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Spring 2014 StorageIO Events and Activities Update

Spring 2014 StorageIO Events and Activities Update

By Greg Schulz

Storage I/O trends

Spring 2014 StorageIO Events and Activities Update

Speaking of Old School, New School, Current and Future School, here are some upcoming events including live in-person as well as virtual or online StorageIO activities. The following calendar also includes a series of one-day workshop sessions that are part of a week of seminars to be held in Nijkerk Netherlands being Organized by Brouwer Storage Consultancy (learn more here).

Cloud Virtual Server Storage I/O and Networking events

The current calendar which continues to be updated includes a mix of webinars (playback are available), and live events covering data infrastructure topics from cloud, virtual, physical and software defined across servers, storage I/O networking, SSD, performance, object storage and data protection among other related themes.

June 19, 2014
Server and StorageIO BrightTalk Channel
Evolving from Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity (BC) to Business Resiliency (BR) Webinar
9AM PT
June 12, 2014
Server and StorageIO BrightTalk Channel
The Many Facets of Virtual Storage and Software Defined Storage Virtualization Webinar
9AM PT
June 11, 2014
Server and StorageIO BrightTalk Channel
The Changing Face and Landscape of Enterprise Storage Webinar
9AM PT
May 16, 2014 What you need to know about virtualization (Demystifying Virtualization) Nijkerk Holland
Netherlands
May 15, 2014 Data Infrastructure Industry Trends: What’s New and Trending Nijkerk Holland
Netherlands
May 14, 2014 To be announced Nijkerk Holland
Netherlands
May 13, 2014 Data Movement and Migration: Storage Decision Making Considerations Nijkerk Holland
Netherlands
May 12, 2014 Rethinking Business Resiliency: From Disaster Recovery to Business Continuance Nijkerk Holland
Netherlands
May 5-7, 2014 EMC World Las Vegas
April 22-23, 2014 SNIA DSI Event TBA Santa Clara CA
April 16, 2014
Server and StorageIO BrightTalk Channel
Open Source and Cloud Storage - Enabling business, or a technology enabler? Webinar
9AM PT
April 9, 2014
Server and StorageIO BrightTalk Channel
Storage Decision Making for Fast, Big and Very Big Data Environments Webinar
9AM PT
April 8, 2014 NAB National Association Broadcasters (e.g. Very Big Fast data Event) Las Vegas NV
March 27, 2014
Keynote: The 2017 Datacenter - PREPARING FOR THE 2017 DATACENTER SESSIONS Edina MN
8:00AM CT
Register Here
March 19, 2014
Server and StorageIO BrightTalk Channel
Business Resiliency (BR), Business Continuity (BC) and Disaster Recovery (DR) Management Webinar
9AM PT
March 19, 2014
Server and StorageIO BrightTalk Channel
Data Center Monitoring - Metrics that Matter for Effective Management Webinar
7AM PT
March 12, 2014
Server and StorageIO BrightTalk Channel
Hybrid Clouds – Bridging the Gap between public and private environments Webinar
11AM PT

View other recent and past activities along with new additions at the StorageIO.com/events page. Also check out recent commentary in the news here as well as tips and articles here.

Ok, nuff said (for now)

Cheers Gs

Greg Schulz - Author Cloud and Virtual Data Storage Networking (CRC Press), The Green and Virtual Data Center (CRC Press) and Resilient Storage Networks (Elsevier)

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Greg Schulz is founder of the Server and StorageIO (StorageIO) Group, an IT industry analyst and consultancy firm. Greg has worked with various server operating systems along with storage and networking software tools, hardware and services. Greg has worked as a programmer, systems administrator, disaster recovery consultant, and storage and capacity planner for various IT organizations. He has worked for various vendors before joining an industry analyst firm and later forming StorageIO.

In addition to his analyst and consulting research duties, Schulz has published over a thousand articles, tips, reports and white papers and is a sought after popular speaker at events around the world. Greg is also author of the books Resilient Storage Network (Elsevier) and The Green and Virtual Data Center (CRC). His blog is at www.storageioblog.com and he can also be found on twitter @storageio.

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