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September 9, 2021 | Online

This summer we’re offering a set of in-depth masterclasses to help the CloudFest community raise its game in the skills needed to achieve success in tomorrow’s Cloud. These half-day sessions will be run by industry-leading experts at the CloudFest digital venue, complete with networking and discussion breaks.

MASTERCLASSES

Get hands-on with a selection of live, interactive sessions with top experts and moderators at the CloudFest digital venue. This one-day event will be free of charge, but space is limited to 50 attendees per session for maximum productivity.

NETWORKING

We’re all about connecting you with your peers in the Cloud to help you form your next successful partnership. Dedicated topic tables, the CloudFest Networking Lounge, and 1-on-1 video chats keep the conversation flowing.

PANEL DISCUSSIONS

Top experts will converge around key themes, coming from different vantage points. The winner here is you, as you deepen your understanding of the main challenges facing your business this year.

90-minute Masterclasses

Packed with insights and actionable info

Networking Break

Connect in the Attendee Lounge and private chat

Tickets are Free!

… But space is limited, stay tuned and grab your spot soon

When and Where?

September 9, 3-7 PM CET at the CloudFest digital venue

»Whether you’re a freelancer keeping your skills sharp or a manager wanting a deeper understanding of what’s showing up on your to-do list, something like CloudFest Academy will help you work smarter.«
Aaron Campbell
Newfold Digital (previously Endurance) at WordPress Ecosystem

CLOUDFEST ACADEMY AGENDA

We’re revealing the CloudFest Academy agenda, session by session! Keep an eye on this page for further reveals. Once you see a session you like, be sure to sign up right away—these free masterclasses will fill up fast!

3:05 PM4:50 PM(CET)
VzLinux – A high-performance and enterprise-grade Linux distribution

VzLinux – A high-performance and enterprise-grade Linux distribution

You will get an insight view on the VzLinux roadmap and its unique capability to convert other enterprise Linux distributions to latest VzLinux. Learn about the differences of VzLinux vs other enterprise-like Linux distributions Target Audience Hosters, Cloud Service Providers, Managed Service Providers Technical Level Intermediate Keywords #Enterprise Linux Distribution, #Open-source, #Virtualization
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Maik Broemme
Senior Product Manager at Virtuozzo

Maik Broemme

Senior Product Manager

Virtuozzo

 
3:05 PM4:50 PM(CET)
Manage less, protect more: The power of integration

Manage less, protect more: The power of integration

Yesterday's solutions are no match for today's cyberthreats. Learn how integration can strengthen your defenses and simplify deployment, configuration, and management. Target Audience Managed Service Providers, Managed Security Service Providers, Hosters, Resellers Technical Level Beginner to Intermediate Keywords #Security, #Automation, #Integration, #Cyber Protection, #Configuration, #Management
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Sergey Pankin-Schott
Sr. Solution Architect Cloud Services at Acronis

Sergey Pankin-Schott

Sr. Solution Architect Cloud Services

Acronis

 
3:05 PM3:50 PM(CET)
How to deliver secure sovereign decentral computing – e.g. Gaia-X

How to deliver secure sovereign decentral computing – e.g. Gaia-X

Learn from HPE and Plusserver on how to enable a cloud-native, zero-trust architecture that offers continuous attestation to quickly detect advanced threats in seconds compared to a reported average of 24 days Target Audience Security officers, Operation Managers, Engineers, developers, portfolio managers Technical Level Medium Keywords #Zero Trust, #Security, #Cybersecurity, #Cyberthreat
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Ralph Schirmeisen
Distinguished Technologist at HPE

Ralph Schirmeisen

Distinguished Technologist

HPE

 
Stefan Ilaender
Chief Technology Officer at PlusServer

Stefan Ilaender

Chief Technology Officer

PlusServer

 
4:05 PM4:50 PM(CET)
How to run a state of the art cloud container platform at scale

How to run a state of the art cloud container platform at scale

Delivering highly efficient cloud services with top SLA level is hard – every day. Listen and learn how CloudSigma delivers a secure and modern cloud-as-a-Service to their customers at scale – worldwide. Target Audience CEO, Service Portfolio Managers, Operation Managers, Engineers, developers, security officers Technical Level Medium Keywords #Cloud, #Container, #PaaS, #IaaS, #Managed cloud, #Security
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Roland Frehner
Chief Technologist at HPE Provider Business

Roland Frehner

Chief Technologist

HPE Provider Business

 
Robert Jenkins
CEO and Founder at CloudSigma

Robert Jenkins

CEO and Founder

CloudSigma

 
4:50 PM5:05 PM(CET)
NETWORKING BREAK
5:05 PM5:20 PM(CET)
Cloud Consumption Models

Cloud Consumption Models

Provide insight and education on cloud consumption models and what consumes in the cloud. IaaS, PaaS, SaaS overview Virtualization Containers and Applications in the Cloud Big Data in the cloud AI (ML) in the Cloud Developing in the Cloud PaaS and Cloud Services Marketplaces
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Josh Hilliker
Sr. Cloud Architect at Intel DCG Business Unit Sales

Josh Hilliker

Sr. Cloud Architect

Intel DCG Business Unit Sales

 
5:05 PM6:50 PM(CET)
Why and how would my hosting service intercept emails—how do the rules apply in real life?

Why and how would my hosting service intercept emails—how do the rules apply in real life?

