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Logs are continuous digital records of events generated by all components of your software stack - and they're everywhere - your networks, servers, applications, containers and cloud infrastructure just to name a few. The data logs provide are like an X-ray for your IT infrastructure. Without logs, this lack of visibility creates operational challenges for managing modern applications that drive today's digital businesses. Digital Transformation Drives Demand for Analytics Businesses across Asia Pacific and beyond are moving to the digital world, using software as a primary driver for innovation and growth. Modern applications are front-and-center, driving this revolution. In fact, IDC expects over the next three to five years that the percentage of enterprises with advanced digital transformation strategies and implementations will more than double. However, the suc... (more)

[slides] Multi-Cloud #DevOps | @CloudExpo @SolidFire #CD #IoT #ML #Docker

Download Slide Deck: ▸ Here Download Slide Deck: ▸ Here The Lean Cloud: The Need for Multi-Cloud DevOps All clouds are not equal. To succeed in a DevOps context, organizations should plan to develop/deploy apps across a choice of on-premise and public clouds simultaneously depending on the business needs. This is where the concept of the Lean Cloud comes in - resting on the idea that you often need to relocate your app modules over their life cycles for both innovation and operational efficiency in the cloud. Download Slide Deck: ▸ Here In his session at @DevOpsSummit at19th Cloud Expo, Valentin (Val) Bercovici, CTO of SolidFire, discussed how to leverage this concept to seize on the creativity and business agility to make it real. Download Slide Deck: ▸ Here Speaker Bio Valentin (Val) Bercovici, a longtime NetApp executive and member of the Office of the CTO, ... (more)

Big Data Services | @CloudExpo #BigData #IoT #M2M #ML #MachineLearning

Download Slide Deck: ▸ Here Download Slide Deck: ▸ Here Tech Primer: Big Data Services in the Cloud (or Understanding Big Data Services in the Cloud) The cloud promises new levels of agility and cost-savings for Big Data, data warehousing and analytics. But it's challenging to understand all the options - from IaaS and PaaS to newer services like HaaS (Hadoop as a Service) and BDaaS (Big Data as a Service). Download Slide Deck: ▸ Here In her session at @BigDataExpo at @ThingsExpo, Hannah Smalltree, a director at Cazena, provided an educational overview of emerging "as-a-service" options for Big Data in the cloud. This is critical background for IT and data professionals, as experts estimate that "as-a-service" cloud sourcing will increase from today's 15% to 35% by 2021. Learn more and hear important considerations to help evaluate and rank your options. Downl... (more)

Continuous Innovation | @DevOpsSummit #DevOps #CD #ContinuousDelivery

Transformation to Continuous Innovation and Optimization Businesses have always had to transform to find better and more efficient ways to deliver value faster to their users, customers or consumers. The motivating factors are shorter lead times, automated and streamlined value flow, as well as reduction of overall costs and bound capital, requiring enterprises to transition to a continuous innovation and optimization model. Prominent examples can be found when studying the last decades in the automobile industry with Toyota and their way of optimizing and automating their end-to-end manufacturing process. It is also the most referenced story I hear when researching IT and Digital Transformation stories. The DevOps movement as well as literature around Continuous Integration, Delivery and Deployment all draw the analogies to the manufacturing world and explain what ... (more)

[session] From #IoT Service to Profit | @ThingsExpo #ML #M2M #WearableTech

From IoT Service to IoT Profit Whether your IoT service is connecting cars, homes, appliances, wearable, cameras or other devices, one question hangs in the balance - how do you actually make money from this service? The ability to turn your IoT service into profit requires the ability to create a monetization strategy that is flexible, scalable and working for you in real-time. It must be a transparent, smoothly implemented strategy that all stakeholders - from customers to the board - will be able to understand and comprehend. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Michael Beamer, President of goTransverse, will discuss how to build a dynamic monetization strategy that effortlessly turns their IoT service into a money maker. Speaker Bio Michael Beamer is President of goTransverse. He is a 23-year technology and business leader with unique experience running technology te... (more)

[slides] Agility for Digital Transformation | @CloudExpo @NewhouseConsult #Agile #DigitalTransformation

