SOURCE: Virsto


September 29, 2011 08:06 ET

Virsto Software to Discuss Virtualization Pain Points at Interop 2011 Conference

Eric Burgener Joins Executives From Focus, Veeam Software and EMC for Panel on 'Optimizing Backup and Storage for the Virtual/Cloud Infrastructure'

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - Sep 29, 2011) - Virsto™ Software, an innovative provider of VM-centric storage hypervisor software, today announced that Eric Burgener, vice president of product management, will join a panel of industry experts from Focus, Veeam Software and EMC at the upcoming Interop New York 2011 Conference. Taking place October 3-7, 2011 in New York, New York, Interop is the leading business technology event in virtualization, security, mobility, data center and networking.

The panel will discuss the critical challenges brought about by virtualization implementation and expansion and specifically show how it impacts storage and backup. Panelists will discuss common pain points and provide ideas for minimizing the challenges while optimizing storage and backup for the new virtual/cloud infrastructure.

Interop Panel Details
Virtualization Pain Points - Optimizing Backup and Storage for the Virtual/Cloud Infrastructure
When: Wednesday, October 5, 2011 from 10:30-11:20 AM ET
Where: Interop New York 2011, Javits Center, Room 1E16
Who: Moderated by Michael Dortch, research director at Focus. Panelists include Eric Burgener, Virsto Software, Doug Hazelman, Veeam Software and Ed Walsh, EMC.

Speaker Bio
Eric Burgener has worked on emerging technologies for his entire career, with early stints at Tandem, Pyramid, Sun, Veritas, ConvergeNet, Mendocino, and Topio, among others, focusing on fault tolerance and high availability, replication, backup, continuous data protection, and server virtualization. Over the last 25 years, Eric has worked across a variety of functional areas, including sales, product management, marketing, business development and technical support, and spent time as an executive in residence with Mayfield and a storage industry analyst at Taneja Group.

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About Virsto Software
Virsto Software delivers no-compromise storage virtualization software for virtual machines: Efficient, Affordable, Agile. Virsto offers the industry's first VM-centric storage hypervisor that delivers unlimited high-performance, thin-provisioned snapshots and clones to dramatically improve storage utilization, reduce cost and simplify VM storage provisioning. Founded in 2007, Virsto Software is backed by leading Silicon Valley venture firms. For more information, visit

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