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Technology Showcase – Mercedes-Benz World

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Brooklands Dr, Weybridge KT13 0SL

Wednesday 19th October 2016, 09:30-16:00 with lunch

APSU is pleased to unveil the location for its annual Technology Showcase as the prestigious Mercedes-Benz world, home to a spectacular collection of awe-inspiring exhibitions and displays of advanced automotive engineering.

The Technology Showcase is an excellent use of the day, providing attendees with a glimpse of emerging and consolidated technology solutions that drive infrastructure performance, strengthen organization resiliency, lower application response times, and showcase what’s new in the Cloud. Each attendee will be given an iPad with preset and free flow text input so they can contribute in real time to the presentation sessions.

It promises to be an unforgettable day with access to the venues fascinating exhibitions, together with a complimentary 1-hour driving experience in a high-powered Mercedes-AMG car around the famous Brooklands handling circuits.

Spaces are very limited, so please register as soon as possible to reserve your seat.

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Registration

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By Car

Mercedes-Benz World is easy accessible through Junction 10 of the M25. Follow the A3 towards London, taking the first exit, and turn left at the roundabout onto the a245 (signposted to Weybridge). Continue along the A425 for approximately 1.5 miles. At the second roundabout turn right onto Sopwith Drive. Continue straight over two roundabouts, you have arrived at Mercedes-Benz World.

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By Train

Mercedes-Benz World is located less than 1 mile from Weybridge station. Weybridge station is easily accessible on the London Waterloo to Portsmouth and Staines to Weybridge train lines.
Mercedes-Benz World

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Webinar: IBM Spectrum Control Storage Insights

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Webinar: IBM Spectrum Control Storage Insights

Introducing IBM Spectrum Control Storage Insights

IBM Spectrum Control Storage Insights is a cloud-based data and storage management service that enables you to take control of your storage by:

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  • Accurately Identifying and categorising storage assets
  • Monitoring capacity and performance in context - including application - and departmental views
  • Reclaiming unused storage
  • Optimising data placement based on historical usage patterns

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Learn how to setup an account, start monitoring your external storage and gain deep insight into performance, capacity growth and improvements in storage efficiency.

The webinar will also cover the latest enhancements in storage from V7000 to all Flash systems, all of which can be managed by IBM Storage Insights, a cloud based delivery model.

APSU is an IBM Premier Business who specialises in Storage both as a reseller offering consultative engagement and a MSP (Managed Service Provider) offering access to our storage experts for support.

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IBM i

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Speakers

Matt Fordham,Client Technical Architect, Consulting IT Specialist, IBM SystemsMatt Fordham
UK&I Software Defined Storage Leader, IBM
Matt is a 16-year IBM veteran in using IBM solutions to enable businesses to respond to changing trends and pressures. He is a sales lead and solution evangelist for the newly formed Spectrum Storage portfolio, helping clients understand how to unlock more from their data, remove hurdles and complexity and find ways to transform storage and reduce expense.

Webinar: Flash IBM i Performance (FLiP) Tool

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APSU Webinar

Webinar: IBM i performance assessment tool

As an answer to many performance, cost & efficiency challenges, IBM FlashSystems provide the relevant technologies for organisations looking to keep pace with the demands of a data-driven world.

To help you gauge the effectiveness of FlashSystems technologies for your IBM i workloads, APSU, in partnership with IBM, are pleased to introduce the FLiP (Flash IBM i Performance) tool. FLiP is an intuitive IBM i performance assessment tool run in a secure online environment that is designed to help you understand which IBM i job candidates would benefit most from FlashSystems technology.

Please join Fabian Michel, author of FLiP, as he walks you through best practices for using the tool during it's public release on 22nd June 2016. The webinar will close with an engaging pitch by IBM's Client Technical Specialist, Therese Eaton, about the real life cases where organisations have benefited from Flash Technology.

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  • Best practices for using the tool effectively
  • A live demo of the FLiP tool, with answers to frequently asked questions
  • What you need to know about IBM Flash technology
  • How IBM FlashSystems can be tailored to your needs

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Introductions
How to use the tool
Sample assessment results
Demo
FAQ
IBM FlashSystems on POWER
Use cases for Flash Technology
Q&A

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Fabian Michel,Client Technical Architect, Consulting IT Specialist, IBM SystemsFabian Michel
Client Technical Architect, Consulting IT Specialist, IBM Systems
Fabian Michel is an IBM Expert Level Certified Consulting IT Specialist. With more than 20 years of experience in Information Technology within several business units (post-sales and & pre-sales) working mainly on the Power Systems (System i, System p, iSeries and AS/400) and storage brands of the Server and Technology Group. He is also the developer of IBM’s Flash IBM i Performance Tool (FLiP) and will be bringing his deep knowledge of the application, it’s uses and best practices for using the tool effectively.

