Webinar on Deploying Open Source Scale-Out Storage

Industry experts to outline challenges unique to service provider market and other firms looking to grow service offerings for managing storage within a cloud

MILPITAS, Calif. – October 28, 2010 – Gluster, the leading provider of open source storage solutions, will sponsor a webinar outlining how service providers can increase service offerings and add new revenue streams by adopting cloud computing. Gluster will be joined by industry experts Terri McClure, senior analyst with the Enterprise Strategy Group, and Reuven Cohen, founder and CTO of Enomaly, for the live webcast, “Service Providers Deploying Open Source Scale-Out Storage,” taking place on Wednesday, November 3 from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm EDT. Attendees can find more details and register [intlink id=”940″ type=”post”]here[/intlink].

During the webinar Terri McClure will share her analysis and insights on cloud storage trends from her 20-plus years of experience. Reuven Cohen, a recognized pioneer in cloud computing, will provide his perspective on new developments in the industry, including the increasing number of enterprises that are turning to IT service providers for cost-effectiveness and better service levels.

“With the growing popularity of the cloud, enterprises are increasingly being confronted by the problem of how to manage storage within the cloud, and they are turning to service providers to help solve this issue for them” said Anand Babu (AB) Periasamy, co-founder and CTO of Gluster. “This webinar is designed for enterprise IT managers who want to learn about the potential value of scale-out storage for cloud environments and gain real-world advice and insight from experienced thought leaders in the space.”

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Gluster delivers an open storage software platform focused on simplifying the task of storing and managing the explosive growth of unstructured data. Our scale-out storage platform runs on commodity hardware scaling out in building block fashion from a few terabytes to multiple petabytes to meet the most demanding capacity and performance needs at a fraction of the cost of traditional systems. Gluster Storage Platform uses a unified global namespace to virtualize disk and memory resources into a single shared pool that is centrally managed. Our scalable NAS solutions address the needs of traditional data centers, shared storage for virtual server environments, and both public and private storage clouds. Gluster Storage Platform is used in a wide range of industries including digital media delivery, healthcare, internet, energy, and biotech. Gluster is privately-held and headquartered in Milpitas, California. For more information please visit www.gluster.com.