VeeamON 2017, the world’s largest event entirely focused on Availability, is less than two months away, and there is no better place or time to connect with the Veeam community to discuss the latest in data center modernization using virtualization, storage and cloud technologies.

This year’s conference will take place at Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, Louisiana from May 16 – 18 and is guaranteed to have something for everyone, whether you’re the most experienced IT pro in the room or more business-focused.

Here are my top five reasons why you should attend VeeamON 2017:

Partner Day

Tuesday, May 16 is Partner Day — an entire day dedicated to helping our partners succeed! During Partner Day, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Select from over a dozen partner-exclusive breakout sessions and learn strategies to help you leverage Veeam to expand your business
  • Hear about Veeam’s latest product advancements
  • Join the conversation and help drive new Veeam innovations and support

Don’t forget to visit the Partner Resource Center, located at the Veeam booth inside the expo hall to learn more about the sales and marketing tools designed to grow your business!

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Featured keynote speakers

We will have not one but two new keynote speakers this year, Mark Russinovich, CTO Microsoft Azure, and Sanjay Poonen, COO VMware.

Mark Russinovich is chief technology officer for Microsoft Azure, Microsoft’s global enterprise-grade cloud platform. As a widely recognized expert in distributed systems and operating systems, Mark's keynote during general session at VeeamON 2017 is one you won't want to miss!

Sanjay Poonen, a respected IT industry veteran, is responsible for worldwide sales, services, ecosystem and alliances, global marketing and communications, and cross-portfolio product marketing. His VeeamON 2017 keynote address is greatly anticipated and a must-see presentation.

Get VMCE certified

The Veeam Certified Engineer (VMCE) certification program is back by popular demand at VeeamON 2017. Once again, we’ve gathered some of the best instructors from around the globe, who will provide a training experience like no other.

Become a VMCE before the conference and gain coveted industry knowledge, or if you are already a VMCE, attend the brand new VMCE-Advanced: Design & Optimization v1 (VMCE course). Seating is limited, so register today to reserve your spot.

Learn everything you need in 85+ breakouts

With more than 85 breakout sessions, including technical deep dives, you can delve deeper into your areas of interest. Explore the newest technologies and trends by choosing from multiple education tracks that will undoubtedly impact your business decisions.

Networking opportunities

Expand your network and connect with IT peers, industry experts and Veeam’s top talent, and voice your opinion to help drive new Veeam innovations and support.  Let’s not forget the exciting nightly social events, culminating with the industry’s most unforgettable party on the final night!

To see highlights from VeeamON 2015, check out this video.

If you would like to learn more about the conference or still need to register, visit the official VeeamON 2017 page. I hope to see you in New Orleans!

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