EMC Forum is specifically designed for IT managers and executives looking for insights to cloud solutions and opportunities to network and share with peers. It is also ideal for technical architects, storage administrators, and infrastructure and information security managers/directors.
Keynote Speaker, Vic Bhagat
Vic Bhagat is Executive Vice President, Corporate Services and Chief Information Officer at EMC Corporation. With revenues of $23.2 billion in 2013 and more than 62,000 employees worldwide, EMC is a global leader in enabling businesses and service providers to transform their operations and deliver IT-as-a-Service.
The era of the Third Platform including social, mobile and cloud computing is upon us—so how can you capitalise on the massive opportunity it represents?
Third Platform Applications Redefine workloads and Infrastructure
Learn how Third Platform apps are different and why they require new infrastructure, as you move to a mobile and big data-driven world.
Redefine possible with the XtremIO All-Flash Array
Discover how to redefine application performance and enable new application services like workload consolidation and the simple agile data center
Whiteboard: The EMC Federationd
Delivering customer solutions and choice for the software-defined enterprise and the emerging “3rd platform”
Better Together: The new choice in enterprise
Mr. Thomas Goodwin Head of Server & Storage, Lenovo UK & Ireland
Lenovo will discuss the growing needs of the current and future datacenter, and how powerful the combination of Lenovo and IBM System x will be in handling this ever dynamic market. Come to hear the exciting news around Lenovo's enterprise strategy and how our broad portfolio of products and solutions can help you grow and address your customers’ pain points.
SDDC Redefining your Business
Building an architecture for tomorrow .. today. Explore the Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC), and how you migrate from a buzzword into a real concept that will differentiate your business.
Redefine Storage With EMC Storage Strategy
Discover how flash drive technology, the explosion of low cost, high density processing power and automated, policy based management technologies are combining to shake up the storage industry.
Demo: Enterprise Hybrid Cloud Solution
Providing businesses the opportunity to leverage agility, expertise, and financial advantage.
Life in the FLASH lane
Mick BriggsCancer Research UK
Discover the full range of flash options and the opportunities and cost reductions they provide, ranging from the array to the server—with powerful management software.
Enabling Fast IT
Roger Ian DickinsonCisco
The data center is fundamentally changing. We are now in the midst of the next major inflection point in IT, new applications and cloud computing are placing new demands on IT infrastructure. IT infrastructure needs to be capable of quickly responding to dynamic business priorities and changing market conditions. Customers require an IT infrastructure that brings the scale, agility, and mission-critical availability the business demands, both today and tomorrow. Hence, the industry is witnessing a movement to integrated infrastructures to respond to these new applications and on-demand requirements.
Come learn how Cisco, EMC and VCE are addressing this new inflection point with integrated and converged infrastructures, featuring Cisco UCS Integrated Infrastructure. UCS. Cisco, EMC and VCE are defining and delivering on the New Model of IT by offering unmatched choice, better operational efficiency, and accelerated application deployment so you can spend less and innovate more.
CIOs: at the Tech-Junction
The Future of IT is Software-Defined - Thriving in the Mobile-Cloud Era
Redefine Data Protection
Discover how to spend less on data protection and invest more on growing your business in the shift to the Third Platform.
Matteo MarchettiUniversity of Westminster
Having difficulty meeting your data protection requirements in an "IT as a Service" world? Learn how recent technical developments solve the most difficult data protection challenges.
Demonstration: ViPR, the Third Platform is here:
The Third Platform is here, its time for Software Defined Storage (SDS).
Whiteboard: IT Transformation
Assess your readiness and prioritise next steps to speed adoption of IT as a service.
Simplify Branch Office Recovery & Disaster Avoidance With Riverbed
Redefining your Big Data Strategy
The path to competitive advantage is being able to make predictions from your Big Data. Manage risk and enable innovation through your Big Data strategy.
Data Lake, An Evolution in Data Infrastructure
Andy McConnellOvation Data
Enabling Big Data technologies such as Hadoop and Software Defined Storage (SDS) to minimise data siloes, and alter the cost dynamics to store data types in a scalable, distributed environments.
Demonstration: Enterprise Hybrid Cloud Solution
Providing businesses the opportunity to leverage agility, expertise, and financial advantage.
Data Domain whats new in 2014
Discover more about the hottest new capabilities included in the industry’s leading data protection solution.
Redefining the Hybrid Cloud with Vodafone Cloud and Hosting Services
Tom StockwellVodafone Cloud and Hosting Services
Are you prepared for a breach?
RSA will be presenting on how the current and evolving threat landscape is impacting users ability to combat a breach using industry examples.
Redefine Mid-Range Storage With VNX
Mick BriggsCancer Research UK
Discover business agility & efficiency with EMC's VNX storage technology
Demo: Isilon Data Lakes
Discover scale-out data lakes to help protect, manage and secure your unstructured data.
