SANTA CLARA, CA--(Marketwire - Jul 18, 2012) - Virsto™ Software, an innovative provider of VM-centric storage hypervisor software, today announced that Eric Burgener, vice president of product management, will speak at BriForum Chicago, an event put on by TechTarget and BrianMadden.com. Taking place July 24-26, BriForum is the only technical event that is 100 percent dedicated to desktop virtualization, VDI, application virtualization, remote desktop services and the consumerization of IT.
In his session, Burgener will review the storage issues in VDI environments, and how two customers, a public university and a state government, cost-effectively met their VDI performance requirements. One of these customers used SSD in a novel way, while one did not. Attendees will walk away with a better understanding of VDI storage issues and innovative approaches to addressing them.
What: "Alternative Approaches To Meeting VDI Storage Performance Requirements - Two Case Studies"
Who: Eric Burgener, vice president of product management, Virsto Software
When: Thursday, July 26, 2012, 10:45 - 12:00pm CT
Where: McCormick Place Convention Center, 2301 S. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL
About the Speaker
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 among other technologies. Over the last 25 years he 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. He is currently the vice president of product management for Virsto.
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About Virsto Software.
Virsto Software delivers the industry's first VM-centric storage hypervisor, changing the economics of storage in virtualized environments. Virsto improves storage utilization by up to 90 percent, increases performance by up to 10x, and accelerates VM storage provisioning by more than 99 percent. Virsto reduces the cost and complexity of storage for VDI, test and development, tier I application virtualization, cloud computing and other virtualization initiatives. Founded in 2007, Virsto is backed by leading Silicon Valley venture firms. For more information, visit www.virsto.com.