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New Storage Technologies Drive Consumer Applications at the 2015 Storage Visions Conference


SV 2015 Registration is now open


San Jose, CA—November 24, 2014—The Fourteenth Annual Storage Visions Conference (SV 2015) features two sessions focusing on digital storage in media and entertainment. The full conference agenda with speakers identified can be seen at:    SV 2015 is a partner program to the 2015 CES.


The 2015 Storage Visions Conference features a session looking at new developments in digital storage technology as well a session looking at digital storage in consumer electronics applications.  The two sessions are described below:


Evolve or Die! :  Storage Developments Drive New Storage System Options Session Sponsor:  Samsung

Moderator: Mike McKean, Synapse Design


Find out about exciting new storage devices, device interfaces and systems architectures for computers, mobile devices, and enterprise storage systems including thin client computers with cloud access, SSD-based computer and hybrid and dual storage computers and storage systems offering the advantages of flash memory and hard disk drives in various combinations.



·        Maher Amer, Diablo Technology

·        Michael Smullen, Samsung Semiconductor

·        Bridget Warwick, Avalanche Technology

·        Adam Roberts, SanDisk


Storage for Consumers:  At Home and in the Car

Moderator:  Rob Enderle, Enderle Group


Storage plays a critical role in consumer electronics.  All our stuff lives on these devices.  Consumers use storage in the cloud, in their homes, in their mobile devices and in their vehicles.  It won’t be long before they are using it in their clothing. Find out about the opportunities in digital storage for the biggest market in the world—us!



·        Danny Shapiro, Nvidia (Mini-Keynote)

·        Matt Pahnke, NETGEAR

·        Liz Conner, IDC

·        Jeff Lin, MobileBench Consortium

·        Jack Pouchet, Emerson Network Power


The Storage Visions Conference is January 4 & 5, 2015 at the Riviera Hotel Convention Center in Las Vegas. The conference theme is:  Storage with Intense Network Growth (SWING) and recognizes the impact of the connection of everything on digital storage growth and development.  Hotel and conference registration are now open.

Conference registration is open until December 26, 2014 using the links at:  Hotel registration in our discounted room block is available until December 13, 2014 using the links at: 

There are a limited number of sponsorships and exhibit spaces available for the 2015 Storage Visions Conference.  For information on sponsorship and exhibit opportunities fill out the appropriate forms available on the conference web site: Interested parties can also call Storage Visions at 408-978-8184 or email us at

Sponsors and exhibitors include Advantage Video Systems, Akamai, Aspera, Computer Outlook, Coughlin Associates, Corning, Diablo Technologies, Entertainment Storage Alliance, DataDirect Networks, DriveSavers, HDDFA, IEEE Consumer Electronics Society, Industrial Internet Consortium, LiteOn Storage, Kroll OnTrack, Quantum, SanDisk, Samsung, SNIA, SMPTE, SNIA SSSI, SATA-IO, the Trusted Computing Group, TweakTown and WireFi


Organization and media sponsors include:  Alien Babel, AVSystems, Broadcast Beat, Burn World, Computer Outlook, Coughlin Associates, Createasphere, Davis Consulting Asia, DCIA, Digital Production Buzz, Drive Pop, FCIA, Flash Memory Summit, HDDFA, HomeToys, IDC, IEEE Consultants Network of Silicon Valley, IEEE Consumer Electronics Society, Media and Entertainment Tech, MESA, MESS, Object Storage Alliance, Objective Analysis, Parks Associates,,, PriceG2, ProductionHUB, RDC, SATA-IO, SMPTE, SNIA, STA, Storage Newsletter, StorageSearch, St. Petersburg State University of Film and Television, The Shindler Perspective, The SSD Review, TechReleased, TechTarget, Tom’s Hardware, Tom’s IT Pro, TweakTown, UCSD and VegasTechShows.


The Storage Visions Conference is put on by the Entertainment Storage Alliance (www.EntertainmentStorage.Org). 

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