Webinars & Webcasts
Hear from leading analyst, Arun Taneja, about the latest I/O optimization techniques and the impact it's having on traditional performance strategies for virtual environments.
- Understand the big deal about I/O in virtual environments
- Learn why your performance strategy should start with I/O optimization
- Hear how organizations are finding 50% more speed on the hardware they already have
Thursday, September 19, 2013
11am PDT / 2pm EDT
Organizations that operate remote and branch offices are often faced with a difficult choice: deploy servers and storage close to users at the edge to ensure local performance or consolidate to the data center to ensure control and safekeeping. A new architectural approach enables IT organizations to resolve the conflict by delivering the best of both worlds – local performance in the branch delivered from the data center.
Join Riverbed Technology for an overview and discussion with industry analyst Taneja Group as they highlight breakthroughs in storage delivery that enable organizations to present datacenter-managed storage, servers, and applications as if they’re local in remote locations. You’ll learn how to:
Ensure control of servers, applications, and data centrally to lower costs, improve security, centralize protection, and simplify management without impacting branch user performance
Recover a remote site and resume operations in minutes from the data center over the WAN
Provision, upgrade, and patch branch systems centrally and resume operations with minimal disruption
Lower costs and transform the delivery of IT services to remote offices like many other industries have already done, including government, healthcare, retail, legal, financial, manufacturing, oil & gas, mining, government, architecture, engineering, and construction
Mike Matchett, Senior Analyst and Consultant, Taneja Group
Eric Carter, Director of Product Marketing,Riverbed
It’s the year 2013 and the problems facing storage professionals are not getting smaller. The data and its complexity continue to increase, and the business wants to use it all. How can you make a big data storage system scalable, available, and reliable? How can you predict your storage needs down the road?
Join this live panel of experts to learn:
•How to assess storage needs and create a storage strategy for big data growth
•What technologies and tools to use to storage more efficient
•Secrets and tips of creating powerful storage systems
Speakers include: Mike Matchett - Taneja Group (moderator), Douglas Brockett - Exablox, Brian Mitchell - Avnet, & Patrick Osborne - HP
Taneja Group Field Study Report - Achieving ROI with Infrastructure Performance Management—How VI Customers Drive IT Innovation, Agility and Business Alignment
Today, mission-critical IT infrastructure teams are tasked to do more than ever before to maximize utilization, minimize cost and mitigate risk—while assuring availability and performance throughout perpetual migration, consolidation and expansion cycles. In this reality, a purpose-built, vendor independent platform that continuously monitors system-wide performance throughout heterogeneous environments without bias and in real-time can be a genuine competitive advantage.
In this webcast, we’ll talk about how customers from Telco, Financial Services, Retail, Technology, Manufacturing and Government verticals achieve significant IT and business value by implementing VirtualWisdom® Infrastructure Performance Management (IPM) to transform IT into a true business partner..
Join host Mike Matchett, Sr. Analyst and Consultant from the Taneja Group, and VI’s President of Customer Operations Sean Maxwell as they share customer insights on achieving ROI by:
*Demonstrably decreasing system-wide CAPEX and OPEX while getting more out of their existing assets
*Eliminating risk and troubleshooting performance slowdowns and application failures across the stack
*Aligning expenditures on server, switch and storage infrastructure with business and application requirements
*Proactively improving data center performance including mixed workloads and I/O
*Managing and monitoring multiple data centers and complex computing environments
*Creating customized dashboards and comprehensive reports on the end-to-end environment
Around the world, industry leaders in every major vertical rely on VirtualWisdom to guarantee performance and availability, quickly identify threats to service levels, and resolve their most complex performance challenges—all at a substantially lower total cost.
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In this 45-minute interactive webcast, Christine will present the following:
* What is enterprise cloud backup and how is it different from consumer and SMB?
* What are the big benefits and the big issues around cloud backup, and how can you get the benefits without the problems?
* What are the critical and the nice-to-have features of enterprise cloud backup products and services?
* Different strokes for different folks: architectural decisions and drivers
-Shareholder needs: Vendors, Enterprise, Service Providers
-Type of backup: File, object, block?
-Type of product: Appliance, array or software?
-Type of deployment: On-site system or Backup as a Service?
* Roadmap to primary storage and the hybrid cloud
It’s an increasingly open world, even in the storage industry. Major vendors such as RedHat and HP have joined the OpenStack project and it only continues to gain momentum. Does this amount to a revolution, a snooze, or something in between?
Join this 60 minute live roundtable as storage industry experts discuss the following questions:
*What are the implications of the OpenStack movement on the storage industry?
*What does it mean for IT decision makers right now and five years down the road?
*Will the future be open source, and how will vendors respond?
Moderator: Jeff Boles, Taneja Group
Panelists include: Ken Pepple, Solinea; Randy Bias, CloudScaling; Greg Kleiman, RedHat; Joe Arnold, SwiftStack
Jeff Boles joins Taneja Group from a broad background of hands-on operational IT management and infrastructure engineering, bringing to the group over 20 years of deep experience within the trenches of practicing IT. Jeff’s experience crosses the gamut of operational IT encompassing IT governance, operations management, project management, infrastructure architecture, SAN engineering, and process re-engineering in financial, healthcare, professional services, and government sectors. For more info visit: http://tanejagroup.com/about/who-we-are