WEBINAR: Deploying Open Source Storage Clouds


Case Studies: Deploying Open Source Storage Clouds

Learn how two companies used open source clustered storage to build cloud environments on commodity hardware.

When you sort through the hype of cloud storage it is possible to find real world practical examples in use today. In this webinar our panel of experts will discuss:

  • Key storage trends and the importance of open source storage
  • The value of scalable storage, why it matters and what you should look for
  • Discussion on cloud storage, is it real and what are the practical use cases

In just one hour, you’ll take away valuable lessons from two companies who are making cloud storage a reality today. Each firm will provide an overview of its deployment experience; one is hosting its storage environment on a public cloud infrastructure, and the other has created an internal centralized storage repository shared across multiple user departments.

Featured experts participating in this event are:

Tony Asaro, Senior Analyst and Founder of The INI Group, a consulting firm focused on providing information and insight to IT professionals. Tony will give an overview of trends and best practices in the storage market today.
Barry Jaspan, Senior Architect at Acquia, the premier commercial support provider for the open source Drupal social publishing system. Barry will share how his team built Acquia Hosting for Drupal sites on an Amazon Web Services (AWS) infrastructure.
Brent Richter, Director of Enterprise Research IS at Partners HealthCare Systems, a non-profit health care system and teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School, will share how his team built a centralized storage repository for its network of medical research hospitals.