Active Archive Alliance is a Platinum Sponsor of the 2013 Creative Storage Conference

-Speaker Submission Deadline is extended to April 19-

San Jose, CA, April 17, 2013-The 2013 Creative Storage Conference (CS 2013) will be held Tuesday June 25, 2013 at the DoubleTree Hotel West Los Angeles in Culver City, CA (www.creativestorage.org). The deadline for speaking submissions has been extended to this Friday, April 19, 2013. The Active Archive Alliance has joined as a Platinum Sponsor for the event.


The Active Archive Alliance is a collaborative industry association formed to educate end user organizations on the evolving new technologies that enable reliable, online and efficient access to their archived data. The organization's goal is to align the education and technologies needed to meet the rapidly evolving requirements for data archive. Alliance members strive to extend solutions beyond the high-end supercomputing and broadcast markets to the greater general IT audience that is in need of online data archive options. Digital Media and Entertainment is a significant focus for this group since the industry has a significant amount of archived assets that require lower latency access. Member companies in the Alliance include Dell, FileTek, Fujifilm, HP, QStar Technologies, SGI, Spectra Logic, Atempo, Cleversafe, Crossroads, Grau Data, Imation, Quantum, Scality, Seven10 Storage Software and XenData.

In addition to the Active Archive Alliance's Platinum sponsorship; Crossroads Systems, Oracle and SNIA SSSI have joined as Sponsors and Exhibitors at the 2013 Creative Storage Conference. Media and Organization Sponsors of CS 2013 include Advantage Video Systems, Computer Outlook, Coughlin Associates, Createasphere, Digital Cinema Society, Digital Computing Industry Association (DCIA), Digital Production Buzz, FCIA HDDFA, Hollywood Post Alliance, Home Toys, MediaTech Association, M&E Tech, POST Magazine, RDC, STA,The Shindler Perspective and TechTarget.

We are looking for good speakers and panelists for an event that brings together digital storage providers, equipment and software manufacturers and professional media and entertainment end users to explore the conference theme of Storage, The File Frontier. Speaker submissions can be made until Friday April 19, 2013 using the on-line form at: http://www.creativestorage.org/2013SpeakersCall.htm.

Sponsorships and exhibits are still available for the 2013 Creative Storage Conference. Several levels of conference, web site and event sponsorship are available as well as table-top exhibits. Information on the sponsorship and exhibit opportunities are available at http://www.creativestorage.org/2013SponsorCall.htm. There is also information there on how to reserve your sponsorship or exhibit.

Conference registration is also open. You can register to attend at: http://www.creativestorage.org/2013Register.htm.

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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