Cisco at Gartner Data Center Conference, Las Vegas
Today's data centers are faced with increasing business demands and technology transitions. IT organizations need to be more responsive to the business. With the Cisco Unified Data Center platform, enterprises can move towards an IT-as-a-Service model through an efficient, agile and simplified architecture.
At the Gartner Data Center Conference 2012, you can learn more about the Cisco vision and strategy for the next generation of IT solutions. Cisco Unified Data Center solutions are built on the industry's fastest-growing computing platform (Cisco Unified Computing System), the market's leading network fabric platform (Cisco Nexus) and new software and management platforms for automation and management.
Cisco Unified Data Center delivers
Technology innovation through a unique, fabric computing architecture designed for virtualization and cloud
Systems excellence through integration and unification of compute, network, storage, security and management
A rich ecosystem of integrated solutions to leverage best-of-breed products and maintain customers' investment and relationship with existing vendors
At this conference, Cisco will highlight how the Unified Data Center can help enterprises find solutions to key IT initiatives, including
Data Center Application Roll-out and Migration
Consolidation and Virtualization
Join Cisco at the Gartner Data Center Conference on December 3 - 6 in Las Vegas, Nevada, at Venetian Hotel and Resort.
You will have opportunities to interact with Cisco on site, including:
$500 AmEx Gift Card Raffle at Each Cisco Solution Provider Session
To be entered in the raffle for a $500 AmEx gift card, attend this Cisco SPS session, fill out this evaluation form, and drop your business card in the bowl after the session.
Cisco Solution Provider Session #1
Topic: The Evolving Data Center: Past, Present and Future
Abstract: Innovation is crucial for IT infrastructure to take advantage of new technology trends, including cloud computing and "big data," while supporting current and emerging applications. Customers will derive the greatest value from the tight integration of emerging software approaches with the underlying hardware infrastructure. This session explores the newest developments in the Cisco Unified Data Center platform, which unifies computing, networking, security, and management to deliver business agility, IT simplicity, and financial efficiency.
Presenter: David Yen, Ph.D.,SVP & GM Cisco Data Center Group Date: Monday, December 3 Time: 2:30 – 3:30 p.m. Room: Venetian Ballroom F
Cisco Solution Provider Session #2
Topic: The Programmable Cloud
Abstract: Trends such as social apps, cloud, and BYOD offer the opportunity to significantly improve customer experiences and increase worker productivity. Making the most of these trends, however, is going to require some new thinking about infrastructure. This session will explore how to build on your existing investments and create a programmable data center that will give you the agility and flexibility to keep up with today's on-demand world.
Presenter: John Manville, Senior Vice President, IT – Global Infrastructure Services, Cisco Date: Tuesday, December 4 Time: 1:45 – 2:45 p.m. Room: Titan Ballroom 2301A
Cisco Solution Provider Session #3
Topic: Cloud Supply and Demand: The Customer Perspective
Abstract: Cloud represents one of the most disrupting trends in IT today. Cisco has been working with both enterprises and service providers to address both the "supply" (public cloud) and "demand" (private cloud) sides of the equation to optimize the customer experience and options. This session will explore the perspectives of a service provider who is deploying cloud services for the enterprise and enterprise customers who've chosen to both build their own cloud and use external cloud services.
Presenter: Giuliano Di Vitantonio, VP, Cisco Data Center and Cloud Marketing Date: Wednesday, December 5 Time: 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. Room: Veronese Ballroom 2401B
Cisco executives and subject matter experts will be available to meet with you one-on-one at Gartner Data Center Las Vegas. Contact your Cisco account manager to schedule your private meeting.
Cisco Hospitality Suite
Cisco Presents: The Masters
Drive to success with Cisco while trying out the latest golf clubs at the Cisco Virtual Driving Range. A golf pro will be on hand to help you with your swing or just play through while you enjoy Cisco's special Arnold Palmer cocktails. Test your putting talent at the top PGA Tour golf courses. Come join Cisco on the green while enjoying drinks and refreshments.
Date: Wednesday, December 7
Time: 6:15 - 9:15 p.m.
Room: Milano 5, Caesars Palace