Everything Converged Platforms at EMC World 2016!

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Join VCE at EMC World 2016 in Las Vegas

 

VCE is proud to be a Federation Platinum Sponsor at EMC World 2016!

 

Visit the VCE booth #739 to learn more about VCE converged and hyper-converged infrastructure platforms and for a chance to win some great prizes!

 

Our information kiosks and in-booth theater presentations demonstrate how VCE converged solutions enable faster deployment, improved utilization, and dramatically lower operational costs. Attend an in-booth theater presentation and receive a raffle ticket for the daily drawing where VCE will give away an Apple Watch.

Key Focus Areas

 

Discover how VCE continues to redefine converged solutions. Stop by the VCE booth to learn more about:

 

 

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Speaking Sessions

Platforms are the New End Game – Leadership Session

Chad Sakac, President, VCE

Tuesday 12:00-1:00pm

How can customers who want to shift to a “buy” vs. “build” consumption model still benefit from flexibility in infrastructure? What impact does the software defined data center and cloud native applications have on the ability of your business to innovate and deliver unique and new opportunities within your specific market? What is hyper-converged, and is it contagious? You have questions? Chad has answers, demos, and more!


Customer experiences with VCE Converged Infrastructure

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Paul DiVittorio, Sr Director, Cloud Infrastructure, EMC IT,
Bob Wambach, VP Marketing, VCE

Monday 3:00-4:00pm
Wednesday 1:30-2:30pm

In this session, VCE customers will discuss how they used Vblock and VxRack Systems to modernize their data centers and become more agile and flexible. Presenters will explain how they partnered with VCE to drive IT transformation strategies that simplified IT operations while lowering operational costs and reducing risk.


VCE VxRail: Extend and Simplify VMware Environments with Hyper-converged appliances

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Chad Dunn, Sr Director, Product Management, VCE,
Aaron Lock, VxRail Technical Marketing Manager, VMware

Monday 4:30-5:30pm
Wednesday 8:30-9:30am

This session will discuss how you can streamline and simplify your IT infrastructure and lifecycle with a modular approach that natively integrates compute, storage and virtualization into a hyper-converged appliance. The demonstration shows how VxRail integrates with your existing VMWare management tools to creating certainty in your IT operations and end user experiences. Also hear how VMware is using VxRail internally to reduce costs and simplify distributed infrastructure.

Other Speaking Sessions

 

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Topic Title & Abstract

Speaker

Level

Time/Date

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Simplifying Converged Infrastructure Operations with VCE Infrastructure Management Software


Few IT monitoring and management tools on the market today are designed to help you fully leverage the value of modern converged and hyper-converged infrastructure or adequately address perennial infrastructure health and life cycle challenges. Learn how VCE management software gives you the necessary intelligence, automation, and visualization to manage VCE  Vblock and VxBlock Systems, VxRack Systems and VxRail appliances, while eliminating common operational inefficiencies and risk.

Ted StreeteIntermediateMon 1:30-2:30pm; Wed 3-4pm
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Simplify Scale:  Creating a Unified Data Center with VCE Vscale Architecture


Few IT monitoring and management tools on the market today are designed to help you fully leverage the value of modern converged and hyper-converged infrastructure or adequately address perennial infrastructure health and life cycle challenges. Learn how VCE management software gives you the necessary intelligence, automation, and visualization to manage VCE  Vblock and VxBlock Systems, VxRack Systems and VxRail appliances, while eliminating common operational inefficiencies and risk.

Steve PhillipsIntermediateMon 4:30-5:30pm; Wed 12-1pm
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Understanding the Basics of Hyper-converged Infrastructure


Hyper-converged is one of the hottest topics in the data center.  In this session, you will learn about the core components of a software-defined data center and how hyper-converged systems differ from traditional architectures. The VCE team will also explain how VCE's portfolio of Racks and Appliances offers multiple options for deploying hyper-converged solutions in the core data center as well as distributed environments.

Alan WhiteBeginnerMon 8:30-9:30am; Tues 12-1pm
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VMware Horizon on Hyper-converged Appliances with VCE VxRail


Hyper-converged infrastrucutre is perfect for Virtual Desktop deployments. Learn how VxRail and VMWare Horizon can deliver a dynamic and cost effective VDI solution for core and edge VDI deployments.

Richard Preston + Andrew Duce (VMware)IntermediateTues 8:30-9:30am; Thurs 10-11am
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Delivering a Turnkey VMware Software-defined Data Center with VCE VxRack SDDC


VxRack SDDC is a turnkey hyper-converged solution that is based on VMware EVO SDDC software, which provides a complete cloud stack along with lifecycle management.  Learn how you can use VxRack SDDC to focus on business innovation rather than struggling to build and maintain a cloud infrastructure.

Dhesi Ananchaperumal + Raj Yavatkar (VMware)IntermediateMon 3-4pm; Wed 12-1pm
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VxRack Systems Technical Deep Dive:  Building Hyper-converged Solutions at Rackscale


VxRack Systems are the only rackscale hyper-converged systems that satisfy the scalability and management requirements of modern data centers. In this session, VCE experts will provide an in-depth overview of the VxRack System architecture,  features, and management capabilities. Focus areas include networking attributes and design principles for delivering performance at scale, converged operations, and resiliency features.

Dwayne HarrisAdvancedTues 12-1pm; Thurs 11:30am-12:30pm
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Architecting an All-Flash Data Center with VCE Vblock  Systems

 

Understand how VCE is incorporating flash innovation from EMC's storage platforms (XtremIO, VMAX3, VNX) into our latest Vblock and VxBlock Systems. This session will highlight the new capabilities and how the all-flash configurations can be leveraged in both new and existing environments to simplify operations and address new workload requirements.

Ejaz ChaudryIntermediateMon 1:30-2:30pm; Wed 3-4pm
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VCE VxRail: Best practices for Managing and Protecting Business Critical Workloads


As organizations consolidate general purpose business critical workloads on hyper-converged infrastructure, making highly available, protected and isolated from one another becomes critical. Learn how to use stretch clustering, replication and QOS to deliver the trusted HCIA experience with VxRail.

Jeremy Merrill + DPADIntermediateTues 3-4p; Thurs 1-2pm
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Top 10 Tips and Tricks to Get the Most from VCE Vblock Systems


Learn 10 tips to get the biggest return from VCE Vblock Systems—immediately and over the long-term. Our technical experts will share configuration, operation and management best practices that help you save time and reach your cloud goals faster.

Honora DuncanIntermediateMon 12-1pm; Thurs 8:30-9:30am

 

VUG at EMC World

Register now for the annual VCE User Group (VUG) meeting at EMC World in Las Vegas for an afternoon of networking and best practice sharing with VCE users and experts. Speakers include:

 

  • Todd Pavone, COO, VCE
  • Trey Layton, SVP and CTO, VCE
  • Dhesi Ananchaperumal, SVP for Product Engineering & Management, VCE


Event Details:

Monday, May 2

2:00 – 5:00 pm PST

Tao, The Venetian, Las Vegas

 

REGISTER NOW

 

 

 

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Engage with VCE Leadership!

Chad Sakac @Sakacc

Trey Layton @TreyLayton

Peter Cutts @cuttsp

 

Paul Young @YoungP2

Jay Cuthrell @JayCuthrell

Allan Waters @H2Ohs

David Resnic @dresnic

Ramya Kumaraswamy @ramyakum