SolidFire to Participate in OpenStack™ Conference
Monday, October 03, 2011
SolidFire Exec to Speak in OpenStack Storage Panel
Boulder, Colo. - October 3, 2011 - SolidFire, a provider of all-solid-state (SSD)
primary storage systems for cloud service providers, today
announced that the company will be exhibiting at the OpenStack™
Conference, taking place in Boston, October 5-7, 2011. On
Friday, October 7, Adam Carter, the company's director of
product management, will participate in the OpenStack Storage
panel at the conference.
Carter will discuss the technical case and business advantages for deploying Block Storage as a Service (BSaaS) in the cloud. The speaker will cover the current issues of deploying block storage at cloud scale and how the use of SSDs can significantly improve performance, efficiency, and management. He will also explore some of the new services that this technology, in concert with OpenStack, can enable within the cloud.
SolidFire delivers high-performance and high-efficiency primary storage for cloud service providers. The SolidFire Element™ operating system combines a scale-out all-solid-state architecture with patented efficiency technologies that dramatically reduce power, cooling, and capacity consumption. Designed for operation at cloud-scale, the SolidFire multi-tenant architecture enables cloud service providers to guarantee sustained performance to thousands of servers within a single storage system.