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Wasabi CEO David Friend Joins @CloudEXPO NY Faculty | @Wasabi_Cloud @Wasabi_Dave #AI #Cloud #Storage #DataCenter

David Friend is the co-founder and CEO of Wasabi, the hot cloud storage company that delivers fast, low-cost, reliable storage

Cloud Storage: A Cheap, Fast, Standardized Utility

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The second generation of cloud storage is cheap, fast, and standards-based.  It's becoming simply a utility, much like electricity or bandwidth.  There are already commercial super-fast cloud storage offerings that are 80% cheaper than first generation cloud storage like Amazon S3.  We will look at the rapidly changing economics of cloud storage vs. on-premises storage and LTO tape. We'll look at the new technologies that are driving down price and increasing speeds.

Speaker Bio:

David Friend is the co-founder and CEO of Wasabi, the hot cloud storage company that delivers fast, low-cost, and reliable cloud storage. Prior to Wasabi, David co-founded Carbonite, one of the world's leading cloud backup companies. A successful tech entrepreneur for more than 30 years, David got his start at ARP Instruments, a manufacturer of synthesizers for rock bands, where he worked with leading musicians of the day like Stevie Wonder, Pete Townsend of The Who, and Led Zeppelin.

David has also co-founded five other companies including Computer Pictures Corporation - an early player in computer graphics, Pilot Software - a company that pioneered multidimensional databases for crunching large amounts of customer data for major retail companies, Faxnet - which became the world's largest provider of fax-to-email services, as well as Sonexis - a VoIP conferencing company.

David is a respected philanthropist and supporter of the arts in Boston. He is on the board of Berklee College of Music, where there is a concert hall named in his honor, and serves as president of the board of Boston Baroque, an orchestra and chorus that has received 7 Grammy nominations. He is an avid mineral and gem collector and donated the David Friend Gem and Mineral Hall at the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History. David is an avid runner and can often be seen riding his bike to all of his meetings in and around Boston. David graduated from Yale and attended the Princeton University Graduate School of Engineering where he was a David Sarnoff Fellow.

About Wasabi:

Wasabi is the hot cloud storage company delivering low-cost, fast, and reliable cloud storage. Wasabi is 80% cheaper and 6x faster than Amazon S3, with 100% data immutability protection and no data egress fees. Created by Carbonite co-founders and cloud storage pioneers David Friend and Jeff Flowers, Wasabi is on a mission to commoditize the storage industry. Wasabi is a privately held company based in Boston, MA. Follow and connect with Wasabi on TwitterFacebookInstagram and the Wasabi blog.

Wasabi is the hot storage company. They're storage experts. They only do cloud storage, but we do it faster, cheaper, and more securely than anyone. Their mission is to make cloud storage a simple, open-standard commodity, much like electricity.

They shed the old-fashioned storage tiers and complex pricing schemes to give you the easiest and most cost-effective experience possible.

They're democratizing cloud storage by making storage faster than S3 and cheaper than Glacier. Join the revolution.

They're constantly redefining the industry standards for price and performance. Stay ahead of the pack with Wasabi.

A total of 88% of Fortune 500 companies from a generation ago are now out of business. Only 12% still survive. Similar percentages are found throughout enterprises of all sizes.

Our Top 200 Digital Transformation Sponsors

Last year, 43 sponsors104 exhibitors, and over 200 DX companies participated at CloudEXPO | DevOpsSUMMIT | DXWorldEXPO, more than any other similar event in the world. This year we launched our conference conference website and conference schedule on May 12, 2018, exactly six months before our November 12-13 New York event dates.

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We are offering early bird savings on all ticket types where you can save significant amount of money by purchasing your conference tickets today.

Speaking Opportunities Here

This year we are presenting a MEGA faculty of 222 rockstar speakers. Submit your speaking proposal which will be instantly shared with conference advisory board. All accepted proposals are confirmed within six hours of paper submission.

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Contact us with you sponsorship and exhibit inquiry. We will answer all your questions and work with you to identify the best option based on your goals.

