In this intensive webcast we will explore the challenges of managing ad hoc SAN growth including: competitive pressure, serving growing and more sophisticated user base, end-user expectation that your content be available anywhere/anytime, assets as a monetary source, rapid ingest of pockets of analog sources... including an end user perspective on real world examples.
In this webcast, experts from Active Storage and Quantum will explore:
- how lagging software interoperability challenges SAN
- what developments have been game changers
- how to respond to internal and external pressures
- availability issues including what is and is not possible today and in the future
- advice about specific issues users have and will face
- detailed examples of how real problems were resolved
DATE: Wednesday, February 15, 2012
TIME: 11:00 AM PST
Alex Grossman, CEO, Active Storage
Alex Grossman is a 20 year veteran of the storage industry and a former Senior Director at Apple where he was responsible for driving the development of Apple's server and storage products. Prior to joining Apple, Grossman was Sr. Vice President of Sales, Marketing, and New Product Development at MicroNet Technology, Inc., a developer and manufacturer of hardware storage solutions for creative professionals and IT managers. Grossman has contributed to several patents associated with storage technology and led the team that developed the first FireWire-based Storage Area Network.
Janae Lee, SVP, Filesystem and Archive
Janae Stow Lee is the Senior Vice President of Filesystem and Archive at Quantum Corporation. She has over 30 years of experience in the storage industry, including ten years working with a variety of data reduction and file system software and hardware. Prior to Quantum, she was CEO at TimeSpring Software (now Doubletake Software); VP of Product, Marketing and Business Development at Avamar (now EMC); and a senior sales and marketing executive at both Legato Systems (EMC) and IBM Storage.