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Pure Storage To Paint the Stage Orange at VMworld 2014, Fueling Conversations On the Convergence of Flash, Virtualization and Data Center Infrastructure Technologies

Information technology end users, vendors and industry thought leaders from around the globe will convene in San Francisco next week for VMworld 2014, one of the largest, most popular technology conferences in the world, to network, explore new innovations, and discuss the data infrastructure technologies and trends of today and tomorrow. Pure Storage, the all-flash enterprise storage array company, will demo its latest product offerings and offer a preview of what’s next, while participating in a number of technical and educational sessions across the four-day event.

See What’s New and Coming Next from Pure Storage

Pure Storage will have the complete lineup of its newly expanded FlashArray family of products on display in the exhibit hall, including its new FA-405 and FA-450 arrays, and will be offering live demos of its new Purity FlashRecover services, featuring native asynchronous replication. The company will also offer an exclusive sneak preview and hands-on demo of its forthcoming all-flash converged infrastructure offering to VMworld 2014 attendees, along with games and prizes. Visit booth #1613.

Pure Storage at VMworld 2014: Session Highlights

  • The vExpert Storage Game Show (Session: STO2996-SPO)
    Join master of ceremonies, John Troyer, and vExperts from VMware and Pure Storage for a Jeopardy-style game show session that will test your knowledge on latest in VMware vSphere®-supported storage technologies. Duncan Epping, Cormac Hogan and Rawlinson Rivera on Team VMware will go head-to-head with Vaughn Stewart, Cody Hosterman and Craig Chapman on Team Pure, for an entertaining and informative parlay.
  • Customers Unplugged: Real-World Results with VMware on Flash
    Storage can unlock the potential of virtual infrastructure, cloud or end user computing environments – or be its worst bottleneck. Join VMware admins and cloud architects from LinkedIn, Skullcandy and the University of California, Berkeley for a candid discussion about their experiences moving from a mechanical disk-based infrastructure to all-flash.
  • New Kids On The Storage Block, File and Share: Lessons in Storage and Virtualization
    Howard Marks, legendary greybeard of storage, will moderate an interactive panel of flash storage experts from Pure Storage, Nimble Storage, Coho Data, Data Gravity, Tegile, and Tintri, to discuss how the market is evolving and the innovations that are changing it.
  • Virtual Volumes Technical Deep Dive
    Currently in beta, Virtual Volumes is VMware’s new storage paradigm for external SAN/NAS storage arrays. In this session, Pure Storage’s Cody Hosterman will join VMware’s Rawlinson Rivera to explore key technical concepts, and feature comparisons of existing solutions with Virtual Volumes.
  • vSphere Storage Best Practices: Next-Gen Storage Technologies
    Hosted by VMware, Pure Storage and EMC vSphere experts Rawlinson Rivera, Vaughn Stewart and Chad Sakac, this session will offer technical best practices with a fresh, vendor-neutral perspective for leveraging emerging storage technologies with vSphere.
  • Improving Cloud Operations Visibility with Log Management and vCenter Log Insight
    In this session, VMware and Pure Storage technical experts will speak with IT leaders from U.S. Bank and Walgreens to discuss their experiences with vCenter Log Insight, offering best practices and insights for enterprise topology, configuration, log collection performance, most valuable queries, dashboard construction, and recommended solutions.
  • Flash Storage Best Practices and Technology Preview
    Flash delivers more than just speed and performance – it is quickly becoming a foundational storage technology for powering private and public clouds around the globe. This session will explain how to maximize cloud technologies while reducing data center resources and radically simplifying vSphere environments with flash.

“This year’s VMworld 2014 program is shaping up to be the best one yet. Never has there been a more prolific array of sessions focusing on the new stack of infrastructure technologies that are transforming and defining modern businesses. Drop what you’re doing and register now -- this year’s event is not to be missed,” said Vaughn Stewart, Chief Technical Evangelist at Pure Storage. “We are honored to be included in such a broad array of sessions this year. We’ll be painting the stage orange, talking about everything from flash storage to virtualization, converged infrastructure and Virtual Volumes, to database trends and more. Our team couldn’t be more excited to engage with our industry peers and hear from the IT end users that are putting these technologies to use in the real world.”

Learn More

For a detailed overview of the VMworld 2014 San Francisco program, or to register for the event, visit: http://www.vmworld.com/community/conference/us

For a detailed overview of Pure Storage’s participation in VMworld 2014 sessions, visit: http://www.purestorage.com/blog/pure-storage-set-to-paint-vmworld-2014-orange/

About Pure Storage

Pure Storage, the all-flash enterprise storage company, enables the broad deployment of flash in the data center. When compared to traditional disk-centric arrays, Pure Storage all-flash enterprise arrays are 10x faster and 10x more space and power efficient at a price point that is less than performance disk per gigabyte stored. The Pure Storage FlashArray is ideal for high performance workloads, including server virtualization, desktop virtualization (VDI), database (OLTP, real-time analytics) and cloud computing. For more information, visit www.purestorage.com.

Connect with Pure Storage:

Corporate Blog: http://www.purestorage.com/blog

Twitter: www.twitter.com/PureStorage

LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/pure-storage

The Pure Storage and "P" logo marks, Purity Operating Environment and RAID-3D are trademarks of Pure Storage, Inc. All other trademarks or names referenced in this document are the property of their respective owners.

VMware and VMware vSphere®are registered trademarks or trademarks of VMware, Inc. in the United States and other jurisdictions. The use of the word “partner” or “partnership” does not imply a legal partnership relationship between VMware and any other company.

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