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EMC Forum 2013

Lead Your Transformation

Learn how EMC cloud solutions transform IT and business. Join us at the EMC Forum to explore how Cloud transforms IT, Big Data transforms Business, and Trust transforms Cloud.


Date: 6 September 2013 (Friday)
Time: 9:30am – 5:00pm
Venue: J.W. Marriott Hotel Hong Kong

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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

Mr. Brian Gallagher
President, Enterprise Storage Division, EMC Corporation

Brian Gallagher is President of the Enterprise Storage Division of EMC Corporation. With revenues of $21.7 billion in 2012 and 60,000 people worldwide, EMC is a global leader in enabling businesses and service providers to transform their operations and deliver IT as a service.

Learn more about Brian Gallagher

Keynote Speaker, Brian Gallagher

Keynote Speaker

Mr. Denis Yip
Senior Vice President, EMC Corporation,
President, EMC Greater China

Denis Yip is Senior Vice President and President of EMC Greater China, with responsibilities for managing EMC's overall business operations in mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan.

Learn more about Denis Yip

Keynote Speaker, Denis Yip

EMC Forum 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: 6 September 2013 (Friday )
Venue: J.W. Marriott Hotel Hong Kong
Address: Level 3, Grand Ballroom, Pacific Place, 88 Queensway

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Summary

Over 700 IT professionals attended the EMC Forum 2013 at the JW Marriott Hotel Hong Kong on September 6, 2013. With this year’s theme – Lead Your Transformation – EMC presented the IT industry with leading-edge keynote sessions by EMC corporate executives and IT experts, including Mr. Brian Gallagher, President Enterprise Storage Division, EMC Corporation, and Mr. Denis Yip, Senior Vice President, EMC Corporation, President, EMC Greater China.

Embodying the theme of Lead Your Transformation, EMC Forum 2013 was a huge success. With a total of 18 breakout sessions, EMC’s executives and industry leaders shared how Cloud, Big Data and Trusted IT are transforming businesses today, helping delegates derive new and greater value from information technology. The latest business trends and cloud developments were shared with real-world cases and interactive discussions, and participants also had the opportunity to see EMC’s latest products and integrated solutions.

In keeping with EMC’s Green IT vision, this year’s Forum was highly digitalized with a full complement of interactive digital elements, including e-registration, file sharing via Syncplicity, live polling, interactive booth games, online feedback, live feed social media comments on EMC Forum 2013 in different countries around the globe and EMC vLab virtual product demonstration via Cloud, enabling delegates to experience how Mobile, Big Data and Cloud can effectively transform your businesses.

 

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Agenda

09:30 - 10:00
Registration and Showcase
10:00 - 10:05
Welcome Address:
Mr. Gabriel Leung , General Manager, EMC Hong Kong & Macau
10:05 – 10:35

Keynote 1:
Mr. Denis Yip, Senior Vice President , EMC Corporation, President, EMC Greater China

10:35 – 11:30

Keynote 2: 
Mr. Brian Gallagher
, President, Enterprise Storage Division, EMC Corporation

11:30 – 12:00

Keynote Closing and Live Polling:
Mr. Sean Lee
, Consulting Partner, Global Services, EMC APJ

12:00 - 13:00

Showcase and Networking Lunch

Cloud

Big Data

Cloud & Trusted IT

13:00 – 13:30

Lead Your Cloud Transformation

Mr. Man Law, Head of Client Solutions and Services, EMC Hong Kong and Macau

How UCS change your decision on next generation Big Data server platform

Mr. Aldous Yeung, Solutions Architect, Data Center Virtualization, Cisco

Battling Cyber Crime with Cyber Intelligence

Mr. Davi Ottenheimer, Senior Director of Trust, EMC

13:30 – 14:00

Three Paths To The Cloud: Choice Without Complexity

Mr. John Clifford, Senior Director Executive, Briefing Program, EMC APJ

Big, Fast Data and the Path to New Business Value

Mr. Steve Illingworth, Principal Technology Consultant, EMC Data Computing Division

Brocade Trusted Private Cloud Storage Network- Double VPLEX performance for business continuity

Mr. Lambert Huang, Technical Consultant, Brocade, Greater China

14:00 – 14:30

Software Defined Data Center - Deliver Flexibility, Efficiency, and Simplicity

Mr. Toon-Chwee Wee, Senior Manager, Systems Engineering, VMware Hong Kong

Accelerate business efficiencies through intelligent Big Data Cloud storage

Mr. Daniel Kwong, Senior Vice President, Information Technology and Security Services, CITIC Telecom CPC

Borderless Clouds - Do they really exist?

