HAVANT, United Kingdom, Sept. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Xyratex Ltd (Nasdaq: XRTX), a leading provider of data storage technology, today announced that Richard Pitwon, leader of the photonics research group at Xyratex, will present at the 39th European Conference and Exhibition on Optical Communication (ECOC) at the ICC ExCeL in London on Sunday, Sept. 22. Pitwon will deliver "Migration of Embedded Optical Interconnect into Data Centre Systems," one in a series of talks in a workshop about the leading drivers and optical technologies for next generation very short reach interconnects. ECOC 2013 will be the pivotal event of the year for European engineers, providing a platform for industry professionals to deliver emerging topics, new results and developments in the optical communications sphere.
When: Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013, 3:10 p.m. local time (GMT)
Where: ICC ExCeL London; One Western Gateway, Royal Victoria Dock, London E16 1XL
Presenter: Richard Pitwon, lead photonics technologist at Xyratex
For more information about ECOC: http://www.ecoc2013.org/index.html
Xyratex is a leading provider of data storage technology, including modular solutions for the enterprise data storage industry and hard disk drive (HDD) capital equipment for the HDD industry. Xyratex enterprise data storage platforms provide a range of advanced, scalable data storage solutions for the Original Equipment Manufacturer and High Performance Computing communities. As the largest capital equipment supplier to the HDD industry, Xyratex enables disk drive manufacturers and their component suppliers to meet today's technology and productivity requirements. Xyratex has over 25 years of experience in research and development relating to disk drives, storage systems and manufacturing process technology.
Founded in 1994 in an MBO from IBM, and with headquarters in the UK, Xyratex has an established global base with R&D and operational facilities in North America, Asia and Europe.
SOURCE Xyratex Ltd