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Demartek to Present SSD and FCoE technologies at the Storage Decisions Conference in June 2010

15 March 2010

, President of Demartek, will present two sessions at the Storage Decisions Conferences in Chicago, June 9-10, 2010. These sessions are:


The updated versions of these presentations will be given at the Storage Decisions Conference in San Francisco on November 4, 2010.


A Practical Guide to Fibre Channel over Ethernet

Could an IT shop use Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) right now? In this nuts-and-bolts session, we’ll provide an overview of the new infrastructure components you’ll need and an assessment of the enterprise readiness of the technology. We’ll discuss where it is right now, what products are available, how it fits into an existing architecture and under what circumstances you should consider it. Other topics to be covered include:

Update: 17 July 2010 — Demartek Featured in Storage Decisions Article.


Deep Dive on SSD

This is an in-depth look at the architectures and technologies of solid state storage devices. The presentation will describe solid state in detail, and compare solid state with traditional magnetic media. In addition, Dennis will include some of the results from his solid state storage performance testing of Microsoft applications in the Demartek lab. Among the topics discussed are: