Hiroko Aoyama

Hiroko Aoyama

Sr Principal Analyst
Hiroko Aoyama is an Analyst in the IT Infrastructure and Security group, focusing on Japanese enterprise infrastructure. Ms. Aoyama provides advice related to Integrated systems and HCI trends, including open-source software such as containers in infrastructure area in addition to compute/server products in Japan.
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Wednesday, 22 April, 2020 02:40 PM|Wednesday, 22 April, 2020 03:00 PM
Simple but Significant Checklist on Virtual Server Quotes

We are continuously asked whether the quotation prices are reasonable by organizations that regularly replace their virtualization platforms and enhance their systems. To launch a next-generation infrastructure initiative, they must first be able to conduct their own quotation reviews, which will affect the current budget and investment. In this session, we will explain where and how to review quotes, especially those of virtual servers.

Wednesday, 22 April, 2020 03:30 PM|Wednesday, 22 April, 2020 04:15 PM
HCI in the Hybrid Cloud Era: Measures to Be Taken

In the era of hybrid cloud, it is becoming increasingly important for enterprises to rethink their infrastructure. Amid intense competition and survival, HCI vendors product strategy is also in transition. And they are also under pressure to redesign the HCI scenario which was mainly the one-way approach of shifting to the public cloud via on-premises innovation and private cloud. This session outlines key trends of HCI and discusses how Japanese enterprises should view the future HCI and what measures they should take to achieve 5 years ahead HCI scenario.

Thursday, 23 April, 2020 08:15 AM|Thursday, 23 April, 2020 08:45 AM
Open Your Eyes From the Container Fantasy

In this session, we highlight the illusions that Japanese companies tend to have about container technology, showing the inquiries sent to Gartner, and discuss the key points to get started without being deceived by marketing hype. We also cover how enterprises should decide whether to adopt the technology, rather than just following the trend or other company’s path, as well as summarize the trends and basics of containers and their management.

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