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  • Frank Denneman Happy Hour

    Frank Denneman Happy Hour

    April 2nd, 2014
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    You are invited to join PernixData and H. A. Storage at Seasons 52 on April 17th to learn about the latest innovations in virtualized storage.

    Using storage arrays for both performance and capacity is regarded as a natural design by many. This is easy, but almost always introduces issues with storage performance, regardless of the environment size.

    Flash storage is seen as savior to storage I/O bottlenecks, but implementing flash can be
    confusing. Should it go in your SAN? Servers? Both? Furthermore what key features (e.g. write
    acceleration, clustering, etc) are required to turn flash into an effective tool for accelerating
    storage performance across an entire data center?

    Join us for this talk where Frank will highlight:

    • Pros and cons of various flash deployment methodologies
    • Best practices for using flash to accelerate storage performance
    • How to measure results and ROI

    Don't miss out on this opportunity to meet with a luminary in the virtualization space.
    Space is limited to the first 40 people.

    WHO: Frank Denneman, Tech Evangelist, PernixData

    WHEN: April 17th, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm 

    WHERE: Seasons 52, 160 N. Gulph Rd., #101, King of Prussia, PA 19406

     

  • Cisco Webcast: Private, Public, and Hybrid Cloud with Cisco Nexus 1000V and InterCloud

    Cisco Webcast: Private, Public, and Hybrid Cloud with Cisco Nexus 1000V and InterCloud

    March 31st, 2014
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    Tune in on Tuesday, April 1, 2014, as Cisco experts present "Private, Public, and Hybrid Cloud with Nexus 1000V and InterCloud."

    This session will help you determine whether you should opt for a private, public or hybrid cloud, as well as how Cisco Nexus 1000V and InterCloud can help you build it.

    On the agenda:
    • Private, Public, or Hybrid Cloud?
    • Nexus 1000V on vSphere, Hyper-V, and KVM
    • Orchestration with UCS Director
    • Nexus 1000V integration with Cisco Fabric Network
    • Cisco InterCloud
    • Putting It Together: Private, Public, and Hybrid Cloud

     

    DATE/TIME: Tuesday, April 1, 2014, 12 PM ET

    HOST: Han Yang, Cisco Data Center Technical Marketing Manager

     

    REGISTER NOW






     

  • H. A. Storage Tech Workshop: Preparing for NetApp's Clustered ONTAP

    H. A. Storage Tech Workshop: Preparing for NetApp's Clustered ONTAP

    March 27th, 2014
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    Are you ready for Cluster-Mode ONTAP? Just starting to feel comfy under your 7-Mode blanket? This workshop is designed to give the seasoned ONTAP 7-Mode administrator a technical introduction to ONTAP operating in Cluster-Mode. We will compare/contrast Cluster-Mode terminology, features, and abilities to the familiar 7-Mode equivalents as well as show live demonstrations of the setup and management of a Cluster-Mode system. 

    For more information and agenda, click here.

    WHEN: Friday, April 4th, 8:30 am - 3:30 pm

    WHERE: H. A. Storage Office
    820 Adams Avenue, Suite 200, Audubon, PA 19403
     

  • H. A. Storage March Madness Pool!

    H. A. Storage March Madness Pool!

    March 19th, 2014
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    March Madness is back! We invite you to participate in H. A. Storage's 12th Annual NCAA March Madness Pool. There is no charge to participate and if you win, we pay you money. Participation requires that you create a login at the CBS Sports website and once you've created a login, you'll be able to use it year after year. Please click on the link below to register.

    http://hamadness1.mayhem.cbssports.com/e?ttag=12_cbsinv

    Once you are registered with CBSsports, our group password is: hastorage

    In the event of a tiebreaker, the closest guess to the final score of the championship game wins!

    You can start submitting your brackets on Sunday, March 16th.

    Please have your online brackets filled out by Thursday, March 20th at 11:00 am

    Prizes:

    • First Place: $500 American Express Gift Card
    • Second Place: $250 American Express Gift Card
    • Third Place: $100 American Express Gift Card

    March Madness Pool Sponsored by Quantum

    GOOD LUCK! 

  • March Madness Happy Hour!

    March Madness Happy Hour!

