Wednesday, October 3, 11:45 a.m., Lam Research Theater at YBCA (formerly Novellus Theater at YBCA)
Cisco Innovation: Business Solutions Delivered in Proven Secured Clouds
The one constant is change. Yesterday's technology cannot support today's demanding business requirements. Cisco addresses data center IT challenges with the Cisco Unified Computing System, bringing unification of server, network, and storage access that provides unparalleled performance, lower cost, and management efficiencies. Customer challenges that range from linking data centers, and the securing of priority bandwidth can be successfully supported with Cisco business solutions. Hear how proven and secure Cisco cloud infrastructure solutions deliver customers a competitive advantage in today's and tomorrow's dynamic business world. Also, Oracle will provide how they leverage Cisco's technology to benefit our joint customers.
Special Promotion: Attend this session and enter for your chance to win one of three $500 Amex gift cards.
Interview with Paul: Achieve Competitive Advantage with Innovative and Highly Secure Cloud Infrastructure Solutions Read Interview
Paul Perez, CTO, Data Center Group, Cisco Systems Read Bio
Paul Perez is Vice President and Chief Technology Officer for Cisco’s Data Center Group, responsible for leading the overall technology strategy for products and solutions associated with server access virtualization, Cisco Catalyst and Cisco Nexus switching solutions, Cisco MDS storage switches, and Cisco ACE load-balancing software. He is also an executive sponsor for innovation and works broadly with his peers across Cisco to grow technical leaders, cross-pollinate technologies, and keep Cisco differentiated in cloud computing for 21st century workloads.
Perez came to Cisco from Hewlett-Packard, where he was most recently Chief Technology Officer for HP’s ProLiant and BladeSystem infrastructure. Previously he held the same title for HP’s enterprise storage business, where he led an aggressive acquisition effort. While at HP he spent 27 years in various technical and management leadership positions in enterprise storage, servers, and networking.
Perez holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in electrical engineering from Cornell University. He also holds seven patents in integrated circuit and computer design, and was a founding member of The Green Grid.
Wim Coekaerts, Senior Vice President, Oracle Read Bio
Wim Coekaerts is the Senior Vice President of Linux and Virtualization Engineering for Oracle. He is responsible for Oracle's complete desktop to data center virtualization product line and the Oracle Unbreakable Linux support program. Mr. Coekaerts joined Oracle in 1995.
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