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Palo Alto, CA, November 17, 2020- Denodo, the leader in data virtualization, today announced it will be hosting its 5th annual user conference, Denodo DataFest, which will be webcasted as two half-day events in the Americas, EMEA and APAC and a half-day event in Japan. Denodo is bringing together some of the most respectable and well known luminaries in data from across the globe - NA, EMEA and APAC, to discuss how to leverage logical data fabric enabled by data virtualization to accelerate advanced analytics, multi-cloud orchestration and infrastructure automation, and help businesses make better and faster data-driven decisions.

Register for the online live stream across the Americas, EMEA or APAC here.

“We are looking forward to another immersive and fun DataFest event as we close out the year,” said Luke Slotwinski, VP of Data and Analytics at Prologis. “DataFest offers a platform for like-minded data practitioners to learn from each other, share their personal experiences, and gain insights from some of the most seasoned leaders in data management field.”

The two half-day long conference features some of most well-known analysts, data practitioners and subject matter experts who will shed light on the latest trends in data management and enterprise data architectures. That will include Forrester VP and Principal Analyst Noel Yuhanna, TDWI Senior Director of Research Philip Russom, Denodo customers such as Prologis, Panasonic, Nationwide Insurance, Progressive Insurance, Total, LeasePlan, DNB, Konecranes, BHP Group, Silver Chain Group, Credit Agricole Corporate Investment Bank, RMIT University and Denodo partners such as Mainline, Wipro, HCL, Axians, Business and Decisions, UST Global, Tech Mahindra, Yellowbrick, SimplicityBI and many more. As an added bonus, Steve Young, Pro Football Hall of Fame and President & Co-Founder at HGGC, will offer his perspectives on how to navigate through current economic crisis with prudent technology investments.

“As the importance of logical data fabric, fueled by data virtualization technology, is becoming indispensable for every digital business across the globe, DataFest 2020 will be educational and thought provoking for every data enthusiast to learn the ins and outs of logical data fabric” said Ravi Shankar, CMO at Denodo. “This year we are truly going global, with many customers, partners and our own subject matter experts from the Americas, EMEA and APAC sharing their experience with logical data fabric, as well as Denodo Platform 8.0. I am personally looking forward to the various viewpoints such a great medley of subject matter experts will bring to the DataFest 2020 audience.”

Each of the Denodo DataFest in North America, EMEA and APAC will feature two regional Denodo customers showcasing their innovative data virtualization use cases, as part of the prestigious Data Innovation Awards ceremony. To add to the excitement, some of the data experts from Denodo’s worldwide systems integration and technology partners, who are playing crucial roles in Denodo’s worldwide expansion and growth, will be presenting their own experience of deploying and operationalizing logical data fabric with Denodo Platform.

“As a trusted Denodo partner, we help our joint customers accelerate and transform their data architecture into a true competitive advantage,” said Marc Hobler, Director Information & Analytics at Mainline Information Systems. “We look forward to growing our partnership with Denodo to help our clients achieve new levels of data agility, quality and value in a highly competitive marketplace.”

Here are some of the highlights of the event:

  • Steve Young, Pro Football Hall of Fame and President & Co-Founder at HGGC, will offer his perspectives on how to navigate through current economic crisis with prudent technology investments.
  • Forrester analyst Noel Yuhanna and TDWI analyst Philip Russom will lay out their vision of what the future holds for enterprise data fabric and data virtualization.
  • In each of the three regional DataFests, two of Denodo’s local regional customers will present innovative use cases of data virtualization, as part of the prestigious Data Innovation Award ceremony.

About DataFest 2020:

The Denodo DataFest Conference will take place virtually across the globe and will be streamed live for attendees all over the Americas, EMEA and APAC.

To Participate:

  • Attend the Online Live Stream in APAC: November 24-25 9:00am SGT | 12:00pm AEDT– Register now.
  • Attend the Online Live Stream in EMEA: December 2-3 9:30am CET | 8:30am GMT– Register now.
  • Attend the Online Live Stream in the Americas: December 9-10 7:30am PST | 9:30am CST | 10:30am EST– Register now.
  • Attend the Online Live Stream in Japan: December 16 9:00am JST- Registration details coming soon

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