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Data Virtualization Day 2014

New Horizons - New Possibilities

Big Data, the Cloud and the Internet of Everything are transforming our world. The possibilities are staggering. And status quo means falling behind.

  • How is data virtualization advancing to meet these opportunities?
  • What new solutions are on the horizon?
  • Who is achieving significant business outcomes today?
See the new horizons, and come hear your colleagues talk about the new possibilities for you at Data Virtualization Day 2014 at the Waldorf Astoria in New York city, October 1, 2014.

This year's speakers include:

  • Alasdair Anderson, Head of Data Engineering, HSBC
  • Barry Devlin, Analyst, 9Sight Consulting
  • Mike Flannagan, GM, Data Analytics Business Group, Cisco Systems
  • Jim Green, CTO, Data Analytics Business Group, Cisco Systems
  • Rick van der Lans, Analyst, R20 Consultancy
  • John Wrenn, VP Information Technology, Enterprise Applications, Flextronics

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Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Time Session Name Speaker/Sponsor
7:00am Registration, Breakfast and Solution Showcase
8:30am Welcome Ché Wijesinghe, Worldwide Data Virtualization and Connected Analytics Group Sales, Cisco Systems
8:45am The New Data Landscape: Why Data Virtualization is More Important than Ever Mike Flannagan, GM, Data Analytics Business Group, Cisco Systems
9:00am Connecting the Cloud: Cisco's Key Role in Hybrid IT Paula Dowdy, SVP Cloud Software and Managed Services, Cisco Systems
9:15am Turning Possibilities into Reality, Our Data Virtualization Technology Vision Jim Green, CTO, Data Analytics Business Group, Cisco Systems
9:45am Break and Solution Showcase
10:20am Data Monetization: Leveraging Legacy with Big Data Alasdair P. Anderson, SVP Engineering, HSBC
11:15am Provisioning Data as a Service for Global Supply Chain Operations John Wrenn, VP Information Technology, Enterprise Applications at Flextronics
12:10pm Peer Networking Lunch
1:30pm Cisco Data Virtualization Leadership Awards and Use Cases Bob Reary, Customer Value Program Leader, Data Virtualization Business Unit, Cisco Systems
2:15pm Break and Solution Showcase
3:00pm New Horizons, New Possibilities: Where Data Virtualization is Going Bob Eve, Cisco Systems
Rick van der Lans, R20 Consultancy
Barry Devlin, 9Sight Consulting
4:00pm Cocktail Reception Starlight Roof, Waldorf Astoria



Join us at the Waldorf Astoria In New York City


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301 Park Avenue
New York, New York 10022-6897
(212) 355-3000

The Waldorf Astoria has set the standard worldwide for fine dining and elegant events for over a century. This landmark luxury hotel is located in Midtown New York City on famous Park Avenue, and offers superior hotel rooms and amenities including the Guerlain Spa at the Waldorf Astoria.

To book your accommodations at the Waldorf-Astoria, please do so through our registration system. You will be responsible for the fees associated with your accommodations.


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Frequent Questions


Q: Is this the same Data Virtualization Day event formerly sponsored by Composite Software?

A: Yes. Cisco's Data Virtualization Business Unit, formerly Composite Software, is sponsoring the fifth edition of Data Virutalization's premier industry event.

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Q: Because Composite Software is now Cisco, will the agenda be similar to past Data Virtualization Days?

A: Data Virtualization Day's core elements - presentations on data virtualization's direction, customer use case keynotes, the Data Virtualization Leadership Awards, and peer-to-peer conversations - have been prized by prior year attendees. So we are going to continue this successful formula in 2014

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Q: When will the event start and end?

A: Data Virtualization Day is a full day event occuring Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 at the Waldorf Astoria New York. Registration and breakfast begin at 7:00 am The general session runs from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm. And the cocktail reception immediately follows from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm.

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Q: What topics will be discussed?

A: Big Data Analytics, Cloud Computing and Internet of Everything are dramatically reshaping business and IT. At Data Virtualization Day 2014 we'll be discussing how you can harness these new opportunities to drive better business outcomes from your data.

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Q: Is there a charge for attending?

A: Data Virtualization Day is free to registered attendees.

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Q: How can I register for the event?

A: To register, please click on the Registration tab above and complete the required information.

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Q: Do I need to pay for my hotel?

A: Yes. If you need a hotel room, you can make a room reservation at the Waldorf when you register for the event using the Registration tab above.

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Q: What about travel arrangements?

A: Please make your personal travel arrangements using your standard, company-approved methods.

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