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SK hynix's SSD Path From SATA To NVMe SK hynix, as a strategic memory supplier of Dell EMC, introduces PE6000-series(1H’19), PCIe Gen3 enterprise SSD using V4 3D NAND. It is born for enterprises/hyperscalers who value maximum performance at optimized power and low cost. Moving forward to next-gen V6 NAND technology in the PCIe Gen4 era, SK hynix plans to support 2x better performance while maintaining power/cost efficiency. 20 Minutes World Chat
Industrial IoT: Increasing ROI With A Secure, Open Edge Join this session to learn how Wipro, Dell Technologies, and the Linux Foundation are working together to optimize the industrial edge. Maximize your choice, control, and agility through an open and secure approach to your edge implementation leveraging Edge-X Foundry integrated with your existing industrial IoT Platform, to provide an on-premise and/or cloud agnostic, fully open-source common core of services to your IoT stack.  Learn how this is applicable to multiple industrial IoT use cases, with a focus on cost savings through asset management, and predictive/conditional maintenance. 20 Minutes World Chat
How AI & Machine Learning Can Decrease Workload & Increase Performance Accelerating demands placed on networks and IT administrators will only continue, especially with the onslaught of IoT. What can you do? In this session, we will cut through the hype surrounding to explain real ways Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning can radically simplify your workload and drive performance in your access network. 20 Minutes World Chat
3 Things You Need To Know About Consistent Multi-Cloud Management To stay competitive in today’s digital world, enterprises need to streamline hybrid IT. mPLAT enables you to holistically manage and optimize hybrid and multi-cloud platforms with a single pane of glass. The sessions highlights how mPLAT equips your datacenter with consistent hybrid capabilities. Join our product demo and learn how you can better realize your digital transformation. 20 Minutes World Chat
The 10 Best-Fit Workloads For Enterprise QLC SSDs With breakthrough storage technologies like Quad-Level Cell (QLC) SSDs now readily available, storage developers need to become more sophisticated in their endurance needs. Based on real results and countless customer uses for the worlds first QLC SSD, Micron will show you the 10 best ways to deploy QLC SSDs and how to save and adopt them in your Dell systems. 20 Minutes World Chat
Truth About NVMe Discussion about NVMe, including a look into what NVMe is and isn’t, why it was created, & what it means to the IT professional of today. We will take a deeper dive into NVMe support on storage arrays, & making the right decisions today to ensure we are setup to maximize the potential of this exciting technology in the future. 20 Minutes World Chat
Constantly Connected: The Impact Of Edge On Everything A fast-paced overview of the technology and industry trends that are rapidly changing the data center, network, communications and IT landscape, and moving demands closer to the user at the edge. See how leading edge use cases can be categorized into four archetypes to better understand their common characteristics and challenges. Learn how Dell technologies and Vertiv infrastructure and services work together to provide a future-forward digital ecosystem for mission-critical applications. 20 Minutes World Chat
Crossing The Digital Chasm With Artificial Intelligence Innovators are using artificial intelligence to usher in a new era in human-machine partnerships, pushing the boundaries between the physical and digital universes and creating digital chasms that can disrupt business. Discover how to navigate these chasms to help your organization tackle new AI workloads, explore how machine learning works and understand why it demands new, accelerator infrastructure to manage, analyze and protect data across distributed environments from edge to core to cloud. 1 Hour Lecture Patricia Florissi
Global Partner Summit: North America Partner Breakout Join Gregg Ambulos, along with guests John Byrne, Chris Riley, and John Hanlon, as they lead this "super session" for partners in North America. In addition to getting some insights into the partner focus areas, programs, and strategies in place to drive growth and profitability, you'll have the opportunity to interact with the Dell sales leaders and ask your burning questions. There will also be a dose of inspiration, as we continue to establish greater trust and collaboration together. 2 Hours Lecture
VMware NSX Architecture & Use Cases: On-Prem To Cloud, Containers & Security In Hybrid Environment VMware NSX architecture is unlocking unprecedented value for the small to large enterprises by providing connectivity, security, policy and a consistent operational model. Enterprises are challenged with building IaaS, PaaS and new workload solutions. The answers to these challenges often require common HW infrastructure as well as common platform for software services. This session will describe how NSX-T enables a true multi-cloud operational model with AWS, Azure, IBM and other cloud providers via consistent security, enhancing the cloud operational model and through flexibility of deployment based on specific services per cloud. In addition, NSX-T provides a multi-VC and multi-container solution covering PaaS (PAS 2.0 and K8) & container as service (PKS). The first part of the session goes into details of NSX-T and Dell/EMC system solution, the second part goes into use-case per domain covering cloud, containers and security. 1 Hour Lecture Nimish Desai
Making Your Multi-Cloud Service Operating Model Real Multi-cloud is everywhere, and many IT organizations are focused on determining which how to manage multiple public clouds.  This management question is not just a question of tools; it’s also a mindset for organizing the services that IT delivers to the business and how to structure their operations to deliver these multi-cloud services.  In this session, we’ll describe such a cloud-focused service center and best practices for how to make it real for your organization, based on Dell EMC Consulting client engagements. 1 Hour Lecture Vijay Kanchi
Dell EMC XtremIO X2: Integrated Copy Data Management (iCDM) For Applications, Databases, Containers, Devops,... Oh My! XtremIO's unique integrated copy data management (iCDM) technology combines performance and scalability with reduced operational risk through automation and self-service. Maximize the value of your XtremIO X2 deployment by simplifying application and devops workflows as well as reducing development timelines. Learn how application admins and DBAs can re-purpose different copies of Oracle, SAP and SQL Server databases instantaneously and become more agile. 1 Hour Lecture with Demonstration Bryan WalshIris Kaminer
The Need For Speed: Learn From Customers How Dell Has Helped Them Deliver When The Stakes Are Highest Industry-leading performance is driving our customer relationships across top brands in media & entertainment and automotive manufacturing. In this session, McLaren and Innovation Studios | Sony Entertainment & Technology will share some of their biggest challenges and discuss how Dell's commercial products and services help them remove traditional barriers associated with technology, people and processes. 1 Hour Lecture Glenn GainorPaul Brimacombe
Forensic Readiness: Preparing For When The Worst Happens Secureworks Senior Security Researcher Ron Henry will show you how to leverage your current logging infrastructure to detect adversaries within your environment. We’ll review the challenges of forensic readiness, key components necessary, and the top logs you should be collecting. We’ll also review a case study showing how logs we’re used to crack the case. 1 Hour Lecture Ron Henry
Enabling A Foundation For A Digital Transformation Companies are embracing cloud for greater agility and savings, but are challenged by securing and integrating their multi-cloud environments with their traditional IT.  Join us to learn how DXC helps companies navigate these challenges and enables a digital foundation for companies to continuously optimize and transform their IT and modernize through app and analytics migration to enable their business agenda. 20 Minutes World Chat
Dell Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Solutions: A Different Type Of Virtual Reality Certainly VR/AR is an exciting emerging technology space.  But there’s an older idea that is suddenly new again – Virtual Desktop Interface (VDI). By shifting computing complexity from the endpoint to the datacenter, today’s VDI technologies are purpose built to be highly secure yet highly flexible and deliver a rich computing experience while dramatically reducing IT complexity and endpoint management costs. 1 Hour Lecture with Demonstration Mathew Gray
Unified Workspace: Enable Smart Collaboration Securely For A Growing Mobile Workforce If anything is guaranteed, it is that data will roam even if it shouldn't. It migrates between people, devices and even networks and private clouds. Learn how Dell SafeData protects data, even in the cloud, while enabling smart collaboration with proven compliance. 1 Hour Lecture with Demonstration Justin Vogt
Eliminate Infrastructure Issues & Put An End To The IT ‘War Room’ Trey Jones, Director of IT Infrastructure Services for Houston Methodist will discuss how they deliver Service Level Assurance for their mission critical healthcare applications. He will discuss their best practices, architecture standards and app-centric infrastructure monitoring / AIOps technology. He will describe how IT delivers value through the critical systems that support Patient Care, Physicians, Prescription Management and Hospital Operations 1 Hour Lecture
Introducing VxFlex OS 3.0 Overview & Walkthrough (Hands-on Lab) VxFlex OS v3.0 offers a rich feature set, the most significant of which is storage efficiency. This lab will guide you through a review of all new features, and then provide a hands-on tour of GUI updates, fine-grained storage pools, compression, volume migration, and snapshot policies. It concludes with a basic operational section highlighting the resiliency of VxFlex OS. 1 Hour Hands-on Labs
Integrated Data Protection Appliance (IDPA) Version 2.3 (Hands-on Lab) Check out the latest updates for IDPAs. IDPAs are pre-integrated, converged appliances that are simple to deploy and manage, provide powerful and comprehensive protection for the largest application ecosystem, and offer native cloud disaster recovery and Cloud Tier for long-term retention.  1 Hour Hands-on Labs
SC Series: Unisphere For SC Series Web UI, Replication & Disaster Recovery (Hands-on Lab) Explore the Unisphere for SC Series HTML5 interface to provision volumes, expand storage, view data progression, take snapshots, recover data, view data reduction, and observe performance statistics. Then, learn to use the traditional DSM client to configure multi-array environments for standard, cascading, and mixed-replication scenarios, as well as perform a disaster recovery. 1 Hour Hands-on Labs
PowerMax: Replication, Metro & Non Disruptive Migration (Hands-on Lab) Gain real-world experience of key Replication, High Availability, and Migration features on the Enterprise leading PowerMax All Flash Storage Array. This lab allows participants to gain hands-on experience with features such as SnapVX, SRDF remote replication technology, HA with SRDF/Metro, and enables participants to learn about advancements in Non-Disruptive Migration (NDM). 1 Hour Hands-on Labs
Dell EMC Unity: Configuring Snapshots & Replication (Hands-on Lab) Explore the built-in snapshots and replication technologies within Dell EMC Unity storage. This lab covers the creation of File and Block Snapshots, snapshots schedules, and restoring data from existing snapshots. Users will also work with Data Protection features - including File and Block asynchronous replication creation & test failover/failback, snapshot shipping, proxy NAS Servers, and thin clones. 1 Hour Hands-on Labs
ECS & Isilon Cloud Pools Integration: Getting Started (Hands-on Lab) An overview of Isilon integration with ECS via Cloud Pools.  Filepool policies are created which enable policy-based archive of files from a standard Isilon share. The lab user creates a Cloud Pools target and establishes the policy elements. Space saving benefits are clearly demonstrated. 1 Hour Hands-on Labs
ClarityNow! Integration With Isilon & ECS (Hands-on Lab) This lab gives you hands-on experience in the installation, configuration and overview of ClarityNow's speed, scale and extensibility. Once you have completed the first module of installation, configuration and overview, you will move onto the Plugins and Archiving with search, tags, reporting of Data movement. You will view the true cost of dormant and redundant data enabling showback/chargeback modeling. 1 Hour Hands-on Labs
iDRAC9 For PowerEdge Servers (Hands-on Lab) The integrated Dell Remote Access Controller 9 (iDRAC9) delivers advanced agent-free, local and remote server administration. Many new and existing features provide additional security and control to help IT admins monitor and manage their PowerEdge Servers. This lab will cover a few of the key features such as dashboard, alerts, system lockdown, BIOS, server configuration profile, and more. 1 Hour Hands-on Labs
VMware NSX-T Data Center: Getting Started (Hands-on Lab) Build developer clouds and host next-gen apps with VMware NSX-T Data Center. You will look at NSX-T multi-hypervisor capabilities and learn how to configure logical switching, routing, load balancing, and distributed firewall. 1 Hour Hands-on Labs
Workspace ONE UEM: Windows 10 Management (Hands-on Lab) Use VMware Workspace ONE UEM to manage Windows 10 endpoints with policy configuration, OS patch management, software distribution and security. Explore SCCM co-management capabilities to transition from traditional to modern management for Windows 10. 1 Hour Hands-on Labs
Understanding SD-WAN By VeloCloud Without A PhD In Networking VMware's acquisition of VeloCloud added an exciting new SD-WAN offering to the Dell Technologies family. Are you a virtualization guru but cringe at the mention of routing protocols? Love PowerCLI but flee from a router's CLI? Is supporting remote sites with questionable bandwidth keeping you up at night? If any of that sounds familiar, this session is written you! Join us for a technical dive into VMware's SD-WAN solution - no networking certifications required. 1 Hour Lecture with Demonstration Patrick Kremer
Dell EMC SC Series: Performance Analysis & Troubleshooting This session explores the options available to validate the performance health of your Dell EMC SC Series system. During this session, we will demonstrate how to isolate workloads for analysis. We’ll use the Dell EMC Storage Manager to monitor, troubleshoot, and dissect performance data. This session will also highlight useful tips, tricks and best practices. 1 Hour Lecture Chuck Farah
Dell EMC PowerVault Portfolio & ME4 Series: Introduction To The New Entry Storage Hardware & Software Dell EMC entry-level storage solutions address the data growth and budget constraints of our small customers and department use cases with focus on our PowerVault ME4 Series. In this session, you’ll learn about 1) the ME4 model configurations, hardware and software features, 2) why the ME4 is a great storage platform for many different application types including optimization for SAN and DAS, and 3) the impressive gains the ME4 delivers over its MD3 predecessor. The session will also cover direct-attached storage enclosures, file server products and our backup products. 1 Hour Lecture Patricia Daniel
Improve Efficiency By Bridging The Gap Between IT Operations & IT Services Using OpenManage Enterprise & ServiceNow IT Services and IT Operations are often seen as siloed departments that share little in systems and process. The fact of the matter is, they both share a common goal – to ensure the technology powering the business is running optimally and without interruption to users. OpenManage Integration with ServiceNow helps customers to automate the common processes, quickly process the upstream and downstream relationships between the Business Services and the PowerEdge Server infrastructure powering them, to eliminate outages and increase productivity. 1 Hour Lecture Anupam Aloke
Dell EMC Data Protection Portfolio Overview: Cloud-Enabled, Software-Defined, VMware Integrated Dell EMC has combined the power and performance of the enterprise together with simple native VMware integrations and cutting-edge cloud functionality, creating industry leading backup and recovery solutions. Looking for an all-in-one appliance? A software-defined solution? Need to protect a traditional hardware infrastructure? We have something to show you… 1 Hour Lecture Emmett Kaczmarek
Freedom To Innovate: Leveraging Hybrid Cloud & Edge To Accelerate Business Growth Business needs ‘freedom to innovate’ to address changing customer expectations, competitor landscape and technological advancements. IT has a unique opportunity to partner with business to drive this innovation by accelerating the time to market of new services, offering “as a service” consumption models and robust governance. Join us for a session to learn how Cognizant is helping customers leverage Cloud and Edge powered by Dell Technologies to achieve this Freedom to Innovate and accelerate business growth.  1 Hour Lecture
PowerMax: Ask The Experts PowerMax – the world’s fastest storage array, continues to revolutionize the ways organizations deploy, provision, protect, and manage enterprise storage. This interactive session allows attendees to discuss new PowerMax features and functionality in an open forum with PowerMax specialists and engineering leaders. Bring your questions and top of mind discussion topics for this always-lively session. 1 Hour Birds-of-a-Feather
Enterprise Mission Critical Application Modernization & Architectures Enterprises are increasingly looking to modernize applications like SAP to the cloud to drive scale, flexibility, and agility. Join Virtustream, the market leaders in cloud services for mission-critical applications, for an open discussion on the steps your enterprise can take to modernize your application landscapes, and how leveraging advanced architecture purpose-built for mission-critical applications can aid in this digital transformation.  1 Hour Birds-of-a-Feather
Health IT: Destination Digital - Technology-Fueled Disruption Across The Healthcare Industry The U.S. is spending more than $3 trillion per year on healthcare and now the industry is the top target for digital disruption by start-ups, venture capital and big technology  companies. Join us for a hype-free discussion with a customer panel from innovative healthcare and life sciences organizations who are leading the charge with emerging experience in multi-cloud, connected care, precision health, AI, data lakes and the internet of medical things. 1 Hour Birds-of-a-Feather
