|By Business Wire||
|August 21, 2014 01:00 PM EDT||
Information technology end users, vendors and industry thought leaders from around the globe will convene in San Francisco next week for VMworld 2014, one of the largest, most popular technology conferences in the world, to network, explore new innovations, and discuss the data infrastructure technologies and trends of today and tomorrow. Pure Storage, the all-flash enterprise storage array company, will demo its latest product offerings and offer a preview of what’s next, while participating in a number of technical and educational sessions across the four-day event.
See What’s New and Coming Next from Pure Storage
Pure Storage will have the complete lineup of its newly expanded FlashArray family of products on display in the exhibit hall, including its new FA-405 and FA-450 arrays, and will be offering live demos of its new Purity FlashRecover services, featuring native asynchronous replication. The company will also offer an exclusive sneak preview and hands-on demo of its forthcoming all-flash converged infrastructure offering to VMworld 2014 attendees, along with games and prizes. Visit booth #1613.
Pure Storage at VMworld 2014: Session Highlights
The vExpert Storage Game Show (Session: STO2996-SPO)
Join master of ceremonies, John Troyer, and vExperts from VMware and Pure Storage for a Jeopardy-style game show session that will test your knowledge on latest in VMware vSphere®-supported storage technologies. Duncan Epping, Cormac Hogan and Rawlinson Rivera on Team VMware will go head-to-head with Vaughn Stewart, Cody Hosterman and Craig Chapman on Team Pure, for an entertaining and informative parlay.
- When: Monday, Aug. 25, 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. PST
- Session Details: https://vmworld2014.activeevents.com/connect/sessionDetail.ww?SESSION_ID=2996
Customers Unplugged: Real-World Results with VMware on Flash
Storage can unlock the potential of virtual infrastructure, cloud or end user computing environments – or be its worst bottleneck. Join VMware admins and cloud architects from LinkedIn, Skullcandy and the University of California, Berkeley for a candid discussion about their experiences moving from a mechanical disk-based infrastructure to all-flash.
- When: Tuesday, Aug. 26, 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
- Session Details: https://vmworld2014.activeevents.com/connect/sessionDetail.ww?SESSION_ID=2999
New Kids On The Storage Block, File and Share: Lessons in Storage
Howard Marks, legendary greybeard of storage, will moderate an interactive panel of flash storage experts from Pure Storage, Nimble Storage, Coho Data, Data Gravity, Tegile, and Tintri, to discuss how the market is evolving and the innovations that are changing it.
- When: Tuesday, Aug. 26, 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
- Session Details: https://vmworld2014.activeevents.com/connect/sessionDetail.ww?SESSION_ID=2754
Virtual Volumes Technical Deep Dive
Currently in beta, Virtual Volumes is VMware’s new storage paradigm for external SAN/NAS storage arrays. In this session, Pure Storage’s Cody Hosterman will join VMware’s Rawlinson Rivera to explore key technical concepts, and feature comparisons of existing solutions with Virtual Volumes.
- When: Tuesday, Aug. 26, 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
- Session Details: https://vmworld2014.activeevents.com/connect/sessionDetail.ww?SESSION_ID=1965
vSphere Storage Best Practices: Next-Gen Storage Technologies
Hosted by VMware, Pure Storage and EMC vSphere experts Rawlinson Rivera, Vaughn Stewart and Chad Sakac, this session will offer technical best practices with a fresh, vendor-neutral perspective for leveraging emerging storage technologies with vSphere.
- When: Tuesday, Aug. 26, 5 p.m. - 6 p.m.
- Session Details: https://vmworld2014.activeevents.com/connect/sessionDetail.ww?SESSION_ID=2496
Improving Cloud Operations Visibility with Log Management and
vCenter Log Insight
In this session, VMware and Pure Storage technical experts will speak with IT leaders from U.S. Bank and Walgreens to discuss their experiences with vCenter Log Insight, offering best practices and insights for enterprise topology, configuration, log collection performance, most valuable queries, dashboard construction, and recommended solutions.
