Agenda

Agenda at a glance

12:00pm – 9:00pm Registration
2:30pm – 4:30pm Women in Cloud
4:00pm – 6:00pm Cloud Showcase
6:00pm – 9:00pm Welcome Reception
7:00am – 7:00pm Partner Registration
7:00am – 8:00am Breakfast
8:00am – 12:00pm General Session
12:00pm – 1:00pm Lunch
1:00pm – 5:00pm **Breakouts
1:00pm – 7:00pm Cloud Showcase
5:00pm – 7:00pm Cloud Showcase Tech Crawl Reception
8:00am – 8:00pm Partner Registration
8:00am – 9:00am Breakfast
9:00am – 12:00pm General Session
12:00pm – 1:00pm Lunch
1:00pm – 5:00pm Breakout Sessions
6:00pm – 9:00pm Petco Park Final Night Party

Infinite insight,
endless fun

It wouldn’t be Cloud Summit X without some exciting activities to look forward to:

  • Tech Crawl at Cloud Showcase
  • Exclusive Dinners & Happy Hours
  • Welcome Reception
  • Final Night Party at Petco Park

Carl Eschenbach

Partner Sequoia Capital

As a partner, Carl focuses on infrastructure technologies, cloud and SaaS, and provides operating expertise to Sequoia’s portfolio companies. Previously, he was president and COO of VMware, where he helped grow the company from $31M in his first full year to $7B in revenue. Prior to that, Carl was vice president of North America Sales at Inktomi and also held sales leadership positions at 3Com, EMC and Lucent Technologies. He currently sits on the boards of Zoom, Cohesity, Snowflake, UiPath, Palo Alto Networks and Workday.

Alex Honnold

Rock Climber & Star of the Oscar-winning documentary, Free Solo

Alex achieved his lifelong dream when he scaled the 3,200-foot El Capitan in Yosemite National Park—without a rope. His amazing, free-solo feat was captured in the award-winning documentary film, Free Solo. Alex has been profiled by 60 Minutes and The New York Times, and was featured on the cover of National Geographic. He founded an environmental non-profit called the Honnold Foundation, maintains a simple existence living out of his van, and travels the world in search of the next great vertical adventure.

Nimesh Davé

Executive Vice President, Global Cloud
Ingram Micro

As a member of the executive team, Nimesh is responsible for the overall strategic direction, sales growth and business development of Ingram Micro’s global cloud business. He oversees the design and implementation of harmonized global business practices throughout the organization and he architects world-class solutions to meet diverse customer needs. Prior to that, he was a senior executive at Tech Data Europe.

Renée Bergeron

Senior Vice President, Global Cloud
Ingram Micro

Renée leads Ingram Micro’s global cloud go-to-market organization and is responsible for the division’s organizational management, as well as its strategic direction, sales growth, marketing and business development activities. With more than 25 years of business unit leadership experience, she’s a driving force behind identifying and cultivating new opportunities in cloud computing for the company.

David Wippich

Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice President
Ingram Micro

David is responsible for all technology development, IT and datacenter operations, vendor recruiting and onboarding, product management and product marketing. He’s a hands-on technology and market development leader with nearly 30 years of experience at international companies. Prior to joining Ingram Micro, he served as CEO and CTO of Ensim Corporation, which was acquired by Ingram Micro in 2016.

Dorothy Copeland

Vice President

IBM Global Business Partners

Dorothy leads the North America channel and is known for her experience and skill in growing a cloud-native channel. Prior to that, she spearheaded the development of Amazon Web Services’ global channel program. Dorothy created and launched the AWS reseller program, which saw a 110% growth in revenue, and was a driving force in helping AWS’s channel ranks skyrocket to tens of thousands of global consulting partners.

Sophie Deleval

President
Ingram Micro France

Sophie leads Ingram Micro France in delivering significant overall growth in the past years. She’s largely responsible for the company’s positive transformation that resulted from placing a greater emphasis on operational excellence.

