October 2013
In This Issue

The HP Power to Change Virtual Event – Now Available on-demand!

Unlock the Value of your HP uCMDB

HP Discover Barcelona – Discount offered for Vivit Members

Vivit Virtual Summits

EMEA and Asia-Pacific Leader Awards – Nominations Now Open

New Recordings:

HP NNMi and Network Automation Integration Capabilities

BSM 9.22 Overview – Introducing
Big Data Analytics for IT


Use of Semantic Frameworks for Writing Manual and Automated Tests in HP ALM

Move Performance Testing to the Next Level with HP Performance Center

Finding Opportunities in Unstructured Data: From Discovery to Analysis

HP Network Automation Scale and Sizing

Applications Performance Management for Mobile Applications

HP Network Performance Monitoring Overview

IDC & HP Webinar: Employee Adoption = Success with HP Software

Upcoming Meetings

Upcoming Webinars

New Leadership

Spotlight on US Federal Special Interest Group

Spotlight on a Volunteer

News from HP Software

















 



 


 



The HP Power to Change Virtual Event – Now available on-demand!



If you missed HP’s premiere software virtual event last month, there’s still time to view the content and learn how you can succeed in the midst of technology change. This event is now available on-demand and includes 18 action-packed sessions where industry visionaries like United Airlines and analysts like Forrester provide you with tips to help you maximize uptime and become more adaptable and flexible. Don’t miss out.

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Neebula
Unlock the Value of your HP uCMDB

Accurate and up-to-date service models can provide complete visibility into how your business services are delivered, allowing you to realize the true potential of your HP investment.

Get this educational, content-rich, and free eBook and learn how business service models can help your organization:

  • Pinpoint the root cause of service issues and resolve them more quickly
  • Prioritize resolution of infrastructure issues based on their true business service impact
  • Plan changes more efficiently, and understand their exact business impact before they are made
  • Detect and fix unplanned or incorrect changes as soon as they occur

Download the "Make Your HP uCMDB Service-Aware” eBook here.

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HP Discover Barcelona
Join enterprise IT leaders from around the world at HP’s largest technology event!

From cloud to mobility to software defined data centers, you’ll learn how to get the most from the HP and partner solutions transforming the world through technology.

Plus, when you register for this event and give your Vivit membership number, you will automatically receive a discount of €155.
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Mark your calendars!
Registration opening soon.


Four game changers. Two live virtual summits. You won’t want to miss these events!

Vivit will be hosting two live online virtual summits where we will explore more about the big four game changers: Mobility, Cloud, Security and Big Data. Hear from HP Fellows, top experts and visionaries in the industry as they lead the conversation on these hot topics.

November 6-7 – Mobility & Cloud Virtual Summit

November 20-21 – Security & Big Data Virtual Summit

Some sponsorship opportunities are still available for the Security & Big Data Summit.


Nominations Open: EMEA and Asia-Pacific Awards

The vast network of Chapters and Special Interest Groups, educational opportunities, and advocacy programs of Vivit are made possible by hundreds of dedicated volunteers from all corners of the world. It is time to reflect and recognize outstanding service from members in the EMEA and Asia-Pacific regions.

Please take a moment to nominate a fellow member located in EMEA/Asia-Pacific for:
  • Leader of the Year
  • Champion of the Year
  • Speaker of the Year
Nominations close on November 1st.
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New Recordings


HP NNMi and Network Automation Integration Capabilities
BSM 9.22 Overview – Introducing Big Data Analytics for IT
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Use of Semantic Frameworks for Writing Manual and Automated Tests in HP ALM
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Move Performance Testing to the Next Level with HP Performance Center
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Finding Opportunities in Unstructured Data: From Discovery to Analysis
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HP Network Automation Scale and Sizing
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Applications Performance Management for Mobile Applications
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HP Network Performance Monitoring Overview
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IDC & HP Webinar: Employee Adoption = Success with HP Software
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Upcoming Meetings and Webinars

Upcoming Meetings:
 
October 17, 2013 West Des Moines, Iowa
Iowa Chapter Quarter 3 Meeting


October 24, 2013 St. Paul, Minnesota
Minnesota Vivit Chapter User Group Event


Upcoming Webinars:

October 9, 2013
What’s New with HP Service Manager 9.32

9:00 - 10:00 AM PDT (Los Angeles), 12:00 - 1:00 PM EDT (New York), 18:00 - 19:00 CEST (Frankfurt)


October 10, 2013

HP ALM and Test Data

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM EDT (New York), 17:00 - 18:00 CEST (Frankfurt), 8:30 - 9:30 PM IST (New Delhi)


October 18, 2013

Operations Orchestration: A Maestro in your Data Center

11.30 AM - 12.30 PM IST (New Delhi), 2.00 - 3.00 PM SGT (Singapore), 5.00 - 6.00 PM AEST (Sydney)


October 22, 2013

On the Edge of Mobility – Building a Bridge to Quality

9:00 - 10:00 AM PDT (Los Angeles), 12:00 - 1:00 PM EDT (New York), 18:00 - 19:00 CEST (Frankfurt)


November 6 & 7, 2013
Vivit Virtual Summit: Mobility & Cloud
7:00 AM - 1:00 PM PST (Los Angeles), 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM EST (New York) 16:00 - 22:00 CET (Frankfurt)


November 14, 2013
Service Catalog: How Do I Build This Thing Anyway?
9:00 - 10:00 AM PT (Los Angeles), 12:00 - 1:00 PM ET (New York), 18:00 - 19:00 CET (Frankfurt)


November 20 & 21, 2013
Vivit Virtual Summit: Security & Big Data
7:00 AM - 1:00 PM PST (Los Angeles), 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM EST (New York) 16:00 - 22:00 CET (Frankfurt)


New Leadership

We welcome the following leader and his expertise. We invite you to join his Local Chapter or Special Interest Group (SIG) to share tips, best practices and real-world experiences.


Jim Haskins
Checkpoint Technologies Inc.
US Federal
Special Interest Group
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Spotlight on US Federal Special Interest Group

Learn about the goals, vision and mission of the US Federal Special Interest Group – Testing, Performance, Quality and Security.

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Spotlight on a Volunteer


Ron Cornwell
Data Center Automation
SIG Leader

Team Lead, Data Center Automation
McKesson Corporation
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News from HP Software

Cloud Management and Cloud OS – Like Cookies and Cream

Have it when you need it with HP Cloud Management

Transformation to an Enterprise Cloud Service Broker

3 Pragmatic Steps for the Enterprise Cloud Service Broker

Managing Performance in Virtualized and Cloud Environments

HP Software Education – University Program APJ

New HP Adoption Readiness Tool (ART) Release Focuses on Enhancing and Extending User Experience

Upgrade Your Career: Get HP ExpertOne Certified on NNMi v9

HP Services Manager 9.32 Generally Available

HP TippingPoint Next Generation Firewall + ATP or ASE Training = Powerful Protection for Your Network Infrastructure

Upcoming events and webinars:

October 23, 2013
10:00 am PT/1:00 pm ET
How to Create an Education Roadmap to Maximize your HP Software Investment