Modern PC Deployment With Dell & VMware (Hands-on Lab) Use VMware Workspace ONE UEM as part of the Dell Technologies Unified Workspace to select company apps and configurations to apply on Windows 10 PC’s in the Dell factory, which allows an organization to ship new devices directly from the factory to end user without IT intervention. Explore how to transition from traditional imaging to modern provisioning for Dell devices running Windows 10. 1 Hour Hands-on Labs
Realizing The Promise Of 5G: Are You “Foundation Ready For The Future”? 5G networking introduces a new era for of computing that brings together several key industry trends including software defined everything, Cloud Native, DevOps, Artificial Intelligence, etc. It has the promise to completely transform industries with a new wave of services including mobile broadband services, connected cars, drones, smart retail, industrial robots and much more. Come and learn how to design your infrastructure to build the foundations of your 5G future. 1 Hour Lecture Mahesh Seshadri
Intelligent Connected Vehicle Infrastructure Trends & Requirements This session will discuss the factors and trends affecting Connected and Autonomous vehicles and the industry level forecast of infrastructure requirements and salient architectural and technical issues in the deployment of the Intelligent Connected Vehicle ecosystem. 1 Hour Lecture Stephen DavidsonJeff White
PowerProtect X400 Appliance: Innovation Backed By Powerful Performance & Efficient Scale Next generation protection appliances must deliver powerful performance and efficient scale, along with delightful box to back up simplicity. Learn how the new PowerProtect X400 Appliance delivers this and more, empowering your mid-market or enterprise organization to transform your IT and stay ahead of the data management game. 1 Hour Lecture with Demonstration Chad BerschePranahita Andolu
5G & Mobile Edge Computing: What New Capabilities & Business Opportunities Are Enabled For Telecom/Service Providers 5G/Multi-Access Edge Computing technologies in combination with NFV & SDN will enable new uses cases such as e-Health, AR/VR, autonomous vehicles and first responder communications.  Telecom Providers will migrate to a disaggregated, distributed computing architecture that moves service delivery closer to the users/end-point data sources in order to reduce latency and to reduce the load on the backhaul network.  Dell EMC is targeting the 5G/Edge market segment and we will discuss the technology, uses cases and requirements for 5G/Multi-Access Edge Computing. 1 Hour Lecture Kevin ShatzkamerCaroline ChanDouglas Wolff
Dell EMC Storage Portfolio: CloudIQ & SRM - Monitoring, Analytics & Reporting For Dell EMC Storage "The information about the package is just as important as the package itself.” – FedEx Chairman Fred Smith, 1978.  Still true today, but in today’s world the “Package” is your Data and Storage.  Come see the future of storage monitoring and predictive analytics with both cloud-based CloudIQ and on-premise SRM.  Recent enhancements in both products will be discussed. CloudIQ demo will be included. Your best IT problems are the ones that never happen because you proactively prevented them.  1 Hour Lecture with Demonstration Susan Sharpe
Dell EMC PowerMax: Using Service Levels To Consolidate Workloads Using Built-in Machine Learning PowerMax Service Levels are a simple and powerful tool for delivering the right response times for the right applications at all times. Learn how easy it is to setup service levels that allow you to confidently consolidate a variety of applications from production, test, and development on a single PowerMax array. 1 Hour Lecture with Demonstration James CelonaWayne Munson
Dell EMC PowerMax: Inside PowerMax Compression & Deduplication - Maximizing Storage Efficiency & Performance Not all storage efficiency is created equal - learn how PowerMax All Flash NVMe compression and dedupe is designed to minimize storage footprint while maximizing performance. We'll discuss the performance and architecture of the Machine Learning based PowerMax data reduction. This session will also cover the PowerMax Unisphere reporting on storage efficiency and how to monitor the data reduction your workloads are getting. 1 Hour Lecture with Demonstration Jeremy O'HareRajib Ghosh
Dell EMC XtremIO X2: Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) - Architecture, Sizing & Best Practices For VMware Horizon 7 Hundreds of customers are running millions of virtual desktops on XtremIO today. The XtremIO X2 platform offers opportunities to start with small VDI deployments and scale granularly. In this session, we will present a holistic overview of an XtremIO X2-enabled VMware VDI environment. You will also learn about XtremIO X2 sizing and best practices for VMware VDI deployments. 1 Hour Lecture with Demonstration Tomer NahumiChhandomay Mandal
Dell EMC Unity: Disaster Recovery & Business Continuity What are you trying to protect against? In this session we will discuss a wealth of options native in the Dell EMC Unity OE, including encryption, snapshots, copy management, and replication. Features that create mission critical resiliency and result in a modern IT infrastructure whose benefits range from reduced RTO/RPO to lower development and testing costs. This session will delve deep into each of these so that you can decide which combination best fits your needs. 1 Hour Lecture Ryan Poulin
Dell EMC ECS: Architectural Deep Dive, Best Practices, Tools, Tips & Tricks Come hear Dell EMC ECS experts offer an in-depth look at the best practices in deployment, scale and management of your ECS cluster. 1 Hour Lecture James MystakidisRaul JimenezChristopher KraftRichard Paulson
PowerEdge MX & SmartFabric Services: The Foundation of Composable/Disaggregated Infrastructure Composable/Disaggregated Infrastructure supports traditional and next-generation workloads by creating flexible, shared resource pools out of disaggregated compute, storage, and networking infrastructure. In this session, you will learn how PowerEdge MX with SmartFabric Services provides simplified operations, network automation, and a fully integrated experience. SmartFabric Services is smart enough to even tell you when systems are not cabled correctly! We will also discuss how the MX Scalable Fabric Architecture supports next generation technologies such as Software Defined Storage and NVMe Over Fabric by providing high speed, low latency interconnects for dozens of modular AND rack servers. Finally, you see how the future forward design principals in PowerEdge MX can support future interconnect technologies such as 50GbE, 100GbE, and Gen-Z. 1 Hour Lecture with Demonstration Eric Kuzmack
VxBlock 1000: Radically Simplified Life Cycle Management For Converged Infrastructure A new era is dawning with a radically simpler, modular and flexible way to update compute, storage, network, data protection and virtualization technologies in a converged infrastructure architecture. Hear about this evolution from system to component level upgrades and how this will help your IT staff spend less time upgrading and patching systems while lowering operational cost and risk. 1 Hour Lecture Mike Parske
Managing The Platform Implications Of Multi-Cloud Deployments Multi-cloud deployments are complex and can often be daunting for enterprises inexperienced with the associated platform implications. This can include operational management, performance, latency, data integrations, security, compliance, and dependency management, which are all critical success factors to consider as you plot your multi-cloud strategy. Join this session with enterprise cloud leaders Virtustream and Boomi to learn how you can manage these multi-cloud platform challenges by leveraging infrastructure purpose-built to deliver on the critical success factors of your deployment. 1 Hour Lecture BENJAMIN SCHREINERAnshul Chadda
VxRail: Overview & What’s New For Core To Edge To Cloud The latest and greatest on VxRail! Come get the details on what we've announced this week… the latest advancements for VxRail as a platform for everything with a look into the broad range of use cases and deployment options from core to edge to cloud. 1 Hour Lecture Chad Dunn
VxFlex Family Overview & What’s New The VxFlex HCI portfolio provides an unmatched combination of performance, resiliency and flexibility that is ideal for high performance databases, HCI or two-layer deployments, and multi-hypervisor environments. In this session, experts will provide an overview of the VxFlex architecture, new features and capabilities of the latest VxFlex OS 3.0 release, networking updates, automation enhancements and introduce VxFlex appliance. 1 Hour Lecture Matt PaulAngie Huh
Microsoft SQL Server On Windows & Red Hat Linux: Best Practices Optimizing SQL Server performance is no simple task. Dell EMC engineering tested and validated SQL Server on Windows Enterprise Server and Red Hat Enterprise Linux to uncover best practices that can help you successfully run SQL Server on both operating systems. Join us to discover what we learned. 1 Hour Lecture Sam LucidoChristina Perfetto
Automation For Service Providers: Delivering Cloud-Like Agility From Core-to-Edge Dell EMC is partnering with leading providers of bare metal automation to enable communications service providers to better manage infrastructure resources through a “cloud-like” operating model. This new automation will provide full control over infrastructure resources regardless of location or workload. Attend this session to learn how Dell EMC will bring infrastructure automation to our service providers to increase agility, efficiency and control from core-to-edge. 1 Hour Lecture Khurram Khawaja
VxRail At The Edge Including 2 Node Clusters Discussion of VxRail at the edge, including a 2 Node cluster architecture review. A look at supported architecture and case studies. Also a discussion of how these would fit into the wider Software Defined Data Center (SDDC). 1 Hour Lecture with Demonstration Joe MauerBill Conrad
Your Modern Data Center: Meeting The Real Staffing Challenges Of Transformation Understand the concerns facing IT staffs during data center modernization and explore solutions and results found by those undergoing that transformation. Dell EMC experts share insights and results from IT global IT managers and provide tips for a smoother experience. 1 Hour Lecture Anna LeDavid Mensing
Datacenters For Heterogeneous Compute: Heterogeneous Compute Is Here, Are You Ready? A new battleground forming in the data center: increased use of specialized hardware accelerators optimized for specific workloads on GPU, FPGA, SmartNICs, and neuromorphic processors. This heterogeneous compute environment will bring new challenges and complexities in managing data centers. Research and innovation aimed at assisting customers to manage and continually optimize their data center compute infrastructure as app workloads get deployed. This presentation is the result of exploratory research & proof-of-concepts to better understand possible solutions to key challenges that our customers will face. This presentation is designed to start with first principles, delve into the hardware underlay, and then describe an intelligent control plane. 1 Hour Lecture with Demonstration Chris MacLellanAmy MullinsMichael Robillard
How Application Transformation Can Help You Innovate Faster While Improving Quality In this session we will discuss software development practices that facilitate application transformation with the goals of increasing application delivery velocity and quality. We will touch upon how we helped teams within Dell in adopting our methodology and their application transformation story. 1 Hour Lecture Anjali VermaDave Roberts
Dell IT: Transforming The Technology Experience Of Our 100,000 Strong Workforce Team member experience is Job #1 for Dell IT. We recognize the evolving needs of our global workforce to be always ON and always connected. Technology is transforming where, when, how, even why we work. Discover how Dell IT is delivering “persona based” digital workplace solutions in a one size doesn’t fit all approach.  1 Hour Lecture Barbara RaxterPat Quigley
Dell IT: Realizing Our Vision Of A Frictionless Multi-Cloud Architecture This is a deep dive testimonial on how Dell IT is navigating from Brokered to a Frictionless, Governed Multi-Cloud world. Modernizing to a VMware-based software-defined datacenter enabled Dell IT to manage costs and deliver infrastructure on demand—thus enabling self-service and rapid IT. Now a Multi-Cloud architecture allows us to leverage a combination of private, public, and hybrid cloud resources. 1 Hour Lecture UJJWAL RAJBHANDARIStephen Stack
The Dell Digital Way: A Streamlined People, Process, & Technology Approach For Digital Transformation Digital Transformation is a cultural change that requires organizations to continually challenge the status quo, experiment often, and get comfortable with failing, and more importantly, learning fast. The Dell Digital Way is a cultural shift in how Dell IT partners with our business teams using a direct, simplified and streamlined approach to quickly design, develop, iterate and deliver new applications and capabilities. Hear our story first-hand from our CTO. 1 Hour Lecture Greg Bowen
Game Changing Storage Networking Analytics With Dell EMC Connectrix MDS Series As Storage Area Networks continue to evolve so does the need to understand how, and what, is causing issues. This session will introduce the newest Analytics features from Dell EMC Connectrix MDS. This technology, as included in the 32Gbps platform, provides the visualization that answers the questions administrators are forced to answer every day. 1 Hour Lecture
What’s New With VPLEX: New Features, Quality Improvements & Roadmap This real-world session focuses on the progress made during the past year to deliver requested features and enhancements for VPLEX.  Come hear what’s new and how Dell EMC customers utilize VPLEX to deliver the highest availability for business-critical applications.  Learn about best practices for balancing performance across multiple storage tiers and how you can enable faster storage technology refresh with VPLEX. 1 Hour Lecture Sharon Yen
It’s Never Too Late To Protect Critical Data: Until It Is You're trusted with critical data. If systems go down and data is lost, then revenue, security and jobs are at risk. Are all your systems safe, including VMware VMs on Dell servers and laptops? How fast can you recover data or restore apps? Whether it’s your data center or customers' systems learn how Carbonite can complete your data protection strategy. 1 Hour Lecture
Device To Cloud Networking & The Expanding Edge IoT is starting to scale to a point that our networks cannot keep pace, requiring us to push compute to the edge and explore the need to Reinvent the Internet. Accenture is building Managed Edge and IoT solutions, leveraging Dell Edge Gateways and VMware Pulse, to address the challenge of managing distributed compute, storage, networks, and IoT devices while. 1 Hour Lecture
Can Privacy Exist With Machine Learning? In this session, we will explore the conflicts between privacy and machine learning, and common concerns such as link attacks and profiling. We will also discuss strategies that allow usage of personal information while protecting privacy, including concepts around consent, analytical context, and techniques for implementing privacy by design – a cornerstone of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). 20 Minutes World Chat
Servitization: The Art Of Creating Recurring Revenue To Improve Shareholder Value Gartner predicts 3/4 of Direct-to-Consumer (D2C) companies will offer subscriptions by 2023, B2B companies are also not far behind. SEI data shows that revenue for subscription companies grew, on average, 321% in the past 7 years. This session will present a framework comprising of 6 dimensions and a reference business architecture with Dell Tech offerings for companies planning for consumption based business models. 20 Minutes World Chat
Simplify Pivotal Cloud Foundry @ Rack-Scale The Pivotal Cloud Foundry is unparalleled in scalability.  However, the traditional servers with internal storage approach results in poor resource utilization forcing network-based backups that cannot meet desired windows.  Pavilion Data’s proven disaggregated NVMe-oF solution offers a better way.  Now a Dell Extended Technology Partner check out simplicity at rack-scale including 14TB/hr. parallel load with zero-impact data protection. 20 Minutes World Chat
A Journey To 5G: The Wi-Fi Access Evolution The world is gearing up for 5G. Join in an exploration of the evolution of access—what was, what is, what is yet to come—and how Wi-Fi is poised to enable ubiquitous connectivity for everyone and everything. 20 Minutes World Chat
Zoom Rooms: The Best Next-Gen Solution For Your Meeting Rooms In this session, the presenter will cover how Zoom Rooms shifts conventional thinking around conference rooms and helps IT departments bring the tools and transformations across every meeting space to navigate the challenges of the modern enterprise. 20 Minutes World Chat
The Dell Digital Way: A Fireside Chat With Dell's CIO Leadership Team Dell’s IT organization delivers innovative, transformational digital systems with security and compliance for our customers and employees. We are empowered by the Dell Digital Way – a cultural shift in how we partner across Dell using a direct, streamlined approach to quickly design, develop, iterate and deliver new data-driven products and capabilities. Join our CIO leadership team for an insightful talk. 1 Hour Lecture
Automate The SAN, Transform The Data Center With Brocade GEN 6 Modern data center architectures are built on Automation and Orchestration. This session provides an overview of the latest automation features of Brocade Gen6 Fibre Channel SAN, including the RESTful API and overview of open source libraries/utilities. Even if you aren't a programmer, this session will show how to map your SAN management tasks into tools for safer/more productive workflows. 20 Minutes World Chat
Don’t Tweak It, Hack It: Unleash Mighty B2B Commerce Experiences Stop tweaking. Hack your B2B commerce experiences and gain an unfair advantage in 2019. Customer expectations for B2C-like commerce experiences are catalyzing an increased level of focus and investment which is enabling enterprises to deliver commerce CX to a whole new level. But where to start?What results to expect? And what do great commerce experiences look like? In this session we will hack into: • Growth, buyer and spend trends in B2B commerce •Moments that matter most to buyers •Awe-inspiring  B2B commerce examples 20 Minutes World Chat
