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28 - 31 October

Add to Calendar 28-10-2014 31-10-2014 Join StarWind at TechEd Europe 2014 | booth #82 Visit StarWind at Microsoft TechEd Europe in Barcelona, Spain and come to know how to cut down CapEx and OpEx with StarWind Virtual SAN.
Learn more: http://www.starwindsoftware.com/starwind-virtual-san-hyper-v

Stop by on the 29th and 30th you will have the chance to win a portable wireless speaker!
Learn more: http://www.starwindsoftware.com/teched-europe-2014?utm_source=leaflet&utm_medium=qrcode&utm_campaign=techedeurope2014
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Join StarWind at TechEd Europe 2014 | booth #82

Visit StarWind at Microsoft TechEd Europe in Barcelona, Spain and come to know how to cut down CapEx and OpEx with StarWind Virtual SAN.
Learn more

Stop by on the 29th and 30th you will have the chance to win a portable wireless speaker!
Learn more



6 November

Add to Calendar 06-11-2014 06-11-2014 Live Webinar: How to Reduce Disaster Recovery Expenses up to 50% / DR & BC Best Practices for Virtual Environments Want to reduce IT expenses and help your business comply with the legal requirements? To do so, you’ll need to implement a comprehensive Business Continuity / Disaster Recovery (BC / DR) strategy.

Join our webinar to learn why having an effective disaster recovery plan is so important and the additional protection one gets you over simple application or server resiliency. We’ll discuss the technical details involved in implementing a DR strategy in a virtual server environment that includes the StarWind Virtual SAN solution.

Register here: https://event.on24.com/eventRegistration/EventLobbyServlet?target=reg20.jsp&eventid=872904&sessionid=1&key=B93C1BB54FDF9953BEC9A18D033BC558&partnerref=starwind&sourcepage=register
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Live Webinar: How to Reduce Disaster Recovery Expenses up to 50%
DR & BC Best Practices for Virtual Environments

Thursday, November 6, 2:00 PM BST
Featured Speaker: Chris M Evans, Independent Consultant, Langton Blue Ltd.


Want to reduce IT expenses and help your business comply with the legal requirements? To do so, you’ll need to implement a comprehensive Business Continuity / Disaster Recovery (BC / DR) strategy.

Join our webinar to learn why having an effective disaster recovery plan is so important and the additional protection one gets you over simple application or server resiliency. We’ll discuss the technical details involved in implementing a DR strategy in a virtual server environment that includes the StarWind Virtual SAN solution.

During the webinar you'll learn:
  • The business need for BC/DR
  • Why BC/DR is different from simple hardware resiliency
  • Strategies for implementing BC/DR based on application and business Service Level Objectives
  • Choosing between storage array and hypervisor based recovery solutions
  • Choosing between VM-level and LUN-level recovery solutions
  • Technical solutions for BC/DR with virtual servers, including Microsoft Hyper-V, VMware vSphere and open source platforms
  • Vendor roundup - 3rd Party recovery solutions for virtual environments
Register here!
11 November

Add to Calendar 11-11-2014 11-11-2014 Live Webinar: Building a Highly Available Hyper-V Cluster Using Free Microsoft Hyper-V Server Virtualization experts from 5nine and StarWind tell how to create a cost effective and highly available Hyper-V failover cluster.
Discover best practices on how to:
  • Benefit from highly available Hyper-V failover cluster
  • Simplify the cluster and VM management using 5nine Manager for Hyper-V
  • Cut costs, increase resilience and minimize hardware footprint with StarWind Virtual SAN
  • Adopt the needs of your environment with easy scale up and scale out

Special Offer: Attend the webinar and get a chance to win a FREE 6-month NFR license key for StarWind Virtual SAN!

Register here: https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/979720818
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Live Webinar: Building a Highly Available Hyper-V Cluster Using Free Microsoft Hyper-V Server

Tuesday, November 11, 1:00 PM GMT
Featured Speakers: Alexander Karavanov, Virtualization Security Engineer, 5nine Software
Max Kolomyeytsev, Product Manager, StarWind Software

Virtualization experts from 5nine and StarWind tell how to create a cost effective and highly available Hyper-V failover cluster.
Discover best practices on how to:
  • Benefit from highly available Hyper-V failover cluster
  • Simplify the cluster and VM management using 5nine Manager for Hyper-V
  • Cut costs, increase resilience and minimize hardware footprint with StarWind Virtual SAN
  • Adopt the needs of your environment with easy scale up and scale out

Special Offer: Attend the webinar and get a chance to win a FREE 6-month NFR license key for StarWind Virtual SAN!

Register here!
13 November

Add to Calendar 13-11-2014 13-11-2014 Live Webinar: Reduce Disaster Recovery & Business Continuity Expenses with Windows Server Clustering and Geo-Clustering Today more than ever businesses of all sizes need the maximum levels of availability and reliability for their business critical applications.
It's important to reduce IT expenses and make your business comply with the legal requirements by implementing a comprehensive BC/DR (Business Continuity / Disaster Recovery) strategy. Join our webinar to learn why having an effective disaster recovery plan is so important and how this differs from simple application or server resiliency. We will discuss technical issues involved in implementing DR in a virtual server environment and will show you how using the StarWind Virtual SAN solution can help increase the availability of your business critical workloads.

