Storage Field Day 5

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Storage Field Day 5 April 23-25, 2014
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

Bob Plankers


A hardcore IT generalist, virtualization expert, blogger, and vocal end user of technology.

Chris M Evans


Chris is a UK-based consultant with an interest in all technologies, focusing on storage, virtualisation and cloud.

Enrico Signoretti


An IT consultant, entrepreneur and passionate blogger at (not necessarily in that order).

Howard Marks


Storage Analyst Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary

Justin Warren


Justin is a consultant and freelance journalist who enjoys coding in Python and words that are fun to say, like 'llama' and 'shenanigans'.

Keith Townsend


Keith Townsend is the founder of and is an IT management consultant with more than 15 years of related experience.

Lauren Malhoit


I'm a post-sales engineer focusing mostly on VMware, EMC and Cisco.

Phoummala Schmitt


Just trying to survive in IT as a (woman) Sr. Systems Engineer with a focus on Messaging , Virtualization, Storage.

Ray Lucchesi


Ray Lucchesi is president of Silverton Consulting, blogs at, co-hosts podcast and has worked in data storage for over 30 years mostly in marketing and engineering new disk and tape automation products.

Rob Koper


Storage and SAN (performance) specialist. Love cats. Play volleyball. Ride motorcycle when there's any time left. Home improvement specialist.

Robert Novak


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

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.

Wednesday, Apr 23 09:30-11:30 X-IO Presents at Storage Field Day 5
Wednesday, Apr 23 13:00-15:00 PernixData Presents at Storage Field Day 5
Wednesday, Apr 23 16:00-18:00 Scale Computing Presents at Storage Field Day 5
Thursday, Apr 24 08:00-12:00 EMC Presents at Storage Field Day 5
Thursday, Apr 24 13:00-15:00 SolidFire Presents at Storage Field Day 5
Thursday, Apr 24 16:00-18:00 SanDisk Presents at Storage Field Day 5
Friday, Apr 25 08:00-10:00 Veeam Presents at Storage Field Day 5
Friday, Apr 25 10:30-12:30 Diablo Technologies Presents at Storage Field Day 5

Event Staff

Benjamin Freedman


Claire Chaplais


Stephen Foskett


Tom Hollingsworth


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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