Save-the-Date: May 9, 2012 -- SAS Showcase

Michael LoBue lobue at
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Many of you may have already received this notice as members of STA.  STA
members want all of T10 representatives to 
attend the Technology Showcase -- it takes place during T10 week in May. 
Feel free to pass this along to colleagues who
might also wish to attend.
Michael LoBue
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STA Technology Showcase — TAMING the DATA BEAST — Santa Clara Hyatt
 In today's digital environment which continues to explode at a historically
unprecedented rate, the datacenter has evolved into an atmosphere of
increasing storage complexities, high transaction processing and a fracturing
enterprise that can all add up to an unruly "beast." At this year's SCSI
Trade Association (STA) Technology Showcase, attendees will see first-hand
how cutting-edge Serial Attached  SCSI (SAS) technology solutions are
tackling these issues and "Taming the Data Beast." 
Please make note of the following details on your calendar: 
What:	 SCSI Trade Association Technology Showcase: Taming the Data Beast!
When:	Wednesday, May 9, 6:30 p.m. — 9:30 p.m. 
Where:	Santa Clara Hyatt, 5101 Great America Parkway, Santa Clara, CA 95054
Member Sponsors:	Amphenol, FCI, Hitachi Global Storage Technologies,
HP, Intel, JDSU, LeCroy, LSI, Maxim, Molex, PMC-Sierra, SanDisk, Seagate, TE,
Toshiba, Volex, WD and Xyratex
	Learn how to become a Showcase Supporter — Opportunity ends April 16!
You won't want to miss...
You'll see a host of compelling hands-on demonstrations showcasing 12Gb/s
SAS, "no compromise" performance, advancements in storage scaling, server
clustering, caching/tiering , reliability and connectivity.
A registration bag with sponsored give-aways (storage SWAG.)
Industry breaking news surrounding PCIe-based storage and major announcements
|from industry leading server and storage OEMs.
A newly innovated "Offloaded Data Transfer" (ODX) technology to perform data
movement with tokenized operations.
Presentations at 6:30 pm. including expert insight from leading research and
analyst firms IDC and Demartek on the complex storage industry with its
myriad of variables.
Special guest speakers to be announced.
An opportunity to meet, network and discuss the latest trends with
storage/server OEMs, industry influencers and experts.
STA Hosted Bar Showcase reception at 7:30 p.m. featuring public
demonstrations of the hottest advancements in enterprise storage.
"The STA Technology Showcase is a 'can't miss' opportunity," said Harry
Mason, director of Industry Marketing, LSI, and president of STA. "We're
anticipating a significant industry announcement at the event and a vigorous
turnout from the storage industry experts and influencers who will be eager
to see and discuss market advancements in 12Gb/s SAS adoption, improved
connectivity, developments from STA in support of PCIe-based storage and
About STA
The SCSI Trade Association (STA) was established in 1996 to provide a focal
point for members to communicate the benefits of SCSI to the industry. STA
promotes the understanding and use of Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) technology
and influences the evolution of SCSI standards to meet future industry needs.
The Association has a nine-member Board of Directors, which oversees the
Marketing Communications and Technology Committees and all STA activities. To
subscribe to Serial Storage Wire, STA's free Serial Attached SCSI newsletter,
please visit: For more
information, please visit the STA web site at, send an
email to info at or call the STA office at (415) 561-6273.
  SCSI Trade Association
	Michael LoBue, CAE
	PO Box 29920 • 572 B Ruger Street
	San Francisco, CA  94129-0920
	Direct:  +1.415.561.6111
	lobue at

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