The Perfect Storm of Data, Cloud, and the Internet of Things: How to Navigate the Challenges and Capitalize on the Opportunity
Date: Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Time: 12:00 pm ET/9:00 am PT
Duration: 60 minutes (including Q&A)
Hosted by Data Informed, sponsored by IBM
Estimates of the economic value that the Internet of Things will generate range from $300 billion to $19 trillion. To take advantage of the IoT won’t be easy. Billions of connected devices that generate massive amounts data around the clock will demand new approaches, skills, tools, and architectures, and unprecedented speed and scalability.
Attend this webcast to ensure you are ready for the coming storm. Mac Devine, Director of CloudFirst Innovation and CTO of IBM Cloud Services, will identify challenges presented by a large number of geographically distributed devices and the huge amount of data they generate.
• Understand the criticalities around connectivity, security, extensibility, and elasticity
• Uncover why transparent data handling and accessibility overcome analytics challenges
• Identify proper ecosystem architecture for platform extensibility
• Delve into the components that allow you to collect, store, and gain insight into the tremendous amount of data generated by the Internet of Things
• Get tips to manage the influx of new data and apply it back to your business in real time
• Learn how to integrate historical data for advanced analytics
• Develop strategies to manage and secure an ever-growing list of end point
In addition, learn which key factors can help determine if your architecture can support, scale, and keep up with the variety and velocity of your data.
Mac Devine, Director of CloudFirst Innovation and CTO, IBM Cloud Services Division - IBM Distinguished Engineer at IBM
Mac Devine has 24 years of experience with networking and virtualization. In 2007, Mac started the zCloud Innovation team and served as its chief architect. Mac’s innovations resulted in his being named an IBM Master Inventor and appointed as a member of IBM’s prestigious Academy of Technology.
In 2009, Mac went on temporary assignment for two years with the IBM Corporate Strategy team, where he served as the CTO for Cloud Partnerships and Client Innovations. During this time, Mac co-authored the Springer’s Handbook of Cloud Computing, which is used by many Colleges and Universities.
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