VMworld EMEA

Fira Gran Via, Barcelona, Spain

11-14 September 2017

Make Data the Lifeblood of Your Organization

Be a data visionary: unleash the power of data to achieve a new competitive advantage

Come visit booth P307 and meet the experts

NetApp believes your future success starts with unifying visibility and management of all your data. IT leaders are under tremendous pressure to harness today’s wealth of data and apply it to create new value across the entire organization, all with limited time, skills, and budget.

Applications are being deployed across heterogeneous platforms that will span public, private, and hybrid clouds. Accelerate the pace at which new solutions can be developed and brought to market by bringing your technology ecosystem closer to new users. To move you along on your journey to becoming a data-centric organization, NetApp has partnered with VMware to deliver solutions that make the data-centric future a reality.

Why Attend?

  • Learn about the upcoming enterprise-scale NetApp HCI, built around VMware
  • Learn how to deliver end-user computing at scale with the NetApp® portfolio
  • Get up close with the new FlexPod® SF converged infrastructure for VMware private clouds
  • Discover more about using ONTAP® Cloud, available on the AWS marketplace
  • Talk with NetApp experts about how your organization can become data driven


Tuesday, September 12

10:30 AM – 7:30 PM

Solution Exchange

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

NetApp HCI: Simplicity and Enterprise Scale

Wednesday, September 13

10:30 AM – 6:30 PM

Solution Exchange

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

End User Computing and Collaboration with NetApp; AFA, CI & HCI

Thursday, September 14

10:00 AM – 2:30 PM

Solution Exchange

About the Presenters

Gabriel Chapman

  • Senior Manager NetApp HCI, NetApp

Gabriel is the senior manager for NetApp HCI Go to Market. A 5x vExpert, Gabriel has specialized in storage and virtualization technologies over the last decade. Today his primary area of expertise revolves around storage, data center virtualization, hyper converged infrastructure, rack scale/hyperscale computing, cloud, DevOps, and enterprise infrastructure design.

Chris Gebhardt

  • Principal Technical Marketing Engineer, NetApp

Chris Gebhardt has been in the IT industry for 20 years, the last 13 with NetApp. Chris is a principal technical marketing engineer and VDI product manager in NetApp’s Data Fabric and Manageability Group, where he focuses on VMware and end-user computing across the NetApp portfolio of data management solutions. Chris is the author of numerous reference architectures with VMware EUC products. Chris is a VMware vExpert for 2010–2017.

Philippe Wackers

  • Innovation Manager EMEA Healthcare, NetApp

Philippe Wackers has been working more than 20 years in the Storage and Virtualization industry for about 20 years whereof the last 11 years at NetApp.

Over the years covering different roles as technical expert on virtualization, cloud-integrated backup solution AltaVault, our object based storage solution Webscale StorageGrid.

But also being the Healthcare technical specialist for EMEA and recently moved to Healthcare Innovation Manager for EMEA.

In his current role he’s looking at new market trends and build relations and alliances to bring joint business solutions to the market.