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Hands-on Lab

Interactive Demos

Enable DevOps Self-Service for Your Containers and Kubernetes Environments with VMWare Tanzu​

In-person & Digital

Give your team a true self-service modern apps environment with centralized control by IT OPS. Learn how your dev team can create entire Kubernetes clusters, and standalone VMs at will, from simple yaml files using tiered storage policies, and customized namespace capacity limits. This all happens within VMware vSphere with Tanzu on Dell Technologies

ID: ITD-0230

Multi-Cloud and aaS

Hands-on Lab

Interactive Demos

Build a Serverless Image Classification App with Machine Learning, Tanzu and APEX Private Cloud​

In-person & Digital

Changes in your IT ecosystem, delivering data, and governance control across your different environments, is becoming more challenging. See how to apply Next Generation Cloud Data Protection to your workloads, and deliver self-service enabled and multi-cloud optimized protection to all of your workloads running on APEX Private Cloud.​

ID: ITD-0229

Multi-Cloud and aaS

Hands-on Lab

Interactive Demos

Simplify Workload Security with Next-Generation Cloud Data Protection on APEX Private Cloud

In-person & Digital

Changes in your IT ecosystem, delivering data, and governance control across your different environments, is becoming more challenging. See how to apply Next Generation Cloud Data Protection to your workloads, and deliver self-service enabled and multi-cloud optimized protection to all of your workloads running on APEX Private Cloud.​

ID: ITD-0228

Multi-Cloud and aaS

Ask the Expert

Level 300

Embedding Intelligence to the Radio Access Networks

In-person

5G promises to enable new services to enterprises that will drive revenue opportunities for service providers. A critical aspect to making these new services successful is the Radio Access Network (RAN). The RAN must be optimized to provide the necessary performance to support 5G services. The Radio Intelligent Controller (RIC) is a new function that is designed to control and optimize the RAN function. In this session, you can learn more about what the RIC is, and why it is important.

ID: ATE-28

Innovate with Data

Ask the Expert

Level 300

Private 5G Networks and their Iimpact on Enterprise Transformation

In-person

Private wireless networks will allow enterprises to connect sensors, devices, machines, and users ubiquitously. They will make it possible to integrate all elements of the enterprise’s operations, with an intelligent data process running on the Edge Cloud or the Public Cloud. Discover how Private LTE and Private 5G, with their security, high data speeds and low latency, are enabling innovative use cases for the enterprise/ industrial segment.

ID: ATE- 27

Innovate with Data

Ask the Expert

Level 200

The Art of the Possible: Bolstering IT Delivered Services in a Multi-Cloud Environment

In-person

To reduce the complexities in a multi-cloud environment, more companies are embracing advanced automation. Join us as we discuss: utilizing automation to drive Infrastructure-as-a-service; how infrastructure-as-code (IaC) can enhance quality control with CI/CD pipelines; automating security compliance; and integrating with Service-Now.

ID: ATE-26

Multi-Cloud and aaS

Ask the Expert

Level 300

Hybrid Quantum/Classical Computing: Why It Matters

In-person

The Dell Technologies Research Office has been studying Quantum Computing and its implications for transforming business as we know it. Come listen to our panel of experts discuss the role that a hybrid quantum/classical infrastructure has in an organization, and how it is foundational for your quantum computing journey.

ID: ATE-25

Innovate with Data

Ask the Expert

Level 200

2022 and Beyond: Emerging Technologies on our Radar

In-person

The changing technology landscape continues to evolve faster than we have ever experienced. Keeping up with the latest emerging technology trends, requires companies to look beyond the noise and into the data, with a sharpened focus that prepares for the future. We have brought together a panel of some of Dell Technologies best and brightest technologists, to discuss the critical emerging technologies that we all should be considering as we look forward.

ID: ATE-24

Innovate with Data

Ask the Expert

Level 200

Open Q&A on Storage, Data Protection and Network Administration

In-person

As your business is deluged with data, and as storage and data protection scale and complexity grows, it can be difficult for system administrators to stay afloat. Ask the experts about how to get the most from Dell Technologies IT toolset: CloudIQ (the AIOps application for Dell's infrastructure product portfolio), Unisphere, PowerStore Manager, DataIQ, PowerProtect Central and Data Manager, Storage Resource Manager and more. Join this session to get your general and specific use case questions answered.

ID: ATE-23

Multi-Cloud and aaS

Ask the Expert

Level 200

PowerStore’s "Continuously Modern" Storage Architecture

In-person

In this session, get your questions answered about PowerStore’s Continuously Modern Storage Architecture. Discover how it: delivers technology innovation automatically; protects and scales workloads; and implements multi-cloud solutions, all while maintaining simplicity and consistent operations, end-to-end.

ID: ATE-22

Innovate with Data

Ask the Expert

Level 300

High-Performance Scalability in PowerMax Architecture

In-person

In this session, our experts will answer your questions about PowerMax’s next-gen architecture. Whether you use Open Systems or Mainframes, PowerMax provides the richest data services for your workloads, while delivering consistent performance, maximum availability, and cyber resiliency, using the latest dynamic fabric technologies.

ID: ATE-21

Innovate with Data

Ask the Expert

Level 200

Defend Against Ransomware with PowerProtect Cyber Recovery

In-person

How does PowerProtect Cyber Recovery protect your most critical data across your infrastructure, multi-clouds and applications? Dell Technologies Cyber Resiliency Experts will be on hand to answer these questions and advise on some of the essential steps needed to ensure you can confidently recover from a cyber attack. The panel will discuss how to isolate critical data, away from sophisticated cyber threats, and recover known good data, so that you can resume business operations with confidence.

ID: ATE-20

Modern Security

Ask the Expert

Level 200

Choosing a Distributor for Your HCI-DevOps-Ready Platforms

In-person

Expert conversations about what options the Dell Technologies HCI portfolio provides for your K8s journey.

ID: ATE-19

Innovate with Data

Ask the Expert

Level 200

Harness the Power of Your Unstructured Data

In-person

Unstructured Data Solutions (UDS), powered by industry-leading PowerScale and ECS scale-out infrastructures, continue to revolutionize the unstructured space. They utilize high-performance, strategic and scalable solutions, that simplify and consolidate major workloads. Learn about the model types to suit different needs, with multi-protocol capabilities. This interactive session allows attendees to discuss PowerScale and ECS features and functionality, in an open forum with UDS experts. Bring your questions and top-of-mind discussion topics for this always lively session.

