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Nathan Thompson Presents on Storage Market Issues and Brings New Light to Old Adages
BOULDER, Colo.—October 7, 2008 – Spectra Logic’s chief executive officer, Nathan C. Thompson, joins a prestigious speaker roster next week at Storage Networking World (SNW) Fall 2008, to be hosted at the Gaylord Texan in Dallas. Thompson’s presentation on the crossroad between disk and tape offers an objective exploration of both media in a "Mythbusters" format.
"So many assumptions are accepted as truths in the storage market, and this presentation is a vehicle to expose the realities behind them," said Nathan Thompson, Spectra Logic’s CEO. "Many myths are based on truth, but truths change as technology does. Tape’s death, disk’s capacity limits, reliability, and cost are a few topics that will be thoroughly examined in this session."
• Date: Thursday, October 16th, 10:20 AM CST, 45-minute presentation with Q&A
• Title: The Marketplace Intersection of Disk and Tape Trends in Tiered Storage
• SNW Track: Business Continuity: Protection, Backup & Recovery
• Summary: Substantial trends are sweeping through the storage landscape including hardware encryption, power efficiency, media lifecycle management, continued improvement in reliability, and the multivendor dominance of LTO relative to all other tape formats due to roadmap predictability, cost effectiveness and density. Mr. Thompson will explore enormous economic benefits seen in primary/secondary storage and backup/archive relative to them.
About Nathan C. Thompson
Nathan C. Thompson is the chief executive officer of Spectra Logic Corporation. He founded Western Automation, a memory board manufacturer, in 1979, while enrolled at the
About Spectra Logic Corporation
Spectra Logic custom-builds innovative backup and archive solutions for secondary storage, to protect data after it migrates from primary disk. More than 20,000 companies worldwide have implemented Spectra Logic solutions to address tiered storage needs. With Spectra Logic solutions, no single technology is advocated at any customer site. Instead, Spectra architects a customized blend of software and hardware to create the right solution to meet each customer’s needs. Spectra Logic solutions provide features that are built in, not bolted on, so customers can easily add capacity, encryption, deduplication, energy monitoring, media health reporting, and much more—in the field, when needs change. Spectra Logic is available 24x7 to provide the best in support, worldwide. Spectra Logic’s corporate headquarters and US-based manufacturing has been located in
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