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To Really Work for Enterprises, MultiCloud Adoption Requires Far Better and Inclusive Cloud Monitoring and Cost Management

To Really Work for Enterprises, MultiCloud Adoption Requires Far Better and Inclusive Cloud Monitoring and Cost Management ... But How?

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Moderator Dana Gardner, Principal Analyst at Interarbor Solutions, brings together a panel of experts to discuss performance management and cost monitoring in a multi-cloud world.

Overwhelmingly, even as enterprises have adopted cloud computing and are expanding to multi-cloud computing, IT leaders remain concerned about how to monitor, manage and control costs across hybrid and multi-cloud deployments. It's clear that traditional IT monitoring and management approaches, designed after all for on-premises data centers, are falling short in this new hybrid and dynamic environment.

Enterprise IT leaders tasked with management of apps, data and business processes amid this new level of complexity have been used to being able to gain logs- and agents-based data sets and generate analysis on IT assets that they control, that they own, and that they can impose their will over.

Yet, seemingly overnight, the vast majority of companies have ceded control of their public cloud assets to the cloud providers. The still have management insights into their on-premises, systems, but in many ways, the ability to manage in a fully hybrid fashion has been overtaken by the actual hybrid deployments models.

The cart is in front of the horse. IT leaders have hybrid computing - but not commensurate hybrid management and monitoring. They can't assure security nor compliance. They can not determine true and comparative costs - never mind optimize for efficiency across the hybrid IT and multi-cloud spectrum.

Just like server virtualization a decade ago proved a great idea that was soon limited by sprawl and an inability to measure, manage and optimize Virtual Machines - hybrid cloud and multi-cloud deployments run the risk of losing the performance and productivity race if the total hybrid and multicloud management equation is not solved.

The panel will examine these challenges and explore new ways that true multi-cloud management and monitoring will evolve. Automation - in synergy with big data analytics - is the key to effective and on-going multi-cloud management and optimization. Great strides are being made in big data analysis of such vast data sets as IT infrastructure logs from a variety of sources - including from across a hybrid IT continuum.

Many IT industry analysts are now envisioning how automated artificial intelligence (AI)-enabled "bots" leveraging IT systems and cloud performance data can begin deliver more value to IT operations management and optimization. Whether you call it BotOps or AIOps, the idea is the same: The rapid, concurrent use of multiple data sources, data collection methods, and real-time top-line analytical technologies to make IT operations work the best at the least cost.

Similar in concept to self-driving cars, wouldn't you like to see self-driving IT operations? It may, in fact, be the only way to manage the complexity and speed of true multi-cloud management and costs optimization.

Tony Baer is a recognized authority in extending data management practices, governance, and analytics to address Big Data. Baer brings a holistic view to data management and Big Data issues, thanks to a multi-disciplinary background in areas ranging from data integration, application development, cloud computing, and middleware.

Tony pioneered research calling for emergent approaches to data governance and data quality that are now being embraced by data integration tool vendors. His current goal is identifying best practices for how enterprises can scale development and use of AI in their own businesses.

He advises Ovum enterprise clients on how to rationalize data management and analytic strategies as the goal posts are moving. Cited as Brand Ambassador for Informa's Ovum TMT business unit, he reaches tens of thousands of followers as part of the Big on Data blogging team at ZDNet, along with his Twitter and LinkedIn blogging feeds.

William Toll has held product management and marketing positions in the Web hosting and Internet infrastructure industry since the late 1990s. He now leads the Product Management team at Navisite, the leading international provider of managed cloud services for the enterprise including managed infrastructure as a service, managed applications and managed desktops as a service.

Most recently William was driving the product, marketing and communications strategies for ProfitBricks, a global cloud infrastructure services provider based in Berlin, Germany. Prior to ProfitBricks William led the marketing efforts at Yottaa, a Boston-based startup in the CDN space. Prior to Yottaa he managed the small business offerings for Navisite and developed the product and marketing strategies for Navisite's SMB hosting product lines. In past positions at companies such as Affinity Internet, Inc., Intermedia.NET, and NTT/VERIO, William was the driving force in launching services including: Hosting services, Microsoft Exchange and hosting add-on services like online marketing and Web design.