Gavriella Schuster

Corporate Vice President, One Commercial Partner Group
Microsoft

Gavriella leads global recruitment, enablement and engagement of Microsoft’s fast-growing partner ecosystem. This global portfolio of channel partners has influenced over $1 trillion in ecosystem revenues at Microsoft. As a C-Level executive and thought-leader with over 20 years of leadership in digital and cloud transformation roles, she focuses on driving digital transformation for partners and customers.

Scott Bailey

Chief Growth Officer
MassChallenge

Scott has been a key member of the MassChallenge team since 2010. As the chief growth officer, he oversees new program development, geographic expansion and all MassChallenge activity in North America. Previously, he served as senior director of partnerships and helped secure over $14M in commitments. He’s a strong advocate for entrepreneurial ecosystems and designs programs and activities with an “entrepreneur-first” mentality.

Jon Petz

Emcee

Jon is the founder of Bore No More, an idea lab for increasing personal and employee engagement. He’s authored several books and was named one of the “Top 40 business professionals under the age of 40” by American Business Journals. For over 15 years, Jon has delivered funny, fast-paced presentations that draw on his experience as a corporate executive, social experimenter, professional comedy magician, author, thought leader and engagement expert.

Carla Harris

Vice Chairman,
Global Wealth Management and Senior Client Advisor Morgan Stanley

Carla is responsible for the structuring, marketing, and execution of public and private equity financings at Morgan Stanley. Fortune magazine named her among the 50 Most Powerful Black Executives in Corporate America, while Black Enterprise named her as one of the Top 50 African Americans on Wall Street. She is also an accomplished author of Expect to Win, a successful gospel recording artist and a popular motivational speaker.

Cindy Kennedy

President, Western Region
Converge Technology Partners

Cindy oversees the integration and sales enablement efforts across Converge’s sister organizations: Corus360, Blue Chip Tek and Key Information Systems. Previously, she founded the Denver office of Corus360, growing it to 25-people strong over a 5-year period. In 2017, Cindy was recognized as the Denver-Woman of the Year by Boulder County.

Gina Mastantuono

Chief Financial Officer
Ingram Micro Inc.

Gina leads Ingram Micro’s global finance organization, where she’s responsible for financial planning and analysis, financial operations, controllership, internal audit, tax, treasury and risk management, investor relations and global business processes. With more than 20 years of finance experience, Gina was named one of the Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Technology by the National Diversity Council.

Robin Matlock

Senior Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer
VMware

As a key member of VMWare’s executive leadership team, Robin is responsible for leading all aspects of the global marketing organization, including corporate marketing, partner, segment and field marketing. Drawing on her 25+ years of marketing experience in the enterprise software and services sector, Matlock plays a key role in positioning VMWare as a market leader in mobile cloud.

Steve Robinson

General Manager Red Hat Synergy,
IBM Hybrid Cloud

Steve leverages the full power of Red Hat Synergy and IBM Hybrid Cloud to provide leadership and guidance as both companies come together during the current process of acquisition. Prior to this, Steve served as the general manager for IBM Cloud Labs in IBM Hybrid Cloud, where his mission was to ensure the success of their clients’ cloud journey with IBM Cloud technologies.

Siobhan Dullea

Chief Executive Officer
MassChallenge

Siobhan oversees global operations at MassChallenge while supporting the organization’s future expansion. Prior to that, she served as chief growth officer at the Grommet, where she was responsible for the wholesale business and programs that supported entrepreneur growth. Before that, she was a founding member of C Space, where she managed the global rebrand and drove revenue to $100 million.

Ben Xiang

Global Head of IoT
Ingram Micro

Ben is responsible for the overall strategy, solution development and execution of IoT across Ingram Micro. He’s in charge of strategic initiatives with Ingram Micro’s parent company, HNA Group, and he works with country leaders on local execution and go-to-market. Prior to this, Ben served as director of special projects for the office of the CEO, where he advised on key strategic initiatives and was involved in numerous key M&A transactions.

Anuj Kapur

Chief Strategy Officer
Cisco

Anuj drives Cisco’s overall strategic direction and is responsible for Cisco’s Strategic Alliances, focusing on co-developments with partners around key markets. He also sits on the review board for Cisco Investments and helps guide the company’s efforts with startups and the global venture community.

