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General / Technology

Title Description Format
Introduction to Nimble Storage:
Scale-to-Fit
Director of Storage Architecture Devin Hamilton provides an overview of the Nimble Storage solution. Learn how Nimble's game-changing approach to storage eliminates backup windows and enables WAN-efficient disaster recovery. 68-Minute Webinar
Technical Deep Dive:
Nimble's CASL Architecture

Updated February 2014. Storage Architect Devin Hamilton provides a technical deep dive into the inner workings of Cache Accelerated Sequential Layout (CASL), Nimble's core architecture. There are fifteen minutes of highly technical Q&A at the end of the recording.

77-Minute Webinar
with Q&A
Nimble Storage Scale-Out Architecture
with Demo
Wen Yu and Neil Glick go in-depth to describe Nimble Storage's scale-out technology and how it differs from other scaling approaches. The webinar includes a live demo showing the installation of Nimble NCM (nimble connection manager) software into ESXi to allow for automatic path detection and optimization. 53-Minute Webinar
& Demo
Nimble Storage InfoSight Portal
with Demo
A detailed look at the Nimble Storage InfoSight customer portal, with a live demonstration. Nimble Storage InfoSight leverages deep data analytics gathered from all Nimble Storage systems in production to provide new levels of automated support and predictive analytics. 49-Minute Webinar
& Demo

Desktop Virtualization

Title Description Format
How to Make VDI a Reality Learn how to overcome the 3 storage-related barriers to a successful VDI deployment. Includes a boot storm demo. Watch 2,000 desktops come alive all at once! 55-Minute Webinar
Nimble Storage SmartStack™
for VDI with Cisco and VMware
Technical marketing engineer Michael McLaughlin describes the VDI reference architecture developed by Cisco, VMware, and Nimble Storage that supports 1,000 virtual desktops with only 3U of storage. The architecture uses Cisco UCS blade servers, VMware View, and VMware vSphere to provide a tested and preconfigured architecture for organizations looking to reduce their risk when deploying a VDI solution. 47-Minute Webinar

Data Protection

Title Description Format
Extending Nimble Storage
Snapshots with CommVault
Simpana IntelliSnap
Learn how CommVault Simpana IntelliSnap leverages the efficiency of Nimble array-based snapshots to provide speedy recovery, eliminate scripting, and lower infrastructure costs. Presenters include Craig Halliwell and Andrew Lawrence from CommVault, and Sheldon D'Paiva from Nimble Storage. Includes a live demo. 46-Minute Webinar
& Demo
Disaster Recovery Learn now Nimble Storage brings a game-changing approach to disaster recovery. Backup windows, software, and devices are eliminated, replaced with capacity-efficient snapshots that can be easily replicated over cost-effective bandwidth for DR and failover. 61-Minute Webinar
VMware Data Protection
with Microsoft VSS
Nimble Storage Technologist Wen Yu and VMware Engineer Alton Yu provide a technical look at backup and recovery for VMware environments using Microsoft VSS. 48-Minute Webinar
Modern Data Protection with Veeam In this on-demand webinar, learn how IT organizations can reduce costs and protect their virtualization investments while simplifying backup and disaster recovery with VeeamĀ® and Nimble Storage. 48-Minute Webinar
Data Protection with CommVault CommVault and Nimble Storage have teamed up to deliver centralized snapshot management, integrated catalog and indexing, and granular recovery of files and objects. View this on-demand webinar for a solution overview, including a live technical demonstration. 45-Minute Webinar

