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Join Cisco in booth 400 at EMC World 2011, May 9 – 12 at The Venetian in Las Vegas, Nevada and learn about leading Cisco and EMC solutions.

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Theater Schedule
Theater PresentationTime
Tuesday, May 10
Enabling the Journey to Private Cloud Through Cisco and EMC Solutions12:40 - 12:55 p.m.
The Relationship Starts Here: Cisco, EMC, and Data Center Interoperability1:05 - 1:20 p.m.
Emulex, EMC and Cisco – Leaders of Convergence1:30 - 1:45 p.m.
Why FcOE?2:20 - 2:35 p.m.
Managing Converged Data Center Networks2:45 - 3:00 p.m.
Intel Cloudbuildes Overview3:10 - 3:25 p.m.
Cisco UCS and EMC Best Practices and Recent Joint Project Highlights3:35 - 3:50 p.m.
Next generation of Vblock Infrastructure Platforms4:00 - 4:15 p.m.
Virtual Desktops Transformed with Cisco UCS4:25 - 4:40 p.m.
Building Cloud-Ready Storage with Cisco and EMC4:50 - 5:05 p.m.
Wednesday, May 11
EMC IT's "On Ramp" to The Journey to the Private Cloud12:40 - 12:55 p.m.
Managing Converged Data Center Networks1:05 - 1:20 p.m.
Building Cloud-Ready Storage with Cisco and EMC1:30 - 1:45 p.m.
Cisco Intelligent Automation for Cloud "Cloud Management"1:55 - 2:10 p.m.
Virtual Desktops Transformed: The Virtualization Experience Infrastructure2:20 - 2:35 p.m.
Capacity Expansion and Workload Portability with VPLEX Geo2:45 - 3:00 p.m.
Data Center Networking Planning and Design Services3:10 - 3:25 p.m.
Preserve your FC investments with FCoE3:35 - 3:50 p.m.
Cisco and Islion: The Solution for Big Data4:00 - 4:15 p.m.
Cisco/EMC solutions for Microsoft Applications4:25 - 4:40 p.m.
Why FcOE?4:50 - 5:05 p.m.

Experience the Cisco Data Center Business Advantage. See live solution demonstrations and theater presentations about:

  • EMC and Cisco joint solutions working together
  • End-to-end Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) now
  • Enabling virtual data center infrastructures for clouds

Exhibit Hours
Monday, May 9, 20114:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Tuesday, May 10, 201112:30 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.
Wednesday, May 11, 201112:30 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.

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Cisco Speaking Sessions

Session Title: Enabling the Journey to Private Cloud Through Cisco and EMC Solutions

Date: Monday, May 9, 2011
Time: 10 - 11 a.m.

Session Description: Enterprises face primary inflection points in their journey toward pervasive virtualization and private cloud. Be introduced to important Cisco and EMC solutions that help customers define a joint reference architecture for compute, network, and storage. Learn to increase business resilience and use joint management tools for automation and orchestration.

What you will learn
What joint solutions Cisco and EMC can deliver for virtualization and private cloud
Elements to consider in designing an architecture for virtual desktops and business resilience
How to use Cisco UCS Manager for automation of virtualized infrastructures

Brian Gracely
Brian Gracely
Cloud Evangelist, Office of the Cloud CTO, Cisco

Tom Hogue
Tom Hogue
Senior Manager, Technical Marketing, Cisco

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Session Title: Building Cloud-Ready Storage with Cisco and EMC

Date: Tuesday, May 10, 2011
Time: 10 - 11 a.m.

Session Description: Next-generation data centers enable the journey to the cloud by providing virtualization, convergence, scale, and intelligence in storage networking. This session demonstrates how Cisco and EMC solutions for Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) and unified fabric help evolve storage environments to be consistent, policy-driven, and easily managed, without comprehensive upgrades.

What You Will Learn
What FCoE solutions are available today
How to scale LAN and SAN in a virtualized environment
How to prepare your data center for the cloud

J Metz
J Metz Ph.D.
Product Manager, FCoE

Phil Lerner
Phil Lerner, MS,
Technical Solutions Architect, Cisco

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Additional Cisco Sessions:

Session Title: MS Exchange 2010 & SharePoint 2010 Performance and Sizing Best Practices on Vblocks
Session Description: Accelerate your time to deployment with Vblock Infrastructure Platforms. In this session, you will learn how to architect a Microsoft Exchange 2010 and Microsoft Sharepoint 2010 environment built for high performance using an established building block model with predictable performance growth. The session will teach you how to deploy 20k mailboxes on a single Cisco UCS blade and leverage key technologies such as Unified Infrastructure Manager (UIM) 2.0, Virtual Provisioning and vCenter Chargeback for Exchange.

Session Title: Oracle Databases on VMware vSphere with EMC and Cisco UCS
Session Description: This session provides best practice and solution guidelines to successfully architect and deploy Oracle databases on the VMware vSphere platform. Attendees learn how Oracle 11gR2 database can be consolidated using VMFS data stores based on a workload characterization study conducted with Cisco and EMC. Data is shared demonstrating horizontal scalability of multiple VM's running Oracle databases; Zero downtime of Oracle database under load while being live migrated with VMotion; Dynamic Hot Add of vCPU to improve performance of a running Oracle database.

Session Title: Provisioning and Managing Vblocks with EMC Ionix Unified Infrastructure Manager: An Overview
Session Description: Learn how Unified Infrastructure Management is critical to achieving new levels of agility, efficiency and operational excellence in a next-generation data center. With practical examples for unified management of Vblock infrastructure solutions from EMC, Cisco and VMware, see how to effectively and efficiently provision resources, ensure compliance, and maximize service uptime across compute, network, and storage resources for one or more Vblocks.

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Visit Cisco and learn more about:

  • Accelerate Your Journey to the Cloud
  • Application Mobility Across Data Centers with VPLEX Geo
  • Secure, Scalable, and Media-Rich Desktop Virtualization
  • Unified Computing System – Unified Management
  • Simplify the Management of Your Converged DC Fabric
  • Unified Fabric – Eliminating Infrastructure Inefficiencies
  • Visit Cisco Quad, booth #1200 Momentum Zone

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Meet with Cisco Data Center Experts

Cisco Data Center executives and subject matter experts will be available to meet one-on-one to discuss our products and solutions.

Join Cisco at room 2501A, Veronese level 2 of Palazzo Hotel

To request a meeting at EMC World with a Cisco Data Center subject matter expert, contact your account manager.

We look forward to seeing you in booth 400 at EMC World 2011.

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