2015 Storage Industry Summit - Realizing the Benefits of the Convergence of Storage and Memory

This Summit took place on Tuesday, January 20, 2015. Thank you to those who attended the Summit and made it a sucess.

Summit Presentations Now Available for Download

See the agenda below for links to the PDF and audio files for the presentations that were delivered at the NVM Summit.

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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