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N°32  |  December   2008
Events
Open Source Breakfast seminars BPM, the cornerstone of SOA implementation - Paris, December 17

Each month, Bull offers an open invitation to its breakfast-time seminars, each focusing on a theme linked to implementing Open Source software. Led by experts, these morning sessions offer pragmatic solutions to IT managers seeking to integrate Open Source software into their information systems. Their objective: to bring true technical contents to IT managers, which are willing to expand the use of Open Source software and eager to benefit fully from it.

The experiment of big Open Source-based projects, its links with the Communities, its capacity to support many components together with a long practice of Open Source software acquired in its R&D centers, make Bull a major actor in the Open Source world.

Wednesday, December 17 - BPM, the cornerstone of SOA implementation. The importance of a methodological framework and key points of the approach. Bull’s approach to Open Source.

From 9.00 to 11.00 at Centre Régus, Paris La Défense, Tour Ariane

More information (French only) >>

Data protection - securing the mobility wave - Thursday January 22, 15:00 to 16:00 CET

With today’s growing enterprise mobilization, increased mobility means increased risk. Valuable enterprise data which was once tightly secured within the networked perimeter now resides unprotected on mobile end points, including laptops and other mobile devices. Left unsecured, mobile devices like laptops are an open door to one of the enterprise most valuable corporate assets — information.

  • How to combine Mobility and Security?
  • How to protect the Road Warrior against confidential data leakage?
  • How to access to his or her own personal work environment on any host workstation?

To learn more on how to meet these challenges, join us on January 22nd and discover globull, the first handy 122gr-only trusted platform!

Register now >>
Discover globull web site >>

CUBE (Bull European User Group) GCOS 7 study days - Grenoble 3-4 February

GCOS members of the Bull European User Group (CUBE) will visit the European Center of Expertise and Development based in Grenoble on 3-4 February 2009. The agenda for these two half-days is as follows:

Grenoble, 3 February

  • 2.00pm: Welcome and presentation of the European Expertise and Development Center in Grenoble, by Michel Bracquemond, Director

  • 2.30pm: GCOS 7 and GCOS 8 offerings in 2009

  • 3.15pm: Data management in the context of a Business Recovery Plan (BRP). Real-life customer case study.

  • 4.00pm: Break

  • 4.15pm: The Bull StoreWay offering and GCOS in 2009

  • 5.00pm: Guided tour of the StoreWay Laboratory

Grenoble, 4 February
  • 9.00am: Pro-active and support services for GCOS systems
    Guided tour of the High Availability Center, HA 999.
    Dominique Douchy, Maintenance Director, France

  • 10.00am: Break

  • 10.15am: Bull expertise available to support your changing needs in GCOS and the Open World
    Serge Grauloup, Director of GCOSCompetenceCenter

  • 11.15am: HPC servers, with the involvement of GCOS R&D experts
    Pierre Salkazanov, GCOS R&D Director

  • 12.00pm: Guided tour of the HPC Laboratory 

NovaScale GCOS series >>
Bull European User Group (CUBE) web site >>

STAR European Conference 2009 - London, March 23-25

The theme of the STAR European Conference 2009 is:
Integrate. Automate. Innovate!
Held on March 23, 24, 25 at an exclusive London venue, the conference will focus on Automated CAE analysis, in which multiple simulations are performed with minimal user intervention. Adopting this philosophy not only provides a more complete picture of how a product actually performs in service, but helps to free the user from the mechanics of actually performing the CFD calculations, providing more time for true engineering analysis and thus leading to unprecedented innovation.
The conference will explore in detail the many benefits of deploying Automation in your CAE process:


  • Simulation of the entire design space, not just a few selective points.

  • Reduction in user error and associated run-time costs.

  • Ensure workflow consistency amongst global engineering teams

  • Spend more time innovating and less time modeling.


Bull will exhibit its HPC solutions at the STAR European Conference 2009. Visit the Bull booth!

More about Bull HPC solutions >>
More about the Conference >>

Linux and Open Source solutions 2009 - Paris Expo, 31 March-2 April

Linux solutions/Open Source celebrates it's 10th birthday with it's 2009 edition. The Open Source market now provides efficient solutions: mobility, virtualization, IT security, interoperability, development, collaboration, business intelligence, data centre, CRM, VoIP, SOA, workstation, etc. Companies and administrations, always in search of performance and effectiveness are adopting more than ever to Open Source solutions.

