New Keynote for CreativeStorage 2011 and June 20 On -Line Registration Deadline

Visual production studio, Zoic Studios Engineering head, Saker Klippsten will be a keynote speaker at the 2011 Creative Storage Conference Tuesday June 28, 2011 at the DoubleTree Hotel West Los Angeles in Culver City, CA (formerly a Raddison Hotel).

San Jose, CA -June 14, 2011 -Visual production studio, Zoic Studios Engineering head, Saker Klippsten will be a keynote speaker at the 2011 Creative Storage Conference Tuesday June 28, 2011 at the DoubleTree Hotel West Los Angeles in Culver City, CA (formerly a Raddison Hotel). Saker's keynote is titled: Storage Management in Modern Media Workflows. Saker joins Larry Jordan as the two keynote speakers at this important industry event.


Saker's keynote talk will focus on "the constant call to reduce overhead, squeeze productivity and longevity from large capital purchases like digital storage. Workflows need to be thought out carefully. Companies large and small can no longer build pipelines around islands of storage, multi name spaces, and expect to be efficient. Tie this in with the need to take advantage of large scale render farms, high -speed data transfers systems, real -time playback, near line archiving/ disaster recovery , VMware servers and user authentication, can make your head spin - Literally." Saker concludes by saying "We will take a look at how clustered storage solutions with a single name space has simplified and improved workflows at Zoic Studios."

As Head of Zoic's Engineering/IT Departments Saker built Zoic from the ground up. In just 9 years he has developed a pipeline that started off with
2 TV shows and now handles 20+ TV shows in HD along with feature films, commercials, game development and interactive design using a single unified pipeline. With a background in Visual Effects it has given Saker a unique opportunity to bridge the gap between "IT" and creative artist workflows.
Prior to working at Zoic he was Sr. SysAdmin at Radium in San Francisco and
Santa Monica offices. Tom Coughlin, co -organizer of the Creative Storage
Conferences said "it is a pleasure to have an experienced technologist from a working production studio talk to us about the needs and issues for today's file based production and successful ways in which to implement a future -oriented digital production storage environment."

The Theme of the 2011 Creative Storage Conference (our fifth) is: Content Storage Drivers in the Studio and the Cloud. The preliminary agenda and speakers for the 2011 Creative Storage Conference is now posted at http://www.creativestorage.org/2011Agenda.htm.

New exhibitors include Avere Systems, Ciphertex and StorageDNA. Rorke Data and BlueArc are Silver Corporate Sponsors of CS 2011. Active Storage, Aspera, Atempo, Data Direct Networks, Harmonic and Hitachi Data Systems are Bronze sponsors. BitSpeed LLC, Coastline Micro, Grid Iron, Imation and Pogo Storage are exhibitors. Media and organization sponsors include Absolute Marketing, Active Archive Alliance, Apex, Coughlin Associates, Createasphere, Digital Cinema Society, Digital Production Buzz, Entertainment Storage Alliance, FCIA, Fierce Cable, FutureTV, Home Toys, InfoStor, MediaTech Association, M & E Tech, Post Magazine, RDC, SNIA -SSSI, SMPTE and STA.

This one -day conference and exhibits brings together the vendors, end users, researchers and visionaries to discuss the growing demand for digital storage for content capture, editing, archiving and content distribution.
At CS11 you can find out the latest developments in digital storage for media and entertainment and network with industry professionals.

A very limited number of sponsorships and exhibits are still available for the 2011 Creative Storage Conference. Information on reserving a sponsorship or exhibit opportunities are available at http://www.creativestorage.org/2011SponsorCall.htm.

On -line conference registration is open until June 20, 2011. You can register to attend at: http://www.creativestorage.org/2011Register.htm.
Registration at the door will be more expensive.

For additional information on the conference call 408 -978 -8184 or email info@creativestorage.org. The Creative Storage Conference is put on by the Entertainment Storage Alliance (www.entertainmentstorage.org) and Coughlin Associates (www.tomcoughlin.com).

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