During this BP Summit, we heard from both IBM and Business Partners who covered key topics such as:
-TSM 6 migration with Butterfly
-TSM competitive positioning
-SmartCloud Virtual Storage Center
-STG cloud initiatives & other STG opportunities
-Key trends in the storage marketplace, and
-TMS Suite for Unified Recovery.
You can learn more about these key storage topics in the Storage Management track, which kicks off today, Monday, at 2PM in Room 117. Speakers include Steve Wojtowecz, VP of Storage Software Development and Bina Hallman, Director Tivoli Storage & System z Software Product Manager. Joining these IBM speakers, is IDC Analyst Laura DuBois who will address key storage trends. Following this kickoff session, there will be several Storage Management sessions at Pulse in rooms 115 and 117, as well as key demos in the Solution Expo. More details can be found on the Pulse site under the Cloud & Data Center Optimization Stream under Storage Management Track. And, don’t forget to leverage the SmartSite Agenda Builder so you don’t miss out on any key Pulse storage sessions!
Continuing the recap of the Saturday BP Storage Sunmit, we listened to Butterfly Software present their successes with TSM migrations, leveraging their assessment tool. You wont’ want to miss their live data migration demo during the Monday storage Birds of a Feather session #1387 at 6PM in room 117. Special refreshments to be served!
We also heard from Frontsafe, winner of a Business Partner Award today at the Pulse BP Summit Day. You can also hear more about Frontsafe’s “Backed by TSM” solution at storage session 1360 on Wednesday, 3:30PM in room 115. Also, check out Frontsafe’s Livestream interview on Monday, 2:30PM at the Expo Stage in the Solution Center. You can watch this interview on the Pulse Livestream channel, as well. Backed up by IBM Tivoli Storage Manager (TSM) is a unique Ready for IBM Tivoli program classification for clients, business partners and managed service providers who use the IBM Tivoli Storage Manager family of offerings as a core component of a data protection and recovery managed services or cloud-based offering. It is IBM’s new partner program for validated TSM cloud solutions. Visit the Ready for Tivoli / Backed up by IBM TSM in the BP Café (part of the Solution Expo Center).
Partnering with Frontsafe, another storage BP, Starfire Technologies, joined Frontsafe’s BP program recently. You can listen to Richard Spurlock, CEO of Starfire, speak more about this partnership during his Pulse interview on the Livestream stage in the Solution Expo. Check it out here: Starfire Technologies Expo Stage Interview.
As Tivoli storage just finished a stellar year
of significant growth in the marketplace, 2012 promises to be another strong
year with continued focus in key growth areas such as: Data Protection & Central Management
& storage hypervisor. Please join us
at Pulse in rooms 115 and 117 in the Conference
Center all week to learn
more! And, keep your eye on the Tivoli Storage Blog here for all Storage at Pulse happenings........
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