ID: ATE-18

Innovate with Data

Ask the Expert

Level 200

Hardening and Security approaches for HCI in the Era of Ransomware. [ACRONYM] era

In-person

This workshop is a look at how Dell Technologies approaches security posture for their HCI products and partnerships. This includes specifics on VxRail STIG application for customer environments and a discussion on how to limit exposures, and implement security best practices.

ID: ATE-17

Modern Security

Ask the Expert

Level 300

Extending SONiC from the Data Center to the Edge

In-person

More and more enterprise organizations are shifting toward the flexibility and innovation of open source solutions for their infrastructure services. Leading this effort from a networking perspective has been Software for Open Networking in the Cloud (SONiC). Come talk with our panel of experts in an open D17 discussion around the benefits of Dell Technologies Enterprise SONiC Distribution. Discover what they are seeing in real-world deployments, and unearth key focus areas to help you during your journey.

ID: ATE-16

Innovate with Data

Ask the Expert

Level 300

Economics of Data and Analytics – Discover Key Strategies for Unlocking the Value in your Data

In-person

A considerable amount of your business value is in your data. Join Dell Technologies Data Management Customer Advocate, author and educator, Bill Schmarzo, for an in-depth conversation on data valuation techniques for an enterprise organization. Get your questions answered about key data valuation strategies, to position your business to make investments in data management, that enable the achievement of a competitive level of data management maturity.

ID: ATE-15

Innovate with Data

Hands-on Lab

Interactive Demos

Powering your Remote Workforce with VDI and APEX Private Cloud

In-person & Digital

When it comes to supporting your modern workforce, you need to focus on outcomes and not infrastructure. APEX enables your workforce to work from any device, while helping to keep your organization’s data protected and your employees productive. Join us to see the process for configuring and enabling Horizon, VMware’s Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) running on APEX Private Cloud.

ID: ITD-0227

Multi-Cloud and aaS

Hands-on Lab

Interactive Demos

Accelerate and Scale Workload Data Access with Equinix and APEX Data Storage Services

In-person & Digital

Explore the latest options for deploying APEX Data Storage Services, in Equinix IBX datacenters, with a real workload in mind. Explore operational techniques for storage intensive workload scaling, and accessibility. All with your data closer to the edge, cross-cloud connectivity, and easy to manage pay-as-you-go infrastructure.​

ID: ITD-0226

Multi-Cloud and aaS

Hands-on Lab

Interactive Demos

Maximizing Management Efficiency Across the APEX Lifecycle​

In-person & Digital

With APEX, you realize the benefits of Dell-managed infrastructure across the lifecycle. In this session, we’ll show capabilities of the underlying cloud managed services platform that delivers seamless management across the lifecycle.​

ID: ITD-0225

Multi-Cloud and aaS

Hands-on Lab

Interactive Demos

Discover the Processes and Tools You Need to Empower Your APEX Customer Experience​

In-person & Digital

Your APEX Customer Success Manager (CSM) draws upon automated infrastructure management processes, and a range of Dell Technologies teams and tools to deliver a worry-free experience for you across the lifecycle. In this session, we’ll show how the CSM leverages these tools, teams and processes, to maximize your APEX success and deliver operational efficiencies.​

ID: ITD-0224

Multi-Cloud and aaS

Hands-on Lab

Interactive Demos

The Dynamic Duo for SQL Server on Kubernetes: APEX Private Cloud and APEX Data Storage Services

In-person & Digital

Running SQL Server on Kubernetes using the dynamic duo - APEX Private Cloud and APEX Data Storage Services ​

ID: ITD-0222

Multi-Cloud and aaS

Hands-on Lab

Interactive Demos

Order, Manage and Monitor your Apex Data Storage Services within the APEX Console​

In-person & Digital

Review how Dell Technologies installs, monitors, and maintains the data services for your on-premises storage infrastructure, while basic day-to-day operations, individual storage resources, and hosts, are managed through the relevant storage user interfaces. Additionally, we will explain how CloudIQ provides additional information to help you manage and monitor system health, storage performance, usage and capacity.​

ID: ITD-0220

Multi-Cloud and aaS

Hands-on Lab

Interactive Demos

Data and Threat Protection from Anywhere with Netskope Security Access Service Edge

In-person & Digital

Netskope security cloud provides visibility, real-time data, and threat protection, when accessing cloud services, websites, and private apps from anywhere, on any device.

ID: ITD-0126

Modern Security

Hands-on Lab

Interactive Demos

Absolute Device and Data Security by Dell Endpoint Security

In-person & Digital

Absolute is the industry standard for endpoint security and resilience. Through a digital tether embedded in firmware, Absolute ensures a persistent line of sight to endpoints. This allows you to monitor device health metrics and automate critical security controls. Thus fortifying your fleet’s resilience against today’s varied cyber threats.

ID: ITD-0125

Modern Security

Hands-on Lab

Interactive Demos

Make the Most of Your VDI Environment with Dell ThinOS

In-person & Digital

This interactive demo will show how your employees can have a more productive work experience whether they are working at home, at a work site, or utilizing a hybrid work model. The security and manageability of Dell Technologies thin clients is powered by ThinOS with the benefits of virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI). Learn about the latest ThinOS generation and how it delivers improved user productivity, security and streamlined manageability.

ID: ITD-0124

The Future of Work

Hands-on Lab

Interactive Demos

Next-Gen Antivirus and Endpoint Protection: VMware Carbon Black and Dell SafeGuard and Response

In-person & Digital

Protect endpoints from threats and track down bad actors through the power of VMware Carbon Black's Next Generation Antivirus with Behavioral Endpoint Detection and Response.

ID: ITD-0123

Modern Security

Hands-on Lab

Interactive Demos

Maximize Application Performance with Dell Optimizer

In-person & Digital

Dell Optimizer is an application on Dell Technologies commercial devices. It is designed to: improve application performance and battery run time; enhance audio; ensure best network connectivity and allow for faster sign-in. In this interactive demo, you will get to experience all the features available in Dell Optimizer.

