.NEXT—the datacenter event of the year—is happening May 7-9 in Anaheim, CA. Even if you can’t attend, you can still be a part of action from the comfort of home.

Wednesday, May 8
8:30AM - 10:30AM

Get ready to experience the latest breakthroughs in datacenter and cloud technologies! See what's possible with true hybrid and multicloud environments for business continuity and app mobility with one click simplicity.

Learn how to ensure security and compliance, while improving end user application performance and empowering developers. Nutanix experts will guide you through exciting demonstrations designed to help you tackle today's IT challenges. Don't miss this information- and action-packed session with Nutanix CEO Dheeraj Pandey, Nutanix Chief Product Officer Sunil Potti, Nutanix CMO Ben Gibson, and special industry guests.

Wednesday, May 8
5:30PM - 6:30PM

It's time to recognize the IT visionaries who are blazing new trails at their organizations. Who will take home the trophies across the four .NEXT customer award categories? Come celebrate with Nutanix CIO Wendy Pfieffer and Nutanix SVP of Global Marketing Chris Kozup. Then please welcome to stage long-time The Simpsons Comedy Writer and Author, Mike Reiss. Mike has won four Emmys and a Peabody Award during his twenty-eight years writing for "The Simpsons". He ran the show in Season 4, which Entertainment Weekly called "the greatest season of the greatest show in history." Hear what Mike has to say about his experience with The Simpsons and how to build and manage high performing teams that deliver delightful results.

Thursday, May 9
8:30AM - 9:30AM

Welcome to day two! It's time to check out what's new in the world of databases, disaster recovery and IoT for the enterprise. Join Nutanix engineers and executives in this demo-filled session showcasing our latest breakthroughs in datacenter and edge technologies. See how IT can go beyond automation to autonomic datacenters with technologies like AI and IOT applications that are "one-click simple." Next up -- Dr. Ayanna Howard, American roboticist and the School Chair for Interactive Computing at the Georgia Institute of Technology. She'll take us through a fascinating discussion on the implications of human-robot interaction, learning, and autonomous control in our daily lives. Science fiction has painted robots as the downfall of humankind, but robots can do everything from assisting with heart surgeries to mixing drinks. How will humans and robots interact in the next decade? Hear what Dr. Howard predicts for the future.

Thursday, May 9
3:30PM - 4:30PM

Please note: Due to contractual obligations our session with Jessica Alba will not be live-streamed.

Join us at 4:15 pm for a conference recap and to hear where we will hold .NEXT 2020!