ManageOps’s CEO Moderated “Defining Software Defined Storage (SDS)”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – February 7, 2014

Bellevue, WA, January 28, 2014– ManageOps’s CEO, Scott Gorcester moderated a panel discussion on Software Defined Storage (SDS) at Bellevue’s City Hall, sponsored by ATI (Abasys Technology Inc.). Some of the topics discussed included HIPAA compliance, hardware comparisons, and technical flexibility of SDS solution sets. The audience asked questions like ‘How does SDS address problems like HIPAA compliance?’ and ‘Are there recommended configurations for getting started with SDS?’. Mr. Gorcester led the panel consisting of local experts including Steven Umbehocker, CEO and Founder of OS Nexus, and Paul Bibaud, Solutions Architect with Pogo Linux/Pogo Storage.  About the event, Mr. Gorcester said,

“This event provided a forum to share ideas and valuable information with experts in highly relevant technologies. We worked to serve not only the technicians in the audience, but to introduce the business practicality to the discussion as well.” – Scott Gorcester

A number of technology experts were in the audience as well. Irene Hutchinson of ATI, attended to gain ideas on a burgeoning technology space.

“The independent nature of these events gives me expertise on specific topics that are valuable to my business and my clients. These events are moderated by experts who can clearly explain complex technologies and their business impact,” said Mrs. Hutchinson.

ManageOps, based near Seattle, WA, is a Cloud Services provider with expertise in cloud solutions based on Microsoft, Citrix and other technologies.  Sold mainly through channel partners, the ManageOps cloud platform is stable, secure, scalable, and flexible enough to meet the needs of businesses of all sizes.  ManageOps works to earn the respect and trust of partners and clients by providing creative technology solutions with friendly and accessible customer support.  Learn more at

Northwest Tech Alliance, based near Seattle, WA, is an independent technology association dedicated to bringing together some of the brightest minds from the technology industry. NWTA events are focused on helping attendees network with other technology industry professionals, provide education and information relative to the latest technologies in the industry and generate opportunities for personal, professional and business growth. Learn more at


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