Click here to close now.

Welcome!

Cloud Expo Authors: Yeshim Deniz, Elizabeth White, Liz McMillan, Carmen Gonzalez, Pat Romanski

News Feed Item

2013 Storage Visions Conference Announces Annual Visionary Awards Finalists

SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Twelfth Annual Storage Visions Conference held at the Riviera Hotel Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, January 6 & 7, 2013, features great sessions on media and entertainment technology, consumer electronics, computer applications and all aspects of digital storage with the theme of "Petabytes are the New Terabytes." More information is available on the conference at www.storagevisions.com.

The finalist products and companies for the annual Storage Visions Visionary Awards are listed below.  Congratulations to the award finalists!  As usual we had many great product and company submissions for all of these award categories.  The award winner announcements and trophy presentations will be done at the conference lunch on January 6, 2013 during the SV 2013 reception in the exhibit hall of the conference (note new time).  In addition to the award presentation there will be many great door prizes from our sponsors and exhibitors given out at the reception as well as other times during the conference.

Finalists for Visionary Products Awards:   

  • Mobile Consumer Storage
    • Toshiba Hybrid HDD
    • Other World Computing Aura Pro 6G SSD
  • Home Consumer Storage 
    • Connected Data Transporter Drive
    • Data Locker DL3 for Mac
    • SanDisk ReadyCache
  • SOHO Storage
    • ioSafe N2 NAS
    • NETGEAR ReadyNas Duo/NV+ v2
    • Other World Computing Mercury Helios PCI Expansion Chassis
  • Enabling Professional Storage Technology
    • StorSimple Cloud-Integrated Storage Solution 
    • Marvell DragonFly NVCACHE
    • Skyera Solid State Storage System
    • SMART Storage Systems CloudSpeed Server Grade SSDs
  • Professional Media and Entertainment System 
    • Panasonic DataArchiver 
    • Dot Hill Systems AssuredSAN 4000 
    • Active Storage mSTATS
  • Professional Media and Entertainment Storage 
    • Amplidata Amplistor AS36 Storage Module
    • Raidundant SkySAN Storage Appliance 
    • Oracle StorageTek SL150 Modular Tape Library

Finalists for Visionary Company Awards: 

  • Visionary Services and Support 
    • Symform 
    • Kroll Ontrack 
  • Visionary Consumer Electronics Storage  
    • SanDisk 
    • Samsung 
  • Visionary Professional Storage 
    • Panasonic 
    • Intel 
  • Visionary Media and Entertainment Storage  
    • Oracle 
    • MobiliTV

Finalists for Art of Storage Award: 

  • Symform Cloud Storage Network 
  • Connected Data Transporter 
  • Data Locker DL3 for Mac

Other SV 2013 sponsors and exhibitors include the following: Active Storage is a Diamond Sponsor. Intel and SanDisk are Platinum Sponsors.  Aspera, Oracle, Smart Storage Systems and Symform are Silver Sponsors. Bronze Sponsors include Amplidata, Cadence, HDS, Marvell, SATA-IO, SNIA SSSI, Skyera, Trusted Computing Group and Toshiba.  Exhibitors are Dot Hill, Drive Savers, FlexStar, IDT, Panasonic, Raidundant, Nimble Storage and Xendata.   Samsung is the official Internet Sponsor.  Our official News Wire sponsor is PR Newswire (VPO).  Millenniata is a lunch sponsor and SugarSync is the conference picture sharing sponsor.

Our many organization and media sponsors can be found on the conference web site.

There are a limited number of sponsorships and exhibit spaces available for the 2013 Storage Visions® Conference.  For information on sponsorship and exhibit opportunities fill out the appropriate forms available on the conference web site:  www.StorageVisions.com. Interested parties can also call Storage Visions® at 408-978-8184 or email us at [email protected]

Conference registration is now open at:  http://www.storagevisions.com/2013Register.htm and our discounted hotel room block (over 90% full now) at the Rivera Hotel (just across from the Las Vegas Convention Center and the CES is now open at:  http://www.storagevisions.com/2013Travel.htm.

