Education "on-the-go" from the leading authority in storage events

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Storage Decisions University is our popular, easy-to-access online education program designed to provide progressive learning content to you - the storage decision-maker - affected by today’s most pressing storage challenges.

Each lesson is taught by a top industry expert and delivered in topically-focused classrooms -- all designed to help you make more informed decisions about your varying technology strategies. And when you’ve completed a course, you can test your knowledge with each classroom’s final quiz!

Enrollment is FREE and there are no limitations on attendance

Find out for yourself what makes Storage Decisions University so user-friendly – click here to take a tour today – and browse through our various classrooms to find the one that best meets your current needs.

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Classrooms

Automated Storage Tiering - Tier Zero and Beyond

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Enroll in this classroom - Automated Storage Tiering - Tier Zero and Beyond - to explore everything you need to understand when implementing tiered storage, and how this storage model can fit into your 2014 storage plans. Topics include:

  • The benefits and challenges associated with implementing a tiered storage model
  • How vendors are leveraging flash for storage tiering
  • How caching and automated tiering increase SSD efficiency
  • And much more

Jon Toigo
CEO and Managing Principal
Toigo Partners International

Dennis Martin
Founder and President
Demartek

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Storage Network Optimization & Efficiency

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This classroom - Storage Optimization and Efficiency 101 - is designed to help you meet today's stringent storage demands by highlighting some of the new tools and technologies that can help your storage run faster, bigger, leaner, better. Topics include:

  • Q&A: SAN and NAS storage trends - and their impact over the next 5 years
  • 10 tips for improved storage performance management
  • Scale-up vs. scale-out storage
  • And much more

Henry Baltazar
Senior Analyst
Forrester Research, Inc.

Randy Kerns
Senior Strategist and Storage Consultant
Evaluator Group

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Storage Virtualization - What to Know Before Getting Started

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This classroom - Storage Virtualization: What to Know Before Getting Started - presents a cost/benefit analysis of storage virtualization to help companies determine whether it will deliver the results they expect. Featuring expert lessons from Jon W. Toigo, this advanced degree classroom also examines key factors to take into account throughout the technology evaluation, selection, installation, and configuration phases. Topics include:

  • Tips for calculating the ROI for storage virtualization
  • Key factors to consider before implementing storage virtualization
  • The various benefits of using storage virtualization as an efficiency tool
  • And much more
Jon Toigo
Founder and Managing Principal
Toigo Partners International
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Flash and Solid State - Where They Work in Today's Storage

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In this classroom - Flash and Solid State - Where They Work in Today's Storage - we aim to clear up the confusion surrounding today's flash technologies and provide an in-depth overview of the latest flash developments, with specific focus on all-flash environments. Topics include:

  • Details into what's happening in the flash industry
  • Insights into business challenges solved by all-flash systems
  • Deep dive into flash benefits in virtual desktop infrastructures
  • Tips for getting started with flash
  • And much more
Steve Duplessie
Founder and Senior Analyst
Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG)
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Virtualizing Storage for Big Benefits

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This classroom - Virtualizing Storage for Big Benefits - presents a comprehensive breakdown of virtual storage and how to use it to achieve data storage capacity efficiency. Featuring expert lessons from Jon W. Toigo, Randy Kerns and David Davis, this advanced degree classroom also examines key factors to take into account throughout the storage virtualization process. Topics include:

  • Virtualizing storage: The SDS factor
  • Virtualizing storage in the enterprise environment
  • Achieving data storage efficiency with virtualized storage
  • And much more

 

David Davis
Analyst
Pluralsight.com
Jon Toigo
Founder and Managing Principal
Toigo Partners International
Randy Kerns
Senior Strategist
Evaluator Group
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Top 5 reasons to attend

  1. Invaluable education without ever leaving the office; Storage Decisions University takes place online and allows you to receive practical, independent expert advice from the convenience of your desk.
  2. 24/7x365 access; Don’t have time for a classroom right now? Our online environment is available all day, every day, and you can attend whenever it’s most convenient for you.
  3. Build on what you’ve learned at a Storage Decisions live event; There’s no replacing the kind of education you’ll receive at one of our live seminars, conferences or dinners. But if you’re looking to expand on the knowledge you’ve gained at one of these events – or if you were unable to make it out of the office to attend the first time around – Storage Decisions University can help fill this gap.
  4. Access to a wealth of exclusive downloads, podcasts, videos and more; Beyond just the expert lessons, each classroom features a variety of educational resources – from research reports to product demos – available at your leisure and serve as each classroom’s “extra credit”.
  5. Quick and easy-to-access classrooms and lessons; Don’t be deterred by the name – Storage Decisions University won’t take you a semester’s worth of cramming to complete. Each classroom is designed to allow you to quickly navigate easily from lesson-to-lesson, without cutting into your busy schedule.

Storage Decisions events

Conferences

Multi-track events convening hundreds of IT pros, storage experts and solution providers. Find out more:
Storage Decisions New York



Regional seminars and workshops

A Toolkit for Comprehensive Data Protection
1-day seminar and workshop featuring George Crump

2014 Disaster Recovery Seminar
1-day seminar featuring Jon William Toigo


View all Storage Decisions events and seminars

Contact

If you have questions regarding enrollment or attendance at the conference, please contact the Delegate Recruitment Manager Jen Tobin at 617-431-9722 or jtobin@techtarget.com

For Sponsorship/Exhibiting Opportunities

Sean Matthews, Sales Director, East
617-431-9414
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For Speaking Opportunities

Maria Gomez, 617-431-9313
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For Marketing Opportunities and Partnerships

Amy Saenger, 617-431-9362
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