Mr. Adrian Shaw, Director, Channels and Alliances, Telstra Global

Lucky Draw in Each Track
14:30 - 15:00
Showcase and Refreshment Break
15:00 – 15:30

Next Generation Unified Storage: VNX Re-defines Midrange Price/Performance

Mr. Chris Mawer, Evangelist, Unified Storage Division, EMC APJ

Isilon Scale-Out NAS for Enterprise Big Data and Hadoop

Mr. Dan Kieran, Senior Director and General Manager, EMC APJ Isilon

Backup Built for your Virtual Environment

Mr. Ross Johnston, Global TC Manager and Software Principal, EMC APJ Backup Recovery Systems Division

15:30 – 16:00

Next Generation EMC: Lead Your Storage Transformation

Mr. Tacwah Wan, Technology Consultant, EMC Hong Kong

Why Struggling Coding your application for the Big Data

Mr. Raymond Tse, Solutions Architect, Nikoyo

Application Modernization - Plan Your Modernization Initiatives on the Road to Cloud Enabled Applications

Mr. Danny Fan , Client Solutions Director, EMC Consulting

16:00 - 16:30

Improve Storage Efficiency with Next Generation Cloud Tiering

Mr. Eric Wong, Senior Consultant, IT Support and Services, Karin Electronic Supplies Co., Limited

All Access: Extending Collaboration & Online File Sharing

Mr. Victor Hui, Senior Systems Engineer, Information Intelligence Group, EMC Greater China

Trust Transform Business: Realizing the Business Benefits of Cloud and Big Data with Continuous Availability and Advanced Security

Mr. Edmund Hui , Senior Solutions Principal, EMC Consulting

Lucky Draw in Each Track

 

Speakers

Keynote Speakers

Mr. Brian Gallagher, President, Enterprise Storage Division, EMC Corporation

Brian Gallagher is President of the Enterprise Storage Division of EMC Corporation. With revenues of $21.7 billion in 2012 and 60,000 people worldwide, EMC is a global leader in enabling businesses and service providers to transform their operations and deliver IT as a service. Fundamental to this transformation is cloud computing. Through innovative products and services, EMC accelerates the journey to cloud computing, helping IT departments to store, manage, protect and analyze their most valuable asset—information—in a more agile, trusted and cost-efficient way.

Gallagher is one of EMC's longest-serving employees, having joined the company in 1985. He was named President of the Enterprise Storage Division in 2010 and leads an organization responsible for the architecture, design, development, support and marketing of some of EMC's most innovative and fastest growing products and software, including the industry leading Symmetrix VMAX family of virtual storage systems and the pioneering of EMC's VPLEX virtual storage technology. Gallagher is also responsible for EMC's Global Database Technology Strategy as well as the newly formed EMC Labs Brazil.

Prior to this role, Gallagher led the development of the EMC Direct Matrix (DMX) and Virtual Matrix Architecture (VMAX), the basis for the market leading Symmetrix storage systems, which are the most powerful, trusted, and intelligent storage systems. Gallagher spent 13 years as Vice President and then Senior Vice President of the Symmetrix Product Group, responsible for the hardware, software, quality assurance, and e-Lab organizations, including the development of mainframe and open systems host applications. Gallagher has been with EMC for more than 25 years and has been developing advanced information storage products for three decades. Prior to joining EMC, he developed disk and tape storage products for Wang Laboratories' VS Systems.

Gallagher received a BS in Electrical Engineering from Tufts University in Boston 1982 and an MS in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute in 1990. He has been awarded 13 U.S. patents and has 10 patents pending.


Mr. Denis Yip, Senior Vice President, EMC Corporation,
President, EMC Greater China

Denis Yip is Senior Vice President and President of EMC Greater China, with responsibilities for managing EMC's overall business operations in mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan. He reports to David Webster, EMC's President, Asia Pacific/Japan.

Since joining EMC in July 2006, Denis Yip has successfully strengthened EMC China's leadership position in the Greater China region with remarkable business growth. Denis' experience has helped enhance partner and channel relationships, further expand the sales and service teams, extended geographic coverage and enhance product and solutions development throughout the region.

In March 2007, Denis announced the EMC China Five-Year Plan, emphasizing EMC's commitment to maintaining its number one position in China's information infrastructure solutions market.

The key components of the plan include: preserving its lead in the traditional storage market and its dominance of the high-end market while looking to expand its position in the mid-market; developing the channels to stimulate business growth in the SME market; retaining the number one position in enterprise content management and next generation data deduplication technologies; and doubling software business revenue every year. To this point, EMC has exceeded all targets laid out in the five-year plan with strong prospects for continued success.

Prior to joining EMC, Denis was the President of the Asia Pacific Storage Division of IBM. He has more than 17 years of worldwide industry experience in information management, software and global sales and services.

Denis holds a bachelor and master's degree in Electrical Engineering & Computer Science from University of California, Berkeley. He also holds a MBA degree from Golden Gate University.



Live Polling

Mr. Sean Lee, Consulting Partner, Global Services, EMC APJ

Sean Lee is a Consulting Partner in the EMC Global Services organization where he is responsible for building strategic client relationships and managing consulting delivery, growth and operations in the Asia Pacific region. He has worked with many of the world’s largest multi-national firms across North America, Europe, Middle East and Asia, particularly focusing on transforming traditional architecture into next generation Cloud and Big Data platforms. He is a frequent speaker at industry seminars and roundtables, with an emphasis on industry trends and technology innovations. Sean holds a Double Major in Computer Science and Mathematics from the University of Waterloo, and is bilingually fluent in English, Cantonese and Mandarin.

 

Breakout Speakers

Mr. Adrian Shaw, Director, Channels and Alliances, Telstra Global

Adrian Shaw is Telstra Global’s Director for Channels and Alliances based in Singapore, where he is responsible for the development and implementation of the company’s global channels program, covering Asia, EMEA and the Americas. Adrian also manages the Telstra’s global alliance partnership including Cisco, EMC and Accenture.

Adrian joined Telstra in October 2012 from his role as owner and principal of Shaw Strategic Consulting, where he consulted to Telstra Global in relation to its vendor supply chain and business development activities. Prior to that, Adrian was APAC Regional Business Development Manager for Service Provider Managed Services as Cisco Systems, where he spent seven years driving sales revenue through the development their service provider customers managed services and cloud portfolios.

Adrian has also held a number of senior product management roles at AAPT, Comindico Australia and BAE Systems, which have contributed to over 20 years of experience in the global telecommunications and IT sectors.

Adrian holds a B.Eng (Hons) in Electronic Systems and Control Engineering from Sheffield Hallam University in the UK and a Post Graduate Diploma in Operations and Industrial Managements from the Institution of Industry Managers. He is also a member of the Institute of Electronic and Electrical Engineers.  

Mr. Aldous Yeung, Solutions Architect, Data Center Virtualization, Cisco

A 13-year veteran of Cisco, Aldous acts as a trusted advisor with developing knowledge of customer business drivers to design the architectures and solutions that fit the customer most.

In his early career in Cisco, he led development teams developing various cloud and security products.

Aldous holds a bachelor degree in computer science from University of Wisconsin – Madison and a master degree in computer science from Stanford University.

Mr. Davi Ottenheimer, Senior Director of Trust, EMC

Davi Ottenheimer, EMC Senior Director of Trust, has more than eighteen years' experience managing global security operations and assessments, including a decade of leading incident response and digital forensics. He is co-author of the book "Securing the Virtual Environment: How to Defend the Enterprise Against Attack," published in May 2012 by Wiley.

Mr. Dan Kieran, Senior Director and General Manager, EMC APJ Isilon

Dan Kieran has recently promoted to Senior Director and General Manager of EMC Isilon Asia Pacific.  A 20 year veteran of the IT industry, Dan has a successful record embracing change and capitalizing on the opportunities it brings vendors and their partner ecosystem.  Prior to joining EMC in 2011, Dan spent 13 years at Sun Microsystems in Canada and more recently in Australia where he has held the leadership positions in sales, channels, marketing and product management. Prior to this, Dan worked in sales at IBM and Xerox as well as the Canadian Navy where he specialized in Navigation and Mine Counter Measures.

Dan is a graduate of the University of Alberta, Canada and hold Bachelor of Science with a double major in Biology and Computing Science.

 

Mr. Daniel Kwong, Senior Vice President, Information Technology and Security Services, CITIC Telecom CPC

Mr. Daniel Kwong joined CITIC Telecom CPC in July 2009 as General Manager, Security Services and was appointed as Senior Vice President, Information Technology and Security Services in September 2012. Mr. Kwong was also appointed by CITIC Telecom International Holdings Limited as a member of Technology Innovation Committee in Oct 2009.

Apart from leading the Security Services team to manage and develop TrustCSI information security solutions and services, as well as establish strategic partnership relations with different security product vendors for strengthening the solution offerings and service levels; Mr. Kwong is also entrusted to the development of new cloud services – SmartCLOUD. He also leads the Information Technology Services team to ensure the optimal delivery and operation of CITIC Telecom CPC’s IT infrastructure and applications services.

Mr. Kwong has over 16 years of development and management experiences in information technology areas, including working in Motorola. He was also the senior manager of Information Technology in Jones Lang LaSalle Limited prior to joining CITIC Telecom CPC, responsible for management of information technology in Asia Pacific Regions. 

Mr. Kwong holds the Bachelor Degree of Science from the University of Waterloo and Master Degree in Information Technology from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He also possesses the professional qualifications of ITIL. 


