07/31/2016–08/05/2016: Atlanta, GA
SHARE Atlanta will bring together hundreds of enterprise IT professionals under one roof for interactive sessions and networking events aimed at helping attendees shape and build lasting connections. The event features 500+ technical sessions that cover key topics such as DevOps, z Systems workloads, analytics, big data, mobile, cloud and security.
In an increasingly connected world, enterprises need the ability to leverage leading-edge technology to respond faster to change, improve key business processes and access the real-time information that enables innovative action. For organisations considering how to take advantage of SAP S/4HANA as the digital core to drive business transformation, the right strategy can accelerate the journey.Join this webtech to understand:- The role of S/4HANA in unlocking the potential of the digital economy- How a Proof of Value approach focuses IT resources on business priorities- Practical considerations for planning your journey to S/4HANA and beyond
08/14/2016–08/16/2016: Orlando, FL
APCO's 5,000+ attendees represent a wide range of organizations, including PSAPs, law enforcement, fire services, emergency medical services, and government agencies, along with service providers and commercial vendors.
How safe is it to put some of your workloads into a private cloud? As the use of the cloud continues to expand, so does the concern of securing your data. Most breaches come from either insider theft or mismanaged credentials. Join us for a live webcast and learn about the security threats of the public cloud, new data-security best practices, and how to be better prepared.You will learn about:•Major threats.•The value of stolen data.•Best practices to protect your data.
08/28/2016–09/01/2016: Las Vegas, NV
VMworld is a global conference for virtualization and cloud computing, hosted by VMware. VMworld offers attendees informative breakout sessions and hands-on lab training, plus access to a wealth of technology partners to discuss virtualization best practices, building a private cloud, taking advantage of the public cloud, managing desktops as a service, virtualizing enterprise applications and more. Attendees are a mix of IT technical professionals and business decision-makers from organizations of all sizes, representing a wide range of industries.
09/05/2016–09/06/2016: Sydney, Australia
Learn from the real-world experience of your peers as you share best practices, lessons learned, and other actionable insights. Hear firsthand from SAP experts. Take away new ideas and innovation. Get inspired. Learn how your peers are using SAP for increased efficiency and better business results. Return to your organization with real-world insights delivered by those who have been there and done that.
09/06/2016–09/06/2016: Ritz Carlton Hotel at the Pacific Place, Jakarta, Indonesia
This year, Hitachi Information Forum 2016 will cover DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION, which is one of the hot topics that all businesses will be facing over the next few years.
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09/07/2016–09/09/2016: Atlanta, GA
This year’s conference theme – Progress through Partnership – embodies Atlanta’s approach to achieving impact, embracing trends, and solving problems that face downtowns and urban districts coast to coast and across the globe. By integrating best-in-class and how-to examples of successful partnerships with key industry subjects and trends, the 2016 conference and tradeshow will be the place for practitioners to gain the tactics and knowledge necessary to transform cities into healthy and vibrant urban places.
09/12/2016–09/14/2016: Orlando, FL
ASIS 2016 is the largest BPA verified security industry expo where over 90% of attendees influence purchasing decisions. The expo attracts a robust audience of security decision makers from across the public and private sectors - buyers interested in the latest and best security products and services on the market.
09/18/2016–09/22/2016: San Francisco, CA
Oracle OpenWorld is an annual Oracle convention for business decision-makers, IT management, and line-of-business end users in the cloud industry. The focus is on vision, strategy, business transformation across the trends affecting industries, business roles and the Oracle stack.
09/19/2016–09/23/2016: Las Vegas, NV
The premier SAP tech conference for technologists, engineers and developers. Benefit from technical hands-on training, demo-rich lectures, product road map Q&A sessions, and expert networking. Attendees also can take advantage of live coding and collaboration opportunities, plus new tools and training to build, manage, optimize, and secure the next generation of applications and solutions – and a great career.
