Hubis Technical Associates provides consulting services to organizations needing expertise related to computer storage technologies. These services focus on innovative and disruptive computer storage technologies and their impact on business decisions, framed in the evolution of storage architectures.
- Storage Architecture
Provide deep expertise related to storage protocols, standards, technologies, applications, security, and software.
- Standards Organization Representation
Provide guidance on standards organization structure and activities, representation at standards organization meetings, and preparation of proposals.
- Technical and Executive Briefings
Technical and Executive briefings on new and emerging technologies, protocols, and standards organizations and how these relate to our client’s business goals.
- Intellectual Property Consultation
Intellectual property evaluation for patents related to computer storage and networking technologies. We help patent owners assess the value of their assets in the fast changing domain of computer storage.
- Training and Knowledge Transfer
Educational services about new and emerging technologies, standards organizations, storage protocols, and storage security.
Areas of Expertise
- Flash memory and Non-Volatile Memory
Applications and implementations.
- Secure Storage
Security for data at rest and data in motion, the TCG storage specification, FIPs-140, ISO/IEC 27040, and many others. Import and export issues related to secure storage products.
- Storage Standards Organizations
SNIA, T10, T11, T13, PCI-SIG, TCG, OASYS (KMIP) and others.
- Storage Interfaces
SAS, SATA, SCSI, Fibre Channel, iSCSI, PCI, NVMe, SOP/PQI, and others.
- Computer Storage Technologies
New and emerging storage technologies, including PCIe based flash and Non-Volatile memory.
- Key Management
Systems and protocols (e.g., OASYS KMIP).
- Educational Services
Storage systems, interfaces, security, and technologies.
• Exceptional expertise
We know when we know what we’re talking about. If we don’t, we’ll get the right people involved.
Simply, the business exists to meet the needs of our clients in a way that works for them.
We do what we say we will do.
We strive to proactively communicate accurate and timely information on the progress and status of your project.
We make sure everyone involved knows what we do and how we do it.
We want you to enjoy working with us.
Walt is a storage architect and the owner of Hubis Technical Associates. He provides expertise related to storage interface and storage security standards organizations with a focus on protocols and software interfaces and how innovative and disruptive computer storage technologies impact these standards. Walt has over twenty-five years of experience in storage systems engineering in both development and managerial positions and has authored several key patents in RAID and other storage related technologies. He is the vice-chair of the SNIA SSSI Initiative and has served as the Chair of the Trusted Computing Group Key Management Services Subgroup, Chair of the IEEE SISWG P1619.3 Key Management subcommittee, and Secretary of the IEEE Security in Storage work group (SISWG). Walt is a sought-after speaker at industry conferences. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering.