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EMC Forum 2016 – MODERNIZE on September 13

EMC Forum is a free one-day technology event where IT professionals explore business trends, cloud directions, use cases, and best practice discussions. Connect with peers, learn from experts, and experience new technologies. Register now to interact with colleagues and grow!
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SEPTEMBER 13 – 8:00AM – 6PM

Irving Convention Center
500 Las Colinas Blvd W
Irving, TX 75039

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Telephone (972) 252-7476
Cost Free



Get a close-up look at the foundation for the modern data center: flash, scale-out, cloud enabled, and software defined storage.

Modernize Your Infrastructure

Speaker: Sam Marraccini – Portfolio Marketing Director, EMC
Speaker: Tim Dell – Senior Manager, Systems Engineer, EMC
10:30 – 11:15

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Businesses want to be ready for the future, and to do that they need to modernize. The modernization of IT starts with the underlying Infrastructure. This requires taking advantage of the rapid shift in data center technology that enables enterprises to optimize their existing IT investments. Get a close up look at the modern data center, from All-Flash to Software Defined Storage to cloud enabled and software defined.

Modernize with All-Flash

Speaker: Michael Wilke – Senior Director, Product Marketing, EMC
Speaker: Josh Petty – Advisory Systems Engineer, EMC
11:30 – 12:15

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Today’s business needs speed, efficiency and agility in how they deliver services back to their stakeholders. In the Modern Data Center Flash is a foundational pillar for accelerating business transformation. This session will show you why 2016 has become the “Year of All-Flash” and how EMC’s industry leading all-flash portfolio can drive your company’s success.

Data Protection Everywhere for the Modern Data Center

Speaker: Peter Smails – Vice President, Product Marketing, EMC
Speaker: Steve Long – Senior Manager, Systems Engineer, EMC
1:30 – 2:15

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Data protection everywhere is a cornerstone of any modern data center. Discover how EMC protects your data—whether it resides on-premise, in virtualized environments, or in the cloud—across the full spectrum of service levels required for your mission-critical applications, and transform for the future with confidence.

Dell EMC Servers – Innovation at the core of your Data Center

Speaker: Michael Kimble – Dell
2:30 – 3:15

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As you modernize your Data Center and become future ready your server requirements are changing. With innovations such as software-defined storage and networking, your computer platform is now more important than ever. Discover how the highly innovative Dell EMC PowerEdge portfolio is designed to meet the challenges of your future ready Data Center and how selecting the right compute platform can better enable you to deliver more efficient, secure and manageable IT for your business.

Introduction to Unity

Speaker: Mark Geel – Consumer Product Marketing Manager, EMC
Speaker: Shaun Klein
3:30 – 4:15

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EMC’s new Unity product line sets the new standard for midrange storage with a powerful combination of simplicity, modern design, affordable price point, and deployment flexibility – perfect for resource-constrained IT professionals in large or small companies. Customers will love Unity for their midsized deployments, ROBO, and cost-sensitive workloads.

VMAX: Behind The White Light Of The All Flash VMAX 450F/FX & 850F/FX

Speaker: Matt Goodrich – Principal Product Manager, EMC
Speaker: Robin Braun – Senior Director, Product Management, EMC
4:30 – 5:15

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VMAX has long been the industry leader for flash, and this session introduces the all new VMAX All Flash arrays. It outlines the architectural features of the new all-flash VMAX that allows it to optimally use EFDs and discusses how it helps you simplify your infrastructure and operations. This session also covers details on the rich set of data services available for your VMAX All Flash.


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