Agenda - IDC Cloud Computing Conference 2014 | Konference | IDC Czech

08:30 – 09:00

Registration and Morning Starbucks Coffee

09:00 – 09:10

Conference Opening - Thematic Dance Show of „JAD Dance Company"

09:10 – 09:30

Private, public, hybrid, and micro-cloud models

Vladimir Kroa
Associate Vice President, IT Services, CEMA

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09:30 – 09:55

Securing the future of the Internet

Martin McKeay
Senior Security Advocate, Akamai Technologies s.r.o.

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09:55 – 10:20

Practical Examples of the Use of Public Cloud

Jiří Vojkovský
Managed Services Country Leader, IBM Czech Republic

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This presentation will examine some interesting real-life examples of cloud implementations for customers in the retail, finance, telecommunications, and government sectors.

10:20 – 10:40

Cloud versus Public Administration

Pavel Vidlička
Main Systems Architect of the NDL, National Library of the Czech Republic

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How do IT managers in public organizations view the cloud phenomenon? Are cloud solutions perceived as beneficial by public sector CIOs, or are they seen as unneccesary complications or hassles? This presentation will look at the pros and cons of public sector cloud computing from a technological perspective. It will also look at the operational and legislative concerns surrounding cloud in public administration.

10:40 – 11:10

Coffee Break and Networking

11:10 – 11:30

What Can bring cloud computing technology in the financial sector

Kurt Mees
ICT Program Manager, KBC Financial Products

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11:30 – 11:55

Modern Data Protection in Virtualized IT Infrastructure

Ondřej Krak
Territory Account Manager, Veeam Software

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This session will present a series of tips and tricks for performing backup and monitoring with VMware vSphere and Microsoft HyperV. It will also explain how solution scalability enables modern hypervisors to be equally effective for both big and small infrastructure.

11:55 – 12:15

Cloud Computing and Financial Institutions

Miloslav Rut
Supervision and Prudence Control Inspector, Czech National Bank

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Cloud computing from the perspective of financial market regulatory requirements. Potential advantages of the use of cloud services versus risks involved. Requirements for financial institutions and outsourcing providers regarding information systems and technology risk management.

12:15 – 12:40

How enterprises are using Amazon Web Services

Carlos Conde
Chief Technology Evangelist, Amazon Web Services

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Businesses of all sizes and industries are using Amazon’s global cloud technology. During this session, you will have the opportunity to learn how companies are using Amazon Web Services (AWS) to experiment, innovate and grow their businesses while replacing up-front capital infrastructure expenses with low variable costs. The session will show from a practical perspective how organizations such as Shell, Channel4, SAP, LOT Airlines adopted AWS for a variety of IT use-cases such as Disaster Recovery, Capacity Extension, High-Performance Computing, Mobile Applications, Development & Test, and many others.

12:40 – 13:30

Lunch and Networking

13:30 – 13:50

Akamai Web Security - DDoS Security Services

Tomasz Jarmul
Security Solution Consultant, Emerging Markets, Akamai Technologies s.r.o.

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13:50 – 14:10

Case Study – SoftLayer in the Czech Republic

Petr Leština
Cloud Specialist, Client IT Architect, IBM Czech Republic

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What is the best way for an organization to implement a cloud-based solution? This presentation will take a look at a proprietary public cloud platform designed for start-up customers that provides advanced tools for customer care on social networks.

14:10 – 14:35

OpenStack as the Enterprise Cloud: Benefits, Usage and Adoption

Will Foster
Sr. Systems Engineer, Redhat

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OpenStack is the fastest-growing open-source cloud computing project in the world, adopted and contributed to by the biggest names in IT and software. This presentation will detail how OpenStack is disrupting the private, hybrid, and public cloud landscape. It will explain what OpenStack is, how it is designed, and how it is being used in enterprises, as well as explore how IaaS is revolutionizing the IT landscape, enabling developers and IT solutions providers with cloud self-service, automation, and management of virtual resources. The session will also clarify how OpenStack fits into brownfield deployments and works with other major virtualization technologies, and, finally, it will explain how you can get started with OpenStack for free on your laptop via any of the free public OpenStack environments that are available.

14:35 – 15:00

Real-Life View of Cloud Services Security, Information Protection and Compliance

Dalibor Kačmář
Server & Tools Business Group Lead, Microsoft s.r.o.

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Security, information protection and compliance of cloud services with various standards, certificates and regulations has remained one of the most closely observed areas over the many years that cloud services have been around. Being one of the leading providers of cloud services, Microsoft is offering a highly secure and compliant solution. In this presentation, we will explain how Microsoft achieves such a high quality and what clients can expect from a global services provider.

15:00 – 15:20

How to Negotiate a Contract for Cloud Services? Legal and Practical Aspects

Tomas Schollaert
Partner, Pierstone

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This presentation will focus on the key points that contracting parties should not forget while negotiating contracts for the provision of cloud computing services. It will also offer advice on negotiation strategies and assess the ongoing development of the legal framework for cloud computing and its practical implications.

15:20 – 15:30

Raffle Draw, End of the Conference

The conference is moderated by Hanka Koutná.

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