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Wednesday, April 9
 

8:30am

Registration
Wednesday April 9, 2014 8:30am - 9:30am
DoubleTree Hilton Hotel

9:30am

Welcome & Keynote – Tarkan Maner, Chairman & CEO, Nexenta
Speakers
avatar for Tarkan Maner

Tarkan Maner

Chairman and CEO, Nexenta
Tarkan Maner joined Nexenta as Chairman and CEO in September of 2013.  An accomplished entrepreneur, executive leader, investor, advisor and philanthropist, Maner brings over 20 years of experience working with disruptive and revolutionary technology solutions that lead to better... Read More →


Wednesday April 9, 2014 9:30am - 10:00am
DoubleTree Hilton Hotel

10:15am

The Future of OpenSDx : Hip or Hype & Impact on the CIO’s Office – Tarkan Maner, Simon Robinson (451 Research), Donna Taylor (IDC)
Moderators
avatar for Tarkan Maner

Tarkan Maner

Chairman and CEO, Nexenta
Tarkan Maner joined Nexenta as Chairman and CEO in September of 2013.  An accomplished entrepreneur, executive leader, investor, advisor and philanthropist, Maner brings over 20 years of experience working with disruptive and revolutionary technology solutions that lead to better... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Tarkan Maner

Tarkan Maner

Chairman and CEO, Nexenta
Tarkan Maner joined Nexenta as Chairman and CEO in September of 2013.  An accomplished entrepreneur, executive leader, investor, advisor and philanthropist, Maner brings over 20 years of experience working with disruptive and revolutionary technology solutions that lead to better... Read More →
avatar for Simon Robinson

Simon Robinson

Vice President, 451 Research
avatar for Donna Taylor

Donna Taylor

Research Director, European Storage, IDC
Donna Taylor is research director for storage research in Europe. In this role, she provides research, analysis, and insight focused on developments in the storage market ecosystem. As part of her remit, Taylor provides analysis on how trends in the industry affect market performance... Read More →


Wednesday April 9, 2014 10:15am - 11:00am
DoubleTree Hilton Hotel

11:00am

Break
Wednesday April 9, 2014 11:00am - 11:15am
DoubleTree Hilton Hotel

11:15am

The SDx Ecosystem –  SDS / SDN Product Development & the Growing Market Opportunity – VMware, Dell, SanDisk, Cisco, Arista
Moderators
avatar for Michael Letschin

Michael Letschin

Director Product Management of Solutions
Michael has over 15 years of experience in the IT industry, achieving technical certifications from multiple storage and virtualization vendors. He was awarded the VMware vExpert award each of the past 3 years for his work on his blog(thesolutionsarchitect.net), on social media (@mletschin... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Tom Flaherty

Tom Flaherty

Sales Director, Northern Europe, Arista Networks
avatar for Bart Jan Menkveld

Bart Jan Menkveld

Pre-Sales System Engineer for Datacenter and Virtualization, Cisco Systems
  Bart Jan Menkveld joined Cisco Systems in February this year as as Pre-Sales System Engineer in the Dutch Datacenter team. In this role Bart Jan helps partners and enterprises with design- and architectural challenges in the field of unified fabric and unified computing. Before... Read More →
TP

Tony Parkinson

VP, EMEA Enterprise at Dell, DELL


Wednesday April 9, 2014 11:15am - 12:00am
DoubleTree Hilton Hotel

12:00pm

Networking Lunch
Wednesday April 9, 2014 12:00pm - 1:00pm
DoubleTree Hilton Hotel

1:00pm

IDC Predictions: Buyers, Markets & Ecosystems Transformed – Donna Taylor
Speakers
avatar for Donna Taylor

Donna Taylor

Research Director, European Storage, IDC
Donna Taylor is research director for storage research in Europe. In this role, she provides research, analysis, and insight focused on developments in the storage market ecosystem. As part of her remit, Taylor provides analysis on how trends in the industry affect market performance... Read More →


Wednesday April 9, 2014 1:00pm - 2:00pm
DoubleTree Hilton Hotel

2:00pm

OpenSDx Customer Success: Riding the Momentum – FrameStore, Armada Music, University of Sussex
Moderators
avatar for Jacco van Achterberg

Jacco van Achterberg

Sales Director EMEA, Nexenta

Speakers
avatar for Jacco van Achterberg

Jacco van Achterberg

Sales Director EMEA, Nexenta
avatar for Stefan van de Hurk

Stefan van de Hurk

IT Manager, Armada Music Publishing
avatar for Dave Lewney

Dave Lewney

Head of Storage and Messaging, University of Sussex
Dave has worked in IT in Higher Education for over 30 years with a background in Unix System Admin, notably Sun Solaris and lately Centos6 and OpenBSD. The university currently has 13,000 undergraduates as well as nearly 3,000 staff and postgraduates using Windows, MacOSX and Linux... Read More →
avatar for Danny Smith

Danny Smith

Head of Tech Operations (Europe), Framestore


Wednesday April 9, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm
DoubleTree Hilton Hotel

3:00pm

Break
Wednesday April 9, 2014 3:00pm - 3:30pm
DoubleTree Hilton Hotel

3:30pm

Open Source vs. Legacy Systems – Potential & Pitfalls – Getech, Feeder, Proact, NAS
Moderators
avatar for Jon Ash

Jon Ash

VP of Sales, Nexenta

Speakers
FD

Fabrice Dubosq

Technical Director, Feeder Group
avatar for Patrick van Helden

Patrick van Helden

Pre-Sales Consultant, Project Manager, Proact Benelux
GW

Guy Watts

Sales Director and Owner, Getech


Wednesday April 9, 2014 3:30pm - 4:30pm
DoubleTree Hilton Hotel

4:30pm

Closing Comments – Tarkan Maner, Chairman & CEO, Nexenta

Don’t miss out on hearing the vision of the future of SDx.

Nexenta Chairman and CEO Tarkan Maner (@TarkanManer) will deliver the opening keynote and he will present his vision for storage at the heart of SDx.   Analyst firm, IDC, will present on buyers, markets and how SDx transformed the ecosystem.  


Speakers
avatar for Tarkan Maner

Tarkan Maner

Chairman and CEO, Nexenta
Tarkan Maner joined Nexenta as Chairman and CEO in September of 2013.  An accomplished entrepreneur, executive leader, investor, advisor and philanthropist, Maner brings over 20 years of experience working with disruptive and revolutionary technology solutions that lead to better... Read More →


Wednesday April 9, 2014 4:30pm - 5:30pm
DoubleTree Hilton Hotel

5:30pm

Networking Cocktail
Wednesday April 9, 2014 5:30pm - 7:00pm
DoubleTree Hilton Hotel

7:30pm

Partner Council Dinner  at the Supperclub cruise

Wednesday April 9, 2014 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Supperclub cruise Ruyterkade Pier 14