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Want the Latest DataOps Advantages?

Yes and yes, right? Come to NEXT 2019 and join all the data pioneers who are getting the latest trends, strategies and tools for their own organizations.

NEXT 2019

October 8-10 Las Vegas

NEXT 2019 Strategy Spotlights

Find in-depth best practices and real-world case studies for digital strategies that your peers use to engage the power in their data. Make your organization more productive and innovative than ever.

Intelligent DataOps: Unleash Your Innovation Potential

Intelligent DataOps: Unleash Your Innovation Potential

It can be difficult to get the right information to the right person at the right time. The way we manage, store and scale data have all changed thanks to governance and compliance changes, modern infrastructures and data engineering...

It can be difficult to get the right information to the right person at the right time. The way we manage, store and scale data have all changed thanks to governance and compliance changes, modern infrastructures and data engineering and integration challenges. To keep up with market changes, you need to evolve and work better with data at scale. Increase your productivity and innovation with Intelligent DataOps, an agile approach that improves the communication, integration and automation of data.
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Cloud Acceleration for the Real World: Yours

Cloud Acceleration for the Real World: Yours

Now that cloud has become an integral part of yours and virtually every other enterprise’s IT strategy, how can you improve your cloud adoption and rationalization. It’s a huge priority for most. Hitachi Vantara is a leader in helping...

Now that cloud has become an integral part of yours and virtually every other enterprise’s IT strategy, how can you improve your cloud adoption and rationalization. It’s a huge priority for most. Hitachi Vantara is a leader in helping organizations optimize and accelerate their cloud strategies across public, private, and hybrid clouds. We know how to achieve the right mix of cost optimization, IT agility, security and data governance. In this session, you’ll hear real-world case studies on how to take the risk out of the vital advancements your IT strategy demands, including application migration and modernization to public clouds, automated hybrid cloud data pipelines and retention, and virtualized and container-based private cloud strategies for enterprise apps, DevOps, and more. Come listen to the people who have been in your shoes and thrived.
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Accelerate Your Data Center Transformation

Accelerate Your Data Center Transformation

To execute in a fast-moving, competitive market, you need to provide data for business operations and analytics. But how do you respond quickly and effectively when your existing infrastructure can’t meet the challenges of today or...

To execute in a fast-moving, competitive market, you need to provide data for business operations and analytics. But how do you respond quickly and effectively when your existing infrastructure can’t meet the challenges of today or tomorrow? For successful digital transformation, you need new data center infrastructure with agile and cloud-like convenience. And it needs to be powered by AI operations to continuously automate and optimize resource deployments. In this session, hear strategies and best practices on how to use your data to drive more automation and agility across your operations and reach the next level of innovation.
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Get Your Head Start in Smart Spaces and IoT

Get Your Head Start in Smart Spaces and IoT

Provide real-time visibility, a streamlined experience and more efficient operations with smart spaces and IoT. These technologies transform the way humans interact with the physical world and change markets as competitors and disruptors...

Provide real-time visibility, a streamlined experience and more efficient operations with smart spaces and IoT. These technologies transform the way humans interact with the physical world and change markets as competitors and disruptors look for every advantage. From campuses to factory floors to retail environments, smart spaces and IoT combine connectivity, video, lidar, sensor data and AI to multiply the power of data and analytics. But how do you apply it all to reach the outcomes you need? In this special session, you’ll get a no-hype-zone look at how successful organizations like yours capture the advantages of these emerging technologies.
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Forget Street Cred. Get Your DataOps Cred.

Credibility in data operations and business outcomes comes with your credential in DataOps Fundamentals at NEXT 2019. Developed and taught by the University of San Francisco and Hitachi Vantara, the workshop is for business leaders and data analysts alike. There's prework so check it out now.

What a Closer!
Fitz and the Tantrums!

NEXT 2019 is all about your data. But how about your dancing? Fitz and the Tantrums will help close NEXT 2019 with a party to remember. With hits like "HandClap" and "The Walker", they'll make sure your time in Vegas doesn't go without a little fun.

Breakouts

Choose from more than 50 sessions on data strategies, products, services and training. Many presented by your industry peers. There’s literally something for everybody.

Edge-to-Core Infrastructure
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Optimize Next-Gen IT Operations With a Services Approach

Enterprise IT organizations face tremendous pressure to keep up with the changes in processes, technologies, tools and business goals. One of the biggest challenges IT teams face is being able to pinpoint the small, harmful issues in the large streams of big data being logged in their environments. Even with the right software tools, gaining timely insights can be challenging. With Hitachi Vantara custom solutions, you can transform your data center to be smarter, efficient and self-healing. Learn more from a panel of experts, including valued customers, about how partnering with Hitachi can help you achieve IT-operation outcomes faster than ever.

