Talon Brings Software-Defined Storage Success to Microsoft Ignite

Talon to present case study of partner BuildingZones and customer The TSK Group at the sold-out, leading tech conference

on Sept 18, 2017

Mount Laurel, NJ – Sept 18, 2017 - Talon, the leading provider of enterprise class file sharing solutions for distributed locations, today announced that it will be in attendance at Microsoft Ignite, to be held September 25-30, 2017 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. Talon will present a case study of customer The TSK Group’s at a breakout session discussing how Talon FAST™ helped the company embrace a cloud strategy, allowing TSK to utilize the cloud as a central repository for unstructured data, easily accessed by disparate locations anywhere.

Talon Senior Vice President, Charles Foley will highlight how corporate partner BuildingZones managed The TSK Group’s implementation of the Talon FAST™ technology. Scheduled for Tuesday, September 26th at 10:45 am, Session BRK 2286 will outline how TSK launched a corporate cloud strategy targeted at removing on-premises infrastructure in favor of cloud resources. The session will show how the combination of Azure Storage and Talon FAST™ provided secure integration into the AD-enabled enterprise, a seamless user experience, and local-like performance even when using cloud-based file shares. As a result, Talon FAST™ provided TSK with a solution for moving away from a major infrastructure management burden via a caching solution that alleviated the concern about egress costs, and provided an overall cost-effective solution allowing the company to grow more cost-effectively.

Talon FAST™ is available in the Microsoft Azure Marketplace as a joint offering with the Azure storage offerings. Talon FAST™ enables a global fabric that 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. Talon FAST™ is storage agnostic and transparently fits into any IT setting. Talon FAST™ immediately extends the value of central storage in a distributed corporate environment.

Microsoft Ignite is the biggest Microsoft event of the year. The conference addresses some of today’s toughest business challenges, and offers an opportunity to learn about Microsoft products and network with Microsoft, partners, experts and peers. Now in its third year, The Microsoft Ignite conference is aimed at IT professionals who want hands-on experience to enhance their tech skills, and for senior decision makers looking for what’s next, and who want insight on key technology trends in the industry.

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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