VMware

Title Description Format
VMware vCloud Suite on Nimble Storage Wen Yu and Neil Glick get technical with VMware vCloud and vSphere tips and tricks on Nimble Storage. A live demo is included. 49-Minute Webinar
& Demo
Nimble Storage Integration with
VMware Site Recovery Manager (SRM)
Senior Technical Marketing Engineer Wen Yu leads a lively and interactive session on Nimble's integration with VMware SRM, including a live demo of a disaster recovery, failover, and recopy. 49-Minute Webinar
& Demo
Storage Design for VMware
vSphere 5.0 with Mostafa Khalil
This on-demand webinar features special guest Mostafa Khalil, senior engineer at VMware and author of the book "Storage Implementation in vSphere 5.0." Mr. Khalil provides a highly-technical presentation, derived from his book. Questions are answered realtime during the presentation. Wen Yu, senior technical marketing engineer at Nimble Storage, provides a brief live demo at the end of the presentation, showing command line interaction with vSphere and Nimble arrays. 85-Minute Webinar
& Demo
Storage Performance Technical
Deep Dive and Demonstration
VMware performance engineer Chethan Kumar and Nimble Storage technologist Wen Yu go deep to discuss the various dimensions of storage performance as it relates to specific workloads and virtualized environments. There is a live demo near the end using esxtop to monitor and troubleshoot storage performance issues in a VMware ESXi environment. 55-Minute Webinar

Citrix

Title Description Format
Nimble Storage SmartStack for VDI
with Cisco UCS and Citrix XenDesktop
The Nimble Storage SmartStack solution for VDI with Cisco UCS and Citrix XenDesktop, with some introductory contextual remarks about the evolution of the desktop computer.

55-Minute Webinar

Microsoft

Title Description Format
Nimble Storage for MS SQL Server:
The End of Database Tuning is Here!
Nimble Storage eliminates storage tuning for database applications like SQL Server by caching hot data to flash SSD in real-time so that it's ready when needed, not waiting on tier transition. Add to that Nimble's highly efficient snapshot and replication technology and you have a instantaneous backup solution that spans months versus days. 57-Minute Webinar
Nimble Storage Solutions
for Microsoft Exchange
Technical marketing engineer Nicholas Schoonover describes the Nimble Storage solution for Microsoft Exchange. This on-demand webinar also contains a live demonstration, showing the simplicity of the Nimble GUI for provisioning and protection MS Exchange data. 57-Minute Webinar
& Demo
Private Cloud with Windows Server 2012
and HyperV, and Nimble Storage
Guest speaker Claude Lorenson from Microsoft describes how Nimble Storage plays a key role in a new reference architecture for private cloud deployments. The new architecture is part of Microsoft's Private Cloud Fast Track program, which helps customers reduce risk and accelerate their transition to cloud. 53-Minute Webinar
Product Demo:
Configuring Nimble Storage for Windows
Server 2013 Hyper-V Clusters
This video demonstrates the configuration steps required to leverage Nimble Storage volumes with Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V Clusters. The demo also includes setup information for System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM). Take advantage of Nimble's market leading performance, capacity savings and VSS-integrated snapshot backups to provide application consistent protection. 11-Minute Demo
Microsoft Fast Track Program for
Private Cloud and Nimble Storage
Claude Lorenson from MIcrosoft describes the Fast Track program and specifically, the SmartStack solution with Cisco and Nimble Storage for private cloud deployments. 11-Minute Video

Oracle

Title Description Format
Oracle Data Protection Deep Dive
and RMAN Demo
Nimble Storage technologists Tom Dau and Wen Yu provide a technical look at backup and restore of Oracle database using Oracle RMAN and Nimble Storage zero-copy clone technology. An 11-minute command line demo is included.

40-Minute Webinar
& Demo

SmartStack for Oracle:
Panel with Cisco and Oracle
Cisco and Oracle join Nimble Storage for a panel presentation about the SmartStack solution for Oracle Database with Cisco UCS and Nimble Storage hybrid arrays. The pre-validated solution helps speed deployments and reduce risk.

50-Minute Webinar

Analyst

Title Description Format
Forrester Research:
IT Analytics and the Future of
Storage Management
Senior Storage Analyst Henry Baltazar from Forrester Research looks at the current state of IT analytics, within the context of storage management. Guest customer Jeff Winter from City of Hot Springs, Arkansas, describes his experiences with Nimble Storage's InfoSight offering. InfoSight uses deep data analytics to help customers forecast compute, cache, and capacity requirements. 54-Minute Webinar
Forrester Research: Best Practices
for VDI Success
Guest analyst Andrew Reichman shares findings from users and vendors about the rapid adoption of VDI, and how storage is a critical success factor. 40-Minute Webinar