Your Datacenter as a Strategic Investment: Getting More for Less - Learn how to increase requirements for datacenter capacity and performance while reducing costs

The Datacenter as Strategic Investment: The Role of Sharable DAS
Wednesday, November 20  11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Delivering a New Paradigm for High Availability
Wednesday, November 20  3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Interactive Panel Session - No Recording

Big Data: Using Flash to Accelerate Real Time Hadoop Databases
Thursday, November 21  11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Enabling a New Performance Class of Storage with 12Gb/s SAS
Thursday, November 21  4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

The “Open” Datacenter: Making the Enterprise Cloud Possible - Understand how standards are influencing the enterprise datacenter and how they will make cloud implementations an enterprise reality

Turning Data into Decisions with Real-time Analytics of Network Data Flows
Wednesday, November 20  3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Software Defined Networks (SDN): Separating Hype from Reality
Thursday, November 21  11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Interactive Panel Session - No Recording

How Will Software-Defined Storage Transform the Datacenter?
Thursday, November 21  3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Flashing into the Future: Computing at Hyperspeed - Get an up-close look at new innovations in flash that make flash an increasingly important component of all computing and datacenter designs

Using Sub-20nm Flash in the Datacenter
Wednesday, November 20  11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Extending the Capacity of MLC Flash to Increase Datacenter ROI
Wednesday, November 20  3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Accelerating Virtual Desktop / VDI Server Performance with Flash
Thursday, November 21  3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Improving Oracle Database Performance with Flash Caching
Thursday, November 21  4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

DOUBLETREE | SAN JOSE | NOVEMBER 20-21, 2013

Conference Agenda*

Wednesday, November 20
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Keynote: Abhi Talwalkar, LSI President & CEO
w/special guest Rob Crooke, Intel Corporate VP and GM
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Breakout Sessions
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM Tech Showcase Open
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Lunch
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Keynote: Aaron Levie, Box Co-Founder and CEO
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Breakout Sessions
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Keynote Panel: Rob Ober, LSI Fellow and Chief Architect; Chris Kemp, Nebula Founder and CSO, OpenStack Project Co-Founder; Cole Crawford, Open Compute Project Foundation
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM Data & Drinks Networking Reception
Thursday, November 21
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Keynote: Ray O’Farrell, VMware Corporate Senior VP Cloud Infrastructure
R&D
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Breakout Sessions
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM Tech Showcase Open
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Lunch
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Keynote: Vince Walden, Ernst & Young (EY) Partner, Fraud Investigation & Dispute Services
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM Breakout Sessions
*subject to change

Our presentation and panel sessions will simultaneously run along three tracks. Each track will have up to five separate sessions over the two days. This will allow you to see as many topics as possible in a two-day span. Our tracks will include: