2015 Storage Visions Conference Announces Annual Visionary Awards Finalists

SV 2015 Registration open until December 26, 2014

San Jose, CA-December 16, 2014-The Fourteenth Annual Storage Visions Conference (SV 2015) announces the finalists for the 2015 Visionary Storage Awards. The full conference agenda with speakers identified can be seen at: http://www.storagevisions.com/2015Agenda.htm. SV 2015 is a partner program to the 2015 CES, and early conference registration provides a free pass to the CES exhibits.

The finalist products and companies for the annual Storage Visions Visionary Awards are listed below. Congratulations to the award finalists! We had some excellent award submissions this year, making the finalist selection process difficult. The award winner announcements and trophy presentations will be done in the evening of January 4, 2015 during the 2015 Storage Visions Conference reception.

Finalists for Visionary Products Awards (including the Art of Storage Award):

*Corning Optical Cables
*DataDirect Networks Storage Fusions Xcelerator *Software Defined Storage
*DataDirect Networks WOS
*Diablo Technologies Hardware and Software Storage Solutions
*Lite-On Storage EP1 Series Enterprise Solid-State Drive
*Other World Computing Mercury Electra 6G SSD
*Other World Computing Envy Pro mini Portable SSD
*Other World Computing ThunderBay 4 Mini
*Promise Technology Pegasus2 M4 SSD
*Quantum StorNext Pro Solutions
*Quantum StorNext in the Cloud
*Samsung Electronics 850 EVO SSD
*Samsung Semiconductor Green SSD SM1715 3.2 TB
*Samsung Semiconductor V-NAND Technology
*SanDisk Optimus MAX 4 TB SAS SSD
*Seagate Kinetic Open Storage
*Sonnet Technologies xMac Pro Server
*Violin Memories Concerto 7000 All Flash Array
*Zadara Storage Virtual Private Storage Arrays

Finalists for Visionary Company Awards:

*Hitachi Data Systems
*Kroll OnTrack
*SNIA NVM Programing TWG
*Synapse Design

Finalists for End User Awards:

*HBO Asia

Visions Conference is January 4 & 5, 2015 at the Riviera Hotel Convention Center in Las Vegas. The conference theme is: Storage with Intense Network Growth (SWING) and recognizes the impact of the connection of everything on digital storage growth and development. Hotel and conference registration are now open.

Conference registration is open until December 26, 2014 using the links at: http://www.storagevisions.com/2015Register.htm.

There are a limited number of sponsorships and exhibit spaces available for the 2015 Storage Visions Conference. For information on sponsorship and exhibit opportunities fill out the appropriate forms available on the conference web site: www.StorageVisions.com. Interested parties can also call Storage Visions at 408-978-8184 or email us at info@StorageVisions.com.

Sponsors and exhibitors include Advantage Video Systems, Akamai, Aclectic Systems, Aspera, Computer Outlook, Coughlin Associates, Corning, Diablo Technologies, Entertainment Storage Alliance, DataDirect Networks, DriveSavers, HDDFA, HDS, IEEE Consumer Electronics Society, Industrial Internet Consortium, LiteOn Storage, Kroll OnTrack, Quantum, SanDisk, Smart Modular Technologies, Samsung, SNIA, SMPTE, SNIA SSSI, SATA-IO, the Trusted Computing Group, TweakTown and WireFi

Organization and media sponsors include: Alien Babel, AVSystems, Broadcast Beat, Burn World, Computer Outlook, Coughlin Associates, Createasphere, Davis Consulting Asia, DCIA, Digital Production Buzz, Drive Pop, FCIA, Flash Memory Summit, HDDFA, HomeToys, IDC, IEEE Consultants Network of Silicon Valley, IEEE Consumer Electronics Society, Media and Entertainment Tech, MESA, MESS, Object Storage Alliance, Objective Analysis, Parks Associates, Postperspective.com, Porstproduction.com, PriceG2, ProductionHUB, RDC, SATA-IO, SMPTE, SNIA, STA, Storage Newsletter, StorageSearch, St. Petersburg State University of Film and Television, The Shindler Perspective, The SSD Review, TechReleased, TechTarget, Tom's Hardware, Tom's IT Pro, TweakTown, UCSD and VegasTechShows.

The Storage Visions Conference is put on by the Entertainment Storage Alliance (www.EntertainmentStorage.Org).

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