Replay the Biggest Data Virtualization Day Ever!

The premier event in data virtualization occurs once a year; providing a unique learning and networking opportunity.  And this 2013’s gathering was the largest ever, with nearly 350 customers and practitioners sharing their data virtualization successes, insights, and future vision.

Industry analysts Wayne Eckerson, Rick van der Lans, Claudia Imhoff provided their insights on the latest data virtualization trends and opportunities.

Fabulous sessions by Comcast, Franklin Templeton and Pearson included their data virtualization strategies and successes.

Event Overview


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Wednesday, October 10

Time Session Title
7:30am Breakfast
8:30am Welcome Note (Detail)
Jim Green, Chairman and CEO at Composite Software
8:45am Data Virtualization: Why It’s Logical for Business and IT (Detail)
Wayne Eckerson, Director of Research at TechTarget
Rick van der Lans, R20/Consultancy

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10:15am Break: Networking & Exhibit Faire
10:30am Analytics on the Customer Supply Chain (Detail)
Martin Brodbeck, CTO at Pearson

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11:15am Data Virtualization Successes and Future Plans
Peter Armstrong, Vice President at Comcast Business Intelligence

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12:00pm Data Virtualization Leadership Awards
Rick Schreiber, VP, WW Technical Field Operations at Composite Software
12:15pm Lunch & Exhibit Faire
1:15pm Round Table: Analyst Points of View on Data Virtualization (Detail)
Wayne Eckerson, Director of Research at TechTarget
Rick van der Lans, R20/Consultancy
Claudia Imhoff, Intelligent Solutions
2:15pm Driving Business Results Through Intelligent Business Consumption (Detail)
Michael McNab, SVP of Global Business Services at Franklin Templeton

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3:00pm Break: Networking & Exhibit Faire
3:15pm The Next Steps in Data Management and Data Virtualization (Detail)
David Besemer, CTO at Composite Software

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4:00pm Exhibit Faire & Cocktail Reception

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Free Data Virtualization Book

Everyone who attended received their choice of one of the two definitive books on data virtualization, as well as an opportunity to meet with the authors Robert Eve and Rick van der Lans.


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Composite’s CTO on Data Virtualization Day 2012

Interview With Joe McKendrick on Data Virtualization Day

Interview With Comcast on Data Virtualization Day

Interview With UBS on Data Virtualization Day


InterContinental New York Times Square
300 West 44th Street
New York, NY 10036
Reservations: 1-800-711-7304

Exhibition Area

The exhibition area provided a comfortable environment to explore data virtualization products, talk to experts, and to determine the best ways to deploy data virtualization in your organization. 

Exhibition Hours
10:15am – 10:30am:  Networking Break
12:15pm – 1:15pm:  Lunch
3:00pm – 3:15pm:  Networking Break
4:00pm – 6:00pm:  Cocktail Reception

Social and Media

See blogs and tweets on key insights and takeaways.  #DVDNYC
Well known IT media and analysts from the Bloor Group, DBTA, Infostructure Associates, SearchDataManagement and TDWI also attended. Their articles covering Data Virtualization speakers and discussions can be found under News Coverage.

Latest News

Book Reviews: The Why, How and What Next of Data Virtualization
PUND-IT |  December 12, 2012

Composite Software’s Data Virtualization Day
PUND-IT |  November 28, 2012

New Realm of Big Data Explored at Composite Software’s Data Virtualization Day
DBTA |  November 13, 2012

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