Using Distributed Storage to Develop a Data Availability Solution Across Private, Public clouds and traditional datacenters

Thursday May 30, 2013
2:00 PM EDT/ 11:00 AM PDT


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Enterprise IT is diverging because of growing business needs with deployments in traditional virtualized datacenters and on private clouds powered by OpenStack and public clouds like Amazon Web Services (AWS). This raises the question of data availability across these platforms and is a growing challenge for architects and administrators in IT organizations. Essential to addressing this challenge is to build upon an open and highly-scalable storage platform.

In this session, you'll learn how a distributed scale-out storage platform, like Red Hat Storage (gluster) , can be used for data availability between traditional data centers, OpenStack clouds and AWS. Key takeaways include identification of technical challenges and pitfalls, and solution architectures with use cases.


At the close of the session, attendees will understand:

  • What is open software-defined storage
  • How to effectively deploy open software-defined storage on-premise or in the cloud
  • Best use cases for this type of deployment
Who should attend:
  • IT Managers
  • Enterprise architects
  • Solution architects
  • Application architects
  • System/Storage administrators

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Presenters:

Veda Shankar
Technical Marketing Manager Red Hat

Veda Shankar is a Technical Marketing Manager at Red Hat and has extensive experience with Red Hat Storage. He joined the company as a Solution Architect through the Gluster acquisition. He is a customer oriented IT specialist with a unique combination of experience in product development and sales engineering. He has been part of many start up ventures in the Silicon Valley with products ranging from embedded consumer electronics platform to enterprise software.



Peter Bernstein
Senior Editor TMCnet

Peter Bernstein is a seasoned writer and professional with deep experience in the communications and IT industries. As a top-level industry analyst, Peter has keynoted major technology events and has been cited numerous times by The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Los Angeles Times, USA Today, The Washington Post, Business Week, Fortune Magazine, ComputerWorld, NetworkWorld, Communications Week, among other publications.

Bernstein has authored or co-authored market research studies, CEO speeches, white papers, articles, and other content for major companies in the technology markets. His experience includes work with Alcatel-Lucent, Avaya, Equant, France Telecom, HP, Siemens, Verizon, Nortel, Wave Systems, and many more. He held the position of director of global marketing and communications at Telcordia.




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