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Server Design Summit 2012's Premier Silicon Valley Conference Focused on Today's $50 Billion Server Market


Andy Bechtolsheim Delivers Special Keynote on “The Next Generation of Datacenter Networks”

Santa Clara, California (PRWEB) October 30, 2012

Server Design Summit 2012, the only conference focused on the $50 billion server market, takes place November 27-28 at the Santa Clara Marriott. Server Design Summit explores the latest trends and innovations in next-generation virtualized servers for the cloud computing era. For anyone interested in designing, marketing or selling departmental/enterprise platforms, blade architectures or high-end integrated systems, Server Design Summit is a must-attend Silicon Valley conference.

Server Design Summit keynotes and plenary sessions will include:

  •     Andy Bechtolsheim, Arista Networks: “The Next Generation of Datacenter Networks”
  •     Matt Corddry, Facebook: “Open Compute Project Update”
  •     Greg McKnight, Microsoft: “Designing Cloud Scale Servers: Silicon Integration Changes Everything”
  •     Gary Smerdon, LSI: “The Future of Flash in Server Storage”
  •     Kushagra Vaid, Microsoft: “Building Servers for the Cloud”
  •     Geng Lin, Dell: “How Convergence Affects Data Center Fabrics”
  •     Hong Cai, ZTE “Creating High-Performance Cloud Storage”
  •     A presentation by IBM's Andy Walls

There will also be a server roadmap plenary chaired by Sergis Mushell of Gartner and covering latest trends in servers from top-to-bottom.

“Server Design Summit is the only event focused entirely on the $50 billion server market in the cloud computing era,” said Conference Chair Jonathan Hinkle. “Server Design Summit 2012 covers key industry-defining trends and issues including virtualization, cloud computing, integrated systems, and workload optimization. Conference sessions address big data, saving energy, increasing storage performance, accelerating application performance, and cloud infrastructure. A special ½-day tutorial focuses on designing private clouds. Server Design Summit will provide attendees with practical information on the current state of server hardware, software, applications, management, and operation. Server Design Summit is a great way to meet the industry experts who are shaping the future of computing.”

Server Design Summit addresses topics including:

  •     Designing servers for big data
  •     Saving energy in datacenters
  •     Designing private clouds
  •     Increasing cloud performance
  •     Understanding vendors' roadmaps
  •     Accelerating applications

Complimentary press/analyst registration is available at or by contacting ZNA Communications at (831) 425-1581, ext. 201 ccc(at)zna(dot)com.

About Server Design Summit
Server Design Summit focuses on the design of next-generation servers ranging from simple blades to powerful high-end systems. The conference will focus on issues which include data center efficiency, cloud storage, optimized virtualization, ultra-low-power server clusters, DC power, PCIe flash caching, and liquid cooling. Other presentations will address the use of SSDs, ARM-based servers, utilization effectiveness metrics, software-defined networking, and maximizing Hadoop performance. For more information, visit

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