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View General Session ▸ Here Download Slide Deck ▸ Here View General Session ▸ Here Download Slide Deck ▸ Here Data Management for the Cloud Era As data explodes in quantity, importance and from new sources, the need for managing and protecting data residing across physical, virtual, and cloud environments grow with it. Managing data includes protecting it, indexing and classifying it for true, long-term management, compliance and E-Discovery. Commvault can ensure this with a single pane of glass solution - whether in a private cloud, a Service Provider delivered public cloud or a hybrid cloud environment - across the heterogeneous enterprise. View General Session ▸ Here Download Slide Deck ▸ Here In his session at 19th Cloud Expo, Randy De Meno, Chief Technologist - Windows Products and Microsoft Partnerships at Commvault, discussed how to cut costs, scale easily,... (more)

[video] IT Strategy with @CDSGlobalCloud | @CloudExpo #IaaS #DataCenter

"We are the public cloud providers. We are currently providing 50% of the resources they need for doing e-commerce business in China and we are hosting about 60% of mobile gaming in China," explained Yi Zheng, CPO and VP of Engineering at CDS Global Cloud, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 19th Cloud Expo, held November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. The World's Largest "Cloud Digital Transformation" Event @CloudExpo / @ThingsExpo 2017 New York (June 6-8, 2017, Javits Center, Manhattan) @CloudExpo / @ThingsExpo 2017 Silicon Valley (Oct. 31 - Nov. 2, 2017, Santa Clara Convention Center, CA) Full Conference Registration Gold Pass and Exhibit Hall ▸ Here Register For @CloudExpo ▸ Here via EventBrite Register For @ThingsExpo ▸ Here via EventBrite Register For @DevOpsSummit ▸ Here via EventBrite Sponsorship Opportunities Sponsors of Clo... (more)

For the Next Storage Solution, Look to the (Literal) Clouds | @CloudExpo #Cloud #Storage #DataCenter

For the Next Storage Solution, Look to the (Literal) Clouds The seemingly miraculous hand-held devices we use today are a far cry from the computers of old. Capabilities, speed, affordability and storage have increased dramatically, transforming every aspect of our lives. As a point of reference, the first data centers were rooms that housed huge, individual mainframe computers. These machines cost millions of dollars each, and time on them had to be rented by several organizations because no one except governments and higher educational institutions could afford to build them. The personal computer boom of the 1980s changed all that, creating a demand for the microcomputer (server) industry. These servers ended up in the old mainframe rooms, replacing old equipment and leaving a much smaller footprint, creating a leaner data center. Since computers no longer cost m... (more)

Tech Primer: When and What to Move to Flash Storage | @CloudExpo #Cloud #Storage #DataCenter

Tech Primer: When and What to Move to Flash Storage Flash storage has become a mainstream technology, with 451 Research expecting the market to reach $9.6 billion by 2020. As the technology becomes less cost-prohibitive, and benefits such as its exponentially greater performance capabilities and simplified process for provisioning and optimizing systems become more sought after, it's clear that the future of storage is flash. But while some organizations may have taken advantage of the burgeoning technology's benefits early on, a significant number of companies have yet to make the transition. Your organization may very well fall into this category. For you late adopters who have yet to integrate flash storage but are preparing for a move, here are a few key guidelines to follow when considering when and what to move to flash. When to move (and how to do it) If your ... (more)

Stratoscale to Exhibit at @CloudExpo New York | @Stratoscale #DataCenter #Storage

SYS-CON Events announced today that Stratoscale, the software company developing the next generation data center operating system, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 18th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Stratoscale is revolutionizing the data center with a zero-to-cloud-in-minutes solution. With Stratoscale's hardware-agnostic, Software Defined Data Center (SDDC) solution to store everything, run anything and scale everywhere, IT is empowered to take control of their data centers. Stratoscale is offering a Hyperconverged cloud supporting OpenStack out of the box. Led by an experienced management team that brings a proven track record in the field of startups, Stratoscale was named a "Cool Vendor in Servers and Virtualization" by Gartner. Stratoscale is backed by leading investors including: Batt... (more)

