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2013 Storage Visions Conference Features Keynote Talks On Solid State Storage

Early Registration Closes on December 26, 2012

SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Twelfth Annual Storage Visions® Conference held at the Riviera Hotel Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, January 6 & 7, 2013, features insightful keynote talks on solid-state digital storage technologies as well as media and entertainment applications of storage. More information is available on the conference at www.storagevisions.com.  Early registration closes on December 26, 2012.

2013 Storage Visions® Keynote Speakers include Yoshiaki Shishikui, from NHK Research Laboratories to talk about digital storage requirements for 8K X 4K video at the 2012 Summer Olympics as well as another entertainment keynote presentation from Active Storage.   Keynote talks from Intel and SanDisk explore important developments fueled by recent developments in solid-state storage.

Peter K. Hazen, Marketing Director, Non-Volatile Memory (NVM) Solutions Group at Intel will talk about Enabling Transformational Change in Clients and Datacenters with Solid State Drives.  Following is the abstract of his talk:  The explosion of mobile computing has created an insatiable demand for instant, affordable access to the world's information. Solid State Drive solutions are fueling the innovation and proliferation of mobile computing by enabling thinner, lighter and more responsive clients with extended battery life. Service providers and enterprises are responding to the increased demand for data by expanding and transforming their datacenters worldwide. The adoption of SSD solutions in datacenters is enabling transformational change through significant improvements in performance, power and cost. SSD solutions enable breakthrough advances in Big Data, Cloud Computing and High Performance Computing as well as a broad range of Enterprise IT applications. A new generation of SSDs are coming to market with new form factors, lower power, enterprise Reliability, Availability and Serviceability (RAS) features, higher and more consistent performance as well as improved Quality-of-Service (QoS) which are accelerating innovation in client and datacenter solutions.

Peter Hazen is the Marketing Director responsible for bringing Intel NAND components and solutions to the market including Intel client and datacenter Solid-State Drives (SSDs). He is responsible for Product and Technical Marketing, Applications Engineering, Customer Marketing and Marketing Communications within Intel's NVM Solutions Group. The team is focused on launching and ramping a series of new and exciting SSDs for multiple segments in the growing SSD market. With 26 years of experience, Peter has held roles in product design, architecture, technical marketing, sales development, strategic planning and marketing across Intel.

Kevin Conley, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Client Storage Solutions, SanDisk Corporation will talk about SSDs: Enabling the Next Wave of Growth in the PC Industry.  His talk abstract follows:  Solid-state drives (SSDs) are re-energizing the PC industry. By 2015, the average capacity of an SSD-based PC is predicted to almost double, reaching 269 GB according to Gartner.  The explosive growth in SSDs is being driven by the emergence of ultra-thin laptops and the promise of new, higher-performing desktops for consumers and businesses. This presentation will outline perspectives on these trends and will discuss a strategy for leveraging SSDs to enable the next wave of growth in the PC industry.

Kevin Conley is Senior VP and General Manager of SanDisk's Client Storage Solutions Business Unit, a position he has held since January 2011. Previously, he was vice president of engineering at Corsair Memory from 2009 to 2010. Conley worked for SanDisk from 1993 until 2009, holding positions as vice president of research and development for audio/video products, senior director of product system engineering, and director of system engineering and product development. Before joining SanDisk, he worked as an engineer and an engineering manager in the hard disk drive industry.  Conley is listed as the inventor or co-inventor on over 70 patents in non-volatile memory architecture and management.

SV 2013 sponsors and exhibitors include the following: Active Storage is a Diamond Sponsor. Intel and SanDisk are Platinum Sponsors.  Aspera, Oracle, Smart Storage Systems and Symform are Silver Sponsors. Bronze Sponsors include Amplidata, Cadence, HDS, Marvell, Panasas, SATA-IO, SNIA SSSI, Skyera, Trusted Computing Group and Toshiba.  Exhibitors are Active Archive Alliance, AllianceIT, Chelsio, Dot Hill, Drive Savers, FlexStar, IDT, Panasonic, Quantum, Quotium Technologies, Raidundant, Spectra Logic, Synaptic Design, Tegile Systems, Nimble Storage and Xendata.   Samsung is the official Internet Sponsor.  Our official News Wire sponsor is PR Newswire (VPO).  Millenniata is a lunch sponsor and SugarSync is the conference picture-sharing sponsor.  Our many organization and media sponsors can be found on the conference web site.

Early conference registration closes on December 26, 2012 with on-site registration prices higher than the early rate.  Until then you can register at:  http://www.storagevisions.com/2013Register.htm.

There are very few sponsorships and exhibit spaces available for the 2013 Storage Visions® Conference.  To book one of the remaining exhibit opportunities fill out the appropriate forms available on the conference web site:  www.StorageVisions.com. Interested parties can also call Storage Visions® at 408-978-8184 or email us at [email protected]

The Entertainment Storage Alliance (www.EntertainmentStorage.Org) and Coughlin Associates (www.tomcoughlin.com) organize the Storage Visions® Conferences.  

SOURCE Entertainment Storage Alliance and Coughlin Associates

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