For Immediate Release

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Coughlin Associates                          

(408) 978-8184                                                                                       


CONTACT            Andy Marken

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Analysts Perspectives at the 2016 Storage Visions Conference


Award Submission Deadline is November 14, 2015


San Jose, CA—November 3, 2015—The Storage Visions Conference, January 4 & 5, 2016 at the Luxor Hotel in Las Vegas, features a session on emerging storage infrastructure technology. 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 session on Analyst Perspectives:   How will we use Ubiquitous Storage


What trends are driving VCs and investors in new storage start-ups and acquisitions?  What are emerging storage applications that will drive new market growth?  What do leading analysts think will be the balance between storage in the cloud, in local storage systems, consumer electronics and computers?  What are the trends and technologies that will drive the growth of the professional entertainment and consumer storage markets?



·        Mark Newman, Bernstein

·        Jim Handy, Objective Analysis

·        John Rotchford, SASI LLC

·        Jean Bozman, Neuralytix


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, Backblaze, Coughlin Associates, Drive Trust Alliance, Drive Savers, Fujifilm, Quantum, SNIA, SNIA SSSI, HDDFA, RDC and WireFi. Organization and media sponsors include: 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   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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