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Check out our Cloud Tour agenda below, and see upcoming dates for our complimentary half-day seminar.

Start Time End Time Description

8:00 AM

9:00 AM

Registration, Breakfast, and Networking

9:00 AM

9:45 AM

Strategies for Success in the Cloud

Red Hat technology powers the world’s largest and most successful clouds. We have seen first-hand how to make cloud work for businesses and government organizations, both large and small. Our customers are looking to cloud computing as a way to fundamentally change the economics of information technology and the agility of their enterprises. With cloud, businesses gain greater agility, capacity on demand, increased efficiency and the ability to compete in a connected, social, mobile world.

9:45 AM

10:30 AM

Unlock the Value of the Cloud

Red Hat is helping customers like you build production infrastructure and applications for the cloud. Transform your IT service delivery using Red Hat's products and expertise to realize new levels of openness, interoperability, and agility. Come learn how you can unlock the value of the cloud for your organization.

10:30 AM

10:45 AM

Coffee Break

10:45 AM

11:15 AM

Leading the Transformation to Cloud Computing

Cloud computing offers the potential to provide true flexibility, agility, improved efficiencies, and lower costs in delivery of IT services, among other benefits. To help IT evolve to realize the true potential of the cloud, Intel believes the cloud of 2015 will look dramatically different from today’s computing infrastructure. Come hear about the approach that will deliver new capabilities for the cloud and ensure it is built on a foundation that delivers high levels of security, efficiency, simplification and interoperability.

11:15 AM

11:45 AM

Building a Secure and Cost Effective Virtual Foundation for your Cloud

Red Hat Cloud products and services are designed from the ground up to give organizations the freedom to choose best of breed technology at each layer, and virtualization from Red Hat is no exception. Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization, based on the open source kernel-based virtual machine (KVM) hypervisor and the Red Hat Enterprise Linux kernel combined with enterprise-grade virtualization management features, offers organizations industry-leading performance and scalability with TCO and ROI advantages over proprietary virtualization platforms. Learn how Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization can be an important foundation for your organization's cloud strategy.

11:45 AM

12:30 PM

Building Clouds: Best Practices and Tips

Of all the information an organization gathers and evaluates around cloud, the one of highest importance is having a thorough understanding of the IT environment, organizational readiness for cloud as well as business objectives and desired outcomes. This information is critical to effectively architecting and building a successful cloud and maximizing its benefits. This session will walk through key considerations when preparing to design and deploy a cloud strategy, including:

  • Establishment of goals, objectives and performance measures
  • Organizational considerations and readiness measures
  • System management requirements
  • Reporting and compliance considerations
  • Integration requirements
  • Migration considerations
  • Identification of target applications as candidates for a cloud environment

The session will provide you with insights and key practical steps to get started today on a path for shared resources and dynamic workloads.

12:30 PM

1:30 PM

Lunch Break with Roundtables

Partner Training (optional)