The phrase software-defined has recently become a popular buzz term. What does software-defined mean?
Join these EMC Experts for the first in a series of Ask the Expert events to discuss:
Managing your Software-Defined Data Center with ViPR
- How shifts in provisioning deliver storage service levels
- What object on file to different storage types means to Global Data Services
- Discuss how interoperability works between EMC’s Software-Defined Storage and other platforms
This discussion begins on Monday, May 13th at 12 pm EST. Get ready by bookmarking this page or signing up for email notifications. The thread will be open and moderated through May 24th.
Mark Prahl is a high-tech business professional experienced in mobility, Internet, and storage technologies. Currently, he is a member of the Advanced Software Division at EMC working with software-defined storage, cloud computing, and infrastructure management software and more.
Andrew Sirpis has a bachelor of science from Bentley University in Finance and Information Technology. He has been in the IT world for over a decade and has strong expertise in storage/SAN, replication, cloud, and virtualization technologies.
Brion Stultz has been with EMC for over 12 years. He has broad product experience in SAN hardware, virtualization, and storage management software.
Puneet Lal is a Product Manager for the new Software Defined Storage product that is being developed by EMC Advanced Storage Division. He has over 22 years experience in software engineering and product management and over 15 years of industry experience in the storage, data protection, and storage management. His experience includes engineering management, software architecture, building new products, product and portfolio strategy and taking products to market. Puneet holds an MBA degree from Northeastern University and MS in Computer Science from California State University
Vinay Narayana joined EMC in January 2001. Since joining, he has worked in various areas of Control Center and ProSphere developing automation and leading multiple teams. Vinay has a Master’s Degree in Computer Science from Virginia Commonwealth University. Vinay currently runs the Quality Engineering organization for EMC ViPR.