Webinar Series

Flash Storage Webinar Series

Nimble Storage hosts weekly webinars on a wide range of topics related to flash storage solutions with real world use cases.

All webinars are presented live, and include guest speakers, customers, industry analysts, and technology partners. Each webinar is staffed by panelists to answer questions during the presentation, and 10-15 minutes are reserved at the end for live Q&A.

Backup and Recovery with Commvault Simpana and Nimble Adaptive Flash, with Demo

Thursday August 6, 11:00AM PT | 2:00PM ET

new-commvault-logoYou are adding flash storage to your data center and want to make sure you get the right solution for protecting the applications and their data on the new storage platform. Leverage the benefits of the efficient Adaptive Flash storage platform from Nimble Storage and industry proven backup and recovery solution from Commvault to get the right mix of primary storage for your business and data protection for your business continuity.

In this webinar we will cover:

  • Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash storage solution including built-in functionality for snapshots and replication
  • Commvault Simpana backup/recovery solution and the IntelliSnap storage integration capabilities
  • Examples for protecting key applications in your environment like Exchange and SQL Server

Speaker: Bill Roth, Sr. Technical Marketing Engineer, Nimble Storage


Cisco UCS & Nimble Storage: SmartStack for SAP HANA TDI

Tuesday August 11, 11:00AM PT | 2:00PM ET

SAP HANA runs best on integrated infrastructure, which combines best-in-class computing, networking, storage, and management into a single cohesive system. In this session, learn how to leverage SmartStack integrated infrastructure from Cisco and Nimble Storage to rapidly deploy a best-in-class certified and supported platform for SAP HANA environments.

Built on Nimble’s Adaptive Flash storage platform, SmartStack for SAP HANA provides an end-to-end tested and validated solution so that customers can accelerate deployment and eliminate risks associated with their data center infrastructure. Sizing guidelines for end-to-end SAP S4/HANA deployments, based on the Cisco UCS and Nimble reference architecture used in Nimble’s actual SAP HANA Enterprise Storage certification, will be presented.


Nimble Cloud-Connected Storage and the Equinix Cloud Exchange

Tuesday August 18, 11:00AM PT | 2:00PM ET

equinix-logo-175Do you want your storage on-premise or in the public cloud? The reality is most organizations need both and try to implement a hybrid cloud strategy, but it has it’s own challenges. How do you build a hybrid cloud that seamlessly integrates on-premise infrastructure and the public cloud, and allows you to easily migrate large amounts of data quickly and securely? How do can best take advantage of the cloud bursting and pay-as-you-go models while ensuring data ownership and data sovereignty?

Nimble Cloud-Connected Storage combined with Equinix Cloud Exchange enables Nimble storage arrays to be used directly with public cloud providers such as those from AWS, Azure, Google, and Softlayer using a secure and low-latency connection provide by Equinix Cloud Exchange — an advanced interconnection solution that enables seamless, on-demand, direct access to multiple clouds from multiple networks in more than a dozen locations around the world.

Join this webinar to learn how the Nimble/Equinix solution provides:

  • Direct flash storage access to multiple cloud provider
  • Data sovereignty and ownership
  • Reduced disaster recovery (DR) and test/dev costs
  • Data mobility without data migrations
  • Improved performance of cloud-based applications and workloads


An Introduction to Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash

Includes a re-cap of recent product announcements, including encryption, VVOLs and more

Thursday August 20, 11:00AM PT | 2:00PM ET

Nimble Storage recently announced several new enterprise-grade enhancements to its storage and consolidation platform, Adaptive Flash. See videos and download feature briefs to learn more.

Join this webinar to get the latest updates and ask questions. And learn how the Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash platform dynamically and intelligently deploys storage resources to meet the growing demands of business-critical applications.

Adaptive Flash combines Nimble’s CASL™ architecture, and InfoSight™, the company’s groundbreaking data sciences-based approach to the storage lifecycle.

  • CASL is a CPU-driven architecture which scales performance and capacity seamlessly and independently. No longer is performance tied to spindle count.
  • CASL coalesces random reads into sequential writes to disk, with up to twice the performance of MLC flash drives.
  • InfoSight leverages the power of deep data analytics to provide customers precise guidance on the optimal approach to scaling flash, CPU, and capacity around changing application needs, while ensuring peak storage health.


Building the Right VDI Solution  – Testing Insights from the Trenches

Tuesday August 25, 11:00AM PT | 2:00PM ET

To get a great VDI solution, you need to start with a proper infrastructure – this is the “I” in VDI. With all of the possible variations in the VDI solution stack from desktop brokers all the way down to the storage layer, it can be daunting just to consider how to make the right choices. As one of the primary components in the VDI solution, Nimble Storage has adopted an industry proven solution from Login VSI to help with sorting out the details.

This webinar will cover:

  • Basics of the Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash platform and its suitability for VDI
  • Login VSI test framework we use to validate desktop solutions across many different combinations of the total stack
  • Discover the key areas of consideration in your particular VDI solution and how to map those into other tested frameworks

Speaker: Neil Glick, Technical Marketing Engineer, Nimble Storage


InfoSight: Predictive Analytics and Cloud-Connected Management — with Demo

Thursday August 27, 11:00AM PT | 2:00PM ET — 30 Minutes

InfoSight™ is the groundbreaking customer support portal and storage analytics engine developed by Nimble Storage. InfoSight’s “deep data” approach to customer support delivers storage health insights that can be leveraged to streamline maintenance by enabling granular alerting, accurate forecasting, and a level of overall storage health insight that vastly improves productivity and optimizes system availability.

InfoSight collects information that can be intelligently used to rapidly identify, predict, and resolve similar issues before they impact other customers.

InfoSight Benefits:

  • Manageability: InfoSight is cloud-connected, so agents or data collection infrastructure do not have to be installed in the data center. All updates are instantly available.
  • Usability: InfoSight enables proactive system health and support. Insightful and actionable information is presented through intuitive dashboards.
  • InfoSight can be accessed from anywhere, anytime, on any device. One-click reporting and export capabilities make it the simplest way to monitor and manage Nimble Storage environments.


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