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Download Whitepaper ▸ Here Driving Digital Transformation through Infrastructure Built for Open Source Information technology is an industry that has always experienced change, and the dramatic change sweeping across the industry today could not be truthfully described as the first time we've seen such widespread change impacting customer investments. However, the rate of the change, and the potential outcomes from today's digital transformation has the distinct potential to separate the industry into two camps: Organizations that see the change coming, embrace it, and successful leverage it; and on the other side, organizations that will find themselves as roadkill on the technology highway. Download Whitepaper ▸ Here The World's Largest "Cloud Digital Transformation" Event @CloudExpo / @ThingsExpo 2017 New York (June 6-8, 2017, Javits Center, Manhattan) @CloudExp... (more)

Continuous Delivery | @DevOpsSummit @IBMDevOps #DevOps #DataCenter

View Webcast ▸ Here View Webcast ▸ Here To leverage Continuous Delivery, enterprises must consider impacts that span functional silos, as well as applications that touch older, slower moving components. Managing the many dependencies can cause slowdowns. See how to achieve continuous delivery in the enterprise. View Webcast ▸ Here @ThingsExpo - The World's Largest 'Internet of Things' Event, November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center! Secrets of Sponsors and Exhibitors ▸ Here Secrets of Cloud Expo Speakers ▸ Here All major researchers estimate there will be tens of billions devices - computers, smartphones, tablets, and sensors - connected to the Internet by 2020. This number will continue to grow at a rapid pace for the next several decades. @CloudExpo / @ThingsExpo 2016 Silicon Valley (November 1-3, 2016, Santa Clara Convention Center, CA) @CloudE... (more)

Keynote: Hybrid Cloud & #DigitalTransformation | @CloudExpo @IBMcloud #IoT

Hybrid Cloud Transformation: New Platforms, Technologies and Solutions In an era of historic innovation fueled by unprecedented access to data and technology, the low cost and risk of entering new markets has leveled the playing field for business. Today, any ambitious innovator can easily introduce a new application or product that can reinvent business models and transform the client experience. In their Day 2 Keynote at 19th Cloud Expo, Mercer Rowe, IBM Vice President of Strategic Alliances, and Raejeanne Skillern, Intel Vice President of Data Center Group and GM, will discuss how clients in this new era of innovation can apply data, technology, plus human ingenuity to springboard to advance new business value and opportunities. Speaker Bios Mercer Rowe is Vice President, Strategic Partners for IBM's Cloud Business Unit. In this capacity, he plays a pivotal role ... (more)

[session] #Compliance in the Cloud | @CloudExpo @IBMcloud #DevOps #InfoSec

Regulatory Compliance in the Cloud Regulatory requirements exist to promote the controlled sharing of information, while protecting the privacy and/or security of the information. Regulations for each type of information have their own set of rules, policies, and guidelines. Cloud Service Providers (CSP) are faced with increasing demand for services at decreasing prices. Demonstrating and maintaining compliance with regulations is a nontrivial task and doing so against numerous sets of regulatory requirements can be daunting task. CSPs need a foundation that provides a uniform, non-repetitive view across all the requirements. In his session at 19th Cloud Expo, David Jenkins, an Executive Architect at IBM working in the Office of the US Federal CTO, will discuss an approach that can greatly simplify the process of demonstrating and maintaining compliance across num... (more)

SoftLayer "Platinum Sponsor" of @CloudExpo | #DataCenter #IoT #SDS #ML

SYS-CON Events announced today that SoftLayer, an IBM Company, has been named "Platinum Plus Sponsor" of SYS-CON's 19th Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center, Santa Clara, California. SoftLayer, an IBM Company, provides cloud infrastructure as a service from a growing number of data centers and network points of presence around the world. SoftLayer's customers range from Web startups to global enterprises. Products and services include bare metal and virtual servers, networking, turnkey Big Data solutions, private cloud solutions, and more. SoftLayer's unique advantages include the industry's first Network-Within-a-Network topology for true out-of-band access, and an easy-to-use customer portal and robust API for full remote-access of all product and service management options. SoftLayer was founded in 2005 an... (more)

Will Sun Microsystems Survive until 2018?

