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RELDATA Hosting Webcast on Capitalizing on the Boom in Unified Storage(January 27, 2010) www.reldata.com), the innovation leader in unified block and file storage solutions over iSCSI, is hosting a webcast on January 27, 2010 for its partner network, titled "Capitalizing on the Boom in Unified Storage." The webcast will feature John McArthur, former IDC analyst and IT director for a major East Coast financial institution, who will discuss the latest trends in unified storage and how companies can position their businesses to capitalize on this signicant market opportunity.
Analysts are predicting a return to growth in the storage market in 2010. Projects that were deferred in 2009 will be implemented in 2010, because the installed base of systems is aging, expensive to maintain, and running out of available capacity. Increased adoption of server virtualization software from VMware, Citrix and Microsoft, will drive both networked storage demand and the need for higher levels of storage system availability. While storage efficiency has lagged server efficiency, unified storage brings the storage administrator the same efficiency and ease-of-administration benefits that server virtualization has brought server administrators.
About John McArthur
John McArthur is President of Walden Technology Partners, Inc., a RELDATA board member, and served Group Vice President and General Manager at IDC, a leading market research company.
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RELDATA is the innovation leader in unified block and file storage solutions over iSCSI which cost-effectively enable mid-size and distributed enterprises to nondisruptively consolidate, virtualize and protect business data across multi-vendor platforms, providing highly scalable, cost-effective integrated storage, disaster recovery and high availability solutions. The RELDATA Unified Storage Engine (USE) platform allows companies to integrate their existing storage infrastructure to minimize the functional compromise of siloed block and file solutions while reducing administration costs and data protection compliance risk, and preserve current storage investments at lower total costs. Founded in 2005 and headquartered in Parsippany, New Jersey, RELDATA solutions are available through a global network of value added resellers. For more information, visit www.reldata.com.
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