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If you're a marketer involved with storage events, then it's useful to look upto 4 years backwards at what events have taken place because many of these events operate on an annual cycle. A backwards looking list like this one sometimes gives you better long range visibility than a forward looking one.

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Date............................ Event name and link Location
November 2010 ..........................................................................
November 3 - 4 Energy Data Storage forms a platform for the energy sector to discuss and compare their unique digital data storage needs. It will also incorporate associated issues surrounding business continuity and information security and how these all form a part of consolidating your data storage strategy. Kensington, London, UK
November 13 - 19 SC10 is the premier international conference on high performance computing, networking, storage and analysis. New Orleans

Date............................ Event name and link Location
October 2010 .......................................................................... ..................................
October 4 Flash Storage Summit: San Jose (organized by JEDEC) is the place to hear about the latest developments and pending standards for flash technology from leading industry experts. Learn about market trends and industry proposals for Universal Flash Storage (UFS), Solid State Drives, mobile storage applications, and much more. San Jose, CA
October 6 - 8 Citrix Synergy Berlin 2010 - presented in English, is a corporate conference that offers rich technical information and the latest product announcements from Citrix and partners with a strong focus on European markets, requirements and customer successes. Berlin
October 19 - 20 Embedded Live brings together system architects, design engineers, suppliers, analysts and media from across the globe.
October 31 to
November 3
MILCOM is the premier international conference for military communications. San Hose, CA

Date............................ Event name and link Location
September 2010
September 1 - 2 VMworld San Francisco
September 9 - 10 DISKCON USA 2010 - Technology, Areal Density, and Innovation - explores the key innovations behind continuing development of hard disk drive components and metrology and the continuing development of hard disk drive architectures and testing. Santa Clara, CA
September 13 - 15 Intel Developer Forum San Francisco
September 20-21 Storage Decisions New York
September 22 Non-Volatile Memory Conference - "Developing Successful Strategies for the NVM Revolution: 2010-2020" - is presented by Web-Feet Research and Westwood Marketing. Santa Clara, CA
September 22 - 23 360°IT is borne out of extensive research with IT professionals - from CIO to IT Managers - and delivers the holistic view of the solutions that support the entire IT infrastructure. London, UK
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Date............................ Event name and link Location
August 2010
August 3 Creative Storage Conference will explore and promote the exciting role of digital storage in the media and entertainment industry, developing the conference theme of Storage in the 3rd Dimension. Culver City, CA
August 10 - 13 Military Vehicles Exhibition & Conference Detroit, MI
August 17 - 19 Flash Memory Summit - SSDs will be the main theme at this year's event. Santa Clara, CA
August 22 - 24 HOT CHIPS - Since it started in 1989, has been known as one of the semiconductor industry's leading conferences on high-performance microprocessors and related integrated circuits. Stanford University, CA

Date............................ Event name and link Location
July 2010
June 27-July 1 ODTUG Kaleidoscope is the conference for Oracle developers and architects, offering the best content by renowned experts, including Oracle ACE Directors and Oracle ACEs. Washington, D.C.
July 13 - 15 SEMICON West San Francisco, CA
July 15-17 Software Industry Conference Dallas, Texas
July 28 - 29 Storage Networking World 2010 China Beijing, China
July 28 MemCon Silicon Valley 2010 Santa Clara, CA

Date............................ Event name and link Location
June 2010
June 1 - 5 Computex Taipei, Taiwan
June 9-10 Storage Decisions Chicago, IL
June 21-24 HP Technology Forum Las Vegas, NV
June 27-July 1 ODTUG Kaleidoscope is the conference for Oracle developers and architects, offering the best content by renowned experts, including Oracle ACE Directors and Oracle ACEs. Washington, D.C.

Date............................ Event name and link Location
May 2010
May 12 Enterprise Storage: Analyzing Technologies and Preparing For The Future Boston, MA
May 12 - 14 Data Storage Expo Tokyo, Japan
May 17-19 The 9 th Perpendicular Magnetic Recording Conference. PMRC conferences dealing with all aspects of perpendicular magnetic recording have been held every 3 years since 1989. Those interested in recent and future developments in perpendicular magnetic recording and high-density storage technologies are invited to attend and to submit contributions to the technical sessions. Tokyu, Japan
May 18 The Datacenter Technologies Academy London, UK
May 23 - 26 Optical Data Storage 2010 - The 26th ODS topical meeting provides an excellent forum for exchanging information on the status, advances, and future directions in the field of optical data storage. UMC/Univ. of Colorado

Date............................ Event name and link Location
April 2010
April 10 - 15 NAB Show is the world's largest digital media and entertainment event and the global launch pad for next-generation technologies powering the future of broader-casting. Las Vegas, NV
April 11-13 Non-volatile Memories Workshop 2010 will bring together scientists and engineers from industry and academia who are working on advanced non-volatile storage devices and systems. The goal is to facilitate the exchange of ideas, insights, and knowledge within this broad community of practitioners and researchers, and to foster the establishment of new collaborations that can propel future progress in the design and application of non-volatile memories. University of California,
San Diego
April 12-15 SNW is the world's largest event for IT executives/managers, vendors, channel partners, press and analysts involved in storage, data center, infrastructure, and business continuity. Orlando, FL
April 27-29 Infosecurity Europe London, UK
April 27-29 Embedded System Conference brings together the largest community of designers, technologists, business leaders, and suppliers all in one place.

