BOULDER, Colo., November 03, 2011
SolidFire, a provider of all-solid-state (SSD) primary storage systems for cloud service providers, today announced that the company will be exhibiting at the Cloud Expo Conference, taking place in Santa Clara, November 7-10, 2011. On Thursday, November 10, 9:55 to10:40 a.m. Pacific Time, Adam Carter, the company's director of product management, will present a session titled "Benefits of All-SSD Architectures in the Cloud" based on his experience from companies such as SolidFire, LeftHand Networks, HP, and VMware.
Carter's session will look at different methods and benefits of using SSDs for high-performance, primary storage within the cloud. It will explain specific requirements of cloud infrastructures and why they need "better" storage designed with the cloud in mind. He will talk about the latest advances in SSD-based technologies that allow cloud providers to guarantee quality of service, increase system efficiency, and fully automate management, which are vital for their businesses.
This week, just in time for Cloud Expo, SolidFire has announced $25 million in Series B funding, bringing the total funding amount to $37 million for this two-year old startup. To find out more, visit SolidFire at Cloud Expo at booth 830 or register for an upcoming webinar where Dave Wright, the company's founder and CEO, will explain how performance virtualization enables new storage services in the cloud. The webinar will take place on November 17, 2-3 p.m. ET.