With Bull, Architect of an Open World™ and the European leader in Open Source Software services, discover the value of open solutions, through a number of conferences delivered by its experts:

March 31

  • KEYNOTE : 9h15-9h30
    Jean-Pierre LAISNE, Bull: FLOSS roadmap 2020

  • Data Center and Open Source software
    Julien LEGRAND, Bull: Java EE applications update without service interruption

  • To industrialize Java EE developments – The value of Open Source software
    François FORNACIARI, Bull: How to combine EJB3 and OSGi

  • To innovate with Open Source software
    Emmanuel FORGUES : globull, the world’s most secure mobile solution
  • Open Source software and interoperability
    Jean-Pierre LAISNE, Bull


April 1

  • SOA and Open Source software
    Jean-Pierre LAISNE, Bull

  • Governance of Open Source projects
    Jean-Pierre LAISNE, Bull


April 2

  • Collaborative work and content management
    Rodrigue LE GALL, Bull R&D à Automatic generation of Web applications based on business processes


Bull will also be exhibiting on its stand its Open Energy™ family of Open Source services, NovaForge™, the first comprehensive shared platform for project management and distributed development projects based on Open Source software, Virtual Shore™, a new collaborative way to develop application software, its NovaScale® servers running Linux in partnership with Intel, and its latest innovation: globull™, the first security platform for mobile computing.

Bull is also sponsor of the1st OW2 conference (April 1-2), with its experts participating in many sessions.

For more information and conference registration >>
Open Source solutions >>

First OW2 Annual Conference: Open Source for Computing Infrastructure - Paris - April 1-2, 2009

Two free days to discover the enterprise software that will set you free and boost your efficiency: come and take part in the first OW2 Annual Conference, April 1-2, in Paris, held during the Solutions Linux trade show.
Optimize your time: attending the first OW2 Annual Conference will also offer you the opportunity to visit the Solution Linux trade show, discover the latest developments in the OW2's leading projects and talk with the developers themselves.
Anticipate the future: come and discover how Ruby is evolving with its designer Yukihiro Matsumoto, and what comes next for Java in the enterprise with Roberto Chinnici, the lead of Java EE 6 specification.
Broaden your knowledge: this year's program features over 30 presentations, speakers from Europe, Asia and the Americas, seven thematic sessions, four poster sessions and of course the "Best Use Case Award".
And it's all free! Thanks to OW2 sponsors, ANR, Bull, EBMWebsourcing, Engineering, eXo Platform, Ingres, INRIA, Orange Labs, and Xwiki, the conference is free of charge and open to all.

About OW2
Founded in January 2007 as the merge of ObjectWeb and OrientWare communities, OW2 is an independent industry consortium dedicated to developing Open Source middleware and to fostering a vibrant community and business ecosystem. Building on the legacy of ObjectWeb and OrientWare, OW2 federates more than one hundred organizations and 6000 IT Professionals in Europe, Asia and the Americas. As a leading global Open-Source organization, OW2 aims to bring together grassroots communities across all continents through Local Chapters.
To find out more about OW2, visit www.ow2.org

Register >>
More information on the OW2 Annual Conference website >>

Data protection - securing the mobility wave - Webinar - Wednesday April 8, 3pm-4pm CET

With today’s growing enterprise mobilization, increased mobility means increased risk. Valuable enterprise data which was once tightly secured within the networked perimeter now resides unprotected on mobile end points, including laptops and other mobile devices. Left unsecured, mobile devices like laptops are an open door to one of the enterprise most valuable corporate assets — information.

  • How to combine Mobility and Security?
  • How to protect the Road Warrior against confidential data leakage?
  • How to access to his or her own personal work environment on any host workstation?

To learn more on how to meet these challenges, join us and discover globull, the first handy 122gr-only trusted platform!

Register now >>
More about globull >>

InfoSecurity Europe - Earls Court, London, UK, 28-30 April 2009

Infosecurity Europe is Europe’s most comprehensive convergence of information security professionals. It attracts more than 10 000 visitors. The right place to be to:

  • Discover practical strategies, solutions and technologies for all your information security issues.

  • Take an in-depth look at some of the hottest topics in the information security industry today in the cutting-edge educational programme.

Evidian will be exhibiting its E-SSO and mobile solutions on stand J70.

Free registration >>
More information >>

Cube Unix Seminar - Paris, 28 April 2009

On April 28th Bull and the CUBE (Bull European User Group) are holding the 8th edition of the CUBE Unix Forum at the Marriott hotel in Paris Champs-Elysées. Open to all, this day, led by Bull experts, is a privileged moment to exchange and complete your knowledge of the Escala® offer.

Agenda
9.45 Welcome and introduction
• Updates on Escala
• Virtualisation and memory management
12.00 Lunch
14.00 Automation of a virtualized Data Center
• System monitoring
• High availability in a virtualized environment
• Performance of capacities management
• Electricity consumption management
16.00 Conclusion – Questions & Answers

*AIX, AIX 6, POWER, POWER6 are International Business Machines Corporation trademarks; UNIX is a registered trademark of The Open Group.

Register (French only) >>
Escala servers >>

InfoSecurity Europe - Earls Court, London, UK, 28-30 April 2009

Infosecurity Europe is Europe’s most comprehensive convergence of information security professionals. It attracts more than 10 000 visitors. The right place to be to:

  • Discover practical strategies, solutions and technologies for all your information security issues.

  • Take an in-depth look at some of the hottest topics in the information security industry today in the cutting-edge educational programme.


