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SANTA CLARA, Calif., August 29, 2018 - DataStax, powering the Right-Now Enterprise with the always-on, distributed cloud database built on Apache Cassandra™, announced the company’s upcoming customer and industry conference: DataStax Accelerate. DataStax Accelerate, the world’s premier Apache Cassandra conference, will feature separate executive and technical tracks, as well as training, hands-on sessions, an exhibitor pavilion, networking, and a full presentation agenda from DataStax executives, customers, and partners.

“The Cassandra community and our own DataStax customers have been clamoring for a conference that brings together the best minds and latest innovations in cutting-edge database technologies and DataStax Accelerate answers those calls,” said Steve Rowland, president of DataStax. “The demands of hybrid cloud and multi-cloud are pushing businesses to rethink how they design and deploy transactional data layers that determine competitive advantage. DataStax Accelerate is the best place to learn how to achieve real-world success from the open source community, DataStax, and DataStax customers and partners.”

DataStax Accelerate will be held on May 21 - 23, 2019 at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in Oxon Hill, Maryland, just outside Washington, D.C.

Pre-registration is now open via a sign-up list at and partners who want to exhibit at DataStax Accelerate are invited to send email to to inquire about exhibit and speaking opportunities.

About DataStax

DataStax powers the Right-Now Enterprise with the always-on, distributed cloud database, built on Apache Cassandra™ and designed for hybrid cloud. The foundation for real-time applications at massive scale, DataStax Enterprise makes it possible for companies to exceed expectations through consumer and enterprise applications that provide responsive and meaningful engagement to each customer wherever they go. Our product also gives businesses full data autonomy, allowing them to retain control and strategic ownership of their most valuable asset in a hybrid cloud world. We help more than 400 of the world’s leading brands across industries transform their businesses through right-now applications focused on enterprise optimization and customer experience. For more information, visit and follow us on @DataStax.

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