ASI Technology Summit

ASI Technology Summit 2021 On-Demand Webinar Recordings

Advances in hardware technology create growth opportunities for the entire channel. With that, we designed the ASI Technology Summit to deliver timely training and essential information on the industry’s most impactful innovations. These four part series events are scheduled quarterly and include a one hour specialized channel training session taking place each day during the scheduled week. Sessions are live technology driven seminars from the industries most notable and influential manufacturers.

ASI Technology Summit Q4 2021 Sessions Available On-Demand

The Q4 2021 ASI Technology Summit, which took place Nov 1st-4th, 2021,
included in-depth seminars from Intel, Micron, Toshiba, and Supermicro.

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Technical Advancements of Intel’s New 12th Generation Core Processor

Presented by David Bradshaw – Intel Client Compute Group, Americas Platform and Distribution Sales
Live Session Recorded Nov. 1st, 2021 | Transcript

David Bradshaw from Intel introduces the technical advancements of Intel’s 12th Generation Core Processor family code named Alder Lake. This new processor introduces a wide range of new technologies such as DDR5, PCIe Gen 5, Intel Thread Director, Xe LP Graphics, and Thunderbolt 4 as well as is manufactured on Intel 7 the Enhanced 10nm SuperFin process node. David will highlight the opportunities for the channel that are created by these new technologies as well as will outline product positioning for the entire line up of Intel client processors including 10th, 11th and 12th Generation Core Processors.

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Harnessing the Next-Generation of Computing

Presented by Jake Whatcott, Director, Client Graphics Segment and Karthik Thandavan, DRAM Product Marketing Manager
Live Session Recorded Nov. 2nd, 2021 | Transcript

Micron experts Jake Whatcott and Karthik Thandavan share the latest memory technology to come to market. They share product details, design information and other tips on how you can be ready to harness maximum performance out of your systems.


Toshiba Hard Drives – 40 Plus Years of Innovation, Quality, and Reliability

Presented by Dave Salle, Director of Sales, Toshiba
Live Session Recorded Nov. 3rd, 2021 | Transcript

Toshiba has been an innovation leader in the Hard Drive industry for offer 40 years offering excellent quality, robust backend support and reseller channel specific programs. Focusing on high capacity drives, Toshiba was the first to market with a 14TB drive and will release a 20TB Helium based drive in 2022. Toshiba’s Director of Sales, Dave Salle opens up his product portfolio of Toshiba HDD models and explores target use cases for a range of solutions including high capacity nearline enterprise drives, 10k and 15k Performance enterprise drives, NAS drives, Surveillance drives, and more.


X12 Rackmounts: High Performance Systems based on Intel 3rd Gen Xeon Scalable DP Solutions

Trung Nghiem, Solutions Manager at Supermicro
Live Session Recorded Nov. 4th, 2021 | Transcript

Introducing one of the most comprehensive portfolios of Servers and Storage Systems.

ASI Technology Summit Q3 2021 Sessions Available On-Demand

The Q3 2021 ASI Technology Summit, which took place Sept. 20th-23rd, 2021,
included in-depth seminars from Intel, Micron, Supermicro, and Samsung.

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Intel – Winning with Performance and Value

Presented by David Bradshaw – Intel Client Compute Group, Americas Platform and Distribution Sales
Live Session Recorded Sept. 20th, 2021 | Transcript

Intel’s David Bradshaw gives a detailed competitive analysis between Intel’s 11th Generation Core Processor and the latest AMD Ryzen, as well as a competitive review between Intel EVO notebooks and Apple. In addition, David gives an update on the latest Intel desktop roadmap.

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Blast Off – Exploring Micron’s Recently Launched Storage Solutions!

Presented by Bryan Barton, WW Product Marketing Manager and Andrew Mierau, Sr. Technical Marketing Engineer
Live Session Recorded Sept. 21st, 2021 | Transcript

Micron’s industry-leading 176-layer NAND technology was announced by Micron CEO Sanjay Mehrotra at COMPUTEX 2021. This latest NAND technology is one of the most robust, cost-effective solutions for NAND storage system designs in the market today. Micron experts Bryan Barton and Andrew Mierau discuss how Micron’s latest Gen4 NVMe SSDs, the Micron 3400 and the Crucial P5 Plus, are leveraging this leading-edge technology to deliver top performance for your designs.


IoT/Embedded Edge Computing 5G System Roadmap & Vertical Market Highlight

Presented by John Ferguson Director Business Development Embedded/IOT/5G Solutions
Live Session Recorded Sept. 22nd, 2021 | Transcript

Learn about Supermicro’s Optimized Solutions for Evolving 5G Networks and Intelligent Management of Connected Devices.


Samsung Solid State Drives – Winning Product Strategy: Today, Tomorrow and Next Year

Nicholas Mauro, Sr. Manager – Product Marketing | Memory & Storage B2B
Timothy Moleti, Manager – Distribution Sales | Memory & Storage B2B

Live Session Recorded Sept. 23rd, 2021 | Transcript

Learn what’s on the horizon for Samsung SSDs for Q4. Offering SATA, NVMe, Portable and Data Center SSDs – explore the 2022 product mix.

