SolidFire to Host “Fueling Predictable and Profitable Primary Storage in the Cloud” Webinar

DeepStorage and SolidFire to Show How SSDs Can Enable Performance-Based Storage Services in the Cloud

BOULDER, Colo., March 16, 2012

SolidFire, a provider of all-solid-state (SSD) primary storage systems for cloud service providers, announced today a webinar titled "Fueling predictable and profitable primary storage in the cloud with SolidFire."

WHAT: All webinar attendees will receive a complimentary copy of Howard Marks' whitepaper on the use of in-line data reduction techniques in primary storage. During this webinar, attendees will learn different data reduction techniques and how effective they truly are. They will hear how in-line deduplication, compression, and thin provisioning can be executed without any performance impact. The speakers will show real-world pricing and profitability examples of all-solid-state-storage systems deployed in the cloud.

WHEN: The webinar will take place on March 27, at 2 p.m. EST.

WHERE: To register for the webinar click here.

WHO: This webinar will bring together Howard Marks, DeepStorage founder and chief scientist, and Dave Wright, SolidFire founder and CEO.

A leading storage analyst, Marks has spent 25 years building, testing, and reviewing storage infrastructure products. He wrote hundreds of articles for publications such as PC Magazine, Network World, and InformationWeek, and regularly participates as a keynote speaker at industry events. Marks provides IT professionals with practical reviews and guidelines for implementing new technologies that address critical performance issues. He can be found on Twitter at the handle @deepstoragenet.

The other speaker is Dave Wright, who left Stanford in 1998 to start GameSpy Industries, which merged with IGN Entertainment. In 2007, he founded Jungle Disk, a cloud-based storage and backup startup acquired by Rackspace. Wright worked with the Rackspace Cloud division to build a cloud platform supporting tens of thousands of customers. In 2009, he founded SolidFire. Wright can also be found on Twitter at the handle @jungledave.

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