ARVADA, CO--(Marketwire - October 20, 2010) -  Demartek, a computer industry analyst firm with its own on-site test lab, announces that Dennis Martin, Demartek President, will present two sessions and moderate a panel at Storage Networking World (SNW) Europe in Frankfurt, Germany, October 26-27, 2010. The two sessions, "Storage Best Practices for Microsoft Server Applications" and "I/O Virtualization -- The Next Virtualization Frontier," will be presented on October 26. Mr. Martin will moderate an FCoE panel discussion on October 27. Abstracts and other details for these sessions are provided at:

The "Storage Best Practices for Microsoft Server Applications" session explores some of the basics of storage devices and interfaces, and the reasons for selecting each one. Several storage best practices for Microsoft applications will be provided, followed by performance data from the Demartek lab comparing the same Microsoft server application with Solid State Drives (SSD), Fibre-Channel and SAS disk drives and SATA disk drives.

The "I/O Virtualization -- The Next Virtualization Frontier" session covers an emerging type of data center connectivity virtualization that is complementary to server virtualization called "I/O Virtualization." New technologies and standards such as SR-IOV, MR-IOV and server bus extensions will be discussed and compared with other existing and new technologies.

Mr. Martin will also be moderating a discussion titled, "FCoE -- The Arrival of the New Data Center" with other industry participants. Additional Demartek FCoE resources are available at:

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