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Data Management, Storage and Disaster Recovery

September 14, 2021 | FREE Admission | Earn (ISC)² CPE Credits

"You’re going to need a bigger boat." Those are sound words for anyone pursuing man-eating sharks - or managing the deluge of data flooding your organization. Data today is created at staggering rates and is increasingly unstructured and spread widely across cloud and internal resources, which makes it difficult to manage and analyze. Nevertheless, gleaning insights from data has become the linchpin for business success: Superior data management and storage is invaluable for improving everything from customer service to product development and is essential for governance and compliance. In this Interop Digital event we’ll help you navigate through the sea of the latest data and storage solutions to help you build the "better boat" you’ll need to harness and manage data today and in the future.

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Meet Omdia Keynoter Dennis Hahn

Dennis Hahn
Senior Analyst, Data Center Storage

Dennis covers data center storage technologies, including SAN, NAS, DAS, cloud storage, NVMe over Fabrics (NVMeOF), and software-defined storage (SDS). He has more than 25 years of broad storage industry technology experience, which includes storage systems design, product and project management, corporate and product strategy, and storage innovations development and market insight.

Specializing in storage technologies, Dennis has created winning products, such as the MetaStore SAN, which grew to $60 million in annual revenue. He also holds patents in storage systems design, data caching, and hybrid cloud data migration. He is certified in Agile development practices and cloud solution architectures.

Hear from Dennis in his keynote presentation Solving for Dynamic Complexity in the World of Data Management and Storage.

Agenda (Times Displayed in PT)

Attendee Networking - 8:00AM - 1:30PM

Keynote | Solving for Dynamic Complexity in the World of Data Management and Storage - 9:00AM - 9:30AM

Dennis Hahn, Senior Analyst, Data Center Storage, Omdia
While data is growing exponentially so have new technologies for managing and storing that data. But with so much innovation, where do you direct your attention and resources? In this broad ranging keynote, we'll highlight the most important trends in data management and storage to help you determine what new products and services to put on your shopping list.

Disaster Recovery in a Dangerous World - 9:35AM - 10:10AM

Marc Staimer, Dragon Slayer Consulting | Pete Renneker, Deloitte
Moderator: Lisa Schmeiser, ITPro Today
Ransomware attacks and natural disasters are increasingly wreaking havoc on the smooth running of IT systems. Ditto for failed software recoveries and accidents caused by human error or broken utilities. Businesses also must protect against an expanding array of emerging cyberthreats and issues surrounding multicloud environments. This panel will discuss today's challenges and solutions for disaster recovery, along with newer options for managing DR, such as Disaster Recovery as a Service.

Tech Talk: Take a Fresh Look at Your Cyber Resiliency Strategy Using IBM Safeguarded Copy - 10:15AM - 10:30AM

Andrew Greenfield, IBM
Addressing the challenges of safeguarding critical systems and data from the exponential and rapid growth in cyber attacks without compromising the productivity of a highly distributed workforce can be challenging. Companies need a proactive, unified approach to consistently and efficiently safeguard data from attack, and when necessary, recover data  quickly regardless of where it resides–from edge, to core, to cloud. In this session you will know how to protect, detect and recover quickly from cyber attacks and data breaches with IBM.

Elevating Data Management - 10:30AM - 11:05AM

Steve McDowell, Moor Insights & Strategy | Dr. Narasimha Reddy, Center on Intelligent Storage
Moderator: Karen Schwartz, ITPro Today
Data, data everywhere. Data is the lifeline of the organization, but the ability to harness and use that data effectively is often elusive. As a result, many organizations spend too much time and resources on simply managing that data and don't get the payoff they should by extracting important insights. This panel will discuss the challenges surrounding data management and discuss ways of attacking the problem proactively by incorporating artificial intelligence, changing data culture, and even considering a managed services option, such as Data Management as a Service.

Cloud-Enabled vs Cloud-Native Storage: What's the Difference and Why Should I Care? - 11:10AM - 11:45AM

Greg Schulz, StorageIO Consulting | Alex McDonald, SNIA Cloud Storage Technologies | Dave Raffo, Evaluator Group
Moderator: Sue Troy, ITPro Today
While cloud-enabled and cloud-native storage share many attributes, there are some significant differences. Depending on your organizations culture and requirements, you might opt for one over the other — or you may need both. This session will explain why cloud-native storage is growing so rapidly and why containers are important to the future of storage. We'll also examine the latest developments in cloud-enabled storage and help you choose the best options for your organization.

Tech Talk: The ZetaFrame™ Cabinet from Chatsworth Products: A Single-Solution Cabinet Platform with Endless Configurability - 11:45AM - 11:50AM

Duke Robertson, Chatsworth Products
Learn how the ZetaFrame™ Cabinet provides a total, turnkey storage and data management solution that integrates with power, cable and thermal management accessories to support next-generation compute. Additionally, with ZetaFrame’s fast built-to-order configurability, industry-leading strength and scalability, data center operators can speed up deployment, increase efficiency and reduce overall costs.

Managing the Data Flood with High-Capacity Storage - 11:50AM - 12:25PM

JB Baker, Scaleflux | Steffen Hellmold, DNA Storage Alliance and Western Digital
Moderator: Karen Schwartz, ITPro Today
Data, much of it unstructured, is growing at unprecedented rates, and from so many different sources — including edge devices, video and other media, logs and sensors and social media. Technology is working hard to keep up, but it's an uphill battle. This panel will discuss some of the most promising and innovative approaches, including hyperconverged storage, computational storage and DNA data storage.

Earn (ISC)² Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Credits

We partner with (ISC)² to provide credits for Interop. 1 credit is awarded per one hour of security-themed sessions attended, with a maximum of 8 per day. CISSP certification is a globally recognized standard of achievement that confirms an individual's knowledge in the field of information security.

It's simple: enter your (ISC)² member number on the Interop registration profile page. If you have already registered for Interop you can log back in to your profile and add it. Following the event, we'll submit your security-themed session attendance to (ISC)² so the credits can be added directly to your account. All educational opportunities offered by the submitter as eligible for CPE credits shall be of the highest quality, directly related to at least one (1) domain of information security as recognized by (ISC)².

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