Mr. Danny Fan, Client Solutions Director, EMC Consulting

Danny Fan is the Client Solutions Director of EMC Consulting based in Hong Kong. Mr. Fan, who joined EMC in 2011, is responsible for driving the organization’s growth and leadership with strong negotiating and business development management across regional to enable transformation on EMC Global Services Strategy on Cloud, Big Data and Trusted Services.?

Danny has more than 15 years of IT Consulting Services of delivery, sales and marketing experience from product and services business management, account management to channel management for all enterprises consulting delivery. Prior to joining EMC, Danny worked for one of the largest US based IT vendor and took up the key sales management role for Technology Services Business Unit who managed both Financial and General Business Sector in Hong Kong/Macau.? ?

Danny started his career as IT Consultant based in US Colorado and relocated back to Hong Kong during 2003.? He has been consistently awarded for Hundred Percent Club, Excellence Achievement Award and a member for Top Talent Leader.? Danny has earned a Bachelor Degree with BA Major in both Information Technology and Finance from University of Washington.

 

Mr. Edmund Hui, Senior Solutions Principal, EMC Consulting

Edmund Hui has more than 15 years of information security and risk management experience for Enterprise Governance-Risk Management-Compliance (GRC) consulting service delivery and business development. His information security practice expertise ranges from defining information governance, developing strategic information security policy and roadmap, architecting secure solution for addressing different GRC requirements of many enterprises. Edmund’s broad exposure in information security consulting enables him to be a trusted advisor of the executives of many organizations who formulated information security strategies to mitigate technology risks, increase the Return-On-Investment (ROI) and at the same time simply the compliance of industry standards.

Edmund has built Security and Risk Management (S&RM) services in EMC across Asia Pacific and Japan. His years of project experiences also provide him with substantial exposure in banking industry, public sector, utilities and health care.


Mr. Eric Wong, Senior Consultant, IT Support and Services, Karin Electronic Supplies Co., Limited

Eric Wong is a graduate of Baptist University on Applied Computing. He joined KARIN in 2008 as a consultant specialized in Storage Consolidation, Backup and Recovery solutions. In the intervening 5 years, Eric has been certified in EMC Proven Professional Program and has contributed in numerous successful IT projects involving EMC.

 

 

Mr. John Clifford, Senior Director Executive, Briefing Program, EMC APJ

John Clifford is Senior Director of the Executive Briefing Program for Asia Pacific & Japan. John has been working with EMC Corporation since 1998.

He focuses on delivering EMC’s messaging around IT Strategy and Vision, Cloud Computing and IT transformation , Big Data and Trust.

John is one of EMC’s key spokesmen in APJ and has delivered thousands of briefings and conferences to audiences across the globe.

Previous to EMC, John had gained a wide experience in the telecoms industry during his tenure with Motorola.

With 2012 revenues of $23.7 billion and approximately 60,000 employees, EMC is the world's leading developer and provider of information infrastructure technology and solutions that enable organizations of all sizes to transform the way they compete and create value from their information.

 

 

Mr. Lambert Huang, Technical Consultant, Brocade, Greater China

Lambert has more than 16 years networking background and experience in Greater China Regions (GCR). He joined Brocade in 2004 as SE for GCR. Prior to Brocade, Lambert had worked with ITRI, MCI, Nortel and IBM as engineer and consultant, where he acquired extensive experience and knowledge in the field of IP, VPN, WAN and SAN. Lambert is a graduate from the University of Texas in 1994 with a Master Degree in Computer Science and from University of Dallas in 1998 for a MBA degree.

Mr. Man Law, Head of Client Solutions and Services, EMC Hong Kong and Macau

Man Law is Head of Client Solutions and Services for EMC Hong Kong and Macau, managing a team of systems engineers to help EMC customers to select, architect, plan, implement and manage the most appropriate and trusted information infrastructure and cloud solutions.

Joining EMC in 2002, Man has participated in different roles and responsibilities including technical architect, technical account manager and lead of storage managed services. Man has also worked in different countries in EMC Asia Pacific, including Hong Kong, China and Australia.

Prior to EMC, Man has had vast experience in data architect, business development, product management and in-house IT management. He has 18 years of industry experience in both vendors and in-house IT with proven track records of excellence in leadership and as a trusted technical advisor.

Man holds a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in Computer Science and a master’s degree in Accounting from Monash University.

 

Mr. Ross Johnston, Global TC Manager and Software Principal, EMC APJ Backup Recovery Systems Division

Ross has spent 24 years in the IT industry across Europe, Australia and Hong Kong. Working with data protection solutions for the past 18 years. Ross joined Legato in 1998 to start the services business in Asia Pacific and Japan based in Sydney after having been a customer of Legato in London prior.

