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Also at this edition of Dell Storage Forum will have an official #storagebeers (like the previous one at London). As usual, a #storagebeers is a social gathering of storage and infrastructure folks and will be a great moment to know new people or meet again some very skilled guys. For more information on the event: Why: because it’s cool :-) When: Wednesday 14 Nov night at 9:00 PM (after the welcome reception) Where: Havane Café (Boulevard Auguste Blanqui, 75013 Paris, France) How: from the event hotel, follow this path Visualizzazione ingrandita della mappa

During the Dell Storage Forum 2012 at Paris, on Wed 14th Nov from 9:00 to 14:00 CET, there will be a special event! A Fluid Forward Think Tank. A Think Tank is a gathering of socially active folks to have a discussion that is not controlled but enabled by Dell. For the Fluid Forward Think Tank, our European-based industry influencers will come together to discuss hot topics, current trends, new challenges, and best practices in the storage industry. The gang for the day includes folks from all over Europe who range from technical architects to […]

This is the keynote list of Dell Storage Forum Paris: 9:00AM CET Wednesday, November 14, 2012 “Selling the Dell Storage Advantage – A Customer Conversation” Client, cloud, converged. These key technology transitions are changing the nature of the data centre, and offering you even more opportunity to sell your customers on the benefits of Dell storage and a Fluid Data architecture. Greg Davis, Global Channel Chief, will tell you how to tap into training and partner-only programs to help fast forward your business with Dell. Then, Brett Roscoe, General Manager and Executive Director, PowerVault and […]

I’m just traveling to Paris to join at the second European Dell Storage Forum event (the first one was in London). I will attend from the 13 Nov through the 15 Nov. Dell Storage Forum Paris will underscore a “Fluid Forward” concept, unveiling the next set of advancements of Dell Fluid Data architecture, including new efficiency, performance and protection capabilities that further deliver on the promise of an end-to-end storage architecture that optimises data throughout its lifecycle to drive business results for customers. The event’s agenda is filled with more than 60 sales and technical […]

As written some months ago, after the London edition, this year there will be another European Dell Storage Forum at Paris from 14 to 16 November. Again there will be a partner only track, from 13 to 14, and other days will be for customers and partners. The entire agenda is now available, for both tracks. With more than 60 sales and technical sessions, 5 product roadmaps, 3 plenary sessions, 16 hours of hands-on labs and three complimentary training courses, you’re sure to get insights for growing your storage profits with Dell. And it’s a […]

After the first Dell Storage Forum of the 2012 held in London (see the related post), Dell announce a new European edition before the end the of the year and after the US edition in Boston (on June 10-13). The second European Dell Storage Forum will be  scheduled in Paris from Nov. 13-16, 2012 at the Paris Marriott Rive Gauche Hotel & Conference Center. I will not attend at the US edition, but I hope to be again at the European edition. For the registration: Dell Storage Forum Boston Dell Storage Forum Paris For more […]

The new Dell DR4000 Advanced Disk Backup and Disaster Recovery Solution was lauched during the last Dell Storage Forum and can optimize data management while reducing reliance on tape backups. The new Dell DR4000 Storage Platform which combines the performance and reliability of disk-based backup with innovative deduplication and compression capabilities from Dell’s Ocarina Networks acquisition. The DR4000 will compete directly with the EMC Data Domain DD160, Quantum DXi4000, Hewlett-Packard D2D StoreOnce, and ExaGrid’s EX Series. Before this product, Dell has sold EMC Data Domain solutions or specific backup vendor solutions, now it start to play in this market (as also reported in […]

Finally the Europen edition of Dell Storage Forum 2012 is over, after four full intesive days (some moments are also in this fotogallery). The main theme of the event was the “Fluid by Design” approach of Dell Storage products (and not only), already discussed in the previous post. Interesting the video (also presented during the last general session) with the answers by several attendees at what does “Fluid by Design” mean to you? About my technicals wish-list, in the NDA sessions there were several interesting announces and future plans… most on the right way. The Hand-on-labs were really interesting and […]

The last event day has started at 8 AM with the general sessions “Efficient IT – Shifting from Operation to Innovation” with Stephen Murdoch (VP & GM of Public and Large Enterprise, EMEA). In my opinion, this was the best general session of the entire event, maybe with a less impact compared with the one yesterday morning, with a lot of interesting points, like:  “Dell is focusing on people & process not just the technology”, “17% of IT hardware is storage 60% of storage cost is labour “, “shadow IT is when users just go […]

The third day was also the first official one: there are two different track at DellSF12, one for the partner (starting from Monday) and one for the customer (starting from Wednesday). The day program opens (8:00-9:00) with a plenary session from Darren Thomas (VP & GM of Dell Storage) and Phil Soran (President of Dell Compellent) that introduce the “Fluid by Design” approach of Dell storage solutions. The fluid properties of keep the same level if you rotate the container or adapt if you change the form or streck the container can match the capacity […]

The second day at Dell Storage Forum 2012 London has finished with a lot of interesting information about Dell plans in storage and products roadmap. The general session “Channel Partner Session” (8:00-9:00) was a great overview handled by Greg Davis and Andy Hardy, with the announce of the “cloud certification” for partners. More technical (and also protected by NDA) was the general session (9:00-10:00) by Brett Roscoe and Mike Devis on Dell Storage Roadmap and how different products (like PowerVault, Equallogic and Complent) will (or may will) share some technologies (like deduplication, NAS, some core features of […]

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