Permabit CTO and Founder Jered Floyd Featured at SNIA Fall Events

Floyd to Outline Solutions for Achieving Primary Storage Optimization at SDC 2011 and SNW Fall Panel

CAMBRIDGE, Mass – September 20, 2011— Permabit Technology Corporation, the leader in the development and delivery of OEM embedded Data Optimized Storage, today announced that CTO and Founder Jered Floyd will be presenting at two of the industry’s largest Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) conferences this fall. Jered will be hosting a session at the Storage Developer’s Conference (SDC) and will also participate on a panel at Storage Networking World (SNW) Fall.

At SDC 2011, in Santa Clara, California, Jered will be hosting the presentation “Understanding Your Primary Storage Optimization Options” on Wednesday, September 21st from 1:00 pm – 1:50 pm. The session will compare deduplication and compression technologies and explore which is a better fit for different data types and system architectures.

On Monday, October 10th from 11:10 am – 11:55 am, Jered will be among expert panelists Craig Nunes, VP Marketing at HP Storage; Steve Kenniston, Global Storage Efficiency Evangelist at IBM; and Larry Freeman, Senior Marketing Manager at NetApp; participating on the panel “Primary Data Optimization: What It Should Be’’ moderated by Dave Vellante, Co-Founder and CEO of Wikibon at Storage Networking World in Orlando, FL.

Supporting Quotes:

“Data deduplication has become a vital part of any company’s storage optimization strategy. Both the session at SDC and the SNW panel will provide attendees with a better understanding of how data optimization technologies differ and how they are best suited for different applications. I’m looking forward to engaging in a meaningful discussion around implementing dedupe technology ‘everywhere’ to help fight rising storage costs.”
~ Jered Floyd, CTO and Founder, Permabit

“Jered is a highly respected leader in the storage industry and long-standing recognized SNIA volunteer and subject matter expert. His presentations at both SNIA’s SDC and SNW Fall this year will give attendees stimulating insight into the evolving intelligent storage and data management technologies and trends.”
~ Wayne M. Adams, Chairman, SNIA Board of Directors


About Permabit

Permabit is the leader in the development and delivery of Data Optimized Storage. It delivers Albireo; the only embedded high performance OEM data optimization software, as well as integrated solutions in the Permabit Enterprise Archive and Cloud Storage offerings. Permabit’s Albireo High Performance Data Optimization Software enables OEMs to leverage their R&D investments, increase margin and accelerate time to market for next–generation unified storage platforms. Permabit was founded in 2000 by a technical and business team from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. For more information, visit: www.permabit.com.


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