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Thursday, May 21 • 1:30pm - 2:10pm
On-demand Disaster Recovery (DR) service enablement through Software Defined Environments under hybrid clouds

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The traditional Disaster Recovery service providers take days to setup and bring up the environment for their customers. Is that the level of service acceptable if you plan to quickly perform routine exercise of testing or bring up the service when the real disaster strikes?

In this session, we would like to share our experiences in adapting Software Defined Environments (SDE) components on heterogeneous compute (x86 and POWER) platforms with network overlays and network function virtualization to drive the replication of the environment setup, bring-up and tear-down in few hours, improving RTO effectively. SDE, by leveraging OpenStack at the core, automates the setup of the environment and the workload deployment to enhance the business resiliency across on-prem environment.

During this session, we will cover the following key topics:
    -> Automation of IT infrastructure resources (compute, storage and network) control and management through software
    -> Workload automation through Heat/HOT templates
    -> Cost reduction by leveraging Software Defined Storage
    -> Automated setup and deployment of network overlays and network function virtualization
    -> Simplification and enablement of DR setup, validation and share analysis on RTO improvements.
    -> Detailed Use-case scenarios of an on-prem environment

Speakers
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Ann Corrao

IBM Distinguished Engineer and IBM Master Inventor
Ms. Corrao is an IBM Distinguished Engineer in the IBM Global Technology Services division focused on Storage Services primarily for the strategic outsourcing business. She has been with IBM for 13 years. She has received an Outstanding Technical Achievement Award for her work in eBusiness hosting. She has authored or coauthored five issued patents and has filed several other patent applications. Ms. Corrao is a member of the Association for... Read More →
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Venkata Jagana

IBM Distinguished Engineer, IBM
Venkata, an IBM Distinguished Engineer, currently leading cloud and software defined environments initiatives within IBM Global Technology Services. During his career, Venkata had initiated, co-founded, led and contributed to many opensource projects around Linux Operating System for years. Most notably, he led as IPv6 WG chair for Linux Foundation to get Linux IPv6 ready for production deployments.
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Ramesh Palakodeti

IT Architect, IBM
Ramesh Palakodeti is an IT Architect in the IBM Global Technology Services division. He is currently working on Software Defined Environment focused on Compute.
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cv Venugopal

Senior Technical Staff Member
CV Venugopal is an IBM Senior Technical Staff Member (STSM) and currently the global architect for distributed Systems Management.
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Mike Williams

Build Power Ecosystem on OpenStack, IBM


Thursday May 21, 2015 1:30pm - 2:10pm
Room 211

Attendees (140)