David Stevens

David Stevens

Chief Solutions Evangelist & Architect

Hytrust

David Stevens has been working in the information technology field for more than 25 years. He is currently the Chief Solutions Evangelist & Architect for HyTrust where he is responsible for evangelizing HyTrust’s best-in-class data classification, security, and compliance solutions for multi-cloud environments. He is also involved in supporting key customers and channel partners with technical training and partner enablement.

Prior to joining HyTrust as part of the DataGravity acquisition he was a Senior Technical Marketing Manager for DataGravity. In this position he was responsible for creating technical content such as white papers, technical reports, and demonstration videos for the integration of DataGravity Discovery Series “data-aware” storage systems into an organizations IT environment. In addition to the above responsibilities he also provided internal training, customer webcasts and technical pre-sales calls.
Prior to joining DataGravity David worked for Dell Solutions Management as a File Solutions Architect where he was responsible for working with Dell Storage Partners to architect solutions around Dell storage products such as the Compellent SC Series and EqualLogic PS Series block storage products and the FS Series NAS products.

David holds a B.S. in Science from The Pennsylvania State University.

Sessions

Enterprise Technology Trends to Watch

Tuesday, July 30th
1:00pm2:00pm
Research firms forecast that video will produce 15.1 zettabytes of data annually – no other IoT application comes close to this rate of data production. This influx in data, as well as the growing adoption of video analytics and artificial intelligence, propels video to be used in a wide variety of ways. These trends enhance video’s value but also pose challenges, such as threats related to cybersecurity. This presentation explores how the latest innovations in IT enable users to better capture, store and protect data. Attendees will understand how data has become today’s “modern currency” and how deep learning enables you to pinpoint the exact data that is important to your business. Attendees will also learn how video data is affected by data privacy regulations like the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act and Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation and mandates encryption.

Learning objectives:
  • Establish why video will produce 15.1 zettabytes of data annually — no other IoT application comes close to this rate of data production
  • Infer how this influx in data, as well as the growing adoption of video analytics and artificial intelligence, propels video to be used in a wide variety of ways
  • Examine how the rise in the value of video transforms the need for robust cyber security protocols

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