Storage Industry Summit - Realizing the Benefits of the Convergence of Storage and Memory

Tuesday, January 20, 2015
San Jose, California

Co-located with the SNIA Annual Members' Symposium in San Jose, SNIA is pleased to offer a one-day summit on Tuesday, January 20, 2015 , on Non-Volatile Memory that offers critical insights into NVM and the future of computing.


On-line registration for the Storage Industry Summit - Non-Volatile Memory (NVM) is now closed. Please register onsite for this event.

Hotel Information

Sainte Claire Hotel
302 South Market Street
San Jose, CA 95113

Hotel Reservations

To make a reservation for the Saint Claire Hotel, call 888-298-7185.

2015 Storage Industry Summit (NVM) Agenda

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

7:45 AM - 8:30 AM Symposium Continental Breakfast and Networking
8:30 AM - 8:45 AM Symposium and Summit Welcome and Kick-off
David Dale, SNIA Chairman
8:45 AM - 9:25 AM Symposium and Summit Keynote: 2030 - The Computer is the Memory
Jim Handy, Analyst, Objective Analysis
Tom Coughlin, President, Coughlin Associates
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9:25 AM - 9:30 AM Symposium Attendees Leave for Sessions
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM How Persistent Memory Will Change Our Approach to Computing
Jim Handy, Analyst, Objective Analysis
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Developments with the NVM Programming Model
Walt Hubis, Hubis Technical Associates
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10:30 AM - 10:45 AM Coffee and Networking Break
10:45 AM - 11:30 PM Hyperscale Cloud Solutions are Right for Enterprise Clouds Too
Jim Pinkerton, Microsoft
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11:30 AM - 12:00 PM NVM Technology and New Storage Taxonomy
Ahmed Shihab, VP and Chief Architect, NetApp
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12:00 PM - 12:50 PM Lunch 
12:50 PM - 1:50 PM Analyst Panel: The Economics of NVM
Moderator: Mark Peters, Enterprise Storage Group (ESG)
Panelists: Matt Bryson, ABR Investment Strategy
Jeff Janukowicz, IDC
Don Jeanette, Trend Focus
Mark Newman, Bernstein
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1:50 PM - 2:50 PM NVM Futures Panel: Are We Near the Beginning of a New Solid State Epoch, or Is That Just a Big Fireball in the Sky?
Moderator: Tom Coughlin, Coughlin Associates
Panelists: Dave Eggleston, Intuitive Cognition Consulting
Barry Hoberman, Spin Transfer Technologies
Tanmay Kumar, Crossbar
Joseph O'Hare, Everspin
Saul Zales, Contour Semiconductor
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2:50 PM - 3:05 PM Coffee and Networking Break
3:05 PM - 3:35 PM OEM Perspective
Alan Johnson, Supermicro
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3:35 PM - 4:20 PM NVDIMM Panel: NVDIMMs - Supercharging Storage in Data Centers
Moderator: Arthur Sainio, Smart Modular
Panelists: Reza Bachus, Hewlett-Packard
Eden Kim, Calypso Systems
Tom McKnight, Nimble Storage
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4:20 PM - 4:50 PM Processor Support for the NVM Programming Model
Andy Rudoff, Intel
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4:50 PM - 5:20 PM Using NVM in a C Application
Bill Bridge, Oracle
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5:20 PM - 5:30 PM Wrap-up and Adjourn
David Dale, SNIA Chairman

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