ID: ITD-0110

The Future of Work

Hands-on Lab

Hands-on Labs

Ansible Automation with Enterprise SONiC - Asymmetric BGP EVPN Fabric

In-person

In the Asymmetric BGP EVPN Fabric Hands-on Lab you will deploy a leaf-spine network with two spines and four leafs. One pair of leafs are configured as an Multi-Chassis Link Aggregation Group (MC-LAG). The other two leafs are single homed, with one configured as a border leaf. This topology also supports BGP EVPN with Asymmetric IRB.

ID: HOL-0717-03

Multi-Cloud and aaS

Hands-on Lab

Hands-on Labs

Ansible Network Automation with Enterprise SONiC - BGP Fabric

In-person

SONiC is an open-source network operating system, based on Debian Linux, that runs on switches from multiple vendors.

In this hands-on lab, you will deploy a leaf-spine network with two spines and four leafs. One pair of leafs is configured as a Multi-Chassis Link Aggregation Group (MC-LAG). The other two leafs are single-homed, with one configured as a border leaf.

ID: HOL-0717-02

Multi-Cloud and aaS

Hands-on Lab

Hands-on Labs

Automate Ansible Networks with Enterprise SONiC

In-person

Enterprise SONiC with Ansible is a powerful open-source IT automation engine.

This hands-on lab describes the procedures to install Ansible, and the network resource module collection for Enterprise SONiC on the control node. This hands-on lab provides an example of each core resource module and deploys a simple L2 network.

ID: HOL-0717-01

Multi-Cloud and aaS

Hands-on Lab

Hands-on Labs

Introduction to SmartFabric Services

In-person

Learn about SmartFabric Services' key concepts around building a scalable ethernet fabric, while minimizing the deployment process down to a single command line.

This Hands-On Lab includes: automating day 0/1 fabric deployments through SmartFabric Services; removing networking complexities through SmartFabric Services; automating day 2 operations of a converged infrastructure, based on either VMware, or non-VMware environment, using Open Manage Network Integration (OMNI); and onboarding VxRail and non-VxRail workloads on the fabric.

ID: HOL-0712-01

Multi-Cloud and aaS

Hands-on Lab

Hands-on Labs

Building a L3 VXLAN BGP EVPN fabric with Enterprise SONiC

In-person

SONiC is an open-source network operating system, based on Debian Linux, that runs on switches from multiple vendors. SONiC offers a full feature set that has been in use in the data centers of some of the largest cloud service providers.

This hands-on lab demonstrates the benefits of using Virtual Extensible LAN (VXLAN), to extend layer 2 networks over a layer 3 fabric, as well as multi-tenancy and Symmetric IRB using Type-5 routes.

ID: HOL-0709-04

Multi-Cloud and aaS

Hands-on Lab

Hands-on Labs

Introduction to Enterprise SONiC

In-person

The Enterprise SONiC Distribution by Dell Technologies operating system enables disaggregation of the operating system from the underlying hardware. Gain firsthand experience with the configuration of VLANs, assignment of IP addresses, and the basic Enterprise SONiC operating system commands. The Management Framework Command-Line Interface (MF-CLI), allows the user to configure leaf pairs, with multi-chassis link aggregation. This is a leaf-spine network using Border Gateway Protocol (BGP), followed by Virtual Extensible LAN (VXLAN) over BGP. This hands-on lab introduces the core capabilities of the Enterprise SONiC operating system and its key concepts.

ID: HOL-0709-01

Multi-Cloud and aaS

Hands-on Lab

Hands-on Labs

Getting Started with the PowerScale Cyber Protection Solution powered by Ransomware Defender

In-person

Knowledge and awareness around Cyber protection is increasingly becoming a key skill for IT administrators. With hands-on experience on Eyeglass Ransomware Defender, be the cyber-hero who can save the day for your organization. In this lab get an overview of the key elements of the Ransomware Defender software. Learn how to setup triggers to catch and be alerted of suspicious activity around data access. Learn how to use the different options to respond to such triggers.

ID: HOL-0549-02

Multi-Cloud and aaS

Hands-on Lab

Hands-on Labs

Disaster Recovery Readiness for PowerScale, powered by Superna Eyeglass

In-person

Want to be a PowerScale pro? Explore the Eyeglass user interface that brings advanced management and data protection capabilities to the PowerScale platform. In this demo you can familiarize yourself with Eyeglass UI and learn how to setup and manage replication sessions for PowerScale clusters. DR readiness monitoring is a unique and powerful feature of the offering. Learn how you can monitor and report on alerts around meeting or violating RPOs.

ID: HOL-0549-01

Multi-Cloud and aaS

Hands-on Lab

Hands-on Labs

Software-Defined Storage: Volume Operations, Snapshots, VVols, and Dell VSI with Dell PowerFlex

In-person

PowerFlex software-defined storage delivers high-performance block storage with flexibility, elasticity, predictable performance and resiliency at scale. Get hands-on experience for post-deployment volume operations. This includes creation and management, using the PowerFlex UI, as well as Dell Virtual Storage Integrator, for deep vCenter integration. It also covers snapshots, secure snapshots, and snapshot scheduling. It introduces users to the PowerFlex VASA provider for VMware vVols.

ID: HOL-0540-02

The Future of Work

Hands-on Lab

Hands-on Labs

Getting Started with ECS

In-person

This introductory hands-on lab guides the user through an overview of ECS functionality. It covers the basics of namespace set up and system administration tasks including monitoring, reporting, explanation of the UI, creation of namespace, users, and storage buckets. Also, basic replication concepts will be explored.

ID: HOL-0523-01

Multi-Cloud and aaS

Hands-on Lab

Interactive Demos

Monitor and Manage Your Dell Fleet in TechDirect with Dell SupportAssist for Business PCs

In-person & Digital

IT Managers will learn how to get connected to SupportAssist to monitor and manage their Dell fleet in TechDirect, our online self-service portal. This interactive demo shows the SupportAssist for business features as part of the ProSupport Suite for PCs. Experience access to insights and tools that deliver world-class PC performance, and fast issue resolution, to your team, so they can work anywhere, anytime, without the stress of technology hiccups.

ID: ITD-1420

The Future of Work

Hands-on Lab

Interactive Demos

Simplify Enterprise Connectivity Adoption for Your Dell Environment with Secure Connect Gateway

In-person & Digital

Our next-generation secure connect gateway 5.x, provides a single connectivity solution for managing your entire Dell environment. This remote IT monitoring and support software replaces SupportAssist Enterprise and Secure Remote Services. It supports servers, networking, data storage, data protection, hyper-converged and converged systems. Learn about new installations, how to upgrade from legacy solutions with minimal disruption & the management dashboards.

