Data Driven at NetApp Insight 2018

  October 26, 2018 — NetApp held its Insight 2018 conference in Las Vegas this week for customers, partners and employees. A “Data Driven” theme was prevalent with a focus on how NetApp is empowering its customers to change the world with data. Keynotes and sessions fostered discussion on how organizations can innovate, transform and thrive

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Doing Great Things Together

October 17, 2018 — Red Hat’s North American Partner Conference (NAPC) was held in National Harbor, Maryland last week with several hundred partners in attendance. Congratulations to Red Hat on celebrating their 25th anniversary this year. This year’s theme was “Stronger Together.” The theme is a testament of the value that partners bring to Red Hat

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Igniting the Future of Tech

September 28, 2018 — This week I was in Orlando, FL for Ignite, Microsoft’s annual gathering of IT Pros, developers and business leaders looking to learn about the latest Microsoft technologies and tools. The theme for this year’s conference is: “Learn. Connect. Explore.”  There were an estimated 30,000 attendees at this year’s sold-out event, all gathered

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CloudHealth’s First User Summit Draws Global Partners & Customers

 September 19, 2018  –  CloudHealth Technologies ushered in their inaugural cloud management user summit CloudHealth Connect18 last week with two days (September 12-13) of best practices, strategies and educational sessions from global cloud pioneers and thought leaders. With a goal of helping customers grow their businesses in the cloud while optimizing costs, the CloudHealth summit

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VMware’s Annual Gathering Is Bigger & Better Than Ever

August 31, 2018— What happens in Vegas….is always memorable! VMworld 2018, VMware’s premier infrastructure event for customers, was jam-packed with the latest in innovation for companies looking to accelerate their digital transformation. VMware customers came out in full force for the August 26-30 event, packing general sessions with an attendance average of 25,000 in the

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Powering Deep Learning with NetApp ONTAP AI

  August 27, 2018 — AI may be the most disruptive technology of the next decade, driving innovation across all sectors and changing the way we work and live. AI can be applied for virtually anything from buying groceries to oil drilling to driverless cars to the ultimate—saving lives. Organizations are rushing to get on

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How the West Was Won at Summer Soirée 2018!

August 23, 2018— Last week we held our annual customer appreciation event Summer Soirée. With our attendee count over 200% higher than it was last year (and straining the capacity limits of the venue!), this year’s Soirée topped last year as the highest attended one to date and our best one yet! Our top highlights

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Made Here Together at Google Next

July 27, 2018 – This week I was at Moscone Center in San Francisco where Google held their annual cloud conference, Google Next. Attendees were filled with excitement to see what Google had in store for us. Previously Google appeared to be focused on startups and smaller companies. Today, they are claiming enterprise ready. Joined

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Microsoft Inspire: Hitting New Highs

July 24, 2018 – Microsoft’s partner community gathered in 100+ degree Las Vegas weather last week for its annual conference. What began in Los Angeles in 2002 as the “Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference” with 4,700 participants showed huge growth 10 years later in 2012 with 15,000 participating—and has now evolved into a name change in

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Pure Accelerate: “Storage is So 2017”

May 21, 2018 – According to a McKinsey & Company report, US companies with more than 1,000 employees store on the average, over 235 terabytes of data, per company. That’s more data than what’s stored in the US Library of Congress, which is the largest library in the world with more than 162 million items

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