The Devils in the Details - Enhanced SAN & Switching Solutions
for Next Generation Data Centers
March 30, 2010
(* Date changed from 2/10 because of snow storm *)
NJ Devils Vs Philadelphia Flyers
Prudential Center, Newark
Presentations with dinner/drinks starting at 5:00 PM
Game time 7:00 PM
PTS Data Center Solutions has obtained a wealth of knowledge in designing
SAN's & fabric switching with new personnel we have added and from the consulting, design, construction,
implementation and maintenance services we have been delivering for your facility support infrastructure.
PTS has been evaluating the storage sector of IT for many years as we have recognized the exponentially
growing demand storage has put on your data center support infrastructure. PTS now brings a fresh comprehensive
approach to storage architecture and we have the backing from best-of-breed IT solutions for data centers
specifically aimed at improving efficiencies, reducing costs and increasing availability.
PTS is pleased to announce a new educational event, The Devils in the Details
- Enhanced SAN &
Switching Solutions for Next Generation Data Centers, in which we will introduce several new
technology-based solutions, which will enhance data center optimization, consolidation, virtualization,
and disaster recovery.
Prior to an upcoming New Jersey Devils versus Philadelphia Flyers hockey game we will leverage our
understanding of the synergies between Facility and IT Infrastructure and introduce two highly efficient
and cost effective solutions. These solutions can dramatically reduce the costs and complexity of your IT
environment while increasing your ability to adapt, manage, and grow your storage and computing infrastructure.
Learn about flexible, scalable solutions that will meet your business and security challenges and better
understand how IT requirements drive new needs for your data center support infrastructure.
Join us for an informative discussion and learn about:
PTS Data Center Solutions' strategic data center design approach combining both IT and support infrastructure expertise to design, manage and operate a superior data center.
Dell EqualLogic TM PS Series SANs designed to cost-effectively integrate advanced data and disaster protection features directly with VMware virtual infrastructure to help provide seamless data protection and disaster recovery management.
Enterasys S-Series ® enterprise switching and routing solutions specifically designed for high speed core and SAN deployments.
4:45 - 5:00 PM: Arrivals and
5:00 - 5:25 PM: Data Center Management, Synergies between Facility
IT Infrastructure Needed to Improve Data Center Availability and Management, Presented by Peter
Sacco, President, PTS Data Center Solutions.
5:25 - 6:00 PM: Dell EqualLogic PS Series SANs, Improved SAN Design to
Cost Effectively Integrate with VMwaresolutions, Presented by Keith Londres, Dell Enterprise Solution
Executive and Jim Power, Solution Specialist - New Jersey, Dell, Inc.
6:00 - 6:30 PM: Enterasys S-Series, Enterprise Switching and Routing
Solutions for High Speed Core and SAN Deployments, Presented by Jace Siciliano, Senior Account
Executive, Enterasys Secure Networks.
6:30 - 6:45 PM: Questions/Answers Session.
6:45 - 7:00 PM: Head to the Rink, Private Box.
7:00 - 10:00 PM: Dinner, Drinks, Enjoy the Game!
About the Speakers
Peter T. Sacco, President, PTS Data Center Solutions, Inc.
As president and founder of PTS Data Center Solutions, Pete Sacco is a recognized expert in the areas of data center, computer room, and network operations design. His knowledge and experience cover a broad range of skills, including consulting, design, engineering, construction, monitoring, and maintenance for mission critical environments.
Throughout his fifteen-plus year career, Pete has been involved in the development of hundreds-of-thousands of square feet of data center space. Pete Sacco visits as many as fifty data centers per year to evaluate their overall availability and risks, assess the capacities and redundancies of their support infrastructure, and to provide recommendations for improvement.
Keith Londres, Dell Enterprise Solution Executive, Dell Inc.
Keith Londres specializes in Server and Storage Area Network solutions for enterprise
clients looking to consolidate their server environment through virtualization and high
performance iSCSI Storage Area Networks. With over 12 years of experience, consulting on
the latest technology in Local Area Networking, Telecommunications, Tape backup and Disaster
Recovery, Keith works with clients to understand their business and assist in designing solutions
that compliment their business objectives.
Jim Power, Solution Specialist - New Jersey, Dell, Inc..
Jim Power began his IT career in 1994 teaching clients about various PC applications.
He spent 10+ years with CommVault Systems as both a technical instructor and field systems
engineer. As an expert on the CommVault data management suite, he was trained on and became
an expert on all major Storage Area Network (SAN) manufacturer switch firmware and management
software. In 2006 Jim joined EqualLogic as a systems engineer and has been a critical regional
training and support resource since the Dell acquisition of EqualLogic.
Jace Siciliano, Senior Account Executive, Enterasys Secure Networks, Inc.
After graduating with an Engineering degree from Villanova University, Jace Siciliano
immediately began his career with CompuServe Network Services. From running 14.4 and 28.8
lines for network customers of the early 90's to running today's networks and data centers with 10 GB connections,
there have been major transitions in the IT market. Upon leaving CompuServe, Jace spent a significant number of
years with Lucent, Avaya and finally Enterasys Secure Networks. Jace is responsible for the NJ and eastern PA region,
supporting customers, partners, professional services and engineering resources.
About the Companies
About PTS Data Center Solutions
Experts for Your Always Available Data Center
Founded in 1998, PTS is a turnkey solutions provider specializing in data center and computer room consulting, engineering, infrastructure, construction, and maintenance services. We offer a broad range of project experience in designing data centers, computer rooms, and technical spaces. We employ industry best practices in integrating proven,
'best-of-breed', critical infrastructure technologies that result in always available, scalable, redundant, fault-tolerant, manageable, and maintainable mission critical environments.
In today's highly competitive climate where businesses can't stop and downtime is measured in profits lost, PTS offers survey, assessment, strategy, planning, feasibility, engineering, design, construction, commissioning, implementation, monitoring, maintenance, and predictive analysis services for protection against of some of the leading causes of critical systems downtime, hardware damage, data loss, and decreased employee productivity. Highly respected in our industry, PTS sets the standard for
'always available' solutions for data center and computer room environments.
From our corporate headquarters in Franklin Lakes, New Jersey, and our office in Orange County, California, PTS works to fulfill our mission of creating satisfied customers by emphasizing planning
& feasibility services to provide the optimal solution that meets our clients' needs and results in an early & accurate alignment between scope, schedule, and budget. For more information, contact Pete Sacco or visit PTS online at
Dell Inc. (NASDAQ: DELL) listens to customers and delivers innovative technology and services they need and value. For more information, visit www.dell.com.
Enterasys delivers Secure NetworksTM that ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of IT
services and the business users that rely on them - without sacrificing performance. Thousands of enterprises,
government agencies and educational institutions in more than 70 countries worldwide rely on our convergence,
compliance and connectivity solutions to deliver business-oriented, identity-based visibility and control of
individual user and application priority and security. Information about Enterasys' award winning, policy-enabled switches,
routers, wireless products, security software and services is available at www.enterasys.com.
Please RSVP by 1/5/2010
Tickets are limited and available on a first come basis.