Hewlett-Packard (HP) is wrapping up it’s series of virtual conferences designed to give IT professionals online access to briefings on business and technology trends from HP executives and outside experts.
On July 28, HP will offer the HP Solutions Virtual Event for The Americas. The three-day session will feature 30 breakout sessions, seminars, presentations and demo theater presentations. [Disclosure: HP is a sponsor of BriefingsDirect podcasts.]
Registration for the even is free and, because it's presented entirely online, there are no travel expenses or out-of-office time involved. Also, the full conference will be available on replay.
Next week's breakouts will include four main IT themes -- application transformation, cloud services, services management, and improving data-center economics -- as well as two leadership themes -- green IT and cloud computing. The virtual presentation will also include chat sessions with the many prominent speakers.
The topic focus for each day will include:
- July 28: Application Transformation
- July 29: Service oriented IT: Service management, Cloud
- July 30: Data Center Transformation: Virtualization, Green IT, Information Explosion
The full list of sessions is available on the virtual event Web site. Participants are free to attend for one session, one day, or the entire three-day event. These presentations and knowledge resources are not just for HP users, they make sense for the vast HP partner community and full ecology of related providers.
The speakers include a who's who of HP technology thought leaders, including many who are familiar to BriefingsDirect readers and listeners. These include John Bennett, Bob Meyer, Rebecca Lawson, Russ Daniels, Lance Knowlton, and Paul Evans, all of whom have appeared in BriefingsDirect podcasts.
For those interested, HP is providing an online demo that can be accessed prior to the event. The demo is available at: http://tsgdemo.veplatform.com/uc/registration-short-form.php
Registration for the event itself is at: