SNW Europe 2011: Conference coverage

Find out what took place at SNW Europe in Frankfurt, Germany, this year. See pictures and read tips and blogs from sessions.


SNW Europe saw 1,400 delegates come through its doors this year. Based at The Congress Centre, in Frankfurt, Germany, the 2011 conference took place 2-3 November. Find out all the news and see what took place at SNW Europe 2011. 

Read our SNW Europe news, tips and blogs.

SNW Europe: Centripetal/centrifugal forces at work
Conversations with vendors at SNW Europe reveal competing forces when it comes to whether storage customer should be free to choose what they buy. Some vendors want to lock you in to the entire software/hardware stack, but others are willing to provide the software to build your own storage system using commodity hardware.  


EMC's project with no name 
EMC's has a project in the works that aims to serve critical applications using spare processing power from storage controllers.

SNIA's 'green' storage initiative yields practical results
'Green' storage isn't getting headlines like it used to, but SNIA is debuting a new specification that enables storage hardware power consumption and heat output to be tested and compared.

An Emulex formula for convergence, and v2.0 of its monitoring tool
With the launch of QLogic’s 16 Gbps Fibre Channel and FCoE network adapter recently, read why Emulex is keeping "a parallel track."

Avere’s ‘edge NAS’ product at SNW Europe
Learn about Avere Systems' “edge NAS” – the vendor’s box contains storage media and an automated tiering algorithm, and it acts as a read/write cache for existing storage. Learn what the product does and how it may benefit you.

SNW Europe 2011: Cloud location matters to secure cloud data storage
Storing data in the cloud? Secure cloud data storage means knowing exactly where your data is located, duplicated and backed up.

Scenes from SNW Europe 2011
View the pictures from the show, including images of speakers, delegates, the exhibition hall and more.

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Multi-tenant clouds still cause for concern at SNW Europe
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