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The Cloud Will Shine Bright at Dreamforce ‘13

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Are you ready for the cloud event of the year?  Salesforce is expecting an attendance of more than 120,000 for their annual conference Dreamforce, hosted in San Francisco’s Moscone Center from November 18-21.  That’s an increase of 40,000 from last year!  The conference will be swarming with leading-edge cloud adopters and enthusiastic newbies eager to learn how to transform their business.

Salesforce has an exceptional line-up of keynote speakers including Sheryl Sandberg (Facebook COO and author of Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead), Marissa Mayer (President & CEO of Yahoo!), Deepak Chopra, MD, and Marc Benioff, Salesforce.com’s Chairman & CEO.  If that’s not enough…the Grammy Award winning band Green Day will perform at AT&T Park on Tuesday night.

To support the enormous turn-out, Dreamforce will dazzle conference-goers with an unprecedented 1,250 breakout sessions showcasing the industry’s premier cloud experts.

And NTT will be there as a Titanium sponsor – one of only 5.  If you’re attending, make sure to register for some of the most popular sessions hosted by NTT’s brightest cloud SME’s.

  • Tuesday at 4:00 PM: “Business Agility - The Evolution of IT” – This session will bring together a panel of cloud practitioners and end users to explore innovative technology-enabled business models, how to respond to rapidly to emerging competitive threats, and how to improve the speed at which these models can be brought to the marketplace.
  • Tuesday at 3:30 PM: “Sales Best Practices Series - Growing the Deal” – NTT DATA’s Eric Solis will cover best practices in applying the latest tools to grow deals, such as Chatter and Salesforce Communities for Sales.
  • Wednesday at 10:30 AM: “Honeywell Business Aviation Mobile App Improves Customer Service” – Brid Dower from Honeywell and Mouli Gopalakrishnan from NTT DATA will showcase how Honeywell Business Aviation improved customer service with the deployment of a mobile application, which is integrated with Salesforce.com and enables customers to access support, locate the nearest service center, and order parts while on the road.

While you’re there, make sure to visit the Cloud Expo in both Moscone West Hall and Moscone North Hall.  NTT will be located at booth N1621 in the North Hall right across from the Salesforce.com Campground, a great resource to preview Salesforce’s newest products, features, and services.  Meet up with our best and brightest cloud SME’s to discuss cloud migration and management best practices.  We’ll have live demos showing how to implement, integrate and manage cloud deployments with measurable business results.

Check out the Dreamforce website for all the latest updates.  And if you’re not registered yet, but want to go, use promo code EC13CTRCTN when you register to receive $100 off the cost of your conference pass.  Justify Your Trip with the ROI calculator if you need your boss’s approval.  Act fast because hotels are filling up quickly!

- Ryan Reed, Cloud Evangelist

Post Date: 10/11/2013

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