In late 2000 Ross returned to the UK to start a business providing backup and recovery services to the EMEA channel for Legato, Veritas and later EMC. Ross moved back to APJ in 2005 to again run the Legato services business in Australia, New Zealand and Japan within EMC.

Over the past 8 years Ross has been Consulting Manager, Architect, Solution Principle, Practice Manager, Presales Manager and Principle TC for the Backup and Recovery division within EMC. Ross now manages the BRS presales team responsible for EMC's Global Accounts across Asia Pacific and Japan.

 

Mr. Steve Illingworth, Principal Technology Consultant, EMC Data Computing Division

Steve Illingworth is a Principal Technology Consultant for EMC, Data Computing Division (DCD) responsible for architecting Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing solutions for customers who are interested in advanced analytics. His previous role, Senior Manager for the Business Information Solutions (BIS) team, Hewlett-Packard Asia Pacific and Japan, had similar responsibilities. He came to this position after 13 years at Oracle Corporation, having headed up their Asia pacific BI & DW technical sales team as well as a Product Marketing and Product Management roles at Corporate headquarters in Redwood Shores California. With over 17 years of experience in the area of Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing, Steve is an accomplished presenter having been a keynote speaker at many Industry events including OpenWorld conferences and iDevelop conferences word-wide.

 

Mr. Tacwah Wan, Technology Consultant, EMC Hong Kong

Tacwah Wan is a Account Technology Consultant specializing in Symmetrix Technologies and focusing on Financial Service Industries for EMC Hong Kong. Tacwah is responsible for working with both Partner and Internal sales teams to deliver up to date and efficient solutions that achieve customer objectives to meet their initial and future business needs.

Prior joining to EMC, Tacwah was pre-sales Consultant for Hewlett-Packard, where he provided consultancy to Financial, Government & Education, Telco and Commercial industries. His role as Storage Ambassador, Hong Kong, also provided him with the depth of knowledge and responsibilities for him to deliver Technology and Trends to his customers and business partners.

 

Mr. Toon-Chwee Wee, Senior Manager, Systems Engineering, VMware Hong Kong Limited

Mr Wee Toon Chwee has over 16 years of professional experience in information technology, including Information Security, System Network, Application Integration, Public Key Infrastructure (PKI), Server virtualization and Cloud technology.

As Senior Manager (Systems Engineering), Toon Chwee is responsible for leading a team of pre-sales consultant to support the Enterprise Account team, handling major accounts in the Hong Kong territory. He has also obtained the Certified Information Security Systems Professional (CISSP), VMware Certified Professional (VCP) and VMware Certified Professional (VCP) - Cloud certification.

Prior to joining VMware, Toon Chwee was a pre-sales Consultant at RSA Security, where he was involved in many major information security implementations in South Asia.


Sessions

CLOUD

Lead Your Cloud Transformation

Mr. Man Law, Head of Client Solutions and Services, EMC Hong Kong and Macau

Typical IT department spends an unsustainable 70% of its budget on maintenance, with little room for innovation. IT has reached a tipping point, but toward what? The Software-Defined Data Center. Join us for an inside look at this next generation of IT architecture, and the transformative steps necessary to deliver ITaaS.

 

Three Paths To The Cloud: Choice Without Complexity

Mr. John Clifford, Senior Director, Executive, Briefing Program, EMC APJ

You can fight data center cost and complexity with virtualization and the cloud, but what's the best approach for you? Learn about choice without complexity through best-of-breed EMC components, EMC VSPEX reference architectures that combine compute, network, storage, virtualization, and data protection, or with converged infrastructures in VCE Vblock Systems

 

Software Defined Data Center - Deliver Flexibility, Efficiency, and Simplicity

Mr. Toon-Chwee Wee, Senior Manager, Systems Engineering, VMware Hong Kong

The software-defined datacenter: All infrastructure is virtualized and delivered as a service, and the control of this datacenter is entirely automated by software.

The software-defined datacenter includes 5 essential characteristics:

  • Standardized: Homogenous infrastructure is delivered as software services across pools of standard, x86 hardware, to eliminate unnecessary complexity.
  • Holistic: A unified platform is optimized for the entire datacenter fabric, providing comprehensive infrastructure services capable of supporting any and all applications.
  • Adaptive: Self-programmable virtualized infrastructure services are provided on-demand, unconstrained by physical topology, dynamically adapting to application scale and location.
  • Automated: Built-in intelligence automates provisioning, placement, configuration and control, based on defined policies.
  • Resilient: Software-based architecture and approach compensates for failing hardware, providing failover, redundancy, and fault tolerance to critical operations.