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Therese EatonTherese Eaton
IBM Client Technical Specialist
Therese is IBM UK’s technical lead of POWER IBM i family of products. IBM POWER Systems is the name of IBM's POWER Architecture-based server line. IBM i is a DB2 database with an operating system and middleware integrated with it .

Her expertise and influence as a subject matter expert is widely recognised. She is a frequent speaker at events and creator of a global reaching technical newsletter, sharing her enthusiasm for all things POWER IBM i. The emergence of Flash for IBM i workloads is of particular interest to Therese, where she provides guidance and technical support as clients move to this emerging technology.

HPE Infrastructure Solutions for Enterprise

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HPE Infrastructure Solutions for Enterprise

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The Capitol Building, Oldbury, Bracknell, Berkshire RG12 8FZ

Thursday 5th May 2016, 10:30-15:00 with lunch

The HPE Technology Showcase for Enterprise event will feature live demos of the latest server, storage and converged system solutions from HPE, and is the ideal venue to have your questions answered by industry experts. 

Event sessions will feature quick 20 minute workshops where delegates will have the opportunity to get up close with the latest HPE server and storage technology.

Lunch will be provided, and there will also be a prize draw at the end of the day where attendees will have the chance to win an iPad! Spaces are very limited, so please register as soon as possible to reserve your seat.
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Registration

To register your place at our event, please click the button below and complete the form.[br][br]
Register now

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3PAR Storage
Live demo of next generation 3PAR storage solutions
Gen 10
An exciting look at HPE Gen10 Infrastructure solutions
Win an iPad
All attendees will be entered into a prize draw to win an iPad.

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New Technology
An exciting look at applications for upcoming HPE offerings
Systems Management
In-depth look at Management Tools across different platforms
HPE Vertica
An Exciting look at HPE's Software-based analytics platform

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Information Sprawl
Storage Utilisation and Data Management Tools
Cloud Optimizer
Walkthrough of Infrastructure Virtualisation Management
Storage Utilities
In-depth look at Storage Optimizer, Data Protector and Navigator Tools

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Itinerary

Time Description
10:00 Registration
10:30 Introductions
10:50 Live Demo 1 - 3PAR Next Generation
11:30 Break
11:40 Workshop 1 - New Technology: Exciting look at applications for upcoming HPE offerings
12:00 Workshop 2 - Information Sprawl: Storage Utilisation and Data Management Tools
12:20 Workshop 3 - Storage Utilities: In-depth look at Storage Optimizer, Data Protector and Navigator
12:40 Lunch
13:20 Live Demo 2 - Gen 8 vs Gen 9 Overview
14:00 Workshop 4 - Systems Management: Tools across different platforms
14:20 Workshop 5 - HPE Vertica: An exciting look at HPE's Software based analytics platform
14:40 Workshop 6 - Walkthrough of Infrastructure Virtualisation Management
15:00 Event Close + Winner Presentation

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Leave the M4 at Junction 10. Take the A329M towards Bracknell. Drive past the 1st exit, and as you approach the first roundabout bear left following signs to Bracknell A329M. At the next roundabout take the 2nd turning on the left onto Doncastle Road. At the first roundabout take the 1st turning onto Oldbury. Continue down the road to the next roundabout, the Capitol Building is on the left. There is a security barrier in operation, press the Reception button and request access.

For further enquiries, please contact: email@apsu.com

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Resiliency Today – Continuous Business Operations in an Always-On World

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Resiliency Today - Continuous Business Operations in an Always-On World

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Birmingham Road, Warwick, Warwickshire,CV34 5JL

Thursday 25th February 2016, 12:00-14:00 with lunch

Join APSU and IBM for an engaging forum which brings together keynote speakers to discuss the future of Business Resiliency in an always-on world. With the continued and accelerating move to cloud computing, this is a fantastic opportunity to gain valuable strategic insight to help you maintain continuous business operations and strengthen overall resiliency.

APSU’s Commercial Director, Paul Bromelow, will compere engaging discussions around the role of Disaster Recovery within today’s Enterprise. There will also be an intriguing pitch from IBM Associate Partner, Robin Gaddum, who will provide attendees with a unique look at the future of Business Resiliency.

Delegates are invited to share their views through open-ended discussions and have their questions answered by Industry experts.
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Registration

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Itinerary

12.00: Welcome and Introductions

12.10: The Future of Resiliency - Robin Gaddum, Associate Partner, IBM Resiliency Services

12.40: Disaster Recovery - The Inside Story - APSU Client Guest Speaker

13.00: Disaster Recovery as a Service - Paul Bromelow

13.30: Round table/Q&A (with Lunch) - please ask questions and share your thoughts and experiences

14.00: Close
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By Car

Road access to IBM Warwick is exceptionally easy, situated along the Warwick by-pass just off the M40.[br]

Postcode: CV34 5JL

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