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Geek out! on Desktop Virtualisation

Data storage and management costs have been some of the largest inhibitors in adopting Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI). But, the benefits that come with desktop virtualisation are too important to ignore.

Thursday 16th October, 2014
11:00AM AEST

Geek out! On Oracle – how to rapidly develop, test and deploy

In competitive business environments, companies need to test new ideas rapidly and bring products to market faster.

But how can the DBA maintain control of the database environment when developers are demanding self service tools that will let them create, repurpose and delete multiple copies of databases at will?

Thursday, 18th September, 2014
11:00AM AEST

 
Under the hood of the #1 ranked converged infrastructure platform
The worldwide converged infrastructure segment grew 70% year on year and generated over 653 petabytes of new storage capacity during the first 3 months of 2014* alone.

Thursday, 14th August, 2014
11:00AM AEST

 
Can you reduce both project time and risk?
The world's best run businesses rely on SAP and the skills of their BASIS teams to accelerate core business processes in rapidly changing business environments.

Thursday, 10th July, 2014
11:00AM AEST

 
Microsoft and Hybrid Clouds - New ways to skin your cat!
Web based and open source apps are a neat fit for initial cloud deployments, but what do you do about your mission-critical Microsoft applications already in the Data Centre? Many agree that some form of Hybrid cloud is the next logical step, but which cloud do you use and what happens if you want to change your mind? Our geeks take on these questions and will come up with some surprising answers, showing there is more than one way to skin this particular cat.

Thursday, 19th June, 2014
11:00AM AEST

 
OpenStack - beyond the hype?
In this edition of Geek out!, let’s explore OpenStack with two of the leading technologists in Australia and New Zealand from NetApp and SUSE and answer some of the tough questions…

Thursday, 3rd April, 2014
11:00AM AEDT

 
Software-defined Datacentre - just another buzzword?
Is SDDC marketing speak for Private Cloud 2.0? John Martin and his guest geek will talk about how SDDC has the potential to revolutionise everything we know about data cantres and the four steps you need to go through to take advantage of that.

Thursday, 8th May, 2014
11:00AM AEST