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NetApp at VMware Partner Exchange 2014

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Join NetApp at VMware Partner Exchange 2014 in San Francisco, February 10–13, and discover how to accelerate your business success with NetApp® cloud solutions for VMware® environments. Visit us at booth 301 and learn how NetApp solutions help you to:

  • Leverage market-leading innovations that deliver shared and dedicated storage solutions that are flash accelerated and cloud integrated, including:
    • #1 branded storage OS
    • #1 storage for public cloud infrastructure
    • #1 replication software to offer best-in-class technologies and differentiated enterprise cloud services
  • Offer leading joint NetApp and VMware validated solutions to shorten and simplify your sales cycle
  • Leverage NetApp partner programs, training, tools, and cloud enablement to accelerate your business growth


NetApp Activities:


NetApp Boot Camp
Monday, February 10, 9 a.m.–5 p.m.


Featuring both sales and technical presentations, including:

  • Flash Storage and Caching with Clustered Data ONTAP
  • Creating Software-Defined Storage for the Software-Defined Data Center with vCAC, vCO, and WFA
  • The New NetApp Virtual Storage Console 5.0 for VMware vSphere: Changing How Storage Is Managed
  • Technical Overview: Virtualizing Oracle with VMware Using Clustered Data ONTAP
  • Expand Converged Sales Opportunities in Midsize Business with FlexPod Express
  • Winning Business with NetApp and VMware in the SDDC
  • Selling the Value of VMware End-User Computing on NetApp

Register for the boot camp on the VMware Partner Exchange website.


Breakout Sessions
Sponsored Session: Successfully Deploying NetApp Storage in a VMware Hybrid Cloud Environment

  • Mark Beaupre, Public Cloud Architect, NetApp
  • Rajib Ghosh, Senior Product Manager, NetApp


Architecting Oracle Databases on vSphere 5 with NetApp Storage

  • Kannan Mani, Staff Solutions Architect, Oracle Solutions, CoE Presales, VMware
  • Greg Loughmiller, Global Enterprise Applications Solution Lead, NCIE-SAN, NetApp


Hands-On Lab: NetApp Virtual Storage Console
Take a guided tour of the NetApp Virtual Storage Console (VSC) and see how VMware and NetApp solutions work together to simplify storage management.


Schedule a Meeting with NetApp Channel Experts

NetApp and VMware together are the most efficient and flexible platform for virtualization and cloud architectures. Get the latest from NetApp by scheduling a one-hour personal meeting with NetApp executives or business and technical experts offered by our VIP Program. Meeting topics include NetApp products, solutions, and technology goals; technical discussions on NetApp ExpressPod™ and FlexPod®; collaborating on partner marketing and sales campaigns; competitive positioning; and service provider plans and programs. For more information, contact Mike Gearhart, VIP Program Manager.


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Women of Purpose Partner Panel

See NetApp's Regina Kunkle speak on VMware's 5th Annual Women of Purpose Panel

  • Tuesday, February 11, 2014
  • 7:30am- 9:00am
  • Moscone South, Esplanade 302



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Vice President, Americas Channel Sales


Regina Kunkle is responsible for leading NetApp channel strategy, sales and practice development for the Americas, focused on driving growth across the company’s channel partner ecosystem. NetApp’s channel business represents more than 75% of overall sales, and is a key part of the company’s growth strategy for the future. Regina has been recognized by CRN as one of the top Women of the Channel 2013 for her work in fostering partnerships for NetApp, as well as the broader industry.


Regina joined NetApp in 2004, serving most recently as Vice President of State, Local and Education Segments. In this role she led a team that more than doubled revenue and averaged 30% year over year growth.


One of Regina’s main passions is working with other women in industry to encourage young girls interested in math and science. Regina has championed several Women in Technology events on college campuses where students have the opportunity to hear women IT professionals speak enthusiastically, candidly and personally about the wide range of careers in IT and related fields.


Prior to NetApp, Regina was with Sun Microsystems serving in a range of roles focused on the government, commercial and entertainment industries.


Regina holds a BS in Computer Science from the University of Maryland College Park, an MBA in Management from Loyola College, and a Law Degree (JD) from George Washington University.


Follow her on Twitter @reginakunkle