SSD exhibitors at this event include:- Apacer, InnoDisk, Memoright and STEC.
San Jose, CA

Date............................ Event name and link Location
March 2010
March 2-4 Embedded World Conference Nürnberg, Germany
March 2 - 6 CeBIT Hannover, Germany
March 15 DISKCON Asia Pacific 2010 Suzhou, China
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Date............................ Event name and link Location
February 2010
February 7 - 11 ISSCC 2010 the International Solid-State Circuits Conference is the foremost forum for presentation of advances in solid-state circuits and systems-on-a-chip. San Francisco
February 11 FCoE Applications Webinar by Fibre Channel Industry Association webinar
February 24 - 25 Ethernet Technology Summit focuses on the use of Ethernet throughout the networking space. This includes the emergence of 10-Gigabit Ethernet as a key LAN technology on the desktop and in data centers. San Hose

Date............................ Event name and link Location
January 2010
January 5 - 6 Storage Visions Conference - is the premier event bringing together digital storage oriented people from throughout the digital content creation, distribution and use value chain.

Join CEO's, industry leaders, manufacturers, and end users at Storage Visions 2010 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.
Las Vegas, NV
January 26 Real-Time & Embedded Computing Conference Santa Clara, CA
January 26 - 28 TheBDEvent is a storage technology networking and business development-only event.

It's focused specifically on technology vendors, financial professionals, service providers, resellers, press and analysts, with the goal of creating a compelling and inexpensive business development and networking opportunity for industry insiders.

TheBDEvent opens the door to industry relationships and partnerships without the expense of exhibiting or the split focus of also catering to buyers and prospects. There are no exhibitors, no sponsorships, and no 'event extortion' – just business-to-business education and networking.
Palo Alto, CA

Date............................ Event name and link Location
December 2009
December 1 - 3 PV 2009 - Preservation and Adding Value to Scientific and Technical Data Madrid, Spain
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Date............................ Event name and link Location
November 2009
November 4-7 AMIA 2009 - The Association of Moving Image Archivists annual conference provides an opportunity for colleagues and those interested in the field to meet, share information and work together. St. Louis, MO
November 1–6 LISA '09 - 23rd Large Installation System Administration Conference Baltimore, MD
November 14-20 SC09 - is recognized globally as the premier international conference on high performance computing, networking, storage and analysis. Portland, OR
November 17 - 19 CARTES & IDentification Congress 2009 Paris, France
November 18 Navigating the Maze of Solid State Storage Solutions

In this session we offer businesses a road-map to navigate the maze of solid state storage solutions. Starting with a view of how traditional I/O intensive infrastructure is designed and deployed, we will identify applications and workloads for which solid state storage technology is a viable, cost effective solution for real-world, high-performance computing.
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Date............................ Event name and link Location
October 2009 ..................................................................
October 1 Storage Expo Russia Moscow
October 5 - 7 20th International Conference on Magnetic Recording Heads and Systems Tuscaloosa, Alabama
October 12-15 SNW is the world's largest event for IT end-users, vendors, channel partners, press and analysts involved in storage, data center, infrastructure, and business continuity. Phoenix, AZ
October 14-15 Storage Expo 2009 is the UK's definitive event for data storage, information and content management. London
October 18-21 MILCOM 2009 is the premier international conference for military communications. Boston, MA
October 21 - 23 SUPERCOMM 2009 Chicago, IL
October 27 - 28 SNW Europe - With over 100 conference sessions, SNIA tutorials and case studies, this 2 day conference offers IT professionals in depth knowledge about current issues and trends. The co-location with Virtualization World and Datacenter Technologies ensures a 360º approach and time well spent out of the office. Frankfurt, Germany

Date............................ Event name and link Location
September 2009
September 8 - 11 DSEi 2009 (Defence Systems & Equipment International ) London
September 10 - 15 IBC is the leading international forum for the electronic media industry, attracting 49,000+ visitors and 1,300+ exhibitors from more than 130 countries. Amsterdam
September 14 - 18 2009 ESSDERC provides an annual European forum for the presentation and discussion of recent advances in solid-state devices and technologies. Athens, Greece
September 16 Compliance in Information Management Forum New York, NY
September 22 - 24 Digital Video Expo Pasadena, CA
September 22 - 24 Intel Developer Forum (IDF) is held every year, allowing brilliant minds to meet, collaborate, and learn from one another. San Francisco, CA
September 23 - 24 DISKCON USA 2009 .Santa Clara, CA
September 29 - October 1 Storage Expo Russia Moscow

Date............................ Event name and link Location
August 2009
August 3 - 7 SIGGRAPH 2009 New Orleans
August 11 - 13 Flash Memory Summit Santa Clara, CA

Date............................ Event name and link Location
July 2009
July 9-11 NAS 2009 Zhang Jia Jie, China
July 16-18 Software Industry Conference Boston, MA
July 21-22 IPTV World New York, NY
July 26 - 31 46th Design Automation Conference San Francisco, CA

Date............................ Event name and link Location
June 2009
June 1 - 2 Military & Aerospace Electronics Forum is one of the industry's premier military conferences and exhibitions San Diego, CA
June 2 - 4 CONNECTIONS is the premier executive event focused on the market developments and growth factors for advanced digital lifestyle solutions. Santa Clara, CA
June 2 - 6 Computex Taipai, Taiwan
June 8 – 10 Business Development Event The goal is to create a forum for face to face contact for industry insiders (vendors, VARs, consultants, analysts, press) that does not require the expense of exhibiting and catering to end-users. Boston, MA
June 8 - 11 SATA-IO Interoperability Workshop Milpitas, CA
June 10 - 12 Interop Tokyo 2009 Chiba,Japan
June 22-24 MemCon 2009 Santa Clara, CA

Date............................ Event name and link Location
May 2009
May 3 - 7 Compellent C-Drive 2009 Bloomington, Minnesota
May 4-6 SYSTOR 2009 - aims to foster stronger ties between the Israeli and worldwide systems research communities and industry. Haifa, Israel
May 7 NLUUG - Storage and Filesystems - A petabyte of storage weighs about as much as a small car, but a large physics experiment can fill that up in less than a week. The modern rate of data production and amount of data storage --and crucially also data search and retrieval-- have pushed the limits of computer storage and the traditional file system further and further back. The Netherlands
May 13 - 15 Data Storage Expo Tokyo, Japan
May 19 SNIA Europe's Academy London
May 17 - 21 Interop is the meeting place for the global business technology community. Las Vegas, NV

