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Enabling the Modern Data Center
Every modern data center consists of a complicated stew of different vendors, operating systems, hardware, databases and applications. And while the introduction of virtualization has created important new efficiencies, most organizations are still managing both physical and virtual environments. In an ideal world, all of these different vendors and systems would work well together, but all too often they don’t. This leaves your business vulnerable in the face of unplanned but inevitable challenges like telecom outages, cyber-attack and natural disasters.
Attend this track to learn more about how you can automatically failover all your applications, recover your data and protect every part of your mixed data center from threats—all while fully embracing the advantages of virtualization, the cloud and big data.
Embracing Proactive Cyber Security
Nearly every day, you can find new reports about serious data breaches or compromised customer information. The volume and complexity of targeted attacks have reached an all-time high, and today’s complex, heterogeneous IT environments are growing more difficult to defend. It’s no wonder that traditional approaches to security have simply become ineffective. To shift the balance, organizations need to embrace more proactive technologies that are powered by broad security intelligence and work across all of their endpoints, gateways and data centers.
Attend this track to learn more about how you can move from reactive to proactive security to stop today’s targeted attacks and advanced persistent threats and stay ahead of the attackers—both on-premise and in the cloud.
Supporting the Evolving Endpoint
Today’s users expect choices—including full access to IT resources from all kinds of different work and personal devices. That means IT departments are faced with supporting and securing both corporate and employee-owned Windows & Mac laptops, Android, Apple iOS, and other tablet and mobile phone platforms. Combine this complexity with an ever-changing threat landscape, and it’s no wonder organizations are struggling to keep up.
Attend this track to explore how you can thrive in this new endpoint environment by managing and securing the complete range of employee-owned and company-owned mobile and traditional devices.
Turning Complex Trends into Competitive Advantage
Staying ahead of important IT trends is difficult for any strategic IT professional—no matter how experienced—especially when you consider the nearly limitless complexity of today’s mixed data center environments, the toxic state of cyber security, and the explosion of employee-owned devices in the workplace. Combine these challenges with ongoing and constantly evolving issues surrounding virtualization, cloud and big data, and strategic IT has their hands full.
Attend this track to gain a higher-level view of the core functional issues that are driving today’s IT organizations, including strategies for enabling the modern data center, embracing a proactive approach to cyber security, and supporting and protecting the evolving endpoint.