Join Us for a Live Virtual Event!
Get insights into trends and thought leadership about all-flash storage.
Find out how new technologies can help you meet customer SLAs, increase operational efficiency, and advance your IT strategy. Hear from industry experts and insiders. Ask questions, get answers.
Our "Insiders' Perspectives on Flash" virtual event will give you the opportunity to connect with NetApp executives and architects through presentations and Q&A sessions. Benefit from their insights and thought leadership, and learn how the growing and adapting flash market drives IT strategy.
- Learn how new technologies can help you meet demanding customer SLAs and increase operational efficiency.
- Hear exclusive NDA-level information about the NetApp® portfolio of products.
- Find out how a webscale architecture simplifies data center operations and helps speed application development for OpenStack, Docker, VMware, and CloudStack communities.
- Get answers to your flash and data storage questions from industry insiders.
|9:00–9:05 a.m.||Welcome and Introduction
Jamie Ridge, Sr. Director, Systems Engineering
|9:05–9:25 a.m.||Keynote: "What to Expect Next with Flash"
Joel Reich, EVP, Product Operations
Get insights into trends and thought leadership about flash storage. NetApp's EVP of Product Operations will share his view on how the flash market is adapting and growing and offer insights about the speed of change. Find out how new and emerging technologies can help you meet demanding customer SLAs, increase operational efficiency, and advance your IT strategy. You will also learn why major advisory and analyst services IDC and Gartner agree that NetApp leads the way in flash.
|9:25–10:10 a.m.||"An Architect's Viewpoint: The Evolution of Flash"
Ravi Kavuri, VP and Chief Architect, Data ONTAP
Our chief architect will give you an insider's perspective on upcoming innovations in our flash portfolio. Hear about his perspective on 3D XPoint and how our latest product launches can drive your IT strategy. You will gain a fresh way of looking at how flash technology can help you easily provide on-demand scaling, consolidate data centers, and deploy converged infrastructures.
|10:10–10:55 a.m.||"Building a Hyperscale Data Center"
Gabriel Chapman, Principal Architect, Office of the CTO
Learn why a webscale architecture that radically simplifies data center operations and enables rapid application deployments will reshape the market. Also get insights into how IT can serve OpenStack, Docker, VMware, and CloudStack communities by using NetApp flash technologies to accelerate development workflows and improve automation. You will come away with an understanding of how the integrated NetApp and SolidFire flash portfolio can accelerate data center transformation with a flash-first model.
|10:55 a.m.–11 a.m.||Closing Remarks
Below is a list of NetApp offices that will be hosting the virtual event. Please select the location most convenient for you.
|Atlanta, GA||NetApp Atlanta Office||780 Johnson Ferry Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30342
|Austin, TX||NetApp Austin Office||9606 North Mopac Expressway
Austin, TX 78759
|Bellevue, WA||NetApp Bellevue Office||108th Avenue NE
Bellevue, WA 98004
|Calgary, AB||University of Calgary||2500 University Dr. NW
Calgary, AB T2N 1N4
|Dallas, TX||NetApp Dallas Office||15303 Dallas Parkway
Addison, TX 75001
|Edina, MN||NetApp Edina Office||7650 Edinborough Way
Edina, MN 55435
|Greenwood Village, CO||NetApp Office||8390 E. Crescent Parkway
Greenwood Village, CO 80111
|Halifax, NS||Delta Hotels Halifax||1990 Barrington Street
Halifax, NS B3J 1P2
|Houston, TX||NetApp Houston Office||920 Memorial City Way Ste 100
Houston, TX 77024
|Irvine, CA||NetApp Irvine Office||300 Spectrum Center Drive
Irvine, CA 92618
|Montreal, QC||ESI Technologies||Les Cours Mont-Royal
1550 Metcalfe St. #1100
Montreal, QC H3A 1X6
|Ottawa, ON||Stoneworks Technologies||2212 Gladwin Cres E9
Ottawa, ON K1B 5N1
|Raleigh, NC||NetApp Raleigh Office||7301 Kit Creek Road
Research Triangle Park
Raleigh, NC 27709
|Schaumburg, IL||NetApp Schaumburg Office||425 North Martingale Road
Schaumburg, IL 60173
|South Western Ontario||Regus Centre||180 Northfield Drive West
Unit 4, 1st Floor
Waterloo, ON N2L 0C7
|Sunnyvale, CA||NetApp Sunnyvale Office||495 East Java Drive
Sunnyvale, CA 94089
|Vancouver, BC||NetApp Vancouver
|2608 Granville Street
Vancouver, BC V6H 3V3
|Vienna, VA||NetApp Vienna Office||Tysons International Plaza II
1921 Gallows Road
Vienna, VA 22182
|Waltham, MA||NetApp Waltham Office||1601 Trapelo Road
Waltham, MA 02451
|West Valley City, UT||Intermountain Healthcare||4646 Lake Park Drive
West Valley City, UT 84120
|Your Local Office||Please have a NetApp rep contact me to discuss hosting the virtual session at my office with my colleagues. Note: Hosting at your office is dependent on available resources within your area.|
- Executive Vice President, Product Operations
- Principal Architect, Office of the CTO
- Vice President and Chief Architect, Data ONTAP
- Sr. Director, Systems Engineering