It’s the direction industry has been heading in various forms; now it’s time to put it all together into a cohesive approach for the entire datacenter.

 

Next Generation Unified Storage: VNX Re-defines Midrange Price/Performance

Mr. Chris Mawer, Evangelist, Unified Storage Division, EMC APJ

Learn about the world's top-performing storage, data protection, and cloud solution for midrange environments. EMC VNX Unified Storage accelerates the transformation and protection of virtualized and cloud data centers through deep integration of solutions, applications, management, and storage in high-speed protection storage architectures, delivering the industry's best price/performance.

 

Next Generation EMC: Lead Your Storage Transformation

Mr. Tacwah Wan, Technology Consultant, EMC Hong Kong

EMC is building the future of storage solutions for cloud, virtualization, files, and applications. Join us for an inside look at EMC's comprehensive storage portfolio, including our next generation VMAX, VNX, and Isilon platforms, Software-Defined Storage, and the Xtrem family of flash technologies that are driving the next generation of cloud computing.

 

Improve Storage Efficiency with Next Generation Cloud Tiering

Mr. Eric Wong, Senior Consultant, IT Support and Services, Karin Electronic Supplies Co., Limited

Many organizations report that, on average, more than two-thirds of data has not been accessed in at least 90 days. Moving inactive or infrequently accessed information to a secondary storage can resulting in lower TCO and improved application performance. Join KARIN’s session to know more about the Enterprise-Class File Tiering Solution, which combines Cloud Tiering Solution with Data Domain or EMC Next-Generation Unified Storage, that helps simplify and optimize file lifecycle management.

 

BIG DATA

How UCS change your decision on next generation Big Data server platform

Mr. Aldous Yeung, Solutions Architect, Data Center Virtualization, Cisco

SAP customers are optimizing IT management through cloud computing to free up resources to focus on SAP HANA data analytics for better business intelligence and competitive advantage. This session will discuss how an EMC virtual infrastructure can enable a high performance, highly available virtual environment for both SAP Cloud and HANA analytics, simplifying IT management, increasing productivity, and lowering costs

 

Big, Fast Data and the Path to New Business Value

Mr. Steve Illingworth, Principal Technology Consultant, EMC Data Computing Division

The new data world runs on applications accessible around the clock from any device. To provide data at speed and scale requires a multi-tiered data strategy combining in-memory data management with a peta-scale database for deep analysis. This session outlines EMC’s Pivotal platform and how it merges Big and Fast Data to create new business value.

 

Accelerate business efficiencies through intelligent Big Data Cloud storage

Mr. Daniel Kwong?, Senior Vice President, Information Technology and Security Services, CITIC Telecom CPC

Moving your IT infrastructure and business applications to the cloud can improve agility, however, is your data and information stored in cloud secure, in-sync, can be easily scale, accessed, shared and managed for best performance? Learn more about today’s intelligent cloud storage solutions for meeting your enterprises’ unique on-site, off-site and even cross-sites storage requirements, and ultimately achieving business continuity and efficiencies.

 

Isilon Scale-Out NAS for Enterprise Big Data and Hadoop

Mr. Dan Kieran, Senior Director and General Manager, EMC APJ Isilon

Learn how Pivotal HD, Isilon Scale-Out NAS, and EMC services help you quickly and easily deploy a powerful, worry-free Hadoop-based analytics engine. Designed for those looking to dive into Hadoop and those who want greater confidence to grow a Hadoop deployment for full-scale production, this session shows you how to get it done.

 

All Access: Extending Collaboration & Online File Sharing

Mr. Victor Hui, Senior Systems Engineer, Information Intelligence Group, EMC Greater China

IT is under pressure to be able to give users access to data anytime, from any device; and to do so in a secure way that can provide governance controls and meet business requirements. Learn how Isilon storage and Syncplicity provide easy and convenient file sharing access that users love while simultaneously allowing IT to keep control and maintain compliance.

 

CLOUD & TRUSTED IT

Battling Cyber Crime with Cyber Intelligence

Mr. Davi Ottenheimer, Senior Director of Trust, EMC

IT is under pressure to be able to give users access to data anytime, from any device; and to do so in a secure way that can provide governance controls and meet business requirements. Learn how Isilon storage and Syncplicity provide easy and convenient file sharing access that users love while simultaneously allowing IT to keep control and maintain compliance.

 

Brocade Trusted Private Cloud Storage Network- Double VPLEX performance for business continuity

Mr. Lambert Huang, Technical Consultant, Brocade, Greater China

EMC VPLEX extends High Availability beyond the limits of typical active-passive DR solutions. With a unique Active-Active architecture, VPLEX provides the foundation for Continuous Availability for your data and mission critical applications. Learn how to achieve zero RTO and zero RPO across data centers even in the event of a complete site failure.

