HCTS 2016 Conference Program

HCTS Conference

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September 19, 2016
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
September 19, 2016
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
September 19, 2016
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

September 20, 2016
8:00 AM - 8:45 AM
September 20, 2016
8:45 AM - 9:00 AM
Speaker(s)
Martin McCarthy
CEO
The 451 Group
September 20, 2016
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Organizations now rely more on digital IT infrastructure than physical, a tipping point that suggests the cloud has become the go-to model for most customers....
Speaker(s)
Michelle Bailey
Vice President, Digital Infrastructure and Datacenter Initiatives
451 Research
September 20, 2016
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
It’s not a given that what got you here, will get you there. Companies’ IT strategy has evolved. To get the right mix of public...
Speaker(s)
Steve Dietch
SVP Digital Infrastructure and Data Strategy
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
September 20, 2016
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
September 20, 2016
10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
Every enterprise must undergo digital transformation to survive – it is business requirement, not a nice-to-have item. 'Cloud First' is the organizing principle for enterprises...
Speaker(s)
William Fellows
Founder & Research Vice President
451 Research
Panelist(s)
Chuck Dubuque
Senior Director Product & Solution Marketing
Tintri
Dan Cordingley
Co-Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer
Teradici
Will Iverson
Chief Technology Officer and Co-owner
Dev9
September 20, 2016
11:45 AM - 12:15 PM
Sector trends driven by the accelerating growth of public and hybrid cloud deployments are driving significant growth and M&A activity in the sector. Peter Hopper,...
Speaker(s)
Peter Hopper
CEO and Co-founder
DH Capital, LLC
September 20, 2016
12:15 PM - 1:30 PM
September 20, 2016
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Datacenters are changing rapidly. The move toward services and cloud, the growing need for edge-of-network processing, the emergence of IoT, and the need to drive...
Speaker(s)
Andy Lawrence
Datacenter Technologies (DCT) & Eco-Efficient IT, Foresight Project
451 Research
Panelist(s)
Jad Jebara
President and CEO
Tuangru
Joel Stone
Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
RagingWire
Vinay Nagpal
Vice President, Product Management
DuPont Fabros Technology
September 20, 2016
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Growth of IoT deployments is now starting to live up to the hype, with demonstrable value being delivered across all vertical markets. The differences by...
Speaker(s)
Christian Renaud
Research Director, Internet of Things
451 Research
Panelist(s)
Anirvan Das
Director, Product Management
Equinix
Dr. Tom Bradicich
Vice President and General Manager, Servers and IoT Systems
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Doug McCausland
Technology Strategist
EdgeConneX
September 20, 2016
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
As public cloud adoption moves to the mainstream, the needs of enterprise IT buyers are maturing as well. How this plays out may make or...
Speaker(s)
Liam Eagle
Research Manager, Hosting & Cloud
451 Research
September 20, 2016
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
During this Q&A session, senior executives will discuss the remarkable new all-wholesale datacenter in Hillsboro, Oregon. This next-generation design has been awarded with the Uptime...
Speaker(s)
Brett Azuma
Senior Vice President, Research
451 Research
John Sheputis
President
Infomart Data Centers
Julian Kudritzki
COO
Uptime Institute
September 20, 2016
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
September 20, 2016
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Network interconnection has long lingered on the edges of consideration in application design and deployment, but enterprises and service providers continue to ignore it at...
Speaker(s)
Eric Hanselman
Chief Analyst
451 Research
Geoff Hollingworth
Head of Product Marketing Cloud Systems
Ericsson
Jim Davis
Senior Analyst, Service Providers
451 Research
September 20, 2016
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Big data and analytics have climbed to the top of the corporate agenda as organizations seek to become nimbler by applying data-driven decision-making techniques to...
Speaker(s)
Katy Ring
Research Director, Global IT Services
451 Research
Panelist(s)
Ankur Pawa
Managing Director and Global Leader
Dell Services
Joe Reele
Vice President, Datacenter Solution Architects
Schneider Electric
Paul Turner
Chief Product Officer
Cloudian
September 20, 2016
4:35 PM - 5:05 PM
What will the next generation of cloud services look like and what underlying infrastructure will power it? This session explains the combined strengths of the...
Speaker(s)
Bill Karpovich
GM, IBM Cloud Platform
IBM
Todd Mostak
Founder and CEO
MapD
Jim McHugh
Vice President and General Manager
NVIDIA
September 20, 2016
5:05 PM - 5:45 PM
On his initial day in office, President Obama directed the United States’ first chief technology officer to foster a more open and transparent government. Aneesh...
Speaker(s)
Aneesh Chopra
Former Chief Technology Officer
U.S. Government
September 20, 2016
5:45 PM - 7:00 PM

September 21, 2016
8:00 AM - 8:45 AM
September 21, 2016
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Cloud technology has largely coincided with a schism in IT and development practices. The cloud, agile and DevOps trends have had an undeniable impact on...
Speaker(s)
Adrian Sanabria
Senior Analyst, Information Security
451 Research
Panelist(s)
Greg Pierce
Chief Cloud Officer
Concerto Cloud Services
Misha Govshteyn
Chief Security Officer & Co-Founder
Alert Logic
Deena Thomchick
Senior Director, Cloud Security
Symantec
September 21, 2016
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
An expert panel of CEOs discusses past experiences and provides insight to the current state of the industry.
Panelist(s)
CEO
Observable Networks
Chris Torto
Founder and CEO
Ascenty Data Centers S.A.
Peter Hopper
CEO and Co-founder
DH Capital, LLC
Sureel Choksi
President and CEO
Vantage Data Centers
September 21, 2016
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
September 21, 2016
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
As enterprises evolve their digital infrastructure, service providers need to piece together offerings that will differentiate themselves without breaking the bank. In this panel we...
Moderator
Kelly Morgan
Research Vice President, Services
451 Research
Speaker(s)
Brian Pryor
Managing Director and CFO
MVP Capital
Fredric Rosenberg
Managing Director and Head of Credit Solutions and Direct Lending NA
Deutsche Bank
James Henry
Senior Managing Director
Bank Street
September 21, 2016
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
End users have a lot to gain by going multi-cloud; research from the Cloud Price Index shows that enterprises adopting a multi-cloud strategy can save...
Speaker(s)
Owen Rogers
Research Director, Digital Economics
451 Research
September 21, 2016
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
There is no denying that AWS is the dominant public cloud provider today. Does creating differentiation give other IaaS vendors, hosters, and private cloud and...
Speaker(s)
Al Sadowski
Research Vice President, Infrastructure
451 Research
Dan Thompson
Senior Analyst
451 Research
Simon Robinson
Research Vice President - Voice of the Enterprise, Infrastructure
451 Research
September 21, 2016
12:45 PM - 2:00 PM
September 21, 2016
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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