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Evaluate Cloud Based vs Traditional IT Infrastructures - Antwerp, June 20

Seminar Cloud vs Traditional IT Infrastructures
Friday, June 20, 2014 - 12:00 to 16:30

The benefits of the cloud just simply can’t be overlooked. Early adopters have proven that cloud infrastructures can deliver impressive agility, flexibility and cost savings.

Attend Ferranti’s seminar in collaboration with Cisco, Dell and Microsoft to discover best practices for successfully adopting innovative solutions that break the shackles of traditional on-premise solutions.

During this half-day seminar we will help you find out the advantages of cloud computing and reveal how to realistically evaluate cloud as compared with traditional on-premises infrastructure. And last but not least, you're invited to join us for a tasting of some fine wines!

Some key topics that you will take away from the seminar include:

  • Traditional vs cloud networking
  • Integrate your Dell infrastructure with Microsoft Azure
  • Mobile device management with Windows Intune


Friday June 20th– 12h00 – 16h30


Portview Antwerp (Ahlers building)


Fill in the registration form HERE or send an e-mail to marketing [at] ferranti [dot] be (Greet Heylen)


12.00 Registration & Lunch
13.00 Trends in the IT Landscape
  Frederik Baert - Ferranti Computer Systems
13.30 Cloud Managed Networking

Do you want to know how you can quickly deploy a network solution without adding a lot of overhead? How you can deploy a fully managed BYOD wireless solution that is up and running in minutes and provides a great level of management control? Are you faced with remote branches or sites that do not have any skilled IT teams? If yes, Cisco Meraki is the right answer. Cisco Meraki’s solutions  are built from the ground up for cloud management. As a result, they come out of the box with centralized control, layer 7 device and application visibility, real time web-based diagnostics, monitoring, reporting, and much more.
Cisco Meraki networks deploy quickly and easily, without training or dedicated staff. Moreover, Cisco Meraki provides a rich feature set that provides complete control over devices, users, and applications, allowing for flexible access policies and rich security without added cost or complexity.
During this short session we’ll illustrate how Cisco Meraki’s cloud management provides the features, security, and scalability for networks of any size. The Cisco Meraki devices, which self-provision via the cloud, can be deployed in branches without IT. Firmware and security signature updates are delivered seamlessly, over the web. With the cloud, branches can automatically establish secure VPN tunnels between one another with a single click.
Want to learn more? Join the Cisco team on Friday June 20th at Ferranti.

  Philippe Lemmens - Cisco
14.00 Cloud in-a-box Appliance: Deploy a hybrid cloud in 2h
  Discover how joint innovation by Dell and 4ward can help you embrace Private and Hybrid Cloud computing models based on Microsoft’s Cloud OS strategy combined with Dell Cloud Foundation and the 4ward IP at the cost of a common virtualized architecture.
The session will provide an overview of current cloud blockers, how the Cloud in-a-box appliance is helping customers to overcome them and a Live Demo of the VRTX Cloud Appliance, a Hybrid Cloud appliance based on Dell VRTX converged infrastructure who allows you to start with the Cloud mix of your choice in literally not more than two hours. In addition, we will drill down into the value for Hosters
  Sergio De Chiara - Dell
14.30 How to tackle Enterprise Mobility Management across platforms?
  This session we will give you an overview of the People Centric IT vision of Microsoft. This vision goes further than the traditional PC & Server Management as we know it today and gives an answer to the challenges of BYOD and Consumerization of IT.
Discover what building blocks you can use from the Microsoft stack and how you combine them to give the unified experience to your users and IT.
Do you want to attend a discussion on all these technology blocks like the new Enterprise Mobility Suite, MFA, RMS, Windows Intune, SCCM2012, ... ?
Sit down and enjoy the EMM ride.
  Sofie De Bock - Microsoft
15.00 Wine tasting
16.30 END