Date Event name and link
April 2009
April 6-9 Storage Networking World - the world's largest and foremost storage networking event - is where IT management and professionals learn, network and maximize their company's storage capabilities.
April 17 - 23 The NAB Show Join a virtual worldwide community of digital media, film, entertainment and communications professionals who may be connected only by their passion for creating great content and delivering it across multiple platforms. But together, you represent the IMAGINation.
April 19 Creative Storage Conference

Date Event name and link Location
March 2009
March 3-5 Embedded World Nuremberg, Germany
March 3-8 CeBIT is the world's largest and most renowned trade fair for the world of IT and telecommunications. Hannover, Germany
March 8-10 Semico Summit is an annual executive conference which is widely revered as the semiconductor event of the year. The Summit has been in existence since 1997. There are ample opportunities for interaction with top-level leaders in a casual setting. Phoenix, Arizona
March 10-12 FOSE is the largest, most comprehensive information technology event serving the government marketplace. Washington, DC

Date Event name and link Location
February 2009
February 4 - 5 Multichannel Content Distribution Conference and Expo Los Angeles, CA
February 8 -12 International Solid-State Circuits Conference San Francisco
February 12 IDC Virtualization Forum: Optimizing Storage, Networks, Desktops, and Security is designed to help IT and business executives answer key questions about how to effectively leverage virtualization beyond consolidation. New York, NY
February 24–27 FAST '09 The 7th USENIX Conference on File and Storage Technologies brings together storage system researchers and practitioners to explore new directions in the design, implementation, evaluation, and deployment of storage systems. San Francisco, CA
February 25 - 27 Pacific Crest's 2009 Emerging Technology Summit San Francisco, CA

Date Event name and link Location
January 2009
January 5-9 Macworld Conference & Expo San Francisco, CA
January 6 - 9 Storage Visions - brings together technologists, vendors, retailers and users to explore the pod-, web-, life-casting consumer revolution and how you will preserve, protect, and search your life on Digital Storage. Las Vegas, NV

Date Event name and link Location
December 2008
December 9 - 12 ISS World Americas is the world's largest gathering of North and Latin American Telecom Operators, Law Enforcement, Intelligence and Homeland Security Analysts responsible for lawful interception, electronic investigations and network Intelligence gathering. Washington, DC
December 10–11 First Workshop on I/O Virtualization San Diego, CA

Date Event name and link Location
November 2008
November 4 - 6 CARTES 2008 Paris, France
November 4 - 8 DV Expo Los Angeles, CA
November 9–14 LISA '08 San Diego, CA
November 11 - 14 Electronica 2008 Munich, Germany
November 12 - 15 The Association of Moving Image Archivists annual conference. Savannah, GA
November 15 - 21 SC08 Austin, TX
November 17 - 19 Storage Decisions San Francisco
November 18 – 20 G2E - Global Gaming Expo Las Vegas

Date Event name and link Location
October 2008
October 1 - 2 SATA-IO Plugfest - The SATA-IO Plugfest is open to all companies working on Serial ATA compatible products whether or not they are members of SATA-IO Milpitas, CA
October 2 TRENDFOCUS Seminar 2008 - TRENDFOCUS' annual seminar in Japan will begin with a deep look at changes in HDD and component market dynamics, focusing on demand drivers from the PC and CE markets. Shinagawa, Tokyo
October 7-9 Storage Expo Russia Russia
October 8 7th ANNUAL OPTICAL STORAGE SYMPOSIUM TBD
October 13-16 Storage Networking World Dallas, Texas
October 15 - 16 Storage Expo UK London, UK
October 21 - 23 InfoTech Dayton, OH

Date Event name and link Location
September 2008
September 12 - 16 IBC2008 show Amsterdam, NL
September 17-18 DISKCON USA Santa Clara
September 22 - 25 Storage Developer Conference Santa Clara, CA
September 22 - 25 25th IEEE Symposium on Mass Storage Systems and Technologies Baltimore, Maryland
September 21 - 23 The Triple i Convention Northampton, UK
September 23–25 Streaming Media West San José , CA
September 23 IDC Virtualization Summit Chicago, IL
September 29 - October 2 SATA-IO Plugfest - The SATA-IO Plugfest is open to all companies working on Serial ATA compatible products whether or not they are members of SATA-IO Milpitas, CA

Date Event name and link Location
August 2008
August 4 - 7 LinuxWorld San Francisco
August 4 - 7 NGDC (Next Generation Data Center) San Francisco
August 11 - 15 SIGGRAPH 2008 Los Angeles
August 12 - 14 Flash Memory Summit Santa Clara
August 19 - 21 Intel Developer Forum San Francisco
August 29 to
September 3
IFA 2008 Berlin

Date Event name and link Location
July 2008
July 15 - 17 SEMICON West San Francisco, CA
July 17-19 Software Industry Conference Boston, Mass
July 21-24 SNIA's Summer Symposium San Jose, CA
July 22-24 MemCon San Jose, CA

Date Event name and link Location
June 2008
June 3 Seminar - HDD vs. SSD: Mutually Beneficial and Interdependent? Taipei, Taiwan
June 4, 2008 SNIA Europe Academy Moscow
June 9-13 Apple Developer Connection San Francisco
June 10 - 11 Storage Analyst Forum London
June 16 - 19 NXTcomm 2008 Las Vegas
June 16 - 20 SAS Plugfest Durham, New Hampshire

