EMC World "Social City Meetups" schedule

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What happens in Vegas, doesn't stay in Vegas anymore!

Many of these meet-ups will have a live video broadcast and a live online Q&A session.  So if you're not in Vegas, for the meet-us, you can join us virtually by visiting our Live Events page.

 


Monday, May 9thTuesday, May 10th

Wednesday, May 11th

 

10-10:30 am

EMC FOLIO for iPad  Watch live video on this page during the event

Come check out our new iPad app! EMC FOLIO for iPad delivers everything EMC at your fingertips, including briefings on a range of topics and, right after the conference, EMC World breakouts and keynotes. At this Meet-up, see a live demo, hear what’s next with the app and hang with the EMC FOLIO team.


3-3:30 pm

Take a Break with the vSpecialists

Take advantage of the break between sessions to come over to Social City and meet some of the EMC vSpecialist team in person. This informal session will be an opportunity to talk shop on any and all EMC/VMware-related topics with the folks who can give you straight answers.


4-4:30pm

Everything you Ever Wanted to Know about Big Data

EMC Isilon’s Nick Kirsch knows Big Data, and he’s here to tell you everything you wanted to know.. and more. Come prepared with questions to ask.


6 - 6:30 pm

Are you and your IT organization ready for the Cloud? –

Accelerating your Career  Watch live video on this page during the event

Join EMC IT’s Jon Peirce and EMC Education Services’ Alok Shrivastava for a live and interactive discussion on the impact of cloud on IT organizations and the

opportunities it creates. Speak to these two experts about how cloud technologies are changing IT organizations and about EMC’s own journey to the cloud.  Continue the discussion on the EMC Proven Professional Community; this is your opportunity to ask questions directly to EMC experts. Be sure to join us online after the event.




















8:30 – 9 am

Discover Vblock management with the new EMC Ionix UIM Ops Center

Tom Hayes will present the new features of UIM v.2.1 and Ops Center.


10:30 - 11 am

EMC FOLIO for iPad Watch live video on this page during the event

Come check out our new iPad app! EMC FOLIO for iPad delivers everything EMC at your fingertips, including briefings on a range of topics and, right after the conference, EMC World breakouts and keynotes. At this Meet-up, see a live demo, hear what’s next with the app and hang with the EMC FOLIO team.


1-2 pm

EMC NetWorker Community Reception

Don't miss the NetWorker Online Community reception!  Meet fellow members and EMC-ers who contribute to making NetWorker and the NetWorker Community a success. There will be ice cream, and the new Networker T-shirt for 2011 will be provided - be the first to get one and show your pride.


2:30 - 3 pm

Small is the New Big – virtualization on a budget Watch live video on this page during the event

Server and desktop virtualization is not just for big installations with big budgets – small deployments

can take the same advantage of the higher performance, simplified management and lower cost offered by virtualization. Come meet the geeks from Iomega, part of EMC’s Consumer and Small Business Products Division, and learn how to use VMware, Hyper-V or Xen Server virtualization in installations as small as your basement development lab and as large as a 250 seat branch office. An SSD flash drive will be given to one lucky attendee.

 


3:30 – 4 pm

Meet the Unified Product Expert  Watch live video on this page during the event

Denis Vilfort from Unified Storage will be hosting a half an hour session; it will begin with a Q&A session directly with the expert. In the remaining time, Denis will announce the winners of an Ipad2. Both those attending this Social City session and those participating on the Unified Storage community will be eligible.


4 – 4:45 pm

Chad and Hatem: Taking Mission Critical Apps to the Cloud  Watch live video on this page during the event

Join this rare opportunity to hear two passionate execs Chad Sakac and Hatem Naguib from EMC and VMware discuss moving your mission critical applications to the cloud. It's a great opportunity to ask those burning questions of the day. Both ECN and VMware communities will be invited to attend this joint meetup!

 

 

 

 



10:30 - 11:30 am

Meet the 2010 EMC Support Forums MVPs  Watch live video on this page during the event

The newly designated MVPs (Most Valuable Players) and Judges will hold a panel discussion about their experiences within the Forums and ECN. Bring your questions and congratulations for those voted as adding the most value and assistance to others in the Support Forums.


11:45 - 12:30 pm

#Nerdherd Tweetup

Gather with fellow technological enthusiasts in an information discussion around Unified Storage, social media crowdsourcing, and EMC certifications. Use the time to meet other individuals who are striving in the world of Big Data.


3 – 3:45 pm

EMC/VMware Integration  Watch live video on this page during the event

Straight tech talk! Come hear Dave Henry explain where integration happens between these two cloud industry leaders, and the tangible benefits you receive from it. Dave will use whiteboarding as a tool to discuss EMC/VMware integration, as well as to answer your questions.


4:15 - 4:45 pm

Ask Chuck

Join "Virtual Chuck" in person, for a lively Q+A session. Meet Chuck Hollis, EMC's #1 blogger in readership, and bring your questions about EMC, its products and our industry. Don't be surprised if some of these questions show up in future posts on Chucks Blog.





















Watch live video on this page during the event