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Wednesday, April 9

10:15am PDT

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

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Simon Robinson

Vice President, 451 Research
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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 PDT
DoubleTree Hilton Hotel

11:15am PDT

The SDx Ecosystem –  SDS / SDN Product Development & the Growing Market Opportunity – VMware, Dell, SanDisk, Cisco, Arista
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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 →

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Tom Flaherty

Sales Director, Northern Europe, Arista Networks
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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 →

Tony Parkinson

VP, EMEA Enterprise at Dell, DELL

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

2:00pm PDT

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

Sales Director EMEA, Nexenta

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Stefan van de Hurk

IT Manager, Armada Music Publishing
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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 →
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Danny Smith

Head of Tech Operations (Europe), Framestore

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

3:30pm PDT

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

VP of Sales, Nexenta


Fabrice Dubosq

Technical Director, Feeder Group
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Patrick van Helden

Pre-Sales Consultant, Project Manager, Proact Benelux

Guy Watts

Sales Director and Owner, Getech

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