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Announcing @BigSwitch Networks "Silver Sponsor" of @CloudEXPO NY | #Cloud #CIO #DevOps #DataCenter #Monitoring #DigitalTransformation

Reimagine Networking to Become the Cloud Enabler

Big Switch's mission is to disrupt the status quo of networking with order of magnitude improvements in network e ciency, intelligence and agility by delivering Next-Generation Data Center Networking. We enable data center transformation and accelerate business velocity by delivering a responsive, automated, and programmable software-dened networking (SDN) fabric-based networking solution. Traditionally, the network has been viewed as the barrier to data center transformation as legacy networking architectures hinder IT organizations with brittle, complex and cumbersome switch-by-switch management paradigms and in exible, proprietary hardware choices that are increasingly unable to keep up with the pace required of businesses today.

From its inception, innovation velocity has been a pillar of Big Switch Networks core principles, with the company consistently delivering dierentiated solutions and features to meet the requirements of the most agile and innovative customers.

The data center is no longer infrastructure-centric, but rather a fast moving, fast growing distributed-application environment. By harnessing the power of software-de ned networking technology and coupling it with industry standard hardware, Big Switch Networks advances business competitiveness with an agile, exible, intelligent and secure solution so IT organizations can experience a true Next-Generation Data Center Network.

Reimagine Networking to Become the Cloud Enabler

Register for this session ▸ Here

For enterprises to maintain business competitiveness in the digital economy, IT modernization is required. And cloud, with its on-demand, elastic and scalable principles has resoundingly been identified as the infrastructure model capable of supporting fast-changing business requirements that enterprises are challenged with, as a result of our increasingly connected world. In fact, Gartner states that by 2022, 28% of enterprise IT spending will have shifted to cloud. But enterprises still must determine which clouds are best suited for each application, in order to achieve IT governance, while accounting for complex data privacy requirements. It's safe to say that enterprises know their future looks cloudy, and that this infrastructure will soon become a mix of multi, hybrid, and on-prem enterprise clouds.

Often, the network is overlooked as enterprises work toward infrastructure modernization, which can result in silos across both on-prem enterprise clouds and across public clouds. In this session, we will look at how enterprises can achieve true IT governance and management consistency across multiple cloud environments, breaking down cross-cloud silos that threaten the success of hybrid cloud. We will highlight why Fortune 500 organizations are leveraging a Cloud-First approach to networking, and making the network the foundation for their IT modernization initiatives. Additionally, we will highlight how a Cloud-First approach to networking offers meaningful CAPEX and OPEX savings. If you want to learn how the network can be an enabler to on-prem enterprise cloud or hybrid cloud, please join us as we show you what a reimagined network for the cloud looks like.

Speaker Bio:

Doug was appointed CEO of Big Switch in 2013 to lead the company on its mission to provide modern cloud and data center networking solutions capable of disrupting the stronghold by legacy vendors. Under his guidance, Big Switch has experienced 30+% average QoQ growth for the last 16 quarters; more than quadrupled headcount; successfully shifted to a software-only and subscription-based recurring revenue model; solidified key partnerships with Accton/Edgecore, Dell EMC, HPE, Nutanix, RedHat and VMware; developed Open Network Linux, an open source NOS foundational component designed in partnership with Facebook and Google; and he played an integral role in raising two-thirds of the company's $120MM of funding. Prior to Big Switch, Doug was SVP & GM of Juniper Networks $1BN business across Asia-Pacific, Japan and Greater China, and he began his time at Juniper as SVP & GM of its Security business unit. Previously, Doug held executive positions at Extreme Networks, Sun Microsystems and AT&T. In board roles, he helped guide early stage companies to success including Altor Networks (acquired by Juniper in 2010) and FireEye (IPO in 2013). Under his leadership, Big Switch became the first software-only vendor to be included in Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Data Center Networking (2017); was named a Glassdoor Best Place to Work (2018); and along with Kyle, Doug was named Finalist, EY Entrepreneur of the Year Northern California (2017). Doug holds a BA in History from Colgate University, an MBA from Johns Hopkins University and has completed Executive Education in Leadership at Columbia University.

CloudEXPO | DevOpsSUMMIT | DXWorldEXPO Silicon Valley Will Take Place June 25-26, 2019 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara California

Digital Transformation (DX) is a major focus with the introduction of DXWorldEXPO within the program. Successful transformation requires a laser focus on being data-driven and on using all the tools available that enable transformation if they plan to survive over the long term.

A total of 88% of Fortune 500 companies from a generation ago are now out of business. Only 12% still survive. Similar percentages are found throughout enterprises of all sizes.

We are offering early bird savings on all ticket types where you can save significant amount of money by purchasing your conference tickets today.

Speaking Opportunities Here

This year we are presenting a MEGA faculty of 222 rockstar speakers. Submit your speaking proposal which will be instantly shared with conference advisory board. All accepted proposals are confirmed within six hours of paper submission.

Sponsorship Opportunities Here

Contact us with you sponsorship and exhibit inquiry. We will answer all your questions and work with you to identify the best option based on your goals.

