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Converged Systems – key sessions for virtualization and cloud at Discover 2013 in Vegas

If you’re registered for HP Discover in Vegas and you’re still trying to decide which sessions to attend, there are a number focused on virtualization and the cloud which we think are worth a look.


We’ve captured the key ones for VirtualSystem, CloudSystem and Cloud Maps as well as sessions which highlight how we’re working with our partners including Microsoft and VMware to deliver solutions for today’s customer challenges.

We’re looking forward to seeing you in a couple of weeks’ time.


Session BB3489: The power of virtualization - from the data center to the desktop


In the era of Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) and Cloud computing, the need for virtualization – both Client Virtualization and data center infrastructure, is a necessity. In this session, learn about the solutions HP offers that work together seamlessly. In this panel session, virtualization experts will discuss advancements, customer successes and the future of end user computing, and why HP offers the best portfolio of virtualization products and services. Join us to learn more.


Session TB3496: The Virtualization Games:  How HP is transforming converged infrastructure to best meet physical, virtual and cloud services needs


The odds will be ever in your favor when you combine HP with virtualization technologies from VMware, Microsoft or Red Hat. This presentation will highlight a new approach for designing, deploying and scaling out HP converged platforms for virtualization and cloud management solutions.  Radically increased flexibility in both architecture and management platforms will also be covered in this Tribute to your new generation data center.  


Session DT2579: Everything you need to know about converged systems in 30 minutes


The 'new style of IT' driven by cloud, mobility and big data forces IT professionals to re-evaluate how IT is delivered and promises lower cost, greater agility and faster IT. This requires a new kind of infrastructure foundation. In comes Converged Systems, your fast track to the future of IT. Spend 30 minutes with us and begin to see how your New generation data center will take shape – agility at your fingertips, provisioning in minutes, cater to your most important workloads: virtualization, cloud, big data. The new style of IT is here, make sure you are ready!


Session BB4277: HP CloudSystem: How to accelerate the journey to private or hybrid


You recognize the power of the cloud. You want to deploy new applications and services in hours instead of months and match IT resources to demand with unprecedented efficiency. But how do you transition into this new paradigm?  This session will describe technical building blocks, operational procedures, and best practices that you can use with HP CloudSystem Matrix to implement your cloud solution quickly and reliably.


Session TB3493: Cloud Commander: Sail through deployments and master your cloud-service catalog with HP Cloud Maps


You want to deliver applications faster and more efficiently.  From SQL to Exchange to vertical applications, HP Cloud Maps reduce design, development, and deployment time for new cloud services while employing application-specific best practices. HP has more than 200 Cloud Maps to get your cloud service catalog up and running quickly. This presentation will show you how HP Cloud Maps are architected and how they deliver the cloud services your company needs to succeed. Learn how HP Cloud Maps enable repeatable, proven deployments that lower risk and assure optimized performance and service levels right out of the box.


Session TB2100: Built to Integrate: How HP CloudSystem optimized for Microsoft integrates the physical and the virtual for a fully-automated infrastructure


Learn  how  the combination of HP CloudSystem, Microsoft System Center, and HP Cloud Maps delivers a highly flexible, automated, and complete cloud service infrastructure.  This presentation demonstrates how the HP CloudSystem Optimized for Microsoft solution enables the deployment and management of physical infrastructure for the Microsoft virtualized  environment and manages the entire cloud-service lifecycle.


Session TB2420: FLEXing your cloud muscle: how HP CloudSystem optimized for VMware  is transforming cloud-service infrastructure 


The combination of HP CloudSystem and VMware delivers a highly flexible, automated, and complete cloud service infrastructure.  Learn how HP CloudSystem enables the deployment and management of physical infrastructure for the vCloud Suite environment. This presentation highlights how HP converged cloud can stand up a new ESXi cluster, add it to the virtual data center, flex server capacity up and down, and manage the entire cloud service lifecycle.


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