Sandy Carter

Vice President
Amazon Web Services

Sandy leads the Web Services business unit within Amazon.com, and is one of the leading pioneers in the digital business revolution. Forbes named her one of their 2016 Digital Influencers, and she’s generally recognized as one of the most powerful and influential women in technology. She’s also an international speaker and the author of three best-selling books.

Peter Levine

General Partner
Andreessen Horowitz

Peter is an engineering executive and general partner at the venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz, where he focuses on enterprise investing. Prior to that, he served as senior vice president and general manager of the Data Center and Cloud Division at Citrix, where he was responsible for revenue, product management, business development and strategic direction.

Sean Alexander

Principal Director of Engineering
Microsoft AI

Sean is an executive leader in AI, platform engineering and business management. He began his career when he was recruited into Microsoft’s Developer Division straight out of undergrad. Prior to his current role, he earned a Technical Emmy Award for helping make Windows XP and Windows Media platforms the #1 most used music and entertainment platform. He also served as the senior director for Xbox and was responsible for delivering over 10x revenue growth in under five years through a mix of business strategy, product design, and engineering of entertainment experiences.

Shelly Bodine

Chief of Staff, SoftwareONE

As the Chief of Staff for SoftwareONE’s North American organization, Shelly has an ever changing role.  Currently this includes leading sales markets, driving sales enablement initiatives, managing special projects and overseeing key publisher relationships.  In addition, as a champion of diversity initiatives, Shelly serves as an executive member of SoftwareONE’s “Women in Technology” Board that she helped launch two years ago with a great group of women from across their organization.

Shelly is an IT industry veteran with over 25 years of business experience within both the distribution and reseller space.  A versatile leader, she has held executive level positions in procurement, marketing, sales, product management, operations and M&A.  Before joining SoftwareONE, Shelly worked for a number of F500 companies including Avnet, Insight and Microage/Pinacor and has lead teams of over 400 employees.

Shelly holds three Bachelor’s degrees from Minnesota State, Mankato, and is the proud mother of 3 children.

The Opportunities and Challenges of IoT

IoT is big, and it is getting bigger. Some verticals already find it critical, while others have yet to fully adopt it. One challenge for IoT remains: security.

Learn more about the security concerns, what steps are being taken to address those challenges and the market opportunities of IoT.

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IoE: The Next Generation of IoT

The development and deployment of IoE solutions and services are growing. Find out how IoE is different (and similar) to IoT, and learn about the value of IoE, trends you need to know, who the key players are, which markets are more quickly embracing it and how it all will affect your business.

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How Hybrid Cloud Solutions Are Powering Businesses

Hybrid cloud solutions are expected to play a key role in digital transformation in 2019. Learn about the benefits of the various hybrid combinations (e.g., private and public, cloud and on-premises), Iaas and hyperscale options, the importance of bandwidth, and how partners can succeed in a hybrid environment.

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Addressing Today’s Privacy Concerns

Privacy is among today’s top digital concerns, as cyberattacks and data breaches regularly make news. Find out how regulatory privacy such as GDPR has helped or hurt cloud security, how data breaches are being tackled by new technology and laws, and how you can turn these issues into opportunity for your business.

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Applying AI and ML to Operations

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) can help businesses improve operational efficiency, from automation to chatbots. Learn about the innovative uses of intelligent systems, how some industries are benefitting from them, and the concerns of transparency and trustworthiness.

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Leveraging BI and Data Analytics to Power Strategic Decisions

Business intelligence and data are key factors in good decision making. But research shows that most data isn’t being used effectively. Find out how organizations can more effectively mine data and use the insights to develop and improve strategies.

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Using Robots and Drones to Improve Operations

Many of today’s SMBs are using drones and robots to gather intelligence and enhance operational efficiency, and the market for them is growing with the adoption of cloud. Learn how these machines can be quickly deployed for commercial use and hear about the opportunities they offer for both end users and providers.

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The Misunderstood Potential of Blockchain

Blockchain isn’t well understood and not completely proven—yet. Cryptocurrency is forecast to grow, but blockchain is more than cryptocurrency. Learn about blockchain’s other applications, blockchain-inspired solutions and why it’s important to start thinking about blockchain now.

