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Storage Visions Conference

September 29, 2010 09:30 ET

Micron Is Platinum Sponsor of the 2011 Storage Visions Conference

SV 2011 Award Submissions Now Open

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwire - September 29, 2010) -  The Tenth Annual Storage Visions Conference will be held at the Riviera Hotel Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, January 4 - 5, 2011. The conference is pleased to announce that Micron Technology, Inc. has joined as a Platinum sponsor of the 2011 conference. Join CEOs, industry leaders, manufacturers, and end users at Storage Visions 2011 in a relaxed and informative environment where you can network with world changers and industry titans and discover the trends that will drive economic recovery and new profitability.

The Micron keynote speaker on Wednesday, January 5 at 2 PM will be Dean Klein, vice president of memory system development. In his keynote, Klein will talk about the role of flash memory in storing digital data and boosting computing performance.

"We are pleased to have Micron and Dean back at the 2011 Storage Visions Conference," said Tom Coughlin, conference organizer. "Micron is a leader and visionary in the use of flash memory in computer applications and this is a major focus of the 2011 Storage Visions Conference. 2011 will see new storage hierarchies and architectures reshape the computer and tablet computer markets and Storage Visions is where you can get advance information about these changes."

"We look forward to participating in Storage Visions 2011, showcasing our growing portfolio of RealSSD solid-state drives and highlighting the important role that NAND flash memory has in computing and consumer applications," said Justin Sykes, director client SSDs for Micron. "Storage Visions is the place to be for staying on top of the latest trends and technologies that are driving digital storage."

The distinguished Storage Visions Awards are now open to submissions until November 19, 2010. Awards will be presented at the conference reception the evening of January 4, 2011. Go to to submit products and services for these awards covering digital storage uses, products and services. The Visionary Product Awards include the following: Mobile Consumer Electronics, Consumer Storage, Home Entertainment, Production/Post-Production Class Systems and Production/Post-Production Class Storage. In addition, visionary company awards will be presented at the reception for consumer electronics, media and entertainment and services and support. The fourth annual Art of Storage Award will recognize innovations for customer ease of use and good industrial design in digital storage applications, storage media and digital storage devices used in consumer electronics. 

Conference registration is now open. To register for SV 2011 go to: Hotel reservation information (low reduced rates for 2011 for recently updated rooms and close to the Las Vegas Convention Center) can be found at

Toshiba America Information Systems (TOSBF) is a Gold as well as Lanyard Sponsor. Bronze Sponsors and Exhibitors include DataDirect Networks, Hitachi-LG Data Storage, Silicon Image, SNIA SSSI and Verbatim. Marketwire is the newswire sponsor. Organization and media sponsors include: 3D@Home, Burnworld, Computer Outlook, Coughlin Associates, Davis Consultants Asia, Diskcon, Entertainment Storage Alliance, Flash Memory Summit, FCIA, HomeToys, IDC, IDEMA, IDMA, IEEE Consumer Electronics Society, IEEE Consultants' Network of Silicon Valley, Objective Analysis, iHollywood Forum, MediaTech, MESA, M&E Tech, Objective Analysis, Parks Associates, PC World Magazine, PowerSource, RDC, Storage Newsletter, StorageSearch, STA, Magazine and RLTA.

There are a limited number of sponsorships and exhibit spaces still available for the 2011 Storage Visions Conference. For information on sponsorship and exhibit opportunities at the 2011 conference, fill out the appropriate forms available on the conference web site: Interested parties can also call Storage Visions at 408-978-8184 or email us at

The Storage Visions Conference is put on by the Entertainment Storage Alliance (www.EntertainmentStorage.Org) and Coughlin Associates ( 

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