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C Drive 2010 Overview


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Compellent’s fourth-annual C-Drive is one of the fastest-growing events in the storage industry. C-Drive 2010 is an ideal setting for IT professionals to learn about the latest data management solutions, discuss data center best practices and network with other storage enthusiasts. Don’t miss this great opportunity to expand your storage IQ and advance your career. For more information, visit

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C Drive 2010 Overview

  1. 2. COMPELLENT AT YOUR CORE Get to the core on our technology, our team, and how we all get better together.
  2. 3. MENU Venue At a Glance Keynotes Highlights Registration Sponsors
  3. 4. VENUE <ul><li>Minneapolis Marriott City Center </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Right in the heart of Downtown Minneapolis </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Near upscale shopping, fine dining, nightclubs, sporting events and more </li></ul></ul>Menu
  4. 5. AT A GLANCE Menu SUNDAY MAY 2 MONDAY MAY 3 TUESDAY MAY 4 WEDNESDAY MAY 5 THURSDAY MAY 6 FRIDAY MAY 7 – Compellent Partner Advisory Council (CPAC) Meeting – Business Partner Reception at Minneapolis Marriott City Center –  Partner Summit – Business Partner Evening Event (Sales Night) – Partner Summit –  Business Partner & Customer Reception at Compellent HQ – Customer Conference –  Business Partner Install Recertification – Customer Evening Event (Copilot Night) –  Customer Conference – Compellent Customer Council (C3) Reception – C3 Meeting
  5. 6. KEYNOTES <ul><li>Compellent at Your Core </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Phil Soran </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Top 10 Tips for Managing Storage Growth </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tim Plaud, Jeff Lamothe </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The Future of Compellent Technology </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Bruce Kornfeld, Marty Sanders </li></ul></ul>Menu
  6. 7. HIGHLIGHTS <ul><li>More Technical Content </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Deep dives into the unique technology behind Compellent </li></ul></ul><ul><li>More Live Demos </li></ul><ul><ul><li>More show, less talk with real-time product showcases </li></ul></ul><ul><li>New Super Sessions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Storage architects focus on technology integration, more time for interaction </li></ul></ul>Menu
  7. 8. HIGHLIGHTS <ul><li>Open Access </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Face time with Compellent engineers, executives, sales and support teams </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Executive Briefings </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Entire floor reserved for top-notch executive meetings </li></ul></ul><ul><li>More Networking Time </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Interact during breaks, meals, receptions & evening events </li></ul></ul>Menu
  8. 9. HIGHLIGHTS <ul><li>Storage Center 5 Certification </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Chance for customers to learn latest features and get 5.x certified at conference </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Install Recertification </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Opportunity for partners to get recertified during summit at no additional cost </li></ul></ul>Menu
  9. 10. HIGHLIGHTS <ul><li>New Sales Content </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Strategic sell sessions for partners designed by Top Gun sales training team </li></ul></ul><ul><li>More Interaction </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Live polling, social media </li></ul></ul><ul><li>No Price Increase </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Same price to attend as last year, savings for early registration </li></ul></ul>Menu
  10. 11. REGISTRATION <ul><li>Partner Summit </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Jan 1 – Feb 1 $295 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Feb 2 – Apr 23 $395 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Customer Conference </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Jan 1 – Feb 1 $595 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Feb 2 – Apr 23 $695 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Online registration closes April 23, 2010. After this date, registration can be taken on site. </li></ul></ul> Menu
  11. 12. 2009 SPONSORS Menu