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Conferences that solve current IT challenges

IT Infrastructure & Operations Management

Strategies to help IT best align operations and infrastructure management to business needs

November 9, 2011

9:00am-5:00pm

7 CPE / 0.7 CEU / CISSP / 7 PDU Credits Awarded

 

Bios

Conference location: Donald E. Stephens Convention Center Rosemont (O'Hare) Illinois

Overview

IT departments are facing greater pressure make better use of their existing resources to help move the business forward. In this one day conference attendees will learn how to make sure their Infrastructure and Operations organizations are operating optimally.

What You Will Learn

In this one day conference attendees will learn:

  • ITIL and Process Improvement

  • Managing Exponential Data Growth

  • The Impact of Mobility

  • How to Modernize Your Data Center

  • How to Build an Infrastructure Cost Model

  • How to Change the Culture of Infrastructure and Operations

Conference Program

8:00am - 9:00am - Registration and Continental Breakfast

Wright

9:00am-10:00am

How to Build a Framework for IT Infrastructure and Operational Excellence

David Wright, Senior Manager, IT, Comcast Cable

In order to achieve IT Infrastructure and Operational Excellence IT organizations needs to build a solid framework as a foundation to help move forward.

In this session attendees will learn:

  • How to build a maturity model that evaluates dimensions of people, process, technology and business issues
  • How to correlate these items to business value
  • How each step forward leads to increased enterprise value
  • How to determine ROI of each dimension

10:00am -10:30am - Refreshment Break

Goodwin

10:30am-11:30am

How to Leverage Cloud Computing for Business & Operational Benefit

Brett Goodwin, Vice President of Marketing & Business Development, Skytap

Cloud computing is as much of a business decision as it is an IT decision. Some may argue that this disruptive technology has greater business benefit than IT benefit. Either way, leveraging cloud computing effectively can lead to significant business and operational benefit.

In this session attendees will learn how to leverage cloud computing to:

  • Gain competitive advantage for the enterprise
  • Align IT with business goals
  • Increase scalability and flexibility
  • Leverage extended investments in legacy applications and systems
  • Achieve faster time-to-market
  • Improve customer relations

Mescher

11:30am-12:30pm

How to Build an Infrastructure Cost Model

Justin Mescher, Chief Technology Officer, Integrated Data Storage

Many IT organizations can gain efficiencies by leveraging an infrastructure cost model. Unfortunately, many of these organizations do not know where to start.

In this session attendees will learn how to: 

  • Use cost models to make more informed business decisions
  • Set chargeback rates
  • Articulate the value of services being provided
  • Show management how these services are driving the business forward
  • How to set expectations on services being provided

12:30pm - 1:30pm Luncheon

Rodriguez

1:30pm-2:30pm

Best Practices to Modernize Your Data Center

Andres Rodriguez, CEO & Founder, Nasuni

Data Centers and Operations Managers are constantly being challenged to deliver a more efficient infrastructure to support the mission critical applications of the enterprise. 

Due to the changing needs of the industry, the enterprise, and users’ needs, the data center needs to be flexible enough to adapt.

In this session attendees will learn how to build a framework to support modernization.

From this framework attendees will learn how to:

  • Handle power issues
  • Deal with emerging concepts of fabric computing with integration of server, storage and network systems
  • Environmental planning
  • Location issues
  • When to upgrade and how often

2:30pm - 3:00pm - Refreshment Break

Ellerman

3:00pm-4:00pm

How to Manage the Effect of Mobility on IT Operations

Chris Ellerman, Systems Engineering Manager, Meru Networks

Consumerization of IT, Collaboration, Unified Communications are all changing our levels of communication and productivity. At the same time, it poses both challenges and opportunities for IT operations and management.

In this session attendees will learn how to adapt their operations to support the mobile workforce.

Topics that will be covered include:

  • How to support users changing needs
  • How to prepare for the next generation of users ‘the millennials
  • How these changes will impact the responsibilities of operations management
  • How it will affect our reach to customers, suppliers and partners

Klauser

Sumar

Schmidt

London

4:00pm-5:00pm

Avoiding the Pitfalls to IT Operations Management Success

Moderator: David Klauser, BDM, OnX Enterprise Solutions
Panelists will include:
Annur Sumar, Vice President-IT, Duff & Phelps
Nick Schmidt, Senior Manager, IT, CDW
Todd Covert, Infrastructure Services, IT Manager, Compliance and Security, Baxter Healthcare
Andrew London, DMS Architect, Firmwide Technology Solutions, Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Tony Stauffer, Enterprise Architecture, Navistar
and other IT infrastructure and operations management professionals from IT departments

In this session attendees will learn from enterprise IT operations and infrastructure management professionals as how they are avoiding pitfalls to achieve IT operations success.

In this session attendees will learn from enterprise IT operations and infrastructure management professionals as how they are avoiding pitfalls to achieve IT operations success.


Conference Price: $249.00 per person









Each attendee 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.

Exhibits

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.