10/03/2016–10/06/2016: Sacramento, CA
More than 2,000 law enforcement officials from California and beyond attend COPSWEST Training and Expo annually to preview, purchase and network. The event, coined as “by law enforcement, for law enforcement,” offers public safety officials leadership training and the opportunity to visit with industry-leading companies whose products and services appeal to all levels of law enforcement.
10/15/2016–10/18/2016: San Diego, CA
Every year, the IACP Annual Conference brings together an unmatched educational program, renowned keynote speakers, community-building special events and the largest collection of tactical equipment and technology solutions available for law enforcement. The IACP Annual Conference and Exposition is the largest and most important law enforcement event of the year — more than 14,000 public safety professionals come here to learn new techniques, advance their knowledge and careers and equip their department for ongoing success.
10/17/2016–10/20/2016: Barcelona, Spain
Attend VMworld 2016 Europe and learn about the latest tools, trends and education to make the most of your virtualization and cloud investment.
11/09/2016–11/10/2016: Sydney, Australia
The vForum 2016 event is expected to attract thousands of visitors interested in virtualisation, cloud and mobility solutions. It is suitable for IT professionals, including infrastructure and data centre managers, desktop managers, directors, application managers, developers or similar.
11/15/2016–11/17/2016: Houston, TX
Secured Cities is the premier conference focused on the public/private partnership initiatives driving the safe and secure cities environment. Encompassing all urban stakeholders from law enforcement, government, healthcare, education and transportation.
The role of today’s IT leadership is transforming. In addition to mounting demands, technical challenges and operational considerations, there are economic realities to consider. Budgets are under real pressure and as a result, companies are always looking for ways to increase the efficiency of their IT organizations to hold or reduce costs. To alleviate some of this pain, new generations of technologies have emerged, such as converged infrastructure, or the Unified Compute Platform (UCP) from Hitachi. This type of infrastructure replaces in-house solutions and provides increased automation and control. But, is technology alone an effective long-term tool to maintain or reduce costs?IT Economics, from HDS, is a proven methodology that can help identify, measure and materially reduce the costs of IT. When paired with the appropriate technology, purpose-built assessments and services help map costs and plan investments around build strategies. Attend this webinar and learn more about this model, a combination of the right technology and the right strategic considerations for your IT investments. Join us for a live webcast on July 20th, 2016, with Hitachi’s Chief Economist to gain insight into: •IT cost and efficiency models, from in-house to Converged Infrastructures.•A true picture of your current storage and related IT costs, along with accurate future projections.•A clear path to manage storage and IT costs more effectively, while still meeting increasing demands.
What is Digital Transformation? Why is it important? What does it mean for you? Your business? Your future?Bob Plumridge is the Chief Technology Officer for Hitachi Data Systems in Europe Middle East & Africa. In this role Bob is responsible for aligning technology vision with business strategy and evangelising this vision to the press, analysts, existing and potential customers.Greg Kinsey heads the Industrial IoT business at Hitachi Insight Group, with overall responsibility for strategy, innovation, product portfolio, and business P&L for digital transformation solutions in the manufacturing industry.
Disruptive technologies like “bring your own device“ (BYOD) and file synchronization have revolutionized the way we work. In the digital enterprise, your data must be as mobile as your workforce. As they move toward mobility, mature organizations are feeling the growing pains more acutely than their digital-native counterparts. But, those that make the choice to lead the change have the opportunity to redefine the way they work and create a more agile, more connected enterprise. Learn more about how to transform IT today so you can deliver solutions that drive better collaboration and productivity across your enterprise tomorrow. Join us for a live webcast on June 29, 2016, to hear Jeff Lundberg break down the latest trends, challenges and technologies to help make your data more mobile.Don't miss this opportunity to learn:•Why mobility is the new normal.•What the latest workforce mobility trends mean for your organization.•How to manage the infrastructure impact and risks associated with BYOD data growth.
