Talon and its Customers Showcase FAST™ at Microsoft Ignite

on September 26, 2016

Cimpress and Robert Bird Group will discuss FAST™ at one of the premier tech conferences of the year

Mount Laurel, NJ – September 26, 2016 - Talon, a provider of Microsoft-based intelligent file caching solutions for distributed enterprises, today announced that it will be in attendance at Microsoft Ignite, to be held September 26-30, 2016 at World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia. Talon customers Cimpress and Robert Bird Group will be speaking and discussing the advantages of Talon’s FAST™ solution and Azure deployments.

Robert Bird Group’s CTO, Stephen Cottham, will speak on BRK3209: “Optimize IaaS VM Storage using Azure Disks and Files” on Wednesday, September 28th at 10:45 am, about how Robert Bird’s established FAST™ deployment has been augmented for third party collaboration with partners- leveraging Azure Files for secure, projects development and collaboration. Additionally, Cimpress’s Global IT Lead Architect, Kevin Olson will speak on BRK2148: “Deploy Microsoft Azure StorSimple Across Your Enterprise” on Friday, September 30th at 12:30 pm about the transformation of Cimpress as it gained the ability to exploit Azure because of its in-place FAST™ deployment. Olson will discuss how Cimpress came to centralize its data, take advantage of streamlining infrastructure with hybrid cloud, and utilizing Desired State Configuration to deliver seamless deployment of all global locations and central management.

Talon’s FAST™ solution is available in the Microsoft Azure Marketplace as a joint offering with Microsoft Azure Storage and Hybrid Cloud solutions. FAST™ eliminates complexity and backups at the branch and allows organizations to manage data at a single location in the Azure Cloud while delivering high performance file sharing at geographically dispersed locations.

Microsoft Ignite is a renowned event and is structured to address businesses’ toughest challenges, greatest ambitions and passion for innovation. Microsoft Ignite is for senior decision makers seeking what’s next, and who want insight on key technology trends in the industry. It’s for IT professionals who need hands-on experience to enhance their tech skills. It’s for enterprise developers and architects looking for innovative ways to maximize application development.

More information on Talon FAST™ for can be found at http://www.talonstorage.com/

About Talon
Talon, a leader in next generation software-defined storage solutions, enables enterprises to centralize and consolidate IT storage infrastructure, while bringing data closer to their users, enabling enterprise global file sharing and collaboration. This results in streamlined IT management and improved end user productivity. From its headquarters in Mount Laurel, NJ and its global locations, Talon serves the largest Global 2000 organizations including the most established Architectural, Construction, Engineering, Energy, Offshore and Manufacturing companies.

Talon FAST™ is a trademark of Talon Storage Solutions, Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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