Visionary Cloud Storage and Applications at the 2017 Storage Visions Conference


--Focusing on digital storage for unstructured data--


San Jose, CA, October 9, 2017—The 2017 Storage Visions Conference (SV 2017). will be held Monday, October 16, 2017 in Milpitas, CA ( The conference will feature sessions on visionary cloud storage visions and digital storage applications.


The 2017 Storage Visions Conference theme is “New Visions for Digital Storage” and the conference will bring together the vendors, end users, researchers and visionaries that will meet the growing demand for digital storage for all aspects of unstructured and lightly structured data.  Speaker, Sponsorship and exhibit opportunities are now available and registration is open as well.   Registration is available at: Following is information about these two sessions.

Clear Visions for Future Cloud Storage 
 Allan McLennan, PADEM Media Group

Object based storage is showing up in more and more applications, no longer just tied to archiving. With higher Baseband and Wireless Communications networks cloud storage enables a new ecosystem of services that will enable economic growth, supporting both industrial and consumer IoT, connected and autonomous vehicles and smart everything. New hierarchies are being forged for local and remote storage. These hierarchies and architectures are enhancing the human experience and our knowledge and ability to care for the world around us as well as push mankind into new frontiers. This session will let you participate in this future vision

• Gary Green, Avid
• Krishna Subramanian, Komprise
• Mark Pastor, Active Archive Alliance
• Ramin Elahi, UCSC

Visionary Applications of Digital Storage 

Moderator:  Dhaval Brahmbhatt, Phychip

Find out about the latest trends in digital storage and non-volatile memory technologies for diverse applications including media and entertainment, databases and big data analytics, the consumer and industrial Internet of Things, connected and smart cars as well as smart cities and smart everything else. Meet the people and companies who are making the future.

• Jon Toor, Cloudian
• Thomas Rivera, SNIA

 Robert Thibadeau, Drive Trust Alliance
 Marc-Antoine Benglia, Kwilt


Also if you are involved in archiving digital content, the SNIA 100 Year Archive Task Force would like your input on a survey to determine the requirements for long-term digital information retention in the data center.  You can take the survey here:


About the Storage Visions Conference

In the next few years vast quantities of data will be generated and will need rapid analysis to be useful.  This data will come from digital healthcare, genomics, the Internet of Things, Big Science, Artificial intelligence, manufacturing as well as cloud and fog computing.  The 2017 Storage Visions Conference will help businesses, IT professionals and data scientists understand the digital storage solutions that will make them successful in this new world.


In addition to the sessions, there will also be five keynote talks during the conference and a sponsored reception in the evening.  The agenda for the Storage Visions Conference is at  


Intel and Quantum are Diamond Sponsors, Red Hat is a Platinum Sponsor, Sony is a Silver Sponsor, SATA-io and Komprise are Bronze Sponsors and Active Storage, Cloudian, Easyco, Newisys and SwiftStack are exhibitors.  Media and Organization Sponsors include Active Archive Alliance, Broadcast Beat,, Bright Blue Innovation, CIOReview, City of Milpitas, Colonial Purchasing, Coughlin Associates, Digital Cinema Society, Enterprise Services Outlook, IEEE-CNSV, DCIA, Entertainment Storage Alliance, Flash Memory Summit, HDDFA, Media and Entertainment Tech, SNIA, SNIA SSSI, St. Petersburg State University of Film and Television, and the Trusted Computing Group


A limited number of sponsorships and exhibits opportunities are still available for the 2017 Storage Visions Conference. Several levels of conference, web site and event sponsorship are available as well as table-top exhibits.  Information on the sponsorship and exhibit opportunities are available at:


For additional information on the conference call 408-202-5098 or email 


The Storage Visions Conference is put on by the Entertainment Storage Alliance ( and Coughlin Associates (  Storage Visions is a registered trademark of Coughlin Associates.

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