Captain “Sully” Sullenberger and Explorer Sir Robert Swan to Headline Commvault GO 2017

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  • Captain of the “Miracle on the Hudson” and the first man to walk to both the North and South poles to speak about their personal experiences doing remarkable things, how data played a role, and how global organizations can do the same
  • Keynote speakers to join Commvault executives, customers, partners and other thought leaders at the industry’s leading event dedicated to protecting and activating data
  • Commvault GO to explore how organizations can protect & use data to drive digital business transformation, optimize cloud strategies, and deliver on GDPR requirements today

Tinton Falls, NJ: Commvault (NASDAQ: CVLT), a global leader in enterprise backup, recovery, archive and the cloud, today announced that Captain “Sully” Sullenberger and explorer Robert Swan will headline the keynote agenda at its second annual customer conference, Commvault GO 2017, to be held November 6-8, 2017 in Washington D.C.

At Commvault GO 2017 both Sullenberger and Swan will speak about their unique personal experiences accomplishing remarkable things, how data played a key role, and will provide attendees with insight on how they can leverage their own data to unlock new opportunities and strive for competitive advantage.

Sullenberger earned international renown as the captain of the “Miracle on the Hudson,” when on January 15, 2009 he and his crew safely executed an emergency water landing of US Airways Flight 1549 on New York City’s Hudson River. Sullenberger is a safety expert, speaker, and author, and currently serves on the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Advisory Committee for Automation in Transportation.

A polar explorer and environmentalist, Swan is the first man ever to walk unsupported to both the North and South Poles. His expedition in the South Pole was the inspiration for 2041, a company he founded dedicated to the preservation of the Antarctic. The mission of 2041 is to inspire, stimulate and connect organizations and communities who seek to protect our world and create a more sustainable, clean energy future.

Commvault GO celebrates the remarkable things global organizations are doing with data. Sullenberger and Swan join industry thought leaders, customers, partners and Commvault executives to explore and discuss market forces and technology innovations that protect and use data to drive digital business transformation, optimize cloud strategies, and deliver on GDPR requirements today.

“I would define both Captain Sullenberger and Robert Swan as remarkable people doing extraordinary things who exemplify the spirit of Commvault,” said Chris Powell, chief marketing officer, Commvault. “While Commvault GO is a must attend event for customers and partners to learn about key trends, technology innovations and best practices in data protection and digital transformation, their presence and keynotes at the show will bring it to the next level. We look forward to hearing them share these experiences at Commvault GO 2017, and providing attendees with actionable knowledge they can draw on to maximize the value of data, helping them build sustainable, competitive advantages in today’s digital economy.”

Take the Stage at Commvault GO 2017 – Call for Speakers

Commvault welcomes industry visionaries to share their creativity, insights and expertise with customers and partners at Commvault GO aligning with one of the major themes of the event, which include using and protecting data to drive digital transformation, optimizing cloud strategies and delivering on GDPR requirements today.

About Commvault GO 2017

Commvault GO 2017 will build on the success of last year’s sold-out inaugural conference, bringing together industry thought leaders, customers, partners and Commvault executives to examine key business issues, market forces and technology innovations impacting how companies and organizations protect and use data to drive digital business transformation, optimize cloud strategies, and meet GDPR and compliance requirements. During the event, attendees will learn how Commvault solutions can help them leverage powerful software and solution innovations to address current issues, enabling them to implement more powerful data backup, archive and recovery strategies to deliver remarkable innovation and competitive differentiation.

Commvault GO 2017 will feature thought-provoking presentations from industry luminaries, breakout sessions with Commvault customers and employees, and exhibits from members of Commvault’s broad partner ecosystem. In addition, attendees will be able to take advantage of content rich breakout sessions in which customers can meet with peers, industry experts and Commvault developers to discuss data management best practices and new technology innovations. Commvault will also provide discounted training and certification at the conference, giving users the opportunity to improve their data management skills while earning professional certifications.

Commvault GO will be held at Gaylord National Harbor in Washington, D.C. Located along the Potomac River, Gaylord National Harbor is one of the premier event locations on the Eastern Seaboard. Gaylord National Harbor is easily accessible by car and rail, and is close to three international airports (Reagan National Airport, Dulles International Airport and Baltimore Washington International Airport).

Sponsorship Opportunities for Partners

Commvault GO offers sponsors unique brand exposure and one-on-one connections with a high-value audience composed of Commvault key customers and prospects, strategic partners and other influential attendees.

About Commvault:

Commvault is a global leader in enterprise backup, recovery, archive and cloud data management solutions, helping companies worldwide activate and drive more value and business insight out of their data and transform legacy infrastructures into modern data environments. With solutions and services delivered directly and through a worldwide network of partners and service providers, Commvault solutions comprise one of the industry’s leading portfolios in data protection and recovery, cloud, virtualization, archive, file sync and share. Commvault has earned accolades from customers and third party influencers for its technology vision, innovation, and execution as an independent and trusted expert. Without the distraction of a hardware business or other business agenda, Commvault’s sole focus on data management has led to adoption by companies of all sizes, in all industries, and for solutions deployed on premise, across mobile platforms, to and from the cloud, and provided as-a-service. Commvault employs more than 2,700 highly skilled individuals across markets worldwide, is publicly traded on NASDAQ (CVLT), and is headquartered in Tinton Falls, New Jersey in the United States.