Date Event name and link Location
May 2008
May 12 - 14 BladeSystems Insight 2008 Tucson, AZ
May 14 - 16 Data Storage Expo & Conference Tokyo
May 15 Hard Disk and Solid State Drive Reliability - The Pursuit of Excellence NetApp HQ, Sunnyvale, CA
May 18 - 21 23rd IEEE Nonvolatile Semiconductor Memory Workshop Opio, France
May 18 - 20 NCTA The National Show New Orleans, LA
May 20 SNIA Europe Academy London

Date Event name and link Location
April 2008
April 1 - 3 FOSE 2008 Washington, DC
April 2-3 Business Continuity – Risk Management Expo 2008 London, UK
April 7-10 Computerworld's Storage Networking World Orlando, FL
April 11 - 17 NAB 2008 Las Vegas, NV
April 15 - 20 Creative Storage Conference Las Vegas, NV

Date Event name and link Location
March 2008
March 4-9 CeBIT Hannover, Germany
March TBA The Semico Summit Phoenix, AZ
March 11 -13 Data Protection Summit 2008 Invine, CA
March 19 - 20 Storage Expo Belgium Brussel, Belgium

Date Event name and link Location
February 2008
February 3-8 International Solid-State Circuits Conference San Francisco
February 26–29 Embedded World Nuremberg, Germany
February 26–29 6th USENIX Conference on File and Storage Technologies San Jose, CA
February 27-28 Digital Signage Expo 2008 Las Vegas, NV

Date Event name and link Location
January 2008
January 5-6 Storage Visions is the premier conference focusing on digital storage and the entertainment content value chain. Las Vegas, Nevada
January 14 - 18 Macworld Conference & Expo San Francisco
January 22 The Real-Time & Embedded Computing Conference (RTECC) Santa Clara, CA

Date Event name and link Location
December 2007
December 4-6 Storage Decisions 2007 San Francisco
December 4-6 Digital Video Expo West Los Angeles, CA
December 4-6 CONNECTIONS Europe Berlin, Germany
December 10-12 ISS World Washington, DC

Date Event name and link Location
November 2007
November 6-8 Streaming Media West San Jose, CA
November 10 - 16 SC07 Reno, NV
November 11–16 LISA '07 Dallas, TX
November 12-16 SATA-IO Plugfest #9 Milpitas, CA
November 13-14 MemCon Tokyo Tokyo
November 13 - 16 Productronica Munich, Germany
November 13 - 15 CARTES Paris, France
November 21-22 Storage Expo France Paris, France
November 30 Networked Storage: Just the facts by SNIA Europe Rome, Italy

Date Event name and link Location
October 2007
October 9 The DVD Forum North America Conference Universal City, CA
October 15-18 Storage Networking World Dallas, Texas
October 15-17 Perpendicular Magnetic Recording Conference Tokyo, Japan
October 17 - 18 Storage Expo 2007 Olympia, London
October 22-25 Mobile Business Expo 2007 Javits Convention Center, NYC
October 22-26 Interop New York Javits Convention Center, NYC
October 23 - 25 InfoTech 2007 Dayton, OH
October 24 - 25 Storage World Stockholm, Sweden
October 29-31 SNW EUROPE 2007 Frankfurt, Germany
October 31 to November 1 Storage Expo Utrecht, NL

Date Event name and link Location
September 2007
September 1 - 5 IFA 2007 Berlin
September 6 - 11 IBC2007 Amsterdam, NL
September 9 - 13 SNIA's 2007 Storage Developer Conference San Jose, CA
September 11 - 12 Infosecurity New York New York, NY
September 11-13 VMworld 2007 San Francisco, CA
September 11 - 14 Defence Systems & Equipment International London, UK
September 17-21 DISKCON USA Santa Clara, CA
September 18 - 20 Intel Developer Forum San Francisco, CA
September 19-21 Medusa Labs - SAS/SATA Protocol Training Roadshow Austin, Texas
September 23 - 25 The Triple i Convention Northampton, UK
September 24-27 Conference on Mass Storage Systems and Technologies San Diego, CA
September 26-28 Storage Expo Moscow
September 26-30 AMIA 2007 Rochester, NY

Date Event name and link Location
August 2007
August 5 - 9 SIGGRAPH 2007 San Diego, CA
August 6-9 Next Generation Data Center Conf & Expo Moscone Center, San Francisco
August 6 - 9 LinuxWorld San Francisco, CA
August 7 - 9 Flash Memory Summit 2007 Santa Clara, CA
August 28 Storage Networking World Melbourne, Australia
August 31 to
September 5
IFA 2007 Berlin

Date Event name and link Location
July 2007
July 12-14 Software Industry Conference Denver, CO
July 12 Server Virtualization Seminar Raleigh, NC
July 17-19 MemCon San Jose, CA
July 18 The DVD Forum Seminar 2007 Sabo Kaikan, Japan
July 23 SAS Plugfest University of New Hampshire

Date Event name and link Location
June 2007
June 5 - 9 Computex 2007 Taipei, Taiwan
June 5-7 TechNet International 2007 Crystal City, VA
June 11-13 Gartner Storage Summit Kissimmee, FL
June 17 - 22 USENIX Annual Technical Conference Santa Clara, CA
June 17 - 22 International Storage Technology Symposium Kalamata, Greece
June 28-29 DISKCON Japan Tokyo, Japan

Date Event name and link Location
May 2007
May 6-9 IT Visions conference Hollywood, FL
May 7 - 8 Dynamic Data Summit Berlin, Germany
May 7–9 11th Workshop on Hot Topics in Operating Systems (HotOS XI) San Diego, CA
May 9 Safeguarding EMC Documentum Against Information Loss & Corruption Webinar by CYA Technologies
May 7 - 10 International Conference on Memory Technology and Design Giens, South of France
May 14-17 Gartner Midsize Enterprise Summit Atlanta, GA
May 15 Creative Storage Conference Long Beach, CA
May 16 - 18 9th Data Storage Expo & Conference Tokyo
May 20-25 Interop Las Vegas Las Vegas, NV
May 21-24 EMC World Orlando Orlando, FL
May 22 StorageScene Reading, UK
May 31 IP Storage Technologies & Solutions webcast - SNIA

