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2005 Network Storage Conference Details AnnouncedConference to be held March 7, 8 and 9, 2005 (July 13, 2004)
The Network Storage Conference (NSC) is a major industry event dedicated to analyzing new architectural processes in network storage and storage management. This is a management conference designed to stimulate the storage industry and give it a forum in which to debate fundamental principles and directions. The 2005 Network Storage Conference will be held March 7, 8 and 9, 2005 at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Milpitas California.
NSC focuses on analyzing the major architectural implementations and strategic choices made by the vendors, debate the users reaction, and discuss the opportunities and risks of new services, solutions and technologies. The conference has established itself as a premier storage conference since its creation in 1994. It was instrumental in pulling the industry into an unprecedented coalition that led to the creation of the Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA).
The Network Storage Conference offers speakers a unique opportunity to influence the direction of the industry, and promote their companys messages in front of a powerful audience of users, storage management vendors and Network Operating Systems leaders. 300 professionals attended last years conference in Monterey.
Topics and products to be addressed are:
· Advances in hardware and software technology, system architectures
· Users case studies- Issues, needs, cost of ownership
· Service and Support- VARs, SSPs, Integrators, Co-locators
· Interconnects, Interfaces and Protocols SATA, SAS, iSCSI, IP,and FC
· Intelligence in Gateways, Routers and Switches
· Data Utility
· Backup and Archive, D2D backup, Virtual Tape
· Business Continuance, Disaster Recovery
· Clustering, Mirroring, Replication
· Security and Security Management
· Information Lifecycle Management
· SAN and NAS, virtualization, aggregation, coexistence and convergence
The tentative agenda for the event is:
MONDAY March 7, 2005 -- 1:00PM to 8:00 PM
A-1 NEW ARCHITECTURAL CONCEPTS
A-2 PROVISIONING AND MANAGING STORAGE
TUESDAY MARCH 8, 2005 -- 8:00 AM TO 8:00 PM
B-1 MANAGING AND PLANNING THE IT OPERATION -- A USER'S VIEW
B-2 SECURING, PROTECTING AND RECOVERING DATA
WEDNESDAY MARCH 9, 2005 -- 8:00 AM TO 5:00 PM
C-1 INTELLIGENT STORAGE
C-2 NEW APPLICATIONS FOR NETWORKED STORAGE
C-3 AWARDS PRESENTATION
For more information about the Network Storage Conference 2005 visit www.networkstorageconference.com.
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