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2018 Conference Agenda, Our MEGA Faculty of 222 Rockstar Speakers

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DXWordEXPO New York 2018, DevOpsSUMMIT New York 2018 and CloudEXPO New York 2018 agenda will present 222 rockstar faculty members, 200 sessions and 22 keynotes and general sessions in 10 distinct conference tracks.

  • Cloud-Native | Serverless
  • DevOpsSummit
  • FinTechEXPO - New York Blockchain Event
  • CloudEXPO - Enterprise Cloud
  • DXWorldEXPO - Digital Transformation (DX)
  • Smart Cities | IoT | IIoT
  • AI | Machine Learning | Cognitive Computing
  • BigData | Analytics
  • The API Enterprise | Mobility | Security
  • Hot Topics

CloudEXPO | DevOpsSUMMIT | DXWorldEXPO 2018 New York cover all of these tools, with the most comprehensive program and with 222 rockstar speakers throughout our industry presenting 22 Keynotes and General Sessions, 200 Breakout Sessions along 10 Tracks, as well as our signature Power Panels. Our Expo Floor brings together the world's leading companies throughout the world of Cloud Computing, DevOps, FinTech, Digital Transformation, and all they entail.

As your enterprise creates a vision and strategy that enables you to create your own unique, long-term success, learning about all the technologies involved is essential. Companies today not only form multi-cloud and hybrid cloud architectures, but create them with built-in cognitive capabilities.

Cloud-Native thinking is now the norm in financial services, manufacturing, telco, healthcare, transportation, energy, media, entertainment, retail and other consumer industries, as well as the public sector.

CloudEXPO is the world's most influential technology event where Cloud Computing was coined over a decade ago and where technology buyers and vendors meet to experience and discuss the big picture of Digital Transformation and all of the strategies, tactics, and tools they need to realize their goals.

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FinTech Is Now Part of the DXWorldEXPO | CloudEXPO Program

Financial enterprises in New York City, London, Singapore, and other world financial capitals are embracing a new generation of smart, automated FinTech that eliminates many cumbersome, slow, and expensive intermediate processes from their businesses.

Accordingly, attendees at the upcoming 22nd CloudEXPO | DXWorldEXPO November 12-13, 2018 in New York City will find fresh new content in two new tracks called:

  • FinTechEXPO
  • New York Blockchain Event

which will incorporate FinTech and Blockchain, as well as machine learning, artificial intelligence and deep learning in these two distinct tracks.

FinTech brings efficiency as well as the ability to deliver new services and a much improved customer experience throughout the global financial services industry. FinTech is a natural fit with cloud computing, as new services are quickly developed, deployed, and scaled on public, private, and hybrid clouds.

More than US$20 billion in venture capital is being invested in FinTech this year. We're pleased to bring you the latest FinTech developments as an integral part of our program.

Sponsorship Opportunities

CloudEXPO | DevOpsSUMMIT | DXWorldEXPO are together the single event where technology buyers and vendors meet to experience and discus cloud computing and all that it entails. For more than a decade, sponsors and exhibitors of CloudEXPO | DevOpsSUMMIT | DXWorldEXPO benefit from unmatched branding, profile building and lead generation opportunities through:

  • Featured on-site presentation and ongoing on-demand webcast exposure to a captive audience of industry decision-makers
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  • Capitalize on our Comprehensive Marketing efforts leading up to the show with print mailings, e-newsletters and extensive online media coverage
  • Unprecedented PR Coverage: Unmatched editorial coverage on Cloud Computing Journal
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Speaking Opportunities Open

The upcoming 22nd International CloudEXPO | DevOpsSUMMIT | DXWorldEXPO, November 12-13, 2018 in New York City, NY announces that its Call For Papers for speaking opportunities is now open. We reply to all accepted speaking proposals within six hours.

About DXWorldEXPO LLC

DXWorldEXPO LLC is a Lighthouse Point, Florida-based trade show company and the creator of DXWorldEXPO - Digital Transformation Conference & Expo. The company produces and presents the world's most influential technology events including CloudEXPO, DevOpsSUMMIT, FinTechEXPO - Blockchain Event.

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