Unlock the Value of your SAP Cloud and HANA™ Environments

It’s no secret that the ability to analyze information in real-time holds unprecedented opportunities for companies seeking to accelerate performance and respond faster to dynamic market changes. In addition, the latest advances in cloud technology are revolutionizing the way companies do business today.BC

Join us for an exclusive half-day seminar to explore how leading companies are leveraging private cloud best practices and SAP HANA, a game-changing in-memory platform to deliver on the promise of providing real-time access to critical information anytime, anywhere.

Attendees will hear directly from BI, data warehousing and cloud visionary William McKnight, President, McKnight Consulting Group,as he examines today’s complex BI and data warehousing environments and reveal the latest strategies for accelerating your journey to the cloud

Admission is FREE but seating is limited. To reserve your seat, call Kate Kiley at (617) 431-9726 or complete our quick online registration form:


Discover how to unlock the value of your SAP landscape by enabling your organization to:

  • Make smarter business decisions with enhanced visibility
  • React faster to complex business events internally and externally
  • Enhance scalability in a cost-effective manner
  • Streamline core operational processes and mitigate against risk
  • Speed time to value and reduce total cost of ownership (TCO)
  • Manage both physical and virtual environments through a single-pane view
  • Unlock business value from the deluge of unstructured and structured data
  • Simplify the infrastructure needed to run your SAP landscapes
  • Deploy new custom and SAP applications 5x faster
  • And much more.

Don’t miss  this opportunity to discover how your peers are tackling the same private cloud and Big Data analytics challenges you’re grappling with and learn how you can unlock the value of your existing SAP landscape by leveraging the latest game-changing technologies.

In addition, you'll benefit from interacting with local business and IT peers, leading industry visionaries and senior executives from Cisco, EMC, Intel®, and VCE who will be on-hand to help solve your toughest BI, analytics, and path to the cloud issues.


Dates and locations


Detroit, MI

Cisco Offices
Thursday, June 6, 2013
2000 Town Center, Suite 450
Southfield, Michigan 48075

Irvine, CA

Cisco Offices
Thursday, June 13, 2013
130 Theory Drive, Suite 100
Irvine, California 92617



8:30 a.m.

Registration/Light Breakfast

9:00 a.m.

Introductions/Welcome/Agenda Overview

9:05 a.m.

Session in Detail

The Cloud Meets Big Data and In-Memory Processing: Optimizing the Value of Business Applications

9:50 a.m.

Session in Detail

SAP Presentation

10:05 a.m.

Session in Detail

Accelerate business decision-making with Cisco for SAP HANATM

10:35 a.m.

Session in Detail

Transforming SAP Landscapes Leveraging Cloud and Big Data

11:05 a.m.


11:15 a.m.

Session in Detail

The Workload Defined Datacenter: Deploying A SAP Services Marketplace with VblockTM Systems

11:40 a.m.

Deloitte Presentation

12:00 p.m.

Business Use Cases: How SAP HANA is revolutionizing the enterprise

12:45 p.m.

Roundtable discussion led by William McKnight

1:20 p.m. Raffle /Seminar Adjourns


William McKnight Bio
President, McKnight Consulting Group
John Zamierowski Bio
Business Development Manager, Cisco
Ken Saul Bio
SAP & SI Global Programs, EMC
Brian Sturgis Bio
SAP Solutions Specialist, VCE
Steve Bicketon Headshot Steve Bickerton Bio
Solution Principal, Platform and Analytics Center of Excellence, SAP
Erik Lillestolen Bio
SAP Solution Product Manager, Cisco
Henrik Wagner Bio
Global SAP Lead - Alliances, EMC
Michael Tovish Bio
Senior Manager, Services & Solutions Marketing, VCE
Satish Iyer Headshot Satish Iyer Bio
Director Presales, SAP

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Attendees will be entered into a raffle to win an Intel® Solid State Drive (520 Series)!

Please note: Public sector employees are not eligible for the Intel® SSD prize raffle.

TechTarget contact

For questions about your registration or the event agenda please contact:

John Barbato
Delegate Recruitment
Tel: (617) 431-9674