After attending this webcast you'll be better able to meet your organization's BC/DR requirements for your business critical workloads.

Register here: http://windowsitpro.com/starwind-software/windows-server-clustering?code=starwindlink1
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Live Webinar: Reduce Disaster Recovery & Business Continuity Expenses with Windows Server Clustering and Geo-Clustering

Thursday, November 13, 11:00 am PT / 2:00pm ET
Featured Speakers: Michael Otey, senior technical director for Windows IT Pro and SQL Server Pro,
president of TECA
Max Kolomyeytsev, Product Manager, StarWind Software

Today more than ever businesses of all sizes need the maximum levels of availability and reliability for their business critical applications.
It's important to reduce IT expenses and make your business comply with the legal requirements by implementing a comprehensive BC/DR (Business Continuity / Disaster Recovery) strategy. Join our webinar to learn why having an effective disaster recovery plan is so important and how this differs from simple application or server resiliency. We will discuss technical issues involved in implementing DR in a virtual server environment and will show you how using the StarWind Virtual SAN solution can help increase the availability of your business critical workloads. Topics covered will include:
  • Windows Failover Clustering requirements
  • Quorum, networking and storage considerations
  • Geo-Clustering for disaster recovery
  • Using StarWind Virtual SAN with hyper-converged multi-node scale-out clusters

After attending this webcast you'll be better able to meet your organization's BC/DR requirements for your business critical workloads.

Register here!

Past Events

9 October

Webinar: How to Achieve High Availability and Protection from External Threats for Free Microsoft Hyper-V Server

Featured Speakers: Alexander Karavanov, Virtualization Security Engineer, 5nine Software
Max Kolomyeytsev, Product Manager, StarWind Software

View this webcast to learn how to achieve high availability and protection from external threats for Free Microsoft Hyper-V Server.

Discover best practices on how to:
  • Leverage extensibility of Hyper-V virtual switch to provide efficient network security
  • Improve performance and protection with virtual firewall and agentless antivirus using 5nine Cloud Security
  • Achieve true high availability and Hyper-V cluster resilience with StarWind Virtual SAN
  • Minimize the number of hardware components while leveraging configuration reliability

Watch now!
1 October

Webinar: StarWind Virtual SAN break-out session: Hyper-converged storage for Hyper-V clusters

Featured Speaker: Max Kolomyeytsev, Product Manager, StarWind Software

Watch the demonstration of StarWind Virtual SAN to see the software from a user’s perspective. Learn how to configure a fault-tolerant Hyper-V cluster using just two commodity servers and no extra hardware.

Watch now!
30 September

Webinar: VEEAM Backup & Replication vs. StarWind Virtual SAN: Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Run Entirely by RTO / RPO Numbers

Featured Speakers: Ryan Post, Inside Systems Engineer, Veeam Software, Inc.
Max Kolomyeytsev, Product Manager, StarWind Software
Host: George Crump, Senior Analyst, Storage Switzerland, LLC

Should I use VEEAM Backup & Replication to meet my disaster recovery plan needs? Or should I use StarWind Virtual SAN for business continuity? Or should I use both? Two products or not.
Watch StarWind and Veeam collaborate webinar to find out how to pick the right tools to meet the business continuity challenges and take full control of your RTO and RPO.

Watch now!
24 September

Webinar: Software-Defined Storage Architecture: Optimizing Business Value and Minimizing Risk in Microsoft/VMware Storage Strategies

Featured Speaker: Jon Toigo, Toigo Partners International

Sifting through the marketing hype from VMware and Microsoft regarding their "server-side software-defined storage models" can be almost as challenging as understanding the underlying technical issues that software-defined storage seeks to solve. What is needed is a clear headed analysis of the storage challenges created by virtual server computing, the benefits and limitations of competing software-defined approaches to addressing them, and what alternatives exist that might provide highly available and scalable storage capacity in a business-savvy way. Learn more

In this webcast, storage expert Jon Toigo:
  • Provides a brief retrospective on the drivers of software-defined storage
  • Delivers a snapshot of the current approaches of the leading hypervisor vendors for delivering SDS architecture
  • Identifies the key requirements that have yet to be met

Watch now!
16 September

Webinar: New Microsoft Storage Best Practices for Hyper-V & SQL Server: SMB 3.0 and Scale-Out File Servers

Featured Speaker: Greg Schulz, Founder, StorageIO

What is the trick to supporting growth for your Microsoft environment without breaking your budget, or causing performance problems? Scale-Out File Server (SOFS) is the Microsoft solution for enabling a flexible, scalable resilient data infrastructure supporting Windows, Hyper-V and SQL Server environments.
Watch this webinar with Greg Schulz, Founder of Server and StorageIO to learn how to scale with stability of Microsoft SOFS environments including:

