Achieving Database Freedom

Modernizing Your Enterprise Database Strategies to Innovate & Grow

Nov 29, 2021 10:30 am11:30 AM EST


Cintra and EDB are helping organizations to focus on growth and innovation by transforming their most important enterprise applications and database workloads to EDB PostgreSQL based architectures.  Attendees will discover how organizations are migrating to PostgreSQL while maintaining enterprise-grade service levels, eliminating risk, reducing cost and creating database freedom!

BWG Connect, Cintra and EDB invite you to participate in an interactive discussion with your peers.

As always, there will be no sales pitches and there is no cost to join.

Discussion Topics

  • Reduce the costs associated with running your enterprise databases
  • Freedom to choose the right database technology for different database workloads
  • Maintain services for availability, data protection and performance 
  • Using modern day automation for installation, configuration, and management 
  • Resulting in an agile innovation-focused, data-driven organization

Event Partners

Guest Speaker

Jan Karremans

Director of Sales Engineering in EMEA, EDB

Jan Karremans is Product Marketing Director at EDB, providing in-depth insights on PostgreSQL. With over 25 years of experience in the database market and a former qualified Oracle ACE, Jan is a well-respected expert in relational database technologies, speaking regularly at conferences around the globe. Prior to joining EDB Jan was director of operations for Portrix, where he was responsible for all IT operations and specifically for running Portrix GPM software. In his free time, Jan enjoys traveling the countryside with his wife, preferably in a good size RV.

Abdul Sheikh

CTO and Co-founder, Cintra Software & Services

With over 35 years of Oracle industry experience, including roles at the European Space Agency and Oracle Corporation, Abdul is the technical force behind Cintra’s successful delivery of optimized cloud architectures that support the foundation its customers’ modernization strategies. He has masterminded the company’s powerful blueprinted approach to delivering business technology excellence over 25 years that stand’s Cintra apart in the industry. Abdul is a regular industry commentator, presenter, published author and advisor to customer C-level leadership teams, specializing in Optimized Enterprise Architectures and Enterprise Cloud Solutions.

Event Moderator

Greg Irwin

COO at BWG Strategy LLC

BWG Strategy is a research platform that provides market intelligence through Event Services, Business Development initiatives, and Market Research services. BWG hosts over 1,800 interactive executive strategy sessions (conference calls and in-person forums) annually that allow senior industry professionals across all sectors to debate fundamental business topics with peers, build brand awareness, gather market intelligence, network with customers/suppliers/partners, and pursue business development opportunities.

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Event Information

Nov 29, 2021 10:30 am - 11:30 AM EST

Event format

Roundtable Layout
Featuring 20+ executives, where everyone can contribute, ask questions and learn from peers
On-Topic Discussions
Q&A format, moderated by BWG Connect with group interaction throughout
Make Connections
Opportunities to network before and after


What is BWG Connect?

BWG Connect provides executive strategy & networking sessions that help brands from any industry with their overall business planning and execution. BWG has built an exclusive network of 125,000+ senior professionals and hosts over 2,000 virtual and in-person networking events on an annual basis.
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