Storage Field Day 19 RoundUp

Upcoming week I’ll be attending Storage Area Working day 19. As you in all probability now know this occasion is part of the Tech Industry Working day, a formidable sequence of touring features by which IT distributors present their applied sciences to 12 influencers in an interactive live-streaming session that’s afterwards included to the TFD’s YouTube channel. It is an fascinating perform, ordinarily filled with the latest sector info, nice engineering insights and assists me to remain in contact with different influencers when acquiring the prospect to location new developments.

Vendor line-up for up coming week is definitely intriguing, pulling collectively based distributors, startups and far more.

In this text a swift spherical-up of the presenters with a shorter comment and one-way hyperlinks to get an thought of what to hope:

Dell EMC

Dell could have three periods at SFD, presenting an replace on Isilon (a scale-out NAS course of), a session on EnergyOne (an progressive all-in-one course of that ensures to dramatically automate and simplify infrastructure features) and a third session on DevOps. This is an essential 12 months for Dell EMC which is in the midst of motion of integrating and rationalizing its merchandise line-up by the use of the event of recent options that can inherit the best technological innovation and traits from current ones. For some hints on the general Dell EMC strategy and what we’ve got to depend on from them in 2020, take note of this Voices in Facts Storage podcast episode I recorded very last 12 months with Pierluca Chiodelli, VP of Merchandise Management at Dell.


Sadly, I’ve but to fulfill them however what superior scenario than SFD to hook up with a vendor? Searching their web-site, they’ve solutions for DR-aaS and Backup-aaS, which is a extremely sizzling matter among the many enterprises of all measurements. For loads of organizations, data protection and DR are the preliminary cloud providers they mainly use. I’m undoubtedly curious to know far more about what they do and the way.


Komprise is part of a staff of startups that counsel revolutionary strategies to urgent difficulties that every particular person group is going through, and I’ve been subsequent them fastidiously for fairly a while now: data growth and knowledge administration. I said their possibility in a few of my GigaOm reviews earlier calendar 12 months. In this article is an instance. I’m pretty curious to take heed to the most recent from them.


This firm is pioneering within the space of higher-efficiency object outlets. A brand new class of merchandise shops that affiliate greater tempo, scalability, and a few neat choices for giant particulars, HPC and AI workloads. An excellent substitution for some scale-out file units whereas attempting to maintain the advantages and accessibility of S3-compatible merchandise outlets. I talked about them in my most present report about object storage: Vital Requirements for Assessing Company Item Storage. I’m actually constructive this might be a have to-look at session.


NetApp is without doubt one of the preliminary storage distributors to really have an understanding of the cloud and alter to supply their know-how on as quite a few platforms as attainable, envisioning what they name Information Cloth. I’m fairly good about their over-all tactic and, typically, their TFD shows are genuinely fulfilling. In this text a backlink to an article I wrote about NetApp Material Orchestrator after TFD20. Let us see what else they’ve equipped for us!

Tiger Know-how

Another new firm for me and a brand new presenter for SFD as completely. I’m executing some analysis to comprehend what they do by digging on their web web site and taking a look at among the documentation I discovered on-line. I’m fairly curious now to check and have an understanding of additional about their know-how and enterprise design, and I’m fairly positive I’ll have slightly one thing to share with you quickly after their session.


A startup working with the latest flash and cloud technological know-how that delivers a higher-general efficiency scale-out storage method. Spectacular general efficiency and scalability that by now demonstrated their know-how fairly a couple of occasions at TFD actions. I recorded a podcast not a prolonged back with Liran Zvibal (CEO and co-founder) by which we talked in regards to the challenges of getting trusted significant-efficiency file storage within the cloud and the way is corporate addresses this number of problematics. Also, on this state of affairs, I’m pretty completely positive they may have some good info to share with us.

Western Digital

WD typically has some fairly neat technological know-how to exhibit us, they usually can go actually deep on the technical features constructing the session typically very informative and educative. They are one of many greatest flash reminiscence and HDDs suppliers, they usually lover with nearly all people on this trade. Their periods are consistently a must take a look at to get an considered the potential of the storage enterprise. For living proof, previous calendar 12 months I recorded a podcast with them about zoned storage, a reasonably superb know-how that could possibly be earlier than lengthy a part of fairly a couple of flash and disk units. Below the website link to the episode.

And much more

We may also have a “secret company” presenting. I don’t truly know something about it however, however often, these periods are sometimes price a have a look at.

Closing the Circle

This occasion is filled with fantastic durations, will probably be streamed reside on, and you may chime in by working with the hashtag #SFD19 on twitter. If you can also make it, the courses might be uploaded on YouTube shortly proper after the dwell celebration.

On my facet I’ll take a look at to incorporate as significantly as I can, historical past movies, podcasts and likewise compose content material articles that you will uncover on this article on GigaOm.

Disclaimer: I used to be invited to Storage Discipline Working day 19 by GestaltIT they usually paid for journey and lodging, I’ve not been compensated for my time and am not obliged to weblog web site. On prime of that, the content material is just not reviewed, approved or edited by some other particular person than the GigaOm group. Some of the distributors described on this submit are GigaOm shoppers.

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