Date Event name and link Location
April 2007
April 1-5 Embedded Systems Conference San Jose, CA
April 14 - 19 NAB 2007 Las Vegas, NV
April 15-19 COLLABORATE 07 Las Vegas, NV
April 16-19 AIIM Conference & Expo Boston, MA
April 16-19 Storage Networking World San Diego, California
April 23-26 MySQL Users Conference Santa Clara, CA
April 25-28 ASCDI Annual Spring Conference Las Vegas, NV
April 17 (26) Storage Partner Solution Days 2007 München (Düsseldorf), Germany

Date Event name and link Location
March 2007
March 1 Real-Time & Embedded Computing Conference (RTECC) Huntsville, AL
March 11 - 17 The Semico Summit Phoenix, Arizona
March 12-15 Data Protection Summit 2007 Invine, CA
March 15 - 21 CeBIT Hannover, Germany
March 20 - 22 FOSE 2007 Washington, DC
March 28 - 29 Business Continuity London, UK

Date Event name and link Location
February 2007
February 1 - 2 West 2007 San Diego, CA
February 6 - 8 VideoForum 2007 London
February 7 - 9 Storage Expo Italy Milano Italy
February 13 - 16 FAST '07 - (5th USENIX Conference on File and Storage Technologies) San Jose, CA
February 11 - 15 International Solid-State Circuits Conference San Francisco
February 14 - 17 LinuxWorld OpenSolutions Summit NewYork, NY

Date Event name and link Location
January 2007
January 6 - 7 Storage Visions

The Storage Visions conference is the premier conference focusing on digital storage and the entertainment content value chain.
Las Vegas, Nevada
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January 8 - 12 MacWorld Expo Moscone Center, San Francisco
January 30 - February 1 DEMO 07 Conference Palm Desert, CA
January 31 - February 2 West 2007 San Diego, CA

Date Event name and link Location
December 2006
December 1 Asia-Pacific Magnetic Recording Conference 2006 Singapore
December 5 - 7 Storage Expo India Bangalore, India
December 14 Simplifying Offline Tape eDiscovery webinar by Index Engines

Date Event name and link Location
November 2006
November 1 IDEMA's Breakfast with the Analyst Santa Clara, CA
November 7-9 CARTES 2006 Paris, France
November 11 - 17 SC06 Tampa, Florida
November 14 - 17 Electronica 2006 Munich
November 20 - 21 Data Center Summit 2006 London
November 22 - 23 Storage Expo France Paris La Defense, France
November 28 Brocade Conference Moscow
November 29 - December 1 Asia-Pacific Magnetic Recording Conference 2006 Singapore

Date Event name and link Location
October 2006
October 10 - 12 Sun / StorageTek FORUM 2006 Las Vegas, NV
October 11-14 AMIA 2006 Anchorage, AK
October 17-19 InfoTech 2006 Dayton, OH
October 18 - 21 ASCDI 2006 Fall Conference Toronto, Canada
October 18 - 19 Storage Expo 2006 London, UK
October 22 - 26 Oracle OpenWorld 2006 San Francisco
October 23-25 MILCOM 2006 Washington, D.C.
October 23-27 SYSTEMS 2006 München, Germany
October 31 - November 3 Mobile Business Expo Chicago, IL
October 31 - November 3 Storage Networking World Orlando, Florida
October 31 - November 2 Streaming Media West 2006 San Jose, CA

Date Event name and link Location
September 2006
September 1 - 6 IFA Show Berlin
September 4 - 6 Storage Networking World-Europe Frankfurt
September 8 - 12 IBC Amsterdam
September 12 - 13 StoragePlus 2006 San Jose, CA
September 13 - 14 DISKCON USA 2006 Santa Clara, CA
September 14 Business Continuity, Storage and Security Conference 2006 Ireland Dublin, Ireland
September 12-14 MemCon San Jose, CA
September 14 Nonvolatile Memory Conference 2006 Santa Clara, CA
September 17 - 21 HP Technology Forum 2006 Houston, TX
September 25 - 27 Cluster 2006 Barcelona, Spain
September 26-28 Intel Developer Forum San Francisco
September 27-29 Storage Decisions New York, NY

Date Event name and link Location
August 2006
August 1 - 3 SIGGRAPH Boston, MA
August 7 - 11 Apple Worldwide Developers Conference San Francisco, CA
August 8-10 Flash Memory Summit San Jose, California
August 14-17 LinuxWorld San Francisco
August 28 - 30 Asia-Pacific Data Storage Conference 2006 Hsinchu, Taiwan

Date Event name and link Location
July 2006
July 10 - 14 SEMICON West 2006 San Francisco, CA
July 10 - 14 Storage, Continuity InfoSecurity Johannesburg, South Africa
July 20, 25, 27 Backup School Hits the Road Raleigh NC, Seattle WA, New York NY
July 30 - August 3 SIGGRAPH Boston, MA

Date Event name and link Location
June 2006
June 1 Disaster Recovery and Data Protection Summit Tampa, Florida
June 6 - 10 Computex Taipei, Taiwan
June 7 - 14 Disaster Preparedness Data Protection Seminars - What Every IT Manager Should Know FL, GA, SC, LA, AL, MS, TX - live meetings and webinars by Double-Take Software
June 7 - 8 Storage World China Shanghai, China
June 7 - 9 Information Storage Week 2006 Tokyo
June 10-11 ISMM 2006 - International Symposium on Memory Management Ottawa, Canada
June 12-15 Gartner Storage Summit 2006 Kissimmee, FL
June 12 Enterprise Content Management Summit 2006 London
June 19 - 20 TechNet International 2006 Washington, D.C.
June 20 - 22 Storage World Conference Long Beach, CA
June 20 Disaster Recovery and Back Up Strategies Webinar
June 26 - 27 Brocade Conference London
June 28 - 30 8th Data Storage Expo & Conference Tokyo

