Server Blade Summit 2007
This year it’s a whole new conference!
Don’t miss this unique opportunity to get the latest information on two of the hottest IT trends today. Learn everything from the basics to in-depth implementation knowledge. Leave with the expertise to evaluate, implement and manage blade systems and virtualization solutions to improve IT operations while cutting costs!
- Extensive NEW IT business and technical tracks on Server and Desktop Virtualization, Server Consolidation, Blade Implementation and Management, Power and Cooling, Saving Energy in the Datacenter…
- NEW user Tutorials on Blade essentials, Virtualization essentials, SANs, networking technologies, determining ROI for Consolidating with Blades and Virtualization, preparing your data center for blade servers, and more
- Keynotes from Microsoft, IBM, and Countrywide Financial and speakers from AMD, Sun Microsystems, Cisco, Brocade, Citrix, XenSource, Eaton, APC, Symantec, Hitachi, Avocent, Broadcom, QLogic, Emulex, LSI Logic, Brocade, DMTF, Ethernet Alliance and other industry leaders
- NEW Virtualization and Blades Planning Lab with practical ROI, TCO, blade capacity, and consolidation planning tools
- Program details at www.serverbladesummit.com
|IDC predicts that the IT consolidation market is expected to grow from $18.1 billion in 2004 to $24.7 billion in 2009, outpacing growth of the overall IT market worldwide.
Virtualization software will rise from $340 million to $15 billion, almost a 50 fold increase.
Blades and Virtualization: The Perfect Marriage
Join attendees from cooperating user groups, including Association of Storage Networking Professionals (ASNP), Encompass, Information Technology Systems Management Forum, Network Professional Association, Orange County Educational Advancement Network (OCEAN), and Storage Networking User Groups (SNUG).
Other key Summit sessions include:
- Issues Roundtable on Blade and Virtualization Management
- Special Market Research Session from The 451 Group: Report on Blades and Virtualization
- Beer and Pizza Shootout on Blades and Virtualization: Transforming Enterprise Computing
- Special Market Research Session from TheInfoPro: Users Speak Out on Blade Server Benefits and Concerns
- Special ASK THE EXPERTS session featuring TechTarget experts from SearchServerVirtualization, SearchDataCenter, and SearchWinComputing