Speakers & Sessions
Attend Cisco Speaking Sessions
Delivery and Governance of SAP Big Data Using Policy-Based Infrastructure
Speaker: Sandeep Agrawal Policy and Cloud Solutions Manager. Cisco
Date & Time: Wednesday, October 21, 4:30p.m.
Abstract: Many SAP customers are implementing Big Data and analytics solutions on top of SAP HANA to gain business insights, operational control, and competitive advantages. This requires a programmable policy-based infrastructure while meeting security, governance, and compliance requirements. SAP and Cisco will present their co-innovated solution to automate application policy and security, speed deployment, increase performance, and meet compliance requirements with policy-based infrastructure.
Customer Case Study: SAP HANA TDI from an Integrated Infrastructure Prospective
Speaker: Vince Zuk, Enterprise Infrastructure Architect, Mohawk Industries
Date & Time: Thursday, October 22, 9:15a.m.
Abstract: Mohawk Industries is the leading global flooring manufacturer that creates products to enhance residential and commercial spaces around the world. Come learn about Mohawk's experiences, challenges, and delivered value with SAP HANA TDI. In this session, we will take a deep dive into the infrastructure required to fully support multiple instances of Suite on HANA, Hybris on HANA, BW on HANA, and Native Analytics in a physical and virtual environment. The infrastructure utilized by Mohawk is primarily based on Cisco UCS and VCE Vblock technology with EMC VMAX and XtremeIO.
Best Practices for Architecting SAP HANA as-a-Service
Speaker: Shiv Thiagarajan, Director Sales, Data Analytics CenturyLink
Date & Time: Thursday, October 22, 10:30a.m.
Abstract: Migration of key assets to private and hybrid cloud architecture can improve operational efficiencies and reduce TCO. Cloud strategies should include a number of critical considerations beyond cost; issues such as security, governance, flexibility, performance, and SLAs will be determining factors for success. We review the requirements, pitfalls, and best practices for implementing, hosting, and supporting SAP HANA as-a-service in a modern, policy-driven enterprise cloud environment.
Cisco UCS and ACI for SAP HANA Vora
Speaker: Karthik Karupasamy, SAP Technical Expert, Cisco
Date & Time:
Tuesday October 20, 11:20a.m. - 12p.m. &
Wednesday October 21, 4:30 - 5p.m.
Abstract: SAP HANA Vora is a high-performance, distributed data processing engine for Big Data. It's ideal for Internet of Things (IoT) use cases and cloud deployments. Learn how you can run SAP HANA Vora on the Cisco UCS platform in an automated, cost-effective, and policy-driven way using the Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI).
Ecosystem Driven Seamless Collaboration
Cisco Participant: Tony Shakib, Vice President, Industrial Architectures
Date & Time: Tuesday October 20, 11:30a.m. - 12:30p.m.