Private, Hybrid or Multi-Cloud ? The power lies in ‘open’ and choice.
In the ever more digitized world, each company is now a software company and has to adopt cloud-based agility to compete with global players. What you are building now, is the foundation of your future. Not only will you have to choose the cloud that makes the most sense for your workloads and future applications. Your foundations must also enable true cloud portability and automation across any cloud.
Get inspired by real use cases of Econocom and key market leaders, such as Dell EMC, HPE, IBM, Microsoft & Red Hat.
Understand emerging cloud technologies that you should know. Assess your options and solve your pressing problems.
Speaker: Jan Vandebroek, Director Infrastructure Services - Econocom BeLux
Econocom believes the future of IT is Multi-Cloud and Hybrid Cloud: the business requires more agility and faster delivery of applications. An appropriate mix of private cloud, public cloud and on-prem infrastructure requires appropriate orchestration and management. Econocom can help you assess your specific Cloud readiness and benefits.
Open Hybrid Cloud – how open is yours?
Speaker: Bob Dubois, Cloud & Storage Business Development Manager - Red Hat
The relevance of “open” is huge when it comes to cloud. It’s the openness that allows true hybrid cloud. It’s open source that runs the cloud infrastructure, that runs the cloud applications, and that automates across true hybrid cloud. During this presentation Red Hat will cover use-cases and customer cases of adoption of the open hybrid cloud.
Are you taking the right steps to ensure a successful Hybrid IT strategy?
Speaker: Geert Kuijken, Enterprise Architect–Hybrid IT - HPE
Learn from HPE and its customers on how to accelerate and de-risk the journey to a fully functional hybrid model. We will share their experiences, touching on topics like automation, composability, the software-defined datacenter, the intelligent edge and the positioning of different cloud technologies for your current and future workloads. And we’ll point you to some reference architectures that will help to get you started!
12:15 Lunch & Networking
Combine the power of Open Source with Microsoft Azure
Speaker: Jorge Palma, Cloud Native Development & DevOps Technical Lead - Microsoft
From compute fabric with Linux, to a rich application platform that leverages what you use today, to data solutions that light up existing and future scenarios, Azure offers an open and flexible platform that adds value to your investments in Linux and open source technologies. Learn about the powerful combination of Red Hat OpenShift on Azure and hear how other customers did it.
What are the benefits of a Cloud-enabled infrastructure?
In a highly distributed and multiple-cloud world, the key is to have a consistent operating environment that is the same in both the cloud and on-premises. This single operating environment enables to evaluate the application that is right for each cloud and then move it back and forth without having to change the operating environment.
Hear some inspiring cases from customers !
The value of Artificial Intelligence within your Hybrid Cloud
Speaker: Michel van der Poorten, Cognitive Business Development Executive - IBM
Every business will be impacted by Artificial Intelligence over the next years and its impact will even be more fundamental than the Internet. You'll learn what these consequences can be across the different functions in your business and what are possible ways to approach this revolution.