|developerWorks editors||Topic: Conference|
Environment/software: All systems/Lotus products
Level/type: Overview/information roundup
The Lotusphere 2011 conference (January 30 through February 3, 2011 in Orlando, Florida, USA) is where you'll want to be if you're a cloud expert. A sampling of cloud-oriented sessions includes
Capitalizing on the Cloud with LotusLive
LotusLive VP Sean Poulley will show you how using IBM LotusLive as a platform to integrate SaaS-based collaboration from potential partners, adding more value to your business in the forms of apps and services.
Cool Cloud Cash Workshop
Robert Getchell promises to show you how to make money in the cloud with IBM software.
Raising Your Applications to the Cloud
Michael Masterson and Nathan Freeman demonstrate the Lotus-powered tools, assets, and infrastructure you need to convert and migrate your applications to the cloud.
Make the IBM LotusLive Notes "Hybrid" a Reality
David Bell and Phillipe Loher explain the LotusLive Notes "hybrid" configuration that allows you to extend your on-premises Notes and Domino environment into LotusLive cloud. Learn about the architecture, requirements, management choices, and best practices.
Taking Your Notes Apps and Infrastructure to the Cloud
Jennifer Meade and Nathan Freeman show you how to revitalize your existing Lotus Notes applications and get modern, stylized, Web 2.0 applications, then how you can take those applications into the cloud with GBS Live.
Cloud Chasing 101: Planning and preparing for your move to Cloud Collaboration
Marie Scott explains how to make the best decisions when planning for you cloud and cloud collaboration environments. Includes decisions on directories, authentication, migration, staffing, e-discovery, archiving, mobile support, and hybrid clouds, and a short checklist on setting up a pilot cloud program.
The Day in the Life of Collaborating in the Cloud
Chris Crummey and Kyle Farnand demo how to leverage the LotusLive Cloud to reinvent your collaborative relationships in the cloud.
The Elastic Portal: Farming in the Cloud
J. Paul Kelsey details and demonstrates the Portal Farm, a collection of independent portal server instances that act like a cluster and automatically grow and shrink in response to changes in usage levels.
To the Cloud or Not to the Cloud: That’s the Question
This Birds of a Feather session poses the title question and discusses options, worries, and benefits that arise from asking the question. It will cover proving the business case, managing the risk, the right mix of public and on-premise, and more.