 

Borderless Clouds - Do they really exist?

Mr. Adrian Shaw, Director, Channels and Alliances, Telstra Global

The exponential growth of enterprise cloud computing has led to an ever-growing choice of service providers and solution offerings - this has intensified competition, driven industry innovation and created extensive choice for end-users - however, this 'patchwork quilt' of cloud offerings has not come without creating confusion for CXOs.

When operating a cloud infrastructure across multiple markets, this confusion is exemplified by the nuances of data governance and culture. This needs to be addressed to ensure ICT operations remain streamlined.

Do borderless clouds really exist? And what steps do enterprises need to take to achieve them?

 

Backup Built for Your Virtual Environment

Mr. Ross Johnston, Global TC Manager and Software Principal, EMC APJ Backup Recovery Systems Division

To reach your virtualization goals, you have to get backup right or it will slow you down. This session shows you how to turn backup from a bottleneck to an enabler. You'll learn how EMC backup solutions optimize protection for VMware and Hyper-V environments, including VSPEX and Vblock, accelerating your cloud deployments.

 

And more..

 

 

Sponsors

Diamond Sponsors

Brocade Communications Systems, Inc.

Brocade (NASDAQ: BRCD) is the pure-play networking company that innovates to make high-performance networks easier to deploy, manage, and scale in the most demanding environments. Through industry-leading technology, unmatched expertise, and strategic partnerships, Brocade delivers resilient networks that increase agility and efficiency while helping organizations stay ahead of change.


Cisco Systems, Inc.

At Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) customers come first and an integral part of our DNA is creating long-lasting customer partnerships and working with them to identify their needs and provide solutions that support their success.

The concept of solutions being driven to address specific customer challenges has been with Cisco since its inception. Husband and wife Len Bosack and Sandy Lerner, both working for Stanford University, wanted to email each other from their respective offices located in different buildings but were unable to due to technological shortcomings. A technology had to be invented to deal with disparate local area protocols; and as a result of solving their challenge - the multi-protocol router was born.

Since then Cisco has shaped the future of the Internet by creating unprecedented value and opportunity for our customers, employees, investors and ecosystem partners and has become the worldwide leader in networking - transforming how people connect, communicate and collaborate.

CITIC Telecom CPC

CITIC Telecom CPC, a wholly owned subsidiary of CITIC Telecom International Holdings Limited (SEHK: 1883), is a preferred ICT partner with multiple branches across the Asia Pacific region.

CITIC Telecom CPC has been delivering a range of innovative products and services, including: TrueCONNECT? - an advanced MPLS VPN service, TrustCSI? - an integrated suite of information security solutions, SmartCLOUD? - smarter, better and high performance cloud computing solutions, and a whole range of best-in-class communications products, security solutions and managed services.

Karin Electronic Supplies Co., Limited

Founded in 1977, KARIN is the flagship subsidiary of Singapore-listed Karin Group and is being appointed as EMC Authorized Distributor since 2003. With a team of experienced sales and professional engineers, KARIN develops dynamic channel strategies to recruit and build quality reseller network for EMC in Hong Kong and Macau markets.

Nikoyo (HK) Limited

Nikoyo (Holdings) Limited has headquartered in Hong Kong, with the establishment of her subordinate Nikoyo (HK) Limited in 1985. Nikoyo has been putting her effort in the development of business in both Hong Kong and China. With the rapid growth of the application of computer technology for over 20 years in the past, in order to further diversify the computer business and to implement information technology and service, Nikoyo has set up three subsidiaries in China other than in Hong Kong. In 1992, Nikoyo began to set her foot in the territory of storage system integration, being the pioneer enterprise to initially launch the products of globally recognized IT famous brands for China and Hong Kong users, such as launching EMC in 1994 can witness Nikoyo's success in acting as the first market-player in the development of China market. As a consequence, Nikoyo has become a service provider of system integration solutions of storage and imaging.

Telstra Global

Telstra Global is a leading global supplier of managed network and cloud services and international data, voice and satellite services. It is a division of Telstra Corporation Limited and owns one of the most technologically advanced IP backbone networks in the world.

Telstra Global provides innovative and flexible global communications services and solutions for organisations looking to maximise the benefits of globalisation, particularly across growth regions such as Asia, whilst driving sustainability and enhancing business agility.

Together with its offshore subsidiaries and international investments, Telstra Global serves companies spanning Asia Pacific, EMEA and the Americas. It operates award-winning networks which are amongst the largest and most diverse in Asia Pacific. It has licences in Asia, Europe and the US and facilitates access to over 1,400 PoPs in 230 countries and territories across the globe.

VMware, Inc.

