December 2013
In This Issue




Do you Hadoop? Very Vertica? Overly ORACLE? Let HP OMi Help.

IT environments are complex. You need a single pane of glass to view your entire IT environment so you can avoid precious expert hours spent trying to solve issues that can be identified and rectified in seconds.

Join this webinar to hear how the HP Operations Manager (OMi) can help detect, visualize, monitor and remediate your complex IT infrastructure environments.

Date: December 12, 2013.



Infrastructure Alone Does Not a Cloud Make

Learn how you can simplify your transformation to the cloud with the industry's most comprehensive, unified cloud management platform for managing application and infrastructure cloud services. During this webinar, HP will focus on your organization’s plans for providing internal cloud services, the challenges you’re facing, and how HP can help address your challenges.

Date: December 19, 2013

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HP Discover Barcelona
Team Up Banner

Countdown to HP Discover!

If you are planning on being in Barcelona for HP Discover, please be sure to stop at Vivit’s booth located in the user community lounge within The Hub at the entrance of the HP Discover Zone 3.0.

Team up and get linked to other members, special interest groups, local user groups, Vivit staff and the elected board of directors. Vivit is proud to have the best and brightest as members and volunteers. Bring your colleagues by to network, play foosball, and get an entry into the prize drawings. We’ll have all the details at the Vivit booth.

Not registered yet? There is still time to join enterprise IT leaders from around the world at HP’s largest technology event! Register today. Plus, when you register for this event and give your Vivit membership ID, you will automatically receive a discount of €155.
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Tammy Young
EMEA/Asia-Pacific Award Nominees for 2013

By: Tammy Young, Chapter and SIG Chair, Board of Directors

Vivit recognizes the extraordinary efforts of our members to participate and lead local and virtual events. These leaders give their time, expertise, and support to share with others through advocacy, community, education and career development. Many of these volunteers don’t necessarily have the time, but they have the heart. Our volunteers and leaders are the backbone of our organization.

Each year, Vivit asks its membership to nominate exceptional leaders to be recognized for their efforts, and it is Vivit’s honor to select from those nominees Leader of the Year, Speaker of the Year and Champion of the year.
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Vivit Deep Dive
Call for Trainers at HP Discover Las Vegas 2014

Engage with HP Discover event delegates and members worldwide with a 4-hour advanced HP Software Solution Deep Dive Session. This is a great opportunity for HP Software and partners to show their unique benefit to this target audience. Confirm a spot today!

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New Recordings

Virtual Summits
Now on Demand!
Four game changers. Two virtual summits. Now on demand!

Vivit hosted two online virtual summits where we explored more about the big four game changers: Mobility, Cloud, Security and Big Data. All webinars are now viewable on demand. Based on initial input from individuals that attended these sessions live, most felt the content was insightful and will help them implement new strategies around these game changers.Take advantage of this opportunity to listen to HP Fellows, top experts and visionaries in the industry.View recordings today.

November 6 – 7 – Mobility & Cloud Virtual Summit
November 20 – 21 – Big Data & Security Virtual Summit

Other New Recordings

SNEAK PEEK of the next release of HP Service Anywhere
HP ALM Lab Management – Review of the Key Features
Service Catalog: How do I build this thing anyway?
Extend HP QTP/UFT to Test Mobile Apps and Websites

Upcoming Meetings and Webinars

Upcoming Meetings:

January 15, 2014 New Hudson, Michigan
Michigan Service Management Group Event


Upcoming Webinars:

December 6, 2013
Managing the Mobile Application Lifecycle
9.30 - 10.30 AM IST (New Delhi), 12.00 - 1.00 PM SGT (Singapore), 3.00 - 4.00 PM AEST (Sydney)

News from HP Software

Going to HP Discover Barcelona? Don’t miss the Software Track Keynotes!

HP Service Anywhere will be at Discover Barcelona, Spain – Dec. 10-12, 2013, will you?

HP Anywhere Live Web Event at Discover Barcelona on December 11

Mobilizing on the Med – HP Discover Barcelona

Online Expert Days on the HP Software IT Experts Community, December 2013

Check out the latest edition of the IT Experts Newsletter

Free Instructional Videos from HP Software Education now available

1300+ attacks analyzed by Ponemon last year, showed 30% increase in cost of cyber-attack

The ART of enablement

The new and improved HP Project and Portfolio Management (PPM) 9.22 is here!

Key trends shaping the CIO in 2020

HP Software Customer Success Stories

Hypervisor diversity – Do now or pay later

Your cloud transformation starts here: How to develop a strategic plan

Clone vs. script OS builds: Why "time to deploy” is not the only deciding factor

Spend 3 hours, Save US $30,000

Upcoming Events:

December 10, 2013
10:00 am PST/1:00 pm EST
Getting More Value From your Service Desk with Configuration Management

December 11, 2013
10:00 am PST/1:00 pm EST
3 Key Lessons for Agile Continuous Performance Testing

December 18, 2013
10:00 am PST/1:00 pm EST
What is an IT Operations Bridge and who benefits from it?

January 28, 2014
10:00 am PST/1:00 pm EST
Realize double-digit Savings on Business Service Management Environments