To meet the challenges of the digital business, you need to rethink your backup strategy and find ways to leverage backup to solve problems beyond just recovery. Learn how Hitachi Data Systems deliver the four key requirements that enables large, data-intensive enterprises to store, move, access, protect, and restore data with optimal efficiency and cost savings:- Simple – reduce complexity with a simple solution that is efficient to manage and affordable to maintain- Scalable – keep up with infrastructure needs and prevent business disruptions with a scalable solution that will meet future needs- Agile – choose and solution that enhances service quality and responsiveness- Insightful – illuminate dark data and reveal insights that show you how to best protect, manage, and retain your dataDownload the whitepaper 'Forward Thinking Backup': http://bit.ly/1NRcEh2
Are you interested to hear how you get more value from your data and how to better protect your data whilst saving costs? Please join this 20 min webcast to discover how you can optimise your data protection strategy. You will learn how to:- Eliminate complexity and interruptions to IT services- Get more value from your data- Reduce inefficiencies, save costs while meeting key SLAs- Enable faster decisions and strategic thinkingDownload the whitepaper 'Forward Thinking Backup': http://bit.ly/1NRcEh2
What is software defined X, is it a technology or a topic? Is there a clear and unambiguous definition, and is anyone delivering a “true” software-defined solution? Everyone seems to have a different definition, each wanting to play in this field without really knowing what they’re playing in. Join us for a live webcast on May 18, 2016, to hear from an industry expert, Harry Zimmer, who will walk us through the seemingly undefined world of Software-Defined X. Mr. Zimmer will help to demystify solutions and explain why the industry and market seemed to be so confused.Don’t miss this opportunity to learn:•What the vendor and analyst communities are saying. •If there is a practical or simple definition that you can use.•Whether you should have a software-defined strategy or plan.•If Software-Defined X is a movement for software systems to control hardware systems.
IT departments face increased demands for more agility, faster application performance and better insight into data. As a result, flash has become a strategic solution and is one of IT’s fastest evolving market spaces. Many options are available to optimize your flash storage network. It is important to find the right solution for your data center. Fibre Channel networks have been the market standard for high performance storage environments. Flash makes FC even more critical as it helps eliminate potential bottlenecks. Hitachi Data Systems flash storage solutions and Brocade Gen 6 Fibre Channel offer innovative options to optimize your flash storage networks.Attend this Webinar and you will:•Gain a better understanding of current market trends. •Maximize your ROI with a strategic flash deployment. •Learn why customers choose FC for their flash environments.
A large number of high-tech companies have enjoyed tremendous initial success, only to see their primacy wane as markets, economies and technologies evolve in what seems a blink of the eye. The current industry restructuring is raising many questions related to how IT will continue to change. Will IT as a Service (ITaaS) emerge? How will storage be impacted ted? In the future, what role will cloud and managed services play in business? As the prevailing IT environment transitions from stability, accuracy and predictability to speed and agility, we can expect to see new metrics of success and failure emerge, marked by an emphasis on speed, agility, time-to-business value, efficiency and total cost to operate. Forward-thinking and outcome-based strategies will prove to be vital in the data-driven, ever-changing culture of modern IT. Join us for a live webcast on March 23, 2016, to hear from an industry expert about the changes that are happening in our IT world today and tomorrow .
Customers need a modern architecture that supports a blended data lake. Implementation of the right data lake prepares you for future needs and the support of Internet of Things (IoT). An ideal data lake is elastic and active with applications that automatically run where the data is physically located. A scale-out distributed file system allows it to be elastic, while a hyper-converged appliance makes it active. Join us for a live webcast on February 24, 2016, to understand how to build a better data lake with a hyper-converged solution.
There is a rapid expansion of flash storage deployment in data centers. To become more agile for real-time business, IT organizations have modernized their core infrastructure through software-defined and flash technologies. Success in an all-flash future requires more than tactical solutions and more than one flash solution to address all workloads. Join us for a live webcast on January 27, 2016, to understand how flash technologies aren’t all the same and how the Hitachi flash portfolio, powered by Intel®, can help you to successfully Flash Into the Future.
