Converged Infrastructure

The essential selection – ‘must see’ sessions for virtualization solutions at Discover 2012

With all the great content at HP Discover 2012, we want to make sure you don’t miss the key highlights for our Converged Systems, so here are some of the must see sessions in the virtualization solutions area.  


If you’re registered for the show please mark these down in your calendar. If you’re not registered then there are still places available, so don’t miss out.


Building your platform for today's virtualized environment and tomorrow's cloud


Time – 7th June - 10:00


Location - TB2101


Description - As companies build more agile and efficient IT environments, they need to know their investments made today will be protected as the business grows.  Learn how HP's Converged Infrastructure portfolio and technologies allow you to grow from today's virtualized environments to tomorrow's clouds.  You will see how products from BladeSystem to 3PAR storage to HP Software and others reduce application deployment time and protect your technology investments as your business changes and grows.


Ask the experts: storage for VMware virtualization


Time - 6th June 14:45


Location - TB2713


Description - This roundtable session will be comprised of technical experts who will answer audience questions on any topic related to storage for virtualization. The session will be led by a moderator and composed of HP experts on storage and virtualization.


HP and VMware: fast path to virtualization value and foundation for cloud


Time – 6th June - 17:15


Location - TB2102


Description - Preconfigured data center building blocks can help you isolate backend traffic, qualify performance, and simplify management of virtualization environments. In this session you will learn how  HP VirtualSystem VS1 for VMware (the building block based on HP ProLiant DL380 servers and HP Lefthand 4500 Multi-site SAN) can help you deploy virtual infrastructure quickly and  be a foundation for future cloud deployments. See how technologies like the new HP ProLiant Gen8 servers are influencing future designs. Learn how you can add VMware vCloud Director to turn these rack server based building blocks into a functional private cloud.


Technical overview of HP VirtualSystem solution for Microsoft 


Time – 5th June - 13:30


Location - TB2100


Description - HP VirtualSystem for Microsoft is a turn-key solution for deploying Microsoft Hyper-V virtualization platform. The VirtualSystem family is the result of a collaboration between HP and Microsoft to bring the best platform for virtualizing your Microsoft workloads. The session gives an overview of the VirtualSystem portfolio, the design approaches for the solution, and will demonstrate the integrated management of Insight Control for System Center 2012.


How to create a high-performance client virtualization environment


Time – 6th June - 16:00


Location - TB3153


Description - This session will delve into the technical features of current VirtualSystem CV2 architectures, new ProLiant Gen8 reference architecture sizing and performance as well future client virtualization solutions. Client virtualization and technical consulting engineers will discuss how you can get the most reliable performance from your client virtualization environments. Be ready to engage these experts with your questions.


Build your own application service automation with HP Cloud Maps


Time – 6th June - 14:45


Location - TB3057


Description - It can take several weeks or months to design, publish and deploy application services in an IT organization. With HP Cloud Maps, you can now deploy these same services in less than an hour. Learn about the tools and methodology to automate applications and infrastructure provisioning in your private or public cloud. Learn how you can accelerate both the design and deployment of cloud services in an agile and customizable way. This session will also feature a case study based on the Trend Micro Cloud Map that deploys Internet and Web security services.


If you’re attending Discover why not let us know which sessions you’re going to see in the comments section below.


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