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Data protection in a mobile environment - Paris - Crowne Plaza - 9 April 2009

Bull and Symantec join together to run a seminar on data protection in a mobile environment, which will take place in Crowne Plaza in Paris on April 9th from 9am to 11am.

An opportunity to discover the last innovation of Bull: globull, the first security platform for mobile computing and to meet three experts of this field:

Defense-level security
With globull, Bull has come up with the answer to secure mobile computing. Combining a hard disk with a defense-level encryption processor, this miniature electronic strong-box weighs in at just 120g. Unique of its kind, globull protects against intrusions, viruses and spyware. The user can carry not only his or her data but also the whole virtual working environment that he or she can install on any host PC (be it a laptop, Netbook, hot-desk workstation...) to work with complete peace of mind. His files and connections remain inviolable. And even if a user loses a globull device, the in-built encryption protects all the contents.

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Gartner Identity and Access Management Summit 2010 - Royal Lancaster Hotel, London, 3-4 March 2010

Today every enterprise performs identity and access management (IAM). Whoever its users are - its workforce, its business partners, its online customers - managing their digital identities and their access to corporate systems, data and other assets is critical.

IAM is now established as a cornerstone of information security - an effective IAM program can realize benefits in cost reduction, regulatory compliance and IT governance.

However, relatively few enterprises in Europe have a formal IAM program in place - nearly half are only developing processes and investigating tools, and more than a quarter are still defining processes and using only basic tools.

To reach maturity, an enterprise must refine and optimize its IAM processes and integrate tools within the framework of an IAM architecture that maps to the enterprise architecture and aligns with business needs. Engaging stakeholders across the business, making the business case, and orchestrating all the technologies and other elements within a well-governed IAM program also remain significant challenges.

Evidian is a Platinum Sponsor of the Gartner IAM Summit, and will be happy to welcome you to their booth.

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Bull Evidian's international seminar Authentication management for Banking and Finance - Paris, March 12

How can you secure application access in a heterogeneous environment, taking into account the specificities of the banking and finance industry?

Generic security solutions are not effective; security must adapt to business risks. Regulatory frameworks also have a strong influence. Security tools must integrate this essential dimension and be more user-oriented. Thus, an administrator will have different needs than a branch employee, who in turn requires different functionality than a trader. For example, securing a trading room requires a focus on identity management, access control, attribution and traceability of operations - with very specific constraints. Existing authentication solutions are diverse. Among these, those based on strong authentication are the most successful to date. Moreover, a trader uses an average of over five screens - complete management and flexible authentication of clusters of PCs is essential.

Evidian launches a new authentication management solution dedicated to the banking and finance industry. During this event, you will see customer testimonials, presentations and demonstrations.

3:00pm : Welcome on Les Bateaux Parisiens
3:15 pm : Evidian directions by Hassan Maad, COO, Evidian
3:30 pm : Announcement: A new solution for authentication management in the banking and finance industry
by Stphane Vinsot, IAM solution Manager, Evidian
4:15 pm : Coffee break
4:30 pm : Customers testimonial with with Alain Bouill, CSO, Groupe Caisse des Dpts et Alain Bernard, CSO, Natixis
6:30 pm : Managing remote access, SOS mode, delegation, fast user switching and cluster mode with strong authentication : Demonstration by Stphane Vinsot, IAM solution Manager, Evidian
7:00 pm : Q&As
7:15 pm : Cocktail
8:00 pm: Dinner, cruise on the Seine river

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InfoSecurity.be 2010 - Brussels, 24-25 March

Infosecurity.be offers ICT professionals an overview of the latest security technologies, products and services. More than 80 exhibitors guarantee a wide exhibition programme. The keynote sessions, comprehensive seminar programme and other activities at the show also offer a great deal of inspiration for all your security issues.

Infosecurity.be takes place on 24 and 25 March 2010 at Brussels Expo, at the same time as the trade show Storage Expo (data storage and management). A unique one-stop shopping opportunity: with just one visit, you can kill three birds with one stone!

