Technology Showcase 2012 — Taming the Data Beast

By Editor on Jan 18, 2012

The 2012 SCSI Trade Association Technology Showcase Event "Taming the Data Beast" Will Highlight the Latest in SAS Advancements

In today's digital environment which continues to explode at a historically unprecedented rate, the datacenter has evolved into an atmosphere of increasing storage complexities, high transaction processing and a fracturing enterprise that can all add up to an unruly "beast." At this year's SCSI Trade Association (STA) Technology Showcase, attendees will see first-hand how cutting-edge Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) technology solutions are tackling these issues and "Taming the Data Beast."

What: SCSI Trade Association Technology Showcase: Taming the Data Beast!
When: Wednesday, May 9, 6:30 p.m. -- 9:30 p.m.
Where: Santa Clara Hyatt, 5101 Great America Parkway, Santa Clara, CA 95054
Sponsors: Amphenol, FCI, Fusion-io, Hitachi Global Storage Technologies, HP, Intel, JDSU, LSI, LeCroy, Molex, PMC-Sierra, SanDisk, Seagate, SerialTek, TE, Toshiba, WD and Xyratex
Showcase Supporters: ATTO Technology, Dell, IBM, Microsoft and NetApp

If you have questions, please contact Michael LoBue at +1.415.561.6273 or To keep current on the latest event details, follow-us on Twitter: @SAS_Storage.

6:30 p.m. — Presentations
Welcome and Introduction: Harry Mason, President, STA
Director, Industry Marketing, LSI Corporation
Keynote: "The Surge of Storage: A Market Overview and Trends"
Benjamin Woo, Program Vice President
IDC's Worldwide Storage Systems Research
Special Presentations: "Reaping the Rewards of SAS Developments"
Dennis Martin, President, Demartek
"Windows Offload Data Transfer (ODX)"
Steve Olsson, Principal Program Manager Lead
Windows Core OS, Microsoft
"SCSI Express: The Smart Path to PCIe Storage"
Ron Noblett, HP, Vice President, Infrastructure & Storage
Industry-standard Servers & Software, Hyperscale
"SAS, A Peek into the Future"
Marty Czekalski, Vice President, STA
Interface and Emerging Architecture Program Manager, Seagate
7:30 p.m. — Must See Demos
SAS Goes the Distance Direct Storage to Server Connections for the Datacenter
Unstoppable Datacenter Reliability and Availability — The Heart of Enterprise Storage
Tiered Storage in a Flash Tiered Storage Solutions with SAS
"No Compromise" Performance 12Gb/s SAS Designs Underway
Storage Connectivity Solutions Higher Density, Managed Interface
Advancements in PCIe Storage A Preview of SCSI Express
Accelerating Remove Copy with Windows ODX Multiple Demonstrations of T10's Extended Copy Command