Intelligent Automation, Cisco UCS, and VMware technologies. Gain insights from Cisco IT for the planning and development of your own private cloud.
  • The Security Onion - A Layered Approach To Security Recorded: Sep 15 2011 48 mins
    Despite investing heavily in their security defenses many organizations are still finding their systems regularly compromised. The problem these organizations face is they are focusing too much on the defensive controls at their network perimeter in the false belief that this makes it difficult for their systems to be compromised. However, time and time again we see that once the perimeter controls fail attackers have easy access to the organization's sensitive assets.

    This presentation will provide attendees with a practical guide on how to secure their corporate assets by implementing a multi-layered approach to security incorporating the key cornerstones of people, process and technology. With this multi-layered approach should one security layer fail the other layers can compensate and continue to secure key organizational assets.

    Today's threat landscape and attacks are constantly evolving and it is essential that organizations ensure their security controls evolve to counter these threats. The attendee will be shown how to take a risk based approach to develop multiple security layers to deal with the current threat landscape and how to ensure each layer can compensate for another should there be a compromise.

    Relying on one layer of security at the perimeter is no longer an option, developing adaptive security controls at various layers is essential to securing systems in today's environment.
  • Interoperability Challenges for Virtualization Management Recorded: Sep 8 2011 55 mins
    This session will look at the needs of customers for interoperable virtualization management standards. Virtualization which is an important cloud computing enabling technology, is driving customer requirements for management standards to improve their agility while reducing their TCO. The goal of virtualization management standards is to improve IT consumer agility and define a set of architectural semantics that unify the interoperable management of workloads and resources between enterprises of all sizes and cloud computing infrastructures.
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