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Securing Security Sales

Security is more important than ever, and it may be the one thing that holds organizations back from moving to the cloud. Find out how cybersecurity technology is advancing, and learn how to generate security sales leads and convert them into successfully closed deals.

  • Category: eXtending your portfolio with latest cloud products

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Safeguarding Your Business with the Most Secure Backup

Every business needs protection against online threats, but different workloads require different backup and disaster recovery solutions. Find out what you should look for to ensure you and your customers have the most secure backup and disaster recovery solutions to protect the business.

  • Category: eXecuting effective cross-sell with latest cloud products

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Introduction to CloudBlue

CloudBlue is a leading commerce engine with a developed hyperscale digital platform, access to an infinite ecosystem and proven go-to-market services. Learn how this platform helps partners adapt, compete and grow by enabling speed to market and revenue for digital services.

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Getting the Most Out of CloudBlue

Already familiar with CloudBlue? Get a closer look at the features and services of CloudBlue, such as cloud service brokerage in the marketplace, prebuilt marketing content, subscription management, customizable reports, automated tools, user lifecycle management and much more.

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Increasing Cloud Sales with Syndication

Syndication is an exclusive program that enables service providers and ISVs to simplify and speed up deployment of services, expand and diversify service offerings, and lower operational costs. Find out how this premium program makes it easier to sell cloud services on the largest marketplace.

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Getting the Support You Need to Succeed on CloudBlue

CloudBlue’s managed services offer proven go-to-market services dedicated to giving service providers an edge over competitors. Learn about the tools and support offerings available to maximize sales, provide premium customer support, and navigate the CloudBlue platform to grow your cloud business.

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Developing a Successful IaaS Practice for MSPs

By 2020, global IaaS revenue will exceed $72 billion, Gartner predicts. MSPs who want a piece of that revenue need to build a profitable IaaS practice. Learn how to develop a successful IaaS practice by automating processes, complementing existing offerings with the cloud and more.

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Build New Solutions in the CloudBlue Ecosystem

CloudBlue Connect gives service providers access to the ever-growing CloudBlue platform to discover complementary products to package together. Find out how to expand market offerings while saving time and money with the easy onboarding of new solutions and deployment of connectors.

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Designing Your XaaS Go-to-Market Strategy

Delivering anything as a service (XaaS) is critical to any partner looking to stay competitive in the digital economy. CloudBlue can help you build, implement and launch a successful XaaS go-to-market strategy with more accuracy and speed. Find out how you can create and launch your own XaaS GTM strategy.

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How CloudBlue Can Boost Your ROI

Take a close look at the potential financial impact that the CloudBlue commerce platform can have on your organization. A Forrester Consulting study reveals the quantifiable benefits, costs and risks of investing in CloudBlue by examining and analyzing several case studies.

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Navigating the Cloud Marketplace

Cloud Marketplace is the leading digital marketplace where you can buy, sell and provision cloud services. It’s constantly growing and advancing to meet your evolving needs. Learn about the Cloud Marketplace’s newest features and functionalities designed to better support you on your cloud journey.

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A Better Cloud Marketplace User Experience

The Cloud Marketplace’s new control panel features an updated look with an integrated interface, giving you more capabilities and more control. Get an in-depth look at the new features that allow you to buy services, streamline account management, run billing reports, and more.

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Broaden the Market Reach of Your Cloud Solutions

Ingram Micro Connect enables marketplace vendors to speed up time to market and grow new channels. Find out how you can quickly develop and test cloud solutions as well as integrate them into Cloud Marketplace for distribution, reducing overall costs and maximizing market reach.

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Integrating Your Back-Office Systems with the Cloud Marketplace

With Marketplace API, resellers can improve customer management and simplify the customer experience by integrating their own storefront, CRM and billing systems into the Ingram Micro Cloud Marketplace. Get a look at all the features of Marketplace API and how they can improve your business operations.

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Streamline Adoption of Cloud with Ingram Micro Cloud Orchestrator

Learn how Ingram Micro Cloud Orchestrator (IMCO), a multi-cloud orchestration platform, enables partners to quickly, easily, and securely deploy and manage workloads in a hybrid and multi-cloud environment.