ID: ITD-1418

The Future of Work

Hands-on Lab

Interactive Demos

Learn the new Managed Detection and Response Service Offering of Dell Cyber Security Portfolio

In-person & Digital

This interactive demo showcases the functionality and key features of the new Managed Detection and Response Service Offering (part of Dell Technologies Cyber Security Portfolio). This demo will demonstrate to customers how our Dell Technologies Security Analysts use the Secureworks Taegis XDR Platform to provide: proactive threat hunting; threat response; and remote remediation. We will also show how the analysts can work with the customer, within the platform, when responding to a Cyber-attack incident. The lab will begin by setting out the key features of the overall service. It will be followed by a detailed dive into the Taegis XDR Security Platform and the Management Interface.

ID: ITD-1417

The Future of Work

Hands-on Lab

Interactive Demos

Accelerate Device Set-Up with Connected Provisioning in Dell TechDirect

In-person & Digital

By leveraging the cloud, we are speeding up the way devices are configured. Connected Provisioning provides a modern solution designed to benefit IT and the end-user, with a PC that's as easy to setup as a new phone.

In this interactive demo, experience the Connected Provisioning process in TechDirect. You will learn about getting setup in the customer portal, creating and managing profiles, and managing orders once they've been placed.

ID: ITD-1409

The Future of Work

Hands-on Lab

Interactive Demos

Dell Imaging Lab: Test Drive Dell ImageAssist and Create Custom Cross-Platform Images

In-person & Digital

Welcome to the Dell imaging laboratory where we’ve been perfecting imaging tools and processes for over 30 years! Test drive Dell ImageAssist for creating custom, cross-platform images and learn how we manage and envision updating drivers and whatever is next for you. See how to use the TechDirect portal to access the latest version in minutes. Walk away feeling empowered to handle updates in any continuum, without the time machine that purchasing refuses to buy.

ID: ITD-1401

The Future of Work

Hands-on Lab

Interactive Demos

Dell Technologies Validated Design for Manufacturing Edge with Litmus

In-person & Digital

Simplify how you collect, analyze and act, on real-time industrial machine data, using the Dell Validated Design for Manufacturing Edge with Litmus. By deploying this solution, you will help ensure you have the right edge infrastructure to consolidate, secure and manage the business outcomes needed in your manufacturing operations. In this demo, you will use the Litmus Edge and Litmus Edge Manager solutions. Also, we will explore some specific outcome based scenarios for manufacturing, specifically OEE, Yield Optimization and Predictive Maintenance.

ID: ITD-1205

The Future of Work

Hands-on Lab

Interactive Demos

Dell Technologies Manufacturing Edge with PTC

In-person & Digital

Accelerate operational impact and sustain excellence in manufacturing, using PTC's Digital Performance Management (DPM), delivered on the Dell Technologies Validated Design for Manufacturing Edge with PTC. In this demo, explore how DPM can deliver continuous improvement in operations through Bottleneck Analysis, Time Loss Waterfall, Scorecard, Production and Actions Tracker.

ID: ITD-1203

The Future of Work

Hands-on Lab

Interactive Demos

Getting Started with REST APIs and Developer Portal

In-person & Digital

This interactive demo will walk visitors through the use of Developer Portal to: get started using Dell APIs; find reference information; discover new interfaces; and learn from sample solutions.

ID: ITD-0924

Innovate with Data

Hands-on Lab

Interactive Demos

Tech preview of OpenManage Integration into VMWare vCenter via OpenManage Enterprise PlugIn

In-person & Digital

Highlighting the transition of the OpenManage Integration for VMware vCenter from a stand-alone tool to a plugin to OpenManage Enterprise.

ID: ITD-0923

Innovate with Data

Hands-on Lab

Interactive Demos

An Overview of OpenManage Integration with ServiceNow

In-person & Digital

The OpenManage Integration with ServiceNow demo will help users gain an overview and understand the feature sets.

ID: ITD-0922

Innovate with Data

Hands-on Lab

Interactive Demos

An Overview of OpenManage Integration with VMWare vCenter

In-person & Digital

This interactive demo is an introduction to the OpenManage Integration for VMware vCenter, as well as a walk-through of core features. It will walk through installation, how to use the administration console and the initial configuration of the tool. Further, it will provide an understanding of how to do server discovery, deployment, and inventory, as well as, how to do coordinated firmware updates.

ID: ITD-0921

Innovate with Data

Hands-on Lab

Interactive Demos

Take a Tour of PowerEdge MX and OpenManage Enterprise

In-person & Digital

Take a tour of PowerEdge MX and the latest OpenManage Enterprise - Modular systems management capabilities. In this interactive demo, you will be able to use the graphical UI, to perform web tech style automation tasks such as: the initial platform configuration; creating a SmartFabric; managing server deployments with templates and profiles; and much more.

ID: ITD-0919

Innovate with Data

Hands-on Lab

Interactive Demos

Automate Provisioning, Deployment and Updates to PowerEdge Servers with OpenManage Ansible Modules

In-person & Digital

OpenManage Ansible Modules simplify and automate provisioning, deployment, and updates, of PowerEdge servers and modular infrastructure. It allows IT administrators to: introduce the physical infrastructure provisioning into their software provisioning stack; integrate with existing DevOps pipelines and manage their infrastructure using version-controlled playbooks; access server configuration profiles and templates in line with the Infrastructure-as-Code (IaC) principles.

ID: ITD-0914

Innovate with Data

Ask the Expert

Level 200

Demystifying Azure Stack Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure

In-person

Join us with Microsoft, for an informative discussion exploring a broad set of Microsoft Azure technologies. Discover their utilization and implications across your Edge, Core, and Cloud, deployments. Topics covered include: Azure Stack HCI; Azure Arc; Azure Kubernetes Services (AKS); and Azure Virtual Desktops (AVD). Session ID: ATE-13

Innovate with Data

Hands-on Lab

Interactive Demos

Integrate OpenManage with Microsoft Windows Admin Center

In-person & Digital

Deep dive into Dell OpenManage Integration, with Microsoft Windows Admin Center, in this interactive demo. Experience lifecycle management for Microsoft HCI Solutions from Dell Technologies based on our flexible, factory-ready AX nodes (and/or legacy Storage Spaces Direct Ready Nodes). Also, experience lifecycle management of Dell PowerEdge Servers, running Windows Server, Hyper-V, or Failover Clusters.