Your Data Is Telling You Something: Are You Listening? See data in a new way. As a capital asset that offers massive value. In this session, we’ll provide examples of companies who have embraced the digital economy and used data to disrupt industries. You will also see how you can leverage data to strengthen and differentiate your offerings using Dell EMC industry-leading solutions to unlock your Data Capital. 1 Hour Lecture Erin Banks
Dell EMC Isilon: What’s New In 2019 & Future Directions Attend this session to get an overview of Isilon’s scale-out NAS product portfolio, what's new and what's on the horizon. Learn how Isilon enables you to increase efficiency, simplify management and gain new operational flexibility that is free from the complexity of traditional storage. You will also get a sneak peek into the future direction of scale-out NAS. 1 Hour Lecture Gerald Carter
Unlocking Your Data Capital: A Sneak-Peek Into The Future Of Dell EMC Isilon & ECS Unstructured data is driving the digital transformation that is disrupting nearly every business today. Organizations that harness their file, object, and streaming data, can gain a massive competitive advantage. In this session, we’ll describe a data strategy with Isilon and ECS that can boost the value of your “data capital” and provide a powerful competitive edge for your organization. 1 Hour Lecture John ShirleyManuvir Das
The Whole Shebang: Accelerating Development With The Dell Technology Stack Moving faster for development is valuable to customers, and therefore to businesses. But there's so much to think about beyond the high level basics. How can you change the way people work together, but also provide them the tools to support their new skills? From hyper converged infrastructure, to multi-cloud flexibility, to virtualization systems to container platforms, Chad will walk attendees along the roadmap to making this a reality - quickly! Real customer stories will be showcased to shine a light on what you can accomplish when using the full DT Stack. 1 Hour Lecture Chad Sakac
Global Partner Summit: EMEA Partner Breakout Anwar Dahab, accompanied by other Sales Executives, will discuss the channel strategy. You'll discover specific insights around the 2019 EMEA market opportunities by geography. Partners will learn more about how to be positioned for success with Dell Technologies and how to work with end customer segments in EMEA. Awards and recognition will round out the breakout. 90 MInutes Lecture
Data Management Challenges For Machine Learning & Potential Solutions Data is fundamental to Machine Learning – great data drives great models. Yet many adopters state data as a major challenge for machine learning initiatives in their organizations. In fact industry research finds that majority of up-front time is spent on data management – including location, access, cleansing, curating, ontology, governance,  etc. This is an iterative process first time as well as sustain over lifecycle to keep ML models up to date. In this session, we’ll qualify the data related problem statements, cover landscape of offerings that attempt to solve or alleviate this problem. 1 Hour Lecture Raghu ShankarJames Franklin
Unlock Innovation With A Multi-Cloud Strategy We live in a multi-cloud world. But in trying to get to innovation faster we've caused silo's in our organizations. In this session you will learn how to rethink about your cloud strategy to ensure your cloud environments are aligned and working together, not separating your teams. 1 Hour Lecture Brittany CoulsonMike Hulme
Dell EMC Unity: In Their Own Words - 3 Customers Discuss Technical & Business Value This session will be presented by three customers who will share the technical and business value that they have realized from the use of Dell EMC Unity. They will talk about their environments before and after their Unity deployments. 1 Hour Lecture Michael GoreSteve Spataro
Unified Workspace: Modern Management On Your Terms In a world of diverse device types, operating systems, applications and an increasingly remote workforce, does it feel like your traditional tools and processes aren’t keeping up? Hear Dell and VMware share best practices for your UEM strategy that you can take home to transform your organization so your high-value talent spends less time on low value work. 1 Hour Lecture with Demonstration Jonathan TowlesJustin Grimsley
Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform: Kubernetes for the Enterprise Red Hat OpenShift is a container application platform that brings Kubernetes to the enterprise. Regardless of your applications architecture, OpenShift lets you easily and quickly build, develop and deploy in nearly any infrastructure. Whether it’s on-premise, in a public cloud, or hosted, you have an award-winning platform to get your next big idea to market ahead of your competition. 20 Minutes World Chat
Data Services In A Multi Cloud World Today, application developers need to connect an ever-expanding number of data sources. Dell Boomi can quickly and easily connect your applications and data and bridge legacy on premise with new SaaS applications in a hybrid IT environment. Join this session to learn more about how data and APIs are leading digital transformation across industries and how Boomi can help you thrive in the API economy. 1 Hour Lecture Sean Collins
Future Trends Of The Connected Business With AI, Blockchain & Edge Is it ever too early to think about the future? The pace of innovation and disruption is accelerating. It won't be too long before users in some part of your business need to orchestrate and automate the integration of device data, applications, and people across a hybrid landscape consisting of the edge, cloud and blockchain platforms. Learn how Dell Boomi is empowering digital innovators with the key new technology paradigms such as AI, Blockchain and Edge. 1 Hour Lecture Michael Bachman
Recovering From A Malware Attack: Cyber Resilience, Analytics & Recovery Methodologies Is your organization concerned about Ransomware? Dell EMC Cyber Recovery Solutions are designed to enable you to rapidly recover from the worst cyber-attacks. Our solutions along with backup images of your data enable rapid recovery. But how do you operationalize your solution? Learn from our industry experts about best practices to protect your life-blood applications. 1 Hour Lecture
The Practitioners' Panel: Emerging Trends In Healthcare & The Life Sciences Hear from a practicing physician and technology leaders on the emerging trends in AI, Radiology, Public and Consumer Health, Devices and the Microbiome. 1 Hour Lecture Sowmya ViswanathanSanjaya JoshiFalgun ChokshiLaurent Rotival
Did You Know AI, M&O, Edge, Cloud Native & IoT Are All Interwoven There are so many tech trends it’s hard to keep up. Further, at first glance, each can seem like an island, when they are actually a spider web of dependencies and integrations. Attend to see why AI, M&O, Edge, Cloud Native and IoT all work together to shape your world, and how to prepare for the future they will drive. 1 Hour Lecture Brad Maltz
Financial Justification Of The Move To Multi-Cloud Moving to multi-cloud can enable significant savings and benefits, however getting there requires material investments. Projecting the ROI can help justify the costs and build consensus within IT and the business. Learn about key measurements used in determining ROI for cloud transformation. Walk through the detailed ROI analyses for two organizations with varying transformation scope and objectives. 1 Hour Lecture Norman Dee
Unified Workspace: IT Directors - Becoming A Security Hero Time is not on your side when it comes to endpoint threat prevention. With the right solution, you can prevent, detect and respond to threats in a timely and efficient manner. Learn how Dell SafeGuard and Response can make you a security hero.  1 Hour Lecture with Demonstration Chris Bell
Dell Data Guardian (Hands-on Lab) Dell Data Guardian protects data wherever it goes, controls who gets access to your data and monitors data activity and location. In this lab you will learn how it works and simulate a few use cases. 1 Hour Hands-on Labs
RecoverPoint For Virtual Machines & Cloud Disaster Recovery (Hands-on Lab) Replicate VMs locally, remotely or to the Cloud. RecoverPoint for VMs integrates with Cloud Disaster Recovery (CDR) 18.4 to provide seamless VM replication to AWS. Software Defined VM Protection with RecoverPoint for VMs introduces the ability to protect data continually at a Virtual Machine level. Users are able to manage the system using the RecoverPoint for VMs plugin for vCenter vSphere Web Client. 1 Hour Hands-on Labs
Cyber Recovery 18.1 (Hands-on Lab) Cyber Recovery 18.1 maintains mission-critical business data and technology configurations in a secure 'vault' environment that can be used for cyber recovery. Within the vault, Cyber Recovery creates point-in-time retention-locked copies that can be validated and then used for recovery and restoration back to the production system. 1 Hour Hands-on Labs
SC Series: Federation With Volume Advisor & Live Migrate (Hands-on Lab) Explore SC Series Federation features highlighting Volume Advisor and Live Migrate use cases. Learn to create threshold alerts, QoS profiles, and even use Live Migrate to transfer volumes between arrays with zero downtime. 1 Hour Hands-on Labs
PowerMax: Performance Reporting & Database Storage Analyzer (Hands-on Lab) PowerMax is the world’s fastest storage array. It delivers new levels of performance and efficiency which are expertly monitored by Unisphere for PowerMax. Throughout the lab participants will be using Unisphere to gain hands-on experience of leveraging  the pre-created Dashboards, creating your own Performance Charts, exploring Real Time Analysis and investigating Database Storage Analyzer. 1 Hour Hands-on Labs
Dell EMC Unity: VMware vSphere Integration (Hands-on Lab) Explore the Dell EMC Unity platform and learn about its VMware vSphere integration including vStorage API for Array Integration (VAAI) to offload functions to the storage array and vStorage API for Storage Awareness (VASA) which adds storage visibility in to vCenter. Users will also see Unisphere with VM-aw.are capabilities and learn about configuring Virtual Volumes (VVols) in this lab. 1 Hour Hands-on Labs
Geodrive To ECS Archive (Hands-on Lab) GeoDrive for ECS is the next generation of CIFS-ECS connectivity to ECS and Atmos API. It combines the capabilities of CIFS-ECS and GeoDrive into one product to provide flexible and highly available file to object network access.  This lab explores a simple desktop CIFS/S3 deployment to ECS and demonstrates basic capabilities and configuration options.  The lab also shows how to save files to the cloud drive using normal file access methods and verifies the files are stored using S3 protocols to ECS. 1 Hour Hands-on Labs
ECS: Getting Started (Hands-on Lab) ECS is an object based storage archive platform.  This lab guides the user through basic namespace set up and system administration tasks including monitoring, reporting, explanation of the UI, creation of namespace, users, and storage buckets. Also basic replication concepts will be explored. 1 Hour Hands-on Labs
Enabling Federated Intelligence At Scale With Dell Technologies IoT Solution (Hands-on Lab) This lab showcases how Dell Technologies IoT (DT IoT) Solution enables banks to generate global insights through federated orchestration of model training, without raw data movement. It shows how banks can use DT IoT Solution to train machine learning models for credit cards fraud detection using inherently dispersed and hard-to-centralize data (due to regulatory constraints & huge volume). 1 Hour Hands-on Labs
What's New In VMware vSphere 6.7 (Hands-on Lab) Explore the new features of vSphere 6.7 that provide simplified management at scale, comprehensive security, a universal platform for apps, and a seamless hybrid cloud experience. 1 Hour Hands-on Labs
VMWare Horizon 7 Enterprise: Getting Started (Hands-on Lab) Use VMware Horizon 7 to provision VDI desktops with instant clones and RDS Hosts. Configure App Volumes to instantly provision applications, and User Environment Manager to provide a context-based user experience with an integrated workflow to provision user workspaces quickly. 1 Hour Hands-on Labs
Dell EMC PowerMax: What's New With PowerMax All Flash NVMe Array & HyperMax OS Performance Learn how the latest performance enhancements and new features (such as dedupe, compression, large capacity NVMe drives and much more) can affect PowerMax deployment choices. In this session, we will explore the performance aspects of these enhancements and simple "rules of thumb" to get the most out of your PowerMax All Flash NVMe array. 1 Hour Lecture John Adams
Dell EMC Data Domain: What's New For 2019 This session will provide an overview of the latest features of Dell EMC Data Domain, the industry’s #1 protection storage. Learn how we’re driving cloud data protection innovation, latest appliance enhancements, and lowering costs. Keep your mission critical data protected with Dell EMC Data Domain. 1 Hour Lecture with Demonstration Anand RudrabhatlaSean O'Mahoney
Architecting Advanced Computing & AI Systems Find out how you can design systems for fast innovation, simulation, high performance data analytics, and artificial intelligence, all on a single platform. This session geared for systems architects, admins, research and technical managers. 1 Hour Lecture Andrew Underwood
Saving Lives With Advanced Computing TGEN, Beijing Genome Institute and Goustave Roussy are saving lives through personalized medicine. Zenuity, Caterpillar and Nakashima Propeller are making vehicles safer. Learn about the Dell EMC infrastructure that makes it possible! 1 Hour Lecture Onur Celebioglu
Managing Dell EMC's Kinetic Infrastructure With OpenManage From augmented reality at the box with Open Manage (OM) Mobile, to datacenter with OM Enterprise, to VMware integration including composability in Virtual Cloud Foundation (VCF). Discover the versatility of OpenManage(OM) tools and how they manage the full lifecycle of servers, storage, and networking in one or more of the PowerEdge MX7000 chassis. 1 Hour Lecture Manoj MalhotraRoger Foreman
Everything You Need To Know About Modern Data Protection For VMware Digital Transformation has changed the landscape of what data is to an organization. As a result, the essential functions of modern-day data protection products and their relationship to users must be addressed. With so many priorities for IT and vAdmins, VMware data protection should consume minimum effort and resources. This session will discuss everything you need to know about Data Protection for VMware to simplify, automate, and integrate at the deepest level for users to provide comprehensive coverage and compliance, all at a low cost to protect. 1 Hour Lecture Alexander AlmeidaShobhan Lakkapragada
PowerProtect: Architectural Deep Dive, Best Practices, Tips & Tricks For Successful Deployments Dell EMC has announced PowerProtect Software, our next generation data management software for protecting Enterprise applications like Oracle, SQL and VMware Virtual Machines. This session provides a technical deep dive with our PowerProtect experts providing an in-depth look at the best practices in deployment, configuration, scale and management of your data protection environment. 1 Hour Lecture with Demonstration DEEPAK KARAWANDEFrancois Gagnon
Moving DR To The Cloud: When Does It Make Sense? Cloud computing isn't going anywhere. And for many organizations, moving applications, infrastructure, and other IT or business functions makes perfect sense. However, even as cloud computing matures, organizations still have legitimate concerns when it comes to letting go of their own in-house infrastructure, including data archiving, loss of control, and uptime. This session will discuss how IT leaders can strategize when it makes sense to move to the cloud, discuss concerns over security and compliance, determine which workloads stay on-prem vs moving to the cloud, and talk through financial models. 1 Hour Lecture Adam SchmittScott Waterhouse
How To Build A Resilient, Protected & Affordable Multi-Cloud IT Environment Leveraging multiple clouds alongside on-prem is becoming popular, but how can you ensure such environments are resilient, protected while also affordable. Join  Dell EMC’s experts to discuss how to build your hybrid/multi-cloud environment in a way that makes it ready for prime-time. 1 Hour Birds-of-a-Feather
Nextgen Workplace Technology As A Pivot To Employee Engagement & Delight In the current day and age, engaged and delighted employees drive greater innovation. Key to this approach is creating a personalized, collaborative experience by leveraging Nextgen workplace technology. Join us for this session to know how Cognizant’s Digital Workplace Solutions (WorkNEXTTM) powered by Dell & VMware are helping enterprises drive innovation by engaged and delighted employees.  1 Hour Lecture
Storage Automation Journey: Ask The Experts Storage Automation in DevOps era. Day1 and Day2 storage management operations don’t have to be daunting. Join us to learn how we partnered with our customers in transforming storage management via DevOps process, tools and Infrastructure as Code to streamline daily operations, deliver standardization and enhance productivity. 1 Hour Birds-of-a-Feather
Addressing The Challenges Of Application Integration With the growing adoption of cloud-based applications, businesses like yours are challenged to support new platform-as-a-service (PaaS) and software-as-a-service (SaaS) initiatives that need to work with existing on-premise systems. Dell Boomi, the industry’s leading integration platform as a service (iPaaS) provides a cloud-native, high productivity integration solution that easily and cost effectively supports all your application and data integration needs, across your hybrid IT landscape. Stop by the Dell Boomi booth and learn how real customers are making their Digital Transformation Real. 1 Hour Birds-of-a-Feather
Integrating IoT Surveillance & Computer Vision Technologies In The Age Of More Advanced, enterprise ready IoT video surveillance systems and sensors do more today than ever before to protect people and property. But putting these new technologies to work in an integrated way can be a complex challenge. In order to manage information coming from diverse locations and sensors that support disperse enterprise IT & IoT environments, customers need an open, integrated and holistic platform from camera to core to cloud. Join us for this interactive discussion to discuss technologies for enabling and simplifying the next generation of integrated computer vision, IoT and AI solutions. 1 Hour Birds-of-a-Feather
