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Microsoft Cloud Summit 2013 offers breadth and depth of topics that will help your company get the most of your existing software investments. Learn how Microsoft can help you improve productivity and drive down costs, preparing you to better advise business decision makers on future technology investments.


Date:
22 May 2013, Wednesday

Time:
9:00am – 5:00pm
(registration starts from 8:30am)

Venue:
InterContinental Singapore
Bugis Grand Ballrooms,
Level 2, 80 Middle Road
Singapore 188966

For enquiries, please contact
Christine at Tel: 6296 7769 or
email her.

Why you should attend this event:
  • Relevant content to your business today - Server & Virtualization Management, Application Management, Service Delivery Automation, Fabric Infrastructure Management
  • Access to Microsoft Partners at the Showcase Expo
  • Talk with experts and get answers to your questions in real-time.
  • Networking opportunities with peers who share your challenges

Agenda

Speakers

 

AGENDA OVERVIEW

8.30am- 9.00am

Registration and Morning Tea

9.00am – 10.15am

Cloud Optimize Your Business with Microsoft Solutions
Arun Ulag, Server & Tools BG Lead, Microsoft APAC

Synopsis: With a set of breakthrough new products and growing industry momentum, Microsoft is transforming IT management, Cloud and Big Data. In this keynote session, well demonstrate how Microsoft technologies deliver new cloud capabilities, and showcase how customers are already realizing gains in productivity, growth, and innovation through Microsoft solutions.

10.15am – 10.45am

Keynote II: Converged Cloud
Sanjeev Kumar
Consulting Director
Technology Consulting, Enterprise Group
Hewlett-Packard South-East Asia

10.45am – 11.00am

Tea Break

11.00am – 11.30am

Keynote III: Harness the Power of Private Cloud, with NetApp and Microsoft
William Tan
Business Solution Architect, NetApp Asia Pacific

11.30am – 12.30pm

Lunch

 

Break Out Tracks

12.30pm – 1.30pm

Breakout Track 1 – Hybrid Infrastructure Management

Virtual Machine Management and Cloud Deployment Mechanisms with SCVMM 2012

Susantha Silva
Senior Consultant
Redynamics Asia, Sri Lanka

Synopsis:
VMM 2012 plays a vital role for Cloud management since business depend on Applications and their services. Microsoft has identified the true business requirements and extend VMM into service management level by introducing service templates into the console. To extend the management of public cloud along with Private Cloud VMM has been tightly integrated with App Controllers. This brings seamless integration of Private & Public clouds and leads to true business benefits to organization who wants to extend their infrastructure to leverage on public clouds.

Breakout Track 2 –Application & Data Platform

Scaling IT infrastructure with Windows Azure Cloud Platform using IAAS and PAAS

Harish Aitharaju
Business Group Lead - Server & Tools
Hammad Rajjoub
Architect Evangelist - Azure
Rishi Agarwal
Technical Solutions Specialist - Azure
Microsoft Singapore

Synopsis:
Microsoft's Windows Azure is a Flexible, Open and Solid Cloud Computing platform. It offers the best of both worlds covering all the PaaS and IaaS capabilities. Join us for this demo-filled session that will offer insights into the heart of Azure Virtual Machines, Azure Storage (SQL Azure and more) as well as Azure platform capabilities including Mobile Services, Caching and ServiceBus.

1.30pm – 2.15pm

Data Protection Easy and Affordable

Sathish Murthy
ASEAN Systems Engineering Manager
Nimble Storage

Synopsis:
Enter Nimble Storage Cloud Solutions, data protection becomes very affordable. Nimble brings innovative technology that help reduce cost on the production data, reduces bandwidth costs, improves backup service levels and also provide elegant DR as a service with its partners. DR as a service is much affordable and easy to deploy.

