Aug 13th Mtg: How to pick your next SAN

Date: Aug 13th, 2015
Time: 7pm
Place: Stam Lab, 2211 Elliot Ave, 1st Floor, Seattle WA
Directions: Map
Subject: How to pick your next SAN
Presenters: Ski Kacoroski

This discussion/presentation covers the basics of Storage Area Networks (SANs), why they are used, the different type and options for SANs, questions you need to ask the vendor, and the gotchas you need to be aware of when purchasing a SAN.

During Ski’s 30+ years experience as a system admin and IT Manager, he has seen major changes in storage and system administration. He currently is the a system admin at the Northshore School District responsible for an infrastructure that supports 20K children and 3500 staff including 440GB of managed storage. When not busy, Ski enjoys working in his garden, volunteering with LOPSA and King County Search & Rescue, and hiking in our wonderful Cascades.