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Understanding SSD Technology to Avoid the Rip-and-Replace Game

Details of Esther Spanjer's upcoming session at 12th Cloud Expo / Cloud Expo New York [June 10-13, 2013]

The rise of cloud computing has exposed hard drive-based storage as the new data center bottleneck. Combating this, data center managers have deployed SSDs to gain the performance needed to provide real-time access to data. However, due to budget constraints, many have turned to consumer-grade SSDs without understanding that they wear out quickly when processing enterprise workloads.

In her session at 12th Cloud Expo | Cloud Expo New York [June 10-13, 2013], Esther Spanjer will discuss recent endurance advancements in SSD technology that enable usage of low cost, enterprise-class SSDs, and how this helps organizations lower their storage TCO by avoiding frequent replacements.

Speaker Bio:
Esther Spanjer is Director of SSD Technical Marketing at SMART Storage Systems. She has more than 15 years of industry experience in flash technology, making her highly knowledgeable on requirements for flash-based storage solutions in embedded, industrial and enterprise storage applications. Spanjer formerly worked for msystems and STEC.

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Jeremy Geelan is Chairman & CEO of the 21st Century Internet Group, Inc. and an Executive Academy Member of the International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences. Formerly he was President & COO at Cloud Expo, Inc. and Conference Chair of the worldwide Cloud Expo series. He appears regularly at conferences and trade shows, speaking to technology audiences across six continents. You can follow him on twitter: @jg21.

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