“Taming the Data Beast” at the STA Technology Showcase

ATTEN-SHUN Serial Storage Wire Readers!

Whether you use Siri, Outlook, Google, or an old fashioned day timer, you’ll want to mark your calendars now for Wednesday May 9, 2012. It’s a special day for STA and one you simply can’t miss. From 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. that evening, STA will be opening the doors to its free Technology Showcase at the Santa Clara Hyatt featuring a packed-full agenda of SAS storage products and technologies demonstrations, special guest speakers, high-level networking, a hosted reception and more beastly surprises.

The theme of the event is “Taming the Data Beast”, so be on the lookout for complex storage “monsters” lurking amidst an atmosphere of an unbridled explosion of data. STA is unleashing a suite of new and evolving technologies, designed to tackle these unruly brutes, and help transform even the most unwieldy of data centers into cutting edge storage solutions.

We’ve lined up a special roster of guest speakers including leading storage systems market analyst Ben Woo of IDC Ben as our featured keynote. Ben will kick off this event by providing a big picture overview of where the storage industry is headed and the beasts that prowl within.

A series of short technical presentations will follow our keynote, presented by industry leading OEMs and technology solution providers, highlighting just a few of the beast taming tools you can add to your arsenal. Prior to the demonstration and reception, a brief preview of where SAS and its related technologies are trending will be unveiled.

The hosted reception and the Showcase will immediately following the formal presentations, You’ll have plenty of time to stroll through a room full of demonstrations, featuring 12Gb/s SAS, advanced connectivity, PCIe based storage, remote copy, and server clustering to name a few. While you’re strolling, you’ll also be enjoying the food, drink and high-level networking with serious storage professionals.

We’re expecting a big turn-out so save your spot now by registering online at http://www.scsita.org/sas-showcase-2012.html. When you arrive, you’ll be greeted with a “beastly” bag of storage “Swag.” Who knows what may be lurking inside?

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