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SAS Advanced Connectivity

SAS connectivity includes a varied set of components and interconnectivity options used to accomplish diverse storage system objectives.
Attendees will learn:
•The details necessary to assemble and deliver compelling SAS solutions
•About the SAS Advanced Connectivity Roadmap
•What SAS Connectivity Management means
•Why SAS Advanced Connectivity is important for extending SAS’ reach into emerging cloud computing, large data centers and enterprise storage opportunities.

Presenter(s): Harry Mason, President, SCSI Trade Association (STA) and Director, Industry Marketing, LSI
STA VP Marty Czekalski (Interface Architecture Initiative Manager, Seagate), STA Board Member & Secretary Cameron Brett (Marketing Manager, PMC-Sierra) and STA Board Member Paul Vogt (Senior Director Product Management, Xyratex)
Recorded Nov 5 2009 65 mins
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