The Storage Visions Conference is put on by the Entertainment Storage Alliance (www.EntertainmentStorage.Org) and Coughlin Associates (www.tomcoughlin.com). 

SOURCE Entertainment Storage Alliance and Coughlin Associates

More Stories By PR Newswire

Copyright © 2007 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PRNewswire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of PRNewswire. PRNewswire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

@CloudExpo Stories
Docker offers a new, lightweight approach to application portability. Applications are shipped using a common container format and managed with a high-level API. Their processes run within isolated namespaces that abstract the operating environment independently of the distribution, versions, network setup, and other details of this environment. This "containerization" has often been nicknamed "the new virtualization." But containers are more than lightweight virtual machines. Beyond their small...
Enthusiasm for the Internet of Things has reached an all-time high. In 2013 alone, venture capitalists spent more than $1 billion dollars investing in the IoT space. With "smart" appliances and devices, IoT covers wearable smart devices, cloud services to hardware companies. Nest, a Google company, detects temperatures inside homes and automatically adjusts it by tracking its user's habit. These technologies are quickly developing and with it come challenges such as bridging infrastructure gaps,...
The move in recent years to cloud computing services and architectures has added significant pace to the application development and deployment environment. When enterprise IT can spin up large computing instances in just minutes, developers can also design and deploy in small time frames that were unimaginable a few years ago. The consequent move toward lean, agile, and fast development leads to the need for the development and operations sides to work very closely together. Thus, DevOps become...
A new definition of Big Data & the practical applications of the defined components & associated technical architecture models This presentation introduces a new definition of Big Data, along with the practical applications of the defined components and associated technical architecture models. In his session at Big Data Expo, Tony Shan will start with looking into the concept of Big Data and tracing back the first definition by Doug Laney, and then he will dive deep into the description of 3V...
NuoDB just introduced the Swifts 2.1 Release. In this demo at 15th Cloud Expo, Seth Proctor, CTO of NuoDB, Inc., discussed why scaling databases in the cloud is challenging, why building your application on top of the infrastructure that is designed with this in mind makes a difference, and what you can do with NuoDB that simplifies your programming model, your operations model.
Hovhannes Avoyan, CEO of Monitis, Inc., a provider of on-demand systems management and monitoring software to 50,000 users spanning small businesses and Fortune 500 companies, has surpassed 1.5 million page views on the SYS-CON family of online magazines, which includes Cloud Computing Journal, DevOps Journal, Internet of Things Journal, and Big Data Journal. His home page at SYS-CON can be found at Montis.SYS-CON.com
You use an agile process; your goal is to make your organization more agile. But what about your data infrastructure? The truth is, today's databases are anything but agile - they are effectively static repositories that are cumbersome to work with, difficult to change, and cannot keep pace with application demands. Performance suffers as a result, and it takes far longer than it should to deliver new features and capabilities needed to make your organization competitive. As your application an...
The consumption economy is here and so are cloud applications and solutions that offer more than subscription and flat fee models and at the same time are available on a pure consumption model, which not only reduces IT spend but also lowers infrastructure costs, and offers ease of use and availability. In their session at 15th Cloud Expo, Ermanno Bonifazi, CEO & Founder of Solgenia, and Ian Khan, Global Strategic Positioning & Brand Manager at Solgenia, discussed this shifting dynamic with an ...
Leysin American School is an exclusive, private boarding school located in Leysin, Switzerland. Leysin selected an OpenStack-powered, private cloud as a service to manage multiple applications and provide development environments for students across the institution. Seeking to meet rigid data sovereignty and data integrity requirements while offering flexible, on-demand cloud resources to users, Leysin identified OpenStack as the clear choice to round out the school's cloud strategy. Additional...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Liaison Technologies, a leading provider of data management and integration cloud services and solutions, has been named "Silver Sponsor" of SYS-CON's 16th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York, NY. Liaison Technologies is a recognized market leader in providing cloud-enabled data integration and data management solutions to break down complex information barriers, enabling enterprises to make sm...
