For Immediate Release

CONTACT:           Tom Coughlin                                      

Coughlin Associates                          

(408) 202-5098                                                                                       


CONTACT            Andy Marken

AGENCY:              Marken Communications

(408) 986-0100



Bright Lights and Big Storage at the 2015 Storage Visions Conference


SV 2015 Registration is now open


San Jose, CA—November 19, 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 two sessions focusing on storage in media and entertainment, with one focusing on the needs of the great number of independent smaller independent producers.  The two sessions are described below:


Session A1, Creative Storage:  Looking for Storage for High Resolution Content Capture and Production  (Sponsored by Quantum)


Moderator:   Andy Marken, Marken Communications


This session addresses digital storage and the requirements for capturing, rendering, editing and archiving content.  File-based and increassingly object-based workflows, 4K and even 8K content, as well as multi-camera video are transforming the media industry.  Larger content libraries support an increasing diversity of content delivery methods while raw video content of several petabytes is not uncommon for a single project.



·        Shreyak      Shah, DataDirect Networks

·        Josef Marc, Archimedia Technology

·        Hillel Kolodner, IBM

·        Ian Trow, Harmonic

·        Alex Grossman, Quantum


·        Eric Herzog, Violin Memory

·        Joe Arnold, SwiftStack


Session F1, New Hollywood:  Technology Allows Us to Do More with Less


Hear industry insiders and solution suppliers discuss how independent video professionals can have cutting edge tools and compete in a rapidly evolving industry.  Find out how to win awards without a big budget and with a limited project schedule.  Learn about which digital storage services are designed for the needs of the great number of smaller media organizations.


Moderator:  Larry Jordan, Digital Production Buzz



·        Larry O’Conner, OWC

·        Cirina Catania, Catandia Group

·        Jeff Stansfield, Advantage Video Systems

·        TBD, Blackmagic


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 408-202-5098 or email us at


Sponsors and exhibitors include Advantage Video Systems, Akamai, Aspera, 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 and the Trusted Computing Group.


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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