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Cloud OS Managing the Modern Data Centre

Organisations today face significant data centre challenges, such as server sprawl, security threats, increasing power and cooling costs, maintaining high service levels, and adhering to changing regulations. Microsoft has a comprehensive set of data centre solutions to help you better manage and adapt to these challenges and the changing landscape of IT.

This seminar on Cloud OS Managing the Modern Data Centre offers insights into Microsoft’s experiences operating some of the world’s largest data centres and how your organisation can benefit from those learnings. Through both strategic recommendations & practical advice – this seminar is designed to be informative and interactive.

Join us and hear about:
  • How Microsoft manages its own data centres
  • Proven strategies & approaches to data centre consolidation, migration and management
  • Insights into service management best practices for cloud service provision & application delivery
  • The importance of IT Governance and international standards such as ISO38500
  • Examples how Microsoft has helped other customers transform their data centre environments
We look forward to your attendance at this seminar & sharing how Microsoft can be a strategic partner to help manage risks, maximise return on your IT investments and create value for your key stakeholders.


Welcome Note
IT Governance and the Modern Data Centre

James Stanbridge, General Manager, Premier Field Engineering
Microsoft Asia
How Microsoft Does IT

Delivery of world-class IT services

Sang Chin Khoo, Field Principal IT Manager
Microsoft APAC
Best Practices for Service Management in the Data Centre

Across people, process & technology

Henrik Savia, Senior Service Management Consultant
Microsoft Services
Leveraging Microsoft Experiences in Data Centre Strategy, Implementation & Management

Data Centre CoE

Laxman Bhatia, Asia Time Zone Lead & Managing Architect for Microsoft World Wide Data Center & Cloud
Center of Excellence
Summary, Next Steps & Close

March 19th, 2013
8.30am - 12.30pm
One Marina Boulevard
NTUC Centre, Level 22
Business Productivity Centre
Singapore 018989
+65 6227 7445

James Stanbridge is Microsoft's General Manager, Premier Field Engineering in Asia. An entrepreneurial, strategic leader who loves to 'join the dots' and 'get stuff done' - James attributes his success to a profound faith in people and focus on execution. James moved to China in 2005 to take the lead in building Cloud service platforms in ASIA for Microsoft Corp driving reliability and utilization goals with advanced automation and virtualization technologies with teams in China, Japan and India. He joined Microsoft in 2001 as Director of Technical Operations in London for online services (hotmail, MSN, Messenger etc).
Henrik Savia is a Senior Service Management Consultant working with Microsoft Services assisting organizations with IT governance, operations improvements and implementing IT Management standards such as COBIT, ITIL and ISO/IEC 20000.

He has more than 15 years of experience in the IT services industry in Europe and Asia including roles in IT Governance, Risk Management, Information Security and Information System Auditing, Consultancy Services, Project Management, Life Cycle Management, Software Testing and Quality Assurance.
Sang Chin Khoo has 16-year of industry experience in enterprise IT management. He joined Microsoft in 2001 as a Program Manager responsible for End User Services in Asia and moved to the Asia Regional IT organization managingthe SEA regional IT operations in 2003.

In 2007, Sang Chin joined the Premier Field Engineering (PFE) group under Microsoft Customer Service & Support organization. As SEA Group Manager, Sang Chin led the PFE SEA organization delivering technical services to Microsoft Premier customers. Sang Chin is currently a Principal IT Manager managing IT delivery in the Asia Pacific HQ, Asia Pacific Operations Center, Philippines, Singapore, and Thailand Subsidiary.
Laxman Bhatia is Asia Time Zone Lead & Managing Architect for Microsoft World Wide Data Center & Cloud, Center of Excellence. He heads Microsoft’s strategic consulting and delivery practice in Asia Time Zone, where he leads opportunities with large vertical customers in the banking, government, manufacturing and telecommunications sectors. A 20-year veteran in the technology industry, Laxman has led teams in consulting, product management and software development across diverse geographical areas including US, Europe, Asia Pacific and Japan. A strategic leader, he has managed product and segment P&Ls in large MNCs such as Dimension Data, Cisco, Oracle and IBM.

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