ASI Technology Summit Q2 2021 Sessions Available On-Demand

The Q2 2021 ASI Technology Summit, which took place June 14th-17th, 2021,
included in-depth seminars from Intel, Adesso, Micron, and Supermicro.

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Technically advanced SSD products that support every level of computing

Presented by Joy F. Antolin-Chen, Field Applications Engineer, NAND Products & Solutions Group (NPSG)
Live Session Recorded June 14th, 2021

Intel provides technically advanced SSD products that support every level of computing from data center workloads to enthusiast usage and performance based client PCs. This session provided a complete review of Intel’s latest data center and client SSD roadmap including a detailed discussion on the newly released D7 Series PC5510 that utilizes Intel’s 144 layer TLC NAND, and supports PCIe 4.0 interface. Intel also covered the D5 Series highlighting the P5316 which incorporates Intel’s 3D4 QLC NAND for storage capacities of up to 30TB on either a E1 or 2.5” NVMe form factors also supporting the PCIe 4.0 interface.


“Work from Anywhere” Computer Accessories by Adesso

Presented by Phil Swift, Director of Business Development, Adesso
Live Session Recorded June 15th, 2021

Adesso presented their full lineup of work from home essentials and computer accessories your customers need to be able to work from anywhere, including Adesso CyberTrack webcams.

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Keeping Data Safe with SSD Security

Presented by Doug Rollins, Principal Technical Marketing Engineer, Micron Technology
Live Session Recorded June 16th, 2021

Micron’s Principal Technical Marketing Engineer, Doug Rollins, takes you on a journey through the land of SSD security. Starting at the most basic level, Doug progressed through the modern AES algorithm, and then wrapped up with specific SSD security features designed to protect your organization’s data. For the novice or the expert, Doug’s presentation is suitable for all.


The Future is Now with Supermicro’s New Hyper Server and CloudDC platforms

Corrina Chao, Sr. Business Development Manager
Live Session Recorded June 17th, 2021

Learn about Supermicro’s high performance Hyper Server, it offers ultimate performance and configurability for enterprise and Telco applications. CloudDC is a disaggregated blade platform based on an industry-leading resource-Saving Architecture, providing maximum density and multi-generational upgradeability.

ASI Technology Summit Q1 2021 Sessions Available On-Demand

Centered on the launch of Intel’s 11th Generation Core Processor for desktops, the Q1 2021 ASI Technology Summit, which took place March 16th-19th, 2021,
included in-depth seminars from Intel, ASUS, Micron and ASI IOT.

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Intel’s New 11th Generation Intel Core Desktop Processor

Presented by David Bradshaw – Intel Client Compute Group, Americas Platform and Distribution Sales
Live Session Recorded March 16th, 2021 | Transcript

This session included an-depth seminar highlighting the latest technical features, performance gains and advanced security capabilities of Intel’s new 11th Generation Core Processors for desktops. During this session, David also highlight the new Intel 500 series chipset, as well as led a discussion on motherboard compatibility and reviewed the new integrated Intel Xe graphics solution.

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ASUS 500 Series Motherboards Z590, H570, H510, B560

Presented by Patric Chung – Account Manager ASUS
Live Session Recorded March 17th, 2021 | Transcript

The foundation of every system begins with the motherboard. Patric discussed how the ASUS Z590 series motherboards are designed to extract every ounce of performance from the latest 11th Gen Intel® Core™ processors including updated power designs that underpin the entire lineup. During this session, we also learned about the latest connectivity options and additional slick features that leverage Artificial Intelligence to put advanced performance at your fingertip.

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Micron Memory Solutions for Today, Tomorrow, and Beyond

Presented by Andrew Mierau, Senior Technical Marketing Engineer and Ryan Jacobson, World Wide Product Marketing Manager DRAM
Live Session Recorded March 18th, 2021 | Transcript

Micron brought a full team of product experts who discussed the latest trends and technologies for DRAM and SSD. They reviewed the different product lines that are designed specifically to maximize performance for server, gaming, and business applications. The discussion contained details about DDR4, DDR5, NVMe, ECC, SSD performance, SSD Endurance and Micron memory compatibility design.

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Harnessing the Power of IOT and 5G

Presented by Willie Kok, Senior Manager R&D, ASI Enterprise Group
Live Session Recorded March 19th, 2021 | Transcript

The IOT market continues to expand as emerging devices and form factors create new opportunities for a wide range of solutions that require resellers who have extensive expertise in custom configuration as well as the flexibility to adapt business models to support a growing market. ASI’s Enterprise group has partnered with key strategic vendors to be able to offer a range of solutions including Mini-STX, QBi, SBC, UTX, SDM, Tinker Board and more.