The changing storage industry: How disruptive innovations in storage impact virtual desktop solutions

A new cycle of disruptive innovations in the storage industry is shaking up familiar architectures and technologies. This disruption promises to drive down costs, simplify storage and challenge the data center status quo. 
 
Use cases such as VDI have unique infrastructure demands, driving high consolidation ratios and interactive latency requirements critical to end-user experience. Learn more about the next wave of technologies with a focus on EUC-related impact and use cases. Scott will discuss these innovations, their architecture and tradeoffs, while tying them into how each fits into the worlds of virtual desktops, application remoting and mobile.

About the speaker

Scott Davis
Chief Technology Officer, Infinio Systems

Scott Davis is the Chief Technology Officer for Infinio Systems and drives product and technology strategy. He joined Infinio following seven years at VMware, where he was CTO for VMware’s End User Computing Business Unit. He earlier served as VMware's Chief Data Center and Storage Architect in the Corporate CTO Office. Prior to VMware, he was president, CTO and co-founder of Virtual Iron Software, which was acquired by Oracle and became the core of OracleVM. Earlier, he was CTO at Mangosoft, an Internet software and storage company with pioneering peer-to-peer clustering, caching and file system products. Scott holds 16 US patents for clustering, storage and virtualization technologies, and his products have won awards at Comdex, Demo and LinuxWorld.

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