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Join IT Heroes at IBM Edge 2016

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The role of IT is evolving and companies are looking at IT infrastructure for cognitive workloads to build better business and outthink the competition. Whether you’re a technology leader, builder or innovator, there is no better way to learn about the latest tools and systems supporting cognitive business, innovation and cloud platforms, than to attend the premier IT infrastructure conference.

Edge 2016 will take place at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada from 19-22 September. This premier global conference provides the ideal venue for IT leaders who will design, build and deliver infrastructure for the cognitive era. In the cognitive era, IT leaders are the architects of the future, architects of ideas, architects of ‘we can do anything’.

What to expect from Edge 2016
Is it too cliché to say FUN?! Over the four stimulating days in the entertainment capital of the world, you will experience how IBM solutions can help you design for cognitive business and take action at the speed of thought. You’ll learn how to build with collaborative innovation to accelerate technology breakthroughs and deliver through a cloud platform to extend the value of systems and data. Edge helps you outthink the status quo to become an architect of the future. Not everything that happens in Vegas should stay in Vegas.

With more than 750 sessions covering everything from becoming a cognitive business to deep dives into open innovation, you’ll quickly realize the value of your investment. If you’re looking to connect and collaborate with other IT professionals, the Solution Center EXPO will give you the opportunity to share your expertise with nearly 6,000 attendees.

Go beyond infrastructure. Create IT infrastructure for cognitive workloads
We believe that while your IT infrastructure works, it can do more. Your servers and storage are no longer inanimate. They can understand, reason and learn. Today, they can think. That allows you to capitalize on business opportunities while averting IT issues. This means thinking differently about how you design, build and deliver infrastructure for architecting your business.

Numerous IBM Systems sessions at Edge will help you assess your IT infrastructure to ensure you can design for cognitive business, build with collaborative innovation and deliver through a cloud platform. Sessions will feature the following topics:

  • Enabling Cognitive IT with Storage and Software Defined Solutions
    Explore the range of cognitive and analytics solutions, protecting your data and important cloud solutions. Hear industry solutions, implementation stories and case studies on increased application performance with Flash, converged infrastructure and much more.
  • Architecting the Future of Cognitive Business
    Experience unlocking value through IoT and cloud, optimize systems design, act at the speed of thought and become a great IT leader.
  • Accelerate Cloud Innovation with Power Systems
    IT leaders will share how to enhance big data and in-memory analytics, accelerate cognitive computing, optimize open source innovation and run seamlessly and securely.
  • Make the Move to a Cloud Platform with z Systems
    Engage with clients that use IBM z Systems solutions to master hybrid cloud infrastructure, utilize security intelligence for the mainframe and gain superior business insights with real-time analytics.
  • Enterprise Open Innovation
    Understand how you can become an IT hero and conquer the cloud with enterprise open innovation. Industry topics include blockchain, revolutionizing your data center with OpenPOWER and improving performance data analytics for your business.

Ride the Train live

As if Edge could be any more exciting, you’re getting the chance to ‘act like summer and walk like rain’ when the GRAMMY-winning band, Train, performs live! This pop-rock band has produced global hits that include “Drops of Jupiter”, “Hey Soul Sister”, and many others. With 13 Top Ten radio hits, you don’t want to miss this sing-along ride.

musical guest Train at Edge 2016

Register now

Take hold of this chance to join IT leaders that design, build and deliver infrastructure for the cognitive era. Outthink status quo.

If you’re excited to join us at IBM Edge 2016, don’t delay and register today!

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