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Behind Arizona's IT Success Stories

20th July 2017, Arizona

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Venue: Roka Akor


This event will provide an overview of the decision-making processes associated with the implementation of IT resources in enterprises and large organizations, as well as some real-life examples on how these processes can be strategically approached.

Our keynote speakers will address the most common challenges IT and technology leaders face when expanding their infrastructure, and will highlight success stories of businesses that have become globally recognized for growth and innovation. They will also discuss the need for having an open dialogue between business and technology in order to carefully choose infrastructure and fully leverage its potential. This will include some practical examples of how Micron flash storage technology can accommodate the needs of companies handling large volumes of data, and how phoenixNAP’s IT solutions help make deployment, maintenance and scaling of IT resources easy.


3:00 – 4:00 pm – Welcome reception & cocktails
4:00 – 4:30 pm – Welcome greeting and tour of phoenixNAP’s Flagship Datacentar
4:30 – 5:00 pm – Bus to Roka Akor restaurant
5:00 – 6:30 pm – Keynote speakers with drinks and hors d’oeuvrs
6:30 – 8:30 pm – Three-course dinner complemented with table discussion points
8:30 – 9:00 pm – Wrap up and closing remarks from phoenixNAP and Micron

Discussion Topics

  • Is your IT infrastructure key to business growth and innovation?
  • Trends in data storage technologies
  • Server, storage, network
  • Agility, DevOps, innovation and accountability

Keynote Speakers

James Lowey, Chief Information Officer – TGen

Scientific computing, where it is going and what IT resources are needed to support it.

Brad Spiers, Principal Solutions Architect – Micron Technology

The Bank of America story: overcoming the IT innovation challenges in large systems.

William Bell, VP of Products – phoenixNAP

Building the next era of tech: Where IT is headed, and why businesses are afraid to go there.

Deal Daly, VP Information Technology & Security – Ancestry.com

Driving Business Agility and Growth through Technology Disaggregation and Cultural Transformation.


About phoenixNAP and Micron


phoenixNAP is a Global IT services organization offering cloud services, dedicated server hosting, colocation, and Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) technology solutions. Working with multinational corporations for almost a decade, phoenixNAP has maintained a reputation of reliable provider through a highly-personalized approach that ensures all customer requirements are met. Whether it’s flexible storage, disaster recovery, or enterprise-grade facilities, certified personnel supply IT solutions to fit every need. phoenixNAP is a VMware Premier Service Provider and Veeam Platinum Partner.


Micron provides the Enterprise with Flash Storage Solutions that solve todays performance driven applications challenges. We differentiate ourselves by combining that world class technology with world class engineering resources that assist in guiding our customers architectural decisions. As the Only Memory company Head Quartered in the USA we strive to be the best memory company on the planet by delivering solutions that power our customers’ innovation.

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