Andy manages worldwide software-defined and cloud solutions marketing at Hewlett Packard Enterprise, responsible for marketing strategy development, content creation, and program execution relating software-defined infrastructure and hybrid cloud solutions.  

Andy has been with HP for 10+ years in global roles including managing HP Cloud sales enablement, HP Software Cloud sales enablement, HP Software partner marketing, and HP Software vertical solutions marketing. He is a former business development executive at Meta Group.

About Dana Gardner

Since 1999 Dana Gardner has emerged as a leading identifier of software productivity trends and new IT business value opportunities and is frequently quoted as a thought leader in top, news and IT industry publications such as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Boston Globe, Washington Post, Business Week, San Francisco, Reuters, Associated Press, MSNBC.com, CNN.com and more.

Gardner is well known as a creative thought leader on enterprise software solutions, strategies, partnerships, and markets. As a skilled multi-media communicator and evangelist, he has written dozens of industry reports on the business benefits of IT and Internet innovation for advancing general productivity, improving employee efficiency, and reducing total IT costs.

CloudEXPODevOpsSUMMITDXWorldEXPO 2018 New York will be held November 12-13, 2018 in New York City.

Digital Transformation (DX) is a major focus with the introduction of DXWorldEXPO within the program. Successful transformation requires a laser focus on being data-driven and on using all the tools available that enable transformation if they plan to survive over the long term.

A total of 88% of Fortune 500 companies from a generation ago are now out of business. Only 12% still survive. Similar percentages are found throughout enterprises of all sizes.

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Last year, 43 sponsors104 exhibitors, and over 200 DX companies participated at CloudEXPO | DevOpsSUMMIT | DXWorldEXPO, more than any other similar event in the world. This year we launched our conference conference website and conference schedule on May 12, 2018, exactly six months before our November 12-13 New York event dates.

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DXWordEXPO New York 2018, DevOpsSUMMIT New York 2018 and CloudEXPO New York 2018 agenda will present 222 rockstar faculty members, 200 sessions and 22 keynotes and general sessions in 10 distinct conference tracks.

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CloudEXPO | DevOpsSUMMIT | DXWorldEXPO 2018 New York cover all of these tools, with the most comprehensive program and with 222 rockstar speakers throughout our industry presenting 22 Keynotes and General Sessions, 200 Breakout Sessions along 10 Tracks, as well as our signature Power Panels. Our Expo Floor brings together the world's leading companies throughout the world of Cloud Computing, DevOps, FinTech, Digital Transformation, and all they entail.

As your enterprise creates a vision and strategy that enables you to create your own unique, long-term success, learning about all the technologies involved is essential. Companies today not only form multi-cloud and hybrid cloud architectures, but create them with built-in cognitive capabilities.

Cloud-Native thinking is now the norm in financial services, manufacturing, telco, healthcare, transportation, energy, media, entertainment, retail and other consumer industries, as well as the public sector.

CloudEXPO is the world's most influential technology event where Cloud Computing was coined over a decade ago and where technology buyers and vendors meet to experience and discuss the big picture of Digital Transformation and all of the strategies, tactics, and tools they need to realize their goals.

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Financial enterprises in New York City, London, Singapore, and other world financial capitals are embracing a new generation of smart, automated FinTech that eliminates many cumbersome, slow, and expensive intermediate processes from their businesses.

Accordingly, attendees at the upcoming 22nd CloudEXPO | DXWorldEXPO November 12-13, 2018 in New York City will find fresh new content in two new tracks called:

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which will incorporate FinTech and Blockchain, as well as machine learning, artificial intelligence and deep learning in these two distinct tracks.

FinTech brings efficiency as well as the ability to deliver new services and a much improved customer experience throughout the global financial services industry. FinTech is a natural fit with cloud computing, as new services are quickly developed, deployed, and scaled on public, private, and hybrid clouds.

More than US$20 billion in venture capital is being invested in FinTech this year. We're pleased to bring you the latest FinTech developments as an integral part of our program.

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The upcoming 22nd International CloudEXPO | DevOpsSUMMIT | DXWorldEXPO, November 12-13, 2018 in New York City, NY announces that its Call For Papers for speaking opportunities is now open. We reply to all accepted speaking proposals within six hours.

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