VMware (NYSE:VMW), the global leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure, delivers customer-proven solutions that accelerate IT by reducing complexity and enabling more flexible, agile service delivery. VMware enables enterprises to adopt a cloud model that addresses their unique business challenges. VMware's approach accelerates the transition to cloud computing while preserving existing investments and improving security and control. With more than 500,000 customers and 55,000 partners, VMware solutions help organizations of all sizes lower costs, increase business agility and ensure freedom of choice.

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Automated Systems (HK) Limited

Automated Systems (HK) Limited was founded in Hong Kong in 1973 and was listed on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited under the name of Automated Systems Holdings Limited ("The ASL Group" or "the Group") (Stock Code: 771) in November 1997. The Group is dedicated to delivering a comprehensive one-stop service, including applications and software development, consultancy, systems integration, maintenance support, help desk, managed service, training, security assessment service and managed security service to corporate customers across all industries. With its strong commitment to quality services, the ASL Group has been winning well-known clients such as government agencies, prestigious universities, telecommunications giants, transportation enterprises, major financial institutions and leading international corporations.

Dimension Data Asia Pacific

Dimension Data Asia Pacific, a wholly owned subsidiary of Dimension Data plc, operates in over 60 offices across 13 Asia Pacific countries. Dimension Data helps clients plan, build, support, manage, improve and innovate their ICT infrastructures. It combines an expertise in networking, security, data centre solutions, Microsoft solutions and converged communications & contact centre technologies, with advanced skills in consulting, integration, training and managed services to design ICT solutions to accelerate the business ambitions of its clients. Dimension Data is a member of the NTT Group.

iCON Business Systems Limited

iCON's commitment to customer total satisfaction remains steadfast when the knowledge-based digital economy relentlessly redefines value proposition. With years of solid experience serving multi-segments of SMEs and MNCs, iCON is capable of emulating its knowledge set across a wide spectrum of industries in the pursuit of sustainable competitive advantage. iCON offers top-notch consultation on storage and virtualization implementation, customized line-of-business applications, and back-up and security solution.

Over 8 years, ICON has been EMC's channel partner reselling EMC products and providing her solutions to customers.
Over 9 years, ICON has been VMware's channel partner reselling VMware products and providing her solutions to customers.

Over 2 decades, ICON has been serving Hong Kong Enterprises and corporations with sophistication, expertise, commitment and pride.

Innovative Consulting Services Ltd.

Innovative Consulting Services Ltd (ICS) is a subsidiary of IIS Holdings Ltd, which was established in 1995 and has been the leading service provider of enterprise IT solutions for past decades. ICS is the core business unit in providing consultation services on Cloud Computing solutions, Information Management solutions, Application Platform solutions and End-user computing solutions.

In today Cloud generation, ICS not only helps on the Cloud infrastructure building, but also helps organization of various sizes through different phases of Cloud evolvement, with tailored solutions offering the best agility and efficiency options for their businesses. Over the years, ICS has proven to be a market leader, with solid experience, knowledge and expertise, is definitely the lighthouse in your journey to Cloud. ICS is committed to your success.

Konica Minolta Business Solutions (HK) Ltd.

Konica Minolta Business Solutions (HK) Ltd. is a subsidiary of Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc., the core business unit under the Konica Minolta Group. We are dedicated to providing innovative and comprehensive business solutions including but not limited to digital color solutions, digital document systems, knowledge management solutions, network device management utilities, and a variety of hardware devices to handle the ever-changing and diverse needs of enterprises of all sizes in Hong Kong.

With the establishment of our Shenzhen branch – Konica Minolta Business Solutions (Shenzhen) Ltd. – in July 2005, our one-stop services have been extended to Shenzhen and Dongguan. Customers in these regions can now enjoy our cutting-edge and reliable products and business solutions.

Systex Corporation

Systex Information (HK) Ltd is a value-added distributor in Hong Kong and Macau. We focus on many international renowned ICT solutions such as Oracle, OverlandStorage, Splunk, Symantec, EMC, Hitachi Data Systems and VMware, etc. To address the rapid change on business requirements, we continuously introduce innovative products including NetApp, A10 networks, Fusion IO and ETU appliance, etc. which are the key elements of success.

Technology Sponsors

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Masterson Technology Limited

Masterson Technology Limited, founded in 2005 by ex-Unix vendor professionals, provides multi-vendor consultancy, implementation & managed service to enterprise customers. Assist our customers in IT transformation, from Unix to Linux, from physical to virtualization to cloud.

Our skilled technical team is endorsed by major vendors and enterprise customers in the following areas

- Unix & Linux Administration
- Information Management
- Backup, Recovery & Archiving
- Java Development
- Business Analytic & Big Data
- Virtualization & Cloud

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Cisco Systems, Inc.

Automated Systems (HK) Limited

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