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Cloud Expo New York Speaker Profile: Nicos Vekiarides – TwinStrata

Nicos Vekiarides – CEO & Co-Founder of TwinStrata

With Cloud Expo New York | 12th Cloud Expo [June 10-13, 2013] hurtling rapidly towards us, let's take a look at the distinguished individuals in our incredible Speaker Faculty for the technical and strategy sessions at the conference coming up June 10-13 at the Jacob Javits Center in New York City.

We have technical and strategy sessions for you all four days dealing with every nook and cranny of Cloud Computing and Big Data, but what of those who are presenting? Who are they, where do they work, what else have they written and/or said about the Cloud that is transforming the world of Enterprise IT, side by side with the exploding use of enterprise Big Data – processed in the Cloud – to drive value for businesses...?


12TH CLOUD EXPO SPEAKER NAME: Nicos Vekiarides

TWITTER: @nicvek

COMPANY: Twin Strata

12TH CLOUD EXPO SESSION TITLE: Big Data into a Small Storage Package with Cloud Storage

SESSION DESCRIPTION: http://cloudcomputing.sys-con.com/node/2577507

BRIEF BIOGRAPHY: Nicos Vekiarides is the CEO & Co-Founder of TwinStrata. He has spent over 20 years in enterprise data storage, both as a business manager and as an entrepreneur and founder in startup companies.Prior to TwinStrata, he served as VP of Product Strategy and Technology at Incipient, Inc., where he helped deliver the industry's first storage virtualization solution embedded in a switch.

Prior to Incipient, Vekiarides was General Manager of the storage virtualization business at Hewlett-Packard. He came to HP with the acquisition of StorageApps where he was the founding VP of Engineering. At StorageApps, he built a team that brought to market the industry's first storage virtualization appliance. Prior to StorageApps, he spent a number of years in the data storage industry working at Sun Microsystems and Encore Computer. At Encore, he architected and delivered Encore Computer's SP data replication products that were a key factor in the acquisition of Encore's storage division by Sun Microsystems.

BLOG: http://nicosvekiarides.ulitzer.com

RECENT CLOUD COMPUTING QUOTE:

"There are many excellent reasons to use cloud storage, but fast and efficient transfer of large amounts of data isn’t usually listed as a benefit. That’s one of the reasons why people use cloud storage gateways: to speed up cloud storage access."

[from http://nicosvekiarides.ulitzer.com]

Cloud Expo Conference Chair Jeremy Geelan interviewed Nicos Vekiarides, at Cloud Expo New York in 2012 to discuss TwinStrata cloud storage solutions. Watch the entire interview below:

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Jeremy Geelan is Chairman & CEO of the 21st Century Internet Group, Inc. and an Executive Academy Member of the International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences. Formerly he was President & COO at Cloud Expo, Inc. and Conference Chair of the worldwide Cloud Expo series. He appears regularly at conferences and trade shows, speaking to technology audiences across six continents. You can follow him on twitter: @jg21.

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