Press Release

Solix Announces Big Data Event, Solix EMPOWER 2016

Industry leaders and experts to share the latest insight on analytics, big data and cloud technologies in the dawn of big data applications

July 20, 2016 — San Jose, CA — Solix Technologies, Inc. (, a leader in empowering data-driven enterprises, today announced Solix EMPOWER (, a one-day education and networking event dedicated to analytics, big data and cloud innovations and applications. The event will take place at the Northeastern University – Silicon Valley campus in San Jose on September 18th, 2016.

Solix EMPOWER will feature insight from industry experts to explore how data-driven enterprises are leveraging emerging big data applications to meet the challenges of today and drive the innovations of tomorrow. Key speakers at this year’s event will include:

  • Herb Cunitz, President at Hortonworks
  • Eli Collins, Chief Technologist at Cloudera
  • Solomon Darwin, Executive Director at UC Berkeley-Haas School of Business
  • P.K. Agarwal, CEO and Regional Dean at Northeastern University – SV
  • Joydeep Das, Chief Operating Officer at KloudData Inc.
  • Sai Gundavelli, CEO and Founder at Solix Technologies, Inc.
  • John Ottman, Executive Chairman at Solix Technologies, Inc.

The Solix EMPOWER agenda will give attendees an inside look at the latest big data technologies through presentations, chats and panel discussions. Key topics will include:

  • Big Data Analytics
  • Data-Driven Banks
  • Data Security
  • The Data-Driven Enterprise
  • Enterprise Archiving
  • Data Lakes
  • Application Retirement
  • Innovations in Big Data & Beyond

In addition, attendees can network with fellow industry leaders over refreshments in the Partner Pavilion. The growing list of Solix EMPOWER sponsors currently includes:

  • Cloudera
  • Hortonworks
  • University of California – Berkeley
  • San Jose State University
  • KloudData
  • Emagia Corporation
  • HCL
  • Touch-A-Life Foundation

All proceeds from Solix EMPOWER registrations will go to the Touch-A-Life Foundation, a non-profit organization that supports homeless high school students. To learn more, visit

“Our goal with Solix EMPOWER is to provide valuable insight on the latest big data technologies, while giving attendees an opportunity to network with fellow industry leaders and experts. We also hope that our charity efforts will help foster the next generation of technologists,” said Sai Gundavelli, CEO of Solix Technologies, Inc.

Early bird registration for Solix EMPOWER is now open, with discounts for students, government, non-profits and company teams. To register, visit

If you are interested in speaking at or sponsoring Solix EMPOWER, please visit

About Solix Technologies

Solix Technologies, Inc., a leader in empowering data-driven enterprises, helps businesses organize their Enterprise Information with optimized infrastructure, data security and advanced analytics by achieving Information Lifecycle Management (ILM) goals. Solix Big Data Suite offers an ILM framework for Enterprise Archiving and Enterprise Data Lake applications with Apache Hadoop as an enterprise data repository. The Solix Enterprise Data Management Suite (Solix EDMS) enables organizations to implement Database Archiving, Test Data Management (Data Subsetting), Data Masking and Application Retirement across all enterprise data. Solix Technologies, Inc. is headquartered in Santa Clara, California and operates worldwide through an established network of value added resellers (VARs) and systems integrators. To learn more, please visit