NetApp Directions - Brussels


22 March 2018

Join NetApp Directions - Brussels

Change the world with data!

Please join us for the 1st edition of NetApp Directions, NetApp’s premier customer event in Belgium. This year the event will focus on “Data Thrivers” and how data changes the world. Use your data to get valuable insights into your business and hear how the industry’s broadest data management portfolio can help you get a competitive advantage.

Why Attend?

  • Hear how Data Thrivers are attracting new customers and develop new revenue streams faster
  • Discuss about the challenges and opportunities of a Multi-Cloud solution
  • Understand how NetApp’s industry leading Next Generation Datacenter portfolio can help you meet the demands of increasing data growth

NetApp Directions offers great networking opportunities, NetApp and Partner expertise and technical insights from our experts. Our local NetApp teams are involved in the event planning and invitation process to ensure that you can make the connections that really matter to you. We tailor the agenda to current business trends and aim to provide unique insights that help you understand trends.

Read the session descriptions here.

12.00 – 13.00

Registration & Walking Lunch

13.00 – 13.30

Thrive Through Digital Transformation
Alexander Wallner, Senior VP & General Manager EMEA @ NetApp

13.30 – 13.50

Digitalization everywhere: How the sports industry makes it real
Bert van der Auwera, Head of UEFA & EU Affairs, Match Ops & Digital Transformation and Stadium Dev. Lead @ RSCA

13.50 – 14.10

Unleash the Power of Data through the industry’s first Azure Enterprise NSF Service
Erik Jan van Vuuren, Microsoft Azure Lead @ Microsoft

14.10 – 14.30

Break– Sponsor & Demo Area

14.30 – 15.00

Advance Digital Transformation with Software-Defined Converged Infrastructure

15.00 – 15.30

Human Centric Innovation
Glenn Fitzgerald, CTO @ Fujitsu

15.30 – 16.00

Break – Sponsor & Demo Area

16.00 – 16.30

Proximus, Topic TBC

Modernize Data Protection: On-Premise and in a Multi-Cloud Era
Timothy Dewin, Senior System Engineer @ Veeam

What is a Next Generation Data Center?
Martin Cooper, Senior Director Worldwide Systems Engineering NGDC @ NetApp

16.30 – 17.00

Digital Transformation through the Cloud
Peter Snauweart, Business Development Manager @ Sentia

Keeping Control of your Data in a Multi-Cloud Environment
Peter Wuest, Sr. Director Emerging Solutions & Innovation Group EMEA @ NetApp

Are you ready for GDPR?

17.00 – 17.30

Splunk, a day in the life

NVMe – A Step into the Future
Georg Mey, Sr. Manager Solution Architects @ NetApp

OCI: An open Platform for on-premises and Hybrid Cloud Data Center Management
Ties Beekhuis, Software Solutions Consultant @ NetApp

17.30 – 20.00

Networking Drinks & Walking Dinner

Alexander Wallner

Alexander Wallner is Senior Vice President & General Manager EMEA of NetApp since 2016. In this position, he is responsible for all data management, distribution and marketing activities of NetApp in the EMEA markets. These include the countries of Europe with Russia / CIS, Turkey as well as the Middle East and Africa.

Other speakers TBD

NetApp Directions has been made possible by the following sponsors: