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ITPSC August 2014 Monthly Meeting: Hitachi Data Systems

  • 19 Aug 2014
  • 11:45 AM - 2:00 PM
  • SC State Museum Gervais St. room on 2nd floor (across from our old room (Vista)


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Please join us for our August 2014 meeting at the SC State Museum's Gervais St. room on 2nd floor (across from our old room (Vista).  The SC State Museum is located at 301 Gervais Street in Columbia.

The August meeting is sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems.

Hitachi Data Systems - Roadmap of Solutions

11:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Sign-In and Gathering
12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m. Buffet Lunch
12:15 p.m. - 12:30 p.m. Business Meeting
12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Presentation/Door Prize

Roadmap of Solutions
1. Virtualization Storage Platform - Pat Novak    
2. Voltage – Encryption – Jeff Kerpics
3. Hitachi Content Platform– Archive-file sync & share – Shawn Monroe
4. Cloud – Automated cloud tiering – Shawn Monroe
5. Converged – Unified Compute Platform Director VMWare / Hyper V –Pat Novak

DJ Valeri – Enterprise Account Manager responsible for Charlotte, Columbia, Charleston and eastern NC. 25+ years’ experience in the technology industry.
Focus areas of expertise are: Datacenter, Infrastructure, Cloud orchestration, Content/Archiving, backup, Software licensing, and Virtualization.

Pat Novak is a Solutions Consultant based out of Charlotte and has been with HDS for 3 years in September. He has several major accounts in both NC and SC. Pat has been in the storage industry since 1995, spending time at IBM and SEPATON.

Shawn Monroe – Data Scientist at Hitachi Data Systems
Over twenty years of career directed and progressive leadership experience for high profile government clients and Fortune 500 Companies. 
Extensive IT experience which include Storage area networks, systems administration, disaster recovery planning, and cloud/mobility solutions.

Jeff Kerpics - Regional Director for Voltage Security, has over 20 years of experience across the Information Security and Payments Industries having worked with some of the leading players including MasterCard, Computer Associates, Equifax, and Arcot Systems.  At Voltage, he manages all aspects of the delivery of Voltage’s leading edge encryption solutions across the Southeastern US to help clients achieve increased data security and meet a variety of regulatory requirements including PCI-DSS, HIPAA, and State privacy laws. 

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