ID: ITD-0910

Innovate with Data

Hands-on Lab

Interactive Demos

Managing PowerEdge Servers with OpenManage Enterprise

In-person & Digital

This interactive demo provides an overview of systems management lifecycle (discover, deploy, monitor and manage) for Dell PowerEdge servers and modular infrastructure.

ID: ITD-0901

Innovate with Data

Hands-on Lab

Interactive Demos

Deploy SmartFabric Storage Software for NVMe over TCP

Digital

This interactive demo demonstrates the deployment of Dell SFSS for NVMe™ over TCP (NVMe/TCP) on compatible host and storage systems.

ID: ITD-0718

Multi-Cloud and aaS

Hands-on Lab

Interactive Demos

Network Fabric infrastructure Automation Made Easy with PowerStore X Smartfabric Services

Digital

Dell SmartFabric Services (SFS) is an application suite that provides network fabric automation and API-based programmability. SFS provides: network fabric infrastructure automation, including discovery of devices, such as switches and servers, and automation of configuration on all the switches in the fabric; workload automation for server, storage, or hyper-converged devices using APIs; single pane of glass for monitoring the fabric and the ability to upgrade and replace switches using APIs.

ID: ITD-0713

Multi-Cloud and aaS

Hands-on Lab

Interactive Demos

Infrastructure Automation through Dell OS 10 SmartFabric Services

Digital

Dell SmartFabric Services (SFS) is the latest Dell Technologies approach toward infrastructure automation. SFS offers a unique approach in automating the infrastructure and delivering a world-class, Dell Technologies end-to-end integrated solution. These include: VxRail, PowerEdge Rack servers, Isilon, and storage. In this interactive demo, you will learn how to Enable Dell SFS to: deploy a Leaf and Spine EVPN BGP VXLAN Fabric through a single CLI command; add the Fabric instance with SmartFabric Services OMNI Day 2 vCenter plug-in; create a single Layer 2 uplink on the Fabric using OMNI vCenter plug-in; and create two Layer 3 uplinks on the Fabric using OMNI vCenter plug-in.

ID: ITD-0712

Multi-Cloud and aaS

Hands-on Lab

Hands-on Labs

Learn to Automate Critical Systems Management Functions with Dell Client Command Suite

In-person

The Dell Client Command Suite tools allow users to streamline and automate critical systems management functions. These include: deploy, configure, monitor, update and out-of-band management.

ID: HOL-0103-01

Innovate with Data

Hands-on Lab

Interactive Demos

Be a Cyber Hero with the PowerScale Cyber Resiliency Solution Powered by Ransomware Defender

Digital

Knowledge and awareness around Cyber protection has increasingly become a key skill for IT administrators. With hands-on experience on Eyeglass Ransomware Defender, you can be the cyber-hero who can save the day for your organization. In this interactive demo, you will get an overview of the key elements of the Ransomware Defender software. You can learn how to setup triggers, to catch and alert you to suspicious activity around data access. You will also learn how to use the different options to respond to such triggers.

ID: ITD-0555

Multi-Cloud and aaS

Hands-on Lab

Interactive Demos

End-to-End Monitoring Across the Data Center: Real-World Cases with Dell Storage Resource Manager

Digital

Demonstrate main SRM use cases for end-to-end monitoring across the data center.

ID: ITD-0554

Multi-Cloud and aaS

Hands-on Lab

Interactive Demos

Be a PowerScale Pro with Superna EyeGlass

Digital

Want to be a PowerScale pro? Explore the Eyeglass user interface that brings advanced management and data protection capabilities to the PowerScale platform. In this interactive demo you can familiarize yourself with Eyeglass UI. You will learn how to setup and manage replication sessions for PowerScale clusters. DR readiness monitoring is a unique and powerful feature of the offering. Learn how you can monitor and report on alerts around meeting or violating RPOs.

ID: ITD-0549

Multi-Cloud and aaS

Hands-on Lab

Interactive Demos

Getting Started with ObjectScale

Digital

This interactive demo will provide a detailed walkthrough of the ObjectScale UI.

ID: ITD-0552

Multi-Cloud and aaS

Breakout Session

Level 200

Clarity from Complexity: A Roadmap for Federal IT in 2022 and Beyond

In-person

Accurate, reliable data is important to any organization. For the U.S. federal government and its agencies, data is critical to mission success. With increasingly complex technological systems required to digest and analyze increasing amounts of data, we are seeing trends emerge and evolve more quickly now than ever before. In this session, we’ll look at where we are today, and make predictions about what’s next. We’ll also discuss the way the IT industry is delivering platforms and capabilities that are transforming how the federal government accomplishes its missions at home and overseas.
ID: 3001P

Innovate with Data

Breakout Session

Level 100

Lucky 13: Technology Trends in the Enterprise for 2022

In-person

Each year, technology trends are identified that are paramount to larger enterprise businesses. In 2022, we're seeing 13 strategic trends that will enable customer leaders to deliver growth, digitalization and efficiency, and position CIOs and IT executives as strategic partners in the organization. In this session, we will reveal the top trends and discuss how they might impact your businesses—addressing both the opportunities and challenges they present. Join Dell Technologies Global Technology Strategist Steven Markham for an engaging and enlightening session and take away relevant information for colleagues and executives alike.

ID: 2001P

The Future of Work

Breakout Session

Level 200

What are Your Go-To Engineering Axioms?

In-person

Dell Technologies is an engineering organization at heart, with tremendous breadth and scale. At Dell, every engineer operates within a set of proven axioms that they leverage daily. Join Rich Barlow, a Principal Solutions Architect with more than 25 years of experience in enterprise architecture, to discuss the overarching engineering axioms that we see again and again at Dell. We will be discussing some of the best engineering “rules of thumb,” including: “A bad design with good presentation is doomed eventually. A good design with bad presentation is doomed immediately,” “The first 90 percent of the project takes 90 percent of the allotted time. The last 10 percent of the project takes the other 90 percent,” and many more. This is sure to be a fun, interactive session for engineers—come ready to share your favorite axioms!

