Published on : 10, Jun 2013

Campbell, Calif., June 10, 2013CloudByte, the first company to guarantee quality of service (QoS) to every application from a shared storage platform, announced today that Felix Xavier, founder and CTO, will present a session on “Storage Multi-Tenancy for Service Providers” at the Storage Plumbing and Data Engineering Conference (SPDEcon) hosted by the Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) on June 10-12 at the Hyatt Regency in Santa Clara, Calif.

WHO: Felix Xavier, CloudByte founder and CTO has built high-energy technology teams, re-architected products and developed features from scratch. Most recently, Xavier helped Network Appliance gain a leadership position in storage array-based data protection by driving innovations around its product suite. He has filed numerous patents with the U.S. patent office around core storage technologies. Prior to this, Xavier worked at Juniper, Novell and IBM.

WHAT:Storage Multi-Tenancy for Service Providers,” a session that will look at the cloud service providers’ storage challenges and offer in-depth solutions that will help them host performance-sensitive applications in the cloud with guaranteed performance and quality of service (QoS)

WHEN: Wednesday, June 12, 2013, 9:25-10:15 a.m. PT

WHERE: Hyatt Regency Hotel, 5101 Great America Parkway, Santa Clara, Calif., 95054

WHY: Storage has mostly been an individually managed entity under server and networking virtualization layers. Today, there is a growing demand for this to change into storage virtualization platforms that act like and can be managed like a server virtualization layer. This session will look at the storage requirements that cloud service providers have today and what they can do to create a secure and flexible multi-tenant storage infrastructure. The speaker will explain those situations when storage performance control is attempted on a shared storage platform and what to look for in terms of block size and read-write work load pattern. It will cover examples when performance and capacity need to be scaled quickly with guaranteed performance at every application level and the type of storage that will address these requirements.

The Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) is a not–for–profit global organization, made up of some 400 member companies spanning virtually the entire storage industry. SNIA’s mission is to lead the storage industry worldwide in developing and promoting standards, technologies, and educational services to empower organizations in the management of information. To this end, the SNIA is uniquely committed to delivering standards, education, and services that will propel open storage networking solutions into the broader market. For additional information, visit the SNIA web site at