Bill Lee

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So far Bill Lee, IBTA Marketing Work Group Co-Chair has created 16 blog entries.

Breaking Through the New Storage Bottleneck

The transition from Hard Disk Drives (HDDs) to Solid State Drives (SSDs) is one of the most significant storage trends occurring in the industry today. This major shift is happening for two important reasons: Even though HDD-based systems have lower upfront costs, the inevitable breakdown due their moving parts (motors, heads, etc.) results in higher Total Cost of Ownership (TCO). [...]

Incorporate Networking into Hyperconverged Integrated Systems to Gain a Market Advantage

The concept of hyperconverged integrated systems (HCIS) emerged as data centers considered new ways to increase resource utilization by reducing infrastructure inefficiencies and complexities. HCIS is primarily a software-defined platform that integrates compute, storage, networking resources. The HCIS market is expected to grow 79 percent to reach almost $2 billion this year, driving it into mainstream use in the next five years, [...]

Dive into RDMA’s Impact on NVMe Devices at the 2016 Flash Memory Summit

Next week, storage experts will gather at the 2016 Flash Memory Summit (FMS) in Santa Clara, CA, to discuss the current state of flash memory applications and how these technologies are enabling new designs for many products in the consumer and enterprise markets. This year’s program will include three days packed with sessions, tutorials and forums on a variety of [...]

IBTA Wants You – Guide the Future of InfiniBand, RoCE and Performance-Driven Data Centers

Bill Lee, IBTA Marketing Work Group Co-Chair For any organization, the New Year provides a great opportunity to reflect on the past and set a healthier course for the future. Companies can take a variety of internal actions to prepare for impeding market changes, but rarely do they have the power to influence the course of an entire industry on [...]

IBTA Launches the RoCE Initiative: Industry Ecosystem to Drive Adoption of RDMA over Converged Ethernet

At IBTA, we are pleased to announce the launch of the RoCE Initiative, a new effort to highlight the many benefits of RDMA over Converged Ethernet (RoCE) and to facilitate the technology’s adoption in the enterprise data centers. With the rise of server virtualization and big data analytics, data center architects are demanding innovative ways to improve overall network performance [...]

RoCE Benefits on Full Display at Ignite 2015

On May 4-8, IT professionals and enterprise developers gathered in Chicago for the 2015 Microsoft Ignite conference. Attendees were given a first-hand glimpse at the future of a variety of Microsoft business solutions through a number of sessions, presentations and workshops. Of particular note were two demonstrations of RDMA over Converged Ethernet (RoCE) technology and the resulting benefits for [...]