July 27 – July 29

Discover the latest innovations in software-defined storage (SDS) from industry experts and leaders in server storage technology

The Open Storage Summit 2021 is a virtual industry event bringing together industry experts and leaders in server storage technology and data center applications to discuss and present the latest developments in software-defined storage for enterprise, data center and hybrid cloud deployments. The Open Storage Summit is the leading online conference for innovations in all the latest storage technologies, groundbreaking ideas, and compelling insights on future storage trends.

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Keynote Presentation: July 27, 2021 10:00 am PDT

The Open Storage Summit will commence with keynote presentations from Nutanix, Intel® and Supermicro senior executives on the latest software-defined storage technology developments for enterprise, data center, and multi-cloud infrastructure, and an overview of Supermicro’s expansive storage system product lines. [Read More]
Speakers:
Charles Liang, CEO, Supermicro
Alper Ilkbahar, VP & GM, Data Center Memory and Storage Solutions, Intel®
Rajiv Ramaswami, CEO, Nutanix
Tarkan Maner, CCO, Nutanix

Tracks

Day 1 – July 27: Hardware Technology (Speeds and Feeds)

Panel Discussion

Time: 11:00 am PT
Discussion of the enabling technologies that customers running software-defined storage (SDS) are most interested…

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Solution Session

Time: 11:30 am PT
One of the main challenges of a true scale out system is scaling the metadata in an effective way to enable effective scale out…

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Solution Session

Time: 11:30 am PT
Intel has been building an entirely open source software ecosystem for data-centric computing, fully optimized for Intel®…

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Solution Session

Time: 11:30 am PT
A new networked storage architecture called Software Defined Storage emerged from the world of cloud computing a few years ago….

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Solution Session

Time: 11:30 am PT
Along with the growth in unstructured data, the workloads being applied to that data are becoming less structured…

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Day 2 – July 28: Enterprise Transformation (Big Data/Resiliency)

Panel Discussion

Time: 10:00 am PT
Discussion of how enterprises are transforming storage siloes using cloud enabled SDS for increased agility….

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Solution Session

Time: 10:30 am PT
-Overview of a typical scale-out solution using high-density Supermicro nodes. -Overview of a typical…

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Solution Session

Time: 10:30 am PT
Not all object storage systems are alike. Designing systems to store terabytes to exabytes of data – for the long term…

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Solution Session

Time: 10:30 am PT
Get the benefits of the public cloud experience for any on-prem application, core-to-edge…

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Panel Discussion

Time: 10:30 am PT
There is a well-deserved love for the speed and simplicity of RAID, but in a world of impossibly-large…

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Day 3 – July 29: Enterprise Transformation (Virtualized Workloads)

Panel Discussion

Time: 10:00 am PT
Discussion about the impact of containerized workflows on server and storage architectures…

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Solution Session

Time: 10:30 am PT
In this presentation we will looking into how Red Hat OpenShift® Data Foundation (ODF), a software-defined storage…

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Solution Session

Time: 10:30 am PT
Modernize the datacenter to simplify workload management with VMWare Cloud Foundation and increase workload…

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Solution Session

Time: 10:30 am PT
Software Defined Storage (SDS) as a platform for hosting general workloads has been around for a while….

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Keynote Speakers

Charles Liang
CEO
Supermicro

Alper Ilkbahar
VP & GM, Data Center Memory and Storage Solutions
Intel®

Rajiv Ramaswami
CEO
Nutanix

Tarkan Maner
Chief Commercial Officer
Nutanix

Speakers

Anantha Adiga
Cloud Solutions Architect
Intel® Optane Group
Intel®

Curtis Anderson
Software Architect
Panasas

Shimon Ben-David
CTO
Wekaio

Eric Burgener
Research Vice President
IDC Analyst

Alvin Chu
Sr. Director, Solutions
Supermicro

Max Chung
Sr. Solution Manager
Supermicro

Rob Davis
VP of Storage
Nvidia Networking

Jerry Dien
Director of Server Products
Supermicro

Frederik De Schrijver
ActiveScale Product Lead
Quantum Corporation

Paul Evans
Solution Advisor
RozoFS

Tobias Flitsch
Director of Product Management
Nebulon

Jose Gomez
Sr. Technical Marketing Engineer – DevOps
Nutanix

Josh Grossman
Product Manager
Supermicro

Phil Hooker
Technical Director
Nebulon

Alan Johnson
Director of Emerging Technologies
Supermicro

Sridhar Kayathi
Sr. Technical Solutions Specialist
Intel®

Randy Kreiser
Storage Specialist/FAE
Supermicro

Andrey Kudryavtesev
DAOS Product Manager 
Intel®

David Larsen
Technical Solutions Specialist
Intel®

William Li
Sr. Product Manager
Supermicro

Sherry Lin
Solution Product Manager
Supermicro

Paul McLeod
Product Director
Supermicro

Michael Ocampo
Product Manager
Supermicro

Mike Scriber
Sr. Director Server Solution Management
Supermicro

Shiva Shastri
Sr. Technical Product Manager
Commvault

Mayur Shetty
Principal Solution Architect
Red Hat

Sim Upadhyayula
GM, Solutions Enablement
Supermicro

Steven Umbehocker
Founder & CEO
OSNEXUS

Damien Zhao
Product Manager
Supermicro

Liran Zvibel
CEO and Co-founder
Wekaio