Qumulo Keynote Speaker for the 2015 Creative Storage Conference

—Registration is now open—

San Jose, CA, May 28, 2015—The 2015 Creative Storage Conference (SM) (CS 2015) welcomes Aaron Passey from Qumulo as a keynote speaker. The conference agenda is now online and conference registration is open. CS 2015 is Tuesday June 30, 2015 at the DoubleTree Hotel West Los Angeles in Culver City, CA (www.creativestorage.org).


Aaron Passey, Co-founder and CTO of Qumulo will give a keynote talk on "Accelerating Digital Media With Data-Aware Scale-Out NAS."

Following is Aaron's talk abstract: Media & Entertainment organizations are constantly looking for ways to increase the business value of their media assets by merging creative talent with technological breakthroughs. Storage infrastructure plays a critical role in the ability to store, manage, and curate vast and rapidly growing libraries of media content. Data-aware scale-out NAS is flexible in order to adapt to your organization's business growth and takes advantage of new revenue opportunities, while providing uncompromising protection and availability; to ensure business continuity, manage millions or billions of digital assets, achieve cost containment and avoid hardware vendor lock-in, maximize price/performance and price/capacity with flash-first hybrid design and support a wide range of workloads and files sizes

Aaron Passey is Co-Founder and CTO of Qumulo. Before joining Qumulo, Aaron was the Chief Technology Officer at Clustrix producing a true scale-out OLTP relational database. Previously, Aaron was the chief architect for Isilon Systems, where he oversaw the technical direction of the product and was named as an inventor on 33 patents. Prior to Isilon, Aaron designed code for the I/O subsystem of Cray supercomputers.

The full agenda is available at: http://www.creativestorage.org/2015Agenda.htm

Quantum is the Diamond Sponsor while DDN and Qumulo are Platinum sponsors for the 2015 Creative Storage Conference. Other corporate Sponsors and Exhibitors include Blackmagic, Dot Hill, Fujifilm, KenCast, LumaForge, Promise Technology, QNAP, SGL, Spectra Logic and XenData.,

Organization sponsors include: The Association of Moving Image Archivists, Createasphere, Digital Cinema Society, Colonial Purchasing Co-Op, Coughlin Associates, Digital Production Buzz, DCIA, the Entertainment Storage Alliance, The Entertainment Technology Center at the University of Southern California, the Flash Memory Summit, Hollywood Professional Alliance, Parks Associates, ProductionHUB, SATA-IO, SMPTE and SNIA.

Media sponsors include: Advantage Video Systems, AVSystemsMag, Broadcast Beat, Broadcast Bridge, Markee 2.0, Media and Entertainment Technology, Popnetmedia, Post, Postperspective, Postproduction.com and SearchStorage

Registration for this one-day action packed event is available at: http://www.creativestorage.org/2015Register.htm,

A limited number of sponsorships and exhibits are available for the 2015 Creative Storage Conference (SM). Several levels of conference, web site and event sponsorship are available as well as a table-top exhibits. Information on the sponsorship and exhibit opportunities are available at http://www.creativestorage.org/2015SponsorExhibitorInfo.htm.

This one-day conference brings together influential digital storage providers, equipment and software manufacturers and professional media and entertainment end users in one place to explore the conference theme of "Exabytes for Video". At CS 2015 you can find out the latest developments in digital storage for media and entertainment and network with industry professionals.

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

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