2018 Sponsors

Once again, without the support of these fine organizations, we wouldn’t be able to present either Opening Acts or VMunderground. Contact them for more information on their products, plus opportunities for VIP access to the party on Sunday.

Presenting Sponsors

Veeam provides Availability for the Always-On Enterprise. If you want to have high speed recovery, avoid data loss, have verified recoverability, leverage your data and have complete visibility; take a look at Veeam. Products include Veeam Backup & Replication, Veeam ONE (these two together are Veeam Availability Suite), Veeam Agent for Linux and Veeam Agent for Windows, plus many others. You can learn more at veeam.com.

VMware vSAN, the only vSphere native storage, seamlessly evolves your datacenter with no new tools while protecting existing investments. vSAN has the industry’s largest ecosystem to run on your preferred infrastructure from over 15 OEM server vendors, a turn key appliance, Dell EMC VxRail, and native HCI-as-a-Service from AWS. Cloud ubiquity eliminates specialized skills and provides a true hybrid cloud instantly with hundreds of public cloud providers. Native security protects data-at-rest and in-motion, and integration with the SDDC stack provides additional networking security options. VMware is the HCI software market leader with over 14,000 customers; follow us on Twitter at @VMwarevSAN or learn more at vmware.com/vsan.

Supporting Sponsors

Datrium is the leader in Open Converged Infrastructure for private clouds, providing breakthrough economics, elastic scalability, effortless administration and built-in cloud data management. Open Convergence is the next generation of converged infrastructure beyond hyperconvergence, combining flash-based servers for high performance VM consolidation, with low cost secondary storage for durable data and copy data management. The company is led by the founders, CTOs and early architects of VMware and Data Domain.

iland is a global cloud service provider of secure and compliant hosting for infrastructure (IaaS), disaster recovery (DRaaS), and backup as a service (BaaS). They are recognized by industry analysts as a leader in disaster recovery. The award-winning iland Secure Cloud Console natively combines deep layered security, predictive analytics, and compliance to deliver unmatched visibility and ease of management for all of iland’s cloud services. Headquartered in Houston, Texas and London, UK, iland delivers cloud services from its data centers throughout the Americas, Europe, Australia, and Asia. Learn more at iland.com and follow us on Twitter at @ilandcloud.

Cohesity makes your data work for you by consolidating secondary storage silos onto a hyperconverged, web-scale data platform that spans both private and public clouds. Enterprise customers begin by radically streamlining their backup and data protection, then converge file and object services, test/dev instances and analytic functions to provide a global data store. Cohesity counts many Global 1000 companies among its rapidly growing customer base. CRN named Cohesity a Top 25 Disrupter and one of the 10 Coolest Hyperconverged Products of 2016.

DruvaDruva’s industry-leading data management-as-as service platform unifies data protection, governance and intelligence across enterprise data, delivering enterprise-level scalability and security, while reducing cost and complexity. Over 4,000 enterprises trust Druva to protect and manage more than 100PB of data worldwide. Visit Druva and follow us @druvainc.

VIP Hour Sponsor

The Virtualization Technology User Group (VTUG) is an IT professional user group with thousands of members and is growing every day. VTUG is the only virtualization user group of its size that is platform independent providing information content and education for ESX, Hyper-V, KVM and Xen. VTUG topics cover a wide range of technologies and solutions including server virtualization, storage, cloud computing, VDI, back up and data protection, security, networking and much more. VTUG looks to its community for peer to peer education and sharing of best practices and solutions. Join for free at www.vtug.com.

Audio-visual Sponsor

Nexenta is the leader in Open Software-Defined Storage (OpenSDS) software for Hybrid and Multi Cloud enterprise environments. Nexenta uniquely integrates its hardware-agnostic OpenSDS platform with deep “open source” collaboration via some of the most active communities. Nexenta enables a wide variety of workloads from legacy enterprise to next-gen cloud-native apps, on any cloud platform, any protocol and any hardware infrastructure to power the largest and most cost/performant data centers globally.