Evidian and Bull Belgique will be presenting their IAM solutions on their stand.

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SAPPHIRE NOW - Frankfurt, May 17-19

Bull, Architect of an Open World and an expert in Sap solutions, invites you in partnership with Intel to join SAPPHIRE NOW the world's premier business technology event, being held on 17-19 May in Frankfurt. A three-day opportunity bringing together thousands of customers and prospects to discover new initiatives, solutions, products, and services with SAP.

Bull, as SAP Global Technology Partner, would be happy to welcome you on its stand, where you will be able to find out more about the following key subjects and discuss them with our experts:

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Bio Demo Center Inauguration - Grenoble, Friday 21 May 2010

Situated in the first-class location of the Grenoble technology park, the management of the Bull Customer Briefing Center cordially invites you to the inauguration of its new Bio Demo Center, on Friday 21 May 2010.

The ceremony will take place in the presence of:

Join us to explore this new area, totally dedicated to our customers. Its main role is to enable customers to evaluate the very latest technologies in a real environment, with experts on hand based around our Escala and novascale platforms, to reduce the energy consumption and carbon footprints of their Data Centers and optimize their infrastructures while at the same time automating IT operation and improving the quality of service delivered to users.

During the day, you will also have the opportunity to explore mobull™, Bulls very latest-generation mobile solution which gives organizations extremely rapidly access to a plug & boot Data Center.


Morning seminar: metamorphosis of the Data Center - Paris - 27 May

Data Centers are going through fundamental changes: with pressure on costs and energy bills, the infrastructure has to deliver maximum service levels to users, in complete security, 24x7... all in an a rapidly evolving technological environment both in terms of IT architecture and components. The emergence of new models, such as Cloud Computing, are burning issues for CIOs. This seminar jointly organized by IDC and Bull features experts from APC/Schneider, Bull, EMC, Intel and VMware, as well as CIOs.

Preliminary agenda
08:30 09:00: Welcome to delegates
09:00 09:40: Opening panel discussion: the big challenges for Data Centers
09:40 10:10: Face-to-face interview: the CIO in search of a dynamic information system: the virtualization choice
10:10 10:25: Face-to-face interview: implementing an environmentally-friendly Data Center
10:50 11:30: Panel discussion: the golden rules for implementing a disaster recovery/business continuity plan
11:30 12:10: Panel discussion: building your own private Cloud
12:10 12:30: Conclusion: a vision of the Data Center of the future
12:30 14:00: Lunch

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Optimize your business critical applications by pushing back the limits of virtualization - Brussels, 24 june 2010

Virtualization has developed at an impressive pace over the past few years,progressing rapidly within Data Centers.

Technical developments in virtualization and a shift in the attitude of application publishers mean that today, all the conditions have been fulfilled to enable virtualization of the Data Center as a whole, including the enterprise critical applications.

novascale bullion servers, associated with VMware solutions, enable IT departments to virtualize their business critical applications, to provide flexibility, availability, performance and energy efficiency.

Bull and VMware invite you to find out more about their solutions at a seminar June 24th at Radisson Blu Royal Hotel Brussels.

09:30 Welcome Coffee

12:45 Lunch / Come together

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Storage in virtualized environments: getting ahead in the move to tomorrows Cloud infrastructures - Bull, IDC and NetApp - Paris/Htel George V 08:30 to 10:30 8 September 2010

The virtualization of server environments has already achieved a good level of maturity: 20% of servers bought by companies in 2009 were destined to support virtualized environments. The Age of virtualization is a concrete reality, shaping the new profile of IT as it gradually moves towards the Cloud model.

But it is not possible to evolve towards these kinds of infrastructure without considering IT in its entirety: networks, applications and above all storage, the only area where demand has continued to grow at an exponential rate, despite the major cutbacks in IT budgets in 2009.

At the point where issues of availability, data protection, service quality and even business continuity converge, organizations storage strategies are becoming vital drivers that will prove decisive in determining the success or failure of virtualized infrastructures.

