Previewing All Things NetApp at Cisco Live Las Vegas 2016

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It’s show time! Join us at Cisco Live Las Vegas, the destination for the education and inspiration you need to thrive in the world of digital business.

 

  • When: July 10 – 14, 2016
  • Where: Mandalay Bay, 3950 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, Nevada 89119
  • Booth #2523

 

Request a VIP Meeting
Our VIP Program gives you special access to an informal meeting with top NetApp executives and/or technical experts. NetApp will be featuring leading industry solutions for your data storage and management requirements. Schedule a meeting and select one or more topics to build your personalized agenda.

 

As a “Thank you for attending a VIP Program meeting”, our guests will be invited to NetApp’s invitation-only reception on Monday at the Foundation Room in Mandalay Bay. In addition, existing customers in a VIP meeting will have a chance to join us in a private suite at the Appreciation Event on Wednesday night (limited seating).

 

 

Solution Demos

Stop by our booth for a hands-on experience with NetApp solutions with our technology experts. Visit multiple stations offering demonstrations of what NetApp has to offer in storage technology, focusing on:

 

  • Superior Performance
  • Optimize the data center for your most demanding applications
  • Eliminate disruptive downtime
  • Increased Agility
  • Deploy new hardware and software in minutes
  • Scale solutions seamlessly
  • Exceptional Value
  • Reduce IT cost and risk
  • Streamline IT management
  • Your Cloud (Public/Private)
  • Secure information across the data center and into the cloud
  • Incorporate any cloud model
  • SolidFire: Enabling OpenStack & VMware at the speed of business
  • Service Providers: Hybrid cloud services with security & performance

 FlexPod T-Shirt

Mini Theater Presentations Every 30 Minutes, Walk away with a FlexPod Shirt

Join us in our in booth mini theater presentation and Get True Freedom of Choice with NetApp Data Fabric. Realize the full potential of the hybrid cloud with NetApp Data Fabric. Learn how you can:

 

  • Make the best decisions for your business
  • Access your data when and where you need it
  • Innovate faster with fewer resources

 

Attend our Speaking Sessions

NetApp is the exclusive storage provider for Cisco Live network operations (NOC), leveraging All Flash FAS and MetroCluster. Learn more about NetApp and Cisco solutions by attending the following speaking sessions:

 

Monday, July 11 at 1:30 PM

Cisco and NetApp: High Performance, High Availability Application Delivery in the Cisco Live NOC

Discover insights into the FlexPod platform’s ability to deliver an advantage in data center performance and availability. FlexPod with high performance All Flash FAS delivers rapid service turn up, an ideal footprint, and zero data loss with a NetApp MetroCluster active/active multi-site architecture. Cisco and NetApp’s FlexPod partnership delivers an integrated data center infrastructure solution that is a trusted component of the NOC service at Cisco Live. Experience this performance first hand at Cisco Live in Las Vegas, and learn more about how this solution was deployed at Cisco Live in Berlin earlier this year.

 

Monday, July 11 at 4:45 PM (Solutions Theater session) & Wednesday, July 13 at 2:40 PM (DC Education Zone session)

Expect More from Reference Architectures

NetApp and Cisco continue to redefine converged infrastructure with enhancements to give your organization an advantage in data center performance and agility. NetApp All Flash FAS accelerates application performance with an up to 20x reduction in latency. Cisco UCS Servers, such as the Cisco UCS B460 M4 blade server, deliver superior performance and stability for your FlexPod workloads. FlexPod innovation helps you gain greater agility through simplification with factory integration, automation, and lifecycle management. FSA One Frameworks delivers pre-validated, pre-sized, fully-integrated configurations. FlexPod with Infrastructure Automation extends the capability of factory integrated FlexPod solutions by radically simplifying the deployment of enterprise grade infrastructure.FlexPod Lifecycle Management provides FlexPod software stack validations necessary to minimize business disruption and preserve the asset value of a FlexPod data center investment.

 

Wednesday, July 13 at 10:30 AM (Main stage)

Industry Keynote - The Evolving Digitization Ecosystem

Businesses around the world are looking to gain an edge in the race to digitize — to seamlessly incorporate new technologies, streamline operations and connect more closely with customers, suppliers, and partners. IT professionals look to the continually evolving ecosystem of hardware, software, IT services, and telecom companies to help make this digital transformation possible. Navigating the landscape can get increasingly complex as the lines between segments of providers blur. 

 

Join Val Bercovici, SolidFire’s CTO, live on the main stage to learn how Cisco and its key partners are evolving their strategy to help customers collectively succeed with their critical digitization initiatives.

 

Wednesday, July 13 at 1pm (Solutions Theater Session)

Cisco Cloud Architecture

TBD- Check back for more info on this session.

 

Additional Activities

 

ITIQ POP Culture iPad Trivia Game

Look for Christina Medina in booth 2523 and test your trivia skills! The higher your ITIQ, the better the prize!

 

Giveaways

Who’s feeling lucky? Come to Vegas for Cisco Live 2016, and leave a BIG WINNER! An array of giveaways and prizes waiting for you at the show!

 

You will have the chance to enter and win any of these hot items:

  • Grand Prize: 3D Printer
  • Bluetooth Speaker
  • $25 Starbucks Gift Card (Tweet #BringOnTheFuture #CLUS )
  • FlexPod T-Shirts
  • S’well Bottle
  • Thermotote

 

Follow Along

Whether you’re attending the show or following from the office, stay up to date with all of our activities by following @NetApp and @NetAppPartners on Twitter. Share your thoughts and read what others say with the event hashtag #CLUS. You can follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Instagram too.

 

We couldn’t be more excited about Cisco Live Las Vegas 2016, and we look forward to seeing you there!

 

For more information, visit the CiscoLive! page on NetApp.com.