- When: Wednesday, Aug. 27, 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
- Session Details: https://vmworld2014.activeevents.com/connect/sessionDetail.ww?SESSION_ID=1265
Flash Storage Best Practices and Technology Preview
Flash delivers more than just speed and performance – it is quickly becoming a foundational storage technology for powering private and public clouds around the globe. This session will explain how to maximize cloud technologies while reducing data center resources and radically simplifying vSphere environments with flash.
- When: Wednesday, Aug. 27, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
- Session Details: https://vmworld2014.activeevents.com/connect/sessionDetail.ww?SESSION_ID=3000
“This year’s VMworld 2014 program is shaping up to be the best one yet. Never has there been a more prolific array of sessions focusing on the new stack of infrastructure technologies that are transforming and defining modern businesses. Drop what you’re doing and register now -- this year’s event is not to be missed,” said Vaughn Stewart, Chief Technical Evangelist at Pure Storage. “We are honored to be included in such a broad array of sessions this year. We’ll be painting the stage orange, talking about everything from flash storage to virtualization, converged infrastructure and Virtual Volumes, to database trends and more. Our team couldn’t be more excited to engage with our industry peers and hear from the IT end users that are putting these technologies to use in the real world.”
For a detailed overview of the VMworld 2014 San Francisco program, or to register for the event, visit: http://www.vmworld.com/community/conference/us
For a detailed overview of Pure Storage’s participation in VMworld 2014 sessions, visit: http://www.purestorage.com/blog/pure-storage-set-to-paint-vmworld-2014-orange/
About Pure Storage
Pure Storage, the all-flash enterprise storage company, enables the broad deployment of flash in the data center. When compared to traditional disk-centric arrays, Pure Storage all-flash enterprise arrays are 10x faster and 10x more space and power efficient at a price point that is less than performance disk per gigabyte stored. The Pure Storage FlashArray is ideal for high performance workloads, including server virtualization, desktop virtualization (VDI), database (OLTP, real-time analytics) and cloud computing. For more information, visit www.purestorage.com.
Connect with Pure Storage:
Corporate Blog: http://www.purestorage.com/blog
The Pure Storage and "P" logo marks, Purity Operating Environment and RAID-3D are trademarks of Pure Storage, Inc. All other trademarks or names referenced in this document are the property of their respective owners.
VMware and VMware vSphere®are registered trademarks or trademarks of VMware, Inc. in the United States and other jurisdictions. The use of the word “partner” or “partnership” does not imply a legal partnership relationship between VMware and any other company.
When building large, cloud-based applications that operate at a high scale, it’s important to maintain a high availability and resilience to failures. In order to do that, you must be tolerant of failures, even in light of failures in other areas of your application. “Fly two mistakes high” is an old adage in the radio control airplane hobby. It means, fly high enough so that if you make a mistake, you can continue flying with room to still make mistakes. In his session at 18th Cloud Expo, Lee...
Feb. 12, 2016 04:45 PM EST
With the proliferation of both SQL and NoSQL databases, organizations can now target specific fit-for-purpose database tools for their different application needs regarding scalability, ease of use, ACID support, etc. Platform as a Service offerings make this even easier now, enabling developers to roll out their own database infrastructure in minutes with minimal management overhead. However, this same amount of flexibility also comes with the challenges of picking the right tool, on the right ...
Feb. 12, 2016 04:30 PM EST Reads: 189
DevOps is not just last year’s buzzword. Companies with DevOps practices are 2.5x more likely to exceed profitability, market share, and productivity goals. But how do you enable high performance? What can you do right now to start? Find out from DevOps experts including Gene Kim, co-author of "The Phoenix Project," and the Dynatrace Center of Excellence.
Feb. 12, 2016 04:30 PM EST
SYS-CON Events announced today that Interoute, owner-operator of one of Europe's largest networks and a global cloud services platform, has been named “Bronze Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 18th Cloud Expo, which will take place on June 7-9, 2015 at the Javits Center in New York, New York. Interoute is the owner-operator of one of Europe's largest networks and a global cloud services platform which encompasses 12 data centers, 14 virtual data centers and 31 colocation centers, with connections to 195 ad...
