Extend the power of your data! Next generation of Linear Tape Open (LTO) Ultrium 8 technologies and offerings from IBM

Start Date:10/10/2017

Start Time:10:00 AM CDT

Duration:50 minutes


We all love data. Data has the power to transform every aspect of a business. By extending the use of your data you can help grow your business and also open up your company to innovation. IBM offers a full range of tape storage solutions to help your company preserve the power of data and also gain scalability, durability and security at a compellingly lower cost than other media. With the release of new Linear Tape Open (LTO) Ultrium Generation 8 technologies and offerings your organization increase tape’s ability to provide cost-effective, practical storage solutions to 21st century business and data center challenges. The new IBM LTO 8 drives and supporting libraries are already being described as – Next generation tape technology for next generation use cases.

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Julio Hernandez

WW DRI (Tape) Offering Manager

Julio has been working as WW Offering Manager since 2008 reporting to Systems organization, where he has managed product life cycle activities from announcing to end of life phase. He is responsible for the physical tape portfolio and SDS (IBM Spectrum Archive) . He also performs a lot of client facing activities, helping sales and BPs teams enabling more storage sales WW. Coordination and Interlocking activities with ISC, Labs, Service and Field support organizations for client´s final deployment and implementation.

Jeff Barber

VP, Mid Range/Low End Disk BLE
IBM Systems

Mr. Barber joined IBM directly out of college in 1982. After graduating from Notre Dame with a degree in Chemical Engineering, he accepted a post as a semiconductor engineer in IBM’s Very High Speed Integrated Circuit (VHSIC) development facility. His responsibilities included the development and optimization of fine line patterning processes for IBM’s most advanced semiconductor manufacturing facilities. During his tenure, he received IBM’s First Level Invention Award for fine line photolithographic processing techniques.

In 1986, Jeff joined IBM’s National Account Division as a client executive. He held that post until 1991 when he joined regional staff as the storage sales focal for the Mid-Atlantic region of North America. In 1997, Jeff became the regional sales manager for IBM Tape products in the East Region of the America’s Group (AG). From 2000 to 2005, he held numerous Storage sales management responsibilities in the Region. In 2006, he was named the WW Sales Executive, Disk Products; this role included global sales and market management of IBM’s DS Family of products as well as Nseries. In 2007, Jeff returned to field sales as the Director, Storage Sales, IMT West in North America. From 2008 through 2011, he returned to worldwide responsibilities being placed in charge of IBM’s global Storage sales force; he was named the WW Director of Storage Sales, STG. Finally, in 2012, Jeff took over the business line executive position for IBM’s mid-range and low-end disk products was named VP of Mid Range/Low End Disk.

Junaid Mohammad

Assistant Vice President
CommerzBank AG

Highly qualified and versatile IT specialist, with over 15 year’s experience in Enterprise Storage; with expertise in various environments and platforms. Having worked previously for Bank of America Merrill Lynch and currently for Commerzbank AG for the last 7 years. Regarded to be the SME for backups & archive solutions for tape and disks for the bank.



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