Webinar: Leveraging IBM Cloud Object Storage for NAS Cost Optimization & Efficiency

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When:  Apr 4, 2024 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM (ET)


Organizations are grappling with the challenges of managing ever-expanding data volumes while containing storage costs and ensuring optimal resource utilization. Join us for an insightful webinar where we explore how to strategically transition inactive NAS data to IBM’s Object Storage, unlocking significant cost savings of up to 70%.

During this session, participants will discover practical strategies to optimize storage resources by liberating prime storage space, thereby fostering more efficient resource allocation. By seamlessly merging the scalability and cost-effectiveness of object storage with the performance of NAS infrastructure, organizations can cultivate a balanced and efficient storage ecosystem.

During this webinar, we will:

  • Gain insights into transitioning inactive NAS data to IBM’s Object Storage, enabling substantial cost reductions
  • Explore techniques to optimize storage resources and unlock prime storage space for enhanced resource efficiency
  • Understand the synergistic benefits of integrating object storage scalability with NAS infrastructure performance, facilitating a harmonized storage solution

Key speakers

Ted Fay, Principal Product Manager - IBM Cloud Object Storage, IBM

Ted Fay is a principal product manager with IBM Cloud Object Storage, with a deep history in deploying storage solutions both as an end-customer and as an architect. As CTO of VisionArt, Ted helped lead the Oscar and Emmy-winning visual effects team responsible for Independence Day, Godzilla, Dr. Dolittle, and other high-profile film and television projects and was an early adopter of high-performance storage networks. Ted architected SAN-based digital workflows for LucasFilm, Sony, Microsoft, NASA, and others before eventually joining IBM in 2007. At IBM, Ted led the development of automated storage tiering, reducing storage costs and associated carbon footprint by 70% on over $20 billion in storage deployments worldwide. Ted served as chief architect for two deployments for a Fortune 5 global mobile device manufacturer, designing, building, and running geo-dispersed Exabyte scale Cloud Object Storage services, still used by hundreds of millions of users daily.

Robert McMillan, Alliances Manager Komprise

With an extensive background in cost-savings solutions across industries, Robert consistently delivers value to customers by devising cutting-edge cost-saving strategies. His expertise also extends to crafting effective go-to-market plans, ensuring that customers and partners reach their goals efficiently.

Steve More, Sr. Information Architect Komprise

Introducing Steve Moore, a seasoned Komprise Information Architect with nearly 30 years of storage expertise. With a diverse background from crafting firmware for drives and RAID systems to helping clients implementing complex data management solutions. Today, Steve’s dedication and proficiency lies in guiding customers, partners, and alliance members through the intricacies of traditional unstructured data management. Helping organizations seamlessly transition to comprehensive unstructured data management strategies, resulting in notable cost savings, improved data efficiency, and streamlined reporting processes for organizations.