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Thursday, March 15 • 4:15pm - 5:15pm
Big Storage - Small Budget: Strategies for Beating the Costs of Building Enterprise-class Storage Services in Higher Ed

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Every year the cost per unit of storage capacity gets a little cheaper, but this decline in cost is counter-balanced by an increased demand for capacity. As such, our annual storage spend is more or less the same, and we wish it to be lower! This session reviews a variety of strategies for lowering your storage spend. Topics include: software defined storage based on commodity hardware, novel methods of compression and deduplication, and advances in life cycle management and dynamic tiering. We also cover the overall trend toward the commoditization of enterprise storage and discuss how to strike the right balance of risk and reward when adopting new storage technologies.

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Jacob Farmer

Chief Technology Officer, Cambridge Computer
I'm the CTO for Cambridge Computer. Our company has a unique business model that makes life easier for high tech end users without costing them any money! Impossible? Too good to be true? Its very simple, our business works like a broker/agent. We have tons of resources and a... Read More →


Thursday March 15, 2018 4:15pm - 5:15pm EDT
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