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CloudEXPO 2018
Monday, November 12 • 2:00pm - 2:40pm
Making Global Cloud Storage Consolidation a Reality

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Making Global Cloud Storage Consolidation a Reality

Enterprises worldwide are looking for ways to leverage the cloud as a smarter infrastructure approach. While pushing server-based apps to the cloud has proven beneficial and possible, one workload has eluded cloud architects around the globe - using the cloud to replace the millions of on-prem file servers that users pound on daily. With the escalating cost of ownership for on-prem storage infrastructure (backup, availability, capacity, and audit/compliance management) and the associate risk (data loss, breach, compliance issues), finding ways to leverage the cloud for his has become a holy grail.

A number of technologies have become available in cloud-friendly formats that can now address this workload, allowing dozens or even hundreds of distributed file servers to be consolidated into a single, cloud-resident footprint. These include the latest distributed network file systems, storage-optimized network protocols, intelligent caching, and global locking schemes that when used together can deliver savings of up to 70% and a far more secure and manageable environment.

The objective of this session will be to provide the audience with fundamental understanding of the technologies involved in a cloud storage consolidation project, the basic implementation steps, and an understanding of how to shape the ROI from such a project to present to their teams.

Speakers
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Charles Foley

Sr. Vice President of Corporate Development, Talon Storage
Charles Foley is the Sr. Vice President of Corporate Development for Talon Storage, a global leader in cloud storage consolidation solutions.  Mr. Foley has over 30 years of leadership experience in the technology sector in both private and public companies, addressing critical issues... Read More →



Monday November 12, 2018 2:00pm - 2:40pm
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