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Software Defined Data Center Symposium 2013 #SDDC13
Tech Field Day and SDN Central are planning a Software-Defined Datacenter Symposium! This will feature many key figures from the industry and end-user community, and will include discussions of OpenFlow, software-defined networking (SDN), software-defined storage, convergence, and the greater software-defined future!
This event will be held September 10 in the San Jose, CA area. Our call for sponsors, panelists, and audience members is now open! Join us in September!
- When: Tuesday, September 10, 2013, from 8 AM to 5 PM
- Where: Network Meeting Center at Techmart, Santa Clara, CA
- Who: Anyone with an interest in enterprise storage (end users, press/analysts, and vendor employees welcome!)
- How: Claim your ticket at our EventBrite page!Your ticket includes buffet lunch!
About the Organizers
Tech Field Day is a regular event that brings together vendors and independent thought leaders to share information and opinions in a presentation and discussion format. Independent bloggers, freelance writers, and podcasters have a public presence that has immense influence on the ways that products and companies are perceived and by the general public.
SDNCentral is the leading centralized source of news and resources for network virtualization and software-defined networking (SDN). Networking hardware is a $40 billion market, and SDN has the potential to drastically change the way hardware is bought and sold. With players in the field starving for information to help them determine how or whether SDN can benefit them, we are a community devoted to sharing information, connecting people, and developing the next generation of networking.
Packet Pushers is a podcast and website focussed on data networking. The weekly podcast reaches a highly technical audience of 3500 network engineers and architects.
Moderators and Speakers
In addition to the sponsors listed above, we are pleased to have independent influencers moderating and participating in panels. The event also features a keynote speech as noted above!
|Brent Salisbury works as a Network Architect, CCIE #11972.|
|Greg is a freelance Network Architect and Engineer, host of Packet Pushers Podcast and semi-professional writer.|
|Ivan Pepelnjak, CCIE#1354 Emeritus, is the chief technology advisor at NIL Data Communications.|
|Jason Edelman, CCIE 15394, is a Senior Solutions Architect at a VAR focused on emerging networking technologies.|
|Tom Hollingsworth, CCIE #29213, is a Senior Solutions Architect for a small VAR focusing primarily on K-12 education.|
Order of the Day
Most presentations are streamed live on this page, at TechFieldDay.com, and at some delegate and presenter web sites. After the event, the following pages contain video recordings of these presentations.
|08:00-08:30||Meeting, Registration, Introduction|
|Featuring: Stephen Foskett|
|Stephen Foskett kicks off the SDDC Symposium with opening remarks.|
|08:30-12:00||Introducing the Next Generation SDDC Leaders|
|Featuring: Don Clark, Florin Balus, Kelly Herrell, TBD|
|Presentations from Plexxi, Florin Balus (Nuage Networks), Don Clark (NEC),Embrane, OpenDaylight, and Kelly Herrell (Brocade).|
|12:00-13:00||Lunch with Nutanix|
|13:00-14:00||Enterprise Trends: The Value of Software-Defined Everything|
|Featuring: Alan Boeheme|
|14:00-14:45||Next Generation Software-defined Data Center Architecture Panel|
|Featuring: Chris Wright, Curt Beckmann, Dimitri Stiliadis, Ivan Pepelnjak, Samrat Ganguly, TBD|
|Discuss the convergance of compute, storage, and network and what that means to the datacenter architectures. Moderated by Ivan Pepelnjak with panelists Curt Beckmann (Brocade), Dimitri Stiliadis (Nuage Networks), Samrat Ganguly (NEC),Nutanix, and Chris Wright (OpenDaylight).|
|14:45-15:30||Money Flow: Predicting Budget Winners and Losers Panel|
|Featuring: Jim Duffy, Jon Hudson, TBD|
|Discuss how SDDC changes economic buyers, challenges vendor loyalties and who are the power brokers for SDDCs within the enterprise. Moderated by Jim Duffy and featuring panelists from Jon Hudson (Brocade), Embrane, OpenDaylight, and Plexxi.|
|15:30-16:15||Public or Private Software-defined Data Center Panel|
|Featuring: Brent Salisbury, Greg Ferro, Scott Sneddon, TBD|
|Discuss how and when to build a private SDDC or rent public SDDC capabilities and understand the political and organization impact of each decision. Moderated byGreg Ferro with panelists Brent Salisbury, Scott Sneddon (Nuage Networks), Nutanix, and Plexxi.|
|16:15-17:00||Applications and SDDC: Impact Analysis and Stakeholder Perception|
|Featuring: David Cheperdak, TBD, Tom Hollingsworth|
|With a greater focus on applications in today’s environments, how will the SDDC keep up? Moderator Tom Hollingsworth and a panel of experts explore how applications are changing the way a typical SDDC is designed and implemented in production. In addition, there will be discussion of the changing perception of stakeholders with regard to the SDDC and the political impact of consolidation of the many teams that comprise the SDDC. Panelists include David Cheperdak (NEC), and Embrane.|
|17:00-17:30||Next Generation SDDC: Closing Remarks|
|Featuring: Stephen Foskett|
|18:30-20:00||Symposium After the Symposium|
- SDDC: Software Defined Data Center Symposium 2013
- Software Defined Data Centre
- SDDC Interview: Tech Field Day’s Stephen Foskett and Tom Hollingsworth
- Software Defined Data Center: Marketing or Meaty?
- The Software Defined Datacenter Symposium 2013 – Tech Field Day
If you would like to sponsor these events, please contact Stephen Foskett, Gestalt IT Community Organizer, at firstname.lastname@example.org or call +1(508)451-9532.
Tickets for live attendance are available as indicated above, and the entire event is live streamed over the Internet.