1 Reply Latest reply on Sep 15, 2010 7:59 PM by john4200

    Intel SSDs at IDF 2010


      Hi All,

      Not sure if any of you will be able to make it out to San Francisco this year for IDF, but if you can, be sure to check out the following lab/sessions. And as always, "like" us on facebook for pics/vids:



      The Intel SSD lab runs twice on the 13th of September from 1:05 to 3PM and again from 3:20 to 5:15. It’s called: “Intel® Solid-State Drive (Intel® SSD) Optimizations”

      All of our sessions are the next day on the 14th. The speakers are:

      • Tahmid Rahman, Marketing Engineer, Intel Corporation
      • Steve Phillips, Systems Engineer, GridIron Systems
      • Kevin Crow, Marketing Specialist, Intel Corporation
      • Charles Foster, Senior Technical Marketing Engineer, Intel Corporation
      • Chris O’Flaherty, Application Engineer, Intel Corporation
      • Meredithe Mainquist, Systems Engineer, GridIron Systems


      SSDS001 goes from 11 to 11:50AM and is titled: “Solid-State Drive (SSD) Endurance Verification” The speaker is:

      ·         Neal Mielke, Intel Fellow Technology and Manufacturing Group Director, Reliability Methods, Intel Corporation


      SSDS002 goes from 1:05 to 1:55PM and is titled: “Enterprise Solid-State Drive (SSD) Endurance” The speakers are:

      • Ashok Narayanan, Technical Leader, Cisco Systems
      • Scott Doyle, Application Engineer, Intel Corporation


      SSDS003 goes from 2:20 to 3PM and is titled: “Consumer Client Solid-State Drives (SSDs): Scalable Solutions” The speaker is:

      • Shahed Ameer, Applications Engineer, Intel Corporation


      SSDS004 goes from 3:20 to 4:10PM and is titled: “Solid-State Drive (SSD) Impacts on the Run-Time Performance of A-List Games” The speakers are:

      • Adam Lake, Senior Staff Architect, Intel Corporation
      • Christopher Saleski, Initiatives Manager, Storage Technology Group, Intel Corporation
      • Glen Miner, Senior Engine Architect, Digital Extremes
      • Peter Alau, VP of Business Development, Digital Extremes


      SSDS005 goes from 4:25 to 5:15PM and is titled: “Solid-State Drive (SSD) Optimizations in Enterprise Client IT, Server and Storage Environments” The speakers are:

      • Bob Weisickle, CTO , ZT Systems
      • Doug DeVetter, Enterprise Architect, Intel Corporation
      • Casey Cerretani, Director of Engineering, ZT Systems
      • John Mahvi, Product / Service Line Manager, Intel Corporation
      • James Slattery, Product Marketing Engineer, Intel Corporation



      STOS001 goes from 4:25 to 5:15 and is titled: “Low Power and High Performance of Solid State Drives Applied to a 1U Storage Server” The speakers are:

      • Joe Gruher, Systems Engineer, Intel Corporation
      • Christopher Saleski, Initiatives Manager, Storage Technology Group, Intel Corporation



      SFTS014 goes from 2:05 to 2:55 on Wednesday the 15th and is titled “Intel® Solid-State Drive in High Performance Computing” The speaker is:

      ·         Michael Hebenstreit, Software Engineer, Intel Corporation


      -Scott, Intel Corporation