EMC Corporation, announced today its participation at GITEX 2011, under the theme of “Cloud Meets Big Data”. EMC, the platinum sponsor of Cloud Confex, has a senior delegation of regional and international executives attending the exhibition, and is keen to share its wealth of industry knowledge and expertise with the exhibition and conference visitors, customers and partners.
Chuck Hollis, Global Marketing Chief Technology Officer, will be delivering a keynote speech at the Cloud Confex Conference, on the 10th of October, and will be sharing keychallengesand solutions IT organizations face, on their journey to the cloud, and how to cross the phase of business production and virtualization of the mission critical applications and the lessons learned that can help accelerate transitions to an IT-as-a-service model to enable them to better compete. He will also address the evolution of today’s IT jobs to meet the needs of the transformation with the right skillset and competencies.
On the EMC stand, located in the Cloud Confex, CLD2, Sheikh Saeed Hall,workstations with virtual demos highlighting EMC’s latest breakthrough products and solutions designed to help organizations accelerate the journey to the cloud and transform their business as well as live demos showcasing vBlock the unified stackof compute, network and storage for cloud infrastructure, Avamar and Data Domain, the Fast, efficient backup and recovery solutions with deduplication technology will be staged to allow stand visitors a hands-on experience and opportunity to interact with the industry leaders.
In addition to the demonstrations, a real ‘in practice’ series of educational technology workshops will run for 3 days, from the 10th – 12th October in Sharjah D Meeting room (Hall 8 - First floor),at 11:00am, 2:00pm, 3:00pm and 4:00pm. The 3 day workshops will be delivered by international industry experts covering a range of hot topics aimed at showing how EMC can help organizations of all sizes realize the benefits of cloud computing by building a storage infrastructure designed to reduce risk, lower cost and maximize the value of ‘Big Data’.
Key areas to be covered by the workshops include; Transforming the Data Center With Vblock Infrastructure Platforms: Built to Reach Your Cloud Faster; The Data Tsunami onhow Enterprise Meets the Challenges of ‘Big Data’ with Isilon, EMC Atmos, the Foundation for the Storage Cloud;Crafting Your Security Management Strategy andNAS Meets SAN: the EMC VNX Unified Storage Family.