Cisco Live!

San Diego Convention Center

June 8 - 11, 2015

Learn more about NetApp, a Diamond Sponsor of Cisco Live 2015, Cisco, and our joint solutions. FlexPod, a leading Converged Infrastructure solution, integrates best-in-class NetApp and Cisco components into an enterprise-class data center platform.

FlexPod solutions are designed and validated to reduce deployment time, project risk, and the cost of IT. Ask any of our expert staff about how we can add more value to your data storage operations. Discover more about our portfolio of hardware, software, and solutions—including Backup to the Cloud with SteelStore, Database and Application Acceleration with Flash, and Modernizing the Data Center.

Cisco Live 2015 provides you with an opportunity to connect with NetApp through speaking sessions, mini theater presentations, demos, and 1:1 meetings with NetApp executive leaders and subject matter experts.

  • Learn more about high-interest topics such as private and hybrid cloud, data fabric, data center, mobility, security service providers, SAN, and ACI.
  • Get your most anticipated questions answered in a personalized 1:1 VIP experience guided by NetApp executive leaders and subject matter experts.
  • Connect with partners and vendors and view demos of their latest technology in the World of Solutions.

Learn more about NetApp and Cisco solutions.

Agenda

Monday

June 8

5:00PM - 8:00PM World of Solutions Reception

San Diego Convention Center, Expo Hall

Explore the broader Cisco Partner Ecosystem, find answers to your specific networking challenges, and hear the unique perspective of Cisco engineers and partners.

 

Tuesday

June 9

11:00AM - 6:00PM World of Solutions

San Diego Convention Center, Expo Hall

Explore the broader Cisco Partner Ecosystem, find answers to your specific networking challenges, and hear the unique perspective of Cisco engineers and partners.

1:30PM - 2:00PM NetApp Mini Theater Session

Intel Booth #2011

Come learn how NetApp and Cisco technologies along with FlexPod creates an on-ramp to the cloud for customers. 

2:00PM - 2:15PM Solution Theater Session

Cisco Campus Theater #2

Session Title: FlexPod: Cisco and NetApp’s Award-Winning Platform for Innovation

4:00PM - 6:00PM Networking Event

San Diego Convention Center, Expo Hall

Explore the broader Cisco Partner Ecosystem, find answers to your specific networking challenges, and hear the unique perspective of Cisco engineers and partners.

Wednesday

June 10

10:30AM - 11:30AM Industry Keynote

Keynote Hall, F and G

Join host Cisco CIO, Rebecca Jacoby as she discusses the IT mindset shift with peers from EMC, Intel, and NetApp.

11:00AM - 6:00PM World of Solutions

San Diego Convention Center, Expo Hall

Explore the broader Cisco Partner Ecosystem, find answers to your specific networking challenges, and hear the unique perspective of Cisco engineers and partners.

2:30PM - 3:00PM PreZentation Session

The Hub, PreZentation Theater

Session Title: Symantec + FlexPod: IT Transformation from the Inside Out

Thursday

June 11

9:30AM - 2:30PM World of Solutions

San Diego Convention Center, Expo Hall

Explore the broader Cisco Partner Ecosystem, find answers to your specific networking challenges, and hear the unique perspective of Cisco engineers and partners.

1:00PM - 2:30PM NOC Panel

8 Upper Level

Have you ever wondered what is involved building and tearing down a network in the span of a week?  Our panelist will talk about the Cisco Live network and the technologies in use, as well as the Network Operations Center or NOC that manages it.

Sessions

Realize the Full Potential of Hybrid Cloud

June 8 –11 at every hour and half hour, NetApp Booth #2001, Mini Theater

Imagine the freedom to innovate without constraints; to respond to business needs in minutes instead of months; to have 99% of the advantages of public clouds with only 1% of the risk. This is the potential of the hybrid cloud, and NetApp can take you there. Learn about NetApp’s Data Fabric vision and how you can benefit from it today.

See one of our mini theater presentations. Get a t-shirt. Get spotted wearing that shirt and you could also get a gift card.

FlexPod: Cisco and NetApp’s Award-Winning Platform for Innovation

Tuesday June 9 at 2:00PM - 2:15PM, Cisco Campus Theater #2

Learn how Cisco and NetApp joined forces to create an industry-leading, best-of-breed Integrated Infrastructure platform that now spans over 100 architectural designs, includes a robust ecosystem of partners, and features cutting edge technology from Cisco ACI, UCS Mini, All-Flash FAS, and InterCloud Fabric.

See how integrated infrastructure can not only modernize your data center and improve IT responsiveness, but can provide you with a secure, scalable, and flexible hybrid cloud strategy leveraging NetApp’s Data Fabric and Cisco’s InterCloud Fabric.

Speaker:

  • Anuj Aggarwal, Global Technical Alliance Manager for Cisco
Industry Keynote

Wednesday June 10 at 10:30AM - 11:30AM, Keynote Hall F & G

What IT looks like today will be vastly different from tomorrow. Cisco and its partners will look at how the IT role will evolve and grow with the IT transformation underway. Join host Cisco CIO, Rebecca Jacoby as she discusses the IT mindset shift with peers from EMC, Intel, and NetApp.

