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2017 Flash Storage and NVMe Innovation Leader Awards

presented at Flash Memory Summit

Click to hear what all of the award recipients had to say about their Innovation leadership OR click on each photo to view individual winner’s video.

2017 Flash Storage & NVMe Innovation Leaders (L to R):  Pure Storage, NetApp, Samsung, Western Digital, Mellanox, Micron, Samsung  

Micron
All Flash NVMe of Storage
Eric Endebrock
VP, Storage Marketing

 

Mellanox
NVMe of Network Adapters
Rob Davis
VP, Storage Technology

Western Digital
PCIe NVMe Card – SSD
Anand Jayapalan
VP of Client and Enterprise Compute Solutions Marketing

Pure Storage
All Flash FC Array
Angad Narang
Director of Product Management

NetApp
All Flash NAS Array
Jeff Baxter
Chief Evangelist, ONTAP

Samsung
SSD
Jaeheon Jeong
Exec. Vice President, Solution Product & Development, Samsung Electronics

Samsung
NAND Flash Chips
KH Kyung
Vice President, Flash Product & Technology, Samsung Electronics

2016 Flash Storage/NVMe Innovation Leader Awards

presented at Flash Memory Summit

Click to hear what all of the award recipients had to say about their Innovation leadership OR click on each photo to view individual winner’s video.

 2016 Flash Storage/NVMe Innovation Leaders (L to R):  Samsung, Mellanox, Micron, HPE, SanDisk, Intel, NetApp, NetApp, Samsung, Dell Storage, HPE

Intel
Most Innovative New Enterprise-Class NVM Product: 3D XPoint NVDIMM
Jim Pappas
Director of Technology Initiatives

Samsung Electronics
Contributions to NVMe Technology
(2012-2016)
Jae Jeong
EVP

Dell Storage
All Flash iSCSI Arrays
Bob Fine
Director, Product Marketing

HPE
All Flash Converged Systems
Ivan Iannaccone
WW Production Line Manager for 3PAR

HPE
Dense Low-Power Microserver
Tom Bradicich
VP & GM, Servers & IoT Systems

Mellanox
NVMe Network Adapters 
John Kim
Director, Storage Marketing

Micron
NVDIMM
Tom Eby
VP, Compute & Networking Business Unit

Samsung Electronics
NVMe SSD Modules
Daniel Lee
VP, Engineering

SanDisk
Flash Cache Software
All Flash NVMe PCIe Cards

Anand Jayapalan
VP of SanDisk Client & Enterprise Compute Solutions Marketing, WD

NetApp
All Flash NAS Arrays
All Flash Unified SAN/NAS Arrays

Henri Richard
EVP of Worldwide Field and Customer Operations

NetApp
All Flash NAS Arrays
All Flash Unified SAN/NAS Arrays

Val Bercovici
SolidFire CTO

2016 Open Server Innovation Leader Awards

presented at Open Server Summit

Click here to see what all of the award recipients had to say about their Innovation leadership OR click on each photo to view individual winner’s video.

2016 Open Server Innovation Leaders (L to R) – Dell, IBM/Cleversafe, Super Micro Computer, Cisco, HPE, Citrix

HPE
Special Achievement: Contributions to Open Server Innovation (2012-2016)
Don Gentile
Director, Global Content Marketing, Enterprise Group

Cisco
Integrated System
Ethernet Top of Rack Switches
Marcus Phipps
Director, Data Center Solutions Marketing

Citrix
Enterprise File Synchronization and Sharing
Sameer Mehta
Director of Product Management

Super Micro Computer
Servers for Software Defined Storage
Paul McLeod
Senior Product Manager
&
Alan Johnson
Director, Storage Solutions

IBM/Cleversafe
Scale out Object
Storage Software

Alex Garwood
Sales Manager, Silicon Valley & PNW

Dell
Whitebox Servers
Open Networking Switch (Bare Metal Switch)
Ravi Pendekanti
Vice President, Server Product Management
&
Bud Koch
Director, Market Intellegence, Server Solutions Management

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