Integrated On-premise StorSimple System with Azure Cloud Storage

Teck Leong Ang
Technical Solutions Specilist - Azure StorSimple

Daniel Mar
Principle Consultant
INFRONT Consulting

2.15pm – 3.00pm

Veeam Multi-tiered Protection for your Private/Public/Hybrid-V Cloud

Raymond Goh
Senior Systems Engineer, Asia
Veeam

Synopsis:
From an affordable off-site backup into Microsoft Azure to the utility model, SLA-based BaaS and DRaaS provided by the cloud providers, or simply on-premise data protection for your Hyper-V environment, Veeam has you covered in all cloud scenarios with our powerful, easy-to-use and affordable modern data protection solution

Building Next Generation of Data Warehousing and DW Appliances - Evolving Together

Ron Dunn
Asia Timezone Lead - PDW
Microsoft Singapore

Synopsis:
SQL Server 2012 Parallel Data Warehouse introduces PolyBase, a fundamental breakthrough in data processing used to enable seamless integration between traditional data warehouses and “Big Data” deployments. In this session you can see how our massively parallel processing data warehousing appliance is built for any volume of relational data (with up to 100x performance gains) and how it provides the simplest integration to Hadoop.

3.00pm – 4.00pm

Key Metrics and Practices on Monitoring Virtualization Infrastructures

Raymond Chou
Managing Principal Consultant
Infront Consulting Group, APAC

Synopsis:
In this session we go in-depth about using Microsoft System Center - Operations Manager to monitor environments which have mixed Virtualization Platforms such as Hyper-V and VMware. We demonstrate how to dissect the Management Packs and what key performance and alert metrics to look at so that you understand what exactly to monitor and how to interpret the alerts. By using monitoring tools to track these key metrics, we will immediately have better visibility and be able to proactively trend to prevent any major catastrophes.

Visualize Your Competitive Advantage with Microsoft Business Intelligence

Lee Tarn Hwei
Solution Specialist - Application Platform

Prakash Sawant
Technical Solution Specialist - Application Platform
Microsoft Singapore

Synopsis:
Discover the possibilities with Microsoft Business Intelligence’s familiar tools that empower end users to better analyze, collaborate, and present data.Learn how Microsoft empower business users to embrace Big Data Analytics by leveraging familiar technologies like Excel and SharePoint to acquire unstructured data and visualize it in self-service manner. In this session you will see the latest demos and customer scenarios on Microsoft BI.

4.00pm – 4.45pm

Looking at Reality: Private Cloud Self Service and Processes

James Yeoh
Consultant,
Redynamics Asia

Synopsis:
In this session, we would like to showcase some actual customer scenarios where they have adopted a Self Service approach to private cloud related offerings. We look at the people, process and technology model and how you would adopt similar practices in your environment. It’s not just about the technology… It’s about having a good plan of action and the tools to compliment them. The tool that we will be showcasing to introduce these scenarios will be System Center Service Manager.

DevOps - System Center and Visual Studio Better Together

Richard Qi
Technical Evangelist
Chee Yong Poh
Architect Evangelist - Azure
Technical Evangelist – Developer Tools
Microsoft Singapore

Synopsis:
DevOps is the key trend in the industry. This is a demo rich session to show you how. You will learn how Visual Studio 2012 with System Center 2012 SP1 – Operations Manager gives developers and operations the tools to work seamlessly together.

Grand Lucky Draw: 4.45pm – 5.30pm

Arun Ulagaratchagan
General Manager, Server & Tools
Microsoft Asia

As the General Manager of the Server & Tools Division of Microsoft in Asia, Arun is responsible for growing Microsoft's server business in the Asia Pacific region.

Previously Arun held worldwide accountability for growing Microsoft's SQL Server business with enterprise customers. Arun and his team consistently grew the multi-billion SQL Server business faster than other large database and business intelligence vendors during the four years he served in this role. Arun started his career with Microsoft by building Microsoft's Forefront Security business. Over a four year period, Arun drove several acquisitions, including Microsoft's largest security acquisition - Sybari Software, helping quadruple Microsoft's security business and establish Microsoft as the fastest growing among the large security vendors during this period.

