The speed and complexity of enterprise data growth has put immense strain on application and database performance not to mention skyrocketing data storage costs. This rapid growth necessitates a fundamental change to the way data is stored, analyzed, and accessed.

Join us for an exclusive, half-day seminar to explore new and emerging big data technologies such as the SAP HANA in-memory platform, designed to help you deliver on the promise of real-time analytics, critical business insight and superior performance. You will also hear about how Cisco and NetApp will offer cloud solutions that will carry your business into the future.

Attendees will hear directly from BI, data warehousing and cloud visionary William McKnight, President, McKnight Consulting Group, as he examines today’s complex data and analytics environment and reveals the latest techniques to capitalize on the full business potential of big data analytics and a virtualized environment.

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


Discover the many business and IT benefits SAP HANA in-memory analytics, cloud and virtualization technologies can bring to your organization such as the ability to:

  • React to business events more quickly through real-time analysis and reporting of operational data
  • Make smarter business decisions with increased visibility across large volumes of business data
  • Establish a solid foundation for building a new category of high-performance applications
  • Streamline IT architectures and reduce overhead without disrupting existing landscape
  • Support complex workloads previously impossible due to performance or cost concerns
  • Provide self-service access to users with simplified maintenance and less reliance on IT resources
  • Solve intense “big data” processing issues with superior data loading performance.

This is your opportunity to see how other companies are tackling the same big data analytics and cloud challenges you face and discover how to gain competitive edge by leveraging the latest game-changing technologies to deliver unparalleled speed, insight and performance.

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

Dates and locations


Vancouver, BC

SAP Executive Briefing Centre
Tuesday, March 5, 2013


Philadelphia, PA

SAP Executive Briefing Center
Thursday, March 15, 2013

Washington, D.C.

SAP Executive Briefing Center
Tuesday, April 9, 2013



8:00 a.m.

Welcome/Light Breakfast Available

9:00 a.m.

Introductions/Welcome/Agenda Overview

9:10 a.m.

Session in Detail

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

10:00 a.m.

Session in Detail

Accelerate business decision-making with Cisco for SAP HANA

10:30 a.m.


10:45 a.m.

Session in Detail

Dynamically transform your business with SAP HANA and private cloud solutions

11:45 a.m.


12:30 p.m.


1:00 p.m.

Business Use Cases: How SAP HANA is revolutionizing the enterprise


William McKnight Bio
President, McKnight Consulting Group
John Karagozian Bio
Global SAP Principal/Global SAP Sales Lead, NetApp
John Zamierowski Bio
Business Development Manager, Cisco

Media sponsors


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:

Kate Kiley
Delegate Relations
Tel: 617-431-9726