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Storage-Expo 06 - Pictures and Glimpses

Storage Expo 2006 was held on the 18th and 19th of October 2006 at Olympia. had the chance to chat with some of the exhibitors and visitors to the event. Below are some pictures of the event. You can listen to our Storage Expo 2006 podcasts here.

Microsoft's Bill Shelton gave an Interview on Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager 2006, to be released soon.

HP's booth was one of the more popular partly because it was the first one you would come across, but also because of the card magician, who proved to be a fantastic crowd puller.

It was great fun chatting with Stephen Case who introduced us to the new Cisco logo and introduced me and Ben to some cracking optical illusions, especially the Snake one. (opens in new tab)

Other highlights include visiting Kevin Bailey from Symantec and chatting a while with him about Symantec's acquisition of Veritas, 3Par, LSI, Plasmon, Quantum and Netapp

Désiré Athow

Désiré has been musing and writing about technology during a career spanning four decades. He dabbled in website building and web hosting when DHTML and frames were en vogue and started writing about the impact of technology on society just before the start of the Y2K hysteria at the turn of the last millennium. Following an eight-year stint at where he discovered the joys of global tech-fests, Désiré now heads up TechRadar Pro. Previously he was a freelance technology journalist at Incisive Media, Breakthrough Publishing and Vnunet, and Business Magazine. He also launched and hosted the first Tech Radio Show on Radio Plus.