IBM is helping business leaders transform their IT infrastructure by using a Smarter Computing approach, a dynamic approach that leverages cloud and software defined environments to speed time to market and improve efficiency, unlocks the power of big data to deliver more actionable insight while securing critical information to protect and reduce risk.
For Smarter Computing, the overall infrastructure matters, where business processes are integrated end-to-end across the company, with key partners, suppliers & customers and respond with flexibility and speed to any customer demand, market opportunity or external threats. Thanks to Open Computing, enterprise is free to choose infrastructure as it sees fit with corresponding flexibility and cost variability.
How? Does Open Computing really help companies better integrate applications and systems across data centers?
Join us live to know why and how Open Computing’ role is central to the further evolution of business on our most exciting debate: "What's Next For IT?" on Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at 1 PM EDT. The forth Smarter Computing debate series will feature top experts to examine the pros and cons of open computing including the business benefits & reduced cost factor that comes from open computing and how open standards ensure integration of applications and systems when it comes to cloud, big data and software defined environments. The panel moderated by David Linthicum, a well-known enterprise technology expert with InfoWorld and Blue Mountain Labs, includes three other distinguished industry leaders:
Adam Jollans: Program Director of Cross-IBM Linux and Open Virtualization Strategy, IBM Systems & Technology Group
Judith S. Hurwitz: President and CEO of Hurwitz & Associates, LLC
Frank Scavo: President of Computer Economics and President of Strativa
Don’t miss this opportunity to hear from leading experts debate what they like about Open Computing, and what they don’t. You will be able to join the discussion and ask questions during the debate, directly on the Smarter Computing blog by using the Twitter stream. Please follow the Twitter hashtag #SCDebate to keep track of conversation around the discussion. Click to register now for the most awaited What’s Next for IT” Debate Series or visit: http://ibm.co/DebateOpen
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