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Emerging Technologies in Storage: Disaggregation of Storage Function

Join us for a fast-paced and informative 60-minute roundtable as we discuss one of the newest trends in storage: Disaggregation of traditional storage functions. A major trend within IT is to leverage server and server-side resources to the maximum extent possible. Hyper-scale architectures have led to the commoditization of servers and flash technology is now ubiquitous and is often times most affordable as a server-side component. Underutilized compute resources exist in many datacenters as the growth in CPU power has outpaced other infrastructure elements. One current hot trend — software-defined-storage—advocates collocating all storage functions to the server side but also relies on local, directly attached storage to create a shared pool of storage. That limits the server’s flexibility in terms of form factor and compute scalability. 
Now some vendors are exploring a new, optimally balanced approach. New forms of storage are emerging that first smartly modularize storage functions, and then intelligently host components in different layers of the infrastructure. With the help of a lively panel of experts we will unpack this topic and explore how their innovative approach to intelligently distributing storage functions can bring about better customer business outcomes.

Moderator:
Jeff Kato, Senior Analyst & Consultant, Taneja Group

Panelists:
Brian Biles, Founder & CEO, Datrium
Kate Davis, Senior Marketing Manager, HPE
Nutanix

  • Premiered: 05/19/16
  • Location: OnDemand
  • Speaker(s): Jeff Kato, Taneja Group; Brian Biles, Datrium; Kate Davis, HPE; Nutanix
Topic(s): Jeff Kato Datrium HPE Nutanix Storage hyper scale hyper-scale hyperscale software-defined software-defined storage SDS software defined Software Defined Storage