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Establish a Successful and Sustainable IaaS Business

Infrastructure as a service (IaaS) is the largest untapped opportunity for channel resellers. Learn what’s required for building a successful IaaS practice, such as identifying solutions and platforms, structuring talent, choosing value-added tools and resources, creating a services strategy, and more.

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Transform Your IaaS Practice with Lifecycle Services

Ingram Micro Cloud’s IaaS Lifecycle Services empower resellers to sell more Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services, capture new business, and identify services and migration opportunities. Explore the migration and managed services that can help resellers close faster and provide a better experience to customers.

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Sales and Marketing Hub: Your One-Stop Shop for Enablement and Marketing Tools

Ingram Micro’s new Sales and Marketing Hub is your destination to better connect with other partners in the ecosystem to increase the adoption of cloud services. Vendors can provide resellers with enablement and campaign assets, so resellers can easily discover and learn about products and access self-service marketing tools.

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Launching and Building Your Cloud Business

The Build stage is the first stop in establishing your cloud business. It’s where partners offering up to three cloud solutions begin. If you’re just getting started in selling cloud services, learn more about building your business and the opportunities and stages ahead.

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Best Practices for the Breadth Stage

A majority of partners remain in the Build stage. Don’t get stuck there and learn what it takes to move your cloud business forward to the Breadth stage. Find out more about incorporating SaaS offerings, cross-selling, automated provisioning and digital marketing.

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Growing Your Business to the Depth Stage

You’ve mastered the Breadth stage and now you’re ready for the next level. But it’s not about just selling more cloud services; it’s also about what you sell and how you sell it. Learn how to reach the Depth stage by becoming an end-to-end reseller and moving into the greatest untapped revenue potential: IaaS.

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Crossing the Chasm to the Scale Stage

Only 1% of partners have reached the Scale stage, yet they see 40% more pipeline than all the others. Learn about moving to this final stage by implementing self-service options for customers and outsourcing your catalog to the Ingram Micro Cloud Marketplace resulting in longevity and success.

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Building a Hybrid Portfolio

More successful partners have incorporated a hybrid portfolio offering, that is, they’re selling their own cloud services as well as services through the Ingram Micro partnership. Learn about the benefits of having hybrid offerings as well as how to build a strong portfolio for a successful cloud practice.

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The Importance of Cross-Selling and the Tools to Help You Master It

Cross-selling is a proven way to boost profitability. Explore the benefits and best practices of it and learn about our new Cross-sell Calculator and how it can help you become a master cross-seller. Learn about some case studies of successful partners who have grown their stack using cross-selling.

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Growing Client Revenue 40%

Learn a step-by-step strategic process to methodically market to, present and close business with your existing clients as well as keep your pipeline full quarter after quarter. Acquire effective techniques you can leverage to boost existing client sales by 40% or more.

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Revealing Today’s Hidden IT Buyer

Purchasing technology resources has historically been the responsibility of the CIO or IT department. But the proliferation of SaaS services has created a new tech buyer: line of business influencers and departmental executives. Learn who these buyers are, their buying habits and how they can be a key growth opportunity.

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12 Steps to High-Performance IT Marketing

Learn how to build and maintain a successful marketing engine. By establishing a good foundation and leveraging 12 easy steps, you can maximize your marketing efforts and achieving your goals.

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Delivering Your Marketing Message on Your Customer’s Terms

Inbound marketing is THE way successful IT service providers are building relationships with clients. Explore marketing automation features important to service providers and learn how inbound marketing, lead nurturing and marketing automation is working for successful IT service providers.

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Balancing Your Business Operations to Increase Efficiency and Reduce Stress

Do you keep falling short of your revenue goal? Are you overwhelmed in daily activities? Do you have to speak to too many people to get something done? If the answer is yes, then you need to balance your business. Learn how to create KPIs in each part of your business to identify where your problems are so you can solve them.

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Five Keys to Differentiating Yourself from Your Competition

You're different from your competitors, but your prospects don’t know it. Why? Because you’re not positioning yourself the right way. Learn how to market yourself in a way that cannot be copied by your competitors and unlock more leads, more sales, higher margins, and better staff for your organization.

