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Building An On-Prem Private Cloud for your AI Workloads – Executive Breakfast Briefing

January 25 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am EST

No matter where you are or where you want to go in your Data, Analytics & AI journey – Converge can help you get there!
Join us at the Rideau Club on Thursday, January 25th, in downtown Ottawa to hear from leading industry experts and guest AI infrastructure specialists. Discover new possibilities, innovations, and architecture frameworks that will assist you in building an on-prem private cloud for your AI workloads.
Following the presentations, engage in a panel discussion and open forum addressing the future of AI infrastructure, the Cloud, and how these elements will influence some of the most strategic decisions for your 2024 IT projects. Prepare your IT infrastructure and operations team for the upcoming developments in this new AI era!
8:00 – Registration Opens
8:30 – Intro presentation
8:50 – Building your own corporate AI Platform – Approach, Best Practices, and Success Stories
9:35 – AI Projects: Why Hardware Matters
10:05 – An On-prem private cloud for your AI workloads
10:35 – Panel discussion with guest experts & open forum
Zach Coates, VP Sales Canada Public Sector
Converge Technology Solutions
Darren Livingston, VP of Engineering
Converge Technology Solutions
Mathieu Bouffard, Cloud Solution Architect
Converge Technology Solutions
Marc De Grasse, Solution Specialist – VMware Cloud & Automation
Converge Technology Solutions
Main Themes
·  Defining your own vision and infrastructure strategy for AI
·  Design of corporate AI platforms and implementation frameworks
·  On-prem vs. Cloud – Deciding on workload placement in a Hybrid business/IT context.
·  Infrastructure for AI – Why hardware matters
·  Building an AI Center of Excellence – Team structure, key roles and responsibilities, project implementation best practices
·  Security posture – Finding a balance between speed, agility, data privacy, and control.
Real-World Success Stories & Case Studies
· Setting up hybrid cloud foundations for AI using VMware
· Advanced computing and the latest graphic processing capabilities
· Converge Canada AI Labs
Latest Tech & Security Innovations
See how Converge leverages Dell, VMware & NVIDIA’s latest tech innovations for this era of Data, AI, and Analytics. Build the technology foundation you need for a modern, secure, and agile data center.
>> High-performance computing (HPC)
>> Virtualized HPC
>> GPU Graphic/Video processing
>> GPUs as a Service
>> VMware Cloud Foundation (private cloud)
>>VMware/Nvidia AI Foundation – (AI Infrastructure)
>> VMware Aria Operations – (IT Automation)
Who should attend this session?
>> Senior Management
>> IT Directors, Cloud Strategy Directors
>> Data, Analytics, AI Directors
>> Data Science and AI project leads
This session will help you refine your team’s strategy, define key priorities, and connect with other Data, AI, and Analytic project leaders you can share and learn
**All attendees are responsible for respecting their employers’ policies regarding the acceptance of promotional items.


January 25
8:00 am - 11:00 am EST
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