IDC, Bull and NetApp invite you to share their thoughts and experiences at a breakfast seminar on 8 September 2010, at 08:30 in the seminar rooms at the Hotel Georges V in Paris.


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Open World Forum: the leading global event for open IT - Paris/Eurosites George V, 30 September - 1 October 2010

Open Is The Future: Open Innovation - Open Enterprise - Open Society
Every year, the Open Source movement is becoming more and more established as the invisible driving force behind the digital revolution. So how can public and private sector organizations best capitalize on this technology to improve their competitiveness and ability to innovate?
Bull is the co-founder and Diamond Sponsor of the Open World Forum.

With 15 keynote presentations, 20 seminars, eight Think-tanks, open innovation awards, a Web TV and much more, the event will be a unique opportunity to >>> More

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SEG 2010 - Denver (USA) - 17 - 22 October 2010

Breakthrough new High Performance Computing designs on show at SEG 2010

Bulls Extreme Computing BU will be exhibiting at the Society of Exploration Geophysicists 80th Annual Meeting, to be held this year at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, Colorado, USA.

The Bull booth at SEG 2010 will feature both thin-node HPC blade and GPU blade servers and fat-node SMP servers, capable of running all major seismic and reservoir applications with maximum performance, density and power efficiency. The booth will also showcase the all-weather, all-climate sealed HPC container facility.>>> More

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The IT Security Expo IT-SA - Nuremberg/Germany October 19-21, 2010

The IT-SA is one of the biggest events dealing with IT security. More than 300 exhibitors will present their solutions and will be pleased to answer your questions.
Visit the Bull Evidian booth on the IAM Area (hall 12, stand 317) and find out how you can enhance security and staff efficiency to focus on your business.

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Open Source CFD International Conference 2010 - 4th & 5th November - Munich, Germany

Over the last 3 years industry and academia have seen first hand the benefits of Open Source CFD technology. For 3 years the Open Source CFD International Conference has reflected the rapid growth and extensive interest in this field. This years event will provide a platform for discussion on all aspects of Open Source CFD and will further highlight validated approaches and breakthrough technologies.

By popular demand the conference will return to Germany this year, taking place in the vibrant city of Munich. The announced key note addressers are from Procter & Gamble and the University of Massachusetts. The two-day packed agenda will feature dozens of presentations by users from a large variety of industries.

As the European leader in Open Source and HPC, Bull will exhibit its Extreme Computing solutions at the CFD International Conference.

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PETEX 2010 - London/Olympia - 23-25 November

Bull's Extreme Computing BU will be exhibiting at the Petroleum Exploration Society of Great Britain's biennial conference and exhibition, PETEX 2010, which is taking place in Earls Court 2, Warwick Street, London, from November 23 to 25.

This event attracts over 2400 delegates drawn from oil companies, oilfield service companies, consultancies and technology vendors involved in oil exploration in the North Sea and Atlantic Margin. Although primarily from the UK, there will also be a significant presence from staff based in Norway, Denmark, Netherlands, France, Ireland, Canada, Russia, the Middle East and the United States.

Bull's booth, located at G36, will be showing the bullx B500 blade chassis and a powerful Bull visualization server, configured with NVIDIA Quadro 6000 3D graphics and C2050 GPU cards, and showing demonstrations of ffA's SEA3D, a leading OpenGL 3D seismic interpretation application.

Bull will also be publicising the recently-announced 'extreme factory' portal solution for PaaS (Platform-As-A Service) and SaaS (Software-As-A-Service). This is used in conjunction with Bull's accelerated server infrastructure to give oil and gas customers remote access to geoscience data and applications located in a central HPC server hub, either as an external service, or as part of an internal HPC applications delivery service, which includes interactive OpenGL applications from leading ISVs.

Bull will be joined by technology partners NVIDIA, CAPS and ffA, to show some of the most advanced server technology available to geoscientists to increase their productivity, in finding and developing commercial hydrocarbon accumulations in the subsurface.

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