Feb. 12, 2016 04:15 PM EST Reads: 424
SYS-CON Events announced today that Column Technologies will exhibit at SYS-CON's @DevOpsSummit at Cloud Expo, which will take place on June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Established in 1998, Column Technologies is a global technology solutions provider with over 400 employees, headquartered in the United States with offices in Canada, India, and the United Kingdom. Column Technologies provides “Best of Breed” technology solutions that automate the key DevOps principal...
Feb. 12, 2016 04:15 PM EST
Join us at Cloud Expo | @ThingsExpo 2016 – June 7-9 at the Javits Center in New York City and November 1-3 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA – and deliver your unique message in a way that is striking and unforgettable by taking advantage of SYS-CON's unmatched high-impact, result-driven event / media packages.
Feb. 12, 2016 03:00 PM EST
SYS-CON Events announced today that Commvault, a global leader in enterprise data protection and information management, has been named “Bronze Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 18th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on June 7–9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY, and the 19th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Commvault is a leading provider of data protection and information management...
Feb. 12, 2016 02:15 PM EST Reads: 448
There will be new vendors providing applications, middleware, and connected devices to support the thriving IoT ecosystem. This essentially means that electronic device manufacturers will also be in the software business. Many will be new to building embedded software or robust software. This creates an increased importance on software quality, particularly within the Industrial Internet of Things where business-critical applications are becoming dependent on products controlled by software. Qua...
Feb. 12, 2016 02:15 PM EST
As someone who has been dedicated to automation and Application Release Automation (ARA) technology for almost six years now, one of the most common questions I get asked regards Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS). Specifically, people want to know whether release automation is still needed when a PaaS is in place, and why. Isn't that what a PaaS provides? A solution to the deployment and runtime challenges of an application? Why would anyone using a PaaS then need an automation engine with workflow ...
Feb. 12, 2016 01:45 PM EST Reads: 228
With an estimated 50 billion devices connected to the Internet by 2020, several industries will begin to expand their capabilities for retaining end point data at the edge to better utilize the range of data types and sheer volume of M2M data generated by the Internet of Things. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Don DeLoach, CEO and President of Infobright, will discuss the infrastructures businesses will need to implement to handle this explosion of data by providing specific use cases for filte...
Feb. 12, 2016 01:00 PM EST Reads: 227
SYS-CON Events announced today that Avere Systems, a leading provider of enterprise storage for the hybrid cloud, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 18th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Avere delivers a more modern architectural approach to storage that doesn’t require the overprovisioning of storage capacity to achieve performance, overspending on expensive storage media for inactive data or the overbuilding of data centers ...
Feb. 12, 2016 12:30 PM EST Reads: 107
SYS-CON Events announced today that Pythian, a global IT services company specializing in helping companies adopt disruptive technologies to optimize revenue-generating systems, has been named “Bronze Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 18th Cloud Expo, which will take place on June 7-9, 2015 at the Javits Center in New York, New York. Founded in 1997, Pythian is a global IT services company that helps companies compete by adopting disruptive technologies such as cloud, Big Data, advanced analytics, and DevO...
Feb. 12, 2016 12:30 PM EST Reads: 262
CIOs and those charged with running IT Operations are challenged to deliver secure, audited, and reliable compute environments for the applications and data for the business. Behind the scenes these tasks are often accomplished by following onerous time-consuming processes and often the management of these environments and processes will be outsourced to multiple IT service providers. In addition, the division of work is often siloed into traditional "towers" that are not well integrated for cro...
Feb. 12, 2016 12:00 PM EST Reads: 498
Recognizing the need to identify and validate information security professionals’ competency in securing cloud services, the two leading membership organizations focused on cloud and information security, the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) and (ISC)^2, joined together to develop an international cloud security credential that reflects the most current and comprehensive best practices for securing and optimizing cloud computing environments.
Feb. 12, 2016 11:45 AM EST
SYS-CON Events announced today that FalconStor Software® Inc., a 15-year innovator of software-defined storage solutions, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 18th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. FalconStor Software®, Inc. (NASDAQ: FALC) is a leading software-defined storage company offering a converged, hardware-agnostic, software-defined storage and data services platform. Its flagship solution FreeStor®, utilizes a horizonta...
Feb. 12, 2016 11:45 AM EST