• Date:6th November 2014
  • Location:Globe Theatre, London
  • Attendance:In Person
  • Cost:Free
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Overview

Overview

Embracing SDN and going beyond with Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI)

We invite you to join us for a series of short, interactive sessions throughout the day.

Choose from 2 morning slots, where we’ll discuss current industry trends and how Cisco’s Data Centre Strategy can deliver Fast IT to address your business objectives:

  • The evolution of the Policy Driven Datacentre and why now?
  • How ACI will deliver significantly greater automation and business agility in a compliant and secure way.
  • A real life business case: Cisco’s internal cloud ‘eStore’
  • Panel Q&A

The afternoon session will have a technical focus, demonstrating a variety of real life use-cases and including our eco-system Partners:

  • Orchestration of PDC with OpenStack, UCS Director
  • Application Security & layer 4 /7 Services Integration
  • End-to end Application Visibility
  • Open systems: Programmability in the Data Centre

Register now for a morning business session, the technical afternoon session or both.

Agenda

Agenda Summary

Thursday, 6th November 2014

10:30 - 11:00

Coffee & pastries

11:00 - 13:00

Morning session: Business & Strategy

13:00 - 14:00

Lunch

14:00 - 17:00

Afternoon session: Technical & Implementation

17:00 - 18:00

Drinks

Morning Session

10:30

Coffee & pastries

11:00

Welcome

Joachim Mason - Head of Data Centre Cisco UKI

11:10

The evolution of the Policy Driven Datacentre and why now?

Paul Horrocks - Solutions Architect, Data Centre & Virtualisation, Cisco UKI

11:40

How ACI will deliver significantly greater automation and business agility in a compliant and secure way

Paul Horrocks - Solutions Architect, Data Centre & Virtualisation, Cisco UKI

12:10

A real life business case: Cisco’s internal cloud ‘eStore’

Rich Gore - Senior IT Manager, IT Customer Strategy and Success, Cisco

12:40

Panel Q&A

All

13:00

Lunch

Afternoon Session

14:00

Welcome / welcome back

Joachim Mason

14:10

Orchestration of PDC via OpenStack, UCS Director
This session will investigate the usage of UCS Director and other tools to orchestrate a Data Centre environment. We will look at real customer demonstrations, real use cases and what the possibilities are with orchestration tools in a Cisco DC environment.

Rob Porter, Systems Engineer Cisco UKI

14:40

Application Security & layer 4 /7 Services integration
ASA+SLB demo

Ralph Lorkins, Lead SE Citrix

15:10

End-to end Application Visibility
Application healthscore demo

Nick Martin, Technical Solutions Architect, Cisco UKI

15:40

Coffee

16:00

Open systems: Programmability in the Data Centre
Using real examples of Puppet, Chef and even XMPP messaging, this session will explore examples of network programmability in the data centre.

Matt Day, Systems Engineer, Cisco UKI

16:30

Q&A & Wrap up

All

17:00

Drinks

Swan Bar, Globe Theatre

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Location

Location

Shakespeare's Globe

21 New Globe Walk
Bankside
London SE1 9DT

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Registration

Registration

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