|08:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.||Registration & Light Refreshments|
|09:00 a.m. – 09:10 a.m.||Welcome & Opening -||Brett Murphy, IBM A/NZ Cloud Computing Executive|
|09:10 a.m. – 09:40 a.m.||IBM SmartCloud: Rethinking IT. Reinventing Business||Michael Shallcross, IBM Distinguished Engineer||The cloud model isn't just about transforming IT, it's about reinventing the way organisations do business. With thousands of client engagements and having managed billions of cloud transactions everyday, in this session Michael will share how IBM's SmartCloud strategy & approach is helping leading organisations use cloud to not only improve their efficiency and cost-effectiveness, but also to transform their business models and capture new business value.|
|09:40 a.m. – 10:10 a.m.||The Power of Cloud -
Driving Business Model Innovation
|Melbourne: Phil Watson, IBM Senior Managing Consultant
Sydney: Martin Stubbs-Race, IBM Client Solutions Executive
| Companies worldwide are beginning to recognise cloud's capabilities to generate new business models and promote sustainable competitive advantage. This session will provide insights identified from surveying 572 companies worldwide about how they are currently using cloud today and how they plan to employ its power in the future.
|10:10 a.m. – 10:40 a.m.||Longhaus 2012 Study: Australian Trusted IaaS market||Peter Carr, Managing Director, Longhaus||Peter will deliver a pragmatic presentation based on Longhaus' 2012 study on the Australian Trusted IaaS market where IBM ranked as the leading Australian cloud vendor for a second and consecutive year. The presentation will address the spectrum of SaaS, IaaS and PaaS and include the following topics:
Current and future customer demand trends
Uptake and emerging opportunities in the Australian cloud market
Role of cloud computing in the context of enterprise sourcing strategy
|10:40 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.||Morning Tea|
|11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.||Total Tel International Innovates and Transforms its Business with the Cloud Client Case Study||Peter Cook, CEO, Total Tel International||Learn how Total Tel International has experienced business transformation outcomes and also innovation via the introduction of new service offerings since embracing a public cloud solution.|
|11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.||Development Savings in the Cloud
IBM Case Study
|Mike Schulze, Director of the ANZ Development Labs||Mike will discuss a key program of works that migrated IBM's worldwide development labs to an architected internal cloud environment. This effort covered 18 labs across all geographies and 35,000 standalone servers, achieving a capital avoidance of $8M and operational savings of $4M over an 18-month period.|
|12:00 p.m.. – 14:00 p.m.||Lunch & Networking Opportunity, SME Access & Demo Experience||Understand IBM's capabilities at our solutions kiosks. Explore our infrastructure and platform as a service solution, and experience demonstrations that bring IBM's cloud enterprise capability to life.|
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4 September 2012
8.30 a.m. - 2.00 p.m.
Rooms : Wool & Wheat Room
495 Collins Street
6 September 2012
8.30 a.m. - 2.00 p.m.
Room: Blaxland Ballroom A
& Pre-function area
8/68 Market Street