Date Event name and link Location
May 2006
May 2 - 3 Network Storage Conference Las Vegas, NV
Network Storage Conference
May 8-11 Symantec Vision San Francisco
May 8–10 3rd Symposium on Networked Systems Design and Implementation San Jose, CA
May 9 SAS Open House San Jose, CA
.May 15 - 16 Storage World Middle East 2006 Dubai
May 15-18 14th NASA Goddard, 23rd IEEE Conference on Mass Storage Systems and Technologies Maryland
May 16-19 DSM 2006 - 6th International Workshop on Distributed Shared Memory Singapore
May 22 - 24 Fusion 2006: QLogic Worldwide Partner Conference Grapevine, TX
May 23-25 WinHEC 2006 Seattle, WA
May 31 - June 1 Disaster Recovery and Data Protection Summit Tampa, Florida

Date Event name and link Location
April 2006
April 3-6 Storage Networking World San Deigo, CA
April 3 - 7 Embedded Systems Conference San Jose, California
April 3-6 LinuxWorld Boston Boston
April 4 / 6 Managing and Securing Data in the Modern Business Heathrow / Manchester, UK
April 18 - 20 Server Blade Summit 2006 Orange County, CA
April 23-27 COLLABORATE 06 Nashville, TN
April 24-27 EMC World Boston, MA
April 24-27 NAB2006 Las Vegas, Nevada
April 27 Data Management & Recovery Symposium by Ontrack Minneapolis, MN
April 30 - May 5 Interop Las Vegas Las Vegas, Nevada

Date Event name and link Location
March 2006
March 7-9 FOSE 2006 Washington, DC
March 9 Navigating the Information Lifecycle Management Crossroads Webinar by Renew Data
March 9 - 15 CeBIT Hannover, Germany
March 12-14 The Semico Summit Phoenix, AZ
March 15 - 16 Business Continuity, the Risk Management Expo London, UK
March 21 - 22 2006 Business Continuity Conference New York, NY
March 22-23 Storage Expo Belgium Brussels
March 22-24 Storage Expo Spain Madrid
March 28 iSCSI SANs: Giving Healthcare a Simple, Reliable Solution for Storage Consolidation and Data Protection Webinar by EqualLogic
March 30 Introduction to USB for Design Engineers Webinar by PMC-Sierra

Date Event name and link Location
February 2006
February 5-9 International Solid State Circuits Conference San Francisco, CA
February 5-8 OpenIB Developers Workshop Sonoma, CA
February 8-10 Storage Expo Italy Milano, Italy
February 11 4th Workshop on Memory Performance Issues Austin, Texas
February 13-15 Information Lifecycle Management (ILM) Summit Irvine, CA
February 15 Five Steps to Creating a Remote Disaster Recovery Site on a Mid-Tier Budget Webinar by LeftHand Networks
February 15 Information Lifecycle Management 2006 Leeds, UK
February 16 Backup and Recovery Best Practices Webinar by Overland Storage
February 17 Overcoming Storage Challenges 2006 Mumbai, India

Date Event name and link Location
January 2006
January 6 - 7 2006 Storage Visions Conference - Join CEOs, industry leaders, manufacturers, and end users at Storage Visions 2005, where Digital Storage converges with Content Creation and Delivery. Storage VisionsTM 2005 Conference and the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) are partnering to promote digital storage and the entertainment content value chain. Find out how digital content will be created, protected, and stored from the executives, analysts, and professionals at the forefront of digital technology. Las Vegas
2006 Storage Visions Conference
January 9 - 13 Macworld San Francisco San Francisco
January 10-12 West 2006 San Diego, Calif
January 18 Growth Markets and Emerging Technologies - iSuppli Market Intelligence Briefing San Jose, Calif
January 24 - 25 STORAGE NETWORKING WORLD Tokyo

December 2005
December 1 - 3 2005 AMIA Conference Austin, TX
December 4 - 9 LISA '05 San Diego, CA
December 6 IDEMA symposium on hard disk drive reliability interfaces and electronics Sunnyvale, CA
December 6 - 8 Infosecurity New York New York, NY
December 6 - 8 AdvancedTCA Comes of Age - 3 day Summit San José, California
December 6 - 9 Digital Video Expo West 2005 Los Angeles
December 12-16 Interop New York New York, NY
December 14–16 4th USENIX Conference on File and Storage Technologies San Francisco, CA

Date Event name and link Location
November 2005
November 1 - 3 StorageTek FORUM 2005 Washington, DC
November 4 EMC Forum 2005 Beijing, China
November 9 - 10 Storage Expo Netherlands 2005 Utrecht, Netherlands
November 9 -11 Storage Decisions Las Vegas, NV
November 9 - 11 Fall Focus: Making Media Meaningful San Jose, CA
November 12 - 18 SC|05 Seattle, WA
November 13-16 CSI 32nd Annual Computer Security Conference & Exhibition Washington, D.C
November 17 Brocade Conference Milano, Italy
November 23-24 Storage Expo France Paris
November 29 The GigaByte Threshold: Where to turn when DRAM power makes a difference webinar
November 29 - December 1 Virtualization for the Enterprise Orlando, Florida
November 30 - December 3 2005 AMIA Conference Austin, TX

