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EMC Forum 2013

Lead Your Transformation

Learn how EMC cloud solutions transform IT and business. Attend a complimentary EMC Forum and explore how Cloud transforms IT, Big Data transforms Business, and Trust transforms Cloud.

Johannesburg | Thursday, 15 August 2013

Why Attend EMC Forum?

From business trends and cloud directions to real-world use cases and interactive discussions, EMC Forum is definitely worthwhile. Connect with peers, learn from experts, and get solution demos. Hundreds of your colleagues attend - you should too!

Keynote Speaker:
Howard D. Elias

President and Chief Operating Officer, Global Enterprise Services, EMC Corporation.

Elias, a veteran IT executive, has overall responsibility for setting strategy and driving execution for EMC’s Global Enterprise Services business, and serves on the Board of Managers of the Virtual Computing Environment (VCE) Company.

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Howard Elias

EMC Forum EMEA 2013
Lead Your Transformation

Get ready for EMC Forum 2013 – the one-day technology conference that helps you lead your company’s IT and business transformation.

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Event Date & Location

Date: Thursday, 15 August 2013
Time: 08:30 - 18:00
Venue: Gallagher Convention Centre, Midrand
Cost: Attendance is FREE.
Address: 19 Richard Drive, Midrand, Johannesburg
(Click here for directions. Please note that the Gautrain route services this venue.)
Phone: +27 11 266-3000

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Agenda

Guideline Timings TRACK ONE
(Hall 5)
TRACK TWO
(Hall 4 A)
TRACK THREE
(Hall 4 B)
TRACK FOUR
(Ballroom)
TRACK FIVE
(Auditorium)
EXPO Floor & vLabs
(if appropriate)
08:00 - 09:00 Welcome Coffee / Refreshments & Registration  
MC for Opening & Keynote:
Michael Jackson

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09:00 - 10:00 Opening Keynote:
Howard D. Elias
President and Chief Operating Officer, EMC Global Enterprise Services
10:00 - 10:30 Evolving To A Software-Defined Data Centre
Zaher Haydar
Sr. Manager, Systems Engineering
Turkey, Africa & Middle East

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Change the Game with EMC Backup & Archive
Kelly Brown
Director Product Marketing BRS EMEA

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Taking Command of Big Data:
Hadoop Analytics & Isilon Scale-Out Storage

Ryan Sayre
Technical Strategist, EMEA
Office of the CTO, EMC Isilon

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Lead Your Cloud Transformation
Thorsten Stiller
Senior Sales Development Manager
Turkey, Middle East & Africa (TEEAM)

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Simplify Disaster recovery For Business Critical Applications With EMC And VMware
Delon Karrim
Senior Systems Engineer
Advanced Storage Division

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10:30-11:00 Three Paths To The Cloud: Choice Without Complexity
Thorsten Stiller
Senior Sales Development Manager
Turkey, Middle East & Africa (TEEAM)

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Flash Next: Zero to One Million IOPS in A flash
Richard Gordon
EMEA Flash Business Development Manager

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Transformation: Virtualizing Your Business Critical Applications
Zaher Haydar
Sr. Manager, Systems Engineering
Turkey, Africa & Middle East

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Storage Resource Management Suite
(Introduction & Customer Viewpoint)
Dayne Turbitt
Regional Sales Director (EMEA)
EMC Advanced Storage Division (ASD)

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Big Data Transforms Business
Wael El Nadi
Senior Director , EMC Global Solutions for Turkey , Middle East & Africa

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11:00 - 11:35 COFFEE BREAK
11:35 - 12:15 VMware and EMC: Enabling IT as a Service for your Business
(Brought to you by VMware.)
Grant Mufford
Regional Alliance Manager, Southern Africa at VMware

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Leading Innovation in the Data Center
(Brought to you by Cisco.)
Leon Wright
Chief Technical Officer, Cisco South Africa

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12:15 - 12:45 Optimise your Oracle Database Environments with EMC and VMware
Sam Afyouni
Advisory Systems Engineer, TEEAM Region
Oracle Subject Matter Expert

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Next Generation EMC: Lead Your Storage Transformation
Thorsten Stiller
Senior Sales Development Manager
Turkey, Middle East & Africa (TEEAM)

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VCE Vblock Systems: The Leading Converged Infrastructure
Dave Locke
Global Principal vArchitect. Strategic Technology Advisory Team

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Scale-Out NAS, Now and in the Future
Ryan Sayre
Technical Strategist, EMEA
Office of the CTO, EMC Isilon

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Visibility & Security for the Virtualised Enterprise
Alaa Abdulnabi
RSA Pre-Sales Manager for
Turkey, Middle East & Africa

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12:45 - 13:15 I AM Cloud - Innovative Agile Managed Cloud
(Brought to you by StorTech.)
Bernard Vertenten
Head of Product Development for Managed Services

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Big Data: Securing your Physical Security
(Brought to you by Dimension Data.)
Nigel Steyn
EMC Physical Security Subject Matter Expert, TEEAM

