Learn how to "future-proof" your IT infrastructure with new technologies

To succeed in today's rapidly changing environment, it has become increasingly important to find ways to align new and emerging technologies with your existing IT infrastructure.

Extreme data growth has been fueled by the continued adoption of cloud computing and virtualization, but with this comes  new challenges such as increased software costs, higher energy demands, virtual sprawl and more. To ensure a robust data protection strategy, IT professionals must focus to new technologies and the business implications for IT.

Join us for a complimentary dinner seminar where our experts will lead a strategic discussion on backup and data protection planning that will enable your organization to develop a scalable strategy that can quickly respond to change, maximize the benefits of today's disruptive technologies, and protect against unforeseen flaws.

Event Overview

Often categorized as "disruptive innovations," developments in cloud and virtualization technologies can add a layer of complexity to traditional backup operations. To avoid hiccups in keeping up with today’s demands – and to avoid the expensive 'rip and replace' approach to navigating the changing landscape – organizations must arm themselves with information to ensure a smooth and simple transition to a hybrid storage environment that will scale and adapt to change.

We've recruited one of the industry's foremost experts –  Brien Posey, Independent Analyst & Freelance Writer  –  to look at the common pain points related to protecting data in cloud, virtual and legacy environments and suggest the best ways to solve these issues and reduce complexity in the data center.  With the right technologies and techniques at your disposal, you can make improvements in the near term - and at the source - without compromising your ability to meet increasingly demanding SLAs. In addition, storage technology expert - Eric Bassier - Quantum Director of Product Marketing will share insights into how the business environment is changing and how organizations can better align their business goals with IT to protect their most coveted assets: their data.

Sessions address how to:

  • Future-proof and protect your prior IT investments
  • Protect data across evolving architectures – physical, virtual, private cloud and even public cloud
  • Take advantage of virtualization and cloud technologies where they make sense as part of a comprehensive data protection strategy
  • Simplify data protection and reduce hardware requirements across distributed sites
  • Improve your ability to recover virtual data and improve SLAs – restoring VM’s in minutes not hours!

Here's your opportunity to see how others are tackling the same challenges you’re up against and to make new professional contacts - including industry thought leaders and Quantum experts who can contribute to the success of your projects. Don't miss your chance to attend this invitation-only dinner event - REGISTER TODAY!

Dates and locations

Vancouver, BC

Hy's Steakhouse and Cocktail Bar
Tues. June 18, 2013

Register today by calling Mike Parisi at (617) 431-9718 or completing our quick online application form:

Complimentary admission is granted on a first-come, first-serve basis and attendance is limited to ensure an effective learning experience, abundant peer-networking opportunities and access to our expert presenters. Apply today to secure your seat in advance!


5:30 PM

Registration and Networking (Complimentary Cocktails Available)

6:00 PM

Dinner and Presentations

Session in detail

Keynote Presentation: Disruptive Technologies and Their Impact on Your Backups
Presented by Brien Posey, BrienPosey.com

Session in detail

Presentation: Leveraging Quantum technologies to future proof your IT investment
Presented by Eric Bassier, Quantum

7:30 PM

Interactive Q&A / Networking

8:00 PM

Event Adjourns

Featured Speakers

Brien Posey Bio
Freelance Writer & Independent Analyst
Eric Bassier Bio
Director of Product Marketing

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Each attendee will have a chance to win one of five sets of headphones!

Contact us

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

Mike Parisi
Delegate Relations Manager
Tel: 617-431-9718