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19 Enterprise Tech Events You Need to Know About in 2017

Deciding which technology events to attend this year? We’ve rounded up the best of the best for you, with dates, locations and more.

RSA San Francisco

RSA Conference 2017 is an opportune event for Information Security and Information Technology professionals at large “to learn about new approaches to info security, discover the latest technology and interact with top security leaders and pioneers.” Over these four days, tech professionals are given an opportunity to attend hands-on sessions, keynotes and informal gatherings, which “allow you to tap into a smart, forward-thinking global community that will inspire and empower you.”

The USA delegation of the RSA Conference 2017 is taking place on February 13 – 17, at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. 

2017 Summit on Customer Engagement

The 2017 Summit on Customer Engagement is geared at customer advocacy and engagement professionals from the enterprise. The 2017 Summit on Customer Engagement will take place on March 6-8 2017 at the Pullman San Francisco Bay.

Strata + Hadoop World 2017

Strata + Hadoop World 2017 is “a 4-day immersion in the most challenging problems, intriguing use cases, and enticing opportunities in data today.” The event is built for data scientists, developers, engineers, business decision makers, strategists, architects, and analysts.

The USA delegation of Strata + Hadoop World 2017 will take place on March 13-16 at the San Jose Convention Center.

IBM Interconnect

IBM Interconnect 2017 is catered to thought leaders and industry experts who work with cloud technologies. The key topics of interest include: Cloud technologies that involve artificial intelligence, Security, Internet of Things and Cognitive. Interconnect 2017 will take place on March 19-23 in Las Vegas.

Software Architecture 2017

O’Reilly’s Software Architecture Conference is geared towards veteran and aspiring software architects, engineers, and senior developers who are engaged in emerging technologies. O’Reilly’s Software Architecture will take place on April 2-5 at the New York Hilton Midtown in New York City.

Red Hat Summit

Red Hat Summit 2017 is dedicated to the topic of open source technologies used by Fortune 500 companies. Red Hat Summit 2017 will take place on May 2-4 at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center in Boston, MA.

Knowledge17

Knowledge17 is ServiceNow’s “inside line into what’s next for the future of service management.” The event is catered to service professionals in the IT industry.
Knowledge17 will take place on May 7-11 at the OC Convention Center in Orlando, FL.

Dell EMC World 2017

Dell EMC World is for IT practitioners, business decision makers, engineers, industry leaders and partners who are “shaping the future of business.”

The event is catered to IT Practitioners, Managers, Administrators, Senior and Junior Architects, Executives, Consultants, Coders, App Owners, Infrastructure Admins, and others.
Dell EMC World 2017 will take place on May 8-11 at the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas, NV.

Interop ITX

Interop ITX addresses technologies relating to Infrastructure, Data and Analytics, Cloud, Security, and DevOps.
Interop ITX 2017 will take place on May 15-19 at the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas, NV.

HPE Discover Las Vegas

HPE Discover 2017 addresses technologies relating to Cloud, Security, Mobility, Infrastructure, Internet of Things and more. The event is catered to tech professionals from both small to medium businesses and from the larger enterprise.

The USA event of HPE Discover 2017 will take place on June 6-8 in Las Vegas, NV.

Black Hat USA 2017

Black Hat 2017 is an information security event which addresses “tomorrow’s InfoSec landscape.” Topics covered involve risks and trends in information security, touching upon research, open-source tools, and zero day exploits.

The USA delegation of Black Hat 2017 will take place on July 22-27 at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, NV.

Cisco Live Las Vegas

Cisco Live Las Vegas is a five day event involving sessions and speciality programs on topics such as Cloud, Collaboration, Data Center, Mobility, Network Infrastructure, Security, SP, and SDN.

Attendees consist of technology professionals and IT suppliers, including Cisco executives and engineers.

Cisco Live Las Vegas will take place on June 25-29 in Las Vegas, NV.

VMworld 2017

VMworld addresses the software-defined business industry, covering technologies such as mobile devices, data centers, and the cloud.

VMworld is attended by thought leaders, subject matter experts, and IT professionals who are engaged in cloud infrastructure and business mobility technologies.
The USA event of VMworld 2017 will take place on August 27-31 at the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV.

Microsoft Ignite

Microsoft Ignite 2017 caters to senior decision makers, IT professionals, and enterprise developers.

Event sessions and content (such as keynotes, overviews, deep dives, and more) address topics such as “how IT is transforming” and “how technology enables digital transformation.”

Microsoft Ignite will take place on September 25-29 in Orlando, FL.

Oracle OpenWorld

The USA delegation of Oracle OpenWorld 2017 is one of Oracle’s annual conventions for business decision-makers, IT management, and line-of-business end users.

Oracle OpenWorld 2017 will take place on October 1-5 in San Francisco, CA.

Dreamforce

Dreamforce 2017 is Salesforce.com’s annual user conference which brings together thought leaders, industry pioneers, and IT professionals.

Dreamforce 2017 will take place on November 6-9 in San Francisco, CA.

CA World

CA World 2017 is a conference and exhibition that focuses on Accelerate, Transform, IT Trends, Secure and Industry Solutions.

The event is catered to executives, CA customers, IT leaders, business partners, and others.

The date and location of CA World 2017 are yet to be disclosed.

NetApp Insight

NetApp Insight is NetApp’s annual technical conference for storage and data management professionals. The event is a forum for customers, engineers, consultants and partners to learn from industry experts and from each other.

The USA event of NetApp Insight 2017 will take place on October 2-5 in Las Vegas, NV.

AWS re:Invent 2017

AWS re:Invent 2017 is Amazon Web Services’s annual cloud-technology event where Amazon Web Services engineers, product leaders and the cloud computing community at large get together to learn about cloud technologies. The event is ideal for developers and engineers, system administrators, systems architects, and technical decision makers.

AWS re:Invent 2017 will take place on November 27 – December 1. Event location has yet to be disclosed.

Did we miss an important technology event from this list? Let us know in the comments below, and we will be happy to add it. Want to meet up with our team at an event to give your opinion on a solution you use? Be in touch!

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