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Reinventing Cloud Storage Services Through Innovation and Collaboration

At Cloud Expo, Amplidata CTO Wim De Wispelaere to discuss the requirements to delivering a global cloud storage service

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The reach and demand of cloud storage services are rapidly expanding as many organizations are expressing interest in storage-as-a service (STaaS) for public, private and hybrid cloud implementations. The next generation of applications and workloads are driving a big change in storage requirements that lead us to develop a new object-based software defined storage platform with elastic Exabyte scalability and enterprise consistency in flexible dynamic and open architecture.

A major worldwide telco provider was looking to enter the Storage as a Service market and wanted to reinvent cloud storage services delivering unprecedented capabilities and value to a variety of external and internal customers. They explored a number of options and ultimately choose to work with Amplidata to help them design and build and enterprise class cloud storage platform using their hardware platform of choice.

In his session at 14th Cloud Expo, Wim De Wispelaere, CTO & Founder of Amplidata, will walk through the requirements, technical challenges and solution that enabled them to deliver a world class global cloud storage service.

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Wim De Wispelaere, CTO & Founder of Amplidata, is a Storage veteran who has been involved in the development and launch of several innovative products and technologies. Before starting Amplidata, he was Director of Product Management at Symantec (Veritas), responsible for the introduction of deduplication (NetBackup PureDisk) and disk backup technologies in the market-leading Veritas NetBackup product. The deduplication technology had been developed at DataCenter Technolgies where he was leading product management and pre-sales. Prior to DCT, Wim was technical product manager at Alcatel launching high speed ADSL technology during the early years of broadband internet. Wim has a Master's Degree in Electronics Engineering from the Ghent University in Belgium.

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