EMC to host storage technology symposium with NMAMIT

By SiliconIndia   |   Friday, 28 November 2008, 08:00 Hrs
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Bangalore: EMC,a provider of information infrastructure solutions, is organizing the International Conference and Symposium on Storage Technologies (ICSST) with NMAM Institute of Technology, NITTE in Mangalore on December 3-4, 2008. The conference aims to bring together industry experts and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences, new ideas, and research results on all aspects of information storage and management.

The conference would include a mix of technical sessions, paper presentations and panel discussions on topics including, 'The Evolution of Storage', 'Remote Infrastructure Management', 'Enhancing Employability', 'Emerging Technologies & Opportunities in Storage', 'Industry Relevant Training in Academia' and 'Information Security'.

"In the age of information explosion, organizations are looking for professionals who understand how to store, protect, manage and leverage information for competitive advantage, and we are pleased to partner with NITTE for this conference to bridge the industry - academia knowledge gap," said Alok Ohrie, President EMC India & SAARC. "This international event will bring together key stakeholders to foster awareness on the importance of information infrastructure," he added.

Speaking on the need to create awareness on storage technologies, Dr. Niranjan N. Chiplunkar, Head of Computer Science & Engineering, NMAM Institute of Technology said, "The volume of information that needs to be stored, managed, secured and maintained is increasing day by day. Today's IT professionals are clearly not equipped or prepared to manage this information in the best possible way while complying with regulatory requirements. It is this demand for specialized Information professionals that we are trying to address through this conference. The conference is an opportunity for students to interact with industry leaders as well as meet global visionaries who will provide direction to this sector."

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