The Strata Data Conference is fast approaching. Here are five reasons why you should attend the Strata Data Conference in New York City from September 25-28 and visit NetApp in booth #937.


1. Learn how to reduce operational costs.

Run analytics natively on NFSv3 data without adding infrastructure. Use a single storage back end to manage data for both traditional and analytics workloads. Watch a demo and visit with NetApp experts.


2. Explore how you can enable hybrid cloud deployments.

Place your analytics compute tier in the cloud while keeping your data safely on storage that you control on the premises. Scale compute and storage independently.


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

Run your Hadoop applications without disruption. Back up and replicate Hadoop data efficiently, and clone data rapidly and space efficiently.


4. Discover how to maintain flexibility and choice.

Benefit from Hortonworks certification and compatibility with Hortonworks Data Cloud. Learn about support for YARN, MapReduce, Spark, HBase, Pig, and Hive.


5. Have fun.

The Strata Data Conference is a tremendous opportunity to meet a vast number of industry experts, learn about what’s new with NetApp and Hadoop, and win great prizes. Stop by NetApp booth #937, where NetApp experts will be ready to help you learn how you can do more with Hadoop. And mark your calendar for the “Analyzing Big Data with NetApp Hybrid Cloud Architecture ” speaking session on Thursday, September 28 at 1:15 p.m. in Room 1A 04/5.


If you’re in the New York area, don’t miss out—register now for the Strata Data Conference.

Mike McNamara

Mike McNamara is a senior leader of product and solution marketing at NetApp with 25 years of data management and data storage marketing experience. Before joining NetApp over 10 years ago, Mike worked at Adaptec, EMC and HP. Mike was a key team leader driving the launch of the industry’s first cloud-connected AI/ML solution (NetApp), unified scale-out and hybrid cloud storage system and software (NetApp), iSCSI and SAS storage system and software (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. Mike also published a book through FriesenPress titled "Scale-Out Storage - The Next Frontier in Enterprise Data Management", and was listed as a top 50 B2B product marketer to watch by Kapos.

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