The 8th Annual Splunk Conference is fast approaching. Here are five reasons why you should attend Splunk Conference 2017 in Washington, D.C., from September 25-28, and visit with NetApp in booth #T4.


1. Learn how to drive extreme performance.

With NetApp EF-Series all-flash arrays and E-Series hybrid flash arrays, you can increase search performance by up to 111% on average compared to commodity servers with internal disks. Watch a demo and visit with NetApp experts.


2. Explore how you can easily back up to the cloud.

Learn how NetApp® SANtricity® Cloud Connector provides flexible and cost-effective backup and recovery to the hybrid cloud from a NetApp EF-Series or E-Series system.


3. Turn your data into insights—and business results.

Run your Splunk applications without disruption by leveraging high-availability NetApp storage. Optimize performance and capacity for Splunk’s hot, warm, and cold data tiers.


4. Discover how to deliver the performance, flexibility, and application availability that Splunk needs.

Get high performance with modular flexibility for Splunk, coupled with NetApp monitoring applications and dashboards.Find out how validated reference architectures deliver the performance, flexibility in storage tiering, and application availability that Splunk needs to help you meet tight enterprise SLAs.


5. Have fun.

The Splunk Conference is a tremendous opportunity to meet a vast number of industry experts, learn about what’s new with NetApp and Splunk, and win great prizes. Stop by NetApp booth #T4, where NetApp experts will be ready to help you learn how you can do more with Splunk. And mark your calendar for the “Building the Right Infrastructure with Splunk and NetApp E-Series” speaking session on Tuesday, September 26 at 1:15 p.m. in Community Theater B.


If you’re in the Washington, D.C., area don’t miss out—register now for the 8th Annual Splunk Conference.


Mike McNamara

Mike McNamara is a senior manager of product and solution marketing at NetApp with over 25 years of storage and data management marketing experience. Before joining NetApp over 10 years ago, Mike worked at Adaptec, EMC and Digital Equipment Corporation. Mike was a key leader driving the launch of the industry’s first unified scale-out storage system (NetApp), iSCSI and SAS storage system (Adaptec), and Fibre Channel storage system (EMC CLARiiON ). In addition to his past role as marketing chairperson for the Fibre Channel Industry Association, he is a member of the Ethernet Technology Summit Conference Advisory Board, a member of the Ethernet Alliance, a regular contributor to industry journals, and a frequent speaker at events.