Digital Communities: IoT Data - Opportunity & Challenge Most cities deploying IoT devices are seeking to leverage the data generated by these devices for both real-time dashboards and predictive modeling using AI and machine learning tools. However, many cities struggle with developing a data architecture that can support both the volume and diversity of the data. In this session we will explore strategies for turning data into intelligence. 1 Hour Birds-of-a-Feather
VMware Pulse IoT Center & LIOTA (Hands-on Lab) Explore the features of VMware Pulse IoT (Internet of Things) Center as well as onboard an IoT gateway. In addition, you will gain experience using LIOTA (Little IoT Agent). 1 Hour Hands-on Labs
Dell EMC PowerMax: Leverage Non-Disruptive Migration (NDM) To Speed Up Tech Refresh & New Technology Adoption Come learn about the best storage migration orchestration tool available today: PowerMax Non-Disruptive Migration. Since its introduction a few years ago customers have used NDM to migrate well over 50 PBs of data, enabling faster tech refreshes and adoption of new technologies.   This session will discuss enhancements to the product including expanded host OS coverage, use cases and usability improvements. In addition these capabilities will be demonstrated. 1 Hour Lecture with Demonstration Richard MurphyTHOMAS ONEILL
Dell EMC PowerMax & VMware: VMware Past, Present & Future With Dell EMC PowerMax In this far-ranging session we'll look at how the PowerMax hardware and VMware software work better together. We'll look at both our tried and true integrations and the future of VMware and PowerMax. Topics of interest will be high availability, disaster recovery, management, and monitoring. Technologies such as VVols, VDI, and even containers will have a place. Finally we’ll do a tech preview of NVMeoF in the form of FC-NVMe, including a detailed demo. 1 Hour Lecture with Demonstration Drew Tonnesen
Dell EMC Unity: New All Flash & Hybrid Platforms & Capabilities Dell EMC’s leadership position in the midrange market is due in large part to the success of Dell EMC Unity. In this session, you’ll learn about the brand new platform refresh we’re bringing to Unity that will significantly increase application performance and improve overall data efficiency. You’ll also learn about new software capabilities of the product line. 1 Hour Lecture Ji Ming HongMichael Gore
Dell EMC Unity: Virtualization & Application Integration What could you do with a virtualized infrastructure that was not an application or database bottleneck? This session delivers straightforward guidance and best practices on Dell EMC Unity's integration with VMware, Hyper-V, and OpenStack. We will discuss Dell EMC Unity features & configurations that will help you meet or beat application performance SLAs, deploy sooner, simplify operations, and reduce costs. 1 Hour Lecture Karl Owen
Dell EMC Connectrix: Uncover The Future Of Storage Networking With CloudIQ, NVMe-oF, PowerPath & Learn New Techniques To Address SAN Performance Concerns The session includes Connectrix integration with CloudIQ, an introduction to NVMe-oF and highlights our NVMe-oF research on Fibre Channel, RoCE and TCP/IP. Referencing our new Congestion Spreading Avoidance whitepaper, you’ll learn about maximizing SAN performance for PowerMax and Unity. Also covered, the Connectrix roadmap, details on 32Gb FC adoption and how to leverage PowerPath for the best all-flash storage experience. 1 Hour Lecture Erik SmithAlan Rajapa
Dell EMC Storage Portfolio: Best Of Class Storage For Your VMware Cloud Foundation & VMware Cloud On AWS Based Hybrid Cloud VMware Cloud Foundation provides integrated cloud infrastructure that enables customers to standardized their on-premises and hosted infrastructure on a common cloud platform. The end result is a hybrid cloud platform that can span private and public environments, offering a consistent operational model based on well-known VMware tools and processes, and freedom to run apps anywhere without the complexity of app re-writing. In a unique, first of its kind offering, Dell EMC is expanding on these capabilities by integrating and qualifying its storage solutions to work with VMware Cloud foundation both on-premises and in the cloud. In this session we’ll show how you can provide investment protection and storage flexibility for all your applications workloads by leveraging Dell EMC based FC and NFS storage from your on-premises Dell EMC Storage arrays, together with the Dell EMC UnityVSA in the public cloud in order to provide best in class storage for your modern Cloud Foundation based hybrid cloud. 1 Hour Lecture with Demonstration Meghana SinghKyle GleedDarin Schmitz
Best Practices Of VMware vRealize Network Monitoring Via Streaming Telemetry On Dell EMC Networking OS10EE Ever wondered why your APPs are slow even after a complete infrastructure refresh? Learn how you can detect and optimize your applications if they are a victim of Microbursts. Improve your Business applications Uptime, Service Chain SLA, and actively Monitor oversubscriptions/underutilizations of your network fabric. VMWare (vRNI) Telemetry Product Manager is happy to jointly showcase Network Telemetry using DellEMC Networking OS10 with Network Insight Appliance demonstrating the overall fabric health and Application to Application latency. 1 Hour Lecture Sajan LiyonAbhishek Mishra
Kubernetes: Addressing The Real World Challenges Kubernetes is one of the fastest growing open source technologies, but real world production usage has yet to catch up with the hype. In this panel discussion we'll examine what the role of Kubernetes should be as part of your Application Transformation strategy, explore some of the challenges to consider when deploying it in the real world and share best practices for how to overcome those challenges. You'll leave this session armed with the practical knowledge you need to see through the Kubernetes hype and understand the limitations so you can safely deploy it in production. 1 Hour Lecture Faizullah ParkarCraig McluckieChad SakacGeorge Greenleaf
VxFlex Family: VxFlex OS & VxFlex Manager Architecture Deep Dive & Demo Learn how the VxFlex family of hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) delivers agility, flexibility, resiliency, and performance while simplifying data center lifecycle management. We’ll demo new functionality and dive into how VxFlex OS 3.0 enables it, covering data layouts and compression, I/O flows, data security, and failure handling. We’ll also review VxFlex integrated rack system management, server and network options, system compliance monitoring and remediation. 1 Hour Lecture with Demonstration Doron TalMARK TUCK
Consolidating Oracle & SQL Server Databases: Strategies For Success Consolidating multiple databases on a unified infrastructure can reduce costs and improve operational efficiency but the planning process can be complex and unpredictable. In this strategy session, we will discuss key considerations to support your consolidation strategy and enable your success. 1 Hour Lecture Tony JeffriesChristina Perfetto
Unlocking The Value Of Service Provider Data For Analytics & Machine Learning Service providers share common strategic objectives of controlling costs, delighting customers and innovating for the future using machine learning and AI solutions. At the same time, they battle with data challenges as a result of uncoordinated deployment, rigid data silos, inefficient duplication of data, and incompatible infrastructure that cannot scale. Learn how to address these challenges with customer centric analytics and AI solutions! 1 Hour Lecture Anton Prenneis
VxRail: A Technical Deep Dive Into Accelerated Path To VMware Hybrid Cloud Learn about the exclusive integration between VxRail and VMware Cloud Foundation and how to create an on-prem Private Cloud with Cloud Foundation on VxRail. VxRail Manager provides operational transparency with automation, support, and serviceability capabilities integrated with SDDC Manager and vCenter to extend the Cloud Foundation management experience and simplify operations. Seamless integration with public clouds allows IT to adopt a consistent operating model which can accelerate your path to VMware hybrid cloud. 1 Hour Lecture Jason MarquesGeorg Edelmann
Data Protection Strategies For VxRail In A Multi-Cloud World VxRail leads the hyperconverged infrastructure market by combining best of breed technologies to simplify the path to the VMware cloud. Dell EMC and VMware provide a wealth of data protection options in both private and hybrid cloud deployments for VxRail customers. In this session, we will survey the options ranging from stretched clusters through disaster-recovery-as-a-service (DRaaS). For each solution, we’ll clarify use cases, benefits, costs, and appropriate deployment models. 1 Hour Lecture Colin DurocherKelly Bedard
Best Practices For Migrating Workloads To Your Modern Data Center Now that your modern data center platforms are up and running, your next concern is how to get your workloads migrated from their legacy environments to your new platforms, while minimizing cost and risk to the business. Many IT professionals think this is a question of tools and technologies, but it’s more important to think about linkages among applications and your infrastructure. We’ll share best practices and insights. 1 Hour Lecture Matt Liebowitz
Autonomous Storage Of The Future: Continuous Cache Optimization Via Machine Learning In this session, we aim to show how our researchers and top engineering teams are tackling the development of the autonomous storage of the future. In particular, we demonstrate how Dell EMC have been integrating AI/ML into PowerMax's cache and pre-fetching management to make it respond event faster to application requests and to continuously adapt to different types of workloads running on the same system. A demonstration using real IO data and simulated cache policies is available. 1 Hour Lecture JONAS DIASOwen Martin
A Peek Into Dell IT's Multi-Cloud Strategy For The Digital Age Modernizing to a VMware-based software-defined datacenter enabled Dell IT to manage costs and deliver infrastructure on demand—thus enabling self-service and rapid IT. A Multi-Cloud architecture allows us to leverage both on-premises and off-premises IT assets in an agile, cost optimized way. This is the story of how we realized our Multi-Cloud vision to help accelerate Digital innovation. 1 Hour Lecture UJJWAL RAJBHANDARIKevin HerrinSujay Sundaram
Dell IT’s Digital Apps Transformation Journey With Pivotal PaaS Being a modern, software-led organization means that we’re able to quickly build and run applications on any cloud. To achieve this we needed a cutting-edge platform and implement modern delivery practices—changing the way our teams work across the entire software delivery lifecycle. Discover how Dell IT is leveraging Pivotal Cloud Foundry and agile methodology to drive our application transformation. 1 Hour Lecture Raj MarkalaASHOK Muthukrishnan
Dell IT: The Latest Step On Our Software-Defined Journey: Implementing SD-WAN By VMware VeloCloud In leveraging SaaS, IaaS and PaaS, we made a game-changing decision to ensure our global network from the Datacenter to the Edge are cloud and traffic ready. Dell IT is transitioning to SD-WAN to solve for increased traffic growth, costs and strained capacity. Gain practitioner insight on the decision-making process, technology implemented, and steps taken to realize a fully enabled software-defined architecture. 1 Hour Lecture Ryan BlockJason Chan
Dell's Security Transformation: Ensuring Information Security In A Digital World  Data is changing industries, creating incredible digital opportunities—forcing a mindset shift in managing security and risk. IT organizations need to architect for intrinsic security and deliver trusted multi-cloud infrastructure with security policies to ensure our data, applications, and devices are secure, protected and available. Hear from Dell IT security leaders about their approach to Dell’s own Security Transformation.    1 Hour Lecture Shawn EdwardsSheldon Cuffie
Three Years On Dell & EMC's IT Integration Journey: Tales From The Largest Merger In Tech  Setting a course for integrating IT operations of Dell and EMC in the largest merger in Tech history was equal to climbing Mount Everest. This session offers tips on IT integration plus business and IT leadership insights on how we architected and delivered infrastructure and applications for Dell Technologies – that might make your integration journey a little less daunting. 1 Hour Lecture Jennifer Felch
Aon’s Digital Transformation Journey Join Aon Corporation as they share their Application Transformation journey: why they started it, how they approached it, pitfalls and lessons learnt along the way, results achieved so far, and plans for the future. You'll leave this session inspired with practical tips to create your own blueprint for making Application Transformation real for your organization too! 1 Hour Lecture Faizullah ParkarDavid BrockRajesh Pillai
Moving From SATA SSD To SAS/NVMe In The Data Center SATA SSDs will go away sooner or later, so what’s life like after SATA SSDs? Come learn about the afterlife and the new Value SAS and Low Power NVMe SSD offerings on Dell EMC PowerEdge servers. We’ll discuss the performance and TCO/ROI benefits of these innovative products that pave the way for a brighter and more productive Life After SATA.  1 Hour Lecture
Accelerating Smart: Las Vegas & Beyond Hear how NTT and Dell are accelerating smart in Las Vegas by implementing smart technologies. Together, we’ve gone from theory, to test, to production  We’ve built a baseline cognitive platform that can be installed in virtually any environment—from shopping malls to stadiums. Smart is extending beyond city limits to take advantage of the explosive amounts of data gathered from new and existing sources. Hear what we have done and where we are going…NTT and Dell are Accelerating Smart to capitalize on data using reactive and advanced predictive analytics to provide better information for cities, citizens and the world. The future is now. 1 Hour Lecture
Networking Happy Hour: To Cloud Affinity & Beyond, A Customer Journey Panel Join your peers to learn how their organizations have leveraged open, cloud-style technologies to build on-prem clouds to evolve their infrastructure to keep pace with the digital economy. You’ll hear from change agents across multiple verticals who have broken down silos across network, virtualization & apps teams to eliminate Shadow IT and experience freedom like never before, with Big Switch’s Cloud-First Networking and Dell’s Open Networking portfolios. 1 Hour Lecture
Azure Stack With Dell EMC: Extending Hybrid Cloud With Intelligent Edge Digital transformation has converted the role of IT from a support function to one of business enablement, necessitating the need for edge intelligence for the adoption of analytics, AI, IoT, etc. In this session, Wipro will address leveraging the power of data across clouds through Azure Stack as Intelligent Edge along with Dell EMC offerings, to bring core enterprise, digital transformation applications from the cloud to local devices. 1 Hour Lecture
Intent-Based Data Center Automation: Real World Enterprise Deployments The world of Data Centers is evolving. Enterprises need flexibility, agility and scalability. Intent-Based Data Center Automation (IBDCA) enables Enterprise IT teams to plan, design, and build Intent-Based Data Centers that enable business transformation initiatives, such as digital transformation, agile applications, IoT implementations, cloud adoption, and client demands. Hear real-world examples of how businesses are deploying IBDCA. 20 Minutes World Chat
Build A Cloud Native Environment With Oracle Linux Tried, tested, and tuned for enterprise workloads, Oracle Linux is used by developers worldwide. Oracle Linux offers an open, integrated operating environment with application development tools, management tools, containers, and orchestration capabilities, which enable DevOps teams to efficiently build reliable, secure cloud native applications. In this session learn how Oracle Linux can help you enhance productivity. 20 Minutes World Chat
How Smart Docking Stations Optimize IT Decision Making Do you want to better understand changing user expectations across your enterprise, both locally and globally? In this session, discover how DisplayLink's cloud-based smart dock analytics combine with AI engines to provide you with a big-data view of your enterprise that makes it easy to create productive workspace environments. 20 Minutes World Chat
Cloud Disaster Recovery Enabled With Array Based Replication Join Faction to learn how you can leverage your Dell EMC storage's native array-based replication tools to expand your disaster recovery capabilities with VMware Cloud on AWS.  We will show you how to extend your data's reach with simple yet powerful cloud datastores as only Faction can deliver.   20 Minutes World Chat
Accelerating Global Enterprise SD-WAN Deployments Through Automation As SD-WAN innovation hastens, global enterprises are transforming how they build networks, harnessing automation to advance digital initiatives. Leveraging automation, enterprises can deploy hundreds of sites per week, a feat not possible with a router-centric approach. This session will showcase how Silver Peak and Zscaler have automated cloud-security policy configuration, applying network-wide security policies in a matter of minutes. 20 Minutes World Chat
Top 6 Technology Trends Affecting The Physical Security Industry The evolution of IoT and associated technological advancements affecting the physical security landscape are virtually limitless in their ability to inspire change. Join us as we explore the technology trends that we think will affect the physical security industry and surveillance technology most significantly over the coming year. 20 Minutes World Chat
The Future Is Flash, Disk No More, NVMe From The Edge To The Core Flash market dynamics have changed over the past year, greatly reducing the cost of SSDs. Additionally, NVMe has widened the performance gap between HDDs and SSDs. Yet, the question remains, how should I balance my portfolio with lower cost HDDs vs. higher performance, lower latency SSDs? Learn three purchasing decisions that will enable the best return on your investment. 20 Minutes World Chat
How Hyperconverged Infrastructure Transforms IT & IT Organizations Hyperconverged Infrastructure (HCI) is transforming IT - enabling agility that responds to the blistering pace of business today while future-proofing your infrastructure for the needs of tomorrow. Attend this session to understand how HCI can dramatically increase IT responsiveness, slash costs, and prepare your organization for cloud native applications and hybrid cloud. You'll also learn about how your organization can streamline to adapt to the new operational model, and what you can do to prepare. If you're an IT leader looking to drive change in your organization, this is a session you don't want to miss. 1 Hour Lecture Gil Shneorson