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13:15 - 14:45 LUNCH
14:45 - 15:15 Backup the Sithabile way
(Brought to you by Sithabile.)
Marius Roux
Senior Solutions Architect at Sithabile Technology Services

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The Data Centre Transformation is underway… Is your Network ready?
(Brought to you by Brocade.)
Nick Pateman
Territory Manager, South, Central, East & West Africa

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„The Internet of Things – A Global Megatrend”
(Brought to you by Business Connexion.)
Hloni Motsohi
Applications Services Executive
& Thomas Black
Deputy CTO

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Building a dynamic data centre with the VCE Vision object model
(Brought to you by VCE.)
Dave Locke
Global Principal vArchitect. Strategic Technology Advisory Team

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Internet Solutions and EMC Partnership
(Brought to you by Internet Solutions.)
Graeme O'Driscoll
Innovation and Technology Manager for Cloud
           
15:15 - 15:45 True Store Virtualisation with EMC ViPR Software-Define Storage
Dayne Turbitt
Regional Sales Director (EMEA)
EMC Advanced Storage Division (ASD)

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VPLEX Continous Availability: Stretching and Extending Clusters Over Distance
Sebastian Darrington
Sr. Manager and Sales Theatre Lead, EMEA. Enterprise Storage Division

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Big Data Transforms Business
Wael El Nadi
Senior Director , EMC Global Solutions for Turkey , Middle East & Africa

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Backup Built for Your Virtual Environment
Graham Brown
BRS Advisory Systems Engineer

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Software-Defined Storage:
The Big Picture

Thorsten Stiller
Senior Sales Development Manager for Turkey, Middle East & Africa (TEEAM)

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15:45 - 16:15 Bringing the AS A SERVICE Economy into your Operation
(Brought to you by CSC.)
Neil Lund
General Manager South Africa

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Battling Cyber Crime with Cyber Intelligence
Alaa Abdulnabi
RSA Pre-Sales Manager for
Turkey, Middle East & Africa

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Design of the Physical Layer: Critical Choices for Today's Data Centers
Alberto Zucchinali
EMEA Data Center Solutions and Services Manager
(Brought to you by Siemon.)

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What's New with EMC Backup Software
Freddie Enslin
BRS Advisory Systems Engineer

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Syncplicity
Sync & Share for the Enterprise

Steven Etberg
Staff Systems Engineer

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16:15 - 17:00 COFFEE BREAK
17:00 - 17:30 Building Data Science Teams
Wael El Nadi
Senior Director, EMC Global Solutions for Turkey, Middle East & Africa

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Mass digitization of Books
Guest Presenter:
Quidenus & CloudCom

Mag. Sofie Quidenus
Founder & CEO
Qidenus Technologies GmbH
Transforming Disaster Recovery with Continuous Availability
Sebastian Darrington
Sr. Manager and Sales Theatre Lead, EMEA. Enterprise Storage Division

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New Strategies for Backup & Recovery for Oracle, SAP & MS
Kelly Brown
Director Product Marketing BRS EMEA

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Virtual Private Clouds: The Role of the Service Providers
Ian Massingham
Ian Massingham | CTO EMEA Service Providers | EMC

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17:30 - 18:00 Trust:
The Leading Edge of Cloud & Big Data

Alaa Abdulnabi
RSA Pre-Sales Manager for
Turkey, Middle East & Africa

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EMC VSPEX: Proven Infrastructure That Is Simple. Efficient, And Flexible
Bernhard Grubelnig
Director, System Engineers
EMEA TEEAM Region

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Next Generation Unified Storage: VNX Re-defines Midrange Price/Performance
Tony Bosman
Mid-Tier Organisation (MTO) Specialist Technical Consultant
EMC South Africa

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What's New with Data Domain
Modeen Malick
BRS Advisory Systems Engineer

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Transform End User Computing With EMC And VMware Cloud Solutions
Delon Karrim
Senior Systems Engineer
Advanced Storage Division

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18:00 - 20:00 Networking & Closing Reception on Expo Floor

* Sessions are 25 minutes each, allowing for 5 minute room change between sessions.

Keynote

Howard D. Elias
Howard D. Elias, President and Chief Operating Officer, Global Enterprise Services, EMC Corporation

Elias, a veteran IT executive, has overall responsibility for setting strategy and driving execution for EMC’s Global Enterprise Services business, and serves on the Board of Managers of the Virtual Computing Environment (VCE) Company, formed by Cisco and EMC with investments from VMware and Intel. He reports to David Goulden, EMC's President and COO, and is a member of EMC’s Office of the Chairman. Elias has been with EMC since 2003, after serving in executive leadership positions at Hewlett-Packard, Compaq, Digital Equipment Corporation and Tandy Corporation. Elias is a director of Gannett, one of the USA's leading media and marketing solutions companies and also serves as a director of the National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME).

Elias is a strong supporter of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education, whose advocacy and opinion has been published in Forbes, U.S. News & World Report and other influential publications.

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