Vision keynotes

Let’s talk cloud: How is cloud changing the world?

Hear from leaders around the globe who are using the power of cloud to have a tangible impact on the way we interact, transact, and get stuff done in today’s new normal. From the front lines of the search for a COVID vaccine to transforming the way modern organizations access their data on the cloud, we’ll explore compelling customer stories and tap into the unique perspectives of our cloud-centric partners who are busy changing the way the world works.

Speakers:

  • George Kurian, CEO, NetApp
  • Satya Nadella, CEO, Microsoft
  • Arvind Krishna, CEO, IBM
  • Bill Vass, VP of Technology, AWS
  • Scott Hunter, Global Infrastructure Services Director, AstraZeneca
  • Anthony Lye, SVP & General Manager, NetApp
  • Amiram Shachar, VP & General Manager of Spot by NetApp
  • Matt Hurford, CTO & VP Systems Engineering – APAC, NetApp
  • Jonsi Stefansson, CTO & VP Public Cloud Solutions, NetApp
  • Kim Weller, Director WW Tech Team, NetApp
  • Phoebe Goh, Principal Architect, NetApp

Let’s talk transformation: How do you drive your digital transformation?

In an unpredictable world defined by disruption and uncertainty, how can you position your business today to gain the speed and agility necessary to overcome any challenge and seize any opportunity tomorrow? We’ll talk with top industry leaders, gain insights through compelling customer stories, and hear from our resident NetApp experts about why it’s never been more important to build your data fabric.

Speakers:

  • César Cernuda, President, NetApp
  • George Kurian, CEO, NetApp
  • Thomas Kurian, CEO, Google Cloud
  • Brad Anderson, EVP and General Manager, NetApp
  • Nancy Hart, VP, Geo Marketing & Comp Solutions, NetApp
  • Jeff Baxter, Sr. Director, Product Management, NetApp
  • Matt Watts, Chief Technology Evangelist, NetApp
  • Kim Weller, Director, WW Tech Team
  • Phoebe Goh, Principal Architect, NetApp
  • Elaine Neeson, CIO, Children’s Cancer Institute (CCI)
  • Mark Cowley, Group Leader, Computational Biology, CCI

Mega Sessions

Contain your cabin fever with Kubernetes. 

We may not be able to convince you to live the life of a frontiersman like Davy Crockett, but we can certainly show you a thing or two about persistent storage for your containers. While we’re at it, let’s talk about becoming a cloud storage expert across on-prem and public clouds so you can get to better operational efficiency and productivity.

Topics:

  • NetApp Project Astra – expanding container data management
  • Spot by NetApp – managing compute with Ocean
  • Cloud Insights – monitoring K8s clusters

Speakers:

  • Ingo Fuchs, Chief Technologist, Cloud & DevOps, NetApp
  • Sayandeb Saha, Sr. Director, Product Management, NetApp
  • Kevin McGrath, CTO, Spot by NetApp
  • Joshua Moore, Principal Technologist, Cloud Analytics, NetApp

Does your IT transformation need some love?

If you want to do what’s best for your business, you’re gonna need to give that IT infrastructure of yours some love. Gaining agility without spending a small fortune only comes from being smart about what you’re doing on-prem and leaning into cloud when you’re ready. Let’s get a behind-the-scenes look at how Ford Motor Company is giving its own infrastructure some love and acting more like a cloud service provider to the business.

Topics:

  • More agility, less cost
  • Replicate cloud economics everywhere

Speakers:

  • Evan Miller, Sr. Manager, Digital Transformation Office, NetApp
  • Rodger Manning, Storage Service Owner and Technical Leader, Ford Motor Company
  • MaryJo Leblanc, Sr. Content Manager, NetApp on NetApp

Don't run your workloads into the ground.

Workloads. Running.  We know, it all sounds so exhausting.  But instead of running in circles trying to get the most out of your enterprise apps, listen in on how the specialists at NetApp can help you ease the burn.  Whether you’re staring down an update for SAP, Oracle or SQL, or figuring out if you should migrate to cloud, we’ll explore how you can pass the baton between on-prem and the cloud without losing a step.