Get Your Strategy & Transformation Programs On Track Building consensus and getting stakeholder alignment on strategic initiatives like cloud, workforce transformation, or data center modernization can be difficult in even the least disruptive times.  But how do you do it in times of rapid change, with new workforce styles, and new technologies coming to market on a continuous basis? Learn how to get your strategy on track in 6 weeks or less and produce a “big picture view of what good looks” like for your desired end state with ProConsult Advisory. 1 Hour Lecture David Carlson
Project Nautilus: The Enterprise-Ready, Real-time Analytics & Streaming Storage Solution Streaming data platforms are rapidly becoming a necessity for organizations of all stripes and enterprises are seeking holistic solutions beyond piecemeal, home-grown, POC projects. Turnkey platforms that require less manual effort to maintain, develop against, and scale will ultimately allow companies to focus on extracting value from data versus managing disparate systems. Join this session to learn about the current gaps in the streaming data market today and how Project Nautilus will deliver a cohesive, scalable, and enterprise-ready experience. 1 Hour Lecture Geeta Vaghela
Global Partner Summit: LATAM Regional Breakout Alvaro Camarena, accompanied by other Sales and Channel team members,  will provide an overview of the current business landscape and priorities for Dell Technologies in the region. You will also have the opportunity to engage with your peers and customers from different countries across LatAm. 90 MInutes Lecture
Data Management & Protection In A Multi-Cloud World Data is the heart of the modern enterprise. In order to innovate and scale enterprises are finding the need to embrace applications being developed and executed in a variety of environments—on premises, traditional, cloud native, public cloud, service provider, SaaS... With this data and application sprawl comes complexity. In order to safely unlock their data’s full potential, enterprises will need to manage and protect that data wherever it is born, and as it flows across boundaries, from edge to data center to cloud. Artificial intelligence (AI)-assisted automation will be leverage to successfully achieve this economically at enterprise scale, with consistent processes, tools, policies and automation. Hear our vision of data protection and know what to expect in the years to come. 1 Hour Lecture Arthur LentYossef Saad
vSAN Demo: Common Management & Monitoring Tasks This technical session shows management and monitoring of a vSAN environment purely through product demonstrations. The demo begins with deployment of VMware vRealize Operations, which features dashboards for monitoring an HCI environment. Next, we will see how easy it is to add compute and storage capacity to an existing vSAN cluster. A VM will be deployed and we will see how storage policies are used for precise management of availability levels and capacity utilization. The demo finishes with coverage of vSAN health, capacity, and performance monitoring. If you are tired of presentation slides, prefer demos, and want to learn more about vSAN, this session is for you. 1 Hour Lecture with Demonstration Jeff Hunter
Transforming Your Workplace To Help You Attract & Retain The Right Talent As we digitally transform our businesses the way we work is naturally changing and it is imperative that we attract young, talented people into the workplace but their expectations are very different to that of older generations. In this session we looks at ways to support this change in the way we work, enhancing productivity for your existing staff while ensuring you create a modern workspace that helps you attract and retain the talent you need. 1 Hour Lecture Pat QuigleyPaul BrimacombeLuke MahonEdward Bagden
Database Performance on Red Hat Storage with Dell EMC PowerEdge From containers to hyper-converged to data analytics, stateful applications rely on software-defined storage (SDS) to deliver persistence. As many modern applications still rely on a database, organizations need to know if their applications can perform running on SDS. Using leading edge hardware from Dell EMC with storage software advances from Red Hat can provide dramatic performance benefits. Come see! 20 Minutes World Chat
10-Lessons Learned In Applying Pivotal Approach To Dell.com Next-gen E-Commerce Platform In our mission to deliver a world class E-Commerce experience to customers on Dell.com – Dell IT has adopted Pivotal’s innovative software development approach which unifies development, design, and product management to create exceptional products. 1 Hour Lecture Robert ElznerHarsh AcharyaGarry WisemanTonya Browning
Insights Into Integrating Cloud Ops, IT Ops & AppDev Emerging technologies, converged environments, infrastructure services, SaaS solutions, CaaS/PaaS platforms, infrastructure as code, APIs, O365, on-prem, off-prem… How can you effectively manage it all? Walk through several scenarios to understand various operational issues and their impact. Learn about new processes, new roles, and new ways of working that break down silos and integrate Cloud/IT operations, development platform operations, service management and application development. 1 Hour Lecture Norman DeeTed Streck
Real Digital Transformations: Delivering Business Value With Intelligent Automation From Dell EMC With Dell EMC PowerEdge servers and OpenManage systems management portfolio, Qualcomm was able to reduce server deployment time by over 90%. Learn how Qualcomm and other customers use the intelligent automation capabilities of the Dell EMC portfolio to reduce deployment time and automate the full lifecycle of management tasks.  Update, monitor and maintain your datacenter – effortlessly – with Dell EMC.  1 Hour Lecture Sean BeegKevin NoreenStephen Siragusa
Integration: Getting Started With Data Science While Data Science is almost certainly over-hyped at this point, there are many benefits from better understanding your customers, your processes, and your data. The insights gleaned can help optimize your business and allow you to work smarter. Best of all, you don’t have to hire a data scientist to get started. We’ll discuss our experience ramping up data science teams and how to integrate them into products to maximize results. 1 Hour Lecture Kevin Bowers
How Mastercard Uses AI & Biometrics Find out how Mastercard went from enterprise data analytics to AI. Hear the key considerations and practical applications. Find out the pitfalls and how to avoid them as you scale to meet new business needs. 1 Hour Lecture Anthony DinaNick Curcuru
Dell EMC PowerMax: Optimize Snapshots & Test/Dev Operations With SnapVX SnapVX is a space efficient, bulletproof snaps hotting technology that allows users to create millions of copies on a single PowerMax or VMAX array. This session will cover a variety of ways customers are using SnapVX including high frequency snapshots, protection from logical corruption, application consistent snapshots via AppSync and protecting against unauthorized users via Secure Snaps. This session will also provide insight into operational and performance aspects of SnapVX. 1 Hour Lecture Richard OttenRichard Pace
Take Command Of Your Datacenter With OpenManage Enterprise OpenManage Enterprise removes the complexity of configuration, deployment, updating and monitoring medium/large scale data center infrastructure running DellEMC PowerEdge servers. This is done by enabling users to discover, inventory systems, create custom configuration and update templates, via out-of-band, in a 1-to-many fashion. 1 Hour Lecture Tushar Oza
The Real World Edge: A Look At Current Edge Data Center Deployments, Lessons Learned & The Future Of Edge Increased adoption and maturity of edge computing remains a critical step towards a fully-connected world. But how do you move forward when the edge feels ambiguous to many? This session will provide an insider’s look at some current edge computing deployments and proof of concepts, providing you with real-world examples and lessons learned. For example, hear how one automotive company is using analytic data to improve vehicle performance, reliability and the driver experience with edge data centers deployed in multiple remote and unforgiving global locations. And learn how you can pave the way for edge with Dell EMC/Dell Technologies. 1 Hour Lecture Ty SchmittMark Bailey
Data Protection In A Multi-Cloud World: Enabling Secure, Easier & More Affordable Solutions With multi-cloud expected to be the norm, organizations will have to face the complex task of pulling together a seamlessly integrated data management strategy that will integrate disparate cloud services and automate movement of data across their cloud ecosystems. To stay ahead of this, customers will want to work with storage and data management suppliers that can provide a single pane of glass to manage data across cloud services, as well as security and compliance. Dell EMC Data Protection offers the most complete portfolio for protecting our customers’ data as they embark upon their digital transformations to the cloud. This session will discuss how to enable secure, easier and more affordable solutions in a multi-cloud world. 1 Hour Lecture Bryan HicksRaul Jimenez
Build Chatbots & Mobile Apps To Transform Customer Experiences Low-code workflow automation platforms speed delivery of applications and workflows. AI-powered chatbots and cognitive automation are quickly becoming the driving force for digital transformation across all enterprises. What started as a trend for enhancing customer support is now being used to improve daily operations, connect with clients, increase sales and enhance the overall customer experience. Now is the time to embrace this technology and use chatbots and mobile apps to automate tasks and drive productivity across your organization. 1 Hour Lecture with Demonstration Michael BachmanDivya Anand ManickamScott DesBles
PowerProtect Software: Next Generation Data Management Software Platform Data management platforms require simplicity, flexibility, ease of deployment and a new management paradigm. This session introduces PowerProtect Software, Dell EMC’s next generation software-defined data management platform and how it empowers data owners with self-service control to protect and recover workloads, ensure centralized IT compliance and leverage SaaS-based management and multi-cloud capabilities. 1 Hour Lecture with Demonstration DEEPAK KARAWANDETim Breeden
Beyond Data Center: Enterprise-Grade Replication To The Cloud With RecoverPoint For Virtual Machines & Cloud DR In this session, we will walkthrough RecoverPoint for Virtual Machines latest innovation in on-prem replication and also discuss enterprise-grade replication to AWS, including in the cloud orchestration. 1 Hour Lecture with Demonstration Efri Nattel-ShayIdan Kentor
Seamless Backup Integration With BoostFS No Matter The No-SQL Database Or The Workload There have been a growing number of emerging NoSQL databases in the marketplace. To support this growth, we have found an approach that allows us to support backup of these databases while providing deduplication at the source, efficient deduplicated storage and efficient replication to local or remote sites in a seamless manner along with integrity checking of the backup stream while utilizing the native database toolset for backups and restores. 1 Hour Lecture Melvin Shum
Behind The Curtain: Transforming The Global Command Center Transforming how the Global Command Centers proactively connect with customers means realizing advanced and innovative service experiences for our customers. Our technology delivers access to key data at the click of a button to enable strategic planning and fast responses to critical situations. Join us to see how we help you protect your business, preview real-time tools and learn about what’s next. 1 Hour Lecture Declan Nolan
Unified Workspace: ProSupport Suite For PCs Uses AI To Keep You Ahead Of IT Issues Dell Technologies is making AI real. Imagine getting in front of user issues before they happen or resolving them in 90% less time when they do. Meet ProSupport suite for PCs, powered by SupportAssist. Predictive and proactive technology takes the break out of break-fix and can resolve many issues before the user is even aware of them. 1 Hour Lecture with Demonstration John Moody
Virtustream Enterprise Cloud (Hands-on Lab) Virtustream Enterprise Cloud, designed specifically to handle complex IT landscapes and mission-critical applications, has recently undergone a major upgrade that includes significant cloud automation, billing, reporting, and security enhancements. This technology evolution builds on Virtustream’s expertise in delivering highly scalable, secure and high-performance cloud services for mission-critical enterprise applications, all while accelerating the time-to-value for enterprises migrating to the cloud. 1 Hour Hands-on Labs
Data Protection Suite: Avamar & Networker 18.2 (Hands-on Lab) See the latest key features of Data Protection Suite 18.2! Take a tour of DPC 18.2, manage Networker or Avamar policies or zoom-in on each component seamlessly from DPC using Single-sign-on. Create backup policy, execute and restore using the backup engine, then look at reporting provided in DPA. Finally, you will be able use Search to perform a restore. 1 Hour Hands-on Labs
SC Series: Live Volume Auto Failover For VMware & The vSphere Web Client Plug-in (Hands-on Lab) Learn how to configure Live Volume for Automatic Failover with a VMware vSphere Metro Storage Cluster, and observe the virtual machine application survive an entire array failure in the federated array cluster.  Then use the SC Series vSphere Web Client Plug-in to walk through “a day in the life” of a VMware administrator managing storage in a vSphere environment. 1 Hour Hands-on Labs
PowerMax: Managing Your PowerMax Array Via REST API (Hands-on Lab) With a growing number of customers now choosing REST to administer their storage environments, this lab highlights some examples of how to monitor and manage your PowerMax arrays via our REST API offering.This lab covers; Provisioning via REST, Local & Remote Replication via REST  and monitoring Performance Stats of your PowerMax and Applications via REST. 1 Hour Hands-on Labs
SRM 4.3: Monitor & Optimize The Modern Data Center - Advanced  (Hands-on Lab) Learn how SRM provides an automated and proactive approach to optimizing storage utilization and improving SLA achievement in the modern datacenter. In this lab you will be able to explore key use cases including capacity planning, configuration compliance, performance troubleshooting, chargeback reporting, and workload analysis. 1 Hour Hands-on Labs
CloudIQ: Cloud-Based Analytics & Machine Learning Application For Dell EMC Storage (Hands-on Lab) CloudIQ is a cloud-native application that proactively monitors your Dell EMC datacenter.  This lab demonstrates how CloudIQ provides predictive analytics, powered by Machine Learning, to monitor Health, Capacity and Performance of Dell EMC storage including Dell EMC Unity, SC Series, XtremIO, VMAX and PowerMax systems.  This lab also highlights new capabilities in CloudIQ that monitor VMware and Connectrix systems. 1 Hour Hands-on Labs
Networking OS10 (Hands-on Lab) Dell EMC Networking OS10 solution is designed to allow multi-layered disaggregation of the network functionality. While OS10 contributions to Open Source provide users freedom and flexibility to pick their own 3rd party networking, monitoring, management and orchestration applications, OS10 Enterprise Edition bundles industry hardened networking stack featuring advanced L2 and L3 protocols over well accepted CLI and Programmatic interface.  1 Hour Hands-on Labs
OpenManage Portfolio & Systems Management Featuring MX Series (Hands-on Lab) Dell EMC OpenManage systems management solutions put the control of your infrastructure at your fingertips. Whether automating with Ansible or managing a cloud infrastructure with Microsoft or VMware, there is an OpenManage solution that provides seamless integration with today’s most popular tools. In this Walkthrough Demo, you will create and deploy firmware baselines using Dell EMC Repository Manager and several OpenManage tools. 1 Hour Hands-on Labs
VMware vSAN: What’s New (Hands-on Lab) Learn how to size and enable vSAN environments including monitoring the health, capacity and performance of vSAN within vCenter and also via, built-in, vRealize Operations for vCenter Dashboards.  Explore the all new, intuitive vSAN HTML5 user interface used to perform Day-2 Operations, maintain Virtual Machine Availability, enable vSAN Encryption and discover Interoperability with vRealize Log Insight, iSCSI Integration and CLI Interfaces. 1 Hour Hands-on Labs
VMware Cloud On AWS: Getting Started (Hands-on Lab) You will be guided through the access and usage of vCenter server and finally you will learn about VMware Site Recovery for DRaaS. 1 Hour Hands-on Labs
General Session: The Architects of Innovation You are the architects of innovation. The advancements in human progress over the last decade were built on your shoulders. In just the last decade we completely reimagined the core, created an edge and built the cloud. In this session we’ll peer into the future to see what’s next and discuss the role that cloud, in particular, will play in shaping the future. 1 Hour General Session
Pipelines, Agile, DevOps … Oh My! A SysAdmin’s Guide To Infrastructure-as-Code Self-service catalogues, automation and orchestration are only part of the story. IT Administrators are being pressured to move faster, drive standards adoption, and build more resilient platforms and services.  But how?  In this session, we will focus on a simple use case about server/OS provisioning and explore how cloud operating patterns, DevOps, Lean, and Agile are changing how we build, manage, and deliver these services in support of product development and production support. 1 Hour Birds-of-a-Feather
VMware Cloud On Dell EMC Technical Deep Dive: Explained By Product Experts Project Dimension helps bring compute resources to wherever your data resides, without the responsibility of managing the physical or virtual infrastructure stack. But how do you architect, secure, and manage a compute software stack that is delivered from the cloud, and how does it work with VxRail? Join this technical deep dive session to answer those questions and more. 1 Hour Lecture Richard PrestonGurudatt Shashikumar
