EMC announced that it will hold EMC Forum 2007 Unplugged , a showcase for information storage and management best practices, in Makati City at the Hotel Intercontinental Manila on August 30, 2007. Targeted at business and technology executives, this one-day event will help Filipino businesses understand how to leverage information for competitive advantage. EMC Forum 2007 Unplugged is part of a global conference series organized by EMC. This year the titanium sponsor for “EMC Forum 2007 Unplugged” is Cisco Systems, the worldwide leader in networking that transforms how people connect, communicate and collaborate.
EMC Forum 2007 Unplugged will be hosted by broadcast journalist Christine Bersola-Babao, and will target more than 250 Filipino professionals across industry verticals. Focusing on innovative approaches to storing, protecting, optimizing and leveraging information, the event will provide unique perspectives on how organizations can avoid the risks and reduce the costs associated with managing their information, while fully exploiting its value for competitive advantage. Attendees will also have an opportunity to network with their peers and participate in a lucky draw.
“As the industry leader, EMC is committed to helping our customers and partners in the Philippines manage information growth and risk, while creating new value. Just as consolidating information enhances its value to an organization; getting our customers, partners and technology experts under one roof, provides tremendous value to the industry,” said Ronnie Latinazo, Country Manager, EMC Philippines. ” EMC Forum 2007 Unplugged will reflect the breadth and depth of EMC’s information infrastructure solution, to help customers keep pace with challenges and opportunities of managing and protecting information”, he added.
“Cisco and EMC have a long standing relationship that stems from our common vision in value generation for customers. As the network increasingly becomes the platform for all communications and IT, Cisco’s unique approach to data centers — tightly integrated with EMC’s solutions — enables our customers to virtualize their resources, consolidate previously silo-ed data centers and decrease power consumption,”,” said Cisco Systems country manager Luichi Robles.
At EMC Forum Unplugged 2007, delegates will have the opportunity to explore solutions for their most pressing information management challenges—through keynote presentations and break-out sessions on topics including:
• Storing information more intelligently
• Next-generation backup, recovery, and archive
• Making protection effective and affordable
• Automating data center operations
• Virtualizing your information infrastructure
• Leveraging content for competitive advantage
• Securing critical assets
• Accelerating business value for applications