Gartner Data Center Conference 2013
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 2013, 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
- Business Continuance
- Desktop Virtualization
- Consolidation and Virtualization
Join Cisco at the Gartner Data Center Conference on December 9-12, 2013 in Las Vegas, NV at The Venetian Resort Hotel.
As a sponsor of this event we are pleased to be able to offer you a special $300 discount* on the standard delegate rate.
Register today quoting DSCP1.
You will have opportunities to interact with Cisco on site, including:
- Attend Cisco Speaking Sessions
- Visit the Cisco Booth
- Meet with Cisco executives
To schedule a meeting, contact your Cisco account manager.
*Discount available on new registrations only and cannot be applied retrospectively.
Cisco Solutions Provider Sessions
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Speaker: Padmasree Warrior, Chief Technology & Strategy Officer, Cisco
Date: Monday, December 9
Time: 4:00 – 4:45 p.m.
Title: The Mobile-Cloud Era is Transforming Data Centers – How Should IT Respond?
Abstract: There is a new model emerging for IT as we enter the mobile-cloud era. Increased demands for mobility, new breeds of apps and outcomes-based services are driving new architectures and consumption models for IT. As we move toward an App-Economy, the Data Center becomes the foundation for improving TCO and delivering secure business solutions in a secure manner. IT organizations must broker the cloud services for all critical applications. Join Padmasree Warrior, chief technology and strategy officer of Cisco, to learn about the Data Center transformation for the next wave of opportunities created by the Internet of Everything.
Speaker: Satinder Sethi, Vice President, Data Center Solutions Engineering, Cisco
Date: Wednesday, December 11
Time: 2:30 – 3:00 p.m.
Title: Unified Computing System – The Best Platform for Any Workload
Abstract: The changing and widening nature of applications, ranging from virtualized apps to big data, require a different way of thinking about the underlying computing architecture. This session will explore innovations in the Unified Computing System, including the solid-state acceleration, and how it delivers superior performance on any workload, including traditional and I/O intensive applications, database, big data and virtualized applications.
Speaker: Ish Limkakeng, Vice President, Insieme Networks
Date: Wednesday, December 11
Time: 4:30 – 5:00 p.m.
Title: Leveraging Application Centric Infrastructure
Abstract: Multiple types of applications demand more from data center networks and infrastructure. Software Defined Networking (SDN) solution hold tremendous promise, though solutions that fail to take into account both the hardware and software component fall short in delivering true business benefits. Learn how Application Centric Infrastructure for data centers delivers the IT model and bottom-line benefits for success in the cloud and mobile Era.
Vendor User Roundtable Session
Speakers: Giuliano di Vitantonio, Vice President, Data Center and Cloud, Cisco and Ram Appalaraju, Vice President of Technology and Product Marketing and Solutions Engineering, Cisco
Date: Wednesday, December 11
Time: 10:00 – 10:45 a.m.
Title: Understanding the Financial Implications of SDN
Abstract: SDN has the potential to redefine how networks are build and managed. Although the technical underpinnings of SDN are becoming known, the financial implications of this have yet to be explored. This roundtable will explore expectations of SDN and how SDN might deliver on those.
See Demonstrations at the Cisco Booth
Be certain to stop by the Cisco Booth to see the latest data center innovations.
Exhibit Dates and Times
|Monday, December 9th||6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.|
|Tuesday, December 10th||11:45 a.m. - 1:45 p.m.,
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
|Wednesday, December 11th||11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.|
Meet with Cisco Experts
Cisco executives and subject-matter experts will be available to meet with you one-on-one at the Gartner Data Center Conference in Las Vegas.
Contact your Cisco account manager to schedule your private meeting.
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