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Smarter Computing in the New Era of IT The King Edward, Nov 7th, 2012

   
 

Smarter Computing is a new approach to IT transformation in an information-centric era. IT leaders are thinking differently about the way their organizations can manage IT as a cloud, unlock the power of Big Data, and secure critical information and business processes. Join us in a city near you, for the Smarter Computing in a New Era of IT event, to explore the full portfolio of IBM enterprise systems and storage - optimized for cloud, data and security, that uniquely address clients’ evolving needs for a smarter IT infrastructure.

At this event, you will learn how to:

• Transform IT economics through cloud technologies
• Unlock the power of Big Data
• Safeguard the security of critical information and business processes
• Leverage game-changing enterprise systems announcements for zEnterprise, Power Systems, Smarter Storage and PureSystems

Please join us for a Smarter Computing in a New Era of IT event to explore the full portfolio of IBM enterprise systems and storage - optimized for cloud, data and security, that uniquely address clients’ evolving needs for a smarter IT infrastructure.

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Venue Location

The King Edward Hotel
37 King St E
Toronto, Ontario
Canada

Agenda
Time Description
8:30am - 8:50am Registration and Breakfast
8:50am - 9:00am Welcome and Introduction
9:00am - 9:50am Keynote: Smarter Computing: the IT infrastructure that enables a Smarter Planet and enables growth through the attributes of IBM’s enterprise systems for Security, Cloud and Data enterprise
Speaker: Siddhartha Chatterjee
9:50am - 10:05am Break
System z Track Session 1: Hardware and Software innovation with the newest member of the zEnterprise System family
Time: 9:55am - 10:55am
Speaker: Ellen Carbarnes (Hardware) & John Reszitnyk (Software)


Session 2: Analytics for System z
Time: 10:55am - 11:40am
Speaker: Amanda Bright


Session 3: Accelerating Cloud with IBM zEnterprise
Time: 11:45am - 12:30pm
Speaker: Paul Augustyniak
Storage Track Session 1: Smarter Storage Fall 2012 Announcement Overview
Time: 10:05am - 10:50am
Speakers: Carlos Pratt


Session 2 The Evolution of Storage Efficiency, the V7000 and Real-time Compression
Time: 10:55am - 11:40am
Speakers: Carlos Pratt


Session 3 A Look Inside at the Performance Features in the World's Fastest Enterprise Storage System: The Newest DS8000
Time: 11:45am - 12:30pm
Speakers: Carlos Pratt
Power Track Session 1: Power Systems Fall 2012 Announcement Overview: The next generation of POWER technology
Time: 10:05am - 10:50am
Speakers: Andy Dominguez


Session 2: Cloud and Security for Maximum Availability
Time: 10:55am - 11:40am
Speakers: Alise Spence

Session 3: Big Data - Delivering Faster Insights & Ensuring Continuous Access
Time: 11:45am - 12:30pm
Speakers: Bob Friske
Puresystems Track Session 1: Cloud Ready Systems: deploy applications in hours, not months
Time: 10:05am - 10:50am
Speakers: Adrian Mitu


Session 2: Accelerate Analytics and Harness Big Data with IBM PureSystems
Time: 10:55am - 11:40am
Speakers: Adam Ronthal

Session 3: Systems Ready for Virtualization: radically simplify VM management
Time: 11:45am - 12:30pm
Speakers: Adrian Mito
12:30pm - 1:30pm Lunch