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Commvault Announces More than 150 Speaking Sessions at Commvault GO 2017

Commvault, a global leader in enterprise backup, recovery, archive and the cloud, today announced more than 150 speaking sessions on data management, protection and activation at Commvault GO 2017, its second annual customer conference, to be held Nov. 6-8, 2017 in Washington D.C. Commvault also announced that Kenneth Cukier, senior editor of digital products at The Economist, will emcee the event's general keynote sessions. With an agenda that includes more than 95 breakout, 30 mini theater, and 25 structured lab speaking sessions, as well as industry-specific and other expert-led learning sessions, Commvault GO 2017 will be this year's leading event for business leaders seeking to take charge of their data to find a path to the remarkable.

At the conference, industry thought leaders, customers, and partners, including executives from Commvault, Google, Microsoft and Cisco, will explore how enterprises can protect, manage and activate data to unlock new business opportunities and address some of today's most pressing data challenges, including how to:

  • Accelerate digital business transformation
  • Fast-track movement to next generation on-premises cloud infrastructure
  • Optimize management and protection of data in public, private and hybrid clouds
  • Meet new Dev-Test and disaster recovery data requirements
  • Automate ransomware and other cyberattack detection and recovery
  • Build a data foundation that simplifies and expedites the development of data analytics applications
  • Get ahead of GDPR and other new privacy and personal data regulations

"Commvault GO's deep and wide agenda tackles the most urgent and exciting data questions and issues faced by business and IT leaders today, offering attendees a unique opportunity to learn how to best protect data and use it to achieve remarkable results," said Chris Powell, chief marketing officer, Commvault. "It is a must attend event for those looking for insights on how the latest innovations in data protection and management can be best employed to create value in today's digital economy."

Empowering Business Leaders to Find a Path to the Remarkable
A host of speaking sessions will explore how enterprises can find a path to the remarkable by using data to build, innovate, uncover, create, engage, work more efficiently, and grow. Examples include:

  • Cloud, Data Management, and Digital Transformation: What You Need to Know
  • Data Privacy's Changing Landscape - The Global Impact of GDPR
  • Leading Change: Making the Cloud Culture Shift in Your Organization
  • Early Detection Strategies to Fight Ransomware
  • Transforming Healthcare Data Management
  • Planning and Implementing a Large Deployment to the Cloud
  • Gather, Analyze, Act and Monetize Your Data
  • Is Your Data Management Strategy Ready for the Data-Driven Era of Healthcare
  • Assess, Block, Cure; Why the ABCs of Threat Mitigation Aren't So Simple
  • Disaster Recovery in the Virtualized Environment
  • General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Crash Course
  • Adopt a "Cloud-First" Strategy for Your Enterprise & Break Free of the Physical Data Center
  • Moving from Legacy Data Center to a Multi Cloud Environment - Lessons Learned
  • Bounce Back from Ransomware and Destructive Malware
  • Migrating Your Databases (Oracle, MS SQL) to the Public Cloud
  • Don't Make the Cloud a Money Pit
  • Move, Manage and Use your Data Across the Hybrid Cloud
  • Automating the Creation of Dev-Test Environments to Accelerate Revenue Generation
  • What Your Cloud Providers Aren't Telling You about Data Protection and Compliance
  • Ransomware! Don't Worry, Be Ready
  • Reduce Ransomware Risk While Improving Operational Efficiency
  • Data Visualization: A Picture's Worth a Thousand Words
  • Threat and Risk Mitigation for Ransomware

Emceed by Cukier, Commvault GO 2017's general keynote sessions will include presentations from Commvault chairman, president and CEO, N. Robert Hammer, Commvault Chief Operating Officer Al Bunte, Capt. "Sully" Sullenberger and explorer Robert Swan OBE (Officer of the British Empire). In addition, Gartner Group research director Robert Rhame will moderate a discussion with Jon Walton, CIO of the County of San Mateo, Paul Petty, head of IT infrastructure for Laing O'Rourke, and Mark Trenerry, cloud & infrastructure manager for Queensland Investment Corporation, on how their enterprises are achieving remarkable things with data.

Commvault GO 2017 will also feature presentations and exhibits from members of Commvault's broad partner ecosystem, including Diamond and Ruby sponsors CDW, Cisco Google Cloud, AWS, Microsoft, Arrow, Nutanix, SHI, Quantum, TechData and Infinidat.

Additionally, Commvault will provide discounted training and certification at the conference, giving users the opportunity to sharpen their skill sets and earn professional certifications.

Commvault GO will be held at Gaylord National Harbor in Washington, D.C. Located along the Potomac River, Gaylord National Harbor is one of the premier event locations on the Eastern Seaboard. Gaylord National Harbor is easily accessible by car and rail, and it is also close to three international airports (Reagan National Airport, Dulles International Airport and Baltimore Washington International Airport).

Business leaders interested in attending Commvault GO 2017 can register for the conference here

Published Thursday, October 12, 2017 9:14 AM by David Marshall
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