The Seagate Kinetic Open Storage Platform fundamentally changes how storage devices interface with applications in the object storage world. As the creation of unstructured data continues to double every two years, the traditional paradigm of a hardware-centric, file-based storage infrastructure becomes increasingly inefficient and costly to manage and maintain for scale-out data centers. The Kinetic platform has huge implications on not only CAPEX and OPEX, but also storage density and performance through a complete disaggregation of storage from compute. Seagate's Advanced Storage team will discuss the joint work being done with in scale out storage on Swift and utilizing the Seagate Kinetic Open Storage Platform.
CEO, SwiftStack, SwiftStack
Joe Arnold is CEO and founder of SwiftStack. SwiftStack is a technology innovator of private cloud storage for today’s applications, powered by OpenStack Swift. Joe was part of the early public OpenStack Swift launches outside of Rackspace at Internap and KT. Joe has been active in the OpenStack community since the Austin Summit and has been heavily involved in meetups, design summits and conferences.
Senior Director Product Management, Advanced Storage Group, Seagate
Ali Fenn is Sr. Director, Advanced Storage at Seagate, where she leads business development and product management for new platform solutions, open source engagement, and software innovation. Ali’s career includes 15 years in Business Development, Strategy, and Sales leadership roles across the enterprise software, infrastructure, and SaaS application market segments. Most recently Fenn founded and led the consulting firm... Read More →
Wednesday May 14, 2014 5:20pm - 6:00pm
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