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IBM DevOps Workshop at @CloudExpo | @IBMDevOps @Skytap #Agile #DevOps

Join IBM November 2 at 19th Cloud Expo at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, and learn how to go beyond multi-speed it to bring agility to traditional enterprise applications. The How and Why of Application Modernization and Delivery 3:40 pm - 4:15pm Brad Schick, Chief Technology Officer and VP of Engineering, Skytap Technology innovation is the driving force behind modern business and enterprises must respond by increasing the speed and efficiency of software delivery. The challenge is that existing enterprise applications are expensive to develop and difficult to modernize. This often results in what Gartner calls "Bimodal IT," where business struggle to apply modern tools and practices to traditional monolithic applications. But these existing assets can be modernized and made more efficient without having to be completely overhauled. By leverag... (more)

IBM DevOps Track at @CloudExpo | @DevOpsSummit @IBMDevOps #DevOps #Bluemix

Join IBM June 8 at 18th Cloud Expo at the Javits Center in New York City, NY, and learn how to innovate like a startup and scale for the enterprise. Innovate or Die: Transform Your Business with DevOps 3:40pm – 4:15pm Dave Lindquist You need to deliver quality applications faster and cheaper, attract and retain customers with an engaging experience across devices, and seamlessly integrate your enterprise systems. And you can't take 12 months to do it. Learn how DevOps is enabling IBM's own digital transformation, and then hear transformation stories of innovative organizations and their remarkable results. These real-life dramas include hybrid cloud, mobile and legacy systems and include practical lessons you can use to accelerate software-driven innovation. DevOps & Open Technologies – Innovate Like a Startup, Scale for the Enterprise 4:20pm – 4:55pm Peter Klenk It... (more)

Watson Crowdsources Cloud Computing | @CloudExpo #Cloud #CognitiveComputing #DigitalTransformation

Recently I've been doing quite a bit of analysis work using the IBM Watson cognitive business platform. The really exciting thing about this opportunity is the way data can seem to have a conversation with you.  This got me wondering if social media data could carry on a conversation as well.  Given my almost unhealthy interest in cloud computing, we ran a one week experiment to "crowdsource the internet" in order to see if it held any interesting cloud computing insights. To narrow the volume of documents down to a reasonable number, I limited providers to those on the most recent Gartner IaaS Magic Quadrant: Microsoft Amazon Web Services Google VMware IBM Rackspace Verizon CSC Interoute CenturyLink Dimension Data Fujitsu Joyent NTT Communications Virtustream Leveraging Watson, I gathered cloud computing related social media documents. According to Watson, in one ... (more)

Encore @SoftLayer Session | @CloudExpo @IBMCloud #SDS #ML #DataCenter

View General Session ▸ Here Download Slide Deck ▸ Here View General Session ▸ Here Download Slide Deck ▸ Here IBM's Hybrid Approach to Hybrid Cloud What does it look like when you have access to cloud infrastructure and platform under the same roof? Let's talk about the different layers of Technology as a Service: who cares, what runs where, and how does it all fit together. View General Session ▸ Here Download Slide Deck ▸ Here In his session at 18th Cloud Expo, Phil Jackson, Lead Technology Evangelist at SoftLayer, an IBM company, spoke about the picture being painted by IBM Cloud and how the tools being crafted can help fill the gaps in your IT infrastructure. View General Session ▸ Here Download Slide Deck ▸ Here Speaker Bio As Lead Technology Evangelist, Phil Jackson helps SoftLayer customers and partners integrate with the company's platform. For the past 1... (more)

DevOps Automation | @DevOpsSummit @IBMDevOps #CD #API #DevOps

View Webcast ▸ Here Mastering DevOps Automation - Best Practices and Demo View Webcast ▸ Here Deploying applications in hybrid cloud environments is hard work. Your team spends most of the time maintaining your infrastructure, configuring dev/test and production environments, and deploying applications across environments - which can be both time consuming and error prone. But what if you could automate provisioning and deployment to deliver error free environments faster? What could you do with your free time? Join our experts to learn about how IBM UrbanCode Deploy and IBM PureApplication provide a powerful combination of technologies that accelerate application deployment from days or weeks to just minutes - enabling your team to be the hero, not the bottleneck. Attend this webcast to: Learn about DevOps automation key concepts and best practices See how a large... (more)