Syncplicity Case Study
Discover how EMC IT provided a sync-and-share service with enterprise-grade security and manageability for EMCs global mobile workforce.
Organising for Cloud and Data
Cloud and Analytics comes in many different forms and guises. In this session we will discover how to drive business value across the CIO and CMO requires a new way of organising your teams to deliver.
End User Computing: Redefine delivery of Apps
Exploring the requirement of a well-managed environment and the shift from managing devices to a consistent user experience.
Modernising Your Application Portfolio
IDC research indicates that application modernisation efforts can save nearly 30% of legacy application related costs. Discover how EMC Global Services supported customers to achieve these savings.
Business Session: Ten practical tips for securing the perimeter-less enterprise
Attend this session to learn more about the visibility, analysis and action required when securing the cloud.
Redefine Enterprise Storage With VMAX3
Delivering the agility and economics of the cloud with the control and trust expected of a VMAX.
Transform Object Storage into Enterprise Data Services with CTERA Networks and EMC,
Jeff DenworthCtera Networks
In this session, you will learn how IT managers can modernize their data centers and branch offices through the deployment of next-generation software defined storage and enterprise next-generation file services for branch offices and remote users. This session will cover topics ranging from 100% pure private cloud storage, the delivery of managed services and multiple enterprise storage services that can be deployed from cost-effective object storage clouds to transform the way organizations serve, share and protect data.
Executive Vice President, Corporate Services and Chief Information Officer
Vic Bhagat is Executive Vice President, Corporate Services and Chief Information Officer at EMC Corporation. With revenues of $23.2 billion in 2013 and more than 62,000 employees worldwide, EMC is a global leader in enabling businesses and service providers to transform their operations and deliver IT-as-a-Service. Fundamental to this transformation is cloud computing. Through innovative products and services, EMC accelerates the journey to cloud computing, helping IT departments to store, manage, protect and analyze their most valuable asset—information—in a more agile, trusted, and cost-efficient way.
A 30-year industry veteran, Bhagat joined EMC in January 2013 and is responsible for leading EMC's Information Technology, Global Centers of Excellence, Global Business Services and Indirect Procurement organizations. During his more than 20-year tenure at GE, Bhagat served as CIO for multiple GE organizations including GE Aviation Services, GE Global Growth and Operations, CNBC, GE Corporate, and GE India and Southeast Asia. Along the way, he not only drove the company's IT strategies, but managed large global shared service applications; built a technology center focused on high-end technology and digital solutions; and fueled GE's global innovation opening numerous Centers of Excellence focused on Big Data, digital analytics and digital strategies. Prior to joining EMC, Bhagat helped establish Accenture's worldwide Big Data analytics practice for Natural Resources.
Bhagat earned his Bachelor's degree in Information Management and Marketing from the University of Louisville and a diploma in Physics and Mathematics from Agra University in India. He previously served on several Advisory Boards including AT&T Utilities & Field Services and Fairfield University — School of Software Engineering, and worked closely with University of Connecticut's School of Business.
Deloitte provides audit, tax, consulting, and financial advisory services to public and private clients spanning multiple industries. With a globally connected network of member firms in more than 150 countries, Deloitte brings world-class capabilities and high-quality service to clients, delivering the insights they need to address their most complex business challenges.
VMware, the industry-leading virtualization and cloud infrastructure software company, enables organizations to innovate by streamlining IT infrastructure and operations, freeing IT resources for investment in strategic innovation. A pioneer in the use of virtualization and policy-driven automation technologies, VMware simplifies IT complexity across the entire data center and out to user workspaces, empowering IT to move at the speed of business. VMware delivers value to more than 500,000 customers through investments in virtualization technologies—from the software-defined data center to hybrid cloud computing and the mobile workspace—professional services, and a robust ecosystem of more than 75,000 partners that deliver application interoperability and customer choice.
Cisco will show you that amazing things happen by connecting people, process, data, and things. Cisco’s cloud solutions uniquely combine cloud applications and services with the unified data center and cloud intelligent network to cost effectively enable secure, unified experiences; rapid service creation; and increased business agility. Cisco helps you make the most of tomorrow’s opportunities. Tomorrow starts here.
Computacenter is Europe's leading independent provider of IT infrastructure services, enabling users and their business. We advise organisations on IT strategy, implement the most appropriate technology, optimise its performance, and manage our customers' infrastructures. We help CIOs and IT departments in enterprise and corporate organisations maximise productivity and the business value of IT for internal and external users.
For over 30 years, Computacenter has helped customers optimise their data assets and processes to control costs, increase agility and safeguard business continuity and compliance. We are proud to be an EMC Business Partner Solution Provider and winner of the 2014 EMC Partner of the Year Award for the third year running.