Date Event name and link Location
October 2005
October 9-12 Mobile Business Expo Navy Pier, Chicago
October 12-13 Denali MemCon Santa Clara, CA
October 12 - 13 Storage Expo 2005 Olympia, London
October 14-16 Digital Life Jacob Javits Center, New York City
October 16- 21 Gartner Symposium/ITxpo Orlando, Florida
October 17 - 20 HP Technology Forum 2005 Orlando Florida
October 17-21 TechMentor San Jose, California
October 17-20 MILCOM 2005 Atlantic City, New Jersey
October 24 - 27 Storage Networking World, Fall 2005 Orlando, FL
October 25 - 26 Storage Forum Barcelona 2005 Barcelona, Spain

Date Event name and link Location
September 2005
September 6 - 9 RetailVision Fall 2005 Phoenix, AZ
September 6 - 7 Storage Networking World Australia Sydney Australia
September 6 - 7 Storage Networking World Europe 2005 Frankfurt, Germany
September 9 - 13 IBC Amsterdam
September 13-16 Defence Systems & Equipment International 2005 London, UK
September 14 SAS Topology Discovery Tutorial - In large SANs disks will be added and removed during operation. Efficient discovery is essential to maintain performance during the hot insertion or removal of disks. This webinar describes the topology discovery application for a SAN using a Serial Attached SCSI expander network. It analyzes the discovery performance benefit of self-configuring expanders as compared with non-self configuring ones. webinar from
PMC-Sierra
September 18 - 20 The Triple i Convention Northamptonshire, UK
September 20 DISKCON USA 2005 Conference Santa Clara
September 20-21 Datacenter Ventures 2005 San Francisco
September 21 Solving Today's Scalability and Data Protection Issues with Storage Clustering Online Webinar from
LeftHand Networks
September 20 - 21 DISKCON USA 2005 Conference Santa Clara, CA
September 28 Optical Storage Symposium 2005 Burlingame, Calif
September 28-29 Digital Home Developers Conference Taipei, Taiwan

Date Event name and link Location
August 2005
August 1 - 4 Siggraph Los Angeles
August 15-17 16th Annual Magnetic Recording Conference Stanford, California
August 16 - 18 HP World San Francisco
August 17 Delivering Compliance through Log Data Management and Data Archives webinar
August 30-31 Entertainment Media Expo Hollywood, CA

Date Event name and link Location
July 2005
July 1 Data Storage Expo Tokyo
July 7 Storage Connections 2005 Germany Frankfurt, Germany
July 7 - 9 Storage Expo Japan Tokyo
July 10-14 International Symposium on Optical Memory and Optical Data Storage Honolulu, Hawaii
July 11 -14 Macworld Boston MA
July 14 PMC-Sierra Webinar: DDR SDRAM Tutorial web
July 18 - 21 DV Expo East Jacob Javits Center, NYC
July 25 - 29 IBM Storage and Storage Networking New Orleans, LA
July 31 - August 4 Siggraph Los Angeles

Date Event name and link Location
June 2005
June 1 - 2 Brocade Conference 2005 San Jose Bay Area
June 1 - 4 COMPUTEX TAIPEI Taipei
June 7 - 9 Storage World Conference - SWC 2005 marks the conference's 5th Anniversary. SWC plans to continue its steady growth in attendance while furthering its reputation as the Premier Educational Conference in the Industry. We will continue with an expanded Storage World Educational Program, the ASNP End-User Perspective Series as well as Keynotes and Panels featuring Industry Leaders. The tradeshow will boast a full 8 hours of prime exhibit time, more than any other show in the Industry. Long Beach, CA
Storage World Conference
June 9 - 11 Association of Service and Computer Dealers Int'l European Conference London
June 12 - 15 Techno Security Myrtle Beach, SC
June 13-16 PlanetStorage - The Changing Face of Recovery Orlando, FL
June 16 The Real-Time & Embedded Computing Conference Dallas, TX
June 16 - 17 Brocade Conference 2005 London, UK
June 21-22 Storage World Africa 2005 Johannesburg, South Africa
June 21-24 International Supercomputer Conference Heidelberg, Germany
June 29 - July 1 Data Storage Expo Tokyo

Date Event name and link Location
May 2005
May 1 - 6 NetWorld+Interop Las Vegas 2005 Las Vegas, NV
May 3 - 5 Data Management & Compliance Summit Las Vegas, NV
May 15-17 HP Americas StorageWorks Conference Las Vegas, NV
May 16-18 Fusion: QLogic Worldwide Partner Conference 2005 Las Vegas, NV
May 17-19 AFCEA TechNet International 2005 Washington D.C
May 23 Chapter 1 published of the ebook - the Definitive Guide to Exchange Disaster Recovery and Availability online
May 23 Nonvolatile Memory Conference 2005 Giens, France
May 23 - 25 ClusterWorld 2005 Santa Clara, CA
May 24 - 26 LinuxWorld Conference & Expo Milan, Italy
May 25-27 Storage Decisions Chicago, IL
May 29-31 Storage World Middle East 2005 Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Date Event name and link Location
April 2005
April 1 JEDEX San Jose, CA
April 5 - 7 FOSE Washington DC
April 11-14 Conference on Mass Storage Systems and Technologies Monterey, California
April 10–15 USENIX Anaheim, CA
April 12-15 Storage Networking World, Spring 2005 Phoenix, AZ
April 13-16 ASCDI Spring Conference Orlando, Florida
April 16 - 21 NAB 2005 Las Vegas, NV
April 17-20 Gartner Midsize Enterprise Summit New Orleans, Louisiana
April 18-21 MySQL Users Conference Santa Clara
April 19 - 27 Storage 2005 Partner Solution Days der IT-Business Düsseldorf/Neuss, Bad Homburg, München, Germany

