Cisco Powered Cloud Day

The Cisco Powered Cloud: Connecting Businesses and Providers

Monday, January 27, 2014 Brown Room 2, Level 2, South Wing Please join us to gain insight into what business opportunities and challenges can be addressed with cloud. Our all-day program is designed to be a comprehensive track for organizations adopting cloud and providing cloud. You not only will learn from Cisco cloud leaders but also will hear from other industry leaders who are successfully taking advantage of the cloud with Cisco solutions.

How to Register:

For Cisco Live Full Conference attendees and IT Management Program attendees, please register for the Cisco Powered Cloud Day by adding it to your Schedule Builder. For Cisco Live Exhibition Pass attendees, please register your interest at the following address: Our agenda for the Cisco Powered Cloud day is:
Time Activity Speaker
08:30 – 09:00 Opening BreakfastCoffee and pastries are provided.
09:00 – 9:45 How Cisco Can Enable Your Success in the Cloud How the Internet of Everything, cloud architectures, and services are promoting a change in business models, creating global opportunities for cloud providers and organizations using cloud, including Cisco’s strategy and technology plans for cloud in the next 12–24 months. Jeff Spagnola Vice President, Global Cloud Go-to-Market, Cisco
9:45 – 10:30 Insights for IT: Transforming into the Cloud Enabler to Bring Value to Lines of Business Business as usual for IT is evolving into a “make or buy” decision on a service-by-service conversation with input from the LoBs. How does your organization move forward with cloud? Cisco and our partners offer a market-leading portfolio and ecosystem of cloud infrastructure and application services that allow you to uniquely and securely combine cloud business applications and services across multiple cloud delivery models. Fabio Gori Director, Cloud Solutions Marketing, Cisco
10:30 – 11:15 Cisco IT Evolution: Embracing the Cloud Opportunity IT needs to become a strategic sourcing partner in the transition to cloud. Hear a firsthand perspective from Cisco on how our IT has transformed into the cloud enabler for the entire company instead of being perceived as a process machine. John Manville Senior Vice President, IT Infrastructure, Cisco
11:15 – 12:00 Enabling Cloud Through DC Transformation and Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) Keeping applications as the focus for delivering value through DC/cloud architectures is what ACI is all about. This session provides insight into the next wave of DC/cloud transformation that is beginning now. We will examine how physical and virtual infrastructure can adapt dynamically to application needs, ultimately delivering a better experience, improved visibility, and maximum value for your organization. Soni Jiandani Senior Vice President, Application Centric Infrastructure Group, Cisco
12:00 – 12:45 Lunch
12:45 – 13:45 Open discussion about emerging cloud technologies and their effects on the industry and business Interactive discussion of the leading technology and operational shifts in the cloud market and how to approach the technology adoption for success. Cisco Innovation Panel:Phil Harris Vice President/CTO, Cloud and Systems Management Technology Group, CiscoSaravan Rajendran Vice President/GM, Cloud Networking and Services Group, CiscoTom Edsall Cisco Fellow, Application Centric Infrastructure Group, Cisco Rich Plane CTO, Advanced Services, Cisco Jeff Spagnola Vice President, Global Cloud Go-to-Market, Cisco (Host)
13:45 – 14:30 Delivering on the Promise of Cloud Through Cloud Automation and Management A comprehensive management and orchestration approach to address multiple domains across compute, storage, and network infrastructures. Jamie Lerner Senior Vice President/GM, Cloud and Systems Technology Management, Cisco
14:30 – 14:45 Break
14:45 – 15:45 A Case for Cloud-based Infrastructure: BT and Class Editori Gain insight from BT’s experience and decisions on how to deliver cloud services and listen to how Class Editori evaluated different options to address impending business challenges it faced. Ana Lledo General Manager of Portfolio, Europe and LatAm, BT Global ServicesFranco Astori CIO, Class Editori
15:45 – 16:45 A Case for Cloud-based Collaboration: TI and BPER Learn how our partners are using Cisco Powered cloud collaboration to enable business agility—scaling up and scaling down operations as needed to adapt to changing business requirements. Francesco Pagliari Vice President, Marketing, Telecom ItaliaMarco Bertazzoni Deputy COO, BPER
16:45 – 17:00 Wrap-up A recap of the Cisco Powered Cloud sessions. Jeff Spagnola Vice President, Global Cloud Go-to-Market, Cisco
17:00 – 20:00 “Be Part of the Power” Networking Reception

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