Dell EMC Data Protection Appliances: Data Domain, IDPA & Beyond Connect with Dell EMC experts to ask your questions and realize how Data Protection Appliances including Data Domain & Integrated Data Protection Appliance are uniquely positioned to serve your data protection needs today -- on-premise and in the cloud -- while providing you the foundation required for tomorrow. Be a part of this interactive session and discover how Dell EMC has innovated to take on modern protection challenges. 1 Hour Birds-of-a-Feather
Accelerating Your Organization’s AI Transformation Using GPU-as-a-Service (GPUaaS) GPUaaS solutions can offer faster results leading to higher productivity and a superior return on your AI investment. In this session we will explore a GPUaaS solution and how it simplifies the AI compute requirements with automated access, better control and simplified provisioning all while pushing your GPU resources to the limit accelerating your digital transformation. 1 Hour Birds-of-a-Feather
Retail IT: Creating Exceptional Customer Experiences For The Intelligent Store Today’s connected consumer wants a highly personalized, seamless digitally integrated experience across every channel. To meet demands for an intelligent store experience, retail leaders are working to create enriched experiences powered by technologies including IoT, data collection and analytics, AI, and video surveillance. Join us for this interactive discussion and learn best practices from retail companies as they envision the art of the possible on their digital transformation journey. 1 Hour Birds-of-a-Feather
How Emerging Technologies & Human Machine Partnerships Will Transform The Economy Erik Brynjolfsson will share the latest research on the effects of digital platforms and a limitless abundance of data to paint a full picture of the “new economy,” and how to harness its power rather than be sunk by change. Rana el Kaliouby will lay out a vision for an emotion-enabled world of technology, sharing the inner workings of a multimodal emotion sensing platform that identifies emotions through facial expressions and tone of voice. 1 Hour Guru Session
Deciphering The Future Of Artificial Intelligence: Where Technologies Are Going & How They Are Driving Business Outcomes AI is taking over the world in how we deliver successful business outcomes across industries. These outcomes are commonly aligned to enable specific verticals.Some of these outcomes can be more horizontally driven to help the masses such as what Dell EMC will embed in our technologies. During this session we will give you our viewpoint on how to breakdown the AI technology stacks and how the different technologies will evolve to enable you, your organizations and your clients. Join the Dell EMC Global CTO Office to deep dive in how you will be impacted by AI within your organizations and from our technological advancements in Dell EMC. 1 Hour Lecture Brons LarsonSanjeev KumarBrad Maltz
Technology Innovation: The Emerging Technologies That Will Supercharge the IT Industry In world of constant technology change, a multitude of new technologies are arriving on the scene together. These technological trends will empower IT like never before. Over the next three years, advances hardware system, cloud, data science and artificial intelligence will provide enterprises with the tools to realize transformative benefits greater than ever before. Learn what technologies Dell EMC has identified as the most critical to our customers success in the next three year and to which will be a key innovation focus for Dell EMC research and development in the coming years. 1 Hour Lecture David Frattura
What’s New For IDPA In 2019: Avoiding The Mad Scientist Project The Dell EMC Integrated Data Protection Appliance (IDPA) family redefines simplicity with a converged data protection solution. Many products claim ease-of-use and simple growth, but increase your burden for management, scalability, networking and budget—and with fewer capabilities. Learn what’s new and how IDPA lets you manage your data protection, instead of your solution managing you. 1 Hour Lecture Garret BlackSteve Reichwein
VMware & Dell At The Edge (compute): VMware's IoT Offering Now that the battle for the data center has largely been won with the combination of VMware and Dell Technologies, the next battle will be for dominance at the Edge, with more and more workloads moving towards the edge it's critical for Dell Technologies offerings in the edge space to be successful, new frontiers and new competitors. With the release of VMware's Internet of Things (IoT) 2.0 new features, capabilities and usability enhancements have been added to the product. This session will walk through the VMware IoT 2.0 product, give a high-level architecture overview, talk to the partnership with Microsoft and leveraging the Hands On Lab walk thru a quick demo. We will then talk to some real customer success stories, describe the current IoT marketplace and competition on the IoT space and conclude with the call to action -- how to sell 1 Hour Lecture with Demonstration Peter KeiltyKevin Brady
Infrastructure Design For Kubernetes Kubernetes is all the rage, and there are a ton of tools to deploy it. There are installers, cloud managed setups, full distributions like PKS, etc. But there’s always the question - beyond the software aspect, what do I need to build and provide for a successful container orchestration environment? Host types? What about storage? Networking? Load balancing? Attendees of this session will walk away with and understanding of the considerations in choosing compute platforms to run containers, along with storage systems (what is CSI anyways?), networking and load balancing. Think of this as ‘K8S for infrastructure folks’ 1 Hour Lecture with Demonstration Fabio Chiodini
Dell EMC PowerMax: Automate Your PowerMax & VMAX Operations Using Tools Like RESTAPI & Ansible Automation is key to many enterprise customers, this session will take an in depth look at how modern API's can be used to Automate Enterprise storage, this session will focus on PowerMAX and how it's REST API can be leveraged to automate day to day administrative tasks on PoweMAX. Examples of automation using Ansible Playbooks will be shown to provision, snapshot and control remote replication of enterprise Applications. 1 Hour Lecture Paul Martin
Dell EMC PowerMax & Oracle: Performance, Availability & Efficiency Deep-Dive This session will focus on proof points, best practices, and guidelines to achieving peak performance for Oracle workloads, maintaining high availability through disasters, and achieving amazing data reduction and storage efficiency for Oracle databases. 1 Hour Lecture with Demonstration Yaron Dar
Dell EMC Unity: Performance Best Practices Join Dell EMC Performance Engineering to understand how best practices can be applied to maximize the performance of your Dell EMC Unity systems. From connectivity to storage provisioning, you’ll learn how to utilize the available options to your benefit, enabling you to maximize your investment. 1 Hour Lecture Keith Snell
Dell EMC Unity: Multi-Cloud & Software Defined Capabilities Dell EMC Unity physical and virtual systems, coupled with Dell EMC's Cloud Tiering Appliance (CTA) enable administrators to create unique Cloud implementations that automatically move data to and from Hybrid and Public clouds based on user-configured policies. This session will cover the various ways to implement a Hybrid Cloud and provide tremendous business benefit to your organization. 1 Hour Lecture with Demonstration Wei Chen
The Evolution Of IT At T. Mobile From IaaS To PaaS To CaaS To FaaS At T. Mobile, the IT team is dedicated to innovation through experimentation. Each phase of building application deployment options for the company has undergone rigorous evaluation and testing which has lead to significant culture change. Digital transformation has enabled T.Mobile to achieve business accomplishments which have fundamentally altered and improved the business model and service offerings for T.Mobile customers. In this session, learn about T.Mobile’s evolution through IaaS to PaaS to CaaS and current experiments with FaaS platforms from their platform architect. Learn the guidelines which determine the right abstraction for each cloud based platform, both public and private. Learn about the partnership and symbiosis between the Data Center and Platform teams which has stretched and grown to help resolve challenges delivering SW and managing it within a hybrid cloud architecture. 1 Hour Lecture Seffi YaaranCourtney McShane
Dell EMC Isilon: Architectural Deep Dive, Best Practices, Tools, Tips & Tricks If you're looking to increase your technical understanding of Isilon OneFS, this is the session for you! The session provides an architectural deep dive into OneFS, including key features and capabilities. You'll also learn about OneFS best practices as well as tools and techniques that can help you get full value of you Isilon storage infrastructure. 1 Hour Lecture Timothy Wright
Dell EMC Isilon and ECS: Harness The Intersection Of Applications, Data & Analytics For IoT The proliferation of IoT devices has generated massive amounts of streaming data, which can overwhelm traditional storage platforms. This session will discuss how Dell EMC's Isilon and ECS platforms are optimized to store and analyze your company's IoT data, allowing you to capture insights that provide your business with a competitive advantage. 1 Hour Lecture Christopher DavisTajinder Ahluwalia
Dell EMC Storage Infrastructure Automation With Containers, DevOps & Infrastructure As Code Containers, DevOps & ‘Infrastructure as Code’ are changing the model for Storage Provisioning & Consumption. Storage infrastructure is expected to be automated and driven by code that adheres to the same steps as application development. Come and learn how Dell EMC storage is evolving to help you adapt to the new paradigm by integrating with technologies like Containers and tools like vRealize Orchestrator, Ansible etc. 1 Hour Lecture with Demonstration Audrius StripeikisBindu Tuli
Isilon & SmartFabric: Designing Dynamic, High Performance Fabrics For Massively Scalable Network-Attached Storage To remain competitive, the modern data centers require the capability to dynamically respond to business requirements. While idle and unused resources lead to wasted expenses, overused and saturated resource lead to performance degradation and even service outages. Learn how to architect data center fabrics for Isilon NAS based modern data center using Dell EMC Open Networking design concepts. 1 Hour Lecture Abhishek MishraRAVIKUMAR NITTUR
Evolving Customer Engagement At Dell.com As Dell drives ever more responsive and engaging ways to interact with customers, Dell's partnership with Pivotal has yielded tremendous results in terms of speed and adaptability into the process of modernizing and evolving how customers experience Dell.com. This session provides an opportunity to learn how to make step-wise change to a large legacy code-base and its user experience that yields business impact today. 1 Hour Lecture with Demonstration Matthew WoodHarsh Acharya
Application Transformation: The AmerisourceBergen Journey To Cloud With IaaS, CaaS & PaaS Learn directly from AmerisourceBergen about their decisioning framework and process for application modernization as part of their cloud journey. This real world example demonstrates how a large enterprise can define, assess and begin the transformation of their applications, leveraging Pivotal as a modern cloud development platform and gateway to new app cloud placement, all while balancing cost and risk. At the conclusion, a panel of experts from AmerisourceBergen, Dell Technologies Consulting and Pivotal, will answer your questions and provide insights into key lessons learned and critical success factors. 1 Hour Lecture Brian StingleyRaghavendran PremnathCharles Kalfaian
Accelerators For AI Usage Cases Accelerator technology is rapidly advancing with many nascent technologies such as Graphcore, Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGA’s) and the software stacks that drive them.  In this session, the focus will be to deep dive on AI usage cases for Inferencing, ML, DL, and others and discuss key enabling accelerator technologies. 1 Hour Lecture April Berman
Analytics To Artificial Intelligence, Transforming Dell Technologies With Data Discover how Dell IT has designed and built and environment, utilizing DevOps and DataOps, to enable everything from simple analytics, to Machine Learning and Deep Learning/AI.  This session will cover how to get started, what fundamental requirements need to be met, how to enable agility without compromising security and how to future proof the platform against changing requirements and capabilities.  It will also provide real-world examples of how Dell EMC is transforming our products and services with Enterprise and IoT data, mixed with a bit of Machine Learning and AI. 1 Hour Lecture Darryl Smith
VxFlex Family: Achieving The Best Performance The VxFlex family (VxFlex Ready Nodes, VxFlex appliance and VxFlex integrated rack) delivers millions of IOPS and consistent sub-millisecond response times for extreme performance and enterprise-level data availability. During this session, hyperconverged experts will introduce performance and availability concepts, dive into potential bottlenecks, and provide best practices to create the optimal solution using engineered systems, nodes or appliance. 1 Hour Lecture Dan AharoniEyal Sharon
XC Family: Best Practices For Running Database Applications On XC Family Hyperconverged Infrastructure Hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) is now an effective solution for a broad range of mission-critical enterprise applications, including in-memory databases. This session will explore how to deploy and manage XC Family HCI systems with Nutanix software to deliver the performance and resiliency these workloads require. It will also cover best practices for deploying SAP HANA and other database applications for production workloads on Hyperconverged infrastructure. 1 Hour Lecture Steven ScottChidambara Shashikiran
Dell EMC Solutions for Microsoft Azure Stack HCI: Overview & What's New Azure Stack HCI features the same software-defined compute, storage, and networking software as Azure Stack, and can integrate with Azure for hybrid capabilities such as cloud-based backup, site recovery, monitoring, and more. Dell EMC has partnered with Microsoft to deliver fully tested, validated and supported solutions for Azure Stack HCI based on Dell EMC's industry leading PowerEdge Servers. Attend this session to learn how Dell EMC can help you run virtualized applications on modern hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) to lower costs and improve performance. 1 Hour Lecture Steve McMaster
Accelerate Telco Cloud Deployments: Learn How From Dell EMC, VMware & Ericsson As service providers prepare for 5G, Dell EMC & VMware provide a turnkey pre-validated joint solution to simplify and accelerate production NFV deployments. Enabling the solution through key ecosystem partners like Ericsson can help service providers deploy even faster. In this session, you will learn how to reduce deployment complexities with Dell Technologies and Ericsson to accelerate time to revenue. 1 Hour Lecture Khurram KhawajaBryan BealMåns Burman
Have IT & Security Reached The Singularity? You Better Believe It! Can IT thrive without security? NO… they need to be combined, joined at the hip. Since we are finally at the singularity, this session will cover the aspects of IT and security working together, creating a more perfect union. We will cover topics ranging from culture, cloud native applications, containers, DevOps along with bare metal, VM’s, and traditional applications. 1 Hour Lecture Erin BanksChristopher Cicotte
Dell IT's AI/ML Journey: Evolving From Data To Insights To Enabling The Digital Enterprise   Dell IT is enabling Dell Technologies to become a data driven enterprise by applying Analytics, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and utilizing a full suite of data analytics solutions. Learn how Dell IT is driving business value thru meaningful data insights – capitalizing on data-intensive workloads for product failure prediction, customer buying patterns, fraud detection, deal-to-order conversions, and other use cases. 1 Hour Lecture Dinesh KoppadaJames Roth
Modernizing Your Windows Server & SQL Server Data Center Workloads Over 20M Servers are still running Windows Server 2008 R2 and SQL 2008.  Microsoft will end support of SQL 2008 on 7/9/19 and for Windows Server 2008 R2 on 1/14/20.  We recommend upgrading to current Microsoft versions of Windows Server and SQL Server with Dell EMC PowerEdge 14G Servers for the most advanced security, performance, and innovation. 1 Hour Lecture
What’s Driving Workplace Transformation? Diverse & Distributed Teams Finding Creative Ways To Collaborate? Come Learn About Modernizing Your Workplace Windows 7 will reach End of Support in Jan 2020, are you ready? Over +850M devices are on Win 10, as Organizations create modern workplace scenarios on secure platforms. Microsoft’s culture has evolved as we face changing employee expectations, more diverse, globally distributed teams. Come hear how we’re enabling workplace transformation using modern Devices & Modern Workplace Solutions. 1 Hour Lecture
The Why, Where & How Of On-Premise IoT & Edge Device Management Unlock innovation in regulated industries or extreme conditions thanks to a unique, managed on-premise IoT solution from Atos, Dell and Microsoft, powered by Siemens MindSphere. And operate at scale with Managed Edge IoT Services from Atos and Dell for agile and predictable business value. Learn why this is a game changer, where it makes sense and how it works. 1 Hour Lecture
AMD EPYC & Dell EMC PowerEdge Server Portfolio AMD’s EPYC Enterprise CPUs together with Dell EMC PowerEdge servers are bringing unprecedented disruption to the datacenter.  Unmatched levels of compute, memory, IO, and security capabilities of AMD EPYC based Dell PowerEdge servers is driving momentum across segments and workloads. Together with Dell, we are investing so customers can build their roadmap around Dell PowerEdge AMD EPYC future technology generations. 1 Hour Lecture
Navigating The Challenges Of Private Cloud In A Hybrid World Clients are looking for flexibility, rapid deployment, and data sovereignty in a challenging hybrid IT landscape. Join Dimension Data and NTT Communications as we share how together with Dell EMC we are helping clients to securely evolve to Software-defined Private Cloud using VMware-validated architectures and managed services. 1 Hour Lecture
The Power Of A High Performant Data & AI Platform Data is the raw material of the digital transformation for businesses and is critical before organizations can benefit from AI, Machine Learning & Data Science. Find out how your organization can use ICP for Data, IBM’s Data & AI platform on Dell’s technology. 1 Hour Lecture
