Cobalt Iron to Discuss Adaptive Data Protection at IBM Edge Conference in Las Vegas

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CEO Richard R. Spurlock to deliver multiple presentations that address options for companies to leverage cloud storage, modernize data protection, and new growth options for MSPs.

Cobalt IronTM, a provider of adaptive data protection solutions, today announced Richard R. Spurlock, CEO and Founder of Cobalt Iron, will be presenting at the IBM Edge 2013 Conference and available for briefings at booth #608 in the exhibit hall. Offering four-and-a-half days of world-class technical education for IT professional and practitioners, this year’s Edge will host over 350 technical sessions, hands on labs for every level, and the ability to test-drive the latest technologies.

Mr. Spurlock will be speaking at each of the three IBM Edge corresponding events - ExecutiveEdge, TechnicalEdge and MSP Summit - which focus on innovations and best practices for managing storage growth, optimizing cloud deployments, big data, and securing critical information.

At the MSP Summit, Spurlock will share insights in a break-out session on the process of becoming a managed service provider with his presentation “How We Did It: Innovating Next Generation Data Protection With Cobalt Iron.”

Additionally, Spurlock will join an ExecutiveEdge session that focuses on “Insights for Modernizing Your Data Protection Infrastructure,” which will offer insights that help organizations understand the benefits of a modernized data protection infrastructure, how to become ‘data ready,’ and tips for IT professionals that help drive efficiency and flexibility to support new initiatives.” During the presentation, Spurlock will demonstrate features of the new TSM Operations Center.

Lastly, Spurlock will deliver a TechnicalEdge session, “A First Customer Experience with the New Tivoli Storage Manager Operations Center,” which is a briefing that will highlight an early customer experience and will provide attendees a first look at the new TSM Operations Center.

What: IBM Edge 2013

Where: Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas, Nevada; Find Cobalt Iron at Booth # 608


Tuesday, June 11, 2013, 1:00-2:00pm – MSP Summit: How We Did It: Innovating Next Generation Data Protection With Cobalt Iron, South Seas Ballroom I

Tuesday, June 11, 2013, 3:30-5:30pm – ExecutivEdge: Insights for Modernizing your Data Protection Infrastructure, South Seas Ballroom E

Thursday, June 13, 2013, 3:15-4:15pm – Technical Edge: A First Customer Experience with the new Tivoli Storage Manager Operations Center [1526] Breakers F

About Cobalt Iron
Cobalt Iron offers a suite of adaptive data protection and recovery solutions that provide the flexibility and functionality needed to drive business. These cost-effective, expert-designed solutions enable companies to operate with the confidence that their data is protected and can be recovered whenever and wherever they need it. Cobalt Iron maintains its headquarters in Lawrence, Kansas. For more information, visit and follow us on Twitter: @cobaltiron


Kristen Wiltse
PR for Cobalt Iron

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