Trusty Guide to All Things NetApp at VMware Partner Exchange 2013

Las Vegas here we come! That’s right, next week NetApp will be at VMware Partner Exchange 2013 (PEX). Festivities kick-off on Monday, February 25th and we have tons of activities lined up for you. Are you curious what we have up our sleeves for PEX? Find everything you need to know from our booth location to features speaking sessions below.


Visit Us at Booth #1409

Stop by our booth, chat with one of our knowledgeable experts and discover how to accelerate your business success with an agile data infrastructure. Also, find out how NetApp® and VMware® solutions can help you:


  • Build an agile data infrastructure foundation using the world's #1 storage OS, Data ONTAP® architecture.
  • Simplify sales cycle by deploying joint NetApp and VMware solutions
  • Accelerate business growth through NetApp partner programs, trainings, and tools.


While at our booth look for in-booth demos focusing on VMware View, NetApp Clustered Data ONTAP and more! See the full list here.


Social Media at PEX ‘13

No matter if you will be joining us in Vegas or keeping tabs from a far, stay update-to-date by following @netapp and @NetAppPartners on Twitter. Also, share your thoughts and read what others are saying with our event hashtag #NetAppPEX. It does not stop there! Keep you eyes peeled for new content on Facebook and LinkedIn too.


NetApp PEX Tweetup

Tuesday, February 26, 2:00-3:00pm


Stop by the NetApp booth (#1409) for an hour of tweeting, laughs and handshakes. Don’t forget to tell your Twitter followers, Facebook friends, and LinkedIn buddies to join us too. Once the event is underway be sure to tweet up a storm and follow along with the #NetAppPEX hashtag.


Test Drive Clustered Data ONTAP

If you like what you’ve heard and seen about virtualization using VMware on NetApp, you can test it out yourself! We launched last week a Test Drive program where you can download an evaluation version of the vCloud Suite running on Clustered ONTAP. Attend the NetApp boot camp or visit the NetApp booth (#1409) for download instructions.


All you have to do is register here and download the Test Drive, the only hardware required is a single server! And best of all, if you decide to convert it from an evaluation to a production environment, you can do so completely non-disruptively.



NetApp Boot Camps

Looking to get your PEX experience off on the right foot? Hear all about our latest solutions and programs from NetApp technical and marketing leaders during our boot camp sessions taking place on Monday, February 25th.  Just by attending you will receive information to download a free, no-risk test drive of NetApp and VMware virtualization and data protection software.



NetApp Speaking Sessions

We have a solid line-up of speaking sessions in place for PEX, include Tuesday's session with NetApp’s Vaughn Stewart and PeakColo’s Luke Norris. Plan to get there early because the first 200 attendees will receive a copy of the book “Virtualization Changes Everything: Storage Strategies for VMware vSphere & Cloud Computing” by Vaughn Stewart and Michael Slisinger. 


You can find all the details for all of the sessions here.


Featured Sessions

PO2307 - Storage Designed for the Software Defined Data Center (SDDC)

Tuesday, February 26, 3:30pm - 4:30pm


Vaughn Stewart - Director of Cloud Computing, NetApp



Other Featured Sessions:

TEX1437 - Storage Strategies for VMware vSphere & vCloud Suite

Wednesday, February 27, 11:00am – 12:00pm


Vaughn Stewart - Director of Cloud Computing, NetApp

Alex Jauch - Partner Architect, VMware


SPO2247 - Take Charge of Your Customer’s Public Cloud Through the Channel Using White-labeled Solutions

Wednesday, February 27, 3:30pm – 4:30pm


Vaughn Stewart - Director of Cloud Computing, NetApp
Luke Norris - CEO, PeakColo


NetApp VIP Program

Schedule a one-hour meeting with a channel-focused NetApp sales executives, marketing managers, and/or technical experts. Fore more information about the NetApp VIP Program, click here.