ID: 2002P

Multi-Cloud and aaS

Hands-on Lab

Hands-on Labs

Monitoring & Optimizing the Modern Data Center: An Advanced Look at Storage Resource Manager 4.7.0.0

In-person

Visibility into the data center is important to understand how resources are performing, configured, and utilized. Visibility provides opportunities to improve capacity and resource planning. This enables storage administrators to address growing business requirements with agility. Storage admininstrators who love the data center visibility that they get with Storage Resource Manager (SRM), will be delighted to know that we are taking SRM further forward with our latest release, SRM 4.7.0.0

ID: HOL-0508-01

Multi-Cloud and aaS

Breakout Session

Level 200

Creating a Smarter World with Photonics, Wireless and Next-Gen Technologies

In-person

IOWN “Innovative Optical and Wireless Network”, is a global forum established by NTT and other leading industry players, with the objective is to accelerate innovation and adoption of a new communication infrastructure to meet the world’s future data and computing requirements through the development of new technologies, frameworks, specifications, and reference design in areas such as Photonics R&D, Distributed Connected Computing and Use Cases, and Best Practices. Join this panel of distinguished industry experts as they examine some of today’s most thought provoking topics including the future vision of 6G, Digital Twin, Metaverse, data centric architectures and much more.

ID: 1202P

Innovate with Data

Breakout Session

Level 200

Driving Business at the Edge: A Customer Use-Case Deep Dive

In-person

The retail industry is highly competitive, and you have to move fast to keep up. This session will focus on how one large retail chain is using edge computing across thousands of locations globally to provide better, differentiated customer experiences. We’ll discuss their in-store automation using artificial intelligence (AI) and streaming analytics, and how they modernized and future-proofed their backend operations.

ID: 7712P

Innovate with Data

Hands-on Lab

Hands-on Labs

Manage Backup on Virtual Machines with vProtect

In-person

vProtect is a backup and snapshot-management tool for virtual machines running in open virtual environments. vProtect boasts a scalable architecture, data deduplication with compression providing backup of open hypervisors. These include Nutanix, Citrix Hypervisor, Redhat Virtualization, KVM, Oracle VM, Oracle Linux VM, OpenStack, oVert, Proxmox, Xen Project, and XCP-NG.

In this hands-on lab, we will discover and protect virtual machines hosted on KVM hypervisor.

ID: HOL-0433-01

Modern Security

Hands-on Lab

Hands-on Labs

Direct-to-Cloud Protection Solutions for Microsoft 365 and more with APEX Backup Service

In-person

APEX Backup Service offers Microsoft 365 protection as its primary use. CIOs and executive management are pivoting away from traditional datacenter solutions for messaging and collaboration. With remote workers becoming more prevalent, protecting company assets and info introduces new challenges. Our direct to cloud protection solution provides a robust, easy to use solution, built for Microsoft 365 and Google Workspaces modern use cases. When coupling services for cloud apps with endpoints, the data protection needs focus on end users. Our offering can search across what is stored both in the cloud and on end user devices. It can be deployed globally and address most data sovereignty requirements.

ID: HOL-0436-01

Modern Security

Hands-on Lab

Hands-on Labs

Centralized and Self-Service Data Protection for Enterprise with PowerProtect Data Manager

In-person

PowerProtect Data Manager is an enterprise solution that is designed for centralized and self-service copy orchestration, automated Service Level Objectives (SLO) compliance, and actionable insight that optimizes efficiency. This hands-on lab provides the following modules: Overview of PowerProtect Data Manager User Interface; Protect Virtual Machines: Discover VMs, Perform Crash Consistent and Application Aware Backups; Protect and Restore SQL and Oracle Databases; Protect Kubernetes Workload; Restore PVCs to a Different Namespace on an Alternate Cluster; Protect Exchange Workload; Protect Filesystem using Exclusion Filters; Protect and Recover Windows File System and File Indexing and Search.

ID: HOL-0419-01

Modern Security

Hands-on Lab

Hands-on Labs

Meet All the Demands of On-Premise, Virtualized and Cloud Data Protection with PowerProtect DD

In-person

With PowerProtect DD as part of your IT infrastructure, you can meet all of the demands of data protection. Conquer the challenge of protecting mission-critical data, with modern protection storage. Explore our best-in-category solutions for your on-premise, virtualized and cloud computing needs.
Topics explored in this hands-on lab include: Using DDBoost FS to connect to PowerProtect DD and share files; protecting an SQL database to a BoostFS storage unit; managing and monitoring multiple Data Domain deployments with PowerProtect Data Management Center; configuring secure multitenant on Data Domain; creating an Mtree replication context between ddve-01 and ddve-02 free-space estimator.

ID: HOL-0417-01

Modern Security

Hands-on Lab

Hands-on Labs

Protect High-Value Business-Critical Data Using Data Protection Suite with Avamar and Networker 19.4

In-person

Data Protection Suite provides a comprehensive solution built to meet the needs of organizations of all types and sizes. Using technologies from replication to snapshot, backup and disaster recovery. Data Protection Suite helps to deliver protection based on the value of the data and service levels that align to business objectives.

This hands-on lab will explore the various options available with the modernized HTML5 UI which simplifies the management activities for the administrator. We will also explore the option to protect Filesystem and SQL 2019 workloads with NetWorker and Avamar Backup Engine, creating reports and searching for data files using the Search utility.

ID: HOL-0411-01

Modern Security

Hands-on Lab

Hands-on Labs

Getting Started with PowerMax: Provisioning, Data Reduction and Role-Based Access Control

In-person

Gain real-world experience with PowerMax, the world’s leading enterprise-class storage. Explore key features such as Storage Provisioning and Data Reduction technologies. In this lab, you will use Unisphere for PowerMax, a simple to use HTML5 based interface, and gain hands on experience, provisioning storage to hosts, seamlessly expanding storage groups, and learn how to view data reduction savings.

ID: HOL-0504-01

Multi-Cloud and aaS

Hands-on Lab

Hands-on Labs

Replication, Metro and Non-Disruptive Migration with PowerMax

In-person

Explore key features of PowerMax, such as local and remote replication and non-disruptive data migration (NDM). In this lab, you will use features such as SnapVX for local replication, snapshot policies and cloud mobility. In addition, the lab will highlight the most advanced remote replication technology, Symmetrix Remote Data Facility (SRDF), including migration capabilities with NDM and high-availability solutions with SRDF/Metro.

