ADVISORY, Oct. 11, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
- Ilker Cebeli, director of cloud computing, will present " Enabling Next Generation I/O Architecture for Big Data" on Tuesday, October 16 at 2:50 p.m. More and more enterprises are deploying cloud computing and IT departments are requiring new capabilities with cloud storage infrastructure. Hadoop and MapReduce have been popular applications for handling distributed unstructured data. In this session, Cebeli will explain how Big Data is already impacting storage and networking architecture in data centers and how organizations can build optimized storage and networking infrastructure for the future. He will also elaborate on how to leverage cloud storage while maintaining iSCSI and Fibre Channel local storage infrastructure.
- Cameron Brett, director of solutions marketing, will discuss " The Growing Performance Gap and How to Close it" on Tuesday, October 16 at 4:05 p.m. Increased server performance, higher virtual machine density, advances in network bandwidth capacity, and rapidly expanding performance demands from business-critical applications are creating an acute storage I/O performance imbalance between servers, networks and storage subsystems. Brett's session will help customers understand their choices and options to meet the ever escalating demands for increased I/O performance.
- Chauncey M. Schwartz II, senior technical marketing manager, will lend his expertise on " Simplified Integration and Management in Multi-vendor SAN Environments" on Thursday, October 18 at 10:45 a.m. In the face of rapidly increasing requirements for storage, and as IT works to cloud-enable the environment and drive virtualization across all aspects of the infrastructure, data center managers face a fundamental task in figuring out how to integrate SAN environments over multi-vendor and multi-protocol infrastructures. Schwartz will advise attendees on solutions that streamline the integration and cost-effective expansion of heterogeneous SAN environments by enabling transparent connections to existing core infrastructures. Attendees will learn how to reduce management complexity and cost while increasing multi-vendor interoperability.
- Bill Henderson, senior principal solutions architect, will present " Innovating at the Network Edge-Integrating 16Gb Fibre Channel & 10GbE Technologies with Current Infrastructures" on Thursday, October 18 at 4:05 p.m. Virtualization of networks, storage, servers, and applications continues to grow in the data center. Virtual deployment workloads have been increasing the demands placed on network I/O infrastructure, which can significantly impact system and application performance. 16Gb Fibre Channel and/or 10GbE converged network adapters can provide the required performance within the network. 16Gb Fibre Channel networks will offer higher performance, lower power usage, greater flexibility and the ability to move directly to the latest technology platforms for investment protection. Henderson's session will help attendees understand how to meet the increasing demands for I/O connectivity.
- Oct. 16-19