Download Slide Deck: ▸ Here Download Slide Deck: ▸ Here Organizational Agility for Digital Transformation (Cultural Change, Change Management) Successful digital transformation requires new organizational competencies and capabilities. Research tells us that the biggest impediment to successful transformation is human; consequently, the biggest enabler is a properly skilled and empowered workforce. In the digital age, new individual and collective competencies are required. Download Slide Deck: ▸ Here In his session at 19th Cloud Expo, Bob Newhouse, CEO and founder of Agilitiv, drew together recent research and lessons learned from emerging and established companies, providing a road map for engaging our organizations in the creation and support of digital value chains. Download Slide Deck: ▸ Here Speaker Bio Bob Newhouse is CEO and founder of Agilitiv. Previous... (more)

[slides] #DigitalTransformation Predator | @CloudExpo @Alfresco #ML #AI #DL

Download Slide Deck: ▸ Here Download Slide Deck: ▸ Here How to Become a 'Digital Predator' not 'Digital Prey' According to Forrester Research, every business will become either a digital predator or digital prey by 2020. To avoid demise, organizations must rapidly create new sources of value in their end-to-end customer experiences. True digital predators also must break down information and process silos and extend digital transformation initiatives to empower employees with the digital resources needed to win, serve, and retain customers. Download Slide Deck: ▸ Here In his session at 19th Cloud Expo, Thomas DeMeo, VP of Product Management and General Manager of the Alfresco One product line, discussed how: Firms must accelerate digital transformation efforts or become digital prey. IT leaders need to overhaul their firms' legacy business applications to meet amb... (more)

[slides] Speedy #DigitalTransformation | @CloudExpo @Apcela #IoT #BigData

Download Slide Deck: ▸ Here Download Slide Deck: ▸ Here Speed Your Digital Transformation: How to Build the Enterprise Digital Technology Platform Major trends and emerging technologies - from virtual reality and IoT, to Big Data and algorithms - are helping organizations innovate in the digital era. However, to create real business value, IT must think beyond the ‘what' of digital transformation to the ‘how' to harness emerging trends, innovation and disruption. Architecture is the key that underpins and ties all these efforts together. In the digital age, it's important to invest in architecture, extend the enterprise footprint to the cloud, and create a digital technology platform. Download Slide Deck: ▸ Here In his session at @ThingsExpo, Mark Casey, President and CEO of Apcela, discussed how disruptive enterprises are enabling highly distributed, software-... (more)

FinTech @CloudExpo | #AI #ML #DL #FinTech #Blockchain #MachineLearning

Financial Technology - or FinTech - Is Now Part of the @CloudExpo Program! Accordingly, attendees at the upcoming 20th Cloud Expo at the Javits Center in New York, June 6-8, 2017, will find fresh new content in a new track called FinTech, which will incorporate machine learning, artificial intelligence, deep learning, and blockchain into one track. Financial enterprises in New York City, London, Singapore, and other world financial capitals are embracing a new generation of smart, automated FinTech that eliminates many cumbersome, slow, and expensive intermediate processes from their businesses. FinTech brings efficiency as well as the ability to deliver new services and a much improved customer experience throughout the global financial services industry. FinTech is a natural fit with cloud computing, as new services are quickly developed, deployed, and scaled on p... (more)

[session] #DevOps in the #API Economy | @DevOpsSummit @CAinc #IoT #ML #CD

DevOps in the Application Economy Today every business relies on software to drive the innovation necessary for a competitive edge in the Application Economy. This is why collaboration between development and operations, or DevOps, has become IT's number one priority. Whether you are in Dev or Ops, understanding how to implement a DevOps strategy can deliver faster development cycles, improved software quality, reduced deployment times and overall better experiences for your customers. In his session at 19th @DevOpsSummit, Anand Akela, Senior Director, DevOps Solutions at CA Technologies will discuss how to: Accelerate releases from dev through deployment Utilize Continuous Delivery to drive speed and quality in development, testing, and release Shift-left the monitoring in agile operations environment Speaker Bio Anand Akela is Senior Director, DevOps Solutions, at... (more)

[session] Digitizing #IoT Operations | @ThingsExpo #BigData #MachineLearning

The Interesting IoT: Digitizing Operations Internet-of-Things discussions can end up either going down the consumer gadget rabbit hole or focused on the sort of data logging that industrial manufacturers have been doing forever. However, in fact, companies today are already using IoT data both to optimize their operational technology and to improve the experience of customer interactions in novel ways. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Gordon Haff, Red Hat Technology Evangelist, will share examples from a wide range of industries - including energy, transportation, and retail - of using IoT to create new business opportunities and improve efficiency. He'll also discuss strategies for protecting data as it flows through a distributed IoT solution from endpoints that are often difficult to reliably secure. This includes practices for using IoT gateways, maintaining secu... (more)