Registration & Coffee

9:30 Welcome


Registration & Coffee

9:30 Your Strategy. Your Cloud. Your Choice.
Rick Schultz, Vice President, Technology Product Marketing, Oracle
As enterprise adoption of cloud computing accelerates, organisations must have a strategy and plan for moving to the cloud. What should you put into public clouds? Should you create a private cloud? Should you use cloud applications, platform or infrastructure? How should organizations get started on the road to cloud computing? This session explores best practices for how organizations can move to cloud computing.
10:20 Gartner Keynote
Phil Dawson, Research VP, Gartner
Cloud computing trends, What customers want, What the future holds
11:10 Coffee Break

A Pragmatic Approach to Cloud Computing
John Abel, Chief Architect, Oracle

  • How to define an approach to Cloud Computing that matches the combined advantages of IT standardisation , consolidation, and self-service with your specific business drivers,
  • The outline of Oracle’s Cloud Reference Architecture and fundamental considerations to implementing a cloud strategy.
12:00 Buffet Lunch & Partner Showcase

Track 1
Private Clouds: From Consolidation to Cloud

Track 2
Cloud Applications, Public Cloud & Cloud Integration

Gain Total Cloud Control
Chris Jones, Manageability Solutions Specialist

  • Introducing the only complete cloud management solution
  • Business-driven application management

Oracle Cloud Applications Strategy
Noel Coloe, Applications Sales Development Leader EMEA with Slough Borough Council

  • Oracle’s Cloud applications and computing strategy, and the options available to you today,
  • How the new services can speed up your application development and deployment time, while maintaining a low cost infrastructure with easy access and management,
  • Understand how you can help your sales teams collaborate better, respond quicker and close more business,
  • Learn how you can do things your way with a role-centric user experience, by quickly find and connect with peers to deliver concrete business results


The Foundation for Your Cloud
Chris England, Technology Director

  • Why more & more customers are deploying engineered systems
  • Introduction to the latest innovations in managing enterprise Big Data,
  • How to create an agile Cloud foundation that meets your business needs today and tomorrow.

Oracle WebLogic 12c: Application Server of Choice across Conventional and Cloud Environments
Steve Elliott, Sales Consulting

Oracle WebLogic is opitmised across conventional and cloud environments to give the most flexibility and control. Amongst other things this session will talk about:

  • How to build your cloud application foundation with a WebLogic-Exalogic combination.

Oracle Public Cloud – Run your Database in the Cloud
Richard Garsthagen, Director Cloud Business Development

  • Using the cloud with Web Services
  • Developing & deploying your own applications in the cloud,
  • Running pre-built applications in the cloud.

Coffee Break


Built for Clouds: Oracle Solaris 11
Chris Armes, VP Solaris Engineering

Having the right foundation is critical to success to meet the challenges and reap the opportunities in clouds.

  • Learn how you can integrate the cloud and your next-generation data centre,
  • Overcome the challenges that no other foundation solution has been able to address.

Integrating your On-premise Applications with Cloud

  • How to cross the divide between private data centres and public Clouds, at both the data and applications level.

Game Changer: Enterprise Clouds with Application-Driven Virtualisation
Richard Garsthagen, Director Cloud Business Development

  • Discover application-driven virtualisation and how you can effectively deploy and manage a cloud environment.

Securing Enterprise Data in Private Clouds
Andrew Bushby, UK Technology Director – Information Security

  • How to control and monitor access, secure sensitive data, and address regulatory compliance in private database clouds.
  • How customers are driving down the overall cost of safeguarding enterprise data, and enabling regulatory compliance.

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