Sathish Murthy
ASEAN Systems Engineering Manager
Nimble Storage

He worked at EMC for over eight years in various roles and was most recently responsible for the product management/marketing of the mid-tier VNX product line for the Asia Pacific and Japan Regions. He also worked at NetApp for five years as a technology consultant for the ASEAN region. He has various certifications and brings an experience in product management, systems engineering and professional services. His blog can be found at http://asiastorage.blogspot.sg.

Raymond Goh
Senior Systems Engineer, Veeam Software

Raymond Goh is a Senior Systems Engineer for Veeam Software in the Asia region. Raymond Goh has been in the IT industry for more than 14 years and has provided his dedication and focus on IT storage industry since his journey into IT.

Susantha Silva
Senior Consultant, Redynamics Asia, Sri Lanka

Susantha is a Senior Consultant for Redynamics Asia, Sri Lanka. He has given more attention on System Center and Server Virtualization Technology. Currently he holds an MVP on Virtual Machine and is also an MCT. He has been actively engage with Public Technical forums sharing Technical knowledge and mapping business requirements. You can reach his technical blog by visiting http://slvirtualguy.com

Raymond Chou
Managing Principal Consultant
Infront Consulting Group, APAC

Raymond Chou is the Managing Principal Consultant for Infront Consulting Group, APAC and a six-year Microsoft Most Valuable Professional on Cloud and Datacenter Management. He has been specializing in the field of management and virtualization for more than 10 years and is regularly asked to speak at TechEd, TechNet and other industry leading events. Raymond often scores high on audience feedback and is seen among the top 10 speakers regularly.

James Yeoh
Consultant
Redynamics Asia

James is an experienced consultant with Redynamics Asia based in Malaysia and specializes in ITIL and System Center Service Manager. He consults customers around the region and was chosen to be part of the advisory board to Microsoft Corporation in Redmond in the creation of System Center Service Manager. Today, he is one of the most experienced consultant in the region on SCSM.

Richard Qi
Technical Evangelist

Richard is the Technical Evangelist in Microsoft Singapore Developer and Platform Evangelism Team. He is responsible for driving excitement of Microsoft technologies to technical audiences. He works with customers, partners and IT Professionals to understand and explore Microsoft Virtualization and Private Cloud technologies. He delivers training on virtualization, System Center and Private Cloud for IT Professionals. He also speaks at events and conferences like TechDays Singapore, Datacenter Dynamics, and Microsoft TechNet Events.

Chee Yong Poh
Technical Evangelist – Developer Tools
Microsoft Singapore

As a Technical Evangelist in Microsoft Singapore, Chee Yong’s main role is to understand the issues in software delivery environment and helps teams to address these pain using Visual Studio ALM solutions. With more than 5 years of experience in software development, Chee Yong has experienced all level of issues in a real software delivery environment. And with deep understanding of Visual Studio ALM solutions, he possesses insights to the value of the solution against the ground issues. To Chee Yong, seeing a team implementing, truly benefiting and noticing values from the ALM solution is the best thing he gets from his job.

Sanjeev Kumar
Consulting Director
Technology Consulting, Enterprise Group
Hewlett-Packard South-East Asia

Sanjeev has 18 years of extensive IT experience in the management and leadership of diverse global IT and consulting organisations. In his current capacity, he is managing business team & manages team of Consulting Manager, Business Development Managers, Principal Consultants/Architects, & evangelist across Singapore & South East Asia. Sanjeev performed various advisory roles in various capacities to IT and business executives. Sanjeev has been a frequent speaker in many IT/Business events.

William Tan
Microsoft/SAP Business Solution Architect
Microsoft/SAP Alliances

NetApp APAC

William Tan is a Business Solution Architect at NetApp Asia Pacific focusing on Microsoft and SAP solutions. Based in Singapore, his primary role is supporting NetApp’s Microsoft and SAP Alliances in Asia Pacific and Japan. This involves enabling and working with the technology alliance partners and joint channel partners, as well as enabling the NetApp community on joint solutions with these partners.

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