Hong Kong

SEPTEMBER 16, 2015

Rackspace::Solve Hong Kong took place on September 16, 2015. Browse this site for an upcoming Solve event near you!

Rackspace::Solve is a series of FREE conferences where you hear directly from today’s tech and business visionaries about how to solve tough IT challenges. You get an inside look into their IT strategy and the real-world solutions that are helping them scale their business, tackle virtualization, and navigate digital trends.

Deep-dive breakouts cover cloud security, ecommerce, and cloud office tools and more, enabling you to walk away with proven ways to solve your biggest IT challenges.

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“I LEARNED A LOT OF NEW THINGS THAT I CAN USE TO IMPROVE AND AUTOMATE APPLICATION DEPLOYMENT, AS WELL AS WHAT RACKSPACE IS DOING IN TERMS OF DEVOPS AND DIGITAL AND WHAT OTHER CLIENTS ARE DOING USING RACKSPACE. I AM TAKING LESSONS BACK TO WORK TO IMPLEMENT NEW IDEAS.”

PRAVEEN MINUMULA :: KATALYST TECHNOLOGIES

EVENT SESSION VIDEOS

SOLUTIONS PAVILION

Before sessions start and during breaks, attendees can get one-on-one advice from Rackspace specialists and our partners in the following technology areas:

OpenStack
Public, Private & Hybrid Cloud
Fanatical Support for Amazon Web Services
Fanatical Support for Microsoft Azure
Digital/Ecommerce
Data Services
Cloud Office

…As well as advice from our partner sponsors.

AGENDA

08:45 AM - 09:30 AM
Registration / Solutions Pavilion Open
09:40 AM - 10:00 AM
10:00 AM - 10:20 AM
The Economics of Managed Services at The Economist: A Case Study of Small Teams and Infrastructure in Asia
JEREM CURRY – Senior Manager, IT Services Asia Pacific, The Economist Group
10:20 AM - 10:40 AM
Journey to the Cloud: How One Production Company Helps to Transform the Film Industry’s Traditional Process from Camera to the Screen
GUILLAUME AUBUCHON – CTO, DigitalFilmTree
10:40 AM - 11:00 AM
Break
11:00 AM - 11:20 AM
Panel Discussion: Fanatical about Support

MICHAEL JOHNSON – Marketing Director, APAC, Rackspace (Moderator)

JOSHUA STEIMLE – CEO, MWI

ALAN AU – CTO, Dr. PowerGUILLAUME AUBUCHON – CTO, DigitalFilmTree
11:20 AM - 11:40 AM
Uberification: Taking IT to the New Level
AGATHA POON – Research Manager APAC, 451 Research
12:10 PM - 01:30 PM
Lunch
01:30 PM - 02:15 PM
BREAKOUT SESSION 1
All Cloud Platforms Are Not Equal
Join this session to hear from an industry leader with deep expertise in transforming the way customers build, deliver and consume IT resources. Learn how VMware’s cloud solutions combined with Rackspace Fanatical Support deliver tangible value through reduced costs and concierge IT. Together we help customers of all sizes reduce complexity, increase business agility, and ensure freedom of choice as they transition to IT as a service.

KEN CHEN – Director, Cloud Practice, VMware

Intelligent Data-at-Rest Encryption: Keys to Cloud Security and Compliance with Rackspace
In order to successfully leverage the benefits of cloud resources while meeting cloud security and compliance requirements, IT and business leaders should ask themselves the following questions:
  • How is it possible to meet cloud security and compliance requirements?
  • Can your organisation maintain control of sensitive data within the Rackspace offering?
  • Will the use of this cloud service increase an organisation’s exposure to data security breaches?
  • How will this cloud service reduce your risk profile as it relates to customer information and intellectual property?
  • Is it possible for Rackspace employees see or access your business data or provide access under subpoena to government agencies?
Join Vormetric to discuss:
  • Data encryption and key management fit into a broader security framework.
  • Common myths of data encryption (the realities may surprise you).
  • How we restrict access only to those who have appropriate user credentials and privilege.
  • Flexible deployment models with Rackspace as well broader enterprise public, private or hybrid clouds environments.

SHAUN CHEN – Vormetric

MATTHEW HAND – Head of Strategic Business Development, Rackspace (Moderator)

LEON HUANG – Industry Principal, Customer Engagement and Commerce, SAPANDREW TAN – Managing Director, Emerging Markets, The Reading RoomBEN MARKS – Evangelist, Magento
Best Practices, Challenges and Mistakes on Multi-channel Commerce: Taking a Brand Online and Opening Your Doors 24/7 (Panel)
02:15 PM - 02:55 PM
BREAKOUT SESSION 2
Fireside Chat with Brian Kelly
Brian Kelly, Rackspace Chief Security Officer, will share his perspectives on the threats organisations face in today’s increasingly mobile and networked world, and how to mitigate risks and address weaknesses. During the course of his career, he has been trusted to lead some of the U.S. Government’s most sensitive programs, has solved challenges for many Fortune 500 companies, and served in senior leadership and CEO positions.
BRIAN KELLY – Chief Security Officer, Rackspace
Digital Transformation Towards Software and Data Centric Era
Do you understand how to gain or retain market leadership in the new era of digital disruption? How will you drive customer acquisition and retention with superior digital experiences? How will you accelerate the pace of business innovation to stay ahead of your competitors? Successful digital businesses of the future can’t be built using legacy technology platforms of the past. Join Pivotal to learn how digital disruption is affecting businesses, why digital disruptors are successful, and what modern technology capabilities you need to empower IT to meet the agility needs of the business.
SEAN LEE – Director, Product Strategy, Pivotal.IO
Startup to Scale Up - The Journey to Big Data
Overhauling the recruitment sector with a powerful big data solution which matches candidates with employers and reducing hiring times by more than 80 per cent, The Search Party has become an integral Cloud-based tool for many businesses around the world. This success means that they are now a mission critical tool for employers and recruiters and 100% uptime is critical for their business. Stuart Gatenby, CTO of The Search Party will take you through the journey from idea to scale and discuss key considerations of being “always on” and preparing to scale from the beginning.
STUART GATENBY – CTO, The Search Party

CONRAD HONG KONG HOTEL

One Pacific Place, Pacific Place
88 Queensway, Hong Kong

DRIVING:

Taxi service is available.

PARKING

Valet HK$1,200.00. Self parking is not available.

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION:

Visit mtr.com.hk for information.

AIRPORTS:

Hong Kong International Airport ~40 min.
Bus HK$50.00.
Limousine HK$990.00.
Subway/Rail HK$100.00.
Taxi HK$350.00.
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