CTERA provides the industry's first cloud storage services platform. Deployed by Global 1000 enterprises and leading cloud service providers, CTERA transforms private or public cloud infrastructure into scalable, secure, business-critical data services, addressing the storage, data protection, and collaboration needs of business users. CTERA was founded by IT security experts in 2008, and is backed by Benchmark Capital, Bessemer Venture Partners, Cisco, and Venrock.
Lenovo is a US$39 billion technology company, the largest PC company in the world, serving customers in more than 160 countries. Lenovo’s product lines include a full range of consumer and commercial PCs, server and storage devices, workstations, and mobile devices. Dedicated to building exceptionally engineered products, Lenovo’s business is built on product innovation, a highly-efficient global supply chain and strong strategic execution.
Riverbed Technology, Inc., at more than $1 billion in annual revenue, is the leader in Application Performance Infrastructure, delivering the most complete platform for location-independent computing. Location-independent computing turns location and distance into a competitive advantage by allowing IT to have the flexibility to host applications and data in the most optimal locations while ensuring applications perform as expected, data is always available when needed, and performance issues are detected and fixed before end users notice. Riverbed’s 25,000+ customers include 97% of the Fortune 100 and 96% of the Forbes Global 100. Learn more at www.riverbed.com.
You know us as the world’s leading fixed and mobile communications provider. But did you know we can also offer secure and flexible cloud and hosting services? We have everything national and global enterprises need to operate more efficiently and productively. With Vodafone, you can move to the cloud, transform the way you operate and leave complexity and confusion behind.
Brocade® networking solutions help the world’s leading organizations transition smoothly to a world where applications and information reside anywhere. This vision is designed to deliver key business benefits such as unmatched simplicity, non-stop networking, application optimization, and investment protection.
Innovative Ethernet and storage networking solutions for data center, campus, and service provider networks help reduce complexity and cost while enabling virtualization and cloud computing to increase business agility.
Brocade partners with world-class IT companies and provides comprehensive education, support, and professional services offerings.
Intel, the world leader in silicon innovation, develops technologies and products to advance how people work and live. Intel® processors, SSDs and Software provide the capabilities needed to address today's IT challenges, enabling the energy-efficient performance, data protection and scalability to address the explosion of data and emergent usage models.
Kelway is an established and trusted global IT services and solutions provider; Whether dealing with a data management project or ensuring the critical security requirements of an entire infrastructure, Kelway's team of industry experts respond to the unique needs of each customer. When our customers entrust us to manage their infrastructure, we become members of their team. Kelway has a wide portfolio of services, delivered by vendor-accredited experts, covering break-fix support through to enterprise-class cloud computing solutions.
MTI is a global solutions & services provider and leading EMC service provider partner. With over 25 years of experience, MTI works with a broad range of organisations in the public and private sectors, helping them to manage and secure their corporate data. Offering a worldwide reach, MTI's Datacentre, Managed & Cloud Services, and Security practices manage more than 2,600 contracts worldwide and work with more than 1,800 clients.
Prolinx is a secure and trusted IT managed service provider. We work in partnership with organisations to intelligently provision simplified and streamlined technology solutions; that are governed, professionally managed, efficient and relevant to the needs of our clients. Our services are delivered and supported by security cleared and accredited personnel.
Prolinx has developed a strategic partnership with EMC and it's federation partners to deliver innovative, software-defined solutions covering Secure Services, End-User Computing & Data Centre Services.
Rackspace and EMC are industry leaders dedicated to helping you meet your enterprise IT needs so you can focus on taking care of your core business. Rackspace does this through a flexible portfolio of solutions and a deep hosting expertise-all delivered with exceptional service known as Fanatical Support. More and more, IT leaders are leveraging the cloud. Rackspace(r) Hosting and EMC(r) solutions are the winning combination for providing these enterprise Hybrid Cloud solutions-allowing IT leaders to repurpose resources to focus on core mission activities and increase their competitive advantage.
Learn more about how Rackspace and EMC can fuel your IT transformation
We enable people to do business by planning, supplying, integrating & managing their IT. We make IT work through partnership, knowledge & passion: trusted to run IT infrastructures & services for leading business across Europe for 40 years.
S3 is a consulting and service led, Value Added Integrator of Data Storage and Data Management Systems. Cross-industry expertise enables us to provide end-to-end information management solutions that recognize your requirements.
S3 are a longstanding EMC Premier Business Partner and Solution Provider. Our success and longevity can be attributed to both attention to detail and pledge to focus on our client's core business needs. S3 have recently been awarded DCS Reseller of the Year 2014.
VCE, through its market-leading Vblock(tm) Systems, delivers the industry's only fully integrated and fully virtualized cloud infrastructure system. VCE solutions are engineered, manufactured, managed, supported and sustained as one product. This dramatically reduces the cost of IT, improves time to market, and allows customers to focus on business innovation.
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