January 6-7, 2013    Riviera Hotel, Las Vegas, NV, USA
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Day 1 (Sunday January 6, 2013)

7:30 to 8:00 AM Continental Breakfast      Sponsored by Panasas Panasas

8:00 to 8:15 AM Introduction: Tom Coughlin, Coughlin Associates View this Presentation

8:15 to 9:45 AM A1: Somewhere a Space for Us: Looking for Storage for High Resolution Content Capture and Production      Sponsored by HDS HDS
Moderator: Pallab Chatterjee, Media and Entertainment Technologies
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This session addresses digital storage and the requirements for capturing, rendering, editing and archiving content. The media industry is being transformed by file-based and even object-based workflows, 4K and even 8K content as well as stereoscopic video. Larger content libraries support an increasing diversity of content delivery methods while raw video content of several petabytes is not uncommon for a single project.
Don Molaro, DataDirect Networks View this Presentation
Jim Jonez, Dot Hill
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Tracey Doyle, HDS View this Presentation
Steven Cohen, Aberdeen LLC
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Tracy Spitler, IntelliProp
Brent Welch, Panasas

9:45 to 10:00 AM Morning Break      Sponsored by HDDFA HDDFA

10:00 to 10:30 AM Keynote 1: Yoshiaki Shishikui; Head of Advanced Television Systems Research Division, Science and Technology Research Laboratories; NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corporation) View this Presentation

10:30 to 12:00 AM B1: Safe at Last: Protecting, Storing and Recovering Personal and Commercial Content       Sponsored by Trusted Computing Group TCG
Michael Willett, Samsung
This session covers the challenges facing security and protection of stored content, including content on mobile devices as well as at home and in the cloud. Finding secure content requires indexing and the creation of metadata and this session will look at metadata creation and use. Standardized security products are making data security easier than ever while enabling desired content sharing. In addition to content security other content protection topics will be covered such as content recovery.
Michael Willett, Samsung View this Presentation
Chris Bross, DriveSavers View this Presentation
Robert Day, Linuxworks View this Presentation
Bob Thibadeau, Wave Systems View this Presentation
Dave Anderson, Seagate Technology View this Presentation
Allison Boerum, Kroll Ontrack

12:00 to 1:30 PM Lunch and Exhibits      Sponsored by SanDisk SanDisk

1:30 to 2:00 PM Keynote 2: Peter K. Hazen, Marketing Director, Non-Volatile Memory (NVM) Solutions Group, Intel View this Presentation

2:00 to 2:45 PM C1: Analyst Perspectives: What is Ours and Where is it in a Connected World?
      Sponsored by
Coughlin Associates Coughlin Associates
Dennis Waid, Peripheral Research
Learn what storage technologies VCs are investing in as tomorrow’s opportunities. What do leading analysts think will be the balance between storage in the cloud, in consumer electronics and computers. What are the trends and technologies that will drive the growth of the professional entertainment and consumer storage markets?

Jeff Janukowicz, IDC View this Presentation
Jim Handy, Objective Analysis View this Presentation
Kristopher Kubicki, Dynamite Data View this Presentation
Benjamin Arnold, NPD View this Presentation

2:45 to 3:00 PM Afternoon Break and Networking      Sponsored by SNIA/SSSI SNIA/SSSI

3:00 to 4:30 PM D1: A Better Mousetrap or Better Mice: Storage Developments Drive New Storage System Options      Sponsored by Marvell Marvell
Moderator: Jim Handy, Objective Analysis
Find out about exciting new storage device, device interfaces and systems architectures for computers, mobile devices, and enterprise storage systems including thin client computers with cloud access, SSD-based computer and hybrid and dual storage computers and storage systems offering the advantages of flash memory and hard disk drives in various combinations.
Jim Pappas, Intel View this Presentation
Paul Wassenberg, Marvell View this Presentation
Mike Fitzpatrick, Toshiba
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Marty Czekalski Seagate View this Presentation
Paul Luse, Intel
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Sumit Puri, LSI
Mike James, SanDisk

