What to expect at Impact 2014: IBM Service Management
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Guest blog post by Amanda Tenedini. Amanda is a Social Business Manager for the Cloud and Smarter Infrastructure team. She manages brand social channels and helps educate IBMers about social media and blogging during IBM Redbooks Social Media Residencies. Follow Amanda on Twitter at @AmandaTene to learn more about social media, blogging and IBM social business.
You are likely preparing your agenda and packing for the Impact conference this week. We certainly are! Impact 2014 explores how forward-thinking enterprises are embracing an integrated technology transformation to help you uncover hidden opportunities and capitalize on them by creating new business models, revenue streams, products and services.
There are over 600 sessions planned for Impact 2014, and we’ve highlighted key presentations and expo booths to visit for more information about IBM Cloud and Smarter Infrastructure solutions. Meet IBM experts for live demos and hear speakers discuss insights and developments that will help your organization run smarter, more efficiently and with greater agility.
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Visit us on the expo floor for live demonstrations throughout the conference.
Service Management SaaS – Located in Cloud Zone
To address the shift to SaaS and to deliver business value to both our customers and business partners, IBM Cloud and Smarter Infrastructure has laid out a SaaS strategy for a portfolio of Service Management SaaS offerings. This portfolio helps IT practitioners build and manage next generation applications and infrastructure better, faster and with dramatically less effort. A demonstration of the Service Management SaaS engagement exchange will also be available at Booth C-7 on the Expo floor. Learn more by visiting www.ibmserviceengage.com and by reading this recent blog post from Ingo Averdunk, an IBM Distinguished Engineer.
SmartCloud Orchestrator – Located in Cloud Zone
A complex cloud environment can be expensive, slow to react and difficult to configure. Visit the Cloud Zone in the Expo Hall to see how IBM SmartCloud Orchestrator can simplify cloud management with a single, user-friendly interface. Built on open standards, SmartCloud Orchestrator enables you to automate complicated business processes, reduce administrator workload and ultimately accelerate service delivery. Rick Osowski, Product Manager for Cloud and Smarter Infrastructure, will take you through a solution demo to see how IBM Cloud can standardize cloud services and automate a data center.
Share your takeaways from the demo with #SCO and #IBMImpact on Twitter and read more about Cloud and IT Optimization in these recent blog posts.
IT Operations Analytics – Located in the Big Data and Analytics Zone
Join IBM experts for a live demo of IT Operations Analytics, including proactive outage avoidance, rapid problem diagnostics and lower virtualization infrastructure cost.
Performance Management – Located in Mobile Zone
It’s important to ensure application performance in a mobile world. We’ll show you how IBM solutions can help you deploy in minutes, saving debug hours, reducing the length of outages by 50 percent and finding root causes 90 percent faster.
MaaSter the Mobile Enterprise – Located in Mobile Zone
Join MaaS360 at booth #317 to experience the ease of deploying and securing mobile endpoints across the entire enterprise. Product experts will demonstrate how MaaS360 can help you leverage continuous availability, accelerate queries and insight, and deploy on mobile and the cloud. As a preview, read up on what has been previously written on the topic. Interested in getting started in MaaS360 now? Try a fast, free 30-Day trial today!
Additional Cloud and Smarter Infrastructure Sessions and Breakouts
Click through to see full descriptions and add these events in your Impact schedule.
We hope to see you in Las Vegas next week!