The world of storage is changing. High performance applications like databases, typically structured data, will require flash storage whereas File Services and new Cloud applications will need low cost, scalable object storage solutions. Sharing data today is more than just file shares. Accessing data any time, from any location, on any device is the new mantra requiring high availability of data in an Always-On IT infrastructure. Smart data management and data protection will need to be simplified, automated and integrated to drive down costs while optimising the value of data to meet the new demands of the changing world of storage.
Innovative technology companies that quickly capitalize on business opportunities and satisfy the demands of today’s empowered consumer have caused a wave of disruption. In 2016, businesses will turn to IT for solutions that will keep them competitive. Chief information officers will invest in faster delivery of applications and analytics, and transform IT by leveraging the third platform, social, mobile, analytics and cloud to reduce infrastructure expenses. Learn how to avoid distractions and remain focused on the IT trends that matter in 2016, as well as gain the knowledge to help accelerate your IT transformation and success.
To respond to business needs for continuous availability and high performance, IT teams benefit from the capture, correlation, analysis, and visualization of their machine data in real time. Hitachi Data Systems and Sumo Logic have strategically aligned to deliver a SaaS solution that transforms big data into big business value. Attend this webcast and gain actionable insight with Hitachi Live Insight for IT Operations. You’ll discover how to: •Reduce mean time to remediate IT outages in minutes, not hours.•Increase visibility across your entire IT infrastructure.•Turn big data into big business value.
We live in a world where the successful management and analysis of data can drive tremendous competitive advantage. For many customers, achieving this competitive advantage means embracing cloud technologies with the hope that they can adapt to changing data and business expectations over time. But not all clouds are created equal – nor are they all ready for a data-driven world or in tune with you. Choosing the right cloud today that is designed and ready to meet the business needs of tomorrow is critical to success.Attend this webinar to hear our view on how to choose the right cloud for a data-driven world and ready your business for competitive advantage.Not all clouds are created equal – nor are they all ready for a data-driven world or in tune with you. Learn where you’ll succeed.
Attend this session and learn how IT organizations are modernizing their core infrastructure through software-defined and flash technologies for a more agile, real-time business. Understand how the introduction of new technologies will accelerate IT modernization while customers discuss the resulting business impact of a faster, flexible IT infrastructure.
As businesses face unprecedented threats from ultra-low cost technology-based models like Uber and AirBnB, IT are forced to improve efficiencies, reduce complexity, and boost productivity while striving for higher profitability and new revenue streams. Attend this webcast and learn how real world IT organizations gain competitive advantage using integrated systems that have advanced automation and are optimized to run mission-critical applications. After attending this webinar you’ll learn how using Hitachi UCP can help you:•Improve operational efficiencies using advanced automation•Deliver the price/performance that your business requires•Scale your infrastructure efficiently to meet your data growth
Learn how professional run management and cloud-delivered services for SAP increase the value you deliver to your business and how these services reduce your exposure to risk and lower costs. Hear our customers tell their SAP story, and how our unique delivery model has maximized these benefits for them, and earned us the highest customer satisfaction results. Join us to discover how you can:•Reduce exposure to business risk from disruptions to your SAP environment.•Accelerate your SAP migration, upgrade or expansion projects, such as migrating to the SAP HANA platform.•Increase the service levels you deliver to the business, while reducing capital expenditure.
Organisations worldwide rely on Oracle databases and applications to support their business objectives. Learn how the Hitachi Unified Compute Platform (UCP) for Oracle Database solution can help you Lower TCO and meets your Oracle Performance, Resilience and growth objectives.
Together, Pentaho and HDS form a powerhouse to deliver on the promise of Big Data. If you’re using Hitachi Data Systems solutions to capture, store, process and archive mission-critical data, Pentaho is the complement that integrates, blends, and analyzes that data for better business decisions. Seamlessly integrating into your existing infrastructure, Pentaho’s unified data integration and analytics platform is comprehensive, completely embeddable, and delivers governed data to power any analytics in any environment. This webinar will help you learn how Pentaho allows your teams to accomplish Big Data goals including:•Proven Big Data integration•Blending for disparate data sources •Custom, embeddable, analyticsJoin our webinar, and gain a head start with the $99k Big Data Development Package, available exclusively for HDS customers for a limited time.
