Denodo Shares the Importance of Logical Data Fabric at DataFest 2021: Data Virtualization Leader’s Sixth Annual Global User Conference

Conference brings together data and analytic thought leaders who share strategies and approaches to leveraging data for competitive advantage

Palo Alto, CA, September 28, 2021 - Denodo, the leader in data virtualization, today announced the dates for its 6th annual user conference, Denodo DataFest, which will take place across North America, EMEA, and APAC throughout October. The event, which brings together some of the brightest minds and subject matter experts in the data and analytics, will revolve around how organizations can leverage data as a strategic asset. Executives from Denodo and its customers will also discuss why logical data architectures such as logical data fabric, logical data warehouse, or logical data lakes enabled by data virtualization are a must to accelerate digital transformation and generate data-driven insights.

Register for the complimentary event here.

“As a long-time user of Denodo, I’m excited to speak at DataFest and to share how we have leveraged data virtualization to drive a culture that not only manages data but accelerates business outcomes,” said Jonathan Paul, VP, Director - IT Governance, Fifth Third Bank. “This event has been, and continues to be, a melting pot for many data and analytics leaders and I am looking forward to sharing our own infrastructure modernization journey.”

The event will kick off in North America as an in-person event in New York City on October 6th followed by a virtual, half day schedule on October 7th. The two half-day events in APAC (October 13-14) and EMEA (October 20-21) will be held virtually. Attendees will learn from Denodo customers such as McCormick, Sharp Healthcare, Fifth Third Bank, City Furniture, GeTS, Toyota Astra Motor, Engie, Nedbank and Multichoice who will share their success stories of logical data architectures along with Denodo partners such as Wipro, Mainline, SimplicityBI (now part of BDO), Sirius, IQZ Systems, Devfacto, Indium and CYBX.

Renowned analysts such as Forrester Research’s Michele Goetz and TDWI’s David Loshin, alongside Denodo Executives will exchange ideas and speak to the audience about hybrid/multi-cloud, data science, data mesh, lakehouse, logical data fabric among many other trending topics and offer deployment best practices and demo key capabilities of the Denodo Platform.

“As one of the longest standing and leading data virtualization providers, our motto has always been to educate our audience on the benefits of logical data architecture and DataFest is a perfect platform to accomplish the goal,” said Ravi Shankar, senior vice president and chief marketing officer at Denodo. “We truly appreciate our global partners and customers for sharing their data virtualization success stories at DataFest for the past few years, and this year is no exception. I am looking forward to a lot of exciting trend-setting discussions and a few fun-filled days with our customers, partners, industry analysts and our own subject matter experts.”

“We are really thrilled to take part in this year’s DataFest as one of the oldest Denodo partners. We have completed over 25 implementations of Denodo across North America in over 10 different industries, each which resulted in tremendous success,” said Vincent L'Archeveque, Partner, BDO Canada LLP, BDO Consulting. “We like to encourage our customers to be mindful of the patterns/anti-patterns while going through their Denodo implementation. In this year’s DataFest, we will share our top lessons garnered from 25+ Denodo implementations.”

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About Denodo

Denodo is the leader in data virtualization providing agile, high performance data integration, data abstraction, and real-time data services across the broadest range of enterprise, cloud, big data, and unstructured data sources at half the cost of traditional approaches. Denodo’s customers across every major industry have gained significant business agility and ROI by enabling faster and easier access to unified business information for agile BI, big data analytics, Web, cloud integration, single-view applications, and enterprise data services. Denodo is well-funded, profitable, and privately held. For more information, visit or call +1 877 556 2531 / +44 (0) 20 7869 8053.

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