IBM.s Virtual Infrastructure Access.Desktop Virtualization Trends and Directions
In this challenging marketplace, customers are looking for solutions to help take costs out of their IT environment, from the server to the desktop. Arthur Chiang will discuss IBM's Virtual Infrastructure Access (VIA) services product and how it can help customers achieve significant TCO savings. He will address the desktop virtualization marketplace, how VIA's open architecture ensures ease of management, improves security, and helps customers achieve green objectives in order to improve overall operational effectiveness. Arthur will also discuss other benefits of VIA's end-to-end scope and 'anywhere, anytime access' capabilities that address the growing mobility needs of end users. A customer speaker will join Arthur to share his experience in addressing their desktop challenges and transforming his end user infrastructure environment. Don't miss an opportunity to learn how IBM can help you virtualize your end user computing platforms for faster time to value.
Technical Overview Session
Networking; Storage / Backup; VMware Infrastructure; Virtualization Platform / Hypervisor
Arthur Chiang( IBMCorporation )
Arthur Chiang is a Vice President in IBM's Global Technology Services business. He is responsible for the management of IBM's End User Services product portfolio which includes Virtual Infrastructure Access, an innovative services-lead approach to virtualizing a client's distributed end user desktop environment. Previously, Arthur managed products at Applications on Demand, an IBM business unit that managed and hosted Oracle and SAP applications. Applications on Demand (AoD) was originally a public company called Corio, which was acquired by IBM in March 2005. Arthur was at Corio since it's inception in 1999 and held a number of roles including Business Development, Alliances, Acquisitions, and Investor Relations. He formerly managed Worldwide Professional Services at BEA, Inc., and services business units at Oracle Corporation and other software companies. Arthur was also a Principal at Booz, Allen & Hamilton, advising customers on business strategy and operations.
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