Seminar: Storage Outlook for the Zettabyte Era and the Rise of Secondary Storage

Jun. 29, 2023

2:00 – 3:00 pm MDT

Mesa Lab Main Seminar Room and Virtual

Speaker: Fred Moore with Horison Information Strategies



Join Fred Moore, President of Horison Information Strategies, for his perspective on the next generation of secondary storage technologies future deployment. With an estimated 80% of the worlds stored data now being classified as cold or archival, secondary storage represents by far the single largest storage category. Moore will discuss the challenge and options ahead for secondary storage and shifts in the overall storage hierarchy. Will tape or HDD or something else become the optimal secondary storage choice for the foreseeable future?


Fred Moore began a 21-year career with StorageTek as the first systems engineer and concluded as corporate vice president of Strategic Planning and Marketing. In 1998, Fred founded Horison Information Strategies in Boulder, Colorado, a data storage industry analyst and consulting firm that specializes in keynote speaking, executive briefings, marketing strategy, and business development for end-users and storage hardware and software suppliers. Fred served as Editor of Storage for Computer Technology Review magazine and has written numerous books, articles, research reports and webcasts for the storage industry.

He is a 1989 recipient of the Distinguished Alumnus Award and a 2004 recipient of the Arts and Science Scholar-In-Residence Award at the University of Missouri, Columbia where he received a bachelor’s degree in mathematics and a master’s degree in computer applications in physical geography.

A sought-after motivator and keynote speaker at IT events worldwide, Fred completed the Berkeley Executive Program in 1997. He currently serves on a few select boards in the storage networking industry.


*This event is for NCAR/UCAR/UCP staff only. For employees, add this event to your calendar