Bill Graham Civic Auditorium | San Francisco


Petabytes. Exabytes. Zettabytes.

How do we turn all this data into actionable intelligence? At Pure//Accelerate 2018, we're going to talk about how to simplify production, empower your developers, and deliver next-gen analytics.

Together, we’ll explore the biggest trends and even bigger ideas in the industry. Of course, we'll also talk Pure's company strategy, news, and exciting announcements.

Storage is so 2017. Buckle up. It's going to be a wild few days.

Talk Less. Do More.

Do more than just listen. Get ready to explore and experience data-centric architecture. You’ll engage with leading architects to learn how to implement a completely new way of thinking about the data center. Interact with peers, swap stories, and crystallize plans – all at Pure//Accelerate 2018.


Meet with top CIOs, architects, devops pros, and hands-on developers.


Experience new products and jump knee-deep into the latest trends in data. Bring your snorkel, because we'll be diving deep on product features and roadmaps.


Get a jumpstart on your list of critical and strategic to-do's with our solutions experts. Trust us, you're going to leave with a ton of actionable intelligence.


In virtually every industry (get it?!), AR, VR and MR will drive a 400% increase in data consumption. These technologies change how architects design, how educators teach, and how retailers market and sell. And we’re just getting started. Is your organization ready for the new reality? At Pure//Accelerate 2018, we’ll get you there.  

Register by March 2 for a chance to win your very own Oculus Rift Headset (and other cool prizes).

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What To Expect*

May 22 6:00pm – 8:00pm Welcome Reception
May 23 6:00am – 8:00pm Registration Open
7:00am – 8:00am Breakfast
8:00am – 9:45am Conference Open & Keynote
9:45am – 10:00am Break
10:00am – 4:00pm Expo Hall Open
10:00am – 4:00pm Breakout Sessions
10:00am – 10:45am Big Data Analytics: What is changing, why, and how do you prepare?
Automate Operational & Management Tasks using Windows PowerShell
Best Practices for Oracle: From OLTP To Data Warehouses
Optimize Your Infrastructure with Machine Learning from Pure1 Meta
Driving Business Value for SaaS
Object store and analytics
11:00am – 11:45am MSP Panel : Leveraging Pure for Best-in-Class Services
On/Off Premise - A Customer Perspective on Best Deployment Options for SAP
1UP: What's New with FlashStack
Accelerate and Consolidate Everything with 100% NVMe
Data Mobility, Protection and Copy Data Management
11:45am – 1:00pm Lunch
1:00pm – 1:45pm Containerized Services running on Pure Storage
Building Blocks to Deploying Your First AI Infrastructure
Modernizing Hadoop with Cloud-Like Simplicity & All-Flash Performance
Easter Eggs: Best Practices for Deploying and Managing FlashStack
Founders Q&A
1:45pm – 2:00pm Break
2:00pm – 2:45pm Practical Guide to Building a NewStack Private Cloud
Going from traditional databases to AI
Optimizing Clinical IT with FlashStack in the Healthcare Datacenter
Modern ProActive and Predictive Support
Deep Dive and Demos of FlashBlade’s new SW and HW features
Evergreen Storage and Beyond
3:00pm – 3:45pm Effortless DevOps: Improve Developer Productivity, Reduce Time-to-Market
Deep Dive: FlashArray and VMware Virtual Volumes
Implementing Splunk at Enterprise Scale
Ready Player One: Getting Started with FlashStack
Make Active Active Stretch Clusters Mainstream
7:00pm – 10:00pm Party
May 24 7:00am – 3:00pm Registration Open
8:00am – 9:00am Breakfast
9:00am – 10:45am Conference Open & Keynote
10:45am – 11:00am Break
10:45am – 3:00pm Expo Hall Open
11:00am – 3:00pm Breakout Sessions
11:00am – 11:45am Continuous Integration at Scale: Streaming 50 Billion Events per Day for Realtime Feedback
AI for IT: the new business-critical apps
Databricks and Datastax
Loot Box: A Customer's FlashStack Success Story
Total Data Efficiency
Databricks and Datastax
Loot Box: A Customer's FlashStack Success Story
Total Data Efficiency
FlashArray Architecture Deep Dive
11:45am – 1:00pm Lunch
1:00pm – 1:45pm Build a Hybrid Cloud with Microsoft Azure and AWS
Pure's Solution on SAP HANA Dynamic Tiering - High Performance, Low Cost
Oracle on Pure FlashArray - Maximize the benefits out of FA for Oracle
VMware: Practical Guide to Building a vRealize Private Cloud
Security, Compliance and GDPR Imperatives
2:00pm – 2:45pm Large Scale VDI on FlashStack
Getting the most out of petabyte-scale datasets: customer panel
Building a Roadmap for Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence in the Health System
Achievement Unlocked: Getting HCI benefits with the Proven Scalability of CI
FlashBlade Architecture Deep Dive - and Beyond
3:00pm Conference Close

What To Expect*

*Agenda subject to change.

May 21 - 22

Pure Partners, here’s why you can’t afford to miss this event!

• Get an in-depth preview of our 2018 go-to-market strategy
• Get insights into partner program updates, strategic priorities, and high-level product roadmaps
• Share ideas, network with other technology visionaries and attend memorable social events

Pure//Accelerate 2017 Highlights

New Products

A Peek Into The Future


Note: Registration to Pure//Accelerate 2018 is open to attendees 21 years of age and older. Prices and inclusions subject to change. Agenda subject to change at any time.

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