4:30 to 5:15 PM E1: Taming the Beast: New Frontiers in Storage Software      Sponsored by Intel Intel
Moderator: Jim Pappas, Intel View this Presentation
The introduction of flash memory for non-volatile memory and storage has changed the ways that storage devices can be used by storage software. This session will explore new developments in operating systems and software that are enabled by the latest developments in storage interfaces and a new storage hierarchy. Find out what you need to know to make the greatest use of digital storage in your applications..
Walt Hubis, Fusion-io
Doug Voigt, HP
Bob Beauchamp, EMC
Don Walker, Dell

5:15 to 6:00 PM F1: What we want: A Conversation about Storage for Media and Entertainment Professionals
      Sponsored by Createasphere
Moderator: Mary Yurkovic, World Resource Management
Leaders in the Media & Entertainment space discuss how they are managing massive amounts of content and reveal their desires & needs for storage in their digital eco-systems. In organizations where the partnership of IT, performance, and infrastructure are critical, our panel of experts will share what is working, what is needed today and what they would like to see in 2013 to help their long-term archive strategy.
Ken Brady, Turner Broadcast
Christy King, Ultimate Fighting Championship®
Justin Stotlemyer, Shutterfly

Clyde Smith, FOX Network Engineering and Operations
6:00 to 8:00 PM Reception: Sponsored by Active Storage Active Storage

Day 2 (Monday January 7, 2013)

7:30 to 8:00 AM Continental Breakfast Sponsored by SATA-IO SATA-IO

8:00 to 9:30 AM A2: Smart Phones, Tablets and Ultrabooks: What will they use for storage?
      Sponsored by Toshiba Toshiba
Melissa Perenson, PC World
Smart Phones and Tablets are very portable and powerful but they generally don’t have enough storage and processing power to do everything the user wants so they depend upon cloud based applications. Will these devices displace computers? Will Ultrabook computers running Windows 8 find a wide market and will they use SSDs, SSDs with HDDs or hybrid HDDs? What will consumers storage on the web vs. locally and will they use external, perhaps wireless, storage devices as well. Find out about the future of storage in mobile consumer products in this session.
Patty Kim, Toshiba View this Presentation
John Rydning, IDC View this Presentation

Jeff Fochtman, Seagate View this Presentation
Anand Srinivasan, Qualcomm View this Presentation
Doug Dumitru, Easyco
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Eric Zappa, ATTO
Wolfgang Schlichting, Wolf Research

9:30 to 10:00 AM Keynote 3: Kevin Conley, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Client Storage Solutions, SanDisk Corporation View this Presentation

10:00 to 10:15 AM Morning Break      Sponsored by Symform Symform

10:15 to 11:45 AM B2: Data Where art Thou?: Long Term Content Protection and Archiving
      Sponsored by Oracle
Robin Harris, Storage Mojo
High resolution content won’t last forever unless content owners create a rational archive that includes good metadata and digital asset management. Today’s archives serve as active libraries for a multitude of content distribution networks as well as long-term content repositories. As the complexity and resolution of digital content increases, archiving technology will play a bigger role in making sure today’s content survives. This session will help you with your long term data protection plan.
Paul Speciale, Amplidata View this Presentation
Ed Childers, IBM View this Presentation
Russ Kennedy, Cleversafe View this Presentation
Molly Rector, Spectra Logic Presentation Will Not Be Available
Fernando Moreira, Quotium

Bob Raymond, Oracle

11:45 AM to 1:15 PM Lunch and Exhibits: Lunch     Sponsored by Millenniata Millenniata

1:15 to 2:45 PM C2: My Life in the Clouds: Opportunities and Challenges for Consumer and Enterprise Cloud Storage      Sponsored by Aspera Aspera
Moderator: Tom Leyden, Amplidata
Distributing content as well as on-line back-up and disaster recovery are driving demand for remote storage. Cloud storage now includes personal clouds as well as storage as a service. This session exposes the storage requirements and trends for on-line content delivery and remote storage. Learn about new business opportunities and how they’ll impact the growth and use of storage in this growing market.
Tom Leyden, Amplidata View this Presentation
Janae Lee, Quantum View this Presentation
Michelle Munson, Aspera View this Presentation
Robert Jenkins, CloudSigma View this Presentation
Scott Van Woudenberg, Google View this Presentation
Margaret Dawson, Symform View this Presentation
Tony Gauda, Bitcasa
2:45 to 4:15 PM D2: Same as it Ever Was?—What’s Ahead for Content Storage: Sponsored by Skyera Skyera
Chris Preimesberger, eWeek
What storage technologies will provide tomorrows’ content storage needs? Find out about the latest in storage technologies such as hard disk drives, solid state drives, flash memory and brand new storage technologies. Learn about new effective, green and speedy storage devices and networks.
Radoslav Danilak, SkyeraView this Presentation
John Scaramuzzo, SMART Storage Systems View this Presentation
Wen Yu, Nimble Storage
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Ryan Smith, Samsung View this Presentation
Roy Sherrill, Datalight
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Tad Hunt, Exablox
Jay Krone, LenovoEMC