Speakers:

  • Rebecca Jacoby, Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Cisco
  • Cynthia Stoddard, Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer, NetApp
  • Diane Bryant, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Data Center Group, Intel
  • John Roese, Chief Technology Officer, EMC
Symantec + FlexPod: IT Transformation from the Inside Out

Wednesday June 10 at 2:30PM - 3:00PM, The Hub, PreZentation Theater

With Cisco and NetApp’s help, Symantec has built one of the largest software defined data centers in the world leveraging a FlexPod-based Private Cloud.  See how Symantec saved tens of millions of dollars and reclaimed engineering time, resulting in more time devoted to customer satisfaction and less to infrastructure support.

Speakers:

  • Sean Doherty, VP Technology Partnerships and Alliances, Symantec
  • Lee Caswell, VP Product and Solutions Marketing, NetApp
NOC Panel

Thursday June 11 at 1:00PM - 2:30PM, 8 Upper Level

Have you ever wondered what is involved building and tearing down a network in the span of a week?

Our panelist will talk about the Cisco Live network and the technologies in use, as well as the Network Operations Center or NOC that manages it. You'll discover what worked, leading practices that were followed, and statistics from the event. This is a must-see panel for anyone involved in operating a network, especially one that has to move with agility and adapt constantly. Hopefully, you have more than a few days to build and fine tune your network. You will benefit from hearing what was done, how it was done and what was learned all over the course of the week.

There will be panelists representing Routing, Switching, Wireless, the design, products and roll out of security as well as Cisco's Remote Monitoring Service for security plus Storage, Network Management and of course fun stats from the show.

Speaker:

  • Eric Railine, TME, NetApp
NetApp Data Fabric with FlexPod and Cisco Intercloud Fabric

Tuesday, June 9 at 1:30PM- 2:00PM, Intel Booth #2011

There is no shortage of hybrid cloud solutions in today's market. This makes it a challenge to choose the optimum business solution for your enterprise; a solution that can integrate seamlessly with your business but not compromise your enterprise’s continuity and standards.

Come learn how NetApp and Cisco technologies along with FlexPod creates an easy on-ramp to the cloud for customers.

Speaker:

  • Nabil Fares, TME, NetApp

Speakers

Anuj Aggarwal

  • Global Technical Alliance Manager for Cisco, NetApp

Anuj is a seasoned IT professional with a technical background in security, mobility, applications and cloud infrastructure. At Netapp, Anuj is focused on delivering best in class technical enablement to our channel, joint field teams and customers to help differentiate our joint solutions between Netapp and Cisco. He spends a significant portion of his time talking with customers and partners sharing our joint product strategy and learning how we can improve our product portfolio across our key alliance verticals with Cisco. During his off time, he enjoys spending time with friends, his wife and twin children. His hobbies include, skiing, biking, backpacking, camping, wine making and photography, to name a few.

Speaker: FlexPod: Cisco and NetApp’s Award-Winning Platform for Innovation, Tuesday, June 9 at 2PM- 2:15PM, Cisco Campus Theater #2

Cynthia Stoddard

  • Senior Vice President & Chief Information Officer, NetApp

Cynthia Stoddard is NetApp’s chief information officer (CIO) and senior vice president.  As CIO of NetApp, Cynthia is leading and evolving the IT organization for the new digital era. Her responsibilities involve driving the traditional IT functions which include providing a long-term technology vision that supports and aligns with the company’s goals and strategies, business plans, operating requirements, and improving overall efficiencies. In addition, she is evolving IT to deliver business value beyond traditional boundaries by focusing on innovation, customer adaptive practices, and strategic partnerships. As a senior executive of NetApp, Cynthia is providing thought leadership on industry, business, and product direction. She is known as a customer-facing CIO – leading IT to enable NetApp customers to succeed. Additionally, she is the executive sponsor for the NetApp-on-NetApp initiative to increase awareness that NetApp is an IT leader. Cynthia recently won the 2014 Computerworld Premier 100 IT Leaders Award and was named Huffington Post’s Top 100 Most Social CIOs. Under her leadership NetApp IT has been recognized in the Information Week 500 (2012 & 2013) and the Information Elite 100 (2014).

Cynthia has over 25 years of business experience and IT expertise leading large global organizations in supply chain, retail, and technology companies. Before joining NetApp in 2010, she was group vice president of Information Technology at Safeway Inc. and was recognized as one of the Top Women in Grocery and also a Woman of Influence in the Food Industry. Other positions she has held include group CIO for NOL Group, the parent of APL Ltd., a global transportation and logistics company, as well as executive roles in other global transportation companies. While she was CIO at NOL Group, the organization was named in the Top 100 of Information Week’s Top 500 innovative users of technology for 4 successive years.

Cynthia holds a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from Western New England University, from which she graduated cum laude, and an MBA from Marylhurst University.

Speaker: Industry Keynote, Wednesday, June 10 at 10:30AM- 11:30AM, Keynote Hall F & G

Sean Doherty

  • Vice President, Technology Partnerships & Alliances, Symantec

Sean heads the Technology Partnerships & Alliances organization where he is responsible for identifying the key technology partners for Symantec. By working together with those partners and the Products and Services teams, they create new solutions that enable Symantec to accelerate innovation, serve bigger customer jobs, or address new markets.