    February 25th, 2014
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    It's March Madness time! Come on out and watch the games with the H. A. Storage Crew at the Tilted Kilt! Good beer, delicious food, and the lovely Kilt Girls are all included! Happy Hour is upstairs.  See ya there!

    WHEN: Thursday, March 20th, 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm

    WHERE: Tilted Kilt, 826 W. DeKalb Pike, King of Prussia, PA 19406 

    Happy Hour Sponsored by Riverbed and Veeam

     

  • Do You Feel The Need For Speed??

    Do You Feel The Need For Speed??

    February 20th, 2014
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    This is our second year doing this event and even the snow couldn't keep us away! Attendees came out for a networking happy hour, followed by the latest and greatest at the Philadelphia Auto Show!  

  • H. A. Storage Systems Now a Premier Partner in the VMware Partner Network

    H. A. Storage Systems Now a Premier Partner in the VMware Partner Network

    January 24th, 2014
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    January 15, 2014 — H. A. Storage Systems, a leader in data management solutions, today announced that it has become a Premier partner in the VMware Partner Network.  This achievement demonstrates H. A. Storage Systems’ continued efforts in becoming an expert in VMware virtualization and cloud solutions.  Further, H. A. Storage Systems has taken the necessary steps to ensure that both pre-sales and delivery technical engineers have met the level of expertise required to be a Premier-level partner.

    “The H. A. Storage team has worked very hard to know the VMware portfolio inside and out in order to deliver more specialized solutions and services to our customers. VMware is and will continue to be a partner that we can align with now and for years to come,” said Steve Eisenhart, H. A. Storage Regional Manager.

    “VMware is pleased to recognize H. A. Storage Systems with Premier status, the highest partnership level within the VMware Partner Network,” said Frank Rauch, vice president, Americas Partner Organization, VMware.  “We value our relationship with H. A. Storage Systems and look forward to even greater success in the future.”

    As a Premier-level partner, VMware recognizes H. A. Storage Systems as a go-to solution provider that can deliver comprehensive VMware solutions and services to customers on the journey to cloud computing. Premier-level partners are among the most qualified partners in the VMware Partner Network and with this distinction, H. A. Storage Systems has demonstrated a broad range of expertise and the ability to best serve their customers’ needs in data center, cloud and end-user computing solutions.

    The VMware Partner Network is a comprehensive program that provides a common infrastructure, extensive sales and services tools, margin opportunities and industry-recognized training for the entire VMware partner ecosystem, including solution providers, technology partners and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). The VMware Partner Network is designed to help ensure a more consistent and successful user experience as well as help partners increase their business potential by increasing their skills in VMware solutions. The program helps partners maximize their investments in VMware virtualization to provide customers with the best end-to-end virtualization solutions available.

    Read more about VMware Partner Network.

    About H. A. Storage Systems

    H. A. Storage Systems, Inc. is a specialized value added reseller of data storage and data management products and services. For more than a decade, we have provided clients with customized solutions focused on virtualization, storage, backup and networking. Our customer portfolio ranges from SAN implementations at Fortune 500 companies to simpler storage and backup configurations in the SMB market with a local and national reach. H. A. Storage has partnered with industry leaders to deliver best in class products that are suited for you. For more information, please visit www.hastorage.com.

     

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    © 2014 H. A. Storage Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. No portions of this document may be reproduced without prior written consent of H. A. Storage Systems, Inc. H. A. Storage Systems, Inc. and the H. A. Storage Systems logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of H. A. Storage Systems, Inc. in the United States and/or other countries.

    VMware is a registered trademark of VMware, Inc. in the United States and other jurisdictions. The use of the term “partner” or “partnership” does not imply a legal partnership relationship between VMware and any other company.

    Contacts:

    Marci Maffei, H. A. Storage Systems Marketing Manager, 610-254-5090, mmaffei@hastorage.com

     

  • Do You Feel The Need For Speed??

    Do You Feel The Need For Speed??

    January 20th, 2014
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    Get ready to take a ride with Cisco, NetApp, and VMware!  Appetizers and drinks will be served. Each attendee will get a ticket to check out the Philadelphia Auto Show afterwards! 

    WHEN: Wednesday, February 12th, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    WHERE: Maggiano's Little Italy, 1201 Filbert Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107 

     

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