ID: HOL-0504-03

Multi-Cloud and aaS

Hands-on Lab

Hands-on Labs

Performance Reporting and Database Storage Analyzer with PowerMax

In-person

Explore key features used to monitor performance on PowerMax. In this lab, you will learn about the rich performance reporting available in Unisphere. You will use the intuitive predefined performance dashboards, as well as explore performance with real-time analysis. In addition, the lab will show how to investigate the attributes of an individual Storage Group that influence performance.

ID: HOL-0504-04

Multi-Cloud and aaS

Hands-on Lab

Hands-on Labs

Managing your PowerMax array via REST API and Ansible Playbooks

In-person

With a growing number of customers now choosing REST to automate their storage environments, this lab will bring you through some examples of how to manage your PowerMax and VMAX arrays using REST APIs. We will cover provisioning, local and remote replication via REST, and how to monitor performance stats of your PowerMax and applications via REST. This lab will also introduce PowerMax Playbooks to integrate with Ansible, which is an open-source software, provisioning configuration management, and application-deployment tools.

ID: HOL-0504-05

Multi-Cloud and aaS

Hands-on Lab

Hands-on Labs

Protect Mission-Critical Business Data & Technology Configurations with PowerProtect Cyber Recovery

In-person

PowerProtect Cyber Recovery maintains mission-critical business data and technology configurations, in a secure 'vault' environment, that can be used for cyber recovery. Topics explored in this hands-on lab include: PowerProtect Cyber Recovery GUI; Data Analysis Using Index Engines CyberSense; NetWorker Automated Recovery; PowerProtect Data Protection Data Recovery; Sheltered Harbor and Unisys Stealth.

ID: HOL-0408-01

Modern Security

Hands-on Lab

Hands-on Labs

Proactive Monitoring and Predictive Analytics of Dell Technologies Systems with CloudIQ

In-person

CloudIQ is the cloud-based AIOps proactive monitoring and predictive analytics application for Dell Technologies systems. Learn how it uses machine-learning, notifications, and recommendations to help: optimize; compute; storage; data protection; network health; performance; and capacity. See how CloudIQ monitors and analyzes Dell’s Power-branded product line and other systems. Discover new capabilities, such as virtualization views, cybersecurity, custom reporting and webhooks.

ID: HOL-0511-01

Multi-Cloud and aaS

Hands-on Lab

Hands-on Labs

Using the Appliance Configuration Manager to Manage PowerProtect Data Protection

In-person

In this hands-on lab we will use the Appliance Configuration Manager (ACM) to manage all of the configured components in PowerProtect Data Protection. Further, we will use the PowerProtect Data Protection System Manager to have seamless access to all features. This includes: the backup server; protection storage, reporting, and search and restore. See how System Manager integrates with Search to provide you the ability to perform complex search and recover operations.

ID: HOL-0407-03

Modern Security

Hands-on Lab

Hands-on Labs

Powering Copy Data Management for Enterprise Applications with AppSync

In-person

This hands-on lab provides you five different modules that outline the capabilities of AppSync, our iCDM solution for primary storage. The lab will showcase how easy it is copy, help protect, restore, and repurpose many applications and objects such as: Microsoft SQL Server; Oracle; VMware; and file systems. These modules are independent of each other. Choose to do any of them, in any order, or not do them at all, and simply navigate the environment freely and independently. Each module does depict the average length of time to complete it, so it is customizable to your schedule.

ID: HOL-0512-01

Multi-Cloud and aaS

Hands-on Lab

Hands-on Labs

RecoverPoint for Virtual Machines: Deployment, On-Prem and Cloud Protection and Management

In-person

This hands-on lab will showcase how to use the RecoverPoint for Virtual Machine's (RP4VM) HTML5 Plugin. You will: Gain a better understanding of the system and view protected VM; perform a test recovery on a protected VM; use RecoverPoint for VM's plugin to protect it both locally and remotely, as well as control orchestration features; learn about simple and advanced protection; configure Automated Re-IP to change the IP configuration on the replica side; create application-consistent bookmark using KVSS; perform end-to-end deployment of RP4VM's, replicate to AWS and perform recovery in the cloud; and automate using RP4VM's vRealize Automation plugin.

ID: HOL-0405-01

Modern Security

Hands-on Lab

Hands-on Labs

Making the Administration and Management of PowerStore T Easy

In-person

Dive into the management interface for the PowerStore platform. Explore the ease of use and navigation, as well as discover the wide feature set available. The PowerStore Manager uses a simple-to-use, HTML5-based interface with well-laid-out navigation flows. In addition to exploring different pages, this lab will cover various management tasks including the provisioning of volumes, file systems, and shares.

ID: HOL-0515-01

Multi-Cloud and aaS

Hands-on Lab

Hands-on Labs

Quick and easy Storage Operations and Data Protection in PowerStore T

In-person

Realize how quickly and easily you can complete storage operations using the HTML5-based PowerStore Manager. This hands-on lab covers various tasks including provisioning and help protect storage resources, scaling out a cluster, migrating volumes between appliances, and importing data from other Dell Technologies platforms.

ID: HOL-0515-02

Multi-Cloud and aaS

Hands-on Lab

Hands-on Labs

Addressing Business Continuity Challenges with Storage Administration and Automation

In-person

Metro Node is purpose built to address business continuity challenges with new HTML5 GUI and REST API features. Metro Node provides active-active metro configurations, by allowing simultaneous writes at both sites. Further, it supports Recovery Point Objective (RPO) and Recover Time Objective (RTO) equal to zero.

ID: HOL-0528-01

Multi-Cloud and aaS

Hands-on Lab

Hands-on Labs

Getting Started with the Dell Streaming Data Platform

In-person

The Dell Streaming Data Platform is an elastically scalable platform for ingesting, storing and analyzing continuously streaming data in real-time. The platform can process both real-time and collected historical data in the same application. In this hands-on lab you will gain experience with the Streaming Data Platform UI, while also introducing the core capabilities of the Dell Streaming Data Platform.

