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Where the Cloud Touches Down: Simplifying Data Center Infrastructure Management

Thursday, July 25, 2013
10:00 AM PT/1:00 PM ET

In most data centers, DCIM rests on a shaky foundation of manual record keeping and scattered documentation. OpManager replaces data center documentation with a single repository for data, QRCodes for asset tracking, accurate 3D mapping of asset locations, and a configuration management database (CMDB). In this webcast, sponsored by ManageEngine, you will see how a real-world datacenter mapping stored in racktables gets imported into OpManager, which then provides a 3D visualization of where assets actually are. You'll also see how the QR Code generator helps you make the link between real assets and the monitoring world, and how the layered CMDB provides a single point of view for all your configuration data.

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SDN First Steps

Thursday, August 8, 2013
11:00 AM PT / 2:00 PM ET

This webinar will help attendees understand the overall concept of SDN and its benefits, describe the different conceptual approaches to SDN, and examine the various technologies, both proprietary and open source, that are emerging. It will also help users decide whether SDN makes sense in their environment, and outline the first steps IT can take for testing SDN technologies.

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Behind The Scenes Building The InteropNet

When you invite more than 300 IT vendors to congregate in one space to demonstrate their technology, you'd better have a darn good infrastructure in place to support them. The InteropNet provides the IT environment and network connectivity to those exhibitors, as well as the 13,000 attendees of the Interop conference. Now in its 28th year, volunteers build the InteropNet from scratch to support the expo floor, conference sessions and wireless access for the entire event.

The InteropNet strives to provide 100 percent reliability and zero downtime. Because it lacks the burden of legacy equipment, it offers the unique opportunity for its engineers to build a truly best-of-breed environment. And as a multi-vendor showcase, it shows just how well interoperability can be achieved. For more details on how the InteropNet for the upcoming Interop Las Vegas is shaping up, watch the video:

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The Interop conference will be held at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas from March 31 to April 3. There you'll find a wealth of educational sessions and workshops on topics like networking, data centers, storage, and cloud infrastructure.

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