Storage Field Day 2

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L-R: Matt Simmons, Howard Marks, Scott D. Lowe, Stephen Foskett, Claire Chaplais, Edward Grigson, Robert Novak, John Hickson, Marco Broeken, Rick Schlander, Robin Harris, Arjan Timmerman
Storage Field Day 2 November 8-9, 2012
Who: Storage
What: Field Day
When: Past
Where: Silicon Valley

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Presenting Sponsors

Presenting sponsors are selected by the Field Day organizing committee. For information on becoming a Field Day presenter, please see our page about presenting at Tech Field Day.

Delegate Panel

Delegates are selected by the Field Day Delegate community. For more information on our selection process, please see our page about becoming a Field Day Delegate.

Arjan Timmerman


Virtualization lover by day, Storage admirer by night

Ed Grigson


I'm an infrastructure professional with a keen interest in cloud, virtualisation and storage.

Fabio Rapposelli


Howard Marks


Storage Analyst Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary

John Hickson


Marco Broeken


Dutch Virtualization Admirer and DaaS Lover, Blogger at

Matt Simmons


Small Infrastructure IT Administrator in Academia

Rick Schlander


Virtualization Architect & vExpert, Minneapolis & Rochester VMUG Leader, NetAppEMC Storage & Cisco UCS Engineer-Blogger.

Robert Novak


Writer, Photographer, System Administrator, Team Builder, Cat Herder, Comedian, Part-Time Shopkeeper

Robin Harris


Scott D. Lowe


Scott D. Lowe is an independent consultant, blogger, and author focusing on issues that affect the CIO and on the virtualization and storage markets.

Presentation Calendar

Most presentations are streamed live on this page, at, and at some delegate and presenter web sites. After the event, the following pages contain video recordings of these presentations.

Thursday, Nov 8 08:00-10:00 Nimble Storage Presents at Storage Field Day 2
Thursday, Nov 8 10:30-12:30 Nimbus Data Presents at Storage Field Day 2
Thursday, Nov 8 13:30-15:30 Zerto Presents at Storage Field Day 2
Thursday, Nov 8 16:00-18:00 Tintri Presents at Storage Field Day 2
Thursday, Nov 8 18:45-19:30 Asigra Presents at Storage Field Day 2
Friday, Nov 9 08:00-10:00 NexGen Presents at Storage Field Day 2
Friday, Nov 9 10:30-12:30 Nutanix Presents at Storage Field Day 2
Friday, Nov 9 13:30-15:30 Riverbed Presents at Storage Field Day 2
Friday, Nov 9 16:00-18:00 Virsto Presents at Storage Field Day 2

Event Staff

Claire Chaplais


Stephen Foskett


Links with Tag SFD2

  1. Marco Broeken, January Virtualization Pro of the Month
  2. Hybrid Flash Array From Nimble Storage Makes iSCSI Sexy Again
  3. Nexus7 tablet power issues resolved
  4. Asigra at the Tech Field Day roundtable
  5. Zerto Virtual Replication 3.0 Now Available for Public, Private and Hybrid Clouds
  6. Nutanix released NOS 3.5 with Support for Microsoft Hyper-V (Tech Preview)
  7. NimbusData at VMworld 2013 in SFO
  8. Nutanix Platform Professional
  9. Hybrid Storage: Buy Now, Add Workloads Later And Enjoy Additional Value
  10. My take on Tintri VM-Aware Storage
  11. Zerto brings Disaster Recovery to the next level
  12. Hyper-Convergence and Commoditization for CIOs – Wikibon
  13. Is storage a fungible commodity?
  14. Tech Field Day Whiteboard Session on Zerto
  15. 2013 – the year of FLASH in BeNeLux
  16. Nutanix – NOS 3.0 & NX-3000 – The 400VM 2U Building Block
  17. One Year of Tech Field Day Video: 90,000 Views!
  18. The brewing battle between hybrid and all-flash storage
  19. Enterprise storage is in for an exciting few years
  20. My last blog post of 2012, 2013 here we come!
  21. How to clone and snapshot a VM on #Tintri VMstore
  22. Technical Deep Dive on Tintri Architecture
  23. Virsto v2.0 for vSphere – delivers purpose-built software defined storage
  24. Nimbus Data is for real
  25. Zerto’s Virtual Replication 2.0 – first looks
  26. Tintri at Storage Field Day 2
  27. Starting a New Chapter
  28. Perhaps the sexiest demo the Tech Field Day delegates have ever seen?
  29. The Nimble Scale
  30. Flash Drives as Replaceable Parts
  31. Storage QoS: The Next Frontier?
  32. Live Stream from Nimble Storage
  33. Live from Storage Field Day 2
  34. Storage Field Day 2 / Day Two
  35. Tech Field Day – Storage Field Day 2 Starts this Week!
  36. Zerto to Present on Hypervisor-based Replication at Storage Field Day 2
  37. Storage Field Day 2 (5th & 6th November 2012)
  38. Storage Field Day 2: Next Week!
  39. Storage Field Day 2 Approaches
  40. Tech Field Day |

More Information

If you would like to sponsor or attend these events as a delegate, please contact Stephen Foskett, Gestalt IT Community Organizer, at [email protected] or call +1(508)451-9532.

This is a Past Storage Field Day in Silicon Valley