The speed of software changes in growing and large scale rapid-paced DevOps environments presents a challenge for continuous testing. Many organizations struggle to get this right. Practices that work for small scale continuous testing may not be sufficient as the requirements grow. In his session at DevOps Summit, Marc Hornbeek, Sr. Solutions Architect of DevOps continuous test solutions at Spirent Communications, will explain the best practices of continuous testing at high scale, which is r...
The 17th International Cloud Expo has announced that its Call for Papers is open. 17th International Cloud Expo, to be held November 3-5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, brings together Cloud Computing, APM, APIs, Microservices, Security, Big Data, Internet of Things, DevOps and WebRTC to one location. With cloud computing driving a higher percentage of enterprise IT budgets every year, it becomes increasingly important to plant your flag in this fast-expanding bu...
As enterprises engage with Big Data technologies to develop applications needed to meet operational demands, new computation fabrics are continually being introduced. To leverage these new innovations, organizations are sacrificing market opportunities to gain expertise in learning new systems. In his session at Big Data Expo, Supreet Oberoi, Vice President of Field Engineering at Concurrent, Inc., discussed how to leverage existing infrastructure and investments and future-proof them against e...
Collecting data in the field and configuring multitudes of unique devices is a time-consuming, labor-intensive process that can stretch IT resources. Horan & Bird [H&B], Australia’s fifth-largest Solar Panel Installer, wanted to automate sensor data collection and monitoring from its solar panels and integrate the data with its business and marketing systems. After data was collected and structured, two major areas needed to be addressed: improving developer workflows and extending access to a b...
Due of the rise of Hadoop, many enterprises are now deploying their first small clusters of 10 to 20 servers. At this small scale, the complexity of operating the cluster looks and feels like general data center servers. It is not until the clusters scale, as they inevitably do, when the pain caused by the exponential complexity becomes apparent. We've seen this problem occur time and time again. In his session at Big Data Expo, Greg Bruno, Vice President of Engineering and co-founder of StackI...
SYS-CON Events announced today Arista Networks will exhibit at SYS-CON's DevOps Summit 2015 New York, which will take place June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Arista Networks was founded to deliver software-driven cloud networking solutions for large data center and computing environments. Arista’s award-winning 10/40/100GbE switches redefine scalability, robustness, and price-performance, with over 3,000 customers and more than three million cloud networking ports depl...
Hadoop as a Service (as offered by handful of niche vendors now) is a cloud computing solution that makes medium and large-scale data processing accessible, easy, fast and inexpensive. In his session at Big Data Expo, Kumar Ramamurthy, Vice President and Chief Technologist, EIM & Big Data, at Virtusa, will discuss how this is achieved by eliminating the operational challenges of running Hadoop, so one can focus on business growth. The fragmented Hadoop distribution world and various PaaS soluti...
The DevOps Institute (DOI) launched on Monday with the mission of serving as the premier source for aligning industry standard quality DevOps training and examination services for enterprise IT. The Institute is led by a Board of Regents who will oversee DOI’s offerings in an effort to codify and promote DevOps’ best practices and standards that enable enterprise IT to deliver more value faster to their customers. The initial Board of Regents includes Gene Kim, Lori MacVittie, Sanjeev Sharma, ...
Cryptography has become one of the most underappreciated, misunderstood components of technology. It’s too easy for salespeople to dismiss concerns with three letters that nobody wants to question. ‘Yes, of course, we use AES.’ But what exactly are you trusting to be the ultimate guardian of your data? Let’s face it – you probably don’t know. An organic, grass-fed Kobe steak is a far cry from a Big Mac, but they’re both beef, right? Not exactly. Crypto is the same way. The US government require...
Once the decision has been made to move part or all of a workload to the cloud, a methodology for selecting that workload needs to be established. How do you move to the cloud? What does the discovery, assessment and planning look like? What workloads make sense? Which cloud model makes sense for each workload? What are the considerations for how to select the right cloud model? And how does that fit in with the overall IT transformation?