Data Center Agility | @CloudExpo @Gartner_Inc #Agile #SDN #DataCenter

Download Report ▸ Here Download Report ▸ Here Is the ongoing quest for agility in the data center forcing you to evaluate how to be a part of infrastructure automation efforts? As organizations evolve toward bimodal IT operations, they are embracing new service delivery models and leveraging virtualization to increase infrastructure agility. Therefore, the network must evolve in parallel to become equally agile. Read this essential piece of Gartner research for recommendations on achieving greater agility such as: Don't assume that SDN is the only way to improve data center agility Address organizational and cultural barriers first, engaging cross-functional teams Select the path with highest return and the lowest risk for your specific environment Start small and iterate your network automation initiatives, adding agility incrementally Download Report ▸ Here @T... (more)

SoftLayer Named Gold Sponsor of @CloudExpo | #IoT #DataCenter #Storage

SYS-CON Events announced today that SoftLayer, an IBM company, has been named "Gold Sponsor" of SYS-CON's 18th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place June 7-9, 2016 at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. SoftLayer operates a global cloud infrastructure platform built for Internet scale. With a global footprint of data centers and network points of presence, SoftLayer provides infrastructure as a service to leading-edge customers ranging from Web startups to global enterprises. SoftLayer's modular architecture, full-featured API, and sophisticated automation provide unparalleled performance and control. Its flexible unified platform seamlessly spans physical and virtual devices linked via a worldwide network for secure, low-latency communications. Configuring Database as a Service with SoftLayer and Bluemix Following the notion of "The cloud" as a mode... (more)

Semantic Technologies in the Data Center

Leading Web search portals are using semantic search engines to deliver answers instead of results. That same technology is now emerging in the enterprise. It can help developers tame log data by uncovering information about application performance problems and answering the question ‘what went wrong?'. We've all been there: you're looking for something on the Web, and the search engine returns a lengthy list of blue links. All of the Web pages are shown in one place, but it takes time and effort to find the right one. The same is true for many application log tools, which may centralize information but fail to identify the actual problem. Enterprise applications can "live" in many places and their logs might be scattered and unstandardized. First generation log analysis tools made some of the log data searchable, but the onus was on the developer to know what to ... (more)

IoT and Data Centers | @CloudExpo #BigData #IoT #DataCenter #Storage

The future of data centers looks very exciting. Data Centers are turning out to be increasingly important in today's connected world as we can store and process a lot of consumer and commercial data. Data centers seem to be either becoming huge or very small. In general, marketing cloud storage and cloud computing services are likely to increase the profit margins and favor the large players. There is an increasing need for superior Data center competence as we are more dependent on cloud-based applications and huge Data center services. The companies will view data as a resource to be extracted for insight, innovation and opportunities are extracted from the future Data centers. The future Data centers can be used as infrastructure as a service (IaaS) with pay-per-use model. It will help companies to meet the business requirements and to control the cost, scalabil... (more)

Eliminating Private Cloud Networking Barriers | @CloudExpo #Agile #Cloud #DataCenter

PlexxiPulse - Eliminating Private Cloud Networking Barriers By Mat Mathews Many IT organizations look to the private cloud to improve agility and simplify business operations. More and more are introducing converged and hyperconverged infrastructure solutions to support cloud initiatives and agile development practices. But there is too often a road block - legacy data center networks. Private clouds require a new multipurpose data center network to support diverse applications and workloads without sacrificing performance or service quality. Fully programmable and highly adaptable, the next-generation network easily integrates with service orchestration tools and DevOps systems to enable elastic services and self-serve IT. And it supports seamless workload mobility within and across data centers to ensure high availability for business-critical applications. Below... (more)

[slides] Storing and Moving Data | @CloudExpo #Cloud #BigData #Storage #DataCenter

Download Slide Deck: ▸ Here Download Slide Deck: ▸ Here Secure Solutions for Storing and Moving Sensitive Data Around the World As cloud and storage projections continue to rise, the number of organizations moving to the cloud is escalating and it is clear cloud storage is here to stay. However, is it secure? Data is the lifeblood for government entities, countries, cloud service providers and enterprises alike and losing or exposing that data can have disastrous results. There are new concepts for data storage on the horizon that will deliver secure solutions for storing and moving sensitive data around the world. Download Slide Deck: ▸ Here In his session at 18th Cloud Expo, Scott Sobhani, CEO and cofounder of Cloud Constellation Corporation and the SpaceBelt, Information Ultra-Highway, attendees will learn about new best practices to bypass the Internet and: Un... (more)