  • Explore SOFS issues, challenges and opportunities
  • Scaling SOFS with flexibility and resiliency
  • Leverage RAM and flash SSD as a write-back cache
  • Server side PCIe, SAS and SATA storage options
  • Stretch your budget further using less hardware
  • Flexible networking with your server and storage
  • Boosting performance and increasing flash SSD life
  • Reduce your data footprint impact with deduplication

Watch now!
9 September

Live Webinar: Building a Highly Available Hyper-V Cluster Using Free Microsoft Hyper-V Server

Featured Speakers: Alexander Karavanov, Virtualization Security Engineer, 5nine Software
Max Kolomyeytsev, Product Manager, StarWind Software

Virtualization experts from 5nine and StarWind tell how to create a cost effective and highly available Hyper-V failover cluster.
Discover best practices on how to:

  • Benefit from highly available Hyper-V failover cluster
  • Simplify the cluster and VM management using 5nine Manager for Hyper-V
  • Cut costs, increase resilience and minimize hardware footprint with StarWind Virtual SAN
  • Adopt the needs of your environment with easy scale up and scale out

Watch now!
2 September

Webinar: New Microsoft Storage Best Practices for Hyper-V & SQL Server: SMB 3.0 and Scale-Out File Servers

Featured Speaker: Max Kolomyeytsev, Product Manager, StarWind Software

Windows Server 2012 R2 does SMB 3.0 as a new generation of fast and convenient storage for Hyper-V and SQL server.
Watch this webcast to learn how to build a robust and cost effective SoFS cluster with maximum performance and minimum hardware footprint.


Watch now!
24 - 28 August

StarWind at VMworld 2014 US | booth # 401

Thanks to everyone who visited our booth at VMworld 2014 US! We hope that stand-up sessions with our special guest Greg Schulz, Founder of StorageIO, were interesting for you. If you didn’t have a chance to attend VMworld US or you missed one of Greg Schulz's sessions, we invite you to watch this video.

Also, as you may know, we presented FREE Virtual SAN for vSphere at VMworld US! Free Virtual SAN is available for download.
Learn more
20 August

Webinar: Hyper-Converged or Compute and Storage Separated - Which is Best for Virtualization

Featured Speaker: Chris M Evans, Independent Consultant, Langton Blue Ltd.

Hyper-converged solutions are all the rage these days, with startup vendors making great advances in the marketplace. There are advantages to merging compute and storage into a single package, but are there benefits to keeping the storage and compute layers separate too?

From this webinar, you will learn:
  • Market overview and definition of hyper-converged and non-hyper-converged solutions
  • Issues with using legacy "monolithic" storage with virtual environments
  • A view of distributed storage solutions
  • A definition of scale out storage architectures including software-only solutions

Watch now!
7 August

Webinar: Hardware agnostic Virtual SAN for VMware ESXi Free

Featured Speakers: Greg Schulz, Founder, StorageIO
Max Kolomyeytsev, Product Manager, StarWind Software

Unlock the full value of hardware agnostic, server-based storage for VMware ESXi Free environments with software defined storage management solutions. Learn how to address cost, service, growth, and flexibility challenges in a VMware environment.

Watch now!
30 July

Webinar: Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2: Deduplication, Backup & Primary VM Storage

Featured Speakers: Ryan Post, Inside Systems Engineer, Veeam Software, Inc.
Max Kolomyeytsev, Product Manager, StarWind Software

Data deduplication is not a lofty feature anymore, and nowadays it becomes synonymous with storage for virtualization environments. With a variety of deduplication solutions available on the market it’s often hard to distinguish which one fits your environment best.

Watch this webinar to learn more about why, when, and especially how to use data deduplication efficiently in different virtualization scenarios.


Watch now!
23 July

Webinar: Going Hyper-Converged with Software Defined Storage

Featured Speakers: Chris M Evans, Independent Consultant, Langton Blue Ltd.

As the concept of hyper-convergence (combining compute, networking and storage) continues to gain acceptance and adoption, Chris Evans and Max Kolomyeytsev discuss what features to expect from hyper-converged solutions and how they can be delivered exclusively through software. As well as a technical discussion of the issues, this webcast looks at vendor implementations from VMware’s VSAN to StarWind Virtual SAN platform.

Watch now!
13 - 17 July

Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference 2014

StarWind will be a sponsor at Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference 2014 in Washington D.C.
Come and visit us on stand # 2320.


2 July

Webinar: Software Defined Storage: Save money, use less hardware

Featured Speakers: Greg Schulz, Founder, StorageIO
Max Kolomyeytsev, Product Manager, StarWind Software

Unlock the full value of server-based storage for Hyper-V environments with software defined storage management solutions. View this recorded webinar to learn how to address economic, service, growth, flexibility and other business and technology challenges in a Microsoft Hyper-V environment.

Watch now!
You can watch the recorded webinars and other videos HERE