2017 Pre-Conference Training
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Virtualization: Public, Private and Hybrid

Sunday, August 20, 2017
1:00 - 5:00 pm (exact time subject to change)

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Agenda


1. NON-TECHNICAL

  • What is Virtualization? (Server, desktop and applications)
  • What does it include?
  • What are the differences between public, private and hybrid?
    • What are the requirements of each?
  • What are the benefits of Virtualization? 
  • When should you virtualize?
  • Is there a time not to virtualize?
  • The best place to host? How to determine where.
  • Cost Savings
  • Mobility
  • Server maintenance reduction
  • Scalability and easy to grow with
  • Ability to work from any device anywhere
  • Streamlining the workplace with virtualized servers, desktops and applications
  • Security aspects/concerns
  • Data protection and uptime
  • Business continuity
  • Simplified upgrades
  • Simplified migrations to the cloud
  • Time savings/technical resources reduction
  • Ease of Administration
  • Hardware savings
  • Patch maintenance reduction/release
  • User licensing
  • Technical Support

2. TECHNICAL

  • Discuss typical network strategies and design
  • Discuss requirements in technical depth for servers, desktops, applications with proper design
  • Discuss various compatibilities and OS supported
  • Discuss option for Single Sign On and technical requirements/design
  • Prerequisites: What you REALLY need to know
  • Hardware requirement - shared storage vs. local storage, SANs vs. NAS, transport technologies for speed, performance, IOPs requirements
  • Software requirements
  • How to plan a deployment
  • What a deployment entails/What to expect from a technical perspective and user perspective
  • Deployment times (how long does it take)
  • WAN considerations
  • User experience
  • Final cleanup and deployment

3. OPEN FORUM FOR QUESTIONS & ANSWERS


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