Seagate Technology, in conjunction with PuneTech and Software Exporters Association of Pune (SEAP) presents a talk on The Future of Scale Out Storage by Ken Claffey, VP & GM of the Storage Systems Group at Seagate Technologies, on Monday, 2nd March, at 6pm, in Sumant Moolgaokar Auditorium, ICC Trade Center, SB Road.
Abstract of the Talk
Big Data is changing the nature of storage infrastructure, traditional SAN and NAS systems are becoming obsolete. This disruption is creating opportunities for next generation scale out storage systems and converged infrastructure. Seagate as the world’s preeminent supplier of Disks Drives and Storage enclosures has a unique view point of this transition and the technology underpinnings that will be the foundation of a new data infrastructure designed to meet the challenges of big data. Seagate will present its view on this transition from the storage I/O device level all the way up the I/O stack to the application layer.
About the Speaker – Ken Claffey
Ken Claffey is Vice President and General Manager of Seagate’s Clusterstor™ HPC & Big Data business. Mr. Claffey led Seagate’s HPC initiative that started in 2009 and has led the successful execution of this strategy ever since. Mr. Claffey has also held senior management roles in Business Management, System Architecture, Business Development and Product Management functions at Xyratex, a storage and HPC technology company that was later acquired by Seagate. Prior to that, he held management positions at Adaptec and Eurologic Systems where he established and grew new businesses.
The event is from 6pm to 7pm on Monday, 2nd March, at the Sumant Moolgaokar Auditorium, Ground Floor, Wing A, ICC Trade Center, Senapati Bapat Road.
Fees and registration
The event is free and open for anybody to attend. Please register here.