Conferences that solve current IT challenges
Virtualization / Consolidation Strategies - Implementation Strategies
Strategies to help the business and IT benefit from virtualization
strategies through effective management, security, and recovery
October 22, 2009
7 CPE / 0.7 CEU / CISSP / 7 PDU Credits Awarded
Donald E. Stephens Convention Center
Rosemont (O'Hare) Illinois
Virtualization proves to have many
benefits for the enterprise. IT
managers can consolidate their physical
infrastructures, preserve their
investments in current operating systems
and applications, and capitalize on
hardware investments. As virtual
environments grow, there can be benefits
to capacity management and business
continuity strategies. However, there
are pitfalls to watch out for including
security challenges that will present
What You Will Learn
In this one day conference attendees will learn:
What is the value to the business?
Is Cloud Virtualization ready?
How should we staff to support
What processes should we use to be
more successful with our
How do we handle security risks?
How do we recover?
8:00am - 9:00am -
Registration and Continental Breakfast
Virtualization Architecture: How to
Deliver Business Outcomes Through Specific
Don Krueger, Consultant, GlassHouse
has gained widespread adoption due to decreased overall IT costs to
the organization. At the same time CIOs and IT leaders are
looking for the real business value of broad virtualization adoption
across multiple IT silos.
session attendees will learn how to leverage specific metrics to
evaluate how widescale their virtualization adoption should be.
will be covered include:
Ratios: server to admin and VM to
Business Process Impact
Faster time to market
10:00am -10:30am - Refreshment Break
Cloud Based Virtualization: When and Where it
Eric Ledyard, Chief Technology Officer, AHEAD
computing can provide great value to the enterprise. Many
organizations are using some form of cloud computing in their
infrastructure. What type of cloud computing that is right for
your organization depends on a number of factors.
session attendees will learn:
How cloud computing fits in to the
wider IT and organizational vision
to ask the right questions for your
What type of cloud computing is
right for your organization
About benefits of moving CapEx to
Deployment: How to Incorporate Processes
into a Virtualization Deployment
Annur Sumar, Sr.
Infrastructure Architect, Duff & Phelps, LLC
significant IT change or deployment, having effective processes are
essential to ultimate success. What processes are essential
and how do you get everyone to follow the path?
session attendees will learn:
What processes should be followed
and put in place for an effective
How to find and train the right
How to prevent VM sprawl
At what point to implement tools in
How to estimate your storage needs
12:30pm - 1:30pm Luncheon
Unique Threats: How to Handle the Unique
Security Risks Posed by Virtualization
Director, Technical Services and Strategy,
industry analysts, there has been rapid adoption of different types
of virtualization across all industries. Due to this, server
images are floating around on disks and whipping around networks,
virtual server memory pages are also free to move around the
network. All of this combined with new architectures and
systems creates many known and unforeseen risks. Are you
putting your organization at risk?
session attendees will learn strategies and processes to work
through the security challenges that are posed by virtualization
2:30pm - 3:00pm - Refreshment Break
Best Practices for
Recovering Your Virtual Environment
Mike Peebles, Product Marketing Manager,
This session explores and outlines how to apply
and manage an effective backup strategy in a virtual server
environment that not only effectively protects virtual machines but
also the enterprise applications running inside the virtual machine.
In this session you will learn:
How they can build and deploy an
effective backup solution in their
virtual environment while achieving
Improved RPO (Recovery Point
Objective) and RTO (Recovery Time
Objective) of backups
Significantly lower backup windows
Achieve efficient data mobility
Handling the Challenges: How to Create a
Virtualization Computing Team
Steve Susina, Director of Marketing, Laurus Technologies
Panelists will include:
Senior Manager, Information Systems, CDW
Steven Carlberg, Principal Network Administrator, University
Rob McKeown, ZFS North America VMware Team Lead, Distributed Systems
Architect, Zurich North America
Joshua Shi, Security
and other virtualization professionals from enterprise IT
departments sharing experiences and lessons learned
has caused a unique shift in the way organizations think about
enterprise computing as well as how to support the challenges from a
resource perspective. A debate arises that asks ‘Who has
responsibility’ for this’ versus ‘Who should have responsibility?
A strategy that is gaining acceptance is creating a virtualization
session attendees will learn how to create an effective cross-IT
silo team that responsibilities and ownership for the success of the
architecture and management.
Conference price: $249 per person.
will receive a certificate awarding 7 CPE credits for CISSP
continuing education, in addition to 0.7 CEUs and 7 PDUs. CISSP
is a registered certification mark of (ISC)², Inc.
As is always the case at CAMP IT Conferences events, the talks will not include
product presentations. During the continental breakfast,
coffee breaks, and the luncheon break you will have the opportunity
to informally meet representatives from the following sponsoring
companies, who have solutions in the area of the conference.