byScott Shimomura05-13-201411:29 AM - edited 07-07-201403:11 PM
What a week in Las Vegas! Jonathan Martin and his team at EMC delivered another spectacular event that always seems to feel like the center of the storage universe. It’s evolved over the years from a technical user event into a compass for understanding where the storage industry is going. The theme was “redefine” which was perfect given all of the hype and conversations around software defined-everything and IDC’s 3rd platform. It was clear from the first day keynote that EMC is all in on software-defined storage and flash even if it disrupts their traditional storage solutions.
The amount and depth of information in the general and technical sessions was awesome, if not overwhelming. Brocade had several sessions covering topics ranging from Cloud, IP, and Fibre Channel storage. Our VP of product management, Jack Rondoni, presented a technology overview of Brocade Fabric Vision that was very well attended. He provided a detailed session on the use cases and underlying technology for Brocade’s advanced monitoring, diagnostics, and management.
Jack’s session on “How SAN Monitoring Improves Application Availability & Performance”