Joe Onisick


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Where the Cloud Touches Down: Simplifying Data Center Infrastructure Management

Thursday, July 25, 2013
10:00 AM PT/1:00 PM ET

In most data centers, DCIM rests on a shaky foundation of manual record keeping and scattered documentation. OpManager replaces data center documentation with a single repository for data, QRCodes for asset tracking, accurate 3D mapping of asset locations, and a configuration management database (CMDB). In this webcast, sponsored by ManageEngine, you will see how a real-world datacenter mapping stored in racktables gets imported into OpManager, which then provides a 3D visualization of where assets actually are. You'll also see how the QR Code generator helps you make the link between real assets and the monitoring world, and how the layered CMDB provides a single point of view for all your configuration data.

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A Network Computing Webinar:
SDN First Steps

Thursday, August 8, 2013
11:00 AM PT / 2:00 PM ET

This webinar will help attendees understand the overall concept of SDN and its benefits, describe the different conceptual approaches to SDN, and examine the various technologies, both proprietary and open source, that are emerging. It will also help users decide whether SDN makes sense in their environment, and outline the first steps IT can take for testing SDN technologies.

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Joe Onisick

Joe@definethecloud.net

Joe is the founder of Define the Cloud and a Technical Solutions Architect at a large Systems Integrator. Joe's background in IT and electronics goes back 12 years over a broad range of disciplines starting in Server/Network administration (Novell networks that is.) Sandwiched in the middle he spent a 5 years in the U.S. Marines from 2000-2005 in a broad range of roles focused on repairing electronics and managing electro-optical repair facilities (Semper Fi.) Joe's current expertise is in Data Center technologies, Consolidated I/O, virtualization, storage, and servers. Joe focuses on solution architectures that utilize virtualization technologies from end-to-end in the data center in order to take a holistic approach to solving customer pain points. Cloud computing is a natural transition from end-to-end virtualization, as it just moves the application one step further from the hardware and provides better automation, monitoring, and provisioning tools. Joe has received the PosDev award from http://wikibon.org/ for content on Define the Cloud and contribution to the IT community.

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