4:15 to 4:30 PM Afternoon Break      Sponsored by SMART Storage Systems SMART Storage Systems

4:30 to 6:00 PM E2: It’s Up to You: Making, Saving, Sharing and Protecting Family and Business Content
      Sponsored by IDC IDC
Dave Reinsel, IDC
As home storage and small office requirements increase we need new ways to organize, backup, share and manage our rich personal and commercial content. Find out about the technology and business models enabling personal cloud storage as well as direct attached and networked storage for consumers. This is one of the biggest growth areas in consumer storage-find out why.
David Reinsel, IDC View this Presentation
Elizabeth Conner, IDC View this Presentation
Pravin Bathija, AppliedMicro View this Presentation
Paul Stich, CTERA Networks View this Presentation
Matt Pahnke, Netgear
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Geoff Barrall, Connected Data
Steve Lampen, Belden

6:00 PM Conference Ends

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Some of Our 2013 Presenters

Yoshiaki Shishikui
Keynote Speaker: Yoshiaki Shishikui; Head of Advanced Television Systems Research Division, Science and Technology Research Laboratories; NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corporation)

Peter K. Hazen
Keynote Speaker: Peter K. Hazen, Marketing Director, Non-Volatile Memory (NVM) Solutions Group, Intel

Allison Boerum
Allison Boerum, Kroll Ontrack

Anand Srinivasan
Anand Srinivasan, Qualcomm

Ben Arnold
Ben Arnold, NPD

Bob Beaucamp
Bob Beaucamp, EMC

Bob Raymond
Bob Raymond, Oracle

Robert Thibadeau
Bob Thibadeau, Wave Systems

Brent Welch
Brent Welch, Panasas

Bruce Masters
Bruce Masters, IBM

Chris Bross
Chris Bross, DriveSavers

Chris Preimesberger
Chris Preimesberger, eWeek

Christy King
Christy King, UFC

Clyde Smith
Clyde Smith, FOX Network Engineering and Operations

Dave Anderson
Dave Anderson, Seagate Technology

Dave Reinsel
Dave Reinsel, IDC

Dennis Waid
Dennis Waid, Peripheral Research

Don Molaro
Don Molaro, Data Direct Networks

Don Walker
Don Walker, Dell

Doug Dumitru
Doug Dumitru, EasyCo

Doug Voigt
Doug Voigt, HP

Ed Childers
Ed Childers, IBM

Eric Zappa
Eric Zappa, ATTO

Geoff Barrall
Geoff Barrall, Connected Data

Liz Conner
Liz Conner, IDC

Fernando Moreira
Fernando Moreira, Quotium

Geoff Barrall
Geoff Barrall, Connected Data

Jay Krone
Jay Krone, LenovoEMC

Jeff Fochtman
Jeff Fochtman, Seagate

Jeff Janukowicz
Jeff Janukowicz, IDC

Jim Handy
Jim Handy, Objective Analysis

Jim Jonez
Jim Jonez, Dot Hill

Jim Pappas
Jim Pappas, Intel

John Rydning
John Rydning, IDC

John Scaramuzzo
John Scaramuzzo, SMART Storage Systems

Justin Stottlemyer
Justin Stottlemyer, Shutterfly

Ken Brady
Ken Brady, Turner Studios

Kris Kubicki
Kris Kubicki, Dynamite Data

Marty Czekalski
Marty Czekalski, Seagate

Mary Yurkovic
Mary Yurkovic, Createasphere