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Four Steps to Proving Your Value with Data

Your customers are busy, and they have partnered with you to ease their workload. Why are you making it difficult for them to understand your value? Learn how to use data analytics to prove your value and improve customer retention with a few simple steps.

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When to Hire Technicians, Engineers, Sales Professionals and Sales Engineers

Recruiting talent is key to business growth and competitive advantage, but how do you know who to hire next, and when? The solution lies in tying hiring decisions to objective planning metrics. Learn how to hire more confidently, manage operations and take control to increase business profitability.

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Meeting Strict Compliance and Governance Requirements with AWS

AWS can be the right choice for platforms requiring strict governance and compliance regulations. Learn how AWS CloudWatch, AWS Config and other services provide detailed management and reporting to help you meet consistent governance and compliance requirements.

  • Category: eXpert-led hands-on enablement and training

Building a Scalable Next-Gen Datacenter with AWS

AWS can provision large-scale compute services on demand. Test out how its EC2, Autoscale and Reserved Instances services work together to make web-scale cloud computing easier for developers, optimizing performance and capacity while keeping costs down.

  • Category: eXpert-led hands-on enablement and training

Securely Extending Your Corporate Datacenter to the Cloud

Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) allows you to provision a logically isolated section of the AWS Cloud where you can launch AWS resources in a virtual network that you define. Get a hands-on look at how to build a VPC on AWS so you can enjoy public cloud capabilities in a secure, closed environment.

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How to Integrate Your Cloud Solutions into the Cloud Marketplace

Vendors can get hands-on training for Ingram Micro Connect to learn how to quickly integrate cloud offerings into the Cloud Marketplace. Vendors also will get a chance to step into the sandbox to see how you can develop and test cloud solutions.

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Serverless Computing with Microsoft Azure

Microsoft Azure’s Functions let you build apps faster with an event-driven, serverless architecture. See how a Function is invoked by a trigger and executes a block of code or business logic to react to the event without the need to run a server or manually configure those reactions.

  • Category: eXpert-led hands-on enablement and training

Building Chatbots with Microsoft Azure

Build, test, deploy and manage intelligent chatbots on Microsoft Azure’s Bot Service for a more personal customer service experience. The bots can answer basic customer questions or meet more complex customer demands to interact more like a human or at least a really smart robot.

  • Category: eXpert-led hands-on enablement and training

Updating From SQL Server 2008 to Microsoft Azure

Microsoft’s SQL Server 2008 will reach end of support this July. Get a demonstration on how to migrate from this legacy application to Azure. Avoid business disruptions, security risks, and compliance issues by preparing to update your systems now.

  • Category: eXpert-led hands-on enablement and training

Creating Packages on CloudBlue With CloudBlue Connect

Service providers can get a demonstration of CloudBlue Connect to learn how to find and package complementary cloud products and see how its tools will help you improve and better manage your catalog of products.

  • Category: eXpert-led hands-on enablement and training

Serverless Computing with Microsoft Azure

Microsoft Azure’s Functions let you build apps faster with an event-driven, serverless architecture. See how a Function is invoked by a trigger and executes a block of code or business logic to react to the event without the need to run a server or manually configure those reactions.

  • Category: eXpert-led, hands-on IaaS open labs

Building Chatbots with Microsoft Azure

Build, test, deploy and manage intelligent chatbots on Microsoft Azure’s Bot Service for a more personal customer service experience. The bots can answer basic customer questions or meet more complex customer demands to interact more like a human or at least a really smart robot.

  • Category: eXpert-led, hands-on IaaS open labs

Updating From SQL Server 2008 to Microsoft Azure

Microsoft’s SQL Server 2008 will reach end of support this July. Get a demonstration on how to migrate from this legacy application to Azure. Avoid business disruptions, security risks, and compliance issues by preparing to update your systems now.

  • Category: eXpert-led, hands-on IaaS open labs

Creating Packages on CloudBlue With CloudBlue Connect

Service providers can get a demonstration of CloudBlue Connect to learn how to find and package complementary cloud products and see how its tools will help you improve and better manage your catalog of products.

  • Category: eXpert-led, hands-on IaaS open labs