Topics:

  • Get ahead of those looming updates
  • Enhanced simplicity/performance on-prem
  • Migrate to the cloud on your terms

Speakers:

  • Logan Carrington, Product Marketing Manager, NetApp
  • Kevin Wouters, Director, Americas Solutions Architect, NetApp
  • Balbeer Bhurjhee, Solutions Engineering Manager, NetApp
  • Dean Wardrope, Director, Global Enterprise Sales, SAP, NetApp

More cloud. Less cost.

In the rush to digital transformation, have you made the right cloud choices? Meet Spot by NetApp, the latest addition to our family of specialists. Now we can help you get more out of your storage and compute resources. Build an application-driven infrastructure with optimal availability, performance and capacity—always at the lowest cost.

Topics:

  • Monitor your entire infrastructure in one place
  • Automatically reduce costs while maintaining SLAs and SLOs
  • Get ideas for how to spend the money you save

Speakers:

  • Kevin McGrath, CTO, Spot by NetApp
  • Mekka Williams, Principal Engineer, Hybrid Cloud, NetApp
  • James Holden, Director Product Management, NetApp

See what’s next at the innovation hour.

We have some fun innovation on tap for our annual technology competition. Be one of the first to see the latest innovations and vote for your favorite demo. Our annual technology competition gives our team of specialists a chance to share what they are working on right now.

Topics:

  • First look at the newest innovations from NetApp in a simu-live demo competition
  • Vote for your favorite demo to win

Speakers:

  • Matt Watts, Chief Technology Evangelist, NetApp
  • Phoebe Goh, Principal Architect, NetApp
  • Garrett Mueller, Chief Architect of Trident and Project Astra, NetApp
  • Mekka Williams, Principal Engineer, Hybrid Cloud, NetApp
  • Lavi Ferdman, Sr. Director, Product Management, Spot by NetApp

The data fabric revolution.

We knew data fabric was revolutionary from day one. Now six years in and the role of data fabric is on full display at INSIGHT through our speakers, demonstrations and our customer and partner stories. In this last session of INSIGHT 2020, we’ll ask the question, what’s next for data fabric? How is it unlocking the best of cloud, on premises and everywhere in between? Join Chief Technology Evangelist Matt Watts as we celebrate two action-packed days of content with guest appearances, some familiar, some new and a few surprises. Don’t miss out on the fun.

Topics:

  • Data fabric capstone session celebrating all things data fabric and looking to what the future has in store.

Speakers:

  • George Kurian, CEO, NetApp
  • Matt Watts, Chief Technology Evangelist, NetApp
  • Jeff Wike, CTO, Dreamworks Animation
  • Garrett Mueller, Chief Architect of Trident and Project Astra, NetApp
  • Lavi Ferdman, Sr. Director, Product Management, Spot by NetApp
  • Mekka Williams, Principal Engineer, Hybrid Cloud, NetApp

The most amazingest data storage ever.

Whether your data lives on premises, in the cloud or across a hybrid multicloud mishmash of platforms, you can’t miss this.  Our specialists have emerged from a top-secret lab to announce some super awesome storage capabilities. Get your data unstuck so your apps can perform. Keep it safe and secure. Support DevOps and K8s.

Topics:

  • Rule all your data from a single platform
  • Reduce ops pain with a single pane of glass
  • Let your data glide smoothly between on-prem and cloud
  • Get serious with enterprise-level data management

Speakers:

  • Ronen Schwartz, SVP, GM Cloud Volumes, NetApp
  • Yaron Haimsohn, Director, Cloud Solutions Architect, NetApp
  • Barsha Karki, Data Solutions Engineer, NetApp

Unmute your VDI: how to let everyone work everywhere.

Wherever you go, there you work. As our home offices evolve from TV trays to Aeron chairs to Airstreams, your virtual desktop infrastructure needs to evolve too. We’re not sure where they’ll be presenting from, but in this session our specialists will share an amazing new tool to manage your VDI—whether you’re 100% cloud, 100% on-prem, or somewhere in between.

Topics:

  • Deploy a lot of desktops quickly on cloud
  • Build flexibility, choice, and stability
  • Manage resources and reduce costs

Speakers:

  • Julie Labosky, WW Channel Product Manager and GTM Enablement, NetApp
  • Mike Walsh, Sr, Director, Product Strategy, NetApp
  • Fabian Duarte, Strategic Product Group Rep – Google Cloud, NetApp
  • Dre Jackson, Technical Marketing Engineer, NetApp