In recognition of our unique understanding of the IT industry, media vaulting and media vaulting software systems, TMS personel are regularly asked to present at local and International conferences. The following are the highlights of these conferences. Copies of the presentations are available by contacting TMS.
ARMA International / PRISM International - 5th Annual Joint Symposium -Tampa 2002
Subject: Adding Value to Media Vaulting and Destruction Services
Brad McDonell (TMS) and Bob Haskins (InfoGuard Inc.) presented to the conference the key selling tips for Records Management companies when selling to the "IT" customer. Brad covered such topics as; Selling to your IT customer - what makes them tick, What does IT want from the media vault, How to use your Vaulting software to add value to the IT customer.
Storage World Conference - Darling Harbour 2003
Subject: Benchmarking your Offsite Storage provider
Brad McDonell presented to the conference the history of offsite storage in Australia, the new trends in the industry, the opportunities for Data Centre Managers, and they can exploit these opportunities to enhance their offsite storage experience.
PRISM International - Sydney 2004
Subject: Media Vault Operations
Brad McDonell Managing Director of TMS, Phillip Britton (Crown), Joe Malerba (Russ Bassett), Gerard Nicol (TapeTrack) presented a Panel discussion to the Asian Business Across Borders conference on the Operational, Procedural, Service Level and legal issues involving the running of a media vault.
PRISM International - Business Across Borders Asian Conference - Hawaii 2005
Subject: IT Audits and Media Vaulting Service Level Agreements
Brad McDonell Managing Director of TMS and Tony McDonell Operations Director of TMS, were invited to present to the 2005 PRISM International Business Across Borders Asian Conference.
AFCOM - Sydney Chapter Meeting - Global Switch 2006
Subject: Offsite storage has changed
Brad McDonell presented to the AFCOM Sydney Chapter on the ever changing offsite storage industry. Brad focussed on the use of Software and barcoding to track tapes sent from the Data Centre to the Offsite Vault, the ability to "Sync" the Data Centres Tape Management Software (TMS) with the offsite vendors vaulting software. He highlighted the operational benefits and efficiency gained by TMS' existing outsourcing customers with their offsite processes.
PRISM International European Conference - Barcelona 2006
Subject: Media Vaulting roundtable discussion
Peter Komarkowski, National Sales Manager at TMS discussed; Sales strategies, Operational service levels, Offsite Storage Agreements.
PRISM International - Singapore 2006
Subject: Offsite Storage new technologies
Brad McDonell Managing Director of TMS was asked to present to the PRISM International Business Across Borders conference held in Singapore on 15 – 17 February 2006. Brad covered such technologies as RF barcode scanning, RFID, GPS, hand held scanners and voice technology.
TMS and Hewlett Packard - DR / BCP Breakfast - Bicentennial Park - Sydney 2007
Subject: How TMS and HP supports our Customers during a DR
Brad McDonell and Steve Cartland, South Pacific Manager Business Continuity Services Manager for HP presented to the audience how TMS and HP support our customers in the DR / BCP process.
BaremetalData - International Conference - Houston 2007
Subject: Offsite Storage key performance issues
Tony McDonell (TMS) and Shaun Stevens (DocuVault), two seasoned operational professionals in the Offsite Storage industry presented to the group their collective experience in running multiple media vaults in their respective countries.
Further information about the organisations above, can be obtained from their websites, or by contacting TMS.
PRISM International www.prismintl.org
Storage World Conference, now run by SNIA www.snia.org.au