Cisco Live!

Barcelona, Spain

January 28 - February 1, 2019

Join us at Cisco Live 2019, Barcelona!

Digital Transformation Lives Here!

Cisco Live enables you to connect with NetApp through speaking sessions, mini theatre presentations, demonstrations, and meeting with NetApp executive leaders and subject-matter experts.

  • Learn more about high-interest topics such as hybrid cloud, all-flash storage, and more
  • Get your most anticipated questions answered in a personalized 1:1 VIP experience
  • Connect with partners and vendors and view demos of their latest technology

Discover the newest solutions from NetApp. Meet with our engineers to see how NetApp can help you on your digital transformation journey. Learn about exciting new FlexPod, NetApp, SolidFire, flash, hybrid cloud, and service provider solutions. You can also:

  • See FlexPod solutions for healthcare and energy exploration.
  • Discover new models for on-premises infrastructure with managed services
  • Learn how NetApp can help with new business imperatives such as artificial intelligence, machine learning, deep learning, and Internet of Things.
Schedule a casual, no-pressure meeting, and you will receive a guaranteed invitation to NetApp’s exclusive VIP reception on January 28 at the Cava Codorníu, Barcelona.

Visit our Cisco Live event page to find more information about our partnership with Cisco and our speaking sessions.

NetApp is the exclusive storage provider for the Cisco Live Network Operations Centre, which leverages NetApp AFF and MetroCluster technologies.

Learn more about NetApp and Cisco solutions.



Speaking Sessions

You may request a 1:1 meeting with our executives who offer to talk exclusively about specific content with your customer or prospect.

Session Code: BRKPAR-2999
Title: Is your IT Infrastructure ready for Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
Time: Monday, 14:00 – 14:40
Location: Innovation Showcase Theatre

Speaker: Hoseb Dermanilian, NetApp Industry Solutions Manager, AI/ML
Chris O’Brien, Director of Technical Marketing, Cisco
Hoseb Dermanilian
In this session we will discuss the infrastructure performance and design requirements to support AI and ML workloads. We will discuss the entire data flow and infrastructure requirements from ingest to archive. This includes cloud powered AI/ML architectures that leverage a data fabric to manage data flows and deep learning processes that extend from edge to core to the cloud.

Session Code: BRKPAR-2997
Title: End-to-end NVMe architectures: Implementation instructions and performance expectations
Time: Wednesday, 10:45 - 11:45

Speaker: Chris Rodriguez, NetApp Cloud Infrastructure Principal Architect
Chris Rodriguez
In this session learn how to implement and configure an end-to-end NVMe architecture spanning UCS host, FC fabric and NetApp storage on a FlexPod system to support ultra-low latency applications. We will share performance expectations and recommended use cases.

Session Code: BRKPAR-2996
Title: Practical applications of a Hybrid, Multi-cloud architecture.
Time: Wednesday, 16:30 – 18:00
Location: Hall 8.0

Speaker: Manash Kirtania, NetApp Senior Product Manager for FlexPod
Manash Kirtania
In this session we will describe modern hybrid, multi-cloud architectures and the new use cases they enable. This includes leveraging the cloud to deliver cost effective cloud-based services to augment your data centre infrastructure including backup, disaster recovery, data tiering, data analytics, bursting, and infrastructure monitoring. Learn about the latest FlexPod hybrid cloud infrastructure that simplifies access, management and integration of cloud resources with on-premises environments.

Session Code: BRKPAR-2998
Title: Managed Private Cloud for Practical applications on a Hybrid, Multi-cloud architecture.
Thursday, 14:00 - 14:40 
Location: Cisco Theatre in the World of Solutions

Speaker: Ravi Sanjeev & Shanthi Adloori, Sr Product Manager, Cisco
Ravi Sanjeev
In this session we will describe achieving a fully managed on-premises private cloud with a public cloud look and feel. Learn about new ways to address data sovereignty, location flexibility, and scalable staff resources that address gaps in IT skills. Understand the FlexPod hybrid cloud infrastructure and your options for on-premises, off-premises, and collocated cloud platforms.

VIP Program


Book a personal meeting with NetApp at Cisco Live Barcelona

NetApp is excited to join you at Cisco Live in La Fira, Barcelona, Spain, January 28th–February 1st 2019! As a leader in enterprise storage solutions, we continue to deliver solutions that enables you to operate with confidence, evolve to a fully datacentric organization, and provide flexible, simple infrastructure consumption. NetApp with Cisco helps you to thrive through data-driven digital transformation.

The NetApp® VIP Program at Cisco Live will host a series of 1:1 technical and strategic meetings with subject matter experts who can help you understand how to employ NetApp with Cisco for a variety of business cases to: The use cases will be:

  • Modernize storage and data management with Flash and M5 processors
  • Accelerate workloads and analytics including SAP, Oracle, SQL, and Industry Solutions
  • Gain data center efficiencies through converged infrastructure
  • Simplify and automate data center operations
  • Implementing private cloud and managed services for FlexPod
  • Achieving lifecycle management for FlexPod

In addition, learn about AI, Machine Learning, and IoT solutions on FlexPod, as well as healthcare solutions including Epic EHR on FlexPod, and remote 3D visualization for healthcare, manufacturing, and energy exploration.

Request a meeting to view a complete list of solution topics that you can choose to discuss with our team. Based on your selections, we will set up a meeting with a subject matter expert to provide guidance for simplifying your data-driven digital transformation.

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January 28 –
February 01 2019

Monday, January 28
12 p.m.–5 p.m. CET

Tuesday, January 29
10:00 a.m.–8 p.m. CET

Wednesday, January 30
10:30 a.m.–7 p.m. CET

Thursday, January 31
10:30 a.m.–5 p.m. CET

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Cisco’s World of
Solutions Expo
La Fira, Gran Via,


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Imagine the possibilities with the FlexPod team.
Experience 450 years of history, including tasting techniques and touring underground wine cellars amid a symphony of arches.
Join Cisco and NetApp at an Exclusive FlexPod VIP Experience at Cavas Codorniu while at Cisco Live 2019.
Enjoy great food, drinks, and networking with your peers, partners, and NetApp and Cisco executives at this exclusive, invitation-only event.

CalendarDate:28 January 2019
Time:18:00 hr–22:00 hr
Location:Cavas Codorniu
Avda. Jaume de Codorníu, s/n
08770 Sant Sadurní d'Anoia, Barcelona.
Only 40 minutes* (44.5 km) from Fira Gran Via Barcelona.

*As transportation time may vary depending on traffic at the time of departure, please make sure to use the facilities before boarding the bus.

Transportation will be available from Fira Gran Via Barcelona. Your Cisco Live 2019 badge is required to board the bus and attend this event. Additional details will be provided to registered attendees in future emails.

Click here to find out more about FlexPod and explore further FlexPod resources and technical documents.