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Skyera CEO Joins Panel to Discuss Solid-State Storage at Storage Visions
By: PR Newswire
Jan. 3, 2013 08:15 AM
SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Skyera Inc., founded by an executive and engineering team with unsurpassed backgrounds in the NAND flash, solid-state, storage and networking arenas, today announced that its CEO, Radoslav Danilak, is a featured speaker on the "Same as it Ever Was? – What's Ahead for Content Storage" panel (January 7 at 2:45-4:15 p.m.) at Storage Visions. The event is at the Riviera Conference Center, Las Vegas, Nevada, on January 6-7, 2013, and Skyera will be showing its Skyhawk solid-state storage system at Booth #21.
The "Same as it Ever Was? – What's Ahead for Content Storage" panel, moderated by Chris Preimesberger of eWeek, will address what storage technologies will address tomorrow's content storage needs. Attendees will learn about the latest in storage technologies such as hard disk drives, solid-state drives, flash memory and brand new storage technologies. They will also hear about new effective, green and speedy storage devices and networks.
Alongside Danilak from Skyera on the panel will be representatives from EMC, Samsung, SMART Storage Systems, Datalight, Nimble Storage, Lenovo and Exablox. Danilak will highlight how 2013 will clearly mark the first time that enterprise customers will be able to utilize low-cost 19/20nm solid-state technology as a direct replacement for traditional hard disk drives and software as the key differentiator in the flash market.
Skyhawk, the company's flagship enterprise solid-state storage system will be demonstrated at the show. It is the fastest performance, highest density/capacity, lowest cost all-flash system on the market. It features up to 44 terabytes of 500,000 IOPS, and Skyhawk HA at 1M IOPS, low-latency native capacity to satisfy the most demanding Big Data, analytics and virtualization applications.
"When done right and developed from the ground up, solid-state systems can extend the life amplification of the latest generation of MLC Flash and deliver a solution at a system price of less than $1 per gigabyte with Skyera's proprietary hardware based on compression and inline de-dupe, if not less expensive than hard disk-based enterprise storage systems," said Danilak. "I am pleased that I have the opportunity to share with attendees how even the highest performing flash arrays can cost less than traditional hard disk products."
About Storage Visions
SV 2013 explores the convergent needs of digital storage to support cloud content distribution and sharing, user generated content capture and use and professional media and entertainment applications.
Skyera Inc. is an emerging provider of enterprise solid-state storage systems designed to enable a large class of applications with extraordinarily high performance, exceptionally lower power consumption and cost effectiveness relative to existing enterprise storage systems. Founded by the executives who previously developed the world's most-advanced flash memory controller, Skyera is backed by key technology and financial partnerships designed to position it at the forefront of the hyper growth in the solid-state storage sector. The company was featured in the Gartner report "Cool Vendors in Storage Technologies, 2012" and was chosen by Flash Memory Summit as a Best of Show award winner for 2012 in the category of Most Innovative Flash Memory Enterprise Business Application. For more information about the company, visit skyera.com.
SOURCE Skyera Inc.
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