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IBM Edge is the IBM’s premier Storage and Optimized IT Solutions event. The IBM Edge 2013 edition will be held June 10-14, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada (at Mandalay Bay Resort) and will will bring together over 3500 IT professionals from all industries to sharpen expertise, discover new innovations, and learn industry best practices for managing storage growth, accelerating cloud deployments, unlocking the insights from big data, and securing critical information and processes.

There will be three different tracks:

  • TechnicalEdge (June 10-14) is a 4.5 day technical event for IT professionals and practitioners focused on sharpening expertise, discovering new innovations and learning industry best practices.
  • ExecutiveEdge (June 10-12) is a 2.5 day event for IT executives and leaders focusing on discovering new innovations for managing storage growth, accelerating cloud deployments, unlocking the insights from big data, and securing critical information and processes.
  • The MSP Summit at IBM Edge2013 (June 11-12) is a two-day session focused on specific business and technology topics important to an MSP’s success. This exclusive event is designed to create new business opportunities and accelerate your growth.

The top 10 reasons to attend at the Technical Edge2013 (as suggested by IBM) are:

  1. Edge2013 is the PREMIER technical education event for PureSystems, Storage and System x in the U.S. in 2013
  2. There are over 350 education sessions and close to 100 hands-on labs across 16 tracks
  3. Attendees will get invaluable, “can’t put a price on” it face-to-face time with IBM Distinguished Engineers, leading product experts, clients and Business Partners
  4. Hear first-hand about game-changing announcements and stay on top of the latest technology innovations
  5. Technical sessions will provide hands-on experience to refresh or develop new skills and test drive new technologies in the expanded Solution Centers
  6. With newly learned skills, attendees can get certified on critical IBM technologies—at half the price
  7. Attendees have control over their agenda and can customize it to their individual needs
  8. Build knowledge and skills across the IBM portfolio while building deep skills in specific areas
  9. There will be 12 “Meet the Expert” sessions
  10. Attendees will return to their company as an IBM Solution Star
Andrea MauroAbout Andrea Mauro (2906 Posts)

Virtualization, Cloud and Storage Architect. Tech Field delegate. VMUG IT Co-Founder and board member. VMware VMTN Moderator and vExpert 2010-18. Dell TechCenter Rockstar 2014-15. Microsoft MVP 2014-16. Veeam Vanguard 2015-18. Nutanix NTC 2014-18. PernixPro 2014-16. Several certifications including: VCDX-DCV, VCP-DCV/DT/Cloud, VCAP-DCA/DCD/CIA/CID/DTA/DTD, MCSA, MCSE, MCITP, CCA, NPP.


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