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BlueData Founders Participate in Big Data Power and Big Data 101 Panels at Data360o Conference

Kumar Sreekanti, BlueData CEO and Tom Phelan, BlueData Chief Architect, Offer Ideas for Maximizing Value and Minimizing Risk with Big Data Deployments

Mountain View, Calif.BlueData, the pioneer of Big Data private clouds, today announced that CEO and co-founder Kumar Sreekanti will be speaking on the luncheon Power Panel “Big Data: Maximize Value, Minimize Risk” at the Data360o Conference. BlueData™ chief architect and co-founder Tom Phelan is also speaking at Data360o on a morning panel, “Big Data 101,” that aims to educate attendees on what Big Data really means and how to use it. IT leaders attending the Data360o Conference, taking place October 22-23, 2014, at the Marriott Hotel in Santa Clara, Calif., can learn how to navigate the complexity of Big Data to maximize business value and effectively address issues ranging from managing multiple sources to developing contextual business understanding and deploying best practices to minimize risk.

BlueData will also be demonstrating its EPIC™ platform at the show. EPIC is a software platform that organizations deploy on premise in their own data center on their own commodity hardware to create a Big Data private cloud. With EPIC, IT departments can deliver Big Data as a high-performing on-premises service to run any distributed application using any server with any storage. The EPIC platform is powered by BlueData patent-pending technology, including DataTap™ and IOBoost™, which eliminate time-consuming data movement and unnecessary data duplication without compromising performance.

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What: Lunch Power Panel “Big Data: Maximize Value, Minimize Risk”
When: Wednesday, October 22, 2014, 12:15 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. PT


  • Kumar Sreekanti, CEO, BlueData
  • John Mattison, CMIO, Kaiser Permanente
  • Adam Dole, VP of Strategy, Better
  • Wasim Khan, CEO, Datafurma

Where: Data360o Conference
Marriott Hotel, 2700 Mission College Boulevard, Santa Clara, CA 95054
What: “Big Data 101” Panel
When: Wednesday, October 22, 2014, 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. PT
Who: Moderator Alex Newman (WANDISCO)


  • Tom Phelan, Chief Architect, BlueData
  • Bill Schmarzo, CTO, EMC
  • Piyush Malik, Head, Big Data Services, IBM Worldwide Center of Excellence
  • Audrey Csendes, Global Solutions Director, Enterprise Solutions Group, Verizon

Where: Data360 o Conference

Marriott Hotel, 2700 Mission College Boulevard, Santa Clara, CA 95054

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About BlueData
BlueData is the pioneer in Big Data private clouds. The company is democratizing Big Data by streamlining and simplifying Big Data infrastructure and eliminating complexity as a barrier to adoption. With its EPIC software platform, enterprises can now build agile, secure and cost-effective Big Data deployments that deliver value in days instead of months and at a cost savings of 50%-75% compared with traditional approaches. With BlueData, enterprises of all sizes can create a public cloud-like experience from their on-premise environments and get the same value out of their Big Data as companies such as Google, Facebook and Yahoo at a fraction of the cost and with far fewer resources. Based in Mountain View, Calif., BlueData is founded by a highly experienced team from VMware, Akamai, Intel and SGI and backed by industry luminaries from Silicon Valley.

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