Reston, Va. – February 12, 2019 – Hitachi Vantara Federal, a leader in data-driven solutions and services for the federal government, announced today its silver sponsorship of the 29th annual AFCEA WEST, a naval conference and exposition hosted by AFCEA International and the U.S. Naval Institute that will be held Feb. 13-15 in San Diego, California.

“This event facilitates an essential venue for the Sea Services and industry to discuss the role of technology in advancing our military’s capabilities to combat evolving threats,” said Larry Littleton, director of defense and intelligence accounts. “We’re honored by the opportunity to participate and support our defense and national customers. As maritime competition continues to evolve, supporting our defense forces with accurate, timely and analyzed information to the warfighter becomes a priority for Hitachi Vantara Federal.”

This conference features keynotes, panels, town halls and special presentations on the challenges affecting today’s Sea Service community and potential solutions. Attendees also participate in engagement theaters where they can discuss marine, general and information warfare topics. This year’s event will focus on the impacts and implications of the new national security strategy and national defense strategy.

AFCEA International is a member-based, nonprofit organization founded in 1946 that provides a forum for military, government and industry communities to collaborate and help service members advance their IT, communications and electronic capabilities.  As of 2019, they have more than 30,000 members, 140 chapters, and 1,605 corporate members.

The U.S. Naval Institute is a nonprofit member association that provides an independent forum for service members and veterans to advance their professional, literary and scientific understanding of sea power and other issues critical to global security. USNI publishes Proceedings magazine, Naval History, and founded the Naval Institute Press to publish books they believe may interest the naval community.

About Hitachi Vantara Federal Corporation

Hitachi Vantara Federal, Corporation, implements data and analytics solutions that meet the federal government’s needs today and tomorrow. Hitachi Vantara Federal provides pathways to the cloud and converged IT systems through virtualization, storage and DCC to reduce IT complexity and increase the efficiency of the U.S. government. Hitachi Vantara Federal is able to offer the best information and operation technology from across the Hitachi family to provide exceptional value to government agencies. Hitachi Vantara Federal Corporation is headquartered in Reston, Virginia. For more information, please visit: www.hitachivantarafederal.com. Follow Hitachi Vantara Federal on Twitter @HVFederal.

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