IT Infrastructure at
think 2019

12 – 15 February
San Francisco, CA
Moscone Center

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This year’s Think will be more exciting than ever, with inspiring presentations, superb networking opportunities, world-class entertainment and the hands-on technology sessions that you asked for. Learn more and see personalized session recommendations based on your role.

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Systems administrators, database admins, and other IT professionals.


Top reasons to join us

  • Power up with the latest server and storage solutions and strategies.
  • Link up with IT pros from 1,000+ global companies across 20+ industries.

 

  • Learn how to implement solutions, such as the FlashSystem A9000R using IBM Hyper-Scale Manager.
  • Prove your skills with 250+ certifications on IBM products (1st one is free).

Recommended sessions

Be a Hero: AI, Big Data and Analytics Require a New Strategy for Your Storage

IBM Power Systems in the Public Cloud

Don’t Get Locked Out of Your Virtual Machines

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Top reasons to join us

  • Learn from hundreds of security-focused sessions.
  • Get hands-on with product labs such as Spectrum Protect Plus, where you will immerse yourself in a virtual environment to learn about SPP, set up an SLA, and perform data backup and recovery operations.

 

  • Network with hundreds of security professionals from thousands of global companies.

Recommended sessions

Avoiding Data Breaches Using Pervasive Encryption and Endpoint Authentication on IBM Z

Industry Perspectives: Securing Mission-Critical Workloads on IBM LinuxONE

Delivered with Security: POWER9 Protects IT Infrastructure at All Levels

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Top reasons to join us

  • Meet thousands of IT professionals from companies around the world.
  • Prove your skills with 250+ discounted certifications on IBM products (1st one is free).

 

  • Choose from hundreds of educational sessions on new and emerging technologies such as machine learning, enterprise blockchains, multicloud architectures, and quantum computing.

Recommended sessions

Bringing Power Systems to IBM Cloud for AI Deep Learning: PowerAI in IBM Cloud

Power Systems Subscription Model for MSPs/CSPs

NVMe: Worth the Hype?

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Top reasons to join us

  • Get your machine learning on with more than 20 sessions about AI.
  • Discover IBM’s new server, storage, and software solutions for machine learning.

 

  • Hear from top brands on how they transformed their organization using data.
  • Meet data scientists, analysts, and other IT pros from thousands of companies.

Recommended sessions

NASA Frontier Development Lab: Using AI on Power Systems to Predict GPS Disruptions and Protect Satellites

Bringing Power Systems to IBM Cloud for AI Deep Learning: PowerAI in IBM Cloud

The Key to Unlocking Value from Data with Machine Learning for z/OS

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Top reasons to join us

  • Share best practices with IT executives from around the world, across 20+ industries.
  • Learn to apply transformational technologies such as AI and enterprise blockchain.

 

  • Hear from industry leaders on the future of IT, from supercomputing to quantum computing.

Recommended sessions

Get Quantum Ready: How to Prepare for Quantum Computing Becoming Mainstream

Case Study: Blockchain as a Service

An Evolutionary Blueprint to Guide your SAP HANA Transformation

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Top reasons to join us

  • Explore IBM’s newest app development and integration tools.
  • Get your data dirty with hands-on development challenges.

 

  • Meet developers, architects, and UX pros from thousands of companies.
  • Prove your skills with 250+ certifications on IBM products (1st one is free).

Recommended sessions

IBM Storage, Cloud, Containers, and VMware Integration for Simplified Storage Orchestration

Open Source on IBM i: Who Knew It Was So Easy?

APIs on Z: Current Challenges and Future Direction

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Top reasons to join us

  • Network with IT professionals from thousands of global companies across 20+ industries.
  • Explore new and emerging technologies in hundreds of sessions.

 

  • Get hands-on with product labs, such as Spectrum Protect Plus, where you will immerse yourself in a virtual environment to lean about SPP, set up an SLA, and perform data backup and recovery operations.
  • Prove your skills with 250+ certifications on IBM products (1st one is free).

Recommended sessions

NASA Frontier Development Lab: Using AI on Power Systems to Predict GPS Disruptions and Protect Satellites

Be a Hero: AI, Big Data, and Analytics Require a New Strategy for Your Storage

Avoiding Data Breaches Using Pervasive Encryption and Endpoint Authentication on IBM Z

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It can be hard to keep up with all of the technology shifts and changes these days. But IBM Think helps me because it addresses all of them including AI, cloud, analytics, infrastructure, security, and even nascent trends like quantum computing!

Craig S. Mullins, President & Principal Consultant, Mullins Consulting Inc.

Highlights from Think 2018

1,863 C-suite executives

7,400 Companies

110 Countries represented

25,000+ Attendees

What every business needs is more people who think.

Thomas Watson Sr.