Enabling The Digital Infra Foundation With HCL Technologies & Dell Tech   Digital infra backbone encompasses various architectures, tools and methodologies that need complex integration capabilities. Historical best practices are giving way to agile principles. See how we are delivering digital transformation initiatives for leading O&G organization by creating digital infra backbone built on VVD principles and scalable components like VXRail,  NSX and Algosec integrations and rule optimization for NSX Edge Firewall migration. 1 Hour Lecture
Extending Hybrid Cloud With Intelligent Edge Digital transformation has transformed the role of  IT from a support function to business enablement, thus necessitating the need for edge intelligence for the adoption of analytics, AI, IoT, etc. In this session, Wipro will walk through leveraging “Azure Stack as Intelligent Edge” to bring  core enterprise, digital transformation applications from the cloud to local devices, through service bus connect. 20 Minutes World Chat
Full-Stack Enterprise AI & Industry 4.0 From raw material pricing to procurement, production, assembly, delivery, and demand estimation — AI point solutions are a good start, but full-stack interconnected Enterprise AI will win the day. Learn to optimize your infrastructure for a new generation of interconnected learning applications built on Dell Hardware. Funded by TPG and Dell Technologies Capital, Noodle is a leader in Enterprise AI. 20 Minutes World Chat
Campus Access Networks Can Be Open and Automated, Too! A $14B market opportunity for open access-edge networks is finally in play.But compared to datacenters, the challenges and technology requirements are wildly different. Pica8 explains how, leveraging new Dell EMC N3000/S4000-series switches, they are winning Fortune 50 customers over to open campus networking by simplifying the entire process of deploying and operating global switching infrastructure through innovative, intelligent automation. 20 Minutes World Chat
Opensource Infrastructure & Applications With DellEMC &d Canonical Over the past 12 months, Canonical and DellEMC have taken their strategic partnership to the next level. Capitalizing on our leadership position with Dell laptops, workstations and IoT gateways, the partnership is now enabling Ubuntu on any DellEMC server, and we jointly collaborate in new solutions and services offerings around enterprise grade openstack, containers, edge, machine-learning and open source applications. 20 Minutes World Chat
Better Together: Tape + Cloud Storage needs are changing as data explodes and many enterprises who have traditionally used tape are now looking to the cloud. But adding cloud to the equation doesn’t mean subtracting tape, because they work well together. Learn best practices in transforming your data management environment to eliminate the burden of managing tape without adding budget or sacrificing security. 20 Minutes World Chat
Cutting Data Center Costs, Headaches & Risk with Preconfigured Cabinets How can data center managers effectively grow and expand with less cost, fewer headaches and reduced risk? The combination of a modular design and preconfigured cabinet solutions can speed deployment and deliver up to 30 % savings, while resulting in a data center that meets business needs and ensures predictable, fast and low-risk expansion without compromising reliability, efficiency and sustainability. 20 Minutes World Chat
Securing Hybrid Cloud & SD-WAN Across Your Enterprise Mobility and cloud are transforming today’s networks, bringing an explosion of new mobile and Internet of Things (IoT) devices with greater access to data and services anywhere, anytime. The data center is also evolving and SD-WAN is being adopted by enterprises. Learn how Palo Alto Networks helps you to design security across your next-generation data centers and SD-WAN networks. 20 Minutes World Chat
Learn Why Snap-&-Replicate Isn't Good Enough Most enterprises have very large unstructured datasets. Because NDMP cannot scale, most companies fall back to taking snapshots and replicating to DR.  If the storage system fails, the snaps will be lost. What's needed is a robust solution that protects them against storage failure, conforms to regulatory requirements, and provides long-term retention and recoverability to any other unstructured storage system. 20 Minutes World Chat
Bias In AI: Why Blind Acceptance Of Data Leads To Biased Machines A lot of noise is made in the news about the "bias" of AI towards certain people groups in society. How can algorithms be biased, however? This session will take a look at the underpinnings of the data bias problem, their ramifications for actionable AI, and how we, as data scientists, avoid unconscious bias as we curate our data sources. 1 Hour Lecture David Graham
Understanding Architectures To Enable Deep Learning Environments Getting started and taking the first steps with Deep Learning is an easy step compared to bring an automated, working DL environment into existing production systems. Throughout this presentation, concepts and designs were discussed, to implement a scalable, automated and integrated solutions for various use cases, including financial services, automotive and other. 1 Hour Lecture Roland Kunz
Applying A Cloud Operating Model To Your Hybrid Cloud Mission Critical App Deployments A hybrid cloud environment is an attractive option for SAP environments, allowing you to keep mission critical functionalities on premise and simultaneously support other parts of the business who want to the ability to move fast and innovate rapidly with a cloud operating model. What are the key aspects to consider when moving to a cloud operating model, and what solutions are available from VMware and Dell EMC to help you on this journey? 1 Hour Lecture with Demonstration Andrew NielsenJames Whalen
The New Frontier: A Unified Workspace That Gives IT Time Back Imagine a world where your IT team can stop spending the majority of their time on device set ups, app updates and support calls. Imagine what they can do with their time to solve critical business challenges and innovate.  Stop imagining and learn more how you can revolutionize your business with Dell Technologies Unified Workspace. 1 Hour Lecture John MoodyJason RoszakBrett HansenPatrick Moorhead
Global Partner Summit: Partner Program Breakout Our mission is to be the best in the eyes of our Partners by providing a Simple. Predictable. Profitable ™ Partner Program. Join Darren Sullivan, Sarah Shields, and the Global Partner Program team in this session designed for Solution Providers and Distributors, which will go deeper into our Program strategy and offerings in place today to fuel your profitable growth. We will also cover our shared Dell Technologies vision with VMware, including our joint go-to-market approach in cloud. 1 Hour Lecture
Global Partner Summit: Global Alliances Partner Breakout As we soar to new heights and look to sieze the incredible opportunities ahead, join Jay Snyder and others as we capitalize on the multi-cloud world we operate in to amplify the volume on our success. This session will leave you inspired to drive with intent to deliver results while leaving a positive impact on our customers and the world. 90 MInutes Lecture
Global Partner Summit: Marketing Breakout Join Cheryl Cook, Allison Dew and best-selling author and digital marketing pioneer, Ann Handley, as they share insights on making marketing REAL for Dell technologies Partners. Ignite your marketing endeavors with fresh perspectives on innovative marketing trends that are relatable and actionable. You won’t want to miss it!  150 Minutes Lecture
Becoming A Cybersecurity Rock Star: The Transformative Effect Of Data Science & Machine Learning In Today’s Fight Against Cyber Threats The combination of big data and machine learning is making it possible for defenders with limited resources and expertise to detect and respond to unknown threats faster than ever before. In an industry forever locked in an adversarial battle with increasingly sophisticated actors, Nash Borges PhD, Sr Director of Engineering and Data Science at Secureworks explains how the power of machine learning combined with human intelligence have become fundamental to defending the digital economy. 1 Hour Lecture with Demonstration Nash Borges
Dell EMC Isilon: Accelerating High Performance Workloads With Isilon All-Flash Learn about what’s new with Isilon all-flash scale-out NAS and hear real-world examples of organizations using Isilon all-flash scale-out NAS to support applications with extreme performance requirements. This session will provide detailed information about specific solution configurations, performance results and key learnings. 1 Hour Lecture Timothy BicioPhilip Pao
Best Tips & Tricks You Need To Become Cloud Native When we started cloud native development, we stumbled and fell and we were often discouraged. We wondered: how can you find out what your user really wants? What happens when you get it wrong? How can you improve your efficiency and scale? Sound familiar? Come hear about our pitfalls and our lessons learned in using people, process, prioritization and tools and you’ll find out how to succeed in cloud native development.  1 Hour Lecture Amy MullinsMegan Murawski
Empower The Future Of Modern Applications With Data Center As-a-Service Offering The purpose of Data Center As-a-Service solutions are to bring the cloud model to the Data Center with consistent infrastructure and consistent operations. Data Center as-a-service will eliminate the customer burden of managing the hardware and delivers a full compute, storage, and networking solution on-premises as a service. Project Dimension represents a new, transformational capability that combines HCI and a fully managed services approach to reduce the costs and complexity of distributed infrastructure. This session will go over Project Dimension, and how it enables organizations to enjoy the increased agility, simplified operations within your Data Center. 1 Hour Lecture Varun ChhabraMatthew Morgan
An Executive Summary Of The 2018 State Of Cybercrime Report For IT Security Leaders Secureworks Counter Threat Unit (CTU) researchers analyzed incident response outcomes across 4,400 companies over 12 months to understand why cybercriminals are so successful, what incentivizes them and how companies can defend better. You’ll learn how highly evolved criminals are targeting organizational environments with increasing success, and also how constant, low-level criminality is impacting business around the globe. 1 Hour Lecture John Mancuso
Data Science In Reality: Death By Concepts Fundamental mathematical concepts largely drive data science projects. Conceptual validation is widely used for validating machine learning models through the use of mathematical proofs. However, the need to test the model on almost real standards is often compromised due to the difficulty of replicating real life (Big or not) Data. The 'Industry' tends to validate complex data models by relevance measures and introduce a 'degree of error' to accommodate for real life implementations. This is problematic, at best. If the world of data-driven science projects is the City of Gotham, Empirical Validation is The Dark Knight. Robust Model Validation saves the city from pitfalls and covers like 'degree of error' and 'probabilistic, not accurate'. Learn: 1. Trade-offs in applying empirical research 2. Validating complex models based on practice 3. Building innovative and cutting-edge technology with close-to-perfect confidence levels 1 Hour Lecture Debarshi Chatterji
x86 Servers. Hyperconverged vSAN Ready Nodes: Bridging The “Gap” In Manageability Is Easier Than You Think With Dell EMC PowerEdge & VMware There are millions of x86 servers all over the world. As companies struggle to remain competitive in the digital economy, more view hyperconverged infrastructure as a logical step towards building out their software-defined data center. Yet, the notion of new hardware and software seeds fear of the unknown. It doesn’t have to. With Open Manage Enterprise, the management console for all Dell EMC PowerEdge platforms, manageability is simplified with a consistent experience. 1 Hour Lecture Chad Fenner
Security Discussions For The Business This panel session includes experts in the security field discussing topics that are top of mind for our customers on their own security transformation journey. Whether it is handling security workforce shortage, development and retention; leveraging AI/ML to enhance security; or forecasting security trends; we will cover how Dell Technologies is overcoming these challenges and preparing our products and infrastructure for the future.  1 Hour Lecture Tom GillisJudith FurlongJohn Scimone
Connected Technology Is Healthy Technology & Results In Actionable Insights In today’s connected world it’s possible to monitor almost anything, and with the right algorithm the data collected can be turned into actionable insights. Wearable technology monitors heart rate, steps and sleep to help ensure you’re thriving, and services technology monitors your infrastructure and devices to ensure they’re running smoothly - detecting, resolving and preventing issues. Join us to discuss how we’re using Machine Learning, Deep Learning and AI to architect the most adaptive, intelligent service experience through secure, automated technologies that continuously capture, analyze and act on data - keeping your IT environment secure and healthy. 1 Hour Lecture with Demonstration Patrick MooneyMike Shepard
Breaking Cloud Silos With Dell EMC Data Protection-As-A-Service As enterprises embrace a multi-cloud strategy, the need for protecting workloads across clouds has become a necessity. Dell EMC Cloud Snapshot Manager simplifies protection of workloads across clouds seamlessly without the need to install or maintain cloud infrastructure for your backups. This session explains how to leverage a SaaS offering to protect your cloud instances in AWS and Azure.     1 Hour Lecture Nooshin Soleimani
Unified Workspace: Deploy PCs Faster Than Making A Cup Of Coffee Refocus your energy on transforming the business and driving value add initiatives. ProDeploy in the Unified Workspace deploys PCs configured direct from our factory to the end user. This can save up to nearly a week of IT time so you can focus on top priorities that excite your end users and keep the business competitive. 1 Hour Lecture with Demonstration Daniel OldroydBrian Kupke
Edge Computing Is Accelerating: Is Your Strategy A Winner? The trend is clear - adoption of Edge computing is rapidly accelerating. Forrester Consulting estimates nearly 50% of organizations will extend data analytics to the edge in the next 12 months. Is your edge strategy comprehensive, actionable and ready to drive strategic advantage? Attend strategies on establishing a future-proof edge-to-cloud architecture that’s open, scalable, and secure – today and tomorrow. 1 Hour Lecture Jason ShepherdMimi Spier
VxRail 4.7 - Simplifying IT Through Standardization & Automation (Hands-on Lab) Dell EMC and VMware are better together bringing next-generation VMware technologies to life faster on VxRail. A featured Dell EMC integrated cloud platform jointly developed with VMware, VxRail speeds time to value in the core data center, in the cloud, and at the edge. Powered by VMware vSAN, the pre-configured and pre-tested Dell EMC VxRail appliances are the standard in hyper-converged for virtual environments. VxRail delivers a turnkey, easy to use, and functionally rich solution to all applications that benefit from server virtualization.  1 Hour Hands-on Labs
DataDomain OS 6.2 (Hands-on Lab) With Data Domain as part of your IT infrastructure, you can meet all of the demands of data protection. Conquer the challenge of protecting mission-critical data with modern protection storage and explore our best-of-breed solutions for your on-premise, virtualized and cloud computing needs. 1 Hour Hands-on Labs
Isilon OneFS: Getting Started (Hands-on Lab) Attendees get an overview of Isilon OneFS 8.2 features and functionality. You start with Initial Setup and the OneFS Interface followed by the power of Scale out OneFS nodes and SmartFailing of these nodes and finish with SMB and NFS shares, creation and administration. This lab will show you just how powerful the worlds easiest NAS solution can be. 1 Hour Hands-on Labs
PowerMax: Provisioning, Data Reduction & Role Based Access Control - Getting Started (Hands-on Lab) The Award Winning PowerMax All Flash Storage Array brings a redesigned and optimized Unisphere, our; intuitive management GUI for this next generation platform. Throughout the lab participants will be using Unisphere to get hands-on experience of provisioning tasks, investigate compression at both a system and storage group level, and explore the enhancements made to role based access control. 1 Hour Hands-on Labs
XtremIO X2: Simple To Use Management (Hands-on Lab) XtremIO is a purpose-built, high performance, scale-out All Flash Array (AFA). XtremIO unique architecture dramatically simplifies the tasks of managing an enterprise storage system. The XtremIO WebUI offers a web based interface to easily setup and provision your storage system. With this interactive demo, users will be learn how easy it is to provision and monitor the XtremIO cluster. 1 Hour Hands-on Labs
AppSync: Integrated Copy Management For Enterprise Applications (Hands-on Lab) Learn how you can streamline your copy data management processes using AppSync's policy-driven processes. Dell EMC AppSync simplifies, orchestrates and automates the process of generating and consuming application consistent copies of production data. 1 Hour Hands-on Labs
Dell EMC Fabric Design Center (Hands-on Lab) Within minutes, build the right network for your Compute, Storage and HCI infrastructure using Dell EMC Fabric Design Center; the Easy Button for network fabrics. In this lab, you can design a network for different Dell EMC compute, storage and hyper-converged infrastructure solutions and then download the switch configuration files and Ansible playbooks for the design. 1 Hour Hands-on Labs
Dell EMC SmartFabric Services & VxRail (Hands-on Lab) The Dell EMC OS10 SmartFabric Services with VxRail, is a one-of-a-kind innovative end-to-end Dell EMC hyper-converged solution.  This lab demonstrates how simple, fast, and seamless it is to deploy a complete, fully ready HCI environment, and explores the management, provisioning, monitoring, and scale-out capabilities using Dell EMC’s OS10 SmartFabric Services with VxRail 4.7 and VMware ESXi 6.7. The lab includes: Infrastructure configuration via a single CLI (Command Line Interface) command and configuration of the VxRail cluster via VxRail Manager UI (User Interface). 1 Hour Hands-on Labs
