It’s official…Interop 2011 New York City has kicked off today at the Javits Convention Center! I’m very excited to be here with 6000+ delegates, my HP colleagues and invited guest bloggers.
If you happen to be reading this and are attending Interop, please stop HP Booth #321. If you’re participating virtually, follow us on Twitter at #HP_Networking, #Interop, #HPN, #HP. Be sure to also check out our guest posts….no doubt they too will have some very interesting news to blog about.
What’s Happening – Speaking Engagements
We’ve lined up three great speakers on topics YOU asked for:
Wednesday, Oct 5th at 11AM EST
Chuck Roman: Optimizing your virtual infrastructure with HP VirtualSystems
Come learn about a new strategic portfolio of solutions, focused on virtualized workloads and based on converged infrastructure. With integrated and optimized servers, networking, and unique scale out storage technologies, HP VirtualSystem utilizes leading technologies, accelerating time to value and addressing today’s number one priority for IT -- reducing data center complexity.
Thursday, Oct 6th at 12PM EST
Mike Nielsen: Changing The Rules of Networking with the HP FlexNetwork Architecture
Media-rich collaboration, mobility and cloud services are crushing the legacy network. With over 75% of data center traffic now server-to-server, nearly 25% of enterprise network traffic dominated by video, and the explosion of mobile devices, it’s more important than ever that Enterprises rethink their network architecture. Learn how a HP FlexNetwork Architecture can help simplify, accelerate, and secure enterprises from the virtualized cloud to the virtual workplace
Thursday, Oct 6th at 1PM
Steve Dietch: Navigating cloud complexities
Planning you journey to the cloud? Attend this session to learn how to simplify IT operations by automating application to infrastructure provisioning, compliance and system level performance monitoring in the cloud. During this session, the HP’s Cloud Advisors, will be available to answer your real world cloud deployment questions.
>> Blog: HP CloudSystem and Cloud Advisors at InterOp New York
Last but certainly not least...don't miss the two panels HP has been invited to participate in:
- Thursday 6th: 2:00 – 3:15
Deep Dive: Architecting and Evaluating Technologies for Your Next Data Center LAN
- Thursday 6th: Oct 3:15 – 4:15
Evaluating Technologies for your Next Data Center LAN
Meet HP Cloud Advisors
In addition to Steve Dietch’s Thursday session on navigating cloud complexities, you’ll have the opportunity to meet HP’s Cloud Advisors here in New York:
- Charles Bess - HP Fellow in Office of Technology and Strategy
- Lee Kedrie – Managing Partner & Consulting Ambassador, Technology Consulting, HP Enterprise Business
- Dave Larson – HPN, Chief Technologist for Security and Routing and a member of the Advanced Technology Group (ATG) within HP Networking
Charlie, Lee and Dave , are available to answer your real world cloud deployment questions…again, stop by the booth or Tweet us if you’d like a meeting to:
- Get answers to your cloud deployment questions w HP’s Cloud Advisors
- Learn about HP CloudSystem to simplify your IT operations
- Navigate cloud complexities as you plan your journey to the cloud
More to catch - HP Demos & Booth Sessions
I know you have a lot to see and hear hear at Interop, please stop by HP Booth #321 to check out our demos, chat with HP experts and be sure to join our informative theatre sessions ~ list of demos and theatre schedule below:
And last but certainly not least, enter a drawing to win an HP ProLiant MicroServer. This space-saving server makes sharing of information easier than having a few PCs connected together in a peer-to-peer network. With a centralized server, access to this information can also be controlled. It also supports reliable system memory, expandable storage, and various backups to make sure business data is continually protected.
Want to see more? Here’s a video of the features:
>> Follow us on Twitter: @HP_Networking #Interop #HP #HPN
>> Blog: It’s time for Interop Fall 2011. Let the networking buzz begin.
>> Amy Renee Arnold @amyengineer Just Another Day at the Office
>> Ethan Banks @ecbanks Packet Pushers
>> Brad Casemore @bradcasemore Twilight in the Valley of the Nerds
>> Stu Miniman @Stu Blog Stu
>> Matthew Norwood @matthewnorwood In Search of Tech
>> Aaron Paxson @Neelixx Teneo
>> Andrew VonNagy @revolutionwifi RevolutionWifi