Data Center Modernization
Date: Tuesday, October 10 at 11am PT / 2pm ET
Today’s hybrid modern data center spans from on-prem core to edge to cloud, supporting various application workloads and associated technologies. IT resource demands within data centers from on-prem to cloud continue to increase, along with application workload requirements. Modern data centers, or more importantly, the apps, data, and workload they enable, are cost-effective, efficient, flexible, scalable, resilient, and secure with robust data protection and management capabilities.
Join Greg Schulz, Author and senior analyst at Server StorageIO, Microsoft MVP Cloud Data Center Management, and former ten-time VMware vExpert, as he discusses the opportunities of data center modernization to address current challenges while enabling future capabilities. Greg will discuss industry trends, customer pain points, techniques, tips, and best practices for leveling up your data center modernization game.
What you will take away from this discussion:
- Data center modernization and why now
- What are common challenges and pain points
- Enabling technologies, tools, techniques
- From on-prem to edge to cloud
- Software-Defined Data Centers
- Modern data center management
- Best practices, tips, and recommendations
Our Industry Expert:
Greg Schulz, Founder and IT Analyst, Server StorageIO
Greg has worked as the customer in various IT organizations in different roles, as well as a vendor, consulting analyst and author of several books including “Software-Defined Data Infrastructure Essentials” (CRC Press). Greg brings a diverse background with real world perspective across applications, data infrastructures, hardware, software, and clouds. Greg is a Microsoft MVP Cloud Data Center Management and previous ten-time VMware vExpert.
John K. Waters, Editor at Large, Redmondmag.com
Our Featured Presenter:
Alexky Ramos, Staff Cloud Infrastructure Architect-CIBG-Office of the CTO Ambassador, VMware
Alexky Ramos, a Staff Enterprise Architect with VMware and Office of CTO Ambassador, has been serving the IT industry for 28 years. He personally experienced several acquisitions, integrations, and IPOs, and leverages this experience: assisting his customers in defining their business priorities and solving their business challenges. Alexky eagerly shares his expertise in architecting and deploying the VMware Software Defined Data Centre (SDDC) as a core platform and layering VMware's entire portfolio as the customer's business requires.
Time: 11:00 am PT