Hitachi are committed to helping companies maximise their SAP investments whilst accelerating innovation & business breakthroughs. Learn how the Hitachi Unified Compute Platform (UCP) for SAP HANA solution can help you realize non-disruptive growth & investment protection to support your evolving business needs.
It’s time for this hyped-up buzzword to start taking a grown-up role on your path to IT as a service (ITaaS). Learn why applications come first when planning a software-defined infrastructure and how to avoid one-size-fits-all approaches that can limit effectiveness. Discover how simplicity, insight and agility work together to help you to better deliver IT to your business. Attend this WebTech to learn to: •Automate to simplify operations.•Access more data for business insight.•Abstract to stamp out complexity and gain agility.
Join us for a WebTech Series webcast to learn how you can realize your insights faster using the Hitachi Live Insight Center of Excellence. Hear how we have helped companies along their Social Innovation journey with holistic approaches and deep industry expertise. Ask questions about how we can enable your analytics initiatives and Social Innovation solutions. Find out how to:•Start planning a comprehensive big data strategy.•Gain consensus for your analytics initiatives.•Move forward with your Social Innovation solutions.
The allure of cloud storage is strong. The promises of greater flexibility, lower cost and dependable reliability are appealing to IT organizations, but challenges and concerns weigh heavily on IT decision-makers. Recent research, sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems and conducted by The Economist Intelligence Unit, highlights the top issues, many of which can be avoided with the right approach to adopting cloud storage. Please join this session and learn about:• The top cloud storage challenges and concerns of enterprise IT decision-makers.• How to avoid roadblocks and reduce risk on your way to the cloud.• Ways that Hitachi Data Systems can help.
Go behind the buzzwords to learn how to focus software-defined planning efforts that will be relevant to your applications. Get insight into where a software-defined infrastructure can add maximum value to your operations by providing a better way to support new and legacy workloads. Learn how a software-defined infrastructure simplifies operations through automation, enables deeper insight via greater access to all types of data and provides greater agility by abstracting complex infrastructure components.
The Evolution of Converged Infrastructure. Converged infrastructure solutions are evolving rapidly. While first-generation converged solutions were focused mainly on offering superior time to production, the new generation of solutions also focuses on offering significant improvements in operating value. They provide faster mean time to resolution, simpler and faster ways to provision and increment resources, and a higher degree of automation in areas such as systems management (for instance, automated firmware upgrades).
Hitachi Cloud Services is the only subscription-based, secure, hybrid enterprise-to-cloud service available in the market today. With Hitachi Cloud Services, our customers can take advantage of the various cloud options and on-ramps providing flexibility, mobility and a pay-as-you-grow cost structure. Attend this WebTech to learn how to: •Move to a hybrid cloud solution to take advantage of the features and value of an enterprise cloud model.•Transform your cost structure from a capital expenditure model to a more beneficial operating expenditure model for your cloud storage solution, and learn how this adjustment benefited PhotoBucket, Inc.•Navigate through the range of cloud options and make the right choice when selecting your hybrid cloud solution.
Are you challenged with monitoring storage performance for your critical business applications as your data infrastructure continues to grow? Hitachi Data Center Analytics provides a new, efficient approach to analyzing historical performance trends across your storage infrastructure. Attend this webcast and you will learn to:•Build a scalable and flexible data repository for your storage analytic needs.•Collect highly granular performance statistics.•Report on storage performance trends that span multiple years.
