Trusty Guide to All Things NetApp at Cisco Live 2013

Florida here we come! That’s right, next week we will be in Orlando to join the premier education and training event for IT, networking, and communications professionals, Cisco Live It all kicks off Monday, June 23th and we have tons of activities in store for you!


Find everything you need to know from our booth location to featured speaking sessions below.


Visit Us at Booth #711

While you are walking around the show floor don’t forget to make your way over to our booth to chat with one of our experts in the Guru Lounge, see a real life FlexPod in action, learn how IT Agility starts with Clustered Data ONTAP and more! Talk with our experts all about how Cisco Live runs on FlexPod, or stop by the Network Operations Center to see it in action!


You can also join one of our many demos including:

  • Storage innovation with NetApp clustered Data ONTAP
  • Deploying FlexPod with VMware's vCloud Suite
  • FlexPod with Microsoft Private Cloud
  • Cloupia Cloud Management integration
  • Software Defined Storage
  • Citrix Desktop Virtualization


Cannot forget to mention we will be giving away snazzy Thermal Grocery Bags to individuals who stop by our booth? Pick one up and let others know you are a NetApp fan while helping out the environment? *While supplies last*


Social Media at Cisco Live

No matter whether you’re joining us in Orlando or following along at home you can stay update-to-date with us on social media. We encourage you share your thoughts by tweeting with our event hashtag #FlexPod on Twitter or leaving us a comment on Facebook or LinkedIn.


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NetApp Speaking Sessions

Find out how real-world companies are reducing costs and accelerating business using FlexPod, the latest trends in private/public/hybrid cloud and more by attending one of these sessions.


Partner Case Study Session

FlexPod as a competitive edge:  How a global civil engineering firm boosted data center performance while cutting overhead

Wednesday, June 26th @ 8:30am in room 104 A


Global civil engineering firm Moffatt and Nichol faced an aging inflexible IT infrastructure that was limiting their business success. This case study will detail how M&N deployed the VMware vSphere built on FlexPod architecture to cut administrative costs by 15% while boosting operation performance, business continuity, and reducing data recovery time to minutes.  Their data center now provides a modular, scalable infrastructure that grows with their company. Speakers from Moffatt and Nichol, ePlus, and NetApp will discuss how the agile FlexPod always-on data center platform strengthens their competitive edge.


Patrick Rogers, VP Data Center Platforms at NetApp

Shawn McCullough, Director of IT at Moffatt and Nichol

Mark Melvin, Chief Technology Officer at ePlus




Solutions Theater Session

FlexPod: the always-on platform for business critical applications and cloud deployments

Tuesday, June 25th @3pm at Cisco booth #758


Join us to learn about the FlexPod data center architecture, designed to support critical business applications with high performance and non-disruptive operations. Providing an expected 120% ROI within 9 months of deployment, the FlexPod architecture is the high-performance low-risk foundation for private, public, and hybrid cloud deployments. 


Joel McKelvey, Sr. Manager, Virtualization to Cloud Solutions Marketing at NetApp




Tabletop Session

Enterprise Cloud Strategy and the Software-Defined Data Center

Tuesday, June 25th @11:30am in West Hall C


Learn about trends in private, public, and hybrid cloud environments, particularly technologies such as software-defined infrastructure that provide increased availability, agility, and efficiency.


Vaughn Stewart, Director of Virtualization and Cloud Technology Marketing at NetApp


NetApp VIP Program

Meet NetApp executives and technical experts at Cisco Live Register today for a personalized one-hour meeting today through the NetApp VIP Program. Open to partner and customers Sign up here.