MX Series (Hands-on Lab) This Walkthrough Demo showcases the simple deployment of a MX7000 chassis and the end to end lifecycle management of servers, storage and networking from a single web user interface. Users can create and manage a fabric, perform a Dell validated stack upgrade, explore the intelligent automaton of templates and simply scale from one to many chassis. 1 Hour Hands-on Labs
VMware NSX SD-WAN By VeloCloud: Getting Started (Hands-on Lab) Explore VMware NSX SD-WAN by VeloCloud including the key components and architecture. Review options for troubleshooting and diagnostics. 1 Hour Hands-on Labs
General Session: Innovation to Unlock Your Digital Future We’ve entered a new technology era fueled by data – moving from petabytes to zettabytes on an accelerated timeline where data drives the next big breakthroughs and business opportunities. We must rethink how we manage, protect and secure all that data at a pace and scale that meets business demands. In this session we will explore how innovation delivers on the new requirements of today, while paving the way for an organization’s digital future. 1 Hour General Session
Dell EMC PowerMax: Running Modern Multi-Site Applications Using SRDF Learn how to support modern multi-site applications using the industry standard in remote replication: SRDF. This session will provide insight into the functional, operational and performance aspects of SRDF with the latest PowerMax platform release. Best practices and practical considerations for planning and designing replication solutions will also be discussed. 1 Hour Lecture Richard OtteDarren Fernandes
Introducing An Exceptionally Powerful Machine Learning Server: The Latest Edition Of Dell EMC's Comprehensive Portfolio Of AI/ML Offer Learn about Dell’s latest machine learning offering that delivers exceptional performance for ML training and other compute intensive workloads, like simulation, modeling and predictive analysis, using up to 10 industry-leading NVIDIA GPUs. Find out how you can reduce your time to insight for machine learning with substantially increased horsepower. 1 Hour Lecture David Hillenmeyer
Introducing Dell EMC Cloud Data Storage One of the most popular phrases in IT today is “move it to the cloud”, often said with little regard for infrastructure implications or the impact on the workloads going to the cloud. This session will re-introduce and define cloud concepts including, application migration (lift and shift), disaster recovery, VDI, and home directories. We will then explore the interactions between on-premises storage infrastructure and cloud capabilities required to implement these cloud operating models. We will conclude with several cloud-enabled storage infrastructure examples from the Dell EMC storage portfolio. 1 Hour Lecture Joe CaraDonnaKaushik Ghosh
Data Protection Suite: What’s New For Avamar In 2019 In this session we will explore recent enhancements to Dell EMC Avamar backup software. Simplified management, more cloud support, faster installs and upgrades, and of course, support for the latest application releases. Come see how Avamar is more reliable, has higher availability and better serviceability, while continuing extending our use cases. 1 Hour Lecture with Demonstration Debjeet BagchiBret Breslin
RecoverPoint For Virtual Machines Best Practices Checkout this Advanced Best Practices session for architectural know hows, better understanding of replication design concepts, administration best practices and so much more. 1 Hour Lecture Stefan VossCraig BrayRobert Bender
DD Boost Your SQL Backups By Leveraging Native Tools & Self-Service Keep the direct control of backups using Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio and write data to the most efficient deduplication appliance in industry. Distributing part of the deduplication process to the SQL server, enables client-side deduplication for faster backups. By giving the App owner control of the recovery process through native utilities, no need to go through the Backup Admin enabling faster recovery. Reduce RTO with GLR Table Recovery and Compressed restore options. 1 Hour Lecture Vladimir Selivanov
Extend Your Hybrid Cloud Model To Your Data Center While moving your application to the cloud model looks attractive and could free you from managing physical infrastructure, there are reasons from data sovereignty to data gravity, organizations need to keep their Data/Apps on premises. Come learn how Project Dimension, a new Data Center as-a-service offering from Dell Technologies, can bring you the best of both worlds. 1 Hour Lecture Wei WangShannon Champion
Build A Killer Application With VMware Cloud On Dell EMC Imagine your I&O team can focus solely on helping their business partners on building killer applications and new innovative processes rather than managing the day-to-day software and hardware patching and upgrades. Imagine no more - this is the reality of Project Dimension. This session will help you think past tradition to what’s possible when you can bring your cloud environment and consumption model to your data center.  1 Hour Lecture William LeslieAndrew Nielsen
Midrange Storage: Ask The Experts Dell EMC Unity, SC Series, and PowerVault storage are being used in 1,000’s of global customer environments running applications like Oracle, HPC, Surveillance, VDI, SQL, Virtual Servers, and NAS. With small to midmarket budget and resource constraints, these storage solutions save time and money without compromising operational efficiency, performance, and simplicity. In this session, our panel of Storage Experts will address your questions specific to Dell EMC’s Midrange storage portfolio.        1 Hour Birds-of-a-Feather
Experts Panel: Dell EMC Data Protection Suite This session focuses on the software products that make up the Dell EMC Data Protection Suite including Avamar, NetWorker, Data Protection Advisor, and RecoverPoint for Virtual Machines.  Come join Data Protection Product Management for backup and continuous data protection of applications (i.e., Oracle, SQL, SAP, Hadoop), whether running on premise or in the cloud.   1 Hour Birds-of-a-Feather
Unstructured Data Solutions (UDS): Ask The Experts Unstructured Data Solutions (UDS) – Powered by industry-leading Isilon and ECS scale out infrastructures - continues to revolutionize the unstructured space with high-performance, strategic and scalable solutions that simplify and consolidate major workloads, with model types to suit different needs with multi-protocol capabilities. This interactive session allows attendees to discuss Isilon and ECS features and functionality in an open forum with UDS specialists and engineering leaders. Bring your questions and top-of-mind discussion topics for this always-lively session. 1 Hour Birds-of-a-Feather
VMware Enterprise PKS: Getting Started (Hands-on Lab) Build, deploy, and manage container-based applications with Kubernetes running on VMware vSphere. Also learn how to operationalize production Kubernetes using VMware Enterprise PKS. 1 Hour Hands-on Labs
5G: Delivering Life-Changing Technologies Through Next-Generation Networks From enabling rich, sensor driven networks of IoT devices, to securing and prioritizing public infrastructure needs within the context of digitally enabled cities, to enriching end-user experiences through sub-millisecond access times in AR/VR and Gaming, the realization of 5G radio networks and their infrastructures is poised to shape the consumption of data for consumers and businesses alike. Join our gurus as they speak about the implementation and impact of 5G in media and consumer-focused technologies, autonomous vehicles, and the technical underpinnings of these networks. 1 Hour Guru Session
Fly On The Wall: Dell IT Staff Meeting - Status Update On IT Transformation  Dell IT is in a mature phase of its IT Transformation journey—optimizing IT for performance, agility and efficiency. Our strategy is to evolve to a cloud-based consumption model by adopting a secure multi-cloud approach automating service delivery and leveraging modern IT infrastructure. Join Dell IT leaders to gain valuable insights and experience an actual staff meeting in progress. 1 Hour Lecture Scott PittmanJaynene HapanowiczSheldon CuffieKevin HerrinPat Quigley
Sweet Data Gold: Unlocking Siloed Data Done well, data is the gift that keeps on giving. The problem is starting with what we have. Join Dell Boomi to explore the paths on how to break down silos and unlock the value of data across your business ecosystem. Learn how to transform your business to increase efficiency, productivity and value. 1 Hour Lecture BENJAMIN SCHREINER
Dell EMC PowerMax: A Deep Dive Into The Award-Winning NVMe Based All Flash Platform Come learn all about the PowerMax array - the world's fastest! PowerMax builds on the core proven enterprise features of VMAX while also delivering unprecedented levels of performance via NVMe technology and automated data placement for maximum performance with a built-in machine learning engine. You'll also learn about new software features such as enhanced data reduction including deduplication. 1 Hour Lecture Vince WestinSteven McClureDarrel Schueneman
Dell EMC XtremIO X2: New Innovations Update What has the XtremIO team been up to lately? Attend the session to learn all the new updates for the XtremIO platform -- Native Replication, Quality of Service, Cloud Monitoring Integrations, Container Plug-ins, and much more! While XtremIO’s metadata-centric architecture continues to deliver consistently high performance with superior data reduction efficiencies, the platform is now complete with rich set of date services and ready for all the applications of today and tomorrow. 1 Hour Lecture Michael HaleRami Katz
Dell EMC XtremIO X2: Mixed Virtualized Workload Best Practices Learn what the new capabilities of XtremIO X2 mean for your virtualized environments. We will examine various deployment models and discuss best practices for both VMware vSphere and Microsoft Hyper-V environments. In addition, we will highlight XtremIO integration options for enhanced monitoring, orchestration & automation with VMware vRealize and Microsoft System Center management platforms. 1 Hour Lecture with Demonstration Itzik Reich
Dell EMC Unity: Performance Analysis & Troubleshooting This session explores the options available to validate the performance health of your Dell EMC Unity system. Using examples, we’ll show how to isolate workloads for analysis, monitor system performance, and dissect performance data with different tools and methods. Putting all of this in perspective of best practices. 1 Hour Lecture Qin Tao
Dell EMC SC Series: Update & Architectural Overview (Includes Multi-Array Federation) Dell EMC SC Series arrays offer unique advantages for modern workloads, including All-Flash models, Efficiency and Data Reduction Services, Live Volume, Federation, and more. Learn how our latest innovations give you more options than ever for dynamic mobility and the best economics. Join us for this in-depth session and learn how to get the most value from this popular platform. 1 Hour Lecture Darin SchmitzJoel Ruf
Dell EMC Isilon & ECS: Go From Storage Management To Data Management Learn about the next generation of unstructured data software technology designed to unlock the value of your data capital. Many companies have to address the challenges of managing disparate storage platforms across on-prem datacenters and in the cloud. Learn how Dell EMC ClarityNow data management software can help you with cross-storage management, allowing you to reduce storage TCO, find files quickly using metadata tags, and simplify user access with a self-service data management interface. 1 Hour Lecture Julita KussmaulLawrence Chiu
Data First: How To Manage Unstructured Data In A Multi-Cloud World An evolving trend we are seeing in our customers environments is a shift from Cloud-first to Data-first mindset. And a data-first approach requires a multi-cloud strategy, to allow you to store your data in the right place, at the right time, and with the right SLA. In this session, you will learn about managing unstructured data in today’s multi-cloud world. 1 Hour Lecture Barak EpsteinBrandon Whitelaw
Understanding Risk In A Digital Future World Businesses are becoming more digital. Because of this, digital and business risk are converging. This shift forces organizations to manage risk differently. And although risk management is often considered the role of “security people,” we understand that it’s a responsibility for all. In this session, we review the concepts and thoughts that organizations must address for digital risk management. 1 Hour Lecture Zulfikar Ramzan, PhD
VxBlock 1000: Automation For Converged Infrastructure Management The Dell EMC VxBlock 1000 system, the gold standard in converged infrastructure, now comes with VxBlock Central: a new tool tightly integrated with VMware vRealize software for converged management and automation. See how this new integration provides automated workflows for executing daily systems administration tasks that once took hours of manual labor. See the future path of innovation, such as system optimization. 1 Hour Lecture Sameer Mohile
Modernizing EHR Systems With Virtustream Healthcare Cloud Like all mission-critical enterprise applications, fully capable EHR solutions can be big, complex to manage, and require a long-term Healthcare IT commitment to ongoing upgrades and optimization with rigorous SLAs for availability and performance. Join this session to learn about Virtustream's end-to-end cloud-based healthcare solution, built on the same enterprise-grade Dell Technologies infrastructure that customers trust and rely on to deliver the availability and performance their most demanding applications need. 1 Hour Lecture Timothy Calahan
Workforce Transformation Through Agile Learning The speed at which transformation is occurring requires a combination of people, processes and platforms to be successful. Do you have what it takes? Is your team empowered with the right talent to build and operate clouds and data centers of the future? Learn how Dell Technologies Education Services can help define a structured and continuous learning solution that enables students to redefine their knowledge and allow employers to feel confident they are building a team of trusted advisors that can deliver results. 1 Hour Lecture Jim MontgomeryJoseph Milardo
VxBlock 1000: Optimizing Mission Critical Application & Database Workloads VxBlock 1000 in known for its reliability, scalability and performance which are the cornerstone requirements for mission critical workloads. Learn how you can optimize your SAP HANA, Oracle, SQL and VDI implementations by selecting the right CI configurations that best match your workload needs and hear from our experts on how to launch, configure and operate these workloads to improve operational performance. 1 Hour Lecture Ejaz ChaudhryCheryl Curran
VxRail Performance Best Practices In this session we present an update of VxRail performance capabilities, and discuss how to leverage the different VxRail models to satisfy workloads and use cases. We provide cluster design considerations, such as processor make and models, disk groups and disk drives (NVMe, Optane, SAS, SATA). We also provide general guidance on topics such as planning of 2-Node clusters and estimating upgrade times. 1 Hour Lecture Naveen KumarFlavio Fomin
Cloud For Microsoft Azure Stack Storage Performance & Architectural Considerations Azure Stack is consistent with Public Azure, so storage caps and limits are set to follow the same rules as much as possible. There are, however, a number of differences in the underlying storage architectures and configurations which change the rules of the game. Here we’ll dive deep into the storage systems of Azure Stack, moving from tenant workload right down to bare metal and everything in between. You will understand how workloads will perform in varying configurations, how the Storage Spaces Direct hyperconverged storage infrastructure is configured under the hood, and important gotchas to be aware of when sizing and planning VxRack Azure Stack. 1 Hour Lecture Kenneth Lowe
SAP Made Simple With Ready Solutions From Dell Technologies SAP is the world’s most comprehensive suite of enterprise applications. Bases on the transformational SAP HANA Platform, enterprise are able to run analytical and transactional workloads within the same database. And now with S/4HANA, enterprises are looking to further mainstream HANA in the datacenter. SAP requires high-performing, resilient infrastructure for this mission critical platform. Learn more about the broadest portfolio of validated solutions for SAP. 1 Hour Lecture Christopher WardJames Whalen
At The Crossroads Of IT, CT & OT Domains: Architecting Edge Computing Platforms As the world turns quickly to advancing concepts such as multi-edge computing (MEC), 5G, and the Internet of Things (IoT) — agility, flexibility, and programmability at the chip, individual network function or service level become key attributes’ of the enabling platforms that are at the intersection of traditionally disparate wireline, wireless, IT, CT and OT domains. Learn more about the value of MEC in this session. 1 Hour Lecture Mehdi Sif
Lessons Learnt From A Large Type 2 Diabetes Dataset For Readmit Prediction: Data Engineering & Machine Learning Hyperlipidemia (concentration of lipids in blood) and Diabetes are on the top 3 "most expensive" diseases in almost every country in the world. About one-third of the world is pre-diabetic. Understanding this from a data engineering and data transformation perspective will become critical to healthcare and biopharma organizations that screen, test and treat the disease. A Machine Learning approach will be presented (either as a live workshop or as a open-forum discussion format with data) on a large, US-based open-source dataset for readmit prediction. Previous results and conclusions will be discussed along with missed root-causes like Drug-Drug-Interaction. 1 Hour Lecture Sanjaya Joshi
Hybrid Cloud & HCI Solutions With Microsoft & Dell Technologies Dell EMC is a key partner with Microsoft deploying “Dell EMC VxRack Cloud for Microsoft Azure Stack” worldwide. These hybrid cloud solutions provide enterprise customers  “connected” mode or disconnected mode using Azure tools on premise. Microsoft has partnered with Dell EMC launched Windows Server Software Defined integrated solutions such as Storage Spaced Direct Ready Solutions. 1 Hour Lecture
Adopt & Scale Dell EMC Hybrid Cloud Infrastructures With Unisys CloudForte The Unisys CloudForte Cloud Platform helps enterprise clients to adopt,  transform and govern their digital cloud workloads on VMware and Dell EMC hyper-converged infrastructure and enabling app modernization leveraging Pivotal Cloud Foundry. Unisys CloudForte combined with VMware and Dell EMC solutions accelerate client business goals through secure cloud transformation. Actual client engagement experiences will be highlighted during this session. 1 Hour Lecture
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