SOURCE: DataDirect Networks

DataDirect Networks

April 16, 2012 11:00 ET

DataDirect Networks (DDN) Technology Visionary Jean-Luc Chatelain to Present on the Future of Cloud Computing and Big Data at NAB Show® 2012

Industry Luminary to Explore How Emerging Cloud Technologies Will Impact Media Organizations Around the World

CHATSWORTH, CA--(Marketwire - Apr 16, 2012) - DataDirect Networks (DDN), world leader in massively scalable storage, today announced that Jean-Luc Chatelain, Executive Vice President, Strategy and Technology at DDN™, will be a Spotlight Speaker at the 2012 NAB Show®, April 14-19 in Las Vegas, NV. Chatelain will present "Navigating the Current Cloud Environment and Planning for What's Next," on Monday, April 16 from 4:20 to 4:40 p.m. MT at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

In his talk, Chatelain will discuss best practices for media organizations to harness the power of cloud technology and data distribution to enable the media production process more agile. Chatelain will also discuss opportunities around exploiting cloud storage technologies to connect media consumers worldwide as social engagement continues to drive video, imagery and rich information creation.

Since joining DDN in 2011, Chatelain has spearheaded the worldwide adoption of DDN's award-winning WOS™ object storage technology, the company's hyper-scalable foundation for cloud storage and computing environments, which is engineered for the web and cloud era to connect distributed organizations and enable consistent insight into a global Big Data namespace.

Chatelain brings over twenty years of expertise to DDN with a rich background in data-driven technology companies. Prior to joining DDN, Chatelain served as a distinguished Hewlett-Packard Fellow responsible for successfully leading HP's Information Optimization strategy.

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About DataDirect Networks
DataDirect Networks (DDN) is the world leader in massively scalable storage. We are the leading provider of data storage and processing solutions and professional services that enable content-rich and high growth IT environments to achieve the highest levels of systems scalability, efficiency and simplicity. DDN enables enterprises to extract value and deliver results from their information. Our customers include the world's leading online content and social networking providers, high performance cloud and grid computing, life sciences, media production organizations and security & intelligence organizations.

Deployed in thousands of mission critical environments worldwide, DDN's solutions have been designed, engineered and proven in the world's most scalable data centers to ensure competitive business advantage for today's information powered enterprise.

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