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"The Time to Virtualize Storage is Now" and DataCore Software Could Not Agree More: Company Shares Its Secrets to 100% Uptime

DataCore Software, a leading provider of software-based virtualization solutions empowering storage, today announced that Virtualization Review has now made available an on-demand supercast event featuring storage expert Jon Toigo on storage virtualization and a DataCore Software presentation plus questions and answers on achieving 100% uptime. In this FREE Storage Virtualization supercast event, learn why Jon Toigo states "storage virtualization is quickly moving from nice-to-have to need-to-have status" and how to successfully deploy and optimize your virtual environments.

Title: The Time to Virtualize Storage is NOW
Keynote: Jon Toigo, CEO Toigo Partners International, Chairman Data Management Institute

Attendees will get an overview of storage virtualization by event chair and moderator Jon Toigo, CEO Toigo Partners International, Chairman Data Management Institute, this multi-hour Supercast is designed to help attendees understand the growing need and value of virtualized storage, as well as tips and strategies for implementation and optimization.

Presentations include:

  • Keynote - The Time to Virtualize Storage is NOW
  • Secrets to 100% Uptime in a Virtualized Environment by DataCore

There are many ways to implement storage virtualization, with DataCore you will not have to disrupt the storage infrastructure you have already deployed. The potential payoff, whether in terms of improved performance, simplified scalability, or improved data resiliency, is immediate and compelling.

The Time to Virtualize Storage is NOW

Storage authority Jon Toigo drills down to the core value of storage virtualization technology then moderates the follow-on presentations. In his presentation, Toigo explores the business value case for storage virtualization by emphasizing the following:

  • The tactical fit of storage virtualization with the server and desktop virtualization strategies that are being pursued by a growing number of companies today.
  • The key differences between storage virtualization approaches and criteria for deciding which approach is right for your needs, and how to separate the marketecture from the architecture in vendor claims.
  • The long term prospects for storage virtualization as a strategic component of a service-oriented infrastructure in a post-hypervisor world.

Storage expert Jon Toigo is a columnist for Enterprise Systems and contributing writer for Virtualization Review. He is a consultant, blogger and author of 15 books on business technology, disaster recovery and data storage.

Secrets to 100% Uptime in a Virtualized Environment at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, Barren County Schools, and North American Stainless

DataCore's Brooks Butler, Director-Technical Account Management Americas, covers the "Secrets to 100% Uptime in a Virtualized Environment." Customers profiled in the presentation span large, medium and small IT environments. Keeping systems up and running 365 days per year while maintaining 100% data availability without breaking the bank has always been the insurmountable hurdle. Virtualization doesn't get us any closer. Virtual servers tend to fail at least as often as physical ones, and are downtime multipliers due to the number of applications that may be affected by a single hardware failure. On the data side, the cost to replicate data across a WAN between two (or three) mirrored arrays all branded by the same vendor is exorbitant.

Watch this free, informative Supercast:

http://virtualizationreview.com/webcasts/2010/10/vr-storage-supercast.aspx

Published Thursday, December 09, 2010 12:28 PM by David Marshall
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