Cloud Acceleration
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How Automation Disrupts Modernization and Migration to Cloud

The next big thing in cloud is not where applications are run – it’s how they are run. DevSecOps and fully automated, low-code development platforms are the disruptive catalysts for how you use cloud. In this session, we’ll show you specialized solutions for secure, hyperscale, cloud infrastructure migration and modernization that are supported by an automated infrastructure-as-code (IaC) platform. We’ll use real customer examples to show how our deep expertise in Amazon Web Services and commitment to collaboration with Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform have all been core to customer success.In this session, you’ll also understand how to deliver a managed digital transformatiom platform that is enabled with multicloud and works on a global scale. Don’t miss seeing how a modern application approach with REAN tools on Hitachi Enterprise Cloud can drive innovation in your organization. This approach uses a consistent platform across on-premise cloud, public cloud, hybrid cloud and multicloud scenarios.NOTE: Microsoft and Azure are trademarks or registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation

Data Operations for Analytics
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Data Operations for Analytics,Roadmap and Vision

Central to the Data Operations for Analytics portfolio are Pentaho Data Integration, Pentaho Business Analytics and Hitachi Content Intelligence. Attend this session to learn about these products and get exclusive insight on the vision and roadmap. You’ll hear about recent advances that deliver four compelling value propositions that go beyond helping you build data pipelines. First, get immediate cost relief from your expanding data lake footprint that comprises Hadoop, Splunk and other technologies. Second, organize, curate and liberate your data with modern analytic engines. Third, empower broad sets of new users with catalogs, self-service data preparation and data governance. And finally, deliver out-of-the-box solutions to data challenges based on contextual metadata knowledge.

Data Operations for Governance
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Data Operations for Governance Roadmap and Vision

Consider the growing number of data producers and consumers within your organization and ask yourself if you have the technical foundation that offers fast data ingestion, the broadest data integration services, that’s elastic, and optimized to deliver the performance and scale for today’s modernized and intelligent data lakes. These characteristics are central to the Data Operations for Governance portfolio, which includes: Hitachi Content Platform (HCP), HCP Anywhere, HCP Anywhere edge, Hitachi Content Intelligence, Hitachi Content Search, Hitachi Content Monitor, and the partner integrations and solutions.Attend this session to learn about the strategies for these products, their relationship to the broader Hitachi Vantara portfolio, and get exclusive insight into the vision and roadmap. You’ll hear about recent product advances and the value they are providing to our customers.

Internet of Things
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How the Spaces Around Us Get Smarter and Why It Matters

Increase efficiencies, reduce waste, keep people safe and improve experiences, all by getting smarter. Like many cities, businesses and other organizations have already done, you can use video intelligence, IoT, AI and analytics to create smart spaces. You’ll get rich insights and real-time information to help you make smarter decisions, take proactive actions and enhance experiences for customers, residents, visitors, passengers and many others.Join this session to hear how smart spaces deliver benefits across different industries to help businesses like yours thrive and improve society.

Data-Driven Solutions
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Financial Services: Data Privacy Is a Competitive Advantage

To improve their customers’ experiences, financial institutions must generate insights and innovation from their data, using advanced analytics. But new privacy and sovereignty regulations risk dramatically reducing the value of their customer data. What’s more, common privacy techniques, such as encryption and anonymization, do not support compliant analytics, AI and data sharing. Learn more about Hitachi Digital Privacy, using our partner Anonos and our Hitachi Vantara Pentaho PDI and machine learning technologies. It gives you unique, end-to-end capabilities enabling you to achieve your business objectives and turn regulation into a competitive advantage.You’ll come away with important insights:- Legally use, share and analyze your data for competitive advantage- Structure a compliant self-service environment- Transform non-compliant data into legally usable data

Solutions Showcase

Where do we start? We’ve gathered all the best data solutions from Hitachi and our partners – all for you. See for yourself what can be done with the latest technologies and integrations. Bring your walking shoes. We’ll provide the rest stops.

Wait, I Can’t Visualize All This

Here’s what last year’s NEXT looked like, but this year is even better.

Check out this quick review of the whole NEXT 2018
Check out this quick review of the whole NEXT 2018
The first day’s General Session is still full of useful information
The first day’s General Session is still full of useful information
Watch the second day’s General Session for still more insight
Watch the second day’s General Session for still more insight
Check out this quick review of the whole NEXT 2018
The first day’s General Session is still full of useful information
Watch the second day’s General Session for still more insight

We Hold This Event To Be Self-Evident

We both know all the great info and insights we’re packing into NEXT 2019. But does your boss need a little convincing? Here’s a justification memo you can give your manager. See you at NEXT!

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