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- Published: 16 August 2012
Mellanox Technologies has announced three live interactive webinars and a multi-city roadshow for application acceleration and enhanced performance for Big Data. The webinars and multi-city roadshow will feature partners and analysts.
Storage Solutions for Big Data Applications
Date: Thursday, August 23, 2012
Time: 11:00am ET/ 8:00am PT
Erin Filliater, Enterprise Market Development Manager, Mellanox Technologies
Jeff Denworth, VP of Marketing, DataDirect Networks
Shattering Ethernet Switches Performance Records
Date: Tuesday, August 28, 2012
Time: 11:00am ET/ 8:00am PT
Amit Katz, Director, Product Management, Mellanox Technologies
Kevin Tolly, Founder, The Tolly Group
Taking the Fear Out of Big Data Solutions Deployment
Date: Wednesday, August 29, 2012
Time: 1:00pm ET/ 10:00am PT
Eyal Gutkind, Sr. Manager, Enterprise Market Development, Mellanox Technologies
Mike Gualtieri, Principal Analyst, Forrester Research, Inc.
John Armstrong, VP of Marketing, Zettaset
Big Data Roadshow (Sept. 19-24, 2012)
Join Mellanox and Zettaset in Boston, New York City, and Washington D.C. for a full-day, hands-on experience with Big Data solutions. Learn how to deploy Big Data solutions in government, finance, retail, manufacturing, or bio-science application environments. The roadshow will provide IT managers, data analysts and CIOs an inside view on contemporary and innovative tools for designing high-performance Big Data solutions. Register Today.