April 18, 2018

VeeamON 2018 Q&A: StarWind Software Will Showcase Its Free Virtual Tape Library Technology at Booth 501

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Are you attending the upcoming VeeamON 2018 event in Chicago?  The show is coming up fast, taking place May 14 - 16, 2018 at the McCormick Place.  Ahead of the show, VMblog spoke with StarWind Software, a pioneer of storage virtualization and a leader in low-entry hyperconverged appliances.  StarWind also offers software-only or storage appliance variants of its product, therefore being able to adapt to any organizations data center be that entry-level or large enterprise.

Read this exclusive pre-show interview between VMblog and StarWind Software to learn what they have planned for the upcoming VeeamON 2018 event. 


VMblog:  As a VeeamON 2018 sponsor, give us the rundown of your booth setup this year.  How many people will you send?

StarWind:  We will send a team of 5 members including Anton Kolomyeytsev, CEO, Max Kolomyeytsev, Product Director, Maryna Sobkevych, Marketing Director, Katherine Sheehan, Sales Representative. Meet us at booth #501.

VMblog:  What message should an attendee take back with them to their boss after visiting your booth?

StarWind:  Since physical tapes become a legacy, StarWind delivers a new FREE Virtual Tape Library technology providing both cloud and object storage support. The solution increases the cost efficiency and security for backup process without changing the established data retention and archival requirements.

VMBlog:  Why should a VeeamON attendee add you to their MUST SEE list?

StarWind:  To learn about StarWind's new and FREE Virtual Tape Library technology and receive a traditionally awesome swag.

VMblog:  Can you give VMblog readers a sneak peek as to what you will be showing off at your booth this year? 

StarWind:  StarWind Virtual Tape Library. It's a backup storage solution that talks cloud, object, and it's 100% FREE of charge. We will provide a demo of its functionality and features on May 16, 1:35 PM.

VMblog:  Give readers a few reasons why your product or service is considered unique. 

StarWind:  It talks tape. It talks object. It talks cloud and seamlessly integrates into any established backup environment requiring ZERO changes. And finally, it's FREE!

VMblog:  How does your company and product fit within the Veeam ecosystem?

StarWind:  StarWind FREE VTL is fully compatible with Veeam-based backup environments. Just install it, and you're good to go!

VMblog:  Attendees always enjoy a good trade show tchotchke.  Are you guys giving away anything special or interesting this year?

StarWind:  Sure, the StarWind team will be bringing awesome t-shirts, Magnetic Wine Collars, and Stylus Pen USB Drives - 2GB. 

VMblog:  Does your company have any speaking sessions during the show?  If so, can you give us the who, what, when and where?

StarWind:  Yes, Max Kolomyeytsev, Product Director, will take the floor on May 16, 1:35 PM with a presentation "How to keep your backup process unchanged when replacing physical tapes with object and cloud storage."

Last modified on April 18, 2018
David Marshall

David Marshall has been involved in the technology industry for over 19 years, and he's been working with virtualization software since 1999. He was able to become an industry expert in virtualization by becoming a pioneer in that field - one of the few people in the industry allowed to work with Alpha stage server virtualization software from industry leaders: VMware (ESX Server), Connectix and Microsoft (Virtual Server).

Through the years, he has invented, marketed and helped launch a number of successful virtualization software companies and products. David holds a BS degree in Finance, an Information Technology Certification, and a number of vendor certifications from Microsoft, CompTia and others. He's also co-authored two published books: "VMware ESX Essentials in the Virtual Data Center" and "Advanced Server Virtualization: VMware and Microsoft Platforms in the Virtual Data Center" and acted as technical editor for two popular Virtualization "For Dummies" books. With his remaining spare time, David founded and operates one of the oldest independent virtualization news blogs, VMblog.com. And co-founded CloudCow.com, a publication dedicated to Cloud Computing. Starting in 2009 and continuing all the way to 2016, David has been honored with the vExpert distinction by VMware for his virtualization evangelism.



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