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Thursday, July 17, 2014

Webinars with IT Experts

Live Webinars with IT Experts

1. Going Hyper-Converged with Software Defined Storage

Chris M Evans, Independent Consultant, Langton Blue Ltd.
Featured Speakers:
Chris M Evans,
     Independent Consultant, Langton Blue Ltd.
Max Kolomyeytsev,
     Product Manager, StarWind Software

23 July
11am PT / 2pm ET
Register now

As the concept of hyper-convergence (combining compute, networking and storage) continues to gain acceptance and adoption, this webinar discusses what features to expect from hyper-converged solutions and how they can be delivered exclusively through software. As well as a technical discussion of the issues, the webinar will look at vendor implementations from VMware’s VSAN to StarWind Virtual SAN platform.
During the webinar, you will learn:

  • What defines and differentiates hyper-converged and how these solutions fit in with software defined storage
  • Essential features to look out for in hyper-converged products
  • Vendor roundup – market players and features of their products
  • Technical feature comparison of VMware and StarWind Virtual SAN offerings

2. Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2: Deduplication, Backup & Primary VM Storage

StarWind Software and Veeam Software
Featured Speakers:
Max Kolomyeytsev,
     Product Manager, StarWind Software
Ryan Post,
     Inside Systems Engineer, Veeam Software

30 July
11am PT / 2pm ET
Register now

Data deduplication is not a lofty feature anymore, and nowadays it becomes synonymous with storage for virtualization environments. With a variety of deduplication solutions available on the market it’s often hard to distinguish which one fits your environment best.
Join Ryan Post of Veeam and Max Kolomyeytsev of StarWind Software in a discussion about why, when, and especially how to use data deduplication efficiently in different virtualization scenarios. They will discuss:

  • Brief overview of Veeam Backup and Replication with the added benefits of Windows 2012 Deduplication
  • Best practices leveraging Windows Server 2012 Deduplication
  • StarWind's in-line deduplication for primary VM storage