ID: HOL-0529-01

Multi-Cloud and aaS

Hands-on Lab

Hands-on Labs

Scalable Virtualization, Compute, and Storage with the VxRail REST API

In-person

VxRail delivers virtualization, compute, and storage in a scalable, easy-to-manage, hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) appliance. VxRail API provides all functionality that the VxRail Manager plugin offers via the vCenter UI. This hands-on lab introduces the VxRail REST API and PowerShell modules.

ID: HOL-0310-01

Multi-Cloud and aaS

Hands-on Lab

Hands-on Labs

Complete End-to-End Solution for your NAS Storage Needs: Getting Started with PowerScale OneFS

In-person

The PowerScale family offers a complete end-to-end solution for your NAS storage needs. It offers complete File Storage from edge, to core, to cloud, with tools to help you maximize your performance of your PowerScale storage solution. PowerScale is perfect for a wide range of use case deployments, with various workload environments. PowerScale is where powerful meets simplicity, by utilizing its OneFS software, new differentiated features, internet-enabled management and modern design.

ID: HOL-0537-01

Multi-Cloud and aaS

Hands-on Lab

Hands-on Labs

An Advanced Look at PowerScale OneFS

In-person

PowerScale Advanced shows you the ease of implementing SmartQuotas, Performance Isolation with SmartConnect, and Compliance and Retention with SmartLock Directories.

ID: HOL-0537-02

Multi-Cloud and aaS

Hands-on Lab

Hands-on Labs

S3 Protocol, Inline Data Reduction, Ansible and CSI Driver in PowerScale OneFS

In-person

Discover the capabilities of PowerScale Power. This features-packed, hands-on lab demonstrates S3 protocol; inline data reduction; ansible playbooks; CSI plugin for Kubernetes; and vRealize Orchestrator (vRO) plugin for PowerScale management.

ID: HOL-0537-04

Multi-Cloud and aaS

Hands-on Lab

Hands-on Labs

Simplifying IT through Standardization and Automation with VxRail

In-person

VxRail delivers virtualization, compute, and storage. It is a scalable, easy-to-manage, and hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI). Learn how to monitor and maintain a VxRail cluster and perform cluster expansion and cluster update operations. The VxRail GUI is integrated in the vSphere Client, using a plugin, which results in a single pane of glass to manage the cluster.

ID: HOL-0301-01

The Future of Work

Hands-on Lab

Hands-on Labs

Automation in PowerFlex: Ansible, APIs, and Programmatic Operations

In-person

Learn about the types of automation available in PowerFlex software-defined storage. Test drive tools and techniques for programmatically operating PowerFlex. This hands-on lab provides experience with the PowerFlex Ansible modules and Python library. Users learn how to interact with the API, using both preconfigured examples and creating their own scripts in Python, PowerShell, Bash and more.
ID: HOL-0550-01

The Future of Work

Hands-on Lab

Hands-on Labs

Getting Started with ObjectScale Unstructured Data Storage Solution

In-person

Get an introduction to our newest, unstructured, data storage product, ObjectScale. Learn the benefits ObjectScale has to offer and discover the ease of management via the UI.

ID: HOL-0552-01

Multi-Cloud and aaS

Hands-on Lab

Hands-on Labs

New to Dell Technologies' Systems Management? Get Started with OpenManage Enterprise

In-person

If you are new to Dell Technologies systems management, this is the hands-on lab for you. OpenManage Enterprise (OME) is a one-to-many console for full life-cycle management of PowerEdge servers. Learn the basics of OME in this lab: How to discover servers, view inventory, create alert policies and perform firmware updates.

ID: HOL-0901-01

Innovate with Data

Hands-on Lab

Hands-on Labs

An Advanced Look at OpenManage Enterprise

In-person

If you are familiar with Dell Technologies OpenManage Enterprise (OME), come to this hands-on lab to learn about its advanced features. Learn the basics of server and profile deployment. Find out how to monitor and enforce configuration compliance.

ID: HOL-0901-02

Innovate with Data

Hands-on Lab

Hands-on Labs

Multi Plugins for OpenManage Enterprise

In-person

A single pane of glass is always a goal for systems management. In this hands-on lab, learn how to extend the functionality of OpenManage Enterprise (OME) by downloading and installing plugins. These include: Power Manager plugin to monitor and manage power and thermals; Update Manager to create firmware baseline and repositories without leaving OME, and eliminate the need for a separate SupportAssist; Enterprise console by using SupportAssist plugin.

ID: HOL-0901-03

Innovate with Data

Hands-on Lab

Hands-on Labs

An Overview of Key Datacenter Features of iDRAC9

In-person

Explore the features of iDRAC9 4.xx featuring Datacenter license. This hands-on lab will cover an overview of iDRAC9. This includes: the dashboard; system and storage configuration; maintenance; security; and key datacenter features.

ID: HOL-0903-01

Innovate with Data

Breakout Session

Level 300

Accelerate Innovation with Data-Driven Insights from the Edge

In-person

Situational awareness requires data insights from edge sensors, like cameras, coupled with artificial intelligence to help enhance human experiences, improve safety and improve operational efficiencies for organizations across industries. Learn how Dell Technologies simplifies these complex edge, core and cloud ecosystems to deliver an end-to-end computer-vision workflow that enables organizations to make informed decisions with near real time data-driven insights.

ID: 8805P

Innovate with Data

Breakout Session

Level 100

Help Realize Cost Savings and Meet Sustainability Goals with a Technology Rotation Strategy

In-person

This session focuses on the concept of technology rotation as a means of helping reduce the impact of technology products on the planet—procuring and using technology purposefully so less of it becomes e-waste. In addition, technology rotation can help provide cost savings, greater security, improved management, enhanced employee experiences, and better efficiency. Join us to learn more.​

ID: 6600B

The Future of Work

Breakout Session

Level 200

Explore an Intelligent App that Cuts Admin Time for PowerEdge, VxRail and PowerFlex Systems

In-person

Up to 90% of IT organizations say they need to run faster. But how can you run faster when your infrastructure keeps scaling, distributing and piling on more system admin chores? Learn how to cut hours of weekly administration and solve problems faster using machine learning and other algorithms from CloudIQ, Dell Technologies’ AIOps software-as-a-service application. See a demo of proactive health notifications, performance impact identification, APIs for automating actions and beyond.

ID: 9934P

Innovate with Data
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