SOURCE: Entisys Solutions, Inc.

Entisys Solutions, Inc.

October 15, 2012 13:23 ET

VSX 2012 to Showcase How Virtualization and the Cloud Are Transforming IT

Hosted by Entisys Solutions, the One-Day Conference Will Feature a Keynote Address by Industry Luminary Simon Crosby, Co-Founder and CTO of Cloud Security Firm, Bromium, and Sessions Led by Innovators and Experts in the Field of Virtualization and Cloud Computing

CONCORD, CA--(Marketwire - Oct 15, 2012) -  Entisys Solutions, Inc., the West Coast's #1 provider of server virtualization, desktop virtualization and storage solutions for the data center to endpoints and into the cloud, today announced that it will host VSX 2012: The Virtualization Solutions Exchange on Friday, Nov. 2, at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, Calif.

The exclusive, one-day conference is designed to foster learning by bringing together industry thought leaders to share their knowledge and expertise on how the evolving virtualization and cloud computing landscape is transforming the IT.

The keynote speaker for VSX 2012 is Simon Crosby, co-founder and CTO of Bromium, and former founder and CTO of XenSource. After Citrix acquired XenSource in 2007, Crosby served as CTO of the company's Virtualization & Management Division until 2011. Previously, he was a Principal Engineer at Intel, where he led strategic research in distributed autonomic computing, platform security and trust. Earlier in his career, Crosby founded of CPlane Inc., a network optimization software vendor, and served as a tenured faculty member at the University of Cambridge, where he led research on network performance and control, and multimedia operating systems. Crosby has been awarded a coveted spot as one of InfoWorld's Top 25 CTOs.

"We are excited to offer this year's VSX attendees with access to virtualization industry experts including Simon Crosby, and give them the opportunity to learn more about how they can innovate and differentiate themselves from their competition, by creating cutting-edge virtualization strategies and platforms within their respective companies," said Mike Strohl, CEO, Entisys Solutions. "VSX 2012 will also provide our attendees with access to key platform and best-of-breed ecosystem vendors, who will offer insight into the many choices that are available when it comes to the deployment of virtualization and cloud-based infrastructures within enterprise environments."

VSX 2012 will include two technology tracks, End Points and Data Centers, as well as to executive workshops and an on-site Technology Lab. Technology track sessions will be led by industry innovators and subject matter experts. Guest speakers include Doug Brown, CTO, President and Founder of DABCC, Inc., who will present on "Self Service Apps to the Cloud"; former Gartner analyst Simon Bramfitt who will share his expertise on the topic of "Provisioning and Management"; and, Ron Oglesby, Chief Solution Architect for Unidesk, who will present on "Desktop Layering: How to Do It."

Entisys' team of experts will also be presenting on the topics of "Bringing Demand Side Economics into the Enterprise"; "Understanding Cloud Reference Architecture"; "Applications & Desktops-as-a-Service Reference Architecture Review"; "Understanding Storage & Virtualization"; and, "Advancement in Hypervisor Technologies."

The conference will also feature two executive workshops focused on "Desktop Tranformation" and "Cloud Discovery." During the luncheon, attendees will be invited to explore the Technology Lab, where they will experience:

  • A "day in the life" of an end-user leveraging virtualization and the cloud infrastructure to work from their shared workspace, a remote space such as a coffee shop, from home, and while traveling.
  • Demonstrations of the products and services offered by Entisys' virtualization and cloud infrastructure ecosystem partners including Citrix® VMware®, Microsoft and HP.
  • An on-site Entisys and HP Cloud Center of Excellence (CCoE) where they can gain expert knowledge about how to solve business challenges through the deployment of cloud infrastructure, and a first-hand look at the key benefits afforded by cloud computing, including enhanced operational efficiencies, and will showcase cloud-based solutions specifically tailored to meet the needs of clients operating within the government, healthcare, education and B2B sectors. 

Entisys Solutions has been hosting VSX events since 2007. The previous conference, held in 2008, had more than 300 attendees ranging from senior level executives responsible for budgeting and business strategy, to experienced technical IT architects with a desire to broaden their knowledge of virtualization, and learn from the top partners in the industry.

About Entisys Solutions, Inc. and Agile360
Entisys Solutions and its Southern California division, Agile360 are recognized throughout the industry for a strong leadership position in defining datacenter, desktop and cloud strategy and architecture requirements for their clients. Since 1994, Entisys Solutions has delivered state of the art methodologies and broad solution offerings around Microsoft® Virtual Infrastructure and Management solutions, Citrix® Desktop and Application Delivery Virtualization, VMware® Virtualization, NetApp® Storage Virtualization, and HP converged infrastructure solutions.

With two decades of experience, and a deep understanding of today's most advanced technologies, Entisys Solutions and Agile360 have become trusted advisors to some of the most prominent companies in California. Entisys and Agile360 offer comprehensive Professional Support Services, complementary managed services and consulting and engineering services to mid-tier and enterprise organizations as well as government agencies. Together, the companies hold several industry-leading distinctions including Citrix Platinum Partner, VMware Premier Partner, Microsoft Managed Gold Partner, NetApp Platinum and Virtualization Services Partner and HP Solution Elite Partner.

Entisys Solutions and Agile360 are also members of M7 Global Partners, a national network of the country's leading IT consultants, dedicated to delivering datacenter and desktop solutions with an emphasis on virtual desktop solutions for mid tier and enterprise customers and government agencies.

The corporate headquarters for Entisys Solutions are located in Concord, Calif., with its public sector division located in Sacramento, Calif. Agile360 has offices in Irvine, Calif., Pasadena, Calif. For more information, visit www.entisys.com or www.agile360.com, call 1-877-ENTISYS (877-368-4797) or visit us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/entisysagile360.

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