Hitachi Data Systems recently expanded its industry-leading Virtual Storage Platform family to bring the full functionality of Hitachi Storage Virtualization Operating System to new workloads and environments. Understand the details behind these new systems as well as how they fit within a software-defined infrastructure.Attend this webcast and you will: 1.Learn about new Virtual Storage Platform family member capabilities2.Understand new use-cases made possible with native storage virtualization and active/active storage in smaller systems3.Gain perspective on key attributes you should consider as you move to a software-defined infrastructure
Companies that are serious about moving to on-demand, service-led delivery recognise that they need to change from horizontally organised IT to vertically aligned IT. This has a huge impact on the day-to-day role of domain architects and enables them to move from a tactical to a strategic role. For example, instead of executing repetitive low-level provisioning tasks they now define policies and resource pools and manage service classes so that infrastructure can be consumed on-demand from a cloud management portal. In order to support this transition we need new management tools that can accelerate time to market and eliminate the operational handoffs between domain architects for hypervisor, server, network and storage layers.Join this discussion with the Hitachi Private Cloud team who can share how Hitachi can guide you through this transition as you adapt your role and remain relevant in the world of cloud.
Join us for a live webcast to hear Paul Morrissey from Hitachi Data Systems and Rawlinson Rivera from VMware discuss how Hitachi Storage for VMware virtual volumes can bring customers on a reliable enterprise journey to a software-defined, policy-controlled data center.By attending this webcast, you’ll learn to: •Simplify storage and VM administrative operations.•Manage VM growth and drive greater data center efficiency with policy-based management.•Deliver a zero worry, continuously available private/public cloud with rich data services.
CIOs increasingly need to care about the finances and costs of IT. They must create services that business segments demand and align them with IT resources from other sources (like cloud providers). Internal IT has to compare and compete with new commercial offerings that are often sold directly to the business. IT will see major transformations in delivery and ownership over the next few years, and IT managers will need better transparency in internal costs in order to be relevant and competitive. There are many cases where IT departments need to act more like profit centers, treating internal users like customers and potentially even brokering several service models. New methods of metering, service level agreement management, chargeback and service flexibility are required. By attending this webcast, you’ll learn how to: •Understand what a CIO requires to know the true costs of IT.•Communicate with lines of business about internal and external IT delivery and service options.•Not be seduced by low prices (software as a service, platform as a service) and to communicate and measure total costs of IT.•Identify, measure and set plans to reduce IT costs.
Businesses are wondering how to secure data across a diverse and dynamic IT landscape. A content mobility platform can help your business to improve agility to support business goals. It can mobilize data across devices, locations and cloud services, while retaining control and visibility. Learn how to manage an increasingly mobile workforce and develop an integrated content mobility strategy for your business needs.
We live in a transformative world. Society, business and technology are transforming and becoming increasingly intertwined. The Internet of Things is arguably driving the biggest market opportunity for businesses in history. At the same time it is enabling us to address societal problems for even greater impact. At Hitachi, we call this Social Innovation. Attend this WebTech event to learn about: •The global trends shaping technology and business.•The potential impact of the Internet of Things.•Your readiness for the future of business.
Is Storage Virtualization dead? In this WebTech presentation, we review the role of storage virtualization across all data types and deployment methods. We also reexamine the role of virtualization in cloud-based IT for greater mobility, agility and data access. Attend this webcast to: •Learn how storage virtualization has evolved into the cloud era.•Understand how automation has been enhanced to provide storage as a service.•Learn how you can leverage the latest Hitachi enhancements and solutions.
a comprehensive view of the options to move the whole Data Center , or dedicated stacks, and examine the cost drivers and risk avoidance strategies behind such transformation. The meeting wants to address critical business pressures such as Service level transformation, Capex, Opex, and Compliance.
Hitachi Data Systems has been working toward integrating Command Suite with Device Manager and Storage Navigator. In Hitachi Command Suite 8, the in-context integration is now in place with full functionality between Command Suite and Storage Navigator in a single pane of glass.By attending this webcast, you’ll learn: •About the integration of Command Suite and Storage Navigator functions.•How to understand the navigational nuances.•About the enhanced integration features that include task operations, integrated functions, system GUI navigation, auto synchronization of tasks to storage systems, and more.