CloudEXPO Silicon Valley 2019 Conference Agenda, Our MEGA Expo Floor of 200 Booths and 250 Sessions

CloudEXPO Silicon Valley 2019, DevOpsSUMMIT Silicon Valley 2019 and DXWorldEXPO Silicon Valley 2019 agenda will present 22 keynotes and general sessions, 222 rockstar faculty members, and 250 sessions and  in 10 distinct conference tracks.

  • Cloud-Native | Serverless
  • DevOpsSummit
  • FinTechEXPO - New York Blockchain Event
  • CloudEXPO - Enterprise Cloud
  • DXWorldEXPO - Digital Transformation (DX)
  • Smart Cities | IoT | IIoT
  • AI | Machine Learning | Cognitive Computing
  • BigData | Analytics
  • The API Enterprise | Mobility | Security
  • Hot Topics

CloudEXPO | DevOpsSUMMIT | DXWorldEXPO Silicon Valley 2019 will cover all of these tools, with the most comprehensive program and with 222 rockstar speakers throughout our industry presenting 22 Keynotes and General Sessions, 250 Breakout Sessions along 10 Tracks, as well as our signature Power Panels. Our Expo Floor will bring together the leading global 200 companies throughout the world of Cloud Computing, DevOps, IoT, Smart Cities, FinTech, Digital Transformation, and all they entail.

As your enterprise creates a vision and strategy that enables you to create your own unique, long-term success, learning about all the technologies involved is essential. Companies today not only form multi-cloud and hybrid cloud architectures, but create them with built-in cognitive capabilities.

Cloud-Native thinking is now the norm in financial services, manufacturing, telco, healthcare, transportation, energy, media, entertainment, retail and other consumer industries, as well as the public sector.

CloudEXPO is the world's most influential technology event where Cloud Computing was coined over a decade ago and where technology buyers and vendors meet to experience and discuss the big picture of Digital Transformation and all of the strategies, tactics, and tools they need to realize their goals.

Speaking Opportunities Here

Sponsorship Opportunities Here

FinTech Is Now Part of the DXWorldEXPO | CloudEXPO Program

Financial enterprises in New York City, London, Singapore, and other world financial capitals are embracing a new generation of smart, automated FinTech that eliminates many cumbersome, slow, and expensive intermediate processes from their businesses.

Accordingly, attendees at the upcoming 23rd CloudEXPO | DXWorldEXPO June 25-26, 2019 Silicon Valley faculty will find fresh new content in two new tracks called:

  • FinTechEXPO
  • Blockchain Silicon Valley Event

which will incorporate FinTech and Blockchain, as well as machine learning, artificial intelligence and deep learning in these two distinct tracks.

FinTech brings efficiency as well as the ability to deliver new services and a much improved customer experience throughout the global financial services industry. FinTech is a natural fit with cloud computing, as new services are quickly developed, deployed, and scaled on public, private, and hybrid clouds.

More than US$20 billion in venture capital is being invested in FinTech this year. We're pleased to bring you the latest FinTech developments as an integral part of our program.

Sponsorship Opportunities

CloudEXPO | DevOpsSUMMIT | DXWorldEXPO are together the single event where technology buyers and vendors meet to experience and discus cloud computing and all that it entails. For more than a decade, sponsors and exhibitors of CloudEXPO | DevOpsSUMMIT | DXWorldEXPO benefit from unmatched branding, profile building and lead generation opportunities through:

  • Featured on-site presentation and ongoing on-demand webcast exposure to a captive audience of industry decision-makers
  • Showcase exhibition during our new extended dedicated expo hours
  • Breakout Session Priority scheduling for Sponsors that have been guaranteed a 40-minute technical session
  • Online advertising on 4,5 million article pages in SYS-CON's leading i-Technology Publications
  • Capitalize on our Comprehensive Marketing efforts leading up to the show with print mailings, e-newsletters and extensive online media coverage
  • Unprecedented PR Coverage: Unmatched editorial coverage on Cloud Computing Journal
  • Tweetup to over 127,000 plus Twitter followers
  • Press releases sent on major wire services to over 500 industry analysts


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Secrets of Our Most Popular Sponsors and Exhibitors ▸ Here

Secrets of Our Most Popular Speakers Here

For more information on sponsorship, exhibit, and keynote opportunities call us at 954 242-0444 or contact us ▸ Here

Speaking Opportunities Open

The upcoming 23rd International CloudEXPO | DevOpsSUMMIT | DXWorldEXPO, June 25-26, 2019 Silicon Valley announces that its Call For Papersfor speaking opportunities is now open. We reply to all accepted speaking proposals within six hours.

About DXWorldEXPO LLC

DXWorldEXPO LLC is a Lighthouse Point, Florida-based trade show company and the creator of DXWorldEXPO - Digital Transformation Conference & Expo. The company produces and presents the world's most influential technology events including CloudEXPO, DevOpsSUMMIT, FinTechEXPO - Blockchain Event.

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