Previously, Sean held the positions of Enterprise CTO and Enterprise Security CTO. In these roles, he oversaw the technical strategy behind the products that Symantec creates to protect its customers and their information. Prior to that, Sean was responsible for Symantec’s security business in the Europe, Middle East and Africa region. He worked with customers in diverse industries, business cultures and regulatory environments to develop solutions that enabled them to address the changing threat landscape and IT environment.

Sean joined Symantec with the acquisition of IMLogic, a vendor of security and compliance technology for Instant Messaging. He draws on 20 years of experience in the technology industry, where he has worked across technologies ranging from IBM Mainframes, 4GLs, client server, SOA, messaging and workflow where he has held technical and commercial leadership positions.

Sean is a regular speaker at international events on topics relating to security and cloud computing.

Sean holds a BSc. in Economics from the University of Surrey in the United Kingdom.

Speaker: Symantec + FlexPod: IT Transformation from the Inside Out, Wednesday, June 10  at 2:20PM - 2:50PM, PreZentation Theater

Lee Caswell

  • Vice President, Product and Solutions Marketing

Lee Caswell is vice president of Product and Solutions Marketing at NetApp, where he leads a team that speeds the customer adoption of new products, partnerships, and integrations. Lee joined NetApp in 2014 and has extensive experience in executive leadership within the storage, flash and virtualization markets.

Lee was previously vice president of Marketing at Fusion-IO (now SanDisk). Prior to Fusion-IO Lee was a founding member of Pivot3, a company considered to be an early innovator in hyper-converged systems, where he served as the CEO and CMO. Earlier in his career, Lee held marketing leadership positions at VMware, Adaptec, and SEEQ Technology (now LSI Logic). He started his career at General Electric in Corporate Consulting.

Lee holds a bachelor of arts degree in economics from Carleton College and a master of business administration degree from Dartmouth College. Lee is a New York native and has lived in northern California for many years. He and his wife live in Palo Alto and have two children. In his spare time Lee enjoys cycling, playing guitar, and hiking the local hills.

Speaker: Symantec + FlexPod: IT Transformation from the Inside Out, Wednesday, June 10 at 2:30PM - 3:00PM, PreZentation Theater

Flexible Data Center Infrastructure to Accelerate Application Deployment

  • SOLUTION BRIEF

Discover how the FlexPod platform enables you to build a flexible and efficient converged virtualized infrastructure as your foundation for future-ready IT. View PDF

A Cisco and NetApp Infrastructure Solution for Small and Midsize Businesses

  • SOLUTION BRIEF

FlexPod Express will help you optimize your infrastructure, reduce complexity, improve efficiency, and grow smart to keep up with increasing business demands. Learn how. View PDF

FlexPod with Cisco UCS Mini: Powering Applications from the Data Center to the Edge

  • SOLUTION BRIEF

Realize how to reduce costs and radically simplify computing with FlexPod and Cisco UCS® Mini, the solution specifically designed to be easily deployed and managed remotely. View PDF

FlexPod Family of Converged Infrastructure Solutions

  • SOLUTION BRIEF

FlexPod lets IT keep pace with the speed of business and slash administration time and TCO by up to 50% with integrated virtualized infrastructure. View PDF

FlexPod Select with Hadoop: Enterprise-Class Infrastructure to Accelerate Time to Value from Your Data

  • SOLUTION BRIEF

Learn how FlexPod Select, with validated, pre-configured components enables rapid deployment of your Hadoop cluster. View PDF

NetApp AltaVault Cloud-Integrated Storage (formerly SteelStore)

  • SOLUTION BRIEF

Find out how to boost recovery, cut costs, reduce risks, and back up to the cloud with AltaVault. View PDF

NetApp AltaVault Cloud-Integrated Storage (formerly SteelStore) - Physical Appliances

  • DATASHEET

Read about the industry’s most scalable cloud-integrated storage appliances, with capacities ranging from 32TB up to 384 TB in usable local cache. View PDF

NetApp Insight 2015 Ticket and Travel Raffle Official Rules

  • POLICY

Official rules to enter the NetApp Insight 2015 raffle View PDF

FlexPod: Cisco and NetApp’s Award-Winning Platform for Innovation

  • PRESENTATION

Learn how Cisco and NetApp joined forces to create an industry-leading, best-of-breed Integrated Infrastructure platform that now spans over 100 architectural designs, includes a robust ecosystem of partners, and features cutting edge technology from Cisco ACI, UCS Mini, All Flash FAS, and InterCloud Fabric. View PDF

Symantec + FlexPod: IT Transformation from the Inside Out

  • PRESENTATION

With Cisco and NetApp’s help, Symantec has built one of the largest software defined data centers in the world leveraging a FlexPod-based Private Cloud.  See how Symantec saved tens of millions of dollars and reclaimed engineering time, resulting in more time devoted to customer satisfaction and less to infrastructure support. View PDF

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