San Jose, Calif. – Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018 – Cohesity, the pioneer of hyperconverged secondary storage, announced that Adam Rasner, head of IT infrastructure and operations at AutoNation, will talk about his experience using Cohesity DataPlatform to achieve radical simplicity and efficiency on today’s episode of CXOTalk, “Transformation and Customer Experience in Retail Car Sales,” streaming live at 10:00 a.m. PT.

The discussion with industry analyst and CXOTalk host, Michael Krigsman, will cover digital transformation in the retail car business, and Rasner will talk specifically about how he transformed America’s largest auto retailer’s secondary storage infrastructure. Consolidating on Cohesity DataPlatform, AutoNation reduced their backup windows by 50 percent, lowered job-failure rate by 20x, and gained operational efficacy. Rasner currently leads IT infrastructure and operations at AutoNation, which has over 340 locations in 14 states, and has served in top IT roles at several Fortune 500 companies.

Established in 2013, CXOTalk offers conversations with the most innovative and thoughtful business leaders in the world. The show’s opening episode began with Guy Kawasaki and since then, CXOTalk has set the standard for thought-provoking enterprise thought leadership, with its unparalleled video library of enterprise analysis and discussion.

What: CXOTalk #273: “Transformation and Customer Experience in Retail Car Sales”
Who: Adam Rasner, Head of IT Infrastructure and Operations, AutoNation Michael Krigsman, Industry Analyst and Founder of
When: Tuesday, January 23, 10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m., PT
Where: Streaming live on

Join the live Twitter chat by tweeting under the event hashtag, #CXOTalk, with @CXOTalk and @AdamRasner.

About Cohesity
Cohesity makes your data work for you by consolidating secondary storage silos onto a hyperconverged, web-scale data platform that spans both private and public clouds. Enterprise customers begin by radically streamlining their backup and data protection, then converge file and object services, test/dev instances, and analytic functions to provide a global data store. Cohesity counts many Global 1000 companies and federal agencies among its rapidly growing customer base and was named to Forbes’ “Next Billion-Dollar Startups 2017,” LinkedIn’s “Startups: The 50 Industry Disruptors You Need to Know Now,” and CRN’s “2017 Emerging Vendors in Storage” lists. For more information, visit our website and blog, follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn and like us on Facebook

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Jenni Adair
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