The Storage World Descends on Dallas – SNW Fall 2008

(editor's note – this post comes to us from Tony Ansley of Dell’s storage product group which will be supporting hands-on labs at SNW next week.)

 If you’re interested in what Dell is doing with enterprise storage, make every effort to get to Dallas (OK, Grapevine…) for the Computerworld Storage Networking World conference that is starting on October 13th.  Please come by and see us in booth #400.

Here's a list of some of the things we'll be doing at the show:

  • Agenda Session: Data Infrastructure Track: “Yes, Fibre Channel and iSCSI Can Co-Exist” by Praveen Asthana, Director of Dell Enterprise Storage and Networking (Monday Oct 13, 4:45)
  • Hands-on-Labs (running all week), staffed by Dell product management, engineering and user experts
    • Establishing a Virtual Storage Environment – Get to experience the advanced features that make Dell EqualLogic PS Series SANs the best mid-range storage solution providing enterprise class features and true virtualized storage. 
    • Configuring IP SANs – Experience how easy it is to deploy and provision storage with iSCSI SAN solutions.  Both the MD3000i entry-level iSCSI AND the Dell EqualLogic mid-range SAN solution will be available.
    • Protecting and Securing Your Environment – Be the first to experience the PowerVault DL2000 – Dell’s new integrated disk-to-disk data protection solution.

In the Dell Booth#400

  • Dell EqualLogic – See the latest PS Series array, the PS5500E that packs 48 TB into only 4U of rack space, and experience new Auto-Snapshot Manager software with VMware and Microsoft Exchange integrations and take a glimpse at technology demonstration of what’s possible in the future with SSD and 10Gig technologies in the EqualLogic family.
  • Dell | EMC – check out the new CX4 with unprecedented flexibility in a SAN with UltraFlex Modular I/O which allows you to easily add more ports in both iSCSI and Fibre Channel
  • Dell PowerVault MD Series – Find out what makes MD an ideal entry-level iSCSI storage solution
  • Dell PowerVault DL2000 – See the latest in data protection from Dell with the new appliances powered by CommVault and Symantec Backup Exec software delivering integrated solutions for de-duplication and faster disk-based backup and recovery.

Also, while you're at the booth don’t forget to enter for your chance at winning a brand new Dell Inspiron Mini-9 laptop!

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