Come and discover globull on stand J70, its ecosystem, its ROI and its integration into an information system. Globull is an innovative solution that combines security and the mobility of users. Storage of data to highly secure storage of keys and certificates for access to integrated information system in a box of 122 grams.

More information >>

2009 SIMULIA European Customer Conference - London, 18-21 May

This year, the traditional bi-annual Abaqus Users’ Conference (AUC) is expanded to include users of other SIMULIA software, and will therefore be known as the SIMULIA Customer Conference. (SCC). It will be held in historic London at the Brewery. The SCC continues a 20+ year tradition of providing a valuable forum for learning how experts in engineering and academia are applying the latest simulation technology and methods to accelerate and improve product development.
The SCC brings together an international community of realistic simulation users to share their knowledge and experience in advancing methods and technology for finite element analysis, multiphysics, process automation, design optimization, and simulation management. The conference program will feature presentations by representatives of many industries, such as Aerospace, Automotive, Electronics, Energy, Life Sciences…

Bull will be a sponsor of the SIMULIA Customer Conference and will exhibit its High Performance Computing solutions. Come and meet us there!

More information >>
HPC solutions >>

Ventyx Mindshare 2009 - Amsterdam, The Netherlands, June 8-10

Bull is sponsor of the Ventyx Mindshare 2009 User Conference in Amsterdam. Whether you are a generation company, water utility, petrochemical, financial entity, telecom/cable company, or government agency, Ventyx Mindshare offers you insight into your industry.
The conference will cover Ventyx business solutions and emerging business issues that are driving change in customers business. Ventyx solutions are available on the powerful Bull Escala® range which is relevant for large IT infrastructure.

More information >>
Bull Escala servers >>

Smart Healthcare Expo - Earls Court, London, UK, 9-10 June

Smart Healthcare 2009 is the leading healthcare event in the UK for professionals who are looking to drive IT-enabled change in the public sector. Through the implementation of modernized healthcare services, public sector organizations can learn to deliver efficiency savings and ensure greater patient choice. This event includes a free exhibition and conference and provides public servants with the opportunity to discover strategies and new products and services to enable improved healthcare provision.

Evidian will be exhibiting at stand Q438.

More information >>
More about Evidian >>

Digital Sovereignty Colloquium - Paris, Assemblée nationale – 17 June

Benefiting from the high-level sponsorship of Bernard Accoyer, President of the National Assembly of France, the French parliament, this Colloquium is being staged by French business magazine l’Expansion and will take place on Wednesday 17 June from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.

Nathalie Kosciusko-Morizet, Minister of State to the Prime Minister, with responsibility for Forward Planning, Assessment of Public Policies and Development of the Digital Economy, will be giving a presentation at 12:30 pm.

Didier Lamouche, Bull’s Chairman and CEO, will be taking part in the third round-table discussion chaired by Bernard Carayon, member of the parliament representing Tarn and Chairman of Prometheus, which begins at 2:30 pm and will explore the theme of: Technology venture capital serving a public policy of digital sovereignty.

Key topics include: Mastering IT security technologies is one of the new challenges of economic and political power. Technology venture capital is inherently characterized by its ability to call on the market to fund research and development into high-potential technologies. Is it possible to identify any industrial and technological priorities by examining experiences in Europe and the policy driven by the European Investment Bank. What is the future for technology venture capital and strategic investment?

CIAB Febraban 2009 - São Paulo, Brazil - 17, 18, 19 June

Bull is Gold Sponsor of the 19th CIAB Febraban (International Congress for Banking Automation as Gold Sponsor) next week from June, 17 to 19.

The event, the largest in the Information Technology segment for financial institutions in Latin America will take place at the Transamerica Expo Center, in São Paulo. The event is comprised of a product and service exhibit of the highest technology for the financial sector – ATMs, products, services and safety equipment, electronic transfer systems and forms of payment, etc.

Come and meet Bull experts!

More information >>

ISC'09 - Hamburg, Germany, June 23-26

Europe's number 1 High Performance Computing Exhibition is moving to Hamburg in 2009. The 4-day conference and trade show will provide a unique platform to learn, network and do business, all under one roof. With over 1,500 attendees - HPC industry leaders, IT specialists and scientists - and more than 120 exhibitors from over 45 countries expected to attend, ISC’09 is sure to be the biggest and best edition yet.

The 2009 conference program will feature as usual distinguished keynote speakers, as well as two afternoon sessions on Weather/Climate and Aerospace, and specialized sessions on Cloud Computing, Cluster/Multicore Architectures, HPC & Seismic, Gas & Oil Applications, GPU and Extreme Data Management/Mining.

The eagerly-awaited 33rd TOP500 list of the world’s fastest supercomputers will also be announced.

Bull is Gold sponsor of ISC’09. Meet our experts at the Bull booth and see our latest generation of Bull HPC servers and cluster solutions.

More information >>
HPC solutions >>

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