Date Event name and link Location
March 2005
March 7 - 9 Network Storage Conference - has established itself as a premier storage conference since its creation in 1994. NSC pioneered all conferences dedicated to storage networking, and was instrumental in pulling the industry into an unprecedented coalition that led to the creation of the SNIA. Embassy Suites Hotel, Milpitas California
Network Storage Conference
March 8, 2005 Consolidating DAS Environments to a SAN Online webinar, Intel and LeftHand
March 10 - 16 CeBIT 2005 Hannover, Germany
March 13 - 16 Semico Summit Phoenix, AZ
March 22-24 Server Blade Summit 2005 Santa Clara, California
March 23 - 24 Storage Expo.be 2005 Brussels, Belgium
March 31 - April 1 JEDEX San Jose, CA

Date Event name and link Location
February 2005
February 1 - 2 Information Storage Connect London, UK
February 7 - 11 GlobusWORLD Boston, Massachusetts
February 8 - 9 Storage Forum España 2005 Madrid, Spain
February 8-9 ILM SUMMIT 2005 Irvine, CA
February 14 - 17 LinuxWorld Conference & Expo Boston, MA

Date Event name and link Location
January 2005
January 4 - 5 2005 Storage Visions Conference - This annual event brings together industry visionaries, content providers, storage system providers and end users to focus on the intersection of data storage with content creation, content delivery, and home, auto, and mobile Consumer Electronics systems. Las Vegas, NV
January 10 Deadline for submission 2005 Network Storage Conference Award Program (extended)
January 10-13 StoreAge Annual Partners Conference Haifa, Israel
January 11-14 Macworld San Francisco, California
January 16 - 20 Storage and Retrieval Methods and Applications for Multimedia 2005 San Jose, California


Date Past Event name and link Location
December 2004
December 1 - 2 STORAGE 2004 Neuss, Germany
December 5 - 10 OracleWorld San Francisco
December 6-9 Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference Orlando, Florida
December 15 Deadline for submission 2005 Network Storage Conference Award Program - now extended to January 10, 2005

Date Event name and link Location
November 2004
November Editorial features:- the annual - Solid State Disks Buyers Guide.
November 1 - 3 UK Oracle User Group Conference & Exhibition Birmingham, UK
November 1–5 NGN 2004 Boston, MA
November 2 -3 Digital Home Developers Conference Taipei, Taiwan
November 3 - 5 ISPCON Santa Clara, CA
November 6-12 SC2004 Pittsburgh
November 8-10 Contingency Planning & Management 2004 EAST Washington, DC
November 9 - 10 Denali MemCon San Jose
November 10 Disk-based Backup: The Next Step in Data Protection with EMC Legato Webinar
November 10-13 Association of Moving Image Archivists 2004 Conference Minneapolis, MN
November 14–19 LISA '04 Atlanta, GA
November 15 - 17 COMDEX Las Vegas 2004 - postponed Las Vegas
November 16 HP and FEDVAR Tech Day at NIH - "Storage Consolidation: Managing Exponential Storage Growth with Lower IT Budgets" Bethesda, MD
November 17 Infosecurity Manchester Manchester, UK
November 29 - December 2 STORAGE 2004 Neuss, Germany

Date Event name and link Location
October 2004
October 6-7 LinuxWorld Conference and Expo Olympia, London
October 11 - 13 StorageTek FORUM 2004 San Antonio, TX
October 11 - 15 International Symposium on Optical Memory 2004 Jeju Island, Korea
October 13 - 14 Storage Expo 2004 Olympia, London
October 18-19 Optical Storage Symposium 2004 Fairmont Hotel, San Francisco
October 25-28 Storage Networking World, Fall 2004 Orlando, Florida

Date Event name and link Location
September 2004
September 7 - 8 IP Storage On-The-Road Education Frankfurt, Germany
September 9 Understanding Your Storage Needs - The vendors tell you one thing and your peers tell you something else but how do you determine what you need for effective storage? Learn first hand about how to better understand the storage needs of your infrastructure and your organization. You'll get practical advice from industry experts that will detail the steps and checklists that make sense for you. online webinar - Enterprise Storage Group
September 18 - 22 SYSTEMS 2004 Munich, Germany
September 20-22 DISKCON USA 2004 - presented by IDEMA, is the premier event for the data storage industry. Companies that manufacture hard disk drives for PCs and laptops, servers, storage area networks, and consumer devices come to learn about the latest products, materials, and services from vendors at the DISKCON exhibition.

This year's DISKCON will address the spectrum of disk drive applications, both traditional as well as emerging, and how drive technology will evolve to meet these new requirements.
Santa Clara, CA
September 20-22 Storage Decisions Fall Chicago, IL
September 20-22 Forum STOCKAGE Paris, France
September 21 Benefits of NAS Gateways - Ravi Chalaka, MaXXan's VP of marketing, will explain how users can lower management costs and serve file and block data from any disk array with the latest NAS gateways. 11 a.m. PDT - webinar - MaXXan
September 28 Storage Management and Protection - Almost every organization is concerned with better understanding how to manage and secure their data. As storage requirements grow, so too does the need to create more efficient infrastructures that offer high data availability and high security. The market is quickly learning that one size does not fit all. Please join us as we delve into the strategies and solutions concerning some of the most critical storage management issues as we explore the current options available to you. webinar - Network Frontiers

Date Event name and link Location
August 2004
August 9 -13 CIFS 2004 Conference and Plugfest San Jose, California
August 11-13 TMRC 2004 Boulder, Colorado
August 16-20 HP World 2004 Conference & Expo Chicago, IL
August 24-26 Storage World Australia 2004 Sydney, Australia

Date Event name and link Location
July 2004
July 1 - 2 Storage World Conference Long Beach, Calif
July 11 - 13 Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference Toronto, Canada
July 12 - 15 Macworld Boston Boston, MA
July 13 - 16 DV Expo East Jacob Javits Center, NYC
July 26-30 IBM Storage and Storage Networking Symposium Las Vegas, NV

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