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Nov 18 2015

Opening Plenary Keynote: The Transformation from Vendor-led to Open-based, Disaggregated, Data Center and Cloud Infrastructure

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Senior-most executives from leading open-source organisations reveal the profound implications of the changing game (and business). These experts GPS-locate us on the roadmap from vendor-driven, closed, proprietary, monolithic technology to open-sourced, knowledge-community-designed, distributed technology. Why is this important? Cost, transparency, efficiency, agility, speed, performance, and resilience. These expert crowd-sourced innovation engines are rewriting the rulebooks and the economics for the provision of data center and cloud technology services


Morning coffee and networking in the Expo with rapid-fire 15 minute presentations on the Solution Stages

Leading the way in the intelligent data center facility

Roland Huempfner, Vice President UPS and Inverter Product Line, Huawei

Traditional data center facility is facing multi-faceted challenges that include high CAPEX, high energy consumption, inefficient operation and management, low availability, and other issues. This session will offer practical solutions, showing how Huawei solves these issues through its intelligent data center implementation approach. 

The #@$%!ing?* problem facing the data centre of the future. *=Blanking

Simon Brady , Head of Data Centre Optimisation , Emerson Network Power

Late Last year Emerson NP commissioned a survey of over 800 data centre professionals to understand what they believed the future of the data centre would look like.  Simon Brady, head of data centre optimisation at Emerson, will discuss the highlights and explain why the industry will have problems making the dream a reality.

Lunch and networking in the Expo with rapid-fire 15 minute presentations on the Solution Stages

All-Conference Keynote: Exploring the true virtual data center - converged, software-defined

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Advanced “third-platform” hyperscale data centers are evolving to consolidating and software defining the full IT stack. This converged SDN, SDS, SDC transformation cuts capital cost, improves utilization of the full infrastructure stack and delivers significant business value, not only in optimizing IT resources but by advancing the competitive nimbleness of the enterprise.

Making sense of DCIM and delivering on its hype - navigating through the complexities of current solutions

DCIM solutions are too complex and granular. Many vendors are offering DCIM solutions but do not provide guidance on how to implement DCIM, resulting in a lack of adoption of DCIM solutions across various enterprise verticals. This session looks at DCIM deployment, operations and lifecycle management in order to get the most out of the software on offer. What needs to be done to increase real-world implementation?

Panel: Recycle your data center waste heat!

Ari Kurvi, Data Center Manager, Yandex Dr. Jens Struckmeier, Founder and CTO, Cloud and Heat Technologies Lawrence Orsini, Principal , Project Exergy

Economically viable, sustainable heat distribution- how can your data center turn into an energy prosumer?

Examine the various innovations in reusing excess data center heat to generate district heating across various European cities. Hear about the different solutions and innovations from leading implementers.


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