The wait is over—it’s time to mark your calendars for NetApp Insight 2017. Join us at the best NetApp Insight event yet to discover how you can change the world with data. You’ll learn how the NetApp Data Fabric can help you harness the power of hybrid cloud, build a next-generation data center, and modernize storage through data management. And who doesn’t love spending a few exciting days with industry peers in scenic Las Vegas or Berlin?


In case you (or your manager) need more convincing, here are our top 10 reasons why you should book your trip to NetApp Insight 2017 today.


Upgrade Your Skills

Attend your choice of more than 200 technical sessions. Whether you’re interested in cloud, flash, DevOps, big data analytics, or anything in between, you’re sure to find a session that sparks your interest. Check out the video below to learn why the NetApp A-Team considers NetApp Insight a must-attend for IT professionals looking to hone their skills. For a full list of sessions, visit the Session Tracks page.


Connect with Experts

Learn how to conquer your storage and data management challenges. NetApp Insight is full of opportunities to connect face-to-face with the data visionaries behind NetApp’s innovative solutions and rub shoulders with some of the smartest people in the industry. The entire show floor is packed to the gills with booths demoing our coolest technology, so you can see it in action and learn about how it can help you in your digital transformation.


Work in Hands-On Labs

Experience NetApp software, systems and services in simulated virtual environments with expert tutors. These self-paced labs are a great way for you to see how these solutions can be deployed in real-world scenarios, and have live conversations with the people who designed them to get personal feedback and suggestions for how you can get the most out of your data. It’s a once-a-year opportunity that you’re not going to want to miss. Visit the Hands-On Labs page for more information.


See Solutions in Action

Check out NetApp’s newest innovations and learn about joint solutions from NetApp’s alliance partners. This year, we’ll be showcasing the brand-new FlexPod SF next-generation converged infrastructure solution, bringing the proven agility and performance of SolidFire in a consolidated, enterprise-ready system.


Customize Your Experience

Choose from a wide range of content sessions to tailor your experience to your role, responsibilities, and interests. There’s way more content than one person can take in at NetApp Insight, but with our Schedule Builder app, you don’t have to worry about missing out.


Maximize Impact and Budget

Understand which solutions make the best use of your budget and existing technologies. You’ll learn how you can get the most bang for your buck with solutions that can help you turn that data into actionable insights and drive digital transformation.


Be the First to Know

Get the inside scoop on what’s coming down the pipe from NetApp and discover the next developments in the NetApp Data Fabric story. NetApp Insight is your chance to hear firsthand about the future of data and the evolution of our industry. Watch the video below to learn why you need to be in the front row for NetApp Insight 2017.


Earn NetApp Certifications

Impress your peers (and your boss) by completing our exam prep sessions and tests—all at no cost to you.  Our on-site testing center at NetApp Insight gives you the chance to knock out a couple of tests. If you don’t pass the first time, you can come back and re-take it for free! Here’s the NetApp A-Team on why you should make getting certified a priority for this year’s trip to NetApp Insight.


Network, Network, Network

Join us at our welcome reception, the Insight Central expo, and our Customer Appreciation event to mingle with your peers and connect with industry experts from around the world. Plus, we’ve got the NetApp A-Team, and for the first time ever, NetApp United, live and in person to tell you all about why they love NetApp.


Relax, Recharge, and Have Fun!

NetApp Insight is your chance to get out of that dark, cold data center and enjoy a few days of excitement and entertainment with your fellow techies. Whether you’ll be joining us at Mandalay Bay on the world-famous Las Vegas strip or at Messe Berlin in the heart of beautiful downtown Berlin, trust us, you’ll have a great time. And of course, NetApp Insight is the only place where you can get exclusive NetApp swag and awesome giveaways (who doesn’t like free stuff?)!


If you attend just one technology conference this year, make sure it’s NetApp Insight. Don’t wait—register now!


Melissa Hara