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Smarter Computing debate series

What's next for IT?

Join us for the new Smarter Computing video debate series “What’s next for IT?” as we explore meaningful developments and reliance on cloud technologies, big data and analytics infrastructure. Customers and sellers will enjoy the lively fresh format of the discussion, and the practical, easy-to-consume and apply information that is shared. This fast paced hour promises to be filled with information rich material and market place testimonials that partners and clients can easy relate to. Seasonal sessions will focusses Smarter Computing initiatives including security, cloud technologies, big data and software defined environments.

These debates are moderated and led by expert IT influencers. They are broadcasted live using Spreecast, a socially integrated video platform.

Participants will be able to ask questions during the debate using a Twitter stream. View the debate schedule below, register for the next session, and listen to replays of earlier debates. You can also learn more about the debate series and upcoming topics on the Smarter Computing blog,.

Date Title Moderator Expert panel Join the debate Did you miss it?
March 11, 2014
11:00 AM EST
Are hybrid clouds the best of all possible worlds? Kevin Jackson, Founder of GovCloud Steve Strutt, CTO for Cloud Computing, IBM UK and Ireland, Laura Didio, Principal – ITIC, Michael Salsburg, Distinguished Engineer and Chief Architect, Unisys Register Here
Listen to previous held debates

All replays are now found at a common link:
April 30, 2013
IT experts discuss cloud infrastructure: “Does IT really matter in cloud infrastructure?” David Linthicum, InfoWorld and Blue Mountain Labs Larry Cavalho, Robust Cloud and GigaOM Frank De Gilio, IBM STG Chief Cloud Architect Frank Scavo, author of the Enterprise Systems Spectator
June 26, 2013
Big data and analytics: “Does big data and analytics infrastructure really matter?" David Linthicum, InfoWorld and Blue Mountain Labs Adrian Bowles- Founder and CEO, STORM Insights, Inc. John Easton- IBM, STG, Advanced Analytics Infrastructures Chief Technical Officer, Distinguished Engineer
September 17, 2013
1 pm EST
Does Infrastructure Really Matter When It Comes to Enterprise Security? Laura DiDio, ITIC Principal Stu Sjouwerman : CEO, KnowBe4
Jon Oltsik : Senior Principal Analyst, ESG
Jeb Linton : CTO for Security, IBM Systems and Technology Group

October 31, 2013
Infrastructure does matter when leveraging cloud and data analytics - the importance of building an Open infrastructure is critical. David Linthicum, enterprise technologist, InfoWorld and Blue Mountain Labs Judith Hurwitz- CEO of Hurwitz & Associates, published and renown analyst focused on emerging technologies.
Frank Scavo- President of Strativa, with over 30 years of experience with business improvement projects for IT enterprise companies.


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