For Immediate Release

CONTACT:           Tom Coughlin                                      

Coughlin Associates                          

(408) 978-8184                                                                                       


CONTACT            Andy Marken

AGENCY:              Marken Communications

(408) 986-0100



SNIA Tutorials at the 2016 Storage Visions Conference


Award Submission Deadline is November 14, 2015


San Jose, CA—November 12, 2015—The Storage Visions Conference, January 4 & 5, 2016 at the Luxor Hotel in Las Vegas, features preconference SNIA digital storage tutorials. The conference theme is:  Storage for the Next 5,000 Years (inspired by the Egyptian motifs at the Luxor Hotel). The conference agenda can be seen at: 


Following is information about the January 3, 2016 SNIA preconference digital storage tutorial track.   The tutorials runs from 1 PM to 5 PM and it is open to all registered attendees of the Storage Visions Conference.


Privacy vs Data Protection: The Impact of EU Data Protection Legislation

Thomas Riveria, Sr. Technical Associate, HDS


Practical Online Cache Analysis and Optimization

Carl Waldspurger, Research and Development, CloudPhysics, Inc.

Co-presenter, Irfan Ahman, CTO, CloudPhysics, Inc.


Massively Scalable File Storage

Philippe Nicolas, Industry Advisor, Rozo Systems,


Fog Computing and its Ecosystem

Ramin Elahi, Adjunct Faculty, UC Santa Cruz Silicon Valley


Implementing Stored-Data Encryption

Michael Willett, Vice President, Marketing, Bright Plaza


The Storage Visions Conference is the premier event bringing together digital storage oriented people from diverse industries including consumer electronics, general business, health care, high performance computing and media and entertainment. Join CEO's, industry leaders, manufacturers, and end users at Storage Visions 2016 in a relaxed and informative environment where attendees can network with world changers and industry titans.   Attendees will discover the trends and meet the trendsetters that will drive a new wave of business tied to higher resolution content, big data, security requirements, consumer electronics, digital distribution, new storage architectures and applications as well as new digital storage technologies.


Sponsors and exhibitors are Active Storage, Aspera, Backblaze, Coughlin Associates, Drive Trust Alliance, Drive Savers, Fujifilm, Quantum, SNIA, SNIA SSSI, HDDFA, RDC and WireFi. Organization and media sponsors include: Adobe Video World, Advantage Video, AVSystems, Broadcast Beat, Coughlin Associates, Davis Consulting Asia, DCIA, Digital Cinema Society, Digital Production Buzz, Drive Trust Alliance, Ethernet Alliance, Flash Memory Summit, HDDFA, HomeToys, IBTA, SCV IEEE Consumer Electronics Society, IT Central Station, Media and Entertainment Tech, NexGen Cloud, Objective Analysis, Parks Associates,, ProductionHUB, RDC, SATA-IO, SMPTE, SNIA, SNIA SSSI, TechTarget and The Channel Company.


There are a limited number of sponsorships and exhibit spaces available for the 2016 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   Early conference registration is open until December 25, 2015 using the links at:    


We have discounted hotel rooms available in a room block at the conference hotel until December 10.  These will go fast so book your rooms following the instructions at:


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

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