For Immediate Release

CONTACT:           Tom Coughlin                                      

Coughlin Associates                          

(408) 978-8184                                                                                       


CONTACT            Andy Marken

AGENCY:              Marken Communications

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2016 Storage Visions Conference Agenda Released


Award Submission Deadline is November 14, 2015


San Jose, CA—October 8, 2015—The Storage Visions Conference, January 4 & 5, 2016 at the Luxor Hotel in Las Vegas, is pleased to announce that the conference agenda is now available. 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 an overview of the 12 conference sessions.  Note that there are also 4 keynote talks, with Rob Peglar as the first announced keynote speaker.


Day 1:

·        Drive Trust:  Protecting Our Stuff

·        Software in the Fast Lane:  The Impact of SNIA’s NVM Programming Model

·        Analyst Perspectives:  How will we Use Ubiquitous Storage?

·        Next Millennium Storage:  New Developments Propel Storage System Options

·        Epic Proportions:  Storage for High Resolution Content Capture and Production

·        Storage End Users on The Long Term

Day 2:

·        Storage Visions 2016 Rising Stars:  Young Engineers Panel

·        Saving Data Forever:  Long Term Content Preservation and Archiving

·        Pumping Big Data:  Putting Data Where it Needs to Be

·        Business and Consumer Cloud Storage:  What will we do up There?

·        Storage and Wearable Sensors of Today and Tomorrow

·        Emerging Storage Infrastructure Technologies


The deadline for Storage Visions Visionary awards submissions is November 14, 2015.  Submissions can be made at:


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.


Initial sponsors and exhibitors are Coughlin Associates, Drive Trust Alliance, Drive Savers, Quantum, SNIA, SNIA SSSI, HDDFA, and RDC. Organization and media sponsors include: Advantage Video, AVSystems, Broadcast Beat, Burn World, Coughlin Associates, Davis Consulting Asia, DCIA, Digital Production Buzz, Drive Trust Alliance, Flash Memory Summit, HDDFA, HomeToys, 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   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.  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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