In this Masterclass, we’ll review the legal framework, the applicable legal provisions and a selection of technical strategies and tactics that apply to intercepting or keeping email content traffic of your users as well as related email metadata. Target Audience Product Managers, Compliance Officers, Technical Architects of Email Hosting services Technical Level Intermediate to advanced Keywords #Lawfull Intercept, #Email Hosting, #Compliance
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Bogdan Moldovan
CEO at Axigen
5:05 PM6:50 PM(CET)
Welcome to the Era of Mega-Hacks! Build a last line of Defense!

Welcome to the Era of Mega-Hacks! Build a last line of Defense!

Due to the proliferation of destructive cyber-attacks, such as ransomware, organizations must have a strategy in place proactively to ensure they can recover. Dell Technologies Services enables organizations to increase their cyber resilience through a holistic cyber recovery program which brings together technology, process and people to form a last line of defense for the business. This session will take you through the technology you need to protect your customers and secure their valuable data. Target Audience Technical experts concerned with data management in the cloud, cyber resiliency and data protection Technical Level Intermediate to advanced Keywords #Cyber, #Recovery, #Data, #Cloud, #Resiliency
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Alex Sizeland
Senior Manager, EMEA Service Provider Presales at Dell Technologies

Alex Sizeland

Senior Manager, EMEA Service Provider Presales

Dell Technologies

Alex Sizeland leads the team of Presales Cloud Architects in Dell Technologies EMEA Global Alliances business supporting our largest Cloud and Telco Service Provider partners. In his role Alex spends his time working with partners to create the next generation of innovative and market-leading service offerings for their customers. Alex has over 20 years experience in IT, and has been supporting the service provider market place for the past 15 years, successfully delivering many complex multi-faceted solutions in partnership with service providers & technology vendors.
Philippa Oates
Principal Architect at Dell Technologies

Philippa Oates

Principal Architect

Dell Technologies

Philippa has been at Dell working in the Cloud and Data Protection field for in excess of 20 years and prior to that running Operations in Finance and Manufacturing. The last 5 years have been spent working in the Cloud space supporting Service Providers co-developing as-a-Service offerings for their customers in the Data Protection space, focusing on customers migration to the Cloud.  Most recently with the increase in ransomware attacks this has involved a focus on architecting co-developed Cyber Recovery solutions as part of Cyber Security practices for Dell Service Provider and Telco partners.
Philipp Hobler
EMEA Field CTO Cyber Resiliency Solutions at Dell Technologies

Philipp Hobler

EMEA Field CTO Cyber Resiliency Solutions

Dell Technologies

Philipp brings with him deep expertise of more than 20 years with Data Protection Solutions. In the course of his career he was engaged with his customers as Solutions Architect helping customers design and implement their Data Protection solutions. He then moved on to the role of German Country Manager in 2010 managing a team of 30 Data Protection experts responsible for a $500 million yearly turnover. Starting 2018 he decided to move back into a more technical role and took on the role as EMEA Field CTO and acting as central interface between the sales teams, product management, engineering and the EMEA market helping customers architect their Cyber Resiliency solutions.
5:25 PM5:50 PM(CET)
Cloud Migration Principles

Cloud Migration Principles

Provide insight and education on cloud migration principles. Cloud Migration – Business reasons Cloud Migration – Essentials and examples Containers and Applications in the Cloud B6 R’s of Cloud Migration
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Kevin Johnson
General Manager at Intel Cloud & Enterprise Solutions & Technology Sales Group

Kevin Johnson

General Manager

Intel Cloud & Enterprise Solutions & Technology Sales Group

 
6:00 PM6:25 PM(CET)
Business Success with Cloud Native on Intel Architecture

Business Success with Cloud Native on Intel Architecture

Learn how Intel Architecture is differentiated and delivers business value in a cloud native world. Baseline on business benefits with cloud native architecture Quick history on transitioning from legacy to cloud native applications Use case analysis: 5G connected bus and rapid medical discovery
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Jordan Rogers
EMEA Enterprise Sales Manager at Intel DPG Sales

Jordan Rogers

EMEA Enterprise Sales Manager

Intel DPG Sales

 
Vivek Kulkarni
Cloud Solution Architect at Intel

Vivek Kulkarni

Cloud Solution Architect

Intel

Cloud Solution Architect at Intel focused on edge, hybrid clouds with Microsoft Azure. Over decade of software engineering expertise. Now leading customer facing technical discussions to architect, build solutions based on Intel architecture. Passionate about solving complex issues of enterprises using the right cloud, hybrid platforms and solutions.
6:30 PM6:50 PM(CET)
Succeed Faster with Intel Optimization

Succeed Faster with Intel Optimization

In the face of overwhelming ecosystem complexity and choice, Intel can help you accelerate solution deployment and maximize the return on your investment. Why solution optimization matters Intel’s role in solution optimization Optimization benefits from commercial ISV, open source, CSP instances to solutions Next steps and available resources
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Chris Peters
Platform G0-to-Market Director at Intel Data Platforms Marketing

Chris Peters

Platform G0-to-Market Director

Intel Data Platforms Marketing

 
»Cloudfest is a fantastic opportunity for networking across all facets of the industry. And to top it all off, the organizers go out of their way to infuse a lot of fun into the experience!«
Alain Schlesser
Senior Software Engineer of XWP

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