DataGravity Executive Team to Speak at VMworld 2014 in Future-Forward Sessions
Diverse Range of Panels and Presentations Will Outline Future of Storage, Data Visibility and Insight; Former VMware CTO Steve Herrod to Speak with DataGravity on Technology Innovations Panel
NASHUA, N.H.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--DataGravity, creator of the first data-aware storage platform, today announced that its executive team, along with its customer and investor, will be participating on a number of panels and sessions at VMworld 2014. The presentations and sessions will discuss a range of topics, including the future of storage, data privacy, new technology insights and ways companies can gain insights from and take control of their data assets on a daily basis.
“Westerly Public Schools: How Data We Store Helps School Districts Ace the IT Test”
The panels and sessions will take place throughout the VMworld 2014 event, from August 24 through 28 at the Moscone Center. The individual sessions will include:
- DataGravity CEO Paula Long and former VMware chief technology officer and current General Catalyst Managing Director Steve Herrod are speaking together on a much-anticipated panel about the future of technology. The two visionaries will discuss technology’s role amid the ever-present challenges that data privacy, security and data protection pose for companies whose workforces are increasingly agile because of innovative mobile and cloud technologies. The session, “Snowden, Target and Mt. Gox Changed the World: Rethinking Data Privacy, Security and Protection,” will take place on Monday, August 25 at 4 p.m. (Session ID SEC2326)
- Mark Lamson, director of information technology at Westerly Public Schools, a DataGravity beta customer, will present a session on how his K-12 school district is turning data into actionable insights by mining unstructured data to better connect the schools with their information. Lamson will highlight how he is bringing together educators, parents, students, and administrators by focusing on data-driven decision making. The session, “Westerly Public Schools: How Data We Store Helps School Districts Ace the IT Test,” will take place on Monday, August 25 at 2:30 p.m. (Session ID BCO2290)
- David Siles, DataGravity vice president of channels and alliances, will participate in a diverse panel of storage experts moderated by industry analyst Howard Marks. The group will feature executives from various storage companies discussing the changes and innovations in the market, and how organizations are capitalizing on new storage architectures and technologies to drive their businesses forward. The session, “New Kids on the Storage Block, File and Share: Lessons in Storage and Virtualization,” will take place on Tuesday, August 26 at 4 p.m. (Session ID STO2754-SPO)
In addition to the panels and sessions, DataGravity is unveiling the industry’s first data-aware storage platform, the DataGravity Discovery Series. The patent-pending solution analyzes data as it is stored without impacting primary storage IO, letting users expose actionable insights and instantly address issues to streamline data management, reduce business risks and increase user productivity. Visit DataGravity in booth #1647 from August 24 through 28 for more information.
DataGravity helps organizations unlock the value of their data. The DataGravity Discovery Series is a data-aware storage platform that allows IT professionals and line-of-business users to store, protect, search and govern their data. Its patent-pending architecture, powered by the DataGravity Engine, analyzes data as it is ingested without impacting performance, so administrators and users can quickly and easily explore and use data more effectively to derive insights that increase productivity, efficiency and organizational success. Headquartered in Nashua, N.H., DataGravity is led by visionaries in the fields of storage, business intelligence, data management and analytics and is funded by leading investors, including Andreessen Horowitz, CRV and General Catalyst Partners. For more information, visit www.datagravity.com.