Welcome to the NetApp EMEA Partner
Executive Forum 2019!

May 14-15, 2019

Madrid Marriott Auditorium Hotel & Conference Center

We look forward to you joining us at NetApp EMEA Partner Executive Forum, NetApp's official EMEA kick-off for the Partner Community.

The Executive Forum is a unique opportunity to network with Executive leaders from NetApp and your peers from all over EMEA. We will share our evolving partner strategy our vision for the future and how we can together capitalize on the immense opportunity in front of us.

Our General Session will focus on “Partnering to Win.” You will hear about Data Fabric 2.0 and how we can partner to succeed in AI, DevOps, Cloud, and Enterprise Application. IDC will join us to share their perspective on the market dynamics and reinforce the opportunity for NetApp and our partners.

Whether you take part in the CTO Forum, Distribution Council, Partner Roundtables, Breakouts or Executive one-to-one meetings, you can be sure to take away all the necessary information on our strategy, partner and profitability programs, market opportunity, technical developments, solution offerings and services.

Yes, it’s a fully packed program, but there will be enough time for networking with your peers and we will have a fun packed evening at the gala dinner to celebrate our success to include the NetApp EMEA Partner Awards ceremony.

REGISTRATION

Thank you for interest in attending our NetApp EMEA Partner Executive Forum in Madrid.

Registration is officially closed. If you missed your chance to register, and would still like to attend, please reach out to your NetApp Partner Account Manager who can try to assist you.

Hotel and Travel Information

The Partner Executive Forum will take place at the Madrid Marriott Auditorium, Av. de Aragón, 400, 28022 Madrid, Spain. The hotel is located between Madrid's Barajas Airport and city center and offers the perfect balance between business and the travel experience. We will book your hotel accommodation as soon as you register. The hotel provides airport shuttle service everyday from 05:00 AM - 01:30 AM and can be scheduled via phone : +34 91 400-4400. The estimated taxi fare is approximately 25 EUR (one way).

Agenda

(subject to change)

Tuesday, May 14

12:45 – 13:45 – Networking Lunch

13:45 – 17:00 – General Sessions

  • Welcome to PEF
  • Partnering to Win
  • Guest speaker from IDC
  • EMEA GTM Transformation
  • FY20 Must Win Areas

17:00 – 19:00 – 1:1 meetings

19:30 – 22:00 – Gala Dinner and EMEA Partner Excellence Awards

Wednesday, May 15

09:00 – 09:30 – General Sessions

09:30 – 12:00 – CTO Forum

09:45 – 10:45 – Press briefings

10:00 – 12:00 – Distribution Council

10:00 – 12:00 – Breakout Sessions: FY20 Unified Partner Program and Services

12:00 – 13:30 – Networking lunch with NetApp Executives

13:30 – 16:00 – 1:1 meeting

16:00 – Departures

NetApp EMEA Excellence Partner Awards

At NetApp, we know that our partners are committed to the pursuit of performance excellence, innovation and quality.  After huge success over the past six years, NetApp continues recognising those partners who go beyond for their customers and demonstrate success at the highest level at our annual Partner Awards ceremony.

Award Categories:

  • Distributor of the Year EMEA
  • Partner of the Year EMEA
  • Net New Business Award EMEA
  • Innovation Partner of the Year EMEA
  • Cloud Partner of the Year EMEA
  • Flash Partner of the Year EMEA
  • HCI Partner of the Year EMEA
  • Converged Partner of the Year EMEA
  • Service Partner of the Year EMEA
  • Portfolio Partner of the Year

Award Benefits

The partner award winners will receive:

  • Recognition during the awards dinner
  • Recognition in NetApp press release and social media
  • Communication kit including press release template and customizable social media
  • Personalized award trophy

Sponsors

Cisco

Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) is the worldwide technology leader that has been making the Internet work since 1984.

Our people, products, and partners help society securely connect and seize tomorrow's digital opportunity today. Discover more at thenetwork.cisco.com and follow us on Twitter at @Cisco.

Veeam

Veeam is the leader in Backup solutions that deliver Cloud Data Management. Veeam Availability Platform is the most complete backup solution for helping customers on the journey to achieving success in the 5 Stages of Cloud Data Management. Veeam has 343,000+ customers worldwide, including 82% of the Fortune 500 and 67% of the Global 2,000, with customer satisfaction scores at 3.5x the industry average, the highest in the industry

Fujitsu

Fujitsu is the leading Japanese information and communication technology (ICT) company, offering a full range of technology products, solutions, and services. Approximately 140,000 Fujitsu people support customers in more than 100 countries. We use our experience and the power of ICT to shape the future of society with our customers. For more information, please see www.fujitsu.com

Broadcom

Broadcom Inc. (NASDAQ: AVGO) is a global technology leader that designs, develops and supplies a broad range of semiconductor and infrastructure software solutions. Broadcom’s category-leading product portfolio serves critical markets including data center, networking, enterprise software, broadband, wireless, storage and industrial. Our solutions include data center networking and storage, enterprise and mainframe software focused on automation, monitoring and security, smartphone components, telecoms and factory automation. For more information, go to www.broadcom.com.

Fast Lane

NetApp's only Worldwide Authorized Learning Partner, Fast Lane is a leading provider of education and consulting services for both technical and sales professionals working with advanced and emerging IT. We deliver all NetApp Authorized training (ONTAP, E-Series, SAN, OnCommand, Data Protection, etc.). Our instructors are NetApp-Certified Specialists with extensive practical experience, and our advanced labs enable first-rate skill development. Fast Lane also delivers complete, authorized training for Cisco, Citrix, VMware, Red Hat, and other major technology providers. We offer a public schedule in all major cities, with public and private training at your location or through attendance online. Fast Lane’s consulting services provide reliable and practical advice and assistance for planning and putting state-of-the-art information and communication solutions into action. www.flane.co.uk

Intel

Intel (NASDAQ: INTC), a leader in the semiconductor industry, is shaping the data-centric future with computing and communications technology that is the foundation of the world’s innovations. The company’s engineering expertise is helping address the world’s greatest challenges as well as helping secure, power and connect billions of devices and the infrastructure of the smart, connected world – from the cloud to the network to the edge and everything in between. Find more information about Intel at newsroom.intel.com and intel.com.