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Nutanix unveils programming for 2021 global .NEXT Digital Experience, leading hybrid multicloud conference

With a wealth of insights from cloud thought leaders and practitioners, Nutanix is bringing the .NEXT Digital Experience to global audiences from 20-23 September.

Johannesburg, 01 Sep 2021
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Nutanix (NASDAQ: NTNX), a leader in hybrid multicloud computing, today announced the speakers and programming for its .NEXT Digital Experience conference, which will be hosted virtually from 20-23 September 2021.

This year’s event will bring together IT and cloud professionals from around the globe to explore the latest trends, solutions and best practices in hybrid multicloud technology. The event will feature fresh perspectives on topics including hybrid multicloud, HCI and private cloud, app modernisation and more from a series of technology visionaries, including:

  • Theresa Payton – First Female White House CIO, Leading Cybersecurity Expert
  • Reshma Saujani – Founder, Girls Who Code and Marshall Plan for Moms
  • Gary Vaynerchuk – CEO of VaynerMedia, author and entrepreneur

Nutanix will deliver insightful keynotes from experts and thought leaders that will discuss the latest breakthroughs in data centre and cloud technologies.

Day one opening keynote: Nutanix CEO Rajiv Ramaswami will share his perspective on the latest cloud and IT trends, Nutanix’s hybrid multicloud vision and how the company is helping business and IT navigate cloud adoption challenges to drive continuous innovation and build a secure digital future. Ramaswami will be joined by IT visionaries, business executives and thought leaders to discuss a wide variety of cloud topics. Lastly, hear directly from customers as they share their perspective on the biggest cloud myths.

Day two opening keynote: Key Nutanix executives and other industry experts will walk through the latest advancements in hybrid multicloud technologies. Participants will also be able to experience the simplicity of Nutanix Cloud Platform and find out why Nutanix has a seven-year average of a 90 NPS score.

Day two closing keynote: The event will close out with an exclusive interview with Gary Varynerchuk. Be sure to stay tuned for live entertainment from musical acts Chromeo and John Taylor of Duran Duran.

The experience will include the opportunity to participate in interactive networking sessions with live chat and Q&A, interactive video meet-ups, 1:1 meetings, education courses, certification opportunities and expert sessions on a broad range of topics, such as:

  • Hybrid multicloud;
  • Automation, operations and DevOps;
  • Business continuity and disaster recovery;
  • End-user computing;
  • Databases and business applications;
  • Hyperconverged infrastructure;
  • Security; and
  • Storage and data services.

This year’s virtual experience will feature an “expo floor” where attendees can connect with Nutanix’s partners and sponsors. The .NEXT digital platform will provide hands-on labs, including live proctored sessions of Nutanix Test Drive, giving attendees a truly immersive – yet touchless – way to try out Nutanix’s latest innovations remotely.

Nutanix is also proud to announce an impressive list of .NEXT sponsors that are part of the company’s growing ecosystem, including:

  • Diamond sponsors: HPE, Intel, Lenovo, and Microsoft
  • Platinum sponsors: AMD, Fujitsu, HYCU and Palo Alto Networks

An experience designed exclusively for our partner audience, the Nutanix Partner Xchange will also be held virtually on Monday, 20 September for the Americas and Tuesday, 21 September for EMEA, Australia, Singapore and India. The Partner Xchange will feature a special keynote featuring Nutanix leaders, industry experts and thought leaders plus the annual partner awards followed by dedicated breakout sessions.

The interactive event will take place in three time zones, across multiple languages, with free registration available to all attendees. Visit the .NEXT Digital Experience website to register.

Editorial contacts
Anti-Clockwise Consulting Samantha Bouttell (+27) 11 314 2533 samantha@anticlockwise.co.za
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